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    [SOLVED] Re: DVD RW discs state "Read only"

    Thanks Mcduck, if you go back to the bottom of page one of this thread you will see that I have solved this problem. I couldn't have done it without your advice.
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    [SOLVED] Re: DVD RW discs state "Read only"

    Hi Howefield, no, there isn't even a menu bar, but I did suss it in the end.
    Thanks for replying.
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    [SOLVED] Re: DVD RW discs state "Read only"

    If you read the post that was here before (before I deleted it that is), please disregard as it was total tosh. When I looked at the disc I thought I had emptied, it was still full. BUT, I have found...
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    [SOLVED] Re: DVD RW discs state "Read only"

    Hmm..., there is no "Tools" menu. If I right click the files or folders in the disc the option to "send to rubbish bin" is greyed out. It seems that the files are protected but I didn't do it, I used...
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    [SOLVED] Re: DVD RW discs state "Read only"

    Thanks Mcduck, Yes, I was trying to drag and drop the file.
    I do have Brasero installed but there doesn't seem to be an option to remove existing files. How do I safely remove the contents of the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: DVD RW discs state "Read only"

    Thanks AJ, I can tell you it is a +RW disc and it has been used previously but not finalised. I no longer have a dedicated DVD player/writer, just my computer, can I carry out what I need to do with...
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    [SOLVED] DVD RW discs state "Read only"

    I want to burn an MP4 video to a DVD RW disc but it keeps telling me that the disc is "Read only". Anything I can do? I can't format the disc either, the "Format" option is greyed out.
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    [SOLVED] Re: My keyboard has gone nuts

    Yes, 14.04, this is the second time I've had this problem, couldn't remember how I fixed it last time. Usually it's fine. I've made a note on how to fix it now.
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    [SOLVED] Re: My keyboard has gone nuts

    Panic over, I "shifted to the next source" by pressing "Super+Space", problem solved. I just wonder what mad it go batty in the first place?
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    [SOLVED] My keyboard has gone nuts

    All of a sudden some of my keys are not giving the character they are supposed to. eg. The quotation mark is now the @ and the @ is now an apostrophe.
    I have had this before but I can't remember...
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    [SOLVED] Re: flashplugin-installer update problem

    Not sure what happened but after re-installing flashplugin-installer and a few more warnings it seems to have fixed itself, maybe it was at last able to download the required extra data files?...
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    [SOLVED] Re: flashplugin-installer update problem

    Sorry, I don't understand this at all, what point are you making please?
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    [SOLVED] Re: flashplugin-installer update problem

    Well, I tried re-installing flashplugin-installer and still got the "Failure to download extra... etc". I'll give it a day or so and see if I still keep getting warnings.
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    [SOLVED] flashplugin-installer update problem

    Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. Keep getting message: "Failure to download extra data files. Flashplugin - installer

    Software updater just tried to download a lot of stuff Flashplugin installer...
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    [SOLVED] Re: image resizing in 14.04

    Ok, I have it installed and I've found the resize command, it is different to the version I had in 12.04 but I reckon I'll get used to it.

    Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Re: image resizing in 14.04

    Thanks both, I'll give it another go.
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    [SOLVED] image resizing in 14.04

    I have 14.04 installed and want to resize some images; I used to use Nautilus Image-Converter for its simplicity and installed it again but it doesn't work the same way as it did before: there is no...
  18. Re: Upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04, where are my drivers?

    Thanks Rob, this is very useful, I'll get back when I know more.
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    Well, I got the printer working by deleting it and setting up fresh. The sound card is not recognized, it is an AMD Trinity HDMI audio controller. Also the media card reader is not recognized. I...
  20. Re: Upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04, Where are my drivers??

    Thanks for trying to help. Sound: on-board but I have no idea as to make etc, card reader is a USB unit connected to socket on the computer, Advent RDR-ALL if that helps... The Printer: is recognized...
  21. Re: Upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04, Where are my drivers??

    Whoa!! That was quick... In answer to your question: no, all the drivers were those that came with the OS.
  22. Upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04, where are my drivers?

    As above, upgraded to 14.04 LTS, resolved a crashing issue but now I have no sound, no printer and my photo card reader doesn't work. How do I fix this?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't get full access to a USB stick.

    Thank you mcduck, I'll make a note of that.

    Late edit: I have just discovered the "Format" command: Right click the stick's icon in the launcher and there is the format command.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't get full access to a USB stick.

    Ok, thanks Kris, I must say it seems a bit of a faf, that trash file that shows in windows is filled with the files I deleted.

    John.
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    [SOLVED] Can't get full access to a USB stick.

    I use a USB stick on my Precise 64 bit system but I don't have a "Format" command, so I deleted the files I didn't want. Thing is, I have no "Trash" file showing but in a Windows machine the trash...
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