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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernels 2.6.24-30 & 2.6.24-31

    Thanks for your replies. I am still getting notified of updates, so I assume I must be on the server version - although I only use it as a desktop. I am reluctant to upgrade until absolutely...
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    [ubuntu] Kernels 2.6.24-30 & 2.6.24-31

    I haven't updated my system for a few weeks, and the list of updates available shows both 2.6.24-30 and 2.6.24-31 kernels. Do I need to install both?
  3. Thread: tar error

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    [ubuntu] Re: tar error

    Permissions?
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    [ubuntu] PDF Viewer not displaying bullets correctly

    I have an Open Office document which I saved as a PDF file. The document contains bulleted lists. When I view the PDF with the Ubuntu Document Viewer, the bullet points appear as 'infinity' symbols...
  5. [ubuntu] Incorrect password causes freeze when unlocking session

    After locking my GUI session, if I type my password incorrectly when I come to unlock it, the system often (not always) seems to hang for a long time, with the text "Checking..." displayed. The...
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    Re: How To: Install OpenOffice 3.2

    Anyone know if there is any way round this? I would like to upgrade to OO 3.2 (or even 3.3 now that it is available) but I don't want to lose the option of upgrading my distro at a later date. I am...
  7. Thread: grub password

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    [SOLVED] Re: grub password

    thanks, that has fixed it.
  8. Thread: grub password

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    [SOLVED] grub password

    Tried in General help but no response so trying here...

    I have added the "password --md5 ...." directive before each of the "title" directives in my menu.lst, to prevent unauthorised people from...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to set the environmental Variable(PATH) from the SCRIPT

    I'm not sure I understand what you're doing - is your script installing the .deb file? If so, then the environment variables you have set in the script will remain in force for the duration of the...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to set the environmental Variable(PATH) from the SCRIPT

    Zafar,

    Instead of running the script, type a dot and a space before the script name, and it should do what you want.

    e.g. if your script is called "setv", type as below -

    . setv
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    [ubuntu] grub - locking entries in menu.lst

    I have added the "password --md5 ...." directive before each of the "title" directives in my menu.lst, to prevent unauthorised people from adding/amending parameters on the kernel command line. This...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problem accessing my webserver

    Thanks, it was only listening on the localhost address - so it was an Apache issue after all! It's been a while since I did anything with Apache, I think I must have set it to use the local host...
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    [SOLVED] Problem accessing my webserver

    I am running Apache webserver on my Ubuntu system to allow me to develop Web applications on my home (wireless) network. For some reason, when I attempt to access my Webserver using the Ubuntu...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Intel Wireless 3945ABG Driver not working???

    According to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HardwareSupportComponentsWirelessNetworkCardsIntel it should work out of the box, though mine didn't when running from the live CD.
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    [ubuntu] Update manager - removing unwanted updates

    If Update Manager presents updates that I do not want, I do not install them - but they are still presented for selection the next time Update Manager runs. Is there any way of permanently removing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Replace ftp with sftp?

    Depends on the sensitivity of your data. ftp is unencrypted so is less secure.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitioning conundrum on install

    Thanks for this. It's an Acer Aspire 5920G.

    I'm attaching screenshots of (1) the partitions as seen by Vista's Disk Management utility (2) the partitions shown by the Ubuntu installer. These seem...
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    [ubuntu] Partitioning conundrum on install

    I am installing 8.10 from CD onto my laptop which currently has a Windows Vista installation that I want to keep (i.e. dual boot).

    At the 'Prepare disk space' screen there are two options -...
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    [ubuntu] Wireless on Dell Laptops

    I'm thinking of getting a new laptop, possibly a Dell. Has anyone had any difficulty getting the wireless to work on Ubuntu with Dell laptops? I know they provide some systems with Ubuntu pre-loaded,...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu hangs when booting

    I have recently upgraded from 7.10 to 8.04 and coincidental with this Ubuntu has started to 'hang' during the boot process. The only way to get it to continue is to press CTRL+ALT+DEL - it then goes...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: How to connect a BT voyager 1055 adapter to a BT Home Hub

    Well, despite the error reported in my last post, I now have a working wireless connection! I didn't bother checking after the apparent failure, but tonight realised that a wlan0 interface is now...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: How to connect a BT voyager 1055 adapter to a BT Home Hub

    Been away so only just picked this up again. I've upgraded my kernel to 2.6.24-16 and the make now runs OK - however when I get to the final 'make load' step it hangs on a 'modprobe at76_usb'...
  23. Thread: kernel upgrade

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    [ubuntu] kernel upgrade

    My current kernel version is 2.6.22-14 (Gutsy). I have been advised to upgrade to 2.6.24-16 in an attempt to solve a particular problem. First question - is this feasible? Second - is there any...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: How to connect a BT voyager 1055 adapter to a BT Home Hub

    This failed at the first hurdle - when I ran the first 'make' command I got the message -

    config.mk:30: *** "ERROR: There is a bug with compat-wireless on 2.6.22. Remove me if you want to fix me"....
  25. [ubuntu] Re: How to connect a BT voyager 1055 adapter to a BT Home Hub

    Still no joy I'm afraid. I've already installed that version of bcnrmdis manually. ndisgtk confirms this - it also says "Hardware present : Yes" but when I go into Network Settings it still doesn't...
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