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  1. Thread: GRUB puzzle

    by sea_dawg
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB puzzle

    Thank you all for you responses and help. My understanding of GRUB and it's HDD identification is stronger now, though I still have quite a way to go.

    To briefly respond to all of you.

    I agree...
  2. Thread: GRUB puzzle

    by sea_dawg
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB puzzle

    Thank you for the reply.

    I used YUMI from Pendrivelinux to create the live USB. Yes, USB was set to first priority in BIOS when GRUB came up with the ex-Toshiba HDD connected via SATA to USB. I...
  3. Thread: GRUB puzzle

    by sea_dawg
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    [SOLVED] GRUB puzzle

    Is GRUB installed when installingUbuntu as the only OS? When HDDs are moved how does GRUB keep things straight?


    This is the tale of two hard drives,or, adventures with GRUB. Not so much a cry...
  4. Thread: JPG to PDF

    by sea_dawg
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    [ubuntu] Re: JPG to PDF

    Try this in terminal:


    convert *.JPG images.pdf
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    Here is a forum dedicated to the Acer Aspire One laptops. You may have better luck there.

    http://www.laptop-forums.com/acer-aspire-one-f126.html
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot Win XP 12.04 Boot Repair partially successful

    @wilee-nilee

    That did the trick. Thank you!
  7. [SOLVED] Dual boot Win XP 12.04 Boot Repair partially successful

    Following a fresh install of 12.04 on a dual HDD dual boot system first boot brought up Grub Rescue.

    I installed Boot Repair in a live CD and ran the recommended repair. Boot Repair indicated a...
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    Re: I have free memory for someone in need

    Have a look at this organisation. http://interconnection.org/ I believe they pay the shipping. While not specifically for disabled persons, it is for those in need.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Maveric update manager requests Lucid CD

    No, the thread link is not working. I probably did something wrong.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Maveric update manager requests Lucid CD

    Deleting the lucid source and running update from terminal worked. No errors.

    However I am having other issues that in my ignroance I speculate may be related.
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    [ubuntu] Maveric update manager requests Lucid CD

    I'm running Maverick yet update manager has asked for the Lucid CD? This happened when an exclamation mark icon appeared in the upper panel. Clicking that icon told me to manually start Update...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get runs away

    I'm back and looking into the problem again. I started up the PC to check email and some time later found apt-get running away again. It is a bit different this time, please see the attached screen...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get runs away

    roelforg, HiImTye,

    Thank you for trying to help. I'm travelling without internet until the 4th. I'll resume trying to solve this this when I get back.

    It's now almost 12 hrs that apt-get has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get runs away

    I'm going to need quite a bit of help with this.

    1 - I have no idea what the log files are telling me
    2 - Log file viewer reports it can't open term.log because I don't have permission. Yet it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get runs away

    roelforg,

    More information please. apt-get is up to it's tricks again. It's been grinding away for about 3 hrs now.

    Your previous asked for the output from apt-get.

    How do I do this if was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get runs away

    roelforg,

    Apologies for the slow reply. I had to run off to work. I left the machine on while I was gone. It seems to finally have sorted itself out and settled down.

    When I said it had gone...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get runs away

    I can't leash it, the dog ran off with her leash!

    All is quiet now, maybe after 3 days of this apt-get has finally finished it's task?

    Time will tell.
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    [ubuntu] apt-get runs away

    Hello,

    I'm having problems with apt-get running away. CUP use is near maxed out no matter what I have started / running.

    With nothing running htop reports 100% on one CPU and 18% - 57% on the...
  19. Thread: Ubuntu forum

    by sea_dawg
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    Re: Ubuntu forum

    Perhaps one of the reasons for a large number of views and few if any helpful answers is due to people such as myself. We are here to learn and are not skilled enough to help. I am not yet very...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: A seems-to-be a virus that runs screenshot and shut down window

    I recently had a similar problem. It did indeed turn out to be a dirty keyboard.
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Browser and general instability following recent kernel update

    Bump

    Still looking for the answer(s)....
  22. [SOLVED] Browser and general instability following recent kernel update

    Following the recent update to kernel 2.6.35-31-generic
    my system has become unstable. Starting up in the previous kernel does not cure the instability.

    The symptoms are that when I have had a...
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    Re: Contactless payment cards

    The only solutions for using RFID cards safely are the RFID blocking wallet or leave the cards at home.

    I suggest changing to a credit union. In a credit union you are an owner. They are more...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Is pop up from forum msg a security risk?

    Thank you for pointing out the image is hosted on imageshack. I should have noticed that.

    Also, thanks for reminding me about turning off pop ups. I neglected to do that when I installed...
  25. [SOLVED] Is pop up from forum msg a security risk?

    I'm not sure if this is the correct place to ask this question, and apologize in advance if it is not....

    While reading this thread:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1796036
    ...
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