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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Missing the Min, Max and Close on task bar on Firefox

    On firefox toolbar, click on view. At the bottom of that menu is "Full Screen." Clicking will toggle it to normal mode and your m/max/close buttons should come back. F11 also toggles this. Note...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Meerkat gcalctool 5.32.0 (default calculator) missing memory registers

    Now *that's* nice! I had a bit of a problem finding it because of the first 'u' in qalculate. It has much more than I need and I especially like the periodic table of the elements so close at hand....
  3. [SOLVED] keystrokes (key bindings) for compiz in Maverick Meerkat

    After you finally get compiz working and are able to use the compiz-fusion configuration editor to get cube and 3D windows, you may wonder how to actually use everyting. Good luck. I finally...
  4. [SOLVED] Ubuntu 10.10 compiz-fusion-plugin-extra not in my synaptic package manager

    I'm trying to get 3D effects in Maverick. I've followed instructions on the web and they say to use synaptic package manager to install compiz-fusion-plugin-extra. The problem is that it isn't...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Meerkat gcalctool 5.32.0 (default calculator) missing memory registers

    I installed speed crunch. It's not as convenient as the memory registers were, but you can scroll back 100 operations.
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Meerkat gcalctool 5.32.0 (default calculator) missing memory registers

  7. [SOLVED] Meerkat gcalctool 5.32.0 (default calculator) missing memory registers

    Ubuntu 10.10 default calculator, gcalctool 5.32. seems to be missing the 10 memory registers it used to have. The geaphic keys for memory functions are missing and control-M does not bring up memory...
  8. [SOLVED] Keep home directory in its own partition and Backup home partition FREQUENTLY!

    I don't know how many times this can be said, but I'm not sure if it can be said enough. I was saved by it again today.

    Okay, this is kind of advanced, so if you're new, have someone who knows...
  9. [SOLVED] green circles around progress dots on start splash

    For the past 2 days, green lines have showed up around progress dots and the ubuntu name on the Lucid start splash screen.
    Does anyone know what might cause this or how to stop it?

  10. [SOLVED] Re: synaptic software sources authorization problem

    Worked like a charm!. The first line was already there. The key just disappeared for some reason.

    Thank you very much!

  11. [SOLVED] synaptic software sources authorization problem

    When I try to update my wife's netbook, I get this error:

    W: GPG error: lucid-getdeb Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot connect to

    It seems is back up. I got an adobe update today from and I can ping now.

  13. [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager no longer works post upgrade to lucid

    Link seems to finally be working as I no longer get failure to fetch message. I assume it's been fixed. Also, I got an Adobe...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager no longer works post upgrade to lucid

    Output I get:
    dave@FUSION:~$ sudo apt-get -f dist-upgrade
    [sudo] password for dave:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
  15. Thread: hi there

    by Vined Adobo

    [ubuntu] Re: hi there

    Welcome! I have moved completely to Ubuntu except for one XP machine I must use for a Pulse Oximeter I occasionally use for sleep studies on my oxygen saturation. Other 5 local machines uniquely...
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    Re: Wireless problem

    Okay, I'm not aware of Dell, but I run Ubuntu on an ACER laptop with a wireless atheros 5001bg. My wife has an ACER netbook with the same wireless chip. I can run my laptop wireless, or my wife can...
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    [all variants] Re: Burn as data or burn as image?

    Since you downloaded an ISO image, you indeed were correct to burn as image. If you burned as data, you would have had unexpected results.

  18. [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager no longer works post upgrade to lucid

    My problem is similar. About 5 days ago, I started getting this output:

    Failed to fetch Could not connect to
  19. Re: How best to upgrade USB drive install?

    Click on places > Home Folder. Click on View > Show Hidden Files. You will be greeted with a whole bunch of files preceded by a dot (the UNIX way to hide a file.) Select and copy everything and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can not boot from live CD

    I know this reply doesn't really match your issue, but Ill try anyway.
    Older machines cannot change the boot order. You have to look at your BIOS and see if your laptop allows you to boot off a...
  21. Thread: Lucid Boot

    by Vined Adobo

    [SOLVED] Re: Lucid Boot

    I did start to measure boot time last year.

    I may have a strange definition for boot time. I define it as the time from power up to useful working ability. Windows: power on. POST. wait. wait....
  22. Re: How best to upgrade USB drive install?

    [QUOTE=DocWu;9256646]I've got Ubuntu NBR 9.10 running on a USB stick and working the way I want. I'd like to upgrade to 10.04, but before I do, what is the best way to go? I'd like to preserve all my...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Package fails to install after download

    Packages use a way to determine if a file downloaded properly. It sounds like you got a data bit twisted somewhere in your download. Try deleting file and download it again.

    You say you keep...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Little envelope thingy

    Right click on indicator applet envelope. Click on about. Click on link to Indicator applet website. This will open a page in Firefox. Click on Answers and search for thunderbird. Follow...
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    Re: What's a good age to switch to Linux at?

    I knew about computers from as long as I remember. I started studying the field in 1967.
    I bought my first computer in 1976, a TRS 80, aka Trash 80. In 1983, I had to interface with a PDP 1150...
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