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by bruceleejr
Thu Jul 01, 2010 9:25 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )
Replies: 13
Views: 1543

Re: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )

So I'm back after my horrible first Linux distro episode lol. I am a Linux virgin so bear(bare~? lol) with me. Right now I am running XP. I am about to burn a copy of "Linux Mint: Isadora" & install it on the same system which would be a dual-boot. I know alot people say that Windows is the BEST Des...
by bruceleejr
Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )
Replies: 13
Views: 1543

Re: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )

Well after 7+ years of having my sata hard drives which are still currently working, I've never had any problems hot-swapping them out and putting new ones in while it was running. There are no BIOS difficulties. Let me elaborate... I built this PC fresh from the ground up. ALl brand new hardware. A...
by bruceleejr
Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )
Replies: 13
Views: 1543

Re: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )

I installed from the Live Mint 8 HELENA CD from within the desktop. Even when I pressed F12 to select from the boot menu, it didnt work.. the GRUB takes over from the Master Boot Record/MBR... it overrides the user selection. I had to do something very tricky. I unplugged the SATA HD so it wouldnt b...
by bruceleejr
Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )
Replies: 13
Views: 1543

Re: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )

Gigabyte MB MA785GMT-UD2H Athlon II Quad Core 2.8GHz CPU DDR3 RAM Hitachi 1TB HD 550W Antec PSU Regular CRT monitor btw I am entirely LOCKED OUT of my whole PC.... I can get into the linux command line but I dont what what the heck to write... I thought it was just gonna start up so I can play with ...
by bruceleejr
Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:43 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )
Replies: 13
Views: 1543

Re: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )

This is retarded. I cannot load ANY CD. What the heck is that about~~~ The stupid grub keeps OVERWRITING the boot menu options , I even turned off the HD in the BIOS~!! yet it still loads~!! wow, i just wanna install another linux distro please for the love of God
by bruceleejr
Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:12 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )
Replies: 13
Views: 1543

Re: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )

I used "startx" but I get like errors "no such file or directory" & "no such process"
by bruceleejr
Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:46 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )
Replies: 13
Views: 1543

How do I boot Linux Mint~!? ( installed from Live CD )

I installed Linux Mint 8 Helena but I cant get it to run/boot~!!! I installed it but when I start up my PC it says to login and I put my correct login information and a command line comes up "steven@steven~" and what the heck do I type~!?!?? I dont want to go to the command prompt LOL i just want li...

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