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  1. Poll: Re: What Do You Think Of Ubuntu's 10.10 Software Center And The Ability To Purchase A

    Good idea.. Too bad they can't offer more games for linux nor the ability to stream netflix.. :popcorn:
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    Re: How to become a System Administrator

    I found the lpic certification books quite snazzy.. check em out
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    [ubuntu] Re: question about permission

    oh.. and ubuntu already gives you sudo privs upon install so you are already a sudo root usr..
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    [ubuntu] Re: question about permission

    why dont ya just chown it to yourself?

    sudo chown username
    should give ya all permissions needed to create files in that directory for ya.. If not chmod it..
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    [ubuntu] Re: advice on another distro

    Been there done that..
    I tried several distros.. I still like Debian best but they are slow on their "stable releases" which isnt necessarly a bad thing, but they are realll slow..

    Second fav is...
  6. Re: Supreme Commander Forged Alliance patch questions

    hes not telling you to install vm and run supreme commander from it.. He was just explaining what a VM is. some people, believe it or not, really don't know :)
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkfinger Jaunty 9.04 Login screen

    administrator@ubuntu:/$ su
    Password or swipe finger:
    root@ubuntu:/#


    Your terminal indicates you setup thinkfinger to respond via root password...
    It is ill advised to log into X using...
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    Re: Windows 7 is at it again!

    [QUOTE=irv;7169401]I just tell her the good Lord gave me two hands so I need two of them. QUOTE]


    I like that.. I could use another laptop

    Besides its eaiser to beg for forgivness than ask...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I watch FOX.com full episodes?

    My names on the petition :)

    Has anyone tried to run these streams through wine ie or firefox?
    I know its a crappy workaround but i am curious and havent had time to try it yet..
  10. Re: What is the worst/dumbest computer mistakes you have ever done?

    i debugged the wrong hard drive with picutres of grandmas funeral on it.. everyone else forgot their camera...
    apparently running debug has the ability to switch 80 to 81..
    whoda thunk it?
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu does not shut down properly any more

    Does it do the same in another tty or just X?
    you might try to issue a shutdown command on another tty to see if it geterates any errors before shutting down..

    I had this problem with my inital...
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    Re: Know the TRUTH about Linux!

    I peronally dont mind mac,... so long as you dont have to fix or customize anything....

    Kinda like having a car with the hood welded down? not really a good thing to do...

    linux being refered...
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    Re: I'm going back to Windows XP

    Not constructive but i cannot help myself..

    Want some cheese with that whine?

    I agree with the comment on buying a console (xbox) for gaming..
    I never thought of that and frankly would get...
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    Re: '+1' posts. Let's talk about them.

    +1 :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is it worth upgrading to Intrepid Ibex?

    I agrees..
    I updated and got broke.. html editors crash.. mythtv locksup for no reason.. broke...
    (I'm sure i can find fixes for such said issues but why? id rather complain about em)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kompozer closes without notice

    :popcorn:
    A bit late on my comment as well but what the heck..
    I use a handfull of html editors.
    kompozer
    amaya
    bluefish
    quanta..
    They all (except bluefish) crash under 8.10. ubuntu broke em.....
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Forced to use thinkfinger as my typed password no longer works

    I did try this both from the users and groups from X and from a command prompt...
    It accepts my swipe as authentication but then tells me to bugger even after changed...

    I Did edit out 2 lines in...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Forced to use thinkfinger as my typed password no longer works

    Lol i wish that was the case.. It be much easier to fix :)
  19. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Forced to use thinkfinger as my typed password no longer works

    Hi guys.. Kinda a strange issue hoping someone can help.
    I upgraded ubuntu to 8.10 last night and now my thinkfinger is kinda tweaked...
    First it wouldn't work at all so i went here ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sigmatel Sound Card low volume problem.

    I feel your pain..
    Did you ever find a solution for this one? If so can you share..
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    Re: USB IrDA Receiver?

    I got my "generic" usb irda and remote to work using lirc...
    run
    sudo apt-get install lirc lirc-x

    once installed just run irw in terminal and push buttons on your remote to see if it is...
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    [all variants] Re: deleted files....

    Might work if he installed linux... :) if read right he installed windows..
    Boot off a linux live cd and change the permissions / attributes or burn em to a dvd or usb key:popcorn:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Noob screwed up using root acct....

    Hello
    not sure what you mean by mount point? maybe im dumb? if ya would elaborate..
    In either case you can open a terminal from X or go to another terminal (control alt f6) log in as root and if i...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GUI Interface for Ubuntu server edition

    Fairley strait foward..
    in the terminal window type sudo startx..(X might be capitol? im stuck on a windows box atm..:( )
    if it cant find it install it sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop...
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    [ubuntu] Re: this may sound dumb

    yes, you'll need internet access to use webget
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