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  1. Re: Trying to get an old computer to boot to hard disk

    Have you tried looking in the BIOS or CMOS settings? There should be a tab in there where you can set up which devices you want the computer to try to boot and you should also be able to set the boot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LVM Restore Data with Drive Missing

    Have you read the web page linked here?: Recovering a Lost LVM Volume Disk - Novell.
    There's a section down close to the bottom of the page called: Disk Permanently Removed, which might interest...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Question regarding GParted and new partition

    My assumption is the partition has been resized but the file system hasn't. I have seen this kind fo thing before.
    After GParted has worked on most partitions it normally runs a file system check...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Moving GRUB2 from one bootable HDD to another

    There are lots of other ways you can install and use GRUB from various other kinds of media.

    If you can spare the cash for a USB flash memory stick of 8GB or larger capacity, you can install...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Moving GRUB2 from one bootable HDD to another

    After plugging your first hard drive in again you should be able to boot Windows 98 normally and you won't be able to boot Lubuntu unless you go about it a different way.

    You should be able to...
  6. Re: Adding a new harddisk to an encrypted install (Kubuntu)

    Now this time look in the left-hand side bar again, and up close to the top should be the words 'Volume Groups', again with a little black triangle before it that you can click on for a drop-down...
  7. Re: Adding a new harddisk to an encrypted install (Kubuntu)

    Now you should be able to see some new text in your left-hand side bar with the words 'Unallocated Volumes'. If you click on the little triangle in front of that, again some more lines will drop down...
  8. Re: Adding a new harddisk to an encrypted install (Kubuntu)

    Hello bcarney,

    Look for the 'Ubuntu Software Center'or whatever it's called in Kubuntu. In Ubuntu it's in the sidebar. Open that and you should be able to do a search and find a program called...
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    Re: How do I install Google earth 7?

    Thank you scouser73 & Smask, your helpful instructions post #9 and Post #10 worked for me :)
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    Re: LVM Setup & Configure

    There is a nice LVM Installation Guide in Ubuntu Community Help Wiki, called SettingUpLVM-WithoutACleanInstall. I have not tried it and it looks like it could do with a few minor edits here and there...
  11. Re: Fast question about encrypted install of Lubuntu 14.04

    1) 2) & 3): It sounds like your operating system partition is encrypted alright, that's good.

    4) You can't open it and browse the file system, but there's a handy feature in Disk Manager for...
  12. Re: Fast question about encrypted install of Lubuntu 14.04

    LUKS file system encryption is a good way to prevent any person who gets physical control of your operating system from gaining access to your personal files without your password.

    Your first...
  13. Re: Dual booting Debian and Ubuntu using LVM for Ubuntu

    I have just finished (for now) the new web page, 2014_02_22 Preparing Logical Volumes For Ubuntu Installations. It will probably need some editing, but I think I have most of it there well enough...
  14. Re: Dual booting Debian and Ubuntu using LVM for Ubuntu

    Nice article, yes, I agree with you. It has taken me a long time to adjust to the new desktop environment and I still miss the classic desktop too.

    For some reason I had a lot of trouble trying...
  15. Re: Dual booting Debian and Ubuntu using LVM for Ubuntu

    There are lots of ways to install Ubuntu. I normally download the .iso file via tranmission bit torrent client via a torrent file.
    I think all Ubuntu .iso files are for burning to a CD, but instead...
  16. Re: Dual booting Debian and Ubuntu using LVM for Ubuntu

    I'm sorry I wasn't able to give better help. You should have been able to do what you say you wanted, it is quite achievable I assure you. At least in my computer it's easy enough. I think it's best...
  17. Re: Dual booting Debian and Ubuntu using LVM for Ubuntu

    I am trying out a test installation myself to see if the original poster, (anotherbigal)'s configuration will work.

    There is a bug in 13.10 which causes the GUI Logical Volume Manager program to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: External HD permissions

    It has been years now since we needed to use the command line to create a mount point for USB devices before mounting the file system. Now we just plug them in and expect everything to be done for us...
  19. Re: Dual booting Debian and Ubuntu using LVM for Ubuntu

    My suggestion is to try setting up your LVM first, before starting your Ubuntu installer.
    I haven't tried dual booting with LVM yet, so I can't make any comments about that. I'm still new to LVM and...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: boot issues: Grub? on 12.04 LVM w/ disk encryption

    Hey well done! :)
    I'm glad you got it solved. About the lack of a decryption password prompt at boot time, mine seems to do that sometimes too. It's not a new problem, I've just learned to accept...
  21. Thread: fsck fscking?

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    Re: fsck fscking?

    It's really not that difficult to use the Live CD to run a file system check in an encrypted LVM nowadays.

    Just boot your Live CD and open Disk Manager, unlock your disk by clicking on the button...
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    Re: Booting off Flash Drive with no Hard Drive

    Oh, wow! I had to google that one! This is the first time I have ever heard of sudo encrypt-recover-private. Link: http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2011/04/introducing-ecryptfs-recover-private.html...
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    Re: Booting off Flash Drive with no Hard Drive

    If you have another recent Ubuntu operating system or a even a Live CD you should be able to just plug the flash memory stick in and a dialog should pop up asking you for your encryption password....
  24. [SOLVED] Re: boot issues: Grub? on 12.04 LVM w/ disk encryption

    A new /boot/initrd.img is installed with every new kernel. In an encrypted installation it has the job of decrypting the / file system so the kernel can mount it at at boot time.
    If your initrd.img...
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    Re: Installing linux on win 8

    @ oldfred,

    I don't know what the installer did, I will need to examine the results. I just let the installer have the entire disk and let it do its thing. I'll take a look and see what happened...
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