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    [ubuntu] Re: Cups seems broken under 12.04 LTS...

    had the same issue, printer would install but then would not print, giving the message "The printer is busy". Found the following fix on another website, it worked like a charm for me.

    It worked...
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    [ubuntu] Adding print to the contex menu

    How can I add the print command to my context menu. For example, if I have a doc.txt on my desktop, I'd like to be able to right click on it and choose print. That would cause it to open, print to...
  3. [ubuntu] wget change destination folder name

    I used the following command to mirror a website for off line browsing for my kid.


    wget -mk http://www.weatherwizkids.com/
    How can I change the name of the destination folder so it's (for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: brother fax 4100 broken install

    Well, I don't understand it all, but I found a working solution here:
    http://blog.bodhizazen.net/linux/apt-get-how-to-fix-very-broken-packages/
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    [ubuntu] brother fax 4100 broken install

    Just installed on a new (refurbished) computer to 12.04. While trying to setup my Brother Fax 4100 printer, I somehow ended up with a package that is 'not fully installed or removed'. I've tried...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disk has a few bad sectors

    Thank you, will do.
    What is the best way to erase my hard drive before taking it back?
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    [ubuntu] Disk has a few bad sectors

    Running 12.04 on a refurbished computer I purchased yesterday. 80 GB HD.
    After a few reboots, I started getting the message about a sick hard drive. Turns out it was the system hard drive.
    Ran...
  8. [ubuntu] Copying files from one external drive to another

    What is the best procedure, using 12.04, to copy all data from external USB drive 1 to a specific folder on external USB drive 2? I'd like a process that:
    - allows me not to have to watch (I...
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    redirecting rsync errors to text file

    I am copying *.* from one USB1 to USB2. If I just drag and drop, I end up having to click on 'skip' or skip all' to jump over errors/files that cannot be copied. So I want to create a shell script...
  10. [ubuntu] Spring cleaning-removing duplicate files

    I need a program to drill through my 3 tb USB drive to find duplicate files. I'm aware of fdupes and komparator. Any other recommendations?
    Thanks,
    Jeremy
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    [ubuntu] Desktop configuration file

    I'm going to reinstall 11.10. This will be a clean install, erasing all partitions and starting from scratch. I've already used deja-duo to back up my home folder. I installed the gnome 3 desktop for...
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    Re: installing wine 1.4

    Got it, Wine 1.4 is not ready yet for Ubuntu 11.10! I was only trying to upgrade because on the Wine Forum I was asking for help with a windoze program install someone else chastized me for not...
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    Re: installing wine 1.4

    I tried
    apt-get --purge remove libboost*
    Didn't help. I'm just going to reinstall Ubuntu and start fresh with wine 1.4.

    Jeremy
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    Re: installing wine 1.4

    To do this, should I just go to the synaptic packet manager and just mark anything nameed libboost -dev version 1.42 first for removal?


    You mean a previously installed wine package?

    Thanks, ...
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    installing wine 1.4

    Hi All,

    On 11.10, I'm trying to install wine 1.4 according to the instructions at
    http://www.linuxnov.com/wine-1-4-release-candidate-1-released-whats-new-download/
    When I try to follow the...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: wine-troubleshooting program install

    Thanks for the help. The command line thing helped. Same with the suggestion for the other forum group.
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    [ubuntu] Avahi network service disabled

    Using 11.10. Just want to know if the following code from the website http://magnus-k-karlsson.blogspot.com/2009/09/getting-rid-of-notification-network.html is safe to use.


    sudo rm...
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    [ubuntu] Update Manager Error

    Update manager is telling me there are 5 important security packages to download. But then wont let me download them as


    The action would require the installation of packages from...
  19. [ubuntu] wine-troubleshooting program install

    Using 11.10 along with the wine install from the USC. Trying to install a program called Studio Tax. Crashes each time I do. I came across the following 'bug message' on the net that apparently...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 Won't Boot After Graphics Card Change

    I'm up and running again, thanks for all the help!

    Coffee Cat, I copied and pasted your commands into terminal. is "-0" zero or the letter?

    I will probably end up buying a replacement computer...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 Won't Boot After Graphics Card Change

    Here is what lspci reports.
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon RV100 QY [Radeon 7000/VE]

    Funny thing is that I also have an on-board video port that doesn't but it...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 Won't Boot After Graphics Card Change

    Thanks @coffeecat. I was assuming sda1 was my boot media (the CD).

    My situation is that I had a nvidia card that stopped working. So I replaced it with a card from another box. When I try boot...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 Won't Boot After Graphics Card Change

    CoffeeCat,
    Thanks for this info. I'm having an issue similar to Jamesbug92, except that I can boot in to the Live CD (version 11.10). When I try to mount the appropriate partition (I'm assuming it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: equivalent of 'mapping a drive'

    Problem solved...turns out I was using the wrong words. Using Google to search for "linux how to mount mobileme" took me to...
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    [ubuntu] equivalent of 'mapping a drive'

    What is the linux equivalent of mapping a drive? For example, if I want an icon to show on the desktop for a connection to my mobileme or ubuntu one files? Can I script this through a batch file?...
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