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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu is not mounting my NTFS hard drives automaticaly

    Hey!

    I always thought that the fdisk method was too complex. Pysdm is way simpler.

    sudo apt-get install pysdm

    Cheers!
    Val
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Find Ubuntu version on another drive

    Good luck with your OS switcheroo! Look in the following file; that should give you the Ubuntu OS version.

    /etc/lsb-release

    Cheers!
    Val
  3. [other] Re: Does Truecrypt play well with GRUB?

    This link helped. Situation over/solved.
  4. [other] Re: Does Truecrypt play well with GRUB?

    Bump?
  5. [other] [SOLVED] Does Truecrypt play well with GRUB?

    Hello.

    I've been doing some installation gymnastics on my computer...right now, I have Win7, and had to remove Ubuntu (also GRUB, accidentally). To boot by computer without SuperGRUB, I used...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity terminal window

    Hello!

    If you press the windows key, or hit the unity button to open the dash home, you'll open the Unity Dash. Then if you type 'terminal' into the search bar you'll bring up what you want; or...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Setting gmail as default email client in 11.10

    Here's a workaround; it's not very elegant and will disable the convenient use of Thunderbird.
    Go to the website I referenced, as you'll need the code provided there. Now, run nautilus as root:...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Setting gmail as default email client in 11.10

    I think that gpw797 is referring to this: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/ubuntu/set-gmail-as-default-mail-client-in-ubuntu/ .

    The difficulty is that there is no way to add one's own options: all...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Windows 7 dual boot problem

    Hello!

    Personally, I've not found it necessary to install Ubuntu with a separate bootloader partition. Just have GRUB install to sda. I think that's an unnecessary complication to have more than...
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    [ubuntu] Re: vostro wirless greyed out

    Hello Alex!

    I wonder- was your wireless card switched off? Look for whatever switch or button combination controls that; if it doesn't work in Ubuntu, switch over to Windows and try that.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Securely delete data from Flash Drive

    Oh- and though more comments would be welcome, I'll go ahead and mark the thread as solved. Thanks everyone! :-D

    -Val
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    [SOLVED] Re: Securely delete data from Flash Drive

    Digital Resistance,

    You've compiled some really interesting information there. Thanks! It's exactly the kind of information I was looking for.

    I agree- an understandable overview of methods...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Internal speaker sounding an alarm at certain points

    Have you tried poking around in the BIOS settings to see if there are setting there which control the alarm?

    -Val
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    [SOLVED] Re: Using the "Start Up MAnager"

    A workaround would be to set the timeout to 0 seconds.

    -Val
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    [SOLVED] Re: No hibernation option

    Idea:

    Install gparted, if you don't have it already.


    sudo apt-get install gparted

    Once you've opened that, navigate within it to your HD. Right-click on the swap partition, and select...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP, I can't sign in to Evolution

    Hey-

    Wow. This is odd. :-D

    I assume that the password evolution prompts for is accepted. I'm not sure what you mean by saying evolution is 'blank,' but here's an idea: if you can see the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 wont boot

    I'm glad the system is working! For future reference, please mark the thread as solved. Thread tools--> mark as solved.

    :-D

    -Val
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hd issue

    Do you know for certain that the drive is properly connected? A basic issue, but mis-configuring slave/master/neutral pins can render the HD invisible.

    Have fun!
    -Val
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to play a .iso file

    open VLC.
    Go to Media --> Open file
    Select the iso.

    Now play the iso. That's how I've done it many times in the past.

    Have fun!

    -Val
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP, I can't sign in to Evolution

    Is this the first time you've tried to use Evolution since the upgrade?

    An obvious question, but have you changed your email password?

    If you provide a bit more info then you could get more...
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    [ubuntu] Re: "newbie" needs help!

    Question:

    If I install Ubuntu, and select to use different /home and / partitions, can that /home partition work with other linux OS'es? I know it recommended in case Ubuntu breaks and I want to...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: How does grub start if you haven't selected the os yet?

    Thanks, srs5694. Always glad to understand things a bit better. :-D

    -Val
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    [ubuntu] Re: "newbie" needs help!

    Personally, I like Ubuntu, though I reccommend Gnome Interface, not Unity.

    If you've got a newer computer and like eye candy, go for something running KDE interface. Maybe Kubuntu or opensuse. ...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: How does grub start if you haven't selected the os yet?

    I'm not exactly sure what you mean, so could you clarify what programs you're referring to?

    I'm only partly knowledgeable, so take this with a grain of salt:

    The HDD contains partitions (sda1,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Serious Noob Help Needed

    No problem. Have fun! :-D

    -Val
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