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    Poll: Re: Pinguy OS

    I have been using Ubuntu since its first release, and always make a lot of modifications to each release. When I first encountered PinguyOS, I was very taken by some programs I hadn't previously...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Can't find installed programs?!?

    Go to the main menu (click on the Xfce icon). You should see a list including Accessories, Games, Graphics, etc. Moving the cursor to each one should display a list of programs. For example, VLC...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to Mount Volume

    Is it in /etc/fstab? How are you trying to mount it?
  4. [ubuntu] Re: After the grub OS selection menu I see some console stuff instead of xsplash....

    The files I have are:
    usplash 0.5.49
    usplash-theme-ubuntu 0.27
    xsplash 0.8.4-0ubuntu1
    ubuntu-xsplash-artwork 0.8.4-0ubuntu1

    In previous versions, the display dropped back to the console only...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: After the grub OS selection menu I see some console stuff instead of xsplash....

    There were a number of changes to these areas in the last few days. Is your installation completely up to date?
  6. [xubuntu] Re: why does taskbar keep disappearing from version 8..10?

    Are you saving your session? Make sure that Settings Manager | Session and Startup | General | Logout Settings | Automatically save session on logout is checked.

    You can open the Xfce terminal...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lightweight DE and Compiz?

    Xfce works well with Compiz.
  8. [xubuntu] Re: problems adding launcher for Terminal, Sound Widget not retaining Mute

    My launcher command for (Xfce) Terminal is:

    exo-open --launch TerminalEmulator
  9. [xubuntu] Re: Panels are missing; dependency issue

    After you get the panel back by running xfce4-panel you need to save the session so it'll come up again on reboot. You can do this by right-clicking a blank part of the panel and selecting Restart....
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    [xubuntu] Re: Weather Applet Suddenly Not Updating

    The Karmic version works fine in Jaunty.
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    [xubuntu] Re: No panel after reboot

    You could do that, but a better way would be to enable Settings | Session and Startup | General | Automatically save session on logout.
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    [all variants] Re: Persistent File

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LiveUsbPendrivePersistent
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hotkey for switching desktops..

    If you're running Compiz, the scroll wheel on the mouse will do it.
  14. [kubuntu] Re: unable to visualize the menu bar in xfce desktop

    The menu bars are called panels. Open a terminal (alt-F2) and type
    xfce4-panel
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    [ubuntu] Re: What do you do when the Ubuntu Freezes?

    There ar keyboard shortcuts using the SysRq key. Google for details.
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    [xubuntu] Re: installation problem

    What do the white characters say?
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    [xubuntu] Re: xfce4-panel change background

    How are you trying to change the background? Also are you using Compiz?
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    [ubuntu] Re: hot corners

    I don't know any way to achieve this, but you might get a response on the Compiz Community Forums http://forum.fusion-compiz.org/
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    [gnome] Re: Not able to Login

    Has Caps_Lock been switched on accidentally? The username and password are case-sensitive.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sign in problem with 9.04

    Has CapsLock been switched on accidentally? The username and password in Linux are case-sensitive.
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    [ubuntu] Re: workspaces switching via scroll wheel?

    This is the default behavior of the Viewport Switcher in Compiz.
  22. [xubuntu] Re: Can't seem to install X-ubuntu on Dell cpi650

    Are you using the "normal" or the "alternate" version? The alternate version should work better on older hardware.
  23. [ubuntu] Re: What Mount point do I assign to my slack file?

    If you mean swap file, the installer should set it automatically.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: error opening synaptic package manager

    Please tell us exactly what the error message says (or look it up on Google).
  25. [all variants] Re: Switching between desktop environments?

    The package gnome-desktop-environment should contain dependencies for most of Gnome's packages, so removing it should be effective. Just check first that doing this doesn't remove anything essential....
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