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  1. Thread: Screensaver

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    [ubuntu] Re: Screensaver

    his vid card might not support the 3d, in which case it fakes it using software rendering, that could tie up the cpu & so it dims.
    just a guess though from past experience. he'd probably be happier...
  2. Thread: Screensaver

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    [ubuntu] Re: Screensaver

    yeap, not enough ram memory. you need at least 2gb ram.

    for now just switch to a less resource ubuntu such as xubuntu or lubuntu. i prefer xubuntu myself very usable with 1gb ram, way better when...
  3. Re: Howcome ubuntu desktops just isnt that snappy?

    you can alway go to a lighter ubuntu version, i suggest trying the 1's without heavy 3d ui's.
    that would be, ubuntu mate, xubuntu, lubuntu, .... you could even try others that are based on ubuntu...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Failure in harddrive or just feature:

    settings is not a driver so should be okay.

    completely remove "residual' & "local ..." stuff to make sure no junk is left.

    should be clean like mine, no junk.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Cannot Upgrade Computer

    why didn't you run the "sudo apt-get -f install" like it's telling you to do ?
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    [xubuntu] Re: Failure in harddrive or just feature:

    you got 15 updates to-> sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

    so it looks like you have it installed, but you have some other version installed thats getting in the way.

    my suggestion is install synaptic,...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Auto-Login Xubuntu Minimal 15.04

    that's because in arch you have to configure manually. get's tiring after awhile, sure you can get a faster system, but you have to work at it, to much up keep. lol
    i ditched arch ages ago.

    why...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Failure in harddrive or just feature:

    from your log, you don't have the correct vid driver.

    sudo apt-get install nvidia-304
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    Re: Do any of you still have a netbook?

    got lucky. lol

    fyi: next time throw that sucker in a bag of rice quick. lol
  10. Thread: Screensaver

    by kerry_s
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screensaver

    it does that when it is busy or if there are low resources, like low ram(swapping) or maybe the cpu is pinned at 100% trying to complete a task.
    what are your specs ?
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    [xubuntu] Re: Auto-Login Xubuntu Minimal 15.04

    sudo apt-get install gnome-system-tools
  12. Re: Xubuntu 64 bit LTS GNU/Linux is near perfect for me!

    so whats up with the power management ?

    i disable/never the display & locking stuff, pretty much just use the laptop lid.

    hp mini 210-1010nr
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    Re: Do any of you still have a netbook?

    i'm currently using a hp mini 210-1010nr, really takes some getting use to the small 10" screen. it use to belong to mom & run win7 starter, the hd died so i just swapped her my laptop. i replaced...
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    Re: Lightweight desktop?

    with 512ram your always going to be struggling to find something usable, if at all possible you should upgrade, even with 1gb it's not enough, you'll get lockups from apps that need more, just using...
  15. [lubuntu] Re: Need an easy way to make Wine EXE .desktop files

    that is in your home folder, that is the exact same spot menulibre creates the *.desktop file to. no sudo needed, please don't use root unless told to do so.

    some menus are created at start, you...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: After unlocking screen, Authenticate window will not go away

    alright, what app is it ? sounds like something that is running as root.
  17. [SOLVED] Re: After unlocking screen, Authenticate window will not go away

    in terminal:
    rm -rf ~/.local/share/keyrings

    that will delete & reset, next time your asked to set the password leave it blank, just press continue.

    you can also do it from settings, but from...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: I want to upgrade my Laptop with an SSD, Suggestions please?

    just get what you can afford. you want at least 32gb minimum. what you need to watch out for is read & write speed.
    i'm currently using a sd card sata adapter for my drive, traded a friend for it....
  19. [lubuntu] Re: Need an easy way to make Wine EXE .desktop files

    install menulibre for a gui menu editor/creator, once it's in the menu, like you said, simple right click gets it to the desktop.
  20. [lubuntu] Re: Booting from live USB freezes when menu item clicked

    use the "nomodeset" option, you have a graphics glitch.
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "clearlooks",

    if you installed it from the repos, then it should have installed the gtk2-engines so you should have clearlooks theme installed.

    you know that's a gtk3 theme in a gtk2 os ?
  22. [lubuntu] Re: Nautilus - is there a way to change size of items on the sidebar?

    there should be a setting in the preferences
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    [all variants] Re: LXLE random crashes

    check in /var/log

    dmesg
    syslog
    kern.log

    you wouldn't happen to know how that thing runs with xubuntu ? i have that sitting in my amazon cart, been there for a while, i want it to mount to the...
  24. [Tablet] Re: can you install ubnutu on any table? Or specific tablets

    specific, mainly focusing on google nexus,
  25. [xubuntu] Re: xubuntu not remembering application settings

    well there are still a few bugs in 15, but if we wanted stable we'd be running 14lts

    not, sure what else to try, dual monitors work perfectly for me, but my vid card is intel

    flash is flash,...
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