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    HP Printer Plugin installation problem

    Hi Everyone
    Ever since Knoppix 7.0 I have been unable to install the proprietary plugin from HP that is needed for my HPLaserjetP1102W printer to work. But finally I have found the answer, at leatst...
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    It is: sudo shred -n 2 -z -v /dev/hda1 ...

    It is:

    sudo shred -n 2 -z -v /dev/hda1

    where:

    -n option tells you how many times to write over with random data

    -z option tells it to finish process by writing over with zeros [so it...
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    Hi Jacksonon Yes perhaps when you have paid...

    Hi Jacksonon
    Yes perhaps when you have paid $1000 for your dvd of Knoppix and the maker is a multi-billionaire and the Knoppix Corporation has commited to produce one or two new releases each year...
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    Hi Utu Thank you so much for all your patience....

    Hi Utu
    Thank you so much for all your patience. Now I think I understand.

    I had assumed that the 'testcd' cheatcode just did a sha1sum test on all the DVD files - with the only difference from a...
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    Hi utu Yes indeed, if you run testcd on the...

    Hi utu
    Yes indeed, if you run testcd on the Linux Magazine (EN) dvd you get the reply

    checking KNOPPIX/KNOPPIX...Failed!

    whereas if you run it on the LinuxUser (LU) dvd you get instead
    ...
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    Hi Everyone Re problem with Knoppix 7.0 dvd from...

    Hi Everyone Re problem with Knoppix 7.0 dvd from Linux Magazine [see also my post about this earlier:

    ...
  7. Hi Blacksimon Thank you. I'll remember that in...

    Hi Blacksimon
    Thank you. I'll remember that in future. I'm sure you are right. I've just got in a bit of a rut with installing the Canon Driver version. It's so long ago now that i started doing...
  8. Hi there Yes, Linux Magazine replied that it...

    Hi there
    Yes, Linux Magazine replied that it must have been a bad dvd copy that I got and they are going to send me a new one. Sounds as if no one else had reported such a problem. So hopefully it...
  9. Hi Werner Thank you. Yes I was afraid that would...

    Hi Werner
    Thank you. Yes I was afraid that would be the case - that I just hadn't happen to use the "bad" part YET. I've emailed the magazine with my data to ask what they think. I just wondered if...
  10. Knoppix 7.0 requires modification of Canon Printer Driver .deb packages

    Hi Everyone
    The printer driver packages I downloaded from Canon for my Canon Pixma mp190 multifunction which have worked fine since Knoppix 6.0.1 -see post below
    ...
  11. Knoppix 7.0 HD Install from Linux Magazine DVD -error message

    Hi Everyone
    I've just tried installing Knoppix 7.0 from the magazine DVD [on the hard disk of my ageing Compaq desktop] [with the cheatcodes nodrm and no3d for my ageing graphics card] and towards...
  12. Thread: Add To Panel.

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    Hi Karibu If you right click on one of your...

    Hi Karibu
    If you right click on one of your remaining panel icons [or if there are none left at all right click on the space where they would have been], that will take you to a menu where you can...
  13. Hi Utu Thanks for not giving up on this problem,...

    Hi Utu
    Thanks for not giving up on this problem, you've got a lot of patience. Have you acrually tried out this solution with the updated lxpanel package. If so, was this with Knoppix 6.7.0 or with...
  14. Hi szzsqing1 Yes I got the same message when...

    Hi szzsqing1

    Yes I got the same message when replacing Libreoffice with Openoffice, see my post:

    http://www.knoppix.net/forum/threads/29577-One-too-many-crashes-in-LibreOffice-3.3.3

    I got...
  15. Hi szzsqing1 2 quick suggestions re not...

    Hi szzsqing1

    2 quick suggestions

    re not getting 6.7.1 to run on a computer that will run 6.4.4 perfectly well - you might try using the cheatcodes at boot time

    <knoppix nodrm no3d>

    -...
  16. Hi utu Sorry, I don't know if I can help much,...

    Hi utu
    Sorry, I don't know if I can help much, though my problem sounds very similar to the one you reported.

    What would happen is that often when i had several [3 or 4] .odt documents open at...
  17. One too many crashes in LibreOffice 3.3.3 - Changing to OpenOffice 3.3.0

    Hi Everyone

    LibreOffice crashed one too many times yesterday and i decided to try OpenOffice instead. I was using LibreOffice 3.3.3 and i've switched to OpenOffice 3.3.0 - this is in a hard drive...
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    Hi Werner and Utu Thanks to both of you for...

    Hi Werner and Utu

    Thanks to both of you for your replies. Much appreciated. Not just the ones in this thread I mean - though I have to admit some areas you get into are way over my head.

    I...
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    Lost formatting of Forum Posts

    Hi There Can anyone explain to me how to produce properly formatted posts on this forum, with blank lines and tabs etc to make things clearer to read. Whether I write things directly on the forum or...
  20. Thread: apt cache limit

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    Hi there Try this - in a terminal enter: gksu...

    Hi there Try this - in a terminal enter: gksu gedit /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/70debconf and add this line to the file: APT::Cache-Limit 50000000 NB no double quotes - see comment on the post. for a...
  21. Hi There Not sure what sort of install of knoppix...

    Hi There Not sure what sort of install of knoppix you have - here are two things to think about: if it's a flash-knoppix install - check Werner's reply to my post here: ...
  22. Hi Werner Thanks for your quick reply. Am I right...

    Hi Werner Thanks for your quick reply. Am I right in assuming then, that it is the &quot;1&quot; in the 6.7.1 version number that is important i.e. that the boot-only cd is not supposed or expected to boot...
  23. Problem with networking when flash knoppix is booted from knoppix 6.7 boot-only cd

    Hi Everyone
    I can't boot directly from a flash drive on my old computer so I've been trying to use the new boot-only cd. My problem is that the flash installs [6.7 DVD or 6.7 CD or 6.5 DVD] all seem...
  24. Hi Everyone It's not just Dell Latitudes - I...

    Hi Everyone It's not just Dell Latitudes - I found I couldn't run my new Knoppix 6.5 dvd [from Linux Magazine] on my 8 year old Compaq Presario - video card details from lspci 01:00.0 VGA...
  25. Thanks Werner Your fix in post #13 works a...

    Thanks Werner Your fix in post #13 works a treat with Knoppix 6.3 dvd hard drive install too. So simple when someone shows you how! I'd never have found it in a month of Sundays on my own. Best...
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