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comment “No root system defined” while installing ubuntu on Virtual box
This isn't a question...
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comment How to reduce the size of my Ubuntu main partition to be able to install a new OS in dual-boot
possible duplicate of How can I install Windows after I've installed Ubuntu?
Mar
24
comment Root user not having permissions
Use sudo -s to get a root shell rather than sudo su, which ends up needlessly executing two processes: sudo to become root, then su to execute a shell.
Mar
24
comment Root user not having permissions
Use sudo -s to get a root shell rather than sudo su, which ends up needlessly executing two processes: sudo to become root, then su to execute a shell.
Mar
24
comment Long EXT4 Mount Time On Boot
You are misinterpreting the log. The initial mount is done 8 seconds in. The fact that the next line is 17 seconds later does not mean the mount was running during that time; it just means nothing else triggered a kernel message for 17 seconds.
Mar
24
comment Transitioning to New Ubuntu 14.04 Server - Hardware Help Needed
Because fakeraid is not as well supported in linux as conventional software raid is. It is basically a dirty hack created to work around the fact that windows' software raid support is rather poor.
Mar
24
comment Laptop boots directly to ubuntu , cant access BIOS or Boot menu, brand name logo doesnt show on startup anymore
It doesn't matter what triggered it; if you can't get into the bios that's a problem with your system bios.
Mar
24
comment How can I resize partition to utilize the extra space in Gparted
@oldfred, yes, but the difference is marginal and usually not worth the headache of eventually running out of space on your root partition.
Mar
24
comment Transitioning to New Ubuntu 14.04 Server - Hardware Help Needed
Your question is really too broad to fit the stackexchange format so it will probably be closed, but I will say a few things: 1) if running in a virtual machine, any raid setup on the host will be hidden from ubuntu, so it won't know or care, 2) virtualization will have some overhead, but for a file server you probably won't notice, and 3) if you do go for a pure ubuntu install, avoid fakeraid ( blow it away in the bios first ) and just follow the installer prompts to set up conventional software raid.
Mar
24
comment Laptop boots directly to ubuntu , cant access BIOS or Boot menu, brand name logo doesnt show on startup anymore
If you can't get into the bios you will have to contact toshiba for support.
Mar
24
comment Unkown partitions after cloning HDD
So you cloned the original HDD to another drive, then to an image file, then the image file to a third drive? Is the original drive no longer connected to the system? Because your image only shows three total drives and only one of them is 512 gb.
Mar
23
comment Cannot mount, partition, format brand new USB
It sounds like the disk is bogus, but check the output of dmesg for any more detailed errors after trying to format it.
Mar
23
comment I want to use my secondary HDD for everything
You will have to provide more information to make sense of your question, specifically the part about what "has to be". You can install the entire system on a secondary HDD if you wish.
Mar
22
comment Unkown partitions after cloning HDD
What was the exact command you used?
Mar
22
comment How to extend my root (/) partition?
These instructions are incorrect: running resize2fs without first changing the size of the partition somehow will have no effect. You also have no need to run things from the command line as gparted takes care of this for you. Simply resize the root partition in gparted.
Mar
22
comment “-/+ buffers/cache memory” is zero
Looks like your host's kernel has a bug: it is reporting that all 121 mb of used memory is in the cache, even though you can see from adding the active and inactive file sets up that there really is only 56mb in the cache.
Mar
21
comment How can I remove two partitions on my USB?
sdb and sdc are not two different partitions on the same drive -- they are two entirely different drives.
Mar
20
comment Determine RAID 5 config on ubuntu server. Was it hardware or software RAID 5?
@bgray1961, no, you definitely have software raid. Add the output of cat /proc/mdstat to your question, as well as sudo mdadm -E /dev/sda[35]
Mar
20
comment 4GB lost in Ubuntu partition after installing Ubuntu
You will have to be more specific. What exactly are you looking at to come up with these numbers?
Mar
19
comment Crashing while watching videos in Chrome and Firefox
And you know this because? If you don't check the readings from sensors you don't really know.