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    [ubuntu] Re: want to go 9.04 to 8.04

    If I understand you correctly, you are in a "dual boot" situation which allows the selection of either of two installations at grub time. If that is the case, there is no need to reinstall anything....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Package update/install fail

    Well, not completely shut down. Just not being upgraded any more. they are available as last updated in a section called "old releases". Best to google for information about "ubuntu old releases"....
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP 550 Laptop WiFi problem

    Ihsan:

    The first thing to try is to install the package called "linux-firmware-nonfree" which is in the repository. Simply launch Synaptic and scroll down to "linux-firmware-nonfree" and mark for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: linux-backports-modules-juanty

    ubichinon:

    I am not familiar with the two cards you mention, but if they worked before in previous versions of Ubuntu, you might try installing "linux-firmware-nonfree" from the Maverick...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager error: Untrusted packages

    The error messages you have in the last two boxes are minor problems with the "update" process, not the "upgrade" process. The error statements mean only that the referenced repositories have not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Genuine upgrade tip?

    Install without re-formating /

    I tried this a while ago (say, within the last month) in the hope that it would just overwrite the files from the iso that were already on the disk, and leave alone...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 Netgear WG111 Inoperable

    Try installing "linux-firmware-nonfree" from Synaptic. It solved my problems with WG511 from Netgear. I think it used to be part of the iso, but has been left out recently.

    CRS
  8. Can we inject some sanity into USB stick usage?

    Can we do something to introduce some sanity into the USB stick world in Linux?

    Specifically, when using a USB stick as a replacement for a recordable CD or DVD in (name-your-distribution).iso...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Logitech M215 wireless mouse

    With either Lucid or Karmic, i386, in Dell 5160 laptop, this Wireless mouse works out of the box. No setup, no driver, just out of the box.

    CRS
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    [wubi] Re: Please help testing Wubi 10.04

    @alzie: Thank you for reading my post and suggesting the Launchpad bug discussion. One small error -- the number is 37288, rather than your suggested 372883. It took me a little time to find the...
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    [wubi] Re: Please help testing Wubi 10.04

    Stupid me, I just lucked out, I guess. I have a Dell machine (M2010) which is known to hate Linux. The keyboard and mouse are connected by a Bluetooth card which does not work with any Linux distro...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 needs help to dual boot

    Sorry, my bad. When Grub2 presents the boot menu, the first two lines are just

    "Ubuntu Karmic Koala"
    "Ubuntu Lucid Lynx"

    without any mention of where or what was going to be booted. I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 needs help to dual boot

    Herman,

    Are there a couple of "oop"s?

    On the description of the file to chmod should it have been a / rather than a . between the opening parts and 06_custom?

    Should there have been an...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 needs help to dual boot

    Thanks, Herman, for your reply and the effort you took to compose it. As time allows I will follow the directions and hopefully mark the post "SOLVED".

    CRS
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    [SOLVED] Grub2 needs help to dual boot

    Sorry to beat this Grub2 thing to death, but I'm stuck. My "test" machine is a dual boot system that, until today, had Jaunty and Karmic dual booted. The Jaunty install was perfectly normal (with...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Maxed out Wild Dog Performance arrives today!

    Thanks for your comments, iosif. I appreciate it.

    CRS
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Maxed out Wild Dog Performance arrives today!

    iosif,

    Might we have a few comments about your experience with the new Wild Dog and your satisfaction level with it? I've followed your harrowing ordeal with delivery. Most unsatisfactory -- but...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Extending the "Check Forced" mounting times?

    There is a command "tune2fs" which will do just what you want. Read "man tune2fs" to get more information about the command, but you might start with "sudo tune2fs -c 50 /dev/sda1" in a terminal. I...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Something blocking ndiswrapper?

    Here is the method I have been using to get the 4318 working. Courtesy Mazza558, long, long ago. Search back thru Mazza558's posting if you want to find the original.

    1.) Remove the b43-fwcutter...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Transparent progress bar... sometimes.

    I believe this to be a bug in the theme. It may have its roots in the imported Debian code. In some themes it happens more than in others. On the GNOME desktop, the theme "Glider" appears to be...
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    Poll: Re: [POLL]What do you think of this mockup?

    I really like this theme. I would begin using it today, if I could.

    In trying to get something close to it, as wallpaper. I found a photo of some pinkish-brown quartzite rocks on a site selling...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting Busybox when trying to install

    Hi, folks,

    I've had this busybox problem with all the downloads for the last 6 months. Somewhere I read that the solution is to press F6 for more options before accepting the offer to "try Ubuntu...
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