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  1. Delete account/Change username - Help!

    Please delete my account.

    If that's not possible, change my username to "Daytripper99"

    Thanks!:popcorn:
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    [ubuntu] Re: hdd error {DRDY err}

    I'm afraid I can't help you here,

    In my case, I managed to boot using Ubuntu (it took about 20 minutes to boot up) and then copy the files I needed. I then called Dell support and found out that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: hdd error {DRDY err}

    I'm having the exact same problem. I'm on a dual booting Dell inspiron 1500, and Windows won't start either (which leads me to believe that it's a hardware problem). Googling 'DRDY' error gives a lot...
  4. [all variants] Re: sata drdy err-- while trying to backup -- please help

    I've started getting the DRDY ERR today, along with the UNC error. It took about 15 minutes for Linux to boot. Windows doesn't boot anymore, neither can i boot from a live cd.

    Have you managed to...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    I've found 'Gnome-do' that does what i need to.

    Just for someone browsing this thread wanting to get an application similar to launchy (windows), quicksilver (mac) or katapult (KDE).



    sudo...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    Rebooted into Ubuntu again, i still have the Local Disk icon on my desktop, trying to unmount is gives me an error saying only root can unmount it, i'm guessing this is a result of the changes in the...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    Hey,

    I couldn't decide which partition i was looking for using 'fdisk -l' so i installed gparted,and found that it was sda5 that i was looking for, and that the drive was ext3 (and not ext2 as i'd...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    Here's my fstab file


    # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
    #
    # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
    proc /proc proc defaults ...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    Actually, i don't know this already. I'm just going to boot into Ubuntu and check. Although, my 80 gig does seem to mount every time, just a little late..
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    Thanks for the reply,

    It's just that i've waited abotu a year for ubuntu to work, and right now..small things like the ext2 are keeping me from booting into it when i just want it all to just...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    Erm,

    *Desperately Cries for Help*

    :(
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Vostro 1500 Video Card Drivers

    Same problem here. Have you found any solution for this yet?
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    Can i also post here about my frustration for not being able to use the alt+space shortcut for the quick launcher. I've got Launchy setup on my windows too, so i'm really used to using it, and i...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    I'm new to lunux and Ubuntu as a whole, so i've probably done something wrong somewhere. Although, here's what i've experienced:

    Installed ubuntu effortlessly, on the first startup, ubuntu asked...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    Thanks a bunch for the reply guys,



    Neurostu, Thanks, i've already got the exact same driver to read ext2 in windows.



    As i said, i didn't make the initial partitions, but the person who...
  16. [ubuntu] Problems with EXT2 partition mounting while dualbooting w/ XP

    I've got Ubuntu 8.04 hardy installed on a Dell Vostro 1500,

    8 gigs = Ubuntu install
    2 gigs = swap
    80 gigs = EXT2 partition drive (I use this to share the drive with windows using an ext2 reader....
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 max sound volume too low

    Thanks for that, i kept trying alsamixer-gnome!
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Recurring problems with Ubuntu 8.04 install on Dell Vostro 1500

    bump for help. I'm writing this from the live cd, and can't access xp because i've formatted the linux partition and taken grub with it.

    :(
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Recurring problems with Ubuntu 8.04 install on Dell Vostro 1500

    For the record,

    I've already done this:


    sudo mount /dev/sda6 /mnt
    sudo chroot /mnt /bin/sh
    sudo update-initramfs -u

    without any luck. I don't exactly remember what the output was,...
  20. [ubuntu] Recurring problems with Ubuntu 8.04 install on Dell Vostro 1500

    Hi, I'm a newbie and have searched the forums unsuccessfully and am writing hoping for answers.

    I had Kubuntu on my laptop which i didn't particularly like, and i couldn't get it to work with the...
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