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    [SOLVED] Re: Slow wifi upload speed RTL8188EE

    Wifi is now up and running as expected. Something was happening that is going to take a more knowledgeable person than I to fix. The real cause appears to have been WEP security. I changed to WPA2...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Slow wifi upload speed RTL8188EE

    @varunendra

    No joy yet but a wired connection works for now. I'll try those wifi driver changes shortly.

    Thanks for the pointers, much appreciated. I've been a slug about changing all of my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Slow wifi upload speed RTL8188EE

    @SLaCK3r

    Thanks for that link. Comment 9 identifies my problem exactly and the new Fedora 20 works well. I'' try that fix shortly and get back.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Slow wifi upload speed RTL8188EE

    Just a quick note to close the loop on this issue in the event others have the same issue. I downloaded the latest live Fedora 20 and wifi upload works better than expected (32Mbps). Hopefully,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Slow wifi upload speed RTL8188EE

    No, I haven't tried FreedomBen's driver but I took a look and may in the future if the issue continues beyond a couple of OS upgrades. I think I'll stay with the 3.15.5 for now even tho upload...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Veeeeery slow wifi upload speed RTL8188EE

    Hi SLaCK3r
    Thanks for the response. I tried 3.14.5 and 3.15.5 with no joy. Kernel 3.16.1 seems to do the job but VMWare went loopy so that too is a no go for now. I have the lappy on a wire so will...
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    [SOLVED] Slow wifi upload speed RTL8188EE

    New HP Envy 15 laptop with RTL8188EE wireless adapter using Mint 17. Downloads are fast as expected (28Mbps) but uploads are at a snail pace. Uploads vary a bit but usually less than 1Mbps. I have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to set default Thunderbird account?

    Kind of a back-door solution but this worked for me. I checked the link to the Mozilla Support Forum where there is a discussion of similar issues. The interesting part was the comment that when...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to set default Thunderbird account?

    Thanks for the assist. Not such a big PITA now.
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to set default Thunderbird account?

    Thanks, I'll look into identities. My problem is that when forum mail is replied to and uses the wrong account, the reply is rejected because that account is not identified as a member of the forum....
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to set default Thunderbird account?

    Thanks for the response. I receive email only on account A but it appears that if I click reply the default return account is always B. Doesn't seem logical but that is what is happening. It is a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to set default Thunderbird account?

    Well, I thought this thread was solved but even though I set the new default server (call it From A), Replies to email still revert to From B. New emails are created with the default From address but...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot load Ubuntu/Mint on HP Laptop.

    Well, as usual, I found the answer just after I posted the question. The BIOS has a settinjg for Legacy Support which is disabled by default. Change to Disabled and Secure Boot auto changes to...
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    [SOLVED] Cannot load Ubuntu/Mint on HP Laptop.

    I am having an odd problem with a newly purchased HP Envy laptop. I used the computer for a couple of weeks with Mint 17 installed on a new SSD from a bootable thumb drive and all was well except for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to set default Thunderbird account?

    Duh, now I do feel dumb. I looked all over for that. Thanks
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    [SOLVED] How to set default Thunderbird account?

    I have two email acounts accessed by Thunderbird. When I look at Account Settings, the first account is at the top and bold font. The second account is below and in unbolded font. So I assume the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need help moving boot partion to new drive

    Thanks oldfred, of course you are correct. I've been doing this stuff for more years than I care to remember and I still tend to get lost in the chase. Often it is more expedient to start from the...
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    [SOLVED] Need help moving boot partion to new drive

    Hi,

    I want to move my Saucy install to a partition on another drive (ssd). I thought I had accomplished same except every time I boot to the ssd partition it actually boots from the original copy...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mouse wheel direction question

    I found it...Ubuntu Tweak has a Natural Scroll switch that I have now set to Off...joy.
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    [ubuntu] Re: A couple of Cinnamon questions.

    duh...you are absolutely right. Pardon my stupidity. I guess I better find some Cinnamon documentation.
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    [ubuntu] Re: A couple of Cinnamon questions.

    Thanks, entropy1, but as I indicated I have the Cinnamon mouse acceleration set at max and the mouse is still much slower than in Unity.
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    [ubuntu] A couple of Cinnamon questions.

    Hi,

    I have recently started using Cinnamon and think it is great...highly recommended. But I have a couple of questions.

    First, is there a way to increase the mouse acceleration. I have the...
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    [SOLVED] Mouse wheel direction question

    Hi,

    I often use the mouse wheel instead of the window scroll handles to move up/down a document or list. When using most apps (Firefox, LibreOffice, Gramps, etc) the scroll handle moves downward...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Raring unstable?

    Hi pqwoerituytrueiwoq. thanks for the response. I think my stability issues are local. My desktop is an older 3.0 Core 2 Duo box that has been a workhorse with the previous issues of Ubuntu. But the...
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    [ubuntu] Raring unstable?

    Hi all,

    I've been running Raring for about three weeks now and it has always been very unstable on my computer. I don't see much confirming discussion in the forum so I'm wondering if others are...
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