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    [ubuntu] Re: Two questions about desktop and HDD

    Hello and thank you for the reply.

    That seemed help but not completely. Now it is only at the annoying level.

    How come this doesn't happen in Mint?

    Regards

    Paul
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    [ubuntu] Two questions about desktop and HDD

    Hello,

    Just returning after a couple of year using Mint. I have both installed and considering my options.

    HDD

    Since installing Ubuntu I have noticed that even when idle the HDD is...
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    Root only access to networked drive

    Hello and thank you for the replies. I figured out about the menus appearing at the top of the screen. I have a number of network drives I keep the family files on. I mount them on startup and I...
  4. Impressions after being away for two years

    Hello,

    I have decided to come back and try Ubuntu again after going to Mint for a few years. I have to say that this new Unity interface is hard work. I have spent the last half an hour trying...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changing Windows options

    Hello and thank you for your reply.

    I'm sure that this used to just be a option in one of the system options page.

    Paul
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    [ubuntu] Changing Windows options

    Hello

    I'm returning to Ubuntu but I find the max / min / close options on the top left of a window too hard to adapt to how do I change them to right. I'm using 12.10

    Thank you

    Paul
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    [ubuntu] Password and browsing lan

    Hello,

    I have had this problem for a long time and over easter I wanted to try and solve it.

    I have a home lan with a mix of Linux and windows computers.
    The windows PC have no issue with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Network

    Hello,

    Sorry those things did not work. Now it does not ask for a password it just times out. The shares dealt with byt FSTAB still mount as usual.

    Paul
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Network

    Hello and thank you.

    You are being prompted for a password at the Workgroup level?

    answer yes.

    I can mount external shared drives via FSTAB but I cannot browse the workgroup.

    Regards
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Network

    Hello,

    It is already "yes"

    Here is the file

    [global]
    log file = /var/log/samba/samba.log
    socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
    force unknown acl user = yes
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Network

    Hello again,

    Before I go to a NYE BBQ.

    Yes I know how to mount external shared drives and I have a Lacie NAS that mounts on each reboot and it works a treat. The main thing I am trying to do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Network

    Hello,

    I'm doing the same. When I click on "workgroup" a window comes up requesting a password.

    Nothing put in seems to work. I have added users to the Samba software and I have added a new...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Network

    Hello again.

    The "guest" in the name and no pass word did not work. This is where I get lost. I would think that we are not accessing the XP box as such but are browsing the whole of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Network

    Hello and thank you for your time.

    The windows machine I am using is a bog standard XP box with all updates added.

    I have set up the Samba shares using that tool and checked with webmin. The...
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    [ubuntu] Samba Network

    Hello,

    This is my last effort at working this out and then I'm going to admit failure.

    I have a home network with Ubuntu (3 PC) Windows (XP 3, 7 1 vista 1) and Lacie networked drive.

    I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Workgroup and passwords

    Hello,

    You have taken my posting incorrectly. What I was tiring to ask for was a way of removing the need for password just to browse the workgroup.

    If I mount a folder using FSTAB I do not...
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    [ubuntu] Workgroup and passwords

    Hello,

    I'm a big fan of Ubuntu but there is one area that drives me crazy and that is running a simple home network.

    All I want to do is to share files across a lan between Windows XP and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sharing a folder from a USB drive

    Thank you for your reply.

    You are correct about the permissions issue. As this is only a temp issue till my NAS comes back from repair I will give the kids the USB drives with their files.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Sharing a folder from a USB drive

    Hello,

    For many months I was using a Lacie NAS for all the shared files on our home LAN. It broke last Friday and is being repaired under Warranty. I got all the files off and put them on a USB...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changes to installtion

    deeminter

    That worked a treat

    Thank you
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    [ubuntu] Changes to installtion

    Hello,

    I have just taken over my wife's laptop and wish to change a couple of things.

    1. The computer auto boots to Julie's desktop without logging in. How do I change that to the normal log...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lacie Network Space

    Hello

    worked this out. UID should have been 1000

    Funny how it always worked before upgrade to KK

    Paul
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    [ubuntu] Lacie Network Space

    Hello

    I am running KK and have purchased a Lacie Network Space 1tb HDD.

    It works fine except for one problem.

    If I mount folders from the drive via FSTAB the permissions are set for the root...
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    Poll: Re: Fully functioning linux laptop?

    Hello,

    I have two Lenovo R61e s and they both work very well I have them dual booted with XP (Linux does not have a functional replacement to MS Project). 9.04 worked so well that I moved them...
  25. Thread: Fstab

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    [ubuntu] Re: Fstab

    Hello,

    If anyone does consider responding to this thread please don't bother. I have returned to Fedora. I will reinstall Ubuntu when I have some more time and see if I can figure this out or...
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