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    [SOLVED] Re: MS Sculpt Keyboard

    Thanks for the answer, him610.
    I worked it out for myself in the end... embarrassingly. At the top right of the keyboard is a switch marked blue on the left, for the MS built-in functions, or white...
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    [SOLVED] MS Sculpt Keyboard

    Hello,
    I've set up a Microsoft Sculpt Keyboard on Ubuntu, with no real problems of detection. However, the application internal keyboard shortcuts (e.g. Shift + f5 for "retrieve all new messages" in...
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    Re: Help with sed script

    Pure poetry. I'll sleep a little wiser this evening. Thanks for your time and patience.
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    Re: Help with sed script

    Thanks a million. Looks like that works! If you have a minute to explain what's going on here (the curly braces and the N; declaration), it would help me do my own stuff in future, but thanks again...
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    Re: Help with sed script

    Thanks for sticking with me. The original text, then, is:


    en PRO:PER en
    vieillissant VER:ppre vieillir

    stored in a file infile.txt

    When I run
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    Re: Help with sed script

    Thanks for looking into this. Unfortunately no, that didn't do the trick. I might have to go with perl, which will probably handle the variables better than sed. More trial and error ahead...
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    Re: Help with sed script

    Thanks. I wasn't explicit enough perhaps. I know the basic sed syntax. Thing is, I don't want to remove all instances of "PRO: PER" in the document. "PRO: PER" is a grammatical tag, "personal...
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    Help with sed script

    Hello,
    Doing linguistics research I've got a text on line 1, which I'd like to replace when the sequence on lines 1 and 2 form a certain pattern. I can locate the string with regex, but how can I...
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    Re: Praat installation

    Second update: it looks like the phonetic symbols are working. However, the BNC TextGrid transcriptions I was downloading from http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk/AudioBNC include specific ASCII codes to...
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    Re: Praat installation

    Update: I have got the sound working, following advice here, https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=177296, in particular just pasting this

    options snd_hda_intel enable=0,1
    options snd...
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    Praat installation

    Hello,
    Has anybody managed to get praat working properly on 14.04? Praat is phonetics software included in the packages, site here: http://www.fon.hum.uva.nl/praat/, which suggests it ought to work,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Amazon MP3 downloads from cloud player

    Great, thanks a lot for this. I've checked it on the Amazon France website, and it looks as if it will work. In between posts I came across an alternative solution -- which is a challenge to any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Amazon MP3 downloads from cloud player

    Hello there,
    I realise this thread is not recent, but it would seem Amazon have tightened things up again. I've followed the instructions scrupulously, but with no success. I'd be ok if I could get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trackpad problems

    My daughter informs me that, after she plugged in a Wacom graphic tablet, the trackpad began working and has, touch wood, been functioning correctly since. Looks as if some switch was "off" that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trackpad problems

    No luck there, apparently: the touchpad remains entirely unresponsive...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trackpad problems

    Thanks, I'll give this a go... I'm not in front of the computer, which is my daughter's, but will report back soon!
    Thanks again
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    [ubuntu] Trackpad problems

    Hello,
    After a clean install on a Samsung NP370R5E-A03FR (this is commercialised in France), the trackpad is no longer operative. It worked during installation. I've been through a number of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Windows / Ubuntu shared folder

    Thanks deadflowr, yes, I got him mounting the Windows disk before trying to access the Desktop... Tried getting him to edit fstab, but, from a distance, it proved a bit dicey, so I gave that up....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Windows / Ubuntu shared folder

    Thanks a lot for the answer. I'll relay the information and follow it up... His first experiences with ubuntu have, unfortunately, been the cause of a few nasty cold sweats!
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    [ubuntu] Windows / Ubuntu shared folder

    Hello,
    I've just installed 11.04 on a friend's machine, dual-booting with Windows 7. Now, he wanted to access his Windows desktop from Ubuntu, so I also created a desktop shortcut leading to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Toshiba 300D Laptop

    Update: Fn + F3 was fine on the Toshiba with Lucid, but doesn't appear to work with Pangolin (12.04).
    One solution is to put make a shell script the aim of which is to get the fans running....
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    [ubuntu] Toshiba 300D Laptop

    Hello,
    I've had all sorts of problems getting the fan(s) to behave on a Toshiba Satellite 300D Laptop. The temperature was regularly rising to 100C + after which the machine would shut down without...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do i install adob flash?

    If you've installed the ubuntu-restricted-extras package, you should have flash with it, I think. In a terminal:
    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras Followed by your password when...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backup before upgrade

    Thanks for the answer, and the link... I read my way through some of it, but nonetheless managed to render my system unusable. chroot and update-grub didn't appear to work, to get grub straight, and...
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    [ubuntu] Backup before upgrade

    Hello,
    I'm wondering if there's an easy way to backup my system files (i.e. everything except /home) before upgrading 11.10 > 12.04. My material is beginning to show its age, and I wouldn't want to...
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