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    [SOLVED] Re: Nautilus address bar

    Thank you for this one-liner! For me it worked.

    Nautilus should make it easier to set such fundamental options.
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Slow desktop + no internet connection, after fresh install on internal hard disk

    The speed problem with Gnome was due to "Visual Effects". These effects (which ruined my Sunday) can be deactivated by clicking System -> Preferences -> Appearance, then unchecking them. Now my Gnome...
  3. [SOLVED] Slow desktop + no internet connection, after fresh install on internal hard disk

    I. Background

    Way back in 2007, I installed Ubuntu on an external hard drive /dev/sdb (SATA 250 Gigabytes) from where it was loaded using GRUB Legacy. My internal hard drive /dev/sda (also 250...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DVD/CD drive not found in ubuntu 10.4

    Yes, all my devices show up in the BIOS.

    Just after posting my first contribution to this thread, I came across a bug report which solved my particular problem. At least I am able to make my...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot mount CDROM DVD drives after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

    The best information I found on the subject so far:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/544548

    The blog proposes (among others) the following workaround:



    $ sudo rmmod...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DVD/CD drive not found in ubuntu 10.4

    Having the same problems for over a year now, since I upgraded to 10.04 Lucid Lynx.

    CDs and DVDs are usually automounted when I insert them right after loading Ubuntu. After maybe twenty minutes...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot mount CDROM DVD drives after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

    The following link may help you:

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PowerPCKnownIssues#Ubuntu_10.04_Lucid_Lynx

    I myself have disabled my fstab file. My CDs and DVDs are usually detected after login but...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot mount CDROM DVD drives after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

    First thing to do might be to edit your file
    /etc/fstab
    Comment out all entries relating to your CD/DVD drives (by placing a # sign at the beginning of the respective line).

    As an example, my...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot mount CDROM DVD drives after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

    Sorry for not responding to you earlier.

    I have now commented out the respective entries in /etc/fstab and am happy to say that my CD drives have been detected ever since:)

    Thanks again
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Flash plugin behaving differently in different user accounts

    Brilliant idea, lovinglinux! For my new test user, the plugin works. I think I'll simply create a new account for my wife and delete her existing one.

    I haven't got the Moonlight extension...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Flash plugin behaving differently in different user accounts

    Thanks lovinglinux.

    I followed your suggestions (in particular deleted my wife's firefox profile and created new one), but to no avail. I tested Firefox Flash plugin by going to...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Flash plugin behaving differently in different user accounts

    Hi lovinglinux,

    firstly, thank you for your help!

    In my wife's account, Firefox gives the following info:

    1 - Shockwave Flash

    File: /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so
    ...
  13. [ubuntu] Flash plugin behaving differently in different user accounts

    Hi there

    My wife and I share a PC, each of us having his/her own user account.

    In my account, the Adobe Flash Plugin for Firefox works perfectly.

    In my wife's account, the Flash Plugin...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Advice on a new printer please

    I just installed a new Kyocera FS-1100 monochrome laser printer. It works fine under both Windows Vista and Ubuntu. Installation under Ubuntu was very simple (System > Administration > Printing,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with Flash 10 at Ubuntu 10.04

    I may recommend the Flash-Aid add-on for Firefox

    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/161939/

    For me it works great.
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot mount CDROM DVD drives after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

    Still haven't completely solved the problem, but the following seemed to have had a beneficial effect in my case:

    1. From the Ubuntu menu bar I launched
    System > Adminstration > MountManager
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cd/dvd drive mounting fail

    see also
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1516501
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    [ubuntu] Re: cd/dvd drive mounting fail

    Had and am still having the same problem. See thread
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9208913

    Right now I started my PC with a CDROM inserted, and CDROM is still not mounted.

    Sorry if...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with Flash 10 at Ubuntu 10.04

    A quick follow-up:

    Firefox and Flash plugin do work correctly with the following script:



    cp /media/C:/Users/Kai/Downloads/libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins;
    /usr/bin/firefox;
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with Flash 10 at Ubuntu 10.04

    Got Flash working one day, next day it didn't work. Very strange.

    In any case, I would recommend Mozilla's support page

    http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing%20the%20Flash%20plugin
    ...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot mount CDROM DVD drives after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

    As suggested, I have changed the boot order in BIOS to boot from hard drive first. Now CD is detected also if no CD was inserted during startup.

    Thanks for that tip!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with Flash 10 at Ubuntu 10.04

    Thanks, WinterRain, for that simple solution! I had the same problem.
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot mount CDROM DVD drives after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

    Hi

    Thanks to both of you!

    Miraculously everything worked fine today after reboot (with an empty disc in one of the drives, don't yet know if that made the difference).

    Didn't change...
  24. [SOLVED] Cannot mount CDROM DVD drives after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

    Hi all

    I upgraded from Ubuntu 9.10 to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx yesterday. Now Ubuntu no longer recognizes my CDROM/DVD drives. Never had this problem with one of the earlier versions of Ubuntu....
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 and ATI cards fglrx problem

    Hi

    I'm having the same problem. Want to upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 to Ubuntu 9.04.

    Update manager warns me:



    So I don't want to continue and am sticking with Ubuntu 8.10.
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