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    [ubuntu] Re: Seagate Expansion 3 TB External Hard Drive

    I have a Kingston datatraveller usb drive thats ntfs. It autoboots just fine. Thanks for the suggestion, I think the Seagate will be OK
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    [ubuntu] Re: Seagate Expansion 3 TB External Hard Drive

    Yes, I would worry about Windoze passwords too. I think the widget was to make the ntfs drive work with a Mac.
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    [ubuntu] Seagate Expansion 3 TB External Hard Drive

    I'm seriously tempted to invest in one of the new Seagate Expansion 3 TB SGS 39212 external hard drives. This does not come out of the box ready formatted to Ext3 standard. I'm not sure exactly how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to delete java versions

    Alternatively, you could use a script from Duinsoft. This removes all old versions of java, downloads the current version for Ubuntu and installs the current sun-java:- ...
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    Re: New File Browser Wanted

    Hi Lars Thank you. Dolphin is indeed a good choice - i installed and test drove it across a directory with 27,000 files today and it loaded them faster than konqueror. The best image viewer seems...
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    New File Browser Wanted

    Hi

    I have accumulated a very large collection of astronomy-related material - jpeg & tif images, scientific papers in .pdf format, txt files etc.

    Unfortunately it's too large for Nautilus to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java version 6 update 31 is now available

    I solved the problem by doing a clean re-install of the OS. Firefox and java work well now.
    Thanks for your help
    Regards
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help to Recover Lost NTFS Drive.

    Yup, testdisk found the problem and recommends changing the number of heads from 1 to 128. Not 255 as we thought.

    I can mount and dismount the drive and access the data. So I am going to back the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help to Recover Lost NTFS Drive.

    @westie

    what is the usage of testdisk and thank you i will try it
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help to Recover Lost NTFS Drive.

    Ah, now I think i'm getting close to solving this issue

    As mentioned above, adding the following line to my fstab file lets the drive mount during boot

    </dev/sdb1 /media/sdb1 ntfs-3g defaults,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help to Recover Lost NTFS Drive.

    What will chkdsk /f in a windoze system do, exactly? What are the chances that it will further damage the drive and i'll loose all my data? I am thinking about doing it
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help to Recover Lost NTFS Drive.

    Sudodus

    I very much appreciate your help this afternoon. Thank you.

    However, I cannot get any of the code to automount my Seagate drive - yet.

    To answer your questions, prior to the attempt...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help to Recover Lost NTFS Drive.

    I can get the drive to mount, as described above - but only if i use the terminal and sudo

    But would be nice to get it to autoboot
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help to Recover Lost NTFS Drive.

    hi Sudotus

    I have managed to get the drive to mount using the terminal to add a line to fstab

    <gksudo gedit /etc/fstab>

    when gedit opened the fstab file, first i saved a backup to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help to Recover Lost NTFS Drive.

    Thanks

    Here is the output of <sudo fdisk -lu>

    Disk /dev/sda: 40.0 GB, 40007761920 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4864 cylinders, total 78140160 sectors
    Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512...
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    [SOLVED] Help to Recover Lost NTFS Drive.

    Hi

    I'm unable to mount my Seagate external h/d following a failed attempt to upgrade to 11.10. The system can see it - but is unable to mount it. Here is some terminal output:-

    <sudo mount...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Terminal

    Yea cool, thanks very much!
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    [SOLVED] Terminal

    Where is the terminal to be found in in 11.10 Oneric? I want to use it to try out some code from the forum and can't find it, duh!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java version 6 update 31 is now available

    Thank you both for your help.I'll try the links this weekend. I will get it to work!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java version 6 update 31 is now available

    Hi
    I can't get it working. I removed "update-sun-jre" and installed 6u31 as described in your link - but the java website wont recognise it. And none of my firefox java sites work.

    So I have the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Java version 6 update 31 is now available

    Hi Cavsfan

    Well now i have a java problem. Firefox put out an update 10.0.2, which I installed. I also noticed that java upgraded, so I added

    <deb http://www.duinsoft.nl/pkg debs all> to my...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Howto install Firefox 9 on Hardy Heron 8.04

    It seems that Firefox 9.0.1 is now available in all supported repositories as of yesterday (Sat 28 Jan 2012).

    For what its worth, I recommend getting the latest sun java version 6u30 whatever...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Howto install Firefox 9 on Hardy Heron 8.04

    I bought some RAM chips from Crucial Memory and slotted them in, the Tosh has 2gig of ram now and thats plenty fast enough for 8.04

    The problem is that with LTS 10.04 and later the video wont...
  24. [ubuntu] Howto install Firefox 11 on Hardy Heron 8.04

    For those who are obliged to run obsolete LTS distros because their Toshiba Satellite is old, but they want to run the latest version of the excellent Firefox browser, here is a solution.

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    [ubuntu] Re: Java version 6 update 30 is now available

    Cavesfan

    A simple, straightforward way to update sun java, worked for me first time :D

    Regards
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