Leaving Ubuntu back to Windows

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 3 22:29:59 UTC 2010

On 07/03/2010 04:04 PM, rbv wrote:
> On Sunday 04 July 2010 03:23 AM, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> On 07/03/2010 03:44 PM, rbv wrote:
>>> On Sunday 04 July 2010 02:27 AM, Wade Smart wrote:
>>>> rbv wrote:
>>>>> May be Ubuntu is not for people like me, with very limited or no
>>>>> knowledge of software technology.
>>>>> Brasaro has spoiled my DVD RW, all types, Blanking them has left them
>>>>> unusable again anywhere.
>>>>> Would not read USBs,  USB mouse hangs every now and then, i have to
>>>>> unplug and plug again and again in different USB ports, suddenly in one
>>>>> of them it will work for some time.
>>>>> Browser crashed often, after the latest update.
>>>>> Machine makes a lot of grinder noise, when i insert an ordinary movie CD
>>>>> or DVD to play,
>>>>> It is its wim and wish, to read or not to read any CD or DVD.
>>>>> I have been not been able to install my nVidia graphic card, when i
>>>>> activate it the system would not start. It simply hangs, with a curser
>>>>> at the right corner of the screen blinking happily forever. I have to
>>>>> cut the electric supply and retry again to the same effect, forceing to
>>>>> start with live DVD and reinstall all over, formatting my hard disk. It
>>>>> is pathetic i cannot use my graphic card.
>>>>> Lot of Java problems.  NSEindia.com.
>>>>> I am afraid , the forum is not for people like me, but only for experts
>>>>> in software.
>>>>> By paying some money i get a Fit it and Forget it OS in Windows, am i wrong.
>>>>> I may be asked for details, only to be rediculed, about my lack of
>>>>> knowledge.
>>>>> Most of the applications MAY be updated and not supported or certified
>>>>> by Ubuntu. For Windows, there are any number of Free software for any task.
>>>>> My children can not play any of the game demos even.
>>>>> I may be called childish, but for a simpleton like me, do i have a choice.
>>>>> regards
>>>> You do have a choice and you are making it.
>>>> Lets start with this. On 6-25 you posted a email about multiples of
>>>> items. How about starting with asking 1 question, getting that solved
>>>> and then asking another.
>>>> And there are more than one place to ask questions - about how about
>>>> forums.
>>>> I dont see anything in your emails about your system. How old is this
>>>> computer? What hardware do you have?
>>>> Is Ubuntu for every machine? No. Some machines take work - others, not
>>>> so much.
>>>> As for choice: Windows is mandated to a degree and you see no other
>>>> option but that. This isnt a use this instead of that OS. This is, you
>>>> have alternatives but you will have to learn about your alternatives
>>>> before you can use them.
>>>> Wade
>>> Intel 965 chipset motherboard
>>> DDR2 SDRAM 667Mz 2 plus 1 total 3 GB
>>> Intel Dual Core
>>> LG DVD writer
>>> nVidia GeForce 8400 GS
>>> 80 GB Hitachi hard disk
>>> This machine was working with Windows Vista 64 bit, earlier, which i 
>>> totally formatted and installed Ubuntu Karmac, then upgraded to 
>>> 10.04 online through update manager.
>>> only when so many learned people warned me about Windows phishing 
>>> and all, i changed to Ubuntu.
>>> I will be pleased to provide any detail you ask for
>>> rbv
>>         Pretty small hard drive. Suggest you get a larger one, say 
>> 160 GB. You can load a 64 bit version of Ubuntu. I think you should 
>> start with the version 10.04  LiveCD for installing a simple Desktop.
>>     When it comes up look for problems. Ask for help on ONLY ONE at a 
>> time. You WILL get help that way :-)
>> 73 Karl
>> -- 
>> 	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
>> 	Linux User
>> 	#450462http://counter.li.org.
>>          Key ID = 3951B48D
> I had 250 GB hard drive earlier, had it changed for Ubuntu 32 bit 
> version,  just 2 months back, as i was told, a compact hard disk is 
> quicker in starting the machine.
> rbv
         If you NEED fast start fine. I do not, I leave my computer 
turned on 24/7. I have a small hardware computer with a dual cpu and 
thus run 64 bit Ubuntu, 6 GB of RAM and an old 17 inch LED monitor.  I 
am rich and want to keep my data safe. All I do is have a good hard 
password and relax. If someone connects to me they need a name and 

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
	Linux User
	#450462   http://counter.li.org.
         Key ID = 3951B48D

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