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    [SOLVED] Re: Qemu-i386 on ARM.

    Okay, I've given up with this because it was too tricky to set it up, so I'll mark it as solved.
  2. [all variants] Re: Best Distro for Video Editing in VirtualBox

    Well, Lubuntu wouldn't do too badly, and it doesn't look too unlike Windows either. You can get even lighter than that, but that's when it starts getting tricky to set up I think.

    Hamish
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    [SOLVED] Re: Qemu-i386 on ARM.

    And the answer to that is: very slow indeed.
    It took more than 10 minutes to boot the kernel, so that's definetly the end of that idea!

    Hamish
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    [SOLVED] Re: Qemu-i386 on ARM.

    Oh, I forgot:

    I'm using Linux Deploy for Android to run linux (with LXDE and VNC).
    Seeing as I'll have about 12GB of space for Ubuntu, what I can always do is virtualize a full i386 ubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Qemu-i386 on ARM.

    Hi,

    I've been having some issues with qemu, but first here's my setup:

    I'm running qemu-i386 on an ARM tablet in an attempt to run wine in user mode.
    I know this will probably give me very bad...
  6. python2 logger module leaking file descriptors

    Hi,

    I've been having an issue with a program I've been writing where the logger module from python 2 leaks the file descriptor for the log file to update-grub, when run from my function to start...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 404 When running apt-get update Ubuntu 12.10

    Okay, you change all instances of 'quantal' to 'trusty', in your /etc/apt/sources.list, and then do:

    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

    However, that's not a supported upgrade...
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    Re: Stuck at Kubuntu logo after updates

    If you get to the grub menu, press "e" over the highest non-recovery boot option, and add "text", and remove "quiet" and "splash" from the line starting with linux, do you see any errors?

    Thanks,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I rotate a video using Ubuntu Linux?

    You could use openshot, which is installable from Ubuntu Software Centre, and can also upload to youtube.

    Hamish
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    Mondorescue on Mint 17

    Hiya, I've been using mondorescue for a good 6 months now with Mint 13 (aka Ubuntu 12.04), on an Alienware X51 R2, with no difficulties whatsoever. Great piece of software :) However, after upgrading...
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    Re: Extracting firmware from an EXE file

    If you have WINE, you can probably extract the firmware on that as if you were using windows, with a little luck :)

    Hamish
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    [SOLVED] Re: 14.04 desktop problem

    It depends... Do you know what video driver you're using? Do you have a Nvidia or ATI graphics card?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS problem with boot guard

    They wouldn't be. I don't know what's changed in grub, but the normal way of booting is to either run a .efi file (not on an old laptop without efi), or to switch to windows's mbr which is probably...
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    Re: Startup Issues

    Perhaps with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which is apparently very stable and fast :) Worth a try probably!

    Hamish
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    Re: Grub display size on start up

    There is a way found here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/127851/change-boot-screen-resolution

    I've done this before, so I'm pretty sure it'll work :)

    Hamish
  16. [SOLVED] Re: How to installl grub-efi manually on Ubuntu or any other linux system?

    I see you've already got another thread actually, so why post here?
  17. [SOLVED] Re: How to installl grub-efi manually on Ubuntu or any other linux system?

    I don't have the knowledge to help with this, but please ask a seperate question so this gets noticed, as this one is marked solved, and I'd like to keep it tidy, so I can refer back later. It's...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: How to installl grub-efi manually on Ubuntu or any other linux system?

    Thank you so much Kris_Spencer, that solved it! I also needed to manaully create a boot option in virtualbox, as it was too stupid to remember the one grub created for it! With a real system, you...
  19. Re: Forcing a resolution with xrandr / lightdm (14.04)

    Okay, I don't know if that's the right command, so the first thing to do is create a copy of your lightdm conifig. The run commands, you need to open a terminal (you'll find it in your menu system,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: gpu lock up and broken pipe errors

    I remember this, you need to run the software source app with admin rights using: sudo software-properties-gtk on versions that are 13.04 and above
    , and then install the nvidia driver from there....
  21. Re: Problems after installing the latest NVIDIA driver for Ubuntu 13.10 and rebooting

    Ah, you aren't in read-write mode. The best way to fix this is boot to the recovery menu as described above and then select 'FSCK' or 'Check Filesystems' and then follow out the instructions given...
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    Re: dpkg: error processing...

    Don't worry about 32 and 64-bit; if your laptop wasn't 64-bit, it would refuse to install, so no worries there. It is fairly common to have i386 packages on 64-bit systems anyway. Could you post me...
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    [SOLVED] Re: CDROM not recognized in 14.04

    Okay, you've got a cdrom included in your sources.list which can sometimes happen. What you need to do to fix this is click on the Unity dash (or other menu system) and open "Software Sources"...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: How to installl grub-efi manually on Ubuntu or any other linux system?

    There isn't really any benefit to having linux and windows on multiple drives, as far as I know, at least. If you've got a small HDD then perhaps, but I don't think firmware would be good athandling...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: How to installl grub-efi manually on Ubuntu or any other linux system?

    Yes, that's what I thought, but it wasn't working, but now I know it's because of efi variables not being available. I was intentding to have a look at boot-repair's source to get the general idea of...
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