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  1. Re: How do I install multiple linux distros on external usb hd

    oldfred,

    Thank you for all your help. I have been busy with another project and, frankly, was concerned about destroying my customized xubuntu installation on the ext usb hd. During manual...
  2. Re: How do I install multiple linux distros on external usb hd

    oldfred, you are making it appear as if it is as simple as I hoped it would be.

    So using my hypothetical situation, on an external usb hd I have xubuntu with grub installed on sdb1. From liveCD,...
  3. Re: How do I install multiple linux distros on external usb hd

    Thanks for your reply, ibjsb4.

    I read through several links and realize that what I want to do may be beyond my ability, or at least beyond what I want to try at the risk of really screwing up...
  4. How do I install multiple linux distros on external usb hd

    I have XP installed on an T42 laptop and xubuntu installed on an external usb hd partition. Grub for xubuntu is installed on the xubuntu partition. To boot xp, I start the computer and it boots xp...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Software Updates

    Thank you for the reply.
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    [SOLVED] Software Updates

    I am using Xubuntu 12.04 on a 32 bit machine. A recent security update is "Linux kernel headers for version 3.2.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP". I assume that I do not need to install it. If true, how do I...
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    [all variants] Re: Tor anonymity/security at exit node

    ottosykora,

    So if the webmail uses https, does that mean that the text in the messages is encrypted?

    If the email client uses SSL/TLS for both incoming and outgoing, is the text in the emails...
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    [all variants] Re: Tor anonymity/security at exit node

    Maybe my hypothetical situation was too extreme. Still trying to understand the level of anonymity of Tor. Also when and when not to use Tor.

    If I understand correctly, an exit node could read...
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    [all variants] Tor anonymity/security at exit node

    I have recently started using Tor and am still trying to understand the limitations. One is that Tor does not encrypt traffic between the exit node and final destination.

    If the main benefit of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 usb printer how?

    I gave inaccurate information about Precise 12.04. I downloaded the iso yesterday, but it was not completely up-to-date. I updated/upgraded the 12.04 live CD and it detected my usb printer. I also...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 usb printer how?

    Per the Launchpad bugs, this is a known issue, though the proposed solutions do not appear to work for everyone. All the solutions are supposedly in the nightly releases of 12.04, but I tried a live...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 usb printer how?

    Read through Launchpad bugs http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/872711 and http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cups/+bug/883169.

    There are several solutions, including a new...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 usb printer how?

    I have Brother MFC-8840D usb printer/scanner. Both worked properly in 11.04, but not 11.10. Upgrading to kernel 3.0.0-13 did not help. Using "DeviceURI parallel:/dev/usb/lp0" allowed me to use the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to return to Gnome desktop

    The top bar has Activities and a few icons. When I select Activities, I see a dim desktop with a bar on the left. Selecting any of the programs on the left bar results in a black screen below the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to return to Gnome desktop

    Thank you for clarifying! I was hoping someone who knew what they were doing would jump in on this.

    So the Gnome Shell changes the appearance of Gnome 3? I installed gnome shell because I cannot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to return to Gnome desktop

    Gnome 3 is the "Gnome" login option. My computer does not have the graphic resources to run Gnome 3, so that is why I installed gnome shell and use Gnome Classic.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to return to Gnome desktop

    I am not an expert at this, but do not think you should install both gnome shell and gnome fallback. I cannot use Unity3D, do not care for Unity2D, and get top menu bar and unusable black screen...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 usb printer how?

    I have been using Ubuntu for two years and the printer has always worked. I am also using Linux Mint 11 which is based on 11.04 and both printer and scanner work fine.

    Thanks for all your help.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 usb printer how?

    3.0.0-13-generic
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 usb printer how?

    I installed 3.0.0-13 and proceeded through your six steps in #15 (I have Grub1). Everything worked - except no USB printer detected. I tried reinstalling drivers, but no change. Printer works fine...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: USB printer and scanner not working with Ubuntu 11.10

    Maybe this will help. See #15 for solution.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1862413&page=2
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 usb printer how?

    shochatd,

    After enabling proposed repositories, what specifically do I need to install in Synaptic?
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    [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 usb printer how?

    I have same problem with Brother MFC-8840D, both printer and scanner not detected. Printer works fine with parallel connection, but not USB.
  24. [SOLVED] Re: USB printer and scanner not working with Ubuntu 11.10

    I have same problem with Brother MFC-8840D, both printer and scanner not detected. Both worked in 11.04. Printer detected and prints with parallel connection, but not USB. With USB, "Waiting for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to return to Gnome desktop

    Thanks for your reply, MAFoElffen.

    I tried installing "GNOME Desktop environment with extra components" and received this error message:

    Package dependencies cannot be resolved
    This error...
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