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    [SOLVED] Re: Screensaver freezing

    What is the point of developing the most awesome screensavers if they cannot be used?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype Help | Ubuntu 12.10

    Individually.

    Skype would not relaunch after reboot on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal until I updated the installation via Synaptic, then Skype bin loaded and everything was fine.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox won't run in Ubuntu 12.10

    Thanks, makes sense and another learning curve for me!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox won't run in Ubuntu 12.10

    Thanks varunendra, I tried but there is no link to "solved" in thread tools...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox won't run in Ubuntu 12.10

    Thanks pkadeel, I found this site http://www.howopensource.com/2012/10/w-duplicate-sources-list-entry-ubuntu-12-10-12-04/
    then deleted the duplicates, installed ext pack and ran the rest of the ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox won't run in Ubuntu 12.10

    Thanks varunendra.

    I tried to install virtualbox via these commands:

    echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian $(lsb_release -sc) contrib" | sudo tee...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox won't run in Ubuntu 12.10

    I tried to install virtualbox via these commands:

    echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian $(lsb_release -sc) contrib" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list
    wget...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox won't run in Ubuntu 12.10

    This fix does not seem to work for me:

    jan@jan-System-Product-Name:~$ sudo apt-get install dkms build-essential linux-headers-generic
    [sudo] password for jan:
    Reading package lists... Done...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Unity Screensaver not working until manually started

    My guess is that the second file had the spelling of "application" corrected, that's why it worked.
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's up with screensavers?

    Many thanks peterx14. Must say I was quite chaffed, found this command before you replied, ran it, corrected the spelling error and presto! Problem solved!
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's up with screensavers?

    Where do I find this misspelt file to correct, please?
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    Re: Ubuntu destroyed my Network Card - RTL8111

    Thanks, could be but it is a new router and the old one did the same...the only difference being that I could print eventually after reinstalling the printer a few times, until I upgraded to 12.04 -...
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    Re: Ubuntu destroyed my Network Card - RTL8111

    When I read these posts I thought that my problems were solved, but alas!

    Both computers on my home network have accessed my HP 6313 all-in-one printer via the existing connections recently....
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP printer unable to connect

    Is it the whole jan@jan-etc? I have tried all combinations, the whole thing and just the part after "@" but same result:

    A username and password are being requested by http://localhost:631. The...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP printer unable to connect

    Thanks Bucky Ball, but it is not accepting my username and password. Have I gone wrong somewhere with the username which has never been used before, the system always asks for the password only?
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP printer unable to connect

    Jerome1232 and anewguy, replies to your questions in seriatim:

    Ethernet connection via the router, shared from the other computer.

    hp-probe result: warning: No devices found on the 'net' bus....
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP printer unable to connect

    No problem with Internet whatsoever.
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP printer unable to connect

    Thanks Ms Daisy, I have had drivers and hplip working for a long time, problem is upgrade to 12.04 seems to have messed up my network so now neither computer is able to communicate with the printer.
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    [ubuntu] HP printer unable to connect

    Since upgrading to 12.04 Precise Pangolin, my HP Officejet all-in-one does not work. After trying many options, I now get "unable to connect to CIFS host." Printers that lose contact have been my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP Printer loses connection

    Thanks ajgreeny. Are you able to explain to an illiterate how to go about giving the machine a static IP?
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    [ubuntu] HP Printer loses connection

    My HP Officejet 6313 ethernet network connection via the router loses its connection from time to time.

    This happens every time when the other computer on my network is switched on, in which case...
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    Compiz config on Ubuntu 10.10

    Since installing Compiz Config Settings Manager on my Ubuntu 10.10 the system logs out when I leave the machine idle for a while. This is very irritating and I cannot find any settings to change -...
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    Wary of Google Earth

    My recent hiccup with Ubuntu 10.10 appeared to originate from interference by Google Earth, so I am wary about re-installing this application.

    Should I rather opt to install Google Earth in my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best e-mail archive tool

    Tried this, here is the outcome:

    jan@jan-System-Product-Name:~$ mv .thunderbird_old .thunderbird
    mv: cannot stat `.thunderbird_old': No such file or directory
    jan@jan-System-Product-Name:~$
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best e-mail archive tool

    Tried this, everything seemed to work fine, I could even see all the folders in the terminal on the new system, but when I opened Thunderbird it was a new, clean version with not even mailbox configs.
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