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  1. [ubuntu] Re: big problem. Can't access encrypted partition

    I used disk utility when partitioning and I think I must have checked off the checkbox to encrypt the partition. The partition is NTFS. I believe disk utility uses cryptsetup to encrypt it? So I am...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: big problem. Can't access encrypted partition

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  3. [ubuntu] big problem. Can't access encrypted partition

    hi guys,
    i made an acronis image backup of my entire drive as I was swapping it. Now that I am restoring the drive, my data partition (NTFS) seems to be encrypted (I thought i didn't encrypt it). I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: bad sectors remapping

    To be honest I am not at all concerned about bad sectors themselves. I have had this hitachi for over 7 years now - has bad sectors but doesn't have any spin retry errors like one of my seagate has...
  5. [ubuntu] Get compiz to work on mobile intel 915 graphics

    Hi,
    My compiz worked perfectly on my laptop with mobile intel 915 graphics until I hooked up an external monitor to it . Now compiz no longer works and I cannot select "normal" under appearance...
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    [ubuntu] Re: high end gaming desktop build

    Yes it is an issue with newer cards as well. The thing is though that the issue is less to do with the card and more to do with the refresh rate of the LCD and drivers themselves. The source of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: high end gaming desktop build

    I would avoid 2 or 3 or any SLi/Crossfire configuration personally altogether atleast for next two years to come. I would get the Geforce GTX 580 it will easily do 1080p gaming.

    Don't bother with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: bad sectors remapping

    That is right Ubuntu does indeed use SMART in Disk Utility for this. But to my knowledge, hard drive manufacturers have a sparse area on the disk to reallocate/remap any bad sectors to this new area....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Possible RAID Configuration (0's and 1's)

    My Ubuntu loads pretty fast without Raid0 so I personally don't feel the need to make it load any faster but if anything - I feel I could use Raid0 for Windows Boot partition.
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    [ubuntu] Re: high end gaming desktop build

    No need for black since you have the ssd. Green will be fine for your needs. Oh and I second the opinion on nvidia card. The drivers are better for linux. And did you say "High End Gaming" - then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: bad sectors remapping

    I used to think that hard drive's SMART feature keeps track of it as SMART does know about bad sector's existence. But I am yet surprised that one of my disk that has a pending bad sector (a sector...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Possible RAID Configuration (0's and 1's)

    Some people use their home computer for nothing more than gaming or surfing the net. I use my home computer for important work as well as for gaming so data security is somewhat important to me.
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    [ubuntu] bad sectors remapping

    Hi,

    Bad sectors as well all know are sectors on hard drive that cannot be written to (due to possibly physical damage). Now I know there are Linux tools such as badblocks and chkdsk on windows.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Get Compiz to work Mobile Intel 915

    Common guys Seriously?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Get Compiz to work Mobile Intel 915

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    [ubuntu] Re: Get Compiz to work Mobile Intel 915

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    [ubuntu] Get Compiz to work Mobile Intel 915

    Hi,

    I know Compiz works on my mobile 915 intel graphics (I have been using it until now with Desktop cube) but now I have external monitor hooked up extended to laptop monitor and I lost compiz -...
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    [all variants] Re: Invalid Partition Table.

    See that's the interesting bit because I actually did get my Windows 7 to "Boot" from external hard drive. The boot manager is there, Windows starts to load, the logo shows up but half way through...
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    [all variants] Re: Invalid Partition Table.

    common guys bump, how do I copy windows partition to external drive so that windows 7 can actually load from there?
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    [all variants] Re: Invalid Partition Table.

    Thank you I realized my mistake. Boot sector is 446 bytes and the remaining is partition table.

    I have another question. How do I go about copying the entire windows partition into an external...
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    [SOLVED] Re: down loading and burning problem

    Kubuntu and Ubuntu are different. Ubuntu comes with gnome graphical user interface whereas Kubuntu comes with KDE. It is a matter of choice. The .part is the temporary file firefox makes when...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Laptop Install - Dual boot vs Virtual Box

    You mean booting into a copy of windows that is already installed on your physical disk in a dual-boot configuration and using that through vbox? Sure it can be done.

    I am actually in the process...
  23. Thread: Update ERROR!

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    [ubuntu] Re: Update ERROR!

    Have you tried doing this with one step previous version of linux kernel available from grub?
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Installing 10.04 from disc gives initramfs error

    Have you tried the alternative ubuntu iso?
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    [SOLVED] Re: down loading and burning problem

    No. Unless your partition table is messed up or your hard drive has too many bad sectors that were not reallocated automatically. In that case, you could get a CRC error. I would suggest you scan...
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