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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    SUCCESS! Woo!

    That command fixed everything. I just restarted and now I can boot back into windows and Ubuntu without any issues, and all of the stuff in my hard drive is still there. Thanks guys!
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    When running

    sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda

    It reported no errors and that installation was fine. I do warn that when I ran the command that broke the computer in the first...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    I don't think I had it previously installed on /media, but to be honest I don't know anymore. That command was not used to install the OS. It was used after the OS was already installed, because I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    Got it!


    Boot Info Script 0.55 dated February 15th, 2010

    ============================= Boot Info Summary: ==============================

    => Grub 2 is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    okay, I seem to keep mistyping the path, because I keep coming up with "no such directory exists". should the path be

    file_system/home/ubuntu/downloads/boot_info_script
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    Would the user of a LiveCD be named "ubuntu"? because that's the parent folder of my downloads.
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    Well, now I have the boot info script and I'm in the Terminal about to use the command

    sudo bash [path/to/the/download_folder]/boot_info_script*.s

    I'm not familiar with Ubuntu enough for this....
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    The CD has run in both the computer I broke and the laptop I am currently using to post here. I just don't install it on the laptop because there isn't enough space.

    Okay, I managed to get into...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    I'm currently not able to make my computer run from the CD. I've had the CD in the drive the whole time I've been in this conversation, but so far the disk drive doesn't spin up. Maybe I just don't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    When I do that it repeats "file not found".
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Rescue

    unknown command 'sudo'

    That's what I get. Apparently GRUB rescue does not recognize spaces. Also, is that an I or a 1?
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    [ubuntu] GRUB Rescue

    A couple months ago I ordered a CD and installed Ubuntu 10.4 alongside Windows XP. I had some issues with multiple incorrect bootloader menus and sought some help, but unfortunately I ended up being...
  13. [ubuntu] Having problems with bootloader entries

    I started experimenting with Wubi installs of Ubuntu late last year and decided I enjoyed the system, but still wasn't quite ready to make a permanent install. After that, I decided to test out...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My terminal is not functioning

    Well that's the problem. I hit enter after typing the password but it still says I need to enter my password. I don't think my capslock was on...Meh, maybe it was somethign else. I put in a bogus...
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    [ubuntu] My terminal is not functioning

    I am having a strange issue with using the terminal. I tried putting in a command, but when it asked for my password, I could not type anything. I hit keys but the characters wouldn't show up and I...
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    Re: Running Killing Floor Retail Version

    Sorry to bring this old thing up, but I was wondering what beastrace meant by "cd into the directory where you downloaded the file".

    Also, I am having trouble making the terminal work. Whenever it...
  17. Poll: Do you prefer Synaptic or Software Center?

    I'm a new Ubuntu user, so I don't really know much about Linux distributions in general. 9.10 Karmic is the first version of Ubuntu I've used, and I've found it very appealing in many respects. The...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I'm 19. Mainly, I have no idea what the hell I'm using Ubuntu for. I'd never used any Linux distribution before I showed up the day after 9.10 came out and downloaded it on a whim to install along...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to Enable Enlarged Text?

    I tried that and increased the point size of all the fonts, but I still have the problem of all my in-window text being very small. Text that remains small includes all the text on web pages and the...
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    [ubuntu] How to Enable Enlarged Text?

    I've been trying to increase the size of text on my screen, but I can't get it to work. I used the Universal Access menu that is available in the login screen that shows many of the disability...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching between Ubuntu and XP

    Thanks. I already knew about the command line code, since I had done some reading about it. Now to be specific, when I say "memory" I mean the hard disk memory. I would specifically say RAM when I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching between Ubuntu and XP

    I fully intend to keep the system permanently. I already installed it shortly after making that post, and I'm running it right now. I'm simply getting aware of my surroundings at the moment. It's...
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    [ubuntu] Switching between Ubuntu and XP

    I'm planning on installing Ubuntu using Wubi and I wanted to know if this allows me to choose which OS will run on startup. I've seen Macs at my local college and they have both MAC OSX and XP...
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