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  1. Re: Clonezilla does not see USB HD formatted with linux file system

    Wow, it is still creating the image file. 16 hours into it. Thought it would be faster. I may repeat this after formatting to ext4 just to see. Even GPARTED took a lot longer to format to FAT32 and...
  2. Re: Clonezilla does not see USB HD formatted with linux file system

    I think I am close to a resolution. Went into the shell. From these commands you listed, I can tell Clonezllla does see the drive. That helps. This time however I tried something different. The...
  3. Re: Clonezilla does not see USB HD formatted with linux file system

    Other OS can see it. GPARTED can see it. I am not sure that Clonezilla does not see it. It does not appear to give me the choice for the target drive. When I first get to the screen showing any...
  4. Clonezilla does not see USB HD formatted with linux file system

    I am trying to test clonezilla to create an image file of my hard drive. I want use a USB HD as the repository for that image. I had assumed that because that the external HD was not formatted with...
  5. Thread: Cd/DVD burner

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    Re: Cd/DVD burner

    This is my last shot at this. Running from Mint 17 KDE live cd resolves the problem. No matter what I insert, I get the expected popup. Running from Ubuntu live cd, exactly the same problem as if I...
  6. Thread: Cd/DVD burner

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    Re: Cd/DVD burner

    No go. Thats not it. Is it possible the system, meaning mother-board etc could be failing? This was a Win XP machine that was having boot up and time keeping problems. If the machine was shutdown....
  7. Thread: Cd/DVD burner

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    Re: Cd/DVD burner

    Burner software is not the problem. To verify, I booted using a live disk. When running from the live disk, I put in a dvd in another drive, I get the popup message asking what to do with it. I tell...
  8. Thread: Cd/DVD burner

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    Re: Cd/DVD burner

    Have not tried other burners yet. I wanted to perform some tests. The disk utility does see the disk. But there is no popup when I insert the disk. The only option in the disk utility seems to be...
  9. Thread: Cd/DVD burner

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    Re: Cd/DVD burner

    Thanks for all the replies. I will try all to see what works. But I am starting to believe Ubuntu is just not seeing the disks. No popups etc to ask what to do with the disks etc. Tried putting...
  10. Thread: Cd/DVD burner

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    Cd/DVD burner

    Question, is brasero what I would use to burn files to. I ask, because every time I try to put in a disk to copy jpg files, Brasero defaults to wanting to burn iso files. Its as if Ubuntu does not...
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    Re: Changing permissions on USD external HD

    Thanks Yancek
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    Re: Changing permissions on USD external HD

    Yancey, I think I resolved it. In part of the CHMOD command, /media/dsk, I thought dsk was the dev name such as sdf. Turned out, it was the subfolder name within the media folder. I have not...
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    Changing permissions on USD external HD

    HD is a seagate. I am trying to change permissions because I just want to use it for back files. File manager says I do not have permissions. When I plug it in, I do not get an indication that it...
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    Re: how to exit terminal

    Thanks, that works.
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    Re: how to exit terminal

    I think control alt F1 or F2. Terminal filled the entire screen. There was no close button.
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    how to exit terminal

    When I open a terminal, I have to loggin. Once done with the terminal, I type "exit". But that just takes back to the terminal loggin line. I had to use the reboot command. How do I exit the...
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    Re: USB Hard drive locked?

    I really need to pat attention so I am not wasting peoples time. Its not gparted reporting that I am not the owner, its the file manager. When the external drive is hi-lited and I right click in...
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    Re: USB Hard drive locked?

    Upon further investigation, I did not notice that gparted says the external HD owner is root, and group is root, if that helps.
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    Re: USB Hard drive locked?

    Nope, I was wrong. Checking permissions with gparted still says I am not the owner. When using chown. Do I have to do it from within the external HD directory? Or is there another way to change...
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    Re: USB Hard drive locked?

    Thanks redrumrogue, I no longer see that I am not the owner. But I still cannot copy a folder and paste to that drive. Paste is faded. Trying to copy the folder I believe is the backup folder....
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    Re: USB Hard drive locked?

    There are no folders files, nothing. This is what happened. I migrated from XP to Lubuntu. So that external HD was used with that OS. After I installed Lubuntu, I used gparted only to reformat that...
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    Re: USB Hard drive locked?

    Lubuntu was installed on the internal HD. That is when I formatted the external Hd. I then switched to Ubuntu (fresh install). So Lununtu is on longer installed. I intend to use the external for...
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    USB Hard drive locked?

    I originally installed Lubuntu and used gparted to format the external drive. Then decided to install Ubuntu. Now I cannot create folders etc. Gparted says I am not the owner. Did installing...
  24. Thread: Software Center

    by rod52
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    Re: Software Center

    Thanks Vladlenin5000 and craig10x. I am going to give Ubuntu a second look.
  25. Thread: Software Center

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    Re: Software Center

    Thank you for all the responses. I migrated from XP so I have a lot to learn. I chose Lubuntu because it has long term support. My understanding is that Ubuntu and Mint are updated every 6 months...
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