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    Re: Changing Grub Boot Order

    something went funny before ( before posting my question ) and after rebooting I cant get into Windows. It was strange , it took ages for Ubuntu to close and I pulled the switch after 5 minutes. ...
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    Changing Grub Boot Order

    Linux is my secured OS and used for banking etc mostly. PC is dual boot with Ubuntu on a seperate hard drive and Win7 on another.

    Want to change boot order. I have done this previously but for...
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    Re: Time problem ( clock )

    thankyou for that , it looks like they dont consider it of any importance
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    Re: Time problem ( clock )

    have found something that might explain what is happening...its an old post but I finally have some grasp on what is happening
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    Re: Time problem ( clock )

    thankyou for your help

    just managed to apply the fix to Linux, shut down and rebooted into Windows and the time was 100% correct





    will apply to the other PC later
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    Re: Time problem ( clock )

    actually used gksu and it brought up a box that let me give root privledges ... I found it whilst doing searches but I think I buggered somewhere along the lines

    anyway am in Windows atm so when...
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    Re: Time problem ( clock )

    it didnt work

    The problem persists and I turned the computer off and then booted and time was wrong

    I then when to edit the file /etc/default/rcS. but got this message :




    btw: some...
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    Re: Time problem ( clock )

    one it comes to using whatever its called I am not really that good at

    actually am going to try by using simple cut and paste method
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    Re: Time problem ( clock )

    Here it is, Windows clock works perfect, never gives trouble. Install Linux ( and with Windows drives disabled ) and the Linux time is correct. BUT now the Windows clock is out by 10 hours which is...
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    Re: Time problem ( clock )

    Its hard to grasp :-)

    In Windows Sydney shows as UTC + 10 hours time zone

    IIRC utc was not enabled in Linux clock ( am on windows atm ) but I selected Sydney when setting the time zone up. If...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    but if you went to disk management could you or someone not delete the partions and format ...... on the other PC I cannot see the Ubuntu drives at all


    anyway I just tidied up the last thing...
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    Time problem ( clock )

    Not sure why this happens but since making my system dual boot with windows 7 the clock on Windows is out 10 hours. This happens only after booting into windows after using Ubuntu. If I boot straight...
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    Re: changing username

    thanks
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    changing username

    many year ago when I joined I spelt my middle name ( ie my login ) wrong

    I entered losbey but it should have been loseby ( well thats on my birth certificate )

    anyway to fix this ?

    quite...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    have ended up with Ubuntu 13.04 on my rapor and it boots into that automatically but the f12 key gives me the option to select windows boot manager so for now its ok

    Now there appears to be a...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    it didnt work .... ended up with bootmanager is missing when I booted from the OCZ drive



    I am not sure this is the problem but the OCZ is on the Marvel ATA controller and is Gsata ( gigabyte )...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    Please write on a paper the following URL:
    http://paste.ubuntu.com/5706118/

    In case you still experience boot problem, indicate this URL to:
    boot.repair@gmail.com or to your favorite support...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo parted -1

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo parted -l
    Model: ATA OCZ VERTEX-TURBO (scsi)
    Disk /dev/sda: 128GB
    Sector size (logical/physical):...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    Have being checking on efi and in Windows Computer Disk Management it shows this :

    Disk 1 100 MB Healthy EFI System Partition # now this is my Windows 7 O/S disk Corsair SSD


    Disk 3 shows...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    update : no luck in booting Ubuntu 13.04

    tried the method suggested and it didnt work, so I booted once again into the USB drive and it saw the previous installation but I wiped that out and let...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    I have all my data backed up on another internal dive as well as on an external drive. Have being reading the mobo manual and looking there and to say its confusing is the understatement but I have...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    I have all my data backed up on another internal dive as well as on an external drive. Have being reading the mobo manual and looking there and to say its confusing is the understatement but I have...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    thanks Mark, that is what I meant

    to fantab, your patience is a virtue , thankyou for you help

    I now have a massive headache after reading those links :-)

    I have decided that I don't...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    My specs are : GA-Z77X-UD5H , i7 2700k , 2x7970 in xfire, 2 Corsair SSDs ( one has the Win7 O/s and games, the other is pics/music/downloads etc ) , a Samsung 500GH HD for more files & a 120GB OCZ...
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    Re: Clean install without GRUB messing with win7

    well I dont want Ubuntu putting anything on the Windows hard drive or other drives I guess its ok if it just goes on the OCZ SSD but I want to be sure it doesnt go on my main Windows hard drive....
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