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    [ubuntu] Can't find hard drive dmesg

    tu@ubuntu:~$ dmesg
    [ 0.000000] Using PowerMac machine description
    [ 0.000000] Total memory = 640MB; using 2048kB for hash table (at cfe00000)
    [ 0.000000] Linux version 2.6.28-6-powerpc...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: G3/4 Ibook problem installs, Alternate PPC and Full PPC

    I started to try Xbuntu earlier, but it did not install. I was going to use the Jaunty to reformat the HD but it loaded so well that I decided to try again.

    It looks like the eighth time is a...
  3. [ubuntu] G3/4 Ibook problem installs, Alternate PPC and Full PPC

    I am having troubles big time trying to install Ubuntu on a few ibooks. Since I am not able to install them on different ibooks, the problem obviously lies with me.

    I have one time been able to...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Jaunty will not install - I've been trying for a month!

    Why don't you try installing it from a USB drive?
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    [ubuntu] Remote Desktop does not work with windows.

    I can connect between all Ubuntu boxes with Desktop viewer but can not connect to a Windows laptop with VNC server running nor can I connect the Windows laptop to the Ubuntu boxes.

    I also have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wicd and encryption keys?

    This is the easy part, just Google WEP key generator and choose HEX.

    This will do it for you.

    http://www.andrewscompanies.com/tools/wep.asp

    ETA There is not an option, you just entered asii...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wicd and encryption keys?

    Just select WEP (HEX) and make sure you are using HEX, if you use asii, that is Windows and Ubuntu will not be able to authenticate.
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    [ubuntu] Re: thinking of upgrading from 08.04 to 09.04

    I would not upgrade, I would do a fresh install of 9.04.

    I have it on a USB drive and you can test it out first. Wireless worked out the box on a D410 for me, I had a little trouble with a Gateway...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 8.10 Broadcom B43 Wireless

    I am not exactly sure what you mean by turning on and off built in wireless?

    I did try bios and lt-F5 and a few others.
    I picked up a Gateway MX118 that had XP media edition and I found it to be...
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    [ubuntu] Driverless Webcam on Ebay

    This is not a spam thread.

    It can be quite an ordeal to get a webcam working in Ubuntu. I went through an ordeal that took me several days to finally get my Creative webcam to work. It would be...
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    Re: Windows 7 - Linux Killer?

    A week ago I wrote an entry on this very topic.

    http://wheretruthlies.wordpress.com/2009/02/27/windows-7-i-am-still-a-geek/

    Her are some problems that Windows 7 has, mainly issues with Skype,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! I am drowning in Grub/MRB problems

    That did it! Thank you, I knew that was going to work. All of my messing around with the MRB, uninstalling and reinstalling grub. My menu.lst was pointing to the wrong partition.

    Thanks a lot for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! I am drowning in Grub/MRB problems

    I have made all the changes and I do think this will work. Lots of thank you's in advance. As for groot it is commented out, should I remove #?

    TIA
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! I am drowning in Grub/MRB problems

    ============================= Boot Info Summary: ==============================

    => Windows is installed in the MBR of /dev/hda
    => No boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/hdc
    => No boot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! I am drowning in Grub/MRB problems

    @ caljohnsmith

    I got the menu.lst first, the error 17 came after.

    Right now I am in Windows, I will try that is I can not get it fixed from here. Man I am tired of booting a live cd.:(
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! I am drowning in Grub/MRB problems

    I have done it that way exactly, I changed it up a few different ways. That was the first way I tried it but got the error 17.

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! I am drowning in Grub/MRB problems

    I have never had to do it that way in the past, offhand, what are the commands for mounting from terminal?

    TIA
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    [ubuntu] Help! I am drowning in Grub/MRB problems

    My hard drive has had 8.04 installed and has been the only OS, yesterday I installed Windows 7 after partitioning and resizing my Ubuntu.

    First today I tried to use Easybcd to add Grub to my...
  19. Re: “How to” Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7 (Ubuntu installed first)

    I added Windows 7. So far I am impressed.

    I have not reinstalled grub. Can I use BCDedit, the Vista bootloader program to add Ubuntu?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Why is Gparted snail slow?

    Good to know on all of the replies. I only had about 20gigs that needed to be moved so I was surprised. Now I know for the future, I am not the most patient person.

    Well with the 16 gigs I freed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Why is Gparted snail slow?

    I think it may have used ram.

    BTW, the mark as solved is removed from my thread tools?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Why is Gparted snail slow?

    Thanks that explains it, I went to Wal*Mart and came back and it is done. I just did not think it would take quite so long but thanks a lot for the explanation..
    Marked as solved.
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    [ubuntu] Why is Gparted snail slow?

    I am resizing my hd and using the Gparted live cd . All I am doing is freeing up 16 gigabytes Part of it took 27 minutes, this after at least ten minutes prior. When this completed I am now stuck...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error: API mismatch: problems help please.

    Yes.

    I just got back in the country, I went over to Mexico yesterday and got stuck, the bridge wait was like three hours to cross so I just did more shopping and other things and waited til 2 am...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error: API mismatch: problems help please.

    That was one of the first steps I tried, it did not work, at least I did not get it to work properly.

    Now when I check for hardware drivers, it says that there are no proprietary drivers on my...
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