Ubuntu what packages are needed for personal file share?

I want to have a folder shared among all my computers. But when i got to personal file share it tells me that the packages aren't installed ...

linux to windows xp file share

I started the samba server, opened the port, and can see the sever on the windows machine but it says that it doesn't have permisson/can't see folderhow to I fix it? ...

Ubuntu personal file sharing/share files over the network doesn't work

I'm using 10.04 beta...If I go to system - preferences - personal file sharing, I cannot select "share files over the network." The panel is greyed out and the message "This feature cannot be enabled because the required packages are not installed on your computer" is shownIt eve ...

Ubuntu New to linux and want to set network file share

I am new to Linux, I am a school principle and I want to set up user accounts for my students and staff.I have one dedicated box to serve as a server. I installed 7.10 on this machine. I also have 25 computers that have xp pro on them. Each machine is set up under the user group called WORKGROUP and ...

Ubuntu Need help with Linux Mint iso file

I am not sure how to get this Linux Mint 2.1 'Bea' on to a CDThe file(s) are in a small window on my desktop, with the invitation to 'extract'.When I 'extract' it, it creates a folder with various files but K3b doesn't seem to find the 685MB file that it burns to the CD.In the past I have successful ...

Ubuntu HOWTO: File sharing using gnome-user-share (Personal File Sharing)

So as most of you have found out, if you go to System -> Preferences -> Personal File Sharing it will not let you enable network file sharing. The window tells you that it can't be enabled because the required packages are not installed on your system and it doesn't give you an option to insta ...

Ubuntu linux mint

i have been trying to put linux mint on a flash drive and there aren't many people on the linux mint site and i thought I would post my question here.usb reading for helenaPostby misswham on Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:58 pmHi there. I am new to Linuxmint but not ubuntu. I installed it to a 8 gb flash and it ...

Ubuntu linux mint installing wine using live cd

using linux mint live cd at the moment.trying to install winebut unable to install some pacages. is it because I'm using the live cdhere is terminal textmint@mint ~ $ sudo apt-get install wineReading package lists... DoneBuilding dependency tree Reading state information... DoneThe following extra p ...

Linux DIst Ranking And Market Share - LXF101

-=January 2008=-Rank - Dist - %Market Share#1 - Ubuntu - 31.30#2 - Debian - 9.00#3 - OpenSUSE - 7.40#4 - PCLinuxOS - 6.10#5 - Fedora - 3.80#6 - Mandriva - 3.50#7 - Linux Mint - 3.40#8 - MEPIS- 1.40#9 - FreeBSD - 0.80#10 - Kubuntu - 0.70#11 - CentOS - 0.40#12 - Zenwalk - 0.40#13 - RedHat - 0.30#14 - ...

Ubuntu I just got linux mint need help with home page

I heard Linux mint has a really cool home page, but when ever I start my browser I get this message. Firefox can't find the file at /usr/share/ubuntu-artwork/home/index.html. Then I go to usr /share and the ubuntu-artwork folder does not exist. Does anyone know a solution to this problem? ...

The Wintergreen Project - Porting Linux Mint stuff to Ubuntu

--EDIT--Update:given the following statement here (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=8071598&postcount=36) by the head dude at Linux Mint...Now, when it comes to Debian itself... there are a few incompatibilities between Ubuntu/Mint and Debian, so for this we usually open a development bran ...

Linux Mint help

I am still relitively new to linux and I have installed Linux mint onto my system. Everything works except my sound card. I downloaded the driver from the manufacturer which is Creative Sound Blaster. The only problem I am having is trying to figure out how to install it.The directions state:Got to ...

Linux Mint Helena Screen problem

I have linux mint helena and i just installed it and for some reason the screen keeps flashing frequently when i have the display set to 1920 x 1080 (16:9)...when i had windows installed i never has this problem...my graphics card is ati readon 3300 hd...i have downloaded the driver but it doesnt le ...

Removing Linux Mint

I have just bought a second hand Toshiba laptop which came installed with Linux Mint 8. It works fine and I have tried to use it for a while... sorry but I just prefer Windows XP. I followed a solution posted by 'daark.child', to remove Linux and re-establish XP. I ran 'partedmagic' to remove the Li ...

Ubuntu Can't run mplayer,or vlc in Linux mint 7

Hi,I have a slight problem.I am using Linux Mint 7,it's a good OS(fully updated). But 1 big problem is that I cant run a DVD, by just putting it in the drive. It seems like all of the copy righted dvd's (commercial movies) have skippy video. When mplayer comes up to play what ever media file selecte ...

Need help.. Trying to set up a file share server

First off, i'm a REAL noobie to the linux world but not afraid to learn (or crash it) the hard way LOL! Coming from the Windows world this is a whole different animal.. I guess the big thing is "command line" skills which I have non of...Anyway, what i'm running is "gutsy gibbon" ...

Linux Mint: want to install WoW

guys? I have Linux Mint as well... Was wondering if any1 can help me with it? I want to install WoW on it but i can't XD (i'm like a complete noob with Linux) anyways i heard you can get this Cross over thing so u can use windows programs and all that.I found that, thing is its a torrent file... Now ...

Linux Mint: Grub 17 error after install

It will become clear below that I'm new at this:I'm trying to get Linux Mint to install on a multiboot system. There are three hard drives of which the goal was to have ~50 GB from one be dedicated to this Linux install. Obviously on the install, I had to use the manual feature and did the best I co ...

Linux Mint 7 succesfully instaled (now some questions)

Following the recomendation by Reed9 I Installed Linux Mint 7 in a multi-boot system (Windows Vista-Linux Mint).As suggested by MikeTbob I have created 4 partitions for Linux Mint (5 GB(SWAP), 15 GB for the system Linux Mint 7 (EXT3), 15 GB (EXT3), 13 GB (EXT3) ) .I liked very much Linux Mint 7. Now ...

Urgent: Linux Mint Crashed due to playing with system files

I recently moved back to Jaunty as I didn't like Karmic much and so I had installed Linux Mint based on Jaunty i.e. Mint 7. Now since it was looking like the repos of this version were not active, so I added the repos of Karmic in it and installed all the softwares I needed. It had been working fine ...

Need to install Linux Mint 8 from USB Drive

I'm posting this question in Ubuntu since mint is a variant of ubuntu.I've just downloaded Linux Mint 8 and my cd rom is not working properly and so the only option I've is to take the iso to usb drive and install it from there.I've tried two ways and bot of them did not work.1. Using IsoBuster I di ...

error messages at startup of Linux Mint 8

Although I can always start my OS I get 2 lines at the top of my initial black screen (in white letters).chroot: cannot execute /sbin/load-policy: no such file or directorychroot: cannot execute /sbin/restorecom: no such file or directoryI looked in my /sbin/ folder, but there are no items that matc ...

Ubuntu PPPoE in Linux Mint

Question begins here (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1070462).Now I have installed Linux Mint in dual boot with Ubuntu 8.10. Internet connection works in second OS, but still struggles in first OS.For using my ADSL in Ubuntu I just typed 'pppoeconf' in terminal and got Internet working aft ...

Ubuntu linux mint, trying to install from burnt cd..help pweez

Just made cd of linux mint. I'm trying to install it on my dell d600. I have xp and ubuntu already on it. I want to replace ubuntu with the linux mint. I cannot get it to startup with the cd drive. I've tried doing the f12 when I turn on the computer. Any idea? When I burn the cd, should it be an IS ...

Ubuntu problem partioning for linux mint

I have already posted this on the Mint forum. So I hope nobody minds me posting it here too.Hi I am using the linux mint live cd, and attempting to partition the c drive to enable dual booting with linux mint, and windows xp,I already have xp installed .The drive is in the NTFS file system.So i clic ...

How to install wxGlade in Linux Mint?

I downloaded wxGlade 0.6.3 from Source-forge.net.I extracted the .tar.gz file. But, I dont know how to install it... Can anyone please teach me how to install this in Linux Mint ? ...

fedora #14 personal file sharing troubles

As of now I have one Linux certified laptop with new F14 install as well as a 2cd with F9 installed. Also a desktop with F14 installed this week. The problem is that the Personal File Sharing does not work. The two laptops can 'see' all three public folders on their screens. Docs and fotos can be mo ...

Ubuntu Want is Linux Mint?

is there someone who can help me about Linux Mint?please post a link where I can read something about it.ANd please post where I can Download a live-cd of Linux Mint with the latest version,...I will download it via utorrent so please I need a torrent file of it,.. THANKS!!!and another question to a ...

Linux Mint for me; all the way!!

Dude, it's the truth! I love Linux Mint. I can't live without it. 9 months of searching for that "distro for me" and I finally found it. Now, I am a KDE fan, so I of course had to pick up the KDE Edition of Mint 4.0; but come now, do we really fret of DM's? haha... Anyway, My laptop is fri ...

Mandriva vs Linux Mint?

I bet most guys who regularly visit this forum have experience in using Mandriva as desktop. So I don't feel it necessary to repeat how a desktop-oriented and user-friendly distro Mandriva was and is. Instead, I want to share some feeling I got by trying out the GNOME-oriented Linux Mint 7. A few da ...

Grub says Ubuntu is Linux Mint 10 Flubox.

When im in the grub menu, it calls my Ubuntu 10.10 "Linux Mint 10 Flubox" When i went back from mint to ubuntu, i did take a few things over.I took the ubuntu stock pkg list ( dpkg --get-selections > ubulist )and the mint stock list (same except for mintlist) Then put em in a website th ...

Ubuntu Dual Monitor Setup in Linux Mint 10 Julia with Nvidia G310

Though I was able to add Samsung 1080p LCD TV as second monitor in Linux Mint 10 (Nvidia X server settings > Separate X Screen > Save to X configuration file > Apply > Reboot) all I could get on 2nd monitor/Samsung TV was the wallpaper. How can I "send" VLC or any other window ...

Ubuntu How do I switch from Dolphin to Konqueror in Linux Mint 9 KDE?

How do I switch from Dolphin to Konqueror in Linux Mint 9 KDE?I'd like to make Konqueror the default File Manager. ...

Ubuntu /boot/grub/menu.lst (Linux Mint 9 - Isadora)

This is another great ACPI based problem:I'm using a Toshiba Satellite L505-GS5035 with Linux Mint 9 (Isadora) 64-bit. Upon startup I get the typical acpi/kernel errors. So, I updated the BIOS to the newest and set the boot option "acpi=off".This has allowed me to start a live USB of the O ...

Ubuntu Having some of the linux mint features in karmic

Its been a long since i began rolling the linux thing.after triying a bunch of distros , i ended up with ubuntu and linux mint .i was more familiar with ubuntu so i decided to go with it but just wondering some good "features" of mint in ubuntu .What i love the most is the extended right c ...

Creative sound drivers, worked in ubuntu, don't work in linux mint

Apologies if this is not the place for it, but I figured linux mint is based on ubuntu so it would be ok to post this here. I used ubuntu for about a year, with a soundblaster X-fi xtremegamer sound card, and these exact drivers. http://support.creative.com/downloads/download.aspx?nDownloadId=10792 ...

Ubuntu Linux Mint Installed to the wrong hard drive

I was trying to install Linux Mint onto my Windows Vista hard drive to which is a 40gb since I didn't want it anymore. During the partitioning step of the install it showed 3 hard drives which is correct. 2 40gbs. and 1 320gb which I put all of my personal documents from 7 years on. I thought I sele ...

help with ubuntu file share on lan

i am quite new to using linux, it took me only 5mins to setup a network file share with windows so i think i might need some help.basicly i have installed samba dn wish to put a couple of folders on my lan as file shares like i did in windows, when i right click the file in ubuntu and click on SHARI ...

Ubuntu Making a Wubi variation for Linux Mint

I am a user of Linux Mint (not a developer) and I have a good knowledge of Linux. How can I make Linux Mint installable through wubi? Do I need you guys to download some file? ...

Ubuntu Linux Mint

After downloading and installing Linux Mint with Gnome to a spare hard drive and playing with it for a couple of hours I have come to the conclusion that Mint got it right when compared to Ubuntu.With Ubuntu I have to uninstall packages and install others to get it working right but Mint with the ex ...

Ubuntu Failed "update" to linux mint broke software sources

When karmic was just out I wanted to try Linux Mint 8 Helena before it was released. So I followed a guide online how to update using debs from the linux mint page. Well.. I only came half-way before something broke and I cancelled the installation - I now also realize that I don't want Linux Mint.S ...

Ubuntu Nvidia Geforce 310M and Linux Mint 10 - Hangs at black screen

I'm trying to get Linux Mint 10 running on a Sony VAIO VPCF12AFM which has a Nvidia Geforce 310M graphics card. The machine hangs at a black screen after the Mint splash screen. A friend and I have been tinkering around with it trying to get it to work and have tried to get it to run from an EDID.bi ...

Ubuntu Linux Mint D-Link DWA-140

I purchased this usb wireless card because I read here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HardwareSupportComponentsWirelessNetworkCardsDlink #USBthat it is supported out of the box. Well it works for a couple minutes and then drops the connection then asking for my security key again and never connec ...

Ubuntu Personal File Sharing problem

I recently built a new machine based on i3-550 processor, an upgrade from a Pentium-D; quite a performance difference!I use personal file sharing to use files on this machine with other Linux boxes in the house, mostly videos. Everything was working fine before, but now I get the following error whe ...

Ubuntu slow ethernet & wlan, really confusin (linux mint)

okay, this has bugged me for weeks now. I posted this before to mint forums but I post here, in case someone here would have a fix.My problem is, that in my dorm room, internet is slow, or not slow, but it sometimes goes the speed it should (between 60 - 100 megas/s) but then, suddenly it slows down ...

Ubuntu Personal file sharing nonexistant in 10.10?

I've got a recently fresh install of 10.10 on this computer and I want to share files to my laptop- something I was already doing on this computer with 10.10 before doing a fresh install. The problem is, when I go to System > Preferences, the "Personal File Sharing" option isn't even th ...

Ubuntu Wireless in Linux Mint GNOME worked perfectly, not working in Linux Mint 9 KDE!

I used to run Linux Mint GNOME on my laptop. There was never a problem. I'd connect my Desktop wireless adapter to it and then install the broadcom drivers with ease.Today I decided to give KDE a try so I installed Linux Mint 9 KDE. All is fine except for the wireless drivers. I get this message in ...

Ubuntu Personal File Sharing Missing Files

(Running Lucid Lynx) In the Personal File Sharing Preferences it won't let me to tick the box to share public files on the network as it says the required packages are not installed on my system. The options for sharing via Bluetooth are available to me however. What packages am I missing (and how d ...

OpenSSH between Ubuntu and Linux Mint question!

I recently followed a tutorial (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=822783&highlight=Share+files+ubuntu+pc%27s) to connect my Ubuntu desktop to my Linux Mint laptop via OpenSSH.I can easily browse and add files to Linux Mint with the 'Connect to Server' window [picture attached]. Linux Mint ...

Ubuntu What's different in Linux Mint that makes ath_pci work better?

My Atheros card (AR5212/AR5213, 168c:0013) works near perfectly in Linux Mint, but it has big issues in Debian Lenny and Ubuntu Intrepid.In all three distros, ath_pci driver is used (well, in Debian, I had to compile the madwifi driver and blacklist ath5k) and yet it only works well in LM.In Debian ...