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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Failure to mount drives "Cannot obtain lock on /media/.hal-mtab

    I spoke too soon. My usb system is shot. Its an intermittent usb problem.

    This is a bonafide bug in the system and needs to be fixed. Please report your bugs. You'll find it in the launchpad...
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    [all variants] MDI and XPS files

    MDI and XPS files are convienient at the time, but in my endeavor to port over to ubuntu these files were a pain in the neck to get converted. In an effort to make things easier for you I will tell...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB and external HD not mounting

    I'm sporting a usbless Karmic as well. Its takin my webcam out too!!! ref thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1384743

    The bug number is: #445160

    The URL to report the bug is:...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Getting better at this, but getting no where, Webcam, Skype, Cheese, Camorama

    Well as promised here is the lsusb report for when its not working again(i.e. no thumbdrive or webcam):

    Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 002: ID...
  5. Re: Egor's Graphing Calculator 1.4 is out. Give it a try.

    Really? you have graphcalc 4.0.1 from the following url:http://www.graphcalc.com/ ??? You think the calculator part is to rigid? Maybe its because that was the first 'computer based' graphing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removing wine menu options?

    Lindonna!! Thank you!! this has been bugging me for ages. You are hereby nominated to write the beginners guide to ubuntu:)

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  7. Re: Egor's Graphing Calculator 1.4 is out. Give it a try.

    I downloaded the calculator. It does as advertised.... even plotted a circle:) I would like you all to try graphcalc 4.0 for windows and see whats up:) that program even does the conversions...
  8. Re: Egor's Graphing Calculator 1.4 is out. Give it a try.

    Hello all!!

    I'm not a programmer, yet... Could you do me a favor and include in your calculator all the rich features available in graphcalc 4.0 for windows, I'm serious go download it and use...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    What can Windows do that Linux can't??

    A good graphing calculator like graphcalc 4.0 for windows. I love that program. Please someone make the linux version of that better than the windows...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Getting better at this, but getting no where, Webcam, Skype, Cheese, Camorama

    It seems I've spoken too soon. I did get my camera working, and it works now, but it seems that at odd times it just decides to stop working. It seems to me that this is because the usb system isn't...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Getting better at this, but getting no where, Webcam, Skype, Cheese, Camorama

    I finally got my webcam working. This is how I did it (I've had two vollies of updates since I last tried getting this to work, and I installed a new program(mount manager) so maybe those did it):
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  12. [ubuntu] Re: Failure to mount drives "Cannot obtain lock on /media/.hal-mtab

    I fixed my usb mounting blues by downloading a program from the software center and installing it. The program is called 'Mount Manager' . It worked for me!!!

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  13. [ubuntu] Re: network purgatory... am I actually in hadies??

    Still in the great evil microwave down below..... the 'chose best server' option chose a server in the ukrain and then had the audacity to not work. btw I'm in NYC:)

    Oh yeah my averatec is a...
  14. [ubuntu] network purgatory... am I actually in hadies??

    Hi I'm Boots running ubuntu 9.10 netbook remix on my averatec 1000 series laptop.

    I got ubuntu. I am thrilled with its speed, but thats it... It boots(yeah thats me) up and shuts down really fast,...
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