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    [all variants] Re: Grr, computer turning itself off randomly

    I had similar issues with my old laptop but I just cleaned it out. The amount of dust would have been impossible to "blow out"! Five years of dust=thick rug and absolutely no air flow. It was easy to...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu can't see my WD passport external drive

    Thanks
    I haven't got a hub w external power :( The main point with this one was mobility...
    I guess I'll have to find another drive.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Fan runs almost continually on Fujitsu Siemens Amilo-EL laptop

    Probably not a good idea to try to turn it off with those temperatures you've got...there's a reason there's a fan in there

    I have an old dell laptop I almost chucked out last week because of the...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu can't see my WD passport external drive

    The drive has FAT32 format...

    Now with the right spelling of commands I get this:

    dmesg | tail -4
    [ 294.684462] usb 2-1: configuration #2 chosen from 2 choices
    [ 294.790647] eth1:...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu can't see my WD passport external drive

    Ok, sorry for the mess. Here are all the outputs:

    Before connecting:

    sudo lsusb
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 003: ID 079b:007e Sagem
    Bus...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu can't see my WD passport external drive

    fdisk -l output as previous message

    sudo lsusb
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 003: ID 079b:007e Sagem
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Toshiba L350 fan stays on

    Dust?
    I had issues with the fan on my dell laptop. Always on full blast and it just wouldn't stop. Occasional sudden shut-downs too. Of course it was just overheated due to several years of...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu can't see my WD passport external drive

    Thanks kgas

    Sorry but I have no idea what lsub or demsg means :( please explain what I have to do.
    I did read something about fdisk -l somewhere here and wacked it in the terminal (never used...
  9. [ubuntu] Ubuntu can't see my WD passport external drive

    Hi all :)

    I'm new to linux/ubuntu and struggling a bit to get everything working properly.

    I've got ubuntu 9.04 installed on a Dell Inspiron 5100 laptop but it wont recognise my WD120...
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