Re: Inability to launch Cinnamon

2013-03-23 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-03-23 09:39, Sharon Kimble skrev: I've just installed cinnamon to try it out again on a new monitor. but when i try to access it i don't get any desktop just the gdm3 greeter background. i've just thought, this is a new computer, new this year and its not got a 'open-gl' capable graphics

Re: newer kernels from experimental?

2013-03-14 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-03-14 02:00, Brad Alexander skrev: [...] sid is still sporting the 3.2.x kernel. [...] I would like to play with some of the newer features from the later 3.x kernels from experimental, [...] I was wondering if anyone is running any of them, and if they are stable enough for day-to-day use.

Re: Debian 6.0.6

2013-03-12 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-03-13 01:59, Guru Prasad skrev: Can you please send me the link to download debian 6.0.6. I checked in the but couldn't find the link for 6.0.6 version., perhaps? / johan -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to

Re: Converting a running system to a VirtualBox VM

2013-03-03 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-03-03 08:56, Marc Shapiro skrev: So, does anyone know of a way to convert my current system to a Virtualbox VM? Or would it be better to just create a new machine and install from scratch? Getting Citrix Receiver running properly always seems to be a hassle, so I thought that converting my

Re: Windows XP option not showing up after fresh install.

2013-03-03 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-03-04 03:08, Michael skrev: I installed and during installation it found both the Win XP and the Linux Mint installations. After booting, the Mint shows up but not the XP. How do get the XP option do show up upon boot? As root, run update-grub, then reboot and see if XP is there. -- To

Re: How can I know which deb-multimedia packages I have installed?

2013-02-25 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-02-25 21:03, Slavko skrev: Dňa 25.02.2013 20:33:04 napísal(a): On Sun, 2013-02-24 at 21:51 +0100, Slavko wrote: Dňa 24.02.2013 21:20:35 Csanyi napísal(a): So how can I know now which debian packages are installed from these deb-multimedia

Re: [1/2OT] skype

2013-02-08 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-02-09 05:52, lina skrev: Is skype stable under the Debian? Works well enough and is stable enough for me. You can always uninstall it if you find problems. / johan -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact

Re: Debian Wheezy (v7)

2013-02-03 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-02-03 09:27, Tobias Eliasson skrev: Titta på gnome paket i popcon och jämför det med xfce så ser du även vad andra tycker. Att du inte påtalar nya problem med gnome tolkar Jag som att du inte längre har några faktiska problem med gnome i debian, vilket låter bra. Att du däremot

Re: Debian Wheezy (v7)

2013-02-03 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-02-03 19:00, mattias skrev: varför är själva listan inte inställd på att svar ska gå till listan? Se FAQ: / johan -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to

Re: Questions about multi-arch and 3rd party packages in Wheezy

2013-02-03 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-02-04 01:10, Marc Shapiro skrev: Unfortunately, dpkg does not automatically handle dependancies, like agt-get and aptitude do, so I get a list of dependencies, all i386 libraries. Is there any way to install such a package and get the dependant libraries installed other than manually

Re: possible bug for powertop 2.0-0.2

2013-01-18 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-01-17 16:32, Laurent Debian skrev: On battery if I launch powertop I get a crash with terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::ios_base::failure' what(): basic_filebuf::underflow error reading the file

Re: when new versions will be available at wheezy ?

2013-01-12 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-01-12 11:26, maderios skrev: On 01/11/2013 09:18 PM, Andrei POPESCU wrote: On Vi, 11 ian 13, 10:56:22, maderios wrote: Package: * Pin: release a=experimental Pin-Priority: 600 ^ I don't think this is a good idea. Maybe 100, but definitely nothing bigger. Why ? With priority up to

Re: What happens when you upgrade a package with modified config files?

2013-01-08 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-01-08 16:42, David Guntner skrev: Regardless of an etc-update like tool, is that how it works in Debian? Does it avoid overwriting config files which have been changed by you since they were installed, and if so, does it put the new content with an easy-to-search-for .something at the end?

Re: No suitable module for running kernel found : virtualbox-ose

2013-01-01 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2013-01-01 08:39, Contact. Vardhan skrev: i am using debian 6.0.6. please look into the data provide me a possible solution : [1] installation of virtualbox-ose : # aptitude install virtualbox-ose [...] Setting up virtualbox-ose (3.2.10-dfsg-1) ... Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules.

Re: google-earth + multiarch

2012-12-17 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-12-18 04:49, Hugo Vanwoerkom skrev: As an exercise in multiarch I tried installing google-earth-stable_current_i386.deb in according to Has anybody actually accomplished that? What I ended up with is: dpkg: dependency problems prevent

Re: Debian 7 wheezy should be released by now, don't u think?

2012-12-16 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-12-16 08:14, Suttiwit Sukpinit skrev: Hi, This is my first post on the mailing list. The question is: Debian 7 wheezy should be released by now because i've tried for several months since it released. it all seems stable. You can have a look at

Re: acroread episode

2012-12-12 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-12-13 05:25, lina skrev: Hi, 1. I kept the acroread related from updating for half a year, I guess. 2. Today, I tried full-upgrade, [...] 3. From I try: To install new acroread packages : dpkg --add-architecture i386 apt-get update apt-get install acroread

Re: acroread episode

2012-12-12 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-12-13 07:30, lina skrev: On Thursday 13,December,2012 02:24 PM, Johan Grönqvist wrote: 2012-12-13 05:25, lina skrev: Acroread is now a multiarch-package, as it says on the deb-multimedia website, and the amd64 package for acroread is gone. The point of multiarch is to allow installation

Re: gnome3 broken on wheezy

2012-11-27 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-11-27 17:20, ChadDavis skrev: After recent upgrades, my gnome3 no longer works. The system boots and I can log in to an X system, but it looks more like gnome2, than gnome3; the whole activities thing and the favorites menu is gone. Instead, I have the mutliple window changer thing in the

Re: Error after booting default kernel version

2012-10-21 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-10-21 18:34, Gábor Hársfalvi skrev: 2012/10/20 Johan Grö 2012-10-20 10:44, Gábor Hársfalvi skrev: Good! Now you know exactly what edits to what config files that you need to undo. Now you know exactly what edits to what config files that you need to undo.

Re: Error after booting default kernel version

2012-10-20 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-10-20 10:44, Gábor Hársfalvi skrev: I've used this tutorial - - yesterday, and after reboot the playmouth animation worked but before it arrived login screen it showed me a black blank screen with a flashing cursor - not mouse - and after

Re: Debian Wheezy Hangs

2012-10-12 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-10-13 05:55, Tim D skrev: I just installed Debian Wheezy on my ThinkPad T430s (SSD, encrypted LVM). The problem is that the system freezes randomly, so much so that I cannot use it for more than twenty minutes without it freezing. If you have a recent CPU/GPU from intel, you might want

Re: Hash for netinst.iso file

2012-10-05 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-10-05 21:58, Wally Lepore skrev: I've downloaded debian-6.0.6-i386-netinst.iso and would like to verify the download. Can anyone please point the way to the hash code to verify? I do not find them there either, so I can not help you with that CD. When I looked at the links for the

Re: [1/2 OT] How to find the desktop near me?

2012-06-30 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-06-30 18:16, lina skrev: Hi, The desktop installed the Sid (seems not so relevant here.) Now the monitor/screen not work; other things are totally fine. I used to login desktop first and then ssh from laptop, Now since not be able to log in, how can I find its ip ? so I can connect from

Re: netinst.iso - a learning experience- Part 1 grub

2012-05-06 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-05-06 14:26, Richard Owlett skrev: Version 6.0.4 Without double checking I believe that's Squeeze. That caused me to notice that there was no intuitively obvious way to determine what version is running. I had to look at the file name of the iso file. I would look at the file

Re: netinst.iso - a learning experience- Part 1 grub

2012-05-05 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-05-06 00:10, Richard Owlett skrev: Why a learning experience? 'Cause when I've finished recovering, I'll know more ;/ NOW, when system boots I have 2 choices - Debian and Debian in recovery mode. b. Can I do anything at this point to allow choice to boot Windows? I think I have seen

Re: Swap space not used

2012-05-02 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-05-02 13:12, Sian Mountbatten skrev: Your swap partition is, very likely, too large. As a rule, your swap partition should be the same size as your RAM. Do you have 40GB RAM? Linux can handle well above 40 GB of swap. I would be surprised if swap partition too large was the reason. My

Re: Can't install flashplugin.nonfree. ERROR: wget failed to download

2012-04-30 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-04-30 07:46, Han Soo Chang skrev: If you try fetching it with wget: wget; does it produce an error message? This is the message I get. I am inside a corporate LAN with a proxy server whose address is ns14:8080.

Re: changing window managers in debian 6.0.4

2012-04-29 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-04-30 05:36, Dan Hitt skrev: This is a sort of subquery to the question of how to change window managers. So the question is: supposing you compile a window manager yourself, so that it does not come from the packaging system. What is the standard best way of setting this new window

Re: Can't install flashplugin.nonfree. ERROR: wget failed to download

2012-04-29 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-04-30 06:58, Han Soo Chang skrev: $ sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree ERROR: wget failed to download More information might be available at: Works for me. If you

Re: changing window managers in debian 6.0.4

2012-04-24 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-04-25 06:36, Dan Hitt skrev: I'm running debian 6.0.4 (squeeze). I'm attempting to change my window manager from the default metacity to wmaker (WindowMaker). I attempted the change by sudo update-alternatives --display x-window-manager and then choosing the wmaker alternative. I

Finding upgradable packages by priority

2012-04-14 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Hi, I run testing and after 5 days without upgrading, I have around 100 upgradable packages. Normally, I upgrade when reaching the (arbitrarily chosen) number 100, but I would like to have a better way of deciding when I want to upgrade something. What I would like to have is a way of

Re: Finding upgradable packages by priority

2012-04-14 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-04-14 10:52, Johan Grönqvist skrev: I assume this kind of search would require downloading the changelog for each upgradable package, and looking at all entries that are more recent than the installed version, then returning a match to the search if any of those versions are marked

Re: When will Debian 7.0 with Linux Kernel 3.x be Released?

2012-03-27 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-03-27 07:04, Teo En Ming (Zhang Enming) skrev: I am actually looking forward to Debian 7.0 with Linux Kernel 3.x. As we all know, Debian 6.0.x is still using the old Linux Kernel 2.6. Why do I want Linux Kernel 3.x? Because I want to play around with Xen virtualization (dom0 required).

Re: Debian wheezy: unattended upgrades

2012-03-11 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-03-11 17:13, Aaron Marks skrev: Unfortunately new packages are not installed. That's what my unattended-upgrades.log looks like: 2012-03-11 07:03:24,239 INFO Initial blacklisted packages: 2012-03-11 07:04:15,883 INFO Starting unattended upgrades script 2012-03-11 07:04:21,575 INFO Allowed

Re: wheezy without gui

2012-02-28 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-02-28 20:06, abdelkader belahcene skrev: hi, I tryed the testing cd (20 feb). The installation is done but no graphical interface no gnome, no gdm etc... When I look at, I see only netinstall CDs, and if you used one of those, it would not

Re: is there no sane, minimal, graphical RSS feed reader in existance?

2012-02-26 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-02-27 05:56, Celejar skrev: On Sun, 26 Feb 2012 07:39:14 +0100 Johan Grö wrote: Have you been disappointed by the 1.8 version as well? Not sure - my current installation is Squeeze, and I have 1.6.4. My previous install was Sid, and I probably had 1.8 on

Re: is there no sane, minimal, graphical RSS feed reader in existance?

2012-02-25 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-02-26 02:14, Celejar skrev: On Fri, 24 Feb 2012 13:29:48 -0500 I, too, shared the OP's frustration with the dearth of good, fast GUI RSS readers; I use liferea, but its performance is disappointing. Have you been disappointed by the 1.8 version as well? I have not tried it, but from

Re: Please assist.

2012-01-29 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-01-29 13:29, BETA BOOKSHOP STATIONERS BETA BOOKSHOP skrev: I have a problem with my printer(Gestetner Dsm 718) installation.I have tried severally without and success.I have gone to AdministrationPrintingLocahost and tried to add a new printer from USB serial but it has refused.I have felt

Re: Gnome Shell battery indicator missing

2012-01-12 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-01-12 09:40, Panayiotis Karabassis skrev: On 01/11/2012 10:41 PM, Johan Grönqvist wrote: 2012-01-11 20:26, Panayiotis Karabassis skrev: I am neither certain, nor do I have a solution, but if I had considered this a major problem, I would have updated gnome-shell to 3.2 from unstable

Re: Gnome Shell battery indicator missing

2012-01-12 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-01-12 09:40, Panayiotis Karabassis skrev: On 01/11/2012 10:41 PM, Johan Grönqvist wrote: Thanks, I'll wait for 3.2. Meanwhile I read the battery status with the acpi command. Linux as opposed to GNU Hurd, you mean? I upgraded the packages gnome-shell and gnome-shell-common

Re: Gnome Shell battery indicator missing

2012-01-11 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-01-11 20:26, Panayiotis Karabassis skrev: The title is self-explanatory. This is a new installation of Wheezy. Has anyone else observed this? Yes, i see it too in a wheezy installation I installed this year. The only related message I can find in the logs, is a complaint about

Re: Keyboard layout detection

2012-01-11 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2012-01-11 20:22, Panayiotis Karabassis skrev: Hi, I installed Debian on my new Asus Eee PC and even though it works almost flawlessly, I am having trouble finding the correct keyboard layout. The obvious ones (Generic and Asus laptop) have some characters wrong. I remember from some

Re: intel i5, system config question

2011-12-21 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-12-22 02:02, yudi v skrev: If you are unsure about the hardware support for the i5 chipset in Squeeze, try first with Debian's LiveCD and see how it goes, what it detects, what fails... Greetings, -- Camaleón how easy is it to update to kernel 3+ in squeeze?

Re: Bug report

2011-10-04 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-10-03 18:39, lina skrev: Just curious, do I need to file a bug report cause the dependency of fglrx drive and xserver? No, see Last comment on that bug: is it because of this that fglrx just got removed from testing, Yes. How do people survive without

Re: Sqeeze, Bluetooth profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HFP working with ALSA - Has anyone got it working?

2011-08-27 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-08-27 14:27, yudi v skrev: I am trying to get Bluetooth profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP working with ALSA. Not much documentation available for ALSA, there are few for Pulseaudio. If there is no possibility of these Bluetooth profiles working with ALSA, probably will go with Pulse. When I

Re: KMyMoney

2011-08-27 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-08-28 06:01, Sharon Kimble skrev: On 28 August 2011 03:22, Nate wrote: Version 4.5.3 shows to be in Unstable right now. - Nate Thanks for this Nate. Is unstable wheezy please? and if so do i just change squeeze to wheezy in my /etc/apt/sources.list? For version

Re: how can I obtain the old

2011-08-20 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-08-20 07:43, lina skrev: I found the from version 11-6-3 and substitute the present 11-7- one. There is a script I downloaded which could help to get rid of the watermark which showed AMD unsupported hardware. The script is as followed, it's targeted on the old,

Re: cannot find and install some dev packages

2011-08-20 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-08-20 16:06, H.S. skrev: On 20/08/11 01:42 AM, Johan Grönqvist wrote: 2011-08-20 06:08, H.S. skrev: Hello. I am trying to install the following dev packages but aptitude keeps telling me it can't find them: libopencv-highgui-dev libglew1.5-dev The package's developer information

Re: how can I obtain the old

2011-08-19 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-08-19 21:03, Camaleón skrev: On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 13:24:11 +0800, lina wrote: can I use the old installed before, such as the squeeze one, to substitute the new one, /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/, installed in wheezy? I agree that it might not work, and I

Re: cannot find and install some dev packages

2011-08-19 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-08-20 06:08, H.S. skrev: Hello. I am trying to install the following dev packages but aptitude keeps telling me it can't find them: libopencv-highgui-dev libglew1.5-dev The package's developer information, however, lists them (I have Testing on an amd64). Could somebody tell me what I am

Re: Basic advice for setting up sound? Ubuntu convert

2011-08-16 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-08-16 12:20, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum skrev: Where can i go for docs on how to set this up to Just Work? As I do not know how to do what you want with alsa, I would suggest trying pulse in debian. I have not found one authoritative guide to pulse on debian, but the method I had most

Re: aptitude recommends allowance at command line only.

2011-08-02 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-08-02 07:58, Sthu Deus skrev: Good time of the day. I wonder if it is possible (may I missed the option somehow, - as I read its --help but did not find a solution) to specify at command line of aptitude to install recommends From

Re: Debian6 netinstall CD cannot find Ethernet card on ThinkPad T420s.

2011-08-02 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-08-03 04:31, Sam Bell skrev: *Debian 6 amd64 netinstall CD cannot find ethernet card on my ThinkPad T420s, my ethernet card is Intel® 82579LM Gigabit Ethernet card. Yes, see and

Re: is vlc package on really broken or is it just me

2011-07-11 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-07-12 05:52, skrev: On Tue, 12 Jul 2011 13:11:00 +1000 Scott wrote: On 12/07/11 11:15, wrote: apt-get install vlc yields the following: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox

Re: Recent OpenGL Problems

2011-07-01 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-06-30 12:58, David Baron skrev: Apps that worked perfectly last week no longer work at all: Flightgear and Ysflight. Flightgear complains about not be able to produce image and segfaults out. Ysflight complains about double buffering. I am using Debian's NVidia driver (270) from Sid so

Re: skype-debian_2.2.0.35-1_amd64.deb

2011-06-12 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-06-12 11:10, Mathieu Malaterre skrev: skype depends on lib32stdc++6 (= 4.1.1-21) Why put amd64 in the name then... Because it is a package for the amd64 architecture of debian. You could try installing the i386-package and see for yourself that it is less simple, and it would probably

Re: java plugin for iceweasel

2011-05-29 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-05-29 18:09, Hendrik Boom skrev: What's the Debian way to get Java to work from iceweasel? Here is what I would do: Try installing a plugin package like, and lookout for

Re: Icedove can't start

2011-05-28 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-05-28 14:44, pch0317 skrev: Icedove can't start. When I start it from terminal I get: /usr/lib/icedove/icedove-bin: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/icedove/components/ undefined symbol: NS_CStringContainerInit2 There are bugs reported where icedove has problems with


2011-04-19 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-04-19 15:29, alex.padoly skrev: I would like to know if I can choose a smp kernel when I going to install DEBIAN 6.0 I believe there is no choice. All kernels are smp-kernels. A related bug report was closed in 2007 with the comment: As recent Linux kernels in Debian all have SMP

Re: Reverting to an old version of libstdc++6

2011-04-19 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-04-19 17:29, Joe Riel skrev: This weekend I upgraded, and libstdc++6 went from 4.5.2-4 - 4.6.0-2. (1) how do I determine what version of libstdc++6 that the previous debian version of that package was using? That, is, the current package provides the file /usr/lib/

Re: iceowl-extension 1.0b2 not compatible with icedove 3.0.11

2011-04-13 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-04-13 13:48, Gilbert Sullivan skrev: This morning these upgrades (excerpted from the aptitude log) [UPGRADE] iceowl-extension 1.0~b1+dfsg2-2 - 1.0~b2-4 I can has my calendar back??? AIUI, iceowl 1.0b1 works with icedove 3.0 and iceowl 1.0b2 works with icedove 3.1. I solved the same

Re: 2.6.38 kernel offered this morning, but not this afternoon?

2011-04-12 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-04-12 20:24, David Baron skrev: I have noticed that while sources and common of 2.6.38 up to -3 are upgraded normally in apt, the linux-image is not. The -2 and -3 packages are there but the linux-image is not upgraded. I would have to manually install -3 and optionally remove -1 (if it be

Re: Upgrading from Squeeze testing to Squeeze stable

2011-04-11 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-04-11 16:30, Andrew Wood skrev: Ive got a PC (this one) running Squeeze which was installed when sqeeeze was still 'testing' For example [...] Shotwell is present on the 'new' system but not on this one. Any ideas why? Perhaps the desktop-task as defined by tasksel has changed between

Re: Installing LaTeX (or any other software) without documentation

2011-04-07 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-04-07 09:42, bars0 bars0 skrev: I need to install LaTeX in my machine, but without documentation. How can I achieve this via aptitude or apt-get? I prefer the gui-like interface to aptitude (started with aptitude), where I can review and alter the proposed package selection. In your

Re: Please help

2011-03-03 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Hi, Welcome to debian. 2011-03-04 05:06, Ryan Collins skrev: I've installedDebian 6.0(squeeze) on my dell inspiron 6000. All I have to show for it is a shell. [...] I think I may have installed a server version [...] What can I do to get a desktop environment installed through my command

Re: How up-to-date is Debian's stable release kept to fix published kernel security vulnerabilities?

2011-02-16 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-02-15 22:46, Kelly Dean skrev: was published Sept 30, 2010, and says that Linux is vulnerable. Squeeze uses 2.6.32-5, built on Jan 12, 2011. Is Squeeze's kernel fixed, or does it have the vulnerability? To begin with:

Re: How to install an older version (3.0) of OpenOffice?

2011-02-14 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-02-14 16:18, Jon Dowland skrev: On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 11:33:36AM +0100, Johan Grönqvist wrote: Personally, if I would need to get it to work quickly, and without risking the debian installation (by mixing library versions) I would probably install lenny in a virtualbox environment

Re: How to install an older version (3.0) of OpenOffice?

2011-02-12 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-02-12 08:32, Dietrich Bollmann skrev: Does somebody know from where and how to install Impress 3.0 ? I am using Debian sid. I have no idea if it will work with a current sid, but older debian packages are available via the snapshot service. See

Re: Debian SID - Source Package: etoile (0+20080616+dfsg-2)

2011-02-01 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-02-01 21:40, Sven Joachim skrev: On 2011-02-01 22:26 +0100, Csanyi Pal wrote: and after I run 'sudo aptitude update' I still can't find etoile with 'aptitude search etoile'. Why? Because aptitude only deals with binary packages, and the etoile source package builds a binary package

Re: debian - ubuntu

2011-01-26 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-01-26 12:45, artorius skrev: hi, it's my first post and i'm newbie on debian an ubuntu too. the prbolem is that i have tried to install ubuntu rigt after the setup of debian and the laptop (hp nc6000) gives me this message: (process:285) : Glib - warning xx : getpw id : failed due to

Re: help

2011-01-26 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-01-26 20:16, Hans-J. Ullrich skrev: Am Mittwoch, 26. Januar 2011 schrieb Padilla Juan Leon II: i just installed my debian 5.0.7 in my laptop. 1 google chrome Chrome and chromium-browser are in the repository and can be installed using aptitude or apt. If you do not know, how, read the

Re: Disable sound of 1 application

2011-01-24 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2011-01-24 09:34, Sander Joris skrev: I'm looking for a way to disable the sound of one application without it interfering with any other applications. Is there a way to do this in Debian? I do not know if the solution is good in your case, as it is rather invasive, but per-application volume

Re: Directory and file permissions

2010-12-08 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-12-08 13:17, Lisi skrev: My google foo seems to have deserted me completely. Could someone take pity? :-( I will try my best guess: On our webserver-space it is quite common to leave directories without read access, to prevent visitors from obtaining directory listings. The files in

Re: Print two pages per sheet, one side

2010-12-03 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-12-03 17:42, Rodolfo Medina skrev: 1) I want that the text side is not reduced, since I checked it is small enough to fit in the sheet the size it is; 2) I want to print it first into another pdf file before sending it to a printer. I needed this recently, and I believe the

Re: Official Debian admin groups (dialout, audio, etc)

2010-11-24 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Is there a definitive list somewhere of the out-of-the-box admin groups for Debian? As in, dialout for access to serial ports, ?? for access to external storage, etc? I interpret the debian policy ( such that the groups you refer

Re: lenny thunderbird filters

2010-11-04 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-11-04 21:03, Paul Cartwright skrev: I'm running Lenny, updated, and Thunderbird 3.1.6 ( from my local user). SOMETIMES, you see a folder, click N for next message, the folder still has the (1) for new message, but when you hit N, it proceeds to the next folder. Eventually you hit N and come

Re: Does Icedove have a system tray function?

2010-11-02 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-11-02 19:22, AG skrev: Using the latest testing version of Icedove,[1] is anyone aware of an extension (because I can't see the option in Icedove itself) that will enable Icedove to be minimised to the system tray in GNOME still retain its functionality? I believe I used the firetray

Re: `Open with ...' - Use command too

2010-07-24 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-07-23 12:11, Merciadri Luca skrev: Camaleón wrote: On Fri, 23 Jul 2010 10:25:15 +0200, Merciadri Luca wrote: You can browse the full filesystem (from / to lower paths). I have no problem with that. Yes, but this is really really tedious as compared to an input box! Are you aware that

Re: aptitude: upgrading only necessary stable-to-testing.

2010-07-07 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-07-07 06:52, Sthu Deus skrev: I have mixed system: stable testing. On # aptitude full-upgrade I often have a situation when a stable status packages needs to be upgraded up to testing status because of dependency, but aptitude does not so - but rather offers diver mysterious solutions

Re: Resuming from hibernation issue with sid-kernel

2010-06-08 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-06-09 01:34, Peter Beck skrev: On Fri, 2010-06-04 at 11:17 +0200, Johan Grönqvist wrote: To thaw, I have to select kernel 2.6.32-4 in grub, and then all works well. If I select 2.6.32-5 in grub, I get the usual blank screen for a few seconds while the saved state is read form disk

Re: Stable vs Unstable Testing

2010-06-08 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-06-09 01:55, ABSDoug skrev: This was the 1st time I had heard of stab le unstable, I only knew there was testing, which I wanted to avoid. Sounded very reasonable, with a name like stable finding out Debian is the SOURCE for other distros, I'm thinking stable is what you'd use if you

Re: A few minor issues in Squeeze with Gnome

2010-06-05 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-06-05 23:28, Peter Tenenbaum skrev: I just migrated my new workstation from Lenny to Squeeze (the workstation is all relatively new hardware, so Lenny was just a bit too old to have correct drivers for everything). Most things are working fine, but I have a couple of minor questions. 1.

Resuming from hibernation issue with sid-kernel

2010-06-04 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Hi, Short version: With the most recent sid-kernel, my laptop no longer resumes from hibernation (I believe thawing is the technical term). pm-suspend.log seems to indicate that no thawing hooks are run. I do not know where to look next for a solution. Hibernating and thawing with linux

Re: Laptop can't resume from suspend mode

2010-05-11 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-05-10 18:12, Matteo Riva skrev: Using Xorg 7.5 with radeonhd FOSS driver. Anybody had this problem and/or knows about a solution? I have not had the problem (I use the radeon driver), and do not know of a solution, but wanted to point you to a recent changelog that might be of

Re: [TexLive] This math formula work a few month a go, but nowadays it didn't work anymore

2010-04-29 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-04-29 19:40, Norbert Zeh skrev: You are missing the font file fmex8.pfb. If I search for it using apt-file, apt-file claims that this file is part of texlive-base. I have this package installed, but the whole directory where this file is supposed to live does not exist. Something wrong

Re: [TexLive] This math formula work a few month a go, but nowadays it didn't work anymore

2010-04-29 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-04-30 00:04, Marcelo Laia skrev: According to the debian site, however, the file is not available in squeeze: It seems to come from a cmex package. Can that package have changed and dropped the fmex* files? It now seems to contain cmex*-files instead, but I do not know if that is the

Re: Moving to Debian: updated software

2010-04-24 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-04-24 20:02, Dotan Cohen skrev: Thanks, Ron. I don't see the contradiction: I want released software, no betas or alphas. I am using the word stable as in not crashy (doesn't fall down), not in the sense of doesn't change. I wondered if Testing or Unstable would provide that. I use

Re: Gramps in Lenny

2010-04-21 Thread Johan Grönqvist
2010-04-20 17:42, Ravi Sista skrev: Does it work? In the Gramps website, I see mention of it working against Sid/Squeeze but nothing about Lenny. That text refers to the latest version of gramps, and lenny provides an older version. I added a sentence to the documentation at

Re: Bug Report : Running Pymol for terminal produce ImportError: No module named copy

2010-04-09 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Sushil Mishra skrev: When i try to open pymol by terminal thsi is producing fallowing error-- sus...@sushilnb:~$ pymol 'import site' failed; use -v for traceback Traceback (most recent call last): File /var/lib/python-support/python2.5/pymol//, line 32, in module from copy

Re: shouldn't apt-get upgrade, you know, upgrade ?

2010-04-05 Thread Johan Grönqvist skrev: I was having some problems with ooffice so I did apt-get update and then ran apt-get upgrade to see if ooffice was among the packages to be upgraded. It wasn't, but I tried apt-get install ooffice anyway, and presto it started upgrading ooffice. So I looked at the

Re: Mailing list policy change?

2010-03-19 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Stephen Powell skrev: Does this mean that it is OK to CC people now, without a CC being requested? Or do many people read the list via the web interface to the mailing list archives without being subscribed and will still get annoyed if they are CCed? As a humble user, I do not know, but

Re: Why does installing gnome packages versioned 2.28+6 insist on installing gnash?

2010-03-17 Thread Johan Grönqvist
I'm surprised to hear that gnome-core requires gnash. It's certainly not the case on Lenny: I it was introduced into squeeze yesterday (source package meta-gnome2 2.28+6 transitioned to squeeze on 2010-03-16). The reason seems to be that swfdec was removed. The changelog[0] for meta-gnome2

Re: Why does installing gnome packages versioned 2.28+6 insist on installing gnash?

2010-03-17 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Liam O'Toole skrev: On 2010-03-17, Johan Grönqvist wrote: I'm surprised to hear that gnome-core requires gnash. It's certainly not the case on Lenny: I it was introduced into squeeze yesterday (source package meta-gnome2 2.28+6 transitioned to squeeze on 2010-03-16

Re: IOMMU option in bios

2010-03-16 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Charles Kroeger skrev: I was looking over a dmesg output and I noticed a message that said I would save 64MB of RAM if I enabled the IOMMU option in the bios. Can anyone eleborate on this message in dmesg? A post that tries to elaborate is at

Re: xorg problem--dual-head, Debian vs. Ubuntu

2010-03-15 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Jesse Sheidlower skrev: The T60 has a Radeon X1300 card; the built-in monitor runs at 1400 x 1050. I'm trying to attach a 1280 x 1024 external monitor through the VGA port. I'm running Xorg 1.7.5, and I do not have an xorg.conf at all, I'm letting Xorg generate the configuration. When I plug in

Re: Gnucash segfaults

2010-03-15 Thread Johan Grönqvist
John A. Sullivan III skrev: Hello, all. We are in the process of switching from Ubuntu 8.0.4 to Debian Lenny plus selected backports (e.g., OpenOffice, IceWeasel). Since donig so, GnuCash (2.2.6-2) seg faults every time we try to open an account. This sounds similar to the description

Re: aptitude package filtering

2010-03-14 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Yavuz Yetim skrev: I would like to list all packages installed from testing. How can I do that? First limiting to ~installed and then searching ~archive(testing) gives me packages that are installed and available in testing and that's not what I want. I was going to suggest the command

Re: aptitude package filtering

2010-03-14 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Florian Kulzer skrev: On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 17:23:11 -0400, Yavuz Yetim wrote: If I understand you correctly then I think the narrowing search pattern/operator is what you want: aptitude search '~S ~i ~Atesting' I thought so too, but when I tested, aptitude lists acpi as installed from

Re: Open the same PDF in two different acroread processes

2010-03-13 Thread Johan Grönqvist
Merciadri Luca skrev: For TeX reasons, I would like to open the same PDF in two different acroread processes. How can I do this? From man acroread it seems to me that the following option should work: -openInNewInstance It launches a new instance of acroread process. The application

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