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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I upgrade java?

    Okay, I finally got through and it is showing as the newest version. Unfortunately, the website, Pogo.com, is still saying it is either not installed or is incompatible.

    The instructions I was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I upgrade java?

    Sorry I took so long.

    I did not capitalize the D in Desktop the first time around. Corrected and now the icon on the desktop changed. I am assuming this means it is now executable.

    Not sure...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I upgrade java?

    malcolm@malcolm-desktop:~$ su
    Password:
    root@malcolm-desktop:/home/malcolm# cd /usr/local/
    root@malcolm-desktop:/usr/local# chmod a+x jre-6u10-linux-i586.bin
    chmod: cannot access...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I upgrade java?

    I am having the same trouble. From the Sun website I downloaded jre-6u10-linux-i586.bin and it is on the desktop.

    Their instructions say to open a terminal and type in " su ". Then enter the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No DVD playback

    Nevermind. I did the following and now it seems to work just fine.


    sudo apt-get install totem-xine libxine1-ffmpeg libdvdread3

    sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread3/install-css.sh


    I already...
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    [ubuntu] No DVD playback

    I have been trying to set up VLC as the default DVD player following the instructions from the sticky at the top. When I put a DVD in the drive VLC opens a small box then grays out after 20-30...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Mac Mini G4 PPC, Need Java Runtime and Flash

    http://baghira.sourceforge.net/dmg.htm

    I followed the directions but the return I got indicated whatever the PokerStars download is is not a true Mac image from what I gather.

    Thanks for the...
  8. [ubuntu] Mac Mini G4 PPC, Need Java Runtime and Flash

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=832221

    Forgive me for not moving my thread. I don't know how.

    Anyway, I am working on a G4 PowerPC Mac Mini and I need Java Runtime Environment and...
  9. Re: Problem installing Wine on Mac Mini w/Ubuntu 8.04

    No wonder I am having so much trouble.

    I actually need three things.

    1. Adobe Flash or something equivalent.

    2. Java Run Time environment or something equivalent. Tried to get it off the...
  10. Problem installing Wine on Mac Mini w/Ubuntu 8.04

    I am trying to install WINE and I have been following the directions on the sticky showing how to get the latest version.

    I can see where the problem is but I don't know what it means.

    W:...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: can't dual boot or format a G4 (lost OSX password)

    I just don't know enough to comment on why those steps worked. Have had a little bit of time to go over it now and I can see why people like Apple so much. I went through the updates last night and...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: can't dual boot or format a G4 (lost OSX password)

    I got it this time. Thanks for all the directions and sorry for the frustrations. Couldn't have done it without you guys.

    Start computer with Command + s

    This time my first command was:
    ...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: can't dual boot or format a G4 (lost OSX password)

    Part of what is throwing me on this whole thing is what good is it to have a password protection system if it can be bypassed without an original Apple disk? Even a copied disk would allow easy...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: can't dual boot or format a G4 (lost OSX password)

    Going through the original steps I am down to the list again. After the user list I get:

    localhost:/Users root#

    I type in passwd so it now reads:

    localhost:/Users root# passwd

    Press...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: can't dual boot or format a G4 (lost OSX password)

    No problem and again, thank you for the responses. You have left me with information I needed so I have somewhere to go forward from here. My guess, from what you are saying, is that it is possible...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: can't dual boot or format a G4 (lost OSX password)

    after the list of names I tried

    localhost:/Users root# Systemstarter and it returned

    localhost:/Users root#

    I tried passwd Robin and passwd robin and it returned

    localhost:/Users root#
  17. [ubuntu] Re: can't dual boot or format a G4 (lost OSX password)

    Thank you. I am afraid that I still don't understand. I got the code right for the first line

    localhost:/ root# /sbin/fsck -fy

    and it went through several checks then I put in

    localhost:/...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: can't dual boot or format a G4 (lost OSX password)

    I am working through the same issues with a Mini I got this past weekend from a garage sale. Sorry but I am not well versed with command line usage. Mostly good at following directions. Hopefully....
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I get to boot setup on a Mac Mini

    Found the eject button. Excellent.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I get to boot setup on a Mac Mini

    Thank you again. I will work from your directions and then look things up as I go. Just needed a starting point.

    Yesterday I was trying to switch back and forth with the keyboard and mouse from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I get to boot setup on a Mac Mini

    The smiley faces are incorrect of course, nice as they are. Should have been a colon followed immediately by a p so it reads colon probe.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I get to boot setup on a Mac Mini

    Purchased a new Apple keyboard today while I was picking up some other items. Pressed Command + s button and it booted into this screen:

    standard timeslicing quantum is 10000us...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I get to boot setup on a Mac Mini

    I set it all aside for now. It came with a smaller keyboard that had a Fn key in the lower left. Tried that with no luck. Will plug in this keyboard and try the Windows key later.

    Thanks for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3 Youtube Workaround

    My problem was a little different. The video would run for a bit then stop as it was buffering. It would repeat this several times.

    I just clicked on Pause and let the video download completely,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I get to boot setup on a Mac Mini

    Unfortunately, it did not come with an Apple keyboard. Tried the Alt button with c and s but neither worked.
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