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Istimsak Abdulbasir

Istimsak Abdulbasir

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  • Istimsak Abdulbasir
    RE: HELP!!!
    When you get your new LTS system of Ubuntu installed, browser around this site which should help you get around your system at a comprehensive level. https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/ubuntu-help/index.html Ubuntu has multiple flavors. Scan through this list and find one that you like most. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuFlavors Your system has detected a new version of ubuntu and is prompting you to update. It is better that you stick with the LTS versions as they are supported longer than the non LTS versions. Installing Ubuntu is actually easy. You will be able to get through it even if you claim computer illiteracy.
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    When you get your new LTS system of Ubuntu installed, browser around this site which should help you get around your system at a comprehensive level.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/ubuntu-help/index.html

    Ubuntu has multiple flavors. Scan through this list and find one that you like most.

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuFlavors

    Your system has detected a new version of ubuntu and is prompting you to update. It is better that you stick with the LTS versions as they are supported longer than the non LTS versions.

    Installing Ubuntu is actually easy. You will be able to get through it even if you claim computer illiteracy.

  • Istimsak Abdulbasir
    RE: Curious chromebook user
    You can do what are doing now notifying the forum moderators of any spam posts that you see. Goingeasy, myself and mfillpot are some if the moderators that handle spam. You can also contact the Linux.com webteam. https://www.linux.com/contact Thanks for keeping an eye out for spam posts.
    Link to this post 3 days ago

    You can do what are doing now notifying the forum moderators of any spam posts that you see. Goingeasy, myself and mfillpot are some if the moderators that handle spam.

    You can also contact the Linux.com webteam.

    https://www.linux.com/contact

    Thanks for keeping an eye out for spam posts.

  • Istimsak Abdulbasir
    RE: Arch Linux in Virtual Box
    What mfillpot is saying is true. Archlinux does not setup a user account by default. That is done by you. Read the man page about fstab or look online for documentation. Preferably, the archlinux documentation. Once you understand it, you will be able to fix most mount point issues. Try not to rely too much on YouTube videos as they are only demonstrations of other user's know-how, especially when new to Linux. Have a look at these sites. www.archlinux.com wiki.archlinux.com
    Link to this post 7 days ago

    What mfillpot is saying is true. Archlinux does not setup a user account by default. That is done by you.

    Read the man page about fstab or look online for documentation. Preferably, the archlinux documentation. Once you understand it, you will be able to fix most mount point issues.

    Try not to rely too much on YouTube videos as they are only demonstrations of other user's know-how, especially when new to Linux.

    Have a look at these sites.

    www.archlinux.com
    wiki.archlinux.com

  • Istimsak Abdulbasir
    RE: Arch Linux in Virtual Box
    I also noticed you are using the root account. You did not create a user account. In the shell type: cd / This should to the beginning of the file system which is the root directory. Then use "ls" and tell me what is listed
    Link to this post 22 Oct

    I also noticed you are using the root account. You did not create a user account.
    In the shell type: cd /

    This should to the beginning of the file system which is the root directory. Then use "ls" and tell me what is listed

  • Istimsak Abdulbasir
    RE: Arch Linux in Virtual Box
    Interesting. Give me the YouTube link so I can have a look at. In the meantime, I am going to download that ISO file and examine the installation process. Try not to rely on YouTube videos. It is best to read the archlinux wiki. It gives better instructions on installation.
    Link to this post 22 Oct

    Interesting.

    Give me the YouTube link so I can have a look at.

    In the meantime, I am going to download that ISO file and examine the installation process.

    Try not to rely on YouTube videos. It is best to read the archlinux wiki. It gives better instructions on installation.

  • Istimsak Abdulbasir
    RE: Arch Linux in Virtual Box
    Is it possible you can give us the version number of arch linux and the site you downloaded it from? I would like attempt an install of this system on my virtualbox. The idea is to see what you see and what errors could occur.
    Link to this post 21 Oct

    Is it possible you can give us the version number of arch linux and the site you downloaded it from?

    I would like attempt an install of this system on my virtualbox. The idea is to see what you see and what errors could occur.

  • Istimsak Abdulbasir
    RE: Arch Linux in Virtual Box
    If you get any error messages, write everything you see plus your previous steps and copy them here. With Linux, the choice is up to the user. You pick whatever you feel comfortable with. From there you can begin your journey into the GNU/Linux realm.
    Link to this post 21 Oct

    If you get any error messages, write everything you see plus your previous steps and copy them here.

    With Linux, the choice is up to the user. You pick whatever you feel comfortable with. From there you can begin your journey into the GNU/Linux realm.

  • Istimsak Abdulbasir
    RE: Live CD Knoppix
    The reason you see multiple files is because there have been multiple iso images made spanning from 2001 to 2013. Whenever a new iso spin is made it is posted on the main download site with the version and date. the file that you downloaded should work fine. The other files like the .MD5 and .Sha1 are used to confirm the iso is the authentic. This assures that you did not download a fake copy. You need to download these files, but is recommended that you check to make sure you have the right one. What version of linux do you have; ubuntu, fedora, mint, debian..etc? Ubuntu has a native program that will allow you to burn iso files. Xubuntu have xfburn, Ubuntu has bresaro or usb-startup. You can download both from the repositories. If you are using windows you can download, inetbootin: [url=http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/]inetbootin[/url] You do not have to extract anything. Just download and burn.
    Link to this post 17 Oct

    The reason you see multiple files is because there have been multiple iso images made spanning from 2001 to 2013. Whenever a new iso spin is made it is posted on the main download site with the version and date.

    the file that you downloaded should work fine. The other files like the .MD5 and .Sha1 are used to confirm the iso is the authentic. This assures that you did not download a fake copy.
    You need to download these files, but is recommended that you check to make sure you have the right one.

    What version of linux do you have; ubuntu, fedora, mint, debian..etc?

    Ubuntu has a native program that will allow you to burn iso files. Xubuntu have xfburn, Ubuntu has bresaro or usb-startup. You can download both from the repositories. If you are using windows you can download, inetbootin: inetbootin

    You do not have to extract anything. Just download and burn.

  • Istimsak Abdulbasir
    RE: error during the installation
    What is the error? Please copy the error message you see? Please copy the error message on this thread.
    Link to this post 17 Oct

    What is the error? Please copy the error message you see? Please copy the error message on this thread.

  • Istimsak Abdulbasir
    RE: Arch Linux in Virtual Box
    What exactly are you trying to install, an OS through a virtual machine or the virtual machine itself? What virtual machine are you trying to install, virtualbox or other? What version of Linux are you using? give us this information, and we can further assist you. Also, what error messages are you getting?
    Link to this post 17 Oct

    What exactly are you trying to install, an OS through a virtual machine or the virtual machine itself?

    What virtual machine are you trying to install, virtualbox or other?

    What version of Linux are you using?

    give us this information, and we can further assist you.

    Also, what error messages are you getting?

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