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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Usenet Posting GUI Not just another Command line lesson!!

    Thanks for the info!
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    Re: Spreading The word

    Tell them Linux is a great foundation for a secure and stable OS. There are a plethora of distros tailored to users needs out of the box. I always tend to dual-boot for new users, theres no need to...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Running out of disk space -- how can I get more?

    Saving valuable hard disk space
    Each time you install an application using apt-get, the package is actually cached in a location on your hard disk. It is usually stored in the location...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best distro for old computer

    I'd use puppylinux or slitaz (30MB)..
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    Re: VPN slows down internet connection

    Samba is what enables you to see networked windows shares in the first place. If you're accessing windows shares from your netbook than samba is installed. You do not need samba to ping a network...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Questions about intel graphics card

    To check if you \have effects enabled go to

    System -> preferences -> Appearence -> visual effects

    None = disabled

    or right click on your desktop select 'Change Desktop background' -> visual...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: So do iPod Touches just not work on Ubuntu at all?

    Try this.
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Turn your computer into a free phone with Gmail/Google Voice

    Thanks for this, I'll try this later.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Windows 7 share problem

    Ensure the workgroup is the same and enter your windows username password not the homegroup password.
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    [ubuntu] Re: What OGV is ?.

    You can convert the .OGV file to a format you're more familiar with using WinFF or Arista - Multimedia Transcoder for GNOME with .
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    Re: VPN slows down internet connection

    It should have worked. You should have been able to access computers/shared folders on the vpn while utilizing your own broadband. try pinging a resource on the vpn network just to be certain samba...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ridiculous SSH problem

    check your /etc/hosts.deny file to see if there is something that shouldn't be there .

    you could probably have a firewall issue.

    If all else fails try purging the sshd install/configs &...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to fix a partition table

    I would suggest backing up and starting from scratch by formating if you suspect the disk geometry to be erroneous.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Is it possible to backup the casper-rw file?

    I'm not sure if you'd be able to mount teh capser-rw upon boot. I've mbeen able to mount the casper-rw under live mode to backup my /home directory.

    create a folder 'casper' on the desktop(or any...
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    Re: how do i get os select screen??

    Go to: Partition -> Manage flags

    If you want to reinstall grub than here's the guide.
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    [ubuntu] Re: iPhone troubles with Ubuntu 10.04

    The solution to your problem can be found here.

    P.S once your problem is fixed please mark the thread as solved.
  17. Re: Problem openin network location in Truecrypt

    ensure that you have smbfs installed.



    cifs needs a username to be entered to gain access to the network share.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MountWindowsSharesPermanently#cifs will not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Speed up video

    Are you talking about reencoding the video to sync the playback or do you you want to just sync the audio just for playback? you can use VlC or SMplayer to sync audio playback.

    VLC:
    MENU-> Tools...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on a 16GB pendrive problems (persistent install) NTFS

    You can remove .deb files in your cache located at


    you can run this command in the terminal to remove those files which should free up some space



    P.S Use the command with care if you...
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    Re: VPN slows down internet connection

    You can access only the resources on the VPN network.

    Go to the vpn properties/settings. select the 'IPv4 Settings' -> 'Routes' -> check 'Use this connection only for resources on it's network'
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    [SOLVED] Re: Rhythmbox and iOS 4.3.X??

    Now, plug-in your iphone and it should appear in gtkpod(Rhythmbox):

    P.S remove the space between "ppa: & pmcenery/ppa" THe formatting made it into a smiley face.
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    Re: Holy Wars and Ubuntu Haters

    As a distro hopper, Ubuntu rightly has a place in top Linux distro's. I think most haters are pissed that Ubuntu usually gets first class support from application developers.
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    [ubuntu] Re: The best dynamic IP address service

    Somebody already worte himself a script to solve this problem here. but the router config is far better in the long run.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dropbox update problem in Karmic 9.10

    You can just remove the virtualbox source repo from "Software Sources".

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Ubuntu Go to "Removing & Disabling Repositories".
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recursive shared media folders (samba)

    Recursive Permission Changes

    To change the permissions of multiple files and directories with one command. Please note the warning in the chmod with sudo section and the Warning with Recursive...
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