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    [SOLVED] Re: Is there a Unity analog to Edit Menu?

    Thanks for these ideas too!

    I also wanted to mention, since I took the time to whine about Unity; that it's really not half bad - but I too, would like to see some type of drawers on the launcher....
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Cinnamon - transparent window while draging

    Oh yes, you know.. it's funny I found this thread.

    I'm going to spend some time learning to code; and I want to do it under Linux, not Windows or whatever... Always been partial to Ubuntu but I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changing from Unity

    I'm torn if I want to try and upgrade to Ubuntu 12.x or just finally move on. I really detest Unity - and it's not about change, it's just that I don't want a big SmartPhone for a desktop and that's...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: suddenly unable to play youtube videos and loading facebook

    I had an issue with no sound on YouTube - re-installing Flash fixed it. Good thing to try.. :)
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    [SOLVED] Re: NetworkManager - eth0 not managed

    He used something called 'ndiswrapper' and it allowed a Windows XP wireless driver to load..

    Dunno if that's any help.
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    [SOLVED] Re: NetworkManager - eth0 not managed

    A friend of mine was fighting with the wireless not long ago on his laptop. I'm sending him an IM to ask what app he used to configure it.. I'll reply when I find out. Maybe it'll help.

    Sometimes...
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    [SOLVED] Re: NetworkManager - eth0 not managed

    I'm still a bit of a newb, but just at a glance, that file looks ok for it to allow the Network Manager to deal with the connections. In my case, I wanted to mess with it and then noticed the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: NetworkManager - eth0 not managed

    Also check this: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/ubuntu-networking-configuration-using-command-line.html

    If your NIC is configured with the interfaces file - I believe (I might be wrong!) that the other...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS slowly grinds to a halt

    Just a thought... maybe check some BIOS settings? Could be an issue with a driver plus those - maybe Hyperthreading, etc - maybe worth a shot.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS slowly grinds to a halt

    Here's a link to a page that shows how to not load the UI at default, easily reversible.


    http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/prevent-xorg-from-starting-in-linux/


    Could run it without the GUI a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound keeps 'dying' - 10.04 LTS

    This seemed to fix it!

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=204022
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    [ubuntu] Sound keeps 'dying' - 10.04 LTS

    I keep having issues in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with the sound 'dying' on occasion.

    Sometimes I'll play a game and after the sound is dead, othertimes it's just dead on boot up. Not just wine games are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can you install Ubuntu on HP touchpad?

    Hey FYI on that touchpad..

    http://gamepolitics.com/2011/08/22/us-best-buy-stores-drop-hp-touchpad-hp-offers-refunds
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    [SOLVED] Re: microsoft word/wine

    Consider your computer a file cabinet.

    Open an empty drawer... set it up for a specific type of media (hanging file folders for instance) - that's your partition..

    It's the 'basic structure'...
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    [SOLVED] Re: microsoft word/wine

    Consider using a PDF file for that? :)

    Might be a little better in that department, since you have no idea of what version of office they may have, etc...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: network software problem - can't get online

    http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCategory.aspx?SubCategory=27&name=Network-Interface-Cards

    Yep, indeed you can just add one and use it. Always handy to have one around.

    My guess would be that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: second life issue

    Well, you can try those - but if you choose to hack it out on this one..

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FilePermissions

    ls -la /path/to/file

    Might show something similar to:

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removing LAMP and Drupal

    Well.. I did something similar lately.
    I removed LAMP to install XAMPP..

    I did this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP

    Followed the steps for "Starting over, How to remove the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: second life issue

    That's a native Second Life client.. interesting. It's been quite a while since I've even looked at that game - ran it under windows for a while..

    But..


    Can't find file...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 dual boot with win 7 - can someone verify my installation details?

    I'm not terribly versed in the workings of GRUB2, but from what I seen... (disclaimer here) it looked ok to me.
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    [ubuntu] Re: running applicaitons from command line

    There is a MP3 player out there for the command line too - if that's what you are looking for.

    Dang, I forget the name though.

    Check this thread too:...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 dual boot with win 7 - can someone verify my installation details?

    I would think that's a safe assumption. But I'd back up whatever is real critical ASAP either way.

    Just the fact that you are fooling with the OS's can lead to data loss. I know *well* from...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: desktop switcher/windows.Ubuntu 10.04.3

    Well - getting back to 4 workspaces..

    Try to right click the workspace picker on the taskbar and set the number of rows and columns?

    If not, try to right click the panel and then 'add to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unable to update and download

    Try opening a terminal and running 'ifconfig' without quotes - see if you are even getting an IP address from DHCP (unless it's static).

    If not, try to force one and see if it works.


    sudo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu installation freezes...?

    Did you try just booting the "Live-CD" and see what happens?
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