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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 LTS vs 10.10?

    As with presence1964 .... I still use 8.04 and 9.04 ... because they work for me.

    Someday, I will go to 10.04 ;)

    Regards.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost WIN 7 after installing Ubuntu 10.04

    If you're OK with with Mark's suggestion ....

    Do you want to do a automated install or partitioning ... or do you want to set up the partitions for win7 and Ubuntu?

    If you still need a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost WIN 7 after installing Ubuntu 10.04

    One more test/try.

    As mark says, boot into ubuntu > places and see if win 7 is there... If it is, then follow his instructions on updating grub. If not, you need to clarify ...... You want to...
  4. Thread: Data Storage

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    [ubuntu] Re: Data Storage

    Yes ....usually ext3 (my preference is ext4)

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving
    http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/separatehome

    I personally have tried psychocats'...
  5. Thread: Data Storage

    by raymondh
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    [ubuntu] Re: Data Storage

    following Joeb's suggestion ...

    If you don't dual boot, you can also move your whole /home into the second drive ...effectively moving your 'stuff' separate from the OS or root.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost WIN 7 after installing Ubuntu 10.04

    I don't see a win7.

    Look at the start of sda5 and the end of sda6. They coincide with the start and end of sda2 (which is what you refer to as drive D ... in win speak).

    Sorry ... but if I'm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Urgent please help : (

    re-reading your first thread ....

    1. When you could not boot into neither Ubuntu nor Windows, did you re-install windows? If yes, re-installing windows means that you wipe out any existing data...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Urgent please help : (

    MrHank ...

    First, a caveat. It's been a while since I've manipulated/reconfigured my linux install so if anyone deems what I say as wrong ... no offense taken. As usual, wait for for someone to...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Install on External messed with my internal

    Update..... I see in launchpad that ubiquity in lucid has a bug that installs grub in all the HD's. If that were the case, a workaround I can think of is to make sure (in step 7, I believe) that grub...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Install on External messed with my internal

    Hello Shadi,

    By default, grub will install on the HD that is set to boot first in your bios unless you tell the ubuntu installer (usually in step 7 of the install process) to install grub...
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    [SOLVED] Re: New 10.04 Install and home partition

    +1 on above.

    Also, if I remember right as it has been a while since I've last re-used a separate /home in a new install ...... remember to use the same username and password to minimize permission...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot linux first

    It's been a while since I've participated in the forum. Hope this helps.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2#Boot Display Behavior
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1195275

    Best,
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No such device error message

    "legend" ..... No, far, far from that. The real legends are the likes of Meierfra, Herman, Zazen, etc.!!! :) Nevertheless, I'm glad you got your system working towards the right direction.

    Grub...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Hello i have 2 major problems can someone please help me

    Raymond
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Hello i have 2 major problems can someone please help me

    + 1 (Thanks Mark Phelps!)

    2 OP, after deleting ubuntu and resizing win7, also run a checkdsk.

    Raymond
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which disks can be main boot disks?

    Nick,

    Assuming you were using GRUB as your bootloader and that GRUB was installed in the MBR of the HD that died ...

    You can change the order of the disks in BIOS.

    Just remember that GRUB...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub -> Grub 2. How ??

    Bean .... what do yo mean by "upload a new one" ?

    Thanks

    raymodn
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    Re: Would you pay $20 for Ubuntu??

    Similar to earthpigg ... I would pay for support
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    [ubuntu] Re: Curse this installation!

    Kindly post/attach a screenshot of a gparted output. That or, post the terminal results of


    sudo fdisk -l

    You can use the liveCD for either. Boot into the liveCD and go live session (try...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Re-Partitioning Possible

    +1
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Hello i have 2 major problems can someone please help me

    The first command installs lilo (a bootloader) into your MBR ... effectively overwriting GRUB. You want to revert your system back to original windows and it's bootloader.

    Here's another...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot on multi harddrives and shared folders

    likewise ... +1 on OldFred.

    happy ubuntu-ing and congratulations on your set-up =D>

    Raymond
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot on multi harddrives and shared folders

    This is assuming there are no OS' installed yet .....

    Feel free to have another member/poster verify this.

    1. I would change the order in BIOS. 500 - 500 - 1tb. Note the type designators as...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: What formula does the installer use to decide the default sizes of /, swap, and h

    zvacet ... would you know if the devs had changed the the minimum to 5gb as opposed to the old 2.3gb?

    TIA.

    Raymond
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    [all variants] Re: Best Desktop Environment For a Netbook

    I like masonux and lxde. Am using the 9.04 version and am currently waiting for Earthpigg to bring out the 10.4 version :)

    I have it on my wife's acer aspire one. It used to have crunch and...
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