[xubuntu-users] Help requested

Jan Chandler janicechandler at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 1 20:40:48 UTC 2012


--- On Fri, 12/30/11, jr <creature.eternal at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: jr <creature.eternal at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [xubuntu-users] Help requested
> To: xubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: Friday, December 30, 2011, 8:40 PM
> On 31/12/11 02:30, Jan Chandler
> wrote:
> > --- On Fri, 12/30/11, jr<creature.eternal at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > From: jr<creature.eternal at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [xubuntu-users] Help requested
> > To: xubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Date: Friday, December 30, 2011, 8:11 PM
> >
> > On 31/12/11 01:42, Jan Chandler wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> I installed Ubuntu, didn't care for Unity and
> started experimenting with
> >> desktops. Can't stand bouncy, fancy or cute so I
> settled on xUbuntu, but
> >> here is the thing, it now hangs on load.
> >>
> >
> > if you've little or no personal data on the machine,
> back up /home and
> > do a clean install of Xubuntu, probably easiest.
> >
> >
> > Hi jr,
> >
> > A fresh install. Mind if I shriek?
> >
> 
> ;)
> 
> > Normally, I use a flash disk to store data, so there
> is relatively little on the hard drive. I was able to boot
> with a mint thumb and retrieve the half-dozen documents in
> the Home folder. I'm also running some sort of disk checker
> and it is reporting some errors.
> >
> > I suppose starting over isn't really so bad, it'll get
> rid of all that kde crap, but I will have to download a copy
> of xubuntu. I'm not a super tech, especially with Linux. Any
> advice on how to do a new install over a bad one?
> >
> 
> no, simply inserting the cd and running the install should
> do it 
> (double-check when choosing the partition(s), lest you
> trash your XP)
> 
> good luck.
> 

Alrighty then, I wasn't using Windows much anyway. After all, who needs partitions or NetFlix?

So, does anyone know of a Linux program that opens KeyNote files (the windows-based note organizer, not the Mac job)? 

Thanks,

Jan





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