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Running my own net-install LXDE custom build starting with 10.04.

Previously used stock Ubuntu from 6.06 to 9.10.


Sep
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awarded  Autobiographer
Aug
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answered Which applications should I open with Bumblebee?
Aug
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awarded  Critic
Aug
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answered Ubuntu boot hangs
Aug
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answered Making the switch to Ubuntu
Aug
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comment Connecting to the internet and installing MATE via terminal
Fastest way I know to install a package is from a terminal emulator. In our case, in a terminal, run "sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop" - but I guess you figured that out already. So, you've got Unity up & running on the GeForce 6150 SE nForce 430 using the nvidia driver, I understand. Glad to help!
Aug
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answered Connecting to the internet and installing MATE via terminal
Jun
6
awarded  Yearling
Sep
12
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Sep
12
answered Errors while running Upgrade from the terminal. Can anyone help me analyse it?
Jul
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answered bootable usb stick
Jun
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awarded  Supporter
Jun
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answered missing libjpeg.so.62 from ia32 shared library
Jun
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answered why ubuntu os is too slow
Jun
27
comment What tool should I use for a bit-by-bit copy of my hard drive?
Yes, the block size matters, but unfortunately there is only one way to determine the optimal block size, and that's a benchmark (with various block sizes and choosing the value that gives the best times) on the specific system/drive combination. Various opinions say the value should be definitely a power of 2. For modern hard drives, my guess is it should be multiple of 1 MB (but no more than the hard drive cache, I think).
Jun
26
answered What tool should I use for a bit-by-bit copy of my hard drive?
Jun
23
answered How to install drivers for NVIDIA (NVS 5200m) for Dell Latitude E6430 laptop in Ubuntu 13.04
Jun
20
answered How do I improve GUI performance on AMD E2-3200 APU?
Jun
20
answered How can drivers for Nvidia graphics cards be installed on Ubuntu 13.04 without messing up the OS?
Jun
20
answered My ubuntu box is not opening in graphical mode