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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 will not find Windows 7.

    I think you are using grub legacy as bootloader
    paste your /boot/grub/menu.lst
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    [ubuntu] Re: Triple Boot - Ub 10.04 Install Problem

    Please provide the info of
    sudo fdisk -lu
    and
    sudo parted -l
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Reinstalled windows and now grub won't boot it (no such device)

    sudo update-grub
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    Re: Ubuntu 11.04 alpha upgrade and grub error

    There was a bug in natty alpha that under particular circumstances grub corrupts first ntfs partition:
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+bug/730225
  5. [SOLVED] Re: I accidentally installed grub on my windows partition!

    edit /etc/grub.d/40_custom,


    menuentry "Grub4Dos" {
    set root='(hd0,msdos5)'
    linux /boot/grub.exe
    }

    Any mistakes here will not mess your system up so take it easy :)
    Then run "sudo...
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    Re: C-Drive missing in Grub and in Ubuntu

    suryateja,
    The commands given in the bug link is an example to ruin your partitions.
    Don't follow those commands if you are trying to recover partitions.

    By the way, it doesn't make sense to run...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Install of 10.10 but can't see any partitions

    The partition table may have some problems.
    Please provide the info Hakunka asked for.
    also provide the outputs of
    sudo fdisk -lu
    and

    sudo parted -l
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Messed up GRUB after upgrading 10.10 to 11.04

    No.
    Users buy pirated windows DVDs and install systems this way. (mimic OEMs)
    Users download cracks and modify systems this way.
    They do know their copies are not legal.
    They don't know the inner...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Messed up GRUB after upgrading 10.10 to 11.04

    Yes windows will boot and work.
    They may not notice windows becomes unactivated until microsoft someday later tells them and refuse to function normally. They may not associate it to the fix they...
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    Re: C-Drive missing in Grub and in Ubuntu

    In short, to solve this problem, recent update of grub introduces this new bug which can corrupt the first ntfs partition.
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    Re: Installed now win7 partition is messed up

    In short, to solve this problem, recent update of grub introduces this new bug (please add your comments) which can corrupt the first ntfs partition.
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Messed up GRUB after upgrading 10.10 to 11.04

    These are actually not errors, he uses a technique called softmod to crack and activate windows7. This technique uses a modified version of grub4dos and a modified NTFS boot sector which is not...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Messed up GRUB after upgrading 10.10 to 11.04

    In short, to solve this problem, recent update of grub introduces this new bug which can corrupt the first ntfs partition.

    If you have some big adobe product installed in Windows, recent grub...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: I accidentally installed grub on my windows partition!

    You can try using grub4dos to bypass the boot sector code of ntfs.
    download http://nufans.net/grub4dos/current_release/grub4dos-0.4.4-2009-10-16.zip
    unzip it, you only need one file: grub.exe, copy...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: I accidentally installed grub on my windows partition!

    if the last sector and the first sector are identical, the last sector may have changed. If they are different, you can try overwrite the first sector with the last. Backup both sector first, of...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: I accidentally installed grub on my windows partition!

    By design, the last sector of ntfs is a backup of its boot sector, if I were you, I would immediately copy the last sector of /dev/sda1 to its first sector. But now you have done much fixes and I...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: URGENT Problem after recent update 2.6.35-28

    In short, to solve this problem, recent update of grub introduces this new bug which can corrupt the first ntfs partition.
  18. Re: [Bash Script] Backup and restore your ubuntu system with "live ubuntu backup"

    LUB backs up the currently running system. If you do backup on your desktop, it backs up the running ubuntu of the desktop, not drive X of your laptop. You must do backup on the laptop and transfer...
  19. Re: [Bash Script] Backup and restore your ubuntu system with "live ubuntu backup"

    Thank you for your comment Shikaku, though I have not encountered problems with lupin-casper installed and do not quite understand why this should cause stability issues.
  20. Re: [Bash Script] Backup and restore your ubuntu system with "live ubuntu backup"

    Yes version 2.2 is below
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    [all variants] Re: Changing the UUID to ntfs partition

    Use microsoft's tool under windows:
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897436.aspx
    It can change the last 8 digits of the uuid of ntfs, or all 8 digits of the uuid of vfat. (Shows as...
  22. Re: [Bash Script] Backup and restore your ubuntu system with "live ubuntu backup"

    Yes you can use the script to clone a machine to another.
    A special use is to migrate ubuntu from a virtual machine to physical machines. I set up 9.04 on a virtual machine and cloned it to all my...
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    [all variants] Re: Easily fix your EJECT key!

    Try using both thumbs. As long as two fingers are placed horizontally scrolling is good. You can also scroll with one finger on the right edge of touchpad.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: How to change trackpad sensitivity? (MB 2,1 x86_64)

    To avoid jumpy scrolling, I have to use both hands - two thumbs or two index fingers.
    Yes I can eject the CD by right clicking the CD icon. (MacBook 2,1 ubuntu 9.04 32-bit)
  25. [ubuntu] Re: How to change trackpad sensitivity? (MB 2,1 x86_64)

    Thank you cyberdork33, the trackpad is comfortable now, though scrolling is not so good as under OSX.
    I still can't make the eject CD key work after installing pommed.
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