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    [ubuntu] canon mx455

    Hi Everybody,
    I am having a bit of trouble getting my new MX455 to work could anybody help me to get it working please.
    I have just bought it today and can't get it to go, any ideas where I can...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: how to unlock a a lock after a failed install (SOLVED)

    SOLVED, I gave up and reinstalled the operating system. Everything works fine now.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: how to unlock a a lock after a failed install (need help).

    hi ibjsb4,
    I tried what you suggested and there are both "aptd" and 2 x "dpkg" open when I try to kill them this is what happens.

    Cannot kill process with pid 2665 with signal 9.
    Operation not...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: how to unlock a a lock after a failed install (need help).

    Hi ibjsb4,
    Slightly different output this time ! I tried doing the "sudo dpkg --configure -a" and it says downloading, it goes to 100% and then stops doing anything ?

    kevin@kevin-AOA150:~$ sudo...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: how to unlock a a lock after a failed install (need help).

    Hi ibjsb4,
    I shut down and restarted, and did the same again, here are the results.

    kevin@kevin-AOA150:~$ sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock
    [sudo] password for kevin:
    kevin@kevin-AOA150:~$ apt-get...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: how to unlock a a lock after a failed install (need help).

    ok will do
  7. [ubuntu] Re: how to unlock a a lock after a failed install (need help).

    Hi fantab,
    I did as you suggested and I have posted the results below !

    kevin@kevin-AOA150:~$ sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock
    [sudo] password for kevin:
    kevin@kevin-AOA150:~$ apt-get update
    E:...
  8. [ubuntu] how to unlock a a lock after a failed install (SOLVED)

    Hi guys, I tried to install dropbox and it failed leaving me with a problem.
    I am using ubuntu 12.04 lts on my acer aspire 1
    I have tried to correct the problem by opening up synaptic package...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: help with reinstallation of ubuntu 12.04

    thanks manamivixen, last time I did it I used a floppy disk to get the C/ prompt and then did fdisk/mbr "AAAAHHH I'm speaking windows crap again".
    Ubuntu, so much easier.

    Many thanks. Kev
  10. [ubuntu] help with reinstallation of ubuntu 12.04

    Hi Guys, I'm really happy with ubuntu 12.04 lts, except for the fact that mine is as slow as snail mail. My fault though as I haven't done a clean install since I wiped the dreaded windows off my...
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    [ubuntu] network problem

    Hi guys,
    Now I know this isn't strictly a ubuntu problem but I have a wireless repeater that I just cant get working I need help.
    I have a TPlink wireless router and a generic repeater. I have...
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    [ubuntu] problem, need help 12.04 (SOLVED)

    Hello everybody,
    Today a notice came up in my bar at the top of my screen, it is a no entry sign when i clicked it it said an error occured please run package manager.
    When I run package manager I...
  13. Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    four years ago I totally switched and haven't regretted it. I've just upgraded to 12.04 yesterday I love it. kev
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrade to 12.04.1

    I'm using 10.04. lts. I did the upgrade last night after buying an external harddrive
    12.04 works just fine, a few minor snags here and there like trying to work out the new display settings but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrade to 12.04.1

    cheers for that Oldfred, I will be updating possibly tomorrow.

    Kev
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    [ubuntu] upgrade to 12.04.1

    hello everybody, I am thinking of updating via update manager to 12.04.1, and I was wondering will all of my files be wiped from my computer whilst updating or will Ubuntu just update the operating...
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04

    Hi guys, just been researching on the net and it is true the update from 10.04 lts to 12.04 lts is not going to happen until July. when it is actually 12.04.1 lts.
    It's my birthday in July so I'm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04

    Hi guys, thank you so much for the info I changed my settings to LTS and the upgrade to 10.10 has vanished, but no 12.04 yet maybe patience is the key to this one ? It might take a little while for...
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    [ubuntu] upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04

    Hi everybody, I've just followed the instructions on the ubuntu webpage about upgrading to 12.04 but all I'm being offered in update manager is 10.10. Is there any way around this ? I don't want to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: g parted help needed

    So let me get this right if I use the ext4 format I won't be able to transfer from the spare drive to a windows based machine or vice versa ?
    kev
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    [ubuntu] g parted help needed

    Hello everybody, after my recent hard drive swap I now have a spare 160 gig hdd. My question is what is the best format for this drive ? is it ext, fat , fat32. I just don't know. It will be used on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: slow running

    I bought a 320 gig hdd from pc world, installed it and dropped 10.04 into the cd drive and away it went. I'm now completely windows free. I have recovered all of my old files by plugging the failing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: slow running

    Hi guys, I've been puzzling over this one for a while, I have slow boot times and everything really is slowing down. I've looked at my hard drive and found that it is actually failing !!! I've got a...
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    [ubuntu] slow running (SOLVED)

    Hello everybody, I'm having a bit of a problem ? My ubuntu 10.04 is slowing down, can anybody suggest a way of speeding it up like it was when I first installed ubuntu.
    I'm running ubuntu 10.04 on...
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    [ubuntu] upper / lower case swap ???

    Hi Everybody, got a bit of a mad one here for you to think about.
    This has never happened before but my caps lock on my keyboard has swapped itself over so that when the light for caps lock is on I...
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