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  1. Re: Cannot Install NoteTab Pro on Trusty Tahr with Wine

    I have no knowledge of or experience with zim, but have been using NoteTab Pro for 20 years or so. I use it more as a nestable, hot linkable flat file database generator than as a pure editor. For...
  2. Re: Cannot Install NoteTab Pro on Trusty Tahr with Wine

    I obtained a solution for this from the wine forum. I had placed a copy of my old /.wine directory in my new machine in the hopes of shortcutting things and that was the problem. Once I deleted...
  3. Cannot Install NoteTab Pro on Trusty Tahr with Wine

    I just installed wine. after many "file not found" errors using "open with wine" on an old NoteTab 6.2 package, I downloaded a brand new copy of NoteTab 7.2, changed to my downloads directory,...
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    Re: Updater and apt-get issues.

    I tried quick reply and that blew up. Here are the results of the sudo apt-get commands. I note that my launch pad now shows the updater icon seemingly indicating that updates are ready. Once I post...
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    Updater and apt-get issues.

    As of a couple of days I have a red circle with a horizontal white line in my top (notification?) bar. If I click it, faint text says: "A problem occurred when checking for the updates". On other...
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    [ubuntu] Migrating to new Hardware w/ upgrade

    OK, I have a new machine upon which I installed Ubuntu (Classic) 11.04 after first installing 10.04 by accident. I have 4 main problems:

    1) I have stuff in Almanah diary I would like to transfer...
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    Re: How-To : PopCap Games

    This generally works as of 6/24/2011 except that the command wineprefixcreate doesn't work and isn't needed, the method works fine without it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recover from busybox/initramfs 8.04 NTFS

    I made a 10.04 live disk and got it to boot. I had no luck with fsck, but was able to run sudo ls /media/HP_PAVILION/ after mounting /dev/sda2. I got a directory listing, of course, but it included...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recover from busybox/initramfs 8.04 NTFS

    NOt good, seems worse. windoze chkdsk/r fixed some stuff, but I still get same error when trying to dual boot ubuntu. Worse, live disk now won't load, I got a multi-line panic which locked machine on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recover from busybox/initramfs 8.04 NTFS

    jmszr - I'll try that right now. I was doing some clean up in win in case i found a was to mirror it and noticed that it does show ubuntu in the installed programs list, at 15,103 MB.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recover from busybox/initramfs 8.04 NTFS

    Additional Information:
    Using 11.04 live disk sudo fdisk -l says:

    disk /dev/sda 160.0GB
    40 heads 63 sectors/track 20673 cylinders
    units = cylinders of 1520 x 512 = 7741440 bytes
    sector size...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recover from busybox/initramfs 8.04 NTFS

    I don't understand BUMP.
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    [ubuntu] Recover from busybox/initramfs 8.04 NTFS

    I either installed Hardy heron or its predecessor by accident, but began running it exclusively. I did it way back when while trying to create a test drive disk, and I did not repartition the drive,...
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    Re: Yay first release candidate for wine 1.0!

    [QUOTE=tedallal;5005957]That's a little bit misleading!

    DOSBox is an MS-DOS emulator. <SNIP>

    Hmmm - I don't see any relevant difference. "Emulator" or not, it allows programs written for one...
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    [all variants] Re: Is there a GOOD video player on Linux???

    Ah, thanx. It appears to be application specific, so one must write a config file or set up the preferences for each video app I take it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: miro works fine for me - here's what I did

    I'm running Hardy.
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    Re: Yay first release candidate for wine 1.0!

    DosBox. I installed it last night and it has run everything I've thrown at it, including stuff wine wouldn't run, whilst wine, on pure windows programs, is only batting 500 for me ('Tripmaker 2000'...
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    [all variants] Re: Is there a GOOD video player on Linux???

    And how is this done? Where does one even find out which one is enabled?
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    [ubuntu] Re: hardy: Audacious seg fault after update

    Hmmmm - that exact update broke my previously running copy of miro, but it doesn't seem to have killed audacious. I just tested audacious on my machine and it works both when I open it and then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: running miro with nvidia driver

    OK, worse yet. The latest set of updates to Hardy (5/15 notification) busted miro so that when attempting to play a video it plays about 7 seconds worth and then hangs up completely. This occurs...
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    [ubuntu] running miro with nvidia driver

    Has anybody succeeded in running miro using the nvidia driver in Hardy? If I install the driver, miro dies when it tries to play a video, and if I uninstall the driver it runs fine again. I'd...
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    [ubuntu] Re: miro works fine for me - here's what I did

    Strangely enough, after I wrote that I installed Stellarium whihc was very, very clunky, so I broke down and installed the 3rd party nvidia driver for my machine. Stellarium now runs much better,...
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    Re: App suggestion: Stellarium

    Stelarium looks like it might be really good, but the configuration panel is driving me crazy. How do you select a location and make it stick?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Miro Playback Broken on 8.04?

    I just started a new thread named:
    "miro works fine for me - here's what I did"
    see if it works for you.
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    [ubuntu] miro works fine for me - here's what I did

    There are a lot of posts/threads regarding various miro related problems. I'm a stone cold newbie, so sorry if this isn't protocol, but it seemed the best way to reply to all of them.

    I installed...
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