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    [ubuntu] Re: Clone install to smaller drive

    normally all configuration files are in /etc or /home/<username>
    you can get the file list, including config files, from a installed package with synaptic or eg.
    dpkg --listfiles avahi-autoipd...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Clone install to smaller drive

    boot a live cd for cloning and clone with tar to prevent all rights, timestamps etc.

    eg. source is mounted in /source
    target is mounted on /target
    and clone with


    cd /source
    tar cf - * | (...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow/Erratic scrolling in Chromium

    it is fixed for my radeon r600 card and compiz with xorg-edgers ppa and gallium3d. the gallium driver is in package libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental and must activated in /etc/enviroment with:...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Installing hdparm from source / Having issues with DiskTRIM

    @98cwitr
    it seems you have a sandforce ssd, then use this patched wiper...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installer unable to read partition table (10.04)

    the "Partition x does not end on cylinder boundary." is because Dos compatibility mode if fdisk. Use paramter -c for disabling, eg. fdisk -clu. Forget it, nobody needs the "Dos compatibility". In the...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installer unable to read partition table (10.04)

    what to do? the image is to small and not clickable
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installer unable to read partition table (10.04)

    boot ubuntu livecd, fdisk -lu. You should see on sda
    partition 1 sda1 startsector 2048 endsector 81930239 with bootflag (w7 boot)
    partition 2 sda2 startsector 81930240 endsector 96266239 (osx)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wipe Clean External Hard Drive

    most disks have secure erase (or enhanced secure erase) build in. eg. for sda:
    hdparm --security-set-pass NULL /dev/sda
    hdparm --security-erase NULL /dev/sda
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installer unable to read partition table (10.04)

    install package testdisk
    run testdisk from terminal as root
    select new from [with new log|append log|no log]
    select disk sda or sdb
    select partition style intel/pc
    select analyse from...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installer unable to read partition table (10.04)

    the problem is that sda1 overlaps sda2 and sdb1 last sector is bigger than max sector of sdb
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid, extended desktop, no video

    does this anything for working xv?
    xvattr -a XV_CRTC -v 1
    or
    xvattr -a XV_CRTC -v 0

    you could also change video settings with gstreamer-properties to "no xv", but its slower or bad quality...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installer unable to read partition table (10.04)

    you could try testdisk to repair the partition tables.

    or repair it by hand with fdisk -u, but this is risky.
    eg. delete partition sdb1 and make a new primary partition with start sector 2048 end...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Understanding ATI on LINUX

    the support isnt dropped, it is only moved to the open source radeon driver. Ati is the only graphic manufacturer with open specifications and they pay also staffs for developing the oss driver....
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Hibernate no longer functions after upgrading to Lucid

    does kernel hibernate work as root from a terminal?
    sync; echo -n 4 >/proc/acpi/sleep

    does it work with the script from package pm-utils from a terminal?
    /usr/sbin/pm-hibernate

    messages in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.4 with ATi in a Lenovo T60

    seems a kms bug. you could use the old user mode setting with "nomodeset" or "radeon.modeset=0" as kernel parameter. powermanagment works also with ums. or use mainline-ppa kernel 2.6.34-rc6 (which...
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    [ubuntu] Re: UIbunut 10.4 with ATi in a Lenovo T60

    boot your 9.10, open a terminal with active second monitor and excute:
    xrandr

    it shows the current mode setting for the second monitor with a "*" behind. Is this mode setting available with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade disaster

    You could overtake the installation from a livecd with eg (sda5 is your /, sda1 is /boot):

    sudo mount /dev/sda5 /mnt
    sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/boot
    for fs in proc sys dev dev/pts; do sudo mount...
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    Re: ubuntu 10.04 beta2 high temperature and Internet

    the ati temp problem can solved with disable kms and use the old user mode setting with kernel bootparameter "radeon.modeset=0" or "nomodeset". Maybe the parameter must set before "splash" parameter....
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    Re: HowTO: Btrfs Root Installation

    the mount option "error=remount-ro" is useless and boot with 2.6.33 and btrfs fail with this option.

    @ibuclaw
    why do you not rebase your btrfs-tools ppa against version 0.19-8 from lucid? It...
  20. Re: Will Karmic Koala automatically have trim in effect ...

    yes, kernel-trim works with 2.6.33-rc4 and indilinx firmware 1916 and mount option -o discard.
    deleting ~300MB small files results in:


    heiko@locutus:~$ uname -r; mount|grep sda6...
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    Re: installing win xp 32 bits on KVM

    replace the


    <disk type='file' device='disk'>
    <source file='/var/lib/libvirt/images/WinXP.img'/>
    <target dev='sda' bus='scsi'/>

    with
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virtualization advice for Karmic.

    my xp installation was installed with vmware-1, ported to vmware-2 and then ported to kvm and it works.

    maybe if the vmdk image has more parts because snapshots or so the vmdk parts must...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: How to install Windows 7 as a KVM Virtual Machine under Ubuntu.

    there are virtio net & block driver for windows
    http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/WindowsGuestDrivers/Download_Drivers...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trouble With Upgrading

    then you are in the buildin kernel shell.
    try mount your "/", eg. "mount /dev/sda1 /mnt".
    if you found your "/" then unmount, reboot to grub, press "e" to change the root=UUID=123xyz in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trouble With Upgrading

    but /etc/fstab is on / and must be mounted for reading this file. Try "cat /proc/mounts" or "mount" to see what is not mounted

    cooper.z, boot with the recovery boot entry, then you can see the...
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