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    [ubuntu] libre office templates not working

    so i've created a template in libre office, and i've created several documents based on that template.
    my understanding is that if i change some aspect of formatting on the template, the change...
  2. Re: Dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu 12.04, problems

    got ubuntu installed now, thanks!!

    (i'll mark this thread as solved just as soon as i have a chance to verify that i didn't screw anything else up.)
  3. [all variants] Re: Preinstalled Windows and Ubuntu dual boot

    thanks for the information!
  4. Dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu 12.04, problems

    I'm also trying to dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I followed this guide but when i try to run the ubuntu installer (off a CD) and i go with the advanced option, i get to this point (see screen shot...
  5. [all variants] Re: Preinstalled Windows and Ubuntu dual boot

    i'm also trying to dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu. I used the Windows disk management utility to shrink the Windows partition and I left the space as unallocated but when i try to install Ubuntu it says...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: burning CD's - computer claims disc burned successfully but won't read it...

    OK,
    still baffled why 'gnomebaker' isn't showing up when i search for it in the software center but i installed the K3b cd/dvd burning program and so far it's working fine.

    :-)
  7. [SOLVED] Re: burning CD's - computer claims disc burned successfully but won't read it...

    Ok, thanks for the suggestion.

    for some reason i can't seem to find "GnomeBaker" on the software center or in synaptic package manager... what's up with that?
  8. [SOLVED] burning CD's - computer claims disc burned successfully but won't read it...

    i'm running ubuntu 11.1 on a Hp pavilion laptop. previous to upgrading to 11.1 i was running ubuntu 8.1 and my cd drive worked fine.

    now when i try to burn a disc it goes through the whole process...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: amazon mp3 downloader - dependency not satisfiable

    yep, that's the one. i was hoping that it would work with 11.10 despite having been written for 9.04 but no such luck.

    thanks for the tips, i will check out the pymazon downloader.
    :-)
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Completely remove and replace pulseaudio with all issues around

    Thanks for posting this!
    i followed through most of it but i ran into a couple of problems:




    when i open this file i find a line that says

    DEB_CONFIGURE_EXTRA_FLAGS +=...
  11. [ubuntu] amazon mp3 downloader - dependency not satisfiable

    i tried to install amazon's mp3 downloader - i was able to download their file but when i open it the ubuntu software center window pops up and says


    i looked in package manager but i don't have...
  12. [all variants] Re: FlashVideoReplacer: replace flash video player with mplayer plugin (low CPU usage

    thanks for letting me know.

    still it's great that someone's working on an alternative to flash player!
  13. [all variants] Re: FlashVideoReplacer: replace flash video player with mplayer plugin (low CPU usage

    does anyone know if this plugin works to play the tabs on songsterr.com

    http://www.songsterr.com/


    ?

    if not, i'll just download it and try it out myself but i thought i'd ask here first. ...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: reinstalling - should i wipe the hard drive first?? and a question about partitio

    hey thanks!

    :-)
  15. [ubuntu] Re: reinstalling - should i wipe the hard drive first?? and a question about partitio

    Ok. cool.
    so if i run a command like:


    dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda


    (while booting from the CD)

    once it's done I can just install from a CD or do i need to do anything special to set-up...
  16. [ubuntu] reinstalling - should i wipe the hard drive first?? and a question about partitions

    OK, well, i've been having a couple of problems with my install of Ubuntu 11.10 - i'm pretty sure it was my fault and now that i've backed up my files, i'm really tempted to just start over from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: wireless - firmware missing

    yep, it works!
    Thanks!!:-)
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    [ubuntu] Re: wireless - firmware missing

    my computer is giving me the same problem



    DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
    DISTRIB_RELEASE=11.10
    DISTRIB_CODENAME=oneiric
    DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 11.10"
    Linux warkitten-HP-Pavilion-dv6700-Notebook-PC...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: installed 11.10, now system won't boot except from live CD

    well, i didn't exactly solve the issue but i did get back to my old system!!

    i was going to do a fresh install but when i looked at the install options one was "update 11.10 to 11.10" so i...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: installed 11.10, now system won't boot except from live CD

    Ok,
    i did that and tried rebooting - got the same problem.

    here's the output i'm getting in the terminal when i run that code:



    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fsck /dev/sda1
    fsck from util-linux...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: installed 11.10, now system won't boot except from live CD

    i rebooted from the CD and tried running the command again - still getting the same message in the terminal.
    :-(

    edited to add: when i look at the harddrive with Disk Utility, there's three...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: installed 11.10, now system won't boot except from live CD

    i just tried rebooting... i'm still getting the flashing black screen. although i did notice this time that it says something about
    "pipe broken"

    i have no idea what that means but hopefully...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: installed 11.10, now system won't boot except from live CD

    no worries.

    hopefully it will be solved soon. :-)
  24. [ubuntu] Re: installed 11.10, now system won't boot except from live CD

    Ok, i ran it.... i got the following output:



    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fsck /dev/sda
    fsck from util-linux 2.19.1
    e2fsck 1.41.14 (22-Dec-2010)
    fsck.ext2: Device or resource busy while trying to...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: installed 11.10, now system won't boot except from live CD

    awesome. that is exactly what i needed. once i back-up everything i think i'm going to just re-install the operating system unless someone comes up with a solution for my booting issue in the next...
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