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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot connect with wireless

    Amati: Thank you. I just installed Xubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Latitude D500 which had the Intel Calexico2 wireless card, and these instructions worked flawlessly.
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.10 - Oneiric Ocelot)

    Did a full reinstall of Precise on my Compaq Presario M2000, which has a Broadcom 4318 wireless device, and used the alternate distro as the regular distro was hanging on me.

    Referring to post...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 Installation Crashes

    Used the alternate installation CD and saw that the install was hanging on the DHCP setup. Since I wasn't connected to a network at the time, this is probably where the standard distro was hanging...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installation of 12.04 halts

    Update: The alternative installation CD worked for me. It was a little confusing at first, being asked to set up a volume group and then a logical volume. (I didn't have to do that with the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installation of 12.04 halts

    Update: Downloaded the alternate distro and burned it to CD. It appeared to be hanging on the DHCP setup. Since I wasn't connected to a network at the time, this is probably where the standard...
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    [ubuntu] Installation of 12.04 halts

    I'm trying to install Precise (12.04) on a Compaq Presario M2000 laptop. It had been previously running Maverick (10.10) and XP in a dual-boot configuration, until last Monday. Last week, I tried to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 Installation Crashes

    I'm trying to install Precise (12.04) on a Compaq Presario M2000 laptop. It had been previously running Maverick (10.10) and XP in a dual-boot configuration.

    Earlier this week, I tried to...
  8. [ubuntu] Counterparts to Cakewalk for music composition?

    For the last several years, I've been using Cakewalk Music Creator as a tool for music composition and editing. I have a MIDI keyboard that plugs into one of the game ports, and Cakewalk captures...
  9. [ubuntu] [Solved] Unable to print files via samba or lpd

    I have two systems in my home network -- my Ubuntu desktop ("orac") and my daughter's Windows XP desktop ("zen"). I have an HP LasertJet 4MP connected to zen. I've been trying to print files to the...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.10 - Oneiric Ocelot)

    Just finished installing Oneiric on a Gateway MA3 laptop with a Broadcom 4318 wireless LAN controller. Used the instructions I posted uptopic, and I was able to connect via wireless. Success.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How does one play new DVDS on VLC?

    Ubuntu out-of-the-box doesn't include codecs or decryption software in the standard distribution, for legal reasons (copyright, intellectual property laws, export controlled technology, etc.) But...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.10 - Oneiric Ocelot)

    Running "sudo apt-get remove --purge bcmwl-kernel-source" fixed it. I also added b43 to /etc/modules for good measure. Thank you bkratz!
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.10 - Oneiric Ocelot)

    Summarizing my install experience on a Dell Latitude D630 running Oneiric and the built-in Broadcom 4311 wireless device:

    0) Connect to a network via a wired connection. :)
    1) Installed...
  14. [ubuntu] cupsd quits on 10.04 and I can't figure out why

    I have a client with a server running Lucid (10.04). Several months ago, I installed cups 1.4.3 on this server. There is an HP LaserJet 4050n connected to this server, via the parallel port.

    I...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.04, Natty Narwhal)

    Per your suggestion, I installed b43-fwcutter and firmware-b43-installer, and removed bcmwl-kernel-source.

    I didn't have any of those blacklist files you mentioned, but there was a "blacklist...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.04, Natty Narwhal)

    I have a Dell Latitude D620 laptop running natty. I tried nearly everything in this and other related threads, and I still can't get wireless networking to work on this laptop. I removed everything...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: How do I create a video DVD from Pitivi output?

    Forgot a small detail with dvdauthor. If you want a title with multiple chapters, you need to specify the chapters of a title on the same command line. Example:

    dvdauthor -o DVD/ -t foo.mpg...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How do I create a video DVD from Pitivi output?

    Thank you, ron999!

    I had a series of mp4 files that I wanted to copy to a DVD for offline watching. I tried using Pitivi to string them together, but the rendering was going to take more than...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LH008 PCMCIA USB 2.0 card

    Tried blacklisting uhci_hcd. Rebooted. No effect. (Except for KO'ing the wireless network adapter i had plugged in the computer's USB 1.1 port.)

    Tried blacklisting ehci_hcd. Rebooted. No...
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    [ubuntu] LH008 PCMCIA USB 2.0 card

    I recently picked up a generic 4-port USB 2.0 PCMCIA card off of EBay. I'm trying to get it to work, and it doesn't appear to be doing so. The only identification I could find was on the underside:...
  21. Re: Howto: Linksys ACX111 chipset (wpc54g v2) via ndiswrapper

    Cisco changed the location of their drivers for this card. It can now be downloaded at http://homedownloads.cisco.com/downloads/driver/wpc54gv2_driver_utility_v2.02.zip.
  22. [SOLVED] Re: WUSB54GC easy configuration in Lucid or Ubuntu 10.04

    Confirmed that this fix worked on Lucid running on a Dell Latitude CPxJ with a Linksys WUSB54GC v3. Thank you!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backing up a server to an external drive

    Thanks, folks. I had to install usbmount on the server in order for the external hard drive to be even recognized when it was plugged in. (It's an external hard drive in an enclosure; not a stick.)...
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    [ubuntu] Backing up a server to an external drive

    I have an Ubuntu server running Lucid. I'd like to be able to back up the hard drive in the server to an external hard drive. I try to plug in a drive via a USB port and it doesn't appear to mount...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install and use the latest FFmpeg and x264

    Just adding my voice to the choir of satisfied FFmpeg and x264 users. I installed it last night on my Compaq Presario M2000 laptop running Lucid. it took a while, but it was worth the wait. Sound...
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