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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable touch pad of Dell ins

    On my Sony Vaio VGN_NS11J
    $ xinput list
    got me;

    ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
    ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]...
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    Re: MP3 players for linux users?

    Sansa ClipZip 8GB "Stealth" Black works a treat, I've retired my iPod for this little beauty.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kindle 4 doesn't work

    I found the best way was to buy a USB Charger from Amazon the typle that you plug into the mains and then plug a USB cable into then just use the lead you get with the Kindle.
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    [ubuntu] playlist on Sansa Zip Clip

    Hi,
    I have just received my Clip Zip and have been playing with it for a few days now. I use Ubuntu & Debian and therefore copy music, podcasts etc to it using the MSC mode drag and drop but so far...
  5. Thread: brasero

    by Wobblybob
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    Re: brasero

    Agreed, it's always the first program to go and replaced by k3b, but I've started using Xfburn which is also very reliable and does not pull in all the KDE libs.
  6. Re: How do you feel about no Classic option for Oneiric?

    To be honest I've already moved to Xubuntu after testing Unity for a while. I found Xubuntu to be a great option so I don't care what they do or don't do with Ubuntu's Desktop any more.
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    [xubuntu] Re: desktop screen

    Have you tried, [Settings], [Settings Manager], [Desktop], icons tab and removed the default icons ?
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    [ubuntu] Re: I want to love Ubuntu BUT!

    and another vote for Xubuntu from me, I've moved due to Unity and find it faster and much like Gnome.
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    Re: What are you Reading right now?

    I've just bought a kindle 3 wifi version and am reading The Dreaming Void, Book 1 by Peter F Hamilton it's very good as is the Kindle which work well with Ubuntu 11.04 and Calibre.
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    [ubuntu] Re: gnome-sound-recorder

    I had this problem a few das ago on Mint and tried all sorts of fixes but the one that worked was to remove the package completely and install again.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Searching for webcamera drivers

    have you tried Camorama, it's in the repos and may just work out of the box, if the only program you have used is cheese then it seems to be bust at the mo.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cheese can't detect webcam

    I've given up on Cheese too I tried all the fixes here and still had no look but camorama works with no problems. using 64 bit xubuntu 11.04
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    [SOLVED] Re: E: Unable to locate package ...

    you are probably trying to install packages that are not available libicu42 is now libicu44 on Ubuntu 11.04 try opening the synaptic package manager and checking the available packages and or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu wont see my kindle

    Have you seen this?
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1412502
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    [xubuntu] Re: Xubuntu 11.04 + FPM2 = No Clipboard

    I don't use this app but have you tried opening fpm2 from a terminal then checking the output to the terminal as you try the copy paste actions.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Will Narwahl fit on 4gb EEEPC?

    There's only one way to find out, let us know :D
  17. Re: Installing Ubuntu 11.04 onto an external HDD and make it boot off it

    I think the ans to 5 is yes you shuld have install grub on the boot disk. I've not tried this but you could have a look at this...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: accidentally overwrote system file libgcc_s.so.1

    Have a look here http://packages.ubuntu.com/maverick/libs/libgcc1 you could download and install the deb or just find libgcc1 in sysnaptic and select the reinstall option.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Absolute Beginner = Absolute Mess

    glad you sorted both your problem, hope you enjoy Ubuntu
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    Sticky: Re: Just Want to say Hi

    Welcome to the forum, I must say I agree Unity is not for me either but if you have tried and dislike it then you can select the "classic" session desktop see...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to downgrade binutils manually?

    open the Synaptic Package Manager find binutls, highlight it then go to [Package] then [Force version] tocheck if there is a previous version that you can use, once forced you can use [Lock version]...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Harddrive mounted but showing no files! HELP!

    Are you sure you safely unmounted the drive from the windows box? if so can you write a file to the drive when mounted on Ubuntu? if not you may need to correct the permissions on the usb drive. what...
  23. Thread: PPP dialer

    by Wobblybob
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    [ubuntu] Re: PPP dialer

    Hi try looking in the Synaptic Package Manager for gnome-ppp
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Networking difficulty 10.04 - Changing computer name?

    I think that name is far too long for windows [not sure of the limit] to rename in a Terminal

    sudo gedit /etc/hosts

    and rename [keep it short] and resave

    and again for

    sudo gedit...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Updates borked my netbook.

    If you hold down the shift key as it boots into ubuntu you should get the recovery options, try the various available options to see if these get you into your desktop. You could then run update...
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