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    Re: OpenSCAM - yes,really !

    Have now removed OpenSCAM from my system, so if anyone reading this can suggest an alternative, providing that it is known to work in 12.04, please post.

    Regards all,
    John
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    Re: OpenSCAM - yes,really !

    Getting out of my depth(again), so I think I'll just stick to cutting the hedge !

    John
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    Re: OpenSCAM - yes,really !

    It's a big thumbs down fom the author himself.
    I've found a page on Github where the author quotes that 'OpenSCAM does not work on Ubuntu 12.04'.
    Although the question was originally aimed at the...
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    Re: OpenSCAM - yes,really !

    It's still looking for 1.40.1, so I'll check for the latest version of openscam next.
    John
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    Re: OpenSCAM - yes,really !

    Followed your suggestion, and I get exactly the same terminal output as you have posted.
    When I searched the Software Centre, I was offered 1.48.0 and 1.48-dev as the highest version.
    Also noted...
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    Re: OpenSCAM - yes,really !

    Hi Dragonfly.
    Details of what I've done so far -
    From the OpenSCAM page, I downloaded the version for my 32 bit system - openscam_0.2.5_i386.deb
    To install any of the Linux .deb packages open a...
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    OpenSCAM - yes,really !

    I'm running 12.04, and Linuxcnc for my cnc machine.
    I've been recomended OpenSCAM(bizarre name) as a 3d graphical visualiser of the machine cutting.
    Having run into a problem with getting the...
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    Re: Short term memory loss by Firefox

    Right, so i've managed to get back to the 'default user' profile by closing FF, then typing firefox -P in Terminal. The window that opens gives you the opportunity to turn off the 'start FF without...
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    Re: Short term memory loss by Firefox

    Well, I've managed to find my way back to the forum, but as far as I am concerned, creating a new firefox profile was, for me, and I consider myself to be an intelligent but non-geeky user, an...
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    Re: Short term memory loss by Firefox

    Without thinking about it, I've just realised that this time when I booted up, the page opened to my last used site ie this one .
    So perhaps it's sorted itself out ?
    I wish.
    But I'll give it 24...
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    Re: Short term memory loss by Firefox

    tgalati4

    smartmontools installed and run, but the only results that I can understand are -

    === START OF READ SMART DATA SECTION ===
    SMART overall-health self-assessment test result: PASSED
    ...
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    Re: Short term memory loss by Firefox

    Habitual - thanks. I'll try that as soon as I've checked that the hdd isn't about to go belly up ! That seems the most urgent one to tackle first.
    tgalati4 - "smartctl command not found". I presume...
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    Short term memory loss by Firefox

    I have checked my Firefox/Edit/Preferences/General settings, and as expected, I have selected "Show my windows and tabs from last time".
    However, my Firefox can't remember that, and opens the last...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google Earth no longer starts

    Hi monkeybrain20122, and thanks.
    I'll keep your instructions on the desktop in case it happens again.
    As is the way of these things, it worked 'normally' when I fired it up this morning !
    The...
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    [SOLVED] Google Earth no longer starts

    I used Google Earth about a week ago with no problems, but this evening it refuses to start, either from the icon on the taskbar, or from the applications menu.
    I ran sudo apt-get update and then...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No verification email from Dropbox

    Many many thanks, Elfy, you've cracked it !

    I didn't get as far as talking to anyone at easyspace, but I did have a thorough dig through my email security settings, a place I'd not been to before....
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    [SOLVED] Re: No verification email from Dropbox

    Observations.
    When I went to startup applications, Dropbox was already there, presumably from the previous incarnation.
    So I deleted it, and re-booted. Then I added it, along with the command, and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No verification email from Dropbox

    Yes, that's what I did.
    Thanks for the explanation, and the extra instructions.
    Nice to have friends pushing you up the learning curve.
    Regards
    John
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    [SOLVED] Re: No verification email from Dropbox

    Well, I've managed to clear dropbox1, and have started again.
    Followed the instructions on their site, I've used terminal to download and install the dropbox folder.

    However the last instructions...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No verification email from Dropbox

    Thanks again.

    I think I'm getting a headache. Time for a strong mug of the best !
    John
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    [SOLVED] Re: No verification email from Dropbox

    Final ignominy. Even though I've deleted the software, as soon as I go to the dropbox site, I'm signed in and all my files are still there.
    So next I need to delete my files and wave dropbox goodbye...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No verification email from Dropbox

    So, I changed my email to the catchall address that I have, but that made no difference.
    I uninstalled it via synaptic, and reinstalled via the software centre. Interestingly, it had my changed...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No verification email from Dropbox

    Just visited the latest reviews on Ubuntu Sftware centre, and noticed all bad since the middle of January this year. Three of the four actualy indicate a change, OK before, now bad.
    Not good news.
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    [SOLVED] Re: No verification email from Dropbox

    hi buzzingrobot, and yes, that was the first thing I did.
    W hen I click on it, it displays the message ' verification email sent'
    Trouble is it never arrives !
    John
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    [SOLVED] Re: No verification email from Dropbox

    Thanks for your help, and I'll give that a shot this afternoon. If it solves the problem I'll post back here.
    Au revoir,
    John
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