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    [ubuntu] Re: Clean Installation or Upgrade of 10.04?

    Golden Rule - backup before dist-upgrade!!!!!

    You can continuously upgrade on the fly BUT you will not derive all the goodness of the latest version - e.g ext4. The upgrade from 8.10 thru 9 to 10...
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    [ubuntu] Re: best way to upgrade 8.04->10.04

    if you boot from livecd and everything works then it should be OK.

    Remember the livecd is not anything special other than what you would have installed. Sure it has more options, because of all...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help me to upgrade from 8.10 to 10.04

    So do this.

    Always backup up your data first - Golden Rule

    The open terminal and then enter
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade
    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

    You can upgrade from an...
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    [ubuntu] fastest way to clone disk

    AMD 64 4CPU 8GB Ubuntu 9.10
    2 SATA 1TB disks on 3Gb bus

    Disk /dev/sdb: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280...
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    Re: LDAP Installation and Configure

    I think it is now working. Just be careful of the " " all over the place.

    and NB it is sudo for the command lines

    Now to add users.

    Good luck
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    Re: LDAP Installation and Configure

    I think this is working - well partially anyway: it is a start for me.

    http://www.howtoforge.com/install-and-configure-openldap-on-ubuntu-karmic-koala

    note there are several place where it has...
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    Re: LDAP Installation and Configure

    I get this :

    configure: error: BDB/HDB: BerkeleyDB not available

    but the file dbd.h is in the path.

    Maybe I do not know what I am doing here?

    Anybody HELP?
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    Re: LDAP Installation and Configure

    I compiled and install berkley db. Done

    When I took openladp latest version to compile and build - it wants links to the DBD.h files.

    When I put the environment link in it still does not. BUT...
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    Re: LDAP Installation and Configure

    The maintainer has changes the code so it will not work.

    The tutorials in the forum do not work - well so far I have spent a lot of time on this.
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    [other] Re: problems with xming coonecting to Linux

    Bump!

    Anybody have a view or suggest where to look?

    thx
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    [other] problems with xming coonecting to Linux

    Folks,

    using Putty I connect ot a server - session reference in Windows is 0, so no problem. I can open xclock and no prob.

    When I switch user via sudo then a prob occurs.

    Using sudo...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Do I need a /boot partition for dual boot ? XP and Ubuntu

    You do not need to have a separate /boot as you can just use the partition as a / together with the swap in the extended drive,

    Then you must use grub install. You can chain load in Windows but...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: I accidentally destroyed my graphic drivers :(

    You do realise you can change screen to boot up a view graphics as standard VGA and then recover?

    The situation is not that bad and can be recoverd on the command line
  14. [ubuntu] Re: I accidentally destroyed my graphic drivers :(

    Are u stating you cannot get a graphic display at all only command line?

    What version Ubuntu are u using?

    Do you still have access to the internet?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where is the option for EXT4?

    when you install you have the opportunity to set file system to ext4

    you should be able so state using mkfs command
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    [all variants] Re: Removing linux from system.

    cant imagine why you want to remove this from your PC.

    However you have not stated the config so since there are many ways to do this how can we help you?

    Is it XP first that Linux or is it...
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    [other] Re: Wubi: Installing Programs in Ubuntu

    Into the WUBI filesystem under your home.

    This is not Windoze so the ere is no Program Files. You can actually install just about anywhere but most folks use the defaukt being /etc ir /usr -...
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    [ubuntu] connect to remote PC

    Hi all,
    I'm trying to get to remote PC that has problems - also Ubuntu

    It is behind a proxy and only has a 10,x,x,x IP address.

    The available port is 80 only.

    Any ideas as to how I can get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Make xp default operating system

    If I count right (starting from 1 item is = 0) then XP is 5.

    Set it and check
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    [ubuntu] Re: Transfering OS to multiple machines

    Do the following:

    #On ur PC:
    1) dpkg --get-selections > pkglist.txt

    copy file onto new installation (new PC) and then
    2) dpkg --set-selections < pkglist.txt && apt-get dselect-upgrade...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: I want to manually decide what partitions to install to...

    An Ubuntu/Linux swap is of swap format be carefull.
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Does Ubuntu import your WEP key (network settings) from Vista?

    Not at all - it doen't know what Vista.

    You need to re-enter the WEP key in Ubuntu
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    [ubuntu] Re: cfdisk error????

    u did state cfdisk /dev/sdb right? it defaults to /dev/sda (or hda if IDE drives)

    plus u need to datate which partition of more than 1 e.g. cfdisk /dev/sdc1

    Rather use gparted as it is more...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Install Ubuntu 8.10 on External USB Hard Drive

    Ok a live CD will boot up on the CD only - however ur BIOS must be set to boot from the CD not the HD.

    When booting from CD u will have and enviro to play in - no damage to ur existing system.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Abyss ?where does this come from?

    Unfortunately I cannot check now. I will use lsoff next opportunity and check it out.

    Thx
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