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    [ubuntu] Re: synaptic quick search disabled

    This worked for me on Lubuntu 11.04.

    I found the "install apt-xapian-index" on many different posts and sites, but on my computer it would cause the CPU to run at 100%. This was the first post I...
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    Re: Lubuntu - One Stop Thread

    ~ An Observation ~

    I just installed and had a look at Linux Mint 12 Gnome/MSGE/MATE/Cinnamon/Bacon/Lettuce/Tomato/Hold the Mayo.

    The Lubuntu folks better get ready for a surge in new users....
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    Re: Lubuntu - One Stop Thread

    Just want to share another How-To video featuring Lubuntu 11.04.
    (YouTube is a great way to visually promote Lubuntu.)

    This one is to help newbies install Firefox tar.bz2.
    (For those that don't...
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    Sticky: Re: Firefox 9 & Beyond Mega Thread

    Thanks to lovinglinux for pointing out a couple of issues with the install on my original video. So, here is the corrected version for newbies and anyone that doesn't want to wait.
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    Sticky: Re: Firefox 9 & Beyond Mega Thread

    I see it. I'm going to have to redo that. Sorry for the interruption.
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    Sticky: Re: Firefox 9 & Beyond Mega Thread

    I made this How-To video for terminal-shy newbies that don't want to wait for the repos to update and want to install the latest stable Firefox tar.bz2 file.

    Granted, there are other ways of...
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    Re: Lubuntu - One Stop Thread

    Here's my Lubuntu 1011.410 desktop. (Lu 11.10 with Lu 10.10 wallpaper and Lu 11.04 default theme with Lu 11.10 widget.)

    ...sorry folks...I'm just bored.
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    Re: Lubuntu - One Stop Thread

    Here is the code I use.


    %a %b %e ~ %I:%M %pAnd it looks like this.

    http://i813.photobucket.com/albums/zz59/knebworth79/HOLD/MyClock.jpg



    Here is a link for all the different codes for...
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    Re: Lubuntu - One Stop Thread

    Not to interrupt the the machine of progress, but I made this video to help out "terminal shy" Lubuntu newbies. There may be other ways, but this is my method of choice.

    How to edit the main menu...
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    Sticky: Re: Firefox 8 & Beyond Mega Thread

    So what is a "chem spill" update? That link didn't say anything about what a chem spill update is.
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    Re: Lubuntu - One Stop Thread

    Hey everybody. Does anyone know when the repos for Firefox will be updated? FF 8 stable came out yesterday, but they're not showing up in synaptic. PPA's for Natty are no longer available....
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    Re: Lubuntu One Stop Group

    Got it! :D
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    Re: Lubuntu One Stop Group

    OK, I'm confused. I thought this was supposed to be Lubuntu specific? I know LXDE works on all other similar distros, but they already have support for their version. For instance, Mint has an LXDE...
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    Re: Lubuntu 12.04

    One thing I would like is the default Ozone Theme from Lu 11.04 to be available in the Openbox Config Manager.

    To each their own, but that is the best looking theme I've ever seen on any distro....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help fomating a thumb drive.

    Disk Utility is the easiest. It's in Synaptic Package Manager and Software Center.
    Or in the terminal enter: sudo apt-get install gnome-disk-utility

    Watch this how-to:...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Adobe Flash will not work

    Another method of installing is IF you use Firefox, there is an add-on called Flash Aid that automatically installs the flash. In the Flash Aid Wizard, it gives you 2 or 3 flash choices. One of them...
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    [kubuntu] Re: More friendly names in grub?

    I wasn't sure about this myself. It may not have that function. I've never needed to change the names since I only see them long enough to choose which disto I want.
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB card reader issues.

    @oldsoundguy

    Do you have another card reader, like a portable/external card reader? Try that and see if you get the same results. My point is, trying a different reader would help isolate whether...
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    [kubuntu] Re: More friendly names in grub?

    Another good GUI tool is Boot-Repair. You can get more details here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair#Using%20Boot-Repair

    I like this one over Customizer, but to each their own. Try...
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    Re: Lubuntu - One Stop Thread

    Good deal! I've got this thread bookmarked.

    PS. I like your new Monkey D Luffy avitar.

    Bob.
  21. [lubuntu] Lubuntu 11.10 - Shutdown button missing from panel

    I did two installs of Lubuntu 11.10. One computer has the Shutdow button on the panel. On the other computer it's missing and I can't find out how to restore it. (I tried a bunch of the panel...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu 11.04 live CD won't boot

    Thanks! That worked, and it's a pretty good trick to save to my Linux Tips and Tricks folder.

    I read the known issues before posting, but nothing about this was mentioned.

    Thanks to both of you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lubuntu 11.04 live CD won't boot

    Hi Rex. I have the 32 bit desktop version. I've also burnt to CD/RW and CD to see what happens.

    The main OS on this computer is Mint 10, so here are the details of this machine:

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    [SOLVED] Lubuntu 11.04 live CD won't boot

    The live CD gets to the blue Lubuntu load screen, the goes to a black screen, loads a few lines, then gets to

    ubunut@ubuntu:~$

    From there...nothing. What is the command to run Lubuntu live?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Software Center Not Displaying

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