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  1. Thread: Screensavers

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    [ubuntu] Re: Screensavers

    Thanks folks that's what I wanted and all fixed now . I was a bit daunting for at start but am finding my way around slowly .
  2. Thread: Screensavers

    by malel
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screensavers

    Thank you folks . Okay I was try to get the old one where you were able to switch off the screen lock. Do you know where I can find that as I don't want to haveto log in allthe time
  3. Thread: Screensavers

    by malel
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    [ubuntu] Screensavers

    I have loaded Ubuntu 12.04 but a lot of things that were in other versions are not in this version. Eg. Where do I find the settings for 'Screensavers' that were in the other versions . I have been...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can only install Ubuntu 8.10

    Thank you Oldfred . I am trying all things . I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 but am unable to burn it to disk. I also downloaded Lubuntu 12.04 and tried to put it on a USB stick although it said it...
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    [ubuntu] Can only install Ubuntu 8.10

    I have an Acer Travelmate 240 Laptop 2.6Ghz, 1Ghz Ram 40Gb HDD. Originally it had Win XP on it but I have put Linux on it many times. What has happened is that out of OS"S I have I am only able to...
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    Mint 11 won't startup

    My system is a Acer Travelmate 240 Laptop 1Gb RAM 40Gb HDD. I loaded Mint 11 the other day but find it will not start up . I have to keep using the disk to use the computer. Any ideas as to how I can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help for Ubuntu 8.10

    Thank you Sudodies. My computor laptop is an Acer Travelmate 240. CPU is Intel Celeron 2.6Mhz and I have 1Ghz RAM. All other Ubuntu's I have tried to load have not been able to make it . They just...
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    [ubuntu] Help for Ubuntu 8.10

    I have had to load 8.10 on my laptop as it will not take any other version.
    How can I u date some of the software ? Like Firefox for instance . I have version 3.3 and would like to upgrade that but...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Howto remove Kubuntu desktop

    Thankyou Robygart it looks like I may have to do that also . May have to run a Fedora OS
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    [kubuntu] Re: Howto remove Kubuntu desktop

    Thanks folks . I already said that I had tried these thingsw but they just don't work for me. I don't think you should be pointing people to something that does not work ,
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    [kubuntu] Howto remove Kubuntu desktop

    I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and decided to try Kubuntu desktop. I didn't like so tried to remove it but it has left a lot of KDE appliances still on the machine . I used 'aptitude' to install and...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Should I upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04.1 LTS??

    I did an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 and have nad no problems . Everything is running very smoothly and I am quite happy . Mind you I do not have a video card . Just the onboard video.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removing icons from launcher

    I have now resolved the problem . I have replaced the 'mouse' and it works like it should.
    First time this has happened to me .
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    [ubuntu] Removing icons from launcher

    I have been unable to remove any icon from the launcher because when I right click on appropriate icon nothing shows up . ie I do not get a dropdown saying 'unlock' as instructions tell us to do . ...
  15. Thread: No picture

    by malel
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    [SOLVED] Re: No picture

    Thanks for that Jay MC. Just the jolt I needed . I had the Flash Plugin 10 installed but not the Installer.
    Deleted the Flash Plugin and installed the Flash plugin Installer and all is okay now .
  16. Thread: No picture

    by malel
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    [SOLVED] No picture

    I am running Ubuntu 11.10 64bit but do not get any video pictures when I go to read 'Al Jazeera' It is the same when I try to read any newspaper . I can play DVD's ok. This did not happen in other...
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    Re: Brother printer/scanner DCP385C drivers

    The problem has now been solved but it was not easy
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    Brother printer/scanner DCP385C drivers

    I am running Linux Mint 12 64 bit arch but have had no sucess with getting the Brother DCP385C printer/scanner to work . Looking through the threads there appears to be some concensus that people...
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    Poll: Re: How Many Switched/Shifted from Ubuntu to Lubuntu?

    I have had Ubuntu 12.04 installed for 3 days now but I really dislike 'Unity' . I installed LXDE and am very happy with it as I am able to get the desktop how I like it to be and have a good...
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    [SOLVED] Re: backup and restore

    The one I use is 'Deja Dup' It is very simple to use and for backing up and restoring . It's in Synaptic . I use it to backup to an external HDD .
  21. Re: Ubuntu 11.04 .. How to change the Date format in Evolution

    Thanks Plucky . I have got it right now . Changed the table column in Preferences>Mail preferences>Headers>Date/time format to %dd,%mm,%YY and my emails come up how I want it.
    Cheers
  22. Re: Ubuntu 11.04 .. How to change the Date format in Evolution

    Thank you for your help folks . I had tried that but it still wont change the email headers to the date I require dd/mm/yy . The emails I have in my inbox were downloaded from Yahoo.com and the three...
  23. Ubuntu 11.04 .. How to change the Date format in Evolution

    I have been trying for some time to get the time changed in Evolution to read day month year but even though I change it in the preferences it does not change it in the emails. Does anyone know how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Email client for Vodafone

    Thank you for that . The final piece of the puzzle. Did that in Yahoo and away it went . Very good and all going well now .
    this thread can be closed
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    [ubuntu] Re: Email client for Vodafone

    I am trying that but after I have set up Evolution with POP/SMTP.mail.yahoo.com it comes back after putting my password and say's not authorised enter your password. I have some issues with the...
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