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    [SOLVED] Re: slow wireles in 11.10 intel WiFi Link 5100

    Sorry I am unable to offer a solution - I have exactly the same problem. Toshiba laptop worked fine in 11.04 but is now so slow as to be almost unusable. Intel 5100 wifi. File transfers take...
  2. Thread: Knotes Problem

    by bobd72
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    [kubuntu] Re: Knotes Problem

    Thanks ankspo71,
    One of the lucid entries (backports) had not been changed during the upgrade. Things are working now.

    Also kdepim packages must have been installed/upgraded when running 10.04...
  3. Thread: Knotes Problem

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    [kubuntu] Knotes Problem

    Hello all.
    I have recently upgraded a couple of computers from 10.04 to 10.10. Neither will run Knotes.
    I have uninstalned Knotes and attempted to reinstall.
    However it refuses to install. The...
  4. Thread: Mounting fat32

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    Re: Mount samba shares with utf8 encoding using cifs

    Oh dear - my apologies. Back to the drawing board :-(
    Thanks
  5. Thread: Mounting fat32

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    Re: Mount samba shares with utf8 encoding using cifs

    In hunting around to try to resolve this I find:

    bob@Comp1:/$ sudo mount /media/WINDATA
    mount: special device /dev/hdb1 does not exist

    My fstab contains the line:
    /dev/hdb1 /media/WINDATA...
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    [kubuntu] Re: KDE 4.1 font sizes

    Thanks Denestria,
    I have posted my question on this thread:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=288534&goto=newpost
  7. Thread: Mounting fat32

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    Mounting fat32

    Hello,
    Perhaps someone can help.
    I upgraded from Kubuntu 8.04 to 8.10 and my fstab entry to mount vfat hard drive at boot no longer works.

    The D$ drive is called WINDATA and I can see it in...
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    [kubuntu] Re: KDE 4.1 font sizes

    Thanks keithld. That certainly solves the problem in the body, but doesn't fix the rest of the screen text.
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    [kubuntu] Re: KDE 4.1 font sizes

    Ahh - there it is :)
    Thanks for that - problem solved.

    Now - if you can resolve the issue of cifs not connecting a share from fstab on boot I'll be happy :-)
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    [kubuntu] KDE 4.1 font sizes

    Can somebody please direct me to where you change font size settings for applications in 8.10? Font sizes set for menus and toolbars on applications like Firefox and Thunderbird are TINY - my old...
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    Re: Mount samba shares with utf8 encoding using cifs

    Thanks you for you help with this problem dmizer. Now everything works OK. I have another Hardy machine - a Laptop - which has exactly the same problem which I can now resolve.
    I had read...
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    Re: Mount samba shares with utf8 encoding using cifs

    OK - installed.
    bob@server2:/$ sudo slocate .smb_credentials
    /root/.smb_credentials
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    Re: Mount samba shares with utf8 encoding using cifs

    bob@server2:/$ sudo slocate .smb_credentials
    [sudo] password for bob:
    sudo: slocate: command not found
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    Re: Mount samba shares with utf8 encoding using cifs

    Thanks for the reply.
    I have checked the credentials file carefully - in fact I removed the original and replaced it just to be sure. No spaces and I used nano to create it.

    Using in...
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    Re: Mount samba shares with utf8 encoding using cifs

    Thanks for a great thread - it has been a huge help to me.
    I am using a network with a single windows machine and a number of Hardy boxes. The windows machine has a partition D$ which gives access...
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    [all variants] Re: SOLUTION: Connecting to network shares

    Thanks TonyS. After numerous queries on numerous forums you have solved my Hardy problem. Interesting that my Desktop Hardy machine works without the 'nounix' option, but my laptop requires it.
    ...
  17. Thread: Remote shares

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    [kubuntu] Remote shares

    Hello,
    I have two Kubuntu Hardy computers which I want to access a Remote Share on a Windaows XP machine. One is a desktop the other a Toshiba Laptop

    Both machines have the same fstab entry:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't access Samba directories.

    No - sorry I can't help you there
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't access Samba directories.

    I'm not sure if it's a "bug" or just a complex config issue yet. It is certainly an issue that has been causing problems for a long time though - problems with this config on this forum go back...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't access Samba directories.

    I am using a fully updated Kubuntu box and am having the same problems. Trying to set up boot access to a Windows machine just will not work. I have tried every combination of fstab setup for cifs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HOW TO: Hardy File Sharing fix

    I will be very interested to hear how you go with the Windows machine. I have been trying for 2 days to get Hardy working with cifs to establish a share on boot with absolutely no success. Please...
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