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    [SOLVED] Re: rsync

    Thanks guys, that helps! I am on the way to a functional computer again. I am going to mark this thread solved.
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    [SOLVED] Backing up with terminal?

    I have been trying to resuscitate my laptop after upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10. It didn't work, so I am going to re-install 11.04 with a live CD. What I don't know how to do is back up my home...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I upgraded, and now I have this error...

    Ok, so I have been going over this issue in another thread (Failed Upgrade in Installations and Upgrades), but thought someone might have some ideas over here. I recently upgraded from 11.04 to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Total system failure! Please help.

    Ok, so I have been able to upgrade to 11.10 using alt-ctrl-f1 to access the terminal and run dist-upgrade -f (yay!) but when I try to boot normally I am still running into the problem I had before. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Failed upgrade

    Ok, this worked, I was able to access the login prompt. The first set of commands that Walt gave me to update the broken upgrade failed - "no such kernel exists". Then I was automatically sent into...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Failed upgrade

    I have checked this forum, and I will need to give it a more in depth look, but it doesn't really address the boot issues I'm having.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Failed upgrade

    This laptop was a hand-me-down, and I can try getting the original discs from my sister, but I doubt she still has them. The computer was running Vista before I installed 11.04 five months ago, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Total system failure! Please help.

    I removed the battery and booted from the USB drive, and still no luck. What I don't understand is that until yesterday I was having no graphics issues of any kind. Is there a workaround for this? ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Total system failure! Please help.

    Hi Walt,

    Thanks for the suggestions. I went to try them, but am still unable to access the terminal because of the screen issues. I think that needs to get fixed before anything else so I can...
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    [ubuntu] Failed upgrade

    I have to note that the first part of this debacle is entirely my fault, now I just need to figure out what to do... I was upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10 when I decided to move my laptop to the desk...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ethernet Port not recognized

    This is what I get:
    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr: Mask:
    inet6 addr: Scope:Host
    UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 ...
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    [ubuntu] Ethernet Port not recognized

    I am running 11.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1501 (the first gen.). I was using my Ethernet port to connect to the internet until about two weeks ago - suddenly the system no longer recognised that port...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Re-installed 10.04 and having log-in errors

    That was the consensus I came to with my IT friend. I have an old laptop that is a bit faster than this other computer, so I think I'll just move the recovered data to it and part out the old one. ...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Re-installed 10.04 and having log-in errors

    thank you, I will give that a try. I spoke to a computer repair friend today who thinks the hard drive might have sustained some damage from the data recovery process because it is a bit old, but...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Re-installed 10.04 and having log-in errors

    No, I installed the system with a system image disc. However, when I tried the "use before installing" feature of the system image disc and ran it live instead, I was able to use the desktop...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Re-installed 10.04 and having log-in errors

    Unfortunately I have no desktop icons or dropdown menus, so I can't access any of my utilities without creating a launcher. I don't have enough experience with this area of Ubuntu to know how to get...
  17. [SOLVED] Re-installed 10.04 and having log-in errors

    I recently re-installed Lucid onto my desktop PC, and I am having no end of trouble with it! When I turn the computer on and log in, I am automatically logged in to a user defined session. I have...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    I have, and it has not made a difference. I am wondering if I installed it wrong, but I followed the instructions in the Ubuntu how-to manual exactly. My graphics card is pretty pathetic, so I am...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    I have used this tutorial to attempt to resolve my DVD playback problems (no playback whatsoever), and have had no luck yet. I am new to the nuts and bolts of Ubuntu, so perhaps there is something I...
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