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    [all variants] Re: ssd will only mount as read-only

    Hi,

    This is discussed (and solved) in

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1118681

    Regards
    A
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    [all variants] Re: Confused by the nicknames

    DOH!

    I never noticed the alphabetical sequence.

    Maybe it is because I was exposed to the Warthogs and Drakes too early in my Ubntu experience.

    A
  3. [all variants] Re: ext4 option "data=writeback" makes breaks my system

    The problem is, that you cannot just add data=writeback to your fstab entry and expect everything to work well.

    If you look at your logs, you will see that the system complains when mounting the...
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    [all variants] Confused by the nicknames

    Hi

    I can cope with version numbers, because all software uses them, and the Uubntu versions are inherently memorable because they encode the date on which the version was released (unlike most...
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    [all variants] Silent perfection with 9.04. What next?

    Hi

    I have just upgraded my darling Dell X1 from what was computing delight to something nearing perfection.

    The Dell X1 was a machine the size and weight of a netbook but with a compact (11")...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Still no "Print to Fax" from KDE

    Hi, John

    I have just seen your reply.

    The problem is that I need Hylafax because I have one telephone line with one modem but lots of computers on the network that need to send faxes.

    Even...
  7. [all variants] Re: Duplicate remote printers reported by Cups

    I finally found the answer in Debian bug 504086.

    The solution is to remove the /var/cache/cups directory and restart the cups server.

    A
  8. [all variants] [SOLVED] Duplicate remote printers reported by Cups

    Hi

    I have three printers on my network: one is directly connected (using hplip) and the others are one USB and one parallel connected to a common host (called Fuchsia with IP 192.168.0.109). ...
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    [kubuntu] Still no "Print to Fax" from KDE

    I noted some time ago that the "print to fax" was not present in KDE4,1 and was sent rather rudely with the comment that it served me right for using a development version.

    However, I now find...
  10. [kubuntu] Re: Advice on changing from NVidia to ATi to make update to 8.10 practicable

    That opens up my choice a bit! Thanks, A.
  11. [kubuntu] Re: Advice on changing from NVidia to ATi to make update to 8.10 practicable

    Thanks for your thorough response. The numbering is far from simple, as I thought!

    Now, the next challenge is to find a fanless card.

    Regards
    Alistair
  12. [kubuntu] Advice on changing from NVidia to ATi to make update to 8.10 practicable

    Hi

    There is a well-known problem with using OpenOffice (and some others including Eclipse) under KDE4.x and NVidia 3D drivers. This combination causes major display corruption, and is well-known....
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    Re: Kubuntu 8.10 is beautiful!

    Not if you use NVidia 3D drivers and OpenOffice or Java apps. There is a well-documented bug that causes large parts of the display to go haywire.

    A
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    [kubuntu] Re: No "print to fax" in KDE4.1

    4.0 was the development version. 4.1 is intended for use.
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    [kubuntu] No "print to fax" in KDE4.1

    Hi

    I use KDE's print-to-fax feature a lot to send print jobs from KDE apps to a Hylafax server. However, this print option has disappeared in KDE4.1.

    Does anyone know how to get it back?
    ...
  16. Thread: DHCP server

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    [ubuntu] Re: DHCP server

    I find that DNSMasq makes an excellent DHCP server for a LAN. It is much easier to set up than a traditional DHCP server, and from reading your comments, I think that it is better suited to what you...
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    [all variants] Re: Worst ever upgrade info dialog?

    The point that I was trying to make was that this was a fairly obscure message for a crusty sysadmin like me, but what on earth is a new Ubuntu user going to make of it??

    Yes, I have a fair idea...
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    [all variants] Re: Worst ever upgrade info dialog?

    Care to post a précis?

    A
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    [all variants] Worst ever upgrade info dialog?

    I just did a routine upgrade, and got a message that said:

    "Vulnerable host keys will be updated..."

    plus quite a few more lines of gobbledygook.

    I am sure that I am not alone!

    I was...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: What Laptop will work with Ubuntu OUT THE BOX?

    I have both Dell Latitude X1 tiny machine and HP nx7400 desktop replacement, and both work completely with the default install of [XK]Ubuntu and SUSE10.3. The only exception is the modem (which I...
  21. [all variants] Recommendation for a scanner or scanner/laser combo

    Hello, All

    I need to replace my scanner, and I would like to know a recommendation from someone who has has a positive personal experience.

    I need something that has a document feeder, and...
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    Re: HOWTO: running Ubuntu on HP nx7400 laptops

    This is not yet in Gutsy Flight 5, in which suspend is still broken in the default install.

    However, I can confirm that the above fix-up has sorted my nx7400 with Intel video and ipw3945, although...
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    Plural of "forum" (lighthearted!)

    This may be a trivial point, but I believe that there is a strong feeling of "let's do this right" within the philosophy behind the Ubuntu Linux project.

    I think that the plural of "forum" is...
  24. A new type of "crossover" help Linux-to-Linux

    Hi

    I have been working with Unix-like systems since 1986, and with Linux-based systems since kernel 2.0.something, in the 1990s. However, as far as Linux is concerned, I mainly have worked with...
  25. Mixing downloaded and home-made binary packages

    Hi,

    I would like to use some packages in a self-compiled form, so that I can impose optimisations for my particular architecture. I have built and installed ".deb"s for xorg with a notable...
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