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    [all variants] Re: apt-cacher-ng and PPAs, also use on server

    I set it up using the aquire statement on the two netbooks. I have also set the proxy in Synaptic on one of them.

    The manual lists the urls without a preceding deb and I have inspected the...
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    [all variants] apt-cacher-ng and PPAs, also use on server

    I have set up apt-cacher-ng on a headless server on my LAN and it is working fine out of the box.

    I want to add the Stellarium and WINE PPAs.
    I have created an additional url list in the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgarde to 12.04 - Broken keyring

    Shoot me if you need to. THe error log says gpg missing, everything else appears to my untutored eye to depend on key ring ?install gpg and see if it fixes your issue (might need a sudo dpkg...
  4. [ubuntu] Difficulty configuring handler app for SLurl on Natty

    Hello.
    I run one 64 bit laptop in Maverick and a 32 bit Natty.

    I have had to install Imprudence to access some college training and can run OSGrid on both machines.
    I have successfully managed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution's "On This Computer" account

    I've finally managed to get the Sent onto the IMAP homeserver (FSG3). What I need is to ge tthe outgoing filters to work I want to match all outgoing mail and copy it to the local folder Tried...
  6. Thread: [HOWTO] abcde

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    Re: [HOWTO] abcde

    I now feel officially daft!

    Thank you - the leading space after the OUTPUTDIR= was the problem.
  7. Thread: [HOWTO] abcde

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    Re: [HOWTO] abcde

    I cannot get abcde to save to a specified directory

    I have tried
    OUTPUTDIR = ~/Music/
    or
    OUTPUTDIR = "$HOME/Music/"
    and variations with and without trailing/, subdirectory targets and still...
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    [ubuntu] Re: f-spot aborts if I try to print

    There is a bug report for this currently open - click on the "this affects me" to increase it's priority. Reverting to 0.6.x works :( . 0.8.0 is causing me problems too. I still have one machine on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to configure Login Screen Mouse??

    Follow up :

    still a small issue

    I've successfully changed the appearance of the pointer.

    The Left handed /Right Handed radio buttons have no effect whatsoever in the login screen so only...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to configure Login Screen Mouse??

    Works beautifully. Many thanks.
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    [SOLVED] How to configure Login Screen Mouse??

    I've looked and can't find an answer yet.

    Once I login I have my left-handed mouse and preferred pointer

    BUT during log-in log-out the ?session manager screen reverts to the standard pointer,...
  12. [SOLVED] RYA / Admiralty Chart plotter training version (2.0.2.0)

    Training material provided as part of RYA Yachtmaster course

    Successful install achieved

    run install.exe - program runs correctly from CD but INSTALL option fails (only data copied over)
    ...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: PCMCIA CF card adapter (Sandisk) not mounting/appearing

    the mystery deepens.
    just retried after reboot : initial insertion drive appears, try to open via Places -> "bad superblock"
    re-try inserting, no icon appearing.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: PCMCIA CF card adapter (Sandisk) not mounting/appearing

    Manged to get it running under Vista intermittently - maxing out at 830KB/s.
    USB 2 CF multireader managing 1.8MB/S

    PCMCIA is 16 bit device unfortunately so not getting the speed I wanted.
    Still...
  15. [ubuntu] PCMCIA CF card adapter (Sandisk) not mounting/appearing

    Hello,
    I have just aquired a Sandisk PCMCIA adapter.
    from /var/log/messages:
    pcmcia_socket pcmcia_socket0: pccard: card ejected from slot 0
    Sep 2 09:40:14 Norton kernel: [ 541.110062]...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox with DLNA plugin unable to see Twonky media server

    Ok, a bit more fiddling - the interfaces addition didn't work

    following the referenced link, I now have a script file (static routes) in /etc/network/if-up.d
    This works.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox with DLNA plugin unable to see Twonky media server

    *if* this works for you, to make it permanent

    edit /etc/network/interfaces (as administrator)
    add to the bottom

    up /sbin/route add -net 239.0.0.0 netmask 255.0.0.0 gw {whatever}

    edit :...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox with DLNA plugin unable to see Twonky media server

    I have had some issues with my Twonky being visible at all (Twonky 4.4.2 running on a FSG3 NAS, firmware 4.4.5)

    http://coherence.beebits.net/wiki/RhythmBox suggests adding necessary route.

    My...
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    Not an expert but similar difficulties using my AA1 and fiddling with fstab ,
    fstab is run as root at boot
    add UID=[user] and GID=users as necessary to the line in fstab - this makes the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with Backup-Manager & var/archives

    Thanks, that had crossed my mind as an option and looks workable.
    I suspect I will need to permanently mount my drives through fstab rather than on demand via gvfs as I don't know how to check if a...
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    [ubuntu] Problem with Backup-Manager & var/archives

    Hello, new to these forums so please be gentle.

    94GB partiotion constantly filling up due to backup-manager archiving both /etc and /home into the var/archives folder (nothing to do with apt!!) ...
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