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  1. [SOLVED] Re: JMicron xD Card Reader driver Ubuntu 10.10 Kernel 2.6.35-28-generic

    The sudo echo 1 > /sys/bus/pci/rescan trick doesn't seem to work for me either. I am booting with the following:
    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi=noirq i915.semaphores=1 pcie_aspm=force...
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    open document format in academia

    Do you know of any publishers that accept open document format (odf) submissions? I'm surprised that most journals don't even mentioned odf. Are there technical reasons for this (like their pre-press...
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    Re: Getting started building a GUI in Python

    +1 for PyQt4, I was working with wxWidgets before and I find PyQt4 much easier to use (e.g. for layouts), and more consistent across platforms (with wxWidgets sometimes there were small differences...
  4. [kubuntu] Re: html opens with rekonq altho firefox = standard file association

    try this: from the control panel go to "default applications" > "Web browser" and choose another browser
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    [kubuntu] Re: HDD issues in kubuntu

    if you want it to be mounted at each boot you can try installing the ntfs-config package http://flomertens.free.fr/ntfs-config/ or add a line manually to /etc/fstab
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    [kubuntu] Re: No audio reordering device

    try uninstalling pulseaudio to see if that fixes the issue (you can reinstall it later if you like)
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    [kubuntu] Re: can't view video in firefox

    enable the ubuntu partner repository and install adobe flashplayer
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu website down!

    Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu website down!

    is there any similar alternative download page for kubuntu?
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    [ubuntu] Re: 32 to 64 bit upgrade

    I guess you can. I've never done that, but I do swap application configuration files in my /home directory (e.g. kde configuration files) between 32 and 64 bits installs without issues.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Syanptic manager/Update Help

    try moving this file somewhere else:

    sudo mv /var/lib/dpkg/info/ttf-lyx.postrm /home/yourhome/


    and then:

    sudo apt-get remove ttf-lyx

    it worked for me!
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    Re: safely store password with python

    Thanks. I have the impression you're right. Unfortunately I can't ask the user the password. The application serves to run experiments. There are two types of users, the experimenter (who manages the...
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    Re: safely store password with python

    Thanks for the suggestions! Encoding and decoding using base64 seems to work, but as far as I understand this only makes the password non human-readable. If you know more secure methods to do this...
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    safely store password with python

    I'm writing an application in python3 and pyqt4. The application needs to send email through the smtplib. I would like to store the password to authenticate on the server safely. I'm a total noob in...
  15. [all variants] how to use networkmanager with alternative window manager

    since kubuntu 11.04 knetworkmanager seems to have changed name, I can't call it from the command line. I would like to use it in another lightweight desktop environment to manage my GPRS connection....
  16. [SOLVED] Re: chown on external disk: messed up file ownership

    thanks, I'll try that, I'm formatting to NTFS right now
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    [ubuntu] Re: synaptic error on Ubuntu 10.10

    maybe this can be of help

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-tweak/+bug/603449
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.10 Keeps Freezing. Help Please.

    this is going to sound a bit gross, I had serious random crashes (sometimes it would not crash for one, two days, but then it would just crash randomly again) as well on my PC, Q6600 with ubuntu,...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: chown on external disk: messed up file ownership

    I see... probably that's why also I had trouble getting write permission in PC-BSD although the username was the same. I'm going to re-format the disk to NTFS, any suggestion on how to mount it with...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: chown on external disk: messed up file ownership

    many thanks for the help and the explanation, I'm going to try and start with a clean slate by formatting the ext3 drive and recopying all files from my NTFS backup drive, this should bring things...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: chown on external disk: messed up file ownership

    this is the fstab line that I use to mount the drive:

    LABEL=exodisk /media/ntfsShared ext3 defaults,rw,users,exec,user_xattr 0 0

    forgot to mention, I also did chmod -R 777 /media/path_to_disk
  22. [SOLVED] Re: chown on external disk: messed up file ownership

    Thanks for the help!

    I see, there is no normal if I don't know what was the original state, I know how originally got all my data on that ext3 disk when it was freshly formatted, I copied them...
  23. [SOLVED] chown on external disk: messed up file ownership

    I have an external drive formatted as ext3 that I mount through fstab

    everything was working well until I decided to give a shot to PC-BSD: it would mount my disk but I could not write on it, so I...
  24. [all variants] kmail - "the server failed the authenticity check (pop.mail.yahoo.co.uk)"

    I'm getting this message in kmail. Anyone knows what this mean? what should I do?
  25. Re: R : labels of y axis are cut by the graph window ?

    Hi, you can either increase the dimension of the window:
    X11(width=8, height=7)

    or you can change the size of the inner margins
    par(mar=c(2,4,2,1))

    or outer margins
    par(mar=c(2,2,2,2))
    ...
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