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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 8.04LTS to 10.04LTS broken system

    Ok well booting the generic-pae kernel without quiet splash didn't make and difference it still just hung at starting up.

    I've determined that the UUID is incorrect. I still don't know why but I...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 8.04LTS to 10.04LTS broken system

    For the desktop yes. This is a (typically) headless server that doesn't have a GUI. Just like Mrgs said I want to update it all the way to 12.04 but I'd have to get 10.04 working first and...
  3. [ubuntu] Upgrade from 8.04LTS to 10.04LTS broken system

    Hi everyone. So I've got a server that was running 8.04LTS and since that has reached EOL I decided I needed to upgrade to 10.04.

    Here's where I'm in trouble. I don't have physical access to the...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Home file server: hardware/backup solution help

    I don't think that there is anything wrong with the redundancy plan that i think you are persuing but I just wanted to mention what the best way is IMO.

    if you really want to make your pictures...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Home Server Build (Hardware questions and what about FreeNAS?)

    One thing that you mentioned several times is the CPU usage of the RAID system. I want to tell you not to worry about that at all. On either an ATOM or the AMD. You could probably run linux software...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to mount MD raid device by UUID

    ok I guess that makes sense. Out of curiosity what version of Ubuntu are you using? or if your server is not Ubuntu what Kernel do you have?
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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm rebuild extremely slow

    ok so let me make sure I under stand this.

    You were creating the array for the first time with 6 disks
    One of them was bad? = slow
    removed the bad disk and now it is building fast.

    just to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm rebuild extremely slow

    wait it just failed? I thought thought you were rebuilding after you replaced a failed drive. I don't understand
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to mount MD raid device by UUID

    oh right that makes sense about the drive enumeration. and Yes I did know that the md device should have a different UUID than the sd devices, but why is there a sd drive listed by the ls command...
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    [ubuntu] Unable to mount MD raid device by UUID

    Hi I just set up a new raid device (RAID 1) for data on my file server. The system doesn't boot off of the RAID. I tried to add the device to /etc/fstab with a uuid like my old array was (created...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm rebuild extremely slow

    Is this a new array or are you replacing a failed drive?

    Are these drives some of WD's new advanced format drives?
  12. [kubuntu] KDE applications unstable after upgrade.

    Hopefully I am posting this in the right spot. I upgraded to lucid from karmic when lucid was in beta. I am having problems with kde aplications being unstable Amarok starts up for about 10 seconds...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changing to Kubuntu

    I'm not familiar enough with KMyMoney to help you with program features but, I can tell you that you are fine to use GNOME (ubuntu) if you want to.

    Just as a clarifier in case you didn't know the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changing to Kubuntu

    when you open up synaptic (from the menu) does it ask you for a password? if it does then it is being opened in superuser mode. If it does not then something is wrong.

    if you want to do it this...
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    [all variants] Re: Suggestions for new user install

    Thanks for the advice. I probably would have forgotten/not known to do that. Parted Magic or Gparted? or are they the same thing?
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    [all variants] Re: Suggestions for new user install

    Good. That's what I'll plan on doing then.

    Anyother suggestions or comments are still welcome however.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kubuntu installation on ubuntu system

    If you want to switch to kubuntu then once you upgrade then install kubuntu-desktop. However I'm a little confused because you said that you wanted to keep all of your same programs. You can use your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to set up 2 mirrored disks?

    I'm not a RAID Guru but i've set up RAID systems before. It looks like you set it up fine. I've never used LVM so I can't comment on that one. for me it just added complexity because I had no real...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changing to Kubuntu

    Just make sure that you export and backup your data and then upgrade with that ppa that was posted above. There are plenty of guides to help with PPA use. Just google it and you should be fine....
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    [all variants] Re: Suggestions for new user install

    Ok great. So you have had pretty good luck with the beta 64-bit flash? It's been stable and stuff?
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    [all variants] Re: Suggestions for new user install

    No it is not beyond my ability. I'm just asking questions about the best optio(s) for a new user that asked me to install Ubuntu for them.

    It sounds like currently I am leaning towards showing him...
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    [all variants] Re: Suggestions for new user install

    I know that for the most part 64 bit is determined by ram but I just said that his processor was capable of 64-bit. Correct me if I am wrong but even with less than 4GB of ram I thought 64 bit was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9800 GT installation fails every time

    You might consider 64-bit. You won't get to use all 4GB of ram if you don't. I don't know if this would help but maybe Karmic which comes out on the 29th would let the drivers in the repository...
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    [all variants] Suggestions for new user install

    Hi, a relative of mine just asked me to install linux on his computer. I use Kubuntu and have a server running ubuntu server edition. I consider myself an advanced/experienced user.

    I think that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Strange Problem. Possibly Apache

    My ISP is Qwest and as far as I know they don't block ports and they allow servers. The server used to work just fine BTW.
    I configured the two routers correctly. The new one has dhcp turned off....
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