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Feb
20
answered What is the difference between these commands for removing all partitions and which is preferable?
Feb
20
comment What is the difference between these commands for removing all partitions and which is preferable?
@Rinzwind - :) well, already did something else dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/sda bs=1M from @Mitch. it's already running: how long such a procedure should take on a 500 GB hdd?
Feb
20
comment What is the difference between these commands for removing all partitions and which is preferable?
you know, gparted would not run, giving error that the partitions are overlapping. - isn't parted the program behind gparted?
Feb
20
comment What is the difference between these commands for removing all partitions and which is preferable?
I have overlapping partitions and gparted sees all empty space (here), hard to fix and I want to reinstall windows etc anyway along ubuntu and more, I have saved my data now I just want to get a new empty hdd in which to install win7 then ubuntu. what is preferable? )),. what is preferable?
Feb
20
comment What is the difference between these commands for removing all partitions and which is preferable?
I have overlapping partitions and gparted sees all empty space (here), hard to fix and I want to reinstall windows etc anyway along ubuntu and more, I have saved my data now I just want to get a new empty hdd in which to install win7 then ubuntu. what is preferable? )),. what is preferable?
Feb
20
revised What is the difference between these commands for removing all partitions and which is preferable?
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Feb
20
comment What is the difference between these commands for removing all partitions and which is preferable?
@Rinzwind - I have overlapping partitions and gparted sees all empty space (here), hard to fix and I want to reinstall windows etc anyway along ubuntu and more, I have saved my data now I just want to get a new empty hdd in which to install win7 then ubuntu. what is preferable?
Feb
20
revised What is the difference between these commands for removing all partitions and which is preferable?
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Feb
20
asked What is the difference between these commands for removing all partitions and which is preferable?
Feb
20
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Feb
19
comment GParted claims whole hard drive is unallocated and gives warning about GPT table
in fact my case is different: partitions overlapping: superuser.com/q/880083/162573
Feb
19
comment GParted claims whole hard drive is unallocated and gives warning about GPT table
hello, i have the same problem but when i run gdisk x i get Problem opening x for reading! Error is 2. The specified file does not exist! - should i create a new question?
Feb
12
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Feb
11
accepted How to update Firefox to latest version in Kubuntu 15.04 unstable the usual way?
Feb
11
revised How to update Firefox to latest version in Kubuntu 15.04 unstable the usual way?
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Feb
11
comment How to update Firefox to latest version in Kubuntu 15.04 unstable the usual way?
What happened now is I enabled some restricted repositories that were un-checked and then Synaptic proposed me to update from 34 to 36! - which i did
Feb
11
comment How to update Firefox to latest version in Kubuntu 15.04 unstable the usual way?
So, because devs behind probably busy doing the updates to the system rather than external packages like Firefox, the normal system updates are limited to 34?
Feb
11
comment How to update Firefox to latest version in Kubuntu 15.04 unstable the usual way?
@Wilf - the 34 version was installed when first installing and upgrading the system. the 35 version should have been (is?) in the repositories I imagine. -- Shouldn't v.35 be installed in 15.04 unstable just as it is in 14.04 or 14.10? this unstable version has multiple problems with updates/upgrades as far as i can tell
Feb
11
asked How to update Firefox to latest version in Kubuntu 15.04 unstable the usual way?
Feb
11
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