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  1. [SOLVED] Re: can't boot from disc on dual boot system

    I burned a new dvd. making sure to choose the 64 bit one and voila' its working now. I really appreciate the help and replies.
  2. [SOLVED] Re: can't boot from disc on dual boot system

    I can't install k3b. It gives me an untrusted packages message, clicking okay or repair doesn't work. It just closes the untrusted message. Correction - I got it to install via synaptic instead of...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: can't boot from disc on dual boot system

    Thanks all for the replies. Below is the system info

    UEFI mode
    HP (can't seem to find the model number)
    AMD A4-5000 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics 4
    Graphics - Gallium 0.4 on AMD KABINI...
  4. [SOLVED] can't boot from disc on dual boot system

    I'm running Windows 8 (rarely used) and Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. I need to boot from the Ubuntu cd to fix a partition issue but I can't seem to get that done. I go into bios, choose the dvd drive...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nautilus running very slowly

    Thank you for the reply. Ricardo. I did reinstall nautilus per your suggestion - it didn't help unfortunately.
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    [ubuntu] Nautilus running very slowly

    I'm running 12.04 LTS and have noticed of late that opening files has slowed down significantly. I updated everything today (one of the cures listed online) but no joy there. When I open Documents I...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: how to add search to places in classic flashback?

    Giving this a little bump as I still haven't found out how to add search to 'Places' in flashback.

    thanks :)
  8. [ubuntu] how to add search to places in classic flashback?

    Is it possible to add search to classic in Ubuntu 14.04? How would I go about that?

    thanks,

    mystmaiden
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    [SOLVED] Re: no video playback Ubuntu 14.04

    movie player aka videos or totem is the one, sorry for the confusion on my part. That did fix my mp3 player, thanks soo much!!
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    [kubuntu] Re: windows 8.1/ ubuntu 12.04 lts dual boot

    Oldfred, I found out quite by accident late last evening that the files I was claiming do not exist on my machine are definitely there so I can't have been looking in the right folders at the onset....
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    [SOLVED] Re: no video playback Ubuntu 14.04

    This problem may be related or mplayer may have simply changed. Before I always used mplayer to play mp3s, as I dislike all the players that load my whole music list and often show the wrong album...
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    [kubuntu] Re: windows 8.1/ ubuntu 12.04 lts dual boot

    Thanks so much, oldfred , for working so hard at trying to get this going. As I mentioned before, I tried the bcdedit option but it had no effect. Nor am I comfortable trying to rename files that...
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    [kubuntu] Re: windows 8.1/ ubuntu 12.04 lts dual boot

    let's see if I can explain this clearly... once I set ubuntu above windows in setup (press F10, go to 'storage' and then 'boot order' in bios) I can boot ubuntu over and over from the normal purple...
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    [SOLVED] Re: no video playback Ubuntu 14.04

    I seem to have accidentally discovered the fix. I uninstalled gstreamer 'bad' and that took care of it for vlc. Movie player just shuts down still. When my machine with 12.04 was still working I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: no video playback Ubuntu 14.04

    VLC just sits there doing nothing. This isn't even a movie dvd - its a tai chi video but it was expensive, more than most movies. I don't think that's the issue, because it plays on my regular dvd...
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    [kubuntu] Re: windows 8.1/ ubuntu 12.04 lts dual boot

    I just checked, once windows has been booted, I still have to go back in and change the boot order to get to ubuntu. Is it hard on the machine to have to change the boot order so often?
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    [SOLVED] Re: no video playback Ubuntu 14.04

    Thanks for the replies. I've installed livdvdread4, and checked the disc - it plays fine elsewhere. I checked and the dvd player works on the windows side. I really don't know what the trouble could...
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    [kubuntu] Re: windows 8.1/ ubuntu 12.04 lts dual boot

    I checked this morning, there are no other /EFI folders that I could find. Just the one I mentioned which is Windows/Boot/EFI so I don't have any of the folders you mentioned. Not sure what to make...
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    [SOLVED] no video playback Ubuntu 14.04

    I've install the restricted extras and libdvdcss 64 bit but I must be missing something. Is there a command I can run to see what's there? I'm using totem (if that's the one marked simply 'videos' in...
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    [kubuntu] Re: windows 8.1/ ubuntu 12.04 lts dual boot

    I found windows/Boot and copied the whole file to a usb drive. from there I went to /Boot/EFI - here's where it gets confusing if I am in the right place. There are numerous files named just a few...
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    [kubuntu] Re: windows 8.1/ ubuntu 12.04 lts dual boot

    just in case someone else is curious - I was able to get puppy booted from a usb (no cd/dvd worked) but the windows drives seemed to be locked, you can see some windows files but I've been unable to...
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    [ubuntu] made for linux motherboard

    I have been struggling with a new computer we purchased (hp 110) that has efi hard coded into its structure which makes dual booting ubuntu a rather large pain.Oldfred's help has been invaluable!! ...
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    [kubuntu] Re: windows 8.1/ ubuntu 12.04 lts dual boot

    I've been very nervous about attempting this file renaming operation. If I could just boot puppy and pop in there and change them back in the event of a mistake I wouldn't be, but that doesn't seem...
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    [kubuntu] Re: windows 8.1/ ubuntu 12.04 lts dual boot

    This has about got me completely whipped.

    The UEFI boot list comes up with f9. When I choose ubuntu from it - it returns 'no boot device found.' If I go in and change the boot order to put ubuntu...
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    [kubuntu] Re: windows 8.1/ ubuntu 12.04 lts dual boot

    All installed now. I ran boot repair and under 'recommended repair - it booted properly once but now it goes straight to windows. Here is the log from boot repair http://paste.ubuntu.com/7861215'
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