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bad display resolution: invalid EDID, alternative fixview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I have an old Viewsonic monitor (VX1940w circa '08) and it does not properly pass EDID information to Linux (in this case F19). I saw previous write-ups outlining how to create a new Xorg.conf file. I was more interested in how the new Linux display infrastructure worked (KSM Kernel Mode Setting), and if you could use this. (HowTos)

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No DVD Reinstalled Windows, ran boot-repair and now no DVD Ubuntu 13.01view story

http://askubuntu.com – As mentioned in title I reinstalled my alongside windows, ran boot-repair and then update grub. Everything seems fine now except no access to DVD reader/writer. DVD read in bios and windows, but not at all in Ubuntu whether disk in or not. Not on launch pad or in home folder under devices. lshw command does show the appropriate device. /media contains nothing related to CDROM (only floppy). (HowTos)

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Deleted Windows bootmgr partition dual bootview story

http://askubuntu.com – I seriously messed up my dual boot system. I had windows 8 installed alongside Ubuntu 13.10, and everything was working fine with GRUB. I decided to get fancy and tried to install EasyBCD, but messed stuff up. (HowTos)

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Grub does not boot Windows 8view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Greetings! Recently i've installed Ubuntu on my laptop with pre-installed Windows 8. Initially grub couldn't see windows at all, so i uset guide from this thread (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2085530) posted by oldfred. Now windows 8 appears at grub os selection list, but when i choose it, grub screen reloads and nothing happens. (Hardware)

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[xubuntu] Your VAIO failed to start Windowsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everyone I'm trying to install Xubuntu 13.10 but it keeps failing. First I want to say that I'm new to Linux, so please keep that in mind when trying to help me. I am NOT trying to create a dual boot setup. (Hardware)

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Ubuntu Studio 13.10view story

http://desktoplinuxreviews.com – I’ve been reviewing a lot of Ubuntu spins lately, and they’ve all been differentiated by their desktop environments. This time around though I decided to take a look at Ubuntu Studio 13.10, a distro that is geared towards multimedia work. Ubuntu Studio comes with loads of multimedia software that will help you create and manage all kinds of content. (Distributions)

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Install Arch Linux on a already dual booted systemview story

http://superuser.com – I am currently dual booting Windows Vista with CentOS. I need to replace CentOS with Arch and I am using Grub as the bootloader. Is it possible to install Arch without disturbing Windows partitions. What precautions do I need to take to ensure a smooth install? (HowTos)

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Change plymouth/login screen(s)view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I have a 3 monitor setup with 2 computer screens and my tv (single gfx card so only <2 active at a time). Currently plymouth/login screen is displayed on monitor 2 & 3, I want to change it to 1 & 2, same as my desktop/grub/bios. It's a minor thing but it's annoying enough. Thanks! :) (HowTos)

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Cant upgrade after not having used arch for a whileview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hey there,I havent used arch for quite a while and now I tried to update my system but I get following error:I would appreciate help ![root@arch unknown0x]# pacman -Syu :: Synchronizing package databases... core 105.7 KiB 1410K/s 00:00 [######################] 100% extra 1536.4 KiB 3.19M/s 00:00 [######################] 100% community 2011.1 (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] laptop shutdown halfway through upgrade to 13.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I was doing upgrade to 13.10 when the plug was pulled by accident to my laptop. (Hardware)