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  1. [ubuntu] Re: unetbootin doesn't see the fat32 partition on my external hd

    oldfred: I haven't installed Windows or any OSes on the drive. It had an NTFS partition on it -- I guess within a gpt table -- when I got it, and I've deleted that partition and replaced it using...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: unetbootin doesn't see the fat32 partition on my external hd

    Here's the output of that command, idoit.


    Partition table scan:
    MBR: MBR only
    BSD: not present
    APM: not present
    GPT: not present
  3. [ubuntu] Re: unetbootin doesn't see the fat32 partition on my external hd

    The drive is external, and everything I've been trying has been through ubuntu booting from my laptop's internal hard drive. There is no data on the external -- the most recent thing I tried was to...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: unetbootin doesn't see the fat32 partition on my external hd

    testdisk sees the drive and both partitions. It says the FAT32 partition is primary bootable, which is odd because I made it bootable, but disk utility threw me an error, so I wiped the whole drive...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: unetbootin doesn't see the fat32 partition on my external hd

    [158460.160083] wlan0: authenticate with 00:18:6e:5f:56:00 (try 1)
    [158460.164411] wlan0: authenticated
    [158460.176337] wlan0: associate with 00:18:6e:5f:56:00 (try 1)
    [158460.204934] wlan0: RX...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: unetbootin doesn't see the fat32 partition on my external hd

    thanks, oldfred. That looks a little complicated, but I'll read into it.

    Before I go to the trouble, though, will a LiveCD of gparted on my external even allow me to edit my internal? Also, since...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: unetbootin doesn't see the fat32 partition on my external hd

    kdane, the only thing listed under hard disk is the drive named "/"

    idoitprone:


    /dev/sda5 on / type ext4 (rw,errors=remount-ro,commit=0)
    proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: unetbootin doesn't see the fat32 partition on my external hd

    Thanks for the reply, but unetbootin was my first attempt (see first post). It didn't find either partition on the external hard drive, mounted or unmounted, and I wasn't able to discover why.
    ...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: unetbootin doesn't see the fat32 partition on my external hd

    Bumping this thread. Shorter. more general question: If I want to run gparted live from my external hard drive to resize the partitions on my internal ones, can I do that, and if so, how?...
  10. [ubuntu] Installing and running gparted live from an external hd

    edit: please see second post. You can ignore this one.


    I'm trying to install gparted-live onto my external hd. I made a 1.99 (shot for 200 but 199 is what gparted settled on when I made the...
  11. [ubuntu] Toggling between Dvorak and Qwerty with keyboard shortcuts

    Ok, so I'm running the 'awesome' window manager and it's all about keyboard shortcuts.

    I've got xbindkeys for mapping keyboard shortcuts to arbitrary terminal commands. I've used Qwerty all my...
  12. [other] Running awesome wm in ubuntu vs running it on archlinux

    I hope I'm not committing a faux pas by posting this here, or being too vague,or longwinded or asking a question that's been answered elsewhere (I promise I looked around), but here is my question:
    ...
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