[Solved I think] installing xubuntu on Acer Veriton 2800
tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au
Sun Jun 26 15:30:40 UTC 2011
--- On Sun, 26/6/11, Chris Robinson <fabricator4 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Chris Robinson <fabricator4 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [Solved I think] installing xubuntu on Acer Veriton 2800
> To: ubuntu-au at lists.ubuntu.com
> Received: Sunday, 26 June, 2011, 11:02 PM
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Tom Sparks <tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au>
> To: Chris Robinson <fabricator4 at yahoo.com>
> Cc: ubuntu-au at lists.ubuntu.com
> Sent: Sun, 26 June, 2011 10:04:06 PM
> Subject: re: [Solved I think] installing xubuntu on Acer
> Veriton 2800
> Xubuntu 11.04 works, I think
> the CD is reporting itself as xubuntu 10.04 (strange)
> That's odd, I recently installed Xubuntu and it seemed to
> be reporting as
> 11.04. In what area did it say it was 10.04?
near the "Ubuntu CD Image Automatic Signing Key", i'll have to check when check disk finishes if ever
> Glad it seems to be working for you however.
> >gparted has reported the hard drive has bad sectors in
> NTFS filesystem :(
> >Noooooooooo! You Microsoft bastards <me strangle the
> air>, where is my Windows
> >XP CD......
> Actually, bad sectors may be indicating a problem with the
> hard drive. It would
> really pay to look at the Smart status of the drive and
> keep close tabs on it.
> Also do regular backups of any important data.
I hope is not another dud computer for her (first dud was RAM corruption issue) :(
do these centrelink/job networks give out dud computers?
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