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    [ubuntu] Re: font installation in openoffice

    Generally, after installing new fonts, you have to log out and log in again to be able to see and use the new fonts.
    Or
    At the command prompt enter the following:

    $sudo fc-cache -fv
    ...
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    Re: Why do you choose Ubuntu over Windows

    Work with Windows;
    Relax with Linux
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost Toolbars

    Hi Naitsirhc,

    Just tried adding a new user.

    On first login, toolbars created as expected.
    However, on subsequent logins, no toolbars :(
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost Toolbars

    last call of a desperate man:

    anyone any ideas please?

    before I give in and re-install :confused:
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Asking for help with irratic internet connection.

    Try Wireshark, it maybe a bit techie
    here's link for installing on ubuntu:
    http://www.howtoforge.com/network-analysis-with-wireshark-on-ubuntu-9.10

    As with many technical tools, you may need to...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Asking for help with irratic internet connection.

    Do you use your usb modem with any other computers.

    When working with these in the past I found some of them sensitive, if you change connected computer. Generally re-booting the modem for each...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost Toolbars

    bounce
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    [ubuntu] Re: partitioning 320gb - help

    My method for setting up machines is to set up the partitions how I want them (usually using gparted live disk), do a quick install of Windows on the Windows partitions (allow Windows to re-format...
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    Re: Windows Command Line?

    I think it flattering that someone comes here - clearly we're a more friendly forum ;)
  10. [ubuntu] Re: How do i import windows fonts into linux ubuntu?

    Link for apt-get command ms core fonts http://embraceubuntu.com/2005/09/09/installing-microsoft-fonts/

    Note comment 2 on this page, if correct and my reading suggests is could be, these fonts are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No Swap Space How do I add it?

    I had a similar problem about a year ago.
    I learnt to read, and build you command set before before acting, & everything went well.

    Check your SWAP status as advised by Lateralis.

    These are...
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    Re: Build my kids an Ubuntu laptop

    I use edubuntu for my kids (I loved the latest version so much I installed it on one of my machines too!)

    setting up kids as users and parents as admins is also a very good idea.

    also look at...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu wired network configuration

    Little puzzled by this: how is the router saying the pc is connected to the network? (Especially as Firefox can't login to the router page.)

    No ignoring my first question, I'm going to guess the...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Hard drive issue

    A little more info please...
    how many drives;
    IDE or SATA;
    pc, or mobo, details?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Time for a new pc?

    Random shutdowns of the type you discribe usually tend to come from overheating or memory faults. The easyest to check for is memory; using a live disk boot to memtest and let it run through its...
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    Re: Your favourite movie

    Thanks for the tip i'll give it a blast):P
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    Re: Your favourite movie

    Yeah, its that corner-store comic-book nature of it that I really love - complete throw away, yet it doesn't care; great sound track too
    :D
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    Re: Your favourite movie

    Difficult call. my top 3 (in no order): restless natives; fight club; tank girl
    :popcorn:
  19. Re: What is the most User-Friendly version of Linux?

    I remember when I first started playing around with linux, it can take some sometime to find a distro you like (I've been a linux user for several years, only just recently got into ubuntu). Linux...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Digital Cameras, Older Computer using Koala

    I have a little usb/SD card converter - just plug the memory card into the converter then use it as a usb stick (its about the same size). Works very well, quick, and cheep (I got mine free with a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: what to do now? help pls

    I think it would be useful if you could tell us what disks, partitions and usage you have. GParted will show this information; as you're just running gparted for info (ie not making any changes) you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost Toolbars

    Hi,

    Thanks to all who replied.
    Some progress, as I can now get the toolbars back, but they disappear after a re-boot.

    To get the toolbars back:


    from the desktop, [Alt]+[F2]
    choose...
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    [ubuntu] Lost Toolbars

    Hi,

    I have lost both toolbars (top and bottom of screen), how can I recover therm?

    Just installing ubuntu 10.04, basic install went ok; first update ok (but slow #3hours - v.slow internet...
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    [all variants] ext3 to ext2 (and back)

    If I start with an ext3 disk, then remove journalling by running:

    tunefs -O /dev/md0
    effectively making an ext2 system.
    Does this remove the information held for ext3?
    So that I could then...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: How to fix filesystem/superblock error?

    Other than the Superblock error, the server is working fine, and all users have full access to data with no problems.

    I've no idea how long the server has been running like this, but it maybe some...
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