[ubuntu] Bricked my laptop while trying to format and install Ubuntu 12view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – So I wanted to format my old laptop which used to have Ubuntu 10 on it and Windows 7 (32 bit I think). I downloaded the latest version of ubuntu and set it up to boot from a USB drive. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Can my laptop support Ubuntu 12.10?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I am new to Ubuntu and I would like to give Ubuntu 12.10 a try on my laptop. I am using an Acer Aspire 4530 laptop with the following specs: AMD Turion X2 Dual Core processor 2.10GHz 3GB RAM NVidia GeForce 9100MG GPU I am thinking of replacing my current Windows Vista OS(32-bit) with Ubuntu, so will it slow down my laptop? (Hardware)

Acer Aspire V3-551-8469 NX.RZAAA.008 Notebook & Fedora 18 64 Bitview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I've just purchased a Acer Aspire V3-551-8469 NX.RZAAA.008 Notebook and had some concerns i'd like some feedback on. First of all its my understanding that this whole uefi situation will be resolved with fedora 18 is this accurate? also what is the best way to ensure that all of the hardware will be detected and functional my thoughts were creating a live usb. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] USB Device - Change/Assign driverview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a USB device (a display colorimeter for calibration) that I need to get working. I have the drivers, but I do not know how to assign them to the device. I am not very good at working within Ubuntu yet, but here is the info I have: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:0158 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. (Hardware)

Which Bootloader is Used on a Chromebook?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I installed ChrUbuntu on an Acer C7 Chromebook, and I am able to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and ChromeOS and to control which OS loads by default. I tried to edit the /etc/default/grub file and did run update-grub successfully but saw no effects. I was trying to enable a "dmesg" style verbose system loading screen instead of the quiet splash screen (during the Ubuntu boot). (HowTos)

12.10, acer 4736g ubuntu locks screen instead of hibernateview story

http://askubuntu.com – a few days ago i was looking a way to make my laptop's hibernate process faster. after searching on the internet, i found an intruction to install uswsusp for faster hibernate process. 'sudo apt-get install uswsusp' 'sudo apt-get install hibernate' 'sudo ln -sf /usr/sbin/hibernate /usr/sbin/pm-hibernate' but, after i did that command line, now my laptop cannot hibernate. (HowTos)

Adobe Closes Taiwan Sales Office, Alarming Local Tech Observersview story

http://techcrunch.com – Adobe announced today that it has closed its Taiwan sales office. (IT news)

Chrome OS: Google’s Most Underrated Project That You’ve Already Been Testing And Just Didn’t Know Itview story

http://techcrunch.com – There are hundreds of devices to choose from when you’re considering a new desktop computer, laptop or mobile device. We’re overwhelmed by all of the choices we have, but choice is good. When it comes to computing, as far as operating systems, there are three huge players: Microsoft, Apple and Google. (IT news)

Support VPN apps not workingview story

http://androidforums.com – I've got an exhibit II running peach sunrise and I recently decided I want to protect my wi-fi privacy. I cannot get any of the VPN apps from the play store to connect over my wi-fi. They all hang when they try to connect and eventually give up. I've got an Acer android tablet that connects fine with VPN apps, so I know its not my wi-fi connection causing the problem. Any ideas? (General)

Ubuntu 12.10 - Windows 8 Dual Boot (Tried boot-repair) - Dual OS option not showingview story

http://askubuntu.com – as title says, this is my first time trying ubuntu. (HowTos)