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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Searching for usb installer which support ubuntu 11.10

    If your question has been answered, please mark the thread as solved under thread tools, thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to format a disk in ubuntu

    Partitioning basics link reposted.
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    [wubi] Re: how do you uninstall wubi safely?

    LUbuntu is the light-weight version of Ubuntu, so not only will it run it, but it should run faster.
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    [wubi] Re: how do you uninstall wubi safely?

    I don't know what problems you are referring to since you never mentioned any. Please post more details about the issues you were having.
  5. Thread: qbittorent

    by seawolf167
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    [ubuntu] Re: qbittorent

    You mean how to install it?


    sudo apt-get install qbittorrent
  6. Thread: boot ubuntu

    by seawolf167
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    [SOLVED] Re: boot ubuntu

    You'll need to reinstall Grub following these instructions. The instructions for the boot-repair tool can be found here.
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to format a disk in ubuntu

    What specifically do you want to know?

    GParted wiki
    GParted home page
    Disk partitioning wiki
    Ubuntu how-to-partition
    Ubuntu partition sizes
    Partitioning basics
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downloaded Updates Won't Install

    Try these commands:


    sudo su
    kill 'ps -ef | grep -i synaptic'
    apt-get -f install
    apt-get update
    apt-get upgrade
    exit
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    [ubuntu] Re: pendrive linux or ubuntu?

    In order to boot off the USB drive you need to be able to select a different boot device then the Windows drive after restarting the computer. They will probably have this locked down through BIOS,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: back up and restore

    It is just fine to leave the default excludes, you can modify the includes based on your personal preferences (i.e. I don't bother backing up my music or movies). For example on the excludes, /media...
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    [wubi] Re: how do you uninstall wubi safely?

    Just uninstall it through Add/Remove Programs in XP and you are good to go. Here is the official documentation for uninstallation (for Windows 7 though)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downloaded Updates Won't Install

    You can force kill synaptic by finding the process ID with the following command


    ps -ef | grep -i synaptic

    then kill them with


    kill process_id
  13. [wubi] Re: Removing windows from a wubi install and/or adding more room to a wubi install

    The LiveCD should have GParted installed - it just isn't included when installed to disk. You can install it with


    sudo apt-get install gparted
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downloaded Updates Won't Install

    Do you have the Synaptic Package Manager open? The Ubuntu Software Center? Try closing those since you can only have one running updates/installations/etc. at a time, then re-run your command

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: pendrive linux or ubuntu?

    At least in the Windows USB creator version it does, they call it "Space used to preserve files across reboots (Ubuntu only)". The max is 4GB if I remember correctly.
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    [ubuntu] Re: pendrive linux or ubuntu?

    UNetbootin, Ubuntu (see #2)



    Use a Wubi install. Wubiguide here. Or install within a virtual machine, like VirtualBox.
  17. [wubi] Re: Removing windows from a wubi install and/or adding more room to a wubi install

    You can move your Ubuntu Wubi install to its own dedicated partition following the instructions in this thread. Once you have done so, you can simply delete the Windows partition and use a tool like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to format a disk in ubuntu

    You can only have one package manager open - is Synaptic open? The Ubuntu Software Center? Close those, then do they command line install, or alternatively, just search and install gparted through...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to format a disk in ubuntu

    Good to know! Did they replace it with anything or just remove it from the standard installation?
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to format a disk in ubuntu

    You can use GParted which should be installed by default.

    Hit [ALT][F2] type in GParted and hit enter to open it up.

    If for some reason it is not installed, you can install it with


    sudo...
  21. [kubuntu] Re: Problems on using two OS on same system

    All you have to do is reinstall Grub following these instructions. The boot repair tool how-to is located here.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Just wondering about...

    It would be (IMO) easiest and best to simply move the Wubi install to its own partition. I feel like Wubi is the "trial" version to see if you like it, and if you do and plan to continue using it you...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Questions on a computer with Win7, Ubuntu 11.10 and Linux Mint 12

    It looks like the previously mentioned partitions are due to an existing linux-based OS you have installed.

    Just so we can clarify things: what is your ultimate goal? Is it to keep the current...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Questions on a computer with Win7, Ubuntu 11.10 and Linux Mint 12

    You can list all partitions with


    sudo blkidYou can mount the partitions with


    sudo mkdir /mnt/mount_name
    sudo mount /dev/sdXY /mnt/mount_namewhere you'll need to replace /dev/sdXY with the...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Questions on a computer with Win7, Ubuntu 11.10 and Linux Mint 12

    Easiest way (IMO) since it doesn't appear that you have the partitions mounted in Windows (i.e. no drive letter assigned) would be to boot off a Linux-live cd (Linux Mint or Ubuntu) and simply browse...
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