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    [SOLVED] Re: Problem during boot - screen goes blank

    Looks like I was having a hardware problem... I checked the graphics card, which was were the the problems seemed to be, and I found a broken wire (the wire that powered the fan), so after fixing...
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    [SOLVED] Problem during boot - screen goes blank

    I just returned from vacation and to my surprise my computer does not work anymore. The first time I started it up, everything went fine until the login screen; there, I couldn't do anything so I...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Can't connect to my wifi... and the problem is in my computer

    I just CAN'T believe this... I thought "I have tried that a hundred times, but let's give it another try"... and it worked! Oh man, I don't know what happened, but I'm truly awed!!! If I knew that a...
  4. [SOLVED] Can't connect to my wifi... and the problem is in my computer

    I'm having a weird problem. We were changing the security configuration of the router from WEP to WPA and everything worked just fine. However, since one of the computers at home couldn't do it with...
  5. [ubuntu] Guest session: how to configure, and available from login screen?

    I like very much the Guest Session feature of Karmic, it comes very handy when someone needs to use your computer. However, it's only available if I'm already logged in, it won't show this option at...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't remove icon in panel

    THANKS!! That made it :D
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    [SOLVED] Can't remove icon in panel

    While I was looking for a solution over an issue I had with the login screen, I came up the command I found in the following page: http://gnome-look.org/knowledgebase/?id=274


    gksudo -u gdm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restarting the clock applet?

    No, it's definitely the clock applet. I know what applet you are referring to, and it's another one; I've tried it but I prefer the weather status from the clock applet.
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    [ubuntu] Restarting the clock applet?

    The default clock applet is capable of displaying the weather of several locations, a feature I really like. However, several times it gets stuck, and it either won't update the weather or won't show...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 upgrade says I have failing hard drive

    Just to note that the same happens to me in my laptop with an ATA Samsung HM160HI. I chose to ignore it and everything works fine. If I had any sensible data, I'd probably have made a backup, though....
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    Re: PulseAudio Equalizer Script

    Version 1.9 did not work for me, but with 2.1 everything works fine! Thanks sooo much!!! :D
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fonts not available in OpenOffice

    They look the same indeed, so I can use DejaVu Sans Mono in OpenOffice, thanks.

    However, this would be a temporary solution, as the Monospace font exists in the folder /usr/share/cups/fonts. And...
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    [ubuntu] Fonts not available in OpenOffice

    The default monospace font in Ubuntu is Monospace (sic :mrgreen:), and it's used by many programs like gedit. For my surprise, I could not find the font in the drop-down menu in OpenOffice. I have...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Problems passing parameters to rsync in script

    I just copied the text and it worked. Did an actual try and it worked without problems. I don't really know if the -s option would be of any help here.

    Cheers,

    Keta
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Problems passing parameters to rsync in script

    Thanks a lot, your second suggestion did it! Man, I thought I had tried that one myself, looks like I didn't hehehe ;)

    Thanks again! :D
  16. [SOLVED] Problems passing parameters to rsync in script

    First of all, I must say that I'm a newbie in scripting. That being said, I need some light on what's happening here; consider the following script (NOTE the -n "dry run" option, the script will do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GRUB does not list Windows

    Half-solution found: booted with the Windows install CD, then as I was unable to find any recovery command or so, Windows started reinstalling, I exited the installation at some point and...
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    [ubuntu] GRUB does not list Windows

    I know, is that really a problem or has my PC seen the light? :mrgreen: LOL, it actually is a problem for me, even more since Ubuntu fails to load. Here's the story...

    I have a PC with two hard...
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    [all variants] Re: Keeping a clean package situation

    Thanks for the answers guys.

    I did a try with deborphan, but

    deborphan -alisted many packages I do not want to deinstall. For instance, it lists stellarium, but I definitely want to keep it....
  20. [SOLVED] Re: can anyone recommend the most appropriate backup system for me?

    I have not tried it, but rsync seems like a good option for backups. It is command-line, though.

    For a GUI, try Synkron. I have used it and works fairly well for what I've done.
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    [all variants] Keeping a clean package situation

    Hi all,

    Sometimes I install some program via Synaptic, and soon thereafter I realize that I don't need it anymore. Right, I go to Synaptic and uninstall the package. But that leaves all packages...
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