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    Re: Help properly deleting RAID array

    That did it. I was afraid to zero that partition without some recommendation out of sheer fear. Thanks!
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    Help properly deleting RAID array

    I have a hard drive with multiple partitions, two of which are active RAID1 arrays, and a third that contains a raid array I no longer want. I want to destroy that one raid array without damaging the...
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    Re: Stop dist-upgrade / partial upgrade

    I follwed the advice of grahammechanical and ignored the partial upgrade option, upgrading normally. After a few days, it stopped prompting me.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Using vbox to run pre-existing physical drive

    Haqking's ideas are excellent recommendations.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Using vbox to run pre-existing physical drive

    > Hopefully, it will not cause the box to catch fire when Win7 (under Ubuntu) accesses Win7 (on the disk itself).

    It won't, because it's not going to access the Win7 part of the disk. It's roughly...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Using vbox to run pre-existing physical drive

    You have to install Windows 7 as a guest in VirtualBox. It sounds like you want both OS's at the same time, but to access Win7 while booted in Linux. THat does not work, as then Windows does not go...
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    Re: Getting started in the forum

    Thank you! I'll check it out.
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    [SOLVED] Getting started in the forum

    When I get some rare free time, I like to surf the forums looking for unsolved posts to help out with. I find that very often, someone else has already put up as good (or better) answer than I had....
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    Re: Stop dist-upgrade / partial upgrade

    You may be onto something. After being away for a few hours, I sat down to look into this further and no longer get the error message from Update Manager. My update schedule is weekly (for...
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    Re: Stop dist-upgrade / partial upgrade

    No, no error at all. That's what's odd. Just the pop up window when Update Manager runs. The error is the standard "Partial Upgrade" message that can come up, with options to perform a partial...
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    Stop dist-upgrade / partial upgrade

    So, without any conscious act on my part, my 12.04 system is prompting me for a partial upgrade on every run of Update Manager, which makes me thing it's trying to do a dist-upgrade. It's not what I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Date format in Pangolin changeable?

    Fixed. Like I saw, it's not that Linux is perfect, it's that the problems you have are fixable.

    For everyone else, this appears to be related to picking a bad locale during install.

    I found...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Date format in Pangolin changeable?

    That helps a lot. Thanks. I noticed that after install that my Location was set to Toronto, which likely uses a different format. Based on your comment, it sounds like the format gets defined once...
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    [SOLVED] Date format in Pangolin changeable?

    I can't find where to change the date format in Pangolin. I'd like to do this system-wide, but it's most noticeable in apps like Thunderbird. Instead of the date I'm comfortable with - 12/31/2011, I...
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    [ubuntu] HP Photosmart photo printing - help!

    Bought and installed an HP Photosmart Premium printer with the latest hplip drivers (3.11.5) from HP's site, and it works _almost_ prefectly.
    I can't print photos from either Digikam nor F-Spot....
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    Re: GeForce GT 440 1GB

    According to Wikipedia, the 400 series has a problem with openGL that is not going to be fixed.
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    [all variants] Xorg configuration for intel onboard video

    My PCI-E Nvidia card died, and I want to use the onboard video from my H55 chipset, which Windows identifies as "Intel 5 Series/3400 Series". This is on 10.04 LTS.
    I did 'apt-get purge nvidia*'...
  18. [all variants] banshee not downloading covers since upgrade to 2.0

    I'm running 10.04, but added the PPA to upgrade banshee to 2.0.0. Existing covers (which are embedded in the songs via Jaikoz) came across fine. However, if I drop in a new CD and allow Banshee to...
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    [all variants] [SOLVED]Re: How do I stop upgrade?

    Props to matt_symes on this one. He suggested posting the output of


    cat /etc/apt/sources.list
    ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d
    Prior to posting it, I went through a manual comparison myself,...
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    [all variants] Re: How do I stop upgrade?

    I checked and "Release Upgrade" was already set to "Long term support releases only". Good thought, tho.
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    [all variants] Re: How do I stop upgrade?

    Thanks ubuntuman. I mis-typed. I am using 10.04 LTS (Lucid). It's been pretty good for me. I have been using ubuntu since 8.04 so I'm pretty comfortable with it; I just don't know how to un-set this...
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    [all variants] How do I stop upgrade?

    Now, every time I run update manager, it tells me to run a partial upgrade. I can close the window and proceed upgrading packages,but if I let it try the partial upgrade is starts a distribution...
  23. Thread: Two-way rsync

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    [ubuntu] Two-way rsync

    I'm trying to set up rsync to sync two directories that may have changed on either side.

    That is, I may have added files on either side A or B, and want one command that will add anything from...
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    [all variants] Re: Best HDD configuration for dual boot?

    Don't worry about the partiton order. After the boot loader knows which OS you chose, it will jump directly to the appropriate sectors. Your setup is a solid one. When it comes to OS configuration,...
  25. Thread: Managing Java

    by reedk
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    [SOLVED] Re: Managing Java

    Yes. It comes with an open source implemention of the. Java specification called IcedTea. You can also install the official Sun version but you will likely not need to.
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