Thank-you. I barely know how to follow your instructions. I'm usually happy to experiment.
john@john-Dell-DV051:~$ cat /etc/fstab uuids
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
# device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
# that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0
# / was on /dev/sda5 during installation
UUID=7213dfa0-b28c-44b1-8666-c5a2c301dd12 / ext3 errors=remount-ro 0 1
# swap was on /dev/sda6 during installation
UUID=15a48bde-14c9-4ad9-8ba6-123faf98a53a none swap sw 0 0
cat: uuids: No such file or directory
I don't know what to do with:
john@john-Dell-DV051:~$ sudo blkid
[sudo] password for john:
/dev/sda1: SEC_TYPE="msdos" LABEL="DellUtility" UUID="07D6-0310" TYPE="vfat"
/dev/sda2: UUID="E0FCAE34FCAE053E" TYPE="ntfs"
/dev/sda3: LABEL="DellRestore" TYPE="vfat"
/dev/sda5: UUID="7213dfa0-b28c-44b1-8666-c5a2c301dd12" TYPE="ext3"
/dev/sda6: UUID="15a48bde-14c9-4ad9-8ba6-123faf98a53a" TYPE="swap"