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  1. Thread: ubuntu 14.10

    by jnorthr
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    ubuntu 14.10

    does anyone know when we can upgrade to 14.10 ? i'm on lubuntu just now so hope it's soon.
    thx
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 7.04 upgrade ?

    Thank you all for the advice. Have noticed that my disk has several partitions one of which is /home ! ( Now i remember why i went thru the agro to partition my drive! ).

    My old war horse laptop...
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    [ubuntu] is upgrade possible from ubuntu 7.04 ?

    old laptop just rebuilt though hard drive had a nice install of ubuntu 7.04. as i now have wireless again, tried 'updates' option from the menu but said 'cannot find network or cannot locate ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] ubuntu 7.04 upgrade ?

    my trusty old circa 2000 laptop with 256mb and dvd reader just lost it's hard disk. Luckily i had an old 20gb hard disk that i had installed 7.04 on and my lap works well. But i do not have an...
  5. Thread: Lubuntu 12.04

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    Re: Lubuntu 12.04

    does anyone have a download link for lubuntu 12.04 alpha or beta ?
    thx
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Ubuntu 11.10 x64: no sound

    just found this link: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure

    hope it helps :KS
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with shutdown

    sounds normal. what did you expect it to do ?
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Upgraded to 11.10 and /media wont automount

    if you can open a console terminal and type this command:
    cat /etc/fstab

    you will be able to see the parameter values used to auto mount drives. I am not a guru on this so you will need to do a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: More printer problems (11.10 & Lexmark S405)

    more clues here: if you click start?system tools > printing then when the printer utility starts you can click the HELP menu choice which should give you a menu called trouble-shooting printing....
  10. [ubuntu] Re: "The current input timing is not supported by the monitor display"

    the instruction book for your LCD monitor should give clues as to how to change the different settings of your LCD. There may be a choice as to how to choose the input frequency / signal / format,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Password help needed

    are you using a gui for your work or do you only use console terminal access ?

    UPDATE: just found this which may/not help: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1874577
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    [ubuntu] Re: More printer problems (11.10 & Lexmark S405)

    it may be possible to gain further clues as to the mystery of this issue. If you can open a console terminal from START > ACCESSORIES > TERMINAL

    then you can key in a command to look into the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Location not found (11.10)

    did you read this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DataRecovery ?

    Can you boot into your system successfully ? Does it run ok or does it appear to have problems ?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dropdown box on webpage not working

    this may not be an issue with ubuntu. It is related to your firefox browser. Do you know where the start menu is ? This is a menu normally located at the bottom of your screen. If you place your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Password help needed

    as i understand it, you will never be asked for a password to close down your sessions. Password entry is only for 1)the initial log on you have been booting system from power-up or 2) if you close...
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    Re: Swapped video card and now no GRUB menu

    certainly sounds like something got blitzed. can you try to choose windows to log into ? If you can log into windows and it seems to wok as expected, then the problem will be down to the ubuntu-side...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Restting (or setting for the first time) the root password

    you can try just pressing the enter key without entry of a password value and if he did not create a p/w then perhaps this will allow him to change it. Also just read over on another thread that you...
  18. [xubuntu] Re: 11.04 or 11.10 for fresh install of xubuntu?

    for my money, 11.10 is still too buggy while 11.04 seems to have had a great deal more testing and also have fixes that should make it almost as good as 11.10 which i believe was mostly a release to...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: no wired internet connection after upgrading to ubuntu 11.10

    Welcome aboard :KS

    11.10 has not received the same amount of testing as 11.04 and may not have been tested for all combinations of hardware. Network access is typically one area where testing is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: HDD access slows system down

    assuming your system has a 64 bit processor, then you have installed the correct version of ubuntu. 11.10 has not been tested as well as one would expect so there may be issues with some combinations...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trouble installing 11.10

    in my experience, burning CD's can be a problem as many burners will create a CD using a fast burn speed that looses bits during the burn. It all runs ok, and looks ok and appears to start up ok but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't dual boot XP and Ubuntu 11.04

    It may be that your master boot record has lost the plot, in that it does not know or remember which o/s's are installed. There is a tool called grub or version 2 of this is called grub2 which has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Admin password gone

    welcome aboard :KS

    It may actually take less time to reinstall ubuntu than to fight problems. The system password is ever so necessary to do many things as it is the proof that you are the...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Installation fails with Ubuntu and Kubuntu multicolored pixel garbage on the scre

    you may be able to achieve a successful boot if you can choose the safe video mode at system boot time. I believe there is a choice for this just as the boot loader hands over to the o/s loader. If...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Why is more RAM used without database server running?

    Like all modern operating systems, linux tends to keep as many pieces of code and data in physical ram as possible. This is governed by a setting known as swappiness. It is a value that can be set...
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