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  1. Can't Dial-Up With ThinkPad in Pangolin with Gnome-PPP

    Greetings:

    I have a third-hand hand-me-down Thinkpad R60e whose internal modem works well on dial-up (via FreeDialUp and Juno) when running on its hard drive's Windows XP, but I can't achieve...
  2. Thread: WPS Office

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    Re: WPS Office -- Italics Only Document Rendering

    Greetings!

    I am very pleased by the look and function of WPS Alpha 10. The one big drawback is Write documents -- new blanks or imported -- are always rendered as italics, no matter what style...
  3. Re: WPS for Linux Alpha10 (Kingsoft Office) with English support

    Greetings!

    I am running WPS Alpha 10 and it runs well but all Writer documents are rendered and formatted in italics, no matter what style you set. Is this just a alpha bug or am I missing...
  4. [xfce] Multiple Xfdesktops running simultaneously and no desktop settings panel

    Greetings:

    While experimenting with Xfce 4.6 desktop panel's slideshow feature the fan suddenly went loud and hot, and under System Monitor I can see xfdesktop-settings running over 98% CPU Load...
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    [ubuntu] Can't activate theasurus in OpenOffice 3.1.4 under Ubuntu 12.10

    Greetings!

    I've Googled for solutions and most entries are dated and don't work with today's OOo version. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with OpenOffice 3.4.1 freshly installed via PPA because it...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Internet Browsers off the beaten track Midori Seamonkey...

    Thanks to your advice I installed SM 2.12.1 on my flash drive's Mint Maya! One thing -- how can I get Seamonkey listed on the Internet submenu of XFCE's main Menu? Thanks a million!
  7. [PPC] Re: iMac G4 minimal install cli 11.04 leads to white screen

    It's going to be interesting to see how one loads them with this situation!! :)


    My home school and I thank you!

    JimWG
  8. [PPC] Re: iMac G4 minimal install cli 11.04 leads to white screen

    Oh I Am and DO!! Especially since Apple left all our "vintage" machines -- even just measly security updates -- in the dust! Guess they can't spare a few coffee-machine thousands of bucks out of...
  9. [PPC] Re: iMac G4 minimal install cli 11.04 leads to white screen

    To All Americans, Happy Thanksgivings!

    > @rsavage
    > I should say first it's great to get some feedback on them.

    Don't feel that your sweat and assistance isn't greatly appreciated, even if...
  10. [ubuntu] Seeking Who Made Ubuntu iMacs Password-Wifi With Other Macs

    Greetings:

    I am seeking the advice and network configurations of anyone who has Ubuntu installed on a 700mHz "lamp" iMac and has successfully made a password secure wifi connection with other Macs...
  11. [ubuntu] Requesting Wifi Configs To Beat "Bad Password" Issue

    Greetings:

    Our home school's at the end of our rope dealing with the "Bad Password" issue for our Ubuntu 10.0.4 donated 700mHz iMacs to achieve a secure Airport wifi link with our DSL-server eMac....
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Screen Accidentally Blacked Out And Inaccessible

    Thanks for your fast answer and offer to help! You don't know how much a rescuer's appreciated here!

    Yes, though this is a Mint machine with the problem, we just learned Ubuntu machines on "Lamp"...
  13. [ubuntu] Screen Accidentally Blacked Out And Inaccessible

    Greetings:

    One of our home school students, toying with the Power Management panel on our 700mHz iMac since there are no brightness control keys that work on it, set it for full display blackout...
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    [ubuntu] Using SSH to by-pass "Bad Password" problem

    Greetings

    Since there seems dozens hit and miss solutions to getting past the "bad passwords" problem to log-in a secure wifi connection (at least with Airport on machines as our 700mHax iMac), my...
  15. [ubuntu] Lack of ready screen brightness controls for iMac

    Greetings:

    I've a 700mHz iMac and running Ubuntu kills OSX's normal F key brightness controls, leaving me to have to access the Power Management panel each time I wish to change the screen's light...
  16. [ubuntu] Recommend Best Backup Programs Into Flash Drive

    Greetings:

    Spent lots of time getting Ubuntu trimmed to perfection and now we want to save it before lightning strikes. I'd particularly like to hear from the mavens here which backup programs do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tracking down configuration files

    Thanks for your rapid answer! Well, at least that mystery's over! Now it's how or if those files can be exchanged for! Thanks again for clearing this up!

    JimWG
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    [ubuntu] Tracking down configuration files

    Greetings:

    Our home school is currently using Mac OpenOffice 3.2 and wish to transplant their Writer and Draw configurations into Ubuntu OOo 3.2 to avoid dozens of tedious hours of redoing each...
  19. [lubuntu] Re: Installing 10.04 via 8.04 Live-CD on 700mHz iMac

    Happy to hear you're happy! My 8.04 live-CD did the same web 10.04 upgrade, but when I finally booted 10.10 on the HD there appears a black screen with "Ubuntu" in white letters above four dots, only...
  20. [lubuntu] Installing 10.04 via 8.04 Live-CD on 700mHz iMac

    Greetings:

    After repeated failures trying to install 10.10 and 10.04 CDs on my 700mHz "iLamp" iMac (same problems as many cite here), I'm going to try to sneak an upgrade to 10.04 via the 8.04...
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    [PPC] Re: Lucid will not boot after install (iMac G4)

    I'm happy that at least one iLamp user managed to resolve an issue, but please tell me exactly how you did this? Where and how do you do the xorg.conf thing to install 10.10? All I have is a black...
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    [PPC] Re: Cannot get Ubuntu 10.10 on my G4 iMac PPC

    Okay, I typed "Linux 1 nosplash" at the boot: startup prompt and got:

    fsck from util-linux-ng 2.17.2
    /dev/hda3: clean, 110981/2395568 files, 711140/9580544 blocks
    skipping profile in...
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    [ubuntu] 10.04 stalls in mid-boot on 700mHz iMac

    Greetings:

    I'm installing Ubuntu 10.04 on a 700mHz "lamp" iMac for a home school. I managed to install Ubuntu 10.04 via the alternate iso, but when it boots up it only goes as far as a black...
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    [PPC] Re: Cannot get Ubuntu 10.10 on my G4 iMac PPC

    I have a 700mHz "iLamp" also, and used the alternate iso to install 10.10, and the furthest it boots-up is the black screen with white "Ubuntu" print above four dots of which only about three turn...
  25. [PPC] Re: Installation fails: Lucid Live CD on iMac G4 PPC

    I've a 700mHz G4 iMac with a dead hard drive so I'm tinkering for a Live-CD replacement for Panther. Booting Ubuntu 10.04 or 9.10 leaves me stalled with a yellow screen. Ubuntu 8.04 seems to work...
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