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    [ubuntu] Re: Black screen for 15-20 seconds on boot

    plenty of RAM (which I wouldn't be used to)

    so, driver problem ? . . .
    I run/test alot of USB drives (live and full USB drive installs)
    to use on different university computers than what the...
  2. [lubuntu] swap space utilization test . . . how ?

    Is there any decent way to see if the swap area - or how much of the swap area -
    is actually being used, especially at bootup . . .

    . . . maybe something like the "benchmark" tests - but just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Black screen for 15-20 seconds on boot

    I almost always remove "quiet' from the kernel arguments (near the end of line before splash) just to see all of what is really going on (behind the scenes/screen ) during boot up . . .
    you'll see...
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    [ubuntu] Adobe Creative Suite in Ubuntu 9.04 ?

    Is it possible ? Is it fairly straightforward ? . . .
    - to use the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop in linux ?

    Is it mainly because Adobe is proprietary that the other utilities for...
  5. [gnome] gimp photo cropping/"photoshopping" . . . any others ?

    Any leads anybuddy can offer on other "photoshop-type" photo editor utilities that may be available -
    as a synaptic package or otherwise in Ubuntu 9.04 or linux in general ?

    gimp is ok . . . but...
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    Re: How to make ubuntu look like Windows 3.1?

    This is an XP look with linux using IceWM . . .

    Source: http://roscidus.com/desktop/screenshots

    http://i372.photobucket.com/albums/oo161/sunblush/roxicewm.jpg
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB loading error. Is my laptop dead?

    OK Mr. President . . .

    I wouldn't give up on the laptop . . .
    if you can boot from the CD drive or USB you will be fine.

    First, I'd recommend using a "live" iso version for troubleshooting...
  8. Re: Winter Olympics Ice Hockey and alpine skiing favorites . . .

    and then waking up in the USA on the 22nd if you missed the evening . . .

    USA 5 Canada 3
    "Monday is the 30th anniversary of the Miracle on Ice. . . .
    . . . finishing as the No. 1 seed in the...
  9. Poll: Re: POLL: Is Grub2 worth the trouble vs old Grub?

    As I understand it . . . grub2 is needed for ext4 filesystems . . . ?

    There are "hackers" / developers that are using ext3 and legacy grub0.97 for their Karmic Koala 9.10 installs -
    I think that...
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    [kubuntu] Re: KK: where is the firewall?

    iptables - in all linux - contain the firewall rules,
    so nothing in particular about Karmic Koala U9.10 or Kubuntu 9.10 - see:

    http://linux.die.net/man/8/iptables

    Firewall rules were much...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Should I scrap Kaola 9.10 and instead install Jaunty Jackanory 9.04?

    Well I did go back to Jaunty . . .

    U9.10 Karmic Koala has grub2 which just kinda got in the way in my particular situation.

    The installer from Karmic's live version obviously tried to be more...
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    [SOLVED] Re: application names to run in terminal

    That's niiiice . . .
    I have searched in the directory /usr/bin looking for command names . . . uggh.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Just deleted my hard drive. Someone HELP!

    Ohh no, no desire to read the hexdump output . . .
    I only suggested to run hexdump to show that there is in fact data there - a trick from the linuxquestions forum . . .

    you did NOT get all 0 's...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with unscrewing up

    Sorry if I wasn't explicit enough . . . just like as before
    Open up a Terminal and Use this command


    sfdisk -li.e. run the sfdisk -l (small letter L) in the same terminal like you ran the df -h...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Just deleted my hard drive. Someone HELP!

    I have read all this and this sounds right - and I also agree don't give up totally just yet.

    to check if data exists there, try running hexdump on the partition . . . the output dumped to the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with unscrewing up

    So a 2.3GB extended partition (sda5) is what you really wanted to install to ?

    run sfdisk -l and let's all see what is on the rest of the disk
    (this command just lists partitions, then exits)
  17. [ubuntu] Re: DataRecovery: Lost data of usb-stick ... Nothing helps"

    This looks like the U3 is still there . . .

    . . .
    [ 7110.973938] scsi 2:0:0:0: Direct-Access SanDisk U3 Titanium 7.01 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0 CCS
    [ 7110.974556] scsi 2:0:0:1: CD-ROM ...
  18. [other] Re: Recovering data-a sad saga of data loss

    In general, there is no really good reason (usually) for a full install at first with all the live versions - but anyway . . .

    All with a live version - not a full install . . .
    linux can read,...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: DataRecovery: Lost data of usb-stick ... Nothing helps"

    Wait . . . I too also just noticed more of your original post . . .
    you have the notorious and pia "SanDisk U3" still blocking access to everything . . . ?

    Is that all this really is ? . . ....
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    [ubuntu] Re: mounting partition question

    interesting . . .
    But if I understand you right . . . I don't see why a mkdir and then mount to /mnt/emptydirectoryname
    would have any sort of space limitation that your mount to /home/ would not...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: DataRecovery: Lost data of usb-stick ... Nothing helps"

    Doesn't seem all that promising from my debugging skills . . .
    hexdump with all 0's means - and any expert please correct me if wrong - that there's is NO data there . . .

    As a comparison you can...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: DataRecovery: Lost data of usb-stick ... Nothing helps"

    testdisk Structure: OK . . . this is good.

    try and run hexdump for the USB


    hexdump -C /dev/sdbif it starts running fast then <Ctrl-C> to stop

    Did it get anything . . . ?
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    Re: What window manager should I try?

    and I knew I had posted a reply to this exact same thread . . .

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1400923

    btw, during that time IceWM (written completely in C++) has been very lightly...
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    Poll: Re: What continent are you from?

    Apparently NOT for New Zealanders . . . who seem to be the real make up for the OP's "Other" category
    rather than including themselves with Australia.







    So Europe and North America...
  25. Re: Vote for your favorite browser in the 2010 About.com Readerís Choice Awards!

    I am not surprised . . . Opera is really pretty popular, especially in Europe.

    Mozilla Firefox origins are through Netscape Navigator/AOL ?

    and, what if someone really wanted to vote for (uggh)...
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