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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu will not load, get horizontal bars

    Try running the memtest from the live CD. This happened to me a couple of days ago and it turned out to be a bad stick of memory.
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    [other] Re: Lightweight ubuntu/distro for netbook

    I am currently on an Acer running Mint11 and it runs quite well. I installed it for an 11 year-old that was having troubles with the Win7 Starter it came with.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Modifying the Ubuntu ISO

    I shall go exploring, thanks.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Modifying the Ubuntu ISO

    I have been considering doing the same thing for friends computers. One thing I haven't heard mentioned is updates. Can updates to the distro and to the packages be included using UCK. I don't see...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Which Ubuntu version recommended for ASUS Eee PC 1015 Netbook?

    I have tried Ubuntu 10.04 and 11.04 on my ASUS and both work fine. I personally prefer Xubuntu 11.04, as I feel it runs a bit faster and seems to be easier to understand for the 10 year-old who is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard not working in one user account

    Now that I have the computer in my hands, I can see that, yes indeed "Slow Keys" was enabled. The customer was saying the keyboard was non-functional, but it was working, just weirdly. With all the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard not working in one user account

    Thanks for the tip. I ran into this once before. My memory is not getting any better as I age. I shall check that out tomorrow when I gain access to that computer.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard not working in one user account

    Well, they tried setting the wife's account as administrator and rolling back to an earlier kernel to no avail. I am guessing the kids hit the keystrokes to disable the keyboard. I shall reinstall...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard not working in one user account

    I called the folks with your request. It will be a day or so before I hear back whether changing permissions solves the issue. Thanks for your help blueridgedog.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Keyboard not working in one user account

    Thanks for the reply, blueridgedog. When I go to their house in a day or so, I will try that, although it won't solve the problem. Since the children use the mother's account, they have it as a...
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    [SOLVED] Keyboard not working in one user account

    One of my friends that I installed Ubuntu 10.04 for, is having a keyboard problem. On his account (admin) the PS2 keyboard works fine. On his wifes account (desktop user) the keyboard does not work....
  12. Re: what do you use linux for and what can you do with it?

    Greetings. I live in the Quad-Cities area along the Mississippi and I started using Ubuntu (and it's cousins) on my refurbs starting with Mint7. I interrupt the trip of old computers to the landfill...
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    [ubuntu] Re: background selector really messed up

    Indeed, comp #2 exhibits the same problem when running on the Integrated ATI Radeon Express 200 chipset. Thanks for clarifying libihero, I wish my problem would have been solved with an update. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: background selector really messed up

    I'm not sure what the original poster's solution was, but in my case, installing a video card has solved the problem. I shall do some testing to see if the other machine acts up when using the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: background selector really messed up

    I have the identical problem on a Compaq SR1620NX. When I go to YouTube or other video site, the stream runs flawlessly, so I have my doubts it is the Integrated Video. I reinstalled the OS with the...
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    Re: Using Ubuntu to save at-risk youth.

    I do refurbishing for a local not-for-profit that gets computers out to caregivers of seniors with dementia. Most have never been online before and have no knowledge of Windows or any other OS. For...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's the trick to get 10.04 to load?????

    Of the dozen or so machines I have installed 10.04 on, only one time have I encountered the problem stated here. Most of the time the alternate install has worked fine. The one time nothing worked, I...
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    Re: orca not so hot?

    I have two completely blind friends I am trying to help set up with Ubuntu. They are used to JAWS in Windows and I have been unable to get ORCA even close to working for them. I hope that some time...
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    [SOLVED] Re: USB flash drives won't mount.

    Usbmount it was. Mission accomplished, thanks for the solution. Every distro I have used on D845 motherboards have given me a problem of one kind or another. I never could solve the audio problems...
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    [SOLVED] Re: USB flash drives won't mount.

    I tried plugging in the stick prior to boot-up also, and it is still not being recognised. The little power LED light on the stick does come on when it is plugged in, but that's it.
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    [SOLVED] USB flash drives won't mount.

    After a bit of a rough install, I got 10.04 up and running on an Intel D845GRG motherboard. All seems to be working fine except for USB flash drives. My USB mouse and keyboard work fine, but the two...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot into LiveCD (10.4)

    After pressing any key at the first screen, I finally got the Live CD to boot. The systray immediately started filling up with instances of "Starting File System" and wouldn't stop. I started the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot into LiveCD (10.4)

    I am having a similar issue. I can install any other OS (Mint7, Ubuntu9.10, etc), but not 10.04. After several minutes of the 5 dots it pops up a splash screen that says: "The installler encountered...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Clean Install of 9.10 - Can't seem to install anything

    I reinstalled from the same CD I used the first time. Still no joy. I shall download and burn again to see if that solves the problem.
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Clean Install of 9.10 - Can't seem to install anything

    I am running into this same problem. Nothing "sudo" seems to be working. I cannot "apt-get install" any programs.
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