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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 13.04, No Empathy Autostart

    http://askubuntu.com/questions/126844/how-to-make-empathy-run-on-startup
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 13.04, No Empathy Autostart

    http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/12/how-to-auto-start-gwibber-empathy
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can I uninstall Compiz

    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.
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    [ubuntu] Can I uninstall Compiz

    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?
  5. Thread: Firefox upgrade

    by Irony
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox upgrade

    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...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade has erased ALL my documents/pix - how do I restore

    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...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Advice on partition setup for 2 disks.

    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...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to move "/" to another partition

    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 /....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Core unlocking and overclocking programs?

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SensorInstallHowto

    http://i40.tinypic.com/15xsj1f.jpg
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    [SOLVED] Re: Downloading a web site

    http://amb.vis.ne.jp/mozilla/scrapbook/
  11. [ubuntu] Re: ati fgrlrx grafics driver(post-release updates) issue/question?

    Run this;

    ~$ fglrxinfo
    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 ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu and SATA hdd?????

    You can sort AHCI by going here; http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922976
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu and SATA hdd?????

    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...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote desktop through ssh tunnel

    I use Putty and Remmina.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fonts problem in LibreOffice

    I put fonts in my home folder;


    ~/.fonts

    they show up in Libreoffice.
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    [ubuntu] Re: plugin jre 1.6 u26 not available

    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,...
  17. Thread: System Restore??

    by Irony
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    [SOLVED] Re: System Restore??

    Perform the following to a back up drive;

    sudo cp -ax /. /media/backupfolder/.
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How can I get Ubuntu to show the serial number of a drive?

    sudo sginfo -s /dev/sda ?
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How can I get Ubuntu to show the serial number of a drive?

    System > Administration > Disk Utility
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot Update Cache

    Untick all the 'other' repositories and then update.
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    [gnome] Re: Scared to install all the compiz items!

    sudo cp -ax /. /media/backupdrive/backupfolder/.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Renaming VirtualBox Folder

    Install guest additions either from synaptic or at the top of the virtualbox screen where it says install guest additions.
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    [ubuntu] Re: sytem resore or backup????

    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.
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    Re: tesco w109 vga webcam

    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.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Failed to scan, Unable to connect to scanner

    You need to delete your hidden config folder in your home directory, i.e. delete anything that looks like;


    ~/.xsane
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