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  1. Thread: mdadm

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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm Advice Needed

    What about this? Is there something I need to do to the filesystem? Feeling very sheepish, as I'm sure the answer is obvious and I'm just not seeing it.


    johnw@johnw-desktop:/media/Raid$ df -h...
  2. Thread: mdadm

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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm Advice Needed

    OK, I took a chance and removed the sdb1 partition in gparted. everything is looking good. Except for one thing, I'm not using all of my array size:

    johnw@johnw-desktop:~$ sudo mdadm --detail...
  3. Thread: mdadm

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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm Advice Needed

    Here is the output from parted -l

    The WD20EZRX drive (sdb) is the only drive in the array that lists a partition. The drives being 2TB I could swear I originally formatted each drive as MBR, so...
  4. Thread: mdadm

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    [ubuntu] mdadm

    I have a newly created raid 5 array, migrated from a raid 1 when I got a third drive for christmas. This is on a ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine.

    The original raid 1 array consisted of 2 2TB green...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 3.2.0-40 Generic kernel wont boot

    Looks like there is a new 3.2.0-41 kernel available in the software center. how do I know if this fixes the bug? These being 2 TB drives, it takes several hours for the array to rebuild and I'd...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 3.2.0-40 Generic kernel wont boot

    Looks like it. Someone else there also mentioned having problems with the 3.2.0-40 kernel. So, how do I disable this kernel from loading in grub until the bug is resolved?
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    [ubuntu] Re: 3.2.0-40 Generic kernel wont boot

    Here is more info. Here are the updates that were installed yesterday.

    These were installed manually, earlier in the day:
    install liblzo2-2 <none> 2.06-1
    install libpkcs11-helper1 <none> 1.09-1...
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    [ubuntu] 3.2.0-40 Generic kernel wont boot

    I'm not a guru, but I know my way around the command line.

    The other day I had just finished setting up an mdadm soft raid-0 configuration on two 2 TB wd green storage drives (system is installed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Hard Drive Partitioning for NTFS

    Yeah, this didn't really address the issue I was having, which was when you use gparted or disk utility to format these 'advanced format' drives, the cylinders are not aligned correctly. What I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Hard Drive Partitioning for NTFS

    No idea. Its an old PC, so I doubt its AHCI.


    Disk Utility


    GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 0.6.14
    Partition table scan:
    MBR: protective
    BSD: not present
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Hard Drive Partitioning for NTFS

    Yes. The drive is a secondary drive, Ubuntu resides on another disk.

    This is what I'm talking about. I went ahead and tried to format with Disk Utility, as GUID and a single large NTFS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Hard Drive Partitioning for NTFS

    I'm using Ubuntu to format it and I've read in these forums where other users have had issues formatting WD20EARS drives with disk utility.
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    [ubuntu] New Hard Drive Partitioning for NTFS

    I recently bought a 2 TB drive, a western digital caviar green WD20EARX. I'm replacing a dieing smaller drive on an older system.

    I would like to have 1 large partition formatted as NTFS, like...
  14. Thread: VNC no worky

    by Slownis
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    [SOLVED] Re: VNC no worky

    Thank you so much, I got solution 1 working. My goal is solution 2, but so far that's a bust. Question: if I leave my desktop logged in upstairs, should the vnc server still be running? Or is...
  15. Thread: VNC no worky

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    [SOLVED] Re: VNC no worky

    command line works for me.....?
  16. Thread: VNC no worky

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    [SOLVED] Re: VNC no worky

    More info: Ubuntu software center does show that I have the 'desktop sharing' checked, but I can't seem to find how to envoke it from Lubuntu desktop.
  17. Re: Should i stick with Unity, or go with LXDE?

    I just switched to the LXDE desktop myself from Unity 2d. It is much more responsive than Unity 2d, although I have to say there are some things I miss about unity.
  18. Thread: VNC no worky

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    [SOLVED] Re: VNC no worky

    Returned nothing. So apparently I'm not running a vnc server. Face palm. What packages should I install, or what settings do I set?
  19. Thread: VNC no worky

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    [SOLVED] VNC no worky

    I'm trying to VNC to my old desktop, running Ubuntu 11.10 with LXDE desktop enabled. The laptop client has Ubuntu 11.10 also running gnome 3 desktop environment. When ever I try to remote to the...
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    [SOLVED] SAMBA - Need help cleaning up shares

    Somehow I ended up with multiple shares set up under SAMBA for the same directory on a drive named 'Bella'. Here is the contents of my usershare directory:

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Failed Upgrade 11.04 to 11.11

    I got it working with a live USB for 11.10. I backed up my files to another drive and then I used the option to install/replace the 10.4 installation and it preserved my home directory files. Now I'm...
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    [ubuntu] Failed Upgrade 11.04 to 11.11

    I started the upgrade and walked away. An hour or so later the power went out, so I'm not really sure where the process was intereupted, or if it finished.

    If I allow normal boot, it gets to a...
  23. Re: howto: Belkin F7D1101 with RTL8192SU from staging

    Can someone help me out? I followed all the directions. I'm on a Sony VGN N130G with built in wireless. The built in wireless has allways been flaky, and so the solution in windows xp was to use this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Failed upgrade to 10.04 - No boot

    It worked! Sort of..... It got through a large portion of questions and then it got to a 'Y/N' prompt to install an update to some package (don't remember which), but for some reason it wouldn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Failed upgrade to 10.04 - No boot

    No that was regular boot. Now I'm trying the 'repair broken packages' option in recovery mode. Hopefully that fixes it.
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