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    [other] Re: read linux in xp

    I disagree, I think it's the best way!
    EDIT: although I prefer NTFS rather than FAT

    Also I used to use fs-driver, but now I use linux-reader, described in this thread.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Broadcom wireless worked, now doesn't

    ;) now surely that's the wrong way round.



    Try not to get mad with linux - vent your anger in Broadcom's direction for not supplying linux drivers. I had to buy a new laptop last autumn and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: diverse program suggestions

    Is that r a typo? That would explain it.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Dualhead problem with my LCD-tv (wrong resolution)

    Just a thought until someone cleverer comes along as I don't know anything about xorg, but I see you have an nvidia card - have you tried the GUI package nvidia-settings from the repos? I always use...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: how to show the drive icon on desktop?

    No problem, I found it and ticked the system tools box but now where is it on the menu?

    [EDIT] never mind, it's not on the menu because the checkbox doesn't stay checked - I guess that's another...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] user login manager in system administration menu never loads

    Thanks all, you were right, waited ages but then it worked! :)
  7. [SOLVED] Re: how to show the drive icon on desktop?

    Where is this config editor I have heard so much about?
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    [all variants] Re: Endnote X1 in Linux

    try zotero

    recommended here, it is opensource, web-based and should work with either Word or OOo, although I haven't tried it myself. :)
  9. [SOLVED] Re: how to show the drive icon on desktop?

    for configuration editor, type

    gconf-editor
    in the terminal (in Applications, Accessories)

    Look out for the trash and home icons in that dialog box - you might find find them useful too.
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    [ubuntu] Re: complete move from drive to drive

    Partimage sounds like what you need - you make an image of the partition(s). Good instructions in this thread. I'd run it from a live system rescue cd (here). For example, assuming you have a...
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    [all variants] Re: How to make Gparted Live USB

    The Gparted instructions are here.

    I'd consider system rescue CD (from USB) instead for a little extra flexibility, liveUSB instructions here.

    Or in fact I think the best option might be Puppy,...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: user login manager in system administration menu never loads

    Oh you made me happy, I thought it was just me that was mad - I couldn't find anyone else with this on the forum by searching. I will just have faith and wait a bit longer. Thanks BlueSkyNIS :)
  13. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] user login manager in system administration menu never loads

    Since I installed Hardy, one of the first things I went to do is to set the system to auto-login my user (it's only used for non-networked scheduled recording of DVB TV programs, so security is no...
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    [other] Re: Formatting an USB HDD as ext3

    With fs-driver you will lose the journaling, so no advantage there. FAT(16/32) will not handle large files >4GB (e.g. DVD iso and drive backup images) and has a max partition size in Windows of 32GB...
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    [ubuntu] Re: good monile phone manager (sony ericsson)

    Yeah I just use mine as a USB mass storage device as described above - just drag and drop files into the folders on the phone. Remember to unmount :)
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    [all variants] Re: Alternative torrent link for 8.04?

    I got my torrent here:

    http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/releases.ubuntu.com/8.04/
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gnome error for Heron final in virtualbox

    Found the md5sums from the release page and my download is okay. So any other suggestions are welcome - maybe it just doesn't work with Virtualbox properly?

    btw, the Virtualbox is 1.5.6 on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem installing Ubuntu 8.04 Final

    7d0ac92c56361949d099dd9337c975e7 *ubuntu-8.04-alternate-amd64.iso
    166991d61e7c79a452b604f0d25d07f9 *ubuntu-8.04-alternate-i386.iso
    fc43f665ba51c4be0d95c011aefef45d *ubuntu-8.04-desktop-amd64.iso...
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    [ubuntu] Gnome error for Heron final in virtualbox

    Just testing my Heron download in Virtualbox and get the error:

    on startup. This was not present in the beta.

    I downloaded by torrent, but no md5sum is present on the mirror I got the torrent...
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    Poll: Re: How will you get Hardy?

    Got it by bittorrent and taking it home on CD after work... :)

    Have already seeded 3.5GB in the last half-hour and I can leave that running til hometime. Fly my pretties, fly!
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    [ubuntu] Stop whining about the servers...

    ...grab a torrent instead - 11 mins isn't slow! Seed the love :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Photo Browsers (again!)

    Are you a politician or something? How are we going to get a consensus if you don't want to hear the answers? :razz:

    Look, I found Lphoto on linuxappfinder but that's all now you excluded the...
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    Re: UK-centric HDD warranties

    Wow, the new Samsung arrived already! Cheers for the help gn2 - I'll look at those icyboxes now.
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    Re: UK-centric HDD warranties

    Yeah, I haven't actually found PCworld to be the devil's spawn that some people have - in fact I'm pretty sure I've bought this drive from that page:

    HITACHI
    Deskstar P7K500
    500GB 3.5" SATA...
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    Re: UK-centric HDD warranties

    Thanks mips, that's a different number to the one amazon gave me. I'll try it again tomorrow as they must have closed dead on 5. Still I don't want another f**king Barracuda as a replacement, that...
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