For the past 5 years or so, I have used Ubuntu Linux of various incarnations almost all the time. My laptop currently has Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed "on top" of Windows 7, so that it is dual boot, but Ubuntu uses the Windows filesystem so there is only one partition. I always have kept Windows 7 around for the odd thing that requires it. [more inside]
It always just craps out after a few seconds, saying "An error has resulted."
How do I get Ubuntu Linux to recognize my plugin USB DVD/RW drive? [more inside]
I am having problems getting a dialup internet connection to work under ubuntu 8.04. [more inside]