Getting update manager to Update 8.04 to 9.04view story

http://www.linuxforums.org – One of our laptops is still running Ubuntu 8.04. The update manager says that the 8.10 upgrade is available, but I would like to upgrade it to 9.04 – missing the 8.10 step – using the update manager, not the 9.04 disk. Can this be done? I will of course, backup all the obvious files and folders. (HowTos)

Ubuntu update on Dell Mini 9 problemview story

http://www.linuxforums.org – I allowed my Dell to upgrade to Karmic. Everything was fine until the re-start. It goes straight through to the password page and the touch pad has been disconnected. I have no idea how to control things with the keyboard alone. How do I go about re-activating the touchpad with the keyboard alone?:confused: (HowTos)

Can't Install Printer thru Network Hard Driveview story

http://www.linuxforums.org – I am trying to setup up an HP Officejet G85xi printer through an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive, so that the printer can be shared over the network without requiring that an attached computer be turned on to print. There is a place on the back of the Network Hard Drive to plug in the printer with USB. (HowTos)

Nvidia 195.22 Beta Linux Display Driver Available In Nvidia Vdpau Team PPA [Ubuntu]view story

http://feedproxy.google.com – If you use any of the Nvidia graphics card of GeForce chipset 8500 and above, you can make use of its VDPAU functions. VDPAU = Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix (General)

firefox level problemview story

http://www.linuxforums.org – Ubuntu 8.10 At some point, I upgraded Firefox rel 3.0.16 to Firefox 3.6b. Sometimes and only sometimes 3.6b loads on boot. When this level loads there are no bookmarks. I try to load my saved bookmarks and that does not work, but after attempting it, I restart firefox and the previous level (3.0.16) loads. My bookmarks are back but the release level is not the updated one. (HowTos)

Enable Webcam and BluTooth on HP Pavilion dv4-1413laview story

http://www.linuxforums.org – Hello to everybody ( sorry for my bad english, im a spanish speaker, but i do my best ) I have an HP Pavilion dv4-1413la Notebook and after pass some obstacles i was able to install sucessfully Debian Lenny from netinstall CD... (HowTos)

4.0 - Works quite well (Samsung N140 (UK version))view story

http://www.ubuntuhcl.org – Almost out of the box, except for the wireless. Driver can be downloaded from Samsung UK website though. Touchpad / sound / webcam work perfectly (Hardware)

Howto expand swap space by adding a swap file in Ubuntuview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – This post shows how to supplement your swap partition with a swap file.Quote from a thread in Ubuntuforums post by jdong. First, create a 1000M swap file: (HowTos)

No Audio Unbuntu 9.10 64-bitview story

http://www.linuxforums.org – I got a new laptop for Yule. It's an HP Pavilion dv6. AMD Turion II Ultra Dual Core Mobile Processor M640 2.6GHz. I didn't realise that it was a 64 bit system at first and tried installing 32 bit ubuntu with all kinds of problems. And I also accidentally wiped Win 7 from the HD while trying to install a dual boot. (HowTos)

Putting Ubuntu on to a USB External hard drive.view story

http://www.linuxforums.org – Hello. I've recently received a external hard drive for Christmas. I have the Kiwi, a USB stick version of Ubuntu. When my computer boots up I get the "installer boot menu" and I select "Run Kiwi from USB". I do this as I need to mount and format my HD. (HowTos)