[ubuntu] Still Not Working!

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http://ubuntuforums.org – It all came about when I enrolled in a Computer Science degree at De Monfort University and quickly realised I needed to have a Linux OS installed on my laptop. This would be my first time on Linux. So, I had to dual boot alongside Windows 7, which came with the laptop. Bearing in mind, this is in September and I hadn't the knowledge of what it would be like (how gruelling grub would be.) So, it comes to December and I've installed a few components such as jEdit, Wireshark, Netkit, Ettercap and others. And the boot starts to increasingly get worse and worse in that I was having to turn on and (Hardware)