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Retrieving your data from a computer that won't boot.

When you cannot boot up your computer, just purchase a live CD of a Linux Disc, any live cd will work, (Koppix, Open Suse, Ubuntu, Fedora, etc...) This will bring up a working Operating System, which will allow you to get your files off of the computer and then you can recover the system.











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hi! nothing to worry! feel boring to work with older operating system(windows,mac)! here are the simple tips to enjoy with new opearting system! other than windows several linux (open source-free) operating softwares are available! such website are available in several linux websites u can boot such os with ur thumb drive(flash drive, pendrive,memory card of ur phone)!
u can browse such linux operating systems in www.softpedia.com,www.pendrivelinux.com...! www.ubuntu.com,etc.
in these second website www.pendrivelinux offers usb installer which guides u to install such os in pendrive irrespective of ur harddisk! or else u can download and write in cd and use as operating cd!
some of famous os are in linux are
fedora,mint,suse,ubuntu.kubuntu,edubuntu,puppylinux,lucid linux etc! thats it enjoy!
like my comments plz rate my comment! CHEERZ...!

Jun 08, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How can I install Linux on an old Macintosh iBook? Perhaps DSL??(damn small linux)


DSL does not contain all of the drivers needed for the computer to work well. Try Gentoo linux, or Arch linux.

Mar 02, 2011 | Apple Computers & Internet

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peter


You may have a conflict with the hardware. I have had installations fail because of this. You may want to use the Ubuntu live CD to boot into Ubuntu. If this works out for you, you should be able to install.

If you cannot boot into Ubuntu using the live CD, try booting into the CD using some special boot prompts. See this How To:
http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/BootPrompt-HOWTO.html

I find nolapic noapci noapic did the trick for me on my HP.

Nov 02, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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how i can install linux on hp dv2519tu laptop.


i think the cd from which you are installing might have got scratched so the cdrom couldnt read some files which are needed for installation ... so i suggest you to try changing cd....
there is no problem with installing in laptops we can install linux in any laptops......
i suggest you to install fedora core instead of redhat...
fedora core has good functionality and it has inbuilt firewall security also for internet and it has got good options ... so try installing fedora core 5,6, or 7 .. if you dont have means you can download from net as linux is open source to all any1 can download from net ...
there are many other linux available like ubuntu,suse, mandrake etc....
suse linux is also very good it is the very user friendly linux ...
there other linux which can be run by cd only which doesnt need of installing it just like knoppix live cd etc....
be care ful while partitioning if you make mistake you will lose all datas ....

Feb 08, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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