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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with wired connection

    Hi Andrew,

    Welcome to Ubuntu. The ifconfig output you gave shows that you have not been assigned an IPv4 IP address for eth0 (your wired connection), so you cannot connect to a network.

    The...
  2. Thread: vsftpd and SSL

    by Jimoid
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    [ubuntu] vsftpd and SSL

    Hi,

    On Ubuntu 8.10 I have installed vsftpd and configured it to use SSL, and created a self signed SSL certificate. When I attempt to login using FireFTP, Firefox is unable to find the server's...
  3. Re: Unable to Detect Scanner in Lexmark x2630 all-in-one Printer in 64-bit Ubuntu 10.

    Hi seventhsamurai,

    I have the same problem (64 bit 10.4 and a x2650 printer/scanner) but couldn't get the print driver to install. The install complains about CUPS version being <1.2, where it is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: linux-headers missing?

    I have run update then upgrade and rebooted the system to run a new kernel.
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    [ubuntu] Re: linux-headers missing?

    In my original post I gave the output of uname -r, and a list of the available headers, none of which match my kernel :-(
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    [ubuntu] linux-headers missing?

    Hi there,

    I have installed 8.04 as a VM using VirtualBox and now want to install the guest additions. In order to install it I need to have the kernel header installed as it will be used for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB2: error: no such disk

    Thanks oldfred for those links - they are the exact same problem as I have. I followed the advice given in one of them (stop a certain service from starting at boot on XP), but can't report my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB2: error: no such disk

    OK, I have done some more investigations this morning and believe that my distrust of grub1.97 was misplaced. I have tried booting into Ubuntu several times and grub worked fine each time. I then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB2: error: no such disk

    I did not think that grub would alter the BIOS of the system as grub is loaded from the MBR, whose location is determined by the boot order in the BIOS. I haven't made any changes to the BIOS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB2: error: no such disk

    In the BIOS I can see both drives independently under a menu titled 'devices' (sda is a WD drive called SATA0, and sdb is a Hitachi drive named eSATA). However when I go to the boot order in the BIOS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB2: error: no such disk

    I understand now that you mean reinstall grub to sda. This is mush simpler than a full reinstall, and negates my earlier gripe about updates disappearing.
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB2: error: no such disk

    OK, I'm writing this post from a USB live disk. I followed the instructions - reinstall from live media to sda3, grub-install etc, booted into fresh install, commented out the search line from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB2: error: no such disk

    The disks aren't raided or using LVM as far as I am aware. I inherited this PC with XP installed and two disks. I simply moved all data from disk sdb to sda and wanted to use sdb solely for Linux......
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    [ubuntu] GRUB2: error: no such disk

    I have a machine with two internal SATA drives sda and sdb. Winows XP is installed on sda and I installed Ubuntu 9.10 on sdb. After installation I rebooted and was able to choose either OS from the...
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    [ubuntu] How to reinstall sound?

    Hi *,

    My sound is broken (only crackles) since I performed a find piped through grep as root. I desperately need to have sound again. Through Synaptic I have reinstalled alsa-utils but this did...
  16. Thread: Sound Problem

    by Jimoid
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    [ubuntu] Sound Problem

    I have a problem with my sound and have no idea how to fix it, therefore hoping someone here will be able to help me.

    Last week I was listening to the radio (BBC iPlayer on Firefox) when I needed...
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    [all variants] Re: Software Installation Questions

    Great, thanks for the clarification.

    My question was a bit of a generalisation that I wanted the answer to.

    More specifically, (I hope these aren't dirty words) I run RHEL clones at work (but...
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    [all variants] Software Installation Questions

    Dear Gurus,

    I would like to know a bit more about permissions in Linux. As I understand it to change system files (those in /etc/ or /var/ for example) you need root privileges. As a normal user...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu Compatible MP3 Player

    Hi people,

    I am looking to buy a new portable digital AV player (basically music, video and an FM radio). However most of the available bits and pieces I have seen require MS Windows to run them,...
  20. Thread: X Server Woes

    by Jimoid
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    [ubuntu] Re: X Server Woes

    I have tried various things to get X working as it used to, but none have worked. I have tried (not necessarily in this order):

    (i) installing the nvidia driver again;

    (ii) tried installing...
  21. Thread: X Server Woes

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    [ubuntu] Re: X Server Woes

    Thanks olskar, I guessed the command line would be available, but doesn't hurt to ask.

    To remove all apt-get installed packages I will use apt-get remove [package] and to remove the kernel modules...
  22. Thread: X Server Woes

    by Jimoid
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    [ubuntu] X Server Woes

    I am having big problems with X and needs some help to repair it.

    First of all, I am running Ubuntu 8.04 with a nVidia GeForce 7600 GS graphics card. X had been working fine for a long time and I...
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