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    [ubuntu] Ubiquity Won't “'Continue”

    March.30.2013
    Ubuntu 12.10 gnome 3.6.0
    ubiquity 2.12.16
    ubiquity-casper 1.328
    ubiquity-frontend-debconf...
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    Re: Remastersys Boots Into DELL Recovery

    Hi.

    I found my problem. I had a package called "DELL-Recovery" installed on my Ubuntu 12.10 system. Using Synaptic Package Manager, I uninstalled it, and the problem is now history.

    I am having...
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    [ubuntu] Remastersys Ubiquity won't launch

    Hi.

    On Feb.3.2013 I built a remastersys DVD and was able to do a proper restore.

    On March 22, I rebuilt another remastersys DVD which boots up properly. When I click on the 'install' icon...
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    Re: Grub To A Specific Partition

    Hi oldfred.

    I finally managed to resolve the problem of copying my ubuntu partition to another partition on another drive, and allow it to be bootable.

    I used gparted to copy sda4 to sdb4. And...
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    Re: Remastersys Boots Into DELL Recovery

    Hi.

    ...replacing congressmen with chips... now that's funny. And cheaper too.

    My DELL is at least 10 years old, and I haven't upgraded the BIOS since 2006.

    Now here is what baffles me -...
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    Remastersys Boots Into DELL Recovery

    Ubuntu 12.10 Remastersys v 3.0.4-2 on an old DELL Desktop using BIOS Mar.11.2013


    Hi.

    I created an ISO image using Remasterys, and burned the image to a DVD.

    The...
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    Re: Grub To A Specific Partition

    Hi oldfred.

    After I used GParted to make the copy, I used it to change the UUID of the destination.

    As per your request:


    device fs_type label mount point UUID...
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    Grub To A Specific Partition

    Hi.

    I have a dual boot (windows & Ubuntu 12:10) dual drive system. I am trying make the second drive an image of the first, so that if the first one fails, I can boot the second.

    I am using the...
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    [ubuntu] SBackup Restore Overwrite Option?

    Hi. (Ubuntu 12.10 Simple Backup 0.11.4)

    I backup /home/mg/ & /etc/apt/ regularly using SBackup. I had to restore the other day, and realized that SBackup Restore renames files that it is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remastersys 'loop'

    Hi.

    I currently use SBackup to back up personal data
    /etc/apt & /home/mg (mg is me)

    If my hard drive crashes, I would have to do a live cd restore, re-install all 40+...
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    [ubuntu] Remastersys 'loop'

    Ubuntu quantel 12.10 gnome 3.6.0 Feb.2013

    Hi.

    I am having what appears to be an 'infinite loop' problem with remastersys. I recently downloaded & installed using the...
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    Re: Run On Second Drive

    Hi.

    Thanks to your input, I have resolved this issue.

    Running solely on my second drive:
    I did a fresh CD install
    Re-installed all my apps
    Restored data from: home/mg/ & /etc/apt ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot delete folders from /media

    Thanks yetiman64 for this:


    sudo rm -r /media/"hd ubuntu aux"
    I have been trying for a week to get rid of a folder erroneously opened in /media to no avail. Thanks to you it is gone :D.

    I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Alacarte not working on fresh install

    Thanks DAVIDMCQ - your fix worked like a charm :D


    M.....
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    Re: Run On Second Drive

    Hi.

    I am slooowly documenting a restore from a fresh install. Mostly appears to be okay. However, some programs like jedit do not appear to be there.

    If I look in etc, there is a '.jedit'...
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    Re: Run On Second Drive

    [QUOTE=......
    By the way, I didn't notice your Libreoffice formating codes in this current message. Did you eliminate the step of using Libreoffice in the message preparation?

    -- L. James

    ...
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    Re: Run On Second Drive

    Thanks Oldfred.

    I will try re-installing Grub (when I figure out how to do that :)).

    While you are on the line, what DIRs do you recommend to backup? Currently, I am backing up (sbackup):
    ...
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    Re: Run On Second Drive

    Okay - dd copies uuid;s - that solves that mystery :).

    What I have done a few hours ago is unplug the second drive (I also turned the drive OFF in the BIOS).

    For now, I will run Ubuntu on ONE...
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    Re: Run On Second Drive

    Hi.


    You have cleared up some of the confusion I have encountered:


    On close inspection, I realize that some Partitions on the second drive have the same
    uuids as the 'parallel'...
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    Re: Run On Second Drive

    Hi.



    Thanks for the prompt responses.



    I started Boot Repair as suggested, and backed up as requested. I was afraid to do the recommended repair. I did do the Boot Info Summary if that...
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    Run On Second Drive

    Hi.


    I have a dual boot (Windows 7 & Ubuntu 12.10) system, with 2 drives. The second drive (partitioned identical to the first) is used purely for backups. Ubuntu is on sda4 and sdb4. (Windows...
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    [ubuntu] Hang on Boot

    Hi.


    I have a dual boot (Windows 7 & Ubuntu 12.10) system, with 2 drives. The second drive (partitioned identical to the first) is used purely for backups. When I boot, Ubuntu is finding...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow Page Loading & DD

    Bump.


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    [ubuntu] Re: Installation Questions

    Thanks for your help. I reran the install and carefully read each screen. I found out where to specify the swap partition.

    Ubuntu 12.1 is up and running. It's much better than my previous attempt...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB Location

    Thanks. Up and running and loving Ubuntu 12.1



    M....
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