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Windows 7: Ubuntu 10.10 to be released on 10/10/10

10 Oct 2010   #21
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

Ironically I started the 32bit download ahead of the 64bit and the 64bit finished minutes ago while the 32bit is presently at 51%. That shows how busy their download servers are at the present time and why for some the downloads are sssslowwwwwwwwww...... busy, busy, busy is the word on that.

(nowhere near as bogged down as the MS servers were last year however! )

Gee I couldn't forget to include an image of how the 64bit 10.10 desktop looks could i? I grabbed several screens and have the 32bit going on a VM as well.

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11 Oct 2010   #22

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

Having a sucky connection is the pits! I've been trying to DL 10.10 since yesterday morning without luck. I'm now on my 4th attempt. The last attempt got to 44% before it died. My current DL is screaming along at a whopping 5KBs!
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11 Oct 2010   #23

W7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by strollin View Post
My current DL is screaming along at a whopping 5KBs!
I had to read that three times and then laughed really hard.

So far, I'm incredibly pleased with the OS. It seems very smooth, very friendly.
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11 Oct 2010   #24
Windows i7 920

Windows 8 Pro x64

Ubuntu is awesome. I always download new versions as soon as they are released. I have both my desktops and my laptop dual booted on Windows and Ubuntu.
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11 Oct 2010   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

For those of you who want to wait for Linux Mint to come out to make your multimedia easier to get working, I'll save you wait and give you the exact commands for Ubuntu 10.10 to playback your music files and videos.

I will provide all of these commands from the terminal window as I think it's easier to setup a box from the terminal, because you can simply cut and paste what I provide here and it will work every single time.

Adding Multimedia into Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

Adding the VLC movie Player
sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-nox vlc-data
sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/

Yes, that's all there is to it. It's really that easy. You should now be able to play MP3's, encrypted DVD's, watch YouTube Videos, java, flash, have microsoft true type fonts, etc.
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11 Oct 2010   #26
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

The 32bit took the longest here when going both flavors of 10.10 and the latest Puppy 5.1.1 now seen for use on flash drives. I even saw a 4th download of GParted Live while I was at it. When booting live from cd the latest automatic start X seems to be a problem seeing the desktop for either of them flash onscreen for so many seconds and then nothing.

For seeing the 3 installed on VMs that went smooth as always while the auto config couldn't adjust to the dual monitor set up here. I would likely need to unplug one in order to have a steady display. I found that one odd but saw it with the Puppy 5.0.1 release as well on cd.

I used an older GParted release to prep the flash drive and saw the 32bit 10.10 installed while booted in Windows. Puppy Linux on the other hand doesn't see the install in Windows option for that distro however being the preferred for making up recovery sticks.

Mint 10 will simply be looked at having Mint 9 already on VBox already. When finishing up the install of both flavors of ubuntu the desktop was the same as you will find seeing that same background. If you download both you won't want to get confused by that.

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12 Oct 2010   #27
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

i had a little bit of trouble getting the netbook version to boot properly from my usb stick.

i followed the instructions on the ubuntu webpage to use the usb_universal_installer from pendrivelinux. the instructions were incomplete and referred to the previous version, and just resulted in a stalled bootscreen.

so i used unetbootin to make my bootable usb drive, with great success.

i played around with the netbook edition for a while, everything worked out-of-the-box and it all seemed very nice, but in the end i decided it was never going to replace my 7.
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12 Oct 2010   #28
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

I don't install any distro to replace 7 here! That would be unthinkable!

The problem for seeing it installed onto a flash drive is easily solved with the 32bit flavor and using the wubi install in Windows option. The few screens here show which options except the popup that appears for selecting the mount point being the root partition on a flash drive since these were grabbed during the VBox install using the manual partition selection.

The problems seen here were when booting live with both flavors of 10.01, the latest Puppy 5.1.1, and the latest GParted live all on live cds apparently all using a newer version of the start X for the auto display. The 32bit 10.10 was the only one to finally work when installed on a flash drive and booted live from that while other attempts like writing the isos directly to a flash drive saw the quick flash of desktop for a few seconds and then nothing.

As far as the pendrivelinux tool that usually works well once you get familiar with it. unetbootin is another good one there however.

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13 Oct 2010   #29

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64

well my downlaod should be finished by tomorow. from what I see 10.10.10 is starting to look like OSx?
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13 Oct 2010   #30

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I have given up trying Ubuntu after the downloads became very slow, even wubi has become very painfully slow download. I had no problem downloading 7.10,8.04 and 8.10, I like playing with Compiz feature and might try 10.10.
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