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    [ubuntu] Re: Update/Package Manager Problem

    Thanks for the advice, repo removed and all sorted.

    Cheers

    Chris
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba Satellite laptop no wireless

    Sorry its has been a while but I just wanted to thank all those for their help, my mum now has a working wireless card and is very happy. Once again thanks for all the advice.

    Cheers

    Chris
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    [ubuntu] Update/Package Manager Problem

    Could anyone shed any light on the following and how I can put it right.
    I got the following message from the Package Manager;

    E: Encountered a section with no Package: header
    E: Problem with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba Satellite laptop no wireless

    The computer is currently at my house where the ISP is BT and the router is the BT branded router supplied by BT.


    Mum's
    isp is Virgin
    Router is Netgear DG834G if I remember rightly

    Both...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba Satellite laptop no wireless

    There is a small switch on the front of the machine to turn the wireless on/off but that is in the on position all the time, I've checked the bios and there is nothing in there that seems to suggest...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba Satellite laptop no wireless

    sudo lshw -C network

    *-network
    description: Ethernet interface
    product: RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
    vendor: Realtek...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba Satellite laptop no wireless

    lsusb

    Bus 002 Device 002: ID 04f2:b070 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub...
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    [ubuntu] Toshiba Satellite laptop no wireless

    I wonder if someone could help me get the wireless working on my mum's laptop as having to plug it into the router everytime she wants to go online is now becoming an issue for her. I recently...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Static IP Question

    Okay, thanks to all the advice above I have now configured the router so both my computer and PS3 have static IPs. I've tested the setup, by re-booting everything invovled and all seems well so a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Static IP Question

    Firstly thanks for the quick reply but imagine you're talking to a complete moron, is it possible to guide me through the process in a little more detail, for example, step 1 Open Network Manager,...
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    [ubuntu] Static IP Question

    Hi people of Ubuntu I wonder if someone could lend me a hand. I've recently set up Mediatomb on my Ubuntu 9.04 machine so I can watch/listen to stuff on my PS3, all works well until I have to shut...
  12. Thread: No wireless

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    [ubuntu] Re: No wireless

    Anyone got any ideas otherwise I'm stuck and my mum will just have to use Vista :(
  13. Thread: No wireless

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    [ubuntu] Re: No wireless

    Ok I followed the instructions in the first post of the link that you suggested lemmy999, still no wireless, this is the process in terminal, I had to connect the laptop to my router via ethernet...
  14. Thread: No wireless

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    [ubuntu] No wireless on Toshiba L300-13S laptop with 8.10

    Hi people my mum has just bought herself a new laptop and wants me to install Ubuntu on it, she has been running 7.10 for about 6 months on an old laptop of mine and she likes the setup so wants it...
  15. Thread: New Laptop

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    [ubuntu] Re: New Laptop

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    [ubuntu] New Laptop

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  17. Thread: Storage Solutions

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    [ubuntu] Storage Solutions

    Ok not sure if this is the correct place to post this but here goes anyway.

    The Freecom network HD I've been using for just over 12 months has just died (looking into data recovery but my lord...
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    [ubuntu] Network HD Suggestions

    Posted elsewhere
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    [ubuntu] Add/Remove Application problem

    Help people when I try to use Add/Remove all I get is this mesage,

    E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
    E: _cache->open() failed, please...
  20. Thread: Puzzle Pirates

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    Re: Puzzle Pirates

    Okay, I have Java Console 6.0.00.6.0 installed through Firefox from the Mozilla website. Any help welcome.
  21. Thread: Puzzle Pirates

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    Re: Puzzle Pirates

    I'm trying to install Puzzle Pirates, I get this far then get stuck anyone any ideas?


    Do you agree to the above license terms? [yes or no]
    yes

    Which Java Virtual Machine would you like to...
  22. Thread: career advice

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    career advice

    Not sure if this is the right place to post this but here goes. I'm 32 and have decided on a career change, I currently work as a estimator for an access flooring company. So with a view to gaining...
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    Re: Post one interesting thing about your city/town.

    My dad had a business in Blackburn when I was young so we used to go and watch them. I now live there now so it all makes sense honest.
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    Re: Post one interesting thing about your city/town.

    My hometown of Preston was the first place in the UK to get a KFC.
  25. Re: Whats the coolest thing you can do in Linux you cant in windows or mac?

    I would love to say that its the way I can recompile the system for speed, or that shell script languages that actually have decent control structures or something else that sounds really impressive...
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