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    [ubuntu] Desktop Icons and Windows Too Large

    Hello. I have a computer with 10.04 and a display issue. The icons are unusually large as well as the contents of every window. The background wallpaper is at a normal size. Here are the things I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: External USB HD Woes

    Update - I bought a SATA to USB adapter. Now the drive is visible, but when I try to open it I get the message "Unable to mount location." Any ideas?
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    [ubuntu] Re: External USB HD Woes

    Well, I certainly appreciate your help! Thanks for everything. I just tried plugging it into my laptop running Slax Live and it gives the same type of dmesg output about "device descriptor read/64,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: External USB HD Woes

    Oops, sorry. Grabbed the USB card reader and plugged that in. This is the output when my hd is plugged in:


    [ 9054.180083] usb 3-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71
    [ 9054.404032] usb 3-1:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: External USB HD Woes

    The drive was/is formatted with NTFS.

    That is the output of lsusb with the drive plugged in.

    Dmesg | tail:


    [ 7425.869300] scsi 3:0:0:2: Direct-Access Generic STORAGE DEVICE 9321 PQ:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: External USB HD Woes

    Another bit of info that might be pertinent:

    I recently (a few weeks before this problem occurred) removed a CD/DVD RW drive from my computer. It is still out. I currently have one DVD installed,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: External USB HD Woes

    I really hope that isn't how things turn out! Did you use WD's software or something else? I'm curious to know but wary of trying it if it didn't do a good job of recovering data... Thanks for the...
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    [ubuntu] External USB HD Woes

    Hello. I would greatly appreciate it if someone out there could walk me through how to fix this problem.

    I have a 500 GB Western Digital external usb hard drive. I was using it as a back up drive....
  9. Poll: Re: HOWTO: Gutsy 7.10 All Brother Printer Scanner Driver Installation for Newbies!

    Back again...

    I finally installed the drivers without a problem. I was able to print a test page once. Somehow I manged to screw something up and now nothing prints.

    This is what I have in...
  10. Poll: Re: HOWTO: Gutsy 7.10 All Brother Printer Scanner Driver Installation for Newbies!

    Thank you for the reply. The error I kept getting was a result of a botched install a few weeks ago. It kept preventing me from installing ANYTHING new. I think I fixed my problem. I kept getting...
  11. Poll: Re: HOWTO: Gutsy 7.10 All Brother Printer Scanner Driver Installation for Newbies!

    Hello! Thanks for the guide. I'm looking forward to using it. However, I have a bit of a problem as referenced in this thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=217952&highlight=hl5140lpr
    I...
  12. Re: What advice would you give to women who think Linux is "hard"?

    I would leave her alone. Honestly. I love Linux, but I also love working on cars with my dad. I am definitely not a traditional female. I'd rather spend my time tweaking my computer as opposed to...
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    Re: any girls/women in this forum ???

    Hi there. I'm a 25 year old female, relatively new to Linux. I have been interested in Linux for over 6 years. I never had the guts to use it as my primary operating system until recently though....
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    Re: What other "kind" of geek are you

    Car geek- My truck has a Corvette engine)
    Japanese geek- I like anything and everything Japanese, and I take a traditional Japanese swordsmanship class
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