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  1. [ubuntu] FYI: Fixed IP network to WAN problems on 11.04

    I have my desktop on Ubuntu 11.04 Classic and several other PCs on Xubuntu 11.04. They all use a fixed IP. Suddenly all stopped working. It was driving me crazy trying to find what was wrong. I could...
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    [ubuntu] Can't get HP Parallel printer to work

    Running Ubuntu 11.04 Classic. Fully updated.

    Firstly: The printer and cable are perfectly OK.

    I have a HP 820cxi Deskjet parallel printer.
    I upgraded my computer and had to add a parallel...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity Dash settings

    Thanks for your reply. Currently I am just running the 'try' option so I can't install ccsm.
    However, I did try the menu thing when the app was full screen.
    I found that I had to click on the 'full...
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    [ubuntu] Unity menu hides when it shouldn't

    I tried running 11.04 from a USB stick on my Eee PC901.
    Take the situation where one application is already launched and I want to launch a second one. Move the cursor tho the LHS of the screen and...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Startup disk creator not always loading iso's?

    Hmmm, I am beginning to think that it will only work with Debian based distros. I have had it work with Mint. I have several distros now in the same directory. I found that the Debian based ones will...
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    [all variants] Re: VPN connection failed

    I don't believe this is a VPN provider problem. In my case I am the provider, in that I have a VPN server working which I am able to connect to with my mobile phone, but I can't connect to it with my...
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    [all variants] Re: VPN connection failed

    Same issue with me also. Just the same from 'messages'.

    I checked out Launchpad and, although there are similar bugs reported, dating back to 2008, I can't see one exactly like this - though I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: PPTP VPN on Ubuntu 10.04

    The 'Failed to start' issue can be solved by unchecking the 'Available to all users' box in the GUI. :)
    ..but then I get 'Failed to connect'.
    :(
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Startup disk creator not always loading iso's?

    I am getting the same problem. I have previously had imported Ubuntu, Mint & Jolicloud distros and they still show up in the list but I can't import any other distros. I tried finding the config...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Conexant Systems, Inc. Hauppauge Inc. HDPVR-1250

    In the case of my Satellite tuner, the firmware already installed was duff.
    What you need to do is find & download the appropriate firmware. In the directory where the firmware is stored (/var/lib)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: elgato EyeTV Hybrid TV Tuner + MythTV

    Take a look here:-
    http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-T_USB_Devices

    Also, try Googling the device you are considering buying and see if there is a linux driver for it.

    The other way is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting MythTV to use external drive

    1. Could it be a permissions/ownership problem? Have you set these accordingly. Check your 'does not exist' path properties against those of say, /var/lib/mythtv/recordings/.
    'mythtv' should have...
  13. [ubuntu] Lucid:Webcam works with Cheese but not seen on Skype

    Running Lucid 32 bit.
    Webcam works on Cheese perfectly. So I assume not a driver problem.
    Skype can't see any webcam devices but was perfectly OK on Karmic.
    Already tried several LD_PRELOAD etc....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mythtv 0.21 frontend in 9.10 Karmic

    You'll see, in an earlier posting, in this thread, I have commented on the Audio settings. I find that this needs to be set differently depending on the hardware as well as OS version.
    The very...
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    [ubuntu] aMSN audio call problem

    Running Karmic with all updates.
    I tried making an Audio call on aMSN (v0.98.1). Strangely it rang at my end but not with the other party. Then we tried it the other way and got the same thing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mythtv 0.21 frontend in 9.10 Karmic

    I found out why the screen was going to sleep every 5 minutes. It wasn't the power saving, it was the screen saver - something I never use so it was just a blank screen.
    That problem is solved and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mythtv 0.21 frontend in 9.10 Karmic

    Now that the final version of MythTV 0.22 is included in Karmic, rather than the broken RC, the situation has changed much for the better. I am posting this because I am sure that many, like me,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ASUS Eee PC & Ubuntu Karmic.

    Have you checked the mixer settings?
    Either install the Alsa Mixer GUI or simply type alsamixer on the command line. Check that the appropriate controls are turned up - including the headphone...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ASUS Eee PC & Ubuntu Karmic.

    I have an Eee PC901. Everything on the Karmic Remix works fine except for the WiFi. It does connect to the wifi but it slowly degrades and thus downloads get painfully slow. Starts on full bars, then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mythtv 0.21 frontend in 9.10 Karmic

    Firstly, thank you to Tragos for his help. I also learned how to stop updates from this - very useful! I had already tried 'purge' earlier, as dardack suggested, but doing it again AND mucking around...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mythtv 0.21 frontend in 9.10 Karmic

    I did the install. It was reported that there were errors after the install. I checked dpkg.log but there were no errors in there. On a reboot there were no messages re mythtv... not that I expected...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mythtv 0.21 frontend in 9.10 Karmic

    Wow! Thanks! I'll give this a try.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mythtv 0.21 frontend in 9.10 Karmic

    I'm want to do this too!!

    I tried running Karmic with 0.22 and it was too broken. I installed Jaunty on my MediaCentre PC so I could use 0.21. However, I have Karmic on my desktop PC and Karmic...
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    Re: myth 0.21 on Karmic

    My experience may be of some use to you.
    I installed Karmic and MythTV 0.22 as a new install on my Media Centre PC
    This was a BIG mistake. 0.22 is so broken it is ridiculous. I spent 2 days trying...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Custom cover art in Banshee

    You can add your own artwork by calling the file 'cover.jpg' and placing it in the same file as the songs.
    eg. /home/yourname/Music/bandName/albumTitle/cover.jpg
    I downloaded a file, that matched...
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