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    Re: VirtualBox USB Access

    If you're no longer having trouble, you may ignore this

    I had a similar problem with my VirtualBox guest (in my case, Windows XP, but I don't think it matters) seeing USB devices. In addition to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Barcode generation in LibreOffice

    There are also Windows software packages that allow you to create a barcode and then save it as a bitmap which you might be able to (copy over and then) paste into a Libre document
  3. [ubuntu] reinstall to compensate for disk hardware problem ?

    This is a generic Intel box with a single internal 80GB disk (probably Seagate, but I don't remember. I can find out if it matters)
    running 12.04LTS native (ie, NOT a partitioned disk dual-boot...
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    Re: TurboTax

    you can run TurboTax online, without installing anything on your machine.

    I have done my income taxes using TurboTax on my Ubuntu / Firefox for several years (on the first page after login, you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Turbo Tax in Ubuntu

    I have done my income taxes using TurboTax on my Ubuntu / Firefox for several years (on the first page after login, you have to click the link "continue; Im' running a version of a browser that you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: publish shared printer server settings

    Never mind; I found it.

    however, I get a permissions error from the client, so I'll have to work on that. likely it's the user that I'm logged into the client as.
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    [SOLVED] Re: publish shared printer server settings

    no replies in a week?
    Do you need more information?
    thanks,
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    [SOLVED] publish shared printer server settings

    I apologise if this has been answered; a search did not find it. I want to share a printer from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Windows machines

    I have installed the printer, I can print to it correctly from...
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    [all variants] Re: ISO's wont burn

    again, just another wild idea: you've said "burning" several times. Are you sure you're instructing your burning program to create an ISO disk? My "CD Burning" program had a different command...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guest account not working

    I haven’t been very diligent about working on this, but I don't see a perfect fix.

    However, based on the linked-to in a previous post, I did a

    $ sudo mv /etc/gshadow.lock ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 LTS Woes....

    this is a brand-new 12.04 on 'generic' Intel hardware

    I have occasional problems with the graphics and with the left-side ribbon disappearing.

    I ran the unity test suggested in a previous post...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guest account not working

    thanks. I will wait.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guest account not working

    Thanks, I have removed the line

    Before reading the updates, I decided to just create a standard user account. System Settings -> User Accounts. click the 'unlock' button, authenticate (my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guest account not working

    thanks for help.

    it's not critical, but I'd like to have the "Guest" account working next week.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guest account not working

    thanks. I have just run Update Manager and it says 'There are no new updates to install" and "the package information was updated 8 hours ago"

    Is there some separate update that I should run ?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guest account not working

    thanks. unfortunately, the problem remains.
    since you didn't specify, I assumed that it made no difference where in file that line was put:


    glen@wildcat:~$ cat /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guest account not working

    this is a brand-new 12.04 on 'generic' hardware

    I have this exact problem. my regular user account works correctly, but whenever I try to 'change accounts' to the "Guest" or reboot and try to log...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 LTS slower than 10.04 ?

    thanks for all the replies; as usual I'm overwhelmed by the responsiveness of this forum

    Even though this was a brand-new install from a newly-downloaded ISO, the system had a bunch of updates...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 12.04 quieter than 10.04 ?

    sorry, cockpit error - although the little speaker icon at the top of the screen showed all the waves, the volume was actually set to about '2'

    my fault. thanks for the fast reply - that's why I...
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    [SOLVED] 12.04 quieter than 10.04 ?

    This is a brand-new 12.04 LTS installed from CD on a 'plain vanilla' intel box that was running 10.04

    All sounds, whether system sounds, played audio from mp3 or from iPhone or YouTube videos are...
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    [ubuntu] 12.04 LTS slower than 10.04 ?

    This is a brand-new 12.04 installed from CD on a 'plain vanilla' Intel box. It is exactly the same hardware as was running a 10.04

    First question - applications seem to take longer to start up...
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    Re: Upgrade 10.04 to 12.04

    Thanks to all the help I got here, I have installed a brand-new 12.04
    I won't mark this one 'solved' since there are other posters, but as far as I'm concerned, this one is sorted.

    I have a...
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    Re: Upgrade 10.04 to 12.04

    I have commented out the last two lines of sources.list as suggested

    I don't recall ever touching this file before

    by 'it' I meant my thread when it was moved. Update Manager does not offer...
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    Re: Upgrade 10.04 to 12.04

    thanks, I see it now. I had to log out and back in a couple times.

    In response to the help:


    sudo apt-get update
    ...
    Fetched 2,125kB in 4s (430kB/s)
    Reading package lists... Done
    W: GPG...
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    Re: Upgrade 10.04 to 12.04

    I'm ok with you moving this discussion to its own thread. Can you point me to that thread? I don't see it in the Absolute Beginners

    thanks
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