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    [all variants] Re: CUPS server error

    Ok, tried LOADS of things to get this printer issue sorted. Even 2 fresh install's of 9.04 (one using ext3 and another using ext4) didn't fix the problem.

    Strangely though, I installed 8.10 and...
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    [all variants] Re: CUPS server error

    Now I've got the printer recognized and functioning, I have another issue. All documents start printing about an inch too far up the page. For instance;
    On the test print page, the ubuntu logo has...
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    [all variants] Re: CUPS server error

    OH YES!!!! Shatterblast, you're a star! Saved that bit of code in my home in case I need it again (probably). Nice one. Thanks.
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    [all variants] Re: CUPS server error

    Ok, tried that and got this:


    * Restarting Common Unix Printing System: cupsd
    cupsd: Child exited with status 1!
    [fail]...
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    [all variants] Re: CUPS server error

    Ok, tried all that and still got the same outcome. :confused: Any other ideas?
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    [all variants] Re: CUPS server error

    Thanks, I'll give it a whirl in the morning and let you know the outcome.
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    [all variants] CUPS server error

    Hi all,

    I recently re-installed from a remastersys back-up and all has gone well.
    My only problem is, that when I try to get my printer installed/sorted, all I can get is:

    The CUPS scheduler...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Are you a Skype expert?

    Hi, open synaptic and remove skype. Close it and then open a terminal and do:


    sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/hardy.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list


    sudo...
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    [kubuntu] Re: how do I upgrade Kubuntu KDE 4.1.2....

    Hi,
    Here's what I did:

    Open Adept and click on sources. Then click on edit software sources.
    Now click on the third party software tab and then click on add at the bottom.
    Paste this line into...
  10. Thread: How is KDE 4.2?

    by mac71
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    [kde] Re: How is KDE 4.2?

    Works a treat for me. The mutts nutts.;)
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    [gnome] Re: need help uninstalling global menu

    Here's a step by step to install the latest for ubuntu (working fine on my 8.10) and to uninstall.

    http://code.google.com/p/gnome2-globalmenu/wiki/BuildFromSource
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing a printer

    Have you installed the drivers through synaptic? (its in there- i just checked) There seems to be support for just about everything brother in there now. I had my DCP-135 up and running in no time.
  13. Thread: Emesene SVN

    by mac71
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    [ubuntu] Re: Emesene SVN

    Ah Ha! that works. but not with the command line in the launcher dialog. You need to use the browse button and follow to where i said earlier. It'll do the icon and stuff for you. works just fine for...
  14. Thread: Emesene SVN

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    [ubuntu] Re: Emesene SVN

    Hi, not sure how to do entirely what you're asking but as a temp. measure, if you open the emesene folder in your home and scroll down a bit you'll find a file just called "emesene". If you click...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Configure default window manager

    Yep. I totally understand. It would end up driving me mad too.
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    [kubuntu] Re: Configure default window manager

    No problem. Wish I could have been more help. Oh, one thing thats just come to me- have you tried installing fusion icon? run that and switch your window manager from there.
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    [kubuntu] Re: Configure default window manager

    Hi, have you looked at system settings>default applications and select window manager. From there you can select default (kwin) or another window manager such as compiz or metacity. It should change...
  18. Thread: Theme Engines

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    [ubuntu] Re: Theme Engines

    Hi, go here:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=830587

    Scroll to the last post on that page and you'll find a link to the aurora-engine.deb file.

    For me, it only seems to want to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Logitech QuickCam IM Plus (E 3500 Plus)

    My Logitech QuickCam STX has always "just worked" as they say. I've found that kopete, amsn and gyachi are only really good for video. Although I believe amsn0.98 is to have video call support.
    My...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Ubuntu shift to Edubuntu !?

    Go to synaptic and install StartUp-Manager.
    You can then access it through system>administration. Once you're in you can hit the appearance tab and down the bottom there, you'll find uslpash theme....
  21. [ubuntu] Re: My usb flash disk does not seem to be recognized in Ubuntu, but it does on Window

    Is it recognised if you plug it in before you boot into ubuntu?
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Deleting windows/dual-booting Kubuntu

    Hi I seem to remember having a similar issue. I think when I deleted my windows partition I didn't realise it left an extended partition of the same size. When I clicked on the large grey partition I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to change windows size?

    Hehe happens to us all (and when i say "all" i definitely mean me) !
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to change windows size?

    Are you running compiz? If so, look in compiz settings manager and check that you have the resize window feature checked. If its not, all of the resize arrows will still appear, but they'll do...
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    [all variants] Re: Usb devices not mounted or recognised

    Don't know if its of any help to anyone, all my troubles seemed to happen after a bios update from lenovo (via windoze- which i've now totally removed), i've just re-flashed my bios to a 2006 release...
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