Ubuntu Help me to set up my internet connection on usb modem

ok i know that usb is also stands for "UnSuitable for Bandwith" .My other friends who has route can easily access the net without problems, but for me , i am glad that i can't, which serves me the chance to learn linux:) .Since i have only one modem on my machine, i have to figure out a wa ...

jQuery slow and jerky slide on Firefox 2.0.0.13 (Ubuntu/ Core-2 : 1.8GHz)

Hi,I started using Jquery 1.2.3 (uncompressed) for development andlearning/.Just one simple effect in whole page using the Jquery tutorials, a divis toggled (slideUp/slideDown) when a button's is click.This runs smoothly on Opera (Ubuntu), but very sluggish on Firefox(Ubuntu). For sake of precau ...

jQuery Block cannot work fine in FF3 on Ubuntu

Hi,I just started using $.blockUI last weekend. It worked fine in FF3 onWindows XP.But when I tested it in FF3 on Ubuntu, the "overlay" layer (by defaultit's gray and transparent, covers the whole page) did not show up. Ialso tested the official demos in the same environment and got th ...

jQuery outerWidth(true) retrieve a wrong value on Chrome (ubuntu)

I try to get the outerWidth(true) value on a div but I get a wrong value on Chrome 6.0.472.63 (Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS) with jQuery 1.4.2.I try my test under a windows XP Chrome version, same problem...I found a 2 years old open ticket (#3333), but It's about jQuery 1.2 ...

About ubuntu compilation error

After compiling my vc++ project in ubuntu, i am getting some errors which i am giving in below. so i need help to solve this error...pls help me.../home/jars/source/Alpha/Lib/common/xppThreads/../xppthreads_posix/xppthreads.h:35:24: error: asm/atomic.h: No such file or directoryIn file included from ...

UBUNTU help!

I really like ubuntu but but i cant see any of my other hard drives.. how do i do that.. i know on the live cd you can view or windows drive and other linux drives.. thats what i want to do.. and can i use kaffeine for ubuntu cause i love it and what file sharing network should i useoops sry.. wrong ...

UBUNTU help

I really like ubuntu but but i cant see any of my other hard drives.. how do i do that.. i know on the live cd you can view or windows drive and other linux drives.. thats what i want to do.. and can i use kaffeine for ubuntu cause i love it and what file sharing network should i use ...

Trying out the Ubuntu preview

I recently downloaded the fresh Ubuntu preview (for a64), when it started up, everything seemed ok... Until I got a freeze with a brown background and a mouse pointer. Is there something I can do, or do I have to choose another distro? (PCLinuxOS an Fedora had no problems on my pc) ...

Ubuntu Apt Source

Does anyone here know of any good Ubuntu apt-get sources? If they contain software that is "quasi-legal", I am okay with that as long as the software is legal in Canada. If you're not sure, I can always look into it before I use it. ...

Ubuntu password

I recently install ubuntu on my other hard drive and was messing with the password and lost the it. Is there any way I can eliminate the password all together? Or at least recover the one I already have? ...

Ubuntu Guide

I found out about this website that is a guide for Ubuntu (and possibly Debian to some extent) and tells you how to do quite a bit with Ubuntu. It tells you about software packages and where to get common ones, how to setup mounting of ntfs and fat32 drives and much more. Hopefully you will find it ...

Ubuntu help

Hey! I am a Linux newbie. Yesterday I tried to install Ubuntu on my laptop. Everything worked just fine until the network detection. It couldn't recognize my wireless card even though it is on. I skipped that step and finished other steps. When I reboot my computer, my computer just stops at the lin ...

Ubuntu and DVD's

I recently installed Ubuntu 5.04 and I have nothing but really good things to say about it. One thing that does bother me though is the fact that it has Totem as the default for DVD's. So anytime I put a DVD in, Totem starts playing it. Does anyone know how to change the default player for DVD's? ...

Ubuntu - No Root Password

During the installing of Ubuntu, which went smoothly, I was never asked to create a root password. I was however asked to create an account. Anyway, upon completion I tried getting into the root account using no password, root, and the password I used for the account I created. No luck.So my questio ...

Ubuntu & Apache - Permissions

I just installed apache on my ubuntu box but I cant write to the document root as its permissions are set to allow only root to write to it. Obviously having to store my files in my home dir while I edit them, then copy them to the document root through sudo is a hassle compared to just editting the ...

Blank screen in latest ubuntu

Just installed ubuntu 5.04, I got my dualboot set up (first time I've managed that). When I start Ubuntu up, it stops for 1min at "detecting network interface" - then I get to the login screen.Problem:After typing in name ans password, I get a blank screnn with a mouse cursor on it.What ca ...

Installing XLibs-Dev in Ubuntu

I am new to the package distribution in Ubuntu. I am trying to install TK (8.5.9) on my Ubuntu System. There appears to be a problem:from /home/rahul/tk8.4.9/generic/tk3d.c:16:/home/rahul/tk8.4.9/generic/tk.h:96:29: X11/Xlib.h: No such file or directoryIn file included from /home/rahul/tk8.4.9/gener ...

ubuntu problem....

i have a problem installing programs in ubuntu, i always get prompted for the install disk, and yes it is mounted :P the problem seems to lay in the system not recognizing the cdrom or something. (i have two btw, a dvd and a cdrw) ...

Win32 codecs in Ubuntu 64 bit

Is it possible to get win32 codecs for Ubuntu 64 bit? How would you go about doing it? They don't exist in the Ubuntu repositories. I can play my movies in MPlayer atm of course, but it'd be nice not to be forced into one player. ...

Ubuntu display problems --> pink pixels?!

I installed Ubuntu on my Acer Ferrari 3200 laptop and after install I installed the Kubuntu-desktop with Synaptic. First all was fine, but shortly later I noticed in KDE as well as Gnome some sort of weird display problem. In some places, like parts of the icons and parts of the desktop, I see pink ...

Fat32 in ubuntu

i have just installed my ubuntu 5.04 but i can't see on "system" ntfs and fat32 partitions (ntfs is not a problem, but fat32 is a inermediate artition between win and ubuntu)how could i accesin /dev i cant acces to those units...... ...

ubuntu partitioning problem

I just got a new Dell Dimension 8400 yesterday. I'm having some trouble setting up a dualboot with XP and Ubuntu Linux. On my previous computer I used Partition Magic 8's new operating system wizard and then installed linux without a problem.On this computer I try to use the new operating system wiz ...

Ubuntu Question

Does Ubuntu strictly focus only on GNOME? I'd like to try it out but I do use kdeapps from time to time and it's rather important that I have that.Also, how good is Ubuntu? The reason why I want to make a change is because Debian is not focusing on the desktop end of GNOME. ...

ubuntu and luxi sans

Can anyone tell me what package holds the "Luxi Sans" fonts in Ubuntu?Does Ubuntu have a Web page that I can use to search it's packages? ...

ubuntu/alsa

I am running Ubuntu 5.04 w/ kernel 2.6.10 I have a Creative Sound blaster Audigy 2 zs sound card.I am trying to set up alsa, I used apt-get to download the latest release, then going to the alsa website, i found my sound card(they recommend the emu10k1 driver) which i clicked on, and followed the in ...

Cedega under ubuntu.

I have installed ubuntu and went to http://www.transgaming.com/sources.php to get the cvs version of cedega. I type what they tell me to into a terminal:cvs -dserver:cvs@cvs.transgaming.org:/cvsroot loginI get an error message saying that the file or directory does not exist, but when i do it with F ...

ubuntu/fluxbox

I recently switched from debian 3.1 sid to Ubuntu. After loading fluxbox, something is wrong. It takes about 30 seconds to actually load up, and some gui's (gtk mostly i think) either take forever or don't load at all. I read in the fluxbox documentation about adding the line export LC_ALL=C to a gd ...

Mouse wouldn't work on Ubuntu

My mouse pointer/cursor would not work/move after I installed Ubuntu and cannot get the pointer/cursor to move. It worked fine before when I had Windows 98 SE but now the mouse would not work or move. My mouse has the old USB serial connection type to the computer so I thought that might be the reas ...

Ubuntu 4.10 Slow PPP connection

I just achieved a ppp inet connection with Ubuntu 4.10 and a serial USR 56K faxmodemThe problem is I have downoad speeds of 0.9 K/sec, while in Windows I had 5K/sec. Someone told me to use wvdialconf, it did'nt solve it. I copied my windows modem settings to /etc/wvdial.conf but it has not improved. ...

ubuntu & dvd/cd-rw drives

I have ubuntu 5.04 hoary installed, and i have two cd drives, one dvd rom and one cd-rw.typcially with windows, i never was able to get both working at the same time, due to the ancientness of the cd burner(its like only a 4x write)anyway, both drives can easily read cds, the burner picks up a blank ...

dual boot in ubuntu

i have tried to install ubuntu after installing windows. grub has overwrote the MBR and now windows will not start up.i opened /boot/grub/menu.lst and found that there is no windows line. this is what i typed:Code: ...

Ubuntu root user...

I'd like to know just how you're expected to know the root password when you install Ubuntu.I saw no option in the installation to enter a root password, only a section that said "Here you can add accounts to be used instead of root".Is there some kind of default root password that it sets ...

ubuntu firefox bug

when i try to install themes/ extentions in firefox, it takes me to the firefox update page. i read the bug report for ubuntu users but i cant find where to fix it. please help ...

Windows XP wont boot after new Ubuntu Install

I did a quick search to see if anything like this had been posted before but I couldn't find anything to here goes.Ive just install a copy of Ubuntu on my laptop, its dual booting with windows xp professional. I can boot into Ubuntu fine from Grub the trouble is when I select windows it goes to the ...

Ubuntu on ancient laptop: screen flicker and offset

I've just installed Hoary Hedgehog (free on Linux Format magazine) on an old laptop. I did have suse 9.1 installed but the laptop doesn't have much memory so I was looking for something that might be a little more efficient.So, I've got Ubuntu installed, but it doesn't seem to have detected the scre ...

Ubuntu 5.04: no sound

Hi. I installed Ubuntu 5.04 on my desktop a couple of days ago. It has two soundcards: on board and off-board (SoundBlaster Live 5.1):root@edgeworth:~ # cat /proc/asound/card*cat: /proc/asound/card0: Is a directorycat: /proc/asound/card1: Is a directory0 [ICH5 ]: ICH4 - Intel ICH5Intel ICH5 with AD1 ...

Kubuntu installed but want to switch back to Ubuntu

I installed Kubuntu as stand alone OS on a Dell C800 laptop. I like Kubuntu but after 3 days of struggling and failing to get printing from my print server I want to go back to Ubuntu which has a more funtional printer (setup) manager. What do I do? Do I merely boot from the Ubuntu install disc, ref ...

General/Ubuntu Fonts Question

before moving to Ubuntu, I used SuSE 9.3 Pro (GNOME), it was nice, but I liked to move to Ubuntu, and I'm happy with it I had a problem with fonts using SuSE I tried a lot then I got a solution:To select the font: Adobe Helvetica as my applications font, everything just looked greatI thought it's th ...

Ubuntu question

I reinstalled Ubuntu a short time ago since I last tried to upgrade the kernel. After a restart it gave me kernel panic errors.Now i'm not sure what to do.On the other hand, I installed Bittorrent but than when I dl'ed a torrent file, I can't open it to dl it like it should. I have problems using pr ...

Resolutions in Ubuntu

I Have Ubuntu 5.04 with a Sony CPD-100ES monitor, and with Ubuntu the resolution of the system is 640x480 instead of 1040x840 or something like that. I went to change the resolutions, but the only option was 640x480! How can I change the resolution? javascript:emoticon('') ...

Laptop can't mount shared folder with Ubuntu box

I installed ubuntu (hoary) on my desktop computer and am using my laptop (toshiba satellite 1555 running simplymepis 3.3 ) with samba to share files on each box. I can mount the partitions on the ubuntu box internal drive just fine on the laptop , but i cannot mount the external drive (a usb drive t ...

Ubuntu apt-get help.

I would like to have jdk and flashplayer working on my ubuntu install. What repository would I go about adding? I found this in another topic, but it is for debian.Code: ...

Setting up Ndiswrapper in Ubuntu

When i try to use ndiswrapper to set up my WPC11 linksys wireless-B PCMCIA card on Ubuntu, and then type 'sudo ndiswrapper -l' (to see if it worked) it always says invalid driver. I have doubled checked, i'm using the right driver (realtek driver 1.7 [not sure if i need to use older version or not, ...

Advice on Debian or Ubuntu

I know that Ubuntu is based on Debian. Here's my concern. I have been having some funky debugging issues related to a third party library I'm linking into my system (MATLAB related). I was told by Matlab support that they acknowledge there's a problem wiht some library compatabilities with their sys ...

ubuntu customization

hello, I have successfully followed the steps to remaster an ubuntu cd. But here's the thing: I don't want GNOME (want a lighter distro), but I do want XFCE4. Is there a way that I could do some kind of dpkg search and then a purge. What I mean is something like this (although this won't be right be ...

Installing firefox on Ubuntu

How do i install firefox on Ubuntu 5.04? ...

Opinions on Ubuntu and Mono development

I'm looking for a good Distro so that I can play with Mono dev. I've heard that Slack and Debian based Distros were good for this, but haven't done so well w/ Slackware 10.1. I up to wiping and trying w/ a new distro, but what are your thoughts on Ubuntu.And any Mono devs out there? ...

Troubles with Ubuntu boot manager

I have, for the period of installing Xandros 3.0 on my PC enjoyed it immensley. It's ease of use and Windows compatibility opened my eyes to another side of Linux that I'd never seen before.Anyway, I formatted the drive in which Xandros was installed and i preceded to install Ubuntu 5.04. After inst ...

Ubuntu Breezy Badger - X11 will not start

I just installed Ubuntu 5.10 Release 2 and things are not going well at all. I was able to get into X directly after the install so I did some updates and such and I shut off my pc. I get up this morning only to find out that GDM does not want to start. It comes up with an error saying it could not ...

php for ubuntu

Does ubuntu (5.04) come with php or must I get it with apt-get? if so how.Or must I download the source and build it? ...