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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Setup Error: Failed to add entry for user

    I believe your original error is because you have not added xp_user to your linux machine as a regular user
    eg
    sudo adduser --shell /bin/false xp_user

    sudo passwd xp_user

    sudo smbpasswd -a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Setup Error: Failed to add entry for user

    Here is how I do it. May not be the best or even correct but works for me.

    I have found that the username and password must be exactly the same for your linux user, samba user and XP user or your...
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Waking The Witch Kate Bush Hounds of Love


    One the best.
  4. Thread: No sound

    by alan34
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    [ubuntu] Re: No sound

    Hi tend to agree that it is variable my sound went again fixed it just the same as last time but on the last login sound is fine.

    Sorry can't be more help.

    Alan
  5. Thread: No sound

    by alan34
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    [ubuntu] Re: No sound

    Try starting up firefox and playing a flash video with sound then go System - Preferences - Sound. Click the Application tab and make sure the firefox alsa plugin is not muted.

    This has just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: running fsck from live DVD

    It looks like you dropped into a maintainence shell to run fsck manually. So start your pc again and you should end up in the same state.

    type df and enter - this will list the mounnted...
  7. [all variants] Re: Recovering a HDD, may have screwed things up, please help!

    I had to do similar to a XP machine that had some system files deleted and would not boot. I used a Puppy Linux disc but you could use your Ubuntu live CD, mount the hard drive and transfer the files...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: how do I recover part of menu bar-system/preferences/

    Right mouse click on top panel - click Add to Panel - scroll down to Menu Bar and add.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 60second shut down

    This changes it to zero waiting.


    http://www.watchingthenet.com/disable-delayed-shutdown-notification-in-ubuntu-9-04.html


    I don't like waiting either.
  10. Thread: Noob problems

    by alan34
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    Re: Noob problems

    Hi,

    Right click on the network icon - top right corner - go edit connection and click the wireless tab - click your wireless connection,click Edit, enter your password - then click Available to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to make a dual boot with xp on 8.04

    Found this

    http://apcmag.com/how_to_dual_boot_linux_and_windows_xp_linux_installed_first.htm

    Never tried it so at your own risk. Normally XP is installed first much easier.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Safe Graphics Mode

    Hi sorry for the delay. First you cannot install the Linux drivers from XP and you should install the drivers using Synaptic Package Manager once you have ubuntu up and running.

    Could you try this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Safe Graphics Mode

    When the computer first starts you will see a menu appear on the screen something like this -


    Ubuntu 8.10, kernel 2.6.27-11-generic
    Ubuntu 8.10, kernel 2.6.27-11-generic (recovery mode)
    Ubuntu...
  14. [all variants] Re: How to get Realtek RLT8185 working with ndiswrapper?

    Check that you have ndiswrapper and ndisgtk installed in Synaptic Package Manager.

    Copy the XP .inf and .sys files to a new folder on your desktop from the wireless card windows install cdrom.

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Window Manager help

    I take it you are using Compiz. The command is

    compiz --replace

    and for Emerald the window decorator it is

    emerald --replace

    Try them in a terminal first to test.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: blacklist instructions for wireless card replacement

    Sorry to hear that but you can delete the line from the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist file the same way you put it in and reboot and all should be back as before.

    I did not see your original thread...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: blacklist instructions for wireless card replacement

    Blacklisting is done to prevent hardware drivers being loaded to the kernel when the computer boots.

    For instance if you are using ndiswrapper to use windows wireless drivers for your card you...
  18. [kubuntu] Re: USB Wifi (Ndiswrapper) Must Be Reinstalled Each Boot

    Have you added ndiswrapper to /etc/modules ?

    Not sure of the editor in Kubuntu so in a terminal

    sudo nano /etc/modules

    add ndiswrapper on a line on its own at the bottom of the file.

    ctlx...
  19. [all variants] Re: How to have transparent Squid proxy and HTTPS ?

    Sorry that did not work for you

    Here is most of the complete file

    #Recommended minimum configuration:
    acl all src 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0
    acl manager proto cache_object
    acl localhost src...
  20. [all variants] Re: How to have transparent Squid proxy and HTTPS ?

    In your squid.conf file add in your acl section
    #
    # This line enables https connections - after much sweat and tears
    # Only in FAQs on squid website
    #
    acl SSL method CONNECT
    #
    #
    #
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Display Problem On Boot Up. PLEASE HELP!!!!

    In a terminal (Applications - Accessories - Terminal) type

    sudo cp /boot/grub/menu.lst /boot/grub/menu.backup07012009

    then type

    gksudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst

    scroll down to this line
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    [all variants] Re: Permission issues

    To give userB ownership of the fileA - in a terminal go

    sudo chown userB fileA

    To give userB ownership of all files and directories under directoryA

    sudo chown -R userB /pathto/directoryA
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System hangs on 'shutdown -f'

    A "man shutdown" does not show a -f option? Only these

    OPTIONS
    -r Requests that the system be rebooted after it has been brought
    down.

    -h Requests that...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: network manager gone plz help ..............

    Hi I do not use a ASDL modem so not much help to there but network manager is also under System - Preferences - Network Configuration.

    Also if you go to Applications - Accessories - Terminal and...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: network manager gone plz help ..............

    Right click on top panel - then click add to panel and scroll down to "Notification Area" and add. Should come back.
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