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    [SOLVED] Re: Unwanted update

    Many thanks
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    [SOLVED] Unwanted update

    My list of available updates includes python-lockfile. when I try to install the updates I get the message
    The action would require the installation of packages from unauthenticated sources
    When i...
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    Re: Ubuntu won't make wired connection

    Is this correct?

    lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net
    05:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01)
    Subsystem: Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-Card...
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    Re: Ubuntu won't make wired connection

    I still needed modprobe b44 to connect

    Iran the first commands again and got

    rob@rob-Vostro-1000:~$
    cat /etc/resolv.conf
    # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for glibc resolver(3) generated by...
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    Re: Ubuntu won't make wired connection

    Thanks here is the output


    rob@rob-Vostro-1000:~$ lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net
    05:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01)
    Subsystem:...
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    Ubuntu won't make wired connection

    This has been a problem for some time.
    The first time it happened I was able to connect after entering the command sudo modprobe b43
    The next time this didn't work so I tried sudo modprobe b44 and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Find laptop's IP address

    Many thanks
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox Server not found

    solved by
    sudo modprobe b43
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    [SOLVED] Find laptop's IP address

    How can I find the IP address assigned to my laptop? I can't connect to the internet and I think my BT home hub 2 may be blocking it. Is the laptop's assigned IP address a permanent address?
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox Server not found

    Update:
    The problem seemed to have resolved itself. Occasional "server not found" problems were resolved by resetting the router.
    Today I had an update for Firefox that required restarting the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox Server not found

    Thanks I tried pinging and it wouldn't work.
    I get the popup message "Wired network disconnected you are now offline".
    I have put the router in the living room and connected it to my Windows XP...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox Server not found

    I have gone to the ubuntu software and clicked on installed software.
    I found Empathy Internet Messaging and launched it from Dash but it won't connect either (I haven't used Empathy Internet...
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    [SOLVED] Firefox Server not found

    When I try to open Firefox i get Server not found.
    It is not my home hub as my windows desktop is connecting OK with Firefox
    I don't have another browser on my Ubuntu laptop.
    The problem first...
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    Re: Can I tweak IcedTea?

    It works fine with Sun Oracle under XP.
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    Re: Wine or Android

    Many thanks
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    [ubuntu] How to launch an app from a folder

    When I install an app I would like to make a shortcut in a folder. Then when I have time I can run it and learn how the app works. As the moment I find I forget the app's name.

    I have tried...
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    Re: Wine or Android

    I should have said I have Ubuntu 12.10.
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    Any vapers out there

    I am thinking of getting the Janty MiD and hoping to run it without having to get Windows. Any thoughts? There is a quick look at the software in action at...
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    Wine or Android

    I will be using some software which is compatible with Windows 7 and 8 and an Android version is promised soon (it is to run a Janty Mid which won't mean anything to you unless you are a vaper -...
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    Re: Linux is too Good?

    I agree with the OP. When they came up with computers using 256MB of ram I wondered how much further they would go. I have XP on my 6 year old desktop and the HDD is up to 18GB. I've no idea what is...
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    [SOLVED] How has RAM usage increased over time

    Does anyone know a web site that has charted the increase in ram requirements of desk top computers over the years?
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    [SOLVED] What language should I learn

    I learned to program in the days of pascal, cobol and RPG and I'd like to learn something new. There seem to be so many. I am thinking HTML or python. The motivation is to do it as a hobby that may...
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    [SOLVED] Re: DDR2 ram prices

    The average access time of my hard disk is 23.5ms which is pretty slow. How would this compare to the usb bus. I think that once 2Gb of ram is not enough and I start using a significant amount of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity 6.8 has landed.

    Thanks mcellius and fjgaude.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity 6.8 has landed.

    And is the workspace switcher still stuck at the bottom of the launcher?
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