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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 Won't Boot Ubuntu 12.04

    Still working suggested solutions. When I enter gdawg@gdawg-Inspiron-530s:~$ set prefix=(hd1,8)/boot/grub
    bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('
    I get this error. I'm now in Supergrub 2 in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 Won't Boot Ubuntu 12.04

    Thank you oldfred. I ran boot-repair but still have same problem (selecting 12.04 boots Fedora 18 xcfe). Here is the link given in boot-repair: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1546645
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 12.10 Won't Boot Ubuntu 12.04

    I have a multi-boot environment on 2 hard drives one of which is external. Recently, while trying to resolve boot issue with Fedora 18, I've discovered that I'm not able to boot Ubuntu 12.04. I'm...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Can't Access Sudoers File in Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu

    Thank you steeldriver. It's finally fixed. I had to deviate some from psychocat's instructions. My situation fit "Case 2" of repair instructions but it wouldn't work with any sudo command so I...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Can't Access Sudoers File in Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu

    Thanks for the replies. Tried both suggestions and neither worked. Psychocat's method had me boot into recovery mode, select "drop to root shell prompt", enter "mount -o rw, remount /" and response...
  6. [SOLVED] Can't Access Sudoers File in Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu

    I managed to somehow mess-up /etc/sudoers file and now I am unable to access it. I added 2 users to the file using 'sudo visudo' command and apparently messed something up. Here are the results of...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Move unallocated space to extended partition

    Thank you plucky. You are correct. I booted with Gparted live cd and was then able to move extended partition into unallocated space. Thanks alot.

    Regards,

    Glen
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Move unallocated space to extended partition

    Thank you ahallubuntu and Shadius for your responses. Here is the screenshot:
  9. [SOLVED] Move unallocated space to extended partition

    Hi,

    How do I move unallocated scsi drive space to the extended partition. When I created the extended partition it included all of the unallocated space. Since then I've created several logical...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Problem With Boot Menu When Installing New Linux Distro

    Hi,

    I ran 'sudo grub-install /dev/sda' and I'm, once again, booting from Ubuntu 12.04. I had to go into '/boot/grub/menu.lst' in PCLinuxOS to remove the boot info that immediately follows 'initrd'...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Problem With Boot Menu When Installing New Linux Distro

    Thank you mike555 and oldfred for your replies. I'll try your suggestions and will get back to you.
  12. [SOLVED] Problem With Boot Menu When Installing New Linux Distro

    Hi,

    I'm currently booting Win 7, Mint, PCLinuxOS, openSUSE, and Ubuntu 12.04 from Ubuntu on 2 drives. Whenever I attempt to install a distro that is Grub Legacy the boot menu completely disregards...
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    [SOLVED] Re: HP Printer Not Working

    Thank you jimmac49. I installed HPLIP and it worked great.

    Kind regards,

    Glen
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    [SOLVED] HP Printer Not Working

    Hi

    Recently my HP Officejet 5610 All-in-One printer stopped printing in Ubuntu 12.04. I get the following message for the status:I am running Win 7 and several Linux distros and the printer works...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downloaded Updates Won't Install

    Here are the results of trying step 5:
    jane@daisy > ~ $ sudo fuser -vvv /var/lib/dpkg/lock
    [sudo] password for jane:
    jane@daisy > ~ $ cat /etc/lsb-release
    DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downloaded Updates Won't Install

    After suggested commands the 'chromium-codecs-ffmpeg' is still hung-up unpacking. Following are results:jane@daisy > ~ $ sudo apt-get remove chromium-codecs-ffmpeg && sudo apt-get upgrade
    Reading...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downloaded Updates Won't Install

    Here are results of commands(it hung-up during 'apt-get -f install') I waited at least 5 minutes for 'unpacking replacement ...':
    jane@daisy > ~ $ sudo su
    [sudo] password for jane: ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downloaded Updates Won't Install

    Here are the results of suggested commands:
    jane@daisy > ~ $ ps -ef | grep -i synaptic
    jane 1920 1877 0 13:07 pts/0 00:00:00 grep --color=auto -i synaptic
    jane@daisy > ~ $ kill...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downloaded Updates Won't Install

    Thanks seawolf167. I'll get right on it and will get back with results.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downloaded Updates Won't Install

    Yes Synaptic Pkg. Mgr. is open and it won't close. The 'Applying Changes' 'Installing Software' window is stuck and also won't close. None of the downloaded updates are being installed. It's stuck...
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    [ubuntu] Downloaded Updates Won't Install

    The Update Manager showed approximately 74MB to download. I downloaded via Update Mgr. and it's hanging on install. Nothing is installing and I can't close Update Mgr. screen.(Selecting the X has no...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Can't Create A New Partition In External Hard Drive

    Thank you coffeecat and The Cog for your assistance. Indeed, I booted the GParted CD and increased the size of /dev/sdb4 to include the unallocated space. I had started to do that earlier but was...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Can't Create A New Partition In External Hard Drive

    Thank you all for your responses. I need to move my unallocated space from the end of the disk to sdb4 (the extended partition). Unfortunately, there are 8 partitions between them. I'm not sure how...
  24. [SOLVED] Can't Create A New Partition In External Hard Drive

    I'm not able to create a new partition in my 500GB external hard drive using GParted. I have multiple linux distros installed on it. I'm getting the following message:Here is the output of fdisk -l:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Close PDF Document Viewer

    I'm pleased to say that this problem is solved. I rebooted a few times and the icons appeared and I was able to close the viewer.

    Kind regards,

    Glen
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