Search:

Type: Posts; User: fbobraga; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    3
    Views
    538

    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager reports wrong size

    Yes. But it doesn't happened in the last update, today - and the last update where the problem occurred, if I remember correctly, has the package 'update-manager' in their list.
  2. Replies
    3
    Views
    538

    [ubuntu] Update Manager reports wrong size

    It just happened for the second time some minutes ago (first time was yesterday): the update-manager window reported that 7MB needed to be download, but after clicking Install Updates 17.3MB was...
  3. Replies
    3
    Views
    313

    [other] Re: New + some questions...

    if I remember correctly, 2GB is a FAT16 limit...

    ... how (and why) are you trying to create partitions? (the setup process will take care of creating/resizing partitions needed: you just will...
  4. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,754

    [ubuntu] Re: Pixel artefacts on Compiz wobbly windows

    I don't think it's an issue - I've faced it in many machines, and the "solution" was to disable wobbly windows
  5. Replies
    6
    Views
    344

    [ubuntu] Re: How do I set up a dual boot on Ubuntu?

    this can help: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WindowsDualBoot#Installing%20Windows%20After%20Ubuntu
  6. Replies
    1
    Views
    276

    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu for old laptop

    you can try http://lubuntu.net/ - if even it is too heavy, use something like http://crunchbanglinux.org/downloads/statler/alpha-02/ to this machine
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless driver on LIVE but not on finished installation

    I've passed trough this before, on a DELL laptop - solved by unblacklisting the bcm43xx on /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf (but, probably there is an easier/better solution)
  8. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,058

    [ubuntu] Re: metacity yet again?

    install fusion-icon: when in a problem, just right-click it on the tray and choose "Reload Window Manager"
  9. [SOLVED] Re: 300GB Harddisk, 27GB used....but ZERO available

    hm... smells like non partitioned space - use gparted

    Edit: after your post, mine don't makes sense - try to find big files in your disk with
    find / -type f -size +500M -ls(use sudo to avoid...
  10. Replies
    4
    Views
    352

    [SOLVED] Re: Linux document in Word?

    just use the "File" > "Save as..." option, and choose "Word 97/2000/XP"
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Simple Wired Network Assistance Requested ...

    use bookmarks in nautilus (the items in "places" menu come from there)
  12. Replies
    54
    Views
    20,728

    [ubuntu] Re: Empathy IM client and MSN

    I've experienced similar behavior here - them I installed pidgin :P
  13. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,951

    [ubuntu] Re: Broadcom STA in Maverick

    I ran thought something similar in lucid with my brother's laptop (a DELL Vostro 13"), and removing the blacklist bcm43xx from /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf back the things to normal (before this...
  14. Thread: Screenshots?!

    by fbobraga
    Replies
    8
    Views
    443

    [SOLVED] Re: Screenshots?!

    I use GIMP (which is not instaled by default, but is ready to install in the "Software Centre"), but Shotwell can do it: just rightclick the generated file and choose "Open with" > "Shotwell"
  15. Replies
    9
    Views
    529

    [ubuntu] Re: WiFi Connection Issues

    what is the maker/model of your router?
  16. Replies
    6
    Views
    507

    [ubuntu] Re: 1st time to try Ubuntu - some info ?

    I believe that all will "just work"
  17. Thread: syncing ipod

    by fbobraga
    Replies
    8
    Views
    462

    [ubuntu] Re: syncing ipod

    look: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PortableDevices/iPod
  18. Replies
    9
    Views
    432

    [ubuntu] Re: Dual booting to windows

    this may help: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WindowsDualBoot#Installing%20Windows%20After%20Ubuntu
  19. Thread: syncing ipod

    by fbobraga
    Replies
    8
    Views
    462

    [ubuntu] Re: syncing ipod

    iTunes-like features are in Rhythmbox (default player in GNOME) and Amarok (default player in KDE) - bu, in other DE I recommend http://www.gtkpod.org/
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    342

    [SOLVED] Re: Help Burning isos in cds

    you will really need a dual layer DVD to burn that ISO (a "common" / "single layer" DVD only have 4.5GB)... you can't split it in several discs, while burning
  21. Replies
    14
    Views
    819

    [ubuntu] Re: Updates / malware / paranoid?

    The same process that you can do in the "System → Administration → Update Manager" you can do with (in a terminal)

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade
    *the first command above relates to...
  22. Replies
    24
    Views
    16,622

    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire 5738G Touchpad Issue

    brightness issue fixed here by http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=8411337&postcount=5 (info on various issues: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AspireTimeline/Fixes)
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Can't adjust brightness on Acer Aspire 5738 running Karmic

    fixed here by http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=8411337&postcount=5
  24. Replies
    24
    Views
    16,622

    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire 5738G Touchpad Issue

    adding the i8042.nomux fixed the touchpad issue here (in my Acer Aspire 5738 - I've setup it in /etc/default/grub), but the brightness control still doesn't work...
  25. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,392

    [SOLVED] Re: 10.4.1 maintenance release LTS questions

    No: 10.04.1's target is to achieve less updates in new installs

    :P
Results 1 to 25 of 39
Page 1 of 2 1 2