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    [wubi] Re: upgrade to 10.4 hung at memtest86+

    thanks stmrider!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Date modified doesnt update anymore

    Thanks davis,thats good to know. I'd like to know if I can go back to FAM, before I updated, this was working perfectly. I wish I hadnt updated now, but I needed to get to the LTS version.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Date modified doesnt update anymore

    I think this is bacause ubuntu changed to use gamin instead of fam for monitoring files and folders.

    Can I go back to fam? When i go to apt-get it, it says it's going to remove a whole bunch of...
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    [ubuntu] Date modified doesnt update anymore

    I have an FTP backup server based on ubuntu desktop.

    I used to be able to open nautilus and it would show me each user's folder plus it's date modified column. The column showed the datestamp of...
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    [ubuntu] wpa wont authenticate

    My Dell 1535 has a broadcomm 4322 wireless n card. It works with unprotected networks fine, but keeps asking for the password over and over if i try to connect to a WPA network. It detects the...
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    [other] Re: Dell Studio 1535 with 965GM and X3100 VGA

    I should point out I only loaded it today and have not tested extensively. For example tested webcam, h/w buttons, hdmi etc etc.
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    [other] Re: Dell Studio 1535 with 965GM and X3100 VGA

    My Studio 1535 ran no worries right from first boot using intrepid. Wireless wont work with WPA, and bluetooth wont pair my mouse, but everything else including graphics seems fine, right resolution...
  8. Re: HOWTO: Dual Screen in Ubuntu - Two Video Cards

    :guitar: That's a good idea. [slaps self]

    I am trying to get three monitors working off 2 cards. (8600GT running 2x19in@1280x1024 plus a 8500GT running a single 24in@1920x1200)

    I have however...
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    Re: [HOWTO] Sharing files with vsftpd ftp server

    yep, thats right. so if someone sniffs you user/pass, they will get access to the ftp server, but not to your data. not as good as a secure connection, of course.
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    Re: [HOWTO] Sharing files with vsftpd ftp server

    No ftp is not a secure protocol. Secure ftp is very confusing for beginners because sftp and ftp-ssl are not the same. Personally I just encrypt my data using encrypted compression (zip) and then...
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    Re: [HOWTO] Sharing files with vsftpd ftp server

    If you want to send files to your FTP server you need a FTP client. If you use X then you may want to try gftp. (sudo apt-get install gftp) Use the work IP address as the host, your username and your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3 doesnt save print settings

    This is so bad I have stopped using Firefox and am using epiphany.

    Can someone at least tell me if they have this same problem? Try printing any web page, under options change the settings. Then...
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    [ubuntu] Firefox 3 doesnt save print settings

    I upgraded to Hardy and therefore Firefox 3 and I have found that it isn't saving print settings.

    For example, I need to enable 'print background colours' and 'print background images' and also I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy Num Pad Stop Working

    Thanks!
  15. [all variants] Re: Running a program at scheduled time, then stop at scheduled time?

    This is how i set up cron...

    # m h dom mon dow command
    0 18 * * 1,2,3,4,5 motion
    0 8 * * 1,2,3,4,5 killall motion

    should run it every weekday night, and kill it every weekday morning so...
  16. [all variants] Running a program at scheduled time, then stop at scheduled time?

    Hi all,

    I am using motion to set my webcam up as a security camera. After much fiddling, it works.:guitar:

    How can I set my computer to run the program (motion) every night at say 6pm, then...
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    [gnome] Re: Copy paste stops working

    No I'm afraid. I am now using Glipper which doesnt actually fix the problem, but allows me to work around it in most cases. Where CTRL+V wont work, I use glipper or the middle mouse button and it...
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    [gnome] Re: Copy paste stops working

    Reboot doesnt fix it now.

    PLEASE HELP SOMEONE, I'm about to start smashing things. I need a clipboard!
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    [gnome] Copy paste stops working

    Hi all,

    I have found that my clipboard has crashed. Ubuntu 7.10

    When I copy using CTRL+C, then try and paste, I get:
    "e Something I copied earlier"

    What i mean is it seems that at some...
  20. [ubuntu] Firefox wont navigate to pages after a while

    Periodically my Firefox 2.0.0.14 wont navigate anymore. It will be right for a few hours or days, then suddenly when I click a link, nothing.

    Specifically, say I have 8 tabs open. I click a link...
  21. [other] Re: What's with the '5 Cups of Ubuntu' and other taglines?

    Ahhh.... there it is. http://ubuntuforums.org/announcement.php?f=48

    Quoted below:

    What's the deal with coffee cups/beans and the funny titles?

    Beans are posts. The post/bean count can be...
  22. [other] What's with the '5 Cups of Ubuntu' and other taglines?

    Everyone on this forum has some tagline to do with coffee. What on earth are they supposed to mean?

    "Quad shot of ubuntu" and "5 Cups of Ubuntu" and stuff... have I missed something?
  23. [all variants] Re: server will only boot with keyboard and monitor connected

    Some bios have a submenu called 'errors' or 'halt on' with 'keyboard, none' etc as options. If your bios is like this, choose none.

    Others have 'halt on keyboard' etc as actual menu items, you...
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    [ubuntu] vsftpd transfer logs incomplete

    Hi all,

    It seems my vsftpd transfer logs are incomplete. I am sure there are entries missing. For example, One user's account grew by 30Mb last night, but there's nothing in the transfer log for...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Copy all .jpg files off CD into one directory on hdd

    Oh dear.... some of the image folders have spaces in their names. So the output of find is broken and cp looks for folders which arent there causing the copy to fail. How would I make find's output...
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