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  1. Re: Router works, then doesn't work, then works...

    Iowan,

    The desktop is connected by wire and works nonstop, even when the wireless isn't working. I was thinking about running a wire to my bluray player to keep it connected more consistently.
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  2. Re: Router works, then doesn't work, then works...

    I ended up giving two devices -- the printer and the desktop -- fixed IP addresses, and the problem has improved.

    I'm not marking this as solved until I've seen consistent performance over a...
  3. Router works, then doesn't work, then works...

    Hello,

    We have five devices on our home network. A Dell desktop (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) is connected to a router by wire, and three laptops (Windows 7, 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) and a wireless Sony...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Need help with DLNA stream from laptop to bluray player

    Add this update... I experimented with Serviio and found the same result: The device shows up on the player but it won't play the stream.
  5. [ubuntu] DLNA stream from laptop to bluray player

    Hello,

    I've got a laptop and a bluray player, both made by Sony, and I've succeeded in setting up a stream from my laptop to the bluray player for any content stored on the disk, i.e., music,...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Vexed by modem-router conflict (I think...)

    I replaced the Level One router with a Cisco Lynksys E900, and the problem disappeared.
  7. [ubuntu] Vexed by modem-router conflict (I think...)

    Here's the basic problem: We run four computers behind a Level One (WBR-6002) wireless router and an Arris (Comcast) modem.

    We might tool along for a couple of days or a week but our internet...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DSL Modem spontaneously reboots

    Hi,

    Thanks for your reply. I just checked, and I am part of the group "dip."

    I connect to the 'Net using an ethernet cable connected to a Zyxel 660-R modem and a Level One router.

    We have a...
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    [ubuntu] DSL Modem spontaneously reboots

    Hi all,

    I'm mystified by poor DSL performance. My modem spontaneously reboots, often at random when there is no traffic coming or going, and almost always when I try to complete any large...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Can anyone suggest a good desktop calendar?

    Thanks everyone. For the time being, Google calendar seems to be the easiest solution. I installed the Google widget in Thunderbird and uploaded the Lightning data. Now I can click on the widget and...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Can anyone suggest a good desktop calendar?

    Thanks.

    Just one question -- can Google Calendar be run separately from a browser or email client? I have a Google account but have not really explored this.

    Part of my organization problem is...
  12. [SOLVED] Can anyone suggest a good desktop calendar?

    Hello all,

    I'm a freelance writer who is suddenly finding more work, and I expect the pace to pick up even more. This is a good thing, but I'm also finding that organization is becoming a...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Can't connect external devices through router

    My solution - the hard drive, a Seagate GoFlex Home, is going back into the box and returning to the store. I will exchange it for something much simpler to use. This is way too complicated. And...
  14. [SOLVED] Can't connect external devices through router

    We have a home network that includes multiple computers and a wireless printer and wireless external hard drive. A Windows 7 laptop recognizes the printer and hard drive easily.

    However, I run...
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    My Xephyr screen display is reversed

    Hi,

    I'm trying to run an old 256-color Disney game using Wine, but the game won't load. I get an error message that the game only runs in 256 colors. Working from the WineHQ website, I'm trying to...
  16. [ubuntu] File and Printer Sharing Between Wired and Wireless Machines

    I have:

    1) a desktop PC running Ubuntu 10.04 and a Virtualbox guest, Windows XP. My printer is connected and operates via XP. Yep, its a Windows-only printer, but the VB file-sharing allows me to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keyboard and Mouse Problems

    I found a solution to the keyboard problem: System-Preferences-Keyboard. Click on the "mouse keys" tab and disable "Pointer can be controlled using the keypad." That problem is solved.

    The other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keyboard and Mouse Problems

    The keyboard and mouse preference boxes under the "System" menu don't fix the problem. I tried reloading the default keyboard (which has worked for the past two years) and that didn't bring the...
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    [ubuntu] Keyboard and Mouse Problems

    I'm confounded by 2 issues that might be related:

    1) Keyboard number keys on the right side, including backslash, plus, minus, etc. stopped working. The rest of the keyboard seems okay. It's not...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) Random Freeze / Hang-up

    I've been running 10.04 LTS for about one year and I've only just begun to experience the freeze-up within the past week. Today, I could move the mouse but was unable to click. I also run Windows XP...
  21. [SOLVED] [SOLVED] Re: Major system crash. How should I repair the damage?

    I was able to get into Synaptic and reload the desktop. While there, I also completely removed OpenOffice.org version 3.3.

    The system booted into the full desktop, but still seems a bit "buggy." ...
  22. [SOLVED] Major system crash. How should I repair the damage?

    My computer started acting flaky this afternoon and by the end of the day, became completely inoperable. When I reboot and login, I'm given only a Terminal window. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS,...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Backing Up... without an OS or any software

    I ended up installing Lucid on a backup hard drive, booting from there and pulling my files over. Then I reinstalled Lucid on the first drive. Now I have 2 bootable drives. Probably not a bad idea if...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Backing Up... without an OS or any software

    The computer boots as far as the login screen. I get an error message that reads, "Install Problem! The configuration defaults for the Gnome Power Manager have not been installed correctly."

    If I...
  25. [SOLVED] Backing Up... without an OS or any software

    Maybe I'm Don Quixote here, but my system is fried leaving me with a Live CD and a Command Line. Neither is proving to be very helpful to me. My mission impossible is to retrieve my poor files from...
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