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Can anyone tell me how to update my bios in my Acer aspire 5610Z laptop. I installed Ubuntu Linux

I installed Ubuntu Linux in my Acer Aspire 5610Z laptop and all was fine until the latest updates came in. I inquired about the problem and I was told that I needed the newer version of bios. My laptop uses Pheonix WinPhlash bios and I cannot make it

How do I install Ubuntu on a Toshiba Satellite L670D-102

Hello I have been trying to load Ubuntu 10.10 (tried both AMD64 and i386 versions of Desktop Edition) onto a Satellite L670D-102 using a Live CD. The CD spins for a while, there is some activity on the hard drive and then I get a flashing white curso

Need help with installing Ubuntu on Lenovo Ideapad Z500.

I just bought a new Lenovo Ideapad Z500 yesterday. It came with Windows 8 pre-installed. Now, I also want to install Ubuntu over it. The disk is partitioned as follows: Disk C: - 880 GB (approx) Disk D: - 30 GB (approx) (I don't remember exact partit

How to install ubuntu on z 580

dear anyone,                        hey i have purchased a lenovo z 580 ,and i want to install ubuntu on it along with the win7 home basic that came with the laptop ,when iam trying to install it is not showing the win 7 .... that it genrally shows w

Accidentally wiped out windows while installing Ubuntu.

Recently I bought a laptop at Best Buy (Lenovo Ideapad N586) and used a upgrade offer to upgrade to Windows 8. Today I installed Ubuntu and intended to dual boot but I screwed up and accidentally wiped the drive during the install. The laptop did not

Can't install on my laptop

Im using the CD, so, I started of the way it should, booting up and such.  I partitioned it.  (I have used linux before by the way) But, just to make sure that I was doing it right, I googled a guide, and found one..  But for some reason the cd I hav

Unable sync after installing Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu v14.04 on my laptop. When I try to sync Firefox it asks me to log in to my account. Entering my email address and password I am told that it is an unknown account. When I try to reset my password, I am again told it is an unkn

Cannot install ubuntu ideapad s410p (core i3)

Hi, I'm not able to install ubuntu 14.04 in my ideapad s410p (core i3), the liveusb keeps hanged after I select either "try ubuntu..." or "install ubuntu".  Somewhere I read it was an issue with the ACPI controller tried modifiying thi

Satellite L505D-S5986 - trouble installing Ubuntu using live USB/CD

Hello all I need urgent support from all and the ubuntu community. I am a passionate Ubuntu user and I have been using for a year. My old laptop got crashed when I flashed the bios. I now bought a TOSHIBA L505d-S5986 laptop which has amd athlon 2 dua

Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo G500 w. Windows 8.1

I cannot get Ubuntu to install on my laptop. When I try to boot from the disk it boots into windows. Even when I choose the DVD drive after pressing the f12 key, even from choosing it from the recover button. Is there something I should set to enable

Need help installing Ubuntu Studio on my PPC G5 Powermac

I currently have a Powermac g5 PPC G5 DP 2.3. I have 10.5.8 running fine. I want to set a new partition and want to install Ubuntu Studio as my great love is recording and I'm dying to run Ubuntu as a new toy! What's the BEST build of Ubuntu Studio t

Black screen of death while installing ubuntu on S510P ideapad in dual boot mode.

Hi, I recently bought one Lenovo ideapad S510P which comes with pre-installed windows 8.1. Now I want to install ubuntu on it in dual boot mode. I have followed instructions that were posted in ubuntu forum like turning off secure boot, turning off f

Problem in installing ubuntu 8.10 on Lenovo 3000 G430

Hi all, I just brought a new lenovo 3000 G430 , it is great with XP but when I am trying to install ubuntu 8.10 as my other OS it is giving some input/output error,Please let me know what should I do. Is this G series is supported for ubuntu, I have

I had the same UEFI partions after installing Ubuntu, and the Diskpart suggestion didn't work!

I have a system with a 128 GB SSD, and a WD15EARS drive. I was hoping to install Windows 8.1 PRO on a 90 Gig partition and the 64 bit version of Ubuntu 14.04 on the 30 Gig partition, and put all of the data and apps on the Western Digital Drive. This

After installing Mavericks, my laptop no longer boots.

After installing Mavericks, my laptop no longer boots.  How can I restore it using the internet, or get it to start up again? Thanks in Advance.If a SMC reset does not restore life, make an appointment at an Apple store genius bar. http://support.app

I bought Lion from the App Store. It installed to my laptop and I would like to install it on another machine. Can I do this without having to buy another copy?

I bought Lion from the App Store. It installed to my laptop and I would like to install it on another machine. Can I do this without having to buy another copy?Try here Mike... Downloading past purchases from the App Store, iBookstore, and iTunes Sto

MBP won't boot - "GRUB_" - tried installing ubuntu on an external drive

so i tried installing ubuntu netbook remix onto an external drive, and upon restarting my MBP won't boot to my internal HDD, once it displayed "GRUB_" with a blinking cursor, but is otherwise unresponsive. now i just get the folder with the ? on

Installing Ubuntu 12.04.1 on a partition MacBook Pro?

Hi, I am attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04.1 on my internal hard-drive on a brand new MacBook Pro. I have managed to partition the hard drive ok. But when it cam to attempting to install the alternative operating software on it. I arrived at a purpl

HT204347 Mountain Lion won't install on my laptop. I'm trying a fresh install

Mountain Lion won't install on my laptop. I'm trying a fresh installWhich OS X is currently installed? Make sure your Mac meets Mountain Lion requirements > System requirements for OS X Mountain LionRead other 2 answers

I am tryed to install ubuntu 14.4 lts along with windows 8.1 in my HP 2000 - 2d49tu

I am tryed to install ubuntu 14.4 lts along with windows 8.1 in my  HP 2000 - 2d49tu, but ubuntu does not detect windows 8.1 in the systemIt is critically important for you to have created Recovery media before attempting to create a dual boot instal