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  1. Black terminal and black edges after 13.10 upgrade

    Greetings,

    I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 so I burned an iso. The upgrade failed with this message:
    Can not run the upgrade This usually is caused by a system where /tmp is mounted...
  2. Re: Is it possible to be hacked by facebookmail scam on Ubuntu?

    deadflowr,

    Thanks for your response. I understand the junk going to the junkbox, but based on what I wrote above is there any good reason to suspect my browser may have been hacked? I suppose that...
  3. Is it possible to be hacked by facebookmail scam on Ubuntu?

    1st forgive my ignorance and moderators please feel free to move this post if I've posted in the incorrect place.

    Due to some hardware issues and lack of computer interest I recently had to...
  4. Re: What is this - "Authentication is needed to run /usr/bin/dropbox as the super use

    I got the same message a few minures ago after starting computer. Usually there is a dropbox icon in the tool bar that I would click on to open dropbox, there is not one now?
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    [other] Re: Disabling auto-links in Tomboy

    +1 for providing the option to disable the autolink feature.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removed Guest Login and lost GUI

    Tapping either Esc or F12 during start-up gets me a black screen, scrolling, listing the following:

    Starting ClamAV
    Starting Name Service Cache
    Starting redis-server
    speech-dispatcher disabled...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removed Guest Login and lost GUI

    I apologize I haven't been clear. This is an Ubuntu only machine straight from the factory. There are no OS choices. There is no Recovery Mode that I can find. When I power on the machine I hear the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removed Guest Login and lost GUI

    Sorry about the PM BB,

    Thanks for the last advice re: copying etc.
    I started my machine and held down F12 and I got a black screen with a long list of Starting different things followed by OK...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removed Guest Login and lost GUI

    Thank you thank you thank you.:)

    Can you expand on how I might try this:

    I think I checked all my boot options and BIOS but I never saw any "recovery mode" as I had hoped and you are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removed Guest Login and lost GUI

    This must be a hard one or more likely I'm incredibly inept or both??:-k

    I'm wondering if you all think I can remedy this by burning an ISO and trying to boot from CD??

    To make things more...
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    [ubuntu] Removed Guest Login and lost GUI

    I upgraded to 12.10 about a month ago from 12.04.
    I'm using a Dell XPS M1330 32 bit w/Intel Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator 3100 per my Dell receipt, but I seem to remember a 965 video card?
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Files on Desktop but no Dash, 11.10

    Thank you Lisiano and Fear091 !!! I didn't realize the "cog" on the login screen took me to different places. I clicked Unity 2d and all is good with the world!

    Y'all have a safe weekend, Will
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    [ubuntu] Re: Preferred applications in Ubuntu 11.10

    It's normally above your Home folder.
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 11.10 Fix display settings

    Lance,

    In either picture click your name for drop down menu with shut down.
    From shut down you can also arrow left to restart if needed. You will also find system settings in this drop down.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Preferred applications in Ubuntu 11.10

    Click the Ubuntu symbol at the top of your Unity panel,
    Click the Internet apps,
    Click other, choose Chromium
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    [ubuntu] Re: Files on Desktop but no Dash, 11.10

    In tty I entered unity-2d-panel and I get
    "(unity-2d-panel:2081): Gtk-Warning **: cannot open display"
    Same result after entering unity-2d-launcher
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    [ubuntu] Re: Files on Desktop but no Dash, 11.10

    Terminal Opened, typed unity --reset and I get
    unity-panel-service: np process found
    Checking if settings need to be migrated ...no
    Checking if internal files need to be migrated ...no
    Backend ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Files on Desktop but no Dash, 11.10

    Lisiano,

    I feel as if I'm floundering. From my desktop CTRL+ALT+F2 gets me tty2.

    I entered "DISPLAY=:0.0 unity --reset"
    and I get unity-panel-service: no process found.

    CTRL+ALT+F7 takes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Files on Desktop but no Dash, 11.10

    When I try unity --reset I get this:

    Warning: no DISPLAY variable set, setting it to :0
    unity-panel-service: no process found

    I upgraded from 11.04 through Update Manager and added no new...
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    [ubuntu] Files on Desktop but no Dash, 11.10

    I suspect some sort of conflict with Compiz as I was in CCSM looking for a way to change user session applet. I didn't change any settings but screen froze. On restart I have my desktop with files...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade error

    I tried:

    sudo apt-get update OK

    then I tried:

    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

    "Reading package list... done
    Building dependency tree
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading graphics card Ubuntu 10.10

    I hope this helps

    See LowSky's reply http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=10709195

    Cheers, Will
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade error

    Rubi1200

    sudo dpkg --configure -a
    Setting up prelude-lml (1.0.0-1)...
    Starting Prelude LML: prelude -lmlinvoke-rc.d: initscript prelude -lml, action "start" failed
    dpkg: error processing...
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade error

    I don't understand this:

    "An error occurred. The following details are provided.
    E: prelude-lml: subprocess installed post - installation script returned error exit status 1"

    I got the error...
  25. Thread: Newbie Help

    by will547_us
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    [ubuntu] Re: Newbie Help

    Thank you albinootje!!
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