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  1. Thread: Zapped?

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    Re: Zapped?

    Well, i abandoned this software build, and lost my work of the last week or ten days, since my last backup to flash.

    I put the (Ubuntu) Samsung 512GB 840 Pro in my Windows 7 computer, and...
  2. Thread: Zapped?

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    Re: Zapped?

    I have been looking, and think I found the bookmarks in:
    478GB volume -> firefoxbookmarks ->unity_firefoxbookmarks_daemon.py

    BUT I know that exported or imported bookmarks are in HTML format.
    ...
  3. Thread: Zapped?

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    Re: Zapped?

    Great idea, PondPuppy. That works.

    I want to transfer my old Firefox bookmarks to a flash drive.
    The two listed computers are "478 volume" and "Computer".

    I don't know which is the DVD volume...
  4. Thread: Zapped?

    by jackbn
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    Re: Zapped?

    Thanks for the reply.

    Tools would not open. Ubuntu update would not work. Probably others.

    When I now try control + alt + F1, it first asks for login.
    I don't know what to enter. When I enter...
  5. Thread: Zapped?

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    Zapped?

    Yesterday, my system worked, but would not allow some system functions.

    Today, when I boot, it shows the normal sign-in screen, but blacks out when I enter my CORRECT password.
    The monitor...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Run Package Manager, Ubuntu 13.04, 64-bit

    Thanks guys for all the help.
    I decided it was probably simpler, and more likely to work, just to reinstall Ubuntu.
    So, it's working fine now.

    I believe the problem I had, began when I shut...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Run Package Manager, Ubuntu 13.04, 64-bit

    So, it looks like there is still a problem.

    Jack
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    [ubuntu] Re: Run Package Manager, Ubuntu 13.04, 64-bit

    bluebeard@bluebeard-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
    Setting up linux-image-extra-3.8.0-22-generic (3.8.0-22.33) ...
    Running depmod.
    update-initramfs: deferring update (hook will be called...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Run Package Manager, Ubuntu 13.04, 64-bit

    bluebeard@bluebeard-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get -qq upgrade
    [sudo] password for bluebeard:
    E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. ...
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    [ubuntu] Run Package Manager, Ubuntu 13.04, 64-bit

    I have a problem icon (red circle with horizontal bar, near upper right).
    A click on the icon, produces the following message:



    "An error occured, please run Package Manager from the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse Sensitivity

    Thanks, I solved the problem -- by dredging out an old PS/2 mouse.
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    [ubuntu] Mouse Sensitivity

    Using 12.10, 64-bit Ubuntu, on a new Intel i5 system, with a cheap garden variety USB mouse.

    The mouse is far too sensitive AND the sensitivity remains the same when the sensitivity setting is...
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