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    [SOLVED] Re: External USB drives not mounting

    I decided to try something different and unplug the drives, reboot, and then plug them in. Things are fine now. Marking thread as solved.
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    [SOLVED] Re: External USB drives not mounting

    Here's the terminal copy and paste:


    kymus@HT:~$ sudo tail -f /var/log/syslog
    [sudo] password for kymus:
    Mar 10 21:33:53 HT whoopsie[999]: online
    Mar 10 21:33:54 HT whoopsie[999]: online
    Mar...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External USB drives not mounting

    addendum to my original post, though it may be obvious:

    Usually I will see the icon for these drives in the launcher (and then I just click to mount). Presently, the icon is not showing.

    I just...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External USB drives not mounting

    Hi Yancek,

    I doubt it matters at all, but they're not flash drives, they are (large) external drives connected via USB.

    I'll have to check the BIOS. That is a good point. As for manual...
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    [SOLVED] Re: External USB drives not mounting

    bumping
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    [SOLVED] External USB drives not mounting

    After a reboot. They were working fine prior to that.

    This has happened before, and generally I just click the icon in the launcher, and it mounts and everything is fine. Nope, not this time.

    I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: OpenGL not using direct rendering

    Well this is interesting. Things are fine now o_O.

    Some details:

    I ran sudo apt-get install nvidia-346, and halfway through there was an error popup and my system froze. REISUB, tried again....
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    [SOLVED] Re: OpenGL not using direct rendering

    Ok, this is a bit out of my level of experience, but I installed htop and tried searching for nvidia and nvidia-persisted. This may be an incorrect assumption, but I do not think it is running as the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: OpenGL not using direct rendering

    Hi Temüjin, thank you for the input.

    In trying to identify the id of the process, the poster says to do ps -e | grep nvidia-persistenced, but after running that line, nothing happens (literally)...
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    [SOLVED] OpenGL not using direct rendering

    This is the error I get when I open Steam.

    Background:

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown was crashing repeatedly during a certain part, and the devs said to "upgrade/install xorg edgers ppa and nvidia 340.17...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade halted/frozen

    *fingers crossed* I think everything is good.

    Ran the update via terminal. Things went smooth. I did notice a few error reports in the process:



    There were strings of text between the errors...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade halted/frozen

    I exited the upgrade, ran software updater, and it is not notifying me of any available upgrades (just a flash update). I checked the settings and it was previously set to only notify me of LTS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade halted/frozen

    My data is backed up, thanks for making sure :)

    Now.. just to make sure I understand you 100%.... I should exit out of the upgrade, and then re-run an update from the USB, I assume? (suggestions...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade halted/frozen

    Is there a way in which I can possibly prevent system damage at present?

    The system is - or seems to be - fully functional at the present. I am very concerned that if I attempt a reboot that what...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade halted/frozen

    Thanks for the input. I'll have to stick to USB-based upgrades for now, I suppose.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade halted/frozen

    That's it for the next 48hrs now :). I am using a wireless connection; not much choice at the moment due to where my computer is situated in the house (an entire floor above the location of the modem...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade halted/frozen

    My appologies. I edited the screenshot via GIMP and didn't think to change the format. I'll fix that in a moment
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade halted/frozen

    Yesterday I started to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10.

    As luck would have it, progress halted in the middle of the upgrade and has remained the same for the past 10 hours. The last time this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Updating a "vanilla" install?

    that did it, thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Updating a "vanilla" install?

    Sorry, 3rd party applicaitons.
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    [SOLVED] Updating a "vanilla" install?

    So I just reinstalled Ubuntu 13.10 after having a number of issues in the past. Long story short, I installed it bare and did not include 3rd party applications. How do I now install these?
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    Re: Backing up Steam saved games

    If I recall correctly, I don't think GRUB is showing up... but I could very well be wrong. My system has been stable for only about a few weeks to a month; I did a wipe at that point due to some...
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    Re: Backing up Steam saved games

    My system locked up in the middle of an update and I can not access a terminal. Seems like my only option.
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    Re: Backing up Steam saved games

    Interesting. Not sure what I did wrong, previously then o_O
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    Backing up Steam saved games

    I gotta do a system wipe; last time I somehow missed backing up my steam games despite copying my home folder.

    I'm looking to backup saves from the WINE and Ubuntu clients.

    Suggestions?
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