Search:

Type: Posts; User: Jon Williams; Keyword(s):

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. [ubuntu] Re: Help the wife is going to kill me!

    Thanks to you all for the help and support, I am now writing this through windows and everything works ok.

    It was my fault as last night i did not delete the maps ssection properly.

    Thanks...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Help the wife is going to kill me!

    Wow!

    just got home from work and read the latest, sorry to have caused problems, but thanks for getting involved.

    I think i need to re-read this in order to work out what to do and maybe have a...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Help the wife is going to kill me!

    WOW!!!

    Thanks I get the dual boot menu!

    I have tried ubuntu and it works (no more CD)

    Ahh

    Windows xp reports an error
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Help the wife is going to kill me!

    Hi tried this, rebooted nothing happened

    checked that i had saved it and yes it is still there, is it in the right place?

    default num
    # Set the default entry to the entry number NUM. Numbering...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Help the wife is going to kill me!

    I tried this (with my limited knowledge) however it will not let me select the hard drive, it will only let me select Auto, CD, etc
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Help the wife is going to kill me!

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mkdir /mnt/Linux
    mkdir: cannot create directory `/mnt/Linux': File exists
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/Linux
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ cd /mnt/Linux...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Help the wife is going to kill me!

    The Esc key did not work

    Have i done the next bit right?
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ cat /boot/grub/menu.lst
    cat: /boot/grub/menu.lst: No such file or directory
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ cat/boot/grub/menu.lst...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Help the wife is going to kill me!

    I will give it a try, I am pretty sure that I have not formatted C: as when I boot from disk I can still see the content from the Places>Computer menu
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Help the wife is going to kill me!

    nope
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Help the wife is going to kill me!

    I think on the first, which I partioned to run ubuntu as well (probably did not need to do this in hinsight!)

    J
  11. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Help the wife is going to kill me!

    Hi

    I did I installed ubuntu on my machine, all went well! I currently have XP installed and was hoping for a dual boot.

    When I pop the CD out and try to reboot i get a black screen and the...
  12. Replies
    6
    Views
    366

    [ubuntu] Re: where has it gone

    does the above make any sense to any one?

    Please help!

    J
  13. Replies
    6
    Views
    366

    [ubuntu] Re: where has it gone

    ok I have tried the Sudo fdisk thingy and this is what I got, hope it helps


    Disk /dev/sda: 203.9 GB, 203928109056 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 24792 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065...
  14. Replies
    6
    Views
    366

    [ubuntu] Re: where has it gone

    Hi
    All I get is a black screen, in the top left hand corner it says

    Error loading operating system_

    thats it?

    All the ablove sounds good but if I am honest I havent got a clue

    J
  15. Replies
    6
    Views
    366

    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] where has it gone

    Hi

    I finally did it, i bit the bullet, Ihave installed linux, it was easy, all went to plan!

    Until

    I got the message to reboot, I took the CD out

    and up pops
Results 1 to 15 of 15