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  1. Re: 12.04.01 can't boot from cd, usb, or wubi.exe. new build.

    Looks like my exact problem. Thanks mate. I'll update if I get anything to work.
  2. 12.04.01 can't boot from cd, usb, or wubi.exe. new build.

    Hi all,

    Just built my first desktop, and I can't get 12.04 64amd to boot from cd, usb, or via a wubi.exe install.

    from cd and usb i get a few of the first flash-screens, then a black screen...
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    [ubuntu] Re: downloading pdfs with TOR

    That was my thinking too. Thanks for your input!

    Any other thoughts?
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    [ubuntu] Re: downloading pdfs with TOR

    I do understand that...I'm just taking about downloading the .torrent files, not actually engaging in p2p transfer.

    Forget the torrent part, if that helps. Say I'm just trying to download a pdf...
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    [ubuntu] Re: downloading pdfs with TOR

    Thanks for the tip on hushmail

    I'm not sure if I'm trying to use any other applications...I'm just hoping to be able to download files anonymously (or as anonymously as I am while browsing with...
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    [ubuntu] downloading pdfs with TOR

    Hi all. Two quick TOR questions.

    First, I want to use TOR to download .pdf files or .torrent files (just the .torrent file, not actually use a torrent client to get the substance of the torrent),...
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    [SOLVED] Re: simple command line question

    diesch's solution works. The regex thing isn't working...don't know why. I'll play with it.

    Thanks all!
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    [SOLVED] simple command line question

    Howdy,

    So I've got this command that lets me recursively clean out everything that's not a given file type:

    find /target/directory ! -iname '*.mp3' -type f -exec echo /bin/rm -f '{}' \;

    I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: can't download any emulators

    maybe go to edit and select "software sources" and enable everything but source code? that's how mine's set up.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution failed

    dumb suggestion maybe, but there's a little connect/disconnect icon at the bottom left. make sure it's toggled to "connect."
  11. [other] Re: laptop spent night under blanket. now shuts down randomly.

    man, that was harsh. :)

    happy ending!!

    got a can of compressed air, cracked the case a bit, and cleaned out the fan. been running great since.

    i'm sure i should have thought to check that...
  12. [other] Re: laptop spent night under blanket. now shuts down randomly.

    /sigh ...

    you're probably right. i'm gonna enlist the cs and ee kids at my university first. grad students may be poor, but we have useful acquaintances. :)

    Sucks. Thanks for you input...
  13. [other] Re: laptop spent night under blanket. now shuts down randomly.

    it just goes out like a light.

    i did try making sure everything was well connected, but can only get the the hard drive and the ram without opening it fully (these components are...
  14. [other] Re: laptop spent night under blanket. now shuts down randomly.

    i don't know if it has a temp monitor. i don't think so. it was booted to windows when it may have overheated, so no software temp monitors for sure.

    it there is hardware damage, does anyone...
  15. [other] Re: laptop spent night under blanket. now shuts down randomly.

    i left if off for several hours, and it still shuts down randomly. sometimes it'll stay on for an hour or so...sometimes it drops power at grub.

    so i don't think that it's just hot now. but it...
  16. [other] laptop spent night under blanket. now shuts down randomly.

    so i fell asleep last night with my laptop lying on the carpet (vents kinda blocked), and kicked a blanket over it while sleeping.

    now it shuts down randomly. what's the deal? i'm guessing this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: TOR beyond the reach of Vidalia

    I'm also now experiencing periodic losses in internet access.

    posting this from a windows partition on the same machine, so it's something i did...either in assigning a static IP, or in setting...
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    [ubuntu] TOR beyond the reach of Vidalia

    been running tor for a while, client only, via firefox's torbutton.

    decided to run as a relay. got a static ip assigned last night (finally...i'm a networking newb), and could tell it to run as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Vietnamese Language

    I don't have "Ubuntu Software Center," but I can install ibus through Applications -> Add/Remove Software.

    :)
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    [ubuntu] libdvdread4 ???

    so...I can't get dvd's to work. did all the gstreamer codecs through add/remove, but the can't do libdvdread3 through synaptic. only 4 is available. that's there...and did the "install css.sh"...
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    Re: When geeks have children ......

    Hey! be nice. Maybe they didn't have any motors on hand.

    I'm sure there are better ways, but it works.
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB Bootable Encrypted OS

    Hi. I was just trying to do the exact same thing.

    So I tried using the alternate installation cd (ubuntu 8.10), selecting encryption at the disk partition phase.

    the installation seemed to...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: how do I delete everything that's not an mp3?

    And it worked! Many thanks again.

    Took me a while to get that the "!" in there was what was keeping it from deleting only my mp3's.

    Problems are where you learn. Thanks, friend!
  24. [ubuntu] Re: how do I delete everything that's not an mp3?

    Right. I'm in the man pages now trying to figure out what I'll be doing.

    Thanks for the lead. :)
  25. [ubuntu] Re: how do I delete everything that's not an mp3?

    Excellent! Many thanks! I'll be careful.
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