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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Intel HDA repeated crackling sound during playback

    Unfortunately no luck with me!
    Sallymc
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    [ubuntu] Re: firefox won't download torrents

    Thanks Mike. Unfortunately, this is what I have been doing, but it ALWAYS opens in Music Player, and I can't seem to change the default to Transmission. Most annoying. Is there a way to do it...
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    [ubuntu] Changing the default bittorrent client in Firefox

    Hi hi.
    I've got Transmission installed on my box but when I download a torrent file, I am forced to open it through Music Player (default), so of course nothing works. I have changed the Firefox...
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    [ubuntu] Can't download torrents

    Hi hi. Firefox won't download torrents in 12.04. The "open with" option is Movie Player (default) and I can't change it to "Transmission (default)", so nothing happens. Have tried changing the...
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    [ubuntu] firefox won't download torrents

    Hi hi. Firefox won't download torrents in 12.04. The "open with" option is Movie Player (default) and I can't change it to "Transmission (default)", so nothing happens. Have tried changing the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: (SOLVED) Convert MP4 file to avi

    This worked for me :

    1. Install ffmpeg
    sudo apt-get install ffmpeg
    2. Convert your video
    ffmpeg -i myvideo.mp4 -vcodec mpeg4 -acodec ac3 -ar 48000 -ab 192k myvideo.avi

    Good luck
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    [ubuntu] Re: Transcend USB MP3 player - capacity issue

    Other postings talk about a .Trash directory - there isn't one on my stick. Also, I have been deleting files using the Shift Del keys.
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    [ubuntu] Transcend USB MP3 player - capacity issue

    I have a Transcend 4GB MP3 player. I've been using it for a couple of years and I've now removed all the files and the Properties on the Folder says that I have 2GB used and 2GB free. But there's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LibreOffice won't stay open

    I didn't want to attach the file because it was personal. However, it was 208 pages long and I suspect that the length may have been causing the problem. So I converted the file (using Calibre)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LibreOffice won't stay open

    Hi. I am also going crazy not being able to open Libre files. Am attaching one of the files I am unable to open and so hope you can HELP :

    /home/sally/Documents/Sue/SUES MESSAGES.odt

    Sallymc
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    [ubuntu] Desktop Guide doesn't work

    The following instructions simply to not work. Such a shame as it sounds like a useful tool. Any suggestions please? :

    Ways to arrange windows in your workspace.

    You can automatically...
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    [SOLVED] Re: [32 bit] DVD won't play

    I used the sudo and it works PERFECTLY. Many thanks. Such a lovely feeling!

    How do I attach SOLVED to this?
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    [SOLVED] Re: [32 bit] DVD won't play

    No. Am a greenie. How do I install Ubuntu restricted extras?
    I tried installing libdvdread 4 and got the following advice :

    sally@Sally-Ubuntu:~$ /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4
    bash:...
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    [SOLVED] [32 bit] DVD won't play

    Am desperate. Spent hours trying to play DVD from Forum advice after 11.10 installation, but no luck. :( Can anyone out there help please? Terminal reads :




    sally@Sally-Ubuntu:~$ sudo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 boots after I've installed 11.10

    Hi Darko,
    I do appreciate your help. The problems continued, so sent my computer to a computer man and he discovered there was a problem with the smaller hard drive, so he removed it. After...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 boots after I've installed 11.10

    It is not only Evolution that is doubled, all sorts of things are. On startup, when it shows the maroon screen, each line of the white writing in the top left hand corner is repeated.

    Can you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: change last visited time to GMT

    Many thanks, Matt, it worked first time. I am a real greenie.

    Can you now tell me how to add SOLVED to the query?

    Sallymc
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    Re: Application for Ubuntu Membership - lechien73

    Definitely a +1 vote :D. Instant response to query, clearly explained and it WORKED. Many thanks and good luck, Matt.
    Sallymc
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    [ubuntu] change last visited time to GMT

    Peaceful 2012 to all.
    Possible to change the last visited time reflected under the Search box to Greenwich Meantime, or my local time?
    Sallymc
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 boots after I've installed 11.10

    I think we need to format the 74GB disc please. Everything is extremely slow and seems to be doubled. My Evolution Mail, for instance, has 2 Inboxes. I am sallymc, but the computer refers to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 boots after I've installed 11.10

    IT WORKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Oh Darkod you are such a superstar. I feel like a huge load has dropped off my shoulders and getting on the next plane to Spain to give you a big long hug. :D Thank you,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 boots after I've installed 11.10

    This is the output :

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l

    Disk /dev/sda: 74.4 GB, 74355769344 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9039 cylinders, total 145226112 sectors
    Units = sectors of 1 * 512 =...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 boots after I've installed 11.10

    I've reinstalled the whole thing again (now for the forth time!) and still the OS is unable to start up and gets stuck in a black screen with a single cursor prompt flashing... any ideas?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 boots after I've installed 11.10

    Thanks Darkod for the suggestion. When I installed Ubuntu from the boot disk, I didn't even realise that that was a dropdown box! So I tried it again and picked the 250G option and the install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 boots after I've installed 11.10

    I have everything backed up onto disk - I did this before the upgrade so I am happy to trash everything on the pc - no probs. I think it would be easier to install the OS on the bigger disk and I'll...
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