on returning to ubuntu 12.04 from windows the display mangnification goes larger
blchupin at iinet.net.au
Mon Oct 7 05:11:11 UTC 2013
On 07/10/13 06:17, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 10/06/2013 08:27 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 06/10/13 23:01, Don Parsons wrote:
>>> 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?
>>> On 10/05/2013 04:26 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
>>>> On 10/05/2013 03:34 PM, Don Parsons wrote:
>>>>> 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?
>>>> 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?
Only if you want to mess around with config files which grub2-mkconfig
uses to create the boot menu.
> Of course, to me, that would just slow down the boot process unless
> you are in debug mode with something broken wonky. Ric
If you only have the one operating system installed then not having the
menu displayed speeds things up but as I have 6 systems installed the
menu is invaluable :-) .
Using openSUSE 13.1, KDE 4.11.2 & kernel 3.11.3-1 on a system with-
AMD FX 8-core 3.6/4.2GHz processor
16GB PC14900/1866MHz Quad Channel Corsair "Vengeance" RAM
Gigabyte AMD3+ m/board; Gigabyte nVidia GTX550Ti 1GB DDR5 GPU
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