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    Re: installing Adobe Reader

    Good news! After enabling the multiverse repo I ran an update. This installed a few new packages from multiverse. Then tried to install acroread again and it works :)
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    Re: installing Adobe Reader

    Thanks, yes multiverse is enabled but oddly synaptic doesn't show the nspluginwrapper package. Here's what I found when I tried to manually download & install:

    $ sudo dpkg -i...
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    installing Adobe Reader

    Hi, I am trying to install Adobe Reader but have some dependency problems. Installing via synaptic fails because of broken packages. Here's more info from the command line:


    $ sudo apt-get...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: PulseAudio Sink/Source disappears from Jack shortly after start in 11.10

    Thanks this did the trick for me on Ubuntu 11.10. Banshee, Firefox sound works with qjackctl.
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Update-Manager "Upgrade" button missing

    works, thanks.
  6. [SOLVED] Update-Manager "Upgrade" button missing

    I am trying to upgrade from 11.04 (Natty) to 11.10 (Oneiric). I have installed all updates via update-manager, however, there is no box indicating "A new release is available..." nor is there any...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Share files with Windows 7 PC with lan cable

    Excellent - thanks! It turned out this was not exactly it. Rather, some security antivirus software that was running an extra firewall. After I disabled the firewall everything's copacetic.
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Share files with Windows 7 PC with lan cable

    Thanks that's very helpful.

    I have a strange problem though. My ubunutu shared folder works and I can read/write to it from the windows box. But The ubuntu box doesn't see the windows shared...
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    [ubuntu] Re: blender freezes GNOME

    Here is a line from the system log file: /var/log/syslog . It appears when Blender freezes the OS.
    *cpuname* kernel: [279821.794124] [drm:drm_lock_take] *ERROR* 3 holds heavyweight lock I also have...
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    [ubuntu] blender freezes GNOME

    I have a reproducible problem running Blender 2.45 on ubuntu 8.04 (GNOME 2.22.3). The program is loaded using the command
    :~$ blender -w -p 0 0 1200 800
    guessing 'blender-bin' ==...
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    [kubuntu] Re: HP photosmart camera read error

    :redface: After hunting around some more, I think the problem (and solution) are with the camera hardware, not KDE. In the camera settings menu (found on the camera itself), one can switch the USB...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Digital Camera... Error 50

    I have the same error using kubuntu 8.04 with an HP photosmart M417 camera. I also tried out the camera using ubuntu 8.04 (ie GNOME desktop instead of KDE). It works fine. So I believe this is a...
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    [kubuntu] Re: HP photosmart camera read error

    continuing with the monologue, following the advice at the digiKam FAQ I fail once again. The folder /proc/sys/usb/ does not contain the directory /devices, in fact /proc/sys/usb/ is empty. Listing...
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    [kubuntu] Re: HP photosmart camera read error

    Oddly, I found there are no problems reading the camera, transferring and deleting pictures via 'fspot' photomanager in the GNOME desktop (running on a different machine). So it appears this error is...
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    [kubuntu] HP photosmart camera read error

    I can't get Kubunutu to read an HP photosmart M417 camera. Upon turning it on the camera is found and mounted as USB mass storage interface. Here are some attempts at a solution so far:

    1) popup...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Banking Site is very slow

    Thanks for this. I am still having a little trouble. I have noticed a slow connection to pcfinancial.ca for a week or two.

    My system: KDE 3.5.10 / Kubunutu 8.04.1
    browser: Firefox 3.03

    OK,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: screensaver freezes totally

    Thanks a lot, Kevbert for your solution.

    I also had this problem with the screensaver (and screensaver preview) freezing the desktop. The problematic screen saver was "Molecule" - all the other...
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