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    [ubuntu] Re: wine not uninstalling

    First, completely uninstall wine:

    sudo apt-get purge wine
    Then remove the directory ~/.wine (this contains the fake Windows environment):

    rm -r ~/.wine
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    [ubuntu] Re: HDMI Installation

    That's weird.
  3. Thread: Lost my data?

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    [SOLVED] Re: Lost my data?

    The extended partition is just a container for the logical partition which is formatted as swap. It doesn't actually contain a filesystem of its own.

    If you could post the output of
    sudo fdisk...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Restricting overall memory usage of ubuntu

    RAM will free up as and when it's needed.
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    Re: Ubuntu Fix-Only Release?

    Run Debian stable if you want something that works consistently.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Some positive reinforcement please

    Haha! If you like that, install compizconfig-settings-manager, run ccsm and play with fire.
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing aps on second drive

    Also be aware that
    sudo apt-get clean will free up some space by removing packages from apt's cache (the files that were downloaded and are left over after the installation).

    Oh, and to respond...
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    Poll: Re: How do like your eggs prepared for breakfast?

    Scrambled or fried, depending on my mood.
  9. Re: Cheese Lovers Unite! What is your favorite kind of cheese?

    Mmmmmmmmmmmm, cheeeeese................ :D

    My favourite? There are far too many to choose from, but some good staples are:


    Stilton
    Gorgonzola
    Camembert (aged until you can't stand the...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Home (~/) is now my desktop, how do I unassociate?

    Also check ~/.config/userdirs.dirs
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition Problem

    You might need to take a more low level approach: http://www.howtoforge.com/linux_resizing_ext3_partitions_p2
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition Problem

    Hmmm... looking at the output of fdisk, sda6 is indeed 210 GB. Perhaps you resized the partition but not the filesystem. Did you use gparted to do this?
  13. [SOLVED] Re: new install folders don't seem to be in right partitions

    nautilus is the GUI file browser.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition Problem

    Oh. What does
    df -h say?
  15. [SOLVED] Re: new install folders don't seem to be in right partitions

    :-) ok!
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    [ubuntu] Re: The power of Linux...

    Beg your pardon.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition Problem

    Use a gparted on a Live CD to extend the partition you want to extend.
  18. [SOLVED] Re: new install folders don't seem to be in right partitions

    So you're trying to copy your personal stuff, which is backed up on an external drive, onto the PC? If that's right, copy whatever are your personal files into /mnt/data/

    If you're more...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: new install folders don't seem to be in right partitions

    To read certain files? Where are these files?
  20. [SOLVED] Re: new install folders don't seem to be in right partitions

    Yes. Read
    man chown for all the details.

    If there were multiple users? One solution would be to make directories in /mnt/data for each user,


    cd /mnt/data
    sudo mkdir bob
    sudo chown bob:bob...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition Problem

    Please post the output of
    sudo fdisk -l
  22. [SOLVED] Re: new install folders don't seem to be in right partitions

    Just the one. Then all the files there will be owned by you.
  23. [SOLVED] Re: new install folders don't seem to be in right partitions

    You have to escape special characters with a backslash. So you'd type
    cp D\&S /path/to/destination
  24. [SOLVED] Re: new install folders don't seem to be in right partitions

    If your username is hortstu,

    sudo chown -R hortstu:hortstu /mnt/data
  25. [SOLVED] Re: new install folders don't seem to be in right partitions

    Is there just one user on this machine?
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