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    [ubuntu] Re: Cups seems broken under 12.04 LTS...

    After doing an upgrade to 12.10 and trying to use my Windows network printer accessed via Samba, I just get the reply 'filter failed'.
    The printer is a Lexmark X1150.
    What's going on here, this...
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    [ubuntu] wireless drops when on battery

    Hi
    I have a Novatech Eclipse (MSI 620) Laptop running 11.04
    When on battery power the wireless link drops, iwconfig shows on wlan0 that power management is off.
    Could This be to do with power...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 and Lexmark z615

    Finally got the printer working by following the instructions in this posting:

    http://agentzlerich.blogspot.com/2009/11/getting-32-bit-libstdcso5-in-karmic.html

    Follow the commands in the fist...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 and Lexmark z615

    Hi
    My daughter has a HP Pavilion 2899ea laptop (64bit) and we cannot get her Lexmark Z615 to work on it.

    We used this driver:

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    [ubuntu] HP Pavilion dv2899ea black screen

    We sucessfully installed latest Ubuntu on my daughters HP Pavilion dv2899 (artist edition). All worked fine to start with, wireless webcam etc. then in the midst of using Facebook chat the thing died...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Copy files from external linux disk onto XP

    Hi
    Used a Mepis live disk I had lying around, and was able to extract the files. Thanks for your help!
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Copy files from external linux disk onto XP

    Thanks Sharky, instaled the program and can see the drive under E. Still asking me to format the drive, any ideas? Thanks, Gsyman.
  8. [SOLVED] Copy files from external linux disk onto XP

    Hi

    We have a hard disk from a defunct laptop from which we would like to recover some files (mainly .doc). The disk is running Ubuntu Linux and our PC is running XP Home, the disk is connected by...
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    Re: Howto : Quickcam Messenger

    no luck installing Quickcam Chat webcam; i keep getting error message "could not connect to video device (/dev/video0)"
    lsusb shows: ID 046d:092e Logitech, Inc.

    Any ideas now to fix this?
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Now dumped XP off my Dell Inspiron 5100 Laptop, running Ubuntu on my old Deskpro too. Trying to convince my wife and kids to ditch Windows too, from their laptops. I've learnt a lot on the way.
  11. Re: HOWTO: Lexmark z605 (and possibly other 600 series)

    Thanks Rouge8 that did the trick !:smile:
  12. Re: HOWTO: Lexmark z605 (and possibly other 600 series)

    I get as far as the download from Lexmark which appears on the Desktop as a Tarball. When I run the command it does not see the download, what have I done wrong??
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    Hello from another Newbie..

    Just installed 5.10 on an old Pentium II box that was kicking around. At the moment I'm using it alongside an XP pc and switching the keyboard, monitor and mouse between them, but I find I am using...
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