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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 8.10 won't boot

    Suse has a way of denying me permission. I've tried but will continue.

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 8.10 won't boot

    In theory, yes, but this is the problem that I have. It seems that through installing and uninstalling multiple distros I have quite a few grub menus. How do I solve this without wiping out an entire...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 8.10 won't boot

    Alright I am back in Ubuntu but........
    This is how it goes down. I get to the gui and choose Ubuntu 8.10 and it kicks me to a second screen with the different kernal options. I choose the default...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 8.10 won't boot

    I have 2 hard drives (1) 400G Partitioned with XP and (1) 160G drive. I have been trying different distros but I am still committed to Ubuntu.

    The problem is this.....it doesn't matter where...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Evolution outbound email custom port configuration

    This was of great help and solved my problem. Thank You!!!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printing "communication not available".

    bump
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printing "communication not available".

    Am I the only one who has this? I have searched tirelessly but always get pulled away into threads about no communication. This just seems to be an interruption.
    Always sees the printer. Tries to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba shares will not load on restart

    XP always looks to the host for the drivers and if it can't get them then install manually. I have installed manually so there is no problem with object recognition just communication. Just seems...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba shares will not load on restart

    I can see the printers but cannot get them to print. Get a "connection interupted" message?

    Seems that upon seeing them xp wants to load the drivers from the host. Linux drivers obviously make xp...
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    [ubuntu] Printing "communication not available".

    I have solved 99% of my problems with ubuntu. I am new at this and finally feel satisfied except for printing.
    I can see my printers from my xp machines. Drivers don't load because ubuntu is trying...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba shares will not load on restart

    Shares are now loading after ubuntu reload.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba shares will not load on restart

    sorry, just reloaded 8.10. Was first using a version calling itself "ubuntu extreme". I do however have the same problem.

    smbtree output:

    WORKGROUP
    \\XMAS Laptop...
  13. Thread: CUPS printer

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    [ubuntu] Re: CUPS printer

    same type of problem. Every time I save the server settings they do not hold. As soon as I exit the printers window all settings are lost???
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba shares will not load on restart

    not gonna lie about being a novice here. I really need to rephrase my problem:

    Shares seem to be there (can find ubuntu pc on xp but not able to browse).
    It is my printers that are giving me the...
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    [ubuntu] Samba shares will not load on restart

    I have been having one heck of a time with network and printer shares. Once I think I have it then it disappears.

    i have managed in the past to get my xp machines to see the local printers on the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Not ready to give up.......

    I see that most of my problems were with a bad hard drive.

    I do believe, and I am not going to let it get the best of me, that there is a lot of work with Linux. No, I don't think that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: samba not in admin menu

    I went through the same thing. One install had a small gui based front end for samba in system/admin and the other did not.
    I am also now trying gadmin-samba but it is quite different and quite...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What happened to Samba GUI

    Have loaded and am experimenting with gadmin-samba. My thanks to everyone who has replied to this. Being new isn't always easy so it helps when people take the time to share their...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What happened to Samba GUI

    Trying some different things but a push would help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: What happened to Samba GUI

    Fresh Hard drive because the other one finally but the dust. New install and no gui. I have tried your suggestion and loaded the suggested app but see no administrative selection for the gui. I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What happened to Samba GUI

    Figured this would be an easy one???
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    [ubuntu] What happened to Samba GUI

    I'm new and I am not going to deny it. I have been having quite a time with my home network and getting 8.10 ibex to live and love the rest of the xp network.
    I have also tried to search the answer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Not ready to give up.......

    By the time I was home last night from the show, OS wouldn't boot up. Could be a hard drive issue. Windows w/ubuntu crashed a few days before and just chalked it up to hurt feelings by windows.

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Not ready to give up.......

    Lesson learned!!!

    I can now see all my shares on the xp pc's and that's all that matters now. Next step is to get printers working. They are visible but I get "connection error" when I try to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Not ready to give up.......

    Yeah, I'm trying the wired over wireless first. I am really comfortable with my wireless network. I am Frankenstien and it's my monster.
    I am however having problems getting to the samba config....
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