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    [SOLVED] Re: Install Adobe Reader in Ubuntu 13.10

    Evince is feature poor and has very poor compatability with adobe pdfs. Okular also tends to fail with many pdf "forms" and/or complex pdfs.


    A big thank you to the OP!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downgrade back to 13.10 from 14.04

    That was not my first post, BTW. This is my long-term account...I somehow logged in with my U1 account.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4311, Ubuntu 12.04 / 13.04

    for me...the binary driver works perfectly with 4311 in 12.10 and 13.04.
    i also find firmware+b43 to be slow and erratic.


    sudo apt-get install dkms #assuming you do not already have dkms...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Upgraded 11.04->11.10 - system now says raid 1 array degraded

    There is a bug report that exactly describes the problem we are having. It was mistakenly marked as a duplicate by the triager.

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mdadm/+bug/917520
    ...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Downloading a coupon printer and other downloading stuff..

    just a note for anyone looking at this.

    it is impossible to print coupons in ubuntu from any major coupon site. the companies print via their own add on software that can only be installed in...
  6. Thread: Kerberized NFS

    by nanog
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kerberized NFS

    please write up your how to. i've been meaning to do this on my nfs shares. i've just been lazy since they are behind a firewall and restricted to specific ips and users.
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    [ubuntu] Re: mount.nfs4 failed:No such file or directory

    If you are running lucid and just updated to the 38 or 39 kernel, nfs broke and seems to not want to mount nfsv4 shares unless you explicitly state the version (e.g. in fstab). since i have been...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: NFS does not work on one of the 2 clients :|

    Are you running lucid? It looks like there is bug in nfs that is preventing mounts unless you specify the nfs version-- there is a new kernel in proposed that may address this bug.

    To be honest I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nonsequential upgrades

    yes, i've been testing 11.10 since day 1.

    i've been doing non-sequential upgrades since breezy. this is the first time i've had a major issue. i confirmed that the deps could be nuked via...
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    [ubuntu] nonsequential upgrades

    GDM is borked in 11.10 and breaks non-sequential upgrade via apt/dpkg. You should remove it and its deps before upgrading from lucid, maverick, etc..

    Upgrading with the iso fixed the broken deps...
  11. [all variants] Re: nfs export problem configuration not correct

    windows file systems are not posix compliant. see my post here:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11190024&postcount=5
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    [all variants] Re: Export NTFS filesystem through NFS

    Pleas stop with the disinformation. Ntfs-3g has worked perfectly well with NFS in linux for a long time. The problem with ntfs-3g is that it is not posix compliant so you need to use the ...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: move home directory to different location (not partition)

    thanks koenn!

    i'm migrating all my roots to mirrored grubed flash drives and
    usermod allowed me to move many, many homes directories to an nfs-mounted raid array (with croned tars to an offsite...
  14. Re: Will we see LibreOffice in Ubuntu in the future?

    This is great news! We have not been able to rely on open office in an enterprise setting due to unaddressed bugs and cross platform corruption of files. Instead, we use the oasis odf format in ms...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: problem preparing partitions to dual boot W7 & U 10-04

    I haven't dual booted in ages (I run win xp and 7 in virtualbox) but when I did I always deleted all factory partitions and resized my ntfs boot partition into one block prior to installing ubuntu....
  16. [SOLVED] Re: problem preparing partitions to dual boot W7 & U 10-04

    Bootitng should fix your windows mbr and/or corrupt partition table.

    http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Boot-Manager-Disk/BootIt-Next-Generation.shtml

    Its freeware and fixes just about...
  17. Re: What are the dissadvantages of Maverick Meerkat right now?

    Theoretically, one could install headless win7 in vbox/kvm, mount ubuntu filesystem as root in win7 via dokan sshfs, make windows explorer location a startup item, copy/create windows explorer icon,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 and Nvidia cards

    blacklisting is not the preferred way to handle this. you should really try to figure out why nvidia and jockey are not working correctly.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Complete novice struggling

    For future reference this is a much better place to post this:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=326

    I would check the disk md5 by selecting check disk on the menu. Then I would check...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 and Nvidia cards

    One other thing...make sure you have dkms installed.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 and Nvidia cards

    E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
    E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?

    Yep, apt...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot splash doesn't appear at start up.

    i suggest you search the forum for plymouth bootsplash and your driver (e.g. nvidia, intel, nouveau, radeon etc.).

    And belive me you are not the only one having problems...
  23. Thread: Help me Pliiiiis

    by nanog
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help me Pliiiiis

    system-->preferences-->appearances-->customize-->pointer

    i sometimes hate gnome...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HAL Removal Safe?

    "will not appreciably improve your bootup time"
    erm...because its no longer used for boot. its all udev now...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: How to repair broken packages on HDD from Livecd

    click on the blue chroot link in my sig. let me know if you have problems (sometimes extra commands are necessary for network access).
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