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  1. [ubuntu] BT Internet Home Hub - Wireless Will not connect

    Hello,

    This can probably only be answered by people in the UK...

    I have just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS onto my netbook and it just doesn't want to connect to the BT homehub. It...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB Boot: Cannot use /dev/sda

    Its possible, i did download both the 11.04 and 10.04.3 LTS ISOs and its made little difference.
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB Boot: Cannot use /dev/sda

    Well i've reformatted the usb drive a few times and I have no idea how to format the hard drive. There is a broken install of Ubuntu on the hard drive where the boot-arg is broken.
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB Boot: Cannot use /dev/sda

    Yeah i've been trying that with no luck. It just seems to hang at the syslinux screen and it stops reading from the usb.

    I guess it could just be my pen drive but im not really sure...
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    [ubuntu] USB Boot: Cannot use /dev/sda

    Hello,

    I've been trying to install Ubuntu onto my Acer Aspire One netbook using a usb boot. I have tried to use both unetbootin and the universal usb installer with no luck.

    unetbootin just...
  6. [ubuntu] screen resolution showing black line at right of screen

    Hello,

    I have just installed Ubuntu on an old desktop PC and all is fine except the resolution seems to be wrong. There is a black line to the right of the screen and I cannot get rid of it. I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu startup failure

    I have just retried testdisk app and then tried to boot ubuntu and it come up with a message saying it was trying to fix the partition problem and now it is working fine. Thanks for the help anyway!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu startup failure

    Hello, thanks for the reply. Yeah not much help from people with this. Thanks I will try out this photorec app, hopefully it can recover the data.

    Well i ran testdisk ok, but i dont think I was...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu startup failure

    No luck so far, I guess I just need to accept that its lost, I had a file or two on there that I needed .... :confused:
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu startup failure

    I'm going to see if testdisk will be able to repair the partition, will post results...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu startup failure

    Yeah it wouldn't show any SMART data as it says its unsupported. I did do a check on /dev/sda5 and it says the filesystem is unclean, is there any way of recovering any data from the partition?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu startup failure

    Ok I believe that the ubuntu installation is in sda5, here is the output of the command you gave me:



    Disk /dev/sda: 120.0 GB, 120034123776 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu startup failure

    Thanks for the quick reply, I've tried to use the commands you have given but it says that /dev/sda5 is being locked by a specific program. Not sure how to get round this. Any ideas?
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu startup failure

    Hello,

    My Ubuntu 10.10 installation has recently stopped working and it appears to be due to some mounting errors although this installation has been working for years which suggests that it may...
  15. [all variants] Re: Install Libcss2 without internet connection?

    Cheers all, ive downloaded the deb file and installed the codec with no problems at all.
  16. [all variants] Install Libcss2 without internet connection?

    Hey,

    I want to add encrypted DVD support for my desktop, although I do not have an internet connection there. is there a deb package available for download that will configure this without an...
  17. Poll: Re: How many Computers do you have and what OS is on each one ?

    2 Computers, one desktop one laptop

    laptop - opensuse 11 gnome (got rid of ****** vista)
    2ghz amd turion
    1gb ram
    256mb graphics
    80gb hd

    desktop - ubuntu 8.04 and windows xp
    2.6ghz dual...
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    Cedega Questions

    Hey, Im thinking of buying Cedega and im not sure if its actually worth the money.

    i don't like the idea of having to have a subscription, does this mean the program wont work after your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Merging Partitions - possible?

    i don't think this is possible without deleting all of your data, so I would seriously consider backing up your data before you try it.

    EDIT : But it is possible to merge your partitions, despite...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Lost permission to my own USB drive!

    try this

    in the terminal type:


    sudo nautilus

    a browser window should come up, now right click on your usb drive.

    go to properties -> permissions
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer 5051 heat problems

    erm anyone ???
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    [ubuntu] Acer 5051 heat problems

    I've had some serious heat problems with this acer 5051 laptop, i had been browsing for a while today and the laptop became very warm, so i used "acpi -V" to see the temp and it said it was at 91...
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    [ubuntu] gnome problems

    Hey,

    I'm having a recurring problem on my laptop while using ubuntu 8.04, after using the laptop for a while the sound suddenly dies after working on boot up and the gnome image viewer will not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: compressed video problem

    i dont even know what that is, how can i find out ??
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    Poll: [all variants] Re: HOWTO: Atheros AR5007EG wireless

    The driver works but it on some occassions when i boot it decides not to load the wireless driver, this seems a bit too buggy for me, is ndiswrapper a better option??
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