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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot browse network in Ubuntu 13.10 [solved]

    I also was not able to connect to my network printer after upgrading to 13.10.
    However after rereading the 13.10 release notes. I solved this problem by editing
    file '/etc/cups/cups-browsed.conf'....
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I have been using only Ubuntu now for maybe four years. I last encounter with a MS product was when Vista ate my laptop disk. That did it for me and I broke the habit of using any MS PRODUCT.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Replace Broad Wireless Card

    The Intel 4965AGN now sells for 7 to 10 dollars on ebay.

    YumaJim
  4. Thread: Tax Software

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    [all variants] Re: Tax Software

    I used Turbo Tax for many years and last tax year 2010, I said there must be a better way. I started using "Tax Slayer" for 2010 return and now have used it again for my 2011 returns. It can be found...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 (unity) volume icon missing after removing (and re-installing) pulseaudio

    Thanks that restored the sound icon for me.
    YumaJim
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox/Java/Scottrade on 11.10

    I8bugs - Thanks for the solution - worked for me - great write up.
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    [all variants] Re: [SOLVED] Garmin GPS, Google and gpsbabel?

    Another simple way is to 'pin' the location on Google Earth then Right Click on Pin and select Properties and you will see the coordinates of the pinned location. Select "To Where --> Coordinates on...
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    Re: Unity, why bother?

    Unity (11.04) desktop has the auto hide feature now. See the attached screenshot.

    http://www.bainter.org/UnityDesktop460x368.png

    And I found out that it is easy to select an application to run....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel panic on boot after upgrade (Solved)

    Urock,

    Reinstalling fixing it. Yea! Reinstalling did not do a download, it just
    used the files in the cache. I had thought about re-installing the files
    before but, I thought I might need to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel panic on boot after upgrade

    URock,

    I just tried the grub-update but, that did not solve the problem - no change. What's the best way to re-install a fresh update of the -27 kernel?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel panic on boot after upgrade

    I have the same Kernel panic error message. Can't mount root fs.
    This started after upgrading to kernel 3.6.35-37. I can boot up the
    previous 2.6.35-27 just find - no problem. The UUID is the same...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Alternative to AVS Video Converter

    Have you tried 'WinFF' I have used it for a long time.
    It is a GIU for ffmpeg. You can get WinFF from the Ubuntu repos
    and also you can install it for that other windows OS.

    YumaJim
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    [ubuntu] Replace Broad Wireless Card

    I have been using Broadcam Wi-Fi cards for years and always have problems getting them to work well with Linux. Not too long ago ( 6 months) I replaced my broadcom card with an Intel Pro/Wireless...
  14. Thread: Tax Software

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    [all variants] Re: Tax Software

    I am using Turbo Tax 2009 Deluxe by installing it with VirtualBox and XP. Just install virtualbox-3.1 and then install a copy of XP into it. Set the RAM allocation to at least 256 MB (I used 512 MB)....
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    [all variants] Re: How do I delete old KDE boot screen?

    Fixed - I installed 'startup-manager' and it's usage fixed my problem.
    It as some additional features such as cleaning up, deleting, old kernals and removing same from the grub menue.lst.

    Thanks...
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    [all variants] Re: How do I delete old KDE boot screen?

    I tried the ln code but I have the very same boot sequence as before.
    The same old Kubuntu screen is still there.

    YumaJim
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    [all variants] How do I delete old KDE boot screen?

    In the past I had both KDE and Gnome desktop managers on my laptop. I removed KDE some time ago as I finally settled on Gnome. Now when the machine boots I still see the old Kde screen that says...
  18. Re: HOWTO: fix browsing problems with common routers

    You should be able to find your isp's dns addresses on another computer connected
    to you isp or on the isp's wed site. They should have setup information some place on their site.

    When you run...
  19. Re: HOWTO: fix browsing problems with common routers

    I installed 'wifi-radar' and it works. All the other wifi
    managers need to operate like wifi-radar. It fills in the router table correctly.
    YumaJim
  20. Re: HOWTO: fix browsing problems with common routers

    I have found that some routers and some WiFi Hot spots when connecting leave
    the Ubuntu routing table empty. Looking at the end of the dmesg data one sees
    that no IPV6 routes are defined. This...
  21. Re: HOW TO: Configure wireless cards with Broadcom chipsets

    Did do the following:
    sudo dhclient wlan0 seems that one has to do this to get an Ip address assigned.

    YumaJim
  22. Re: HOW TO: Configure wireless cards with Broadcom chipsets

    Did you use the bcmwl5a.inf and bcmwl5.sys. It's quit important to use the
    bcmwl5a.inf and not the bcmwl5.inf as the 'a' version is the ascii (text) version of the file that can be read by the...
  23. Re: HOW TO: Configure wireless cards with Broadcom chipsets

    I had to very same problem. Go through the procedure found at: http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/mediawiki/index.php/Installation starting at the "Install Windows Driver" I am writting this using my...
  24. Re: HOW TO: Configure wireless cards with Broadcom chipsets

    Here's the attchments per previous post....

    YumaJim
  25. Re: HOW TO: Configure wireless cards with Broadcom chipsets

    I found the Broadcom driver files on my XP Windows Partition at:
    C:\Driver\Wireless.

    The built in PCI cards works very well with Windows so here's hoping I can get it working as well with...
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