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    [SOLVED] Re: transfer lxde configuration to new users

    Hi CaptainMark,

    My trial and error spans back a few years actually, and today I have found out that using /etc/skel still doesn't work for me. I have been trying to use /etc/skel for quite a while...
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    [SOLVED] Re: transfer lxde configuration to new users

    Through trial and error I found out that /etc/skel doesn't work for me as it is supposed to, but the good news is the *ubuntu distributions all use packages called '*ubuntu-default-settings' instead....
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    Re: Used Laptop Security?

    No, not really, I just think it's good practice to do. That part about the multiple passes and random data was a just a reminder that they can take a very long time.
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    Re: Used Laptop Security?

    The laptop I'm using now was given to me used so I decided to wipe the entire hard drive a couple of times to destroy any traces of recoverable data, including the broken and non-repairable Windows...
  5. [lubuntu] Re: Auto login not working on ubuntu minimal install

    Have you tried XBMCbuntu (an Xbmc live-cd based on Ubuntu), and have you tried enabling automatic login in the XBMCbuntu intstaller? If autologin works there, you could borrow the lightdm.conf file...
  6. [lubuntu] Re: Auto login not working on ubuntu minimal install

    I found a few links that might help.

    "Auto Login and start XBMC on startup"
    https://www.ghanima.net/doku.php?id=wiki:xbmcmacmini:autologin
    Edit: It looks like the link is broken. To find the...
  7. [lubuntu] Re: Auto login not working on ubuntu minimal install

    Hi, here is my unmodified /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf that is set for autologin on Lubuntu 12.04



    [SeatDefaults]
    autologin-guest=false
    autologin-user=james
    autologin-user-timeout=0...
  8. [lubuntu] Re: change the need for superuser password before connecting for standard users

    Have you tried having the administrative user (the original user on the notebook) go to Start Menu > System Tools > Users and Groups, Then select a user, then click on Advanced Settings, then click...
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    [lubuntu] Re: grub2 menu problem

    I don't have any advice for Grub Customizer, sorry.

    As for the second problem, I'm pretty sure you tried to only run "update-grub" on a version of Ubuntu that didn't have its grub2 configuration...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Can't change brightness with fn keys

    Hi,
    I'm somewhat new to using laptops myself, so I haven't needed to correct problems like Fn keys yet.
    Did you double check to see if you have chosen the correct keyboard layout? Go to menu >...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Can't change wallpaper

    Have you tried using the full file path of the wallpaper when using the command pcmanfm -w?
    Changing the wallpaper without the full path won't work for me.

    working examples:

    pcmanfm -w...
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    Re: Is it cruel to keep pets?

    Most domesticated animals are not immediately capable of living in the wild so I think giving a domesticated animal a good home is not cruel. Nobody should release a domesticated pet into any wild...
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    Re: firewall G-ufw shows FW OFF?

    That is because Gufw's interface is locked for security reasons. Gufw will show you the true firewall status after clicking on the yellow padlock in the bottom right corner and entering your password.
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    Re: How Old Were You When You Started Using Linux?

    I think I was 36 when I first started using Linux, which was just before Ubuntu 8.04 was released. My first computer had DOS (a TRS-80 Model 1) then I moved on to using windows computers for the next...
  15. [kubuntu] Re: Changing KDE minimized window size in the panel?

    I wouldn't know about modifying the panel's default 'task manager' applet, but I know it can be replaced with similar applets that use much less space.

    For instance, you should already have...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Can't change desktop themes

    Are the new themes appearing in the theme selection window?

    Maybe this topic will help:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2088752
  17. [kubuntu] Re: 12.04.1 LTS misc. problems, running at high fan speed

    When you enable ufw (or gufw) you will also want to stop ufw from sending echo replies to incoming echo requests, if you want to get a perfect stealth rating at shields up. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: KDE Themes Not Showing After Install

    This happens sometimes when themes fail to get extracted by the theme installer.

    The downloaded theme package should still be in a temporary directory within your hidden ~/.kde configuration...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Low Sound levels in KDE

    You might also want to try the following:

    Open a terminal window ans type in:

    alsamixer

    Then check the volume levels for "Master" "Front" and "PCM". On my system setup, Kmix controls the...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Low Sound levels in KDE

    I use PulseAudio Volume Control ('pavucontrol') in Kubuntu and it is capable of raising the volume to 153%. You might need to install 'pulseaudio' too if it isn't already installed. Installing...
  21. [kubuntu] Re: KDE 4.9.2 Dolphin force one instance multi-tabbed

    Hi,
    I don't think it is possible to open new dophlin windows in tabs (aka single window mode), but we can use Kwin's built in tabbed windows instead.


    To open Dolphin in Kwin's tabs:
    Open...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Dolphin search problems

    Are you trying to search hidden directories? If so I believe there is a bug that prevents searching hidden directories using dolphin. http://forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=94849

    I can't search...
  23. [lubuntu] Re: No wallpaper or desktop folders / problem with desktop environment?

    Hi,
    pcmanfm is the application that displays the desktop in Lubuntu, so maybe it is not loading properly on startup.

    Try opening a terminal and pasting this command:

    pcmanfm --desktop...
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    [lubuntu] Re: organizing my system

    You would want to add 2 "Spacer" applets in lxpanel because those are the applets that can be expanded.
  25. Re: Super simple lxde lubuntu wallpaper changer, no memory usage, no crazy scripts

    I just noticed a newer pcmanfm in the raring ringtail repositories, so I installed it to give it a try. It is version 1.1.0-0ubuntu1 and so far it is working good in Lubuntu 12.10 after setting the...
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