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by bossa
Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:54 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD drive not playing DVDs
Replies: 15
Views: 963

Re: DVD drive not playing DVDs

I got a replacement drive for my laptop and it worked!.....and then it didn't! So I suspect it's not a software problem .
by bossa
Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD drive not playing DVDs
Replies: 15
Views: 963

Re: DVD drive not playing DVDs

Is libdvdcss installed on your system? What does command locate libdvdcss show as output? /usr/lib/libdvdcss.so.2 /usr/lib/libdvdcss.so.2.1.0 /usr/share/doc/libdvdcss2 /usr/share/doc/libdvdcss2/changelog.Debian.gz /usr/share/doc/libdvdcss2/changelog.gz /usr/share/doc/libdvdcss2/copyright /var/lib/d...
by bossa
Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD drive not playing DVDs
Replies: 15
Views: 963

Re: DVD drive not playing DVDs

LinuxJim wrote:Is it a USB drive? Try a new USB cable...
No its the built in drive on laptop..maybe both the drives on laptop and PC are iffy
by bossa
Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD drive not playing DVDs
Replies: 15
Views: 963

Re: DVD drive not playing DVDs

Stopped working again!?
by bossa
Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD drive not playing DVDs
Replies: 15
Views: 963

Re: DVD drive not playing DVDs

Suddenly started working on my laptop ....popped a DVD in the drive and got the notification and opened successfully with VLC
by bossa
Thu Mar 24, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD drive not playing DVDs
Replies: 15
Views: 963

Re: DVD drive not playing DVDs

steve@steve-desktop ~ $ groups
steve adm cdrom sudo dip plugdev lpadmin sambashare

The user `steve' is already a member of `cdrom'.
by bossa
Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD drive not playing DVDs
Replies: 15
Views: 963

Re: DVD drive not playing DVDs

I get this
cdrecord -prcap
wodim: Operation not permitted. Warning: Cannot raise RLIMIT_MEMLOCK limits.
Device was not specified. Trying to find an appropriate drive...
wodim: No such file or directory.
Cannot open SCSI driver!
by bossa
Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:18 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD drive not playing DVDs
Replies: 15
Views: 963

Re: DVD drive not playing DVDs

Hi all41
I get this
wodim: Operation not permitted. Warning: Cannot raise RLIMIT_MEMLOCK limits.
Device was not specified. Trying to find an appropriate drive...
wodim: No such file or directory.
Cannot open SCSI driver!
by bossa
Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD drive not playing DVDs
Replies: 15
Views: 963

DVD drive not playing DVDs

Hi All Cant play DVDs/CDs I had this problem on my PC suspecting my DVD drive I installed Mint on my laptop ....same problem I have tried installing restricted extras etc with no luck Computer shows Generic USB2.0-CRW on Laptop..nothing happens when I "open with VLC" opening disc via VLC get this me...
by bossa
Fri May 15, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Need a sound card
Replies: 0
Views: 187

Need a sound card

Hi all
My on board sound has decided to die Sound still works thru USB headphones) and I need to buy a replacement sound card ...any recommendations?
Doesn’t have to be fancy just need some sound.
Running Mint 17.1 motherboard is a Asrock 970 extreme3
by bossa
Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: Change Highlight colour in browser
Replies: 1
Views: 599

Change Highlight colour in browser

How do you change the high light colour in Firefox/Chromium. I used GTK theme preference to change the colour in Nemo but remains " Mint green" in Firefox and Cromium,
by bossa
Mon Nov 25, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Dell N5110 tochpad issue?
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: Dell N5110 tochpad issue?

I guess this what could be the cursor jumping , disabling the pad while typing doesnt seem to work
by bossa
Mon Nov 25, 2013 5:35 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Dell N5110 tochpad issue?
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: Dell N5110 tochpad issue?

Help please theres a danger Windoze will be brought back into the house :shock: Thats going to be very difficult to live with
by bossa
Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:44 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Dell N5110 tochpad issue?
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Dell N5110 tochpad issue?

Hi All Installed Mint 15 on my wifes Dell N5110 and all seems fine except while typing long paragraphs say in Facebook the text thats shes typing suddenly gets inserted into the text that has already been typed . Touchpad locked while typing is locked . Any ideas before she forces me to reinstall Wi...
by bossa
Tue Oct 08, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Hard drive advice
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: Hard drive advice

Thanks for your reply ...its being sent back :)
by bossa
Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:06 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Hard drive advice
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Hard drive advice

Hi All
I just got a used Hard drive disk utility says it has
Read error rate of 260792 and a seek error rate of 925 ....is this bad?
Thanks
by bossa
Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Trackpad not scrolling
Replies: 11
Views: 8929

Re: Trackpad not scrolling

Please help guys , all the links I find to Alps Debs are all broken . Anybody got an idea what to do ?
by bossa
Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Trackpad not scrolling
Replies: 11
Views: 8929

Re: Trackpad not scrolling

hi all
I have this problem with a Dell N5110 laptop , but touchpad is not even in the mouse /touchpad options. Keep finding links in the ubuntu forum re alps deb but all links are broken any ideas ?
by bossa
Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Motherboard /CPU advice
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Re: Motherboard /CPU advice

Hello mate ...yeah not yet wanted to find out if I was going come across problems with the ATI drivers , guess I could just buy a Nvidia graphics card . would be nice to know. Been avoiding ATI stuff ever since I started using LInux ....so a long time ;)

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