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    Ubuntu x64 Unity Problem

    I have installed 11.4 with almost no problems. I cannot seem to get Unity to work.
    error states that I don't have the proper hardware? I have a new Toshiba Satellite laptop.
    I downloaded and...
  2. Thread: new beta?

    by shipinomore
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    new beta?

    is there a link to download ubuntu 11.10?
    I want to run ubuntu with gnome 3 but cannot seem to do with 11.4
    I have a late model toshiba Satellite notebook but it will not run the Unity version for...
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    [kubuntu] JRE older version

    I am trying to install a specific version of JRE which is required by a program called Glucofacts. this is a diabetes program which is used for recording blood sugar readings on a computer.
    would...
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    no I was using Gnome on Ubuntu 10.04
    KDE drives me crazy with the cursor losing icons and things closing. old age I guess.
    I will look into the tweak thing tomorrow.
    will that appear under...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CompilingEasyHowto

    Thank you dino it somewhat the same as the one I was using. Will see if I can get it to work.
    Larry
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    [ubuntu] CompilingEasyHowto

    trying to follow the Compiling easy how to document.
    no problem step 1 moved the downloaded file into the /usr/local/src
    then right clicked on the file which was...
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    I did file a bug report. I have two accounts and the second one went just fine with g-mail and downloaded all of my folders that I had set up.
    my primary account still will not download. once it...
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    OK I will try that but 995 I believe I saw was with g-mail.
    Comcast here in MN said to use server requires authorization checked and to make the port 587.
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    Hi Bondo will I know that port 587 on the smtp is correct will have to re verify the incoming as eithe 10 110
    but it really a head scratcher wondering why it won't work.
    glad i got Incredimail on...
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    been there done that. Glucofacts Deluxe is there in the list but will not run. I even signed up for being an advocate with Crossover and it seems if you want to donate lots of money they will move it...
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    here is another one. I just installed Thunderbird on Ubuntu. all went well
    I set up mail.comcast.net and when i went in to check the server it showed
    pop3.comcast.net and you cannot change that. if...
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    yes I have mail.comcast.net
    and smtp.comcast.net
    and it requires authorization and the port is 587
    evolution works
    couldn't get kmail to work with Kubuntu
    thanks for asking.
    the only thing more...
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    well after all the trouble of getting it installed.
    I waited for hours for it to download my old e mail.
    no errors just that dumb cursor going round and round.
    so much for thunderbird on Kubuntu!...
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    thank you for your help and tips.
    Larry
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    ashwinrao
    I did put the tweak into the site thru the terminal.
    not familuar with hou it works.
    when using kpackagekit will it allow for more programs to come up to install?
    Larry
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    THELASKO

    I did the apt-get and it came back and said that I should use thunderbird and so I did sudo apt-get install thunderbird and all went ok.
    I think perhaps it was because I had started the...
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    [kubuntu] Re: thunderbird mail

    thank you. I will try again to do a tar install. I am somewhat new to ubuntu and very fuzzy on installs.
    I also did the tweak thing and added to other souurces.
    Larry
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    [kubuntu] thunderbird mail

    trying to install Thunderbird mail.
    used kpackagekit to try and find it but no luck. how can I install the latest version?
    I tried to install Kmail but it seems to hang up and never get the account...
  19. Thread: command

    by shipinomore
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    [ubuntu] command

    I am new to Ubuntu and looking for the terminal command to check the revision level or what is installed for Java and also to get the latest JRE for java installed.
    I tried to install a tar pkg for...
  20. Re: I hate it when people only try out Ubuntu in a VM...

    I use VMware and do the linux bit in that environment but my want to see list deals with Wine. I would like to see Wine run a successful finance pkg. Beyond e-mail there are not that many things that...
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    [wubi] Re: Please help testing Wubi 10.04

    AGO is there a simple way to use WUBI and say run ubuntu and also Kubuntu alongside of my Windows 7 system. right now I use VMWare 7.0 but the install of Tools is a pain.
    Larry
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to 10.04 says "Unable to download release noted"

    GameDoga
    you first had problems upgrading and then it worked. you said that you did an update? was that on 9.10?
    I am just installing and right now updating 9.10 and am hoping to do an upgrade to...
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    Ubuntu 9.10 install and upgrade

    I am a newbie and lost in Ubuntu. I use to use Suse and Fedora.
    OK I have installed 9.10 many times and it seems to stall or freeze when loading Language. stalls at different time left on the...
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    [ubuntu] java 6.17 works under windows

    new to ubuntu. running 9.10 trying to run applications on Wine.
    I have a problem with my diabetes software as Bayer Glucofacts requires Java Runtime Envirionment 1.6.0_07 or higher to install.
    I...
  25. Thread: java 6.17

    by shipinomore
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    [ubuntu] java 6.17

    this is my first day on Ubuntu and have done some other linux os's
    I am a somewhat newbie at 71.
    I like the wine app and trying to get several programs to work. one is for Bayer my diabetes...
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