kubuntu-users Digest, Vol 37, Issue 7

Willis Taylor gods-servant at sbcglobal.net
Sat Feb 2 03:48:02 UTC 2008


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> Today's Topics:
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>    1. Acer Travelmate 230 (WANSTALL Malcolm)
>    2. Re: using amarok with multiple configurations? (Sam Fielder)
>    3. Re: using amarok with multiple configurations? (Sam Fielder)
>    4. Re: USB Network Support? (Jim)
>    5. Configure Veoh in Gutsy (Prasad)
>    6. Re: Acer Travelmate 230 (Ranmadhu)
>    7. Re: Acer Travelmate 230 (Ranmadhu)
>    8. Re: using amarok with multiple configurations? (Thomas Olsen)
>    9. Translation upgrades? (Johnny Ernst Nielsen)
>   10. mysql question (Bill Vance)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 08:58:03 +1100
> From: "WANSTALL Malcolm" <malcolm.wanstall at cnh.com>
> Subject: Acer Travelmate 230
> To: <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
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> Please be kind, I've had next to no experience loading linux on laptops
> and have Googled away but to no avail. 
>
> I loaded Kubuntu onto an old Acer Travelmate 230 (think it's an '03
> model) via the Alternate CD because the live CD wouldn't load x
> properly. When I try to boot up I get the screen flashing a few times
> and then just goes to a blank screen (which I kinda expected). I can
> Ctrl+Alt+F2 to the shell and login that way BUT I can only see the top
> left hand 1/4 of the screen. The resolution looks to be okay but the
> bottom half and right half of the screen isn't displaying anything which
> means any commands I run I can't see the output (it's hidden in the
> blank part of the screen).
>
> I tried finding out about the video card with lspci but I can't see any
> of the result. I'm stumped as to what to do but I'd really like to get
> Kubuntu working on this lappy!
>
> -Mal
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2008 17:25:43 -0500
> From: Sam Fielder <srf10130 at vtc.vsc.edu>
> Subject: Re: using amarok with multiple configurations?
> To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID: <47A63F67.3070405 at vtc.vsc.edu>
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> D. R. Evans wrote:
>   
>> Sam Fielder said the following at 02/03/2008 09:44 AM :
>>   
>>     
>>> does anyone know if it is possible to start amarok with different 
>>> profiles/configurations?
>>>
>>> my music is stored on my server at home. I am syncing a playlist to a SD 
>>> card on my laptop so i can listen while I am away.  Every time I come 
>>> home after listening to the music on the SD card the database is blank. 
>>> (no history etc.)
>>>
>>> can i start amarok with different configs via the command line?
>>>
>>> also is it possible to combine statistics from the SD card into the main 
>>> database
>>>
>>>     
>>>       
>> You probably should ask these questions on the amarok forum.
>>
>> FWIW:
>>
>> 1. There is no mention of anything like this on the amarok man page,
>> although I'm not at all clear on what you mean by "configuration".
>>
>> 2. I think that the answer is "not without some tricky database
>> programming". (Basically because amarok regards a track as being different
>> if it's on different devices.)
>>
>>   Doc
>>
>>   
>>     
>
> which amarok forum?
>
> thanks
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2008 17:30:17 -0500
> From: Sam Fielder <srf10130 at vtc.vsc.edu>
> Subject: Re: using amarok with multiple configurations?
> To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID: <47A64079.3060505 at vtc.vsc.edu>
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> D. R. Evans wrote:
>   
>> Sam Fielder said the following at 02/03/2008 09:44 AM :
>>   
>>     
>>> does anyone know if it is possible to start amarok with different 
>>> profiles/configurations?
>>>
>>> my music is stored on my server at home. I am syncing a playlist to a SD 
>>> card on my laptop so i can listen while I am away.  Every time I come 
>>> home after listening to the music on the SD card the database is blank. 
>>> (no history etc.)
>>>
>>> can i start amarok with different configs via the command line?
>>>
>>> also is it possible to combine statistics from the SD card into the main 
>>> database
>>>
>>>     
>>>       
>> You probably should ask these questions on the amarok forum.
>>
>> FWIW:
>>
>> 1. There is no mention of anything like this on the amarok man page,
>> although I'm not at all clear on what you mean by "configuration".
>>
>> 2. I think that the answer is "not without some tricky database
>> programming". (Basically because amarok regards a track as being different
>> if it's on different devices.)
>>
>>   Doc
>>
>>   
>>     
> Oh, what I would like to do is start  amarok when I am away with a 
> different db. this would get me around the worst part of the problem(the 
> "full"database being overwritten with the info from the sd card when I 
> listen away from home), but would also let me potentially merge the two 
> databases and keep a track of all of my listening history.
>
> thanks again
>
> sam
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
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> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2008 17:42:55 -0500
> From: Jim <mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: USB Network Support?
> To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID: <47A6436F.1040806 at sbcglobal.net>
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> Willis Taylor wrote:
>   
>> I have Three computers on my LAN.  The one I'm on right now is my test 
>> bed and it is running Ubuntu 7.10.  It is connected to my 2Wire 
>> Router/modem, mod. 1000SW via NIC thru a Cat5e.  This is unit number 
>> 2.  Unit number 3 is running on WindowsXP connected to the 2Wire via a 
>> Home Phone Network Adapter that plugs to the computer in the USB ports. 
>>
>> Unit number 1 is a problem.  It is presently on a dual boot system 
>> with Kubuntu and Windows XP.  Unit number one is connected to the 
>> 2Wire via the only Usb port on the 1000SW 2Wire modem/ router.  If I 
>> boot the unit #1in Windows XP all three computers connect to the 
>> internet, at the same time, and they communicate via the LAN.  If I 
>> boot unit #1 in Kubuntu, it will not communicate with any other device.
>>
>> The lsusb results are;
>>
>> First check with the 2Wire plugged in;
>>
>>
>> willis at workgroup:~$ lsusb
>>
>> Bus 004 Device 002: ID 04a9:10b6 Canon, Inc.
>>
>> Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 003 Device 004: ID 1630:0042          <this appears to be the 2Wire>
>>
>> Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05da:30d9 Microtek International, Inc.
>>
>> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 006: ID 047d:1022 Kensington
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 005: ID 06a3:0471 Saitek PLC
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 003: ID 045e:00db Microsoft Corp.
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 002: ID 03eb:3301 Atmel Corp. at43301 4-port Hub
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> After a hot swap;
>>
>> willis at workgroup:~$ lsusb
>>
>> Bus 004 Device 002: ID 04a9:10b6 Canon, Inc.
>>
>> Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05da:30d9 Microtek International, Inc.
>>
>> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 007: ID 1630:0042           <...........................>
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 006: ID 047d:1022 Kensington
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 005: ID 06a3:0471 Saitek PLC
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 003: ID 045e:00db Microsoft Corp.
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 002: ID 03eb:3301 Atmel Corp. at43301 4-port Hub
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> With the device unplugged;
>>
>> willis at workgroup:~$ lsusb
>>
>> Bus 004 Device 002: ID 04a9:10b6 Canon, Inc.
>>
>> Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05da:30d9 Microtek International, Inc.
>>
>> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 006: ID 047d:1022 Kensington
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 005: ID 06a3:0471 Saitek PLC
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 003: ID 045e:00db Microsoft Corp.
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 002: ID 03eb:3301 Atmel Corp. at43301 4-port Hub
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> With the 2Wire plugged back in;
>>
>> willis at workgroup:~$ lsusb
>>
>> Bus 004 Device 002: ID 04a9:10b6 Canon, Inc.
>>
>> Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05da:30d9 Microtek International, Inc.
>>
>> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 006: ID 047d:1022 Kensington
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 005: ID 06a3:0471 Saitek PLC
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 004: ID 1630:0042
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 003: ID 045e:00db Microsoft Corp.
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 002: ID 03eb:3301 Atmel Corp. at43301 4-port Hub
>>
>> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>>
>>
>> willis at workgroup:~$ lsusb
>>
>>
>> I went first to the Ubuntu list and everyone centered on the device 
>> not being suitable for the task I wish to accomplish but ith the 
>> system working perfectly with computer #1 booted in Windows I just 
>> fail to see that as a valid statement.  And when I was asked to post 
>> the lsusb results everyone just fell silent.  Please help, I do not 
>> want to operate Windows any more
>>     
> Ubuntu is only going to connect to the 2wire with a cat5-6/RJ45  
> ethernet cable, if your trying to connect ubuntu with usb,
> It won't work.
> Am I understanding that your trying to connect Ubuntu through a USB ?
> If your dual booting XP/Ubuntu , use the ethernet cat 5 cable off of the 
> 2Wire for both operating systems, it will work.
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2008 15:24:47 -0800
> From: Prasad <p4cldba at gmail.com>
> Subject: Configure Veoh in Gutsy
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com, 	"Kubuntu Help and User
> 	Discussions" <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
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> Appreciate any help on how to configure Veoh in Gutsy .
>
> thanks in advance
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> Message: 6
> Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 11:41:18 +1100
> From: Ranmadhu <akamad+linux at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Acer Travelmate 230
> To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
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> WANSTALL Malcolm wrote:
>   
>> I tried finding out about the video card with lspci but I can't see any
>> of the result. I'm stumped as to what to do but I'd really like to get
>> Kubuntu working on this lappy!
>>
>> -Mal
>>
>>   
>>     
> Hi Mal,
> If you want to see the output from the lspci command, you could redirect 
> the output to a file (using "lspci > temp").Then view the file using 
> less ("less temp"). This way you should be able to scroll through the 
> lspci output.
>
> Cheers,
> Ranmadhu
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 7
> Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 11:44:17 +1100
> From: Ranmadhu <akamad+linux at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Acer Travelmate 230
> To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID: <47A65FE1.60105 at gmail.com>
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> Ranmadhu wrote:
>   
>> WANSTALL Malcolm wrote:
>>     
>>> I tried finding out about the video card with lspci but I can't see any
>>> of the result. I'm stumped as to what to do but I'd really like to get
>>> Kubuntu working on this lappy!
>>>
>>> -Mal
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>> Hi Mal,
>> If you want to see the output from the lspci command, you could 
>> redirect the output to a file (using "lspci > temp").Then view the 
>> file using less ("less temp"). This way you should be able to scroll 
>> through the lspci output.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Ranmadhu
>>
>>     
> Or "lscpi | less"
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 8
> Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 05:14:51 +0100
> From: Thomas Olsen <tanghus at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: using amarok with multiple configurations?
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Message-ID: <200802040514.54563.tanghus at gmail.com>
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> On Sun 3 February 2008 23:25, Sam Fielder wrote:
>   
>> which amarok forum?
>>
>> thanks
>>     
>
> https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/amarok
>
>   
Thank you very much.
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