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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
    Lol, it's a cheap ass LG Flatron W1942S 19" 1440x900 monitor which my pc doesn't allow so I run it at 1152xsomething
    I'll play some skyrim on my PS3 while it's working
    Was JK anyways. I had an old Dell do this to me once. I just kept turning it on and of, and eventually it booted. I think it was choking on the video card drivers.

    Linux Korora and Zorin Linux are two that seem to work on anything. Linux Mint is the same. Zorin looks and acts the most like a Windows installation.

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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
    Does anyone know what this means?

    Just get this blank screen, no desktop whatsoever
    It did say something like "daemon error report" or something before I got to the login screen :/
    Seems to be different colours everytime too (got grey once, and really bright yellow)
    EDIT: pressing ALT+TAB changes the colour
    Lemme get my laptop, I know how to get you to a terminal if you want

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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Was JK anyways. I had an old Dell do this to me once. I just kept turning it on and of, and eventually it booted. I think it was choking on the video card drivers.

    Linux Korora and Zorin Linux are two that seem to work on anything. Linux Mint is the same. Zorin looks and acts the most like a Windows installation.
    Zorin doesn't work on my computer...

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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    I fixed it
    It was a drivers error, so I had to boot in 'nomodeset', and now I can just install proper ubuntu drivers

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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Good goin' Glad it's working for you. (now clean that screen)

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    Default Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Will do
    EDIT: holy s#!t it's slow
    Probably the nomodeset thing though

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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
    Will do
    EDIT: holy s#!t it's slow
    Probably the nomodeset thing though
    Strange, 12.04 is whats running on the P4 and 13.04 is supposed to be even faster.

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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    Strange, 12.04 is whats running on the P4 and 13.04 is supposed to be even faster.
    I don't have any drivers etc. yet installed, it's probably just that

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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
    I don't have any drivers etc. yet installed, it's probably just that
    Ah maybe, I never installed drivers on any of my systems XD Is there one command to install them or do i have to hunt around?

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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    Ah maybe, I never installed drivers on any of my systems XD Is there one command to install them or do i have to hunt around?
    It's a command, but you can download them in certain files and drag them into the terminal

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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    I'm trying 12.04. It's so slow that it's unusable. :/
    EDIT: I'm typing this from the Live CD from Ubuntu 12.04, and it's a lot faster
    I'm installing this now!
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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by AverageNinja View Post
    I'm trying 12.04. It's so slow that it's unusable. :/
    EDIT: I'm typing this from the Live CD from Ubuntu 12.04, and it's a lot faster
    I'm installing this now!
    It's gonna be slower with only 1GB of RAM. Try to find more to put into it.

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    Default Re: Which OS is your choice of Drink?

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    It's gonna be slower with only 1GB of RAM. Try to find more to put into it.
    I now have 12.04 on it, and it runs like a charm!
    I really like the OS. It's a bit more advanced than Win7, but it's also a lot smoother

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