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  1. Thread: Adding printer

    by gillmt
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    Re: Adding printer

    Had the same problem in Gnome but added HPLIP as I have an HP printer - printer appeared in "Add printer" immediately
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    Re: Forum's new look

    Not easy to navigate, not easy to see recent posts - puts me off visiting
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cardreader not working

    Can you use an external card reader with USB connection?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help me solve a Bluetooth problem?

    Did you have a look in the hardware and laptops forums? There are a couple of how to's which might help. Low batteries are mentioned.

    Sorry I'm not a lot of help - I have only just discovered BT...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help me solve a Bluetooth problem?

    I see "visible" isn't checked - perhaps the mouse can't see the PC?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help me solve a Bluetooth problem?

    Possibly a silly question but have you looked at your BT settings/preferences? Perhaps you could try setting up a device again?
  7. Thread: Sony ereader

    by gillmt
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sony ereader

    You can use Calibre to download and organise free books (Gutenberg web site and others).

    Lots of Linux people have had problems downloading books with DRM which use Adobe Digital Editions and I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: why do USB ports keep failing?

    Hi

    I had a similar problem with USB hardware not working correctly and I replaced the PSU which seemed to improve things for a while - then the trouble started again and this time I cleaned up and...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Hard Drive messed up after installing ubuntu 10.10

    Hi
    Search the forums for advice about reinstalling windows - I guess your XP cannot see any file system other than FAT32 or NTFS - you will probably have to use something like GParted to reformat...
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    [ubuntu] Thunderbird segfault

    Last night I left the Desktop for a while and when I came back, Thunderbird, which had been sitting in the systray (Firetray) had disappeared.

    Each time I restarted Thunderbird the programme...
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    [all variants] Re: Help me choose a printer?

    I have an HP C7280 which works fine - it is detected immediately. I set it up wirelessly without switching on any PCs and I can share it between two Ubuntu and one XP machine (one with a USB...
  12. [ubuntu] Helping partner to change from XP to Ubuntu

    I have been using Ubuntu on our home network via a router and powerplugs. My partner uses XP but her PC is slowing down, after a brief improvement when we fitted new RAM. She is now interested in...
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    Re: Home finance/budget software ?

    KMyMoney - easy to use and better than M$ Money I think.
  14. Thread: Updates query

    by gillmt
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    [SOLVED] Re: SOLVED Updates query

    Many thanks - now why didn't I think of that!
  15. Thread: Updates query

    by gillmt
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    [SOLVED] Updates query

    Hi - I've searched this forum and read the sticky...

    I downloaded and installed the 10.10 beta as soon as it became available. Each time I checked for updates I was offered "partial" so I have not...
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    Recent Documents not clearing

    Meerkat is mainly working well on my PC (Just trying the Beta 32 bit) I have cleared "Recent documents" three or four times but when I reboot, the list reappears.

    Other than that, I am really...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Uninstall Help !!! Please !!

    You will need to format your HD - Windows isn't clever enough to read the format of the Ubuntu partitions. You will also need every single CD with every driver you have for each device etc and even...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution new mail pop up.

    "Mail notification" - sound when new mail arrives, number of mails received and hovering over gives details of mails
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gnome desktop delay?

    Yes, exactly the same
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    Re: Do you recommend 64 or 32 bit?

    I have found that there are still a few problems with 64 bit - 32 bit works great nearly all the time now. Wine seems to work better in 32 bit for me and I cannot see any performance improvement with...
  21. [other] Re: How can I got Threads I Posted some days ago?

    Use the "Search" function between "New Posts" and "Quick links" - choice to find all your posts or all your threads
  22. [ubuntu] Re: When I send a document to print, is doesn't work

    Don't know what is happening with your printer but if I was in the same position I would delete the printers, reinstall CUPS (which I had to do with all three of my Lucid installs and then everything...
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    Re: Ubuntu beta's -- limit distribution

    I have been using Ubuntu for three years. When I got a spare PC I tried a RC, a few months later I installed a Beta2 and this year, I installed a Beta1.

    I really enjoy learning more about Ubuntu,...
  24. Re: Lucid beta 1 adds unnecassary patitons during installation.

    Yes - I have two small unallocated sections of HD on both the PCs running Lucid - both were fresh install and I selected "Use entire HD"
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    Re: Off button - no functions after update

    Resolved itself after another reboot
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