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  1. [ubuntu] How to make Firestarter resolve hostname each time? connecting w/dynamic ip prob

    I'm trying to connect to ubuntu running firestarter with a cell phone. My ip changes so i dealt with that with no-ip and the first time i connect, everything is fine. But if my ip changes, and i...
  2. [ubuntu] Help installing dual boot with already empty partition.

    Help! I use Ubuntu everyday, but rarely get under the hood, so i still consider myself a beginner.
    I'm installing Ubuntu alongside windows 7. But i used to have this drive encrypted with truecrypt...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: What would you tell windows user about rootkits?

    My friend has some sort of degree in computers and gets this look when i mention a thing or two about Ubuntu. I get the feeling when i really talk to him about it, he will know all the little...
  4. [ubuntu] What would you tell windows user about rootkits?

    I'm just a newbie but i was trying to convert a friend of mine to Ubuntu. I can say there are really no viruses in the wild but what do i say say about rootkits? What are the real odds of picking...
  5. [ubuntu] Setting theme in Ubuntu Tweak.What's a good setup?

    I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to find a combination in Ubuntu Tweak> Theme that looks good.What's gtk theme do? Except for a few options i keep getting white on white combo boxes making text...
  6. [ubuntu] "Install From" checkboxes in update manager refuse to check.

    Weird little problem. At some point, in Update Manager>Settings, under Software Sources>Updates, I unchecked all of the "Install From" checkboxes, and now they refuse to stay checked when I check...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GUI to show all IPs on a network?

    I solved my own problem, but I hope this info helps someone else. Angry IP Scanner is a GUI based utility to find all the computers by IP on a network http://www.angryip.org/w/Download

    :D
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    [SOLVED] GUI to show all IPs on a network?

    I'm a dabbler in ubuntu and was wondering if there was something that would show all the IPs on a network hopefully with a gui. I'm adding a few tools to my system then I want to give a copy to a...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Using the new 96 driver with full effects 96.43.19

    You're welcome. Just trying to give back. I hope I did't add a step or something that caused that black stripe but I wanted to include all the steps I took to make it work for me. Good luck. Maybe...
  10. [SOLVED] Using the new 96 driver with full effects 96.43.19

    I just wanted to help out others who wanted to get 3d effects working and need the 96.43.xx(96.43.19) driver to do it. I read so many posts and got such good help I want to try to help some other...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: ununstalled Nouveau nothing in additional drivers

    I won't be home for a couple of hours to test the methods, but now you have me in the mood to dig out my old win98 machine from the closet and get it working again ;) I'm afraid if I stay with 9.10,...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: ununstalled Nouveau nothing in additional drivers

    Thanks for the links guys! It looks like I'm not the only person trying to keep old computers alive :) I have another 4 year old (NVIDIA 6150) and a new netbook(Intel drivers work!). I'd like to get...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: ununstalled Nouveau nothing in additional drivers

    I know its old card. But it works on 9.1 with compiz
  14. [ubuntu] Re: ununstalled Nouveau nothing in additional drivers

    VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV17 [GeForce4 MX 420] (rev a3)

    I'm now having a personal minor emergency and may be afk for a few hours, if it one thing its 10 others...
    I did the...
  15. [ubuntu] ununstalled Nouveau nothing in additional drivers

    i followed the guide here:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia
    but after i uninstall Nouveau nothing shows up in additional drivers
    so, following other posts, i uninstalled...
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    [ubuntu] Truecrypt if already dual booting

    I've been trying to make sense of how to make this work. I wanted to encrypt my windows 7 partition but I've never tried truecrypt for system partitions before. Does truecrypt throw errors when it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: truecrypt windows 7 ubuntu step by step?

    Dang typos. Doing this from my phone ;)
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    [ubuntu] truecrypt windows 7 ubuntu step by step?

    I've looked through posts on encryption both oses, but there are a few details I still need, if someone can please help. I've already had ubuntu before, even on an external and I don't know where in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Epanding Windows Partition

    Thanks again. Fast help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Epanding Windows Partition

    Thanks for the fast replies! I think I'll use Paragon from windows to backup since I'm already here in windows. The funny thing is, I'm trying to expand windows so I can make HP recovery DVDs I never...
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    [ubuntu] Epanding Windows Partition

    When I installed Ubuntu, I gave windows less space than I need. My setup is windows/Ubuntu/swap/smallpart1/big part2/other partitions. I want to delete the two partitions behind Ubuntu and its swap,...
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