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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu One for Blackberry?

    It would seem Blackberry is sucking hind tit with anything to do with Ubuntu. That's a shame....not sure which one I'd be willing to part with if I had to choose.....
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    Re: How to Sync your Blackberry in Linux

    So, still no real sync for Ubuntu-BB. Rim should get off the pot....

    Anyway, tried barry again today (1-2 years since last), no joy. The barrybackup webpage seems to have stalled at about a year...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Automatic Evolution Back-up Question

    So, wouldn't it be lovely to have an informed reply to this question.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: how to break up a large folder of jpegs into multiple smaller folders?

    Well now, size would be the only real difference I guess. Otherwise there is, as far as Ubuntu is concerned, no difference between our pictures and leftover jpegs from browsing and such.

    Your...
  5. [ubuntu] how to break up a large folder of jpegs into multiple smaller folders?

    Hello and Thanks for looking!

    I have a folder with some 25,000 jpegs in it. Our old computer here simply chokes on it. (This is the thread that shows how I got myself to this point:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: script for moving filetype

    Hiya.

    I had exactly the same situation you are in. Copy paste is simply not realistic.

    Here is the thread I posted for help:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1692117&goto=newpost
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  7. [SOLVED] Re: Help with find and mv commands on large number of files please?

    Hey, Thanks for that! Good info.

    Tim
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Help with find and mv commands on large number of files please?

    Thanks for that.

    The -t makes sense but what tells xargs what the filenames are? Or is it just accepting the pipe input as such?
    And, naturally, what is the difference between -name and...
  9. [SOLVED] SOLVED! Re: Help with find and mv commands on large number of files please?

    CHRSB:

    Thank-you for your response!

    The paragraph you posted was pretty much the piece I was missing. Maybe been staring at the screen to long?

    Here is the final command that worked:

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  10. [SOLVED] Help with find and mv commands on large number of files please?

    Hello and Thanks for looking...

    We recovered a large number of files from a HD I messed up. I am attempting to move large numbers of files of a type e.g. .txt .jpg , into a folder by type to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Home folders are missing after upgrade.

    So, here is a big 'ol whackin BUMP!

    Suggestions? Input?

    Thanks
    Tim
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    [ubuntu] Re: Home folders are missing after upgrade.

    Bit of an echo around here....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Home folders are missing after upgrade.

    So, quick update....

    Installed a new hard drive to replace the failed one until such time as I acquire the knowledge to retrieve at least the data if not the whole drive. Then a fresh install of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Home folders are missing after upgrade.

    So, going on the idea that the superblock is corrupt, I have followed the instructions from this site:

    http://linuxexpresso.wordpress.com/2010/03/31/repair-a-broken-ext4-superblock-in-ubuntu/
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    [ubuntu] Re: Home folders are missing after upgrade.

    So, how does one "repair" a superblock I wonder....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Home folders are missing after upgrade.

    Good Morning.

    Thank-you for your continued input pastalavista.

    Ran the commands you suggested, the output of which is below. Also ran a utility called testdisk. It suggested the structure is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Home folders are missing after upgrade.

    Hello again.
    So, I downloaded and ran the live CD. Much better way to do things.
    I then reran the requested commands adn also downloaded and ran the bootinfoscript, the output of which is below. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Home folders are missing after upgrade.

    Hiya. Thanks for the quick responses!

    Terminal commands output are rather garbled due to a very small term window. I wrote the response out as best I could on note paper to type in here. :)...
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    [ubuntu] Home folders are missing after upgrade.

    Hello and Thanks for helping with our little problem.

    This evening I went through the upgrade process to 10.04. The entire process went well until reboot time. At that point fsck was run and...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic won't wake up from suspend (sleep) mode

    Good question! :)
    Uninstall brings back normal operation. Reinstall brings back same problem.

    It would seem, in my humble opinion, that the problem is the same in all situations: proprietary...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic won't wake up from suspend (sleep) mode

    To add to the list of machines with the prob:

    Old Dell workstation 350 2600 512 Ram.

    Suspend worked with the fresh install of 9.10. I then installed a nVidia Geforce4 MX 440 gpu. Karmic saw...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Moving over root and home into new Ubuntu installation

    Um, new computer. No previous Linux installation..... What's to upgrade?
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Moving over root and home into new Ubuntu installation

    Well, I got my home folder moved to my new-to-me box. I just installed Karmic on the the new box, plugged my "home" harddrive into the slave position on the second IDE and copy pasted. TA-Da.
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    Re: Survey request and comments

    We use Rhythmbox at home exclusively. We're very happy with it. We have two Ipods in use with Rythmbox. No need for Itunes and such.

    For future apps, I added a request for a better way to sync...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Moving over root and home into new Ubuntu installation

    Well gosh, I'm looking for the same answer and got all excited when I saw this thread....:(
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