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    Calibrate monitor

    I am using Kubuntu 16.04.1 and my monitor's color is not calibrated quite correctly so when I edit photos they don't look quite right (they look darker on my PC than anywhere else).

    I have googled...
  2. It is Mint 13 Maya KDE version.

    It is Mint 13 Maya KDE version.
  3. I wish I hadn't screwed up my PC. Thanks for...

    I wish I hadn't screwed up my PC. Thanks for your help.

    After following all your advice I get


    Association request to the driver failed
  4. Oops sorry that was a mistake. I meant to type...

    Oops sorry that was a mistake. I meant to type wlan1
    and that IS my device.

    wpa_supplicant gives Association request to the driver failed
  5. I tried "virginmedia09640942" and it didn't work....

    I tried "virginmedia09640942" and it didn't work.
    My PC didn't come with a wireless card, the first one I bought was rubbish and this is a replacement.

    I won't give if people keep helping me.
  6. Thanks for the help. I tried the instructions ...

    Thanks for the help.
    I tried the instructions


    iwlist wlan0 scan

    gives amongst others
  7. I tried the following wpa_supplicant -Dnl80211...

    I tried the following

    wpa_supplicant -Dnl80211 -iwlan1 -c/home/david/wpa.conf
    But I got

    nl80211: 'nl80211' generic netlink not found
    Failed to initialize driver interface


    I also tried
  8. Thanks that looks good I will try it tonight or...

    Thanks that looks good I will try it tonight or this weekend (child care responsibilities allowing)
  9. Uninstalled network manager can I connect to wireless internet without

    By accident I uninstalled network manager from my linux mint (13 maya).
    I did try using some ubuntu packages (possibly a mistake) to reinstall it.
    How can I reconnect to the wireless without...
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    Wireless problem

    I have a new install of Mint (13 I think).
    Wireless did work but now it doesn't although it still does for Windows Vista.
    It is now away from the router so I can't test wired again.

    Any ideas?
    ...
  11. Thanks I will give it a go.

    Thanks I will give it a go.
  12. Actually I think I have 32 bit uname -a Linux...

    Actually I think I have 32 bit

    uname -a
    Linux david.local 2.6.18-238.el5PAE #1 SMP Tue Jan 4 15:50:36 EST 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
    I am not sure.
    Is there anyway you can find out what...
  13. Skype does not work on Oracle enterprise Linux 5

    When trying run Skype on Oracle Enterprise Linux
    I get

    ./skype
    ./skype: error while loading shared libraries: libQtDBus.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

    If I...
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    Thank you that solved it perfectly

    Thank you that solved it perfectly
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    [SOLVED] Find and delete file

    I am trying to find and delete a file using this

    find . -type f -name ph2964781400100954291.jpg -exec rm -f {} \;
    It does not work, I think because by default on my distro rm is iterative.

    How...
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    The good news is that following the instructions...

    The good news is that following the instructions here
    Repair your GRUB loader Ramblings of a mad man

    I repaired grub.
    But a) it is back to defaul - i.e. Windows is not avaliable.

    I will try...
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    Oh no it gets worse

    Well I tried your advice

    bootrec.exe /fixmbr
    bootrec.exe /fixboot


    Now when I boot up my machine I get a choice of Vista and Vista recovered.

    Grub has gone so my machine does not work at...
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    I fixed it with rpm --import...

    I fixed it with
    rpm --import http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS -5
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    Problems with YUM

    I have Oracle enterprise Linux 5.

    Whenever I try to install something via YUM I get


    :There are unfinished transactions remaining. You might consider running yum-complete-transaction first to...
  20. Yes you are right. However it is not avaliable...

    Yes you are right. However it is not avaliable as a plug in anymore.
    I made a mistake.

    Here Why do I need Java 6 Update 10 and above for Firefox 3.6 and later versions?
    it says



    I did...
  21. Oracle forms open in one version of linux but not another

    On PCLinux0S 2009. I just tried to open Oracle R12 from firefox 3.0.7 and it worked fine.
    I did get this message

    In order to access this application, you must install the J2SE Plugin version...
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    Thanks a lot for that it may be a few days before...

    Thanks a lot for that it may be a few days before I can find my Vista disk - but as soon as I can I will try it.
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    # # Note that you do not have to rerun grub...

    #
    # Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
    # NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. This means that
    # all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/,...
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    I did and I got could not find BOOTMGR! Any...

    I did and I got could not find BOOTMGR!
    Any ideas?
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    Thank you all for your help. I tried to go...

    Thank you all for your help.

    I tried to go into other but it just asked me to do various Dell test.
    So I tried to change grub

    # grub.conf generated by anaconda
    #
    # Note that you do not have...
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