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    [ubuntu] Printing on Lexmark X1290?

    I'm curious if anyone has successfully printed on a Lexmark X1290, and if so, how they did it.

    I've searched on the internet and ubuntu forums, but all I can find are references that this printer...
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    [gnome] Re: Alt-Tab Kills Keyboard Input

    Bump. Nobody else has had this problem?
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    [gnome] Alt-Tab Kills Keyboard Input

    Running: ubuntu karmic koala on a HP DV-6700 laptop.

    I've had this issue since ubuntu ibex.

    I have a strange problem with window switching. Simply put, when I alt-tab between certain windows...
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    Re: HOWTO:Move to RAID1 without losing live data

    Actually one minor issue I had in following this HowTo was in getting the md devices up and running after booting up the ubuntu live alternate CD. Maybe you could be more explicit about how to do...
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    Re: HOWTO:Move to RAID1 without losing live data

    Thank you, Zafrusteria, this HowTo was just what the doctor ordered for me.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help: Fine RAID mess...

    Well, I found the information I needed through this very helpful and detailed HowTo from Zafrusteria:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1027240

    In fact, going through the steps made me...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Help: Fine RAID mess...

    OK my RAID configuration is a little messed up now. I used to have a nice setup where I booted up with a root filesystem that was RAID 1. (That way the initial kernel could load up without md on...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get Java plugin working after upgrading to FF 3

    Thanks, jamesstansell...

    It looks like that's the problem. I had no idea that 64-bit ubuntu had so many problems with some packages. In fact, it explains some quirky issues I've had with adobe...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get Java plugin working after upgrading to FF 3

    Is this bad? Would I need to change to a 32 bit kernel just to get java working for my wife? (I could mostly care less, but my wife uses it for the uploader for ritzpix.com so she can go pick up the...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get Java plugin working after upgrading to FF 3

    I'm running the AMD64 version. (My CPU is an Intel T9300 dual core 2.5GHz, 64 bit, laptop.) Am I running the wrong version? Should I be running 32-bit???
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get Java plugin working after upgrading to FF 3

    This is what I get:


    ~$ sudo apt-cache policy sun-java6-plugin
    sun-java6-plugin:
    Installed: (none)
    Candidate: (none)
    Version table:

    The version table just shows blank, as above.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get Java plugin working after upgrading to FF 3

    I believe I have the multiverse repositories:


    ~$ grep -v "#" /etc/apt/sources.list

    deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy main restricted
    deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get Java plugin working after upgrading to FF 3

    Oh, and I looked at about:plugins in Firefox, no mention of java at all.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get Java plugin working after upgrading to FF 3

    Thanks for the help.

    OK at the second line I get:


    ~$ sudo apt-get install sun-java6-plugin
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot get Java plugin working after upgrading to FF 3

    I'm having what appears to be the same problem as tbraun's.

    I'm using Firefox 3 and Ubuntu 8.04.

    My wife uses www.ritzpix.com to upload pictures for printing. If anyone is able to use that site...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Seagate external USB hard drive not mounting

    So after


    sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /mnt/harddrive


    it still doesn't mount? (Assuming /mnt/harddrive exists)? Silly question - are you sure it's vfat and not ntfs?
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Seagate external USB hard drive not mounting

    Monitor the file /var/log/messages to see what device it's showing up as, as well as look for potential problems automounting. For example, in an open window try "sudo tail -f /var/log/messages" and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP printer, ATI VGA, M$ wireless BT desktop

    I would suggest abandoning the attempts to install printer drivers directly from executable files, unless you find there's no other way. The *much* better way is to let your Gnome (or KDE, etc)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dante/Postfix Configurartion problem

    I had the same trouble installing dante-server through the repositories. I would guess that the apt repository version is broken in some way.

    But I had no difficulty installing it myself:
    ...
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    [all variants] Re: Travails: Hardy Heron, WPA, Intel 4965

    FWIW, I've since gotten rid of these lines:


    pre-up ifconfig wlan0 up
    pre-up ifconfig wlan0 down
    pre-up ifconfig wlan0 up
    pre-up ifconfig wlan0 down


    and everything still works,...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Help:( Laptop HD is going to get destroyed using ubuntu/kununtu?

    Thanks Nicedude for your help in post #56. I've implemented it and it works great.

    I was getting seriously annoyed with the "greedle-greedle-greedle-globbidy-GLOOP" constantly which was the HD...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Switch user causes screen to blank to white

    I'm having precisely the same problem as peterdm, sad to hear there's no fix for this yet.
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    [all variants] Travails: Hardy Heron, WPA, Intel 4965

    Well, after much trial and error (especially error) I've discovered a couple of things about wireless networking on Hardy with the Intel 4965 a/g/n chipset while using WPA and hidden ssids.

    1) By...
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    [ubuntu] New Install on HP dv6700t...

    (Warning: Unsolicited Blurb!) Welp, just got my new HP dv6700t today. I am trying to get moving on my Ubuntu Hardy Heron install. A couple of notes:

    1) I CANNOT BELIEVE HOW LONG IT TAKES TO CREATE...
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    Re: HOWTO: Quick, easy FF 1.5 install sans console

    Make sure you give the full location of firefox as the command, such as /firefox/firefox. Try

    ls -a /firefox/firefox

    to verify that it's where you think it is. If it's not there, perhaps you...
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