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    [ubuntu] Re: Printers disappeared

    Solved- for some reason CUPS had been removed (I certainly wouldn't have done it!) which is why it couldn't be run. Reinstalled via Synaptic and all printers suddenly re-appeared. Anyone know why it...
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    [ubuntu] Printers disappeared

    Started up this morning and my printers have disappeared. Working on Saturday. I cannot install new printers as the 'New' button is greyed out. If I try to connect to a server (not sure if this is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Crash when using a video player

    Movie Player, and as I recall Ryhthmbox and Banshee. It seemed to be more to do with the video processing part of the process than the actual program itself as they all behaved in the same way, so I...
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    [ubuntu] Crash when using a video player

    Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04

    Whenever I play a video in just about any player program if I attempt to resize the video screen, or indeed do anything to the program Ubuntu crashes and logs out. Only...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Brother printer on Ubuntu 11.04

    I'm not sure what sort of printer your model is, but I had a problem with a Brother multifunction printer under 11.04. It would sometimes work but usually got stuck with the printer itself seemingly...
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    [ubuntu] VirtualBox shared folder

    I have used on several Ubuntu computers VirtualBox and up until now I have been able to share folders with the host easily. On one machine (Ubuntu 10.04 host and WinXP guest) I can't get it to share...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network printer problem

    OK I'll give it a try, but how do I roll back- can I do this without reinstalling?
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    [ubuntu] Network printer problem

    Ubuntu 11.04
    Network Printer (Brother MFC 8860DN)

    Network printer only prints for a short while after starting the machine, then it just says printer is not connected (though I can see the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Resize and delete partitions and GRUB2

    Didn't work...
    Am going to start again and reinstall- probably easier in the long run.
    Thanks for all the help
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    [ubuntu] Re: Resize and delete partitions and GRUB2

    Been able to get to the computer again- the ownership issues etc seem to have made no difference, so I tried Hedgehog1's suggestion and here is the result:


    Boot Info Script...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Resize and delete partitions and GRUB2

    Thank you for these two replies- can't use the computer at the moment, but will try tomorrow morning and report back.
    Kind regards
    Francis
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    [ubuntu] Re: Resize and delete partitions and GRUB2

    Have taken your suggestion and moved the home folder to the newer partition- I tried carefully but obviously got it wrong somewhere because I can't boot into the system properly- at my login all I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Resize and delete partitions and GRUB2

    Thank you- can I delete sda7, and then resize sda6 to take up the free space?
    (Grub is installed on sda- thanks for that)
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    [ubuntu] Resize and delete partitions and GRUB2

    I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed in a partition of ~80gb on a 500gb drive. I originally installed an earlier version of Ubuntu on the whole disk, and when I installed 11.04 it for some reason installed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Banshee and rhythmbox close

    Comparative newbie question- how do I find any broken packages? Synaptic Package Manager doesn't seem to see any.
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    [ubuntu] Banshee and rhythmbox close

    Ubuntu 11.04- Rhythmbox and Banshee used to work ok, but today when either started up they both promptly appear to close down. The only difference is that this morning I had pugged my iPod into the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade 10.10 to 11.04

    Perfect. Works like a charm. Thank You
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade 10.10 to 11.04

    Upgraded 10.10 to 11.04- now all I have is a desktop with three icons (the 3 I had on the desktop before- Chrome, Thunderbird and Oracle VirtualBox and NOTHING else- no panel or anything else. I...
  19. [ubuntu] Update manager - "Not all updates can be installed"

    Update manager keeps telling me that there are 512 updates available, but then tells me that not all can be installed, and I can do a partial upgrade. This has been so for about 2 weeks and I still...
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    [ubuntu] Preferred ISP Connection

    I can have two broadband isps connected to my network- I want to let two machines (windows xp) use one isp (special 'secure' network) and let 2 machines (Ubuntu) use the other isp (faster and less...
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    [ubuntu] Networking - getting started

    Is there a simple guide to getting Ubuntu 10.10 networking on a network of Linux & Windows machines working through a router.
    I can see some machines (the windows ones) but can't access any. The...
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    [ubuntu] Wireless Atheros

    I have wireless using the Atheros chipset. I have Madwifi but each time we have an update which involves a new kernel it ceases to work, and I have to go through the palava of finding the method...
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    [ubuntu] Grub 2 configuration

    Is there, or is there likely to be, a configuration program for Grub 2? I have always found Grub to be a major problem to deal with, and Grub 2 is an absolute nightmare to sort out. Startup Manager...
  24. Thread: Dkms

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    [ubuntu] Dkms

    I am told I need to install DKMS. I found a package, which tells me that it isn't the latest version- where do I find the latest version. It isn't in the software centre
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    [ubuntu] Re: Postgres

    Thank you- I hadn't seen this resource before.
    Installed Postgres, but can't make it do anything. The instructions don't seem to work very well. There are things appearing that are not documented...
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