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by jungle
Tue Jun 07, 2016 11:55 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

Ok, still have the x on the jungle directory in my home partition. Can read all files there using the live Linux DVD but can't copy any of them anywhere. Don't understand why not. Getting late here in Western Australia. Have initiated back-up of files in my home drive to an external drive using Linu...
by jungle
Tue Jun 07, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

Appreciate your help.
See outcome below:

mint@mint ~ $ sudo umount /dev/sda2
mint@mint ~ $ sudo mount /dev/sda2 /mnt && touch /mnt/writetest && echo "write access: OK" || echo "command failed"write access: OK
by jungle
Tue Jun 07, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

See outcome below... mint@mint ~ $ sudo umount /dev/sdb1 mint@mint ~ $ sudo fsck -f -C0 /dev/sdb1 fsck from util-linux 2.20.1 e2fsck 1.42.9 (4-Feb-2014) Pass 1: Checking inodes, blocks, and sizes Pass 2: Checking directory structure Pass 3: Checking directory connectivity Pass 4: Checking reference ...
by jungle
Tue Jun 07, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

mint@mint ~ $ sudo fsck -f -C0 /dev/sdb1 fsck from util-linux 2.20.1 e2fsck 1.42.9 (4-Feb-2014) /dev/sdb1 is mounted. e2fsck: Cannot continue, aborting. mint@mint ~ $ inxi -Fxz System: Host: mint Kernel: 3.19.0-32-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 4.8.2) Desktop: MATE 1.12.0 (Gtk 3.10.8~8+qiana) Distro: L...
by jungle
Tue Jun 07, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>

mint@mint ~ $ ls -la /media/mint/b08a1dc5-4a19-404a-93d8-f8/home
ls: cannot access /media/mint/b08a1dc5-4a19-404a-93d8-f8/home: No such file or directory
by jungle
Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

Oh I tried doing that. All seems ok until the last line.... mint@mint ~ $ sudo lsblk -o name,size,label,mountpoint NAME SIZE LABEL MOUNTPOINT sda 931.5G ├─sda1 120G └─sda2 704G hoppy /media/mint/hoppy sdb 931.5G ├─sdb1 46.8G /media/mint/b08a1dc5-4a19-404a-93d8-f8 ├─sdb2 3.7G [SWAP] └─sdb3 881G /medi...
by jungle
Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

Have been trying to load into Linuxmint 17.3 through the normal boot process, but not getting in. It brings up a Linuxmint loading screen (small logo in middle of black screen) but nothing else happens. Does not get to the ICE authority error message or login. Have waited a few minutes twice but no ...
by jungle
Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:21 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

Many thanks for your help Laurent85. See below outcome of terminal: mint@mint ~ $ sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt mint@mint ~ $ sudo mount /dev/sdb3 /mnt/home mint@mint ~ $ sudo chmod u+x /mnt/home/jungle mint@mint ~ $ sudo ls -la /mnt total 120 drw------- 23 1000 1000 4096 Jun 7 05:21 . drwxr-xr-x 1 root...
by jungle
Tue Jun 07, 2016 5:42 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

You were right I did mis read the terminal entry. I was rechecking myself when i realised that. When i used the command properly to check if any file in my home directory is owned by root I received no data. See below, the command and reply to your follow up advice from the live terminal mint@mint ~...
by jungle
Tue Jun 07, 2016 4:54 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

To recap. My ASUS motherboard computer is named belinda and my user name is jungle. It is a dual boot computer with Windows 7 on one hard drive (sdb1) and LinuxMint on another hard drive (sdb2). The grub loader is still working fine loading straight into LinuxMint unless I pan down and choose to loa...
by jungle
Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

Thanks for all of that information. Will need some time to read through and understand. Very happy to learn. Pouring with rain here, thunderstorm has hit and it is late at night. Won't be accessing my computer room out back until tomorrow, but very much looking forward to what tomorrow brings in und...
by jungle
Sun Jun 05, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

Thanks coffee412 & austin.texas See Seagate hard drive (sdb) output below... mint@mint ~ $ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdb Disk /dev/sdb: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders, total 1953525168 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical...
by jungle
Sun Jun 05, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

Re: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive

Thanks for your suggestion. Actually I am not sure how to do as you say. I am a rank beginner in using the terminal. Can only follow directions given by more computer savvy users. By live I guess you mean using the DVD to load LinuxMint 17.3. I can access the terminal from there. I know that my inac...
by jungle
Sun Jun 05, 2016 4:02 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>
Replies: 33
Views: 1377

LinuxMint 17.3 Installation - Do I need a new Hard Disk Drive <SOLVED>

I have been trying to fix a 'Could not update ICEauthority file/home/jungle/.ICEauthority' message/problem. In the process i have turned the computer off once or twice by pushing the computer on/off switch to turn on and off the computer. Not sure if I have damaged the Seagate hard drive where my Li...
by jungle
Fri Jun 03, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Could not update ICE authority file..
Replies: 7
Views: 1747

Re: Could not update ICE authority file..

Hi again Have been working on my problem. I have upgraded to Linux Mint Rosa 17.3. Updated the BCD Boot Manager in Windows 7. It now takes me to the Linux GRUB menu with priority to Linux Mint 17.3. Have changed the GRUB screen back to no background (reversed the 'make your GRUB menu pretty' instruc...
by jungle
Tue May 31, 2016 1:59 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Could not update ICE authority file..
Replies: 7
Views: 1747

Re: Could not update ICE authority file..

Hmm. MANY thanks for your help. No success as yet. I unchecked auto login and recognised that I had changed my user name. I have changed it back to jungle. Tried logging out and in again but still get the same 'can't update ICEauthority' message. I tried entering those commands in the terminal and i...
by jungle
Tue May 31, 2016 1:33 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: File sharing of drive connected to modem/router-problem <SOLVED>
Replies: 4
Views: 839

Re: File sharing of drive connected to modem/router-problem

Thanks so much. I can now access the files on the hard disk attached to my ASUS modem/router.

Regards :D
by jungle
Mon May 30, 2016 1:20 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Could not update ICE authority file..
Replies: 7
Views: 1747

Re: Could not update ICE authority file..

Ok here goes...

jungle@belinda ~ $ ls -la /home/jungle/.ICEauthority
-rw------- 1 jungle jungle 20608 May 19 14:54 /home/jungle/.ICEauthority
by jungle
Sun May 29, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Could not update ICE authority file..
Replies: 7
Views: 1747

Could not update ICE authority file..

I have a dual boot computer. Linux Mint 17 and Windows 7. Boot loader gives me the choice each time but defaults into Linux Mint after 30 seconds which is fine. Just recently it is taking a long time to boot and then has the following message: "Couldn't update ICE authority file /home/jungle/.ICE au...
by jungle
Sun May 29, 2016 10:39 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: File sharing of drive connected to modem/router-problem <SOLVED>
Replies: 4
Views: 839

Re: File sharing of drive connected to modem/router-problem

Many thanks for your suggestion. Hasn't worked in my instance.... Not sure if I have done it correctly. See below how I have tried to implement your advice. Regards #======================= Global Settings ======================= [global] ## Browsing/Identification ### # client use spnego = no # cli...

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