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Help ex put linux on my laptop and now it doesnt work

Chibifishy

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All of the above is correct. I know the lappie is able to connect to wifi, but if I have to I should be able to just connect it with an ethernet cable. I actually wound up having to move so I'm using a different computer for this, which is why this all took me so long lol.
 


wizardfromoz

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Understood, with thanks :)

Back, my tomorrow with more

Wiz
 

atanere

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Where did that @wizardfromoz fellow go? He's usually pretty busy around here @Chibifishy, so you might have to give him a bump. Oops, I just did! :D

Did you figure out that part about "SHA256SUMS?" It's kind of a tedious little step but it does help to make sure that the USB you burn with Etcher will work correctly. Once you have a good working USB with Lubuntu on it, you can test it out on your laptop before installing. That helps you to know that everything will work okay after the install too.

Cheers
 

wizardfromoz

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Geez, Stan, cut a 5,000 year old Wizard some slack :D

Took me a while to find, in Windows, what I wanted for a video recorder, ended up with one called Active Presenter.

This is the result for the Etcher burn, and I'll have the Lubuntu install in about 24 hours.


VIDEO 1 - Using Etcher to burn a Linux .iso, under Windows, in this case Windows 10

I'll be using VokoScreen for the next one, hopefully I can get the lighting right so that my smiling dial (face) looks more beautiful.

4070


Later

Wiz
 

wizardfromoz

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Cheers on the likes.

Bricked my computer today, while I was developing the video for Chibifishy (this won't happen to you, Chibi :D)

Obviously working now, but the video will be out tomorrow my time.

Cheers

Wiz
 

Fishy

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Cheers on the likes.

Bricked my computer today, while I was developing the video for Chibifishy (this won't happen to you, Chibi :D)

Obviously working now, but the video will be out tomorrow my time.

Cheers

Wiz
Well if the mighty Wizard bricked his - - - I now don't feel like an oof for bricking mine like 6 times in a row starting out.
 

wizardfromoz

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I've been a little busy this week
You and me both :)

That's OK, girl, everything here is in your own time, it's called "Island Time". We just hang around like a bad smell.

When you are ready


VIDEO 2 - INSTALLING LUBUNTU FROM USB STICK

Video is about 11 minutes, I think.

See how you go, and report back when you are done.

If all goes well, I can post a short list of things to do after Lubuntu is installed.

Cheers

Wiz
 

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