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  1. [all variants] Re: Ubuntu ONLY on a Chromebook. How Can I Do It? Can It Be Done?

    Thank you Frogs Hair. I'll check it out.
  2. [all variants] Ubuntu ONLY on a Chromebook. How Can I Do It? Can It Be Done?

    I have an Acer C720P Chromebook which is driving me crazy because it is screwing up docx files. I've had enough. Chromebooks are fine for e-mail and videos but too many files have been destroyed by...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files

    I won't be able to do this for a while because I am in the middle of moving. The external drive has been disconnected and packed. Perhaps in a week or so I'll be able to do this.

    Thank you.
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files

    Hello oldos2er. I just tried using that command with and without the external drive being mounted. I get this message:
    tune2fs: Permission denied while trying to open /dev/sdg1Couldn't find valid...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files

    I do see the letters NTFS. Perhaps that is just a record of past information. The drive is formatted in EXT4. Opening GPartED shows that it is using EXT4. What I want to do is remove that folder that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files

    Here is the correct information with the L instead of the numeral 1.

    Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders, total 625142448 sectorsUnits = sectors...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files

    Duplicate post deleted.
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files. Please Help

    [sudo] password for michael: fdisk: invalid option -- '1'
    Usage:
    fdisk [options] <disk> change partition table
    fdisk [options] -l <disk> list partition table(s)
    fdisk -s <partition> ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files. Please Help

    Thank you for the article Ann. It isn't working for me. I must be typing the wrong thing or not enough information.

    At first I tried the command with the name G_Tech. That didn't work. Then I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files. Please Help

    During the process of figuring out this problem I turned off the machine and rebooted it. At first neither the G TECH nor my other external HDD would mount. I turned things on and off and eventually...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files. Please Help

    My Chromebook does read and allow me to transfer files to the EXT4 external drive I have now. The G TECH drive wouldn't allow me to add files to it until I did the chown business. Will I have to go...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files. Please Help

    Now that I have renamed the HDD I needed to try the file transfer again to see what name comes up. I'm stil failing at it but now this is the new name with the name of the image file: "Error opening...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files. Please Help

    I'm still trying. I keep getting messages saying no such file or directory. I even changed the name of the external drive so it had no spaces. Now I'm going to shut everything off and reboot the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files. Please Help

    Sorry. It isn't working. Here is what I'm typing:
    sudo chown -r michael:user /media/af806fb9-1c24-416f-add5-4e3dd1f3d245


    I also tried this:


    sudo chown michael:users...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files. Please Help

    Ann do you have any idea how I can reclaim that 27 GB of space? 492-465.
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    [SOLVED] Re: External HD Won't Accept Files. Please Help

    Thank you Ann. Is my user account name my password? If not then how do I set up a user account name or find the existing one?
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    [SOLVED] External HD Won't Accept Files

    I want to move all of the files from one external drive to a different external drive.
    One is working just fine. The other was working too.

    To start I used GPartED to reformat the drive of the...
  18. [ubuntu] How Do I Encrypt An External Hard Drive?

    Right now I have some external hard drives that have plenty of data. I have never encrypted anything. Is there a way to encrypt an existing drive with data already on it?

    One important thing is...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: How Do I Name A Hard Drive Or Rename One?

    Using GPartEd I reformatted the drive. When done I clicked the drive name. There was just one partition listed so it was the only one to select. After doing that I started going through the drop down...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: How Do I Name A Hard Drive Or Rename One?

    Thank you coldcritter64. The drive I'm altering will be a single 500 GB storage space. It will not be used for booting an OS. In the file window there are names of the external drives I have plugged...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: How Do I Name A Hard Drive Or Rename One?

    I'm sorry. I don't quite understand what you mean. I know how to open the program and arrange to wipe it and select the format. What do I click to insert a new name?
  22. [SOLVED] How Do I Name A Hard Drive Or Rename One?

    I've got an external drive that I want to wipe and reformat using GPartEd. How do I name that drive and how can I rename other drives? I have some USB thumb drives and they all have their...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recording DVDs: How Do I Do It?

    Maybe these programs will work. Unfortunately they seem to require skills using the command line of which I have almost none. Are there any GUI suggestions for converting DVDs to files for my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recording DVDs: How Do I Do It?

    mc4man thank you for your information. How do I know if there is structure protection on a DVD?
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    [ubuntu] Recording DVDs: How Do I Do It?

    I'm selling my computer with a DVD CD drive. I have a new laptop that doesn't have a disc drive. It is running Chrome OS. It is a Chromebook. There are a few movies on DVD that I want to record while...
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