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  1. Trying to get PS3 controller working under Ubuntu 15.04

    Hey, I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 specifically for its new controller support. However, I am trying to get my PS3 wireless controller working, without success so far. I do not have bluetooth on my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype won't install

    http://www.tecmint.com/install-skype-4-1-in-ubuntu-xubuntu-linux-mint/

    A friend suggested this page, but when i try to install the 64 bit package, i get the error package architecture (i386) does...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype won't install

    jared@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install -f
    [sudo] password for jared:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed,...
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    [ubuntu] Skype won't install

    Hi all, I am having problems installing the skype package in ubuntu. I added the canonical partner repository like the community documentation requests, but when I try to install skype, I get the...
  5. [ubuntu] Installing ubuntu on computer with RAID configuration?

    Hi all.

    I tried installing ubuntu on my new computer that has two hard drives set up in a RAID configuration. I ran across some error messages (don't remember them now) and it basically failed to...
  6. [ubuntu] Video for Linux 2 (v4l2): Could not get buffers from device '/dev/video0'.

    I get this error message when trying to test my video camera from within gstreamer-properties.

    Video for Linux 2 (v4l2): Could not get buffers from device '/dev/video0'.

    I'm trying to figure...
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    Re: keyboard doesn't work with games in Dosbox

    I did, i followed the dosbox 0.73 tutorial elsewhere on here to download all depedencies and compile the software from source. And now I can use the keyboard, mouse, joystick, whatever I want :-p
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    keyboard doesn't work with games in Dosbox

    Hi all, I installed DosBox and the keyboard does not work with any game I try. I can type in the Dos command line just fine but when I play a game, the keyboard will not respond. the only key that...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: 8.10 Nvidia driver. Wait for fix? or try to fix?

    Solved problem! another user recommended using the envyng program (found in synaptic) for installing the driver. simply installed the core program, used envyng's text mode with the -t added, then...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: 8.10 Nvidia driver. Wait for fix? or try to fix?

    I'm getting fustrated with the 3D support in 8.10. I have downloaded the drivers for my machine, but hardware drivers menu does not see the drivers. deleted drivers, tried again without the drivers...
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    [ubuntu] Re: configure video drivers

    The process for getting your 3D drivers working depends on whether you use GNOME or KDE. In GNOME it's very easy to get it working - in the System menu under Administration (or Preferences, I can't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting up Dual Boot

    Wubi might be the easiest way to dual-boot windows and ubuntu without having to mess with partitions. I use it myself to access Ubuntu (until I get a fatter hard drive). You can find Wubi at...
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    Re: Is your son trying to install Linux? Its illegal! He is a hacker. Stop him!

    Lol!!!
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    Re: Increasing size of wubi partition?

    I agree, 30 gigs is probably more than enough. Any more than that, you might want to consider installing Ubuntu through the regular live cd(s). Then you can set the exact partition size you want. I...
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    Re: Wubi in Laptop without CD rom?

    Wubi automatically connects to the CD download servers and downloads the CD needed to install Ubuntu, and then it uses that to install the variant you want. You don't need a CD drive with Wubi.
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    Poll: Re: What kind of computer do you use?- Super Thread

    I've got :

    Ubuntu 8.04 dual-boot config with Win XP
    Pentium 4 2.4 ghz
    120 GB hard drive (planning to upgrade to something with more space in a few months; 500 GB external drive I use to store my...
  17. Thread: Hi all!

    by jaredbuck
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    Hi all!

    Most of you should recognize me by now on IRC as jaredbuck (and yes that is my name, Jared Buck). I'm from a small town in California and I dual-boot Ubuntu with Win XP. I've used a number of Linux...
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    [ubuntu] Re: browsers

    Firefox version 2 is available in the repos; i think it's package firefox-2. You can use any package manager (Adept, Synaptic, etc) to search for it and then install that.
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