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  1. 'echo $XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR' returns empty line

    Hello,
    though in ~/.local/user-dirs.dirs there is the line:

    XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR="/media/dati/Documenti"

    when I open a terminal and enter

    echo $XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR
    the command returns an empty...
  2. [kubuntu] Fonts of root apps are wrong and ugly in KDE

    Hi everybody, with Kubuntu 14.04 LTS the fonts of applications started as root are wrong and ugly

    wrong --> they are not the usual Ubuntu fonts, even if the right fonts are set in System Settings...
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    [kubuntu] Muon wants to remove half of Kubuntu ?!

    Hi,
    I have Kubuntu 11.10 on my system and I don't want to upgrade to 12.04 for now,
    I disabled the notification of new release availability

    So I shouldn't receive requests to upgrade the...
  4. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    I have one little problem: after installing Ubuntu with the live media created using this procedure, I am not able to successfully login. System prompts me to insert password at login screen but any...
  5. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    No of course NOT!

    I had the solution under my nose but I needed to write a post to realize it #-o

    Obviously the reason why grub-mkrescue could not find the source file is the same reason why...
  6. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    Ok I made it. Here's the solution: If grub-mkrescue command outputs an error, it is sufficient to burn the ISO using Brasero, and build the USB PenDrive using Unetbootin. The standard Ubuntu USB...
  7. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    Thank you that fixed my problem. I will try again your method ASAP, possibly building the ISO file with a burning tool like Brasero or something, and creating the bootable USB with the Ubuntu Disk...
  8. Re: How to make a live CD/DVD from your harddisk installation

    I'm getting the same error, whereas entering your code triggers this other error:

    Unrecognized option `-o'
    Usage: /usr/bin/grub-mkrescue [OPTION] SOURCE...
    Make GRUB rescue image.

    -h,...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Screen freezes at "Checking battery status.." at startup of 11.10

    Upd8: at grub prompt, choosing previous linux version then linux-3.0 I can access the lightdm screen, then if i log in as my username, after some black screen i am brought back to the login screen,...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Screen freezes at "Checking battery status.." at startup of 11.10

    No i don't want to make a distribution upgrade but a clean install.

    BTW I think this is a kernel problem, not an Ubuntu one, so i will just stay with my working installation of 11.04 until this is...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Screen freezes at "Checking battery status.." at startup of 11.10

    Lightdm is up and running, according to what I read on the screen: before the line "checking battery status" there are many lines, one of which states "starting lightdm ...
  12. [ubuntu] Screen freezes at "Checking battery status.." at startup of 11.10

    Hello, I just installed for the 2nd time Ubuntu 11.10 from a USB stick, the first time choosing the "show login screen" option this time choosing "login automatically" but the result is the same: at...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: How do I restore the default configuration?

    BINGO!

    I arrived to the solution independently, but you hinted the right path =D>

    In fact I learned from some page in the wiki that that file is just the one who manages the network...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: How do I restore the default configuration?

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  15. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] How do I restore the default configuration?

    Hi,
    I just moved to a new home and changed my ISP as well, so that now Ubuntu from LiveCD automatically connects to my LAN, while Ubuntu installed on my HD, still with the old connection parameters,...
  16. Thread: Conky GUI

    by kebabbaro
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    Re: Conky GUI

    After a few failed attempts to run conkygui I tried the terminal with the command (given in the proper directory)

    java -jar conkygui.jarbut here's the output:

    SEVERE: Application class...
  17. Re: why do people still think windows is easier to use?

    Agree 100%

    Linux is sooooooooo much better than Windows on many perspectives: security, stability, consistence over time, intuitiveness of the DE, software update management, etc.

    But until...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz CUBE limitation?

    The problem is, with the desktop cube enabled, I get the 1st row of workspaces ONLY, and that's even on the panel switcher.

    To get all the rows up and running I MUST disabled the cube.

    EDIT:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to kernel 2.6.28.14 FAILED

    FYI my problem was exactly that: this kernel upgrade is a "proposed one", or a pre-release.

    So I just disabled the proposed and backports sources , cleaned the system and the problem was solved....
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    [all variants] Re: How to KVM (Kernal virtual Machine)

    Hello,
    when I try to boot from my windows seven physical partition qemu stops at
    "booting from hard disk..."
    and when i retry I get this message on the terminal
    qemu: could not open disk image...
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    [ubuntu] Compiz CUBE limitation?

    Hello,

    i have an issue with the Cube: whenever I set 12 workspaces in the 4x3 format (i.e. setting 4 rows and 3 columns on the workspace switcher preference window) gnome and compiz IGNORE all...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to kernel 2.6.28.14 FAILED

    Up
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to kernel 2.6.28.14 FAILED

    Tried that but here's the terminal output:

    (Reading database ... 145628 files and directories currently installed.)
    Unpacking linux-restricted-modules-2.6.28-14-generic (from...
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade to kernel 2.6.28.14 FAILED

    Hi everybody,

    upgrade manager tried to install the latest kernel 2.6.28.14.18 but the process failed and because of that now i have one broken dependency on my system.

    Tried to fix the issue...
  25. Re: What could linux do to improve market share?

    Hi,
    i just switched to Ubuntu Jaunty after a horrible year spent with Windows Vista Home Premium which came preinstalled with my ASUS X56 laptop.
    I terms of OS experience I'm really an average...
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