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    [ubuntu] Re: Blank screen on boot up

    I think I may have hit this a few times. From memory I think it was after the grub screen, so that would make it an ubuntu problem. Is this the case for you? (I'm not sure how much help I can be here)
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    [ubuntu] Trouble disabling Synaptics touchpad

    Hi,
    I have a (synPS/2) synaptics touchpad that I should be able to disable with gpointing-device-settings - and this does seem to work for a couple of minutes before the touchpad suddenly starts...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Software Centre not starting

    Hi, I'm not sure what is going on here, (aside from the fact that a varible is somehow being referenced before its assignment). Could you check if synaptic still works as it's supposed to (under...
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    [ubuntu] Re: a question about gparted

    It does seem a bit odd doesn't it. Glad I was able to help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: a question about gparted

    I'm not quite sure what the %f does in this but gparted will normally only run as root as it needs root permissions in order to make changes to the way the disks are formatted. could you try typing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: a question about gparted

    Sounds cool. I take that nothing happens when you try to open gparted. Could you check if you are trying to open gparted as a normal user or as root. - System>Preferences>Main menu, select gparted...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which architecture?

    I don't think it makes a great deal of difference. Personally I recently switched back to 32 bit because occasionally had a few problems with some (proprietary) applications, such as Lotus Office (I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: a question about gparted

    Hi,
    I'm not sure that I understand. You are saying that you have ubuntu installed on the external devices, and you boot into these installations (I take it the external drive is eSata or something...
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    [SOLVED] Re: hp probook 4320s compatability

    Hi again,
    I just noticed that quite a few people want to know about the battery life of the laptop (I should check the forums more often). from my experience you would normally get around 3 hours...
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    [ubuntu] Dual Screen login resolution

    I have a dual screen setup with my laptop and an external monitor. Most of the time this works fine, as I have this set up as an extended desktop. During login however, the screens are mirrored and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: hp probook 4320s compatability

    Thanks Siriusnova. I actually ended up buying one before your reply, but it's good to know that someone is looking into the posts that are a few days old. Enjoying the new laptop very much.
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    [SOLVED] hp probook 4320s compatability

    Hi, I was looking at buying a new laptop, and really want to make sure that the specs don't cause me any problems running ubuntu or other linux. One laptop that I am really interested in is the hp...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Sierra aircard 880U and networkmanager

    I've solved it!

    I didn't find much help here but hopefully this thread will help someone else in the same position

    The problem is the hal only recognizes the device as a serial device and not...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Sierra aircard 880U and networkmanager

    Ok,

    I've now got this modem working with pppd - the problem seems to be that although the DNS addresses are correctly detected, These don't seem to make their way into /etc/resolv.conf (This file...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Sierra aircard 880U and networkmanager

    I seem to be talking to myself, but I've found a few things out since my last post. I still have no Internet connection using this modem, but here is the state of my efforts using different methods....
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Sierra aircard 880U and networkmanager

    OK, I've almost got kppp working (I think I just need some DNS address now - If anyone can help me here that would be great). I had to make pppd executable first (I'm not sure why it wasn't already)....
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Good news for anyone with Sierra Wireless Aircard 880

    Hi,
    I have a sierra aircard 880U with intrepid, and I can't seem to get any response out of networkmanager. Is the 880 you are referring to the USB model (880U) or the PCMIA card (880E)? If you have...
  18. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Sierra aircard 880U and networkmanager

    I've had this USB 3G modem working fine in the past using kppp, unfortunately this doesn't work anymore - KPPP seems to crash (could be something to do with kde4) or the dial up process hangs with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sierra Aircard 880u

    Hi,
    I followed the instructions that you gave, including dropping the text into the specified file, but when I start the program it fails to detect my modem (Sierra aircard 880U) Anything I might...
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    [ubuntu] Sierra aircard driver upgrade

    I recently rean into problems with my internet connection (3g/HSDPA) that I have with Bigpond in Australia. I have a Sierra aircard 880U (USB card modem). I have found that the current version of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Darn! My wireless is going kooky!

    I probably can't help here, but I think most people would need a bit more information. What sort of wireless are you using? etc.
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Telstra Bigpond connection via Sierra aircard 880U

    This is the log that I get when I log in using kppp in Ubuntu

    Aug 14 18:00:48 xxxxx-laptop kernel: [ 170.601593] PPP generic driver version 2.4.2

    Aug 14 18:00:48 xxxxx-laptop pppd[6849]: pppd...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Telstra Bigpond connection via Sierra aircard 880U

    Hi again,
    Still having problems with this. I'm currently having to use windows to do this - the modem works fine here, so this is just a linux problem, which is strange as I have the same problem...
  24. [ubuntu] Telstra Bigpond connection via Sierra aircard 880U

    Hi I've had this this modem working fine for months now, and all of a sudden last week it decides to stop. I normaly use kppp for the connection (Using the method described on the sierra website -...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy update/install problem

    Sorry, Spoke a bit too soon, the problem, as iaculallad pointed out was a full boot partition (now I'm regretting seperating this out). Solved by moving old kernel images etc to a backup directory on...
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