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  1. [SOLVED] Re: problems updating with Package Manager or apt-get

    I have been getting similar errors for a while now also. I followed the above directions but did not get the same results. When I run the 'apt update' command this is kicking out in my terminal:
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    [ubuntu] Re: disc drive doesn't work

    I did use a pin and the drive did eject. I then did the reboot and eject button on startup and it did open. When I got the laptop, it was brand new and came with windows loaded on it. The drive did...
  3. [lubuntu] Re: looking for some info and help: email & disc drive

    awesome: thank you for the help with the disc drive issue. I'll try setting up evolution and thunderbird again and get the error messages. I knew those were going to be helpful and of course by the...
  4. [lubuntu] looking for some info and help: email & disc drive

    Hi all: I have 2 main issues today - though any help would be awesome.
    The first issue today is an old one: it has to do with the disc drive on my acer aspire timeline X laptop. Basically ever...
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    [ubuntu] disc drive doesn't work

    Hi all - I've had a long-standing problem with the disc drive on my acer aspire timeline X laptop. The disc drive doesn't work - at all. No response no matter what and it has been this way through...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: file sharing: "unable to mount: failed to retrieve share list..."

    Thank you for moving the thread coffeecat: and also thank you morbius for the help with the code stuff. Let me see if i can summarize what i did with the info some.

    I preface that it is entirely...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: file sharing: "unable to mount: failed to retrieve share list..."

    my best guess for why i posted here is that i moved the cursor by accident. I did go ahead and move the thread and relabel it appropriately under 'uduntu'.
    thanks for pointing out the mistake. ...
  8. [ubuntu] file sharing: "unable to mount: failed to retrieve share list..."

    Hello - am looking for some help please.
    I am getting an error when trying to pull up my shared folders. The error in full is:
    "Unable to mount location. Failed to retrieve share list from...
  9. [ubuntu] acer aspire timeline - disc drive issue

    I have an acer apsire timeline x laptop. When I got it, it came with win 7 and the drive did work. I switched it to ubuntu some time back, but the drive hasn't worked since then. I had been hoping...
  10. [ubuntu] file sharing: "unable to mount: failed to retrieve share list..."

    Hello - am looking for some help please.
    I am getting an error when trying to pull up my shared folders. The error in full is:
    "Unable to mount location. Failed to retrieve share list from...
  11. [ubuntu] update manager: installing untrusted packages

    i'm getting an error when trying to run my update manager. i had been having a problem updating my opera, but just today my current package isn't downloading. the error i am getting is:

    "Requires...
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    [SOLVED] Re: New Install Questions For New Laptop

    cheese is the main webcam program that i have found. i have tried a couple and so far cheese seems to work pretty well. i had to tweek a couple settings when setting up a couple of external cams, but...
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    [SOLVED] Re: New Install Questions For New Laptop

    i recently got an acer aspire timeline x laptop. it too came with win7. i immediately uploaded ubuntu 10 using a boot disc and had no problems. since then though my dvd drive doesn't work. not just...
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    Re: Movie Player error

    i am having a similar issue. getting the "cork" error either after a couple seconds of movie player or after trying to change the volume. did either of you get any resolutions or find anywhere that...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: "Normal" Ubuntu vs Ubuntu Studio 10.10

    thank you everyone for the help. i have upgraded all my pcs to studio. i think i am digging it, although its pretty new and still haven't gotten to really test the full potential yet. i am curious...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote desktop idea

    so there is where my "newbieness" shows. what is vnc? i'm using ubuntu studio and there is a program called "remote desktop viewer" already installed under my 'inet' menu option?
    when i look at the...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: installing on already partitioned drive

    i am pretty sure that i have 2 gigs of ram. i also will probably at some time be doing some video & audio editing stuff. i am just doing the install- i assume i can add a 'swap section' later; and if...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: installing on already partitioned drive

    so i did what you suggested and it seemed to work, but when i do the install it gives me a choice about a "swap space". i am down with making a suggested space but when i went back and tried to make...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote desktop idea

    i have searched some other threads, but this thread is the most active and closest that i have seen to what i am trying to do. i am trying to do something similar to original thread-
    i have a...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: installing on already partitioned drive

    thank you for the 'ext4' info. yes i am trying to "overwrite" vista. I'd put it in terms that are much less diplomatic, but basically -- yes, i would like to never see vista on my pc again. i want to...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: installing on already partitioned drive

    and i guess the real problem is that i am not sure about the error i am getting. in the boot loader drop-down, i have Partition #1 selected (the other choices are the whole drive [ /dev/sda ATA WDC...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: installing on already partitioned drive

    i am in the process of installing onto my drive: but i have gotten to a point where i am being allowed to do the partitioning and i am not sure what to do from here. i see my 2 existing partitions:...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: "Normal" Ubuntu vs Ubuntu Studio 10.10

    i am sorry if this is the wrong place for this post: i did several search strings but had no luck.
    i would like some help with doing a terminal based upgrade from standard ubuntu to ubuntu studio. ...
  24. Re: NEW UBUNTU USERS: Becoming friends with the terminal...

    sorry about the multiple repeat post- i can't find the 'delete' button. i can get to edit, but can't find that one button. donde esta 'delete'?
  25. Re: NEW UBUNTU USERS: Becoming friends with the terminal...

    i am starting to get the hang of some of the navigation aspects but am having some problems accessing a couple of my folders.

    I have 2 exemplar folders on my desktop that i am just trying to get ...
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