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    [all variants] Re: UUID and Grub

    Thank you, that is exactly what I needed to know.
    pgmer6809
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    [all variants] Re: UUID and Grub

    Yes I want to remove them.
    1. The drawback is that if I backup my disk drive, and then it fails and I have to replace it and restore the backup to another drive, the other drive will have a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Volume shrink problem

    I can see from your JPEG that you ARE trying to shrink with windows, so the previous reply is not very helpful.

    i Believe that your problem is that there is an 'unmoveable' file on your NTFS...
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    [all variants] UUID and Grub

    Q1. In /boot/grub/grub there are many references to a UUID.
    Where does grub get this reference? I would like to change the source and then run update-grub.
    I prefer not to edit the grub file...
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    [ubuntu] Re: where is gcc installed? newb here

    In addition to the answers below
    a) most executables are installed in /usr/bin, /usr/local/bin etc.
    b) since you installed via a package manager, you can go into the pkg manager (synaptic or...
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    [other] Re: P8Z68-V LX motherboard with Linux

    I have just installed a 64 bit linux on an ASUS p8z68 deluxe mobo.
    I am dual booting Windows 7 and LInux MINT13 (Ubuntu 12.04 based).
    I have had no issues with it.
    All the onboard stuff I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Updating BIOS on a ASUS M5A97 Mobo

    I would not use EZ Flash.
    I have had a very bad experience with it.

    If you get into EZ Flash (by say hitting CTL-f12 during POST) and it starts running, it will immediately check whatever is in...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: HowTo Make a Dual Boot Ubuntu Windows7 Setup

    There is one thing I have since discovered.

    Some activities, such as creating a System Restore point, or installing a new driver, might put a file in the middle of the NTFS parition.
    Example: Say...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Which Win7 partitions do I shrink for dual boot?

    Not quite I think.
    The partition that is already there (D:) is now formatted as NTFS. ( I am guessing).
    You need it formatted as ext3 or ext4.
    To do that you will have to 'delete' (or shrink) D:...
  10. [SOLVED] HowTo Make a Dual Boot Ubuntu Windows7 Setup

    Windows7 and Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Boot How To.

    I Warning!!

    Installing Ubuntu alongside versions of Windows previous to Vista (Win XP etc.) was fairly straightforward. Simply insert the live CD...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Is anybody NOT having problems with a 12.04/Win 7 dual boot?

    What has probably happened is that Grub has overwritten the MBR.
    You want to restore that to a valid Win7 MBR.
    An MBR is only 512 bytes.
    If you did not make a backup of the MBR you could try to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cropping images

    I tried two ways.
    1) click the icon in the toolbar. This does not allow an image, instead it allows a link to an image somewhere else on the net. I don't post to flickr, or facebook, or anywhere...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2/12.04 and WIndows 7? SOLVED

    I got my machine back and successfully installed Ubuntu 12-04. It will now dual boot Windows7 or Ubuntu.

    I have written the whole process out with lots of screenshots and would like to post it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cropping images

    The Application Pinta will do the job nicely. Looks like its halfway between photoshop and MS Paint.
    To install just start Synaptic, (or Ubuntu software Center) and look search for Pinta and then...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Is anybody NOT having problems with a 12.04/Win 7 dual boot?

    I am just now finishing installing 12.04 on a machine that came with Win7 installed. I will be posting my detailed description of how to do it within a day or so as soon as I finish writing it.
    The...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2/12.04 and WIndows 7?

    Thanks very much for that info. It is very useful looking.
    It will be several days before I can even look at the machine again, as it is in the repair depot for 5-10 working days. Will update this...
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    [SOLVED] Grub2/12.04 and WIndows 7?

    I just bought a new computer, a Gateway DX 430 with an Acer Mobo.
    It has a 1TB disk, and windows 7 installed.
    I made disk images of everything (using Windows ustility) before starting. 4DVD's +1...
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    Re: 64bit vs32bit install

    Thanks all for the update.
    BTW My system has 6GB.
    pgmer6809
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    64bit vs32bit install

    Bought a new computer with intel i3-2120 chip.
    Want to install Ubuntu 12.04.
    Is there any reason to install 64bit version rather than 32bit version?
    Are there 64 bit apps that will run? (FFox,...
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    [all variants] upgrade dvd repository how to?

    I have a dvd with several distros on it (from Linux Fmt Magazine)
    I want to use this dvd to upgrade my current version of ubuntu.
    how do I tell the upgrade manager to use the cd as a...
  21. [ubuntu_studio] Re: Ubuntu studio 10.10 Install/retrieve packages (netbook-usb)

    Is your system new enough to boot from a USB stick?
    If so there are instructions for creating a linux system on a USB stick (or you can buy one cheap) and then you can boot and go from there....
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    [gnome] Re: Tomboy filenames

    Thanks very much Sharm. that answers my question.
    pgmer6809
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    [gnome] Tomboy filenames

    Hello,
    Can anyone tell me what names the tomboy notes application gives to its notebooks and notes? Not the file format (xml) I found that on the web, but the filenames and directory where it stores...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP LaserJet Professional P1102w

    I connected mine to a WinXP machine with the USB cable that came with it. I then followed the XP install process.
    During that process I gave the printer the ssid and WEP/WPA keys for my wireless...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Lynx Nautilus Network Shares No Longer work

    Yes. See original post for sample output when connecting to smbclient.
    Note that the cmd line method allows me to input a p/w if required for the windows machine, but the Nautilus method does not....
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