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Old 10-29-2009, 09:31 PM   #1
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Posting from Ubuntu, im tired of Windows
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Posting from Ubuntu, im tired of Windows
Congrats. I assume you are using 9.10?
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Old 10-30-2009, 12:30 AM   #3
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Were you running Vista? I'm currently running W7 and I have to say I love it! Other than installation and activation, I have yet to encounter a major grievance. I would suggest you take a look into it, especially if you know someone who could hook you up with the student upgrade for $30. It's definitely a steal!
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Were you running Vista? I'm currently running W7 and I have to say I love it! Other than installation and activation, I have yet to encounter a major grievance. I would suggest you take a look into it, especially if you know someone who could hook you up with the student upgrade for $30. It's definitely a steal!
7 dollars as a college student =d

I am using ubuntu nbr on my eeepc 1000h and it's probably the best os i've used on it (including 7).

What programs have you installed on it?
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I'm downloading 9.10 now, I'll probably be making the switch tomorrow.
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Nice, i like it a lot.

i was using vista
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I'm going to install it on my Internet drive so I have a triple boot set up.

Just got to figure out if I can partition without loosing my XP install.

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Nice, i like it a lot.

i was using vista
Can you give us a screen shot?
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Old 10-30-2009, 05:20 PM   #8
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Yea give me one second, I decided to Dual-Boot so now i am on Vista for the ventrillo server, i still need some time to migrate everything over

EDIT: Damn i am already getting an error with GRUB. Anything i can do? Or should i just delete everything off the partitions and use Unbuntu as my main OS?
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Old 10-30-2009, 06:04 PM   #9
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I made the switch.

From Windows Vista to 7.
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EDIT: Damn i am already getting an error with GRUB. Anything i can do? Or should i just delete everything off the partitions and use Unbuntu as my main OS?
Don't delete anything. You can fix GRUB. Google it first.
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