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  1. [ubuntu] Re: what is the difference between the different kernals at boot-up

    thanks for the suggestions. I'll check that page out.
  2. [ubuntu] what is the difference between the different kernals at boot-up

    I installed ubuntu 9 using wubi then upgraded to 10.04 using the update manager.

    When I choose Ubuntu to boot up, I get a menu that lets me choose:

    2.6.31-17-generic and 2.6.32-21-generic
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub rescue after upgrade to 10.04

    No problem. At the very least you helped me restore the MBR so I can begin troubleshooting my windows problems.

    thanks again
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub rescue after upgrade to 10.04

    That's right. I get the Windows boot menu to load either ubuntu or windows but neither actually loads. The windows issue started before the ubuntu problem I was having so that's nothing new. When...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub rescue after upgrade to 10.04

    ok...

    THANK YOU

    LILO on /dev/sda restored my mbr and I now get the option to boot into win7 or ubuntu.

    however..... I must have messed up the boot records for ubuntu, because when I try to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub rescue after upgrade to 10.04

    Ok.. I tried LILO on the partition that appeared to be Win7 as per the bootinfo script, and got the error below. I even tried it on all parittions, /dev/sda1, sda2, sda3


    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub rescue after upgrade to 10.04

    Thanks again.. That boot script you posted yesterday will tell me which partition is my windows one right?

    I only ever had 1 main partition that had Windows on it, then used wubi to install ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub rescue after upgrade to 10.04

    Thanks. I tried your fix, and although I did see the BackupBS option and was able to save everything, when I rebooted, I still got the grub rescue prompt. It felt like I was on the right track but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub rescue after upgrade to 10.04

    first i want to thank you for helping.. i really appreciate it.. i am screwed until I can get this fixed.

    If wubi is the windows installer for Ubuntu then yes, that's what I used.

    The only...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub rescue after upgrade to 10.04

    During the upgrade process, it asked me where to install grub to, and because I didn't know which drive contained windows and which contained ubuntu, I installed it to ALL the drives listed, .. If i...
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    [ubuntu] Grub rescue after upgrade to 10.04

    I have a laptop running Windows 7 and had Ubuntu 9.10 on dual boot.

    Everything was working fine until I was prompted to upgrade Ubuntu from 9.10 to 10.04.

    I did the upgrade from the updater...
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    [ubuntu] Re: gparted freezes during resize

    well today must have been my lucky day kind of. i rebooted and my original partition is still working properly and the new resize didnt work. I stil have my full 145gb.

    i'll skip the dual boot.....
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    [ubuntu] gparted freezes during resize

    I really really hope I haven't messed up my hd.

    I have ubuntu 8.04 installed as my main os.. and I wanted to install winxp using dual boot so I can play a few games.

    I downloaded the rescuecd...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: How can I copy files from my main OS ubuntu to vmware-Windows XP?

    UPDATE:

    since Im on a LAN I used this


    ifconfig wlan0


    and got my inet addr as 192.168.0.101
  15. [ubuntu] Re: How can I copy files from my main OS ubuntu to vmware-Windows XP?

    thanks for the help.

    I tried running ifconfig eth0 and it returned some info but no where in the block of output was my actual IP address. ive visited whatismyip.com but im assuming the IP i need...
  16. [ubuntu] How can I copy files from my main OS ubuntu to vmware-Windows XP?

    Hi..

    I have some large directories and files on my main OS that Id like to copy over to Windows XP that I have installed on vmware.

    Is there an easy way to do this?

    Im on a laptop running...
  17. [ubuntu] problems with amarok and last.fm streaming

    Is anyone else having problems having your music tracks scrobbled/recorded on last.fm when streaming through amarok?

    Ive had my last.fm account for years and Ive built up a nice library of played...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to permanently change /etc/resolv.conf

    Thanks a lot.. Im using 4.2.2.1 and 4.2.2.2 since I cant be bothered with setting up an opendns account to customize their redirection. was all working great until I switched from windows to linux....
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    [ubuntu] how to permanently change /etc/resolv.conf

    Hey,

    My stupid ISP has recently began using deep packet inspection to redirect invalid DNS requests to their own lame ad-filled search pages. The only way around this is to use alternate DNS...
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    Re: Wine apps in another X-server

    Hey.. first thanks for all the help and tips. this was a mission to get wow to even run and display graphics properly in wine.

    I am trying to use this script in order to play world of warcraft...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No boot filename received

    great thanks.. I'll take a look at that. damn glad I made the switch!
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    [ubuntu] No boot filename received

    Hi everyone. I was hoping to get some quick help or pointed in the right direction.

    I have a fairly new laptop intel core2 duo and decided rather than setting up dual boot for ubuntu and windows...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Problems resizing partition during installation

    well.. I was stumped. the 60GB of missing space was in the "unallocated" section according to the Disk Management tool in Windows and Gparted on the ubunutu live CD.

    Rather than try to figure...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Problems resizing partition during installation

    I did that twice before starting this whole process yesterday. Do you think I should defrag again after removing the bad partitions?
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Problems resizing partition during installation

    cool thanks.. Will do and this forum may become my new favourite place.
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