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  1. [SOLVED] No Internet connection, Ubuntu 10.04

    Hiya, all:

    I'm a relatively neophyte Linux user, and I've been running 64-bit LTS Ubuntu 10.04. After just moments ago fixing a failure to boot problem (thanks to oldfred and YannBuntu), I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No OS, grub rescue>

    Thanks, Yann. I'm glad I (well, oldfred, really) solved the boot problem, too. I'll mark this thread as Solved and will open a new query for the internet connectivity issue, as suggested. I had...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No OS, grub rescue>

    oldfred:

    Much to my amazement, your solution appears to have worked. (Not that I doubted you, but rather that I doubted my ability to correctly follow the instructions.) Thank you very much. The...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No OS, grub rescue>

    Yann:

    Thanks for your reply. I will acquire a new version of Boot-Repair as it looks like it may prove useful for future snafus. I appreciate your reply to my earlier email, and for your post,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No OS, grub rescue>

    oldfred:

    Thanks for your suggestions. I wasn't sure what to make of this one...


    #From liveCD so everything is unmounted,swap off if necessary, change example shown with partition sda1 to your...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No OS, grub rescue>

    oldfred:

    Thanks for your reply. I posted the same message to yannbuntu, per the instructions in the Boot-Repair output, and he kindly said this in an email:


    Seems like you upgrade (10.04 to...
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    [SOLVED] No OS, grub rescue>

    Hiya, all:

    I'm a relatively neophyte Linux user, and I've been running 64-bit LTS Ubuntu 10.04, only occasionally updating every once in a while when I tired of the nagging update announcements....
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    Re: Sigil won't launch

    I'm new with this whole Linux thing, so I don't know what a ppa is, but I, too, would like to run Sigil on my Ubuntu box.

    So does the ppa install Sigil? How? Just double clicky?
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.04 no longer boots

    Well, it now works fine. Have no real idea why, though perhaps unplugging some hardware and plugging it back in helped.

    Meanwhile, thanks for the suggestions.
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.04 no longer boots

    I managed to boot up again after several failed attempts.

    Opened up System/Administration/Disk Utility, and the SMART data declares the "Disk is healthy." Is this to be trusted?


    Dumb question...
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.04 no longer boots

    Looks like I put it together Jan 2009. Yesterday I did as you suggested (except for reseating/regooing the cpu, and the innards didn't strike me as very dusty at all).

    Found this article about the...
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.04 no longer boots

    Checked all connections. Everything looks good. Booted into BIOS and all hardware seemed tip-top.

    Computer booted this morning and looked good to go. Ran it for a few hours and then noticed that a...
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.04 no longer boots

    Hmm. Interesting. No video card installed.

    Just tried rebooting from flash drive, using something called a Universal USB Installer, got this:

    error: hd0, 1 out of disk.
    Gave up waiting for...
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    Ubuntu 10.04 no longer boots

    Hello, all.

    Ubuntu 10.04 no longer boots. Get only a black screen with a blinky cursor in upper left hand corner.

    Can't boot from live CD.

    Ubuntu is installed on a homemade machine...
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