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  1. Thread: Widgets

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    [ubuntu] Re: Widgets

    That's what I wanted.
  2. Thread: Widgets

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    [ubuntu] Widgets

    I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and was wondering if there is any way to add widgets something like is done with Mint??

    Thanks
    John
  3. Thread: Partitions

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitions

    Update. Here is what I ended up doing.
    Fist off before I could install Fedora on the partition that was set up as ext 2 I had to change it to an ext 4 which was no problem.
    I installed Fedora and...
  4. Thread: Partitions

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitions

    I meant to say Mint.
    Now to try the screen shot
  5. Thread: Partitions

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitions

    I just booted the system and Ubuntu ran and the two other partitions showed in the files.
    Now to learn about that boot repair program.

    John
  6. Thread: Partitions

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitions

    I just got it working. I had to use a fail safe mode and the min of settings.
    Now to test it.

    john
  7. Thread: Partitions

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitions

    OK here is what i did and what the results were.
    First I burnt a copy of GParted and booted on it. It booted fine but when it came to run the GUI things didn't go so fine. I got a lot of very fast...
  8. Thread: Partitions

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitions

    OK now I know what your talking about. My computer is defaulted to the cd rom and then the hard drive.
    That's not hard to change.

    Greenwood is about an 1 1/2 hours from here. Been there many...
  9. Thread: Partitions

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitions

    Ok Here is what I am going try.
    I have GParted on a CD Rom and I am going re-size the partition.
    Probably divide it equally. Then install Fedora on that new partition. Then if it doesn't boot to...
  10. Thread: Partitions

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitions

    Ok If I do this and install Fedora on the created partition will both OS's be set up on the MBR?
  11. Thread: Partitions

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitions

    I don't want to install Windows, I was going to install another version of Linux. Maybe Wine or Fedora.
    I have been playing around with this for a few day.

    I bought the laptop just to run Linux...
  12. Thread: Partitions

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    [ubuntu] Partitions

    I am running Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome on a IBM T60 laptop. It has a 60 GB hard drive.
    I had to install it so that it took the whole HD as I had it so messed up that was the only way I could get it to...
  13. Thread: Start button

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    [ubuntu] Re: Start button

    Thanks. I did that and now things are much better but still not as good as they used to be.
    But they will have to do.

    John
  14. Thread: Start button

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    [ubuntu] Start button

    I haven't run Linux for a couple of years but decided to try it again. The version I ran was Ubuntu 4.5. It had a bar which I could add anything to and at the far side was a button much like Windows...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with updates

    I'm going out of town for a few days so things will have to wait until i return.
    I'll let you all know what took place when I return.

    John
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with updates

    cat /etc/apt/sources.list; cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*
    Gave me the following:

    john@john-desktop:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list; cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*
    # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 8.04 _Hardy...
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    [ubuntu] Problem with updates

    I have 50+ updates waiting to be installed. I have tried several time but get the following error.

    E: dash: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
    It doesn't matter if I...
  18. Thread: File permission

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    [ubuntu] Re: File permission

    I think I found the problem. It had to do with the memory stick.
    I coppied the files to my hard drive and then to the directories in involved.
    The files that I was having problems with were html...
  19. Thread: File permission

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    [ubuntu] File permission

    I have just installed Ubuntu and have a question of file
    permission.
    I work on web pages and have to over write files from a memory stick to Ubuntu.
    These files could have originated on a Windows...
  20. Thread: Up date manager

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    [ubuntu] Up date manager

    A few days back I ran the update manager and during the update my computer froze.
    I had to reboot it.
    No when I try to run the update manager it searches and finds the newest updates and shows them...
  21. Thread: iso file

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    [ubuntu] Re: iso file

    Can this file be burnt on a Windows computer?
    The computer I am going to install it on and the one that I downloaded it on has Ubuntu 5.1 installed and nothing else.
    The Windows computer is a...
  22. Thread: iso file

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    [ubuntu] iso file

    I downloaded the file ubuntu-8.04-desktop-i386.iso
    Does this file extract it self while installing or do I have to extract it first?
    This will be on a computer that has ubunto 5.1 installed.

    John
  23. Thread: Firefox2

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    Firefox2

    Can anyone tell me when Firefox 2 will be on the repositiory and if it isn't can I install the version on the Firefor web site without messing everything up??
    I'm running Ubuntu 6.06

    John
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