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    [SOLVED] Re: Disaster! Ubuntu won't boot! :'(

    That solved it, thanks so much! :D
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    [SOLVED] Disaster! Ubuntu won't boot! :'(

    Hi All

    Hope you can help. I had a powercut today, after the power came back on, I reset the date/time in the BIOS (nothing new there, battery on motherboard dead).

    But... Ubuntu won't boot! I...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Increased partition size but ubuntu can't see the extra space

    Got more disk space using "resize2fs /dev/sda5" from the live CD.
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Increased partition size but ubuntu can't see the extra space

    Yes, I used a gparted live cd I downloaded from the gparted site. Thanks
  5. [SOLVED] Increased partition size but ubuntu can't see the extra space

    Hi

    I have shrunk my Windows partition and increased my extended partition and then my main ubuntu partition. I have increased it from 32gb to 180gb.

    Oddly, gparted said straight away after the...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Video clip tagging software available?

    I've found software called 'JLibrary' on sourceforge that looks really promising. It's not specifically for videos, but is a file repository where I can add directories to it, then add categories and...
  7. [ubuntu] Video clip tagging software available?

    Hi All,

    I'm having a lot of fun tagging photos with f-spot to make them searchable, and I was wondering if anyone could recommend software that does the same thing for video clips, so I can...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help make my menu.lst

    Hi hi,

    I ran TestDisk to try and repair things, which seemed to repair the Windows partition and damage the Ubuntu one.

    In the end, I've deleted all partitions then installed Windows 7 then...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help make my menu.lst

    Does that mean the partition cannot be recovered?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help make my menu.lst

    I can definitely still boot ubuntu. The disk utility is "palimpsest disk utility". I'll look through the other thread suggested tonight and if there's nothing there I fancy trying, I'll just delete...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help make my menu.lst

    Thanks v much, look promising, will read through tonight. After some wine I think anything will be possible.


    Cheers philinux



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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help make my menu.lst

    Thanks, but didn't do anything (and update-grub2 wasn't found so I used update-grub).

    I'm beginning to see the situtaion as... a fix for this isn't likely so the best options would be to shrink...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help make my menu.lst

    Hi Paqman, yes it's 9.10. Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help make my menu.lst

    Hi, thanks for your reply. Well, before I installed Ubuntu yesterday I had a Vista Partition and a Windows 7 partition, which used windows boot manager. I decided I wanted to ditch vista and keep...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help make my menu.lst

    enjoy - I installed grub using apt-get so I could do that command. Within grub in the console, the find command doesn't find anything so can't complete that.

    Byrd740 - I'm not sure how to go about...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help make my menu.lst

    Hi,

    Yes tried that one (found that off google and hoped it would work but no joy).

    Have also tried booting in to windows by typing stuff (in to /boot/grub/menu.lst) I've found online like:

    ...
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    [SOLVED] Please help make my menu.lst

    I have no menu.lst file, my laptop boots Ubuntu and there is a Windows 7 partition on the drive as well. I'd like to be able to choose which OS to boot on startup.

    Can someone please advise what I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: *sometimes* problems starting up 9.10

    Hi

    I think I've managed to solve the problem by enabling SATA in the BIOS (SATA is enabled by default on this laptop model but I disabled it at one point so I could install WinXP). Since then,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: *sometimes* problems starting up 9.10

    No joy I'm afraid. Switched on laptop this afteroon and the same thing happened (froze on logo). Booted in to recovery mode then at the prompt I restarted.

    I then started up and shutdown three...
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    [SOLVED] Re: *sometimes* problems starting up 9.10

    Thanks, I will try booting in recover mode later today to see if that solves anything.
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    [SOLVED] Re: *sometimes* problems starting up 9.10

    I've probably managed to boot successfully about 4 times out of 8. Good point, that never crossed my mind, but then if it was doing some sort of filesystem check would there not be a message onscreen...
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    [SOLVED] *sometimes* problems starting up 9.10

    Hi

    I have finished installing Ubuntu 9.10 on my Dell inspirion 1525 laptop and it works well (when it starts up!). I say that because sometimes (about 50%) when starting up it freezes on the...
  23. [ubuntu] Installing 9.04 on Dell 1525.Crashes at 3% (disk partitioning activity)

    I've tried this several times now, and the same thing always happens.

    I select 'use side by side' so I can dual boot. After I enter my name, password, and choose not to migrate windows documents...
  24. Thread: Automation

    by G_Alexander
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    [ubuntu] Automation

    Hi

    If I have gnupgc installed with and a default private key setup, then is it possible with ubuntu linux to set up some sort of script that will automatically and without interaction...


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