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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Kubuntu UEFI device for bootloader installation

    I did the installation and everything went fine. For the device for bootloader installation I chose "/dev/nvm0n1p1" and the bootloader was installed in the EFI partition alongside the Microsoft...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Kubuntu UEFI device for bootloader installation

    Thanks for the info and for pointing me to the UEFI thread. I left the laptop at the office so I can't try now but I definitely will. For the device for bootloader installation the installer gives...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Kubuntu UEFI device for bootloader installation

    many thanks for the info
  4. [SOLVED] Kubuntu UEFI device for bootloader installation

    I'm trying to install Kubuntu 16.04 in a dual boot configuration with Windows 10. Windows 10 is installed in UEFI mode, and the BIOS is setup to allow only UEFI (legacy boot options are disabled). I...
  5. Re: How do guitars made of different woods sound? Online tests

    yes, the results will be published, we'll surely post a comprehensive summary on our website and will publish the results in an academic journal (hopefully we'll be able to make it freely available...
  6. How do guitars made of different woods sound? Online tests

    As part of an ongoing study on the preferences of guitar players for different woods used for the back and side plates of guitars we’re conducting two online tests.
    The tests, designed by the...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: JMicron xD Card Reader driver Ubuntu 10.10 Kernel 2.6.35-28-generic

    The sudo echo 1 > /sys/bus/pci/rescan trick doesn't seem to work for me either. I am booting with the following:
    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi=noirq i915.semaphores=1 pcie_aspm=force...
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    open document format in academia

    Do you know of any publishers that accept open document format (odf) submissions? I'm surprised that most journals don't even mentioned odf. Are there technical reasons for this (like their pre-press...
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    Re: Getting started building a GUI in Python

    +1 for PyQt4, I was working with wxWidgets before and I find PyQt4 much easier to use (e.g. for layouts), and more consistent across platforms (with wxWidgets sometimes there were small differences...
  10. [kubuntu] Re: html opens with rekonq altho firefox = standard file association

    try this: from the control panel go to "default applications" > "Web browser" and choose another browser
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    [kubuntu] Re: HDD issues in kubuntu

    if you want it to be mounted at each boot you can try installing the ntfs-config package http://flomertens.free.fr/ntfs-config/ or add a line manually to /etc/fstab
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    [kubuntu] Re: No audio reordering device

    try uninstalling pulseaudio to see if that fixes the issue (you can reinstall it later if you like)
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    [kubuntu] Re: can't view video in firefox

    enable the ubuntu partner repository and install adobe flashplayer
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    Re: Ubuntu website down!

    Thanks!
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    Re: Ubuntu website down!

    is there any similar alternative download page for kubuntu?
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    [ubuntu] Re: 32 to 64 bit upgrade

    I guess you can. I've never done that, but I do swap application configuration files in my /home directory (e.g. kde configuration files) between 32 and 64 bits installs without issues.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Syanptic manager/Update Help

    try moving this file somewhere else:

    sudo mv /var/lib/dpkg/info/ttf-lyx.postrm /home/yourhome/


    and then:

    sudo apt-get remove ttf-lyx

    it worked for me!
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    Re: safely store password with python

    Thanks. I have the impression you're right. Unfortunately I can't ask the user the password. The application serves to run experiments. There are two types of users, the experimenter (who manages the...
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    Re: safely store password with python

    Thanks for the suggestions! Encoding and decoding using base64 seems to work, but as far as I understand this only makes the password non human-readable. If you know more secure methods to do this...
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    safely store password with python

    I'm writing an application in python3 and pyqt4. The application needs to send email through the smtplib. I would like to store the password to authenticate on the server safely. I'm a total noob in...
  21. [all variants] how to use networkmanager with alternative window manager

    since kubuntu 11.04 knetworkmanager seems to have changed name, I can't call it from the command line. I would like to use it in another lightweight desktop environment to manage my GPRS connection....
  22. [SOLVED] Re: chown on external disk: messed up file ownership

    thanks, I'll try that, I'm formatting to NTFS right now
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    [ubuntu] Re: synaptic error on Ubuntu 10.10

    maybe this can be of help

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-tweak/+bug/603449
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.10 Keeps Freezing. Help Please.

    this is going to sound a bit gross, I had serious random crashes (sometimes it would not crash for one, two days, but then it would just crash randomly again) as well on my PC, Q6600 with ubuntu,...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: chown on external disk: messed up file ownership

    I see... probably that's why also I had trouble getting write permission in PC-BSD although the username was the same. I'm going to re-format the disk to NTFS, any suggestion on how to mount it with...
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