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    [ubuntu] Re: Fat32 Defrag Program

    Iím not aware of any particular problem with formatting larger drives, as long as they are under the 2TB limitation of FAT32. Do you mean to say you have used Ubuntuís standard formatting utility...
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    [all variants] Re: X broken after update

    I tried different kernels, to no avail. Sometimes it made it impossible to get X running at all. Perhaps on those occasions reinstalling the Nvidia drivers would have helped.

    I use both GNOME...
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    [all variants] X broken after update

    I recently did an update, which included a kernel update, and now Ubuntu will not start up cleanly. I get the Ďlow-graphics modeí warning. I find that if I choose to fall back to a terminal, the...
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    [all variants] Re: Can't install Firefox extensions

    Yes, it presumably is a problem with downloading via https.

    Using SSH, I made my girlfriendís machine download an XPI file for me, transferred it to my own machine, and installed it. No problem....
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    [all variants] Re: Can't install Firefox extensions

    Are you using the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu too?
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    [all variants] Re: Can't install Firefox extensions

    Iíve also tried disabling even those extensions that are installed system-wide via .deb packages. Still doesnít work.

    My girlfriendís 32-bit machine can update/install extensions just fine.
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    [all variants] Re: Can't install Firefox extensions

    As I understand it, the OP created a new profile. But Iíve already said that I created a whole new system account, and then ran Firefox. This necessarily creates a new Firefox profile.

    Just to...
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    [all variants] Re: Can't install Firefox extensions

    I created a fresh account:


    sudo adduser test
    ssh -Y test@localhost
    firefox

    I still couldnít add extensions.

    Iíve filed a bug:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu One and Security

    Iím certainly not going to store anything like that on UbuntuOne unless I encrypt it with strong OpenPGP protection first.
  10. [all variants] Re: Can Nautilus and OO sort files in "natural" order?

    He didnít ask about case-sensitivity at the system level. He asked whether Nautilus was capable of ignoring case.

    Runbei, I've just looked at my own files in Nautilus, and case is ignored. I am...
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    [all variants] Can't install Firefox extensions

    A couple of days ago, I did two things: I upgraded to Karmic, and I reorganised my home folder into a new encrypted drive.

    One of these things has made it impossible to update or install...
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    [all variants] Re: Encryption v. temporary files

    It doesnít have to be, but the question is whether it does. Do you have the knowledge that Thunderbird/Enigmail in particular makes sure it rights no temporary file?


    I made reference to...
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    [all variants] Re: Encryption v. temporary files

    Well, maybe. It depends. Do such programs save temporary files only in the userís directory? What about /tmp/? Or somewhere else within the system?

    What if I donít want to slow down my account...
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    [all variants] Encryption v. temporary files

    Recently Iíve been reading about encryption and itís all fascinating stuff. Iíve read stuff that says that itís no good encrypting things unless you make sure you shred the decrypted versions.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] can't read udf cd

    I believe that this fix is probably out of date by now. Advances in the Linux kernel probably make it unnecessary.

    Type Ďuname -aí on the command line. What is the output?
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    [all variants] Browser-replacing scripts

    Hi,

    Iím looking for some basic hints to get started with writing some sort of script that will do what I myself can do with my mouse, my keyboard and my web browser, but automatically.

    For...
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    [ubuntu] Re: The following signatures were invalid:

    I may be getting the wrong end of the stick here, but I think that this (entered on the command line) might fix it:


    sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 40976EAF437D05B5
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video Editing: Kino VS Kdenlive

    Aha. I've found the problem. It's a non-standard use of a drop-down list.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video Editing: Kino VS Kdenlive

    It used to be that Kdenlive didn't work for me at all. Today, I downloaded it again and gave it another chance. The GUI seems to have been improved a bit since I last saw it. I found it not too...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Creating a multipage PDF from scanned document

    I've found that if you set the project directory as ~/mystuff/mybooklet, then PNMs will be dumped into that directory, but the PDF will be in ~/mystuff.
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    [ubuntu] Sticky Notes lost

    I logged into my account on my computer this morning, and my Sticky Notes had disappeared! Or more accurately, the notes are there on my desktop, but wiped blank.

    There was important info there!...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with Japanese in LaTeX

    The thing is, italics and bold are features of the Roman alphabet, not Han characters. It is right that these fonts don't bother with them.

    Either use fake bold and slanted characters, or abstain...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Konqueror isn't working with Flash...

    I too have this problem. I have installed Flash 10 on my Kubuntu Intrepid 64-bit machine, and it works fine in Firefox, but there is only a placeholder in Konqueror. I would really like to be able...
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    Re: Motivation to package maintainers

    Don't be such a killjoy.
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    [all variants] Re: Corrupt partition table

    In the end, I decided to buy a new, 500GB drive.

    I connected it, and started to rearrange my data. I inserted the XP installation CD again in order to complete the installation. This time, I was...
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