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    [lubuntu] Re: Toshiba Satellite A60

    I once had a toshiba that had poor sockets for the ram, i solved the loose ram socket problem by inserting layers of thin cardboard cut to size on top of the ram sticks and allowing pressure of the...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Toshiba Satellite A60

    I would suggest trying to live boot an older knoppix cd, I think version 5.0 is compatable with older toshibas. if knoppix does boot then it is a hardware issue that lubuntu does not like.
    All is...
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    Login delay problem

    Lubuntu 13.10
    upon startup the machine boots to command line "login at tty1 and it waits for about 20 seconds, if I do not login during that time it then boots to the gui login and lets me login....
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    Re: Default partitioning

    other than using clonezilla to create an image of your partitions before an upgrade or fresh install it is better to have home on a separate partition and even better to have it on a drive separate...
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    [lubuntu] Login command prompt delay

    Lubuntu 13.10
    upon startup the machine boots to command line "login at tty1 and it waits for about 20 seconds, if I do not login during that time it then boots to the gui login and lets me login....
  6. [ubuntu] Broadcom BCM4312 stop working after update

    I am running Ubuntu 13.04

    Please check my wireless info,
    I did a update and the wireless stopped working, there is a section that says Unclaimed, I tried the suggestions as shown and no glory, at...
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    [ubuntu] winxp not recognized

    I do not have win xp showing in the grub.cfg

    I have tried several fixes for this as posted on many forums, none have worked.

    I am running Ubuntu 11.04, what do I need to do to get grub to dual...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to update ubuntu 11.10

    the reference to Oneric is in error because the software sources has been changed somehow. You should have only got this error by attempting to Upgrade not Update.
    you can select the software...
  9. [ubuntu] poor quality printing of scanned documents

    Hello, I have an HP c3180 printer scanner copier.
    The printer prints and copies just fine,
    I have scanned images using several scanning software available for Ubuntu.
    The images show on the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard Drive Failure w/ 10.04

    I suggest booting your machine with a ubuntu live cd or knoppix 5.1
    Knoppix has both qparted and gparted partitioners on it.
    I have had drives that did not respond to gparted but responded to...
  11. [xubuntu] Re: Live Cd wont load or installed desktop wont load

    you have a display issue that needs to be investigated, you may also want to look at puppy linux or other small installed footprint versions for such a small machine.
    I suspect that the display...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Error: wrong fs type when trying to mount external HD

    this could be a long shot, perhaps try Knoppix live cd, see if it chokes on the drive.
    Another posibility would be to try forensic drive investigative software on the drive....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardware problem

    I once had a client's machine come in that would not boot live cd's from either of it's cd drives, turned out that the cd master/slave jumpers were both set to cable select. Windows xp would only...
  14. [lubuntu] Re: Is my Hard Drive dead? Input/Output errors.

    Drive seems on it's last breath, you may be able to hide bad sectors but it will fail sooner or later, with the relatively inexpensive drives now available, it would be better to replace the drive.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire 5515 shuts down from overheating, fan not working

    I just fixed a customer acer aspire 5720 that was shutting down on high temp. My fix works for any OS, and even when Vista stops working properly.
    Acer in its infinite un-wisdom decided to hand over...
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    [ubuntu] dual core error

    I used Knoppix on my system, it shows my Pentium 4 3200mhz as a dual core processor, on a asus/p4s800d mainboard and knoppix runs just fine.

    I wish to use ubuntu 9.10x86-64 but when i try to...
  17. [ubuntu] evolution and rogers sendmail problem solved

    After much beard growth, and no help from rogers tech support, I figured out how to get evolution to sendmail when I am on a rogers isp.

    First, a bit of history, I move around a lot, and every...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Black screen after upgrading to 9.10 (from 9.04)

    Very happy u spent the time to figure it out, and gratz to you.

    as one does more reading and experimenting they learn just how powerful a pc really is, I too had that whoo hooo feeling when the...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10 - GDM Crashes - NVIDIA Problems

    i just finished setting up my nvidia card using the instructions of that old post.

    since it works for me just fine, i have not bothered to look if a new method has superceded that old post.
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Black screen after upgrading to 9.10 (from 9.04)

    Sigh!

    I am not trying to be harsh, just trying to point out a valid reason for the trouble. the fact that the post i pointed to is an old post indicates that the proper way to set up a nvidia card...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10 - GDM Crashes - NVIDIA Problems

    there are a few workarounds to setting up an nvidia card, the following link is the only proper way to set up nvidia that enables the card to its full potential.
    ...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Black screen after upgrading to 9.10 (from 9.04)

    your system is not f---up, your understanding of it falls a little short, this is understandable as the vid drivers can not possibly be bloated to allow every possible combination of pc to boot up a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Delete virus from windows using ubuntu

    if windows is still bootable, get AVG free antivurus, or malwarebytes, either of those should find out the name of your virus, if the virus is stealthed then a bootable usb/floppy virus finder should...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Delete virus from windows using ubuntu

    if you are dual booting, it is very easy to remove windows virus's from the non booted windows drive with ubuntu booted.
    or if you have a live ubuntu cd, boot from it

    either way ubuntu can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: TCP/IP Tweaking Question

    Since my last post, i have discovered that my isp is briefly dropping out, the windows machines seem to not notice it depending on how long it drops for, but the linux machines take a few seconds to...
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