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[ubuntu] Memory upgrade for an older computer and a video problemview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi. I have a computer that my friend was throwing out since she got a new one from work. I am a long time Windows user, but I thought I'd give Linux a try as a hobby using this computer. Everything is basically working fine with Ubuntu 12.10 installed. (Hardware)

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Archlinux Won't Boot With Or Without Installation Diskview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Acer Aspire 5742.I tried re-installing Arch (clearing each drive completely after backing up files) and it didn't even fix the problem. I believe that it's a hard-drive issue, which I'm dreading. Invie https://bbs.archlinux.org/profile.php?id=63590 2013-03-06T08:37:09Z (HowTos)

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China is Worried Over Google’s Control in Smartphone Industryview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – “China”, just hearing the word projects images of grandeur and power. So what, you might ask, would make such a powerful country worry outside of the next world war?  In a word, GOOGLE! (IT news)

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[Q] A500 flashing failsview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – I am not sure of the best place to post this. I am having trouble installing loader/ROM on an Acer A500 tablet. I have read many of the posts here and in other forums and have tried several of the suggestions/guides. (HowTos)

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LOst my data in dual boot computer having windows 8 and linux mint 14view story

http://askubuntu.com – i had windows 8 on my laptop. wanted to increase its efficiency so i had installed linux mint 14 alongwith windows 8 however both were loaded on same partition. iwas getting some problem on partition load and data proceesion, so i decided to completely uninstall windows 8 and have linux mint only. however,when uninstalling windows 8 using gparted i deleted the windows partition. (HowTos)

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Nvidia X driver fails to installview story

http://askubuntu.com – My laptop is the Acer Timeline Ultra M5-481TG. It has an Nvidia Geforce GT 640M LE gpu. I am running Ubuntu Studio 12.10. I have tried to install this driver many ways because Nouveau eats my battery and I believe is somewhat out of date. I have even tried using sudo stop lightdm in another console. (HowTos)

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acer aspire one fan module (acerhdf) not working with kernel 3.7.5-1view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Running the old Acer Aspire One (AOA150) and having the same problem. Just upgraded my system after a long while without any problems except the fan's running continuously despite temperatures being well below threshold.   The kernel version here's 3.7.9 now with no change, apparently. I've tweaked the module options and reloaded it many times without effect. (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Nvidia X Driver Fails to Installview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – My laptop is the Acer Timeline Ultra M5-481TG. It has an Nvidia Geforce GT 640M LE gpu. I am running Ubuntu Studio 12.10. I have tried to install this driver many ways because Nouveau eats my battery and I believe is somewhat out of date. I have even tried using 'sudo stop lightdm' in another console. (Hardware)

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Surface Pro Mini Tablet: How About 13 Inch Screen Instead?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is striving to restock retailers with Surface Pro 128GB tablets this week. But even before the latest round of Windows 8 tablets arrives, some pundits are calling on the software giant to develop a Surface Pro Mini Tablet to counter Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad Mini. (IT news)

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[ubuntu] Can only install Ubuntu 8.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have an Acer Travelmate 240 Laptop 2.6Ghz, 1Ghz Ram 40Gb HDD. Originally it had Win XP on it but I have put Linux on it many times. What has happened is that out of OS"S I have I am only able to load Ubuntu 8.10 32 bit. I would like to upgrade but find I cannot as none of my disks will start up . I tried to put back windows today but it seems like there is a fault on the 2nd disk. (Hardware)