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  1. [SOLVED] Re: EFI problem on an Acer laptop while installing Kubuntu next to Windows 8

    I have secure boot off.

    I tried as you said: on startup press F12, then choose ubuntu... IT WORKS!!! It's not the best solution (I was expecting an old style grub, with 10 seconds timeout) but...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: EFI problem on an Acer laptop while installing Kubuntu next to Windows 8

    Here is the summary report: http://paste.ubuntu.com/8732064/

    I was using boot-repair for "saucy" version because there are not repositories for "utopic" ( http://askubuntu.com/a/449836/11627 )
    ...
  3. [SOLVED] EFI problem on an Acer laptop while installing Kubuntu next to Windows 8

    I have an Acer Aspire E1-522 with Windows 8 preinstalled. I tried to install Kubuntu twice, and do boot-repair once but it keeps booting windows. This is exactly what I did:



    Installing...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Can't access windows drive from second added user

    Hi Thanks for your answers. Since in old versions you needed to mount the partition into fstab I was doing that. Yesterday I commented out the mount line in fstab and still have the problem.
    My...
  5. [ubuntu] Can't access windows drive from second added user

    Hi! I've done these steps

    1. Install Ubuntu 12.10 quantal (dual boot) specifying mount point for windows partition "/media/win-c". I did it during installation.

    Everything works fine with first...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu not starting after installing Kubuntu (grub problem)

    I solved it!! Here the commands for the terminal:


    sudo -s

    # IF YOU DON'T HAVE A LUKS-LVM PARTITION:
    mount /dev/sda2 /mnt
    mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/boot # skip this one if not have a separate...
  7. [SOLVED] Ubuntu not starting after installing Kubuntu (grub problem)

    Apparently Kubuntu has wiped the grub entry for my old Ubuntu partition and I'm trying to restore it.

    I've been using Ubuntu for a long time (11.04), then I dual booted with Kubuntu but grub...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Desktop theme reverts to the default on boot

    I had the same problem and solved with:


    Anyway it's annoying! Looking for better solitions..
  9. [ubuntu] Re: LIbreOffice has corrupted a document -any recovery?

    open the libreoffice backups dir:


    nautilus /home/<username>/.libreoffice/3/user/backup

    in the terminal
  10. [all variants] Re: How to reinstall ubuntu on encrypted lvm partition without overwriting home parti

    I've found this wonderful Howto:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1205372
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    [ubuntu] Re: Build a webserver from scratch

    I think it depends on the question: what do you want to do with it?

    if it is for local development, just install a LAMP on your pc.
    if it is for small office application you could consider...
  12. Thread: Making movies

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    [SOLVED] Re: Making movies

    I've also heard about a project called "kino" but I dont know if it's still active..
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    [ubuntu] Re: Access windows files on an ubuntu drive?

    you should be able to see your disks when you click on the top menu "places".
    you will not find "C:\" but names like "25Gb disk"
  14. [SOLVED] Re: netbeans 6.9.1 - can't select framework anymore

    Is there any way to solve the problem without using Sun Java??
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Spell checker for Spanish (too many dictionaries)

    Wonderful! It works!
    although I found that the directory you told me is a symlink to
    /usr/share/hunspell(I didn't even know that you could symlink directories..)

    anyway I think that common...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Spell checker for Spanish (too many dictionaries)

    Theese are the packages that are installed at the moment:
    myspell-en-au myspell-en-za myspell-fr myspell-en-gb myspell-es myspell-it

    Each of them provides several dictionaries. I want only one...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Spell checker for Spanish (too many dictionaries)

    I just opened a new bug : https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/+bug/663032

    let's see what they say..
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    [SOLVED] Solved

    After a lot of reading I solved in a weird way:


    uncheck the "same image in all monitors" in System -> Preferences -> Screens
    play a bit with resolutions, for example select 640x480 and click...
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    [SOLVED] Acer Aspire and screen resolution

    Hello everybody! I've just installed Maverick on a Acer Aspire 5520 (has Nvidia GeForce 7000M and AMD Athlon 64 x2) and things work fine more or less.

    I've a problem with screen resolution: it...
  20. [all variants] Re: How to create a multiboot system with several OS?

    ok thanks everybody for answering me!
  21. [all variants] Re: How to create a multiboot system with several OS?

    could anybody answer this? thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade or clean install?

    I upgraded about 10 machines and a couple of them went wrong.. and a couple of the others had minor problems.. :(
    I sadly recomend you to make a try, then reinstall if it fails..
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Create multi-partition bootable external hard drive

    Thanks a lof for the answer!!
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Create multi-partition bootable external hard drive

    When you loopback an iso image (for example with MultiBootUSB) are you able to write files in it? (for example saving documents.. using it as a normal operating system..)
  25. [all variants] How to create a multiboot system with several OS?

    Hello everybody! I've been looking for the answer both on the web and this forum but I couldn't find it; I hope you can help me.

    How can I put Ubuntu, Encrypted Ubuntu (Luks + LVM), Backtrack and...
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