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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Booting laptop - "No boot device found. Press any key to reboot the machine?"

    Firstly, I'm terribly sorry for not replying sooner. This did not time itself well with finishing my phd thesis and other parts of my life, so once I had a working-ish machine, I just ran with it,...
  2. [ubuntu] Booting laptop - "No boot device found. Press any key to reboot the machine?"

    Hi,

    Dell inspiron laptop with win8 / ubuntu 12.04 dual boot.

    This evening I decided to reboot have spent a few weeks just suspending the machine. When it came back on, after the bios screen it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HDD diagnosis tools

    Thanks to you all.

    Having a look for tools on the manufacturers website (it was WD so thanks for the link Johnny3) led me to some tools. Booting into windows to run their tools I get the same...
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    [ubuntu] HDD diagnosis tools

    Hi,

    About a month ago I installed a second hard drive into my 10.04 desktop, and whilst there's nothing overtly wrong with it (e.g., it seems to mount ok), looking at the SMART data from Disk...
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    Re: HOW TO: Install and configure lm-sensors

    Cheers. It turns out the lm-sensors in the lucid repos must be still quite out of date, the sensors-detect it installs is old and doesn't detect any sensors... This leaves me back to trying to...
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    Re: HOW TO: Install and configure lm-sensors

    It was a bit of both. Tried the repo version but that didn't recognise my sensors (it was a fairly new setup at the time), and went to lm-sensors.org to see if there was anything there that hadn't...
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    Re: HOW TO: Install and configure lm-sensors

    Cheers, I dunno how that happened, makes no sense... Ultimately though, didn't help... I still get that error when I try to start the service...

    blue@ruby:~$ sudo service lm-sensors start
    .: 39:...
  8. [lubuntu] Re: Deleted a directory as root but no space freed?

    You did this in a file manager, e.g., nautilus right? Have you checked your wastebasket? I always thought gui's like that default to moving things to the wastebasket when possible....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Netbook Optimised Ubuntus

    Ah, ok. I always thought UNR was designed to run on smaller systems with things like Atom cores.

    I guess then it'll just be standard Natty then, that or try something like mint maybe...

    Cheers!
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    [SOLVED] Netbook Optimised Ubuntus

    I've an Acer Aspire One (ZG5 with a 16GB SSD as the main drive) netbook that's currently running one of the 2009 Ubuntu Netbook Remixes so I think I should probably do a clean install of something...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Permission Denied

    I think the move command mv should work fine for moving files and directories. In the case described above I guess it would be something along the lines of


    sudo mv...
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    Re: HOW TO: Install and configure lm-sensors

    Hi, I recently installed a few updates on my lucid LTS box and now lm-sensors no longer works. I had a lot of trouble getting it working to begin with and now I'm extremely lost.

    This is the...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    Thank you so much! You were bang on, the 10-wacom.conf file I originally setup must've been removed at some point. Putting in the new one as described makes it work wonderfully again! I'm kicking...
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    [all variants] Re: HOW TO Set Up the Bamboo Pen & Touch in Lucid

    Many thanks for this excellent guide. I take it that if we just want to update the drivers we still do pretty much the same thing only with the current source?

    I only ask as I'm having a bit of...
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    [ubuntu] curlftpfs mounted, gedit will not save

    Hi,

    I've been trying to mount a remote ftp server using curlftpfs and, just as I finally get that working, I get stuck on trying to edit the remote files using gedit.

    This is the command I use...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: USB HDD, unable to enumerate USB device. 10.04

    Ok, never mind... I tried changing the port on my machine, tried different OS's, and no luck. Then I stumbled upon an unused USB cable and decided to try it out (I didn't realise I had any spare...
  17. [SOLVED] USB HDD, unable to enumerate USB device. 10.04

    Hi,

    I just tried to fire up an externally powered 500GB USB hardrive but it doesn't seem to want to connect. Looking at dmesg I get


    [ 1025.017052] usb 2-1.3: new low speed USB device using...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Monitor Frequency out of Range, 10.04

    Ah, ok, this is kind of embarrassing now. An hour after posting this I've managed to fix this, kinda.

    For reference, this is what I did:

    After looking up how to get the grub menu to appear I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sensors Applet always shows 40C

    Have you run sensors-detect to see what sensors are installed and that it can run?

    EDIT: nevermind. I'm blind and you said you did...
  20. [SOLVED] Monitor Frequency out of Range, 10.04

    Hi,

    I've recently reinstalled a computer with 10.04 for my parents to use, and it worked fine at mine, but after transporting it to theirs and hooking it up to their existing monitor it doesn't...
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    [ubuntu] Trouble booting, external harddrive

    Hi, one of my friends boots ubuntu lucid off an external hard drive onto his laptop but today it no longer boots properly. It goes so far then has issues with mounting the root filesystem. This guy...
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    [ubuntu] Backing up ftp server

    Hi,

    I have access to a few ftp servers which I've been trying to work out a way to automate a data backup for them, but ftp is the only access I really have to them. I thought I was onto a winner...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Boot from external drive, looks for NTLDR when it should be grub

    Hey, thanks for all your help. Turns out we had to reinstall it anyway as something crazy had happened to the target partition since I started this thread that prevented us from accessing it to...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Boot from external drive, looks for NTLDR when it should be grub

    hehe, cheers. Many thanks again. :D I just hope it works when I can work on it next!
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Boot from external drive, looks for NTLDR when it should be grub

    Cheers darkod, I'll try that when I next get my hands on the system. As an aside, the live disk takes an absolute age to load (the laptop's a bit low on RAM, enough to run ubuntu installed, but...
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