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    [SOLVED] Re: black screen acer lappy

    I had a similar problem what i did to fix it was.

    When ubuntu is at the boot screen press Esc to get the grub menu up.
    Find the default ubuntu kernel. It is the top one, instead of hitting...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.10 Black Screen after boot.

    Another quick update. I suspect it is a graphical issue. I put in the usb pen to try and see if i could do a fresh install. The purple screen comes up with what i think is a keyboard sign then it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.10 Black Screen after boot.

    Small update, i managed to get onto recovery mode and ran
    sudo dpkg --configure -a
    And it gave me this error
    error: unable to access dpkg status area: Read-only file system
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 11.10 Black Screen after boot.

    I installed ubuntu 11.10 on to a netbook. It booted fine for a couple of restarts but now the screen goes purple as it is going to boot and the ubuntu sign pops up for a split second and the screen...
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    Re: What causes busy box error?

    Update:
    I let the ubuntu disk checker run a fix on the file system and it has booted fine!
    Although im scared to turn the netbook off incase it decides not to boot again. Does anyone have anything...
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    Re: What causes busy box error?

    the ubuntu disk check screen came up and when it was searching for the drive it tells me
    errors were found while checking for the disk drive / which means it's not picking up root ?
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    Re: What causes busy box error?

    i have just checked the bios and on the main area it doesn't even mention the hard drive until i go to the advance> IDE configuration area where it tells me the HD is 160Gb which is correct. It seems...
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    Re: What causes busy box error?

    It's strange this error has happened about 3 times in total first time was after 3 days second time was after about 4 months and this time was a day after i reinstalled. I'm not sure what triggers it...
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    Re: What causes busy box error?

    I doubt the hard drive will be dying the netbook is only 6 months old. I was considering putting windows on it to save problem but it's so terribly slow and blotted. I really hope 11.04 will be a...
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    Re: What causes busy box error?

    Yeah this happens 100% of the time when the netbook is booting. How would i go about getting the hard drive to spin faster on boot. Or is it a lost cause?.
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    Re: What causes busy box error?

    It says


    mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: no such file in directory
    mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: no such file in directory
    mount: mounting /pro on /root/proc failed: no...
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    Re: What causes busy box error?

    Hey there, the netbook is an Asus EeePc 1005p. Ubuntu's netbook edition with the asus line is a joke. The error is something like this "Busybox v1.1.3 (debian 1:1.1.3-5 ubuntu7) Built-in shell (ash)"...
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    What causes busy box error?

    Hey there, ive had to reinstall ubuntu netbook remix 10.04 several times as i keep getting the busybox error on boot. Dose anyone know how to stop this and prevent this from happening again?
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    [ubuntu] Tips on fixing laptop overheating?

    I have a samsung R610, it used to run without getting to warm but now it seems after 15mins of use my fan is just spewing out burning hot air. My system monitor tells me it's at 80C.

    i was...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu USB install Bug.

    I fixed it. This is what i did.

    During install when you get to the screen where it gives you the option to duel boot fully install or advanced.

    Go to Advanced then get your home folder and...
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu USB install Bug.

    Im trying to fresh install ubuntu 10.10 after i screwed some things up. Im running the installer through my usb pen which i made on a windows machine with pendrivelinux. The installer runs till it...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: 94% CPU usage when on system monitor nothing is using any CPU.

    It seems to have gone and everything looks like it's back to normal :) thank you :).

    I will know what to do next time this happens. Why did apt-get take up so much cpu?
  18. [ubuntu] Re: 94% CPU usage when on system monitor nothing is using any CPU.

    13761 root 20 0 6912 2604 1892 R 96 0.1 15:14.45 apt-get


    This seems to be the problem, what will i do?

    Sorry it didn't copy right, the CPU% is 96 :/
  19. [ubuntu] Re: 94% CPU usage when on system monitor nothing is using any CPU.

    andrew@andrew-R610:~$ sudo htop
    sudo: htop: command not found


    Looks like you have made a slight mistake :) it's top im sure
  20. [ubuntu] 94% CPU usage when on system monitor nothing is using any CPU.

    Ive been getting this problem for about a week, when i use my laptop for about an hour it gets really slow and my cpu is at about 94%. When i go to system monitor there is only chrome that is running...
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    [SOLVED] Media change insert disk on update?

    I was adding a PPA and when i did sudo apt-get update command i was asked to insert the ubuntu 10.10 disk then hit enter to continue, it wont let me finish my update without doing this. How do i get...
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    Re: 2010 in photos

    Amazing. Thank you so much for sharing :) really inspiring!
  23. Thread: Merry Xmas

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    Re: Merry Xmas

    Merry Christmas for scotland :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to use USB in virtualbox?

    Im pretty sure it's this cable, i plugged in my laser printer that dose work with ubuntu the printers status says it's unplugged. Argh :(
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to use USB in virtualbox?

    Last night i installed the Closed source edition from the website, It dose have usb support, I actually think that the scanner is broken, or my usb 2.0 cable is broken, it must be that :/
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