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  1. [ubuntu] Re: constant flash drive problem...read only

    yes --on two of the four drives I deleted files and then used Disks to attempt to format. I don't think it did it, probably for the same reason. The drives appear locked. In any event, wiping out...
  2. [ubuntu] constant flash drive problem...read only

    Every time I load files onto a new flash drive it appears to become reset as a "read only" drive. None of these drives have every been on an OS other than Ubuntu. I am currently using 14.04 and...
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    [ubuntu] printing .pdf files on 13.04

    Just upgraded to 13.04 and I can print anything except .pdf files. Sometimes my HP 3030 Laser will print one page, but thereafter will not recognize the print command. When I hit print and select...
  4. [ubuntu] printing from a Macbook through a linux printer/server

    I have an HP 3030 LaserJet connected via USB to my Linux desktop running Ubuntu 12.10. In the past, I have been able to print from my Macbook (OS10.6.8) over my wireless system, but somewhere along...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Open Office 3.4 won't launch: 12.04

    Many people seem happy with Libreoffice as an alternative to openoffice, but some of us NEED open office! Libre freezes when I try to open up archived Word docs,. which I often need to access for...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing second hard drive...

    I unmounted it using the 'unmount'option when you right click;

    then I copied and pasted the suggested commands.
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing second hard drive...

    When I try 'sudo mkdir /mnt/data' its says it cannot as dir already exists.

    When I try the other commands you suggest I get a="operation not permitted " or "permission denied" message
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing second hard drive...

    Thanks for the assistance, although I honestly don't follow the last couple of suggestions:) I have the drive mounting now, but it is 'owned' by root, and will not let me open files etc on it. I...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing second hard drive...

    Taking hints from all your questions, I found these instructions on how to ADD a new drive --

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingANewHardDrive--

    these walked me through partitioning it...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing second hard drive...

    The whole computer --including the 1TB drive--is new. I just used the install wizard to install on the SSD --I didn't manually partition anything, as i am not feeling real solid about that. So that...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing second hard drive...

    Thanks Papibe:

    The drive is there in "computer". If I try to open it I get a 'cannot mount' message.

    btw, when I try to run 'gparted' I get an message that root privileges are needed and I...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing second hard drive...

    Here is the response to mount -l


    /dev/mapper/ubuntu-root on / type ext4 (rw,errors=remount-ro)
    proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
    sysfs on /sys type sysfs...
  13. [ubuntu] Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing second hard drive...

    Just installed 12.10 on a brand new desktop. I'm running a 250 GB SSD as my main drive, and I also installed a 1TB second drive which I hope to use to hold a backup of the main drive, as well as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot import Photographs

    Any ideas? Anyone?
    I reported this back in July as well. But then it "fixed" itself and everything was fine. Now the problem is back and affects my point and shoot as well as the DSLR.

    I get...
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    [ubuntu] Cannot import Photographs

    I use Ubuntu 10.04, and don't want to upgrade to latest until I get new PC. I used to be able to import photos fine from my Nikon Cool Pix point and shoot and frm my Nikon D90 DSLR. Now, the...
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    [ubuntu] computer or camera problem?

    Usually I plug in my usb to the nikon and get the import photos window...no prob. Now I get the import window with the following:

    "An error occurred in the io-library ('Could not lock the...
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    [ubuntu] Login keyring password problem

    a couple years ago I loaded Ubuntu 10.4 onto a laptop for a special use. Things changed, and I never got it up and running. I'm now trying to donate the laptop to a developmentally disabled person...
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    [ubuntu] Sound Card disappeared?

    Two days ago my MAudio sound card was just fine. Now the computer doesn't even see it, and I have no sound playback from any source. I am using Ubuntu 10.4 (LLynx)

    When I first loaded 10.4, I...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I switched to ubuntu two years ago. I keep windows on a separate drive, but don't think I've used it in over a year. Just got a new netbook and just have ubuntu on it.
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    minimize screen control

    How do you get a minimizer button? On the netbook version of 10.04, all there is is a close screen button
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    can I get my old GUI back!!!?

    I just loaded the ubuntu netbook version of 10.04 (L. Lynx) expecting to get the same desktop environment I have with my desktop version of Lynx. (I assumed that the netbook differences would have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Login Keyring

    This thread is pretty old, but it doesn't ever really address the problem. At log in, but also periodically when the system is up, I get a request for my "login keyring'. I left the system set up...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: No analogue sound from M-audio Audiophile 2496 under Karmic Koala

    I did too. I entered the change exactly as set forth and it worked...sort of. Initially I had sound, but only out of one stereo track. Then I went into alsamixer and fiddled around. when I turned...
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    [ubuntu] Alternative to Rhythmbox??

    I'm trying to load a bunch of music cds into Rhythmbox..Its very slow and very inconsistent...it seems to frequently get hung up. Are there any better music managers for ubuntu? (running Jaunty.)
  25. [ubuntu] Exporting Evolution Contacts to Thunderbird

    I am trying to figure out how I can export my evolution contacts information into a Thunderbird application on my desktop (at work). I back up the files onto a flashdrive into the...
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