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    [ubuntu] Re: So is 8.10 just completely forgotten now?

    Yeah, I looked too and that is what I found.

    I'm going to try to repoint the repositories on monday, but if they don't work, I'll probably just ask the editors to save their files, wipe the...
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    [ubuntu] So is 8.10 just completely forgotten now?

    So I work at a small non-profit, online-only newspaper. I installed Ubuntu 8.10 a while back on some of our editors computer's. I picked 8.10 because it was the last version that I found to be able...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Possible to just copy a system from external hard drive?

    I posted here asking for help last week: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1458175 but got no responses.

    The troubles didn't start until I installed 9.04 with ext4. 8.04 with ext3 had no...
  4. [ubuntu] Possible to just copy a system from external hard drive?

    So my laptop has been crashing ever since I installed 9.04. I was recently told on these forums it might have something to do with using ext4 instead of an older, more stable file system on my hard...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Where to start in troubleshooting stability issues?

    Thanks for responding! I hadn't thought of overheating issues. I've had other laptops that shut down with an overheat and they turn off, whereas this one just sort of stops. The screen still shows my...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Where to start in troubleshooting stability issues?

    bump. I really do need a hand with this. I have no idea where to go from here.
  7. [ubuntu] Where to start in troubleshooting stability issues?

    My system freezes every few hours or so. It is getting to the point where I can't work anymore.

    The crashing usually occurs while the computer is in the middle of something, like loading a web...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 freezes on start up after upgrade from 9.04

    Must be a gnome problem of some sort then, but hell if I know
  9. [ubuntu] 9.10 freezes on start up after upgrade from 9.04

    So I had a nearly-fresh install of 9.04 on this computer. I didn't feel like waiting for the 9.10 livecd to finish downloading, so I used the upgrade function in update manager to get to 9.10.

    It...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: DAAAAAAA!! Why won't this stupid Intersil Prism 2.5 card work!!!!!!

    Commmme ooooon you guys! Throw me a bone here!
  11. [ubuntu] DAAAAAAA!! Why won't this stupid Intersil Prism 2.5 card work!!!!!!

    First off, I'm using Hardy on a computer with an Intersil Prism 2.5 PCI wifi card in it.

    I downloaded and installed linux-wlan-ng. No dice

    I installed the hostap drivers. No dice.

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to get a wifi card to work

    So it looks like there is a package in synaptic called linux-wlan-ng that promises to get this thing to work. Looks like that problem is solved.

    Now here is my next problem: this computer...
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    [ubuntu] Trying to get a wifi card to work

    Hi, I'm trying to get wifi to work with a strait Vanilla Ubuntu install on a desktop. Wired internet is not an option here.

    When I type "lspci" into terminal I get:


    00:0c.0 Network...
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    [ubuntu] Wifi power is insufficient

    I gave my girlfriend's mom an older computer with ubuntu installed. The idea was we could get her on the internet by using the communal wifi in her building.

    Unfortunately, when I go into the...
  15. [ubuntu] Compiz stopped working after upgrade to 8.04

    For some reason, my compiz fusion stopped working after I upgraded from 7.10 to 8.04. I had the wobbly windows and the cube. The preferences program is there, and everything is enabled, and I can...
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