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  1. [ubuntu] Re: BIOS failure handling Ubuntu after 15 years

    Thank you for relevant, current advice. My last Ubuntu was an upgrade instead of an install from CD.

    I will try a couple of hardware component swaps along with a clean hard drive install to see...
  2. [ubuntu] BIOS failure handling Ubuntu after 15 years

    Mp-bios bug:8254 timer not connected to io-apic

    Research online and this error has fingers pointing in both directions to the hardware manufacturers and to the kernel in Ubuntu.

    In the last...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Just upgraded to 15.10 epson V500 scanner not recognised

    I just went through this with my HP all-in-one printer that originally worked and then went offline after an electrical interruption. What worked for me was I made sure the printer linked over a...
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    Re: Any GNU/Linux audiophiles here?

    I have a McIntosh stack for my hardware and that reveals the limitations of any source material. Note the spelling in 'McIntosh'. The best sound is still LP. A record has a lot of surface noise but...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 14.04 CUPS not working with HP Laserjet 4

    I just went through all this with a wireless connection getting lost. Letting CUPS or System Settings search for a printer seemed, to me, to be finding the deleted printer each time. Deleting the old...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What limits the RAM size?

    Thanks, ajgreeny. I'm going to re-install Cinelerra and the 2nd 2GIG SIMM and see if I do go over 2-gig usage. The single-core AMD will bang the ceiling when I render, I can tell you that. Then I'll...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What limits the RAM size?

    My hardware is a tower box, dedicated Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit desktop. I can see the physical RAM count in BIOS -- both in startup and set-up. I have never exceeded a gig of RAM in any computer usage. I...
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    [ubuntu] What limits the RAM size?

    I uninstalled 2GB DDR2-SIMM from a 4GB 'upgrade' because I could never exceed 50% usage of 2GB. This is according to System Administration --> System Monitor. I know you have to have a 64-bit OS to...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Shutdown -> [Cancel] [Shutdown] ... Cancel btn is the same

    This is a known bug in 14.04, which was branched and fixed in 14.10.

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/indicator-session/+bug/1363630

    ( Many thanks to the great folks on the mail list...
  10. [SOLVED] Shutdown -> [Cancel] [Shutdown] ... Cancel btn is the same

    The only Ubuntu I can run is 14.04 from a clean install of the .iso download to a formatted HDD. Then mod the install with

    sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback
    the original classic...
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    Re: Hard drive broke?

    I just want to put in my observation about what a bad HDD looks like when installing Ubuntu. The whatever version of Ubuntu would install and then I began to see a series of problems. Basically, none...
  12. Internal error [x]Show Details -> Apport

    Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Gnome Classic Desktop and lately every boot / re-boot gives me the "Sorry, Ubuntu has an internal Error" panel. In fact I get a staircase of those panels. All panels point...
  13. [ubuntu_studio] Re: how do Belkin wireless adapters work in 14.04?

    I have no problems with the Belkin N300 Wireless USB other than I have to use the computer's front panel USB connector and such set-up has been that way since Ubuntu 11.10. Currently using Ubuntu...
  14. [SOLVED] 14.04 LTS is a very nice Ubuntu, wackiest install ever

    Hello, I've used Ubuntu since Dapper Drake 6.06, and that install took 9 minutes flat from the LiveCD (and Ubuntu Install fit comfortably on a CD back then).

    With Trusty Tahr 14.04.1 LTS I took...
  15. [ubuntu] Deleting an old Windows Network share

    Adding and removing old hardware / software made my cobbled Samba network clash with the default Ubuntu Network to the point that I could not use Nautilus to Browse Network. Doing a:

    sudo apt-get...
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    Re: ImageMagick gaussianBlur?!

    I think your seeded values are too tight. The 'rosettas' are the width of half of the period character when ideally we need the buffered digital grid at least 4 pixels by 4 pixels. I see where you...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Recording sound from Speakers

    There is a Gnome applet, either sound-recorder or audio-recorder. I found sound-recorder on these Ubuntuforums board. So, I googled 'ubuntu sound-recorder' and see the same applet with both of the...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Browsing an SD card mounted on the wifi InkJet?

    I want to come back to this SD card question. The immediate problem I have to solve now is I have no Samba shares. I physically moved this Ubuntu computer away from a Windows LAN, then upgraded to...
  19. [ubuntu] Browsing an SD card mounted on the wifi InkJet?

    I used to insert an SD card into the printer's SD slot reader and Ubuntu saw the mount as a drive. I think that was direct connect of a USB cable. Any way to do that with wifi? How can I detect the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How can I stream video to a SmartTV

    Well, Doh! Ubuntu does have the Plex Media Server in the Software Center. Samsung has the Plex app in their downloads for the TV.

    I configured Plex Media Server using the walk-through setup. I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How can I stream video to a SmartTV

    Thanks for the reply gordintoronto. I think I am using Plex as a DNLA server, but I'm not sure. What I mean about Ubuntu using codec is I have perl scripts that reformat media specs and make copies...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How can I stream video to a SmartTV

    OK. I fixed Ubuntu by deleting the nVidia proprietary driver. I don't think I currently have OpenGL with the Ubuntu GPL video driver (but that is another problem for another day).

    Plex has a fuzzy...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How can I stream video to a SmartTV

    Adding Plex did activate a link icon in the SmartTV 'desktop'. The TV adds software and documentation based upon user navigation. The added software icon is called AllShare. Launching AllShare shows...
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    [SOLVED] How can I stream video to a SmartTV

    Samsung TV with a built-in wifi, or can ethernet connect. Current setup is: a cable modem ethernet cable feeds a NetGear dual-band router. The router then wifi's into the SmartTV because I could...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 with nvidia GPU

    Thanks for the reply, both of you.

    I never had an issue with nVidia and Ubuntu since the 5.10 version. I always clicked the 3rd-Party Drivers available icon after the first reboot, but it didn't...
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