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Unable to get TRIM to work on Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to use the fstrim command on my machine. The configuration is as follows : ubuntu@ip-172-16-10-56:~/test$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: ...
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Unable to install bootloader

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on a HP ENVY Ultrabook 6-1113tx with Windows 8 pre-installed, off of a LiveUSB. We tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 onto his 32GB SSD by overwriting Windows 8 with ...
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XPS15Z - Ubuntu 12.10 - Black screen at startup - SSD

I found several issues with the same symptoms but every fix I tried didn't work. I have a Dell XPS15z with a SSD drive (and optimus). I installed ubuntu 12.10 with Bumblebee, and everything was fine. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 segmentation faults, damaged crash reports, random letters changing in files

I have Ubuntu 12.10, on an SSD (OCZ Agility 3 128GB), with a modestly overclocked i5-2500k (4.4GHz) on motherboard P8Z68V_LX. I think there may be a problem with the SSD. Its fairly unused, and is ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Prolong SSD life

I will be installing Ubuntu 12.10 on a SSD as a dual boot with Windows 7. I also have a HDD that will be used as a data drive. I was thinking of having: / on SSD /home on HDD swap on HDD Is there ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.10 + Windows 8 in SSD+Normal drives [closed]

I'm gonna setup my computer with a new HD config. I have a 320gb old SATA2 drive with Ubuntu 12.10 + Windows 7. I'm buying a new 120gb SSD drive today, and my plan is as follows: SSD - 20gb ...
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Checking media [Fail] on boot

Lately I've been getting this black screen at boot time with 2 lines saying Checking media [Fail] And the time of booting has extended greatly due to that thing (like from seconds to a minute) I ...
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HELP Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 8 dual-boot on SSD

I want to slowly migrate my OS from the mess that's Windows 8 to Ubuntu, but I still want to have Win8 for the time being. My system is: i7 3770k, G. Skill Ripjaw X 8GB 2133MHz Ram, Crucial M4 256 GB ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 8 Boot problems (SSD uefi)

I hope someone can help me because I just dont know what else to do! I have a Dell XPS 15z that has 1TB HDD and 128GB SSD. It came with Windows 8 installed on the SSD. First thing I did was install ...
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SSD on Ubuntu 12.10 Much Slower than on Win7

I have OCZ Solid 3 120GB SSD with 500MB/s Read & 450MB/s Write speeds on my Dell Inspiron R15. My primary OS is Ubuntu 12.10 (fresh) 32-bit. It runs fairly well, no freezes and overall performance ...
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“Error Loading Operating system” when booting from usb to install 12.10 64bit

I have just built a new computer I've never installed Linux on a computer before. booting from my usb come up with "error loading operating system". I am trying to install it on my new 64gb SSD, it ...
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Very slow copying Ubuntu 12.10, AHCI

I have two disks, SSD (Samsung 830 128GB) and normal HDD (WD 1TB) and Ubuntu 12.10 installed. AHCI enabled in the BIOS. I have a problem with extremely slow copying in all directions ...
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Slow SSD + dm-crypt with Luks encryption in Ubuntu 12.10

I have an 128 GB SSD installed in my laptop (Samsung 840 Pro) on a Sata 3 interface. This laptop also has an i5 3210m Ivy Bridge Intel processor and 8 GB of RAM. I installed Ubuntu 12.10, using the ...
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2x SSD like one drive 12.10

I want to do a clean install of ubuntu 12.10. I got 2x 40GB SSD's. I want to have them like one drive. (like RAID0), is there a way to do this with LVM, in the graphical Ubuntu 12.10 installation? I ...
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error: no such partition grub rescue

I had a Windows XP on my 64GB IDE SSD. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi, bit it did not worked: I could choose Ubuntu from the boot menu, but it did worked. Then I installed Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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/dev/sda2 contains a filesystem with error after partitioning (updated)

I just wanted to create a separate home partition on my Ubuntu 12.10 system. I booted the liveDVD, resized the sda2 partition (28gb of data resized to 30gb based on MiB [originally on a 100gb ...
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Asus n56vm ssd boot issues

New Asus n56vm laptop with an SSD (Samsumg 830) installed instead of the HDD it came with. Ubuntu is the only OS installed on it and its installed in EFI mode. The problem is that it will boot ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Cherryville SSD with GTX 680

So I have absolutely never used Ubuntu before. Shortly before Windows 8 release Valve started investing in making Steam for Linux and peaked my interest in giving a Linux OS a shot. I've installed ...
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532 views

Cloned Ubuntu to SSD, how to get grub recognize it?

Using gparted from a liveusb I copied ubuntu system to a new disk. I gave it a new UUID and edited the grub.cfg and fstab on the clone to change all references to the old UUID (and /dev/sdZ) to the ...
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870 views

How to enable TRIM on LVM on Ubuntu 12.10?

When I reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on my SSD, I chose the option to use LVM in Ubiquity. I am trying to find out how to enable TRIM for my SSD. I came across this article: ...
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Should I use Logical Volume Management and Encrypt the installation on SSD?

Should I enable Logical Volume Management on my SSD? What i want to know is if enabling either encrypt the "encrypt the new ubuntu installation for security" option or the "Use LVM with the new Ubuntu ...
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Kubuntu 12.10 doesn't shutdown

I installed 12.10 to my SSD with EFI and if I use the shutdown option from the system menu it starts to shutdown but after turning off my HDDs it fails to power off completely.
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3answers
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partitioning ssd +hdd

I recently bought an ssd drive 128 gb and i would like yo have your suggestions on partitiong and installing ubuntu 12.10 on it. First of all my drives are : HDD 640 Gb SSD Samsung 830 series 128 Gb ...
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Very slow SSD speeds on 12.10

I recently upgraded my ultrabook to have a 128GB SSD (Crucial v4). The speed of installing ubuntu was shockingly slow, worst i've ever experienced. Once installed i did some testing and the speeds ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 dual boot on a small SSD

I'm thinking about buying a laptop with a setup like this: - 750 GB HDD - 32 GB SSD It comes preinstalled with windows 8. I would like to dual boot Ubuntu 12.10 with it on the SSD and I'm wondering ...
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Still need discard, noatime, and data=ordered for SSDs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I optimize the OS for SSDs? It's just been a while. Didn't know if SSDs are auto-detected, or if it's still necessary to use the discard, noatime, and ...