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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Is there any way to install Ubuntu to USB / thumb drive ?

    Why is it necessary to unplug the hard drive ?

    It appears that you are probably correct about this but I am just wondering why this seems to NOT work unless the hard drive is disabled while the...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Is there any way to install Ubuntu to USB / thumb drive ?

    My understanding is that the programs that you mention do not INSTALL OS to the USB drive but instead only burn the ISO image to the USB drive, which you can then boot to (i.e. LIVE boot version) but...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Is there any way to install Ubuntu to USB / thumb drive ?

    I discovered that the problem with the bootloader not being able to be installed was the fact that apparently you have to make a separate /boot partition on the USB thumb drive for it to be installed...
  4. [ubuntu] Is there any way to install Ubuntu to USB / thumb drive ?

    Is there any way to install Ubuntu to a USB / thumb drive ?

    I am not asking about putting the Ubuntu image on the USB for a LIVE version but actually INSTALLING (just like you do on a computer...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: How to edit grub so that MS Windows entry is not SHOWN

    When I add this in, it says: 404 file not found !!!!
  6. [ubuntu] How to edit grub so that MS Windows entry is not SHOWN

    Is this possible to edit the grub listing that is shown at boot so that the MS Windows OS that I have installed is just not SHOWN, i.e. don't want to uninstall Windows nor do I want to get rid of the...
  7. [ubuntu] difference in these commands if issued in Ubuntu 12.04 ?

    Is there any difference in what is accomplished by these 2 commands ?

    sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback

    sudo apt-get install gnome-panel

    Thanks.
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    [ubuntu] migrating e-mails info to Evolution

    Is there a way to make the OLDER e-mail file information backed up from a previous version (2.32.3) of Evolution to be compatible to the a NEWER version (3.6.2) of Evolution ?

    When I attempt to...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Getting new version of Evolution e-mail to work

    Howefield:

    Got that one solved, now here another one for you.

    I have my home page of Firefox set to Google.

    Why is it that when I open the browser, Google's little display (ferris-wheel,...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Getting new version of Evolution e-mail to work

    Can you tell me where on the attached screen it is that I choose the POP protocol ?

    NEVER MIND, I found it. Sort of stupid to have to hit the back button in order for the drop down menu to be...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Getting new version of Evolution e-mail to work

    It is 3.6.2.

    The old one that was being used under Ubuntu 11.04 was Evolution 2.32.3, which worked fine, in that, it had a drop-down menu with a choice of protocols for the incoming mail server,...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Getting new version of Evolution e-mail to work

    Howefield:

    Thanks for your reply, BUT on the NEWER version of Evolution that is being used there is NO server type drop down field, i.e. IMAP is listed and that is it !!!!

    Any suggestions ?
    ...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Getting new version of Evolution e-mail to work

    I have looked in Edit-Preferences extensively and when setting up a new account I see NO means of setting up a POP account, i.e. POP choice is NOT there like it was in the older versions - or am I...
  14. [ubuntu] Getting new version of Evolution e-mail to work

    I have been using Evolution to send and receive my e-mail on the older version of Ubuntu 11.04 but now that I have switched to a newer version of Ubuntu I can NOT get the Evolution program to send &...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Use of Unetbootin or Startup boot creator

    Handsdown:

    I decided to try both.

    Turns out the Unetbootin created USB boots much faster than the version created with the built in Ubuntu startup boot creator.

    Also, the startup boot...
  16. [ubuntu] Use of Unetbootin or Startup boot creator

    If I want to create a bootable version of Linux on a USB thumb drive, is there any difference or preference for creating the bootable USB drive from the Unetbootin program or the Startup boot creator...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Creating desktop application shortcuts/launchers on Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10

    Perhaps I did not make my request clear.

    I want the shortcut/launcher to be on the DESKTOP - not on that "Launcher" thing down the left side of the screen.

    I want the programs/applications that...
  18. [ubuntu] Can application Icons (shortcuts) be added to desktop

    In the latest version of Ubuntu 12.10, can icons (shortcuts) to applications be added to the desktop (and I mean the desktop, not that strange looking listing on the left side of the display) so that...
  19. [ubuntu] Why did Ubuntu logon pop all of a sudden ???

    Am using Ubuntu 11.04.

    Just booted my computer for the morning and up pops the logon screen. That is sort of strange since I have the system setup to logon AUTOMATICALLY.

    So I put in the logon...
  20. [ubuntu] Creating desktop application shortcuts/launchers on Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10

    At the following site it says "Right-click on the desktop background and choose: "Create Launcher.

    http://www.linuceum.com/Distros/osUnityCustom.php?srh=&hdr=o00000000000100

    But when I do that...
  21. Re: Last version of Ubuntu to use Gnome as default interface

    Haven't looked at Kubuntu for a long time.

    What type of interface does it have now ?

    Is it similar to the old Gnome2 interface that was previously used in Ubuntu ?

    Thanks.
  22. Last version of Ubuntu to use Gnome as default interface

    I have a friend that I want to introduce to Ubuntu and I want to give him a LIVE CD version so he can sort of get the feel of it.

    However, I don't want to give him a version that has the Unity...
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    [SOLVED] Problem with Evolution e-mail

    What is causing e-mails to be lined / struck thru instead of being deleted when the DEL icon is clicked when a particular e-mail is high-lighted ??

    Thanks.

    P.S. - I notice that the various...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Installation of Ubuntu "TO" (not from) USB key/thumb drive

    Thanks.

    What do you mean by "REAL" install - I don't understand, sounds like what you described earlier would be a real install ???
  25. [ubuntu] Installation of Ubuntu "TO" (not from) USB key/thumb drive

    Need a synopsis of correct method of installing Ubuntu TO a USB thumb drive, i.e. so that the operating system can be installed, configured & ran from the USB drive.

    Thanks.
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