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  1. Thread: Lock fan on

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    [ubuntu] Lock fan on

    Xposted from a dead subsection, since I will do damage if I don't fix this soon, and I MUST start using the machine again today

    I have a Dell Latitude E6400 XFR and it is suddenly running hot....
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    [ubuntu] Re: fan out loud on ubuntu 12.10

    I would install a sensor suit of some kind to tell you what your temps are. if the fan is on because tehy are high, fix that problem . if they are on cause they are dumb, fix that one, if they are...
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    [ubuntu] fan control, want them always on

    I have a Dell Latitude E6400 XFR and it is suddenly running hot. makes me sad since it was my cool running 6400. looking at the output from p-sensors it is very bizzare, the temp is hot but then...
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    [ubuntu] extremely hot HDD

    So I have a laptop I got from a friend, dell inspiron 6400. It used to run super hot, so I pulled it apart and cleaned a million years worth of fuzz from the vents. Started using it and the left...
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    [ubuntu] Re: random missing files on external drive

    that is just one of those things you never want to hear. any more advice or details? remember this is an external drive in an enclosure...
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    [ubuntu] random missing files on external drive

    I had an old PC, the mobo/processor died but I saved the HDD desiring its contents. My new machine doesn't have an IDE slot, so I have the drive in an external firewire enclosure. It turns up fine,...
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    [xubuntu] PCI IDE adapter help

    So I am trying to get my old pentium II up (deshutes) and running. debating staying with ubuntu on it or moving over to arch (bad past experience, but probably the smartest move).

    anyways before...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox master password

    yeah I drowsliy remember that warning too, followed by the "I got this" brain. I am hoping it is not the case, as there are a handfull of websites that I don't remember my username for and can't get...
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    [ubuntu] Firefox master password

    Its exactly what you think it is. after years of not using one, 4 AM me decided I needed the security, and 9 AM me didn't konw what password I chose. How can I go about breaking the secruity to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 network issues

    OK the ethernet LAN issue on the "bad" laptop was a config issue, a cat must have modified it somehow... they are tallented, no idea why I would have disable DHCP. I am digging into my modem right...
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    [ubuntu] 12.04 network issues

    I have two very similar laptops running 12.04 ubuntu. the "bad" one a dell inspiron 6400, core duo, and the "good" one a dell latitude E6400 XFR. the inspiron i updgraded ubuntu from the latest LTS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Serial communication, sending esc char

    bumping this back up, is this the right forum? I am an absolute beginner, but this is kind of a specialized question i guess.
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    [ubuntu] Serial communication, sending esc char

    so I have a serial device interfaceing with my laptop on ttyUSB0. the device has an onboard serial to usb adapter, so it is recognized as a serial device. I have sucesfully used minicom and cutecom...
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    [ubuntu] Re: missing wifi device

    the walkthrough worked, although for whatever reason, the last rm command was unneeded, neither file existed, the one in the 11.04 directions and the one in the 11.10 directions. seems to work fine,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: missing wifi device

    oh! 11.10 desktop version
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    [ubuntu] Re: missing wifi device

    ok, plugged into ethernet (on the laptop now!) and ran the updates, now i have the proper driver listed in additional drivers for this broadcom device, however it still doesn't exist under the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: missing wifi device

    there is nothing listed under additional drivers
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    [ubuntu] missing wifi device

    just installed the latest 32 bit ubuntu desktop on my dell inspiron 6400 laptop. the laptop is new to me. i can not connect to wifi because there is no wireless network option. lspci turns up...
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    [ubuntu] Re: dissapearing hard drive space

    that link was super informative, thank you!
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    [ubuntu] Re: dissapearing hard drive space

    ok thank you! the icon for the trash when i opened nautilus w/ root was empty, and when i tried to open it i would get an error. I had forgotten all about this. I found 3.6 gigs worth of stuff in...
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    [ubuntu] dissapearing hard drive space

    So I started running out of room on my / partition as I had been accidently saving videos to my home directory, which is on the 10 gig / parition. I have a 90 gig partition for data, so i copied...
  22. Thread: grub rescue

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    [lubuntu] Re: grub rescue

    bump for grub justice
  23. Thread: grub rescue

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    [lubuntu] Re: grub rescue

    the installer splash screen recommends a minimum of 3.2 gigs free, but i think that includes swap space considerations. however i reinstalled with
    3.5 gig for os
    1 gig for swap

    and same errors...
  24. Thread: grub rescue

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    [lubuntu] Re: grub rescue

    a quick check shows 1.5 gig used in SDA2, according to the partitioner in the installer. I was gonna reinstall with more drive space but that doesn't seem to b e the issue.
  25. Thread: grub rescue

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    [lubuntu] Re: grub rescue

    oh and as an FYI, i had to rename the script from .download to .sh. or .somethingNotSh

    obvious to me after a few seconds, maybe not to other people.
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