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    Re: My Grub2 Windows 7 Mint boot hell

    Hey guys.

    Thanks for the replies.

    Here is the link to the output from Boot Repair : http://paste.ubuntu.com/7802858/
    This is the current report. I have not as yet run the utility to repair any...
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    My Grub2 Windows 7 Mint boot hell

    Hi all.
    I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I have a system running Mint with no problems, but I need Windows for a couple of projects.
    Currently I am unable to set up Grub2 to...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Strange usb live boot problem

    This was from a cold boot. I had to change the bios settings to get it to boot from stick, so this is a boot from a powered off state. The only way I could stop this happening was to physically...
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    [lubuntu] Strange usb live boot problem

    Hi all.

    I have a strange problem I hope you can help me with.
    I have created a live usb stick using Unetbootin which I have heard does a good job. The image I wrote from was a lubuntu 14.04 iso...
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    Re: VNCauto decktop login

    Hi steeldriver.

    Thanks for the reply
    I used the Synaptic Package manager to install "Vino for Gnome". I have not changed any VNC install files. Nothing in init or init.d to do with vnc.
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    Re: VNCauto decktop login

    bump
  7. Thread: E-reader choice

    by rob20
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    [SOLVED] Re: E-reader choice

    Hey oldos2er,
    That's pretty good.
    That should do the job.
    Thanks

    And thanks to slickymaster too for all yours troubles.

    Rob
  8. Thread: E-reader choice

    by rob20
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    [SOLVED] Re: E-reader choice

    I have tried that one.

    I use it for pfd's and like it very much.

    Unfortunately it does not handle the epub format which I also need.
  9. Thread: E-reader choice

    by rob20
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    [SOLVED] Re: E-reader choice

    Hey slickymaster.

    i have Calibre installed, and while a very nice piece of software, it does not allow you to scroll smoothly though pages. You have to "flip" each page. It does allow converting...
  10. Thread: E-reader choice

    by rob20
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    [SOLVED] E-reader choice

    Hi all.

    I'm trying to find some e-reader software that will scroll pages like adobe pdf reader or similar views. I would like to be able to scroll down with continuous pages, rather than jump from...
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    VNCauto decktop login

    Hi all.

    I have vnc installed on my Mint 13.10 system.
    On boot, the system fires up and then automatically logs the vnc user in, so I am left at the vnc user desktop.
    I then log out of vnc, and...
  12. Re: Mint plus Gigabyte motherboard on board graphics issues

    Hi Fred.

    Thanks for your post. I will have a read up on those links you posted and see if I can figure out whats going on.
    Currently I can't log in to Cinnamon. I have to use XFCE which is also...
  13. Re: Mint plus Gigabyte motherboard on board graphics issues

    Unfortunatley it is with everything. Not just Cinnamon which makes me think its a driver issuse.
  14. Mint plus Gigabyte motherboard on board graphics issues

    Hi all.

    I'm having issues with my onboard graphics under Mint 13 Cinnamon.
    When Mint starts is complains that Cinnamon has crashed and would I like to restart it.

    My motherboard is a Gigabyte...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Automount windows partition

    Sir, you are a hero.

    I stepped though your instructions and now have a windows drive mounted on boot.

    The reason for this was so network shares stuck between boots.
    After following your...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Automount windows partition

    Hi Ian.

    The message on the boot screen was "An error occurred while mounting /media/rob/New Volume2"

    Whe I tried to access the drive from the file manager I got :-
    Error mounting...
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    [SOLVED] Automount windows partition

    Hi all

    I am running Ubuntu 13.04

    I have a windows drive in the machine. It is accessible from the file manager under ubuntu, but when I create network shares on the drive they are lost after a...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with data drive from Vista machine on Ubuntu

    Thanks. Think I'll stick Lilo or grub on this box as well and sort out dual boot. Should make life a little less tedious.

    Thanks for your advice.

    Rob
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with data drive from Vista machine on Ubuntu

    Just fired up Gparted and noticed a red '!' icon. Checking the information on the drive gives the window below :

    http://i.imgur.com/DY6G2Ph.png
    so I think we may be getting somewhere. Trying the...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with data drive from Vista machine on Ubuntu

    Windows disk Manager reports Health (GPT Protective Partition) with no drive letter. When I right click on the drive everything except help is greyed out so I am unable to assign it a drive letter...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with data drive from Vista machine on Ubuntu

    I don't have enough free sata power connectors to get all three drives running at the same time so dual boot is only an option if I remove the data drive. I am curently rather under resourced.
    ...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with data drive from Vista machine on Ubuntu

    Currently I have one working machine. This has Ubuntu 13.04 on it. I also have two other drives in the machine. One is the problem drive. The other is a windows XP drive. (The XP drive is currently...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with data drive from Vista machine on Ubuntu

    Hi carl4926

    Output from sudo parted -l as follows :-


    Model: ATA ST2000DL003-9VT1 (scsi)
    Disk /dev/sda: 2000GB
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B
    Partition Table: gpt
  24. [ubuntu] Problems with data drive from Vista machine on Ubuntu

    Hi everyone.

    My Windows Vista machine died on me. Since then I have started using Ubuntu on a different machine. Last night I removed my data drive from my Vista box and plugged it into the...
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