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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem - dual boot install win 7

    Ubuntu will not use an NTFS partition for its swap partition. In an automatic install, it would create the swap partition at the same time as it created the Linux partition. Since you have started...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SANE problem with HP ScanJet 4p

    Thank you for that more lasting and more elegant solution to the scsi scanner problem in Ubuntu!

    A very well-written HOW-TO, also.

    Phil
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    Re: Operating Systems as Heroes.

    Humorous, well-written, discerning!

    I guess this also means you haven't found an OS you really like, or at least that really meets your needs.

    Bravo!
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    [ubuntu] Re: SANE problem with HP ScanJet 4p

    Dave,

    I'm glad you have at least limited use of your scanner. As you said, it is quality.

    On the first point you raised, the man[ual] pages, in the same place on my Jaunty x64 version as you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SANE problem with HP ScanJet 4p

    David,

    I now have my scanner working!

    I had done the changes mentioned in my previous reply above. I finally tried the two lines below (modified to my sg8 - you would modify to your sg2) from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SANE problem with HP ScanJet 4p

    David,

    If you're still using Intrepid, you need to go into "System", "Users and Groups" and modify your permissions. Scanning is not allowed by default.

    I'm having the same problem you are,...
  7. Thread: Jaunty

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    [ubuntu] Re: Jaunty

    DeMus,

    I can't really help you there. I originally had my e-mail app (Thunderbird) pop up when I hit the web Help buttons. Now nothing happens when I hit them.

    I had double checked the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Jaunty

    DeMus,

    I'd be very interested in what your Boinc installation does in 9.04, compared to what you were running earlier.

    I have Boinc running on both 9.04 and my earlier 8.10 partitions of my...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I'm 67 and I use Ubuntu for just about everything. I keep a Windows XP Pro partition for Quicken and TurboTax. Everything else I find much better on Ubuntu!

    Everything else means web browsing,...
  10. Thread: Boinc upgrade

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    [kubuntu] Re: Boinc upgrade

    Thanks for that help and for the information about Intrepid - I've been looking forward to that release, too.

    I'm using the 64-bit version and received a response of "use...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LAN card won't connect

    Resolved!

    Not sure what did it, but I messed around with Windows settings, kept being told nothing was working, ended up with a working LAN card again. Also works in the 32-bit Hardy again.
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    [ubuntu] LAN card won't connect

    Help, please.

    I have the setup listed in my signature and I tri-boot with Hardy, 32- & 64-bit, and WinXP Pro. I have used the on-board Realtek 8111B LAN card since building the machine and had no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need New Hardware Advice

    Kid7,

    I can give you a little help, perhaps. I have a different Gigabyte motherboard (GA-P35-DS4) that came with on-board Realtek 8111B LAN card. I used the drivers Gigabyte provided and have had...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nautilus broken after Hardy upgrade

    Noarc,

    Sorry you're having this problem. Maybe one of the moderators could help you more than I can.

    I can only tell you that I upgraded by downloading the release candidate, installing in a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nautilus broken after Hardy upgrade

    Did you run the verification check on your CD you were installing from?

    I don't know which version of Hardy you are using, but I had the 32-bit Gutsy and installed both 32- and 64-bit versions of...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Mozilla Sunbird

    Thank you, DCM36, tremendously. I just installed Sunbird into my 7.10 setup and it worked right off the bat - as so many others have said. I had seen my wife using Sunbird in Windows and liking it...
  17. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    I voted "worked flawlessly" even though I had to restart the upgrade process one time. Everything seems to have come through intact. My bookmarks, e-mails, etc. are all still there. My background...
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    Re: Insane Windows 386 ad!!!

    Maybe I'm just an old fogey, but the ad did remind me of how much an improvement Windows was over DOS! I was one of those working in an agency that insisted on MS. I had too many different things...
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    Sticky: Re: Official BUMPS Development Thread

    I second jarrett. It would be very useful.

    Thanks for your work!
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