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  1. Re: Program to install ath9k_htc (Atheros Linux Driver)

    Well, I looked more closely and I am not at present using compat-wireless, and I do have the very latest kernel installed. I am reluctant to add compat-wireless in when, from its documentation, it...
  2. Re: Program to install ath9k_htc (Atheros Linux Driver)

    Thank you. I'll give it a try soon now, and report results here.
  3. Re: Program to install ath9k_htc (Atheros Linux Driver)

    I am very frustrated. Let me present the situation. Ubuntu 10.10, clean install (some while ago).

    From this URL--
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD Player software jam

    (bump again - not getting a lot of help here)

    The source code for the cdtools app is here:

    http://cdtool.sourcearchive.com/documentation/2.1.8-release-2/hardware_8c-source.html

    Maybe it can...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager Help

    First, check the obvious: is your internet connection still ok? (It looks like it, as you were able to post the message.) Have you tried again? Sometimes repositories can go down for a few...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD Player software jam

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    The curious thing is that for some while after use of the cdtools software, the drive continues to respond normally. Then, some hours later, it fails with the error message type as shown...
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    [ubuntu] CD Player software jam

    The title is not very descriptive, but I don't know how else to refer to it.

    Ubuntu 10.10, fresh install. LG optical drive, scsi; lsscsi shows:

    [4:0:0:0] cd/dvd HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4163B...
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    [ubuntu] Getting CDDB data

    We have an extensive collection of classical-music audio CDs that I would like to catalogue with as little tedium as possible. The ideal would be to slap a CD into the drive and have an app that...
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    [all variants] Re: Full OS Backup to Thumb Drive

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    dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb

    Thank you.

    That looks frighteningly simple (by which I mean that simple things often have frighteningly great power).

    Now, if I do that, then--as I am...
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    [all variants] Full OS Backup to Thumb Drive

    The problem is not a lack of information, it is a waterfall of overlapping and often contradictory information.

    Here is what I have and what I want to do:

    I have a fresh Maverick install--and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Critiques Solicited

    My thanks to stinkeye for the kind words.

    Anyone else have a critique? Is anything less than clear? Are there things that should be added? Please let me know your thoughts.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Text Editors Redux

    OK, so I feel stupid. I was unaware of the extra plugins for gedit available at the gnome site's gedit plugins page.

    A couple of the third-party plug-ins there have supplied a reasonably...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Text Editors Redux

    I do not see the gedit macros plugin mentioned. Is it a separate package requiring Synaptic installation?

    Also, I forget another critical need: bookmarking. I really, really fell it needful to...
  14. [lubuntu] Re: What's the best desktop search solution out there?

    The default desktop Search is all you need for finding files--it uses the aforesaid search command as well as the find command, and allows many features.

    What I would be interested in hearing...
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    [ubuntu] Critiques Solicited

    (I'm not sure if this is the best place for this, but I hope so.)

    With a deal of trepident diffidence, I have created and put online a "how-to" for folk wanting to do a fresh install of Ubuntu...
  16. [lubuntu] Re: Gnome desktop does not remember window position/size - still?

    It is not the wrong tree. Well, strictly maybe: it is not gnome as such, but rather the window manager, metacity (or compiz or whatever).

    The matter has languished, despite extensive, major,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: The Canon PIXMA iP1800, redux

    Fixed!

    What a nightmare. But finally, pulling together bits and pieces of information from here and there, and doing a lot of looking up of things, it all comes down to issuing two simple...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gigabyte motherboard compatibility

    Well, despite no replies, I went ahead and bought the board, and it all works just fine. The only cards I am using are an old PCI modem, for faxes, and an old, simple SCSI card for an outboard...
  19. Re: Program to install ath9k_htc (Atheros Linux Driver)

    Sorry for the delay in responding.

    The 8.04 may or may not be the problem. But we have, at least for now, abandoned the install attempt, as the intended use of the wireless connection--to pick up...
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    [SOLVED] Re: The Canon PIXMA iP1800, redux

    (bump)

    Surely after all the fuss over the years about this printer, someone must have some ideas . . . .
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    [SOLVED] The Canon PIXMA iP1800, redux

    I have plodded through an estimated 6,641 of the estimated 478,594 threads on how to make this creature work in Ubuntu, and no two seem quite to agree.

    Here is what I have and what I have done,...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: Can't extract name and version from library nam

    I have the exact same problem on a fresh, clean Maverick install. Three weeks now--any help from anybody?
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    [ubuntu] Text Editors Redux

    I have Googled extensively, and there are apparently 3,762,481 text editors available for Ubuntu, with around 4,634 testimonials for each. I am trying to narrow my options for evaluation to some...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gigabyte motherboard compatibility

    I have this same question, save about Maverick 10.10 on a Gigabyte GA-H57M-USB3. Anyone?
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to set up two versions of Ubuntu?

    Does no one here have any help to offer?
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