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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu on a USB + seperate windows partition - Can't mount in Windows.

    I just want to add that you can read ext2 & ext3 files from windows by installing Ext2 IFS into windows. I've been doing it for years with no problems whatsoever.

    I don't think it's possible to...
  2. Thread: Moving Home

    by Dutch70
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moving Home

    I didn't read all of it, but see if this helps.
    HOWTO move /home to a new hard drive

    I think rsync is the way to go.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: help,i'm stuck here(install 11.04) for serval hours

    Have you tried running Ubuntu from the LiveCD or usb stick? You should try that first to determine if it will run to your satisfaction on your hardware.
    If it works, you will actually be running...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't get it to install !

    It is usually a very simple operation, much simpler than windows. However, it depends on what you're installing it on.

    No, you don't need to wipe the hard drive. You will have to format it during...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't upgrade to 11.04 from 10.10

    Glad to see you've got it fixed & thanks for posting your solution. :KS
    You can actually mark the thread "Solved" with "Thread Tools" in the upper right hand corner. Only you can do it & that will...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Trying to install Ubuntu 64-bit 11.04 - not enough space?

    How big is the partition you're trying to install it to? Or are you using the windows installer aka Wubi?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with install

    Anyone that can help you will need to know what you're installing it to (computer specs) and have you tried selecting "Try Ubuntu" to see if it will run well on your computer?
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Need help with a version choice (10.10 vs 10.04). Any opinions appreciated.

    I know this thread is solved, but I just wanted to add that the longer you use any OS after it reaches EOL, the less secure it becomes. If you want to do this with you're computer, that's completely...
  9. Thread: swap prob

    by Dutch70
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    [SOLVED] Re: swap prob

    Swap is only necessary if you want to hibernate. However, since 1GB of RAM is the recommended minimum for Ubuntu & you only have 512MB. I suggest you keep your swap partition, but 1GB swap partition...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Encrypted Install Questions

    I'm no expert in this area, but I'll answer the best I can & maybe someone will add to it.

    1. It's not difficult at all. IIRC the installer will give you the option.
    2. Yes
    3. The only one I can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 Installer Not Working

    Have you tried selecting "Try Ubuntu" to be sure 11.04 will run well on your computer? If not, then try that to see what happens.

    Also, being a little more specific with your details would make it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: partitioning and natty narwhal

    Hi and welcome to UF

    We can get a better idea of what you're talking about if you open Gparted & take a screenshot of it. Then attach it to your next post by using the paper clip in the toolbar.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to install.

    Ok, that's all good, but did you try my first suggestion?

    To download & try the alternate cd install.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to install.

    Download & try the alternate cd install. If that doesn't work, you may want to try the minimal cd install.

    It sounds like you're working with older hardware & Xubuntu or Lubuntu (in that order)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help partition HD

    I wouldn't do it "during installation" I'd do it prior to installation & since you only get to create 1 extended partition.
    What would be the benefit of it doing it for you?

    What if I want a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Minimal 11.04 not booting

    Glad to hear you got it worked out.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help partition HD

    First you need to shrink Vista (from within Vista only) to make room for Ubuntu.
    There are plenty of tutorials on the net. It's best you follow one of them.

    Then you'll need to create 2...
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    [other] Re: NewbieTorture-By-BIOS-&-Vista-Boot-Issue!

    If you want to reformat your hdd to ntfs, which is a windows file system. Boot up the Ubuntu live cd. Open Gparted & use it to reformat your partitions to NTFS.
    It's really very simple, but I'll...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Minimal 11.04 not booting

    Hi and welcome to UF.

    Have you tried different boot options?
    How to set NOMODESET and other kernel boot options in grub2
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    [ubuntu] Re: No boot after upgrade

    I'm no expert, but I don't see anything wrong with your boot script. Have you tried to purge & reinstall grub2 from the live cd?
    HOWTO: Purge and Reinstall Grub2 from the Live CD

    You will...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Problem Installing Ubuntu side by side with win7

    Hi and welcome to UF.

    I was going to suggest you create a logical partition and put HP_TOOLS back on your hdd, but I see you did that. Nice work!

    Please mark the thread solved with "Thread...
  22. Thread: live cd

    by Dutch70
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    [SOLVED] Re: live cd

    Have you checked the md5sum of the .iso that you downloaded?
    HowToMD5SUM

    Check the cd for defects if you get that far. It needs to be burned at the slowest speed possible.

    If you have a usb...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Executing 'grub-install /dev/sda' failed

    Have you tried running...

    sudo grub-install --recheck /dev/sda
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    [SOLVED] Re: installation problem

    Not sure if this will help or not, but have you tried failsafe mode, or other boot options?
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDBootOptions
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1613132...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Installing on a different drive via Ubuntu Software Center and Blender issues

    I'm not sure what you mean by not installing anything to the main drive on windows, or what you're calling the main drive. Are you talking about the recovery partition?
    Regardless, you can't bring...
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