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  1. [ubuntu] Install Kexi on Unity or Mate or Cinnamon? 12.04 LTS

    I just got news there is a new database tool that has similar abilities of Microsoft Access--a good visual database tool. This is one application that Linux has never gotten even close to Microsoft...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Changing SD cards, after first card additional cards are not recognized

    I right-click the icon for the SD card in the task/menu bar and select "eject". It appears to eject OK as the icon then disappears.
  3. [ubuntu] Changing SD cards, after first card additional cards are not recognized

    I have ubuntu 12.04 running standard Unity. I often import SD cards from my cameras. When I insert the first card everything is fine, it is recognized, etc. But after ejecting the first card,...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Anyway to access a computer over a network

    Nomachine.com version of NX is fantastic except with Unity. With most window managers it is the closest thing to Windows Remote Desktop, no latency, etc.
    I still haven't got it to work right with...
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    [ubuntu] Bash jobs in background with nohup

    I got started way back in the Unix bourne shell days. When I wanted to run a program in the background and have it continue to run even after I logged out I would use this command line in bourne...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 server crash, boot fail, now warnings "grub-probe: sending ioctl 1261 to a

    It is an ext4 filesystem on a dual-boot Windows, although Windows is never used.
  7. [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 server crash, boot fail, now warnings "grub-probe: sending ioctl 1261 to a

    Update: I found an easy way to upgrade the kernel to latest, with command:
    apt-get install linux-image-2.6.38-12-generic

    That upgraded my kernel from 32-46 to 38-12 and appears to have stopped...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm: sending ioctl 1261 to a partition!

    I had a 10.04 Lucid server crash after two years of running. It would not reboot, just hanged at initramfs prompt. I got it to boot with fsck of root filesystem, but now it logs messages:

    kernel:...
  9. [ubuntu] 10.04 server crash, boot fail, now warnings "grub-probe: sending ioctl 1261 to a part

    I have a Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid server that has been running just great for around 2 years. A few nights ago it crashed during a rsync backup of a database to another server. After the crash it would not...
  10. [lubuntu] Problem with NX (nomachine.com) on Windows 7 with Cygwin installed

    I have used nomachine.com's NX to connect to gnome desktops on Ubuntu boxes for a long time. It usually works better/faster than any other remote desktop app such as VNC. I have recently encountered...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot, Win7 and 12.04 LTS, can't install Windows 7 SP1

    Yes, I know Windows is looking on SDB. I already tried changing the boot drive in BIOS to the Windows disk (sda), but there is an old, unused grub on that disk too. That's why I want/need to either...
  12. [ubuntu] Dual boot, Win7 and 12.04 LTS, can't install Windows 7 SP1

    I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 on the first disk (sda) and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a second drive (sdb). I have upgraded/moved Ubuntu a couple of times, but Win7 has always been on the first...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Seagate Backup Plus 3TB external USB disk drive bricked? SOLVED

    I think I solved this by experimentation. I was able to create a nearly 3TB Ext3 filesystem with gparted . The standard Ubuntu disk utility would not handle it.

    First I took it back to a Windows 7...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Seagate Backup Plus 3TB external USB disk drive bricked?

    I have other external USB drives of different models that I had no problem installing ext3 or ext4 on. But this one it would not do. It may have something to do with the Seagate firmware or the fact...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Seagate Backup Plus 3TB external USB disk drive bricked?

    I managed to get a new NTFS partition installed and working on it. The trick was in Windows disk manager to make it a GUID (GPT) disk, then I could create a new NTFS. As I mentioned I thought it...
  16. [SOLVED] Seagate Backup Plus 3TB external USB disk drive bricked?

    I purchased a new Seagate Backup Plus external USB hard drive. I plugged it into an Ubuntu PC and decided it was slow. I assumed I could improve it by deleting to default NTFS filesystem that comes...
  17. Re: Does My Doctor Comply HIPAA or Google asleep at the wheel

    Google would not make a commitment to make gmail compliant to HIPAA health care privacy rules. So now they have new competition as Microsoft seizes an opportunity:

    Microsoft Office 365 Boasts...
  18. Re: Does My Doctor Comply HIPAA when she Sends me Personal Health Information over Gm

    I have been following the issue of HIPAA and Gmail for around a year because I am a consultant and I would like to introduce GMail to some of my clients in the health care industry.

    Is GMail HIPAA...
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    [ubuntu] remote access using NX

    I often use the NX application from nomachine.com to remote access to Ubuntu gnome, unity and xfce desktops, utilizing ssh port for encryption/access. From my experience nothing else comes close in...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Getting Google Earth to work in 12.04LTS - Who can help?

    The last straw for me came with a bug in linux Google Chrome that slowed my entire PC to a crawl. It was so bad I thought my hard disk must be hitting bad sectors. Since 12.04 forked to Unity, Google...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Weird Problem: Chrome slow at all times

    On a desktop running 12.04:

    I have the same issue with Google Chrome but I am using a desktop. For example, when composing an email in gmail there is a pause after each keystroke, switching tabs,...
  22. [xubuntu] Re: Thunar, Gigolo and browsing network shares in xfce

    Gem? What is gem about needing a whole additional application to browse network shares when that functionality is built-in to most other file managers? I don't get it.
  23. [xubuntu] Thunar, Gigolo and browsing network shares in xfce

    I am new to xfce (xubuntu 11.10) and was surprised at the featureless, unfriendly Thunar is used instead of Nautilus. Apparently Thunar cannot browse network shares (and many other things) the way...
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    Re: Forgetting installed apps...forever

    Several have suggested 'use alternative' but never mentioned their preferred alternative. What's up with that?

    (I am now installing Cinnamon, again. I have tried others like xfce, but all the...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Getting Google Earth to work in 12.04LTS - Who can help?

    I couldn't get GE to work on my upgraded 12.04, so I did a fresh install of 12.04 and after that GE worked OK!

    Then I installed Wine so I could use Picasa again and by installing Wine it REMOVED...
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