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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Shaky Wifi Connection with Xfinity Internet Ubuntu 12.0.4.1 lts

    The wireless script should have saved a file called netinfo.txt to your home directory. That's the file that has the useful information. Either attach it to a post, or copy/paste the contents into...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No networking after power failure

    Basically, the applications I have running are tolerant to occasional interruptions. If the power cuts happened regularly, I'd definitely look into a UPS or some other solution, but there's...
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    Re: SFTP connection refused

    A connection refused error is something you need to fix on the server (the computer you're connecting to).

    I'd advise that you troubleshoot using ssh. That's what sftp is calling anyways, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros AR9287

    This is what the tests you've run have told me:

    The fact that you can successfully ping 8.8.8.8 means that you do in fact have a connection to your router, and then to the internet.

    The fact...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros AR9287

    The reason I think the problem is in the browser is that some other services that use the internet seem to be working.

    Try running
    sudo apt-get update and posting the output.

    Can you please...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network Adapter

    This tells me that at some level, you ARE connected to the internet, since you can talk to other computers on the internet. If you can't connect to websites using a web browser, it could be a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network Adapter

    It sounds like you're using a wireless network card (is that right?) and that there's some problem with its configuration.

    If you can't even connect to the router, replace 8.8.8.8 with the ip...
  8. Re: SMB share not accessible by creator account

    chmod changes file permissions. -R means apply the following changes recursively (i.e. to all subdirectories of the target and files in them)

    There are three different sets of permissions stored...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - wifi issue

    The directions you linked to have a small error. Adding the ./ in front of scripts/driver-select alx is necessary to tell ubuntu that you want it to execute a command from the current directory, not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network Adapter

    I'm afraid we're going to need more information in order to help you fix this problem. What do you mean when you say


    Are you using a wired network adapter, or wireless?

    Are you able to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unstable Wired Connection

    I think this is unlikely to solve your problem, but there's a chance that the situation will be improved by COMPLETELY removing resolveconf.

    When you remove a package using synaptic, or apt-get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No networking after power failure

    Thanks for the reply.

    My machine is not on a UPS. For my applications, it's not a big deal if it goes down on the rare occasions we have a power failure, but it's a problem if it then remains down...
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    [ubuntu] No networking after power failure

    I have a desktop in my office at a university, running Ubuntu Lucid 10.04. I generally leave the machine running 24/7, and often access it remotely. Last Friday, while I was not in my office, a few...
  14. Why is the file size limit for text attachments so low?

    While creating a thread to try to troubleshoot a problem I'm having, I'm trying to include relevant portions of various logfiles within
    tags, and attaching the entire, longer logfiles as an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Graphics card compatibility.

    The difference between PCIe 2.0 and PCIe 3.0 is that 3.0 is a newer standard, but one that is fully backwards compatible with 2.0. You should have no problems using a PCIe 2.0 graphics card in a 3.0...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GUI SFTP mount point

    I realize this thread is over 3 years old, but I thought I'd answer the OP's last question anyways, for other people who come here from google.

    The short answer is that no, there's no good way to...
  17. [gnome] gnome-terminal resizing and scrollback problems

    Today I noticed a problem with gnome-terminal. The weird part is that I am certain it didn't behave this way before, and I can't pinpoint any significant system change I've done since then.

    The...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How-To: Create a Unity Launcher to Mount (Jailbroken) iOS Root Filesystem

    What iOS devices (and firmware versions) have you tested this on? Everything I can find about afc2add is at least a year old, and refers to hardware like the first generation iPhone. Does this...
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    [gnome] gnome help links open in firefox

    When I open Gnome help center (Help v 2.30.0 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS), whenever I click on a link, the target xml file opens in firefox, which then generates an xml parsing error.

    I don't regularly...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: apt-get update malformed release file error

    bump.
  21. [ubuntu] apt-get update malformed release file error

    Whenever I run sudo apt-get update on my home computer (ubuntu lucid 10.04 64 bit) I receive the following error:



    W: Failed to fetch http://ubuntu-mirror/ubuntu/dists/lucid/Release Unable to...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Display messing up when dual monitor and resolution is changed

    How are you running your dual monitors? Xinerama? TwinView? Second X screen?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros bluetooth not working in 10.04 LTS

    I'm having the exact same problem, running 10.04.2 LTS.

    Any ideas?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Linux on a USB Flash drive

    I just picked up a 16gb flash drive to use to install ubuntu, but I'm curious as to how it will work. What will happen as far as drivers and things if I plug it in to someone else's computer, with...
  25. [all variants] Re: Unable to see any network interface except lo after power failure

    I'm now posting from ubuntu, as I found a recommendation to rebuild my /etc/network/interfaces file in another thread, which did the trick, sort of.

    My ethernet connection (eth0) now works, but...
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