Author:Pedro Santos Facts: 1) Windows 7 remains eternally on repair mode (by its own means). 2) Store diagnosis: few sectors damaged. 3) Can’t use the laptop where the system belongs because of power issues (Toshiba A300, see?) 4) Have already made a backup of the non-system partition using the HD in a MacBook, running Ubuntu […]Read More
Category Archives: 10.10
Author:JWGKYA I am running a laptop with Windows 7/ Unbuntu 10.10 (I belive it is 10.10) and I need help upgrading my 10.10 to the newest LTS. Please give me step by step as I am not very familiar with updating operating systems. I do no know many computer technical terms, I have a more […]Read More
Author: Ricardas I am writing from 10.10 EeePC trying to access the disk from failed 14.04 PC 64bit. I don’t have the pass phrase, but do have the login. I tried what you suggest, no luck: ecryptfs-recover-private /media/3b3338df-63df-470b-8cbe-535dffc600e6/home/.ecryptfs/XXXXX/.Private ecryptfs-recover-private: command not found How do I get the pass phrase? Update: I booted on another more […]Read More
How does one update/upgrade a 13yo laptop with Ubuntu 10.10 on it when CLI and Update Manager both fail?
Author: DeveloperDan The title is horrible. I honestly have no idea how to properly ask this question in any way, much less the proper way, as far as the rules on this site are concerned. I booted it up or the first time in half a decade or more just a few days ago. Running […]Read More
Author: Bhaskar I am working on a 7 year old laptop with Ubuntu 10.10, i.e Maverick. It’s 32-bit. While the ubuntu boots up with some issues, particularly with the error of the BIOS clock, whose battery has died some time ago. While I press ‘I’ to ignore the error, bootup normally and go use ubuntu […]Read More
paniczklos The last version of Ubuntu that works for me ( in legacy mode) is 10.04 with 2.6.32 kernel. Starting with 10.10 and 2.6.35 it won’t work. I’m also able to boot Trinity rescue kit with 22.214.171.124 kernel. What are the differences between thee two releases that could prevent me from running it ? Specs: […]Read More