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    [SOLVED] Re: Very Strange PC Issues

    I happen to be trying to troubleshoot some HW problems of my own and read your posts.

    I have had a PSU fail in the past and it destroyed my HD.
    I STRONGLY recommend you upgrade immediately!
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: system borked after hard reset

    yeah I did that, seemed ok.
    I downloaded the UBCD (Ultimate Boot CD) and am running a memory test.
    Looks like it will take a long time.
    memory test passed fine.
    UBCD also has a CPU stress test...
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    [ubuntu] Re: system borked after hard reset

    I'm afraid I've found that in actuality I may have a hardware problem!

    I immediately started to have problems with the fresh installation.

    I configured Thunderbird, that went ok.
    When I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sudo is broken.

    I was advised to do a clean install and did, but wanted to try it anyway.

    I didn't get any error messages but it was actually messed up.
    I only found out when I continued and upgraded to 14.04,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: system borked after hard reset

    Thanks, not what I wanted to hear but what I was afraid of!

    In the meantime I've installed 14.04.1 in a new partition and will be migrating stuff over. (tomboy, Firefox, Thunderbird, etc.)
    I'll...
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    [ubuntu] system borked after hard reset

    Quite some time ago (last June) I was having problems with my no longer supported version and was advised to do a fresh install, which I did.
    I installed 14.04 LTS with Mate.
    Yesterday I had...
  7. Poll: Re: Share with us your Trusty (14.04) Upgrade & Installation Experiences

    I was having problems with my *tried and true* 10.04 and upgraded to 12.10 whereupon big problems ensued.
    I posted the problem and was told to (basically) quit screwing around and do a fresh install...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Compiz crashes - restores but with errors

    OK, it's installed.
    Sure takes a long time to boot!
    Whats with the Amazon thing, we have commercials now?
    Interesting, I click on the Amazon icon to check it out, a window advertising stuff comes...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Compiz crashes - restores but with errors

    OK, it's installing, I've decided to install along side 12.10 because I wasn't able to back up recent work and I'd rather not lose it.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Compiz crashes - restores but with errors

    OK, I'll try that. I upgraded to 12.10 from 10.04 and didn't realize 12.10 was already at end of life.
    I'm going to go directly to 14.04 LTS.

    wish me luck
    Ha ha ... so much for luck!
    Loading up...
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    [SOLVED] Compiz crashes - restores but with errors

    Background:
    I ran 10.04 for a looong time, ever since it came out with only one problem and that was caused by a power failure.
    In fact I can't recall a single crash!
    After my many problems with...
  12. Re: segmentation fault problem; kompozer doesn't run.

    Ok. Now I'm completely at a loss.

    I went to https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/i386/kompozer/1:0.8~b1-2 and downloaded kompozer_0.8~b1-2_i386.deb (6.4 MiB)
    I opened it with package manager and...
  13. segmentation fault problem; kompozer doesn't run.

    In my earlier post I found that reverting to an earlier version of the program appeared to solve the problem.
    That appears not to be the case.
    I used it for two days and this morning found I have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems with Komposer

    After install of kompozer_0.8~b1-2_i386.deb things work again.

    This may mean the current version on Ubuntu is broken(maybe - but I haven't found any recent complaints) or it may be that my system...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems with Komposer

    After continued research I noted that this problem occurred after I had installed bluefish and attempted to configure both it and Kompozer to use firefox as the browser and Bluefish as the editor for...
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    [SOLVED] Problems with Komposer

    I've been using Komposer without a problem for a number of years.

    A couple of days ago it wouldn't start up correctly. The program panel appeared after a message which read:
    "invalid URL - the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes?

    Ok guys, that does it, works fine.
    Someone should make the correction to add the shift key to the instructions in http://askubuntu.com/questions/4408/what-should-i-do-when-ubuntu-freezes

    Thanks...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes?

    Thanks very much for the replies.
    I accidentally mislead you, after fixing the problems I tried this to make sure I knew how it worked. The system wasn't frozen when I did this.
    On reading your...
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    [ubuntu] RE: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes?

    I find in http://askubuntu.com/questions/4408/what-should-i-do-when-ubuntu-freezes

    For a fully locked up system (mouse unresponsive) during a Firefox session, I found the following directions:
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    [ubuntu] Live CD crashes to ash with mount error

    I have been running 10.04 LTS for a long time without any severe problems.

    Before I installed it, I booted from a live CD (which I've misplaced) and checked it out. Live CD worked fine and so did...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ndas software installing?

    I have been trying to bring up NDAS on my 10.04 and couldn't get a response from the server at http://ndas4linux.iocellnetworks.com...wToBuildTheDeb.

    I put in a call to tech support at...
  22. Thread: CCTV system?

    by MeanRoy
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    [ubuntu] Re: CCTV system?

    I removed ZoneMinder, MySQL, and Apache.
    I've tried to install it both from the software center and from a terminal.

    I still get the following error:


    This leads me to believe that ZoneMinder...
  23. Thread: CCTV system?

    by MeanRoy
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    [ubuntu] Re: CCTV system?

    OK, I found a page in the ZoneMinder Wiki with details on the installation for Ubuntu 10.04.
    Here's a clue!

    MySQL was installed the first time I tried the installation, I've un-installed it.
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    Re: HOWTO: Lexmark Printers

    It doesn't appear that the driver works.
    After much searching around I've given up for the time being.
    I have 2 other printers an HP712C and an Epson RX580, neither of which look to be any easier....
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    Re: HOWTO: Lexmark Printers

    OK, did that.
    Now get

    Still no joy at seeing the printer.

    Roy.
    ==================
    On further reading on the Open Printing site I find this:

    I fired up http://localhost:631/admin and tried...
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