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Jul
26
comment I need help trying to blank a cd
This is a CD-RW disc right?
Jul
26
comment How can I run programs in /usr/local/bin without sudo or root?
Besides r, other users also need x.
Jul
25
comment I'm stuck at one part of Gparted
@LDC3, no, they don't. The BIOS is inaccessible to a protected mode 32 or 64 bit OS. It is only available during boot, to load the OS. Applications can't use it. It is also present in a virtual machine, or the OS that needs it to boot wouldn't work. Note that the bios in the vm is not in any way related to the bios on the real machine hosting the vm; your statements that suggest otherwise are incorrect.
Jul
25
comment I'm stuck at one part of Gparted
Your screen shot does not show any attempt to use gparted; only log in at a text mode debian install.
Jul
25
comment I'm stuck at one part of Gparted
@LDC3, of course it is; everything runs in a vm, just like it does on a real machine; that is kind of the whole point.
Jul
24
comment Want to test Ubuntu Hard Drive from a Windows 7
The question specifically said no network filesystems, but that is exactly what sshfs is.
Jul
23
comment If I have disable recovery option and someone still get's to root using the ro recovery nomodeset how do I password protect root?
possible duplicate of How to set up GRUB2 password in an easy way?
Jul
23
comment Grub rescue trouble after moving a partition
@SamC, please tick the green check mark to accept the answer.
Jul
22
comment Grub rescue trouble after moving a partition
type set and see what it says the root and prefix variables are set to.
Jul
22
comment Can't log in to Gnome after disk clone
How did you clone?
Jul
22
comment Why doesn't Canonical update Thunderbird to version 38?
You'd have to ask Mozilla; they get to push new firefox and thunderbird whenever they decide it is stable.
Jul
22
comment How to use “systemd --user” instance?
Nope; just looked at the running system.
Jul
22
comment Mdadm array showing as UUID?
@CharlieS, see the comment line at the top of the file, and/or use the other entries as an example. To look up the UUID of the volume you can use blkid.
Jul
22
comment Why doesn't Canonical update Thunderbird to version 38?
No, mozialla gets to push releases to ubuntu when they choose to; it is one of the applications that are exempt from the standard update policy because mozilla is very good about testing and ensuring quality releases.
Jul
22
comment Miniscule Audio, All Sliders Max
Your speakers are plugged into the line out socket instead of the speaker out socket ( which is amplified ).
Jul
22
comment Mdadm array showing as UUID?
What does your /etc/fstab say?
Jul
22
comment Moving LVM from ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop to ubuntu Server
why would you reinstall?
Jul
22
comment how can I get Ubuntu to use MORE of of my CPU power?
If you are only running a single threaded application, it can't use more than one core at once, so if it is bouncing around between all 4 cores nice and even, each will only be at 25%.
Jul
21
comment How to use “systemd --user” instance?
Ubuntu still uses upstart to manage the user session instead of a systemd user session.
Jul
18
comment Trouble installing AMD drivers on a new build - using 14.10
14.10 has reached end of life and is no longer supported.