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    [SOLVED] Re: Do not unpack or run TBB as root.

    Learning from mistakes is a SLOW process. Your wisdom and knowledge is obvious and I benefit from it. It all makes sense ... the problem is, I don't know HOW to do a lot of things I am advised to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Do not unpack or run TBB as root.

    Thank you for your advice ... I give it total respect. When I have a problem, I usually first do a GOOGLE search for a solution. Most of those solutions instruct to use Terminal for commands ... as...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Do not unpack or run TBB as root.

    There we go. THANK YOU ..... now I understand the repurcussions of what i did ... and learned something too. I uninstalled TBB and deleted the folder I unpacked to. All is well, ...evidently. I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Do not unpack or run TBB as root.

    I did unpack it as root .. I am 99% certain. I am 98% sure I ran it as root. The issue is not Tor or its error. I simply want to know what the negative result of unpacking and running anything as...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Do not unpack or run TBB as root.

    Thank you for the reply.


    No evidence of how to contact 'tutorial' ... and though I may not have made it clear, the problem is more 'what to do about unpacking a file as root' than the tutorial...
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    [SOLVED] Do not unpack or run TBB as root.

    I was carefully following some steps in a Tor installation tutorial. Everything was going fine until (per instructions) I ran the application which erred with:


    ~/Desktop/tor-browser_en-US $...
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    [lubuntu] Re: need COMMAND LINE help.

    Compaq-PC:~$ chromium-browser --allow-outdated-plugins
    [3239:3258:0619/203344:ERROR:object_proxy.cc(624)] Failed to get name owner. Got org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NameHasNoOwner: Could not get owner...
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    [lubuntu] Re: need COMMAND LINE help.

    OK, .. I edited chromium-browser.desktop as you instructed. Here it is:


    [Desktop Entry]
    Version=1.0
    Name=Chromium Web Browser
    Name[ast]=Restolador web Chromium
    Name=Уеб четец Chromium...
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    [lubuntu] Re: need COMMAND LINE help.

    Thank you, Sir. I think you have told me something very important ... but I am not sure I understand what that is.
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    [lubuntu] need COMMAND LINE help.

    I went through this with XUBUNTU ... but I have another machine running LUBUNTU 12.04. The problem is I need to pass some parameter to launching CHROMIUM (the default browser for LUBUNTU). Here is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: What has happen to flash-Aid?

    Adobe Flash .. Adobe should be ashamed .. or worse. Not only the Linux discontinuation, but (I was told) it no longer runs on older CPUs ... on any platform. In particular, Intel Celeron...
  12. [SOLVED] We fixed problem #1 but created problem #2.

    Running Xubuntu 12.04 with XFCE 4.8.

    Problem #2:
    On boot or 'restart', I get the XFCE login screen. I provide p/w, ... then get the same screen again. Log in again and am at desktop where...
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    [xfce] Hate to say this, but .....

    I thought my problem was fixed. Sadly, I just discovered:

    On 'restart', I get the XFCE login screen. I provide p/w, ... then get the same screen again. Log in again and am at desktop where...
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    Re: ubuntu and Raspberry Pi

    Here are friendly 2 cents. I have a model B Pi running Raspbian Wheezy. Have not had it very long. I purchased it with a preloaded SD card 4GB, a usb WIFI dongle, a compact USB Keyboard w/ mouse...
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    [xfce] Re: startup issues on XUBUNTU

    Panel 1 seems ample enough. First time I saw an UBUNTU desktop .. first thing I noticed was Panel 2. I am more amused with it than need it. I keep it around and put first this and then that on it....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Command line confusion.

    perfectly. I can only babble some kind of gratitude. The Ubuntu forum moderators and supportive members are simply fantastic. Thank you.
  17. Thread: partition?

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    [SOLVED] Re: partition?

    Thank you, Sir.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Command line confusion.

    jb@jb-Compaq-PC:~$ sudo update-alternatives --list x-www-browser
    [sudo] password for jb:
    /usr/bin/google-chrome

    AHAH!! You are so kind and patient. With this new info .. apparently this...
  19. Thread: partition?

    by jfbooth
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    [SOLVED] partition?

    I am on an old Win ME destop with 512MB and a 10GB hard disk. It has an upgraded (but old) GE Force Video card ... but I don't know how that card contributes to or detracts from memory.

    I want to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Command line confusion.

    Thank you, Sir for all your patience. It boils down to this. IF Web Browser was originally linked to CHROMIUM and FF was complementary, I would have uninstalled FF and used CHROMIUM. I would THEN...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Command line confusion.

    Wow ... what a mess. Synaptic Pkg Mgr shows FIREFOX not installed. Preferred Applications/Web Browser shows Debian Sensible Browser, Google Chrome, and OTHER. I do not recall uninstalling FF ......
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    [SOLVED] Re: Command line confusion.

    YEAH!!! I sensed there was some big difference. Sooooo, if I understand, I should set PREFERRED (back) to Web Browser and Uninstall CHROME, and then 'command line' Web Browser as needed. How do I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Command line confusion.

    Uhmmm .. I am the least informed among us, but opening Web Browser and clicking on ABOUT gives (see attachment) ... (or is this because I set Chrome as default???) Now more confused than ever...
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    [SOLVED] Command line confusion.

    Running Xubuntu 12.04 with XFCE 4.8. There is an application "Web Browser" on the Applications Menu. It appears to be the GOOGLE CHROME browser. Due to hardware limitations, I have to start Chrome...
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    [xfce] Re: startup issues on XUBUNTU

    The result of what I did was a bunch of empty directories .. so I did not bother to back up $HOME at all.



    Did entire list of instructions. NO startup errors .. all original problems appear...
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