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  1. [xubuntu] Re: Installed Xubuntu on my Sony Vaio but there seems to be no bootloader?

    I'm sorry this EFI stuff really confuses me. I'm pretty sure EFI was enabled when I installed it along with secure boot, Windows 8 uses it I think.
  2. [xubuntu] Installed Xubuntu on my Sony Vaio but there seems to be no bootloader?

    I can't get into it even though I know it is installed. There is no boot option, it just goes straight to Windows 8. I tried to use boot-repair from the live disc but it tells me to disable secure...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    Thanks that worked. Shame I didn't just do that last week. Thanks for the support. :D

    I'm loving Unity and HUD right now, but my brother hates it, anyway to set it up so you can choose Gnome at...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    Okay how can I do a clean install without losing my home partition?
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    I got this message:


    neil@neil-K52F:~$ sudo mount --bind /proc /mnt/proc
    neil@neil-K52F:~$ sudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev
    neil@neil-K52F:~$ sudo mount --bind /sys /mnt/sys
    neil@neil-K52F:~$...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    Okay I used a program called boot repair. This enabled me to get back into ubuntu, 11.10 again.

    When I open the update manager it said it could not update and there was a partial update option....
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    Hey it seems sda5 is my root also. I tried doing what you suggested and I got these errors: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1011378/
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    No I don't have one. However I have gone on the live USB and wireless works, after entering my network password.
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    I still don't know how to fix this.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    Well I am not wired, I'm on wireless.

    Yeah I choose the networking option on the recovery mode.
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    Thanks. It says something like eth0 Link is down. And typing commands does nothing.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    You mean the menu with all the options like repair, clean, fail safe mode and system summary. Yeah I can access that but that seems to be all.
  13. [ubuntu] Tried updating to 12.04, it crashed and now I can't access Linux at all.

    I was on the 11.10, I clicked the upgrade button and it did all the steps, up to the actual installation, before clean up and restart. It crashed during install, my mouse stopped moving and the...
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    Windows help.

    Hey guys. A few years back I got Windows 7 online with a student discount. The other day the HDD with my Windows install borked. I now have completely lost my windows install. I was duel booting and...
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    Re: Is lisp a good first language?

    Thanks guys, I started reading a book called Land of Lisp, it uses common lisp and all the exercises are making games.

    I'm not sure if its a good book or not, got good reviews. and I figured it...
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    Is lisp a good first language?

    I want to get into programming. I don't have any experience other than ActionScript. I know concepts like variables, functions and data types, but that's all.

    I don't have many goals. I'm learning...
  17. Thread: Unity help

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    [ubuntu] Unity help

    I just got the new ubuntu release, I can't seem to make sense of unity, for me there seems too be no order, the categories are gone as far as I can tell and instead there is a seemingly random...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to uninstall ubuntu

    It's ok.

    For now I have had to install ubuntu again. It means all my hard work was for nothing because ubuntu is still on this HDR but I can get too windows again at least
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to uninstall ubuntu

    man this is stressing me out. dont know how to do it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to uninstall ubuntu

    ok im on knoppix, how do i install grub?
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to uninstall ubuntu

    i have knoppix. someone said i can reinstall grub to solve the issue. i have it booted up
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to uninstall ubuntu

    i cant access it, i keep my backup cd on c: drive, stupid i know.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to uninstall ubuntu

    ah damn. i removed the partitions in windows but now when i try to boot up i get

    error: unknown file system
    grub rescue


    ahhhh noooo
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    [ubuntu] How to uninstall ubuntu

    Don't worry, I'm not leaving ubuntu, just transferring to a new pc. How to I safely remove it? I am duel booting with windows.


    Will this also free up my 3 partitions that I made while installing...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: i want to remove ubuntu and unpartition HDD

    sorry? i dont understand.
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