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I have formatted two I TB USB drives (in Disk Utility) and upon opening them in the file manager, at the bottom of the window, they both show the amount of free space as 870.1 GB (the list...
On an Ubuntu 12.04 pc, when inserting a DVD into the drive, Ubuntu asked which program to use to open the DVD and upon selecting VLC and entering the password, the DVD icon appeared in...
I have just bought a DVD burner (in Europe, from the European website of a retailer) which I thought would automatically be able to play Region 2 DVD's, however, it does not play them.
Ok, I think you've sold me the hdparm method. I will try to give it a try first. Thanks for your help.
Thanks for the info, sudodus.
Forgot to include the link in my last post:
Anyhow, I am currently asking about internal drives that will be...
Does writing zeros to a hard disk wipe EVERYTHING just the same as using DBAN, for example, or is it less thorough in any way?
If using DBAN with a bootable USB drive, what's the...
FSTAB DRIVE A:
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally unique identifier
# for a device; this may be used with...
Thanks for your response.
I cannot remember what I did when I installed or whether I created an encrypted home folder or not. I think I did not create an encrypted folder...
On a dual boot system (both Ubuntu), whilst in drive A and wishing to access the files saved on the Desktop in drive B, clicking on the Places menu and then on drive B automatically brings...
Thanks for all the replies.
I couldn't get it to work using fdisk so tried Disk Utility instead and everything seems to work fine now.
Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately, the info provided is beyond my knowledge at the moment.
I ended up trying the original chown instructions and got an 'Operation not permitted'...
Hi sudodus. Possibly VeraCrypt.
Hi sudodus. Thanks for your reply.
I'm using ext4.
I do not want the disk to automount as I will do that via the software which I will use to encrypt it.
Thanks for your reply yancek.
I pressed Alt+F2, typed 'gksudo nautilus' and then tried to copy the file to the USB disk and surely, the 'Paste' option appeared and I was able to paste the file...
I have been following the instructions at the above link to format a new USB hard disk. When I try to copy/cut and paste a file onto the...
Thanks Rob Sayer. I also have 12.04 installed but I wanted to get this to work in 10.04.
Thanks for the info mc4man. It's been appreciated.
Sorry I never replied to your question, Vladlenin5000. I never saw your post. I just wish to use 10.04 at the moment.
Anyway, here I am again and the problem was never fixed but I am trying to...
Thanks for the reply and link.
Unfortunately, I don't have the TINIEST idea what they are talking about in that thread! Haha.
Thanks for the advice mc4man.
So I take it there is no way to get wmap to work fully in 10.04 then? I'd be willing to carry out any installations, etc.
I have tried searching for a solution to this problem, but all the results on the web are old and I couldn't find any up to date info on whether this problem can be fixed.
For some .wmv...
Thanks again, grumblebum2.
I have tried assigning a function to one of the remote control keys by adding the key combination to the global hotkeys in VLC without disabling any media keys and it...
Thanks grumblebum2. Your advice worked!
The setting now appears as it was before, but what does it mean though? What will I be now able to do again? Which Play/Pause is it referring to and which...
(Ubuntu 10.04 LTS)
System - Preferences - Keyboard Shortcuts
I tried setting the 'Play (or play/pause)' shortcut from XF86AudioPlay to Ctrl + Alt + A. It didn't work, so how do I...
Hi sudodus. Just to update, it was in fact the IDE cable that turned out to be faulty. I attached a new one and it's working fine now. Thanks.