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comment Failing GRUB installation and Boot-repair
The "Input/Output error" is a strong indicator that the drive is in fact, broken. Check dmesg for more detailed error reporting, and you can check the drive's SMART health status in the disks utility.
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comment Failing GRUB installation and Boot-repair
You can't install to a broken drive. Also this site is about Ubuntu, not mint.
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comment Is there anything that should be done to increase security on a new system?
@LittleByBlue, none of these things come installed out of the box.
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comment Can't install Ubuntu 16.04 or any linux distro
With the picture that you posted that shows the errors that indicate the USB3 controller failed because it page faulted the IOMMU. Either the USB3 controller is trying to access the wrong memory, or the IOMMU is misconfigured and is protecting memory it shouldn't be.
Apr
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comment Can't install Ubuntu 16.04 or any linux distro
It looks like your IOMMU or USB3 controller are either misconfigured ( kernel bug ) or misbehaving. You will need to report it as a bug. As a workaround, you might see if you have a bios option to disable the IOMMU, which might otherwise be called AMD-VT.
Apr
28
comment How do you hotplug enable new CPU and RAM in a Virtual Machine
Are you sure you actually have to do this? I would think that once plugged in, they would be automatically turned on; the ability to turn them off is so you can unplug them, or leave them off to save power.
Apr
28
comment Setting up hard drive in QEMU+KVM?
@KylerParson, /dev/sdc2 is an individual partition of a disk, not a whole disk, which is what you asked about. I recommend using either regular files or LVM logical volumes to hold disk images. The nice thing about these is that you can give the vm a much larger virtual disk that only uses a fraction of that size to store the data it has actually written to the disk, and it can grow over time, rather than reserving a fixed amount when you create it, and having to deal with the hassle of resizing and moving partitions.
Apr
27
comment Ubuntu install Deamon tools
"I downloaded it but there is no iso" makes no sense... the thing you downloaded is an iso. And yes, you have to actually burn it and boot from it.
Apr
27
comment I have only 9.54 GB root , I don't have space anymore. So I freed 15 GB disk in order to extend my root partition with it. But now unable to extend
The move command was removed 5 years ago with version 3.0, along with the filesystem format and resize support.
Apr
27
comment I have only 9.54 GB root , I don't have space anymore. So I freed 15 GB disk in order to extend my root partition with it. But now unable to extend
That was kind of my point: you have to move it, and that requires gparted, rather than parted/resize2fs, as you point to.
Apr
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comment I have only 9.54 GB root , I don't have space anymore. So I freed 15 GB disk in order to extend my root partition with it. But now unable to extend
He can't resize it because the free space isn't next to it, so parted/resize2fs are out.
Apr
26
comment not all RAM recognised ~3.3 of 8GB
It seems that your motherboard doesn't support more than 4g of memory.
Apr
26
comment install LVM dual boot with Windows
@XiaodongQi, Good catch.
Apr
26
comment Re-enabling Ondemand cpu frequency scaling
Maybe you should try it and see?
Apr
26
comment gcc doesn't do anything when trying to compile a code
gcc already marks the file as executable.
Apr
25
comment High SHMem memory usage!
Yep, that would be it. Something has filled your /dev with junk. Dig around with du.
Apr
25
comment High SHMem memory usage!
Check df and see if any of the tmpfs filesystems like /run or /dev are filling up.
Apr
25
comment I just solved a problem I had for years, I have a question
You would need to include in your question exactly what the errors are for any hope at an answer... any attempt to answer otherwise would be guessing.
Apr
25
comment How to fix Unknown Partition in GParted
@RedaDrissi, no, it is a corrupted ext4 filesystem. "RAW" is simply what windows calls any filesystem it does not recognize ( i.e. something other than fat and ntfs ).
Apr
25
comment How to fix Unknown Partition in GParted
If gparted crashed while moving a partition, it is toast.