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    [ubuntu] ddrescue error: cannot open output file

    I am trying to create an image of a drive before running TestDisk on it. The bad drive is sdc and I have a larger drive as sdb. Both are formatted NTFS.

    The bad drive is from a Windows 7 machine...
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    [other] Re: PATA/SATA Hard Drive Enclosure

    Thanks! So these play nice with Linux? I'll be using the 12.04 Ubuntu-Rescue-Remix live CD.
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    [other] Re: PATA/SATA Hard Drive Enclosure

    Sorry. I'm in the south east U.S.
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    [other] Re: PATA/SATA Hard Drive Enclosure

    Thanks! Any recommendations? The first IDE SATA adapter I looked at was a Cable to Go and it turns out it does not play nice with Linux.
  5. [other] Re: Ubuntu-Rescue-Remix: Getting started to rescue a drive

    Further reading of ddrescue's info pages indicates that "if the damaged drive is not listed in /dev then you cannot rescue it [with] ddrescue."

    Based on this and what I show in my first post I...
  6. [other] Ubuntu-Rescue-Remix: Getting started to rescue a drive

    I am trying to rescue a Maxtor external HD, formatted for WinXP. This drive will not mount when plugged into Windows. When plugged into USB, Windows recognizes enough to load the Maxtor drivers, but...
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    [other] Re: gnuddrescue utility script

    Thanks for the explanation about your utility. Based upon this info and what I've read so far, I THINK the best strategy will be to image the file with gnuddrescue, so I have a backup, and then try...
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    [other] PATA/SATA Hard Drive Enclosure

    I've got some 3.5 hard drives that I want to extract data from. One is a an Hitachi 1TB SATA drive. When all is said an done, this drive will be reformatted and reside, more or less, permanently in...
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    [other] Re: gnuddrescue utility script

    I am getting ready for a rescue attempt on a 500G Windows 7 hard drive for my kid. The bad drive will be in an external USB HD enclosure. I have second 1T hard drive, also in an USB enclosure to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install 10.04 on an external USB Drive

    When I physically removed the internal drive and then ran update-grub, that fixed the external drive.

    I'll try the grub legacy fix on the internal drive .... once I find my 8.04 live CD :P
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install 10.04 on an external USB Drive

    Yep. I'm sure I've got Grub throughly confused. I tried updating grub with the internal drive disabled. Despite the fact it was disabled, update-grub still found the 8.04 and WinXP partitions. I did...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install 10.04 on an external USB Drive

    Following the steps above worked for Ubuntu 10.04 installed on the Seagate external hard drive and I could boot it from different computers. I reinstalled the hard drive and when I booted directly to...
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    [ubuntu] Install 10.04 on an external USB Drive

    I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 on a Segate USB 2.0 external drive. While Ubuntu did install on the external drive, it will only boot from the laptop on which I did the original install. This was...
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    [all variants] AC/DC Inverters and Laptops

    What has been folks' experience with AC/DC inverters? I've read conflicting opinions on using them with laptops. I've got a Toshiba Satellite E205 and an HP1100 and need a way to charge them in the...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Find programs installed on a specific date

    Thanks. I am running Ubuntu 8.10; are there circumstances under which a program could be installed and not show up in the Synaptic Package Manger's history logs?
  16. [ubuntu] Find programs installed on a specific date

    Is it possible to find programs that were installed on a specific date or within a specific date range? If so, how?

    Thanks.

    --Steve
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Premissions: Can't access from XP

    Dunno. I had the habit of doing the same thing on my XP box and I just couldn't get it to work with Samba. Once I added a new XP user and password (with admin rights) I was able to get Samba to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Premissions: Can't access from XP

    Got it. It turns out I was running under Administrator on the XP machine. Once I created a new user with password in the XP via Control Panel the Ubuntu box would see XP and let me log in.

    Once I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Premissions: Can't access from XP

    I do have a shared folder on the XP machine (and the Ubuntu machine).

    When I try to log in from the Ubuntu machine to XP, a dialog pops up on the ubuntu machine and populates the user portion with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Premissions: Can't access from XP

    o.k., it feels like i'm soooo close....

    ...I disabled my firewall on my XP machine. When I did that, I was able to get further from my Ubuntu laptop than I had before.

    When I went into...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Premissions: Can't access from XP

    BTW, the Ubuntu laptop connects to the Win XP box via wireless. I don't know if that makes a difference or not.

    Thanks for the help!

    --Steve
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Premissions: Can't access from XP

    From XP, net view results in:

    Server name Remark
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    \\jk-laptop jk-laptop server (Samba, Ubuntu)
    \\pcwin

    net view...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Premissions: Can't access from XP

    Thanks! Here is the info:

    jk@jk-laptop:~$ net usershare info
    jk@jk-laptop:~$ sudo net usershare info
    [sudo] password for jk:
    [volumes]
    path=/home/jk/Documents/Volumes
    comment=...
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    [SOLVED] Samba Premissions: Can't access from XP

    I am running Ubuntu 8.10 on a HP TC1100 tablet. I installed Samba per:

    <http://www.simplehelp.net/2007/05/19/how-to-share-files-and-folders-in-ubuntu/>

    I went into terminal and nautilus via...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 403 Forbidden nginx in Firefox

    Well, it cleared itself and is now working fine. From my reading on the forums here, that kind of error seems to indicate a problem with permissions on my machine. However, I haven't a clue what...
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