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  1. [ubuntu] gparted fails to recognise parition table after installing XP via Virtualbox onto HDD

    I recently installed Windows XP onto a partition via virtualbox, with Ubuntu being the Host OS. I gave virtualbox access to the full real HDD so I could then reboot the real machine and hopefully...
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    [other] Re: no sound in icewm

    Hmm...

    I just found out that if I play a video in IceWM, and switch to tty1 while it is playing (the tty I invoked xinit from), I can hear the sound of the video in tty1, but it is silent again...
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    [other] no sound in icewm

    I started off with xubuntu, removed many packages and installed lubuntu, in accordance with the psychocats suggestions ( http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/purelxde ). I installed icewm as my window...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: How does one remove plymouth without it marking many other packages for removal?

    Thanks for the replies. I managed to get it to boot without starting X automatically, but the "secondary" boot messages are taking up tty7 by default (plymouth?) and I have to switch to tty1...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: How does one remove plymouth without it marking many other packages for removal?

    @garvinrick4: Thanks for that link.
  6. [SOLVED] Re: How does one remove plymouth without it marking many other packages for removal?

    Hey, mc4man, thanks for the solutions, they have worked like a treat! And now I know where the main grub file is that I would need to edit for other things.

    I know what I am about to ask is a bit...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: How does one remove plymouth without it marking many other packages for removal?

    Yeah holding down shift gets me to the GRUB menu, that's something I will remember forever now! But I don't know how to make the changes permanent. I will have to have a search around.

    GRUB2...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: How does one remove plymouth without it marking many other packages for removal?

    Thanks for the replies.

    With regards to the nosplash option, would that be added to the grub line that executes linux? If so, how would one edit that line? My system boots straight into linux...
  9. [SOLVED] How does one remove plymouth without it marking many other packages for removal?

    How does one remove plymouth without marking many other seemingly unrelated packages for removal?

    I wish to have a text-only boot with minimal processes started during boot time, so I figured...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Any good disk cleaning program?

    bleachbit is a linux equivalent to ccleaner for removing temp files, history files, unused files related to localisations, etc.

    install with:

    sudo apt-get install bleachbit
    or search for...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Alternate Install Partition Manager: How to Access?

    Thanks. It is indeed "partman"!
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Alternate Install Partition Manager: How to Access?

    Thanks for the reply, but I already know about gparted though. The Partition Manager featured in the Alternate CD Installation easily allows me to change how many blocks are reserved on each...
  13. [SOLVED] Alternate Install Partition Manager: How to Access?

    The Ubuntu Alternate CD installer has a very good partition manager.

    Is there any way to access this Partition Manager outside of the installer? And if so, what is the package called that...
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