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Old 03-08-2017, 06:22 PM   #1
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Without Wits


I am at wits end, if wits do have an end. I have another computer, uncontaminated by local whizbang gurus but I do not have anyone to load it with Ubuntu. I looked at "easy way to load Ubuntu" and it sent my wits closer to the brink. I just do not have the confidence nor knowledge of terms to follow the "simple" instructions.

Is there a person, with good knowledge of Linux, in the Coffs Harbour NSW area that will help me with this little problem.

I am happy to pay a genuine person.

Linux Coffs Harbour has gone off the air, and the main person that was running it is not in Coffs Harbour Any more.

The freeze up problem is still on the other computer.

'Age does not weary them'...but is sure makes the mind a lot slower.
 
Old 03-08-2017, 07:03 PM   #2
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How old is the other computer? Make/model info?

Can you cope with trying it via a Live system on a USB stick first? If you can, it is possible to boot from the distro then install it with the click of an icon...

https://www.ubuntu.com/download/desk...re-you-install

Another idea (if you're really stuck) - see if your local computer store has (or can recommend) a local Linux guru to assist you further.
 
Old 03-08-2017, 07:08 PM   #3
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https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...archid=8838685

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Old 03-08-2017, 08:37 PM   #4
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A local school/college student, under light supervision of an instructor.

Free and would be a GREAT learning opportunity for the student,
both tech and "customer"/people skills.

At least give it a shot: asking a couple schools can't hurt.

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Old 03-08-2017, 10:38 PM   #5
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Hi...

This was already addressed in a previous thread here. Why don't you take rtmistler's suggestion and post a request for help here?

Regards...
 
Old 03-08-2017, 11:29 PM   #6
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I will try school suggestion.
 
Old 03-08-2017, 11:47 PM   #7
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Yes, a good place to start
 
Old 03-09-2017, 10:31 PM   #8
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Quote:
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I will try school suggestion.
Let us know how it goes. Please don't forget to mark this thread as "SOLVED" by clicking on "thread Tools" directly above your initial post. Thanks!

Regards...
 
Old 03-10-2017, 09:21 AM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lplater38 View Post
I am at wits end, if wits do have an end. I have another computer, uncontaminated by local whizbang gurus but I do not have anyone to load it with Ubuntu. I looked at "easy way to load Ubuntu" and it sent my wits closer to the brink. I just do not have the confidence nor knowledge of terms to follow the "simple" instructions.

Is there a person, with good knowledge of Linux, in the Coffs Harbour NSW area that will help me with this little problem.

I am happy to pay a genuine person.

Linux Coffs Harbour has gone off the air, and the main person that was running it is not in Coffs Harbour Any more.

The freeze up problem is still on the other computer.

'Age does not weary them'...but is sure makes the mind a lot slower.
Lplater38,

This is the second time you've attempted to solicit to hire someone in a technical thread. Please refrain from this behavior in the future.
 
  


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