[ale] Ubuntu Georgia LoCo upcoming events

Bill N billisnice at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 23:41:11 BST 2007


i have a ubuntu 7.10, window xp and mac box hooked to the linksys.

thanks

On 10/18/07, Kevin Fishburne <kevinfishburne at eightvirtues.com> wrote:
>
>  Is the other PC Ubuntu also or Windows? I've gotten a Feisty PC to share a
> printer and files with another Feisty PC but in general I've always had
> trouble dealing with Ubuntu-Ubuntu shares and Ubuntu-Windows shares. I need
> to find a good tutorial that explains file and printer sharing between
> Ubuntu-Ubuntu and Ubuntu-Windows setups. If anyone knows of one please tell.
>
>  From what I've heard, using Samba there is no direct authentication using
> the local accounts between machines. Rather you have to create Samba
> accounts (smbpasswd -a johndoe) that match the local accounts. Regardless
> I've still had authentication issues and have had to mess with permissions
> on the files/directories being shared. With sharing printers it was a matter
> of having to find the URI (or something like that) of the shared printer and
> supplying that to the add printer wizard on the client machine. Someone
> correct me if I'm inadvertently spouting misinformation here.
>
>  Kevin
>
>
>  Bill N wrote:
>  Can someone tell me how to set it up so i can print from other puter
> using the printer on the ubuntu box? I am using a linksys brfsr41 to
> connect all computers to the net.
>
>
> thanks
>
>
>
>
>
> On 10/18/07, Bill N <billisnice at gmail.com> wrote:
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>
>  i take it back, it was just slow to connect and start scanning.
>
> On 10/18/07, Bill N <billisnice at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>  I still can not get my HP Photosmart C3100 series printer to scan. But
> the print driver loaded as advertised.
>
> On 10/18/07, Kevin Fishburne
> <kevinfishburne at eightvirtues.com> wrote:
>
>
>  Maybe 100,000 people are hitting them up with installs.
>
>  Kevin
>
>
>  Bill N wrote:
>  My repositories and restricted driver downloads are working now. I
> got the msg the server was busy and them it started to work shortly
> afterwards.
>
> On 10/18/07, Bill N <billisnice at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>  The RC totally destroyed my screen when it first came out and never
> got it to work right. I am using an amd 64.
>
> After Jim fantastic gift, I am now running 7.10 and it works great.
> The repositories are not working yet though, and i can not get a
> restricted driver to download...
>
>
>
> On 10/18/07, Kevin Fishburne
> <kevinfishburne at eightvirtues.com> wrote:
>
>
>  I tried upgrading using the release candidate a few days ago and it died
> after multiple errors 45% through the upgrade. I got the system back up
> after the failed upgrade but since it was in an "unknowable" state I thought
> a clean install would be more assuring. My system had a lot of odd tweaks
> and such though, so I'm not surprised.
>
>  In the past I've found BitTorrent is the way to go for Ubuntu releases. I
> usually max out my connection and download at 1.4 MB/s. Yes, that's
> megabytes. ;)
>
>  Has anyone been using the release candidate, or the official release yet?
> Mine has a few days on it and overall has been a good experience. The way
> the desktop is presented after logon is better, since it updates the screen
> all at once instead of sloppily building it piece at a time. There are still
> a lot of bugs in Compiz though. I never thought I'd have "physics" problems
> with my windows, haha.
>
>  Kevin
>
>
>  Joshua Chase wrote:
> Well, I haven't tried that, typically my "upgrades" don't turn out as well
> as a fresh install.
>  For an upgrade, the supported method is via "update manager"
>
>  System > Administration > Update Manager
>
>  There will be a notification telling you there is a "New Distribution
> release '7.10' is available" Then an upgrade button, I just don't know if I
> trust the process. I plan to do a full backup of my home directory and
> applications to the network, and then do a full install of 7.10.
>
>  Hope this helps.
>
>  Josh
>
>
> On 10/18/07, Bill N <billisnice at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>  To upgrade do you just load the cd and install?
>
>
>
> On 10/18/07, Joshua Chase < joshua.d.chase at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>  Yeah, thanks for the link.
> Ubuntu Server downloaded in like 15 minutes via bittorrent. Desktop is
>
>  almost downloaded.. niice...
>
>
>
>  now.. do I upgrade my current Feisty desktop? :) hmmmmm not sure yet..
>
>  :)
>
>
>
>
> On 10/18/07, Bill N <billisnice at gmail.com> wrote:
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>
>  Thanks, downloading at 650KB/Sec and more.
>
>
>
> On 10/18/07, Jim Popovitch < yahoo at jimpop.com> wrote:
>
>
>  On Thu, 2007-10-18 at 11:39 -0400, James P. Kinney III wrote:
>
>
>  OK people, crank up yer torrents, Gutsy Gibbon is out.
>
>  ISOs here: (also torrents as well as a torrent source)
>
> http://svr4.domainmail.org/gusty/
>
> Missing .iso files (ie. "*desktop*iso" are almost there... about 20
>
>  more
>
>
>
>
>
>  minutes).
>
> -Jim P.
>
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