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    [all variants] Re: Dual boot with Windows 7

    I'll add to step 4:
    If you have a separate /boot partition, you'll get an Error 15/file no found if you type the command as above. Instead, type "find /grub/stage1" and all will be well.
  2. [ubuntu] Re: How to use Windows boot.ini to boot into Linux instead of GRUB.

    You'll have to use the device name. For example, if it's on the first disk, fifth partition, use /dev/sda5, if memory serves. If not, it's hd0,4.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: How to use Windows boot.ini to boot into Linux instead of GRUB.

    No problem, hope it helps. Play around a little if you need to, but I've triple-booted with Windows Vista/7, Ubuntu and openSUSE using this method, so it will work. Just pay close attention to...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Help me with my Win2008 -> Ubuntu transition

    Yes, Samba is the answer to numbers 2 and 4. When you share with Samba, Windows will see the share in the same way it would if it were a shared folder on a Windows machine. That means, yes, you...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: How to use Windows boot.ini to boot into Linux instead of GRUB.

    It's actually really easy with Vista/7.

    As suggested, download EasyBCD. Install it in Windows.

    When you install Ubuntu*, choose not to install GRUB to the master boot record (MBR), instead...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Dimension L800r Graphics problems

    Meh, went with the old Matrox Millennium II card. It displays at the resolutions I like, but MAME ROMs only play in a tiny window instead of fullscreen. I suppose a better (Nvidia) PCI card may be...
  7. [all variants] Audio Output Issues: Asus Motherboard/Digital-out

    Okay, it's an old machine, so I'm really not in much of a hurry to buy expensive replacement parts (ie. sound cards) as this machine will be replaced by a more capable one within a year or so, if all...
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    [ubuntu] Dell Dimension L800r Graphics problems

    I've just installed Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty on this machine, got WiFi up and running, only problem: graphics.

    It is odd, when I installed, it was connected via a KVM switch to a different monitor...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 + ndisgtk + Marvell W8300 = death

    Bumping this one more time in case there's another sucker like me with this card.

    Thank you Nyken, your solution helped me to avoid the frozen Gnome problem perfectly. I coupled that with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wireless Linux to Windows Sharing

    All here to learn indeed, so no worries at all.

    As for sharing other folders, I'd really suggest reading up on the smb.conf file. I'm by no means an expert with Linux, but it helped me quite a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wireless Linux to Windows Sharing

    Did you remember to run smbpasswd to create the user accounts for the samba server?


    sudo smbpasswd -a username

    Also, it's probably easiest to share the home directories by editing the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 + ndisgtk + Marvell W8300 = death

    Awesome, thank you for this. It was obvious that ndiswrapper was somehow preventing Gnome from loading, but I was at a loss as to what to do about it... that and I couldn't find another solution to...
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    [all variants] Re: Sync jPilot (or kPilot) with Google

    14:00:08 Next HotSync will be: HotSync. Please press the HotSync button.
    14:00:13 Trying to open device /dev/pilot...
    14:00:18 Checking last PC...
    14:00:18 KPilot 5.2.2 (KDE 4.2.2) HotSync...
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    [all variants] Re: Sync jPilot (or kPilot) with Google

    Ideas as to what's wrong with KPilot's calendar conduit, anyone?

    Also, any suggestions on syncing contacts with Gmail?
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    [all variants] Re: Sync jPilot (or kPilot) with Google

    Glad to have helped. Enjoy :D
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    [all variants] Re: Sync jPilot (or kPilot) with Google

    Firstly, I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 32-bit (sometimes I use KDE as well, but I don't think that makes a difference).

    What I had to do was to edit /etc/modules to add "visor" to a new line at the end...
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    [all variants] Re: Sync jPilot (or kPilot) with Google

    No ideas as to why the Akonadi conduit is causing my KPilot to quit on me?
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    [all variants] Re: Sync jPilot (or kPilot) with Google

    I have purged and reinstalled KPilot, tried syncing to the default ICS file just in case there was an issue with the GCAL-generated, Google-synced file (the file that works fine in Kontact, I might...
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    [all variants] Re: Sync jPilot (or kPilot) with Google

    Okay, progress report:

    I've managed to use GCALDaemon to create a file that Kontact can sync to. I've created a symlink in the ~/.kde/.../KOrganizer folder to point to the GCAL-generated .ICS...
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    Re: Microsoft Strategic Commander Key Mapping

    bump:oops:
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    [all variants] Sync jPilot (or kPilot) with Google

    I've got a Palm Centro. I recently ditched Vista 32-bit for Windows 7 64-bit, only to learn that Palm's software doesn't work in 64-bit Windows.

    So, since I have two functioning Ubuntu 9.04 boxes...
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    Re: Map Windows Shares Permanently with GVFS

    Ah, I see now.
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    Re: TUTORIAL: Automated backups with rsync & ssh

    No problem. I've found it's the most pain-free way to keep things organized, particularly when I have machines that dual-boot, or if I upgrade OSs in addition to preventing headaches while setting...
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    Re: Map Windows Shares Permanently with GVFS

    Using the CIFS tutorial though, one would need root access to the machine to read the .smbcredentials file even though it's plain text, no?

    Cool tutorial nonetheless, I will look at playing with...
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    Re: TUTORIAL: Automated backups with rsync & ssh

    Just happened across this post looking for answers on syncing /home directories between PCs...

    ..look into your router settings. There should be a way to assign static IPs to different PCs based...
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