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    [SOLVED] Re: Accessing the WD My Cloud via NFS Part 2

    Cheers Scooby - open source works because of people like you helping out people like me. (And then people like me helping people like my mum & dad)

    Re your question - yes my Windows access is just...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Accessing the WD My Cloud via NFS Part 2

    Hi Scooby - thanks for replying.

    Just to clarify - The GREP on passwd had the hit above (for a different user) but I think it is just the gid that is 1000. _My_ uid was 999 on the NAS, 1000 on my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Accessing the WD My Cloud via NFS Part 2

    Hi Scooby-2,

    Many thanks for this detailed and hopefully idiot-proof guide.

    Quick question - my passwd file contains the target userid (1000) but it looks like it is just the groupid and not...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Unison File Synchronization with External Harddrive

    I get the same problem. Both partitions are NTFS. I don't even know where the "perms" option would be.

    Any pointers gratefully received!
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Intermittent boot problem - trying to diagnose (12.04)

    Thanks - I was told the logs might not be written to given that the PC crashes totally. That's wrong i assume?
  6. [ubuntu] Intermittent boot problem - trying to diagnose (12.04)

    Hi,

    Am on the 64bit version of 12.04 on Dell xps L502x. Generally things work ok. I'm using bumbleebee, but other than that everything standard.

    Problem I have is that sometimes the system...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Support for Ubuntu Linux?

    I've read that the recent Push2TV boxes are also DLNA renderers. [http://www.anandtech.com/show/6321/netgear-updates-entertainment-lineup-with-push2tv-3000-and-neotv-300-series]

    So, you should be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia Optimus Driver for Linux

    Goldfish's answer is excellent. I'm using a dell L502 with the same graphics card that you have. I don't game in Ubuntu, so I just appreciate having it turned off - and my laptop runs quieter and...
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    [Solved] Re: Wine on 12.04 (64bit)

    Mate - a belated thankyou - been travelling so only just went through it but all seems ok now.

    Cheers
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    Wine on 12.04 (64bit)

    Hi - any tips gratefully received. I've been googling for a couple of hours but no luck so far.

    I'm trying to install Wine on 12.04 64bit (clean install). As you can guess, I get an error...

    I...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu hangs at splash screen (but can get in via recovery)

    results of dmesg (failed): [ 0.072512] x2apic not enabled, IRQ remapping init failed [ 1.180432] pci0000:00: ACPI _OSC request failed (AE_ERROR), returned control mask: 0x1d [ 14.226745]...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu hangs at splash screen (but can get in via recovery)

    Hi - will post asap.

    To answer your other question. It sits there forever (OK I left it for an hour and that is forever for booting).

    Key thing I just noticed - it seems to happen on battery...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu hangs at splash screen (but can get in via recovery)

    Hi - yep have tried this. But to no avail.
    I also uninstalled and re-installed graphics drivers and bumblebee. I've turned off quietsplsh to try to see what's happening during boot - but no clues...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu hangs at splash screen (but can get in via recovery)

    Hi - thanks for posting.

    Am using Bumblebee, which uses nvidia proprietry drivers. But the PC was working fine with this from day 1. The only change I can think of, which could have broken it,...
  15. [ubuntu] Ubuntu hangs at splash screen (but can get in via recovery)

    Hi,

    I installed Ubuntu for the first time a couple of weeks ago.

    The porblem I have encountered is that on booting, I freeze at the screen that says 'ubuntu' with 5-6 dots underneath it.
    ...
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