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    [SOLVED] Re: unable to remove libreoffice-base

    The example used VI, it's a simple text editor that works in non graphical environments. I used gedit myself, but any text editor should do. gedit, leafpad, kate, geany etc.



    sudo gedit...
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    [SOLVED] Re: unable to remove libreoffice-base

    @nadrach Thank you.
    This is exactly what I was looking for. ;)

    This issue could come up for many people as it's affects an LTS version of Ubuntu and Mint 13.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 puts my monitor to sleep.

    Well, from the thread that you've found, it does look like it's the same issue.

    Try this, but also take note of what mpetrovickg said he did.. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 puts my monitor to sleep.

    It sounds like a video card issue, loose monitor cable? Sounds like something more than just an OS issue. Maybe check the DELL forums on your machine type? Is this a desktop or laptop?
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 puts my monitor to sleep.

    The first thing that needs to happen is for you to be able to access the computer from either a USB or CD.

    Go back into the BIOS and make sure that the boot order has the CD drive first, before...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 puts my monitor to sleep.

    Are you able to use the computer at all?
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    [ubuntu] Re: PLEASE HELP! VLC stutters terribly

    I had a stuttering issue, and I found that by deleting my .pulse dir (hidden file in my home dir) and a reboot fixed the issue.

    FWIW: This allowed a new config file to be rebuilt.
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    [ubuntu] Re: VLC stuttering = My fix for my issue.

    I found that by deleting my .pulse dir in my home dir cleared up my audio issue that I was having with VLC.

    Use Nautilus to open your home folder, and check the View Hidden files option under the...
  9. Re: shadowgrounds main menu goes completely white!

    Thanks, The


    sh -c 'cd ~/games/gish153 && ./gish64'

    Tip did the trick. :)

    Not sure what all those commands did, tho'...
  10. Re: shadowgrounds main menu goes completely white!

    Sigh.. I just installed the two games in question on my WIN 7 partition, and they installed and played fine. Well, it's nice to know if I'm really jonesing for a couple of games, that they're there. ...
  11. Re: shadowgrounds main menu goes completely white!

    But that doesn't explain why Gish Loads up with a screen with the same behavior that Shadowlands does, if I start Gish up without opening the folder as Administrator. - That's weird to me, and seems...
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    Re: humble frozenbyte bundle ;)

    Yea, Tine is out, but I've got video issues with it and Gish.
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    I got the same thing going on with my Toshiba A665, It's intel also, I think. -

    Here's the weird thing,:confused: I get the same problem with GISH, but if I run GISH from Nautilus, it's loads ok,...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Totally purging gnome and xfce

    I like Puppy, and if I could get it to look and run like that, I might put it on my HP Mini. I tried it, and it didn't like my Wifi, i think... I need to try it again. Koppix also looked good w/...
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    Re: Lost motification area

    I just was given an HP Mini, and I had the issues with sound, got those fixed, and switched to the standard desktop environment and only had the desktop background to go on. - I added a desktop...
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    [all variants] Re: Sansa e250 will not connect to Ubuntu 9.04

    It didn't work for me. - So I at the moment the only way to update my Sansa is to use Sidux... Sigh...
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    [xfce] Re: How to force quit in XFCE

    Updated to reflect the correct terminal for the Desktop Enviroment. I figured there was, but didn't know what the XFCE terminal name was.

    As for Ctrl+Alt+Esc to start xkill, that's good to know....
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    [xfce] Re: How to force quit in XFCE

    Done.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Will my OLD PC be compatible?

    I think that 4.x of puppy has less RAM Requirements. Or at least that was one of the goals he had for it..
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    [xubuntu] Re: Will my OLD PC be compatible?

    If there is any way you can up the amount of ram in this thing, it will help no matter what you do. Puppy Linux is also a good Tiny Distro, sorta funky to use if you're accustomed to WinX or...
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    [xfce] [SOLVED] How to force quit in XFCE

    I posted this on my Blog, but I wanted to share it here also, in hopes someone else finds the information useful. The original entry / thread was old and closed, but here's a little XFCE tip anyhow. ...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    Gaming is happening, might take a little more setting up. Via Crossover, or Wine, or... Who knows what. I don't game that much, and there's always the consoles for those that are really into it....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is there a perfect music player for me?

    Install Amarok from the repository. I run Gnome, And use WinAmp with Windows, if I happen to be on that machine (only boot that machine up for a few hours every couple of months)... There are some...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic Installation HALTS!!!!!

    I ran both, and I'm getting the password prompt! whoo hoo! Thanks!!

    What had me baffled, was after I had written that post, I loged in via the KDE desktop, and this worked, loged back into...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic Installation HALTS!!!!!

    I'm running into a problem where update manager freezes on installing yelp, and I can't get the synaptic package manager to run either. I use the "Force Quit Button" from my panel. - I think that I...
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