on returning to ubuntu 12.04 from windows the display mangnification goes larger

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sun Oct 6 19:17:36 UTC 2013

On 10/06/2013 08:27 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 06/10/13 23:01, Don Parsons wrote:
>> Ric,
>> I should have mentioned that I had windows 7 removed from the ubuntu
>> machine and it does not show a boot prompt on loading ubuntu. Is there
>> an alternative?
>> Thanks
>> Don
>> On 10/05/2013 04:26 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
>>> On 10/05/2013 03:34 PM, Don Parsons wrote:
>>>> Ric,
>>>> The ubuntu computer is Dell Inspiron 660 and the windows computer is
>>>> Inspiron 660s.
>>>> I have driver CDs for each one.
>>>> Do I just load the appropriate CD on startup of each computer?
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Don
>>> Oh no, Win drivers won't do much for Linux, if anything. Just stick
>>> the install CD in, with your bios set to boot the cdrom first, HD
>>> second, and it should come up to boot. From there select Live Session
>>> to test if your machine is ready to go. If not, 13.10 might be
>>> better, so just wait a week or so for it's release. Ric
> Top posting.......a no-no..... Strike 1 1/2........
> By "boot prompt" I gather that you mean the grub boot menu, right?
> You won''t get one if you only have the one system installed but you can
> get the menu by pressing SHIFT when the grub menu is supposed to appear.
Isn't there a grub option to display it by default? Of course, to me, 
that would just slow down the boot process unless you are in debug mode 
with something broken wonky. Ric

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