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    [ubuntu] Re: Failed to find Bluetooth netlink family

    My guess is that you have already paired the device once with something else, perhaps a phone and it wont show up in ubuntu. Delete the pairing by holding the power key and answer key together for 5...
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    [SOLVED] Re: fsck usr fails and unable to repair

    Thanks for all fantastic help.


    Parted Magic would not boot, (perhaps a problem with isolinux and my old thinkpad and found some known bugs on the net about the problem, but not sure if was...
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    [SOLVED] Re: fsck usr fails and unable to repair

    endotherm

    I am travelling and have very limited resources (bandwidth and software).
    My goal is at least boot the machine so I can assess the damage, which I think is just a failure to mount /usr...
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    [SOLVED] Re: fsck usr fails and unable to repair

    Thanks for that!!!!


    Tried Parted Magicbut the cd image does boot on my machine, perhaps a bios problem, I will give gparted live cd a shot now (It takes over an hour to download 144mb). I see...
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    [SOLVED] fsck usr fails and unable to repair

    My usr partiition has failed, I cant fsck it because the sudo command seems to be usr...

    I am travelling so would really appreciate a few tips that should hopefully get my pc running again. (I...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: telling synaptic or apt to ignore a package for upgrade?

    bump ?
  7. [ubuntu] telling synaptic or apt to ignore a package for upgrade?

    I rebuild the stock kernel that comes with Ubuntu 10.04 with some code as modules, rather than compiled inline. This works fine, and install and the kernel work perfectly, I install it by:

    dpkg -i...
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    Re: kernel compile fails on dpkg-shlibdeps [Solved]

    thanks that gave me a clue, I had the files but i suspected some corruption on var so i resinstall libc6

    #aptitude reinstall libc6

    and that fixed it thanks
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    kernel compile fails on dpkg-shlibdeps

    I am compiling the stock ubuntu kernel linux-image-2.6.31-20-generic the code is unchanged, however I have changed a couple of things to be complied as modules that were part of the kernel proper...
  10. [ubuntu] Upgrade of linux-generic keeps old versions

    My installatio with 250mg root partition is nealy full after an updrade of linux-generic which has kept the old kernel and modules.

    I can easily delete them or is the a way to instruct apt-get or...
  11. [ubuntu] Identify the package a file belong to and running out or root space.

    I just ran run of the routine upgrades, which has given me a new kernel, and modules... and of course is now filling up allmost all of 250MG root partitiion. :-)

    I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: /etc/bluetooth/rfcomm.conf

    I think your right, but I can't find any example of what it should like as the main.conf does not have a man page and its new (replaces hcid.conf) and I have not working example.

    Could you post...
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    [ubuntu] Re: /etc/bluetooth/rfcomm.conf

    /etc/init.d/bluetooth is started

    and the bluetoothd is running, but I can't see where it call rfcomm

    I can run rfcomm manually, I just want the bluetooth script to reconize the existance of the...
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    [ubuntu] /etc/bluetooth/rfcomm.conf

    I got my modem working via bluetooth by using the rfcomm bind command manually

    I have set up my /etc/bluetooth/rfcomm.conf correctly. (copied from a working distro on the same hardware)

    looking...
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    Compliling Kernel Modules

    Hi, just switched to Ubuntu after many years of gentoo.

    My laptop does not work the new thinpad-acpi kernel module. I would like to use

    the old speedstep-centrino module, what is the simpliet...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XServer lockup when starting firefox [solved]

    Found the answer, Xserver does not need an xorg.conf but to create one it was
    #Xorg -configure

    If I turn of all the effects under -->system--apperance--visual effects

    firefox no longer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XServer lockup when starting firefox

    Bump
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    [ubuntu] XServer lockup when starting firefox

    I am new to ubuntu, but have been a linux user for the last 8 years. I switched my laptop a thinkpad t41 from gentoo to ubuntu...

    Its all installed but when I start firefox, before any window...
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