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    [lubuntu] can I still get libfltk1.1 somewhere?

    OK, so I do realise that 12.10 is now a few months' out of LTS but I didn't expect the repositories to disappear so promptly :-{ I don't use this netbook very often, and trying to install just one...
  2. [lubuntu] not the youngest netbook ‒ will it run Lubuntu 14.x?

    Here's what the summary says I have:

    Can I just go ahead and upgrade straight to 14.x?
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    [xubuntu] Re: HP Deskjet has stopped printing .pdf/ .ps

    Thanks. Tried that. Test page printed OK (as 'job 46', don't know why); .pdf failed just as before :-{
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    [xubuntu] HP Deskjet has stopped printing .pdf/ .ps

    I've been using this printer for years, even on my current Xubuntu, and all of a sudden it's having problems printing .pdf and .ps files. All the information I can find is "status: filter failure" ...
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    [xubuntu] customising activity journal

    Delighted to have rediscovered the activity journal but I'd really like it to show me all my gVim activity. Is this an easy tweak? Thanks in advance for hints and tips.
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    [lubuntu] Re: no .profile or .bashrc in home directory

    Thanks! I hoped it might be something that simple.
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    [lubuntu] no .profile or .bashrc in home directory

    Kernel : Linux 3.11.0-15-generic (i686)
    Compiled : #25-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jan 30 17:25:07 UTC 2014
    Distribution : Ubuntu 13.10
    Desktop Environment : LXDE (Lubuntu)

    No .profile in my home...
  8. [lubuntu] Synaptic link in Start menu ‒ no authentication prompt

    Kernel : Linux 3.11.0-15-generic (i686)
    Compiled : #25-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jan 30 17:25:07 UTC 2014
    Distribution : Ubuntu 13.10
    Desktop Environment : LXDE (Lubuntu)

    Start button, System tools,...
  9. Re: [LXLE] desktop glitches I'd prefer to tidy up ‒but how?

    I'm marking this thread as solved. It isn't, exactly, but I'm now on "pure" out of the box Lubuntu ‒ so I'll start a new round of questions :-}

    Kernel : Linux 3.11.0-15-generic (i686)...
  10. Re: desktop glitches I'd prefer to tidy up ‒but how?

    That explains a lot about how I see things: I hadn't realised that LXLE is a "respin of Lubuntu". (that's the description on the LXLE site)

    Still an'all, the last thing I remember doing is...
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    [lubuntu] Re: how to edit $path

    Oops ‒ managed to overlook that. Here's the info:


    prompt$ getent passwd |grep 100
    libuuid:x:100:101::/var/lib/libuuid:/bin/sh
    ngn:x:1000:1000:myName,,,:/home/ngn:/bin/bash
  12. [LXLE] desktop glitches I'd prefer to tidy up ‒but how?

    After a (very recent) reasonably successful install of something called LXLE 12.04.3 from a cover CD, I decided to get up to date; I went from 12.04 to 13.04 and then to 13.10

    I don't know the...
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    [lubuntu] Re: how to edit $path

    Now on Lubuntu 13.10; still no /home/ngn/.bashrc, but at least I now have a .bashrc in etc/skel

    What should I do next, with a view to being able to edit $PATH?
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    [lubuntu] Re: choice of wallpaper not saved

    Now on Lubuntu 13.10, with a number of small but irritating problems including … random wallpaper. The option is disabled in Desktop Session settings. Any ideas?
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    [lubuntu] Re: how to edit $path

    OK, back online after a busy week elsewhere with some progress to report: I'm now running lubuntu 13.04

    Still no home/ngn/.bashrc, though I do have a .bash-history. On the other hand, I do at...
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    [lubuntu] Re: how to edit $path

    OK, I believe I am now running lubuntu 13.10 as suggested ... but even though the ISO image verified when I burnt it, there was a message about "failed to install software" during the installation...
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    [lubuntu] Re: choice of wallpaper not saved

    installing lubuntu 12.04 is indeed intended as a step on the way to installing 13.10
    the update manager, with Notify me of a new LTS version selected, has so far said nothing at all <g>
    surely...
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    [lubuntu] Re: how to edit $path

    ls -al ~returns


    drwxr-xr-x 36 ngn ngn 4096 Jan 5 13:58 .
    drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Dec 31 12:20 ..
    -rw------- 1 ngn ngn 847 Jan 2 20:45 .bash_history
    drwx------ 9 ngn ngn ...
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    [lubuntu] choice of wallpaper not saved

    lubuntu 12.04, just installed to reanimate an elderly PC that couldn't cope with ubuntu any more ... I'm pleased with it, which I expected after positive experiences earlier on a laptop and on a...
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    [lubuntu] Re: how to edit $path

    cat ~/.bashrc
    returns

    cat: /home/ngn/.bashrc: No such file or directory

    Following the easy, go with the flow installation proposed by the DVD, there is no separate root user configured; for...
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    [lubuntu] how to edit $path

    put ... line into your .bashrc or .profile file in ~/ is a familiar suggestion, but I don't have either a .bashrc or a .profile in my root :-{ and yes, I am listing all hidden files. Hints and tips...
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    [SOLVED] Re: how to enable "boot from DVD" on A7N8X-E

    Thanks for all the help ‒ I tracked down the boot order settings, which had probably fallen off the cmos after so long without being powered up, and I'm already amazed by how fast a lubuntu remix...
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    [SOLVED] how to enable "boot from DVD" on A7N8X-E

    I'm sure this was the setting I had by default before the machine went into storage for a few months, but now I can't get it to work. The initial splash screen suggests TAB or Alt F2, but neither of...
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    Re: update manager locks up

    Well, now running 12.04 ‒ I'll assume it's my elderly hardware that makes "walking" closer to the mark than "running" :-} thanks again for the tip.

    Snippy observation: once everything had...
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    Re: update manager locks up

    Goodness me - I hadn't realised the machine had been trundling on for so long! OK, thanks for the clear tip.
    Now: following the instructions on the ubuntu site for updating 10.04 to 12.04 as the...
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