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  1. Re: Stopping apt-mirror, shutting off PC and resuming later???

    Wonderful!!!
    Thanks very much Sandyd and Matt_symes!!!
    Many thanks :-]
    A very happy guy! :-D
  2. Stopping apt-mirror, shutting off PC and resuming later???

    I've setup apt-mirror to download a repository.
    I started it this morning, just to verify it can work.
    I was connected to a DSL internet connection at the time, so downloading 40 GIG would take a...
  3. Re: Is there a way to instant message direct connect from PC to PC?

    Sorry.... I should remember that I need to be really precise when asking questions.
    I should have mentioned that I know that IM can be done using an intermediate HOST-HUB system.
    So sorry!! PC to...
  4. Re: Is there a way to instant message direct connect from PC to PC?

    Thanks chili555!
    It looks like empathy, pidgin etc......all of the standard IM clients utilize some kind of intermediate online server as the hub between the end-point-clients.
    So far, I don't see...
  5. Is there a way to instant message direct connect from PC to PC?

    Hi All,
    Does Ubuntu or Linux have any type of method or application to instant message from one PC to another PC over the internet?

    Thanks in advance
    Got_Ubuntu :-]
  6. Re: Your recommendation on laptop with i3, i5 or i7 processor

    Ended up getting a refurbished Thinkpad T520, 15.6" screen, i5, 64bit-windows-7-home.
    The installation of ubuntu was just as easy as any other PC I've done installs on.
    I did change the bios option...
  7. Re: Your recommendation on laptop with i3, i5 or i7 processor

    Thanks all for your great comments.
    I've had to do some homework on what the UEFI bios.
    And I think Bucky's point is well taken....I do have a few programs that heat the processor up for a few...
  8. Your recommendation on laptop with i3, i5 or i7 processor

    Hi all,
    I'm looking for a refurbished laptop that I can setup with a dual-boot.
    Win-7-pro and Ubuntu.

    I would like to pickup a unit with an i3, i5, or i7 processor.
    There are some units out...
  9. Re: Looking for CD/DVD external USB that I can boot from for UBUNTU install?

    Thank you very much for all of the information on the LG GP40LB10.
    I will definitely look into it!!

    I want to thank all of the others also who took the time to provide info.
    The idea of putting...
  10. Re: Looking for CD/DVD external USB that I can boot from for UBUNTU install?

    yes...thanks for the picture :-]
    I can build installation thumb drives.
    Actually, I have started to accumulate them because of laptops which don't come with disk drives.
    So I'm looking at my...
  11. Re: Looking for CD/DVD external USB that I can boot from for UBUNTU install?

    Thanks for your reply yancek.
    Lets say I have a laptop/PC that has no internal CD/DVD drive.
    Perhaps I have to do some repairs....perhaps a crashed OP system.
    I have the ability to boot up into...
  12. Looking for CD/DVD external USB that I can boot from for UBUNTU install?

    Hi All,
    I'm wondering if there is an external USB CD/DVD device that anyone knows of that can be used for UBUNTU installations on PCs that don't have internal disk devices?
    I would assume it would...
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    Re: Slight change in Grub2 display??

    I think I've got the steps:

    To disable Plymouth graphical.

    sudo gedit /etc/default/grub
    Change the line – GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash” to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=""

    And...
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    Slight change in Grub2 display??

    Hi All,
    I know this is an OOOOOLD topic, but Its been a long time since I've tinkered with Grub2 settings and my question has to do with 2 very simple changes.
    I just installed Ubuntu Mate 14.04 on...
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    Re: Creating custom commands for terminal??

    Thanks!
    Yes.... I found it by adding them as alias arguments in the ~/.bashrc file
    They work great!!
    Thanks!!! :-D
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    Creating custom commands for terminal

    I'm dabbling with creating a few ultra simple custom commands for the terminal.
    I've successfully created a few global variables.
    My new variables are active as global variables and I can use them...
  17. Re: keep xfce and remove Gnome for my wife - how to do safely??

    Ok.... I got it.
    I removed gnome-shell and gnome-fallback
    Now the desktop options for gnome classic and gnome 2D are gone.
    Cookin with GAS!!!! :-]
  18. Re: keep xfce and remove Gnome for my wife - how to do safely??

    Thanks for the responses.
    Got the desktop she wants and she's just moving over to Linux so I need to make it easy for her.
    Got XFCE all setup for her just the way she likes it.
    Only problem is...
  19. keep xfce and remove Gnome for my wife - how to do safely?

    Hi All,
    I'm setting up Studio based on 12.04 repositories, and I've got the xfce desktop the way my wife likes it.
    But tonight I accidentally rebooted into Gnome and it took an hours worth of...
  20. Re: Advice from someone with Apt-Mirror experience??

    Well it took 4 fool days to do it, but it only pulled the "MAIN" repository.
    Case closed :-]
  21. Advice from someone with Apt-Mirror experience??

    Hello,
    I've setup Apt-Mirror for the first time and have it running as we speak.
    As I'm doing this for the first time, I wanted to limit the amount of files that I download.
    So when I setup the...
  22. Re: Local Repository question: Multiple PCs with bad internet connection

    Thank you very much Varun!
    I've contacted the ZYXWare people and asked about the cost of the repository in U.S. currency.

    Actually, I maybe kind of close to being able to do it myself....but I'm...
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    Hosed Grub after removing 2nd partition

    Hi all!
    I divided my hard-drive into two partitions and one Linux swap space.
    I had Ubuntu 12.04 on both partitions.... Studio, in the first one, and MATE in the second one.
    I needed more room for...
  24. Local Repository question: Multiple PCs with bad internet connection

    I apologize if this is the wrong section of the forum for this question.....if so, please feel to move it.

    I have a situation where I have multiple PCs which I want to maintain Ubuntu in.
    But the...
  25. Re: Problem installing MSOffice 2007 service packs with PlayOnLinux

    I was unsuccessful at installing a licensed copy of MSOffice 2003 in wine.
    But I still have a licensed copies of word & excel 2000 which both installed without any problems.
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