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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB + kernel = generic?.

    Are you pulling up the menu to choose which kernel to boot?
    What options are you given there?

    You're given 3 seconds to press ESC to access it with your current configuration, you can alter the...
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    [kubuntu] Re: NS2 Path environment variable

    If I am understanding you correctly, this would be the expected and correct behaviour.

    When you edit the PATH variable, you're effectively telling the system to recognize a given command and run...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Bit Torrent

    Bittorrent works like this: You download a Torrent file containing information as to how big the file you want is, how many parts and what sizes they are and so on, and also where you can find the...
  4. [xubuntu] Re: open and Edit a .conf file - Blank page whe opens and will not save

    Try this instead

    gksudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf

    Remember to back it up before fiddling. Like so:

    sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup

    Then if you mess it up, you have a...
  5. [all variants] Re: grub error, can't boot from usb drive

    Well, you need to boot something to get a command line, usually this is accomplished by inserting some device you can boot from, be it a floppy, a CD or a USB stick.

    When you say a LiveCD image,...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: cannot access files using file browser or commander

    Haha, well working is working.

    Hope you don't have to go down that road again.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ventrillo fix with teamspeek?

    Ventrilo is seriously tricky business.

    Go through http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=9832

    It seems they're having success. At least some are.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! Can't boot after advice...

    It appears you, as a user, have lost ownership and privileges over your home directory somehow. Note that you can still access everything as long as you stick a sudo infront of the command.

    sudo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Several Problems

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuMagazine/HowTo/InstallingSteam
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    [ubuntu] Re: Live USB Files Not on Flash Drive

    I am guessing that mountpoint is where your USB drive mounts to. Was it mounted when you tried to create the Live USB stick?


    You can safely remove the files, no problem. One idea might be to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Headphone Jack Issues

    That said, it should be possible to disable the internal speakers.

    Have you tried having a fiddle with the Volume Control?
    Click the little speaker thing, then access it from there.

    Front...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: cannot access files using file browser or commander

    Wonder what causes this.

    Tried a full update?


    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade

    If that doesn't work, all I can think of is to purge the program,
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    [ubuntu] Re: have you seen Grub?

    List your menu.lst and the results of

    sudo fdisk -l and we can talk you through it.

    Or alternatively, if you're feeling up for it, go searching the forums for adding Windows to the grub boot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia Drivers Driving me Batty!!!

    Tried this?

    Have heard of this working for people in the past :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Several Problems

    For what it's worth, the Steam application is buggy, but it does run, and the games work more or less fine. And since it is one of those highprofile applications, there are a ton of Howtos out there...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with grub

    Well, assuming you do have Grub installed as a boot loader right now, you can fix it by telling Grub you have a windows partition you would like to boot.

    You will need some information to do that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: grub problems

    Sounds to me like Grub can't quite work out where you stuck the OS. Probably wondering why Disc2 is Disc1 all of a sudden, and where the hell did Disc2 go?

    So, either try again with just the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: book and dvd help

    Afraid fishing for Hardware suggestions here might be a bit of a longshot, but as far as Learning is concerned, there are plenty of introductory websites out there with tips and tricks. Google for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't get Gnomenu on panel

    Did you follow the instructions in the readme that came with the program?

    Did it cough up any errors?
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    [ubuntu] Re: New to Linux

    There are a great many windows programs that can run under linux using wine. But I would suggest you look into finding alternative native linux programs, and see if you can cover what you need.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Volume control wheel problem

    Have you tried the above suggestion, changing your keyboard layout?

    You might also want to test whether its a problem with the volume control or the button or what. Find your Keyboard Shortcut...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mInor question

    Ubuntu(Gnome, really) is slightly odd in that sometimes there are several ways to change a single setting, and often only one of them is "right", IE one overrules the other(s).

    The master control...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Help with Compiz!!!

    I assume you got your video driver working, IE. got successfully to the stage where

    glxinfo |grep direct
    returns Yes?

    I ask because to the untrained eye it looks like a Video driver problem.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Volume of drive on which Ubuntu installed

    Too many choices? If by that you mean you can choose between a number of known sane Linux kernels and Windows XP, I'd suggest you leave em be in case you mess something up and need to get back and...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Attempting to dual-boot XP and Ubuntu from two different HDDs

    So, to spell it out, at the bottom of that huge list you posted earlier (/boot/grub/menu.lst), you need to add the following:


    title Windows XP
    root (hd1,0)
    makeactive
    chainloader +1

    ...
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