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    [ubuntu] Re: Running MagicJack in 12.04

    Sorry. My Bad!
    I have a Plus at home and love it. I am looking at either Wine or Vbox to use it for travel in Motor home where I would have WiFi access.

    Earl
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    [ubuntu] Running MagicJack in 12.04

    I have a MagicJack phone setup. I haven't used Windows since Ubuntu 5.10 or so. Does anyone knows if it is possible to run MagicJack under Wine. If so, would it be better to use Wine or Vbox?
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  3. [ubuntu] Re: What's with the alt-tab behaviour in Unity?

    If you mostly switch between terminals, you might like quake. It's in the repo. It activates with F12 as a dropdown and allows tabs. Works for me.

    Earl
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Can one still upgrade to 12.04 instead of 12.10?

    This transition will probably be less traumatic for your daughter than for you. Since the demise of Gnome 2, I install Linux Mint Mate 13 on computers for people. They are happy with it. Mint is...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: keeping same grub although installing new distros

    This worked just great!!! I have been looking at that problem for a VERY long time. Such a simple solution.

    Earl
  6. [SOLVED] keeping same grub although installing new distros

    I have searched for information on this subject but apparently haven't chosen the right search terms. :(

    I run Ubuntu 12.04 and am OK with it. Although I stick with Ubuntu, I like to install and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 ==>12.04 on Dell 1420n

    I don't understand what happened but this moring when I booted Unity 12.04 networking was magically fixed. :confused:

    Earl
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    [SOLVED] Re: network problem 10.04 ==> 12.04

    Booted this morning and everything works fine. :confused: I have no idea what happened, if it was an update or what.

    Earl
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    [SOLVED] Re: network problem 10.04 ==> 12.04

    I tried the solution you provided in the link. No luck. In fact it totally messed up my internet connection. Mint 13 works on the same computer so I know it's not a hardware problem. Guess I'll...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Install Lubuntu on Dell 4600

    I'm not sure there was really a question. It's just that 12.10 install failed and the 12.04 install, which previously failed, worked. Just thought I'd report what happened in case it means...
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    [lubuntu] Install Lubuntu on Dell 4600

    I have a Dell 4600 with 2 GB memory. I've been trying to install Lubuntu on this thing since 11.10 with no luck. I have Ubuntu 10.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and Mint 13 MATE installed so I thought Lubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Re: network problem 10.04 ==> 12.04

    About time to give it a bump I guess.

    Earl
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    [SOLVED] network problem 10.04 ==> 12.04

    I did the upgrade and it went sort of well
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2068666.

    I did some searching on the problem but apparently can't find the right terms. I'm sure I'm not the...
  14. [xubuntu] Re: Getting back into Linux... Already having problems...

    I run Ubuntu 12.04 Unity 2D on a Dell 4600 with 2 GB memory ... it is slow. That is fact. Ubuntu 10.04 is much faster on this machine.

    Earl
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 ==>12.04 on Dell 1420n

    Most annoying is the live CD boots faster than the installed version. I know this is an ancient computer being all of 5 years old and only a Centrino Duo but come on Ubuntu ,,,

    Earl
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 to 9.10 upgrade

    For all practical purposes 9.04 and 9.10 are no longer supported. 10.04 is nearing end of support.

    Earl
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    [ubuntu] 10.04 ==>12.04 on Dell 1420n

    I have been following the upgrade path with Ubuntu with very problems since 9.04 or 9.10 (I can't remember which). In general, the upgrade path has been a good experience for me.

    I used...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: REPLY HERE if you successfully Upgraded to 12.04 through update manager only..

    I successfully did these upgrades:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2001383
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1993848

    I have not done upgrades 10.04==>12.04 yet but plan to give...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Where do I go to install ubuntu version 1?

    I use Ubuntu 10.04 which is supported until April of next year. I also use Mint 13 MATE which I like (based on Ubuntu 12.04). I have Unity 2D installed too but find it difficult to work with. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dell 4600 upgrade 11.10 ==>> 12.04

    I'm disappointed with the performance 12.04 on this machine with Unity 2D. I run Linux Mint 13 MATE and Ubuntu 10.04 on this box too. Unity 2D seems very slow and unresponsive and is disappointing...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 doesnt updates - cant find repos

    The official repos for 9.04 closed in October 2010 if I remember correctly.:(

    Earl
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu will not start

    I had this problem with Ubuntu 10.04 last week. I had GRUB from 10.04 so knew at least something was working. I went into the repair mode in GRUB and ended up at the repair menu. I ran some repair...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Back To The Basics

    I use fvwm and have been for several years. It works great ... just needs some time to read the longest man page ever (written by Russian novelist). Almost everything is programmable with simple...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Dumb Question about clenched first cursor

    The only thing I've seen the clenched fist for is to drag if the right mouse button is depressed. Is the right cursor button sticking?

    Earl
  25. [ubuntu] Lenovo ThinkPad T60 Successful upgrade 11.10 ==>> 12.04

    Upgraded my T60 this afternoon. All went well. :P I kept my theme and icons; I think I've had this set-up since about 9.10 through several upgrades.

    I like the way lightDM doesn't use my...
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