From: stormreaver
Written: 2009-08-07 08:58:20.968944
Subject: Installation

The partition manager lists the existing partition names and sizes, but not their types. When dual booting with Windows, it's very easy to accidentally select your Windows partition to format.

The new GRUB does not properly list other partitions. See

for the solution.
From: stormreaver
Written: 2009-08-07 09:02:46.744479
Desktop effects do not work with the default NVIDIA driver. Downloading and installing the proprietary NVIDIA driver was trivially simple (a couple mouse clicks). Desktop effects worked after that.
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