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    [ubuntu] PPC G4 live Ubuntu B43 etc

    Helping a non techie friend to try to run Ubuntu Live cd on his Powerbook G4 (4GB ram) - I am a very novice re Apple stuff.....
    Using a Ubuntu 12.04 ppc cd, and after booting start, an error message...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu for crypto currency (Maxcoin) troubles

    Thanks I will try that, it looks much more hopeful. I do have minerd working (as a non expert), if you think I can help, shout?
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    Cryptocoins and Ubuntu

    I would like to have a Maxcoin wallet and one or two others, such as Mazacoin, whatever. However, even though coins such as these *say* they have Linux clients, or even downloads for Ubuntu...
  4. [ubuntu] Ubuntu for crypto currency (Maxcoin) troubles

    I am trying to use Ubuntu with a cryptocurrency, in this particular case a new one, 'Maxcoin'. In the preparations, I asked about use with Ubuntu, and received a rather glib response, 'It is a...
  5. [ubuntu] Encrypt folder and its contents before uploading to a webstore?

    I know that if I compress a folder with its contents I end up with a file, which I can then encrypt with (Nautilus, ubuntu 12.04), context menu 'Encrypt'. I then end up with a .tar.gz.pgp, which is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Clausoft Meenee Ubuntu laptop

    It should go ok. I am using 12.04 LTS, (and I think I tried 13.04 also)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Clausoft Meenee Ubuntu laptop

    The version of meenie I have is one of the first ones. Later models were a bit faster. As you see I think from my detailed earlier post/link, it is ok but not fast at all. Also the battery is not at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GUFW and VPN conditional browsing?

    OK. No responses so far...
    The sort of thing I first would like to find out, is sort of how does a browser (Firefox) communicate with ports?
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    [ubuntu] GUFW and VPN conditional browsing?

    With Ubuntu 12.04, I am trying and failing to make use of gufw and a VPN (airvpn) such that web browsing is permitted only when the vpn is active (not droppped in mid session). Some novice level...
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    [ubuntu] Re: teamviewer8 uninstall?

    Thanks!
    I had to use simply 'teamviewer'


    candt@novatech1:~$ sudo dpkg -r teamviewer
    (Reading database ... 570807 files and directories currently installed.)
    Removing teamviewer ...
    wine:...
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    [ubuntu] teamviewer8 uninstall?

    Teamviewer 8 installs via ubuntu software centre (after download of deb file) however, it does not uninstall via the software centre (version 7 was well behaved). I want to uninstall it and would be...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Need xscreensaver to start on machine startup..

    thanks! much appreciated.
  13. [ubuntu] Need xscreensaver to start on machine startup..

    How to arrange for xscreensaver to start automatically (when appropriate) when the machine is turned on?
    iirc there was an app such as startup manager I once used, is there something now please?
    ...
  14. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    My understanding has been that boot-repair (in live session) would, by itself, reconfigure grub folowing fixmbr - including reinstall of grub into MBR, and produce a dual bootable start up situation....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Deja Dup facilities?

    Thanks for the response. However, I do not see the restore options (for a folder) shown.
    I am using Ubuntu 12.04, unity, nautilus, and I notice the help links you list are related to gnome, could...
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    [ubuntu] Deja Dup facilities?

    Am I correct in thinking that with Deja Dup it is only possible to restore a complete session, and not a single specially selected file (for example)?
    tia
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    Re: Kim Dotcoms MEGA?

    Any progress in your project I wonder? More power to your elbow! I am most interested because the Chrome client (with Ubuntu) is not stable for folders containing multiple subfolders, nor for large...
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    Re: Kim Dotcoms MEGA?

    Interesting, although it does not appear to offer encryption by default.
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    Re: Bitcoin, Ubuntu 12.04 anybody?

    LOL
    Anyway I would love to know that one bitcoin out there rolling around was mined by a pool I was in :-)
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    Re: Bitcoin, Ubuntu 12.04 anybody?

    Ah, OK. My machine has humble on board graphcs reports as
    Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
    But I am really curious to have a go, in a pool or something. I...
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    Re: Bitcoin, Ubuntu 12.04 anybody?

    This guide is specific for amd graphics - do I understand correctly?
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    Bitcoin, Ubuntu 12.04 anybody?

    I thought I would have a look at Bitcoin to see what it was etc. I am finding (I think) that it (bitcoin-qt, vers 0.8.0 beta) is not running well on Ubuntu 12.04, although as a beginner I am not...
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    Re: Connect through proxy server to internet?

    Wonderful, thanks!!
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    Connect through proxy server to internet?

    In the near future I will be setting up a small, private demonstration using approximately four Ubuntu machines, from very old to very new. (Also an android tablet and android phone, but they are a...
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    Re: Anyone ordering a Pengpod?

    I bought one because it is SO rare to find somebody making hardware which is anything near 'open'. I do what I can to support libre software, and hardware, - but it does not have to be perfect
    :-)
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