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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Adobe flash not working properly

    Haha - wow! That is made of awesome :) Thanks for that. What a splendid idea. Should be called Oldbuntu or something though ;)

    I think I'll just have to admit that I need a new laptop though - the...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Adobe flash not working properly

    I thought that might be a possibility, but I was hoping it wasn't! Laptop = elderly.

    Thank you though. I'll upgrade to a long term support option, because, as you can tell I don't like upgrading...
  3. [SOLVED] Adobe flash not working properly

    Hi,

    Flash player doesn't seem to work for sites other than youtube. (eg. I get a 'please update flash' message on Myspace) I tried using Flash-aid as recommended on a sticky, but this hasn't...
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    [ubuntu] Troubles with Flash for Firefox

    Hi,

    Flash seems to work, mostly (eg. Youtube), but I found that on certain sites (well, Myspace) there was a box saying that I needed the latest version of adobe Flash player. I know that I have...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Pidgin - would be grateful for help

    PS. Hardy is old, (in Ubuntu terms) but I'd never suggest you update the whole operating system just for an instant messenger :)[/QUOTE]

    Ah... but the boyfriend and friends are too cheap to use...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Pidgin - would be grateful for help

    Thank you so much for your help - :D Everything is sorted. Right - I can now talk to people again. :D
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Pidgin - would be grateful for help

    aha! one thousand years later and I'm downloading the latest Pidgin - just in time, as I was about to threaten to turn it into a tasty, virtual pie. - I hope this works :)
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Pidgin - would be grateful for help

    I repasted the commands. It hasn't come up with the previous message at the end, but in the middle this time. The end now says the following:

    echo deb...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Pidgin - would be grateful for help

    Hi again,

    I copy/pasted the commands into the terminal and the last line of text now reads:

    gpg: keyserver receive failed: keyserver error

    As you can probably tell, I have no idea what this...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Pidgin - would be grateful for help

    My computer is old and rickety, I don't know if it would cope with the Koala! I am planning a new laptop in the not too distant though.

    Thanks I'll give that a go.
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Pidgin - would be grateful for help

    I tried the delete + recreate, but that didn't work. Thanks for the suggestion though.
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Pidgin - would be grateful for help

    Of course, thanks. It's version 2.4.1

    and I'm on 8.04 Hardy Heron
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Pidgin - would be grateful for help

    Hello!

    Sorry, I meant to say: I thought that I needed to update, so I installed all available updates yesterday, but to no avail. I'm afraid I don't know how to find out which version I'm using....
  14. [SOLVED] Problem with Pidgin - would be grateful for help

    Hi,

    I hadn't logged into Pidgin for about a month, but on trying yesterday it came up with this message:

    "disconnected,
    Our protocol is not supported by this server"

    The server it has...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Still having problems with new hotmail

    Thanks for that, I'll give it a go!
    I've just found out that although you can't type proper emails with new hotmail on Ubuntu, you can choose to send a quick message by clicking on the name in your...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Still having problems with new hotmail

    Right, I now have a gmail account and am very happy with it :)

    Woo! I'm from Cambridge (uk) too... (Not the university though, which I suspect you both are.) Just moved to London a few weeks ago...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Still having problems with new hotmail

    I'm not a boy......:lolflag:

    Seriously though, thanks for the advice from everyone. Especially how to transfer stuff from hotmail. People on this forum are lovely :)
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Still having problems with new hotmail

    Yup, tried Opera, doesn't work with that either! Cheers anyway. I wanted to stay on hotmail because I have a lot of emails I wanted to save, and going through them all and picking them out would take...
  19. [ubuntu] Still having problems with new hotmail

    Hi all, new hotmail doesn't work properly with linux so I took some suggestions and tried adding the useragent switcher addon which didn't work-in fact it made hotmail work less well. I couldn't even...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please help :)

    I consider myself suitably chastised.......
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please help :)

    Thanks for the quick responses! Should have come here hours ago :) I'll give those pages a read and try some things out.
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    [ubuntu] Please help :)

    Hi, I don't know if anyone else has had this problem, but hotmail changed recently (in the last couple of days) and the new "improved" interface won't let me type emails:confused: I can type the...
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