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    [ubuntu] Bluetooth network

    I would like to be able to connect to the internet through this computer using Bluetooth. This computer us running Ubuntu 8.04 and connects to the internet using a serial port modem. I know I don't...
  2. Thread: No Serial Port

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    [ubuntu] Re: No Serial Port

    Make that Rural ALabama. DSL has been about 2 miles away for the last 5 years and shows no sign of movement. Sattelite is to expensive and to slow.
    Someone mentioned a Dynamode USB modem but I can't...
  3. Thread: No Serial Port

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    [ubuntu] Re: No Serial Port

    Thanks, that looks like it would do it.
  4. Thread: No Serial Port

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    [ubuntu] No Serial Port

    I'm thinking about buying a netbook. I'm stuck with a dial up connection. How do I connect to the phone line without a serial port?
    Thanks,
    Woody
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    [all variants] Mint 5 dial up trouble

    Hate to bother you guys with a Mint problem but can't get any help over there.
    Trying to get online with a serial port modem. The network setting box looks just like the one I'm using in Ubuntu....
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    [ubuntu] Advanced Desktop Settings

    Hi Group,
    I'm running 8.04 on a Compaq with 2.8 gig processor and a gig of
    ram. My user was the first one created. I have Visual effects set to
    Extra and all is fine. All other users,...
  7. Thread: Boot Order

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    [ubuntu] Boot Order

    How do I change the boot order where Windows will load first? I've got some stubborn family members that want it to just work like it did before. I know I've seen that here before but I can't find it...
  8. Thread: Got Locks

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    [ubuntu] Re: Got Locks

    Thanks for the help. I went to terminal and did sudo nautilus and changed the permissions for the home directory. That seems to have fixed it for now.
    Woody
  9. Thread: Got Locks

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    [ubuntu] Re: Got Locks

    How do I navigate to home? home gets bash command not found and /home gets /home is a directory, as does /home ls -l
    I'm getting lost.
  10. Thread: Got Locks

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    [ubuntu] Got Locks

    I'm having trouble saving jpegs to a folder. All the folders have locks on them. Some will save to a sample folder I have, but I try to drag and drop to a folder under art/qsl and it won't go.
    Got...
  11. Thread: Firefox Offline

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    [ubuntu] Firefox Offline

    With Ubuntu 8.04 Firefox 3.0 always opens in Offline Mode. How do I change that?
    Thanks,
    Woody / KF4TQJ
  12. Thread: Bluetooth

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    [ubuntu] Bluetooth

    I'm trying to send a folder via Bluetooth from the desktop to a
    Dell Axim X51 running Windows Mobile 5. I can send the folder, but
    only in a compressed format that the PDA can't open. It will only...
  13. Thread: DVD's Don't

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    [ubuntu] DVD's Don't

    Well, I'm at it again. I keep failing to get DVD's to play using directions on this page: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...ght=dvd+codecs
    I know I must be missing something but I can't find...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DVD's won't play.

    Nathan,
    Of course you were right. Once I went further down that page and got to Playing DVD's I added the rest of the code to the terminal and let it do it's thing. Then it still didn't work,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DVD's won't play.

    I just opened VLC with the terminal and got a string of these 3 things repeated over and over untill I killed
    *** libdvdread: CHECK_VALUE failed in ifo_read.c:1573 ***
    *** for...
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    [ubuntu] DVD's won't play.

    I went to this page: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683&highlight=dvd+codecs and copied this to my terminal: sudo
    apt-get remove icedtea-gcjwebplugin
    openjdk-6-jre...
  17. Thread: Visual Effects

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    [ubuntu] Visual Effects

    Running Hardy on a Dell with 2.8 gig processor and a gig of ram. When I set it up I turned the Visual Effects to Extra and everything was wonderful. Then I added a few other Users for the family and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.04 2 minor problems

    I get that. I know how to get it into Online Mode. The problem is that every time I start Firefox it's in Offline Mode. It won't save the setting.
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    [ubuntu] 8.04 2 minor problems

    I've got Hardy up and running for the most part on an old IBM 600x. 500 mhz & 256 ram.
    So far I've only got 2 problems.
    1. When I shut the machine down it freezes on the splash screen. The bar will...
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    Re: Easy and proven way to spread Ubuntu

    I hate bieng negative but I'll give it a try. There's a boatload of Windows users out there that don't know how to change the desktop background or creat a folder on the desktop. They don't know that...
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    Poll: Re: How Old are You?

    Boy you people are mostly young. What Linux are us oldsters supposed to use?
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    Re: Ubuntu: "Linux for Dummies"?

    Ubuntu makes me feel like a dummy from time to time, but that happens less and less every day.
    73's
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