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You would think, that Linux with all it's deskops has been developed for so long and still can't handle things, like Saving windows positions, window sizes (just to name a few) This is one of 2 things, that is holding me back. I use 3 monitor setup with a lot of windows for programming. And having windows open in random places with random size (not all of ...


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The problem is that you've mixed your installation modes -- Windows in BIOS/CSM/legacy mode and Ubuntu in EFI/UEFI mode. GRUB can't switch between these two boot modes, so you'll need to either re-install one of your OSes so that they both use the same boot mode or find some other way to switch boot modes. For re-installing, it's likely to be easier to ...


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I faced something similar in recent past in my office. The IT Admin of my office tried something called WinConn (RemoteApp Manager). The application is build for Quantal (12.10) not sure about yours. I think its worth a try.


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Before uninstalling Ubuntu (along with GRUB), try using boot-repair. You can get it in 2 ways, on a live CD and on Ubuntu and probably some other Linux distros: 1st option: get a CD including Boot-Repair here boot the CD and choose recommended repair 2nd option: open a new Terminal, then type: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair ...


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Your best bet would be to follow this guide, Connecting to a MS SQL Server From Ubuntu


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I'm using Ubuntu on a similar laptop without any problems. I think you should give it a shot - if it turns out that for some reason it's not working properly/snappy, you can install another desktop environment alongside the one currently installed (which is Unity by default for Ubuntu). Package names are postfixed with -desktop (e.g. xubuntu-desktop or ...


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I don't know, personally I've found XFCE to be the quickest and fastest on pentium based computers built for XP. Amazingly Ubuntu studio runs lightning fast and has all kinds of audio applications and photo editing software pre-installed. Ubuntustudio uses XFCE and the website is here. http://ubuntustudio.org/ I suggest at least checking it out. . You can ...



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