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  1. [kubuntu] Re: BD-ROM dropped from BIOS after booting to 9.10. Works fine in Win7.

    FWIW, I still have not found any resolution to the problem, and none of the updates to 9.10 downloaded to date have solved it, either.
  2. [kubuntu] Re: BD-ROM dropped from BIOS after booting to 9.10. Works fine in Win7.

    As I continue to investigate the problem, I have gotten a comment that linux appears to be kicking the drive off the SATA bus, which doesn't actually restart itself until a power cycle (for reasons I...
  3. [kubuntu] BD-ROM dropped from BIOS after booting to 9.10. Works fine in Win7.

    EDIT: should be "U"buntu, not "KU"buntu in the prefix.

    (also posted in "Hardware & Laptops" forum, but second thoughts suggested it might be more helpful here)

    So, I just purchased a shiny new...
  4. [ubuntu] BD-ROM dropped from BIOS after booting to 9.10. Works fine in Win7.

    So, I just purchased a shiny new LG 10x BD-ROM Combo drive. I installed it without problems. The rest of my system consists of:

    MSI k9a2 platinum mobo
    AMD Phenom 9950
    3x SATA HDD
    nvidia...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: How to disable FireFox's "back" mouse-button command?

    I've been searching all morning and have been unable to find anything on this topic, myself. I have found a host of irate Windows users complaining that Mozilla has been sitting on their hands with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Will Daemon Tools work in Ubuntu?

    More specifically, if you have a disc image called "disc.iso" and want to mount it as "disc", try this at the command line:



    sudo mkdir /media/disc


    followed by
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Nautilus crashing when browsing windows share

    I've experienced this kind of behavior--desktop icons and wallpaper disappearing--but I haven't been able to accurately identify the cause. However, to the best of my knowledge the other nautilus...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem with java ps3 media server

    Wouldn't the best suggestion be to reformat the .mp4 into a file that the PS3 can see, or to edit the ~/.mediatomb/config.xml file to include .mp4 capability? Based on your description, that appears...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Banshee not detecting iPod in Karmic 64-bit

    As I only used Banshee to update my ipod, and not to play files directly off of it, I found a workaround using GTKPOD, where you can force it to find your ipod by directing it to the mount point from...
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    [gnome] Re: General Interface Lag

    I've been having some issues, but I think it's largely a Nautilus problem. I've poked around and there does appear to be a fairly serious bug relating to thumbnailing which is causing at least one...
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    [ubuntu] A flurry of Mediatomb-PS3 questions

    A flurry of Mediatomb-PS3 Questions. First, my setup:

    Ubuntu 9.10 with Mediatomb, wired connection to router
    Netgear WPN824 g-speed router
    PS3 connected wirelessly/wired to router; firmware on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mediatomb, PS3 and wireless

    I'm not certain as to your problem. I have my PC wired into my router, and I have both had my PS3 wired into my router and connected wirelessly to my router. I have never operated with both PC &...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot xp ubuntu 9.04: Not enough free space

    It needs to start somewhere? :)
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot to GUI after 9.04 upgrade

    Try force-booting into safe graphics mode, whereupon you can download/install fresh/new drivers? The information here may be useful:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=438486
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Ext4 Migration and 9.04 still reads as Ext3?

    Is it as simple as the following?

    gedit /mnt/etc/fstab
    Just changing the "3" in "ext3" to "ext4" ?

    ...from...
  16. [ubuntu] Ext4 Migration and 9.04 still reads as Ext3?

    Short story: I used one of the various (identical) guides to attempt to migrate my existing ext3 file system to ext4. After what I believed to be a success, I rebooted, and for good measure, checked...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Does Not Auto-Mount USB Thumb Drive

    When you use "sudo", it should ask you to input your password.
  18. [ubuntu] Re: What program is like iTunes that will keep playing songs?

    I'm guessing the poster meant DRM aka AAC formats downloaded from iTunes before it offered DRM-free songs. Therefore, I bet you can find which files are likely to be protected by searching for AAC...
  19. Re: Whats the coolest thing you can do in Linux you cant in windows or mac?

    Let's see... why did I switch? Install discs have the latest drivers & stuff. Such a simple reason.

    I had a Sata 2.0 HDD and sata 2.0 DVDRW installed into v1.0 interfaces. Bios had trouble with...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Finally I installed the nVidia driver in Ubuntu

    Regular updates yesterday broke my install; this fixed it.

    Good find in the readme, but like Shaya, that also makes me wonder what's going on with the update manager.
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    [all variants] Re: Ubuntu 8.10 BTNX replacement tutorial

    I do appreciate the effort done here to get this mouse to work in linux, but really, isn't there an easier way?


    I'm willing to purchase a linux-friendly mouse as a solution if it's possible. ...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Your progress report for Nvidia GLX 180.22 on 32 or 64 bit Intrepid

    Intrepid 8.10 64bit, geforce 9500gt

    I had a significant amount of problems upgrading from the 180.06 beta drivers to the 180.22 release. I was able to install the 180.06 beta drivers without...
  23. [all variants] Re: All CD/DVD drives die: ata4.00: exception ... limiting speed to UDMA/25:PIO4

    Sitting here with the exact same mobo and dvdrw combination. It does NOT support Sata2, as the drive is, but I can't see how that could be the problem. Mine just burns coasters left and right for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samsung TS-H552U Failure

    Having similar issues burning CD-R coasters with my samsung SH-S223F dvdrw. Burning dvds seems to be fine. Can't find anything other than a windows executable on the Samsung page(s) to update the...
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