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  1. [ubuntu] Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Can't get Broadcom BCM4318 to work (yet again)

    First off, I will apologize. I know this has been solved many times. I've had this laptop since 2007 and I'm sure the people who spend a lot of time in the forums are tired of seeing people make...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 disable/change "Login Screen Ready" sound

    I know this thread is almost 3 years old. But, I used Vcoolio's suggestion. I edited (with gedit) the file /usr/share/gdm/autostart/LoginWindow.
    The old line:

    Exec=/usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to get Banshee to see NAS folder?

    Well, I got it to work, but I'm not sure if it was the easiest way.
    First, I installed smbmount.

    sudo apt-get install smbmount
    Then I realized that the actual folder that the music is located in...
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    [ubuntu] How to get Banshee to see NAS folder?

    Hello all.
    This may not be a Banshee problem, but I'll ask it anyway.
    My music is stored on a NAS on my home network.
    I am trying to get Banshee to see my MP3's on the NAS. It looks like Banshee...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Review tutorial on sharing 3G over wifi

    I thought it was working. But after further testing, the bridge of 3G USB modem <-> WLAN0 does not work. :icon_frown:

    Here is the list of equipment:
    Laptop running Lucid Lynx 10.04.
    Vodafone 3G...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Review tutorial on sharing 3G over wifi

    Eric,
    You are a Godsend! I sent you a private email on your website.
    Your instructions and examples worked great on a Hauwei (through Vodafone) K3765 plugged in to a laptop running Ubuntu 10.04...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Problems using Hauwei K3765 Mobile Broadband stick on Ubuntu

    I just wanted to say that this worked for me. :D
    I did everything down to the 'dip' portion because I don't understand what "dip" means.
    I also do not have a username and password. I only have a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Automatically record audio

    Thanks. Sometimes it's the obvious answer I miss.
    Thanks again.
    -Shawn
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    [ubuntu] Automatically record audio

    Hello all.
    I don't know how to do what I want to do, so I thought I'd ask here.
    I want to set up Ubuntu to automatically record from the Line In jack at some time. Say 10 AM.
    I looked in the man...
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    Re: Unable to install libc6-dev

    I fixed my problem. I don't know why it worked, but it did.
    I went to System | Administration | Software Sources | Third Party Software. I selected the first entry and hit Remove.
    The software...
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    Unable to install libc6-dev

    All,
    I'm trying to install libc6-dev with the 64 bit version of Hardy (8.04.4).
    I have the Hardy burned on a CD-RW and the CD is in the drive.
    When I type sudo apt-get install libc6-dev I get the...
  12. [ubuntu] Firefox won't show Yahoo webpage correctly with Karmic

    All,
    Normally, I'd say this is a Firefox problem, but I've never had this problem until I "upgraded" to Karmic. I'm using the 32 bit version.
    Yahoo's webpage doesn't display correctly. It can...
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    EEeeekk...I've lost my mouse!

    ...actually, not my mouse. I lost my touchpad.
    I installed the 64 bit version of Karmic on my Gateway MX6421 laptop. My touchpad does not work.
    I went to Package Manager and reinstalled the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: PPPoE via Wireless

    I just wanted to add a couple of things:
    1: I'm running the 64 bit version of 9.04 (Jaunty).

    2: In this version, when pppoeconf is run and configured, you will loose the wireless status...
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    [SOLVED] Re: PPPoE via Wireless

    I found the answer to my question. I happened to stumble across a couple man pages that steered me in the right direction.
    To configure PPPoE over the wireless adapter, open Terminal.
    At the...
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    [SOLVED] PPPoE via Wireless

    Hello all.
    I am running the 64 bit version of Ubuntu on a Gateway MX6421 laptop. I'd tell you the exact version of Ubuntu I'm running, but I had to boot to WIndows in order to get to the Internet....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't get ftp server to work

    dmizer,
    Thank you for the reply. I followed the instructions and it still did not work. :(
    I did, however, find the problem. It was here:


    # It is recommended that you define on your system a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Want to see drivers loading

    Joeb,
    Steveneddy must work for Microsoft. :wink:

    And thanks for the [code] [\code] tip. I made another post in another part of the forum where I probably should have used that.
    Thanks,
    -Shawn
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    [ubuntu] Want to see drivers loading

    All,
    Is there a boot option to watch the drivers load instead of seeing the "Ubuntu" splash screen when the computer boots up?
    Thanks,
    -Shawn
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    [ubuntu] Can't get ftp server to work

    All,
    A couple of months ago, I upgraded to 8.04 LTS. When I installed vsftpd, I told it to overwrite my vsftpd.conf file.
    I couldn't get the server back up, but I didn't need it then. I need it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My 8.04 LTS box was *NOT* hacked

    All,
    I just thought I'd give an update.
    In my ealier post I said that all of the /home folders under /mnt/oldhd/ was gone.
    The reason: I had a drive failure. The hard drive died.

    Not being...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My 8.04 LTS box was *not* hacked

    One thing I forgot to ask in my previous post:
    What is "polkituser" and why does it have a group id?

    I found some info concerning "polkit" ("policy kit"), but nothing about "polkituser".
    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My 8.04 LTS box was *not* hacked

    In reading over the responses, I guess my system was not hacked in to.
    As puptentacle (and others) pointed out, it does seem odd that someone would copy a folder to another drive, then delete the...
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    [ubuntu] My 8.04 LTS box was hacked

    All,
    My Linux box was hacked in to on 9 May. The hacker (or bot-who knows) used ssh, and somehow got root access. From there, he or she deleted /home.
    Fortunatly, I don't have many users that log...
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    Re: Broadcom 4306 With Ndiswrapper 54 Mbps

    All,
    This did not work for me.
    I am running Gutsy on a Gateway MX6421 laptop with a Broadcom 4318. I originally attempted to get wireless working on Fiesty. It didn't work. Wireless wasn't a...
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