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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem installing Ubuntu 14.10

    Thanks for your replies.

    Your description of what happened , kansasnoob, is exactly what happened when I tried installing 14.10. I suppose the thing to do is to wait until the Ubuntu developers...
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    [ubuntu] Problem installing Ubuntu 14.10

    Hi,

    I have been trying to do a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10 on my desktop machine. I chose the "Something else" option when the installer asked about where it should be installed because I have a...
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    [ubuntu] Sorting music files in Rhythmbox

    Hi,

    I would be grateful for some help with the following:

    I am new to Rhythmbox and have just downloaded a short opera which consists of about 30 MP3 files contained in a ZIP file. I have...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Transferring contents of /Home folder to a new drive

    Thanks for your help. Unfortunately my password appears to have become corrupt and I can't boot the machine. I found a way to reset the password by using the live CD but it didn't work so, at the...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Transferring contents of /Home folder to a new drive

    Thanks for that, Hilm Tye,

    It has worked this time but has thrown up another problem. I now have two /home directories. One is where it should be and contains 9 empty directories and the other is...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Transferring contents of /Home folder to a new drive

    Hi,

    The output of df -h is:


    chis@chris-PC1:~$ df -h
    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/sda3 127G 17G 104G 14% /
    none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0%...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Transferring contents of /Home folder to a new drive

    Thanks for your replies dannyboy and NM5TF

    I tried using rsync but it would not work. I followed your link NM5TF and entered:

    sudo rsync -aXS /home /sdc5/home

    but got the following error...
  8. [ubuntu] Transferring contents of /Home folder to a new drive

    Hi,

    My computer has two rather old hard drives with a low capacity and I recently bought a new drive to replace them. One drive contains Windows 7 and the other contains Ubuntu 14.04.

    I have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Minor problem with Software Update

    Many thanks all you guys who have helped; the problem is now solved but it just shows how one can stare at a screen without seeing it properly
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    [SOLVED] Re: Minor problem with Software Update

    Thanks for your messages; first of all I had a look at sources.list and although 'oneiric' heads the list it has a '#' beside it and when I did
    sudo synaptic there was no mention of a CD in the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Minor problem with Software Update

    Hi ian-weisser,

    Here is the output from
    sudo apt-get update



    When I try updating by clicking on the "Software Updater" icon it end by saying it could not download anything, and that I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Minor problem with Software Update

    Thanks for your suggestion. I did what you said but there was no "404" in any of the messages, so I suppose I will just have to put up with it. Perhaps it will stop if I upgrade to the next release...
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    [SOLVED] Minor problem with Software Update

    Hi,

    Could someone help me to solve this minor irritation, please? It is not a problem that affects the working of my machine but is just a source of irritation. I am running Ubuntu 13.10

    When I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No desktop after upgrading

    It does not give any message; it just silently returns me to the login screen
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    [SOLVED] Re: No desktop after upgrading

    Hi and thanks for your message. I did what you said but it didn't work; nothing happens at all when I do that. Something seems to have happened to the system since I shut the computer down last...
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    [SOLVED] No desktop after upgrading

    Hi,

    I have just done an online upgrade of my installation of Lubuntu 12.04 to the latest version and although everything ran without any error messages or other problems, I found when I rebooted...
  17. Re: Unrecoverable error when updating Lubuntu 13.03

    Thanks again, bapoumba.

    I just thought you might be interested to know that I have sorted out the WiFi problem. I realised eventually that Lubuntu had two kernels installed and after I removed the...
  18. Re: Unrecoverable error when updating Lubuntu 13.03

    Many thanks bapoumba; the "unresolvable problem" has now been resolved and I have been able to do the update. It said after that, that there was also an upgrade that could be done so I did that as...
  19. Unrecoverable error when updating Lubuntu 13.03

    Hi,

    Could anyone help me with this, please?

    I ran Update Manager to get the latest updates for Lubuntu 13.04 and got the following error:



    When it says it is "unrecoverable", that surely...
  20. Re: Cloning two hard drives onto one hard drive

    Many thanks for all that info. I will use Windows to transfer the Windows disc as you suggest. The "horror stories" that I have heard about dd when used by inexperienced people (like me) have put me...
  21. Cloning two hard drives onto one hard drive

    Hi,

    My computer has two hard drives of fairly low capacity which are also quite old. One drive has 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10 installed and the other has 64-bit Windows 7 installed. The Windows drive is...
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    Re: Updating Ubuntu 13.04

    Thanks ibjs4,

    The only e
    Evolution stuff that is installed is evolution-data-server and evolution-data-server-common, so from the list produced by Software Updater I will install...
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    Re: Updating Ubuntu 13.04

    Hi, thanks for your reply. The files that it wants to install are:

    Architecture independent files for Evolution Data server
    Backend librarby for Evolution address books
    Backend library for...
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    Updating Ubuntu 13.04

    Hi,

    I am running 64-bit ubuntu 13.04 and have a minor query.

    When I run Software Updater recently , I have been offered a lot of updates for Evolution such as updates for Evolution address book...
  25. [kubuntu] Re: Transferring files from 32-bit Ubuntu to 64-bit Ubuntu

    Thanks for your mssages sanderj and searchfgold6789. I did as you suggested, searchfgold6789, and it worked first time. With "another operating system" I would probably be tearing my hair out by now....
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