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    [SOLVED] Re: Changing Non-boot HDD permissions.

    Interesting. If you have time for a quick tutorial, I'll give it a shot.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Changing Non-boot HDD permissions.

    Worked like a charm and took all of 30 seconds. You're a star.

    For reference, I found the mount point by typing mount in the terminal and searching for the volume, which I knew to be sdb1.
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    Re: Ubuntu or Mint?

    Xubuntu, with the XFCE desktop environment can be customised fairly easily to resemble the Windows 7 desktop, so by all means have a play with the live USB/DVD of that. As others have said, Linux is...
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    [SOLVED] Changing Non-boot HDD permissions.

    Situation:

    I have two disk drives inside my system: a 250GB SSD OS boot drive, and a 2TB HDD which I would like to use for storage.

    Now, I have full read/write access to the boot drive, but...
  5. Thread: HP Stream

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    Re: HP Stream

    Owner of an HP Stream 11 here.

    Versions of Ubuntu up to 15.04 won't install on the eMMC drive. The dailys of 15.10 will install if one ignores the warning messages; the only problem I have found...
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    Re: UEFI boot problem

    I erased the HDD using Killdisk so only Vivid is installed.

    Vivid, 14.04 and 14.10 have all been installed (at different times) using a UEFI bootable USB dongle. Of these, only Vivid has...
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    UEFI boot problem

    Now my mobo won't initialise a UEFI boot from optical media, so using Rufus on Windows I created a UEFI bootable USB dongle of the latest Vivid daily.

    The live boot is fine, and I am able to...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: How to switch between amd/ati gpu with radeon open-source driver under ubuntu 13.

    I really feel your pain. I, too, have an AMD system.

    The hardware really isn't all that bad, but the whole "offload the donkey work to the GPU" philosophy is only as good as the driver...
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    Re: Reducing CPU clock speed?

    This is odd. The only kinds BIOS I have seen which don't allow any tweaking of the memory / CPU performance settings are on laptops, and even they have an option to load default values! At least...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 13.04 and ATI Radeon HD 7750

    I gave up on using Ubuntu on AMD systems. I have a laptop with a crappy Pentium b950 with integrated Intel graphics and a Phenom II x6 tower with Radeon 7750 and the Pentium tears strips off the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CPU Temp ~90oC while just browsing

    You state you are using Ubuntu 12.04. Could you run a live USB of 13.04 and report back?

    In addition, run the laptop on a hard surface and make sure that all the vents are unobstructed and free...
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    Re: Reducing CPU clock speed?

    Hitting 'Delete' on boot will usually get you into the BIOS. You can reset by selecting 'Optimized defaults' or something similar. Make a note of the motherboard so you can download the manual from...
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    [SOLVED] Re: ASUS Eee PC 1225B

    Ouantal seems to fix the shut-down problem, and the open source driver is better optimised, too.

    Looking good so far.
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    [lubuntu] Re: Asus A53U maximum CPU too slow

    I have the same processor. It's actually rated at 1 GHz with a turbo of up to 1.33 GHz. cpufreq is correct.
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    [SOLVED] Re: ASUS Eee PC 1225B

    I can confirm this quirk.
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    [SOLVED] Fixed!

    EDIT: PROBLEM IS NOT SOLVED.

    I'll go back to Win 7 and try Ubuntu again when 12.10 comes out.
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    [SOLVED] Re: ASUS Eee PC 1225B

    I tried "sudo shutdown -h now".

    No change - the computer reboots.
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    [SOLVED] ASUS Eee PC 1225B

    Specs: http://www.asus.com/Eee/Eee_PC/Eee_PC_1225B/#specifications

    Whenever I attempt to shut the computer down via the shutdown menu, the computer simply reboots.

    Is there any way of fixing...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ethernet Connection Dropping

    Basically it's a bug: Ubuntu installs the r8169 driver instead of the r8168 driver. And it's an old one, too:


    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/252307


    The solution is to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ethernet Connection Dropping

    bump
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    [SOLVED] Ethernet Connection Dropping

    Ubuntu 11.04 64bit

    So I built my first PC around a Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3L AM3+ board:

    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3828#sp

    It has a Realtek 8111E chip...
  22. Re: Newbie - Can't boot from usb on Acer Aspire netbook

    Creating a bootable USB stick is easy-peasy within Ubuntu itself, which is rather a Catch-22 situation! However, if you can burn a live CD of Ubuntu and then run the live CD on another PC, you can...
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    [all variants] Re: Celeron vs Atom

    The sad fact is that these days, web-pages are so loaded with video ads that even a low-end Core 2 will be maxed out when viewing such pages. The Reuters home page springs to mind, though it's been...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Would ubuntu work with this computer?

    I had Ubuntu up and running on a Compaq Armada E500 (PIII 800 MHz 512 MB RAM). Not exactly lightening fast, but enough for a bit of typing and e-mailing. Your computer will be fine.
  25. Re: Open Source Media Editing Rig: Intel or AMD

    AMD offer better bang for your buck. Unless money is no object or speed is of the utmost importance, go for AMD. Besides, bully-boy Intel needs the competition.
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