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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't use USB on VirtualBox

    I have an identical prblem (fatal for me) on three different Ubuntu installations.
    I have tried doing sudo chmod -a -G vboxusers grahame (my login name), but this does not work.
    I'm sure this...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: My virtualbox script won't run. Help?

    Thank you Jim, I am in debt to your experience.
    I installed VboxManager and it works for me as you advertised. Magic!
    --Grahame
  3. [SOLVED] Re: My virtualbox script won't run. Help?

    Thanks Jim, obviously worth doing. I do everything as "joanne" (I'm doing this on my wife's computer), who has admin priv.
    So if I do pwd from a console I get /home/joanne/ , and if I put...
  4. [SOLVED] My virtualbox script won't run. Help?

    Using the latest Ubuntu (ex zorin 6) I can enter this from a console and it works ...
    virtualbox --seamless --startvm Win-XP

    But if I paste that exact command into a text file, set all its...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Start Program in system tray

    I wish to do the same, but I run a Gnome desktop so the above instructions do not directly apply. Can anyone advise me how I might achieve the same under Gnome, so I can force a programme...
  6. [ubuntu] Running KOrganizer in the background?

    I am running KOrganizer as a PIM with e-mail alerts under Gnome: fine. I need to make it a "background service", so it does not upset the user on the PC providing this service. I have tried using...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: concerned about keyloggers and user account security

    I'm not sure it is so theoretical, my wife's Ubuntu-lucid box just got "keystroke grabbed" while using Firefox and hotmail -- the user interface was frozen keyboard-wise and we got a pop-up watrning...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Lucid will install but not boot.

    So it slowly emerged in my aging mind that I definitely had some problem with my installation source (although it ran fine itself) and that it could be pragmatic simply to start over with a...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Lucid will install but not boot.

    Thanks for the continuation.

    I did look for the actual initrd.img files and was confused by the result. There did not appear to be one on the USB-HDD which does boot, but there is one on the...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Lucid will install but not boot.

    Hello there, limited progress....

    I reckon that I have a "normal" installation on the HDD, /boot is in sda1. So I got into chroot as indicated for normal installation. [I also in my enthusiasm ran...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Lucid will install but not boot.

    Wow, thank you Oh Master Bean. :p So I've printed all that out and will take it upstairs and give it a try. after I make my supper. Talk about the "deep end"! It seemed most likely to me that it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu not booting

    Thank you Master Roaster. Sorry I placed this is the wrong thread, it looked perfect for my problem, but I have now posted <along with my RESULTS.txt> in my very own thread.
    --Grahame


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  13. [ubuntu] Ubuntu Lucid will install but not boot.

    I have tried 7 times to install Ubuntu Lucid from LiveCD and a USB-HDD image of that, onto a new PC with 2.5" m-SATA HDD. Installation proceeds smoothly, but it will not boot. Early messages (too...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu not booting

    I have tried 7 times to install Ubuntu Lucid from LiveCD and a USB-HDD image of that, onto a new PC with 2.5" m-SATA HDD. Installation proceeds smoothly, but it will not boot. Early messages (too...
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