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Offline Chris Thomas

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #45 on: April 16, 2010, 01:22:39 PM »

I run OS to experience them a bit and to see which one between all of these are better in side of:
1. Easiness
2. Best performance
3. Look

Well Ubuntu development is rather so an I am so impatient for them to reach a very good level!
By the way can't a lot of process be done for ubuntu?
The 9.10 just tired again yesterday and gave me a lot of bad moment!
Slow browser of firefox compared to xp which I was using!
Updating totally slow compared to Microsoft's update!

Hehe I have not yet tried out windows vista and 7 yet but my laptop won't support it I think!
Damn I wonder when I'll get the new one...by the way can a laptop of 1 gb of ram with pentium 4 processor support windows 7 ;D ?

Try Ubuntu 10.4 -   8)

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #46 on: April 16, 2010, 02:25:26 PM »
I've downloaded it!
After booting the cd, it stay on the same sort of page for minutes then I got bored with that and turned my laptop off!

By the way I can upgrade to windows 7:
1. Because my Ram not enough only 512mb
2. Card graphic should be upgraded too and that's all!

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #47 on: April 16, 2010, 04:41:25 PM »
I've downloaded it!
After booting the cd, it stay on the same sort of page for minutes then I got bored with that and turned my laptop off!

Me too...black screen with nothing happening in my VM...

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #48 on: April 16, 2010, 04:56:50 PM »
Me too...black screen with nothing happening in my VM...

most likely a graphics server issue when booting from the live cd. Happens with many cards. Try to boot on "vesa" mode...or non safe mode (you got many options on the booting screen before launching the process, look at them ;) )
« Last Edit: April 16, 2010, 05:12:09 PM by Logos »

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #49 on: April 16, 2010, 04:58:05 PM »
How is that done when using a VM...I tell it where to find the iso, see the ubuntu screen then it goes to the black screen.

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #50 on: April 16, 2010, 04:59:32 PM »
How is that done when using a VM...I tell it where to find the iso, see the ubuntu screen then it goes to the black screen.

same like with a CD. When you got the Ubuntu welcome screen, look at the options...

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #51 on: April 16, 2010, 05:04:05 PM »
That is the problem, I done get any options...just simply the ubuntu logo...then the black screen...

All I see:

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #52 on: April 16, 2010, 05:08:17 PM »
I don't know that screen (Ubuntu isn't the distro I use when I use one)...can you click on the icons that appear at the bottom or is it just nothing...can you try to just hit enter if no mouse cursor appears...

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #53 on: April 16, 2010, 05:28:42 PM »
Ok, so I found that I need to hit enter to get the menus...

Couldn't find vesa, but I found that selecting acpi=off got it working :)

http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4942765&postcount=3

Thanks Logos :)

Looks much better than the older version :)

Hermite15

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #54 on: April 16, 2010, 05:34:08 PM »
just booted ;D

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #55 on: April 16, 2010, 06:09:38 PM »
Yeah just like scott's picture!

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #56 on: April 16, 2010, 06:11:33 PM »
@Logos
Me too :)

@Shiw

Hit enter, then you should see the options that are normally available for the live cd

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #57 on: April 16, 2010, 06:14:07 PM »
Oh thanks a lot!
hey lol I have only a computer you tell me first if it is good >:D

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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #58 on: April 17, 2010, 03:45:00 AM »
Maybe the title of this thread should be changed ???
We certainly aren't talking about the original subject any more...  ;D
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Re: Do I really need an Anti-Virus for Ubuntu?
« Reply #59 on: April 17, 2010, 07:49:20 AM »
Yeah I agree :)