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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu won't load from GRUB2

    UEFI booting is the default. Ubuntu still won't loadunless I use the EFI interface, which then loads GRUB, which then will load Ubuntu. If I just let GRUB load, and try and load Ubuntu, nothing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu won't load from GRUB2

    It did convert from BIOS to UEFI.

    So, what you're saying you're saying is the only way for me to get into Ubuntu is to go into my EFI, and tell it to boot Ubuntu? I can't just let GRUB load, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu won't load from GRUB2

    Alright, that's a little annoying, as I'd prefer to not have to manually choose Ubuntu every time I turn my machine on.

    Is there a way to fix it once I'm in the Ubuntu install? Like reinstalling...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu won't load from GRUB2

    So, I can't get into Ubuntu after installing it. It loaded once after I installed it, and has not loaded since. When I select Ubuntu in GRUB, I get a blank screen that does... nothing.

    My machine...
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    [other] Re: GRUB2 reboot loop

    Huh. No clue how that got there.


    Did it, and Ubuntu did NOT boot



    Did it, and Ubuntu booted. Then I booted into Windows, walked away from the computer for a few minutes. It went into...
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    Re: What's your registered Linux user number?

    Linux user 495082, registered on 8/16/2009. Ubuntu user 28513 (I can't find the date I registered there, I think it was around the same time). I've been using Ubuntu since June of 2008.
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    [other] Re: GRUB2 reboot loop

    Boot Info Script 0.55 dated February 15th, 2010

    ============================= Boot Info Summary: ==============================

    => Grub 2 is installed in the MBR of...
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    [other] Re: GRUB2 reboot loop

    I can find anything. The only thing I have that's remotely "anti spyware" is my anti-virus (AVG Free, but I've turned OFF the "scan MBR" option.

    I have noticed that this only happens when I allow...
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    [other] GRUB2 reboot loop

    Apologies if this has been posted, I did a quick search, and couldn't find anything.

    I'm running an Acer Aspire One, dual-booting Maverick, and Windows XP Home SP3.

    Any time I use Windows, it...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: NTFS Configuration tool wont run in Ubuntu 10.10

    I'm using a fresh install of 10.10 x64. ntfs-config won't load for me either. Same error message as the OP.
  11. Re: acer-wmi: unable to detect available WMID devices

    Get the error on a D250 running Lucid (non-netbook) too.
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    Re: Grub 2 Title Tweaks Thread

    It worked!


    You sir, are awesome!



    \\:D/

    (And a better scripter than I am!)
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    [other] Re: Configuring BURG

    BURG configures a lot like GRUB2.

    Here's the basics: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1195275

    Check out this thread for renaming, and hiding certain things:...
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    Re: Grub 2 Title Tweaks Thread

    Well, it didn't work. I still get "Ubuntu, with Linux false"

    On a whim, I tried removing the "false"

    The "false" went away, replaced by "quiet splash"

    So, I tried removing the "quiet" on the...
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    Re: Grub 2 Title Tweaks Thread

    Well, I seem to have hit a snag. I want my GRUB2 menu to have two entries: One that says simply "Ubuntu" and one that says "Windows 7"

    I've got the one that says "Windows 7" down pat.


    But the...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Is Netbook Remix a weaker version of Ubuntu Linux?

    Personally, I find I can do everything with UNR I can do with Ubuntu. It's the same, just with the netbook-remix packages laid over it to give it an interface that works better with the limited...
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    Re: What Distros are you running

    Ubuntu 8.04, on my home server
    Ubuntu 9.04 on all my other machines
    I'll be upgrading to 9.10 over the weekend on some of my machines, probably.
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    Re: Any folks NOT upgrading to koala?

    My old laptop will be skipping it. It'll prolly stay at 9.04 until it dies.

    My netbook and desktop will be getting 9.10

    And my home server, I only use LTS on it, so it stays at 8.04 for now.
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    Re: Roommate Screaming About Hating Linux

    I've had OO.o screw up .doc files saved in Word before.

    I've also has MS Word screw up .doc files saves in OO.o before.



    However, think I've got ya beat on roommate horror stories. All three...
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    [all variants] Re: A printer question

    I tried it, no dice.

    It's an older Lexmark, and Im kinda itching for a new toy anyways, so I'm starting to browse.
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    [all variants] A printer question

    Prior to my conversion to Linux, I tended to use Lexmark printers. Lexmark isn't known for their Linux support.


    What brand of printer would be good for Linux support?
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    Re: Which version of windows do you use?

    All my machines dual-boot.

    I run a netbook with WinXP SP3/UNR 9.04, a laptop with WinVista Home Basic SP2/Ubuntu 9.04, and a desktop with WinVista Home Premium SP2/Win7 Home Premium RC/Ubuntu 9.04...
  23. acer-wmi: unable to detect available WMID devices

    I'm running UNR 9.04 on an Acer Aspire One D150-1920. On my most recent bootup, my usplash screen failed to load, instead being replaced with terminal script. it indicated that WMID devices were not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire One Remix Issues.

    I just did this a few weeks ago on my AOD-150

    Word of advice: defragment your Windows partition before proceeding with any shrinking. Failure to do so means you can lose stuff that's at the end of...
  25. [ubuntu] Cannot open anything in preferences or administration

    Any time I try to open anything that would involve changing settings, I get the following error message:


    Failed to run <insert program name here> as user root
    Unable to copy the user's...
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