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    wifi does not work in Debian

    Today I switched from Ubuntu to Debian and I am hoping some of you Debian users in here might be able to help me.

    In Ubuntu, my Atheros card worked out of the box.

    But now, no matter what I do,...
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    [all variants] Re: How to Install Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1

    Same problem here. Someone please help.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Taskbar disappeared; can't bring it back

    Great! It worked. Thanks a lot.
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    [xubuntu] [Solved] Taskbar disappeared; can't bring it back

    For some unknown reason, thunar crashed. The next time I restarted my PC, the taskbar won't come up. I can still access thunar and every other application using the right-click button in the desktop....
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    Re: How-To Stabilise your DNS addresses

    I still can't browse but I can download anything using Synaptic. I am now using openDNS but still it doesn't work (though its working on Windows).

    I have modified the dhclient.conf and resolv.conf...
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    Re: How-To Stabilise your DNS addresses

    Thanks David but I already went through that site before posting here. That site does not provide instructions for my particular router - Siemens Speedstream 6520 and hence I can't seem to find WHERE...
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    Re: How-To Stabilise your DNS addresses

    I am having problems browsing and for that matter doing anything else on the net EXCEPT that I have access to ubuntu servers using Synaptic.

    I am guessing its a problem with my DNS but I don't...
  8. Re: Getting rss feeds for sites which don't provide the option

    I am not exactly an expert at bash scripts neither do I have a clue how to reformat the html into rss compliant xml. So I think I will let that go :)

    Anyway, thanks people!
  9. Re: Getting rss feeds for sites which don't provide the option

    Great. Thanks! But will this work for any blog site or in fact ANY website?

    Let's say http://www.thedailystar.net/ This is the site for of the newspaper in my locality. The site does not offer...
  10. Getting rss feeds for sites which don't provide the option

    How do I get feeds from let's say:
    http://www.gregmankiw.blogspot.com/

    Notice that there's no provision for feeds from the above blog. Is there a way out? I use Liferea by the way......
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    Re: Top 10 things you like about Ubuntu

    Some of the things I like about Ubuntu is also common for all Linux distros. But anyway:

    1. The spirit of Ubuntu: Humanity to others. It has a feel-good factor I cannot describe..
    2. Wonderful...
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    Poll: Re: Evolution or Thunderbird?

    Why can't we have both? It's not gonna take up too much space, is it? Thunderbird for fast e-email and Evolution for Calendar, tasks, memos etc.

    In my opinion, we must care least about ourselves...
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    Re: Install Google Earth

    Google Earth on my PC is not working properly at all. I know it is meant to be unstable at the moment, but for me it has been quite unusable:

    - The program shuts down by itself after a few minutes...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Cups-PDF

    Thanks for the howto :)

    Is there anyway I can make the pdf printer to ask me where I want to save the file rather than doing it in the home folder directly?
  15. Re: HowTo: Speed up ubuntu boot process - the way you can feel it.

    Yeah...will there be a similar thread for the Dapper Drake release? :) It will be very useful...
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    Poll: Re: Poll: What was your first OS?

    Same here. My first OS was Windows 3.1 and I used to spend hours on Paint simply because I had no other application to run. And anyway, I was only 10 then and computers were a rare species back in...
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    Poll: Re: Is Linux slow for you?

    Linux is slower for me than Win XP. Its boot slower and the desktop responsiveness and application launch times are all slower than in XP. Nautilas windows even leave behind ugly trails (and yes, I...
  18. Re: HOWTO: Cleaning up all those unnecessary junk files...

    Another place we probably will overlook:
    Trash folder in the Home directory.

    I just found that 3.4GB of waste in that folder was eating my HD for months.
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    Re: HOWTO: Latest NVIDIA drivers

    tseliot, sorry for blind in not reading your post correctly. I followed exactly what you told me in your last post and now I have managed to installed the nvidia driver.

    Only problem is, the...
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    Re: HOWTO: Latest NVIDIA drivers

    I know it has been a long time since I asked you for help and you told me to post the contents of the Xorg.0.log file but I was busy and I have finally got the time to deal with this now. So here it...
  21. Re: HowTo: Speed up ubuntu boot process - the way you can feel it.

    Stupid question but how do you shutdown a process? By removing the X from all the runlevels?

    Can anyone show me a screenshot of how a final modified sysv-rv-conf looks like? :)

    And what is...
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    Re: HOWTO: Latest NVIDIA drivers

    I have a nvidia RivaTNT2 running on AMD Athlon with a linux-k7 kernel and I tried to install the legacy driver using method 1 but this is the error I get:
    (EE) No devices detected
    Fatal server...
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    Re: my recommended breezy sources.list(discussion)

    Can anyone direct me to a link where I can LEARN how the whole system of repos work? :)

    I want to know which repo keeps what type of packages and how keys work etc etc.
  24. Re: HowTo: MPlayer1.0pre7try2 with *fully working* gtk2 gui patch

    https://svn.uludag.org.tr/paketler/trunk/media-video/mplayer/files/

    This does not work.

    And can I do this howto without reinstalling MPlayer? I just don't want to go through compiling....
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    Re: Store packages on a CD

    Thanks a lot! Let's hope some developer does not have broadband and takes the initiative to change the situation...hehe. :)
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