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  1. [all variants] Picture decompression/decompression script?

    I have a folder full of files (pictures) that I compressed and encrypted with the .7zip format and also encrypted on my dekstop. Because I know absolutely nothing about shell scripts, my question is...
  2. [other] Re: Re installing GRUB if dual booting another Linux distro (Gentoo)?

    Thanks, i'll definitely try these methods. Also, Gentoo seems to use grub 2 thankfully. I'll report back to this thread some other time when i've done a full install, because after reading a bit...
  3. [other] Re installing GRUB if dual booting another Linux distro (Gentoo)?

    So today i'm going to be attempting to install Gentoo linux, partially for fun but also because I'm interested in the customization of the OS and the fact that it isn't Debian or Debian based, so...
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    Re: dpkg errors when reinstalling VirtualBox

    Thank you, this world flawlessly and I have my guest additions installed now as well. The way I was trying to do it before was wrong in every sense anyway.
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    Re: dpkg errors when reinstalling VirtualBox

    I really need some help with this, i'm clueless as to what to do
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    Re: dpkg errors when reinstalling VirtualBox

    After removing the file it said it couldn't overwrite and trying again, I get this from the terminal:

    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information......
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    Re: dpkg errors when reinstalling VirtualBox

    it's still not letting me, even if I'm root and using sudo su. The same errors are thrown at me
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    Re: dpkg errors when reinstalling VirtualBox

    I used sudo apt-get for everything, but i'll try again and make sure i'm root with sudo su first just to be sure.
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    dpkg errors when reinstalling VirtualBox

    Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit
    AMD-A3620 APU
    8GB of system memory
    Gnome 3
    So I previously installed VirtualBox on my computer, for the sake of running a Windows 7 virtual machine so I didn't constantly have...
  10. [all variants] Re: Low graphics mode and failure to reconfigure graphics

    Desperation bump
  11. [all variants] Low graphics mode and failure to reconfigure graphics

    An older computer in our house has been running Lubuntu for a while now, on an Intel Pentium 4 processor with 512MB of RAM. I's my father's computer that I setup and maintain for him but recently...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 65537 Bad Sectors

    Will do, thanks a lot.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 65537 Bad Sectors

    I got the 65537 from Disk Utility. I opened up the Hard Disk's SMART Data for the heck of it and it says:
    Bad Sectors: 65537 Bad Sectors
    Overall Assessment: Disk has a few bad sectors with a green...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 65537 Bad Sectors

    Bumping because now I'm really worried
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    [SOLVED] Re: 65537 Bad Sectors

    The second 500GB drive that I was trying to connect doesn't show up at all. BIOS doesn't even detect it so I'm declaring it dead.
    After reading over it a bit myself, it sounds like it's in terrible...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 65537 Bad Sectors

    This is the output for the 1TB main drive:

    smartctl 5.41 2011-06-09 r3365 [x86_64-linux-3.2.0-23-generic] (local build)
    Copyright (C) 2002-11 by Bruce Allen, http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net...
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    [SOLVED] 65537 Bad Sectors

    While recently trying to add a second hard drive to my computer, (a 500 GB SATA that unfortunately doesn't work at all) I booted off my LiveUSB and noticed that on my main 1TB Drive I have 65,537 bad...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Swap space boot problems

    Thank you oldfred! You are a lifesaver. It worked perfectly ad now I can boot Ubuntu and Windows.
    I went straight to the point of your post and found the core.img file in SYSTEM partition of my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Swap space boot problems

    this is the boot-info report

    Boot Info Script 0.60 from 17 May 2011


    ============================= Boot Info Summary: ===============================

    => Grub2 (v1.99)...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Swap space boot problems

    No, I did not delete the Ubuntu install. the System, OS (Windows 7) and ubuntu partitions are still on the drive. I just can't boot any of the,. Thank you and I will try these, I'll report back what...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Swap space boot problems

    I can't do anything on my computer until somebody helps me. I have no idea what to do, and none of the commands that I get when I press TAB seem to work. Help says none of them are 'loaded'
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    [SOLVED] Swap space boot problems

    Recently I reinstalled Ubuntu on my computer, dual booting it alongside windows 7. This time though I used a LiveUSB instead of wubi. The problem though is that it created a primary partition labeled...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't log in after Update

    Bump out of desperation. Not sure if it's necessary but whatever
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't log in after Update

    I did try that, I realized that the password just didn't show up. It won't accept my login information, including the original username and password I used before the update. I've tried Owner, my...
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    [SOLVED] Can't log in after Update

    I'm somewhat new to ubuntu and recently started using 12.04, installed with Wubi and dual booting along Windows 7. After a recent update (about a week ago) I can no longer log into Ubuntu. Before the...
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