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  1. Re: running MS Windows command line programs in Ubuntu

    Thanks,
    wine Desktop/binDCH/prog.exe and
    wine Desktop/binDCH/prog
    both worked.
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    Re: Understanding the Ubuntu file system

    Sounds good, but I don't know how to access "Nautilus".
    If I type Nautilus, it says "command not found".
  3. Re: running MS Windows command line programs in Ubuntu

    It had looked to me like Wine should be capitalized, but wine works.
    I have my prog.exe file in a directory binDCH sitting on the Desktop.
    But if I type the command binDCH/prog or binDCH/prog.exe,...
  4. running MS Windows command line programs in Ubuntu

    I have a windows .exe program file and a text file that
    it should use in a directory whose name I know and know the
    location of. I can even prefix these with the directory tree.
    I want to run...
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    Re: Understanding the Ubuntu file system

    If I interpret you correctly, "ls /" lists the names of
    the top level directories and files.
    Are blues directories, are greens executables, are whites texts?
    What does "ls" alone give?
    And how...
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    Re: remove safely USB

    Evidently, "eject" is that safely remove option.
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    Understanding the Ubuntu file system

    In Windows 7, I kept all my files in a tree except for downloads.
    But I don't understand the Ubuntu file system.
    With the tree, I can back up the whole tree or branches.
    As I understand Ubuntu,...
  8. Can I copy and paste into the ubuntu terminal?

    I have a few lines of text code for the ubuntu
    terminal screen in a Windows 7 file made with notepad.
    It is on a USB flash drive inserted into my linux machine.
    I tried selecting a line without...
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    terminal-command parameters

    In MS Windows command window one types e.g.:
    dir /?
    ls /?
    etc
    to get a display of parameters for the command.
    What is similar in ubuntu?
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    remove safely USB

    I just downloaded and installed Ubuntu on my 17-nch HP laptop.
    I inserted some Windows 7 files using a USB flash drive.
    .mp4 and .mp3's play.
    I didn't see a way to safely remove the USB drive....
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    harm from the internet

    I did use ubuntu in the past, but our office uses Windows.
    I find that recently my windows operating system gets a lot of harm from the internet.
    How does ubuntu compare with windows 7 and with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do I see wireless

    I had ubuntu running on another computer a few years ago.
    I think I remember that there was a repository where
    it rather automatically downloaded the right stuff.
    Am I wrong? How do I do such?
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do I see wireless

    Works on ethernet cable. I suppose I need to
    know how to get a wireless driver, right?
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    [ubuntu] how do I see wireless

    I installed ubuntu alongside windows 7 and
    don't know how to hook it up to the internet like win7.
    I have only wireless where I am now.
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    [SOLVED] Re: install alongside win7 and Vista both

    Thanks for the extended information, a study in itself,
    which I might do.

    What software do I use to remove the nonworking
    Vista boot reference? and is it a good idea?

    I don't knoe what a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: install alongside win7 and Vista both

    I can boot each of the three.
    The boot menu is the Ubuntu boot menu with
    the first 2 being ubuntu, the next 2 being memory test,
    the 5th being Windows 7 on /dev/sda1,
    the 6th being Vista on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: install alongside win7 and Vista both

    Thanks, sorry we crossed.
    I'm going to try install now.
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    [SOLVED] Re: install alongside win7 and Vista both

    I mean 10.715 GB for swap.
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    [SOLVED] Re: install alongside win7 and Vista both

    After making the ext4 partition, I have 10715 MB left.
    What do I do about mount point, and is it also logical?
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    [SOLVED] Re: install alongside win7 and Vista both

    Thanks, Feels like we might get there.
    After the double click, the
    new partition size is the whole 200GB,
    and it's called logical and location is beginning.
    Doesn't seem quite totally correct to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: install alongside win7 and Vista both

    I chose "Install alongside other operating systems".
    I clicked "advanced partitioning tool".
    I selected the "free space" of 200GB on /dev/sdb.
    I left the bootloader alone at /dev/sda.
    I pressed...
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    [SOLVED] Re: install alongside win7 and Vista both

    Looks like the two choices are /dev/sda and dev/sdb.
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    [SOLVED] install alongside win7 and Vista both

    I have an HP ENVY17 notebook PC with two drives in it.
    I have the ubuntu 10.10 ISO DVD in the drive and have it booted.
    dev/sdb has
    dev/sdb1 ntfs with windows vista on it for my very old...
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    [ubuntu] industry standard PC characteristics

    I have in past years installed ubuntu linux by installing windows and ubuntu separately each on its own separate hard drive while the other drive was not connected up. Then when I connected both at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: printDialog doesn't show dialog box

    I rediscovered the work-around.
    Set page orientation manually in Menu: System -> Administration -> Printing, Choose correct printer, Job Options tab, Change Orientation to one of the others, e.g.,...
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