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  1. This is not an OS in a VM. Within this...

    This is not an OS in a VM. Within this installation of Linux 7 I have had Virtual Box installed with VMs in it. But I don't see how that's connected to this problem.
  2. The grub is now correct, it stays correct after...

    The grub is now correct, it stays correct after reboot.
    But now I get an error
    "Failed to start Virtualbox linux kernel module
    See 'systemct1 status vboxdrv.service' for details"
    This prevents...
  3. I got an error message, how do I resolve these. ...

    I got an error message, how do I resolve these.

    tom@tom-HP-ProBook-450-G3:/etc/default$ sudo apt install grub
    [sudo] password for tom:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree ...
  4. I'm now able to boot into my Ubuntu 16 Gnome,...

    I'm now able to boot into my Ubuntu 16 Gnome, just like I wanted.
    Right now, to do that I press the "e" button and make the below change.
    linux /boot/vmlinuz-4.8.0-59-generic...
  5. f ...

    f

    lubuntu@lubuntu:/media/lubuntu/fed80f39-139e-4fc2-8767-3feaa5e98d86$ ls -lhSr
    total 172K
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 29 Jul 24 09:35 vmlinuz.old -> boot/vmlinuz-4.8.0-59-generic
    lrwxrwxrwx 1...
  6. This is confusing /dev/sda5 is the 20 GB partion...

    This is confusing /dev/sda5 is the 20 GB partion on which Ubuntu 16 is installed. I was about to post about what changes I will make. But this part is correct.

    linux ...
  7. Okay, highlight Ubuntu, press "e", got it 6986...

    Okay, highlight Ubuntu, press "e", got it
    6986
    That image link didn't work for me
    en . zimagez . com/zimage/grub2editn01v01 . php

    Okay, I see "linux /boot/vmlinuz-4.8.0 ..." (is this the VM I...
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    Please let me post links

    Please let me post links. That is how I learn and document my work. I'm a linux enthiast and I have no intention of abusing this.
  9. I What in the system looks for the init file? Is...

    I
    What in the system looks for the init file? Is that a file (maybe in GRUB2) that I can edit?
    I found that, "The kernel, once it is loaded, finds init in sbin and executes it." But that's all it...
  10. Can you give me guidance on how to fix that...

    Can you give me guidance on how to fix that problem. Does this mean that Grub2 is looking for the init file in the wrong place? If so would I edit the Grub2 file?

    Using Accessories / Disks
    I...
  11. Okay, I guess I have to reinstall, so I can get...

    Okay, I guess I have to reinstall, so I can get back to work.

    I don't feel like resizing partitions, and I'm willing to keep the swap the same, even if it's not necessary.

    I boot Ubuntu 16...
  12. I understand RAM x 2 is a good amount of Swap...

    I understand RAM x 2 is a good amount of Swap space. Since I may wipe and reinstall, what would be a good way to partition and install?
  13. Grub Problem Prevents Booting to Ubuntu 16

    I now have a HP ProBook and there is Linux on two partions. In the past I had Linux 7. I later partitioned the HD the way I wanted and created root, home, and swap partitions and installed Ubuntu...
  14. I tried gcc - v ~/Spike-Recorder$ gcc -v...

    I tried gcc - v


    ~/Spike-Recorder$ gcc -v
    Using built-in specs.
    COLLECT_GCC=gcc
    COLLECT_LTO_WRAPPER=/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/6/lto-wrapper
    Target: x86_64-linux-gnu
    Configured with:...
  15. Undefined References When Installing Backyard Brains' "Spike Recorder"

    I'm trying to install Backyard Brains' "Spike Recorder" githubDOTcom/BackyardBrains/Spike-Recorder. I've resolved the dependencies. But now I'm getting "undefined reference" errors (full output at...
  16. I found this: Best practice to debug Linux*...

    I found this:
    Best practice to debug Linux* suspend/hibernate issues | 01.org
    https :// 01.org/blogs/rzhang/2015/best-practice-debug-linux-suspend/hibernate-issues
    STR (suspend-to-RAM) offers...
  17. $ dmesg Shows me a long list of info, but I...

    $ dmesg
    Shows me a long list of info, but I don't know what to look for. Could the "Unknown key pressed" be the sleep/hibernate button which the lid-close presses?


    [158462.129003] atkbd serio0:...
  18. Laptop Doesn't Suspend HP ProBook 450 G3

    I have a new HP ProBook 450 G3 15.6″ Laptop.

    I installed Ubuntu 16.10 Gnome on it. I'm using a SSD (no spinning disk). The laptop doesn't Suspend (i.e. Suspend-to-RAM) when I shut the lid and...
  19. I reinstalled. This time I booted an Ubuntu Gnome...

    I reinstalled. This time I booted an Ubuntu Gnome Live Disk. At the Installation Type I selected "Something Else" and at the Partitioning screen I selected "sda1" then "Change"
    then "Use as" set to...
  20. Reinstall: Where is the Mount Point option Some...

    Reinstall: Where is the Mount Point option
    Some Change Home Directory instructions I find online are pretty confusing. I'm willing to reinstall, and this time correctly set sda1 as Home and sda5 as...
  21. SymLink from Data Partition to Home Partition

    On reboot I have /home/tom which has folders: Desktop, Documents, and Downloads Those are empty. How do I browse and get the full /sda1/ path to the folders on /sda1/ which do have my files

    Right...
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