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    [ubuntu] LibreOffice - Paste Special, Values?

    In Excel there is a feature - Paste Special, Values. This appears to be missing from LibreOffice. Is the feature buried elsewhere, perhaps under a different name?

    I'm simply trying to paste the...
  2. Re: How can I sort jpg's by camera make/model?

    For anyone coming across this I got an answer on a photographers forum. Using Windows File Manager you can add columns. One of the choices is camera make/model.
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    [ubuntu] 12.04 launcher anomoly

    I have a desktop and a laptop both running 12.04. On the laptop I click icons once to launch an app but on the desktop I need to double click. Can I change this? Presumably the launcher's...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu 12.04 temperamental with wireless trackball.

    I had the same issue when I first used my M570 trackball. I found that swithching the ball on AFTER 12.04 has loaded cured it. It's been fine since.
  5. How can I sort jpg's by camera make/model?

    I recently used Photorec to recover jpg's off a hard drive which lost it's partition info. The drive was a backup so I still have originals of my photos. My problem is my daughter copied her 60Gb of...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Graphics login screen resolution issue

    Apparently I'm not alone as others also have this issue. It appears I need to change the LightDM screen resolution to match my desktop (1680 x 1050). Any ideas?

    Just a thought....if Ubuntu is...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Graphics login screen resolution issue

    Sorry guys, I've had to bump this.
    Does anyone know where the login screen resolution is set?
  8. [ubuntu] Graphics login screen resolution issue

    Following a troublesome 12.04 installation from a LiveCD I had graphics issues at the login screen and at the desktop.

    I resolved the workspace issue by bringing up the dash and typing Displays....
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    oldfred,

    I just spotted your response but I've been called away so I'll look into this further tomorrow.

    Thanks again.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    I've partly resolved the workspace issue by bringing up the dash and typing Displays. The resolution was set correctly but the characters weren't very sharp so I set it to a lower resolution then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    Almost there oldfred.

    I just entered your commands, now have a working grub menu and can boot into WinXP and Linux Mint ok. 12.04 is also accessible except the workspace is larger than my monitor...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    Guys,
    Would it be safer and would it help if I unplugged sdb while we diagnose this?
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    Hi Oldfred.


    See my posts #22 and #24 for details but I believed I was. sdb should be data only.


    On sda I have WinXP, Ubuntu 11.10, Linux Mint 12 and Ubuntu 12.04. I deleted or overwrote the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    For speed I was using an 11.10 usb when I ran those commands darko. I'm now using a 12.04 usb. Should I run them again? I have the cd of course if I need to use that.

    I've managed to compress both...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    I ran the bootinfoscript again darko. It's still 55,000 characters so I still can't post it all but here's the start:

    Boot Info Script 0.61 [1 April 2012]

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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    Ok, did that, no errors reported.

    Rebooted and got:

    Error: Incompatible license
    grub rescue>
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    The only other places the HDs are mentioned are under Storage, Device configuration, Hard disks where they are listed in this order:

    SATA0 250Gb (this would be sda)
    SATA3 500Gb (sdb)

    and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    sdb is a data only drive but it may once have had OSs on it. It may explain why some of the entries in the bootinfoscript mention Gutsy and Hardy etc. even though those partitions were deleted years...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    Thanks for coming back to me. My thread was hijacked but that's ok as I learnt a bit more.....

    The partition numbers probably changed when I deleted sda8?
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    Thanks darko. Sorry about the delay, I've been off sick.

    A bit more info before you read the output. I tried installing 11.10 into the same partition and had exactly the same result. I did start...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    Thanks for the quick reply darko.

    As I can only get in via a liveCD now will bootinfoscript produce any usable output?
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    [ubuntu] 12.04 install failure and GRUB not set up.

    Installing from a cd in a multi-boot system I tried to install 12.04 in sda12. It got to the import documents and settings from the other OSs. As I didn't want to I didn't tick any of the boxes. I...
  23. [ubuntu] File Recovery - MyBook World Edition II (RAID 1)

    Sorry guys, I posted this in the General Help forum but got no response and it's now down to page 13 or so. Rather than bump it I thought I'd try here.

    My WD Mybook World Edition II NAS died some...
  24. [ubuntu] File Recovery - MyBook World Edition II (RAID 1)

    My WD Mybook World Edition II NAS died some time back. I've followed many threads trying to get access to it for management and folders but it's clearly blown.

    I'm now trying to get the files off...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: RAID 1 File Recovery - MyBook World Edition

    Ohh..........It's a real shame this thread wasn't marked solved because I've had preciseley the same issue with my Mybook drives (raid) for months now. Does anyone know whether this is fixable?
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