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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Cloning windows 7 install onto ubuntu disc

    Lets get a look at the HD you say disc but I think we are talking about a HD.

    Use the bootrepair app the get a bootinfo summary, and post the HTTP of the script. You may need a windows recovery...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB HD bricked?

    I suggested gparted and other partitionerís as they may give you a clue as to why you are having problems.
  3. Thread: Reset Grub

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    [ubuntu] Re: Reset Grub

    For only one last comment I will say you are assuming that your experience is the same as others. Personally this is an area I specialize in, and am very careful to be clear and concise in my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on USB

    You can use a usb to usb as well, a full install will be a more stable long term solution though.
  5. Thread: Reset Grub

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    [ubuntu] Re: Reset Grub

    Hardly lol. ;)

    I will say I recommend the bootrepair often but for a complete back to stock set up the tool is not really set up to do that a purge and reinstall is easy and a good way to learn...
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    Re: What's with all this cookie awareness?

    Intrinsically I would say some of us want no cookies saved and a limitation on the ones used when browsing, for personal reasons, I'm in this camp myself.
  7. Thread: Reset Grub

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    [ubuntu] Re: Reset Grub

    You can purge and reinstall grub to get to the stock set up, run these commands from the terminal in ubuntu.


    sudo apt-get purge grub-pc grub-commonthen

    sudo apt-get install grub-pc...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB HD bricked?

    I would try gparted, which from a Ubuntu install, needs to be installed to look at the HD, gparted can also be downloaded as a bootable disc as well, and is on the live Ubuntu cd.

    There are a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with ISO install file to USB

    Here is a ub loader that is pretty straight forward, if you are going to do banking it is generally suggested to have it be writeable. This way the information input in the user process like going to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on USB

    If you load the usb with a app like unetbootin or others which is basically reading the ISO and has a casper-rw file for saving work these problems happen, basically the casper cannot be cleaned.
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  11. [SOLVED] Re: might be leaving Linux [ But where to go ?? ]

    +1 on the 18kutils, you can control the the fans speed and temps at running.
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    [SOLVED] Re: How Do I Install Ubuntu On A Partition?

    Take a screenshot of gparted using the screenshot app from the live cd, open a reply click the paperclip in the reply panel and load the screenshot to the reply.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox's matter ... ???

    Hard to tell if this is just user error, or not understanding the desktop, or you have tweaked say compiz, or who knows what, you might just try
    unity --reset in the terminal to reset the desktop.
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    [ubuntu] Re: install win 8

    Download W8 burn a disc or load a usb and install you don't even have to remove the ubuntu it will overwrite it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't Boot Ubuntu

    I would hit the report abuse to get the mods a message to add wubi to the thread title. Its not abuse and no big deal to get this added, it will raise the likely hood of you getting help a great...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't Boot Ubuntu

    Is this a wubi install? That is a install from windows, if so then trying to make it boot faster by tweaking is probably not suggested, the boot is slightly different all of grub is not there as a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Side-by-side install with Win7 fails

    Ubuntu needs other then a NTFS type partition to run, if you want a swap partition and a main OS partition you would put a extended where the one removed from is and put the logicals for the swap and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Side-by-side install with Win7 fails

    The key here for best help is really what I suggested, basically show us what is actually there, before actually advising, is really best practice in protecting the users OS's.

    It does not have to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't Boot Ubuntu

    Use a Live Ubuntu cd for your tweaking never do it from windows, same for tweaking the other direction basically.

    Windows may not render the tweaks correctly although here you are probably okay.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Side-by-side install with Win7 fails

    One has to be removed to make a extended, but yes you are correct.
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    Re: Ubuntu IRC is a real turn-off

    Fair arguments I think at times, but it is well moderated, and you can call the mods.

    Never once been hacked, but I joined and have a cloak on my IP as well.

    There is a windows channel #windows...
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    Re: Ubuntu IRC is a real turn-off

    I will only add that it is not for everyone it has its positive and negative attributes and many between.

    Basically I consider al the possibilities for a user you have mentioned as tools some work...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox's matter ... ???

    I might be helpful to name your desktop being used, in all the ones I use unity or gnome 3 the main FF window is available as well as the download window.

    If you are using unity you should see a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: trying to make usb bootable

    Check the sum as suggested and try unetbootin.
    http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Can't Detect Wired Connection, Although Windows Still Can

    A Wubi is not a true dual boot it is a file in windows.

    Post what the card actually is here are two commands that may tell you what the card is.

    lspci | grep -i wireless

    lspci | grep...
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