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Forum: Linux and Open Source 09-25-2005, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,684
Posted By coops563
it really depends on how much of the same...

it really depends on how much of the same hardware is in both, e.g. mobos/video/sound, etc. it would be the same thing as moving a hd with XP and putting it into a completely different system.
...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 09-24-2005, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By coops563
you need to go to www.passport.com and register...

you need to go to www.passport.com and register your gmail account as a passport, then you can use your gmail account name for your msn messenger. :D
Forum: Linux and Open Source 09-24-2005, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By coops563
RH9 is quite old now, if you need RH in...

RH9 is quite old now, if you need RH in particular, you should upgrade to Fedora Core 4. USB memory sticks weren't that common when RH9 was about. As far as your deskjet goes, the more recent version...
Forum: Linux and Open Source 09-17-2005, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By coops563
check out the Unofficial Ubuntu User Guide. It...

check out the Unofficial Ubuntu User Guide. It might help. https://ubuntuguide.org/

if you need to use the terminal at any time, ubuntu can be confusing for previous linux users, instead of using...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-16-2005, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By coops563
I'll see what I can come up with ... :)

I'll see what I can come up with ... :)
Forum: Linux and Open Source 09-16-2005, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By coops563
I agree for certain distros, but Ubuntu is meant...

I agree for certain distros, but Ubuntu is meant to be "Linux For Everyone", basically init 3 > apt-get kernel-resource > ... command line free.

The nvidia drivers supplied by the Ubuntu are easy...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 09-16-2005, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By coops563
so you have a CRT and he has a LCD? How big...

so you have a CRT and he has a LCD?

How big is the LCD? 17/19" = 1280 x 1028, 20/21" = 1600 x 1200

unless it's a widescreen monitor, that's the maximum you should take the resolution to, and...
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 09-16-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,631
Posted By coops563
glad to hear it's "all up and running".... shame...

glad to hear it's "all up and running".... shame you lost work and software
Forum: Internet Software and Browsers 09-16-2005, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By coops563
It's actually an integer boolen = yes/no ...

It's actually an integer

boolen = yes/no
integer = numeric
string = /path/to/something
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 09-16-2005, 07:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,631
Posted By coops563
so you flashed the bios on your motherboard? ...

so you flashed the bios on your motherboard?

hal.dll = Hardware Abstraction Layer.dll >>> tells XP or whatever OS you're using, the version bios your motherboard is, your HD's, video, etc. when...
Forum: Linux and Open Source 09-16-2005, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By coops563
here's the link for you... got great info, and...

here's the link for you... got great info, and heaps of extras that you can install...

https://ubuntuguide.org/

any problems... just drop me a line... :D
Forum: Linux and Open Source 09-16-2005, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By coops563
which drivers are you installing? those from the...

which drivers are you installing? those from the ubuntu repositories or the nvidia download?

There are very good nvidia drivers in the repositories, quicker, easier, and way less painful.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 09-15-2005, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,575
Posted By coops563
of course it's possible to use a rewritable... i...

of course it's possible to use a rewritable... i use them all the time for my linux distros and have never had a problem booting from them.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 09-14-2005, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By coops563
CCleaner is pretty safe, but if you're concerned,...

CCleaner is pretty safe, but if you're concerned, just create a system restore point before hand.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 09-14-2005, 12:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By coops563
I recommend O&O, great software, and very...

I recommend O&O, great software, and very quick.
Forum: Microsoft Windows and Software 09-14-2005, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By coops563
try CCleaner, its very good, free, no spyware and...

try CCleaner, its very good, free, no spyware and gets rid of just about anything you like. here's the link... https://www.ccleaner.com/
Forum: Linux and Open Source 09-14-2005, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By coops563
check out the unofficial ubuntu guide here...

check out the unofficial ubuntu guide here https://ubuntuguide.org/

It has all the info on how to add extra repositories and what you need to install for multimedia. hope this helps.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-10-2005, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By coops563
g'day everyone

g'day everyone. I'm from melbourne australia and a graphic designer. 6 months ago I completely moved from an XP environment to linux. It wasn't easy, but well worth it. If anyone needs help with...
Forum: Linux and Open Source 09-10-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 54,015
Posted By coops563
Two sites that I use quite often. Easy Urpmi...

Two sites that I use quite often.

Easy Urpmi for setting up Mandrake/Mandriva repositories. Very easy to follow and understand.


https://easyurpmi.zarb.org/


Livna Rpms for setting up...
Forum: Linux and Open Source 09-10-2005, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By coops563
As GameGURU says, delete all linux partitions and...

As GameGURU says, delete all linux partitions and reinstall Fedora Core 3. Use ext3 file system for your linux partitions.

If you are using NTFS file system for XP you need to download the...
Forum: Linux and Open Source 09-10-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By coops563
Unable to login as root with ubuntu is one of its...

Unable to login as root with ubuntu is one of its biggest downfalls.

To log in as root user do:

Security Tab -> Options -> Allow root to login with GDM (Checked)

To log in as root via the...
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