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  1. (LG X140) - Keyboard shortcuts not working and...

    "For the mods, this question relates to Ubuntu Netbook Edition after a installation of LinuxMint 10 did not show acceptable results."

    Has anyone installed Netbook Edition of a LG X140? I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu vs fedora vs linux mint

    I am using Mint 10 now, more because I upgraded from Ubuntu 9.04. I like it, its based on Ubuntu as well. I'm not sure about its application really, but its nice.

    I have not used Ubuntu 11.04 so I...
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    [gnome] Re: [help please] - USB + DVD not working

    Are you sure about that command "lsprob" since I get an error stating the command isn't found, I even tried google of that command to see if it might be something similar.Just to check is: Lima...
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    [gnome] Re: [help please] - USB + DVD not working

    Will try the above, just wanted to mention Mint is a derivative of Ubuntu, Mint just comes with a bunch of propritary stuff loaded already. Its basically Ubuntu, just a bit refined and stuff added to...
  5. [xubuntu] How to tone Xubuntu but not put on too much pounds

    Moderators, I am sorry but I can not find the delete button for this topic. I changed my mind...rather quickly I know.

    Apologies for taking up forum real estate.
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    [gnome] Re: [help please] - USB + DVD not working

    I think I just found my solution...off sorts - it will work for now.

    If I plug in my external harddrive when I am presented with the OS dualboot selection menu (sorry, not sure what you call...
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    [gnome] Re: [help please] - USB + DVD not working

    You know, now that you mention...I forgot about those situations, its been such a long time that I have been able to fix things (my pc and various bikes) via the web.

    Anyway, lets just see where...
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    [gnome] [help please] - USB + DVD not working

    Last week I decided I need to reinstall XP Pro so that I can use Office 2007 (been using Openoffice and it just doesn't fit well0 plus be able to run my CAD software again, and install my online...
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    [gnome] Re: Firefox 3.0 to 3.6.3.......WTF???

    Now I don't feel alone anymore :D

    All the best mate! Thanks for the help and advise.
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    [gnome] Re: Firefox 3.0 to 3.6.3.......WTF???

    Excuse me, 1mbit, as in 1mb/s? I am lucky if I get 103kb/s. So really, you got it good. Usually we get about 76kb/s on 3G, many times I'm down to 2kb/s depending on the time of day when they throttle...
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    [gnome] Re: Firefox 3.0 to 3.6.3.......WTF???

    Hey P4Man. Ok...that makes sense now, and I can see why it works now as well. Thanks. I get my cd's from a local chap/business. I think I will get not only the 10.04, but the whole repository discs...
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    [gnome] Re: Firefox 3.0 to 3.6.3.......WTF???

    Hey Wojox. I have no idea. I tried to find it again. Its was either via the Firefox website, or I just googled it and through a forum somewhere got a link. No idea. But I remember it being explained...
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    [gnome] Re: Firefox 3.0 to 3.6.3.......WTF???

    Bandwidth in SA is bluddy expensive, well 3G bandwidth (can't afford ADSL yet). And the update manager has such a long list that after 20 minutes trying to select which seemingly important stuff I...
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    [gnome] Re: Firefox 3.0 to 3.6.3.......WTF???

    None taken p4man. I'm about as proficient at linux as a 80 year old fisherman with computers who returned after spending 20 years sailing around the world only stopping to grab supplies. :D

    I will...
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    [gnome] Firefox 3.0 to 3.6.3.......WTF???

    Hello there.

    Could someone please explain this and help a noob rectify it. Firstly, after countless times installing Java for Firefox, and countless times I get the error that it is installed AND...
  16. [gnome] Re: Apt-get install inkscape???? No its NOT the newest version!

    Hey there WinterRain.

    Thanks for the reply. Two things, me in my ignorance, I see the word "testers" in that line, does that mean I will be upgrading to unstable version? I just want to upgrade to...
  17. [gnome] Apt-get install inkscape???? No its NOT the newest version!

    Hello there.

    Could some one please help a linux noob here.

    I see (been using Inkscape for couple of weeks now) that there are features that I want to harness in Inkscape 0.47. I have 0.46 on...
  18. [ubuntu] Joomla does not have Directory Permissions

    EDIT: SUCCESS!!! Learned chmod (yeah, you all probably going....DUH!!!) and now the problem is solved.

    Hello hello hello :p

    I am learning Joomla, and after a long struggle to get it running...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sony Ericsson Pc Suite

    I have the same problem. I've been using XP again for about a year now for the only reason that I can't use my Sony PC Suite. I use my cellphone as internet connection, but I can't get it to work...
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    [xubuntu] Re: DVD-ROM mounting problems - HELP

    Hi Potato. Xubuntu is installed and running. I insert the 1st DVD repository (1 of 5) and that gets loaded, but any of the rest gives me that message. I tried some other DVD's and CD's. I have no...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Remove Compiz and Emerald

    Ok, so I installed Compiz and emerald, and it autoloads with my Xubuntu. Only problem I find is that any programs opened does not have the minimize, maximise and close buttons unless I double click...
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    [xubuntu] Re: DVD-ROM mounting problems - HELP

    Hi Sisco311. Thanks for the reply, you to Potatoj316. Here is the output of each line:

    dmesg | tail
    [ 251.502191] attempt to access beyond end of device
    [ 251.502205] hda: rw=0, want=68, limit=4...
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    [xubuntu] DVD-ROM mounting problems - HELP

    Hi.

    Have weird problem. I'm a newbie to Linux and more so Xubuntu. Loads fine on my laptop, but my friend has this error message:

    Failed to mount "DVD-R Disc".
    mount: block device/dev/hda is...
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