Search:

Type: Posts; User: mixmaster; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    25
    Views
    15,995

    [SOLVED] Re: Has get-iplayer just been broken?

    I pulled the change line from the bottom of the thread proseak linked to, edited it into get_iplayer.pl and it seems to work fine on windoze (am I allowed to mention that word here?).

    Then I...
  2. Replies
    25
    Views
    15,995

    [SOLVED] Re: has get-iplayer just been broken?

    Yup, got that also.

    Tried deleting .swfinfo and refreshing get_iplayer.pl to no effect.
  3. Replies
    25
    Views
    15,995

    [SOLVED] Re: has get-iplayer just been broken?

    This happened to me today. Could not download a program from BBC4 and could not re-download (with --force) a program I successfully downloaded earlier this week.
  4. [xubuntu] Cannot start xubunut after 11.10 upgrade

    I have just run the online upgrade on a Xubuntu 11.04 system.

    The upgrade appeared to work ok but now I get the grub menu, select the default option and get an error

    hd2 write error

    followed...
  5. Replies
    1
    Views
    198

    [all variants] Re: modprobe setup

    Well, after an update the system has started to find the options in forcedeth.conf as I expected it to in the first place. I must admit I did not check all 150 or so updates so perhaps there was a...
  6. Replies
    1
    Views
    198

    [all variants] [not solved but gone away]modprobe setup

    I have a motherboard problem which requires the forcedeth module be run with msi=0 and msix=0 (at least until I upgrade the mb bios).

    I have created the file /etc/modprobe.d/forcedeth.conf...
  7. Replies
    6
    Views
    849

    [SOLVED] Re: root can't change permissions

    Is it possible that you have also screwed up the permissions of the test directory? It may be that root no longer has the right to change files in that directory. Back up (cd ..) and see what...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: 10K questions / Please help me convert to *nix / Advanced level advice please.

    I would suggest that you look at remastersys for this. Set up one machine and when you are happy with it run "remastersys dist". This will create an .iso image of a customised ubuntu distribution...
  9. Replies
    15
    Views
    593

    [ubuntu] Re: SSH Over internet

    err, isn't the ssh command:

    ssh -p <portnum> user@ip
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04, reasons to upgrade? Are there any?

    I agree with this completely. The way you use a desktop is dependent on your work mix and personal preferences and habits. I'm used to using a large monitor or two where multiple windows are...
  11. Replies
    436
    Views
    22,749

    Re: Have you changed your mind about Unity?

    Well, not complaining will never change anything so it is always worth expressing a contrary opinion. Sometimes you can generate enough of a groundswell to change minds.

    More importantly, making...
  12. Replies
    436
    Views
    22,749

    Re: Have you changed your mind about Unity?

    Thanks.
    The current gnome desktop does everything I want without any significant irritations (ie I am more or less completely unaware of its existence). I'm not a lover of desktop bling and I don't...
  13. Replies
    436
    Views
    22,749

    Re: Have you changed your mind about Unity?

    Nope, no change of mind. It still looks like something designed for a toy computer to be used by pre-school children.

    I'm not sure yet about gnome3/gnome shell because I haven't had a chance to...
  14. Replies
    3
    Views
    842

    [ubuntu] Xorg at 100% CPU

    Since a recent update I have been experiencing complete system locks where the keyboard and mouse buttons become unresponsive and the mouse pointer does not change shape although I can move it around...
  15. Replies
    18
    Views
    3,321

    Re: GUI vs Terminal: your opinions?

    Both have their place. You can do more or less anything you want from a command line IF you know how do get there in the first place. If you don't, a blank box with a '$' in the top left corner is...
  16. Re: Wayland - a chance to solve a lifetime annoyance?

    Lol. This is such a severe problem that, despite using linux since the days when you installed slackware off floppies, I'd never even noticed it.

    My personal beef with the clipboard is that there...
  17. Replies
    464
    Views
    43,012

    Re: Unity Q&A

    OK, this may sound luddite but ...

    I am quite happy with the existing desktop, which I run with all desktop effects disabled. I know exactly where everything is and what everything does. I don't...
  18. Replies
    1
    Views
    324

    [gnome] Gnome terminal irritation

    The gnome terminal has taken to querying me every time I exit:



    This is because there is an unclosed ssh session in the window. I am quite happy for the system to close this silently (as it...
  19. Replies
    12
    Views
    873

    [all variants] Re: "Best" RAID configuration with two disks

    99% of the time you will not notice the speed difference between raid0, raid1 and jbod. If you have a failure on boot and you are on a raid0 filesystem you will waste more time fixing it that you...
  20. Replies
    9
    Views
    628

    [ubuntu] Re: Impossible to boot in Ubuntu

    7.10 is very old. Maybe it can't read the partition table. Try a more recent live CD.
  21. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,121

    [ubuntu] Re: adding .mp3 extension to my music

    for future reference, open a command window, go to the directory containing the music and type

    find . -type f -exec mv {} {}.mp3 \;

    command lines may seem arcane but they can be very fast. ...
  22. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,291

    [ubuntu] Re: Login keyring box

    No, it is not a geek rule it is a matter of basic security. Nor is it broken - a few posts up someone explained how to avoid having to enter any passwords. If you have a machine with nothing of...
  23. Replies
    59
    Views
    11,352

    [ubuntu] Re: Bad Indicator-applet experience

    Hmmm. I don't need the me-menu/social stuff and I'd prefer to avoid all the notification stuff but I don't like kubuntu. Does anyone know if xubuntu still stays with the older system?
  24. [all variants] Re: Hardware compatability..building linux file server

    If you have no previous experience with linux then install the desktop version and add anything else you need (eg samba if you have windoze clients) from the repositories. Administering a server...
  25. Replies
    11
    Views
    607

    [ubuntu] Re: Deleting files on a Windows share

    I thought "Device or resource busy" was the message you got when something was using the file you tried to delete. In particular, you get this message when you try to delete a running exe.
    ...
Results 1 to 25 of 224
Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4