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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Flashplayer doesn't work after 14.04 upgrade

    SOLVED: thanks to all who contributed.:p
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Flashplayer doesn't work after 14.04 upgrade

    Finally got around to your fixes, which solved my problem. Belated but very warm thanks, Awks!
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Flashplayer doesn't work after 14.04 upgrade

    I did, but it doesn't work. I tried following the BBC's own link to the Adobe site but that won't download either. Is there a way of associating the Flashplayer-installer with the iPlayer? Trouble is...
  4. [ubuntu] Flashplayer doesn't work after 14.04 upgrade

    Hi! I listen to the BBC a lot but after upgrading to Trusty Tahr I get an iPlayer prompt asking me to install Flashplayer, which of course I've already got. What's going on? How can I get back on the...
  5. Re: Google Chrome (Linux) now available to the public in Beta!!!

    Google Chrome is fan...bloody..tastic!!!
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    [ubuntu] Re: UK Parliament

    Horace: I copied your comment to the folks at Parliament TV and got this reply:

    "Unfortunately due to licence restrictions we are unable to*provide direct links to footage"

    This rather opaque...
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    [ubuntu] Re: UK Parliament

    Yes, it's a live stream and the site says specifically that it supports Firefox.

    Dr. Small: in case you didn't get it: the site offers video as well as sound. It's NOT a radio stream.
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    [ubuntu] Re: UK Parliament

    Thanks for the reply.

    I am using Firefox and I have the 32bit version of Ubuntu.
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    [ubuntu] UK Parliament

    Hi,

    I tried to watch proceedings in the UK Parliament today. I got the sound but not the video.

    I'm running 8.04 and I can get YouTube and other video content.

    Any ideas about what may be...
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    [ubuntu] No Bluetooth, No Joy

    Hi,

    I am sitting here beside Lake Balaton with a 150m wireless mast in clear site about 250m away. My XP (dual boot) has no problem connecting to the Internet: But my Ubuntu (Hardy) can't seem to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tar question

    Many thanks. I'll give it a try. And thanks for pointing me to the GNU manual.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tar question

    Thanks for that. Is the /bar a substitute for the name of a folder or directory that I might choose? Or should the sample code line read:

    tar xvf foo.tar -C /bar myfile

    or somesuch.

    Please...
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    [ubuntu] Tar question

    What is the correct code to use if one wants to output the uncompressed file created by a tar command to a particular folder or directory? I've looked in both the Ubuntu guides I have and searched...
  14. Re: HOWTO: Set up your Brother 2030/70 Laser printer

    Sorry, I can't get the screenshot to come up in the text. I'll try again
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    [ubuntu] Opening a backup CD

    Hi there,

    Thanks to Heliode I backed up my Home directory and I'm very glad I did. It's on a cd.

    Now that I've zapped my old home changing from Gutsy up to Hardy, how do I go about getting the...
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    Re: Howto: Backup and restore your system!

    Hi there,

    Thanks to Heliode I backed up my Home directory and I'm very glad I did. It's on a cd.

    Now that I've zapped my old home changing from Gutsy up to Hardy, how do I go about getting the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Homebak to the rescue?????

    I've looked at pschycocats and searched for how to make a live CD. The results of that search make my hair stand on end. I'm really scared of making things worse, not better. Is their a simple way to...
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    [ubuntu] Homebak to the rescue?????

    OK, for reasons I will not go into I managed to wipe my Home directory when upgrading to Hardy.

    I've now got a /dev/sda2 root directory and something called "bvfs-fuse-daemon /david/.gfs" which is...
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    [ubuntu] Homebak to the rescue?????

    OK, for reasons I will not go into I managed to wipe my Home directory when upgrading to Hardy.

    I've now got a /dev/sda2 root directory and something called "bvfs-fuse-daemon /david/.gfs" which is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading while keeping the Home

    Yes, well, it wasn't a great success. The advice "keep the old partitions" was fine, except the panel was more complicated than that and, while I thought I'd done it (I didn't format the old /HOME) I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading while keeping the Home

    Ok, I'll do that...tomorrow. It's late where I am and I need a clear head. In the meantime. Thanks to Everyone and I'll report back.

    Cheers
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading while keeping the Home

    Thanks for that. How do I avoid formatting HOME?
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    [ubuntu] Upgrading while keeping the Home

    Would some kind person give me a simple, step-by-step How To in response to this question:

    I'm running Gutsy and would like change up to Hardy. But I'd like to keep my Home directory. Starting...
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    Re: Howto: Backup and restore your system!

    Yes it did, many thanks Heliode for this and previous.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Realplayer in Hardy

    The problem with being a purist is that it restricts choice. In fact, mplayer does NOT work as well as Real Player with BBC sites because they are designed for RealPlayer. Mplayer is slower and the...
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