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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Partition Recovery Needed (10.04 64-bit ext-4)

    Testdisk worked pretty well, Cheesemill. I was able to ID the missing partitions and used Testdisk resubstiantiate the partition structure. From the 250 GB install I was able to remount the...
  2. [ubuntu] Partition Recovery Needed (10.04 64-bit ext-4)

    Hi all:

    I need to recover a partition with critical data, or recover the data. My main HDD is 500 GB with two main partitions (75 GB Ubuntu 10.04 ext-4; 50 GB personal data ext-4). There is/was...
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    [PPC] Re: Ubuntu PPC Lucid

    Hi Linuxopjemac:

    Thank you for your comment. I have seen information about Linux Mint PPC and have tried it. I understand that LMPPC relies on a Debian install. I have tried DebianPPC install...
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    [PPC] Re: Ubuntu PPC Lucid

    Hi B_Free:

    Partial Success / Partial Fail.
    You were correct about using 8.04 LTS. That did work, disk recognized and installed as expected. The upgrade path to 10.04 LTS (From the installed...
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    [PPC] Re: Ubuntu PPC Lucid

    I will give it a try and post back. Thank you, B.
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    [PPC] Re: Ubuntu PPC Lucid

    Hi Tgalati4: Than you for the input. I originally tried to install Lucid PPC from CD while the HDD still had OSX on it. The Lucid install from CD still did not recognize the drive. That is when I...
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    [PPC] Ubuntu PPC Lucid

    I am trying to install Lucid PPC on a Mac G4 (gray & clear tower), ~1 GB RAM. The live CD will boot and the install process will start. Install process stops at step 4 when partition location is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager > Fix Broken Packages

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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager > Fix Broken Packages

    -desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
    -desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install -f
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    0 upgraded, 0 newly...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager > Fix Broken Packages

    -desktop:~$ sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/*
    rm: cannot remove `/var/cache/apt/archives/partial': Is a directory
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    [ubuntu] Update Manager > Fix Broken Packages

    I am using 10.04 64-bit and Update Manager frequently pops up with a list of 25 program updates totaling about 44MB. Every time I hit install, the "Fix Broken Packages" message box appears.

    I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cant change permissions

    Thank you e79!

    Your simple post helped me solve a similar problem related to permissions for an extra drive!

    JK
  13. VirtualBox Unintentional Snapshot Delete. Recover?

    I accidentally deleted my current snapshot in VirtualBox. The deletion process completed through VBox. Is it possible to recover/restore this particular snapshot? If so, how? Or, do I start over?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best VM software.

    Thank you for this post. Is KVM only for servers or will it run on a desktop (AMD+Virtual)?
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    [ubuntu] Invalid Host Name 8080

    Trying to load Medibuntu Repo onto Dell Laptop Latitude D600 with Hardy 32-bit. I am encountering "Invalid Host Name" error, as in attachment. My connection is wired, but the process also errors...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Open Office Writer Spell Check

    Tools > Language > For all Text > English USA. Tried that. It does not work either. One would think that the spell checker is a feature that they definitely want to work.
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    [ubuntu] Open Office Writer Spell Check

    The open office spell check feature (Writer) seems to be broken. I have tried to set all of the appropriate options, but the spell check features do not activate and do not check my written work. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I reformat my compact flash

    Try using the partition editor. System>Partition Editor. Partition editor is available in the repo if you need it.

    J Kaz
  19. Poll: Re: How many Computers do you have and what OS is on each one ?

    Two Dell Laptops (both trash picked) running 8.04 slow but good.
    One Mac G3 Blue Tower (trash picked) running Debian PPC
    One Pentium 3 tower (trash picked and restored) running 8.04
    One Pentium 3...
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    Virtual Box Update Script?

    I have installed the VirtualBox OSE and fully installed XP SP2 (with all MS updates) as a machine before I realized that the OSE version doesn't support USB. I would like to upgrade or install...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I am about (estimating) 85-90% there.

    I still need xp for two primary things. I absolutely need Acrobat for scanning documents to pdf and, in many cases editing those .pdf documents. I am...
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    Re: LXP (A Linux XP look-a-like)

    Simon makes a valid point, that is converting your [my] parents to using linux instead of windows variants. This is a great idea and my parents, for example, could probably easily adjust to this...
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    Re: is there autocad for linux/ubutnu ???

    Hey Maxddark-

    There is also program called Codeweavers "Crossover" that is available that should let you run windows proprietary software (like MS office, AUTOCAD, etc.) on a Linux machine. ...
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