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    Re: issues with new install/winehq/password

    When you open a terminal you should see the following 'prompt' if the user is bob:


    bob@bob-HP-Notebook:~$

    You will see a dollar sign ( $ ) if the terminal is opened as a regular user. If...
  2. Re: It is just the background and a blank screen.

    What might those errors be? Specifically.
  3. Re: Need help following installation instructions for TikZit

    Try: /bin/tizkit with the forward slash at the beginning then cd to the tikzit directory and run the install script.
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    Re: uninstall dual boot

    Does your recovery usb set to factory defaults? I would expect it will so I would investigate that before doing anything as any software you have installed on windows and any data will be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I cannot use mp4 files or .exe files

    I'm not sure where you would have .exe files if you have overwritten your windows install with Ubuntu. I would suggest you begin by reading the Ubuntu documentation at the link below. And how...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Various thigs tried - Error opening directory '/media': Permission denied

    Ubuntu uses the /media/user directory as a mount point for external media such as flash drive or external drives. Do you have a sub-directory or directories at that location? I would not try to...
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    Re: Grub fails to find Windows partition

    A recent update of what, Ubuntu, windows? Is there any sign in any way that your computer is UEFI capable? Rarely the default for windows 7 but it is possible to do. In your case, it is NOT what...
  8. Re: how to install ubuntu on second disk alongside Windows 10(with grub on separate d

    Grub installed in Legacy mode will not boot an EFI install of windows. Spent many hours reading/researching and testing and have never come across anything that works. Legacy Grub will boot an EFI...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 18.04 Login Screen Keeps Repaetig

    Since your / partition is full (100%), login to a terminal to remove files. What happened when you ran the commands above? See the link below on how to remove files from a terminal.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 18.04 Login Screen Keeps Repaetig

    What output do you get when you run the rm commands you posted above? Wouldn't expect anything but an warning message.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot repair help

    I'm not sure which link you are referring to but I just accessed the link I posted as well as the ones posted by oldfred without problems.
  12. Thread: Installer

    by yancek
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    [all variants] Re: Installer

    The gunzip command in the post is where you get it, the command should create it as that's the purpose of running the command and the second part (the dd) is to write it to the usb. Never seen this...
  13. Re: Weird behaviour of USB storage media when dual booting?

    It would be helpful if you want to help to post the actual, specific message you get in windows. And no, I'm not familiar with that problem but most likely because I rarely use windows. If you're...
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    Re: can't login with root

    Did you create a root password in mysql? It is not the same as the root password for the operating system. The message tells you to hit enter if you haven't created a password specifically for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot repair help

    You booted and installed Ubuntu in UEFI mode while your windows is in Legacy mode. You have overwritten the windows boot code on the MBR of its drive so it probably would not work to set the...
  16. Re: Broke my computer trying to overwrite Windows

    Newer Acer computers with windows 10 installed require that a user access the BIOS firmware and create a supervisor password and then enable trust before another operating system can be installed. ...
  17. Re: Broke my computer trying to overwrite Windows

    The most common reason for a Linux installer not seeing windows partitions on windows 8/10 is because if was left in a hibernated state (default on windows). No Linux OS will mount a hibernated...
  18. [other] Re: File and folder attributes in exFAT for Windows

    Certainly does, not sure how that happened but I'll see if I can find the other thread?
  19. Re: WIndows 7 doesn't boot now, Boot configuration is corrupt

    I doubt there is anything you can do from Ubuntu but you might try downloading and running boot repair using the 2nd option at the site below to obtain it using the ppa. Make certain you only run it...
  20. [other] Re: File and folder attributes in exFAT for Windows

    Have you installed the hfs utilities on Ubuntu? I'm not aware of any Linux system that has them installed in a default system.
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    Re: Migrating from Windows 10 to Ubuntu

    Not sure what you mean by 'fix' but software will not repair hardware. You have a very small amount of memory for a current computer and adding more RAM might help.



    Not sure where you got ...
  22. Re: no grub bootloader visible, can't boot to windows

    I expect the problems you had would have been avoided had you read the Official Ubuntu documentation on the subject at the link below which has been available for years.
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    [SOLVED] Re: how to create new partitions ?

    If you already have Ubuntu installed with windows and both are working, you can simply format the windows system partition (C drive) but you will need to know which partition it is. Linux doesn't...
  24. Re: Downloaded ubuntu from offical website - Do I need to verify my download?

    I doubt there was any problem with the iso on the Ubuntu site but you do understand that it needs to get from that site to your computer and in that process could be corrupted for any number of...
  25. Thread: .sh file help

    by yancek
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    [ubuntu] Re: .sh file help

    The link below explains it.


    https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/run-execute-sh-shell-script/
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