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    [ubuntu] xpad start behaviour

    I have xpad installed and included in my start-up menu. Works well and opens my existing notes when I boot up, but also opens a new one - apparently by default. I've found no way to stop it doing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 2-way Syncing with Grsync?

    OK thanks. It's an old thread but I was interested in any answers. So far as I can discover rsync & grsync do only one-way synchronising. For 2-way, unison seems like the best bet though I haven't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 2-way Syncing with Grsync?

    Please, what is "bump" supposed to convey?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Specifics about Ubuntu on Thinkpad Edge

    Thanks. Is Trackpad the same thing that I'm calling Touchpad? The little area where you can move & tap your finger instead of using a mouse. And are you saying it maybe can't be disabled using...
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    [ubuntu] Specifics about Ubuntu on Thinkpad Edge

    I'm considering the Thinkpad Edge, 15.6" with intention to install either Ubuntu or Linux Mint: hopefully Mint 10 "Julia." The Edge will be at the limit of my budget once I sell my present laptop....
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    [ubuntu] migrating /home to new install

    I've scanned various threads in the forums about partitioning and migrating /home to fresh installs but am still a mite confused about how to handle this.

    I'm still relatively new to...
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    [ubuntu] Making mount point stick

    Ubuntu 10.04 (actually Mint 9)

    I've created a separate partition labeled Data and mounted it at /home/myname/Data; but when I close & reboot the computer, the mount point reverts to /Data. How can...
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    [lubuntu] evolution "mark as read" behaviour changed

    Running Mint 9 on HP Laptop:

    Evolution mail behaviour has abruptly changed. Distinction in boldness between Marked-as-read and Marked-as-unread header fonts has virtually disappeared. All look...
  9. [ubuntu] Evolution calendar won't remember window layout

    My preferred layout when viewing workweek in evolution calendar is with fairly narrow side panels left & right, leaving the calendar pane almost maximized. But however often I drag the screen...
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    [ubuntu] Mixed wired & wireless network problem

    Running 10.04; Ive acquired a laptop and am trying to network it wirelessly with 3 already networked (wired) desktop PCs; replacing regular router with a new wireless one. The laptop & router are...
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    [ubuntu] GTG - where are files

    Been trying GTG for the first time, in 10.04.

    Now I want to start over, delete old data or preferably rename it for future recovery; but where is it?

    OR:

    Is there any way to run 2 or more...
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    [SOLVED] Re: evolution calendar has wrong date & time

    Sounded simple till I tried it. The default calendars called "Personal" and "Birthdays & Anniversaries" have the delete option greyed out.

    But under the Actions menu there's a "Purge" option....
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    [SOLVED] Re: evolution calendar has wrong date & time

    Thanks for the tip - you seem to have understood that part just fine. I was looking for delete calendar in the menus. Pity it's not there.
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    [SOLVED] Re: evolution calendar has wrong date & time

    Wow, that's a long file and apart from not understanding a lot of it I have trouble finding the offending parts. How much of it could I delete if I wanted to "start from scratch?" What if I delete...
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    [SOLVED] Re: evolution calendar has wrong date & time

    Partly solved;
    Somehow without my intention or noticing, "View time zone" had been selected for the event dialogue box AND the time zone showing there was UTC. Why it hadn't defaulted to my local...
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    [SOLVED] Re: evolution calendar has wrong date & time

    Selection was & is set to "Use System Time Zone."
    Since latest (not the first) closing & reopening, with no other changes, calendar now abruptly shows correct time & date. Why not before I wonder....
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    [SOLVED] evolution calendar has wrong date & time

    Ubuntu 10.04:
    - Computer displays correct date & time.
    - Evolution calendar preferences set to "use locale date & time"
    - Evolution view for "today" is wrong; at 6.03 on Fri 10th it displays...
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    Re: Grsync can't see network

    Thanks Jeff & Mapes for the URL & detailed response. I've got other things on my plate right now but will follow the instructions in due course.

    Meantime, in anticipation, I'll mark my problem...
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    Re: Grsync can't see network

    Thanks for the response.

    In my case both machines can see each other and each other's shared /home folder. But the browse boxes in grsync's GUI see only their own host computer - no network. Is...
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    Re: Grsync can't see network

    I've tried that but don't know exactly how to address the remote computer; by name followed by a colon followed by a space or ? ..... and is the name case sensitive? In some places it shows up in...
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    Grsync can't see network

    I want to use grsync to sync between my networked laptop & desktop machines. I'm trying to do it from laptop to desktop, but the destination dropdown doesn't show the network; even though the remote...
  22. Thread: Zim queries

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    [ubuntu] Zim queries

    I've installed Zim but find it far from intuitive or predictable. First off it asks me - every time I open it - whether I want to upgrade to the latest version. I always answer Yes but it always asks...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Laptop Backlight - HP G60

    Thanks for the very complete reply. I'll pursue your suggestions & post the results in due course in case other may find them helpful.

    (Deleted mini-rant about HP/Win7 and Dell's dicontunuing the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Laptop Backlight - HP G60

    Not the original poster, but I have an HP G60-657ca (I guess the ca is for what seems to be a bilingual keyboard.) Took out Win7 & installed Ubuntu 10.04.

    Screen brightness keys don't work. Can't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gnome Commander Display

    Hmmm....

    Giving up on GnomeCommander. I'm too dumb to figure out how it works all by myself. Downloaded Diffmerge on the strength of its extensive documentation, which suggests it will do what I...
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