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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    Any checks I can run to determine if the problem is indeed hardware? (HD is virtually new, replaced last spring. )

    Meanwhile I'm continuing to back up stuff. notably my address books.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    My evolution has died completely: won't recognize my password, won't connect with my server (Century Link); is now utterly useless and obviously beyond restoration.

    Good news is that some of my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    Found an Ubuntu compatible Firefox add-on -- Xmarks Sync -- that saves my bookmarks as a document downloadable to a flash drive, which I just did.

    Controls took a few minutes to figure out --...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    Wim Sturkenboom...On address book I'm screwed. Error message says "The folder could not be displayed. Operation not supported." My only option is to print it out -- and then desperately hope my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    Sorry (damnit), totally unexpected guest. Back ASAP, probably in another hour, two max. Meanwhile again thank youse all.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    One last backup question just occurred to me:

    Two vital sets of data are my address books (in Evolution email) and my bookmarks, which contain many hard-to-find links to European websites.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    Bartender...I too am in WA, 253AC. You?

    All...

    I know all about data-loss as my all life's work including two books in progress -- one generating serious interest in NYC publishing circles --...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    WOW! Very much to consider here. Thank you all. Won't comment further tonight but will be back tomorrow. Thank you again.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    Usage figure is from my system monitor. Text loads at light-speed, a 200,000 word manuscript literally in the snap of a finger. But the photography downloads at a snail's pace. Dunno why: others...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    Will try the link after I get some sleep. Been fighting with this problem since 8 a.m. yesterday morning and am now at the nodding-out-at-the-keyboard stage. Whether your suggested approach works or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    Had everything backed up on a flash drive -- took me most of two months to download it all -- but now that I need it, it seems to have disappeared. Tore apart the apartment looking for it: no joy.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    I've only used 28 percent of 1001 MiB
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    Howefield: fresh install would require me to back up all data, most of which is photography, the downloading of which onto a flash drive would take -- no exaggeration -- at least 14 eight-hour days....
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    [ubuntu] Can't upgrade 10.4LTS

    Tried a dozen times to upgrade 10.4 lts to 12.4 lts per the Update Manager's instructions and failed each time.

    Error message is preserved on screen shot which sorry I don't remember how to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    Zill...

    I don't use FAQs more often because I'm usually at a total loss as to how to phrase the question -- or even whether the question is prompted by a real problem or simply by my own ignorance...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    Zill...

    Apropos my Blogger comment, I (of course) understand what you say. My purpose was to extend you the courtesy of a concluding response to the favor you did me by providing the link. No more...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    Zill...

    Oh and one more thing:

    There's almost no documentation aboard this computer -- long story about an always problematical "gift" that in reality was an irrationally jealous...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    Zill...

    No complaints with this forum -- none whatsoever -- was just making the point that without a response from Blogger I'm dead in the proverbial water here.

    The "what the hell kind of a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    Zill/All...

    I tried to post a detailed question on the Blogger helps thread to which Zill provided the link. Got a popup saying my comment "will be visible after approval." (See screenshot.)
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    Zill (again with thanks)...

    Evolution is working fine -- no misfiling,

    Will now try to sort out the Blogger problem using the link you provided.

    Since I also have a blog post to write, I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    Zill...

    YES!!!

    The trash is now emptied of all the Sents (1600 something) misfiled since 28 July 2011.

    THANK YOU!!!

    Now as to the GMail problem:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    Oh...duh...I see it loaded automatically.

    Sometimes even I am astounded by my own ignorance. O:)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    Zill...trying again with the screenshot:

    This time it loaded but now I can't find a way to get it from the "Manage Attachments" file into this email matrix.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    Just realized it's 23:44 GMT; lemme know when you want to knock off for the night and we can continue tomorrow. Again thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu/Gmail Incompatibility

    That's exactly how I got the "invalid" screenshot: print screen > name > save in folder > save
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