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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Trying to install first Application (Steam)

    No worries, i have been known to be useful sometimes lol :popcorn:
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Trying to install first Application (Steam)

    Excellent :popcorn: Yeah, sure, just highlight what's in the code box on here, and copy it with Ctrl+C or right-click and select copy, then it can be pasted into a terminal (right-click and paste)....
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    Re: How to change my DNS settings on Ubuntu

    change it via


    sudo gedit /etc/resolv.conf
    which will give you permission to edit and save the file.
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    Re: How to change my DNS settings on Ubuntu

    What's written in /etc/resolv.conf? Try changing to read


    nameserver 8.8.8.8
    nameserver 8.8.4.4 Think that ought to do it.

    Assuming you're not using BIND9 e.t.c.
    sudo /etc/init.d/nscd...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Trying to install first Application (Steam)

    Hope the bullet-biting is going well, (lee) :D

    Open up a terminal (holding Ctrl+Alt+T is probably fastest) and run:

    sudo apt-get install libglapi-mesa:i386 libcheese-gtk23 libcheese7...
  6. Re: Counter Strike 1.6 freezes after connect to server

    I would install steam and try playing it through that (it was one of the first to run natively on linux) and it runs great.
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    Re: How to change my DNS settings on Ubuntu

    LOL! Delicious :D

    As an aside, on the router, provided you are able to tolerate assigning connecting device on the LAN to a specific address (e.g. 192.168.0.4), you can tell the router to block...
  8. Re: Driver for HP Scanjet 4850 (Kubuntu)?

    Woops - also - Bear in mind that the limitation mentioned on the page says that
  9. Re: Driver for HP Scanjet 4850 (Kubuntu)?

    Had a bit of a dig. Assuming Scanjet 4850C works, then we're in business. http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html#Z-HEWLETT-PACKARD

    Right, so it seems this piece of kit needs the genesys...
  10. [Elementary] Re: Broadcom 14e4:4312 - Wifi WPA2: Bad password

    Hello :KS I'll try to answer as many Qs as i can.


    Check out this handy page: http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?suite=default&section=all&arch=any&keywords=b43&searchon=names - it will tell you...
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    Re: Building Pidgin vv

    I think this kind of error can be solved by appending -lz to your makefile/LD_FLAGS.

    However, if it's possible to persuade you into trying something else, i recommend qtox...
  12. Re: Problem running game on virtual desktop

    Just thinking out loud here, so this might not be right. I'm afraid i can't remember the quicker way of doing this :confused:

    When sonic.exe's running in the virtual environment, can you instead...
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    Re: How to change my DNS settings on Ubuntu

    lol it's funny, the more i read OP's post, the more it sounds like someone else set up openDNS to block youtube/facebook (parent(s)?) and OP is trying to get around them. That's it isn't it :popcorn:...
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    Re: How to change my DNS settings on Ubuntu

    Hang on a sec, aren't 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 infact 'Google Public DNS' servers? OpenDNS has 208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220 :P

    Since those are the actual addresses, give those a try. You can also...
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    Re: Microphone issues with Ubuntu

    Doy...i really need to go to bed, i totally misread your message. Well that should solve your friend's problem XD

    I'm not really sure how we would solve your mic problem? From the looks of it, a...
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    Re: Microphone issues with Ubuntu

    I actually remember coming across this a year or two back. (Skype's a nightmare in every respect #Tox)

    The way the crackling stopped was done like so:

    edit /etc/pulse/default.pa

    e.g. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ASUS X55C inner microphone problem

    Have a play around with


    alsamixer

    You type that into a terminal and adjust the volumes of specific outputs/inputs and press escape ('Esc') to quit when you're done. Look for 'mic' and 'mic...
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    Re: Problem compiling wxsvg 1.1.15

    How'd it go? All good?
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    Re: Best Version of Ubuntu: LTS or Current?

    It depends whether you're more concerned with stability or code freshness.

    Personally, i often look over code for packages i use and *excitement* see that there have been improvements to memory...
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    Re: back in business with 3.11_rc3

    3.11-rc3 is sporting some rather savoury radeon dynamic power management code as well which my HD 4200 mobility is rather happy for ;)
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    Re: Yeahhhh Ubuntu !!!

    Cheers! Can't believe someone would do that, but it's nice to read a concise list of the new security measures. Hope this kind of thing doesn't happen to UF again :popcorn:
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    Re: Yeahhhh Ubuntu !!!

    Phew...now that was a bit of a hiccup. So gossip time - who was responsible for the hacks etc?
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    [all variants] Re: Filesystem for 1TB external HDD

    Thanks, guys. :) Ext4 it is then. Ahhh that's the command to reduce the 5% to 0%.

    Well IIRC and you'll have to excuse me for not citing a source for this info, but avoiding journalling reduces the...
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    [all variants] Filesystem for 1TB external HDD

    I know there are loads of posts all over the internet about what filesystem people would recommend for their external harddrives, but since we're now a fair bit into 2013, i was wondering what the...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Disabling privacy-invasive Zeitgeist, Geoclue, Whoopsie (and NTPD)

    Yes, a little on the paranoid side, OP, but i really appreciate the post because i was getting sick of geoclue-ubuntu-geoip showing up and pinging out all the time, when i've always set the time...
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