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  1. [all variants] New, install (15.04) - On boot it hangs at grub with USB IR Receiver plugged in

    It doesn't hang so much as offer boot options which I can't see (and don't want)


    Because the PC (Dell Optiplex Core2) is displaying through a gfx card to HDMI I never get to see it POST or see...
  2. [all variants] Re: Virtualbox + XP - Installed vm tools lost resolution

    Uninstalled and reinstalled (in the XP VM) and it works at my my laptops lcd resolution. Solved!
  3. [ubuntu] New 13.10 Install - Why doesn't it shut down nicely?

    This has been bugging me for a while. I expect my box to shutdown when I press the power button (it shows the 'How would you like to shutdown' menu). Even sudo shutdown now doesn't work (it closes...
  4. [all variants] Re: Virtualbox + XP - Installed vm tools lost resolution

    Sorry, to be clear 'tools' in my post refers to guest additions.

    From what you say, in the VM I ought to uninstall and reinstall the guest tools once I've got a VBox direct from Oracle. Thanks.
  5. [lubuntu] Re: lUbuntu keeps asking for wireless password (12.04)

    This seems to be OK now (via some update???). I did do some research and found a thread (don't ask me for a link) that suggested it was to do with my security settings, seeing as how I have automatic...
  6. [all variants] Virtualbox + XP - Installed vm tools lost resolution

    As per thread title, I've been running XP @ 1024 x 768 in a VM. Virtual box prompted me to install tools, now XP reports that I have a Virtual Box graphics adaptor that's only capable of 800 x 600. ...
  7. [lubuntu] lUbuntu keeps asking for wireless password (12.04)

    As per the title .... when my laptop comes out of hibernation, when it loses the signal... it's very annoying.

    I'm on 12.04. It was KUbuntu until last week when I installed the L desktop (K worked...
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    [ubuntu] Bricked my upgrade 13.04-> 13.10

    :mad:

    I started an upgrade via ssh from my laptop. The laptop powered down and broke something mid install... now the Ub13 box wont boot.

    Grub pops up (it never used to) and Advanced Options /...
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    [SOLVED] Re: New install - can't login to Myth

    that's great thanks.

    I'm now on the next step of the mensa challenge that is mythtv... I'll let you know
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    [SOLVED] New install - can't login to Myth

    I've got Ub 13.04 (ona Core2 peecee), I've installed MythTV from the repositories and I can't login.

    If I launch MythTVBackend from the GUI it asks me to add the current user to the mythtv group,...
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    [kubuntu] Password for Samba?

    I'm trying to share folders win Win 7, so I found a guide (http://www.liberiangeek.net/2012/05/windows-7-vs-ubuntu-12-04-how-to-enable-advanced-file-sharing/ )

    I installed the package...
  12. Thread: MythTV installat

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    MythTV installat

    Myth TV Backend installation woes

    So I've installed,unistalled and reinstalled mythtv backend. 2nd time around

    * MythTV backend setup crashes on the first setup screen (freezes at Where Are...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Disable one wifi interface?

    Simple :-) Fails :-( I get a connection alright but the built in browser (or ping) can't do a DNS lookup - is it trying to use the disabled network?
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    [kubuntu] Re: Disable one wifi interface?

    Well I get a new dialog up whenever I try to connect the USB dongle - 'Secrets for [network name] - KDE Daemon' asking for a password. If this is the wifi key why doesn't it say so? and it keeps...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Disable one wifi interface?

    Yeah but it disables all wifi devices
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    [kubuntu] Disable one wifi interface?

    I've been without broadband over Christmas. }-(. The temporary fix is to stick a wifi dongle out of the window via a long USB cable and log onto my neighbour's wifi.

    UB doesn't seem to appreciate...
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    [kubuntu] KDE indstall killed my desktop

    Not liking Unity too much I thought I'd have a go with KDE - so I installed it on my 12.04 Ubuntu.

    It finished. I rebooted, got a different graphical boot screen with the KDE logo on it. Then the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: lubuntu and windows shares - how?

    :D Thanks chaps
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    [SOLVED] lubuntu and windows shares - how?

    I've got a stock lubuntu install (10.10) however I can't get it to see any XP shares (any network at all tbh).

    The explorer window (PCMan) has a go->network drives menu item, this just reports...
  20. [ubuntu] New 9.10 install - can't locate repositories

    Hi, I gave up with 11.04 on my old computer - too slow - and I've gone back to 9.10 on a clean install.

    It can't find any repositories. Sorry, can't provide any IP addresses or messages. Anyone...
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    [ubuntu] Help with Radeon Catalyst drivers please

    There's all sorts of guides on the net... yet I'm struggling.

    eg from Ubuntu_Maverick_Installation_Guide

    I've got as far as

    $ sudo aticonfig --initial -f
    aticonfig: No supported adapters...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Broken package - can't install anything

    :D

    Thanks for taking the time out to sort this out for me, much appreciated.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Broken package - can't install anything

    si@shed:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
    #deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 10.04 LTS _Lucid Lynx_ - Release i386 (20100429)]/ lucid main restricted
    # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Broken package - can't install anything

    Thanks for looking :-)


    si@shed:~$ sudo apt-get update
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com lucid-security Release.gpg
    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid-security/main Translation-en_GB...
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    [SOLVED] Broken package - can't install anything

    I've got a broken package and I can't install anything.

    si@shed:~$ sudo apt-get -f install
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done...
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