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  1. Bad harddisk: strange behaviour accessing directory and contents

    Hi,

    Due to bad parts, some of the data (inside a directory) on a harddisk seems no longer fully accessible. Strange is, that via a terminal using ls or cd the message "File or directory does not...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Icons have lock and changes are impossible

    Ok, ty for this hint. I know dmesg, but didn't think of looking at it. Found the culprit. Some forumposts report a bad controller, but bad medium is most likely.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Icons have lock and changes are impossible

    Ok, despite using fsck in maintenance-mode (fixed /dev/sda1) as well as gparted-live check and fix (seems to have fixed some left errors) there's no change: / partition still on ro instead of rw. I...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Icons have lock and changes are impossible

    OK, this shows all mounts are rw, except for /dev/disk/by-uuid/<number> / ext4 ro,relatime,error=remount-ro, data=ordered 0 0

    I compared this with another machine where it says rw, so I assume...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Icons have lock and changes are impossible

    Yes, write errors, but I can't copy/paste them in here.

    That is a good point. I do notice it does check the harddisk for errors on each (re)boot since this lock is going on. So this can indicate a...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Icons have lock and changes are impossible

    Ok, forgot to mention that I am the owner of the files as well. And as said, neither chown nor chmod work anymore, neither as root nor as user.

    I did check that, and that is as should be.
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    [xubuntu] Icons have lock and changes are impossible

    Hi,

    A laptop running 14.04 shows all icons with a lock. All permissions of the icons are for the user, but when the icons are clicked the message appears that there is no permission. Also, with...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Upgrading non-pae from 12.04 to 14.04

    Already running Lubuntu 12.04, so I figure that after the upgrade it will be Lubuntu again (or as well). Will try the 3.11 kernel, reboot and upgrade.

    Ok, the 3.11 kernel is refused since it's not...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Upgrading non-pae from 12.04 to 14.04

    It has 500 MB RAM, dmesg shows graphics as radeon.
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    [lubuntu] Re: Upgrading non-pae from 12.04 to 14.04

    It's 1.4 GHz, so I figured it should be possible to install. Suggestion(s) ?
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    [lubuntu] Upgrading non-pae from 12.04 to 14.04

    Hi,

    I want to upgrade a current non-pae Pentium M laptop to 14.04 and read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EnablingPAE#Upgrading_to_14.04_on_Pentium_M_laptop. It mentions kernel 3.11, but that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: New LTS not shown in update-manager

    Thanks. That did it.
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    [SOLVED] New LTS not shown in update-manager

    Hi,

    Running 12.04 LTS, I want to upgrade straight to 14.04 LTS. My settings are as such, but no upgrade is shown. When I change it to any new version, 12.10 is shown. Setting back to new LTS only,...
  14. [ubuntu] Running 12.04, boot hangs after "Uncompressing Linux... done, booting the kernel."

    Hi.

    I created a custom kernel and after installing it using "sudo dpkg -i", I get the messages that uImage, uInitrd and boot.scr have been backed up and created. In /boot, initrd.img.old and...
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    debuild on x86 vs. arm ?

    Hi,

    I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on both x86 and ARMv7 (armhf). I need to install Xenomai, and doing so from source (2.6.3) I downloaded it and acted according to...
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    guvcview problem on ubuntu 13.04 armhf

    Hi,

    Using armhf paltform, I went from 12.04 to 13.04 by clean install. On 12.04, I could easily use guvcview and it worked great. Now, when I want to start guvcview, I get loads of ALSA...
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    Re: move partitions to other disk

    Thank you.
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    move partitions to other disk

    Hi,

    I have 3 partitions (boot, / and swap) of 4 GB total on a 8 GB USB stick and want to move them to a 4 GB flash card. I have read several posts that all use other methods, so my question is...
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    [SOLVED] kernel 3.2.0-54.82 vs kernel 3.2.0 ?

    Hi,

    For a driver I have to cross-compile for Ubuntu12.04 ARM, I need the source of this kernel. Also, I found out that even the small difference between 3.2.0-32 and 3.2.0-54 stops a driver from...
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    [SOLVED] Re: kernelversions vs. driver

    OK, found the answer. Won't ever work unless a driver is built for the exact kernel.
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    [SOLVED] kernelversions vs. driver

    Hi,

    I'm trying to build a hardware driver for Ubuntu12.04 ARM. For this I'm using a couple of tools coming with the hardware, but now I notice that 1 of the tools contains an especially prepared...
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    Re: 10.04LTS: makeinfo vs texinfo

    Ok, solved it. I had texinfo, but makeinfo wasn't found:



    $ type makeinfo
    bash: type: makeinfo: not found texinfo


    /usr/bin is in my path. And, looking at the output of
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    10.04LTS: makeinfo vs texinfo

    Hi,

    I'm running Lucid (10.04) and due to 3rd party apps I can't upgrade to 12.04. Now I have to install makeinfo but find that it's not there and that I should use texinfo. However, the...
  24. [SOLVED] Compiling old driver for 12.04 kernel needs rt_linux.h

    Hi,

    I'm trying to compile a driver that is written for kernels up to 2.6.36 for 3.2.0 (Ubuntu 12.04). Using the forums I already solved quite a few problems by replacing various headerfiles and...
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    Re: kernel source not installed

    linux-headers-generic:
    Installed: 3.0.0.32.36
    Candidate: 3.0.0.32.36
    Version table:
    *** 3.0.0.32.36 0
    500 http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates/main i386 Packages
    ...
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