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  1. [ubuntu] How to copy pictures from desktop to USB drive in 13.04?

    I have a folder with pictures on my desktop. I want to copy them to my thumb drive for transfer to my windows 7 pc. The thumb drive is formatted for FAT32.

    The problem is: when I copy the pix...
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    Re: Things that you dislike in Ubuntu

    I love Ubuntu. I've been using it for many years. Far superior to Windows!!! What I fear, however, is hooking up a new piece of hardware, because it inevitable leads to days of pulling my hair out...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Most of my disk space left out at installation

    Thanks for the link ... I was thinking of something along those lines. My thought was just to move my existing /home subdir to the newly formatted (900MB) partition, but I'm sure it's not that...
  4. [ubuntu] Most of my disk space left out at installation

    I recently installed 13.10, andmost of my disk was "left out" when I partitioned it. I have a 1 TB drive, but most of it is separate from all my / directories (including /home). Now the root and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Canon MF4770n install

    OK, I got the printer operating off of my USB port. Basically, I followed the general outline of the documentation provided with the Canon driver download. However, the instructions were...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: How can I find the print queue name for my printer?

    Sorry for delay - here's what I get. Note that I've played around with reinstalling printer, so print queue name seems to have changed(See printscreen below ).

    When I print a file, or a test...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Canon MF4770n install

    A little bit of progress made:
    I managed to get into the CUPS printer manager localhost:631, after figuring out how to get past the password conundrum (let me know if you need assistance on that...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: How can I find the print queue name for my printer?

    I did that and got:
    ...$ lpstat -a
    Canon-MF4700-UFRII-LT accepting requests since Fri 20 Dec 2013 04:09:19 PM MST
    ...$
    I had done that previously, but didn't know that that was the actual name...
  9. [ubuntu] How can I find the print queue name for my printer?

    There are lots of commands for printing, but I can't seem to find one that returns the name of my print queue. I need the print queue name to force a print to the printer with the lp command (for...
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    [SOLVED] USB Printer Install, Canon MF4770

    I have been trying to get my Canon printer to work, either as a network printer, or as USB connected. I feel like I've gotten close over the last several days, but have the same problem, whether...
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    [SOLVED] Canon MF4770n install

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  12. [ubuntu] Re: Synology Assistant, installed, but not recognized

    Update:
    I just configured a new PC with 13.10, and had to go through the whole nightmare again, so thought I'd share some more ideas...

    I ran into trouble with the fact that 13.10 AMD (64 bit...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Workspace switcher not working on 13.10

    Thanks for the reply, found it about the same time you replied!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Workspace switcher not working on 13.10

    Found it!

    I went to adjust my screensaver under "System Settings", and it's under "Appearance" -> "Behavior" as a checkbox.
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    [ubuntu] Workspace switcher not working on 13.10

    I just installed 13.10 this morning, and can't get workspace switcher to work. Did upgrades with update manager, but still does't work. Any ideas on where any relevent settings are/how to change...
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    Re: Forum login too clunky

    Under Firefox "Edit-Preferences-Security", I see "Save Passwords for Sites", but it's greyed out. Don't see any "profiles" section anywhere.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: How to work with bin files and install Synology Assistant

    Success! The last piece of the puzzle was Firestarter, which I thought was disabled, but was running in the background. I guess you have to disable firestarter when you want to do backups, and then...
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    Re: Forum login too clunky

    Not such a big problem, and I feel bad pointing it out, since I appreciate what Ubuntu developers do for us all, but it seems like a problem for some of us... Still takes me through 4 screens,and I...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How to work with bin files and install Synology Assistant

    The DS112 works fine on my windows pc, and I can ping it on the network from my linux box, so it's there, but not accessible (from the Linux box). I have the latest ver of DSM, but it won't find it...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: How to work with bin files and install Synology Assistant

    Still no luck running Synology Assistant. It comes up , but cant find the NAS.
    Here's the full error message from when S.A. starts:

    QString::arg: Argument missing: Please make sure:
    1....
  21. [ubuntu] Re: How to work with bin files and install Synology Assistant

    Sorry for delay, but I got it (mostly) working after using instructions at :

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2180827

    Now Synology Assistant comes up, but can't find the Synology DS-112...
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    Re: Forum login too clunky

    Funny, but many other sites remember my PW, but this one doesn't. I checked under Firefox Preferences, security, and "remember passwords" is greyed out. Oh well.
  23. Re: I want to build a dedicated internet radio/ music player...

    Thanks for the replies. I think I need to step back and read a bit more about all of the options out there. I have a Squeezebox Boom that I love, but it's a bit dated. I need to research the...
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    Forum login too clunky

    The new forum login is too complicated. I have to go thru 3 screens to get to the forum. I go to SSO button, which takes me to a second screen, which forces me to type entire login and passwrod...
  25. I want to build a dedicated internet radio/ music player...

    ...based on a small linux box. What I envision is a small screen, a small mini-pc, keyboard, and a good audio card; which I can hook up to an off the shelf audio amp. Anyone know where I can find...
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