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Forum: Linux 11-30-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,416
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Awesome. Nice post. I'll definitely be taking...

Awesome. Nice post. I'll definitely be taking advantage of that.
Thanks.
Forum: Linux 11-29-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,416
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
I do not have any options. See attached...

I do not have any options. See attached screenshot.

http://www.edwardcrosby.com/Screenshot.png

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Wow. It's...
Forum: Linux 11-29-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,416
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Linux Mint 10 and rotating display

I'm going back to Linux Mint after a year hiatus of running Windows 7 on it. I like Windows 7 but I miss Linux Mint a lot. I just finished installing Mint 10 and need assistance, if anyone has...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 11-16-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Actually, I'm just looking for anything simple...

Actually, I'm just looking for anything simple and inexpensive. A touchscreen would be nice but it's not exactly what I am looking for. I'm simply looking for a way to bend it backwards all the way...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 11-12-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Display hinge swivel

Anyone know if there is a way to make the hinges on the LCD display swivel back?
I would love to be able to do this so that it is almost a hacked tablet. These days I mostly use my Mini 9 to read...
Forum: Dual Booting 10-16-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Yeah, but I like to be able to boot from GRUB...

Yeah, but I like to be able to boot from GRUB also.



Actually, what I ended up doing just a few minutes ago (just before I saw your post) is I tried this:

## ## End Default Options ##
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Forum: Dual Booting 10-16-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Why would I put "root=/dev/sdb1" if my USB thumb...

Why would I put "root=/dev/sdb1" if my USB thumb drive, where Linux Mint and GRUB is installed, is on /dev/sdc1?

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Forum: Dual Booting 10-16-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
I removed the SD card and the thumb drive was...

I removed the SD card and the thumb drive was read as sdc this time.
Here is what that menu.lst looks like:


title Linux Mint 7 Gloria, kernel 2.6.28-11-generic
root (hd2,0)...
Forum: Dual Booting 10-16-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
I tried installing the boot loader to /dev/sdd1...

I tried installing the boot loader to /dev/sdd1 this time and I got the same error.
I'm at a loss.
Forum: Dual Booting 10-15-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
It should be. I've used it for booting other...

It should be. I've used it for booting other Linux Live boots before.
I'll check it out anyway with that utility.
Thanks.
Forum: Dual Booting 10-15-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Ok. So I am finally getting around to this. I am...

Ok. So I am finally getting around to this. I am currently at the Advanced section at the end of the wizard. I have the checkbox checked to install the boot loader to: /dev/sdd (sdd is the usb thumb...
Forum: Dual Booting 09-25-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Thanks. I will try that this weekend.

Thanks. I will try that this weekend.
Forum: Dual Booting 09-25-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Dual boot with USB thumb drive

Forgive me if this has already been posted somewhere on this forum. My search skills seem to suck being as I was unable to find a previous post on this subject when I searched.
Here is what I want...
Forum: Windows 7 05-05-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,498
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: Windows 7 Release Candidate available

I installed it on Friday from the TechNet download and used it off and on over the weekend.
To me, it seems slower on the Mini 9 than what the Beta performed at. I may actually go back to the Beta...
Forum: Ubuntu 04-28-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,764
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: Kubuntu 9.04 on Mini 9

Awesome. Thanks.
Forum: Ubuntu 04-28-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,764
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: Kubuntu 9.04 on Mini 9

Where did you get the Kubuntu 9.04 USB installer?
Since trying the desktop switcher on my UNR 9.04 crashed, I no longer have a desktop to navigate around. So, since I prefer KDE, I decided to...
Forum: News 04-28-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,075
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04

Oh, by the way, I forgot to ask. I just discovered Ubuntu Netbook Remix yesterday. Does anyone know if there is a Kubuntu Netbook Remix?
I've been using Ubuntu for a while but have always preferred...
Forum: News 04-28-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,075
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04

I installed it last night and so far I love it. It does seem to boot faster and run smoother. However, I am having the exact same issues everyone has posted fixes for in this thread: microphone...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 04-14-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 243,271
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: We want your photos!

My Mini with a Blade Runner skin.

[attachment=0:1ju1jb6i]DellMini9.jpg[/attachment:1ju1jb6i]
Forum: Windows 7 Guides 01-18-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 289,340
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: Windows 7 - Ultimate Drivers list and installation

Great post and good thread.
The only issue I've come across so far is using the web cam with Flash on sites like Ustream and Stickam. The web cam is detected, Flash asks for permission to use it on...
Forum: External Accessories / Peripherals 01-09-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 67,261
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: Mini Skins?

I bought a skin from Skin-It a few weeks ago. I posted a couple of pictures on my blog.
http://www.edwardcrosby.com/2008/12/23/lay-some-skin-on-me/
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 01-09-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 26,102
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: Dell's external USB CD/DVD drive

Thanks to leeosenton for sending me a PM about this.
Here is what I can tell you to the best of my ability, and memory.

First, for anyone who has not purchased the I/O Magic external CD-ROM drive...
Forum: Linux 12-09-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,639
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Fedora 10

Has anyone tried Fedora 10 yet?
I think it was just released last week. I'm just looking to see if everything works in it, like Ubuntu 8.10.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 11-21-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,324
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: BIOS A02 is out, anyone find out whats new?

Just updated without any issues.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 11-05-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,196
Posted By EdTheUniqueGeek
Re: Recommendations for Drive Image Software

I bought Acronis True Image Home 2009 and was able to create a bootable USB. I've made two different images of the Mini now; one with just Windows XP on the entire drive and one that is a dual boot...
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