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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and Plex Media Server

    I use the following command in terminal to start Plex Media Server:
    start_pms
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    Re: Enable Silveright for BT Sport on Firefox

    Some websites will show you an error that your operating system is not supported. To get around this problem, you will need to install an user agent switcher as described here in section 3 of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to create a video dvd from a .mp4 file?

    I use DeVeDe to create DVDs from video files such as .mp4. The software is in the respositories/Ubuntu Software Center.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hook up laptop to TV

    What ports do you have on your laptop?

    I use HDMI for this with my laptop.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to play DVD

    Have you installed Ubuntu restricted extras from the repositories?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Convert Video for Mobile phone

    I use Transmageddon Video Transcoder to convert video files. It converts to a number of formats, including the MP4 that you want. This program is available in Ubuntu Software Center.
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    Re: Stupid Question

    A magnetic banana.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can "Device Name" be updated/changed?

    Thank you uRock, that made the changes.
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    [SOLVED] Can "Device Name" be updated/changed?

    I got an HP Envy 17t-J100 to replace the HP dv7 I had been using for a number of years. I moved the SSD from the dv7 to the Envy 17, and was successful in booting with everything working.

    It is...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: New laptop - transferring SSD from old laptop

    Thanks for your comments OldFred. I will be sure to place the SSD in the drive 1 bay and move the HHD currently there to drive bay 2.

    From other posts I have gathered that the secure boot should...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: New laptop - transferring SSD from old laptop

    Thank you for the information and response Sudodus. I've marked this thread as solved and will start new one(s) if I run into any difficulties I cannot work out myslef or via searches.
  12. [SOLVED] New laptop - transferring SSD from old laptop

    I have a new laptop on order to replace an older one. I currently have 14.04 64-bit installed on an SSD I added to the old/current laptop. I plan to move the SSD to the new laptop and use the 1TB...
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    Re: Replacing RAM on Dell Inspiron 600m

    I upgraded the RAM in my HP laptop from 4GB to 8GB and experienced no problems with the OS.

    Crucial is a good name brand, and they have an online tool for ensuring you find the correct RAM for...
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    Re: What are you eating now?

    Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 14.04 wubi Install

    WUBI has been abandonded, which is why you do not see the option in 14.04.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Netflix, Pipelight, Firefox, 14.04, and "you must enable ActiveX"

    Is the User Agent Overrider icon in the upper right of Firefox blue or grey? If it is grey (i.e. turned off), left-click on it to turn it on. If it is blue, it is on/active. If User Agent...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Netflix, Pipelight, Firefox, 14.04, and "you must enable ActiveX"

    The instructions you followed installs Pipelight, but neglects to have you install the User Agent Overrider add-on for Firefox.

    Here is a link to that add-0n. ...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: I don't receive any update since Ubuntu 14.04 was released

    My experience has been that a few days pass before updates start after a release. I imagine that the developers are taking a much needed break after the final push for the release.
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    [ubuntu] Re: HDMI audio&video

    Welcome to the forums.

    Please provide some additional information with as much detail as you can.

    Which *buntu are your using (Ubuntu, Kubuntu, etc.)?

    Which version do you have installed...
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    Re: Do I need a swap partition?

    With 16GB of RAM, you will not likely use swap during normal operations, as you have already found.

    If you ever plan to hibernate, you will need a swap partition as this is where the contents of...
  21. Re: Any tax prep programs work under Ubuntu?

    I used on-line Turbo-Tax. You just ignore the warning that it might not be compatible.

    There may be some that install and run under Wine, but I have not tried running any under Wine.
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    Re: Ubuntu 14.04 Release Date

    April 17
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP DV6 6121tx: Disable GPU in Ubuntu

    Do you mean 13.10? 13.04 reached End OF Life (EOL) in January. EOL means it is no longer supported with updates and the repositories have been moved. You would have trouble with adding anything to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: auto hide sidebar

    To turn this feature ON, start by clicking on the gear shaped icon on the top-right. Select "System Settings" from the drop-down menu that appears. Click on "Appearance", then select the Behavior...
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    Re: vlc video codec VP70

    I was doing some searches on this subject and one of the links was to the Ask VideoLan site. The person making the query was asking VideoLan to include the VP7 codec in VLC. The response was to...
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