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Estelle Angelinas

Estelle Angelinas

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    RE: wifi on 12.04 and other questions
    Hi Izzy, Thanks for replying. As far as I know, Ubuntu worked fine on Unity from the beginning. The modem that I am using is a wireless adsl2+ T&W matr-X 4ew, at least that is what it says on the manual. Other than Wifi Radar, I also use Windows wireless drivers and Broadcam STA wireless driver. I updated them when reinstalling 12.04. The whole problem started about 2 weeks ago, when spring break began. Then I begaan getting different signals on my wifi. There are many hot spots here, and almost everybody has an iphone or ipad. Also, in an attempt to upgrade to 13.04 everything crashed because wubi isn't supported by 13.04 and I had to reinstall again on wubi. I'd like to try 13.04 first from a usb stick, but mine is too small and I'm looking for one compatable with linux that I can use for this. I have tried various tweeks that I have read on different forums. Nothing works. If it helps... my laptop is a Samsung RF711. It has NVIDA Optimus , intel core i5. originally with windows 7. (here the problem started ) which is why I want to make a clean install. I can't understand why wifi works with Windows and not with Ubuntu. Especially since it worked before. I hope that this is enough information. Sincerely,
    Link to this post 14 May 13

    Hi Izzy,

    Thanks for replying. As far as I know, Ubuntu worked fine on Unity from the beginning.
    The modem that I am using is a wireless adsl2+ T&W matr-X 4ew, at least that is what it says
    on the manual. Other than Wifi Radar, I also use Windows wireless drivers and Broadcam STA
    wireless driver. I updated them when reinstalling 12.04.
    The whole problem started about 2 weeks ago, when spring break began. Then I begaan getting different signals on my wifi. There are many hot spots here, and almost everybody has an iphone or ipad.
    Also, in an attempt to upgrade to 13.04 everything crashed because wubi isn't supported by 13.04 and I had to reinstall again on wubi. I'd like to try 13.04 first from a usb stick, but mine is too small and I'm looking for one compatable with linux that I can use for this. I have tried various tweeks that I have read on different forums. Nothing works.
    If it helps... my laptop is a Samsung RF711. It has NVIDA Optimus , intel core i5. originally with windows 7. (here the problem started ) which is why I want to make a clean install.
    I can't understand why wifi works with Windows and not with Ubuntu. Especially since it worked before.
    I hope that this is enough information.
    Sincerely,

  • Estelle Angelinas
    wifi on 12.04 and other questions
    Hi, I have been using 12.04 happily since installing it. After a crash recently (from wubi) I reinstalled it with a usb stick. All works fine but suddenly, I can't use wifi. It recognizes the signal and shows that it is strong. But Wifi Radar also shows other signals. It just won't connect. On Windows 7, however(which I also have for emergencies), all is well. Is this an OS issue, am I missing something... that I also need to reinstall? Any commands that I could use? Or is it just that there is too much interference? (If so, why does it work with Windows?) Is there any way I could block these signals? Also, I'd like to know which usb sticks are compatable with linux, and how many GB's are needed. I tried to load 13.04 on mine, 4GB and it wasn't eneough. I know that these might sound like silly questions to those who are more experienced, but I would greatly appreciate any help. (My 60 yr. old brain is slow in learning ) Sincerely,
    Link to this post 13 May 13

    Hi,
    I have been using 12.04 happily since installing it. After a crash recently (from wubi) I reinstalled it with a usb stick. All works fine but suddenly, I can't use wifi. It recognizes the signal and shows that it is strong. But Wifi Radar also shows other signals. It just won't connect.
    On Windows 7, however(which I also have for emergencies), all is well.
    Is this an OS issue, am I missing something... that I also need to reinstall? Any commands that I could use? Or is it just that there is too much interference? (If so, why does it work with Windows?) Is there any way I could block these signals?
    Also, I'd like to know which usb sticks are compatable with linux, and how many GB's are needed. I tried to load 13.04 on mine, 4GB and it wasn't eneough.
    I know that these might sound like silly questions to those who are more experienced, but I would greatly appreciate any help. (My 60 yr. old brain is slow in learning )

    Sincerely,

  • Estelle Angelinas
    Linux Ubuntu in China
    Hi, I found this on another site and wanted to share it. A new market for Linux? http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Ubuntu-Kylin-to-become-reference-OS-in-China-1829263.html
    Link to this post 25 Mar 13

    Hi,
    I found this on another site and wanted to share it. A new market for Linux?

    http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Ubuntu-Kylin-to-become-reference-OS-in-China-1829263.html

  • Estelle Angelinas
    Installing Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows installer
    I recently discovered a different way to install Ubuntu desktops through the windows Ubuntu installer. It worked for the latest version... no need for iso disk or usb stick. Of course you must have Windows installed on your computer... below is the link. (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installer) Some may have already heard about this, but as usual I am late in learning.
    Link to this post 23 Sep 12

    I recently discovered a different way to install Ubuntu desktops through the windows Ubuntu installer. It worked for the latest version... no need for iso disk or usb stick. Of course you must have Windows installed on your computer... below is the link.
    (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installer)

    Some may have already heard about this, but as usual I am late in learning.

  • Estelle Angelinas
    RE: microphone not working in Skype..
    Just a note.... my husband did something wrong and the whole system crashed and I had to reinstall it. Ubuntu 12.04. The nice thing is that once I got everything as it was, and installed Skype.... I tested it and everything worked... I don't know whether the problem was theirs or the OS, but whatever- a complete reinstall worked. Just be sure to save everything important.. on Ubuntu One or some other storage device. Hope this helps. Someone once said that if all else fails, just start over from the beginning.
    Link to this post 23 Sep 12

    Just a note.... my husband did something wrong and the whole system crashed and I had to reinstall it. Ubuntu 12.04. The nice thing is that once I got everything as it was, and installed Skype.... I tested it and everything worked... I don't know whether the problem was theirs or the OS, but whatever- a complete reinstall worked. Just be sure to save everything important.. on Ubuntu One or some other storage device.
    Hope this helps. Someone once said that if all else fails, just start over from the beginning.

  • Estelle Angelinas
    RE: microphone not working in Skype..
    Thanks, I tried all that, and no change. I can't help thinking that it's the test call app. that is the problem and that it might actually work. It happened before. I even ran commands in a terminal to test the microphone and it showed that it worked.
    Link to this post 30 Aug 12

    Thanks,
    I tried all that, and no change. I can't help thinking that it's the test call app. that is the problem and that it might actually work. It happened before. I even ran commands in a terminal to test the microphone and it showed that it worked.

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