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    [ubuntu] Re: pavucontrol configuration question

    Bump. Anybody?
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    [ubuntu] pavucontrol configuration question

    I have a question regarding pavucontrol.

    Currently I have two sound cards on my laptop - the internal, which routes through my standard speakers, and an external which I run my headphones through....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Curious external hard drive issue

    Ugh, I think I found the problem. I took a look at the specifications for the enclosure, and it only supports up to 250 GB. I've ordered one that will support 500 GB ones and will be returning this...
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    [SOLVED] Curious external hard drive issue

    Hi all,

    I recently purchased a Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB, 5400 RPM SATA hard drive and put it in a Link Depot portable enclosure. I used to drive to back up my home folder, did a fresh...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Skype breaks up badly when calling land lines.

    Anyone? Any suggestions at all?
  6. [ubuntu] Skype breaks up badly when calling land lines.

    Hi all,

    After deciding that my phone bill with AT&T was way too much for basic service, I cancelled and started using Skype to replace my landline.

    The issue is that when I try calling other...
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    [ubuntu] Newest NVidia driver causes severe lag

    Hi,

    I know NVidia is a proprietary, closed-source driver, but I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on this issue.

    Today, I installed the newest version of the NVidia driver (v. 180),...
  8. [ubuntu] Any way to make the login look better after suspend?

    Hey,

    I love the way Ubuntu's default login screen looks, like when you first turn the computer on or log out and log back in. However, after a suspend, I find the black background with a little...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    Sure.
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    Yeah, I've used it on a bunch of different machines. It works in Windows and Mac, but not Ubuntu.
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    Is there nothing I can do now?

    :(
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    First command:



    Second command:



    It goes on like that for quite a while.
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    Sorry for the lull in responses...finals week and all.

    lsusb gives:

    Bus 007 Device 002: ID 0000:0000
    Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 002: ID...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    Yeah, I've used this drive on 3 different computers. I remember it being a particular pain in the *** to set up on Windows XP...I had to mess around in the device manager and the registry to get it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    So will I just not be able to use this drive on Ubuntu, then? Is the hardware just not compatible?
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    I'm not sure the model, because I bought this HDD used from someone online. I know it's a Seagate HDD in an Ultra Mini Portable Disk enclosure.
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    ntfs-3g: Failed to access volume '/dev/sdb1': No such file or directory
    Please type '/sbin/mount.ntfs-3g --help' for more information.

    Seems to conflict the terminal's previous sentiment that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    After typing the first line into the prompt, I get the error message mkdir: cannot create directory `/media/sdb1': File exists
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    Yes, the drive works perfectly in Vista.
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    [ 7561.117598] sd 5:0:0:0: [sdb] Sense Key : No Sense [current]
    [ 7561.117610] sd 5:0:0:0: [sdb] Add. Sense: No additional sense information
    [ 7561.118845] sd 5:0:0:0: [sdb] Sense Key : No Sense...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    Hmm...I used safely remove in Windows, but it's still not showing up on Ubuntu.

    The output from fdisk -l is as follows:

    Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track,...
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    [ubuntu] My external HDD won't show up in Ubuntu

    Hi,

    I'm not sure if this should go here or in Absolute Beginner Talk, so forgive me if this is posted int he wrong place. I just installed Ubuntu 8.10 about 3 days ago, and I'm loving it so far....
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