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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba on 14.04 ... passwords refused?

    It loads Samba, but right-clicking a file presents a dialog box which says file sharing isn't available because necessary packages are not installed. Trying to connect with computer #2, from computer...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba on 14.04 ... passwords refused?

    I did as you suggested; created myself as a user + password; then right-clicked on the folder icon, ticked the "Share this Folder", box and got a dialog box that requires the installation of Samba....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba on 14.04 ... passwords refused?

    Computer #1 is my general use computer. Computer #2 contains files and data specific to a customer who requires me to maintain separately from all other data, on a separate, dedicated machine.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba on 14.04 ... passwords refused?

    Thanks for responding.

    On installation, I originally set username and password with the GUI, "system-config-samba". Did what you suggested in terminal. It asked for "new password" / "Confirm new...
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    [SOLVED] Samba on 14.04 ... passwords refused?

    Upgraded 2 laptops from 12.04 to 14.04. Both are clean, unmodified default installations. No Windows machines on the network at all. Just 2 Ubuntu 14.04 installations.

    Never used Samba before, so...
  6. [ubuntu] Gnucash stable 2.6.3 ALWAYS installs as Gnucash 2.6.1

    Been trying all day to install Gnucash 2.6.3 (stable) 32.bit version on Trusty 14.04.1 running on a Toshiba Satellite P105 Centrino laptop w/3Gb RAM. It is my test rig before I commit to making...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: How much trouble will I get myself in, if...

    Thanks! This has all been helpful and why I so admire this community and forum.

    I'm going to experiment with Clonezilla before I do this. I just wish I had a can of WindowsBeGone that I could...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: How much trouble will I get myself in, if...

    Yep, PortableApps never have run in Ubuntu. That was the only reason I kept Windows in the dual boot setup.
  9. [SOLVED] How much trouble will I get myself in, if...

    1. I do a complete backup of my current 12.04.4 installation (even the trash folder), then
    2. I scrub my current dual-boot Win7/12.04 installation because GRUB and boot-repair did a weird thing that...
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    Re: Guess the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS codename

    Tertiary Trolobite
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    Re: Anyone only use LTS Releases of Ubuntu

    I use my computer and Ubuntu to make money. Fiddling with my software or computer to overcome some glitch costs me money. Or rather, the chance to earn more of it. That's my long term support reason...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Speeding up ubuntu?

    OpenShot used to slow my computer, too. Older Toshiba Satellite laptop with a Centrino processor and 1Gig RAM.

    Tripled the RAM and now OpenShot flies! Renders a heckua lot faster, too. Well worth...
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    Re: Gimp question

    What version are you using? Since 2.6, you can enlarge the main work area to fill the whole screen, and you can dock the tools/dialog boxes where you like on the work screen. That sort of makes GIMP...
  14. Re: Printer - Documents in Queue, will not print.

    Chris,

    You may want to consider installing hplip, from hplipopensource.com. The site allows you to drill down to device-specific information, and updates periodically to include more HP devices....
  15. Re: How to learn to understand what's behind the curtain?

    Mike,

    "The Complete Reference: Linux" by Richard Petersen. McGraw-Hill.

    Peels the onion one layer at a time from: Linux kernel, to the dozens of distros, to Debian vs RPM, to GUIs like Gnome vs...
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    [lubuntu] Re: windows too large for screen

    Using Lubuntu 12.04 on the netbook. Ubuntu 10.04/WinXP, on an older dual boot Toshiba Satellite with Centrino processor.

    (Can't update that info in my profile because I haven't posted 50 times,...
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    [lubuntu] Re: windows too large for screen

    Happens a lot on my netbook, when the "save settings" or "apply" or "ok" buttons are not visible and below the bottom of the screen.

    I just hold down the Alt key and use the left mouse button to...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: upgraded to 12.04 a box with a bunch of blank rectangles...

    Just upgraded last night from 10.04 LTS to 12.04.1 LTS on an eeePC H1000 netbook. Used the Upgrade button on the Update Manager.

    Took about 2.5 hours. That box appeared on the screen during my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Batting "0 for 3" with grub rescue

    Solved ... (which, I suppose is what you call it when you obliterate the original problem, rather than address it command by command in the terminal.)

    10.04 Live USB did not display the existence...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Batting "0 for 3" with grub rescue

    Here's what the "apt-get" command line in the second block generated:


    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount /dev/sda5 /mnt
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Batting "0 for 3" with grub rescue

    Here's what that did command did.....


    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount /dev/sda5 /mnt
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda
    cp: cannot stat `/mnt/boot/grub/sfs.mod':...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: How do I tell if a photo has been geotaged?

    Geo-tagging usually has to be turned on in your smart phone's camera settings. On mine, I press the app menu (not the phone menu), and it allows me to change photo size, quality, storage location,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Batting "0 for 3" with grub rescue

    Ah! You have jogged my memory...when I was first introduced to Ubuntu (9.xx) I used it through Wubi for almost a year before I converted to a dual boot.

    And I remember finally getting irritated...
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    [SOLVED] Batting "0 for 3" with grub rescue

    I've limped into the forums by Live USB after my eeePC 1000HD has gone all "grub rescue" on me.

    Tried the excellent and extraordinarily clear HOWTO to boot and install from the grub rescue prompt...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Editing my Profile

    Well, I defer to experience over speculation.

    Maybe by the time I upgrade to whatever the next LTR is going to be, I'll have 50 posts and can edit the version I'm using in my profile. So...what's...
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