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    [ubuntu] Re: Messed up partitions

    Thanks! I'll try it out.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Messed up partitions

    sudo fdisk -l

    Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders
    Units = silindrit of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Messed up partitions

    Definitely.

    It's not my own PC and I was not present when the update was made, so, I don't really know how it was brought down to this. :( All I know it was "updated".

    I've no problem with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Messed up partitions

    Basically a reinstall is the only option?
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    [ubuntu] Messed up partitions

    Hi all!

    After updating to 10.04 LTS, my partitions went all weird (see the screenshot).

    I'd like to merge sda5 and sda7, as they were before the update. What should I do?

    Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Best backup/mirror software?

    Hi all!

    I'm looking for backup/mirror software that:
    a) is can back up on USB drives
    b) is capable of detecting the changed data after the initial backup, keeping the regular backups quick
    c)...
  7. [ubuntu] Sony Ericsson w980 won't connect/mount (10.04 Lucid Lynx)

    Forget it, reboot helped.
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    The last time I used aMSN it was very slow and ugly, but I'll check it out again.
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    Ah, yes it did, but I did not find a way to point the stack to a folder. I want the stack to display the contents (more precisely, the image thumbnails) of certain folder. The contents of the said...
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    I appreciate the input on the .rtf script, but this goes waaay beyond the effort I'm willing to spend on the task each time I want to save a conversation :(

    For one, I have no desire to keep track...
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    I still don't get where should I insert this script, sorry :oops:
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    I tried to explain what I wanted, but you've completely misunderstood me. Let's imagine the following IM chat:



    And this quoted text *actions not included* is also what I expect to see when I...
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    So, it basically joins all the log files in a certain folder and opens them in openoffice?
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    Now, going hunting for log files is the exact thing I'd not want to do, but I'd appreciate the input in any case!

    For the record, under Windows I do it like this for the active window:

    alt+f &...
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    I can totally understand that, but I want to keep doing the same things with my computer that I've always done. Most probably I can re-learn the method, but I don't want that to increase my workload....
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    The .rtf issue seems to cause inordinate confusion, so, I'll be more specific. One of my hobbies is role-playing, but since my g-roup has spread all around the country, we play via IM. When the...
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    But don't you need VMware Workstation to set the VM up?
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    It mush have been 4.x, and I recall it being much more cluttered with all kinds of drawers on the desktop and whatnot. GNOME had a much cleaner and more comprehensive look IMO.

    So it happens...
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    I know the .rtf-saving issue is the most specific and perhaps even silly, but I figured that since there are so many extensions out there, there's no harm in asking. I have no idea how hard it would...
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    Did I really come off being that rigid? I don't expect any of my Windows software to work on ubuntu. That's why I'm asking the community to help me find alternatives, which I would probably not be...
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    [all variants] Re: Help me to migrate from Windows

    Of course it won't be easy, but I'm not getting there unless I try ;)

    I have only vaguely touched the KDE and it did not appeal to me as much as GNOME, but that may have been a first glance issue....
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    [all variants] Help me to migrate from Windows

    Hi all!

    I tried migrating from Windows XP to Mac OS X several months ago and this resulted in an astounding failure. I was amazed how integral the taskbar was to my desktop experience. As a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to run memtest86+ from Lucid Lynx CD

    You mean the GRUB menu? I know that pops up in dual boot, but I have never seen it on a pure ubuntu PC.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to run memtest86+ from Lucid Lynx CD

    It is? Where?
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to run memtest86+ from Lucid Lynx CD

    So, the only option is using a dedicated memtest86+ CD or an older Ubuntu distribution which includes it on the disc?
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