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Messages - Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec)

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Ubuntu / Re: No sound in 16.04
« on: March 21, 2017, 12:54:10 pm »
Do you know the make and model of the motherboard ?

and can you post the output from:
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aplay -l
and
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cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | grep Codec
and if any
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cat /proc/asound/card1/codec* | grep Codec

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Ubuntu / Re: Password change in recovery mode failure
« on: March 21, 2017, 12:49:49 pm »
You're most welcome :)

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No idea mate .. a case of "sh*t happens" I guess.

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You're most welcome Sim :)

BTW, it wasn't necessarily you missing the commands .. I added the last 3 as an edit, probably after you'd first seen the post.

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Peppermint / Re: Neither software or package manager working ! ??
« on: March 20, 2017, 07:50:45 pm »
Does running:
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sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 40976EAF437D05B5
then
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sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 4DF9B28CA252A784
then
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sudo mv -v /var/lib/apt/lists /var/lib/apt/lists-broken
then
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sudo mkdir -p /var/lib/apt/lists/partial
then
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sudo apt-get update
fix the issue ?

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Ubuntu / Re: Password change in recovery mode failure
« on: March 20, 2017, 05:48:36 pm »
"authentication token manipulation error" is nearly always a result of the partition still being mounted as "read only" (unwriteable).

So the:-
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mount -o rw,remount /
is important.

Hint - There are NO numbers in the above command, it's ALL lower case, there are 3 spaces, and that's a comma not a full stop.

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Ubuntu / Re: Password change in recovery mode failure
« on: March 20, 2017, 04:10:44 pm »
Hi mikeaj, and welcome to the forum :)

Can you tell us which instructions you followed ?

Was it these:
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword
?

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Bugs / Re: Cannot send personal messages
« on: March 19, 2017, 11:47:18 pm »
Are you still having problems ? .. it's working for me.

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Ubuntu / Re: Script that creates files/folders on samba drive fails
« on: March 16, 2017, 07:39:56 pm »
well nobody other than roger has permission to read/write/execute the gvfs folder .. so your script must be run as roger, not root.

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Ubuntu / Re: Script that creates files/folders on samba drive fails
« on: March 14, 2017, 06:46:43 pm »
What's the output from:
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ls -l /run/user/1000
I'm going to guess that only roger has write permission for the
/run/user/1000/gvfs/smb-share:server=filehub,share=filehub_backups
directory.

So the script needs to be run as roger, or the directory permissions changed as it's mounted

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Ubuntu / Re: Script that creates files/folders on samba drive fails
« on: March 11, 2017, 12:55:52 am »
Are you using "sudo" in the script ?

what I mean is, if script.sh contains say
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#!/bin/bash
nemo /
even if you run that script with
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sudo ./script.sh
nemo will still open as a regular user

if on the other hand script.sh reads
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#!/bin/bash
sudo nemo /
and you run it with
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sudo ./script.sh
nemo will open with elevated privileges.

script.sh must also be set as exectutable
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chmod +x script.sh

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Ubuntu / Re: Black screen after installing Ubuntu
« on: March 11, 2017, 12:43:30 am »
Microsoft haven't disabled CSM, it's a UEFI BIOS setting...

You need to enter your UEFI BIOS and disable "Secure Boot" .. it may then allow you to change the CSM setting.

Be aware - this should be done from within the UEFI BIOS settings .. NOT from within Windows.

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General Help & Advice / Re: Slow booting on Linux Mint
« on: March 08, 2017, 06:27:33 pm »
Hi caitriona, and welcome to the forum :)

Can you please not post terminal output (or anything else) as attachments unless specifically asked to do so by site admin.

I've had to delete your attachments in line with forum policy, so can you please post that output again, but this time paste the output directly into your response as you did with the fstab contents above.

TIA :)

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Ubuntu / Re: Black screen after installing Ubuntu
« on: March 08, 2017, 02:27:53 am »
Possibly, but I doubt it .. you can only have four PRIMARY partition, but if one is an extended partition you can have any number of logical partitions.

Linux would likely have created an extended partition containing logical partitions, so you may have 5 partitions but only 4 of them are PRIMARY.

The 4 partition limit doesn't even exist on a hard drive with a GPT partition table which most have now by default.

If you want to check, boot to the LiveCD/LiveUSB and post the output from:
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sudo fdisk -l

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Ubuntu / Re: Black screen after installing Ubuntu
« on: March 07, 2017, 08:47:54 pm »
Quote
In the burning or loading process of ubuntu do you have to click on 'Mount' before going any further?

Not quite sure what you mean ?

UEFI shouldn't give you any problems, but it might be a good idea to disable "SecureBoot" in the UEFI BIOS before installing.

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