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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a 2012 MacBook Air (5,2)

    Hi, I am using this as a guide for installing Ubuntu 12.10 on a Macbook Air mid-2012 - thank you, it's amazing!

    However, somewhere along the line with the changes to the wireless module it stopped...
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    [all variants] Re: Fedora liveusb-creator tar.bz2

    You need to install some dependencies first.

    sudo apt-get install python-parted isomd5sum python-pyisomd5sum python-urlgrabber extlinux
    There are detailed instructions posted here:...
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    [other] Re: Need assistance with Live USB creator

    Hi, there is a comprehensive solution detailed here:
    http://ifireball.wordpress.com/2011/10/14/running-fedoras-liveusb-creator-on-ubuntu/

    Essentially, you need to install some other software...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with Nvidia Geforce 310M (Optimus)

    I'm in exactly the same position. I wouldn't mind rebooting if it meant I could use the Nvidia card occasionally for graphics intensive applications or games.

    I'm using an Asus UL30JT and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Banshee does not see CD's

    I think this issue has already been filed as a bug in Launchpad:


    and it's just been listed upstream from there to bugzilla:
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 will not boot after install

    Well, not quite - there's still a bunch of problems like you can't adjust screen brightness & the frame rate is horrible so you can't watch videos full screen, etc.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 will not boot after install

    Thanks for your help Catharsis & SirKonstantine.

    I've fixed (both) my problems now.

    I think the thing that was actually stopping it from booting was that I had installed the new poulsbo...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 will not boot after install

    Hey, can you let me know how you fixed this?

    I'm getting very similar errors but on a Gateway ZA3 (equivalent to the Acer Aspire One 771H I think). I just need to know what to add to the boot...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: How can I find video driver for nvidia geforce 320M graphics card

    Excuse me, but isn't this the graphics card that has just been included in the latest Macbook Pro 13" - it can't possibly be that old...?
  10. Re: Australia: Online petition to make e-tax OS independent/linux friendly

    According to this IT Wire article, you can run eTax in the latest version of WINE. However, in my test (Ubuntu 9.04, WINE from the normal repositories) this worked for installation but not actually...
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    [other] Re: vlc on Acer Aspire One

    Hi, I just noticed that no-one had replied to your post...

    I've just been mucking around trying to install things on the Acer Aspire One today and managed to get VLC installed under the basic...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem Installing KDE 4 in Ubuntu 8.10

    Yeah, the conflicts are still there. Any further ideas?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem Installing KDE 4 in Ubuntu 8.10

    Yep, here's the output:

    Of cat /etc/apt/sources.list:

    # added by the release upgrader
    # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 8.10 _Intrepid Ibex_ - Release i386 (20081028)]/ intrepid main restricted
    # deb...
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    [ubuntu] Problem Installing KDE 4 in Ubuntu 8.10

    Hi, really simple question here hopefully:

    I'm trying to install KDE 4 on Ubuntu 8.10 - looks like the way you're supposed to do that is through the kubuntu-desktop meta package, but when I try...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: 8.10 Update "Error authenticating some packages"

    Thanks, that worked finally, though it took a lot of fiddling around to remove all the necessary packages.

    I guess the lesson here is to use backports rather than getdeb's...?

    Cheers,
    Erland.
  16. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] 8.10 Update "Error authenticating some packages"

    Hi,

    Just trying to follow the normal instructions for updating from 8.04 to 8.10. The Update Manager gives me this error:

    "Error authenticating some packages
    It was not possible to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Extract files from corrupt gzipped tar

    Thanks. I was just doing it through the GUI, by opening or extracting it from Nautilus. After issuing your command in the terminal however, I get the same problem. It prints lots of files that are...
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    [ubuntu] Extract files from corrupt gzipped tar

    Hi,

    I have a .tar.gz file that has all my settings from my previous Ubuntu install in it. I want to unzip it but it seems to be corrupted in some way and I can't extract any of the files.

    The...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ext3 partition screwed up :(

    And output of mount:

    /dev/sdb1 on / type ext3 (rw,errors=remount-ro)
    proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
    /sys on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
    varrun on /var/run type...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ext3 partition screwed up :(

    Also, the output of
    fdisk -l /dev/sdc is:

    Disk /dev/sdc: 320.0 GB, 320072933376 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Disk...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ext3 partition screwed up :(

    Thanks for your help and sorry, I wasn't aware they were unrelated.

    Here's the output of your command:

    May 7 07:44:32 Gibber-Gunyah kernel: [ 1392.810810] usb 4-4: new high speed USB device...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ext3 partition screwed up :(

    Hi, I'm having a similar problem.

    - Trying to mount /dev/sdb1 (which is a ext3 external hard drive partition, connected by firewire).
    - Has always mounted with no problems in the past.
    - Getting...
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