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    Re: How to set default Thunderbird account?

    Thanks for the response. I receive email only on account A but it appears that if I click reply the default return account is always B. Doesn't seem logical but that is what is happening. It is a...
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    Re: How to set default Thunderbird account?

    Well, I thought this thread was solved but even though I set the new default server (call it From A), Replies to email still revert to From B. New emails are created with the default From address but...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot load Ubuntu/Mint on HP Laptop.

    Well, as usual, I found the answer just after I posted the question. The BIOS has a settinjg for Legacy Support which is disabled by default. Change to Disabled and Secure Boot auto changes to...
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    [SOLVED] Cannot load Ubuntu/Mint on HP Laptop.

    I am having an odd problem with a newly purchased HP Envy laptop. I used the computer for a couple of weeks with Mint 17 installed on a new SSD from a bootable thumb drive and all was well except for...
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    Re: How to set default Thunderbird account?

    Duh, now I do feel dumb. I looked all over for that. Thanks
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    How to set default Thunderbird account?

    I have two email acounts accessed by Thunderbird. When I look at Account Settings, the first account is at the top and bold font. The second account is below and in unbolded font. So I assume the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need help moving boot partion to new drive

    Thanks oldfred, of course you are correct. I've been doing this stuff for more years than I care to remember and I still tend to get lost in the chase. Often it is more expedient to start from the...
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    [SOLVED] Need help moving boot partion to new drive

    Hi,

    I want to move my Saucy install to a partition on another drive (ssd). I thought I had accomplished same except every time I boot to the ssd partition it actually boots from the original copy...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mouse wheel direction question

    I found it...Ubuntu Tweak has a Natural Scroll switch that I have now set to Off...joy.
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    [ubuntu] Re: A couple of Cinnamon questions.

    duh...you are absolutely right. Pardon my stupidity. I guess I better find some Cinnamon documentation.
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    [ubuntu] Re: A couple of Cinnamon questions.

    Thanks, entropy1, but as I indicated I have the Cinnamon mouse acceleration set at max and the mouse is still much slower than in Unity.
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    [ubuntu] A couple of Cinnamon questions.

    Hi,

    I have recently started using Cinnamon and think it is great...highly recommended. But I have a couple of questions.

    First, is there a way to increase the mouse acceleration. I have the...
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    [SOLVED] Mouse wheel direction question

    Hi,

    I often use the mouse wheel instead of the window scroll handles to move up/down a document or list. When using most apps (Firefox, LibreOffice, Gramps, etc) the scroll handle moves downward...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Raring unstable?

    Hi pqwoerituytrueiwoq. thanks for the response. I think my stability issues are local. My desktop is an older 3.0 Core 2 Duo box that has been a workhorse with the previous issues of Ubuntu. But the...
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    [ubuntu] Raring unstable?

    Hi all,

    I've been running Raring for about three weeks now and it has always been very unstable on my computer. I don't see much confirming discussion in the forum so I'm wondering if others are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Confused and need a graphics card.

    Thanks Temujin...problem solved.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Confused and need a graphics card.

    I have Raring up with no major issues but it is always an upgrade problem that usually impacts Compiz/Unity and the Gnome desktops. With Quantal, it was also black screen. When Debian told me it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Confused and need a graphics card.

    Thanks for the reply. My aging computer is PCIe 2.0 so it looks like the GT640 is a no-go. The GT630 appears similar and is PCIe 2.0. A quick look thru the forums and I don't see issues with the...
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    [ubuntu] Confused and need a graphics card.

    I've installed Raring and again had problems with my obsolete HD3850 graphics card. I tried live debian and it won't install Gnome 3 because of the graphics card. It's time to replace the HD3850 but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop fails after upgrade to Raring

    Well...sometimes the easiest fix is to just reload.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop fails after upgrade to Raring

    Edit to my original...
    Just received an update, I think the name was Ubuntu-Base that updated the radeon drivers and changed the dependency to xorg-video-abi-12 (not 13) but the same problem...
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    [ubuntu] Desktop fails after upgrade to Raring

    Hi all,

    Everytime I upgrade it seems something goes wrong :( After upgrade to Raring, Unity is broken. I eventually was able to get a workable desktop but my vid card is a Radeon 3850 (RV670) so I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nautilus File manager question

    Duh...now I do feel dumb!

    Thanks, I set preview thumbnails to never and now list time is about three seconds. Just what I needed.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nautilus File manager question

    Thanks for the quick response. Unfortunately, the file/directory structure can't be changed because of database access requirements. Win8 on the same computer lists (Details view) the files and is...
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    [SOLVED] Nautilus File manager question

    Hi all,

    I'm looking for a tweak to Nautilus or maybe a different file manager. My problem is that I have one folder (can't change it) that contains over 10,000 image files. Nautilus needs a lot of...
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