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  1. [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 + vnc + create desktop = gnome instead of unity

    Thanks for your notes. I just tried this configuration on a new Precise (12.04) install and xrdp did not care for the "STARTUP=$HOME/.xsession-vnc line at all, regardless of what I put in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to make XRDP work, and fail...

    Bonjour FizzBuntu,

    I have not used xrdp extensively yet. What I have noticed in my testing of Precise (12.04) is that xrdp does work when the host is a 32bit install (running on an antique P4...
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    [SOLVED] Re: BaclupPC - how to backup to a separate HDD

    May I humbly disagree with the above conclusion that one may _not_ put backuppc on a separate HDD?

    I agree completely that an environment variable to point to the file location would be very nice....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing Backuppc

    Jason,

    I've just started installing BackupPC after a long idle time away from the tool (a couple of years). First time through, I did not pay close enough attention to the install scripts. Did...
  5. [ubuntu] ? how to configure NetworkManager to favor wired

    This may be a pipe dream but bear with me. Have several laptops with built in wireless. Both wired and wireless interfaces configure fine; no issues by themselves. Have docking station for laptop....
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    [ubuntu] Re: S-video + thinkpad T41 + Karmic(9.10)

    Sorry, I can't help you with the S-video but I thought I would add my concerns here as well. Recently acquired two different ThinkPad T41s from different sources. Both are in very good, used,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No mp3 in Sound Juicer

    OOPS!

    What was borked was the /etc/apt/sources.list file. Long story not worth relating here. Got a correct sources.list, upgraded and installed all the listed packages and voila! MP3 now in...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Rubyripper 0.5.0 on Ubuntu 8.04

    Just followed the instructions (that you repeated from the wiki) with rubyripper 0.5.5

    ./configure fails with the message

    /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/gtk2.rb:12:in `init': Cannot open display: ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No mp3 in Sound Juicer

    Having the same problem as the OP and several others posted in earlier messages. Running Hardy 8.04. Tried to install grip per a Ubuntu How-To and got a Beta version!! LTS indeed.

    Attempt to...
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    [ubuntu] Apt-mirror: Jaunty does not like Hardy

    Good evening all,

    I have two systems mirroring repositories with apt-mirror. Both "work" and have functioned fine for some time now. Both were originally built on Hardy (8.04) but recently a...
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    [ubuntu] Cupsys works for everyone but me, it seems

    Thank you in advance for assistance. Building a new home file/web/db/print server on 8.04 server (no gui on server itself). Apache is fine, samba is okay (Windows 98 tuning in progress), postgres...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where did ifconfig go in BusyBox w/ intrepid?

    Thank you for the response. "My path" would be the default for the BusyBox terminal :). Thank you for pointing out where the ifconfig binary hangs out. Don't have the chance just now to try this...
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    [ubuntu] Where did ifconfig go in BusyBox w/ intrepid?

    Greetings all,

    I really did search the forum first before asking such a trivial question. My DSL service is PPPoE and I have to set my MTU to 1492. Been there, done that, been able to install...
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