Yes, and everything worked with lINUX MINT 9 KDE from LinuxFormat at the
new white external player/burner. I even copied the "old" documents which
came up in Dolphin!
A little late i found this nice advise under B 1 saying: "As a general
rule... unless you need to, or unless you really want to, there's no
reason for you to upgrade" and lots of other useful "howtos":
> Sujith H
> Thank your for your immediate response.
> I think I am going to buy an external usb DVD player/burner and install
> Linux Mint 9 from the cover disk in Linux format Issue 134 (August 2010):
> http://www.linuxformat.com/archives. Eee is without an internal DVD
> If you ask them nicely, they may even send you a disc.
> You may chose KDE in stead of Gnome from your log in page. Linux mint
> remember your choice.
> And you have to add proprietary drivers etc. And this is not difficult
> from the program menu!
> I have done this from our HP Altec Lansing lap top, with good results. And
> help from Mozilla Firefox options as well.
> However, nice to hear that other people meet the same upgrading problem as
> I meet, and that a solution obviously not is imminent.
> Ole-Erik Y
>> On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 9:10 AM, Ole-Erik Yrvin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> I have exactly the same problem updating to Lucid Kubuntu from the net
>>> does not find keyboard and mouse at Acer Eee 1000H..
>> My laptop is IBM Thinkpad R51. And I believe the drivers should be there
>> the lucid to support hardware. I don't know how to proceed
>>> Ole-Erik Y.
>>> > Hi,
>>> > I am using a 4 GB flash drive for installing 10.4 lucid lynx. For
>>> > downloaded
>>> > the iso from the website http://www.kubuntu.org/getkubuntu/download
>>> > the md5sum of the iso and it was matching with the one mentioned in
>>> > I used the "USB startup disk creator" to make my flash drive bootable
>>> > the iso image I downloaded. When I boot with the usb flash, I reach
>>> > kubuntu splash screen. After that the screen doesn't move further. I
>>> > for any messages in the console by doing Alt+Ctrl+F1 but I couldn't
>>> anything. Can anyone help me what the problem is and how to move
>>> > Sujith H
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