[sf-lug] Requesting help reinstalling Ubuntu
Kevin J. Smith
kevinjsmith+lug at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 11:05:13 PST 2008
I've been dubbed the "Tech Support Lead" for Saturday by Ryan @ St.
Anthony's for the Tenderloin Technology Day this Saturday, so just look for
the 6'6'' guy directing traffic in the tech support area and I'll point you
On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 10:34 AM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
> the machine has USB and SD card slots. i suppose
> it might at boot time see a DVD/CD ROM drive.
> gloria, can you figure that out? just after you
> power the computer on, you'll see some text on the
> screen that tells you which key to press to edit
> BIOS (often DEL but sometimes <F2> or some such).
> press the key quick and you should see a screen
> that lets you choose various BIOS features. look
> for "boot" and see what the list of possibilities
> includes (you may have to open something and scroll
> a pull-down or drop-down list).
> On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 22:16 -0800, Gloria Bromberg wrote:
> > I have an Acer Aspire One (a sub-notebook w/ an 8g SSD and no CD/DVD
> drive), which I bought used, and on which Ubuntu 8.04.1 is loaded. For
> reasons I don't need to go into now, I want to reinstall Ubuntu and start
> > Since I'm fairly new to Linux and not a geek, I need help w/
> > I'm aware I can go to an Installfest hosted by the CABAL; I'd prefer to
> get this done in SF if possible, and not have to schlep down the Peninsula.
> I also know about the St. Anthony Tech Fair on 12/6, but I don't qualify as
> > If you're in SF and willing to assist, or have suggestions, please
> contact me. I have an install CD.
> > Thanks,
> > Gloria
> > _______________________________________________
> > sf-lug mailing list
> > sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
> > http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/sf-lug
> sf-lug mailing list
> sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the sf-lug