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    [ubuntu] mouse pointer

    Several days ago, I was messing with appearances and inadvertently changed my mouse pointer. Currently it's big and red, I can't figure out how or where I need to be to change the mouse pointer back...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restarts-shutdowns

    cyfur01,

    unfortunately I didn't read your last post before I had to power off due to it locking up. So far, it has happened every time I chose to update then reboot when prompted, although it has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restarts-shutdowns

    CYFUR01,

    I checked the system log and seen nothing error related. After checking, out of curiosity I restarted and the same happened and it still wouldn't allow me to cltr+alt+backspace. Any other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restarts-shutdowns

    mikewhatever,

    sorry I haven't replied to this until now, I hadn't experienced what I originally stated until now.

    Tonight, I installed guild wars through wine and enabled my video card, I was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No luck with updates and repositories

    Thank you for all your help and patience.

    :guitar:
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    [ubuntu] Re: No luck with updates and repositories

    I looked in /etc/apt/sources.list.d , and under the third party tab there was an entry deb http://ftp.debian.org etch main, which was in the tutorial I was following. Apparently I misunderstood...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No luck with updates and repositories

    I didn't find anything debian related to edit out of the source.lst. What I was just trying to accomplish was setting the system up, following the Ubuntu Help Center, starting with this link...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No luck with updates and repositories

    Well, that makes sense not to mix them, I didn't intend to. As I was trying to follow the guide, it also wanted me to do updates. Having said that, should I still follow your steps? I don't want to...
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    [ubuntu] No luck with updates and repositories

    I think I may be confused while adding new repositories. I followed what was listed under adding, removing and updating application...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restarts-shutdowns

    Thank you, I will do that. I assume I can do a print screen? Or how would I copy it?

    TY

    ER
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    [ubuntu] Restarts-shutdowns

    Recently,

    whether I'm restarting or shutting down, the PC will freeze while showing the progress bar, which progressed all the way. This is not everytime, rather it seems random, which forces me...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Authenticating Error

    It seemed to have worked, I just posted to be sure. I ran the sudo apt-get update, I just assumed it took care of the sudo apt-get upgrade.

    Thank you very much

    elbow rub
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    [ubuntu] Authenticating Error

    I'm Being prompted to install 2 updates, partial update it says. When I choose it, I end up with an authenticating error, saying to try again later. Having done that since 11 hours ago, I still get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: baffled by partitioning

    Thank you all for the help, it worked. Now to refresh my memory.

    Thank you

    Er
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    [ubuntu] Re: baffled by partitioning

    Sorry, I'm not sure what you mean by using gparted to delete the swap

    thanks

    er
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    [ubuntu] Re: baffled by partitioning

    Thank you very much for your response, I was able to do that.

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l

    Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250000000000 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30394 cylinders
    Units =...
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    [ubuntu] baffled by partitioning

    It's been a very long time, since Breezy that I've messed with Ubuntu. I tried to partiton, but was umncertain. I then read over and over on ubnutu.com, the section explaining how to partition. Tried...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where is the ISO

    I believe it was, however, I found success with ImgBurn. Now I'm trying to refresh my memory on partitioning this thing.


    thanks for your time

    ER
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where is the ISO

    geriah,

    thank you very much, that video gave good insight and led me to ImgBurn. Burning now


    thank you

    ER
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where is the ISO

    jimv, I did as you said, it's definently a rar archive in properties, but with properties and the file itself, it's an iso. I attached a screenshot of what I mean.

    mike, I downloaded it and it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where is the ISO

    I downloaded it from "Michigan tech linux users" mirror, it downloaded ad ubuntu-8.04-desktop-i386.iso, but for some reason it a WinRAR archive file, like it associated itself as a rar, properties...
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    [ubuntu] Where is the ISO

    hello,

    I just downloaded v.8.04, and am curious. Why did it download as a rar file, which I can't burn as an ISO (can I)? I'm sure this is an obvious thing and I hope I posted in the correct area....
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