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  1. Poll: Re: HOWTO: Dell Inspiron E1505 Wireless (Broadcom 1390 WLAN)

    @sreerajan

    when you do the command `lspci` in a terminal window, does it say you have a broadcom controller? (If so, what ID?)

    i.e.

    lspci | grep -i network

    For instance mine says:
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Broadcom 4318 wifi broken in Ubuntu 9.10

    THIS WORKED WITH MY BCM4311

    okay - I found my old notes... I'm positive some of this is not really required but I don't have the time or energy to pare it down... suffice to say that after doing...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Broadcom 4318 wifi broken in Ubuntu 9.10

    Well....

    When I click System... Administration... Hardware Drivers I get a dialogue that informs me that the Broadcom STA wireless driver is "activated but not currently in use". (It goes on to...
  4. [ubuntu] Unable to mount Canon PowerShot (A1000 IS)

    Just as the title says... I got a Canon PowerShot (A1000 IS) and it's not talking to Ubuntu. (8.04... not upgrading this laptop until/unless I know I won't have any problems...)

    If I power it on,...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to get desktop after upgrade to 8,10

    I don't even get to GDM login... I get the text login only...

    I thought there was a program called xconfig or something to reconfigure the x setup but I can't find it... help?
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    Re: Help with Regnum Online.

    Yep that works -- I have to drop all details levels to the minimum, but it works :)
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    Re: Help with Regnum Online.

    AranelSurion -

    Thanks, that seems to be working! (I'll know for sure once it finishes downloading resources, but so far so good!)
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    Re: Help with Regnum Online.

    I tried this, but I just get a coredump :(

    ~/regnum$ ./rolauncher
    *** glibc detected *** ./rolauncher: free(): invalid pointer: 0x08666dd0 ***
    ======= Backtrace: =========...
  9. Poll: Re: HOWTO: Dell Inspiron E1505 Wireless (Broadcom 1390 WLAN)

    sdrawkcab,

    it sorta looks like you missed these steps:



    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install build-essential
    sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`
  10. Poll: Re: HOWTO: Dell Inspiron E1505 Wireless (Broadcom 1390 WLAN)

    Paperdielsel,

    Thanks!!!! I've spent days trying to get my HP Compaq Presario V6000 with Broadcom Dell Wireless 1390 to work, and your post is the one that finally helped me get it done the right...
  11. Poll: Re: In your opinion what is the biggest setback that is preventing Linux to widesprea

    okay, so it's an ancient (contextually anyway) thread, and I see that most of the original posts are not much more than snarkiness and trolling, but seriously -- more widespread adoption is important...
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    Re: Photo Slide show software

    PS - I've tried qdvdauthor too, and it shows the same "waiting for mpeg2enc" line in the progress window, and stalls, saying 4% complete, under the "processing images" progress-bar.
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    Re: Photo Slide show software

    I'm not sure where you folks have gotten with this....

    I noticed that dvs-slideshow 7.2 was in the standard distribution-ring (universe, maybe?) Not sure how to tell what branch it is, but...
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    Poll: Re: Poll: What was your first OS?

    (You know you're getting old when a "What was your first OS" poll doesn't have any of your first 3 OSes included in the options! :)

    Sinclair ZX80 (with the 16K expansion... uh.. dongle?)
    Apple...
  15. Re: HOWTO: keep the 'recent documents' cleared

    Thanks, I guess I should have posted that little tidbit too!
  16. Re: HOWTO: keep the 'recent documents' cleared

    Silly me - of course this can be made slightly easier for those that aren't comfortable in a terminal window, and/or don't know their way around the command line... instead of worrying about the 'cd'...
  17. HOWTO: keep the 'recent documents' cleared

    There's probably a way to remove the 'recent documents' menu item from the Places menu, but I haven't found it yet. :D

    Instead, I offer a way to disable it:

    For starters, empty the recent...
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