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  1. [ubuntu] Need help with creating an audio CD image on Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit)

    I'm working on creating an audio CD as a gift for a friend. I have the Ogg and MP3 files in a playlist I can load in Brasero just fine. I can use Brasero to generate a set of CUE/BIN files and I...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade error: "symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found"

    Thanks for the reply. I have tried many of the suggestions in that bug report and none of them helped. I also figured out the "dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc" command might not apply to those booting...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade error: "symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found"

    Well, it's been happening each time I reboot the system. :( The message I get after a reboot is:


    Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected device and press a key
    ...
  4. [SOLVED] Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade error: "symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found"

    I'm in the process of upgrading my mom's computer from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Like many others, I ran into the "symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found" problem, documented in this bug report: ...
  5. [xubuntu] Audio CDs not appearing in Rhythmbox, Banshee, or Clementine

    Hi! I recently installed XUbuntu 13.04 on a system for a friend of mine. The system had been running Windows XP and the hard drive died. So, I put in a new hard drive and installed XUbuntu 13.04 on...
  6. [ubuntu] Avidemux (GTK+) 2.5.4 hangs on Ubuntu 13.10 (64-bit)

    So, I decided to extract some audio from a HD MP4 video file I have using avidemux today only to find it's not working properly. :(

    When I start avidemux, it opens ok. Then, I click "Help" and...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Question about Ubuntu 13.10, 6gb of RAM, and swap partition use

    Yep, which is why I was surprised any swap was being used at all, given how much available RAM there is. :)

    Ok, this makes sense. The amount of swap space used was never a concern but the fact...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Question about Ubuntu 13.10, 6gb of RAM, and swap partition use

    Thanks for this link! I wasn't aware of the "swappiness" kernel parameter. :)

    Peace...
  9. [SOLVED] Question about Ubuntu 13.10, 6gb of RAM, and swap partition use

    A couple of weeks ago, I replaced my mom's ancient computer with a newer one which has 6gb of RAM. Ubuntu runs well on the system but I noticed small amounts of swap space being used. The _only_...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Dash empty after upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

    Thanks for the reply. I hope a better solution is available. :) Good thing I had a terminal icon in the launcher, otherwise I'm not sure I would be able to open a terminal window to run the...
  11. [ubuntu] Dash empty after upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

    Today, I upgraded my Ubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) system to 13.10. The upgrade went fine and the system boots ok. When I opened Dash to run the synaptic package manager, so I could re-enable some...
  12. [ubuntu] Successful UEFI installation of Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on Gateway DX4380G

    Computer: Gateway DX4380-G-UW308
    Processor: AMD A6-6400K
    Total Memory: 6GB
    BIOS Version: 2.15.1226
    BIOS Vendor: Acer
    System BIOS version: P11-A1

    Secure boot is disabled and "Launch CSM" set...
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    Re: Linux Rumours - Longer lasting Hardware

    Here is the output of "free" on my system:



    tom@deathstar:~$ free
    total used free shared buffers cached
    Mem: 2437108 2297476 139632 0...
  14. Re: Keeping track of kernels and keeping only two.

    So, I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 today and noticed 6 2.6.x kernels were left behind. I ran the command you mention and the 2.6.x kernels were not removed.

    Am I missing something here or must...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: unable to update libreoffice or software center

    *** UPDATE ***

    Well, I guess the problem has resolved itself. I ran the "sudo apt-get install -f" command mentioned above and it seems to have run successfully.



    tom@deathstar:~$ sudo...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: unable to update libreoffice or software center

    I've run into this exact same problem just now and I'm trying to do what you describe above but Synaptic Package Manager identifies the two packages you listed above as being "broken":
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity greeter wallpaper

    Thanks for posting this. I did this and I was able to restore my desired configuration of having a separate Unity greeter wallpaper image shown from my desktop wallpaper image. \\:D/

    Thanks! :)...
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    Question about the "Mac vs PC" debate

    We're all familiar with the "Mac vs PC" debate and I'm not interested in participating in that kind of debate here. I started this thread to simply ask this question:

    Why does the "Mac vs PC"...
  19. Re: Why doesn't someone do to Linux what Apple did for Unix?

    +2

    I think it's really cool that OS X incorporates Mach. I'm not sure of any other "mainstream" OS based on a microkernel. I believe the Linux kernel is still considered a monolithic kernel.
    ...
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    Re: Your Opinions About DejaDup Backup Tool

    Thanks for having this discussion. I'm thinking of using DejaDup for backups but this thread is causing me to have second thoughts.

    Has much changed or improved with DejaDup since this thread was...
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    [ubuntu] Dash on Ubuntu 12.10 is painfully slow

    A few days ago, I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and the upgrade went smoothly. My system is stable and runs well with the exception of Dash.

    Dash takes FOREVER to load icons and when I try...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Successful upgrade to 12.10!

    Thanks! This is very helpful and useful information!

    Peace...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Successful upgrade to 12.10!

    Thanks! I'll give this a try and see how it works out. :)

    Peace...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Cannot install Kompozer in Lubuntu 12.10

    Unfortunately, the HTML editor in Seamonkey doesn't have a CSS editor. That's one of the reasons I use Kompozer. :)

    Peace...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Cannot install Kompozer in Lubuntu 12.10

    Thanks! :guitar:

    Peace...
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