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    [ubuntu] Re: aMSN can't login all of a sudden.

    claybirth, try this thread, it helped me out. Seems Microsoft went and changed a protocol and if you are using 0.97 like I was, it won't work :) This thread gives you a way to update to 0.97.2 :)
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    [ubuntu] aMSN can't login all of a sudden.

    Hi there guys, I wonder if any of you folk have any ideas on this one. For some reason about a week ago aMSN stopped being able to login. I installed kMess and it works fine, just lacks the familiar...
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    [ubuntu] Install from downloaded package -- how?

    Okat folks, hope you'll bear with me on this one. Want to have a look at the Flock browser and have downloaded the tar.gz package to my desktop. For the life of me I cannot remember how to install...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: HDD utilities to check for possible failure thereof.

    Would I be correct in interpreting the above as stating that the drive is on it's way out??
  5. [ubuntu] Re: HDD utilities to check for possible failure thereof.

    Okay, here is part of the log and I'm not sure I understand what it means....

    SMART Attributes Data Structure revision number: 16
    Vendor Specific SMART Attributes with Thresholds:
    ID#...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: HDD utilities to check for possible failure thereof.

    hardyn, had I the money to spare, I would do it without hesitation, that and have the mobo checked as well. But, alas, finances are scarcer than hens teeth in my household at the moment. And as my...
  7. [ubuntu] HDD utilities to check for possible failure thereof.

    Hi there guys.

    I'm possibly facing a hdd failure as there seems to be problems the last few boot times. I've gotten a BIOS message saying something about impending failure/not detecting the HDD....
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    [ubuntu] Website font size issue.

    Hi there folks

    I'm running into a minor annoyance on one website I'm surfing. And I do mean only one website. THe problem/annoyance is to do with font size. I'll go to one page and have...
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    Re: Why did you choose your screen name?

    Mine has it's roots in the good old days when I started frequenting IRC chatrooms, I needed a nick to login with, so I used my initials (AJK) and 'The' and 'Man" are pretty self explanatory. And...
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    [ubuntu] Help with getting photos off a digicam

    Okay folks, I'm kinda stuck with a little problem. I have a Sony dcs W55 digicam and would like to be able to get photos/videos off it in linux. I've installed Camera/digiKam/gtkam to this end....
  11. [ubuntu] Can't get photos off my digicam (Sony DSC w55)

    I'm hoping that someone can help me figure this one out. I've got photos on my digicam that I cant to save to my hdd from my Sony digicam. Model dsc W55, I've installed digiKam 0.9.3 and picked the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade problem from Gutsy to Hardy

    avtolle, I didn't d/l directly from the site myself. I had installed all the security updates and the recommended ones and thought what the heck, let me do the upgrade as well. At the top of the...
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade problem from Gutsy to Hardy

    Hi folks. This time it is a 'minor' problem, I had d/l and burnt to cd the version that was update manager. I assume that this is the alternate version CD. My problem that I'm hoping to avoid is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3.0 final

    firsttry, I've got it running, but was a battle to get it going. Fisrt tried as you suggested and in a polite way it told me I couldn't copy into the /opt directory(which existed already), so I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3.0 final

    Err, there may be a minor problem doing it that way. When I initially d/l the tarball, I said to open it automatically in the archive manager. I then extracted it to my desktop in a folder called...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3.0 final

    firsttry, I figured that, was hoping someone would take note of my own plea for help and help me install the final version. The Firefox site doesn't have any help there that I have been able to find....
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    [other] Re: Anyone Else Getting The Recent Spam?

    Nope, if I get that kinda message in email, it automatically gets added to my junk mail list and nuked. If I get it via PM, these days I frst report it, then nuke it :) Will keep an eye out though. :)
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    [ubuntu] Errrr, why no final version Firefox?

    Link

    I posted in the above topic, but not sure if anyone still watching it, so I hope I'm not treading on any toes by starting a new topic. I'm not sure if I got it right or stuffed it up. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3.0 final

    Okay, I'm hoping this topic is still being watched, cos I'm just wondering if it has been released as version 3.0a8. I installed via the terminal window using 'sudo apt-get install firefox-3.0'...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NO permissions after data recovery

    Errr, I presume you meant something like this.....

    theajkman@theajkman-desktop:~$ gksudo gedit /etc/fstab
    theajkman@theajkman-desktop:~$ sudo umount /dev/sdb1
    umount: /dev/sdb1: not mounted...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Data recovery (I hope)

    That is good to know, though, by the time you'd posted your reply I was already underway with the recovery and, as said, recovered whole chucks of stuff that is useless to me. What looks to bits of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Data recovery (I hope)

    I'm busy going through the directories now and am finding whole chuncks of stuff, most of which is useless to me. .txt files, mp3's from games that I had installed under windows still. Thanks guys.
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    [ubuntu] Re: NO permissions after data recovery

    How do I use the chown and unmask commands. Please bear with me as I'm pretty much a newb at linux.

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] Re: NO permissions after data recovery

    /dev/sda1: UUID="a0032a34-1b53-4f31-8a1d-6512c4aefcb2" TYPE="ext3"
    /dev/sda5: TYPE="swap" UUID="46581436-af07-405b-9003-5571dd0d76e8"
    /dev/sdb5: TYPE="swap"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NO permissions after data recovery

    # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
    #
    # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
    proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
    #...
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