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  1. Thread: Smart test

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    [SOLVED] Re: Smart test

    You are welcome poorguy :-)
  2. Thread: Smart test

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    [SOLVED] Re: Smart test

    I hope and wish that you had backed up all important files. The hardware is easier to replace ;-)
  3. Re: Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ?

    Later on


    $ date -u
    ons 27 jul 2016 00:09:09 UTC

    I tried again to edit the same post (but without trying to write anything in the box to explain why and what I edited. And this time it was...
  4. Re: Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ?

    First attempt at

    $ date -u
    tis 26 jul 2016 23:45:10 UTC

    repeated attempts to edit failed with the same output:

    Forbidden

    You don't have permission to access /editpost.php on this server.
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    Re: Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

    I just started thinking, that if Windows was recognized, when grub was configured and/or updated, there should be a dual boot condition and the menu should be displayed.

    Maybe Windows was not...
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    Re: Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

    You can create an efi partition of 300 MB with FAT32 and a boot flag, but I think it is best to share the existing EFI partition, that Windows created. I think the installer will select that...
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    Re: Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

    I prefer to use Windows to shrink the Windows partition. Let there be enough workspace left for Windows, at least 30% free space in the NTFS partition, maybe 50% to allow some accumulation of data...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Booting from external hard drive

    You are welcome - we are here to help, and we are happy to help.

    Good luck :-)
  9. Thread: Smart test

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    [SOLVED] Re: Smart test

    It is common that computer hardware fails during the first weeks. If it survives those first weeks it will usually work for years until it fails ultimately (unless damaged by mechanical abuse or...
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    Re: Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

    I suggest that you also read about installing in UEFI mode (unless you know about it already). It can be tricky compared to installing in BIOS mode - and it is varies a lot between computers...
  11. Thread: Smart test

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    [SOLVED] Re: Smart test

    I guess that the extented S.M.A.R.T. test is the best, but I don't know what it does, because it is built into BIOS.

    You can install smartmontools and run smartctl and more or less advanced ways....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Booting from external hard drive

    There are a few options/methods, that help making operating systems more portable - in other words, make them able to work in different computers (without changing things manually between each...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    mkusb version 11.0.1



    New: mkusb version 11 is divided in mkusb (FOSS) and usb-pack-efi (with compiled code)


    mkusb has been re-structured to be completely FOSS, Free and open-source...
  14. Re: Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ?

    The system does not behave well after receiving positive feedback, actually a 'double-fault' :-)


    $ date -u
    tis 26 jul 2016 10:30:04 UTC



    (when I wanted you to move a post of mine, that I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trouble formatting flash drive

    As soon as a wrote that things work well, it failed for me, but this time the system wanted to do more, not less than I wanted :-P


    $ date -u
    tis 26 jul 2016 10:06:35 UTC

    After replying (a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trouble formatting flash drive

    Sometimes you need to reboot for the kernel to recognize the change in the partition table.

    There could also be some data left from before, and these data be be confusing for the tools that manage...
  17. Re: Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ?

    I tested 'quote in a qoute' yesterday and it worked. (It did not work 2-3 days ago). In general, I feel that things work for me now - it is a bit slow sometimes, but works much better than a few days...
  18. Thread: Test thread

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    Re: Test thread

    This kind of construct works now, but did not work for me a couple of days ago :-)
  19. Re: Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ?

    Make a picture with the specific text (for example a screenshot) and attach it to a reply (Go Advanced - Manage Attachments)
  20. Re: Just signed up for new team? Does it affect my current standings?

    Thanks for the link, Cavsfan :-)
  21. [PPC] Re: Lubuntu 16.04 needs QA testers to release LTS iso for PPC users!!!

    After release, a version is archived - and no longer available for testing. This is general for all Ubuntu flavours and versions if I understand correctly. But there are several (current) daily iso...
  22. Re: Just signed up for new team? Does it affect my current standings?

    Yes, it worked for me :-)

    By the way, which is 'your wiki'?
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    Re: changed password cannot login anymore

    Please search the internet for linux security forum - and you will find several security forums.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trouble formatting flash drive

    Welcome to the Ubuntu Forums :-)

    I suggest that you use mkusb to wipe the ISO 9660 file system and create a partition table and file system on the pendrive. See these links (install mkusb and use...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: running write-protected Ubuntu with writeable swap

    It should work that way to make a persistent live drive.
    I hope you find the cause of the problems with your hard disk drive.

    Good luck :-)
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