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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Sharing - Failed to retrieve...

    In case anyone is researching the same issue;

    I gave up on samba and went to nfs. Initially this didn't work either but my problem was that I have two routers and a laptop which has 2 MAC codes,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Sharing - Failed to retrieve...

    I have had another shot at getting samba to link my two 12.04 computers but have only one more clue:
    Using PyNeighborhood I am able to link from vostro to asus but I only see the blank directory not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Sharing - Failed to retrieve...

    I added "interfaces = 192.168.0.102 eth0" and uncommented the "bind interfaces only = yes" but neither the IP or localhost would respond to "smbclient -d3 -L xxxxx".
    The restart of nmdb failed so I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Sharing - Failed to retrieve...

    smbclient -d3 -L localhost gave sensible results on vostro
    smbclient -d3 -L 192.168.0.102 doesn't. And neither machine will open the shared folders on the other.

    So there appears to be a host...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba Sharing - Failed to retrieve...

    I think this says they are open:

    peter@vostro:~$ netstat -anltp | grep "LISTEN"
    (Not all processes could be identified, non-owned process info
    will not be shown, you would have to be root to...
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    [ubuntu] Samba Sharing - Failed to retrieve...

    I have two computers, both new installs of 12.04. One called vostro the other asus. No windows machines in sight!

    After installing Samba on both I was getting the "Failed to retrieve share list...
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    [ubuntu] Naffy Narwhal broke my wireless

    So where did I go wrong?

    I waited for the full release of Naffy Narwhal and assumed that it would be as good / better than 10.10 but wireless no longer works on my Vostro 1000 with Broadcom bcm43...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Remove Wine or Fix IE4 on Wine 1.2 AMD 64 bit?

    Thanks for the help.

    "sudo apt-get purge wine" showed the extras that were downloaded as dependencies. I removed these but no go.

    I hadn't heard of winetricks which is why I spent ages trying...
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    [ubuntu] 10.04 Shutdown Confirmation feature-bug

    When shutting down 10.04 you are forced to deal with a confirmation window. In previous releases it was possible to switch this off, e.g. right click shutdown button or using gconf-editor. I can't...
  10. [SOLVED] Remove Wine or Fix IE4 on Wine 1.2 AMD 64 bit?

    Hi,

    I have backed myself into a corner and need help recovering!

    I have a 32 bit desktop and a 64 bit laptop and have just done a fresh install of 10.04 with wine 1.2 on both and tried to...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Internet ftp "connection refused" works loacally

    The answer was a router issue.
    The instructions that say you can test your internet access from your home machine are not always true. You need NAT Loopback.
    Quote from DLINK DSL-2740B Support...
  12. [SOLVED] Internet ftp "connection refused" works loacally

    Hi,
    I am trying to set up an ftp server on my home machine so a friend and I can exchange large files. I have set up pure-ftp server and gftp client.

    Pure-ftp works fine behind my Dlink DSL...
  13. [ubuntu] MD5SUM Input Output error after .iso CD burn.

    I have been using Ubunbtu for 3 years now and have always burnt iso's by doing a right click on the iso file and selecting "Write to disk". I have never had a problem.................. until now!
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  14. Re: Printing from Memory Map (OS5 and OS2004(4.4))

    Glad the printing works.

    Further to post #3: The only help I got from Memory Map was to check that the firewall wasn't blocking internet access and a link to download version 5.1.3
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 AGAIN!!! Multiple drives

    Thanks for taking the time to look this up but it doesn't change the sequence from one drive to the other, only to choose floppy, HDD etc..

    I had to update the BIOS to be able to boot from USB so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XDMCP missing in Karmic 9.10?

    The secure shell was easy but I can't remember the detail off hand. I'm sure it was just install openssh-server and openssh-client and log in using ssh -X username@192.168.1.3 with a yes to the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 AGAIN!!! Multiple drives

    A final word.

    I have reverted to Grub 1. The phillw link above is as simple as it looks. I'm now back to a menu.lst that is so easy to edit; I love it. Grub2 was a good idea but it just isn't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 AGAIN!!! Multiple drives

    Thanks phillw. The revertion to Grub 1 in this link would appear to be my best option. It looks too simple to be true!!

    My Dell is a Dimension 8300 and I tried swapping the drives as per my last...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 AGAIN!!! Multiple drives

    I have triple checked by BIOS and it is not possible to swap the drives. I can see the disk ID's but there is no option to change their boot priority.

    I tried physically swapping the drives over...
  20. Re: Printing from Memory Map (OS5 and OS2004(4.4))

    Yes I had a dark page when using Ubuntu 8.04 and the version of wine that went with it.

    I would think it is the changes in Wine to 1.2 that make the difference. If you have a way of trying Wine...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 AGAIN!!! Multiple drives

    I like the idea of turning off OS-prober but first I will try and make it work as intended.

    My BIOS doesn't allow me to specify drives as in sda or sdb. I am running a Dell Dimnesion 8300 with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 AGAIN!!! Multiple drives

    Hi Darko

    This is going to sound odd!

    Before my original post I opened grub.cfg and used ctrl-f to find the text "use ". It wasn't there...honest.
    Your script says it is there and of course it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 AGAIN!!! Multiple drives

    Hi darkod,

    Interesting script!

    First I took the defaults foe install and didn't see an option to install Grub to a particular partition.

    The script says

    => Grub 1.97 is installed in the...
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    [ubuntu] GRUB" Dead Slow

    Hi,

    I have a dell dimension with 2 hard drives and a USB hard drive called "My Book".

    When the system boots, grub2 hangs for a full 15 seconds saying Grub Loading. This is much slower than...
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    [SOLVED] Grub2 AGAIN!!! Multiple drives

    I've spent days on grub 2 and thought I had a really good grasp, but no!

    I have a Dell Dimension desktop with 2 hard drives. I installed 9.10 as soon as it came out and have been experimenting...
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