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HELP;'''(

Can somebody help me please..,(..its my first time to use linux and i bought my laptop less than a week only but many problems i encountered.im just a normal pc user and some of my friends cant help me bcoz they are familiar with microsoft os.I have Toshiba nb 100-127,without CD drive.below is the screen shot appearing on my pc..thnx very much in advance

Starting up...
usplash: setting mode 1024x768 failed
usplash: using mode 800x600
kinit: name_to_dev_t(/dev/sda1) = sda1(8,1)
kinit: trying to resume from /dev/sda1
kinit: no resume image,doing normal boot...

Ubuntu 8.04.1 toshiba-user tty1

Sims 2 won't start with ubuntu????? Please help!

I have ubuntu 9.04 jaunty and have wine downloaded and i recently downloaded sims 2. The installation went fine and was easy. However when i insert the cd and open it through wine the diamond thing and the sims 2 screen come up as if the game were going to start however it goes back to my desktop enlarged and has three windows minimized at the bottom, called untitled window and two sims 2. I don't get why it won't start??? Please help me i am about to kill my computer, but i love ubuntu and don't want windows again, but i love my sims?????? Please give me step by step instructions, as i am not very technological advanced. Thanks!

Errors

;I get this error when trying to install something:
http://i346.photobucket.com/albums/p407/reneedamstra/Screenshot.png

I get the same type of errors when trying to install updates. My system tray tells me there are updates to be installed but in the middle of installation it gives me error that it can be installed. Why is that

Screen turns black when put of electricity

When I put my eee 900A on battery power, so I take the electricity cable of the computer, the screen turns black. What can I do about this?
The battery was loaded at about 30% so that shouldn't be a problem.
It isn't shut down because the lights burn and if I put the cable in again, I see everything again but also a sun loading.
I tried searching for energy options and see if it automatically goes to sleep or something, but that doesn't seem to help.
Anyone knows how to solve this?

Help with a few problems in Intrepid Ibex

I decided to switch to Linux from Windows for a number of reasons, but I'm still getting used to it. I'm having a few -particular- problems I'd like some help with if it's alright.

Ubuntu installation Problem,,.

Hi guys,,. i got a new ubuntu installation cd,. i was doing a clean install,. when i click install now, ma screen turns black and ma monitor seems black for a longer time,,. and nothing s happenin,,.

tried it with many versions but everythin seems to b lik this,, wat should i have to do?? do i have to change any bios settings??

my system config is,,.

ASUS P5KPL-CM MOTHERBOARD
INTEL CORE2DUO PROCESSOR E7300 @2.66GHZ
NVIDIA 512 GRAPHIC CARD
2 GB RAM
GENERIC PNP MONITOR

WIL UBUNTU SUPPORT MY CONFIG??
IF YES, THN Y IT ISN.T INSTALLING??

THANK YOU,.

UNUNTU INSTALLATION PROBLEM,,.

Hi guys,,. i got a new ubuntu installation cd,. i was doing a clean install,. when i click install now, ma screen turns black and ma monitor seems black for a longer time,,. and nothing s happenin,,.

tried it with many versions but everythin seems to b lik this,, wat should i have to do?? do i have to change any bios settings??

my system config is,,.

ASUS P5KPL-CM MOTHERBOARD
INTEL CORE2DUO PROCESSOR E7300 @2.66GHZ
NVIDIA 512 GRAPHIC CARD
2 GB RAM
GENERIC PNP MONITOR

WIL UBUNTU SUPPORT MY CONFIG??
IF YES, THN Y IT ISN.T INSTALLING??

THANK YOU,.

Ubuntu 101 on how to get UNR 9.04 working like it should with a few changes

Disclaimer: I am not a Ubuntu GURU the below was a list of fixes I did to fix various problems with my MSI Wind and Ubuntu UNR 9.04. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK!

When I first installed UNR 9.04 I was impressed, then I started running into problems and I was un-impressed so I decided to see what I could fix as the OS is very fast and screams on my Wind...

Some of the below fixes were discovered in forums with users that had the same problems I was having.

Currently Ubuntu on my Wind runs flawlessly and moves at hyper space speeds.

Ubuntu 101 on how to get UNR 9.04 working like it should with a few changes:

After the install of the Netbook Remix Version 9.04 do the following...

1.Remove Netbook Remix launcher via Synaptic manager it is too buggy at this point, the regular desktop is just fine for my (MSI Wind) faster and less buggy.
2.Remove desktop switcher it is very buggy and will cause gpanel to fail

Help Needed Installing 9.04 fr LiveCD: Installation Stuck at Welcome Screen

Hey guys, I decided to get Ubuntu finally on one of my computers. I downloaded that new Jackalope thing and burned it. I then popped it into my desktop and the installation screen and logo came up. I hit "Install Ubuntu" and the only thing that happens is this pop-up that says, "live-install" Thats it. I press okay, nothing. Please help!!!

How to get ath5k working on Jaunty with Compat-wireless and a self-compiled kernel

I used to have some trouble while setting up my Atheros PCI card on Ubuntu Linux 9.04. It worked natively on Ubuntu 8.04, where it was detected as ath0. I upgraded from 8.04 to 8.10 whereby I noticed my wireless PCI card didn’t work natively anymore. Someone suggested me to upgrade from 8.10 to 9.04 Jaunty, and I did that immediately. After the system upgrade I noticed again that my wireless device was gone in Ubuntu 9.04. When I ran iwconfig I didn’t see wlan0 or ath0 anymore.

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Unable to run Linux (Ubuntu) Installation w/o CD loaded in drive.

This box had a working Windows (XP) installation and we added an Ubuntu installation. It is set up dual boot with Grub. As long as we have any Linux live CD in the CD drive, you can successfully load the Ubuntu installation, without a live CD, you get page upon page of errors, and you cannot start linux.

I am assuming this is a problem in the configuring of Grub, but I haven't been able to nail it down.

Any help would be appreciated.

Minicom - HyperTerminal replacement in Ubuntu

Minicom is a clone of the MS-DOS “Telix” communication program. It emulates ANSI and VT102 terminals, has a dialing directory and auto zmodem download.

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Ubuntu Package Install : deb sh bin tar.gz

I recently installed ubuntu on my machine which already had vista. After installing, I had to install several other softwares on ubuntu to get my work done. And the softwares were of different formats like deb, bin ...
for which I had to google every time. On this blog, I have tried to accumulate those different methods.

.deb
=============
sudo dpkg -i package_name.deb [ to install]

.sh
============
run ./file_name.sh

.bin
=================
chmod a+x file_name.bin
sudo ./file_name.bin

.tar.gz
=======================

first uncompress and then after getting in the folder , run these commands
./configure
make
make install

make unistall [if u wanna uninstall]

Hope this should help them who are puzzled in installing different packages.

Undo changes

I load 8.10 ubuntu, was working good, got new monitor AOC, changed monitor type and can't get into my desktop anymore, I reinstalled and same thing...got to log on screen and then only mouse and a blank desktop.
Please any ideas?