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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot open System Settings

    Long story, but I ended up reinstalling Ubuntu to solve other more pressing problems.
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Upgraded to Saucy, now cannot start GUI interface

    Well, I'm sorry to report that I tried every combination of default, binary, external, and experimental video display driver I could verify works with my NVIDIA card, each with multiple combinations...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Upgraded to Saucy, now cannot start GUI interface

    Truthfully, I was hoping to avoid messing with grub if possible. But after reading the articles you shared, I gave it a shot. I added the following lines to my boot statement, but none of these have...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Upgraded to Saucy, now cannot start GUI interface

    Yes, I did try that and still no luck.
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Upgraded to Saucy, now cannot start GUI interface

    Thanks for your reply, sudodus, but I do not have that kind of backup in place. Yeah, I know, shame on me, but I've never had a display problem this serious with any Ubuntu release.
  6. [SOLVED] Upgraded to Saucy, now cannot start GUI interface

    Friends,

    I recently performed an inline upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10. My Ubuntu desktop is one I built a couple of years ago. Usually that spells "sketchiness", but this computer has been running...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Stuck in apt-get Hell!

    Me, too! Thanks again.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Stuck in apt-get Hell!

    ian-weisser, thank you! I did what you recommend, and that solved my problem. I had to purge a few packages dependancies, but that was no big deal. I'm now able to update my system correctly with no...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade worked, but slow login and no wallpaper?

    Yeah, I failed to do that, but the Software Updater prompted me to disable them, to which I replied in the affirmative. I'm afraid that this did something to my system. I have seemingly overcome...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Stuck in apt-get Hell!

    Thanks again, ian-weisser, for being willing to help me. I ran the command you recommended. Seems like no luck...


    root@eminem:~# apt-get autoremove openoffice-debian-menus libreoffice-core...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Stuck in apt-get Hell!

    ian-weisser, thanks for your reply. I don't recall exactly when I installed OpenOffice.org, but the problem is, I can't execute any apt-get command without being smacked with this error. Also, I...
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    [SOLVED] Stuck in apt-get Hell!

    Friends, I cannot seem to update or remove any software from my systems due to some whacky apt-get issue related to Libreoffice. When I attempt to upgrade anything, I see the following message:

    ...
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    [SOLVED] Cannot open System Settings

    So, for some strange reason I cannot open the gnome-control-center (a.k.a. System Settings applet).

    This is what I see in the syslog file:


    Oct 24 17:03:23 kernel: [17986.819005]...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade worked, but slow login and no wallpaper?

    So, even with my problems I have been able to use my Ubuntu 13.10 system. However, today I had an X server crash and now I cannot launch anything but low-graphics mode. I've tried the NVIDIA...
  15. [SOLVED] Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade worked, but slow login and no wallpaper?

    I have successfully upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 with seemingly no problems (with the process). However, my login to Unity is very, very slow and under no circumstances can I change the background...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Connecting to Ubuntu using UltraVNC

    I don't see your system listening on port 5900. Is the VNC server running? Try the command "vnc4server" from the command line. Once you've done that and believe it is running, try the command...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Replace self signed SSL with a purchased SSL

    I'm not an expert with ActiveCollab, but I did a little Google research on what it is. It appears that this is a hosted application that runs on NGINX. Are you hosting this with a provider like...
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    Re: Help burning CDs (Brasero, XFburn)

    I had the exact same problem as the OP just recently (in the last month). The brasero error log was exactly the same. I was going to post even more details here because I also met with failure using...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: After closing Firefox, cannot start it again without killing processes

    Thanks. The How-to Geek link I believe is my problem; I do often times stop Firefox, then relaunch it. I think I need simply to be patient and give it a few seconds. Thanks for your reply, vasa1!
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    [ubuntu] Re: SSH tunneling help?

    It seems you're trying to use the same source port and destination port (10000). Maybe you should try the command "ssh user@myserver.no-ip.org -L 10000:localhost:22". This article has some...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Grub Rescue after partition deleted in Windows

    Have you tried to boot into Linux at all? Give this a shot from the grub> prompt:

    rootnoverify (hd0,0)
    makeactive
    chainloader +1
    boot

    Press Enter after each of these four lines, and see if...
  22. [SOLVED] After closing Firefox, cannot start it again without killing processes

    I'm using 12.10 now, but ever since 11.04 I have had real trouble with Firefox. At least 70% of the time, after closing Firefox I cannot open it again. I typically receive a warning that "Firefox is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LibreOffice 4.0

    I had much better luck with the torrent download; more like about 4 minutes on a standard cable modem connection.
  24. [SOLVED] Re: How can I remove Rhythmbox from the indicator applet?

    Thanks, wanchai! I had this same issue and I was able to fix it. Appreciate the help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Having trouble with two things.

    Your profile indicates you're using Karmic. Have you considered upgrading to Lucid to see if your 3 issues are resolved?
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