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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu not booting from CD??

    Depends on what program you're using to do the burning. Basically, you need the CD-writing program to open the ISO and then use it to image the disk. Double-clicking the .iso might open it, if...
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    Re: What's the best machine to run Ubuntu.

    Why dredge up a 2-year-old thread (which someone inexplicably dredged up a year ago for no reason) instead of posting a new thread with your question?
  3. Re: Restrict User to only open browser and shutdown

    I don't think that's going to do what you want. I suspect that the answer will have something to do with the user shell and init scripts. You might search for linux restricted shell...

    I was...
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    Re: Check out my site...

    Heh... I can't figure out what the dove is supposed to do with Ubuntu, but it's a nice layout. I assume those "articles" are just test posts, because they don't link to anything.
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    Re: Check out my site...

    How come you registered a domain in Armenia? Your info says you're in Canada. Maybe I just have the legendary American ignorance of geography here, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu OS on PC

    In addition - only install Ubuntu if a) you really want to learn something new, and b) you're prepared for the eventuality that you might mess up your system and have to reinstall everything. b) is...
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    Poll: Re: Lost Series Finale (possible spoilers)

    That's a good point that I hadn't considered.

    To be honest, I wouldn't have been all that upset with the revelation that the flash-sideways was an after-life if it wasn't for all the annoying...
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    Poll: Re: Lost Series Finale (possible spoilers)

    My biggest problem with the ending was that they kept dropping hints that the flash-sideways had more significance than it ended up having. Most importantly, Juliette in the first episode of the...
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    Re: Wanting to build my own Linux Distro

    Umm... actually, Windows is pretty incompatible with everything else... It doesn't even support much hardware - lucky for them the hardware manufacturers write drivers for Windows if they expect to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 likewise config locations???

    Thanks for keeping us updated. Let us know if it works.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 likewise config locations???

    They decided to make it infinitely more difficult to change config in likewise 5.4. Also, it doesn't seem to work.

    There's a file called "lsassd.reg" that replaces the old lsassd.conf. You have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Use default domain with likewise-open 5.4

    Indeed, that does not work. I changed the UseDefaultDomain settings, as well as the location to save user home directories (why the heck do they want to put "likewise-open" into the directory...
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    Re: If you have Windows XP, why do you use linux?

    Well... sort of. This assumes that there are no vulnerabilities in Firefox, and I'm not sure anyone believes that 100%...

    If you browse a web site, and your browser has an exploit that allows the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with screensaver, please.

    Did you take a look through the settings in gconf-editor? I have to believe there's a setting in there somewhere to turn on/off the screensaver.

    Assuming this is an issue specific to 10.04, it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with screensaver, please.

    The best way, at least to test the problem, would be to run "metacity --replace" in a terminal.

    If you run gconf-editor, you may be able to find a setting in there that controls the screensaver...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Application Location

    To make it appear in your menu, go to System->Preferences->Main Menu. It might already exist under the "Office" tab, but if it's unchecked, it won't show up in the menu. If it's not there at all,...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Scratching my head at an issue, wonder If i could pick your brains?

    Good to hear. It's not particularly surprising that it took a while to boot after pulling out a stick of RAM. I'm not really a hardware guy, but I would guess that if it boots up and sees a...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Scratching my head at an issue, wonder If i could pick your brains?

    Try the same thing with the memory? It sounds like it might be a memory issue(?). If you have more than one stick of memory, try removing one, reboot. If it doesn't work, try the other one...
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    Re: Does anyone else hate Grub2?

    You can specify UUID in your Grub (1) menu.lst as well, if you want to. I hate that, because it screws up if you change the size of the partition (which I do on my home machine pretty often). Or if...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to create new Administator account

    Then you have much bigger problems. If you can boot into recovery mode, you should be able to add a new user and add them to the admin group. If the new user can't open a terminal, then simply...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to create new Administator account

    Assuming your old user still exists, login as the new user and in terminal do:
    su {old user name}

    After you enter your {old user name}'s password, you will be logged in as your old user and can...
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    [gnome] Re: How to make a window immune to "show desktop"

    Great timing mwguthrie, was just trying to figure this out! Works very well with using compiz to create a transparent desktop console.
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    Re: why do all linux music players suck?

    If I have one principal that I live by it is: Never trust the opinion of anyone that thinks iTunes is a good music player. Bloatiest, most worthless piece of software I've ever seen.

    I like...
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    Re: Why do you choose Ubuntu over Windows

    Yeah, it's "another" one... Maybe you haven't been around since... oh, the beginning of time, when this thread started.
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    Re: Join the Great Dvorak Migration!

    So now I have to buy a printer? Isn't a keyboard cheaper? :D
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