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    [ubuntu] Camorama not seeing webcam

    HI Folks

    I have a newly installed Ububtu 8.04 and am trying to get Camorama working with my webcam in preparation for trying to set up zoneminder. Camorama will not start and shows an error...
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    [ubuntu] Zoneminder not displaying webcam

    Hi Folks

    I am trying to get Zoneminder working with an old webcam. I have installed zoneminder and it seems to be installed Ok, but when I select the webcam from the ZM webpage, there is no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with Apache2

    Many thanks Folks. That's got me going, all your responses were much appreciated!

    Best wishes

    Geoff

    :)
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    [ubuntu] Help with Apache2

    Although new to Ubuntu, I need to host a small website and am trying to set it up using Apache2. The set-up/configuration instructions I've found on the web (esp. Apache's website) seem pretty...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Safe Folder Deletion

    Hi Folks, thanks for replying.....OK, big calm breath!

    I downloaded a webcam driver as .tar to the desktop and extracted it there, which of course left the extracted folder on the desktop. My...
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    [ubuntu] Safe Folder Deletion

    Hi Folks

    I downloaded a driver (webcam driver) and extracted it, and now both the .tar and extracted folder sit on my desktop. I want to fully remove both (there's no synaptic entry to assist...
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    [ubuntu] Webcam Streaming

    Hi Folks

    Can anyone please tell me the simplest way to stream a live webcam via an ubuntu 8.04 server to the internet (need to be able to view a room remotely)

    Many thanks

    Geoff

    :confused:
  8. Thread: working as root

    by geomur
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    [ubuntu] Re: working as root

    Many thanks, folks. That should get me going!

    Best wishes

    Geoff
  9. Thread: working as root

    by geomur
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    [ubuntu] working as root

    Hi Folks,

    Bit stuck on an aspect of working as root. I cannot cut and paste into a folder using GNOME as access is denied because I'm not root. Do I have to do these things via a terminal /...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Access Server Over Internet (newbie query)

    hi, thanks for replying.

    The server is an apache2, samba, dhcp ubuntu 8.04.

    The streaming is a webcam output to allow remote viewing.

    Does that help...?

    Best regards
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    [ubuntu] Access Server Over Internet (newbie query)

    Hi Folks,

    I have just got a LAN running with 8.04 server edition, getting out to the world via a network switch and a broadband cable modem.

    I want to be able to a) access files on the server...
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    [ubuntu] installing/streaming webcam

    Hi Folks
    I would like to use an old (ubuntu) pc, webcam and broadband connection to set up a simple 'view anywhere' home security system.

    As I'm a Linux newbie, can anyone please advise me in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy 8.04 based home network

    Many thanks, everyone. Lots of useful ideas and pointers....now I've got to go and get on with it!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy 8.04 based home network

    Many thanks for your replies, good to know the resources are out there. To answer one query, the machines on the network will be 1x XP, 1x Xubuntu and 2x Ubuntu (inc. server), ethernet switch and...
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    [ubuntu] Hardy 8.04 based home network

    I need to set up a wired home network for file sharing. I have an old PC that I can use as a file server and need to connect 2 PCs and one laptop. I have very little Linux experience and wonder if...
  16. [xubuntu] Re: Wifi connection under ndiswrapper disappeared!

    Hi Sam,

    Yes, that instruction worked. Many thanks, and also good to read the follow-on answer on why it works.

    Best wishes

    Geoff
  17. [xubuntu] Re: Wifi connection under ndiswrapper disappeared!

    Hi Sam

    Your fix clearly works....but I have to do it every time I restart the laptop! Somehow ndiswrapper is not installing the adapteron power-up. Any ideas? Many thanks.

    Geoff
  18. [xubuntu] Re: Wifi connection under ndiswrapper disappeared!

    Hi Folks

    Yes, that worked first time!

    Many thanks to you all, where would us newbs be without you guys!

    Best wishes

    Geoff
  19. [xubuntu] Re: Wifi connection under ndiswrapper disappeared!

    Hi and thanks for your response.

    I did install the standard batch recommended by the update manager...would this have had an effect? How do I undo it!?

    Many thanks

    Geoff
  20. [xubuntu] Wifi connection under ndiswrapper disappeared!

    I have an old Tecra 8000 running xubuntu 8.04 that I got going with a zyxel g-260 usb wifi adapter and ndiswrapper. When I started it up today, no wifi, no wireless icon in network settings (only a...
  21. Thread: synce and wm5

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    [ubuntu] synce and wm5

    Hi Folks. Apologies in advance if this is the wrong forum. I'd like to synch a wm5 ipaq to hardy 8.04. Synce seems to offer a way. I can't get it to work following the posts I've seen, but can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba laptop wireless glitch

    It Works!! Many thanks indeed, Nicedude. Just followed your instructions step-by-step (this time!) and after a few tense seconds the connection lit up perfectly.

    Can't thank you enough for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba laptop wireless glitch

    Hi Nicedude,

    You are really giving us newbies a leg up on this one, many thanks!

    I followed your previous instructions but as yet with no joy, again seeing the home net but not connecting. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba laptop wireless glitch

    Hi, really appreciate your full reply. I will go away and digest this and let you know how it goes. Best regards, Geoff
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba laptop wireless glitch

    Hi, many thanks for getting back. The thread I followed reads as follows:

    go to "System/Administration/Hardware Drivers" and disable by un-ticking the box.:

    Code:
    Atheros Hardware Access...
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