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    why do I have rhythmbox?

    I would like to get rid of rhythmbox.
    But when I try to uninstall it from Synaptic, it threatens me with uninstalling Gnome!
    I like Gnome. I dislike rhythmbox. If somebody can help in the next few...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot reach OK button in Users and Groups

    daslinkard
    Pressing Tab might well work, but the view doesn't follow the focus.
    Cheesemill
    Holding Alt while doing a mouse left-button drag does bring the OK button into view, so I can click it....
  3. [ubuntu] Cannot reach OK button in Users and Groups

    I select
    Applications -> System Tools -> Administration -> Users and Groups
    My own user account is highlighted.
    I click on Advanced.
    I enter password to authenticate, then select the Privileges...
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    [SOLVED] Re: libgdk-1.2.so.0 and gsview

    I have managed to fix this.

    Even the latest gsview apparently uses the 1.2 version of GTK and GDK, which have been removed from Ubuntu's repositories. GTK and GDK are currently version 2.0.
    I...
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    [SOLVED] libgdk-1.2.so.0 and gsview

    I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I am trying to get gsview working. I followed the instructions on the GSview website, but get no response when trying to start gsview using the GUI. When, in a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remove bongo sound upon startup?

    Thanks! It used to make me jump.
  7. Re: Ubuntu 10.10 - No Sound after Realtek 5.15RC21 Driver

    Can someone remind me - what was the thinking behind the idea of releasing an OS with the sound facilities MUTED by default? Somehow the brilliance of the concept has escaped my meagre mental...
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    Re: No Sound in Ubuntu 10.10 (ARRRGH!)

    Can someone remind me - what was the thinking behind the idea of releasing an OS with the sound facilities MUTED by default? Somehow the brilliance of the concept has escaped my meagre mental...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I see no GRUB menu

    Thanks again,
    Flos
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    Re: Netflix in Ubuntu, Method

    PS - I agree - a jolly well-written post, Ocean! I wish they were all so edifying.
    Phil

    PPS - How DID you DO that?
    F
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    Re: Netflix in Ubuntu, Method

    Sorry for totally off-topic query: I have spent an hour and more trying to find out how to post a new question, but I eventually felt forced to jump onto a thread - yours (at random).
    Please....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux native Volume 2.dsk ???

    I would also like this info.
    Phil
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) Random Freeze / Hang-up

    I just realised that I have mouse frozen solid from login screen in Ubuntu 10.04 using kernels 2.6.32-25 and 2.6.32-24, but no problems in 2.6.32-21.
    I'm actually working on some other problems, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 mouse stops working!

    Yep! Just did an OpenOffice update. After wrecking grub, mouse is now frozen in Ubuntu 10.04, working in Win2k.
    Even did reinstalls - no luck.

    Flos
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    Re: Howto: Fix Windows share browsing issues

    Hello, dmizer!
    I've been lurking on this thread for some time: fascinating reading, and a grand display of kindness and civility it is. I've implemented all of your Post No. 1 tips, and several...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's the command for ghostview?

    I found out how to install gsview - it requires libgtk-1.2.so.0, for which I found I had to use all three links below:
    http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/jaunty/libgtk1.2-common...
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    [ubuntu] Re: libgtk-1.2.so.0 missing

    Thanks to the thread above, I've been able to install and run GSview (a great front-end for Ghostscript).
    Bless you!
    Phil
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    [SOLVED] Re: libgtk-1.2.so.0

    If you click on the links given, from the top down, you get to the page and look for the table: under Architecture, click on "all". You can then save the file.
    For the next link, when you get to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot shutdown or restart Ubuntu 10.04

    I have sent thanks to linuxishard on this thread
    http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-newbie-8/ubuntu-10-04-lts-not-closing-down-827685/

    I had previously tried altering an...
  20. [ubuntu] Update manager offering unexpected options

    I run Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit. I have never installed empathy, evince, evolution, gwibber, lazr-restful or totem. But Update manager persists in offering updates for them, and for apache (which seems to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Won't restart, how to fix?

    Pretty much the same problem as the Original Poster, so I'll be following this one.
    I can restart with

    sudo shutdown -r now
    but it doesn't look too good if a Windozer is looking.
    And I'm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot shutdown or restart Ubuntu 10.04

    Yes,I have the same prolblem. The euro-standard On-Off buton takes me to a dialogue box - if I click on Restart, it closes a few window-frsmes, but then stalls.
    I can open a terminal and type:
    sudo...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Failed to execute child process "/home

    I think I have nailed this one.
    I read a long discussion on using bitorrent under Linux (I have no interest in using torrent to hog bandwidth, but the same error cropped up there, too). By analogy...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't execute my own shell scripts!

    Dear CharlesA,
    I tried what you suggested. I actually get -


    me@mycomputer:~/runabc$ ./runabc.sh
    bash: ./runabc.sh: Permission denied

    but, after reading a lengthy discussion elsewhere about...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't execute my own shell scripts!

    Thank you for suggestions, fellows!
    jtarin - the tcl script is one I downloaded: it works from terminal - I cd to the appropriate directory, and enter
    wish runabc.tcl
    and it runs perfectly.
    v1ad...
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