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1answer
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Problems mounting an encrypted volume on a different computer

I have a set of external hard drives that I use for backups of my photos and images. They were formatted as EXT4 and setup with encryption from a laptop running Ubuntu 10.04 - and I've had no problems ...
8
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2answers
90 views

Magical Unchanging Flash Storage

I have a couple of USB thumbdrives and some SDcards. All of my flash storage devices have the same problem, in 11.04 Ubuntu it looks like I can delete from, save to, even format the devices, but as ...
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2answers
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How to create a Windows 8 startup disk from ubuntu?

First of all, I'm not a windows fan. I just want to try windows 8. But I can't boot the usb after extracting the developer release with Unetbootin. The blogs mention a Windows 7 USB DVD tool which ...
1
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1answer
415 views

How can I move a boot partition onto a Flash drive?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 Server onto an Acer Aspire Easystore H340-M. It was a Windows Home Server. The hardware has an integral Flash Drive / USB (SCSI11) of 256 Mb. Could I use this as the ...
8
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2answers
782 views

Does Ubuntu support USB 1.0?

I have a 16 GB 1.0 USB Stick in titanium with leather bound, which i happen to love. I know it works in Vista (of all things) but in Ubuntu 11.04 (i also have gnome 3, if that may affect, but am ...
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1answer
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Why can't Ubuntu 11.04 see my USB flash drive? [closed]

I have a SanDisk Cruzer Micro 4GB flash drive and Ubuntu doesn't see it. Windows 7 can see it so I think this is a problem with Ubuntu. How can I fix it? sudo fdisk -l gave: Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 ...
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0answers
247 views

Why isn't my flash drive recognized? [closed]

After I clean install ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop the Flash Drive/USB doesn't work with it anymore, my USB just blinks but nothing appears on the desktop.
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2answers
241 views

Don't display media on the Desktop

How can I get media icons to not display on the desktop? I do not want them there because they already show in the launcher on the left and there is no point in having them both places.
2
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1answer
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Formatting Pen Drive causes 'Daemon Is Inhibited' Error

Am trying to format a drive with Disk Utility and everytime i try to format this pen drive i get 'Daemon Is Inhibited' error. How can it be solved since the pen drive works on other PCs with no ...
0
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1answer
219 views

Using ubuntu classic window manager from USB drive

I am using ubuntu 11.04 from a live USB disk. I created some space on the USB for saving modifications during installation to the USB. I want the default window manager to be ubuntu classic. How can I ...
5
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2answers
507 views

Modification on USB bootable drive

A USB bootable drive discards all modifications made at shutdown. Is there a way to save it? If possible, how will that affect a version installed on to a different hard disk using that USB drive?
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4answers
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Why is the data transfer rate so slow on my external USB 2.0 drive?

My external 1TB hard drive is connected to the front USB2.0 socket on my 11.04 box. When copying files I have a very slow data transfer rate rate of approx. 12 MB/sec maximum even though from the hard ...
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6answers
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Checksums do not match when creating a bootable USB stick

Since karmic koala, I can't create a bootable USB. Always the same error, it arrives to 96% and then this error " checksums do not match". Also in lucid, meerkat and natty even with fresh install. ...