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[ubuntu] Installing AVG Antivirus on Ubuntu to scan a Windows machine for virusesview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everyone, I'm trying to install the antivirus program AVG on my dual boot Ubuntu/Windows machine to scan for viruses on my Windows drive, but I can't seem to get it to work. I downloaded the .deb file here: http://free.avg.com/download.prd-alf but when I use the Ubuntu Software Center to install it, prior to install, I get this warning: "The package is of bad quality: The installatio (Hardware)

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lost access to windows after reinstalling grub2view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, recently i installed windows 8.1 next to my linux installation (the harddisk was ready for it, i had the partition ready beforehand) then as usual windows took over the entire system, so I had to reinstall grub2 to regain access to my linux device (i had done this before, but it was already a year ago :)) so I looked up my linux partition sudo fdisk -l (mine was on /dev/sda5) i issued the su (Hardware)

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HP Pavilion a762x install problemsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Looking for assistance on my problem. I have installed various Linux OS's on various computers. I recently tried converting over an old pc, it is an HP Pavilion a762x desktop computer. It had Windows XP and a 32 bit system. I downloaded the 32 bit Ubuntu, created the startup disk on my 32 GB USB, and tried to install it as I have always done. (Hardware)

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[SOLVED] How can I check if my wireless card is broken?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – EDIT: I am an idiot. The problem is solved. I have owned a Dell Studio 1558 for almost 4 years. Until last week wireless worked fine in both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. Last week wireless stopped working in both operating systems. I do not have a hardware on/off switch for my wireless card. (Hardware)

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Dual Booting Ubuntu & Windows 7: Running Games from Shared Partition & Installview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello. I've searched quite a lot on this topic and found a large amount of apparently conflicting information. Most of what I found did not seem to apply to my specific case.I have a dual boot machine running Ubuntu 14.04 & Windows 7. In addition to my Windows & Ubuntu partitions I also have a shared "Storage" NTFS partition. (Hardware)

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Black Lab Linux 5.0.1 Moves Towards the Mac OS X Look and Away from Windowsview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Black Lab Linux 5.0.1, a distribution that aims to rival Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows, has been released and is now available for download. Black Lab Linux is a distribution designed for general desktop and power users that comes with a lot of applications and features. Some changes have been made since the previous release and the developers have adopted a slightly more Mac OS X-like look. (IT news)

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RoboLinux Smooths the Linux Migration Pathview story

https://www.linux.com – RoboLinux is an impressive traditional Linux desktop distro. It could be an ideal vehicle for both enterprises and SOHOs to make the migration to Linux. RoboLinux comes with a few extra features that solve some of the potential problems of leaving other desktop platforms. One of its more enticing migration... RoboLinux is an impressive traditional Linux desktop distro. (Software)

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Google Play site says the app is compatible but the Google Play app says otherwiseview story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I am trying to download a game from Google Play to my VirtualBox. The site (browsed with my Windows 7 laptop and Firefox) says the app is compatible with all of my devices. I happily clicked the install button, and Google Play site said the app will be installed on my device soon. However, my VirtualBox reported a failure: the app cannot be downloaded due to an error. (HowTos)

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Enable Cache with MSATA SSDview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – Hello, i recently got a ssd samsung mzmpc032hbcd 32gb and i wanted to use as cache with motherboard gigabyte ga-z68ap-d3, with the msata slot. I have 2xhdd 320gb linked as RAID 0 I3-2100 / 8gb ddr3 1600 / 1.65v After i install windows 8.1, and smart response technology, i don't have the "accelerate" option. Could be a conflit with my current hdd's ? (Hardware)

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What happens if one installs Catalyst without uninstalling the old version ?view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – Just like the title says. I installed windows 8, let it update to windows 8.1 Then I installed Catalyst 14.4 for my HD 7870 without uninstalling the old version (windows put catalyst version 13.something automatically so I forgot about it). The installation went smoothly but I haven't actually played any games. Should I went through the whole thing against i.e. (Hardware)