Posts Tagged ‘ubuntu

If you’ve lost your star button used to make a bookmark in Firefox then here’s how to find it. Edit: similar issue with Win XP. Firefox bookmarks star is missing Where’s it gone!? I’m in the process of uploading a video howto but for now … [see end of post] Learn your hotkeys! It really […]

Have I found the Sang Real of wifi adapters for my Linux box? It looks like it! Plug and play wifi for Ubuntu It just works. My ISP offered an updated router and the old one was only just holding it together and giving us some pretty poor speeds. The problem really was the RJ11 […]

Quick install tip for Steam’s beta linux client on Ubuntu/Kubuntu AMD64 system. Installing Steam client Download linux installer Linux installer is available at http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/; which gives me the steam_latest.deb (on 21 December 2012). Install package and dependencies So I run (bold commands are those entered, you shouldn’t need the first bit if you’re on a […]

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20 Nov, 2012

Install MSTTcorefonts in Kubuntu 12.10

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Having problems getting the msttcorefonts / ttf-mscorefonts-installer 3.4ubuntu3 package to complete the installation of the MS Corefonts? Try installing pdns-recursor! Worked for me.

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Installation of ttf-mscorefonts-installer fails for non-obvious reasons. This deb package is needed for WINE installs. MS core font install Installation failure Attempting to install on Kubuntu 12.10 (quantal quetzal) I get the following error in the console: user@comp:~$ sudo apt-get install –reinstall ttf-mscorefonts-installer Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done 0 […]

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Details of my recent installation of a MFP from Epson on Kubuntu wirelessly. Epson – doing it right? My last printer was an Epson. The one before that too. Indeed I’ve had a string of Epson printers going back possibly to the first dot matrix I used at primary school. I’ve been largely happy with […]



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