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Cannot install on older laptop

I am trying to install arch on my older laptop but I keep getting an error when I boot the arch disk and it says Buffer I/O error, dev sr0 I was able to install the system once but I got messages that said that the hard-disk is read only. The laptop

Where can I find linux drivers for my laptop? Does lenovo support provides that to download?

Dear All, I purchased a Lenovo G570 (Model Name: 20079). Where can I find linux drivers for my laptop? Does lenovo support provides that to download? Sincerely, Srinivas NayakHello snayak Do not worry about Linux drivers for your laptop. All needed d

Debian/ubuntu user: Arch on older laptop?

I'm not new to Linux, having been running it full time at home for 5 or 6 years. At the same time, I don't really consider myself a power user: I'm a computer hobbyist and don't work in the computer or tech job sector. I started off with Mandrake, Re

Compaitble Linux distro for Tecra520 cdt

Hello all, need a bit of information on what Linux Distro would be suitable for my beast. I know that ubuntu tends to work on all newer tosh machine's my problems are trying to locate a older distro that works on the more antique models, any of the 5

I need to verify my Apple ID. i know my e-mail address and the password, but what websit do I go to to check for the e-mail. I have a older laptop and my iTunes is 9.1.1 or something and Apple 10.4.11 so how do I do this. Thanks.

i know my e-mail address and the password, but what website do I go to to check for the e-mail. I have a older laptop and my iTunes is 9.1.1 or something and Apple 10.4.11 so how do I do this. Thanks.i know my e-mail address and the password, but wha

Which Linux Distro Works Out of the Box With the iMac late 2009 (11,1)?

Hi. I use all 3 OSes because the other two OSes have tool and games that are not yet in OS X; best of both worlds. Win 8 on Bootcamp is nice for games and utilities but I'm installing Linux too on a separate external drive. I've tried a lot of Linux

Is There Now a Linux Distro That Works With the iMac 2009's 4850 GPU?

Hi. Is there a linux distro now that have fixed the 4850 GPU (mobility version) bug for the iMac late 2009 model? Thank you in advance. Gbu.You Both can Add one email Account on Both Phones and then sync the Calender With Email - This way when one wi

Transferring photos from new Macbook Pro to older laptop

My new MacBook Pro has Thunderbolt and 800 Firewire and I need to back up 26 GB of photos to an older laptop MacBook with Firewire 400.  I dont want to do it over the network which is too slow for this much info.  Any suggestions?I do this kind of th

A Linux distro that teaches the user as he/she navigates?

Hi, I was wondering about this idea I had about making a Linux distro that teaches users how to use the desktop while teaching them the fundamentals of Linux, like installing packages. It would a noob distro. So I wanna get ideas laid out and see wha

Should I use the 64 bit or 32 bit Linux distro for Oracle Service Bus

I'm going to install OSB for the first time on Oracle Linux 5.3 for development use. Does it matter whether I install OSB on the 32 bit or 64 bit version of Oracle Linux? I've had better luck with 32 bit Linux distros in the past, but if there's a be

~~[DONE]~~ Installing Oracle 10g Rel. 2 on linux distros...

Hello guys, I wanted to ask if anyone of you tried to install oracle 10g release 2 for personal use on any linux distro (free distros). If yes which linux did you try? Message was edited by: sysdbaChoose the Linux distribution that makes you feel mos

Cannot Upgrade IE 8 to IE 11 on older laptop

I have quite a few older laptops most are Dell Inspiron D600's which has worked fine with Windows 7 and upgrading to IE 11.  I have an older Dell Inspiron 9100 that is working with Windows 7 just fine, but won't update to IE 11.  It gets so far in th

I am using Adobe Reader X on a laptop with Windows Vista OS and Adobe Reader XI on an older laptop with Windows XP OS.  While filling out the same form on each computer, I have found that I can save info on the older laptop, but not on the newer one.  Thi

I am using Adobe Reader X on a laptop with Windows Vista OS and Adobe Reader XI on an older laptop with Windows XP OS.  While filling out the same form on each computer, I have found that I can save info on the older laptop, but not on the newer one.

On one of my "older" laptops, I'm runninig OS 10.4.11 and I can't find a version of iTunes that will run.

On one of my "older" laptops, I'm runninig OS 10.4.11 and I can't find a version of iTunes that will run. Where can I locate the correct version?Apple has a couple of published but still somewhat hidden links to various versions that represent t

Leopard on older Laptop Macs

Would anyone recommend installing Leopard (with Tiger archived for older applications) on an older laptop computer or would this result in a slower running computer? Thanks for any ideasHow old? As long as it meets the system requirements, 10.5 may e

Ideal Linux distro for a computer lab

I'm looking for a good Linux distribution to install on a ~40 PCs programming laboratory. The desktops need to be user-friendly for both Linux and non-Linux users (which means that's probably a KDE/Gnome desktop). I think that a rolling-release distr

Going to start a Linux distro cd shop...

I'm making (another - my other website is Archux) website for selling Linux distros. I've got information about what I'll need for it, and I've decided that I will install Drupal 5 (past stable release that has support for shopping modules) and I won

Which linux distro for ASM

Hi, I have just purchased a new PC and would like to use oracle ASM, could anyone suggest the best free linux distro for this purpose. I have read recently that there are problems when trying to use ASM on Ubuntu,.... does anyone have any suggestions

Trying to install iTunes to older laptop running Windows XP, getting message during install "There is a problem with the Windows Installer Package".....

Trying to install iTunes to older laptop running Windows XP, getting message during install "There is a problem with the Windows Installer Package".....Here's the iTunes installation troubleshooter for Windows: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1926

Please recommend Linux Distro for 9ids installation

Has anyone successfully installed 9ids (9.0.2) on a linux distro other than Redhat AS 2.1 and SuSe SLES7. If so what distro and version. Any additional packages needed? I have followed the installation instructions and have attempted its intall on se