[ubuntu-uk] Wanted: Inverness - Support - Where are we in the real world
aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Sun Oct 17 12:08:19 BST 2010
On 16/10/10 23:28, A J Binnie wrote:
> On 16 October 2010 21:57, alan c<aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
>> I have some friends in Â INVERNESS Â who use Ubuntu after my initial
>> help, but they have some display problems and they are not experienced
>> enough to make best use of phone help. Anyone around Inverness Â wiling
>> and able, do please contact me?
> I'm fairly close to Inverness (40 miles), but I'm not much of an
> expert. Any time I've had display problems, I've usually just
> re-installed. If it's something relatively simple, I could have go -
> I'm fairly comfortable with the command line and editing files, I
> Is it a laptop or a desktop machine? If it's the former, I could
> possibly meet halfway - I'm quite often in Nairn, which is between the
> two places.
It is good to be in touch with you, and thanks.
It is a dual boot XP Ubuntu desktop, with XP running very slow....
The reinstall is a good idea, although importantly as always, there is
some data (photograps) on the machine (maybe in Windows) so a reliable
backup or data extraction would be important first.
They are very active with travelling about so I expect they could
easily transport to you by arrangement whatever. I have failed to
find any local businesses which could take on this sort of work.
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