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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Old hardware brought back to life

    I've got a Pentium III (32-bit SSE-only processor) with 512MB that I'm trying to use mostly as a X Server and VNC/RDP client, the idea being that a remote machine running is doing all the heavy...
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    Re: Downloading and Building source

    Yes, that article describes a lot of the same issues and complications that I am going through as well.

    However, it doesn't explain what the 'debian' source tarball is or how to use it. It looks...
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    Downloading and Building source

    I need a newer version of a package than Ubuntu has provided through backporting for my version (16.04 LTS), and I need it on i386 architecture. So of course, I have to download the source and build...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Directory changed into a regular file upon a drag/drop, now how do I change it ba

    In fact, I made a backup of everything that was in the subdirectory just before I did this move operation.

    Looking back at that backup, I see what actually happened, and you're right, nothing...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Directory changed into a regular file upon a drag/drop, now how do I change it ba

    It is not a soft-link, I would know that using the shell and 'ls -l'.

    $ ls -l CS_DVD
    -rw-rw-r-- 1 chris chris 38246 Dec 1 2017 CS_DVD

    You're right though, 'nautilus' is the file manager and...
  6. [SOLVED] Directory changed into a regular file upon a drag/drop, now how do I change it back?

    I'm on Ubuntu 16.04LTS, and I've never seen anything like this before!

    Somehow, simply dragging and dropping a directory in the Ubuntu File Manager messed up and dropped the directory flag off...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Lexmark Z-series wireless printer on recent distros

    I set the fixed IP by going into the router config and 'reserving' the IP address for the printer's IP address. It still uses DHCP, but thd router always gives it the same address, so it is like a...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Lexmark Z-series wireless printer on recent distros

    It will work wirelessly even with the recent versions, so long as you completed the Network Setup wizard in Windows and have installed the Linux driver. The problem is just with the USB driver in my...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Lexmark Z-series wireless printer on recent distros

    As I told you before, the printer works just fine (USB and wireless) with the Lexmark-provided drivers on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick). They broke it beginning with 11.04 (Natty). You can still...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I reorder the grub 2 boot menu?

    The proper way is to create and re-order the prefix number on the files in the /etc/grub.d directory as needed. For example, you'll see memtest86+ has its own separate entry...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.10 (maverick) Floppy not working

    Yes - this link did workaround fix my problem, thank you very much!

    I already had the /etc/fstab entry for /dev/fd0. But in Ubuntu 10.10 (as well as 10.04.1) a normal mount on /dev/fd0 does not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.10 (maverick) Floppy not working

    The above error messages above have nothing to do with Ubuntu 10.10, sorry my mistake adding it here (it is related to a problem I am having using WINE with a 16-bit app., was supposed to be posted...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.10 (maverick) Floppy not working

    Same problem using wine-1.3. Same problem using Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit. In the console window, these messages appear:

    larissa@DELL:~$ wineconsole cmd.exe
    fixme:shell: Dde_OnRequest returning fake...
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu 10.10 (maverick) Floppy not working

    I have a traditional floppy diskette drive on my computer via an onboard MFM controller (i.e. I am not using a USB floppy drive). However, I can't mount the drive no matter what diskette I put in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lexmark x5650 64-bit workarounds

    Hi, I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 (64-bit) and wanted to install the driver for my Lexmark Z2420 wireless printer and was having the same difficulties as you, RE: Lexmark's driver only supports...
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