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  1. [ubuntu] Re: dell v515w printer not detected during install on 11.10

    Is the name of the driver installer dell-inkjet-09-driver-1.0-1.i386.deb.sh? If so, there’s a typo in there somewhere. Open terminal and cd to the directory where that deb.sh is, then issue this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Recover .jpg files on sd card

    Good to hear of your success
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    [SOLVED] Re: Recover .jpg files on sd card

    With the SD card inserted, can you run this and post back:
    sudo fdisk -l (That's a lower case L, not a number one)

    And are you trying photorec, or one of westie457's suggestions?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Recover .jpg files on sd card

    +1 for photorec. It is, in fact, run from terminal, but after the slightest bit of reading, you’ll be able to get through it. And it can be installed from the software center
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting up a text-only boot process (11.04).

    You want to view all the texts flashing by on the screen, during the boot process? If so, here's this entry:

    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"
    This line imports any entries to the end of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help recovering data

    First of all, if you want to do this the right way, stop using the hard drive. I think you’ve figured that out already. Secondly, you should get two more hard drives of equal or greater capacity. You...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DIY Home Security Camera

    Can't help with hardware suggestions, but for software, have a look at Motion and Zoneminder. I think they're both in the repos. I haven't played with either application in a while. I could never get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 - smb.conf not used?

    Bueller? Love that movie.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1217896
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Getting properties/details of bookmarked Windows share location

    On my installations, the path gets highlighted when I hover the mouse pointer over the Bookmark. Or open Nautilus file browser and click on Bookmarks, then Edit Bookmarks. Highlight the Bookmark you...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: please help me with probably the dumbest mistake ever

    Good advice



    Even better advice



    Even better advice
  11. [SOLVED] Re: please help me with probably the dumbest mistake ever

    Depends on your definition of “wipe”. If you mean you wrote zeros to the whole drive, and other random bits, I am afraid you’d be SOL. If you mean you accidentally formatted the drive/partition:...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Program for multiple webcams, remotely view from Android phone

    http://www.zoneminder.com/wiki/index.php/Ubuntu
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Disable touchpad while typing? Or disable touchpad with external mouse plugged in

    http://www.ubuntubuzz.com/2011/05/how-to-disable-enabletouchpad-in-ubuntu.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Permanently Unmount a Drive

    As Theredbaron1834 pointed out, the fstab file specifies which partitions are mounted (made accessible) at startup, and how they are mounted. Installing Ubuntu shoudn’t have made an entry for Windows...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Urgent! Accidental formatting of drive!

    You said you formatted the drive/partition. Formatted does not necessarily mean files were erased. At best, the files are simply inaccessible at the moment. As I stated earlier, do some reading about...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Urgent! Accidental formatting of drive!

    Is it possible?…..yes. Is it guaranteed?…..no. Sometimes tools like testdisk work, sometimes they don’t. crispy_420 has already given you some very wise advice, but please let me go a step or two...
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    [SOLVED] Re: apostrophe in a perl script?

    I knew there's be a simple answer, and as always, I find it here. Thank you
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    [SOLVED] apostrophe in a perl script?

    Here’s the "script" I have:
    perl -pi -e 's/MY\ COMPANY/Tonys\ Restaurant/' *.doc

    Obviously I want search every .doc file in the current directory, look for the phrase MY COMPANY and replace it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Puppy Linux and Ubuntu dual boot help please

    If you’ve updated Ubuntu from a release prior to 9.10 then you’re probably using grub legacy, unless you went out of your way to install grub2. If you’ve done a clean install after 9.10 then you’ll...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Puppy Linux and Ubuntu dual boot help please

    Assuming you're using grub2, did you update grub after you installed Puppy?

    Open terminal and type:
    sudo update-grub

    By the way, you do that command while using Ubuntu, not Puppy
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ned info about how to clone a HD

    Yes, and yes
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ned info about how to clone a HD

    First of all, get the most recent version of Clonezilla. The older versions, in my experience, didn’t like grub2. Yes, Clonezilla will copy over all the applications. It will not expand the partition...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: ^[[19~

    Open terminal, type the command “read” (without the quotes) and hit Enter. Now hit the F8 key. I must admit however, that after reading the man page for the read command, I have no idea what it’s...
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    [SOLVED] Re: dd command - skip and iseek options

    How about this?

    sudo dd if=/dev/sda >> /path/to/img/file skip=55679247361 count=1

    Second opinions anyone?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Shortcut link to a folder

    The question you ask is how to make a desktop shortcut/link to a folder. The directions you are trying to follow explain how to make a desktop shortcut to an application/program. Which are you trying...
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