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    [ubuntu] Re: can't adjust brightness in lenovo laptop

    http://askubuntu.com/questions/84877/lenovo-ideapad-linux-compatibility/133488#133488

    May be helpful.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wanting to go down the right path

    A great place to learn about and play with command line stuff :

    http://linuxcommand.org/

    A great online magazine to whet your appetite for programming and fun projects like setting up a home...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Openyahtzee won't launch

    Try starting it from a terminal window, often you will get error messages that may be useful in troubleshooting.

    I just confirmed the bug you found. I installed openyahtzee, ran it fine the first...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Banshee: LiveRadio does not have Shoutcast and Banshee cannot see UPnP (11.04 Nat

    Installing/updating Banshee from the Banshee Team PPA provided me with a Banshee whose Radio Station Fetcher plugin actually worked with Shoutcast. :)

    Quick link :
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empty Folders in Wine??!!

    If I recall correctly, Wine sets up a "fake" C drive to install Windows programs to. You should be able to browse to data on your actual Windows installation just by using the plain old file manager....
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    Re: Gnome 3 too Mac like?

    Ubuntu Natty doesn't have Gnome 3. It has a ton of Gnome 2.3x apps, running under Canonical's own Unity interface instead of Gnome-Shell.

    As an example, gedit in Natty :

    flick@lil-spooky:~$...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adobe Flash not being recognized

    Do you have the normal Flash plugin installed from the Ubuntu repos? Or did you install it some other way?

    From my machine :

    flick@lil-spooky:~$ dpkg -l | grep flash
    ii flashplugin-installer ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Removing LXDE from Ubuntu Lucid

    sudo apt-get remove lxde

    sudo apt-get autoremove

    Should do the trick. Because :

    autoremove is used to remove packages that were automatically
    installed to satisfy dependencies for some...
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    Re: Gnome 3 vs Gnome 2 vs Unity vs Kde

    I think Gnome 2 is good, Gnome 3 is good heading towards great, KDE is good heading towards great, and Unity is good heading towards great. And I still get a kick out of sometimes playing around with...
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    [all variants] Re: Is there any ppa that includes gcc 4.6

    This may help :

    http://buildall.wordpress.com/2011/05/03/installing-gcc-4-6-in-the-ubuntu-11-04-natty-narwhal/
  11. Thread: Apt-get troubles

    by flick
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    [ubuntu] Re: Apt-get troubles

    Following link may help : especially check out the part about gnome3-session.

    http://joneslee85.wordpress.com/2010/11/01/howto-install-gnome-shell-on-natty-narwhal-11-04/
  12. [all variants] Re: Music files got copied over without extension (.mp3)

    Looks like a bug has been filed, but not much work done on it yet :

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/banshee/+bug/700257
  13. Re: Do you think the use of Unity by Ubuntu is harmful to the Linux community?

    No, I don't think it harms the Linux community at large.

    Canonical/Ubuntu are striving to make a mainstream accessible desktop, they disagree with some of the decisions made for Gnome Shell, so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Inserting youtube videos in odp/ppt

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuDADh6w9aE

    Hope that helps.
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    [lubuntu] Re: Cannot mount iphone 3gs

    This forum discussion MAY be helpful :

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1628529&page=19

    On the other hand, this article has some good points about the maddening tendency of Apple...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installed Wine, but I can't find it anywhere

    Nice find by akimatsu123!

    If your problem is solved, could you please edit your original post and add the word "solved" to the beginning. That way other wannabe helpful forum lurkers like myself...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installed Wine, but I can't find it anywhere

    To make sure that wine is really cleanly gone and then cleanly installing it fresh :

    In a Terminal window :

    sudo apt-get purge wine

    sudo apt-get update

    sudo apt-get upgrade
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Rhythm Box & Ethernet Connection

    By "use Rhythmbox", do you mean any use of it causes the ethernet connection to drop? Doesn't matter if you are playing local music files, or listening to streaming audio/internet radio, or ripping a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pidgin notice disappeared

    Possible help :

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MessagingMenu#Pidgin
  20. Thread: Need Help !!

    by flick
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need Help !!

    The tool described at : http://www.hackourlives.com/auto-mount-windows-partitions-in-ubuntu-10-04-lucid/

    sounds like it might help you out.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Settings for ftp client

    http://wiki.filezilla-project.org/Using
  22. Thread: update problem

    by flick
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    [SOLVED] Re: update problem

    This happens at times during archive updates. My first advice would be to wait a bit -- half hour say -- and then try your update and upgrade again. This has happened to me every once in a while, a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Where are applications installed? Can I change?

    The simple and easy answer is no, IF you are using standard repositories and using Ubuntu's standard package/program installation utilities, for example, the Ubuntu Software Center.

    If you compile...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: How do I alter a file inside /etc directory?

    Could you paste in the permission error message you're getting here? The specifics could help troubleshooting.
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    [other] Re: ATI slow and laggy

    Do you happen to remember what you did when you were "messing around with the video drivers." ?
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