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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Need help connecting a Creative Zen Mozaic 4GB

    Hi all

    The problem here is that the Creative Zen Mosaic is fairly new and the library that is required to use it - libnjb5 - is not very actively maintained anymore from what I can gather. The...
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    [all variants] USB Experiment board


    Iḿ working on a project to receive a pulse signal from an old coin acceptor mechanism and convert it to a usb signal so I can build a new jukebox for an autonomous social centre I am involved...
  3. Re: humax pvr9200t file transfer ubuntu 7.10


    Is anyone using this program interested in helping to maintain it get the Linux functionality right?

    I have emailed the developer listed in the AUTHOR.txt file but don't know if it is...
  4. Re: Need help with simple zenity script

    Thankyou very much, this is very helpful.

    Doing all this for a bit of fun really and to expad my knowledge of shell scripting. I have a working(ish) script that I'll post below thanks to a very...
  5. Need help with simple zenity script


    I'm trying to write a simple script to back up all jpeg and png files from removable media in a graphical way using zenity as a bit of an exercise I've set myself.

    I've reached a bit of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: screen resolution problem

    Hello. I note you said you're a complete beginner so I'm going to try and talk you through a few steps so that we can try and diagnose the problem.

    First things first, we need to open a terminal...
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    [ubuntu] Re: complete newbie needs advice

    It's worth pointing out that a good first step in the direction of Linux would be to first download a live install cd such as those found at

    Then, when...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Log on warning message

    This can be solved using the solution found here:

    It seems to be a fairly common error and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HUAWEI e 169 HSDPA on 8.04?

    You're welcome. glad you got it sorted :-)

    (ps - don't forget to mark the thread as solved so it may be of use to others)
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    [ubuntu] Re: HUAWEI e 169 HSDPA on 8.04?

    I would suggest upgrading to Ubuntu 8.10 which includes Network Manager 0.7 by default. I have an acer aspire one and use the same dongle to connect to the internet and it runs fine with Intrepid...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: setting panel items in fixed positions

    In short, they should do. can you post the output of


    shortly after rebooting

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    [ubuntu] Re: No Network Manager On Panel

    does this still happen after a restart?

    if not try finding out the process id of the nm-applet by typing the following into a terminal

    ps -aef | grep nm-applet

    The first of the two numbers...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error message while updating

    Can you post the output of

    cat /etc/apt/sources.list

    And check if you have the correct medibuntu repository listed. Not sure why you would have in there as this is a developer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Broadcom re-visited

    Have you installed the build-essential packages to enable you to be able to build packages from source?

    sudo apt-get install build-essential

    If you have already tried this, can you please...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recover files after "sudo rm"

    When you remove a file from a computer, it is not removed in the strictest sense, it is simply made available to be oerwritten by the computer.

    O'Reilly publish an excellent book called Knoppix...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firewall Configuration.

    There are various ways to do this of varying complexities. I would sugggest as you said you are new to this using a graphical firewall manger to do this.

    The underlying system which controls your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: strange partition probs

    If you have backed up you could try a low level format which should remove the partition tables using dd

    sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda

    mkfs.ext3 /dev/sda
  18. Poll: Re: Feeling underappreciated - Please help

    Dear me, Can't believe how much controversy can be caused by a bit of fun. And also Trying to bring attention to this which it has done.

    Anyway, it's served its purpose so I'll close the thread.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution unable to send mail

    Make sure that your firewall isn't blocking the outgoing port, although if t's sending in other programs it probably isn't that. I reckon it's down to the authentication you are sending to the...
  20. Poll: Re: Feeling underappreciated - Please help

    Hehe I go for quality not quantity. If the advive you give is good then you should only need one post per person


    (not the only forum I offer support on)
  21. [ubuntu] Re: prolems with madwifi drivers for theros AR242x card

    If it is blinking without returning you to the prompt, you can press CTRL+C to cancel the command and return you to the prompt.

    If you are a new user, I would suggest using the text editor Gedit...
  22. Poll: Re: Feeling underappreciated - Please help

    :-) Hopefully this thread will do what it's intended to do and raise a bit of awareness about it all. We should get a wiki going on forum ettiqutte, bit like a welcome center for new users as I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Broad band

    Do you have NAS storage on your network? I would suggest using the automatic setup feature of the network manager applet as this is a vast improvement over previous versions for auto detection and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution unable to send mail

    Not sure but I have had similar problems myself in the past. In the end it all came down to the number of the port I was using to send mail. This is very important. Also, google and Mozilla tend to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error message while updating

    Also type this into the terminal. Open it by going to

    Applications > Accessories > Terminal

    This is a known bug in Medibuntu so you are not alone.

    When you have the keyring manager as above...
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