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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Mount ext3 subdirectory in Ubuntu root directory

    Excellent, it worked! Thank you :)



    Thanks to you too, I'll change its name. Regarding symbolic links though... is that permanent?
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    [ubuntu] Printer Manual Duplex No Option

    I have an HP Deskjet F4180 printer, and when I try to print with it, the Duplex option is not available. I've had a look in the printer config and can't find any options to make it available, but the...
  3. [ubuntu] Mount ext3 subdirectory in Ubuntu root directory

    Right, the title is slightly ambiguous but I don't know how else to explain it. Basically, I have a big 500GB ext3 disk which is to be shared by Windows and Linux. In Windows I'll have the "My...
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    [ubuntu] Which file system to use?

    I'm about to format a 500GB disk for storing my music, documents, etc, which will be accessed by both my Ubuntu Hardy partition (80GB hard disk) and my Windows XP Pro partition (also 80GB hard disk)....
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    [ubuntu] Re: backing up 'home'

    Excellent, glad it went okay. I didn't realise there was any negative feedback to be honest. I've had no problems. Then again, I hadn't used Gutsy.
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    [ubuntu] Re: backing up 'home'

    Great! If you have any problems post back here, but I've used a method like that before recently and had no problems, but I was moving from Hardy to Hardy. You probably want to make sure there...
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    [ubuntu] Re: backing up 'home'

    In terminal, go to your home directory, and type


    sudo cd -r -v * <DESTINATION PATH>

    Should
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem Playing DVD's

    I would recommend checking out Medibuntu and the Restricted Formats how-to, particularly the part about playing DVDs. Once you've installed all of the packages those three places instruct you to, you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Downloaded Package

    Don't those instructions apply only to the source version?

    And it's not so much testing beta software as needing the new features :) 6.8 doesn't search for txt files (the files I need most from my...
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    [ubuntu] Installing Downloaded Package

    I'd like to install a beta version of a package available through synaptic (release is 6.8, beta is 6.10), called testdisk, so I downloaded it, decompressed the tar.gz and here's the structure:

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu doesn't boot after install

    What does the file /boot/grub/menu.lst look like?

    You can find it by first mounting sbd5 in the from the live CD, navigate to it in terminal (using cd <whatever the mount point is> and then in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing downloaded binary

    Sorry to bump, but is there nobody who knows what to do here? I'd quite like to install this because the release version has an error when trying to recover text files from a hard disk, and that's...
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    [ubuntu] Installing downloaded binary

    I'd like to install a beta version of a package available through synaptic (release is 6.8, beta is 6.10), called testdisk, so I downloaded it, decompressed the tar.gz and here's the structure:

    ...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Reinstalling essential Ubuntu packages

    Okay, decided to go for a fresh install and now it's all good. Thanks for all your help, everybody :)
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Reinstalling essential Ubuntu packages

    @newbreed: Yeah, that's what I reckon I'll have to do anyway. But due to Windows being a boot-hogging loser I've had to reinstall three times in as many days, so I kinda want to avoid it. Having said...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Reinstalling essential Ubuntu packages

    I hate to bump, but I feel I'm close. Does anyone have any ideas?

    Basically, the problem is: Ubuntu is loading and I can log in and open things through terminal (if I use my terminal keyboard...
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    [ubuntu] Re: a question

    There's a program called Cedega (http://www.transgaming.com/) which requires payment, which will allow you to play a lot of Games in Linux.

    Alternatively there's WINE, a Windows Emulator, which...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Reinstalling essential Ubuntu packages

    Okay, so: Good news is, I've got the Internet back. I inserted the alternate CD and installed ubuntu-desktop and that all worked fine.

    The bad news is that when I log in there's still just the...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Reinstalling essential Ubuntu packages

    Unfortunately, the network card driver (presumably) was one of the packages deleted and I can't connect to anything at all :( Thank you for the suggestion though.

    The alternate CD is almost done,...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Reinstalling essential Ubuntu packages

    Thanks :) This doesn't work with the live CD. Is it possible it'll work with the alternate install CD? I've just finished downloading that and it's burning now.
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Reinstalling essential Ubuntu packages

    Forgot to mention that I can open terminal from the screen which doesn't seem to load.
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Reinstalling essential Ubuntu packages

    Thanks for your reply :)

    I went into recovery mode and tried it, it told me that there was no installation candidate available but there was a reference to it in another package. I also tried...
  23. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Reinstalling essential Ubuntu packages

    I'm on Hardy.

    In the process of uninstalling apache2 (used sudo apt-get purge), I somehow stumbled upon a way of uninstalling basically everything. It came up with a "use apt-get autoremove"...
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    [ubuntu] Reinstalling essential Ubuntu packages

    I'm on Hardy.

    In the process of uninstalling apache2 (used sudo apt-get purge), I somehow stumbled upon a way of uninstalling basically everything. It came up with a "use apt-get autoremove"...
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    [ubuntu] Hard Disk totally Inaccessible

    Basically, I had a bunch of problems with booting between Windows and Ubuntu and managed to sort them out by making a fresh start with my hard disks (I have 2x 80GB, 1x 500GB).

    The 500GB drive...
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