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Thanks all, I'll keep Compiz - I thought perhaps it was some package installed but not actually used by anything, but I see from your comments that unity uses it.
I've just done a fresh install of 12.04 and notice that compiz is installed in synaptic - why is it there?
I don't use compiz.
Can I uninstall compiz or is unity using it?
Simply right click on it and click extract - then navigate to the firefox binary in the folder and double click it and firefox should start up.
This assumes that 8.10 has the necessary...
The first thing I would do is boot up with the ubuntu live CD and navigate to your home folder on the hard disk (which should show up as a drive in computer) and look for your files.
I very much...
That's the set-up I have - I have a second disk formatted as ext 4 and set up a folder in it to which I installed windows in virtualbox. Can't remember the details but just choose where to install...
You can use a simple copy command to back up or move your entire distro or part of a distro. It looks something like this;
sudo cp -ax /home/taak/. /media/folder/home/.
sudo cp -ax /....
And you should get something like this;
display: :0.0 screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series ...
You can sort AHCI by going here; http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922976
If you used the ubuntu livecd can you see the sata drives in gparted or disk utility?
I have a sata and pata drive and for some months it saw the sata as sda but it inexplicably changed to sdb...
I use Putty and Remmina.
I put fonts in my home folder;
they show up in Libreoffice.
Install by following the instructions here; http://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/java
In short - download the appropriate java from the java site, move it to the appropriate folder,...
Perform the following to a back up drive;
sudo cp -ax /. /media/backupfolder/.
sudo sginfo -s /dev/sda ?
System > Administration > Disk Utility
Untick all the 'other' repositories and then update.
sudo cp -ax /. /media/backupdrive/backupfolder/.
Install guest additions either from synaptic or at the top of the virtualbox screen where it says install guest additions.
Delete all the hidden folders in your home folder and reboot - this will delete all your configs.
Backup your stuff first, things like bookmarks as well.
Unfortunately it turned out that this didn't solution work again.
I've now boxed the webcam - in short Lucid can use the webcam but refuses to do so.
You need to delete your hidden config folder in your home directory, i.e. delete anything that looks like;