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  1. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    Here's the new thread I started: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2157302
  2. encrypted /home will not mount automatically

    Hi guys,

    I wounder if anybody can help with this issue:

    I moved my /home folder to a new partition, following this guide:

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving

    The...
  3. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    OK, let me do that. Thanks everybody for the support.
  4. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    I actually saved that passphrase

    When I moved /home to its own partition, I followed this:

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving

    Now the data in that partition occupies...
  5. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    OK, thanks....I'm leaning towards that.

    I have a couple of concerns:

    1) my /home was encrypted. I have a backup, but I wonder if I will be able to restore it to an unencrypted new /home. Is my...
  6. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    this is like the Seinfeld episode where you can't get delivery because 'you named names' ! :-)
  7. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    grub-common is no longer installed:

    root@ubuntu:/# dpkg --purge grub-common
    dpkg: warning: there's no installed package matching grub-common

    then I follow all the steps and this is what I get:...
  8. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    oldfred, this is screwed up...I ran all those commands and it stops at the same place:

    The following packages have unmet dependencies:
    grub-common : Depends: liblzma2 (>= 4.999.9beta) but it is...
  9. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    I just tried installing grub-common using aptitude and I got the same error, but a little bit more info:

    The following packages have unmet dependencies:
    grub-common : Depends: liblzma2 (>=...
  10. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    I'm using a 12.04 live usb, and that's the version I have installed

    I followed drs305 instructions and I get stuck at step #4, when trying to install grub-common (see the attached image). This is...
  11. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    I removed the invalid ppa, but that doesn't seem to be the issue.

    Here's the updated info from boot-repair: http://paste.ubuntu.com/5791263/

    Thanks a lot for helping me with this!
  12. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    Hi oldfred, guys,

    I'm back!

    I was able to follow your suggestions:

    - cleaned up the computer
    - made new partition where I moved /home to (I think I screwed something up here, as my data now...
  13. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    Thank you guys, for all the help and feedback.

    @oldfred I'm going through each one of those links cleaning up stuff. This is very helpful.

    I had to order an external hard drive to back up all...
  14. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    Yann, let me start working on those backups...thanks!
  15. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    My PC is at least 6 years old...

    I don't see an option for LBA on my BIOS. I'm attaching a few pictures of the BIOS config...let me know if you want to see another menu I didn't include.
    ...
  16. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    oldfred, thanks for the reply

    I checked my BIOS and it doesn't offer the AHCI mode. I'm on IDE. Is this an issue?

    I followed two of the links above for cleaning up the system:

    HOWTO:...
  17. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    Hi guys,

    I'm having an issue very similar to the one described on this thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2098185

    As is that thread, the grub menu doesn't point to the last kernel...
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