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Old 09-11-2005, 02:16 AM   #1
eric123abacus
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ubuntu 5.04 live having some problems


its not letting me change my resolution from 1024x768 to 1280x800 on my dell inspiron 700m.

also i connect to a campus network through ethernet but its not connecting on startup. what do i do?

one more thing. how do i access files on my hard drive (NTFS)?

thanks alot
eric
 
Old 09-11-2005, 10:34 AM   #2
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Re: ubuntu 5.04 live having some problems

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Originally posted by eric123abacus
its not letting me change my resolution from 1024x768 to 1280x800 on my dell inspiron 700m.
http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php...9&postcount=21

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also i connect to a campus network through ethernet but its not connecting on startup. what do i do?
I don't know. DHCP usually autodetects my ethernet.

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one more thing. how do i access files on my hard drive (NTFS)?
http://ubuntuguide.org/#mountunmountntfs

For Live stuff, Ubuntu's good for only getting a general preview of the install. If you want recovery functions, you're better off with Knoppix or Mepis.
 
  


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