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    [ubuntu] Re: Please help - mouse issue.

    Many thanks, Sanderd, for your response and willingness to help. I didn't get around to researching mev.

    Rather, I tried to upgrade to Lucid. It didn't go well. I ended up finally with an...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade impossible

    This works! At least it appears to have done so thus far...

    Thanks!!!!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please help - mouse issue.

    I'm curious if all the mice you've tried were USB or if any of them were the older PS/2 hook-up. There has to be some reason why:
    1. The problem did not appear on my computer until about two weeks...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please help - mouse issue.

    Yeah, me too!

    Clunky way to handle it is with a very deliberate mouse press and a release half a second to one second later. Your problem is with Natty. Mine is with Karmic. Looks like it's an...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Mouse problem; fix needed; double-clicks in error

    That's a valid statement; however, the problem is apparently not being cured with the later versions. Here's a link to a thread with the same problem on Natty:...
  6. [ubuntu] Mouse problem; fix needed; double-clicks in error

    For the last two-three weeks my mouse has started interpreting about every other single click as a double click. It's apparently a bug. It's apparently a known bug. It has apparently been a bug,...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Single mouse click registering as double click

    I'm having the same problem and would be happy to add a couple of capacitors... these go inside the mouse?
  8. Poll: Re: HOWTO: Ubuntu All Brother Printer & Scanner Driver Installation for Newbies!

    Wonderful--much better than the Brother website instructions.

    Also, Synaptic works. Type Brother and your printer model in the search box, and it'll even select the driver pkgs with that model...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: XSANE strange behavior and resizing of output

    As a follow-up, after some reading, I did manage to reset some of the options. I also discovered that if you go into Nautilus via terminal using then you can click to view hidden files and navigate...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting Wireless Network to Work

    I had the same issues, and the WICD Network Manager fixed it for me. Download with Synaptic. OH, you have to plug in directly to download it, then you can unplug the direct wired connection and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unblocking signature picture

    You probably use Right Click and "V" to save an image. You may have hit the "B" by mistake. Go to the website and Right Click somewhere, then when the box comes up, uncheck the box to block images....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adobe 10 Problems

    Make sure you're using the NONFREE Flash reader. You have to go to, IIRC, the multiverse repository and enable it. Then you uninstall the free Flash reader. Also, don't install via Firefox......
  13. [ubuntu] XSANE strange behavior and resizing of output

    I have used XSANE for scanning for several years, and it has recently been giving me trouble. It resizes when I copy, and it resizes when I scan into a multipage pdf. It's not drastic, an 8.5 x 11...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Evolution's odd calendar thingy

    I'm not sure WHY, but mine's totally different... and not squashed up. See attached screenshot.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Samba settings to fileserve to Mac & Windows?

    That one is, indeed, very good. Also, there is The Official Samba 3.2.x HOWTO and Reference Guide by Jelmer R. Vernooij, John H. Terpstra, and Gerald (Jerry) Carter May 27, 2009

    I was having...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable samba passwd sync

    I installed system-config-samba today and used it to set up the user, user password, and the file sharing today. It worked.

    So if nothing else works, try that!

    Keith
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable samba passwd sync

    From page 78 of Samba 3 by example, free download from the samba website:



    I think the operative line is the unix password sync = yes. Try changing it?

    (This is in your smb.conf file...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Samba settings to fileserve to Mac & Windows?

    The main hurdle is NOT the configuration of the smb.conf file--that's pretty easy. There are some pretty good examples in the pdfs available for free download from the Samba website.

    (The main...
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    Re: Introduce yourself

    Keith here in St. Petersburg.

    I've been using Ubuntu for 2 years now. I only run Windows in a virtual machine these days.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting up wireless

    Try going to Synaptic Package Manager and search for wicd. It's not compatible with the Gnome Network Manager and will ask to uninstall it. That's okay. The install process will flag your user...
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    [ubuntu] Re: wireless network problem in 10.04

    Try going to Synaptic Package Manager and search for wicd. It's not compatible with the Gnome Network Manager and will ask to uninstall it. That's okay. The install process will flag your user...
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    Re: HowTo install KDE 3 into Intrepid (repost)

    KGoldRunner

    THANKS!!!!!

    I used this information, and the corresponding wiki, to install KDE3.5 and then to install the older version of KGoldRunner. It works!!!!

    I love the older version...
  23. [ubuntu] [Solved] Linksys Wireless-G doesn't talk to modem, config help

    I have a Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G router. Actually I have 2 of them now. They won't talk to the modem. The internet service is cable.

    If I plug directly from the cable modem to the ethernet...
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    [all variants] Re: Need PDF from Open Office that prints

    That's what I did for me... and the print shop was able to print from the pdf. However, when I get a call about something that I can't see on my end (and I was worried about their being able to...
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    [all variants] Re: Need PDF from Open Office that prints

    That's okay. I'll clarify. Just printing from Open Office, even large (30 + pages) files print just fine. From Open Office, I was also trying to use the Print-->Save as file. That creates a...
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