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WIn7 & Ubuntu fail, replaced RAM, now error no. 5 while installing ubuntu, XP install fails & win 7 BSODs

I had a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu, everything was fine, but recently something went wrong, both the os began to hang, then the system was completely dead. I had to change the ram / ...
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Dell Dimension New RAM Installation Problems

I Have tried pretty much everything to get this RAM (2x1GB PC2 5300/5400 DDR2 667MHz) to work. I am 99.9 percent sure it is compatible with my Dell Dimension C521. I know all the slots are working ...
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Increase allowed memory for Ubuntu

I've installed Ubuntu using the Windows Installer, and lately I notice the computer runs pretty slow while I'm using Ubuntu, and I guess the reason for this is the amount of memory allowed for Ubuntu. ...
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Installed Ubuntu with faulty RAM: do I need to reinstall?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Sony Viao vpceb3e1e. Everything works fine till I reach a certain amount of memory, then all the apps crash. I found out it was due to faulty RAM. I used ...
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installing ubuntu first time, DELL Optiplex 755

I am new to computers and everything and want to try ubuntu on a desktop I just got, DEll Optiplex 755. It is a bit old, I think 2007. Will the new version of Ubuntu work on it. I am upgrading the ...
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How to change default system updates folder in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Hi I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 15r (dual booting with Windows 8). During installation, I had set aside 6GB for my root folder, 8GB for swap and about 20+ GB (don't remember exact ...
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How to install Ubuntu as the Default OS in a PC

My problem is that I want to install Ubuntu as the default Operating System but I want to format my computer (here comes the problem) I cannot enter the systems that I had before: Windows 8 Windows ...
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New computer installation problems

I've just bought a new desktop computer: Gigabyte 970A-DS3 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 AMD FX8350 RAM: 16 Gb I'd like to install 13.04 64-bit, but when I try to install, mouse doesn't work at all ...
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Is there anything I should know before changing out my ram sticks? Ubuntu 13.04

Okay 1st off let me start by saying I have only been using Ubuntu..or Linux in general for about 3 months but in an effort to get the most out of my old tower I have decided to upgrade my ram ..I have ...
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Ubuntu installation in VirtualBox - not using base memory in RAM

I am installing Ubuntu right now under VirtualBox in Windows 7. It is going extremely slow and VirtualBox is only using about 128 MB of RAM out of the 1024 MB I set as Base memory to it. Is it ...
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Not recognising 4GB of RAM

I have a pae kernel but free -m only shows 3.2 Gigs of the 4 GB that is physically installed. The BIOS shows 4 GB available. uname -a gives: 3.2.0-35-generic-pae #55-Ubuntu SMP Wed Dec 5 18:04:39 UTC ...
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Ubuntu o xubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out which version and derivate of Ubuntu is right for my hardware in terms of minmal system requirements? I have installed before ubuntu 12.04 on my pc and ...
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How well will Ubuntu run on my Compaq Presario V2000 Laptop?

I have Compaq Presario V2000 Laptop that have 504Mb of ram but I'm not sure of it's requirements.
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How much memory (RAM) should I allocate to the Virtual Machine?

I'm installing Ubuntu in a Virtual Box; my host OS is Windows 7, and I have 6GB of RAM on my system. One tutorial on setting up Ubuntu on a virtual machine (this one, on step 14: ...
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Ubuntu Memory Test

Several months ago I was having issues with a Windows PC. I booted from and Ubuntu CD, performed a memory test, and found that I had some bad RAM. I'm having some issues with another PC, so I ...
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RAM upgrade installation

I have a toshiba satellite L455D-S5976 and it is 2 gb ddr2. Ok, I have installed it a 4 gb ddr2 ram but, when I check the system info it says: Memory: 2.8 GiB. I don't know if that number is refering ...
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When I have 6 GB of RAM installed, why is just 3 GB available on Ubuntu?

I'm using a laptop with 32-bit Ubuntu 10.04. I used to have only 2 GB of RAM. Today, our IT-support upgraded my laptop to a total of 6 GB of RAM. They told me "Though you do now have 6 GB, when you ...
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Problems with Maverick upgrade

I upgraded to Maverick 10.10 from Lucid. I have an old Toshiba Satellite with a 1.1 MHz and 256MB RAM. Initially I couldn't get my wireless to work. That solved itself after installing various updates ...
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Why does Ubuntu Installer not have a minimum memory condition?

When installing Ubuntu, there is a slide for checking met conditions. I observed that if you have for example only 384 MB of memory, the installer could crash. See ...
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“kernel panic not syncing out of memory and no killable process”

I'm installing Ubuntu Server 10.04 on a Pentium 3 with 256 MB RAM, I select install, continue with the process and when I see the "configuring apt sources" progress bar then I got the error: "kernel ...