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  1. [lubuntu] Re: installed compiz on new partition (shared /home) broke the other partition!

    Yes, the home partition is on /dev/sda6 and the other two are /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda5. But I can't understand what else it could be other than compiz.... which application could that be? the desktop...
  2. [lubuntu] installed compiz on new partition (shared /home) broke the other partition!

    I want to have two partitions with installs sharing the same /home folder. In addition to an existing partition with ubuntu 12.04, I created a new partition, installed lubuntu 13.04. After installing...
  3. Re: How to open a file of an unknown type with a specific application?

    Yes! Thanks, Vaphell! Thanks, stinkeye! I didn't get it at first (nautilus didn't show me the .desktop file extension, which was annoying, making me think the applications folder only contained...
  4. Re: How to open a file of an unknown type with a specific application?

    hi dolphin,

    thanks for the answer. couldn't drag the application into the terminal window, either from the launcher or the window itself. It just puts one window on top another. I notice you are...
  5. How to open a file of an unknown type with a specific application?

    I am trying to associate all ".tc" files with a program called truecrypt. The problem is, if I choose open with and try to select is as an application, it neither shows up, nor permits me to choose a...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Updated to 11.10, automatic login capability disabled?

    thanks for that, newb85!
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Updated to 11.10, automatic login capability disabled?

    I find post-gnome ubuntu very annoying, I have since moved on to Kubuntu since I was so frustrated with things like this....

    i installed ubuntu-desktop to see if i could answer your question, and...
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    [all variants] KDE Gnome Equivalents

    Though many applications should work well in both the kubuntu and ubuntu desktop environments, those of us making a shift from one to the other may want a list of equivalents. Lovers of Amarok may...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire One AO722 Microphone Not Working Ubuntu 12.04LTS

    Jazqas, any chance we can get a screenshot or the configuration you are using? are you using a 522 or 722?

    thanks!
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire One AO722 Microphone Not Working Ubuntu 12.04LTS

    uff in the community wiki it says that there is no way to get rid of the hum, and indeed, even with an external mike I still have hum. What a bummer. LewisTM, do you have a 522 or a 722?
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire One AO722 Microphone Not Working Ubuntu 12.04LTS

    that worked for me on my 722, but in testing with soundrecorder the background hum is very loud! are these settings right? Otherwise, sound playback works fine....
  12. [SOLVED] Re: wine install requires removing google earth???

    Thanks lukeiamyourfather! That obvious solution did indeed work! Kind of shook up my understanding of how package managers work!
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire One AO722 Microphone Not Working Ubuntu 12.04LTS

    here is the relevant output of lspci -v:

    00:01.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Wrestler HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6250/6310]
    Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device 0598
    ...
  14. [ubuntu] Microphone not working on Aspire One 12.04

    Several of us in a newbie thread are having issues with the microphone on the aspire one (AO722, D250, D260). I have a 64-bit install. can anyone help troubleshoot?

    lspci shows this:
    00:01.1...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire One AO722 Microphone Not Working Ubuntu 12.04LTS

    same here, on my AO722. any help would be greatly appreciated.
  16. [SOLVED] wine install requires removing google earth???

    i tried to install wine (i want media monkey) on 64-bit precise pangolin 12.04 via the ubuntu software center, but a popup says:

    to install wine, these items must be removed:
    and the list...
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    [all variants] Re: No network devices available

    thanks poolet. I mostly figured it out, though it wasn't easy:

    I followed pythes's instruction in this post: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9449490

    I thought I was configuring the LAN...
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    [all variants] No network devices available

    Just installed ubuntu 10.04 onto my netbook with a Broadcom 4727 wireless LAN card and an Atheros AR8152 Ethernet controller. When i check the network connections icon on the taskbar, i get the...
  19. Re: [HOWTO] disable touchpad when external usb mouse is connected

    removed.... see above
  20. Re: [HOWTO] disable touchpad when external usb mouse is connected

    well, didn't work for me in 12.04, but these three commands did:



    then just run touchpad-indicator from application launcher...
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    [SOLVED] Re: HOWTO: Disable password request after suspend

    in 11.10, the solution is simple: go to the DASH HOME and type SCREEN.

    Or from SYSTEM SETTINGS > PERSONAL > SCREEN.

    there you will find the LOCK / UNLOCK button. Silly thing, you don't even...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Updated to 11.10, automatic login capability disabled?

    Found the solution to ONE part of the problem:

    http://www.liberiangeek.net/2011/09/enable-automatic-login-in-ubuntu-11-10-with-lightdm/

    See below for details if the link doesn't work.
    ...
  23. [ubuntu] Updated to 11.10, automatic login capability disabled?

    I updated from 11.04 to 11.10, and now i get a login screen. I want my computer to automatically log on, or if logged out, to login automatically after 10 seconds...

    In versions previous to 11.04,...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Where are the gpg keys (my private key) stored?

    hmmm. did that, but it didn't seem to find the key. I even reinstalled thunderbird, enigmail, and seahorse.... is there something i still need to do to get the key to be detected by gnupg?
  25. [ubuntu] Where are the gpg keys (my private key) stored?

    I was using enigmail and thunderbird to do gpg encryption, and now that I reinstalled, I cannot get them working to decrypt my messages again.

    I have a backup of the home directory, how can I...
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