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  1. [SOLVED] Re: 14.04 libnl update broke Network Manager and Network

    The original solution still worked for me. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
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    [ubuntu] Re: New hardware support is available

    I re-installed 12.04.3 and am back to normal. I will stay with the configuration I have until 16.04 LTS is released.
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    [ubuntu] Re: New hardware support is available

    Seven months later so I thought I would give this another try. (HP Pavilion, dual 4400 with Nvida and 2gig.). Still fails although I get a few more opportunities to carry on. Run in low graphics...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New hardware support is available

    My problem seems to be related to the newer OS not recognizing the graphics adapter. My backup machine is a HP Pavilion, dual 4400 with Nvida and 2gig. 14.04 comes up in 640x480 mode. After all...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New hardware support is available

    I just installed it on my backup machine (12.04lts x32). The install completed and called for a restart. Now I get "Input Not Supported" on the display. Repeat reboots are no good. Can't see the...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: SeaMonkey Browser Suite on Ubuntu Software Center

    I found the instructions at the sourceforge ubuntuzilla site to be very good:
  7. Re: Happy Friday the 13th! It's Programmers' Day

    I like it! I started programming in 1965. I confess I didn't rest today.....
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    Re: What browser do you use and why?

    Firefox with occasional uses of SeaMonkey which I use to compose web pages.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Network Issue

    Thanks - that fixed it for me.

    I was doing an upgrade from 11.10 (static ip) to 12.04 (static ip). This would be a lot neater if the upgrade procedure would handle this automatically (it took me...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic Package Manager won't Open

    The solution/link from effenberg0x0 worked fine for me. I triggered this by trying the screen reader out of curiousity a few weeks ago.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager icon in Launcher

    I agree - I have the same problem, but just on my desktop (note on my netbook).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Missing audio preview in 11.10

    I miss this as well.

    Tried sushi. Not quite as nice but may suffice. I would like sushi to close when finished but couldn't find any doc's or preferences. Sushi doesn't play some of my mp3's,...
  13. [SOLVED] webcam doesn't work from cron when not logged on.

    I use a program called webcam to capture a picture from my webcam and upload it to my website on an hourly basis. Somewhere along the upgrade line to 11.04 and 11.10 it stopped working when I was not...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 Network: No valid active connections found!

    Solved: The problem was caused because the machine was set up with a static ip address which was inherited by 11.10 during the upgrade. It would appear that a poor interaction with the Network...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP1300 Printer takes FOREVER to print

    Same problem with an HP Laserjet 1012. I also got PCL XL InsufficientMemory errors with some jpg's. Taking a hint from I experimented with different...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: 11.10 Network: No valid active connections found!

    I re-installed 11.04 from scratch. It is working fine as before.

    The irony of all this is that displaying network connections still gets "No valid connections found!" even though the Internet...
  17. [SOLVED] 11.10 Network: No valid active connections found!

    I upgraded to 11.10 last night and things worked fine for a while but now I have lost my network connection. If I attempt to display connection information I get "No active connections found"....
  18. [ubuntu] Re: a question about VLC player in ubuntu 11.04

    Thank you for that BEEW - clicking in the middle of the VLC screen (or on the top bar for that matter) works for me.
  19. Re: Wine Shortcuts in 11.04 Nutty Narwhal (Unity)

    The following procedure works for me.

    When the Windows Installer is running it will typically have an option to "make a shortcut on the desktop", which I select. (If it doesn't I can re-log in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 grub missing

    Thank you - worked for me. (I got and ignored the warning messages).
  21. [SOLVED] Re: "No space left on device" error message : NOT TRUE (while writing to a SD card)

    I got the same error writing to an XD card. I tried reformatting the card but it made no difference. Then I noticed that the failure occurred after copying 255 files (out of the 453 I had - this was...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager freezes, Ubuntu freezes.

    All is well!

    The selection of the mount point is a menu option so there is no chance of getting the syntax wrong. The secret was to format the partition. The initial Grub menu is now much cleaner...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager freezes, Ubuntu freezes.

    The install process appeared to go normally. The machine restarts after removal of the installation CD and I get:

    Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) ...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager freezes, Ubuntu freezes.

    Thank you for the quick responses.

    Hakunka-Matata: Yes there were old images there to try and I did try them but got exactly the same response.

    bayan.rafeh: Thank you - as I enter this Ubuntu...
  25. [SOLVED] Update Manager freezes, Ubuntu freezes.

    I did a rather large (300+mb) update on my dual boot Dell Inspiron 1501. The download worked as expected. About 2/3rds of the way through the update the machine froze (it responded to nothing)....
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