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    [lubuntu] Re: grub4dos activating Lubuntu

    Darkod,
    Thanks.
    grub4dos provides an 'OK' splash. I'll run with that.
    This is my code for kickstarting Lubuntu, from grub4dos.



    # title ==={1} LUbuntu }=== \n ==={ LUbuntu find, load...
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    [lubuntu] grub4dos activating Lubuntu

    Have a grub4dos booting system of several OS.
    Have installed Lubuntu.
    grub4dos activates Lubuntu by finding /boot/grub/core.img ,
    then loading that core.img.

    core.img presents a basic grub2...
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    [SOLVED] Re: De-Installing Grub2 from HDD

    Thanks, OldFred.
    That may be his best option.
    Just live with the Terabyte booting drive.
    From the bootup menu,
    there is a secondary option to reboot into the XP drive.
    He should just live...
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    [SOLVED] Re: De-Installing Grub2 from HDD

    Thanks, OldFred,
    I know I am wordy, but maybe you will see
    some macabre humor in his mistakes.

    Do you know how it is when you try hard not to step on a customers toes ,
    in order to fix a...
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    [SOLVED] De-Installing Grub2 from HDD

    * Have a customer who had someone install Ubuntu
    as WUBI, inside of Windows XP.
    * HD was booting via with dual-boot options on the XP HD.
    * Customer has a Terabyte HD as an additional HD.
    *...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: windows doesn't recognize files saved in ubuntu

    This problem/info is too general to offer direct solutions, IMO.
    I am not able to follow which OS is doing what, from your two posts,
    in order to define the problem(s).

    Well, I have yet to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu's Drawback For Me.

    Aakash,

    Welcome to the Ubuntu Forums !
    You have a good head on your shoulders, just need to get some good experience.
    Listen to what these engineers have to say, step through it all.

    * ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] pen drive not detecting

    For several months, I have a pendrive for bootup occassionally, in order to load Puppy Linux.
    I had to set my Post Delay to 10 seconds, so that the USB pendrive could chargeup.
    Then when the real...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: FIRE FOX is ACTING WIERD, " alredy running"

    LovingLinux,
    Thanks.
    When the occasion arises in Ubuntu, I will do it.
    Normally I boot into Puppy for internet access.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't read partition table?

    Have Re-Installed Windows XP three times,
    M$ XP always over-writes the ENTIRE hard drive.
    M$ XP install procedure provides 3 warnings that this will occur!
    This wipes out my Linux partition....
  11. [ubuntu] Re: FIRE FOX is ACTING WIERD, " alredy running"

    I have had that happen when a MalWare program runs something in RAM, trying to lock me onto that website.
    I have been successful in Un-Loading (Un-Installing) FireFox, and then Re-Installing...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.0.4 System crash & shutdown every time I use Software Center

    Evaneus,
    Have you tried making an "air space" under your laptop?
    I use several screw-drivers under my laptop, just to make a space for Air to flow.
    Keeps it cooler.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Random shutdowns- help!?!

    p.Wolf,

    Quoting you, I say
    "yet again i have problems with ubuntu, my machine is now randomly shutting itself down!"
    I am having to access my Business Files via Puppy Linux in order to maintain...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Random shutdowns- help!?!

    Wolf,

    Is the Power Saver features shut off , and is 'spin down the Hard Drive' DISABLED ?
    Is the Screen Saver shut off ?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Random shutdowns- help!?!

    Wolf,
    More information, please.

    I have a similar problem,
    and it might be the only problem that I've ever had with Ubuntu.

    On my Ubuntu system, 10.11, it also shuts down, after...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot different drive problems

    Aata,
    M$ Windows may never recognize a Linux formatted HD. Mine never have.
    Linux OS will recognize M$ and 14 other formats of HD.

    hda and sda will address the base of the device. ...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Trying to recover data from broken ubuntu, how do I access home folder?

    Vigh,
    I have always used a Live-CD.
    Usually I make use of :
    (1) Parted-Magic Live-CD
    (2) Puppy Linux 5.25 Live-CD.
    Both are simply GREAT for reading all HD file formats and copying out.
    ...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Please help!! Ubuntu won't boot! (I'm scared..)

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    Baarn,
    Just saw the suggestion to use the Vista Restore Disk.
    Always...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Partition Manager: Unable to resize linux partition to use free space BEFORE part

    Thanks for marking this thread [solved].
    Please return to the forum as a valued contributor. :)
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Partition Manager: Unable to resize linux partition to use free space BEFORE part

    Iclestu,
    You have demonstrated much courage in the face of critical suggestions. :KS

    Installed the Parted-Magic subdir in my XP C:/pmagic, and pointed my grub/grub.cfg to it.
    . . . boots just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Missing kernel

    Curtis,
    Always keep your "Created Data" in a different partition.
    I keep all mine on a different partition, in a folder named "MY_" , with dozens of subdir inside.
    It is a simple thing to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Extending linux (ext4) partition

    Thea,
    BEST IDEA so far !!!

    I have done the clean install on bunches of computers, just to clear up problems.
    M$-XP installed first, into a sda1 Primary partition.

    Booted the...
  23. [all variants] Re: Idiot proof backup software has failed me. What next?

    Una,
    Since my first disk crash in 1979, I have kept my "created data" on different media / partitions.
    That makes the OS backup / reinstall simpler.

    Here is what I have done on my several Linux...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Partition Manager: Unable to resize linux partition to use free space BEFORE part

    Iri,
    Good idea.
    Parted-Magic Live-CD will load into RAM,
    then work on the HD totally un-mounted.

    Ice,
    With gParted-Magic running in RAM,
    and the HD Linux system totally un-mounted, ...
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    [lubuntu] Permissions_Wierd

    Found these listings, using scripting.
    Anybody ever seen anything like it ? :confused:
    Not a problem, but very curious.

    Command line from script is :
    ls -al $ext0 >> $fntrg...
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