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Old 04-10-2014, 01:52 AM   #1
geosajid
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Dell-Inspiron 17 7000, RAM 16Gb, NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2GB DDR5 + Ubuntu12.04.4


Hi,

I just purchased Dell-Inspiron 17 7000, i7, RAM 16Gb, NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2GB DDR5 and want to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 as a dual boot with window 8.1.
(http://www.dell.com/my/p/inspiron-17...h&isredir=true)

Before to install Ubuntu, is their any body who installed Ubuntu-12 on this machine and what was his experience. What about the GPU, does it work? is their any simple flow of Ubuntu installation for this machine?

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 04-11-2014, 09:29 AM   #2
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you could wait for 14.04 LTS it will be released within days and has Long Trem Support...
 
Old 04-20-2014, 09:24 PM   #3
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Thanks kareempharmacist,

I did installed 14.04 and its working fine!

But Im facing a new problem!
When I shutdown my system while using Ubuntu 14.04 it sent me back to Grub loader to select the operating system to login.
This cycle continues if I login again Ubuntu but Im successfully shutdown my system if i Select window from the Grub menu and then
select the shutdown option.

do you have any idea how can i properly shutdown my system from Ubuntu?



Again thanks for you suggest!
 
  


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