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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    I'm stoked that, in some small way, I was able to contribute to the resolution of an issue that probably affects a few people. Of course, the major kudos go to you, rsavage, because you have the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    No fluke, rsavage, it is firing up each time, cold boot and restart equally well. Thanks so much for your input and for the icons as well, I'll have a look at them and the script and see if I can...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    Yes, 2blue, it is good that something worked although I was happy to get a connection the way it was happening before as it was connecting fairly soon after boot up but better to connect straight...
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    [lubuntu] Re: brightness control

    G'day tobythedog, I'm running L' on an ibook g3 and I have found that you still use the brightness keys (f1 & f2 on mine) but I need to press the fn key to make them work. Hope that helps as you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    ...And now, rsavage, a great big thank you, the wicd option worked!!!

    At least this time I got an interface that I could use, I connected and rebooted (just to be sure it had taken) and it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    Thanks, rsavage, I know that this may not work but I'll give it a go again. I did it in Ubuntu 12.10 with a negative result and I reverted to the original setup with minimal hassle. If this doesn't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    Thanks, rsavage, for that follow up info, I will get onto the network forum in the next day or so.

    But to answer your questions, here are entries from today's syslog:

    Aug 11 13:48:05...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    Thanks, rsavage, but can I ask- what documentation are you referring to specifically? I haven't read any other than the FAQs and forum posts really. Is there a help file that comes with the install?...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flaky Terminal, need replacement!!

    Hey, thanks for all the suggestions, I'll certainly keep them in mind. Just for the moment, I've come across a small footprint terminal called Sakura from the Lubuntu Software Centre and installed...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flaky Terminal, need replacement!!

    Uh, no, how can you misspell 'top'?? No, I checked the spelling a couple of times (on a more complex command I got from a forum post) before hitting the enter key, (it did eventually work after...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    Wifi certainly is finicky, my Airport has not connected all day but just sitting here reading your post, 2blue, and I've realised that it is actually connected. I've just disconnected the Belkin and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flaky Terminal, need replacement!!

    Thanks LiamOS, I've seen Terminator (yes, and the movie) and like the look of it, never tried it, I've always used the Terminal/Console provided by the system but never seen this flakiness before. I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    Ok, I decided to power down last night and see how it was this morning, it won't connect at all so far and it has been running for about an hour and a half. :(

    I haven't connected my Belkin dongle...
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    [SOLVED] Flaky Terminal, need replacement!!

    G'day all,

    I've recently installed Lubuntu and am quite happy with the way it runs on my Apple iBook. :) In the short time I've been playing around, I've noticed that LXTerminal seems a bit flaky....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    Well, I've had my iBook running all day, even with the lid closed, and had wifi for most of it. Since it connected after the first 5 minutes or so, it has not dropped out at all, that I am aware of....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    Thanks 2blue,

    I've just installed Lubuntu 12.04, mainly because I had already downloaded the iso sometime ago, and it certainly is quicker that Ubuntu 12.10. :) Of course, some of the same issues...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent Airport.

    Thanks rsavage and 2blue,

    I did try Lubuntu on my emac at one stage, just the live CD, I think it was about 10.X not sure now, but at that time I was just looking around for different Linux...
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    [SOLVED] Intermittent Airport.

    G'day all,

    I'm a relative newb to Linux and even newer newb to Ubuntu, so I'm needing a bit of help.

    I've managed to install Ubuntu 12.10 onto my PPC G3 iBook and while it runs ok, it will...
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