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    [ubuntu] Re: Not shutdown only reset

    Same problem here, only using a 32 bit desktop running Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon.
    Shutdown and restart produce a restart. Sudo shutdown -v or sudo shutdown -h produces the same restart. I can only...
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    [ubuntu] Rebooting instead of shutting down

    My old IBM Thinkcentre M-52 desktop, running 13.04 started rebooting on shutdown a month ago. It MAY have been after a routine update, but I'm not sure.

    I couldn't spot the cause on the log files,...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Installing 13.04 from usb drive via Startup Disk Creator

    It does use the Celeron Intel Celeron 540 / 1.86 GHz chip, running Vista Basic. It has 2 Gb of RAM. I will have to try to find out the graphics card but I'm sure it's the "vanilla" low-end stuff that...
  4. [ubuntu] Installing 13.04 from usb drive via Startup Disk Creator

    Inherited an unwanted Acer Aspire 5315 laptop: I intend to install 13.04.
    Downloaded the iso on my desktop running 12.04.
    Set up a blank usb drive with Ubuntu 13.04 using Startup Disk Creator....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird password disaster

    Thanks for the help. I had previously tried the "cut-and-paste" reset method in the guide. It didn't work when I did it once, but after three repeats, it now sends and receives. I don't know why I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird password disaster

    Thanks but no - that's what got me into trouble.
    It seems that the master password only protects access to other passwords. It does prevent sending and receiving of emails, but does NOT prevent...
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    [ubuntu] Thunderbird password disaster

    While our whole family uses our computer, I wanted to put a unique password on Thunderbird so it couldn't accessed by others (the kids). Sounds simple!

    That led me to inserting a master password...
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    Re: Why switch in email clients

    I was also "encouraged" to make the switch.

    I found Thunderbird and the Lightning calendar attachment simpler and easier to use than Evolution, so I don't have a problem with the switch.

    My...
  9. Thread: Zoom puzzle

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    [ubuntu] Zoom puzzle

    Had to revert from the Unity desktop to Gnome classic, because Gramps wouldn't run properly with Unity. I gained a working Gramps setup but lost the zoom function "ctrl+ +" (using the "+" next to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: any genealogy programs

    A bit late, but -

    some users may find that Gramps doesn't work well with the Compiz desktop. Problems seem to be associated with display - can't maximise windows, can't size windows, etc.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] pdf printing problem

    Printer works OK on everything (or at least everything that I thought to try!) but since a week ago, not pdf files.

    With pdf jobs, two narrow columns of the print job are printed onto the same...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which version have I got?

    PPAs all "claim" to be Oneric (see attachment)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which version have I got?

    You may be right.
    Until recently, I used the "vanilla" sources only and a very limited software suite. Then, I lost the menu bar indicators, some keyboard shortcuts, Deja Dup backup and Gimp after a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which version have I got?

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    [ubuntu] Which version have I got?

    A puzzle!
    I "thought" I was using 11.10 with the Gnome Classic interface, but System Settings/System/Details says 12.04 LTS (see screen shot)
    /home/dexter/Pictures/Screenshot at 2012-02-27...
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    [ubuntu] Scheduled backup failure

    After working OK for a few weeks, Deja Dup backup failed with the following message:

    "Error calling StartServiceByName for com.ubuntuone.Credentials:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Log-in failure after partial upgrade

    Success!
    Using the tiny terminal screen that I was able to open, I did a "dist-upgrade" which took more than an hour.

    I exited the terminal and it restarted henormally. The only thing that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Log-in failure after partial upgrade

    Yes - tried selecting recovery mode at Grub. Same result.

    Tried earlier kernels. Same result.

    Tried all the options available at the log-in. Same result except for "recovery console".
    It opens...
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    [SOLVED] Log-in failure after partial upgrade

    Using Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity 2D

    Yesterday, I downloaded a different icon set. I didn't install them.

    Later in the day, the update system reported that software was available. I selected it,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shortcut questions and problems

    Thanks,
    Already searched through CCSM and it doesn't seem to hold a clear remedy for me. As far as I can tell, the zoom shortcuts are properly set there.

    It puzzles me that the zoom shortcuts...
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    [ubuntu] Shortcut questions and problems

    First - the shortcut problem
    The zoom shortcut recently stopped working in Firefox and Thunderbird. Ctrl++ now only zooms the menu bar text (but even then, only when the mouse is hovered over the...
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    [ubuntu] Desktop theme problems

    As others have reported elsewhere on this site, experiencing problems with screen theme colours. No amount of searching other peoples solutions and trying a few of them, has produced an answer for me...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GIMP 2.7.5 dependencies on Ubuntu 11.10 x64

    Yes
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    [ubuntu] Re: GIMP 2.7.5 dependencies on Ubuntu 11.10 x64

    I have the same problem but this solution didn't work for me. The download progressed normally, including those from the repositories mentioned above. However, when I tried to run Gimp, I got the...
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    Re: Move from Evolution to Thunderbird

    Thanks for the guide.

    I navigated to ../.local/share/evolution/mail/local but could not see the Inbox.sbd file, even after unhiding the files.

    For me, that folder contains: Cur, New, Temp,...
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