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    [ubuntu] Re: Package operation failed

    Hi all,
    This appears to be bug 1279639 on launchpad.net.

    I ran the steps above and received the following error messages;


    /var/lib/dpkg/info/samba4.postinst: 14:...
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    Re: Bash security risk to Linux

    Thanks Whitesmith!
    I _did_ get errors with sudo apt-get dist-upgrade.

    Also received a separate error message on system start that something is wrong with samba. Will attempt to post details to...
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    Re: Bash security risk to Linux

    Hi All,

    Thanks to all for notifying of the security risk!

    My Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit system has not been able to load updates for the past month or so. apt-get update appears to update, but does...
  4. [SOLVED] Avant Windows Navigator AWN loading problem - solved

    Getting Avant Windows Manager (AWN) to work in Ubuntu 11.10

    After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10, I was able to install AWN, but unable to activate it.
    The Cairo Dock Manager works well, but I missed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Amazon MP3 Downloader issues

    Hi All,

    I got the Amazon MP3 Downloader to install, thanks to an excellent tutorial, here, from Eric Fleming at helpdeskgeek.com;
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 White Screen of Death

    Hi all--
    I have been getting the white screen with both 11.04 and 11.10;
    I get it with the 'nouveau' driver installed, and with it blacklisted, using #173.
    I get it before installing Compiz, and...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Lightscribe

    Thanks, GreatGariny, for a clear and easy tutorial!
    I was able to install SimpleLabeler on my own, but the LaCie 4L-gui did not work until I fixed the error per your instructions.

    I am running...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Comcast SmartZone needs text/html decoder

    I have a work-around while I try to make gecko work--

    Right click on the voicemail you want.
    Select Download
    You have the option to save the resulting .WAV file, or play it with your default...
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    [ubuntu] Re: White Screen covers desktop - Work-Around Solution

    Same thing happened to me, EvilBro, when I upgraded from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04. This one is described in launchpad bug report #763680, entry #7.

    I may have found a work-around for it;
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Soundblaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio Problems

    Thanks shoot2kill!

    Your Soundblaster X-FI Xtreme fix also fixed the problem with my
    old Soundblaster " SBLive! EMU10K1 " board (which also stopped working after my upgrade to Ubuntu 11.04)
  11. [all variants] Re: SOLUTION to Kodak ESP 5, 6 and 7 series printer driver

    It worked well for me! Thanks Spyderkid!!

    I installed the driver as directed above, then went to
    System > Administration > Printing to select the new driver;
    The ESP 5500 driver works well...
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    [all variants] Re: Grub Rescue Prompt Megathread

    I entered

    sudo chown -R username:usergroup /home/username
    in the terminal (with my own name and group entered). This has cleared up all of the problems-- AND without aggravating my wife! :P
    ...
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    [all variants] Re: Grub Rescue Prompt Megathread

    One other thing--
    Since Ubuntu 10.10 assigns a suffix to the UserID now, do I need to add the suffix when identifying change of ownership in CLI?

    For example, when I log in, my user ID comes up...
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    [all variants] Re: Grub Rescue Prompt Megathread

    Yikes! Now I'm sweating--

    I'd like to add some detail to your comment to be sure I understand it.

    From your note, the change ownership command in CLI (Terminal) would be;


    sudo chown -R...
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    [all variants] Re: Grub Rescue Prompt Megathread

    Ahh, one more problem, that may not belong here;

    After restoring the /home directory, I find that most subdirectories are now owned by Root, instead of by me. I can view the files, but not...
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    Re: HOWTO: Restore GRUB (if your MBR is messed up)

    Thanks, pritam_par, for your excellent instructions!

    Your method worked well when I tried it, except for a small change
    needed in step 9:

    You posted,
    9. Verify the install

    sudo...
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    [all variants] Re: Grub Rescue Prompt Megathread

    I tried replacing the UUID for the boot drive in /etc/fstab, so;



    /etc/fstab contents

    20120114 Current (broken) fstab

    # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
    #
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    [all variants] Re: Grub Rescue Prompt Megathread

    Thanks! I will read up a bit on fstab, attempt to edit fstab, then post the results.
    Thanks again for the prompt reply & your insights! --Trent T
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    [all variants] Re: Grub Rescue Prompt Megathread

    Failed Grub Restoration using Boot-Repair --
    Comments first, then paste-bin results--

    Hi all,
    First, thanks to all who posted guides that address this problem!!
    Your combined information...
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    [SOLVED] HowTo: Install from a .bin file

    Problem:
    I obtained a software package for Linux in the form of a .bin file-- Call it NewApp.bin. The directions that came with the file were;
    1) download NewApp.bin
    2) mark the file to enable...
  21. Thread: iTunes 10.4

    by Trent T
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    Re: iTunes 10.4

    Or you could try downloading iTunes 7.2--
    Here's a link to another forum that gives instructions;

    http://www.ehow.com/how_5197743_download-itunes-linux-ubuntu.html

    My first try, I got the...
  22. [ubuntu] Restoring KAddressBook after ubuntu system upgrade

    Problem: How I Lost My Addresses

    In June 2011, I received the sad news that Ubuntu 9.10 would no longer be supported. It was time to move on to Ubuntu 10.whatever, which had been offering itself...
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    HowTo: Print a ToDo List from Korganizer

    PROBLEM:
    If you are reading this, you use Korganizer mostly for the Kontact list and the Calendar. But you also noticed the ToDo List function.
    On screen, it allows you to create To-Do tasks,...
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    [SOLVED] HowTo: Download MP3 albums from Amazon

    Downloading MP3 music from Amazon - There are a few tricks to it! These are the steps I wish I had followed this morning;

    Pre-requisites:
    You need an Amazon account, and the Amazon MP3...
  25. [ubuntu] Recovering data from damaged WIN XP hard drive with Ubuntu Installation disk

    I have used this procedure to recover data twice from crashed Win XP hard drives-- These notes will help me remember what I did the next time it happens, and may help you too!

    Materials:
    1)...
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