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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading to 12.04 LTS Failed

    Froze at purple screen? It is possible that the upgrading process broke the system. Personally, I would backup important files in my home folder on Oneiric by booting into a Live CD. After that I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 runs not as expected

    Hi, I had downloaded the 32-bit ISO image for Precise. Upon doing a disk check, the CD simply spins for long periods while it is checking the files without completing. This behavior is not observed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrading from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS

    Hi,

    Please do not upgrade at this point in time. It is reflected in the release notes that I am assuming that they will be addressing 10.04.4 to 12.04.1 migration bugs. If you wish to use 12.04,...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: how to install wine in ubuntu in the PC without internet connection.

    WINE is a meta-package. This means that it really isn't a single file, but instead it is a collection of files. You might try APTonCD. It is promising. BUt... you best bet would be to somehow get...
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    Re: why ubuntu is going to wrong directon?

    GNOME 2 is dead. Well, it will be eventually. So, all existing GNOME 2 users are forced to either embrace Ubuntu's Unity (which to me seems to be designed for tablets), or get some loving from GNOME...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adobe flash not installing

    Hi.

    The common practice for a new user of Ubuntu is to install the package ubuntu-restricted-extras. Amongst other useful multimedia options, it enables the installation of Adobe Flash. Please try...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Misaligned partition and other questions

    The problem with misalignment lies with the partition editor. The partition editor that Ubuntu uses during installation defaults to "Rounding off to nearest cylinder". Whereas for newer installers...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Misaligned partition and other questions

    The problem with misalignment lies with the partition editor. The partition editor that Ubuntu uses during installation defaults to "Rounding off to nearest cylinder". Whereas for newer installers...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: "Disk Utility" - WARNING: The partition is misaligned by 1024 bytes....

    The problem with misalignment lies with the partition editor. The partition editor that Ubuntu uses during installation defaults to "Rounding off to nearest cylinder". Whereas for newer installers...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Misaligned Partition

    The problem with misalignment lies with the partition editor. The partition editor that Ubuntu uses during installation defaults to "Rounding off to nearest cylinder". Whereas for newer installers...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Hard disk misalignment problem. "Your Hard disk is Misaligned by 512 bytes."

    The problem with misalignment lies with the partition editor. The partition editor that Ubuntu uses during installation defaults to "Rounding off to nearest cylinder". Whereas for other Debian...
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    [ubuntu] Re: advanced format drive - ubuntu 10.04

    In my experience, misalignment issues can be addressed with a setting in the partition editor. Make sure that the option that enables "Rounding off to nearest cylinder" is not selected. Rather, the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Advice for WD Advanced Format Drives

    The problem with misalignment lies with the partition editor. The partition editor that Ubuntu uses during installation defaults to "Rounding off to nearest cylinder". Whereas for other Debian...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: boot to terminal using USB startup disk

    If Ubuntu has issues displaying its GUI at startup, you might have better luck with another distro. Since this is the Ubuntu Forums, I'll leave you to decide which distro is most popular at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How many CPU core ?

    This one line entry might make things easier

    cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep "cpu cores"
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    [SOLVED] Advice for WD Advanced Format Drives

    Hi,

    I have a Western Digital Advanced Format drive. With a new installation of Lucid, it showed a disk alignment warning. The misalignment occurs in the extended partition that houses the swap...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: ati fgrlrx grafics driver(post-release updates) issue/question?

    I have the same problem. ATI updates for post-release fails to install. I have an AMD C-50 netbook.
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    [all variants] Re: OKIdata B410DN printer

    On Lucid, my B410dn is installed via Appsocket and the driver B4200 is selected. Duplexing works fine. As I live in Singapore, I had to select the page size to A4 as it defaults to US Letter sizing....
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    Re: HOWTO: Get VBR Mp3 from Rhythmbox

    Many thanks. But only 2 metapackages are required:

    gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse
    gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly


    I finally can rip into VBR MP3s with normal seek times! Hallelujah!
  20. [ubuntu] Re: 8.10 How do you Enable Mp3 ripping support in Rhythmbox

    Hi. From Synaptic, simply install the meta-package "gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse". This will enable the selection of mp3 from the preferred format list in RhythmBox. Remember it has to be...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: how to rip cds to mp3 in rhythmbox using lame?

    Hi. From Synaptic, simply install the meta-package "gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse". This will enable the selection of mp3 from the preferred format list in RhythmBox. Remember it has to be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GDM Brightness

    Thank you, swmail! Your terminal command works like a charm. Although... The interface that was brought up looks strikingly similar to Windows Registry. But then, I am very grateful for not needing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: sleep on Seagate external hard drive

    I'm not too well-versed on the command line. But this web page might help: http://www.debianhelp.org/node/11551
    Please look at the submission by jtones on Mon, 2009-03-30 11:04. I'm fairly certain...
  24. [ubuntu] Scanning with Brother Multifunction Centre DCP-135C

    I require the scanning capabilities of my Brother DCP-135C on Jaunty (ubuntu 9.04). Hence after some probing, these are the steps to get things going:

    Download the scanner driver. The driver may...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Brother Printer DCP-135C on Hardy Heron

    An update. This will be cleaner, clearer and fresher. Follow this sequentially. :D


    Download the LPR driver. This may be found at http://solutions.brother.com/linux/en_us/download_prn.html....
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