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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installation failed to enter main menu, though windows 7 works fine

    Hi :)
    It sounds like your cd/dvd-drive has gone wonky. They don't last forever, sadly. Luckily you can install Ubuntu from a usb-stick so you can bypass the cd/dvd-drive. Instructions are on...
  2. [SOLVED] Gimp doesn't open, says "Segmentation fault"

    Hi :)
    There was an old thread that explored it but didn't get anywhere. It's wider than just Ubuntu and i found answers from Arch, Manjaro and other distros. The one that solved it for me was an...
  3. Re: initramfs unable to find a medium containing a live filesystem = just after updat

    Hi :)
    Blimey! I tried editing a few files but no change so i restored the back-ups i'd made before editing. I even tried installing grub2 but even that didn't help.

    Finally went with ubfans...
  4. Re: initramfs unable to find a medium containing a live filesystem = just after updat

    Hi :)
    Yeh, i've always meant to explore this guide
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomizationFromScratch
    to learn more about that but never had a really pressing reason before. I...
  5. Re: initramfs unable to find a medium containing a live filesystem = just after updat

    Hi :)
    Thanks! Good plan :)

    It took ages to do the updates so i'd rather not start again from scratch. Also there are some files and bookmarks in there somewhere. Your plan sounds like it's...
  6. initramfs unable to find a medium containing a live filesystem = just after updates

    Hi :)
    I tried updating my LiveUsb using

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade

    but it seemed to run into troubles and grumbled asking me to;

    sudo apt-get -f install
    sudo apt-get...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best Way to Install Ubuntu 14.04 on MBP 5,2

    Hi Rahabib :)
    Sounds like you need to post a few threads of your own!

    In Grub do you ever use the 2nd line for Ubuntu, the one that has "Recovery mode" in it's title. There are all sorts of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best Way to Install Ubuntu 14.04 on MBP 5,2

    Hi :)
    Congrats!! :D Nicely done!

    It is good to hear, again, that it is getting much easier and is within reach of most normal users. I know you were over-prepared and maybe didn't even...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best Way to Install Ubuntu 14.04 on MBP 5,2

    Hi :)
    Ahh, just realised that the installer asks you to set mount points. The only one(s) to worry about are the ones for the 14.04. So only set the 1 partition
    /
    for where it's going to be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best Way to Install Ubuntu 14.04 on MBP 5,2

    Hi :)
    Errr, kinda but not really. There is only ever 1 / and the other will be mounted as something else. So after grub has found both partitions are bootable (and the Mac one too) it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best Way to Install Ubuntu 14.04 on MBP 5,2

    Hi :)
    rEFIt is the Mac boot-loader isn't it? If so then 9.04 probably doesn't need it if 14.04 doesn't. The 9.04 only needed the non-Grub one in order to get into the Mac side. It didn't need...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Tripple boot - fresh overwrite questions

    Hi :)
    I never bother wiping Ubuntu. Just do a fresh install over the top. I tend to avoid reformatting the Ubuntu partition(s) too. The swap get reformatted anyway but avoiding reformatting the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Tripple boot - fresh overwrite questions

    Hi :)
    This thread might be helpful.
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2218456

    Wrt the MBR issue with Windows it quite complicated to explain but easy to deal with ...

    Each time...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Tripple boot - fresh overwrite questions

    Hi :)
    I haven't got a complete answer but can answer some of the issues.

    You don't need to delete any partitions. Just install over the top of whatever is in the existing Ubuntu partition.
    ...
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    [other] Re: Resuscitating Windows 7.

    Hi :)
    I'm glad to hear you got Windows working! However, i am curious if you have solved the problem with the LiveCd yet?

    I suspect it's something that re-downloading and creating a new DVD...
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    [other] Re: Resuscitating Windows 7.

    Hi :)
    Errr, if you do just go for a normal install of Win7 then early on it should allow you to choose which partitions to install too. Windows wont be able to see the Ubuntu ones nor the Swap so...
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    [SOLVED] Re: HowTo mark which answer solved my problem?

    Hi :)
    Magic :) Thanks :) Ok, so there isn't a formal button or something that i have missed. I did have a bit of a hunt around for such a thing but thought i was just being blind or something. ...
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    [other] Re: Resuscitating Windows 7.

    Hi :)
    How about installing Win7 onto a Virtual Machine inside Ubuntu? That way you can have loads more interaction between apps in Win7 and apps in Ubuntu.

    The dual-boot method is better if...
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    [SOLVED] HowTo mark which answer solved my problem?

    Hi :)
    Is there a way of giving kudos to a specfic answer to show which answer helped solve my problem?
    Regards from
    Tom :)
  20. [SOLVED] Re: How to install Italian language to an existing English 12.04

    Hi :)
    Fantastic!! Thanks! :) It's soo obvious now but i'd been struggling.
    Thanks and regards from
    Tom :)
  21. [SOLVED] How to install Italian language to an existing English 12.04

    Hi :)
    My company (well, my boss's) has a few Italian people popping in and some don't know English very well.

    So, i was wondering if it's possible to make Ubuntu use Italian, preferably for...
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    Re: Problem after boot-repair.

    Hi :)
    Ouch! I know the feeling.

    Err, was one drive using a GPT partitoning system and the other a normal MBR one? If so i had the same problem and did the same thing. ie just left the older...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: LiveUsb gives "(intiramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system"

    Hi :)
    WOW!! That was unbelievable! I made a LiveUsb from another Usb-stick that was only a tiny bit smaller than the one causing me troubles.

    Then i dug through the folders and found the init...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: LiveUsb gives "(intiramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system"

    Hi :)
    Ooops, my first post was very confused. I doubt this will improve matters much! The LiveUsb was using Ubuntu 13.04, 64bit but i doubt it makes much difference if it was something completely...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: LiveUsb gives "(intiramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system"

    Hi :)
    Ooops, my first post was very confused. I doubt this will improve matters much! The LiveUsb was using Ubuntu 13.04, 64bit but i doubt it makes much difference if it was something completely...
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