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  1. ACPI corrupting video and PS/2 mouse not working

    Hello all!

    I have a bit of an interesting problem with regards to a computer I am resurrecting as one of my pet projects. It's a dinosaur, a dell Inspiron 2600 with 128MB of ram and a 1.6 Ghz...
  2. Minimal Ubuntu not recognizing internal keyboard on old Dell Inspiron 2600

    I have a VERY old Dell Inspiron 2600 laptop (1.3Ghz cpu, 128Mb of ram) that I recently decided to resurrect for use as a (semi)dumb serial terminal. I downloaded a mini ubuntu ISO of raring and...
  3. Digitizing VHS using a Pinnacle PCTV Pro USB

    Hello all!

    I have a Pinnacle PCTV Pro USB 150e. I would like to digitize some VHS tapes using its composite and audio inputs (using V4L). I have managed to view VHS tapes using tvtime...
  4. [other] Re: Need some advice about releasing software under the gpl

    I guess I will take a look there then!

    Thanks!

    violinuxer
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Problem Running .class Files With Oracle Java 1.7.0_05

    What were the commands you ran? This could be cause by quite a few different issues.

    Before continuing, post the output of these commands to show which java versions are installed / running:

    ...
  6. [other] Need some advice about releasing software under the gpl

    Hi all!

    I have recently written a piece of network monitoring software in Java. It has gotten to the point where it could be released under the GPL, and I am currently considering doing so. While...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error loading operating system

    Glad it worked! :D

    violinuxer

    P.S. You might want to mark this as being solved :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error loading operating system

    Did the computer previously have windows? If so, you might have an issue with the GRUB bootloader. This link seems to be something similar:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1397248

    Good...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: CUPS + Samba print jobs not being sent to printer

    Hi there!

    Just got this in my syslog:



    [11068.503482] type=1400 audit(1341791562.935:23): apparmor="DENIED" operation="file_lock" parent=1 profile="/usr/sbin/cupsd"...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: CUPS + Samba print jobs not being sent to printer

    Thanks for the link! I've posted there with a link back here. Hopefully my info will be enlightening to someone :)

    violinuxer
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cups seems broken under 12.04 LTS...

    Just thought I would add my voice to the crowd...

    I have a Canon iP4000. I just posted a thread here about some issues i've been having. I seem to be having issues at the kernel level. If anyone...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: CUPS + Samba print jobs not being sent to printer

    Hello again!

    Something I forgot to add: when I reconnect the printer (after disconnecting it) i get the following error in syslog:


    Jul 8 16:21:12 [341727.073048] usb 3-2: can't set config...
  13. [ubuntu] CUPS + Samba print jobs not being sent to printer

    Hi all!

    I have just barely encountered a problem with one of my servers. I recently upgraded from Lucid (oh the good old days :p) and decided to set up a print server using CUPS and samba (Printer...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Hiding all those annoying error messages...

    Thanks for the quick responses! :)



    Thanks for the link! :) In my case, the system services and the kernel are the processes giving me notifications, not single scripts. I would like to...
  15. [ubuntu] Hiding all those annoying error messages...

    Hello all!

    Just recently I installed Ubuntu server on an older machine that I had. Everything is running great, except for one annoying problem- whenever the kernel thinks something is going...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem installing anything

    Ah. Thanks for the clarification. That really could be helpful. :)

    Gotta love these forums!

    violinuxer
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem installing anything

    Wait a sec- am i missing something or can you use apt-get purge instead of apt-get remove --purge?

    violinuxer
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem installing anything

    If you do have access to internet, to which I believe this is related (b43 refers to your wireless card) you could try running


    sudo apt-get remove --purge firmware-b43-installerTo clean up you...
  19. Re: How to install on a non-usb bootable netbook

    Two things- make sure you defrag often as Wubi relies on the windows partition and Fragmentation can slow it down. Also make sure your files are backed up- you dont want to lose all your files when...
  20. Re: How to install on a non-usb bootable netbook

    Hello there!

    Google "Wubi"- an ubuntu installation that works pretty much like a dual-boot, except for the fact that it's installed inside Windows. You can uninstall like any other windows...
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    [ubuntu] Re: need help making my own Ubuntu install

    I might ask- when you install from a live usb, are all programs that are installed using on the usb drive on the machine? It wouldn't make any sense to spend all the time customizing when those...
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    [ubuntu] Re: need help making my own Ubuntu install

    Welcome to the forums :)

    I have tried to do the same thing. Your best bet would be to try the Ubuntu Customization Kit. (package name uck) It takes a normal Ubuntu image and lets you operate a...
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    Re: python + cron without login?

    It looks like I got things working. I should note that this script, to make it more user-friendly, gets configuration data from the user (dynamic). It is stored in a file in the working directory....
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    Re: python + cron without login?

    Okay. I've narrowed the problem down. It seems as though there are some issues with the code itself. In my code, I am trying to work in /root, however, the hardlink uses /etc/cron.hourly as its...
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    Re: python + cron without login?

    Another problem arose- It seems like its not working when I'm logged out. Should i be putting my script somewhere else?

    violinuxer
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