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  1. Re: HOWTO: Track your position using a GPS dongle and Google Earth

    If you find yourself having trouble with the application launcher try opening terminal instead and typing in the following:




    sdptool add --channel=1 OPUSH
    sudo rfcomm bind /dev/rfcomm4...
  2. Thread: Sudo in Bash

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    [ubuntu] Re: Sudo in Bash

    That's great everyone. Thank you so much for your help.
  3. Thread: Sudo in Bash

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    [ubuntu] Re: Sudo in Bash

    Are you able to explain this in a little more detail, I don't quite follow what I have to do.
  4. HOWTO: Track your position using a GPS dongle and Google Earth

    This tutorial is designed to guide you through doing exactly what the title says it does. I must profess I am not an expert and have only been using a Linux based system for a couple of weeks. As a...
  5. Thread: Sudo in Bash

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    [ubuntu] Sudo in Bash

    I am trying to write a simple bash file. One of the lines has sudo at the beginning which of course requires the user to input their sudo password. Is there a way to run the script without having to...
  6. [other] Re: Device is not available: No such device when using hcitool scan

    lsusb doesn't do anything either.
  7. [other] Device is not available: No such device when using hcitool scan

    When I type hcitool scan into terminal i get the following back:


    Device is not available: No such device

    I have a USB bluetooth dongle and I am running Eeebuntu base on a Eee PC 901.

    Can...
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    [other] Trouble installing Rhythmbox

    I am having trouble installing Rhythmbox. Synaptic Package Manager says:



    Terminal says:


    Err http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/main rhythmbox 0.11.6svn20081008-0ubuntu4.2
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on Startup

    ebay. new install i think.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on Startup

    I have, on one or two occasions, just after being prompted for the adminsitrator password and as the install wizard thing starts, a message box has popped up saying something like it has been unable...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on Startup

    When booting up I am asked to enter an administrator password (which used to be nothing and I set it to my own somehow in terminal).

    I do not have a unique username, it is just user.

    When...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on Startup

    I have downloaded a few bits of software and set a few options, but nothing major, I should be able to re-do it again. I hope...

    Thank you so much for your help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on Startup

    So a completely clean install that will result in loosing all my settings?

    I don't suppose you know of a guide for absolute beginners on how to reinstall it? Is it considerably easier with a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on Startup

    It was installed by the person who gave it to me. I am guessing they did an OEM install as it came with an installation CD.

    I have tried going through the setup. In Step 4 I select Guided and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on Startup

    The setting in the BIOS about installation is also set to "Finished"
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    Re: Using Bluetooth GPS

    Great method, worked fine for me. I am trying to adapt it to work with this tutorial I found here that allows you to track your position with Google Earth.

    The only problem I am finding is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on Startup

    No it's not there.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install on Startup

    Yes, the same thing that you get when you click on "Install" in Administration. I have ni USB device or CD-ROM attached and cannot figure what on earth is triggering it.
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    [ubuntu] Install on Startup

    I have just taken ownership of an eee running Ubuntu 8.04 which was reformatted just before it was given to me. When I start-up my OS the install wizard keeps popping up and I can't get rid of it....
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    [ubuntu] Pairing with GPS Bluetooth Device

    I am trying to pair with my GPS bluetooth device using ubuntu 8.04. The problem with the wizard is that it wants me to enter a pin, but I cannot do this on the device. Is there anyway around this?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Connecting to Mac

    Thanks for your help guys, got it all sorted now.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Connecting to Mac

    that didn't really help. is anyone else able to offer some advice?
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    [ubuntu] Connecting to Mac

    I have been trying to set up a simple home network between my iMac running Leopard and my eee running Ubuntu 8.

    I can see my eee folders on my Mac, but not the other way round. I have tried...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Inaccurate Battery Indicator

    Thanks you for your help.

    There are no power options in my BIOS. Hardly anything in my BIOS as a matter of fact.

    I understand the problems with getting an accurate reading, its just my battery...
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    [ubuntu] Inaccurate Battery Indicator

    I have just aquired a second-hand eee 900 running Ubuntu.

    My battery indicator is woefully inaccurate. I have read that other people have had the same problem and most seem to suggest calibrating...
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