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  1. Re: Help with partitioning - avoiding data loss

    Thanks for the quick response! I will give those a try! I agree that Windows is better to fix first, but my primary aim was to save the data, I could really do without windows, but the partitioning...
  2. Help with partitioning - avoiding data loss

    272049I would like to be able to dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with (a currently broken) Windows. My original idea was to resize the Windows partition and move my data from one drive to another in the...
  3. [all variants] Re: Mount and Backup Old Seagate (DOS) Hard drive with IDE adapter cable

    I have tried the sdb=remap63 option in the grub bootloader with no success (I was aware of the technique and mentioned it in my original post). Is there a way to mount with a fs -54 option or...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Building GnuPG from Source but running into permissions trouble

    I was trying to get around the error from Enigmail / GPG version error. the version packaged by Ubuntu (1.4.16) is no longer supported by Enigmail (2.x+)
  5. [all variants] Mount and Backup Old Seagate (DOS) Hard drive with IDE adapter cable

    I have a 1620 MB hard drive (Seagate ST31621A) that runs DOS / Windows 3.11 that I would like to image and backup.

    lsusb yields :

    Bus 001 Device 010: ID 152d:2338 JMicron Technology Corp. /...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Building GnuPG from Source but running into permissions trouble

    I also ran into this just now with libgcrypt

    ecc-curves.c: In function '_gcry_ecc_fill_in_curve':
    ecc-curves.c:394:12: error: 'GPG_ERR_UNKNOWN_CURVE' undeclared (first use in this function)
    ...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Building GnuPG from Source but running into permissions trouble

    I also ran into this just now with libgcrypt

    ecc-curves.c: In function '_gcry_ecc_fill_in_curve':
    ecc-curves.c:394:12: error: 'GPG_ERR_UNKNOWN_CURVE' undeclared (first use in this function)
    ...
  8. [ubuntu] Building GnuPG from Source but running into permissions trouble

    I have tried unsuccessfully for a little while to build Gnu Privacy Guard from source. First I recognized the need for 4 dependencies :


    libassuan
    libgcrypt
    libgpg-error
    libksba


    I...
  9. Thread: HP Stream

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    Re: HP Stream

    Can anyone comment on file transfers with USB 3.0? I'm really interested in compatibility and speed. looking toward getting one of these for myself
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shrink the Screen Display

    I'm interested in this thread too. Different box / monitor (TV really) but same problem. The issue I have is with a Zotac Mini ZBOX ID12 PLUS computer and a Polaroid TLAC-02255 22" TV . I'll try it...
  11. [UbuntuGnome] Re: 14.04.1 install on zotac box will not present login screen

    dave, thanks for the reply, I think I'm going to go the long way around and try to reinstall.
  12. [UbuntuGnome] 14.04.1 install on zotac box will not present login screen

    I just ran a fresh install of UbuntuGnome 14.04.1 from a USB stick (created by PenDriveLinux Universal USB Installer) and for the life of me I can't get to the GUI login prompt. (It looks like it's...
  13. [all variants] Re: When Will Encrypted Swap Work in Ubuntu Again?

    I just returned to Ubuntu after a long time in the mostly windows world. I had the option to pursue encryption for /home and full disk and decided to give it a try. It seems like this issue is also...
  14. Re: New to this and I can not get Wine to work properly.

    Hey Sonia2,
    Unfortunately the open-source implementation of Silverlight for Linux and Unix (aka Moonlight) was discontinued by Novell some time after its purchase in 2012. You might be able to get...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Using Faulknerpress / Faulknermedia classroom products

    Faulkner Press products are pretty antiquated and they tended to crash for me (I tested this out on a Win7 rig also and still lots of crashes). Unfortunately, my courses required the simultaneous use...
  16. [SOLVED] Using Faulknerpress / Faulknermedia classroom products

    Just a quick post to say that I was able to get Faulkner online courses (like the Age of Dinosaurs and Global Perspectives in Biodiversity Conservation ) working with a few simple tricks. First off...
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    [all variants] Re: Precise known bugs with workarounds

    Upon closing Rhythmbox, Unity panel and menu bar become invisible as described in this link: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-2d/+bug/894493

    Workaround :

    Can recover visibility...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Record internal audio on 11.04

    Did you ever get this fixed? It works for me in Precise (12.04).
  19. [ubuntu] Re: No Video / Stuck at Boot / Tried first thread / No Luck

    Hi Brian,
    I don't know if it will help, but I found that my 10.04 to 12.04 transition was also bumpy. One problem included the fact that somehow my driver preference (Nvidia proprietary) was carried...
  20. [gnome] Re: invisible cursor after upgrade to 12.04 from 10.04.04

    I had the problem very momentarily and assumed it had something to do with the following

    Missing mouse's pointer when ALT+TAB
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity crash leaves me stranded - PRECISE

    I already went ahead with apt-get update, apt-get upgrade. I ended up deactivating the restricted nvidia driver which seems to work well for my use. For those who want to know how it's under "system...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia problems after 12.04 Upgrade - white screen after boot

    It seems like I'm having a similar issue with my install from Lucid.
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    [SOLVED] Unity crash leaves me stranded - PRECISE

    Just did a "fresh" install of Precise (12.04) over a lucid LTS box. It's a Dell C521 with Nvidia graphics (which I think may be part of the problem). I'm not sure which driver I'm using , so...
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    [SOLVED] Re: grep returns odd results based on EOL

    Thanks for those suggestions. I realized that it had to do with the line endings, but typically grep will return the file name FIRST. In my results it doesn't return the filename (which is actually...
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    [SOLVED] grep returns odd results based on EOL

    I'm doing some file manipulation which requires using grep to handle files. For some reason, grep returns strange results with Mac format text end of line (EOL) characters (CR). Grep works okay for...
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