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Windows wont boot when external HDD not connected, how can I fix this?view story

http://askubuntu.com – My current system is Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center. I wanted to try Ubuntu 14.04, and therefore I installed Ubuntu on an External HDD. (HowTos)

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Can I install Ubuntu on a brand new SSD from a flash drive?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm thinking about buying a 30GB SSD for my laptop and want to know if it's possible to install Linux on it via flash drive with nothing else needing to be done. I just don't want to spend the money on it unless I know for sure I can do this. (HowTos)

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mount: root failed: Invalid argumentview story

http://askubuntu.com – I just upgraded mu ubuntu(14.04) and when I restarted my computer I got messages like: mount: mounting /dev/loop) on /root failed: Invalid argument . . . target file system doesn't have requested /sbin/init No init found. tyr passing init=bootarg (initramfs) I’ve installed Ubuntu on windows drive. please help me solving this. (HowTos)

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Get exclusive lock constant? In ctypes it is O_EXLOCKview story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm trying to open a file with exclusive lock via Javscript. So the library to open is no sweat just the number to pass as unixFlags is a problem. This is syntax: OS.File.open('/path/to/file', {unixFlags: NUMBER_HERE}); Does anyone know the number to put in NUMBER_HERE which is falg for exclusive lock? Thanks (HowTos)

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Install Virtualbox-4.3 in Ubuntu 12.04view story

http://askubuntu.com – Kindly someone help. I am quite new in Ubuntu. While installing the package, these error messages appear. dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of virtualbox-4.3:i386: virtualbox-4.3:i386 depends on libdevmapper1.02.1 (>= 2:1.02.20). virtualbox-4.3:i386 depends on libpython2.7 (>= 2.7). virtualbox-4.3:i386 depends on libvpx1 (>= 1.0.0). (HowTos)

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[all variants] 802.11n tip - WMM/QoSview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have an old Netgear WNR3500L router which I use as an AP. I have a laptop which is a couple of years old as well as a bit newer latop. (Hardware)

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Ubuntu 14.04 only has 2 ways to display my folders. Can I get the other option back?view story

http://askubuntu.com – In Ubuntu 12.04 I had 3 choices of displaying my folders but now I have upgraded to 14.04 and there are only 2 choices to display my folders. I don't like 'icon' view and I don't like 'list' where one folder is on top of the other. I like the folders to fill the whole window, on top of each other but also to the sides just like I had it in 12.04. Is there anything I can do to get my preferrd fol (HowTos)

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i make my usb bootable of ubuntu but it is not working on acer 4738zview story

http://askubuntu.com – i am in serious problem. i have acer aspire 4738z. i am willing to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on it and for that i made my usb bootable through the software which is mentioned in Ubuntu guide but it is not recognized by the laptop at startup and when my old windows is opened i run wibi from it but after restarting it doesn't work. help me please (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Installed wrong version of libpcap and can't get the right one backview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – In playing around with some wireless network auditing tools I ran into a problem that told me to try and use a previous version of libpcap. In a rookie move I tried to install both the 64 bit and the i386 versions...and older versions at that. Didn't work correctly, and now I can't seem to get the proper version restored. (Hardware)

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vmware horizon client 3.1view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – vmware announced they have released a linux client for 3.1. In the blog it states contact your hardware vendor or the client. Their site doesn't have a download link for linux. Does anyone here know how I can get this for ubuntu?? (Hardware)

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Page isn't redirecting properlyview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I cannot access Amazon.com. I am using Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and Firefox 32.0. I have been able to access Amazon.com until yesterday. This may be related to adding regular scheduled Lubuntu updates to the PC. I have tried changing the preferences settings in Firefox so that I am accepting everything and no cookies are blocked. (Hardware)

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How to print from UNIX?view story

http://www.unix.com – Is there GUI software out there for UNIX that will let me manage print files, and printers. I found a Print Manager in SMT. (HowTos)