Search:

Type: Posts; User: rondackcpu; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    33
    Views
    5,790

    Re: Call for testing: nVidia Cards

    My computer has a PNY GeForce5200 video card in it -- old, maybe ancient -- and it will not boot the ISO I downloaded as recently as today. The complaint as the ISO is trying to boot is that it...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Do not upgrade to Natty if you use proprietary graphics drivers!!!

    Great trouble here with Natty and an older GeForce 5200 card. System won't boot under any thing I've tried. Complaints go by on the screen very quickly, but I think it is saying something about...
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    329

    [ubuntu] Re: want to go 9.04 to 8.04

    If I understand you correctly, you are in a "dual boot" situation which allows the selection of either of two installations at grub time. If that is the case, there is no need to reinstall anything....
  4. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,129

    Re: Oversized Daily Build

    Same problem here; computer won't boot from USB. I remastered the ISO, removing openoffice-help-en-us. That was enough to get it to fit on the CD. Process is intense, but straight forward. Google...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Grub no longer displays my Jaunty installation

    Thank you, ratcheer. Your suggestion in post #3 worked for me. But fsck in post #8 reported the partition clean. Maybe the error was in "ubiquity" when I re-installed Natty this morning (after the...
  6. Replies
    4
    Views
    2,634

    [SOLVED] Re: Package update/install fail

    Well, not completely shut down. Just not being upgraded any more. they are available as last updated in a section called "old releases". Best to google for information about "ubuntu old releases"....
  7. Replies
    6
    Views
    6,131

    [ubuntu] Re: HP 550 Laptop WiFi problem

    Ihsan:

    The first thing to try is to install the package called "linux-firmware-nonfree" which is in the repository. Simply launch Synaptic and scroll down to "linux-firmware-nonfree" and mark for...
  8. Replies
    7
    Views
    896

    [ubuntu] Re: linux-backports-modules-juanty

    ubichinon:

    I am not familiar with the two cards you mention, but if they worked before in previous versions of Ubuntu, you might try installing "linux-firmware-nonfree" from the Maverick...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    4,118

    [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager error: Untrusted packages

    The error messages you have in the last two boxes are minor problems with the "update" process, not the "upgrade" process. The error statements mean only that the referenced repositories have not...
  10. Replies
    2
    Views
    519

    [ubuntu] Re: Genuine upgrade tip?

    Install without re-formating /

    I tried this a while ago (say, within the last month) in the hope that it would just overwrite the files from the iso that were already on the disk, and leave alone...
  11. Replies
    14
    Views
    5,885

    [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 Netgear WG111 Inoperable

    Try installing "linux-firmware-nonfree" from Synaptic. It solved my problems with WG511 from Netgear. I think it used to be part of the iso, but has been left out recently.

    CRS
  12. Can we inject some sanity into USB stick usage?

    Can we do something to introduce some sanity into the USB stick world in Linux?

    Specifically, when using a USB stick as a replacement for a recordable CD or DVD in (name-your-distribution).iso...
  13. Replies
    8
    Views
    4,529

    [ubuntu] Re: Logitech M215 wireless mouse

    With either Lucid or Karmic, i386, in Dell 5160 laptop, this Wireless mouse works out of the box. No setup, no driver, just out of the box.

    CRS
  14. Replies
    274
    Views
    65,151

    [wubi] Re: Please help testing Wubi 10.04

    @alzie: Thank you for reading my post and suggesting the Launchpad bug discussion. One small error -- the number is 37288, rather than your suggested 372883. It took me a little time to find the...
  15. Replies
    274
    Views
    65,151

    [wubi] Re: Please help testing Wubi 10.04

    Stupid me, I just lucked out, I guess. I have a Dell machine (M2010) which is known to hate Linux. The keyboard and mouse are connected by a Bluetooth card which does not work with any Linux distro...
  16. Replies
    47
    Views
    3,875

    Re: Planning On Dual Booting Ubuntu 10.04

    Here is a link to a discussion on how to launch the Restore Partition if the MBR links become corrupted. It sounds like the real thing.

    <http://www.goodells.net/dellrestore/recover.htm>
    ...
  17. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,312

    Re: FSCK On Boot

    I have exactly the same problem. I even tried setting "tune2fs" max count to some relatively big number. Still fsck on every boot. There are no "Windows" file systems on the computer. Only...
  18. Replies
    9
    Views
    729

    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 needs help to dual boot

    Sorry, my bad. When Grub2 presents the boot menu, the first two lines are just

    "Ubuntu Karmic Koala"
    "Ubuntu Lucid Lynx"

    without any mention of where or what was going to be booted. I...
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    729

    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 needs help to dual boot

    Herman,

    Are there a couple of "oop"s?

    On the description of the file to chmod should it have been a / rather than a . between the opening parts and 06_custom?

    Should there have been an...
  20. Replies
    9
    Views
    729

    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 needs help to dual boot

    Thanks, Herman, for your reply and the effort you took to compose it. As time allows I will follow the directions and hopefully mark the post "SOLVED".

    CRS
  21. Replies
    9
    Views
    729

    [SOLVED] Grub2 needs help to dual boot

    Sorry to beat this Grub2 thing to death, but I'm stuck. My "test" machine is a dual boot system that, until today, had Jaunty and Karmic dual booted. The Jaunty install was perfectly normal (with...
  22. Replies
    0
    Views
    489

    Karmic on the Dell A2010

    A few weeks ago I reported that one of the Karmic Alphas was the first Ubuntu to show signs of working on my Dell A2010 "All-In-One". At that time there were some small problems that kept it from...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: So, the developers have disabled clicking on a laptop's touchpad by default...

    WOW! Having never found the way to disable the "tap-to-click" function on the touch pad, I can now remove the 10 layers of cardboard I have taped over the touchpads on all the computers which have a...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Maxed out Wild Dog Performance arrives today!

    Thanks for your comments, iosif. I appreciate it.

    CRS
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Maxed out Wild Dog Performance arrives today!

    iosif,

    Might we have a few comments about your experience with the new Wild Dog and your satisfaction level with it? I've followed your harrowing ordeal with delivery. Most unsatisfactory -- but...
Results 1 to 25 of 37
Page 1 of 2 1 2