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  1. [SOLVED] Ubuntu One on Windows: Resolving "Getting information, please wait"

    I tried out Ubuntu One on one of my dual-boot systems running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit). I double-clicked on the installer .exe file, it went through some motions, then it came to a window...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04: Gimp 2.6 Does Not Show in Launcher, And Toolbars are Unmovable

    UPDATE: As stated before, there's a bug with Gimp in which the icon will appear in the Launcher for a split-second when you start-up Gimp, then the icon will disappear. I managed to right-click on...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04: Gimp 2.6 Does Not Show in Launcher, And Toolbars are Unmovable

    Thanks for the ALT+left-mouse-button trick. I didn't know that one. So if that ever happens again, that problem is solved.
    As for your first question, no, it's not showing on the Launcher. I've...
  4. [SOLVED] Ubuntu 12.04: Gimp 2.6 Does Not Show in Launcher, And Toolbars are Unmovable

    Just loaded Gimp 2.6 onto Ubuntu 12.04 via the Ubuntu Software Center. When I started it up, I got the two toolbars (Layers and Toolbox) along with the main window. However, there is no launcher...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do i turn my laptop into wifi hotpot?

    Just to confirm, after you ran through those steps, did you use your other laptop or mobile device and see your "hotspot" listed as an available network?

    If so, I want you to try to connect to it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do i turn my laptop into wifi hotpot?

    Understand that its not the "gb" (which I'm assuming means "gigabytes" as in you have enough storage space on your hard drive), it's the amount of work that you'll need to do not only for your laptop...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do i turn my laptop into wifi hotpot?

    Also,
    - what kind of devices do you want to have use your "access point"? Are they laptops running Mac or Windows or Linux? Wifi-capable smartphones?
    - What level of networking skills do you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do i turn my laptop into wifi hotpot?

    The short answer is, "Yes, you can do it."

    The longer answer is, "It will require some work."

    How put off are you by having to load software and change network settings?

    I'll walk you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Epson NX420 printer with working scanner

    Thanks for these instructions! Worked perfectly on my brother-in-law's Ubuntu 10.10 system, both for the printer and the scanner. He bought the Epson NX420 on a great discount ($60), and now the...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 Unable to save nvidia-settings like resolution or twinview

    Enav started this thread, what, two years ago? Still works today. I just installed 10.10 Mav Meerkat 64-bit on a Dell XPS 8100 with a nVidia GeForce GT 220. Enav's how-to worked perfectly for me....
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Firefox Namoroka/3.6.4pre has trouble accessig gmail and yahoo mail

    Thudon, you get the "You're My Everything!" award for today! Your solution worked perfectly for me! Not only did you solve my Firefox problem, you also solved my Thunderbird problem. You ROCK!
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireshark keeps crashing

    I'm also having the exact, same problem. And I find it interesting that I'm also using an AMD64 quad-core processor. I even have tried the exact, same solution as you (re-install Ubuntu, install...
  13. [all variants] Re: Making a Dell Laptop LCD Screen into a monitor

    If you get it to work, please post the results of how on this site. Not to be a naysayer, but I think you'll find it will be a battle. The screens on laptops do not have the hardware to accept...
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    [SOLVED] Re: SSH login rather slow

    No worries! Like I said, just wait. Someone with a clue will come along and provide the right answer!
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    [SOLVED] Re: SSH login rather slow

    Okay, I'm an idiot. I didn't read your message carefully enough. I completely missed the "from outside, I can get in instantaneously". Plus, as a quick test, I timed my own SSH logins between a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: File retrieval

    Based on the "fdisk -l" output, if you want to access your Win7 files *for just one Ubuntu session* (meaning from the time you turn it on til you turn it off), then use the following commands in the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: SSH login rather slow

    Just so you understand, SSH is a secure protocol that requires authentication. It requires that a certain amount of back-&-forth occur when first setting up the connection. And a lot of it occurs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: File retrieval

    Open a terminal (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and type the following:

    sudo fdisk -l
    Then copy and paste the results back to here.
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    [SOLVED] Re: XP to 9.10 shares?

    You're quite welcome, Tourdog! I hope I was able to help.

    I'm with you on the startup / shutdown. I have an 8 year old Gateway P4 (single core) that is also roughly 50 seconds from...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Gnome-panel has gone berserk -- keeps closing and re-opening

    SOLVED: I found another post in the forums with the same issue and it pointed me towards a link (http://www.saifur-rahman.com/2008/12/restoring-default-ubuntu-panel/) that allowed me to resolve the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: XP to 9.10 shares?

    Okay, grab a cup of coffee. Your questions will require some explanations:

    To start, look at the results of your "fdisk -l". If I understand your set-up correctly, you have a dual-boot system...
  22. [SOLVED] Gnome-panel has gone berserk -- keeps closing and re-opening

    I have an older Gateway P4 computer running Ubuntu 9.10. I had removed the nm-applet from the systray because I wanted the system to have a static IP. That was several months ago. Today,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: dv9500 laptop speakers pop constantly

    This also worked for my Compaq Presario C500 running Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic). I also had the annoying popping sound, but after my speakers "powered down", they would begin spewing out all kinds of...
  24. [all variants] General discussion of protected file editing, not a need for help.

    Just let me start by saying I don't need technical help. I'm looking for a discussion and comments.

    I just finished a short "help me" thread on editing the grub.cfg file. The first reply I...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Can't edit grub.cfg; Ubuntu will not save the file even though I use sudo

    Okay. Thanks, Luis.
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