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  1. [all variants] Re: Upgrade to Lucid (10.04) from Karmic or not?

    If you enjoy waiting for bugs to be fixed, want to play Russian Roulette with your computer and data, go ahead and upgrade!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Open Office Impress full screen bug?

    The only answers I've seen...
    1. Disable compiz, who needs that anyways?
    2. Manually hide the toolbars. It's not that hard to have a few extra steps...right?
    3. Use Microsoft Powerpoint viewer in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Multiple Desktops

    Bump
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    [ubuntu] Re: Multiple Desktops

    I flipped through a bunch of the options there, but nothing jumped out as related to this. Maybe something in compiz settings or elsewhere? I have no idea where to look, and have looked through the...
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    [ubuntu] Multiple Desktops

    Okay, strange question. I have 9 workspaces (desktops, not sure of the right terminology). I would like it so that when a program on a particular desktop (say desktop #3) decides to display a modal...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] OOo Impress Full Screen Issue

    How is disabling major parts of the GUI experience and manually hiding toolbars "[SOLVED]". That's not solved, that's a kludge.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing ubuntu on ps3

    The slim PS3 never supported installing Ubuntu, and the most recent update from Sony killed the ability on older "fat" models as well (unless you chose not to update, which shut you out of online...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Open Office Impress full screen bug?

    This bug was reported during the beta and is still not fixed. I think the developers don't see it as a bug, or people are blaming the other developer for the problem. This really needs to be fixed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no printers, no way to add printers

    Epic fail. Forcing users to run terminal commands to do basic stuff like printing? Newbies will be so lost, and this is a LTS release! This should be marked as a critical bug and fixed ASAP.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Major bug in OpenOffice Impress in Lucid

    Yeah, you can. But it's a regression. It wasn't this way before. Besides, when you add up all kinds of "work-arounds", you end up with an operating system that's a pain to use. Who want's that? ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Major bug in OpenOffice Impress in Lucid

    This bug was reported during the beta of Lucid, but the developers didn't see it as a big enough bug to fix. I've resorted to using virtualbox and Office 2007 to view powerpoints. Yeah; they didn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: access ext4 partition with vista??

    You could try this userspace program which says it can read EXT4...

    http://ext2read.blogspot.com/
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    [wubi] Re: Please help testing Wubi 10.04

    We've been told time and time again not to install a development version of Ubuntu on a production system. Why is this post a sticky in a non-development, regular area of the forums? You guys are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow download from medibuntu: Want to help.

    There is a PayPal donate button at the bottom of their webpage. Perhaps a donation towards their bandwidth charges may help in this regard? :KS
  15. [ubuntu] Re: new netbook. ubuntu full or netbook edition?

    I use the full Ubuntu version as I didn't like the netbook interface. The only downside is that you need to make a few modifications to the desktop and applications to maximize the amount of...
  16. [gnome] Re: Gnome panel visible over Impress/Presenter slide

    I've got the same problem with Impress (Open Office bundled with Lucid). The gnome panel is still visible when running Impress presentations full-screen (using F5) with the entire slide shifted...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.1 loads up into Terminal - help!

    I have the same exact problem and the proposed fixes gave the same errors. Just stuck and can't login. Guess time to reinstall! :(
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrading from 5.10

    It's a solution. A better one would be to repair the broken CDROM recorder...amongst the cheapest would be to find a friend to burn it for you instead or borrow a USB CDROM recorder if someone has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrading from 5.10

    Then I am sorry. Perhaps get another CDROM drive then? Goto a friend's house? Order a copy online? Get a more modern computer? The possibilities are endless.

    Or you can just waste time...
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrading from 5.10

    Got a USB Drive/Key? Then STOP burning discs! Use unetbootin, install the CDROM ISO to the key, and then boot off the key. You'll no longer have to pay for CDROM discs, worry about bad burns, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: They say Windows 7 is great but.........

    Hence why a clean, fresh install is superior to an upgrade. You avoid potential upgrade issues, start with a "clean-slate", and get the benefits of EXT4.

    As for Windows 7...it's actually a pretty...
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    [SOLVED] Re: updating open office

    Under System/Administration/Software Sources, goto the Updates Tab. Check the proposed or pre-release updates and the unsupported or backport updates checkboxes (the last two below security and...
  23. Poll: Re: Discussion: Create Longer Release Cycles for Ubuntu

    I think what people would really like is a longer time period for "release candidates" (or whatever you want to call them) where the changes to the code only include bug fixes. It seems that we...
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    [SOLVED] Re: updating open office

    What version of OO do you have with your updated Karmic system?

    I have OO 3.1.1 on my Karmic system. I enabled installation of proposed and backports in my System/Administration/Software Sources,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [Karmic] Installing KDE on-top-of Gnome

    That's just it. I'd like to have both installed, and decide on one or the other at login time. Just wondering if people have been doing this with zero problems? I have compiz enabled in Gnome.
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