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    [other] Re: memtest86+ fail at [Random number sequence]

    This is a known bug with the Memtest86+ distributed with Ubuntu 12.10. I have added some more details to this answer on Super User.
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    [SOLVED] Re: I hope I haven't bricked it.....

    I think there may be some confusion in this thread. Hazmatt86's problem is unlikely to be related to a corrupted BIOS or to drivers. The BIOS is probably undamaged - it is very difficult to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I hope I haven't bricked it.....

    I'm stumped; I don't know why the USB flash drives are not booting on the netbook. You've probably already tried using different USB slots on the netbook? If you have a USB optical drive or an...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I hope I haven't bricked it.....

    Can you upload an image of the Intel screen that appears?

    Also, you might want to try booting the flash drives on another laptop or desktop to make sure that they work.
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    [SOLVED] Re: I hope I haven't bricked it.....

    For some reason, it is failing to boot from the USB flash drive. Can you try using a different flash drive?

    I would not recommend updating the BIOS right now.
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    [SOLVED] Re: I hope I haven't bricked it.....

    Can you manually rearrange the boot order so that the USB flash drive has the highest priority? On many BIOSes, resetting to defaults does not include resetting the boot order.


    GRUB falls back...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid HDD

    As far as I know, the delayed allocation changes from ext3 to ext4 only affects scenarios involving a kernel panic or a sudden power loss. Ext4 should be rock stable under normal circumstances, so I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid HDD

    Thanks! I appreciate it. Use this guide. The commands in any outdated guide are all crossed out, so as long as the commands are visible, you are looking at the most up-to-date guide.

    I think you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid HDD

    Yes, that's the only problem that I've ever been aware of on my Momentus XTs.


    Actually, I think it is highly unlikely that existing data can be corrupted by testing the Momentus XT with my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid HDD

    I'm afraid I haven't experienced the issue that you have, so I don't know if SD28 will fix it.

    I've updated three Momentus XTs about 6-9 times in total without issues (with about half of these...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid HDD

    Hi Chronos00. What issues are you having with the Momentus XT? As far as I know, there are no outstanding issues in SD28 in Linux. I have tested the Momentus XT under SD28 with the instructions that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid HDD

    FedeGhigo, pmorton, PSY0NIC, and everyone else having similar issues: I have created a thread here about large files being corrupted on Momentus XT drives. I have provided instructions there for...
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    [all variants] Seagate Momentus XT corrupting large files

    Update July 16, 2011: The instructions in this post are obsolete, and should not be used. If you want to reproduce the problem, please use the instructions that I have given in the eighth post in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Deleting old kernels

    Right, there is no immediate danger in removing 'linux-generic', 'linux-image-generic', and 'linux-restricted-modules-generic'. In fact, you can reboot and do whatever you want and you wouldn't even...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Deleting old kernels

    Can you run

    sudo apt-get check
    to check for broken dependencies?

    I cannot see why it is not safe to remove the 3 metapackages that you specified, since they don't actually contain anything...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I disable sshd for a certain time?

    You can also have a look at DenyHosts, which is designed for this exact purpose.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Automatically mount NTFS partition on boot

    Don't run the code on the command line; change the corresponding line in /etc/fstab to automount NTFS partitions.
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    [ubuntu] Re: New memory for T42

    DDR and DDR2 memory modules are not compatible with each other - you always have to buy the correct type that your computer supports. From searching online, it seems that the T42 has DDR memory, so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Crash?

    When that happens, try switching to a virtual terminal by pressing <Ctrl><Alt><F1>. Log in and run 'top' to see which processes are taking up CPU cycles (press 'Q' to exit top). You can also run
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    [all variants] Re: Parapon Install: Compute Against Cancer

    There are installation instructions for Linux when you download the .bin installation file.
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    [SOLVED] Re: power management preferences

    I am not sure about this, but I think the 'Make Default' option makes your current configuration the default for all users on the system - this is why it asks for your sudo password. If you are the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Booting with ISO file without CD

    Yes, the functionality of an OS booting from an ISO should be the same as that booting from a CD. So you should be able to install if you boot from the ISO.

    The only potential problem I can think...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error code on updating

    According to this, the cairo-dock.org domain has changed to glx-dock.org. Maybe try updating your apt sources to point to the correct domain?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Booting with ISO file without CD

    GRUB 2 now has support for booting from ISO files on the hard drive. The live OS has to support this feature though - most recent distributions, including Ubuntu 9.10, supports this feature.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't mount harddrive

    That doesn't sound too good. The safest thing to do now before attempting any more recovery is to image the partition to a backup file, so that if this partition is messed up later on, you will...
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