[UbuntuWomen] need help with a reload
lucybridges at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 16:21:53 UTC 2010
2010/1/9 Hannah Ray Wesley <hannahrwesley at gmail.com>:
> I recently received a Dell mini netbook. It has UNR 9.10 on it. I'm not
> happy with the user interface and would like to install vanilla Ubuntu
> 9.10 on it. My husband doesn't have time to help me. I've only done one
> Ubuntu install on a desktop. I would appreciate it if any of you would
> like to email me through this so I can set it up properly. I think I can
> get through the reload ok but I will need to set up WinXP through
> virtualbox, I'm sure to run into trouble with it. Thanks for your time.
It should be possible to 'turn-off' the custom interface and use the
standard one by using the desktop switcher under the 'system' menu.
This will save you having to reinstall. Be warned, the menus many have
changed since I last used it, or Dell may have rearranged things. In
case the desktop switcher isn't installed, it can be downloaded via
the Ubuntu Software Centre.
Virtualbox-ose (opensource edition) should be available in the Ubuntu
Software Centre also.
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