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  1. [kubuntu] Re: Adding custom page sizes on Brother printer

    nudge
  2. [kubuntu] Adding custom page sizes on Brother HL-2270DW printer

    I am trying to add a custom page size on a Brother HL-2270DW printer. Adding the page size by simply editing a PPD file is not sufficient. From a posting made to the cups.org mailing list I have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Rolling back from Firefox 29

    Thanks for the reply but the solution you suggest won't work. With Firefox 29 already installed, the only options presented in Synaptic is to lock the version at 29 or rollback all the way to 11...
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    [SOLVED] Rolling back from Firefox 29

    I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Firefox was upgraded to ver 29. I am not happy with it for changes to the interface, particularly lack of a status bar (may have been called something else) for plug-ins...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Kubuntu not seeing drive after restore by Clonezilla

    Good day,

    Be darned if I know how but the mount points in /media were changed to root instead of my log-in username. No wonder they would not load.

    All is well now. Thanks for the help.
  6. [SOLVED] Kubuntu not seeing drive after restore by Clonezilla

    Good day,

    This weekend I had to restore my system from a Clonezilla backup. The system was moved from one drive to another but the drive the o/s is loaded on remains the same, sda1. On this...
  7. [kubuntu] Re: KDE Deskstop malfunctioning after re-install of NVIDIA drivers

    I have decided to reformat the drive and start over.
  8. [kubuntu] KDE Deskstop malfunctioning after re-install of NVIDIA drivers

    I had a challenge with an Nvidia API conflict after installing VMware Player tools. After doing some research, I found this, resolved the issue by purging the driver installed by VMware and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: can't boot into GUI due to VMWare

    That would be a challenge for my system does not present me with the menu to choose which kernel to boot from. :(
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    [SOLVED] can't boot into GUI due to VMWare

    Something very weird has happened and I am at a loss to explain how. The only thing I can think of is the installation of VMWare Tools is the culprit.

    Yesterday I installed VMWare Player on...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Thunderbird 24.1.1 upgrade - Calendar and Tasks not functioning

    Thanks! This solution worked perfectly. How is this extension different from one available from a Mozilla add-ons site?
  12. [SOLVED] Thunderbird 24.1.1 upgrade - Calendar and Tasks not functioning

    Last week, Thunderbird was updated to ver. 24.1.1 through the regular system updates. The new version was not launched on my system until a reboot last night. Though there are no indications for...
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    [kubuntu] Re: context menu stays on screen

    nudge
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    [kubuntu] context menu stays on screen

    The attached image is part of a screenshot for an anomaly that sometimes happens and is difficult to recreate. Let me describe the scenario.

    Using Firefox and performing a right click for a...
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    [kubuntu] video card for Kubuntu 12.04

    Hello all,


    I am looking to install a new video card on a Dell Precision 490 system running a Quadro FX 3500 by Nvidia. Running dual 17" displays and I run into issues like not able
    to watch...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Can't access network shares on Linux machine

    this has been solved
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Can't access network shares on Linux machine

    Going through the steps again to set-up Samba. I realised the name of the system running Kubuntu was long.

    I have shortened it to something 12 alphanumeric characters long, making the...
  18. [SOLVED] Can't access network shares on Linux machine

    Recently, I acquired a new system and installed Linux. This was to replace an existing Linux machine. I installed Samba and configured it using the GUI Samba Server Configuration tool. I rebooted...
  19. [kubuntu] Re: Removing mysql triggers removing KDE components

    Nudge. Does anyone have a response?
  20. [kubuntu] Removing mysql triggers removing KDE components

    I want to remove mysql from system to start over. If I enter


    sudo apt-get remove --purge mysql-server mysql-client mysql-common in terminal, I get the following:
    Reading package lists......
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    [kubuntu] partition gets "lost"

    I am attempting to install Kubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Precision 490. Last week I installed Kubuntu when I had only one drive installed. It worked fine. I physically migrated a second drive to the...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Dell Precision 490 won't function

    Just to close out this thread for anyone else that might encounter the same challenge. Re-installed Kubuntu 32-bit and all is well. Good luck with your Precision 490.
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    [kubuntu] Dell Precision 490 won't function

    I purchased a Dell Precision 490 workstation an am having a challenge to get it to run. This machine has:

    2 Xeon 5160 duo-core processors @ 3.0 Ghz
    8 gigs of ram
    Nvidia Quadro FX3500

    I...
  24. Thread: joining files

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    [all variants] joining files

    I have some large files that were split with a simple splitter program in DOS but I want to rejoin the segments in Linux.

    What is the corresponding syntax for joining files at the command-line...
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    [kubuntu] Bash alias mounting iso

    Based on a command that worked properly, I tried creating the following alias:

    alias m20='sudo mount -o loop,ro -t iso9660 $1 /mnt/iso0'However, when I execute it, I recive this message "ioctl:...
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