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  1. Re: tweaking current networking for new device?

    I don't expect my iPad to replace a PC. Yes like all cells and tablets access to the file directory basically doesn't exist. I chose a tablet to replace a smartphone and eliminate a net book for...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: required library not found...in /home/lost+found

    I still don't have nis installed. I gave up for a while since more pressing life issues came up. I am still sparadically having issues with existing files & libraries not being available for updates,...
  3. tweaking current networking for new device?

    I'm running 12.04 & Win7HP on a Nvidia/GeForce/AMD64. I have an IOmega Home Media/Cloud Drive. (previously also used a 32bit netbook with both 11.40 & Win7HP). Not sure its actually set up right, but...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Kubuntu questions and issues

    I'm sorry I don't have any real answers. Except to say that when properly set up Kubuntu is very stable. I think getting it set up is a lot of work.

    Also some of your issues aren't so much Kubuntu...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Grub...I can't get it to stay fixed:frown:

    Promised to check back in. Took a little longer than planned.

    Anyway....pc is booting fine. Menu and load up is much faster. Actually its all faster. So whatever I had wrong went further than just...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: required library not found...in /home/lost+found

    Likely I'm working off old documentation. But I guess it also matters that I'm setting up a server not just a client.

    The documentation I'm using is...
  7. [SOLVED] required library not found...in /home/lost+found

    I recently did 2 clean installs of 12.04 amd64 with NVidia;

    2nd time around I can actually install packages before everything was giving me headaches about dependencies and conflicts.

    Anyway, I...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Grub...I can't get it to stay fixed:frown:

    Well due to the situation, I did go to install Boot Repair. Man I must have really been out of it because it took 3 tries to cut & paste the commands and get it to work. Then of course it RAN which I...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Grub...I can't get it to stay fixed:frown:

    Thanks for the responses! I've been trying to get some things done (like the the NSA back online & accessible); I'm shortcutting and doing multiple responses in one post.

    1)I can repair grub to...
  10. [SOLVED] Grub...I can't get it to stay fixed:frown:

    I've done 3 installs in the last 2 weeks. First my system corrupted & I re-installed 11.40; Then due to outside software issues I decided to upgrade to 12.04. First one suddenly decided to refuse...
  11. [ubuntu] 11.10 install w/Nvidia won't boot; no grub.cfg; link to how-tos appreciated!

    I know this is a really busy place right now due to the new release. But I'm a little lost myself!

    I'm doing clean installs on both my pcs of 11.10. I think I have the netbook up and going. The...
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    Re: Psychocats Tutorials Updates

    Hey! You've saved my butt more than a few times in the last 2 years I've been learning Ubuntu/Linux on my own.

    I just wanted to ask or mention....I was using the broken sudo today (I sometime or...
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    [SOLVED] Re: HD format for audio files?

    Thanks folks! With the exception of the fact that my iTunes is on my Win 7 drive I don't expect to be using this with Windows. I'm using my NAS to back up my Windows partitions and my Linux...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Out of range

    Do you by chance have a NVidia graphics on this machine? I have that same issue EVERY time I do a clean install with my NVidia. If it eventually goes on into your login then it is simply changing...
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    [SOLVED] HD format for audio files?

    First off no I haven't really searched on this. I'm in midst of multpile projects and this is a bit of a side line.

    I am currently wiping & formatiing an external hard drive to back up my network...
  16. Server 11.10 install no boot menu with nVidia

    Okay I have 3 installs currently; Win 7, Desktop11.10, &Server11.10. I had corrected the resolution issue in Desktop prior to installing server (recurring issue with any new install, upgrade with my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Partition sizes for multiple installs

    Actually I didnn't create the extended drive...regardless of what I partition or how it is just there.

    Anyway the free space was because I was re-partitioning from pre-existing setup and thought I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Partition sizes for multiple installs

    hmmm....this is what I have so far. Only 2 install done...currently installing packages I heavily rely on into Ubuntu and doing first round of updates/upgrades so I can use it if need be. I have 8...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Partition sizes for multiple installs

    Hmmm...okay so if you do a straight full install of Ubuntu Desktop you end up with 3 partitions....the OS & home; and extended and swap. So would the extended be the data partition? I always wondered...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Partition sizes for multiple installs

    Thanks! Bummer they won't share the home file....but since I've never worked with a true "server" OS that is going to be all hit and miss while I get my feet under me so a separate home is probably a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Partition sizes for multiple installs

    Thanks cortman! I've decided separate home partition protects my documents (in addition to backing up) from corruptions when installing new software or when upgrading, etc. I was hoping the 2...
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    [SOLVED] Partition sizes for multiple installs

    I have a 64 bit 320GB hard drive. I would like to do side by side installs of (reluctantly) Win 7 (Home Prem), Ubuntu 11.10 (with a few KDE apps but not the full KDE system), and Server 11.10. I'm...
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    [kubuntu] getting started with mysql

    Okay...NO programming experience....I've heard of sql but what I've heard (think techie conversations to a non-tech) scares me. I am preparing to set up multiple databases for use across my home...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: side by side 11.10 how do I fix one and eliminate the other?

    Correct. Seems odd but that''s what I've got.
  25. [ubuntu] side by side 11.10 how do I fix one and eliminate the other?

    I need a little input. My main pc (desktop running 64 bit 11.10 with many Kubuntu features and NVIDIA) started giving me the "out of range" message when I would boot up. No biggie....needed to reset...
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