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    [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic hangs on install

    I get the following:

    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 25 not upgraded.
    1 not fully...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic hangs on install

    Does anyone have any suggestions?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic hangs on install

    Did it. Got the following response:

    Processing triggers for man-db ...
    I followed that up with again attempting to delete foomatic-filters via Synaptic. I got the following error message:

    E:...
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    [ubuntu] Synaptic hangs on install

    I tried to run update-manager. After downloading the upgrades and beginning the installation, it hung at 'preparing foomatic-filters'.

    I tried several other things and was told that the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 upgrade slows network

    bump
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    [ubuntu] 10.04 upgrade slows network

    I upgraded to 10.04 from 9.10.

    Network accesses are now dramatically slower.

    I upgraded a copy of my previous 9.10 installation so I can still use 9.10.

    Network does work with 10.04 but is...
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    [gnome] Re: Wireless signal strength indicator

    Thanks, but the first link you offer is the exact reason I asked the question. I have built several DIY antennas as a result of that site and now I am trying to evaluate and tune them.

    I have...
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    [gnome] Re: Wireless signal strength indicator

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    [ubuntu] Re: problem with the network connection gui

    I guess this got lost among all my bad-mouthing of network-manager.
  10. Re: linux - open source and free but still costly than MS

    I've used Ubuntu for several years now and had no idea this was available. Thanks.
  11. Re: linux - open source and free but still costly than MS

    There is an attempt underway to bring together the relevant pieces necessary to create a local repository as well as some other nifty things with Ubuntu but its not all there yet. If you want to look...
  12. Re: linux - open source and free but still costly than MS

    I followed directions I found on the internet. Google 'ubuntu local repository'. That will give you a good start. Its not rocket science. Most of its point and click from most Ubuntu installations. A...
  13. Re: linux - open source and free but still costly than MS

    Maybe I am beginning to understand now - you want to download the software at an internet cafe that runs only windows machines and then take it home and install it on your ubuntu system that is not...
  14. Re: linux - open source and free but still costly than MS

    I think I must be misunderstanding the question. It seems to me that whether it is MS Windows or Ubuntu, you have to either have to have the CD's or a suitable internet connection.

    It seems to me...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need MBR/Partition assisstance badly

    It looks like you're getting plenty of help and apparently from people who know what they're talking about. It appears also that you are a lot more knowledgeable about Ubuntu and Linux than I had...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need MBR/Partition assisstance badly

    Looks like you're getting plenty of help. I'll check back later and see how you've made out.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need MBR/Partition assisstance badly

    How did you run Gparted? Is it a part of your live CD? Do you have a Gparted Live CD?

    Since I seem to be getting your responses after I've already made my next post, I'm going to make some...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need MBR/Partition assisstance badly

    Was it the Grub menu, a message saying that Grub was starting up, a Grub error message or what?

    You are running from the Live CD and getting to the internet that way, do I understand correctly?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need MBR/Partition assisstance badly

    I assume this was done from a terminal window after booting from the live CD.



    What is this? It looks like around 2GB of something. You said something about an 8GB flash drive but I can't find...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need MBR/Partition assisstance badly

    I slept longer than I thought I would. Anyway I'm up now.

    It sounds like like you can be using one machine for internet while working on the broken one - thats great. Still need to know whether...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need MBR/Partition assisstance badly

    I'm in the Central (US) time zone and its past my bedtime. I'm going to get some sleep but I should be available in six hours or so, maybe sooner. Anyway, I'll check back when I wake up. It might be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need MBR/Partition assisstance badly

    What are these others PC's. Are they part of your home network, is it business network, or what? I ask because there might be something on them that can be of help.



    It is important that you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need MBR/Partition assisstance badly

    I'm not sure I understand what you're doing or what your problem is but I do have a considerable amount of experience with multiple partitions, dual boots and MBR's. I may not be able to help but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Howto transfer settings...

    Thanks for the tip. I looked at the referenced web-site and decided it wasn't what I was looking for. However, it was interesting and it was something that I was not previously aware of.

    I have my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem with the network connection gui

    I assume you are talking about network manager or something like that. I've been having trouble with it for years. Same thing you're describing. I have never been able to get it save my settings. It...
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