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[ubuntu] Basic question: What do we do when an apt-get update fails to find stuff?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Whenever I run "sudo apt-get update", some packages fail; but I'm not sure if that's normal, nor, what I should do about it. Code: $ sudo apt-get update Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease Hit http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg                                    Hit http://dl.google (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Dell Optiplex 755/win 7 wont boot 12.04 usb or disk for new install.Why?Help please!view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – the title say it all trying both a good new 12.04 disc or a perfectly good usb boot disc this computer says boot device not available... but both drives work fine this is a new to us computer its never had ubuntu on it I've done many of tens of ubuntu installs, with win 7, and without...and usually able to figure out any problems but now I'm stuck any ideas for sure I'm no tech wizard (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Missing a language, urgent!view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – My old computer has Xubuntu 12.04 and in the language settings for the keyboard I was presented with three choices for Greek: Modern, Simple, and Polytonic. I selected Polytonic and it always worked flawlessly. My new, awesome my-winter-present-to-me computer has Xubuntu 13.10 and the only Greek keyboard option is Modern. I need the Polytonic keyboard. Where did it go? Am I missing a package? (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Ubuntu not detecting second monitor?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello forum-goers, I recently purchased a second monitor for my desktop (HP 2211x 21.5 inch LCD monitor) and it won't be recognized by Ubuntu. I went into System -> Preferences -> Display and clicked "Detect Displays" (or something of the like) and my second monitor wasn't picked up. (Hardware)

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Cannot access second hard drive from windows machineview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – i recently added a second hard drive to my ubuntu server, formatted it and mounted it, i then created a folder and shared it using samba, then when i try and open it on my windows machine, it sais i cant, here is my smb.conf # # Sample configuration file for the Samba suite for Debian GNU/Linux. # # # This is the main Samba configuration file. (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] Flaky Ubuntu after upgrading to 12.04view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I've recently upgraded my Ubuntu 64bit 10.04 LTS to 12.04, and I've noticed that it's become flakier. It would hang after some period of time, usually when I'm not around, and when I get back, the system is unresponsive and the screen is blank. (Hardware)

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C Module Compiling Helpview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a pinnacle moviebox usb_b used to plug analog equipment into and then run usb to the computer and have been unable to get it working with Ubuntu. There is no native pre-compiled driver and the only working driver that I know of is for windows xp. Sourceforge has a driver that appears to be written in C and ready for compiling into a kernal module but I have no idea how to do that. (Hardware)

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Weird webcam security issueview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Eye reflections in photos could help solve crimes, researchers say http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2013/12/...searchers-say/ [paranoid] What if you're video chatting with someone using your computer's webcam. Would the other person be able to use reflections in your eyes to read information on your monitor, or other stuff in your field of view? [/paranoid] (Hardware)

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Coldview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Think I will be on-line a little more often this week. Attached Images Screenshot from 2013-12-30 21:04:16.jpg (63.3 KB) (Hardware)

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wireless driver not workingview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey guys, new to linux here. Just installed Linux Mint 16 today. When I was trying it with the LiveUSB every time it would boot I would be disconnected from the internet, would install the bcmwl-kernel-source and it would work fine. (Hardware)