Archive for the ‘UBUNTU’ Category

windows loader is missing from the grub list at startup

Today, While I was in the Ubuntu beginners channel, A newbie came and asked help about the grub. Let me list the problem as follows.

He said,”i uninstalled all but the most recent kernel. but still windows loader is missing from the grup list at startup. what can i do?”

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Ubuntu 10.04 Post-Install Guide: What to do and try after installing Lucid Lynx!

Now that you’ve installed Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx, a kickass GNU+Linux based free desktop operating system, there’s a lot of fun stuff waiting for you to try! This guide lists good things to do after installing Ubuntu, explains new concepts for beginners, and doubles as a very complete list of great software to use aimed at Ubuntu’s GNOME desktop environment.

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Nokia and o2 Broadband E1752 Dongle Working on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx

On ubuntu 10.04

USB modems are the most commonly used devices for portable internet connectivity. To configure it read the following.

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Zenix- an Ubuntu remix

Zenix is an Ubuntu remix with several goals:

1) Community – We would like to continue the tradition of an Ubuntu “Buddhist Edition”. This is achieved primarily via themes and the inclusion of Buddhist Bookmarks in Firefox. The Buddhist content is “soft” and for non-Buddhists should be non-intrusive.

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Installing a dual-boot with Windows without partitioning

Introduction to Wubi

Many Windows users who are interested in trying Ubuntu are afraid of repartitioning their drives to set up a dual-boot (a dual-boot allows you to choose at boot-up whether you would like to use one operating system or another). Yes, there are other options, like running the live CD or installing Ubuntu as a virtual machine inside Windows. But it’s also nice to know there is still another option—Wubi is a program that comes on the Ubuntu Desktop CD (otherwise known as the live CD) that allows you to install Ubuntu as a dual-boot by installing it as a huge file inside of Windows and then modifying the Windows boot loader to add an entry for Ubuntu.

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Installing Ubuntu inside Windows XP using VirtualBox

VirtualBox allows you to run an entire operating system inside another operating system. Please be aware that you should have a minimum of 512 MB of RAM. 1 GB of RAM or more is recommended.

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Installing Java in Linux/UBUNTU

Java is an object-oriented programming language developed by Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s. Java applications are compiled to bytecode, which at runtime is either interpreted or compiled to native machine code for execution.

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