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Mar
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comment Ubuntu 12.04 gets stuck sometimes
What happens when the laptop 'gets stuck' ? No action at all? Thrashing drives? It it possible to log in remotely? (e.g. has only the X client crashed), ...
Mar
28
revised Ubuntu 12.04 gets stuck sometimes
Removed the thanks. Fixed bits to bytes (8Gb is 8 gigabit, or 1 GB. I am pretty sure you meant 8 gigaByte).
Mar
28
suggested approved edit on Ubuntu 12.04 gets stuck sometimes
Mar
28
reviewed No Action Needed Ubuntu suspended - external harddrive no longer powers?
Mar
28
reviewed Reviewed Why can't I resume my Compaq 615 machine?
Mar
28
comment Why can't I resume my Compaq 615 machine?
Does switching to a different (text) console help? Can you still log in remotely? (E.g. use SSH to connect to your machine and then reset the display).
Mar
28
revised What does // mean in a path?
Added a link
Mar
28
comment What does // mean in a path?
Maybe this comment from unix.stackexchange is the answer: I believe that Windows POSIX compat APIs will also treat //remote/... the same as the UNC path \\remote\... format. – Stephen P Jan 20 '11 at 0:39
Mar
28
comment What does // mean in a path?
I just manually set my PS1 and I can not reproduce it with two slashes. Weird. Not with 1, 3 or 4. Only with 2. I am at a loss to explain this.
Mar
28
comment What does // mean in a path?
I got the \u@\h:\w (<b>u</b>ser at <b>h</b>ost, <b>w</b>orking dir) in Ubuntu 12.10 but I fail to reproduce the problem.
Mar
28
answered What does // mean in a path?
Mar
28
comment how to get the correct partition to boot
No need to reinstall. If you get logged in then you can either start a shell (or a xterm) and type /sbin/fdisk on the prompt. Or go to a text console (usually Control-ALT-F1/F2...F6. Log in there and type it. Ir run it from a liveOS CD. Or even boot windows (from the windows DVD and use F10 to get a command prompt and use diskpart (select disk 1,select partition 6, active).
Mar
28
comment Can't login to my user account
askubuntu.com/questions/132965/…
Mar
28
comment Can't login to my user account
What happens if you boot in single user mode? (Either add 1 or single to the parameters when in GRUB).
Mar
28
answered how to get the correct partition to boot
Mar
28
answered How do I remotely reboot my computer if I have an encrypted HDD
Mar
28
comment any idea what type of error this is - Machine check / Kernel Panic
Re PSU: Does the problem occur when the system is powered only by the battery ? (Not that 20v to 19v is that huge. Or rather 20-ish volt to 19-ish volt. Usually a replacement works as long the the new PSU can supply at least the same amperage as the old one and it the voltage is close enough. 100% precise matches are not needed).
Mar
27
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Mar
27
comment Dell Vostro 1015 Wifi Problem
What the heck are you trying to say?
Mar
27
comment Is there a virtual machine with direct access to CPU and GPU for gaming?
That 2 monitor thing is a good point. I never considered it since I lump PCI passthough to NICs, RAID cards and such. --- Note that most monitors have more than one signal input. E.g. DVI, DP, composite, S-Video and component... Not that switching the input of a monitors between two sources is all that great of an solution.