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  1. [ubuntu] Re: No such partition - Entering rescue mode

    That may be the case but it is more likely that only some of the USB ports are capable of being used to boot from. I've seen that on some computers I've used.
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    [ubuntu] Re: External SSD not recognized

    Is your old SSD shown in the BIOS firmware?
    Generally, external drives will be available under the /media/username directory (substitute your actual username). Do you see it there?
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    [other] Re: Install OS-independent Grub2

    You can install Grub manually to a specific partition and then manually write your grub.cfg file. You will not be able to use the grub-mkconfig command or the Ubuntu stub update-grub as there are...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu boots with mini bash-like grub interface

    Your efibootmgr output shows entries for Ubuntu and windows but that is minimal information. If you did an update on Ubuntu it should have run update-grub, do you remember if it did? If not try...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: How to reinstall 20.04.2 on encrypted partition without data loss ?

    No, it should not if you do not select to format the partition. I just did this with another Linux OS on which I had dozens of data files as well as various software I had installed before having...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Failing to create bootable USB stick to install Windows

    That would be the only (or at least most important reason) to leave windows on a computer with it preinstalled. It's the same for all manufacturers as far as I know and always has been.
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  7. Thread: new user

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    Re: new user

    THe Ubuntu documentation at the site linked below is a good starting point.

    https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/command-line-for-beginners#1-overview
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    [kde] Re: Marge Root and home partitions

    It would probably be easiest to simply copy your data on the /home partition to the current / (root filesystem) partition. Test to make sure all works as expected and delete or format the small...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: How to reinstall 20.04.2 on encrypted partition without data loss ?

    Is all your data on one partition or do you have separate partitions for the system and personal data?

    You're not likely to find a 'reinstall' option with any operating system. The standard...
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    Re: Behaviour of /dev/sdc

    Why? What device and what led you to that conclusion? You will need to provide more specific information if you want help.

    If you have written an Ubuntu image (iso file) to a device it will show...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Can't delete or copy files from external hard drive

    Windows ntfs filesystem have no concept or understanding of Linux permissions such as "rwx" but rather use default setting with umask, dmask and fmask. Depending upon those settings, it could be...
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    Re: Behaviour of /dev/sdc

    Yes that is normal behavior. sdc refers to the physical device while sdc1 refers to a partition on that device on which a filesystem exists.



    That means there is no mount point for sdc which...
  13. Re: My SSD (Samsung Evo 970 1TB) does not get recognized as a bootable device

    Did you download the Ubuntu iso file from the official Ubuntu site?
    Did you then verify the download with and md5 checksum?
    What software did you use to write the iso to the usb? Did you do this...
  14. Thread: Boot Failure

    by yancek
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    [SOLVED] Re: Boot Failure

    What happened when you ran fsck manually as recommended? Many sites online explaining how to do that.
  15. Re: Lubuntu/Windows 10 Dual boot from separate drives (noob questions/concerns)

    Are you positive about that? Did you install windows 10 yourself or have someone do it for you? A default windows 10 install from the manufacturer will almost certainly be UEFI/GPT.


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  16. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu boots with mini bash-like grub interface

    You are not answering the questions. First question I posted was which systems was the update on, no answer. Correct answer would be Ubuntu, Windows or don't know. Which was it?

    In your initial...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu boots with mini bash-like grub interface

    You make reference to a 'system update' but do not indicate which system (Ubuntu or windows) you did the update on?
    You say the computer always boots to a command line, what exactly do you see and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Bootable Ubuntu external hdd, how?

    One problem you need to consider is that the Ubuntu Ubiquity installer will by default install the EFI files to the first EFI partition it finds so that in your case that would overwrite the EFI...
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    Re: Tough installation

    Were you attempting to do a frugal install to boot the Ubuntu installer from the hard drive as explained at the link below? If it didn't work for you, you will need to explain in some detail what...
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    Re: Wich distro would be better for my potato?

    One of the best for older computers is AntiX, discussed at the link below, download at the second link. MXLinux is similar.

    https://www.technewsworld.com/story/86942.html
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  21. Re: Clean install windows 10 without affecting Ubuntu

    Do you have backups? Have you done this before? Are your current installs of windows 10 and Ubuntu both UEFI or both Legacy? If you have Ubuntu and windows on separate drives, likely it would be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NTFS Drive Shows as Linux Drive

    Output from tools such as fdisk will show the drive and partition sizes in sectors and you can see the amount of space used and unused on any partition with various other Linux tools. There is a...
  23. Re: Epson ET 14000 squirts way too much black on pictures

    Is your EPSON ET-14000 Series recently purchased? Is the driver you reference in post #4 above the same driver you originally used? If you modified some configuration files, you might try restoring...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NTFS Drive Shows as Linux Drive

    Has this hard drive previously shown more than one partition including at least one with an ntfs filesystem on at least one partition?
  25. Re: Epson ET 14000 squirts way too much black on pictures

    I'm a little confused by your post as it appears that this Epson printer has been working for you on Ubuntu for some time then suddenly started spraying black ink on the page, is that correct? ...
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