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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    I hate that you can't see the scroll bar unless you mouse over it, but you can't see the bar, so you can't tell where it is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! Ubuntu 11.04 won't boot

    I still haven't got any response on this. Does anyone out there know of a boot repair program I can use?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! Ubuntu 11.04 won't boot

    Does anyone have anyipdeas on this...I totally stumped. Any help is appreciated!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 won't boot

    Where am I supposed to type help?
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    [ubuntu] Help! Ubuntu 11.04 won't boot

    I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 and it refuses to boot. I tried to use a boot repair disk, but no luck I'll paste the info from the boot repair below:

    Boot Info Script 0.60 from 17 May 2011


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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 11.04 won't boot

    I'm not sure if this is the right forum for this. If it's not, someone plese let me know where to post. Anyway here goes:

    I have a hp compaq nc6230 running Ubuntu 11.04. It has run without...
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    [ubuntu] How do I change the root/sudo password?

    This may be a stupid question, but I have been trying to find where I change the root password. I'm sure it's somewhere obvious, but I've searched and can't find an answer anywhere. If someone could...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATABILITY List.

    1) Ubuntu 10.10
    2) HP
    3) Compaq nc6230
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    I've got it working! There was an update installed this morning and when I tried the wireless again, it connected :-)

    There are still 2 odd things. First it won't save my WEP key, I have to enter...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    Hi Jim, I am using a Netgear WGR614v6 router for the wired and wireless network. I have not edited the IP address, because the router uses a dhcp and it works on the ethernet cable.

    If I was...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    Thanks pdc.I tried the script again, but I got exactly the same result.I tried openSUSE, but I didn't really like it. Program and function locations didn't seem to make any sense and it wasn't able...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    Thanks pdc. I installed the new firmware, but it still can't get an IP address. I have already installed the b43 drivers and b43-fwcutte.

    Anyone got any ideas?

    Here is the script from the...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    I still haven't been able to resolve this problem. Does anyone have any ideas or know a script to run to figure out why it was working earlier, but not now?

    Thanks!
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    Ok, one more quick update. Another good news bad news situation. I was able to actually get it to connect to my wireless network after refreshing and taking WEP off, but it worked for about 15...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    Here is the result of my latest wireless test script:

    --- Which type of your network connection should be tested?
    --- (2) Wireless connection (WLAN)
    --- What's the type of networktopology?
    ---...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    Ok, so I think we're getting closer. I am able to find the available wireless networks, but I am not able to find an IP address when I try to connect. I ran "dmesg|grep b43" and it told me that I was...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    I tried without security, but it still wouldn't connect...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    I removed ndiswrapper and used ndiswrapper -l again. this time the results were:

    mikee@mikee-laptop:~$ ndiswrapper -l
    Error: ndiswrapper-utils-1.9 not installed!
    mikee@mikee-laptop:~$

    I also...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    When I first ran the script to test for wireless errors, it said I was running both b43 and ndiswrapper drivers in parallel and I had to un-install one of them. So I uninstalled b43 and the error was...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    Thanks Bkratz! that was very helpful, but it's a good news bad news situation. Now that I turned on the card with fn-f2 (I cannot believe it was just turned off all this time, I am definitely wearing...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    Thanks for the advice pdc. I had 9.04 installed previously, but it kept freezing. I also installed openSUSE 11.2, but the support (i.e. you awesome, helpful people:-) for Ubuntu was a lot better. So...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    I downloaded the script and ran it. I had a few errors, but I wasn't able to fix any of them.

    !!! CND0120E: Network card wlan0 has no IP address

    The fix for...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    Thanks for the help, but I tried following the directions (skipping the server steps) and I couldn't connect to the wireless still. Here are the results:



    mikee@mikee-laptop:~$ sudo...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    I tried installing the new b43 driver, but I was already running the correct version:

    mikee@mikee-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter
    [sudo] password for mikee:
    Reading package lists......
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4306 can't find wireless networks

    I have been unable to resolve this issue. If someone could help me I would really appreciate it. I have posted all the info I can think of, but I am new to Ubuntu, so if you need more info, please...
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