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02 Nov 2012   #1021
tom982

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Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MWRed View Post
I've decided to dual boot Ubuntu and 7 on my laptop. I figure, what's the harm in it? Pretty slick, although still tough to get used to.
this is a whole new area for me. Been with Windows and Windows only since 3.1.
First thing I had to do was disable the damn touchpad. Annoying thing....
Have you come across BURG before? It's a variant of GRUB but it's a graphical bootloader:



Looks a lot nicer than the GRUB2 menu!

Here's the page if you're interested in it: burg - Brand-new Universal loadeR from GRUB - Google Project Hosting
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02 Nov 2012   #1022
MWRed

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I haven't heard of hardly anything relating to this stuff yet. It's all new stuff to me.
Although, I agree that the GRUB2 loader is quite bleh.
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02 Nov 2012   #1023
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MWRed View Post
I haven't heard of hardly anything relating to this stuff yet. It's all new stuff to me.
Although, I agree that the GRUB2 loader is quite bleh.
It took me ages to set it up, but I've finally got it how I like it. There's plenty of tutorials around if you ever fancy it: How to install Burg boot loader in Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and LinuxMint13
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02 Nov 2012   #1024
MWRed

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tom982 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MWRed View Post
I haven't heard of hardly anything relating to this stuff yet. It's all new stuff to me.
Although, I agree that the GRUB2 loader is quite bleh.
It took me ages to set it up, but I've finally got it how I like it. There's plenty of tutorials around if you ever fancy it: How to install Burg boot loader in Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and LinuxMint13
Thanks!
Slowly working my way into learning, bit by bit.

I did manage to import some pictures of the Rocky Mountains that I took last year to use as wallpapers. :P
It's a start,lol.


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02 Nov 2012   #1025
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MWRed View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tom982 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MWRed View Post
I haven't heard of hardly anything relating to this stuff yet. It's all new stuff to me.
Although, I agree that the GRUB2 loader is quite bleh.
It took me ages to set it up, but I've finally got it how I like it. There's plenty of tutorials around if you ever fancy it: How to install Burg boot loader in Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and LinuxMint13
Thanks!
Slowly working my way into learning, bit by bit.

I did manage to import some pictures of the Rocky Mountains that I took last year to use as wallpapers. :P
It's a start,lol.
Give me a shout if you want a hand setting it up, I'm no expert but I've done it dozens of times now, lol.

Woah! Ubuntu has changed a lot since I last used it. I think my 'latest' live CD is 10.10.
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03 Nov 2012   #1026
Dave76

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

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I'm finally back! After exams (which went quite well), my MENSA results coming back (I got in! ), my trip to Malaysia, Kenya and Sri Lanka, and two weeks of camp I've found the time to post a bit. For the rest of the term I won't be as active as I used to be but I'll be popping in and out.

It's good to be back
Welcome back Jaidyn, sounds like you were busy
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03 Nov 2012   #1027
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

Sorry to hear the bad news Dinesh, I hope you make the right decison and can live with the outcome.

I have been walking Gracie as usual and also I have Ubuntu 10.10 on a disc somewhere.
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03 Nov 2012   #1028
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Bad news: the confirmation didn't happen.
So they have given me three choices:
1. Extend the review for one month, that is till 1st December and prove that I'm fit for that position.
2. Go back on calls as a 1st line tech support rep.
3. Resign.

And I'm thinking which option to choose...

Edit: in case you wonder what's the harm in going with option 1.
Well, there are some a**holes you just can't work with.
Even if I clear the review and get confirmed, this issue is going to arise at the time of my half yearly appraisals as well. If you know what I mean!
I'm just so p*ssed off ATM.

</>rant over.
unlucky dinesh, stick at it as it will come round
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03 Nov 2012   #1029
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Bad news: the confirmation didn't happen.
So they have given me three choices:
1. Extend the review for one month, that is till 1st December and prove that I'm fit for that position.
2. Go back on calls as a 1st line tech support rep.
3. Resign.

And I'm thinking which option to choose...

Edit: in case you wonder what's the harm in going with option 1.
Well, there are some a**holes you just can't work with.
Even if I clear the review and get confirmed, this issue is going to arise at the time of my half yearly appraisals as well. If you know what I mean!
I'm just so p*ssed off ATM.

</>rant over.
unlucky dinesh, stick at it as it will come round
True mate. Life goes on!
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03 Nov 2012   #1030
x BlueRobot

 

My step-brother turned 18 yesterday, so I have had a few drinks with him and another friend; guess we are all just taking advantage of being able to drink now

I'm still slightly dizzy but I'm okay!
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