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  1. [ubuntu] Firefox youtube crash - can ubuntu damage memory?

    I've noticed a lot of posts about various random freezing of Ubuntu (intrepid, karmic..) Many talk about Flash player in Firefox.

    Some have spoken of a memory leak in Firefox.
    So I switched to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: synaptic: broken package, but I need it

    Anything anyone?
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Adapter Cannot Connect After Router Reset in Jaunty / Karmic

    If you had a separate /home, then the reinstall would not wipe the connection. Is that so?

    In which case my only suggestion is that the network connection is no longer "appropriate" for the...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Installation of MS Office 2007 is killing me!

    Jl2035,
    I may be missing something in your help request, but why not use Open Office? Does it not do all that Office 2007 does?

    Scot
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    [ubuntu] synaptic: broken package, but I need it

    Dear all,
    Karmic amd64. I am installing the printer epson aculaser c1100.
    I CAN do it with a force-architecture fix.

    Only thing is, synaptic then tells me I have a broken package and requires...
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    [ubuntu] Re: changed user /home location - can't login

    Thanks for that, but it made NO difference.

    I have also added through recovery mode a new user.
    Unfortunately, it had no admin privs.
    I then tried to add another, with admin privs, but it would...
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    [ubuntu] Re: changed user /home location - can't login

    I have considered upgrading, but the last time I did, my system was unusable for a year (8.04 LTS).
    I have looked at the "known issues" etc for Karmic, Jaunty and so on. I can't see any reason to...
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    [ubuntu] changed user /home location - can't login

    Dear Ubuntu people

    I wanted to change the name of my login user and thus the name of it's home directory. (It is "scot")

    What I did:
    Using system/admin/users and groups/properties/advanced, I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: hosed fstab - won't boot

    Dear all, I recovered the system so here it is for those who follow in my footsteps into the wilderness.

    The Fstab was hosed, probably by removing the windows Sda1 drive, which according to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moving /Home to another drive - help

    Dear all, I recovered the system so here it is for those who follow in my footsteps into the wilderness.

    The Fstab was hosed, probably by removing the windows Sda1 drive, which according to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: hosed fstab - won't boot

    bump
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    [ubuntu] Re: hosed fstab - won't boot

    Tried that Sisco,
    gparted found no errors.
    Ubuntu still won't boot
    Scot
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    [ubuntu] hosed fstab - won't boot

    Dear Ubuntu lads and lasses,
    in trying to move my /home to a separate partition I find that I can't boot Ubuntu.
    I think I damaged the fstab.

    I have tried both live CD and Recovery Mode boot,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moving /Home to another drive - help

    I'm going to move this discussion to a new thread because I now need help to recover the system
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moving /Home to another drive - help

    Thanks David for the above. I wish I'd known that before I did it.

    I don't fully understand your answer (newbie). I couldn't copy / write to my sda3 ext drive with a live CD because I don't have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moving /Home to another drive - help

    Thanks to Tom and Dakra for help.
    It didn't go so well.
    Ubuntu is not booting now (I am posting via winxp dualboot)

    I copied the old /home folder to the new location using rsync, as I believe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moving /Home to another drive - help

    Thanks to Tom and Dakra for help.
    It didn't go so well.
    Ubuntu is not booting now (I am posting via winxp dualboot)

    I copied the old /home folder to the new location using rsync, as I believe...
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    [ubuntu] Moving /Home to another drive - help

    Dear Ubuntu lads and lasses,
    I am trying to move my home folder to another logical drive and I have tried all the "how to"s over the last three days, including Psychocats.

    My situation is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Vbox - can't alter permissions

    hello tvtech
    I'm on vbox 2.2.4
    E: uses ext3, with the file conversion utility whose name I forget.

    Update: I find that it is not all files that won't write.

    The problem file is MS Access. ...
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    [ubuntu] Vbox - can't alter permissions

    I have Ubuntu 8.04 64bit host and XP guest inside Vbox that has lost permissions.

    The harddrive has 3 partitions:
    - XP,
    - Ubuntu (with vbox hosting XP),
    - E: for documents, shared.
    ...
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    Re: I'm going back to Vista

    I think that's what I'm going to have to do. I have spent about 3 hours per day for a month reading posts to get my Dell Vostro 1500 working, with some successes. Thanks to all the community. The...
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO: Dell Inspiron E1505 Wireless (Broadcom 1390 WLAN)

    Wireless working in just 2 days!

    Thanks paper diesel.

    I got the wireless working for my Vostro 1500 system using mostly your post, plus a few alterations specific to the broadcom 4310 usb...
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO: Dell Inspiron E1505 Wireless (Broadcom 1390 WLAN)

    Wirless on Dell Vostro 1500



    Thanks paperdiesel. No, the WLAN card is internal, looks just like an average card. I believe it to be a Broadcom BCM4310, but I agree, the "USB controller" part...
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO: Dell Inspiron E1505 Wireless (Broadcom 1390 WLAN)

    I am having similar trouble with the WIFI. I have followed this post and adjusted to suit the card I have in a Dell Vostro 1500, which I believe to be a Dell 1390 mini-card europe. I have...
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