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    [ubuntu] Re: DVD Drive Not Working

    I found a neat solution to this problem after a couple of years without CD/DVD being recognised, I did another search and this one worked for me,

    Go to Synaptic Package Manager, type in cdde, mark...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Edimax EW-7722IN

    Thank you for this thread, it really helped me understand my problem and to get it fixed. The questions and answers were clearly worded, the responses were patient and understanding and although I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD not recognised

    I spoke too soon. It appears that I can only play DVD's at random times, in fact I have only managed it a couple of times over the past few days. (using Mint 9) so my problems are not over yet.
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD not recognised

    Just an update, I have just had 3 software updates for Mint 9 and immediately after that the DVD auto mounted and I was able to watch the movie !
    I don't know what the updates were but it appears to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD not recognised

    I am beginning to run out of patience on this issue, I have spent a long time trying to figure it out and ask the right questions and it seems to be getting me nowhere.
    I have Ubuntu Kernel...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD not recognised

    Now I have the option to boot into 2.6.35, after a couple of reboots and boots into Linux Mint 9, and it appears to function normally (external USB devices are normal) but still the DVD is not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD not recognised

    It now appears that I have 2.6.35 installed but am still using 2.6.32, how do I enable it? There is no option in boot menu to use 2.6.35

    I have searched the forums and come up with this thread...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Any way to automatically upgrade kernel?

    I have been trying to solve a long standing problem with my DVD/RW drive and have just heard from someone else with the same problem that the latest kernel update appears to address this issue. As I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD not recognised

    Thanks I have tried various combinations of "http://ppa:kernel-ppa.com/ppa/ubuntu lucid main" etc but it won't let me add this as a source, obviously I am missing something but don't know what to do....
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    [ubuntu] Re: No CDRom In Fstab

    OK, I managed to use sudo gedit to add the missing line to the fstab file but after a reboot I inserted a commercially branded (new and working) disc but got this error message,

    Unable to mount...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No CDRom In Fstab

    To Utiltytrack, sorry but that does not mean anything to me, I have been using Ubuntu for about 8 months and don't understand the jargon at all. Plain English please.

    To Prashah, thanks for the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No CDRom In Fstab

    ian@ian-laptop:~$ mount /dev/cdrom/ dir
    mount: only root can do that
    ian@ian-laptop:~$ sudo mount /dev/cdrom/ dir
    [sudo] password for ian:
    mount: mount point dir does not exist...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD not recognised

    Anewguy, If I click the icon for the CD/DVD drive in the 'Computer File Browser' and click on 'Properties', under the 'Permissions' tab it says, "Permissions for CD/DVD drive could not be determined"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No CDRom In Fstab

    [Quote] What problem (if any) are you facing? [Quote]


    I am typing "sudo mount /cdrom0 and getting this response,
    "mount: can't find /cdrom0 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab"

    If Ubuntu 10.04 does...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD not recognised

    Thanks for your response Dave. When I enter "sudo nautilus" it opens a file browser with very few files. I cannot find anything on this laptop. In the left hand pane there are 4 locations, 'Desktop,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No CDRom In Fstab

    Me too, I have no entry for CD-Rom or DVD etc in fstab file and cannot mount the drive or use it at all.
    I'm not trying to hijack this thread but I think we have a common problem and will be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD not recognised

    Surely I'm not the only person with this problem, I have read many threads from people with similar probs but not this specific one.


    Sony Vaio VGN-SZ2HP laptop.

    Matshita DVD-RW, CD-RW drive....
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD/DVD not recognised

    Fresh install.

    When Nautilus is open, I can view the icon for the CD/DVD drive until I insert a disc then the icon disappears, it reappears when the disc is removed.
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    [ubuntu] CD/DVD not recognised

    I have had this problem since I installed Lucid about 6 weeks ago, there was no problem with Karmic. I have also been trying Mint 9 which also shows the problem.

    The CD/DVD drive is showing up in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Trackpad woes !

    Hmmmm well errmm something strange has happened !

    I noticed a few other small glitches like bits of icons remaining on desktop in unusual places and some shortcuts not functioning and also a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Trackpad woes !

    I see a lot of people have viewed this thread but left no suggestions.

    It was working fine up until yesterday but today it is not, what could have changed overnight ?

    How is it that I can't...
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    [SOLVED] Trackpad woes !

    Hi, I have a very annoying little glitch ( I won't call it a problem but it's very annoying).

    I can't find the settings for my Trackpad, I am certain that it was in Mouse Settings but now it is...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Share: a fix for slow wired internet in 9.10

    A huge thanks for this fix !
    My internet speed has been so slow lately and I was searching for a solution, now you have helped me fix it ! Thank you, thank you, thank you !
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't find installed game

    Thanks a lot, I obviously overlooked the fact that I must have Q3 installed to play this game.
    Thanks for your help and advice, I'll mark this thread 'solved' now.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't find installed game

    Nope nothing works, I don't understand how Synaptic can say that a program is installed when there is no trace of it.
    What am I doing wrong ?
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