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  1. Re: Ubuntu asks for a master password every time I try to do something

    Well I have overcome the problem....NOT fixed but I tried several times to reinstall ubuntu 16.04 including the format all partitions way.
    Nothing different happened, it still came up with the same...
  2. Re: Ubuntu asks for a master password every time I try to do something

    Hi uRock and all, I tried to take a picture of the problem but I could not send it as it was too large. Will see if I can attach a screen shot....
  3. Re: Ubuntu asks for a master password every time I try to do something

    I think I might have done that when loading the ubuntu 16.04 again.
    I will try and insert the screenshot here.

    Didn't work. So I reloaded (installed) ubuntu 16.04. nothing changed it said it...
  4. Re: Ubuntu asks for a master password every time I try to do something

    Hello westie457, this just might be the answer but I cannot find a password for seahorse. Always something to confuse and confound.
    Rod.
  5. Re: Ubuntu asks for a master password every time I try to do something

    I wish I had known about this question before I opened it.. The exact wording I am unable to tell at this minute but it is headed by "Enter your master password"
    I think, looking at the next answer...
  6. Ubuntu asks for a master password every time I try to do something

    Hello all, I am always being asked for a MASTER PASSWORD. Every time I try to open or do something, up pops the screen, Enter master password. To my knowledge I have never set a master password, so...
  7. Re: I have done the wrong thing, please help.

    Hello QIII,
    I tried to post a request a couple of days ago, I was notified that I had done something wrong and was unable to post further questions for 6 months, or until I got out of "Jail".
    This...
  8. I have done the wrong thing, please help.

    Hello Ubuntu council.
    Somewhere along the track, I have done the wrong thing and been suspended, I have no problem with that. Would you be so kind as to advise me where I am wrong and how I can...
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    Re: winetricks will not install anything

    Hello Elias,
    I probably can't help because I,m asking for help on this forum too.
    Try this URL and see if it is of any help to you.
    <code>
    https://www.wikihow.com/Install-Wine-on-Ubuntu
    </code>...
  10. problems with installing "pretty good solitaire"

    Thank you for that A.I.
    Rod.

    Thank you for the advice Holger_Gehrke, I do have my heart set on pretty good solitaire, have been playing it for years.
    I will give your suggestion a try and see...
  11. problems with installing "pretty good solitaire"

    Hello all, I am having no end of trouble trying to get Pretty good solitaire running with 'wine'. For the last 3 weeks I have tried almost everything, I have little knowledge of wine, only what I...
  12. [ubuntu] 18.04lts number keyboard not recognised

    Hello all, I have just updated from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. Problem, my number keyboard doesn't work. I have tried num-lock, no go, I can't use delete to delete emails, I am unable to use the star...
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    [SOLVED] Re: unable to access my backup

    Hello oldfred, thank you for those references to people who have had similar problems.
    I have read them and saved them in favourites. The one theme kept popping up. The format of the system. I am...
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    [SOLVED] Re: unable to access my backup

    Many thanks to you both. Yes.! ouch indeed, ah well I have previously lost the lot a couple of times before and I suspect with my lack of knowledge, I'll lose it all again somewhere down the track....
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    [SOLVED] Re: unable to access my backup

    Thank you again The-Fu,
    I have just had an awful thought.... I reinstalled ubuntu 16.04 from a disk I made some time ago.
    If memory serves me, and it usually doesn't, I made the disk from a system...
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    [SOLVED] Re: unable to access my backup

    Hello The Fu,
    The original backups were done using back in time, I have used them on numerous occasions when I messed something up. No problems then. It is only since I installed ubuntu 18.04 and...
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    [SOLVED] unable to access my backup

    Hello all, it seems I have another problem on ubuntu 16.04. I am unable to access the area where I stored my backups. The history.. I changed to ubuntu 18.04 and meandered around it for a week or...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with gparted

    Hello oldfred, happy to report the gparted is working. I have downloaded the ubuntu 18.04lts as a test, I burned the .ISO to a disk and booted from it OK.
    This was the one thing I could never do...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with gparted

    Sorry I forgot to put the test in my answer, I hope this gets me out of trouble..


    rod@rod:~$ lsblk -f
    NAME FSTYPE LABEL UUID MOUNTPOINT
    sda ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with gparted

    OK, I did a copy and paste this time, the following was the readout

    rod@rod:~$ sudo tune2fs /dev/sda4 -U 2fbed22f-6238-482e-af83-9daaa16ab9f9
    tune2fs 1.42.13 (17-May-2015)
    rod@rod:~$
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with gparted

    Thanks again to deadflwr and oldfred. I have got the tune2fs data. Could you now advise me how this helps in getting rid of one of the /dev/sda4 partitions please. I know this is getting long...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with gparted

    Hello oldfred (if you haven't given up and tore your hair out), where am I going wrong with the tune2fs.... command.?

    rod@rod:~$ tune2fs/dev/sda4 -U 2fbed22f-6238-482e-af83-9daaa16ab9f9
    bash:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with gparted

    Hello again oldfred, sorry about the delay but somehow I messed something up badly. I had no to get into ubuntu so I reinstalled it beside the old one. I will include the last test as you asked...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with gparted

    Hello oldfred,
    I am getting lost here at the moment, but here are the answers to the 2 items you asked me to include.

    rod@rod:~$ lsblk -f
    NAME FSTYPE LABEL UUID ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with gparted

    Also the other type...


    rod@rod:~$ sudo tune2fs -U random /dev/sda1
    tune2fs 1.42.13 (17-May-2015)
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