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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Help with SMB: Failed to retrieve share list from server

    Well, turns out this is the simple solution:

    http://www.adamsmash.com/?p=345

    If you want to see this fixed, you can mark this bug as affecting you:...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Powerdevil can't change screen brightness

    Thanks for replying!

    I should mention that I can adjust my screen brightness with Kubuntu using the Fn+arrow keys, and there's even a nice OSD. Just that it doesn't work in PowerDevil, and my...
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    [kubuntu] Powerdevil can't change screen brightness

    Hi,

    I have Kubuntu 9.10 on an Acer 4810T laptop. The FN+arrow keys work perfectly with OSD to change the screen brightness. But Powerdevil can't change the brightness. I move the brightness...
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    [all variants] OpenOffice 3.2 for Karmic?

    Hi, OpenOffice 3.2 is released. Anyone know if there is a PPA for Karmic that will make it available? Thanks!
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Help with SMB: Failed to retrieve share list from server

    Hmmm, yes, my router is running dnsmasq. But it must not be configured correctly. It can't resolve the IP addresses of COMPUTERNAME.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sharing Ubuntu Files With Vista

    Hi,

    Thanks, sorry for the delay. Yes, I am running dnsmasq on the dd-wrt router. I tried the dhclient.conf trick, but to no avail. It still can't resolve the IP address of COMPUTERNAME. Any...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Help with SMB: Failed to retrieve share list from server

    Thanks for the reply! I can ping the IP address but not the hostname "COMPUTERNAME". Any idea which of those suggestions in the link you sent me might be the most appropriate?

    EDIT: I just...
  8. [ubuntu] Help with SMB: Failed to retrieve share list from server

    Hi,

    I am running Ubuntu 9.10. Another user on my network is running Ubuntu 8.10. The two are on the same workgroup, connected wirelessly via a dd-wrt router. When I try to access the other...
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    [all variants] Re: Poor video playback with VLC on Jaunty

    Well, I tried the kow PPA and I tried X11 video output and it makes no difference.
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    [all variants] Re: Poor video playback with VLC on Jaunty

    I don't think the PPA build is the problem. The c-korn PPA is from the developers of VLC after all. Anyone else have any suggestions about an advanced setting that I can change?

    Thanks!
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    [all variants] Poor video playback with VLC on Jaunty

    Hi there,

    I am using Jaunty on a common Dell Inspiron B130. It is nothing fancy, but it is perfectly capable of playing videos. I use the latest version of VLC from the c-korn PPA, which is...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Is there a gui app for selecting xorg driver?

    No, there is no GUI for xorg.conf. The users have begged for a GUI for years, and have been consistently ignored.
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    Google Ecuador Hacked!

    http://linuxforo.org/node/323 reports that Google's Ecuador site has been hacked. If you've ever wanted to know what sort of system google uses, the 404 page reports:
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    [all variants] Re: Bash Autocompletion Broken on Jaunty

    OK, just to be very clear about this, this is a CLEAN install. It is not an upgrade. I use the alternate CD because I want to customize my package selection. This bug has been reproduced twice now...
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    [all variants] Re: Bash Autocompletion Broken on Jaunty

    Clean install, I tried both Kubuntu and Ubuntu "alternate install" CDs with the "command line system" install option.
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    [all variants] Bash Autocompletion Broken on Jaunty

    Hi,

    I installed Ubuntu Jaunty from the alternate CD with the "command line system" install option. Unlike previous versions, "apt-get install <TAB> no longer autocompletes package names. "apt-get...
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    Re: Cognitive OpenOCR (Cuneiform) under Wine

    I got it to work, but not under the current Wine, 1.1.16. I need the newest version for another program.
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    Re: Printing Tips Multiple Pages per sheet

    Hi there, thanks for the tip. Can I ask what printer configuration tool you are using? Mine doesn't have any "only print odd sheets" option. I am using Gnome on Intrepid.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Removable USB HD drive ext3 user write permissions

    That's part of the problem, if I have different USB HD formatted with different file systems, whichever one is first plugged into the system will be /dev/sda1, and the second will be /dev/sda2, and...
  20. [ubuntu] Removable USB HD drive ext3 user write permissions

    Hi,

    How are you supposed to set regular user write permissions on an external hard drive formatted with ext3? It automounts, but as read-only for regular user. You can't just change chown or...
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    Re: Cognitive OpenOCR (Cuneiform) under Wine

    Good point!

    FYI, I tried the english version under Wine 1.1.15, and it can't load images, even after doing the msvcrt override. I am now going to try downgrading Wine to 1.0.1.
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    Re: Cognitive OpenOCR (Cuneiform) under Wine

    Hi there,

    Which is currently the best option to run under wine, the new open source Windows version ( http://www.cuneiform.ru/downloads/setup_openocr_cuneiform_eng.exe ) or the original version 12...
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    Poll: Re: Which is best for netbook- HDD or SSD?

    Good tips... keep 'em coming please.
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    Poll: Re: Which is best for netbook- HDD or SSD?

    And with a modern netbook that has 1 GB of RAM, probably best to not use swap either?
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    Poll: Re: Which is best for netbook- HDD or SSD?

    Good points, all of you. Thanks!
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