can't open floppy disc
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Aug 11 03:39:42 UTC 2010
On 08/10/2010 01:45 PM, Douglas Pollard wrote:
> Hi All, I have a bunch of old word document 3 1/2 " Floppies I would
> like to save them to a dvd. I am trying to use a USB external floppy
> drive to read them, but Ubuntu 10.04 can't read the floppies as far as I
> can tell. If I insert the floppy in the drive the lite on the drive
> flashes a few times If I try to mount manually I get the following message.
> DBus error org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.Failed: An operation is
> already pending Does this mean the drive is mounted??
> I opened open office word processor but can't find the floppy
> drive. I thought I might be able to import them into Open Office or even
> see them as icons. The drive and floppies work in Xp. I thought I might
> open them in XP using open office and save them as an open office file
> does this make any sense? Thanks for any help, Doug
This "fix" broke it again:
Back down to 1.0.1-1build1 and it will work.
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