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    Re: Things that you dislike in Ubuntu

    In 2011 Ubuntu/Gnome2.6 nearly conquered the desktop and Torvalds dream nearly came true. Then Unity happened. Unity is unique in the way it is trying to guess what the user wants and doing it nearly...
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    Re: Firmware update

    I tried Trip98's suggestion, and it did not work for me. The following worked for me. Caution: I used windows for part of the process.
    I did it on 2013/06/18.

    TO UPDATE BIOS this method worked...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to search for words in unkown documents

    [1] It really should as easy as using ubuntu search tool (main | places | search files)
    -- but it is not.
    The trouble is that people do not understand the specifications of your problem
    and so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop search dead?

    Indeed Beagle is dead (http://www.beagle-project.org/) and Linux search is broken. (There is a workaround read on...) Linux search is built in but it does not work for finding files by content of new...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installation of Dell XPS 14z

    Response to this:



    To use external VGA monitor/projector there is another way. There is an adaptor by SIIG from USB to VGA. I have used that on another computer to talk to projector.
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    [ubuntu] Re: opening multiple instances of Nautilus

    This is not showing the whole link. Go to theregister.co.uk and search on "Torvalds says Gnome 3 is unholy mess". Sorry I don't how to delete my previous posts.
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    [ubuntu] Re: opening multiple instances of Nautilus

    mcDuck, thanks for your response. My laptop does no thave middle button. Clicking on the icon does not seem to work all programs but does work for some. However in the last few weeks after...
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    [ubuntu] Re: opening multiple instances of Nautilus

    mcDuck, thanks for your response. My laptop does no thave middle button. Clicking on the icon does not seem to work all programs but does work for some. However in the last few weeks after...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: what is difference between XUBUNTU & UBUNTU with XFCE?

    I have two computers in front of me. One is running Ubuntu 11.04. The other has installed Xubuntu 11.10. I started the session Xfce on the Xubuntu machine. I run pretty much the same things on them...
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    [ubuntu] Re: opening multiple instances of Nautilus

    I am really concerned with the progress of DeskTop Managers in Ubuntu in 11.10. In 11.04 Gnome 2.3 it took these steps to open a program. (1) move mouse over the icon on the panel, (2) double click...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no option for sound alarm in Calendar?

    Good news and bad news.
    To find that option, go and set appointment, then click alarm, then in scrolldown select customize, then click add, then in scrolldown select play sound or run program.
    The...
  12. Poll: Re: Unity, Shell or Classic Gnome what wil you use with Natty?

    Quote from BigSilly:
    The implication was that Gnome 3 was the Xoom in this, with Unity as the iPad - an easier to use and friendlier environment.
    end quote.
    That is exactly the point. Unity maybe...
  13. Poll: Re: Unity, Shell or Classic Gnome what wil you use with Natty?

    Gnome classic (Gnome 2.32). But I have a problem with the scrollbars.
    Feature request that would require all Gnome applications like email Evolution 2.32 and Nautilus 2.32 to have ***persistent***...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Self opening terminal

    I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 2 days ago. As post install I did not do much, but I downloaded Adobe. I know we are not supposed to get in Ubuntu malware and viruses. I hope this will help to...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Totem movie player, k9copy, and Handbreak all crash

    2009/06/14
    Ubuntu 9.04
    Unfortunately I do not have a solution, but I can provide additional data.

    Experiment 1:
    Start totem as line cmd, get the following warning. The totem sits there waiting,...
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