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  1. Newer versions not always better/12.04 LTS bummer

    I cut my teeth with ver.4.1, went all Ubuntu with 6 LTS, and have stayed with the LTS versions since. 10.04 LTS has reminded me of Windows XP Pro, considered by many Win users as the last rock...
  2. Re: Installed gnome classic - lost dual boot to Windows

    For viewing medical data such as catheterization and ct-scan disks, I found Aeskulap Viewer in the Ubuntu Software Center on both 10.04 and 12.04 - works fine.
  3. Re: 12.04 LTS / Precise Classic (No effects) Tweaks and tricks

    Some time ago, I followed the yellow brick road from: 12.04 LTS / Precise Classic (No effects) Tweaks and tricks to change to the gnome desktop; and sometime after that I noted that the Windows...
  4. Installed gnome classic - lost dual boot to Windows

    Installed gnome (no effects); lost dual boot to Windows; GParted does not show any Windows partition..?????? Have I lost my Windows 7 - was critical to read medical reports.
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    Re: 12.04 Shutdown Skype Completely

    monkeybrain2012, Thanks, your suggestion worked.
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    Re: 12.04 Shutdown Skype Completely

    gifford,

    Skype icon does not appear in upper border, right side. This was how it was/is in 10.04, but no so in 12.04.
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    12.04 Shutdown Skype Completely

    How to shutdown Skype completely? The one way that I've found is to use "System Monitor" and "End Process;" such is quite inconvenient. If the Skype contacts window is up, then "Ctrl + q" will shut...
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    Re: OPT OUT of PRISM

    From a nephew this morning (a little above my pay grade, but I wondered about Linus and the Intel patch):

    http://lists.randombit.net/pipermail/cryptography/2013-July/004728.html
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    Re: OPT OUT of PRISM

    To each his own: I have several old machines that 10.04 works just fine on, so will stick with it, remembering how many Windows users long for Windows XP Pro after MS's misadventures into their...
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    Re: OPT OUT of PRISM

    Apparently, the problem has come up in 12.1, so maybe I'm okay with 10.04.4; see:
    https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/10/privacy-ubuntu-1210-amazon-ads-and-data-leaks .
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    OPT OUT of PRISM

    https://prism-break.org/

    "Canonicalís Ubuntu is not recommended by PRISM Break because it contains Amazon ads and data leaks by default."

    HELP? Who can help to get rid of the non-recommendation...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Does Ubuntu have malicious NSA code?

    NSA Android coding; still wondering about NSA in Ubuntu?

    http://refreshingnews99.blogspot.in/2013/07/nsa-is-quietly-writing-code-for-googles.html
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't remove flashplugin-nonfree

    above solution didn't work->

    dpkg: error processing flashplugin-nonfree (--remove):
    subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
    postinst called with argument...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 Lucid USB ports, they're baaack!

    Continuing right along: No usb ports this AM, serious head scratching, nothing in BIOS about usb, found system time in BIOS incorrect, hmmmm - changed battery on motherboard & set time and date,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 not authorized to mount usb drive

    Again, the saga continues: One day later, no usb ports recognized; printer, usb portable hard drive, usb thumb drive.........looks as though all usb ports/functions just went bye-bye.

    Any help?
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB ports inop w/2.6.32-33

    Much searching produced this fix: I used synaptic to install usb-modeswitch and usb-modeswitch-data. During the installation, synaptic requested that the 10.04.3 LiveCD be inserted - I did that, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 not authorized to mount usb drive

    The saga continued: Having again lost my usb ports, on 09/07, I posted ->
    USB ports inop w/2.6.32-33
    USB ports went inop with kernel 2.6.32-33 ??? All worked normally before.

    usbmount...
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    [ubuntu] USB ports inop w/2.6.32-33

    USB ports went inop with kernel 2.6.32-33 ??? All worked normally before.

    usbmount installed/uninstalled, no difference.

    Any help?
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 not authorized to mount usb drive

    Uninstall USBMOUNT worked for me. No USB ports were functional; uninstalled usbmount, all okay, headphones, too.
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    [ubuntu] LAN Samba required on all Ubuntu LAN???

    I have two Ubuntu only machines hardwired through a router and two Ubuntu only netbooks working on its wireless. I have an older Windows network that is not functioning properly.

    Can I uninstall...
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    [SOLVED] Re: usb headset on skype

    Bucky Ball's solution worked for me:

    Re: usb headset on skype
    Tip: Get Skype going on a test call, open Pulse Volume Control and in the Playback Stream window right click on the stream and 'Move...
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    [ubuntu] Remove & Re-Install LAN

    Here's what I have working now: one old Dell L933r (Ubuntu 8.04), one old homebuilt (Ubuntu 8.04), one Acer netbook (Ubuntu 9.10), and one HP netbook (Ubuntu 9.10); a Trendnet TEW-631BRP router; the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 8.04 & Firefox-3.5.7

    Feeling like "El Stupido" here: Somehow in Preferences/Content the Load images automatically had gotten "unchecked!"

    Sheeeesh!!

    My bad.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 8.04 & Firefox-3.5.7

    Tried all of the above - pictures pull & show, from source; just seems like Firefox is not loading what's there in the source........
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 8.04 & Firefox-3.5.7

    Strange: in firefox -safe-mode, on thedailypuppy.com the ads (pictures) show okay, but the pictures of the puppies don't show....
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