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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I am 72 and use ubuntu for most of my web surfing as it is more secure. Also for learning about linux, have broken it a few times and had to re install. I have a windows laptop which is mainly used...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 to 12.04 upgrade

    lewac try using the terminal with the following patch
    sudo intel_reg_write 0x2120 0x1206800
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    [ubuntu] Solved

    Use the following patch sudo intel_reg_write 0x2120 0x1206800
    Every thing seems to work. We have to thank mikalai on the google forums for this fix.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 to 12.04 upgrade

    Have solved the Gimp problem have installed Gimp 2.8, goto http://www.noobslab.com/2012/04/install-gimp-28-on-ubuntu-1204-precise.html
    and follow instructions. Program runs and loads a picture, have...
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    [ubuntu] 11.10 to 12.04 upgrade

    My system is a MSI main board with intel pentium R CPU G620, and using the on board graphics card.
    Gimp was working in 11.10 now when I click on the icon nothing happens, have unistalled using...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing drivers for canon ip3600 Solved

    Go to the following site http://askubuntu.com/questions/75014/how-can-i-install-a-canon-driver and do the first answer "I found the solution".
    But you also need the canonip3600.ppd file which can be...
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    [ubuntu] Installing drivers for canon ip3600

    Now running 11.10 and originally had my networked ip3600 printing on earlier versions of ubuntu, and it kept working on all my updates. I could even get it to work with the ip4600 drivers. But after...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting canon ip3600 running with 10.10

    Sorry to take so long to answer your query, but once I got it running, I did not think anybody else was interested in the thread. I am running 32-bit system.

    Brian
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trash Can Customization

    Just left click the file and press the delete key on the keyboard.

    File gone.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity improvement possible?

    I noticed the same thing, nautilus lost it's menus when open by clicking the home folder icon, which is most annoying also i lost the menus in clamtk unable to update that, so got fed up and reverted...
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    [ubuntu] Date format wrong for Sydney Australi

    Just updated to natty last night, still coming to grips with Unity, but the date format for Sydney Australia shows as Year-Month-Day instead of Day-Month-Year, tried changing it manually, but it just...
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    [ubuntu] Getting canon ip3600 running with 10.10

    For all those who are having trouble running a canon ip3600, I am running a canon ip3600 networked from a win 7 machine. I found i could get it to print using the ip4600 driver on my ubuntu 10.10...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: SOLVED Other machine cannot see ubuntu machine nor can it see it' self

    SOLVED I went to share a folder and was told the necessary software was not installed, installed it and all is working as should be.

    Thank you for pointing me in the right direction.

    Brian R.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Other machine cannot see ubuntu machine nor can it see it' self

    Yes it can ping the modem router, and ping the other machine, it fails when i tries to ping it's self. More information, updates downloaded last night, and went back to network connections and saw...
  15. [ubuntu] Other machine cannot see ubuntu machine nor can it see it' self

    Ubuntu 10.10 HELP HELP. I have 2 computers a laptop win 7 and a desk top Ubuntu, and up until today both could see and talk to each other. On the win 7 machine i turned password protected sharing ON...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Repository not updated

    Thank you sikander3786 that solved the problem.
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    [ubuntu] Repository not updated

    I am getting the following error message:

    W: A error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System became a mess. Suddenly.

    It could be that not only is your hard drive nearly full, it could be on the way out. I had problems recently with crashes and slow boots etc. Did not know what was happening until ubuntu jumped in...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Accessing Windows Share... Yes I know its been answerd 100s of times

    You probably re-booted one of the computers, may be both, i have had the same problem, and it usually gets resolved by re-booting one or the other machine. And usually once Ubuntu knows about it, it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printer creation problem

    Try sudo apt-get install --reinstall system-config-gnome
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printer creation problem

    I hope you get an answer as i have some thing of the same problem, but with me the Printer Configuration-localhost dialog window comes up but the configuration program siezes. With me i do not know...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to clean up after avg

    Thanks for that information i will leave it alone then.
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    [ubuntu] Trying to clean up after avg

    I installed avg 8.5 as a deb file and as it has no gui i decided to get rid of it. Could not find any uninstall in the commands for it, so went in to nautilus as root, did a search for all the files...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can not print out in scribus

    Solved: By Launchpad
    At the "Alternative Print Command" enter "lpr"
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Flash Sound not working have tried everthing

    I had the same problem and this is how i solved it.
    Go to http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer and get Flash Player 10.022
    Click the combo box button and select .deb for ubuntu 8.04+
    Click the...
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