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  1. [UbuntuGnome] Re: Canon LBP2900 and Ubuntu 14.04 - is it possible anymore?

    This printer is connected to an old eeePC via USB, not directly connected to the network. The eeePC has a fixed IP address on the network and works fine with the printer itself. When I connect to...
  2. [UbuntuGnome] Re: Canon LBP2900 and Ubuntu 14.04 - is it possible anymore?

    I have tried the pointers there and here but still no joy. This must be possible, just can't figure out what is going wrong!

    thomas
  3. [UbuntuGnome] Re: Canon LBP2900 and Ubuntu 14.04 - is it possible anymore?

    Got it working on a eeePC using Lubuntu 14.04. Nothing unusual required, just followed the Canon instructions and the tutorial here. Bottom line - it is possible.

    Now I just need to solve the...
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    [ubuntu] Printing to CUPS printer from network

    I have attached a usb printer to an old eeePC running 32bit 14.04. The cups server is working, I can print test pages via the CUPS web interface from the eeePC and from LAN connected computers (also...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: LInux does not need to be rebooted like Windows?

    I guess you would need to define weird in order to get much help. There are a number of tools in the default Ubuntu install that will help you diagnose and rectify various types of weirdness but...
  6. [UbuntuGnome] Re: Canon LBP2900 and Ubuntu 14.04 - is it possible anymore?

    This is actually what I have been thinking I may need to do, drop back to my old eeePC and set it up as a printer server for the network (just wish the drivers worked on ARM, my raspberryPi is just...
  7. [UbuntuGnome] Canon LBP2900 and Ubuntu 14.04 - is it possible anymore?

    I have been using a Canon LBP2900 for years, solid printer, poorly supported. I started out after this upgrade trying to get it to work on a Raspberry Pi Raspbian install as a network printer -...
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    LibreOffice File menu crashing Xorg?

    Now this is weird - recently (last week or so, nothing new done to the system that I can recall) whenever I try to use the File menu in LibreOffice Writer, Calc or Impress the screen goes blank and I...
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    [all variants] Update vs. reinstall

    13.10 has arrived. In the past (prior to using a System76 machine) I always did a fresh install when upgrading. Now, with my panp9 I have a hybrid drive and am wondering about what is best -...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Panp9 skype microphone troubles

    Interesting thought - where are the startup scripts for unity? What are they called?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Panp9 skype microphone troubles

    I saw that solution in some other threads and tried it but it didn't work for me. It is odd that running the package in Unity seems to set it up to work in other DTEs but I can do that if it means a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Getting Fn to work with Xubuntu

    Seems like the support guys have their plates full elsewhere. I think I may have solved this though and will post what I did in case others have a need.

    Seems that a number of problems with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Panp9 skype microphone troubles

    Interesting - I seem to have found a work around. Turns out Skype works fine under the Unity interface. I found that if I will boot into Unity, use Skype, run a test call, etc. then boot back into...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Panp9 skype microphone troubles

    Done.


    Done.

    Results - no sound in Skype (via system speakers or headphones), hard to test the microphone function without being able to do a test call due to the total lack of sound. Should...
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    [SOLVED] Panp9 skype microphone troubles

    Does the Panp9 have a built in microphone? I can get Skype to recognize my webcam and produce sound out but not record any sound, got to thinking maybe the laptop doesn't even have a microphone on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Getting Fn to work with Xubuntu

    Finally had time to go through this a bit more. With a live disk the keys work fine, they work fine with Unity and sometimes works in Xubuntu (for instance it is working fine right now). If you can...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Getting Fn to work with Xubuntu

    I am using a Pangolin Performance (panp9) with (X)Ubuntu 13.04, driver version is 13.04.8. All I did to get Xubuntu running was to install xubuntu-desktop after the laptop came with the Ubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Getting Fn to work with Xubuntu

    Is there a trick to use the Fn<function keys> with non-Unity? I am not a fan of Unity so the first thing I did to my brand new (awesome!) pangolin was put xubuntu on. In Unity all the Fn<function...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Installing Canon LBP2900 on 13.04 Xubuntu

    After waiting about 24 hours for help with no replies I decided to risk working on this myself and to my surprise I managed to make things work! In case someone comes looking for help on this issue...
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    [xubuntu] Installing Canon LBP2900 on 13.04 Xubuntu

    So I upgraded (maybe I shouldn't have!) and am again wrestling with getting my printer to work.

    I started with Sivella's tutorial here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1983091 that worked...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity opening files from Dash

    That was the first thing I thought of and checked the associations in Nautilus. Silly me, I assumed Dash was looking at the same configuration as Nautilus to get file/application associations. I...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Files opening in Nautilus instead of their default applications?

    Another sufferer from of this problem as well when using the Dash in Unity. Maybe it is a "feature" of the Unity desktop?

    thomas
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    [ubuntu] Unity opening files from Dash

    Unity is finally growing on me but there are still a few weirdnesses I can't get used to.

    I love the way that, when I type a file name in the Dash, I get a search for that file (one of my favorite...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Making Canon printer work with 32 bit ubuntu

    pdc - I don't see a likely culprit there either, since Mint apparently handles this issue in a very different way than Ubuntu, maybe you would have more luck finding someone in a Mint forum that can...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Making Canon printer work with 32 bit ubuntu

    This is really acting like you have the printer blacklisted. I don't use Mint so I don't know what could be doing this. Have you tried doing a find (or locate) command looking for any files with...
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