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  1. [SOLVED] Re: recovering Unity in my session though it works in guest session

    many thanks, 'tank! that did it!
  2. [SOLVED] Re: recovering Unity in my session though it works in guest session

    umpitty ba
  3. [SOLVED] recovering Unity in my session though it works in guest session

    I've been wrestling trying to get Unity working again on my Chromebook using Chrubuntu as a result of a few things that blew up at the same time. About a month ago, I had shut down after turning off...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: turning on wifi without a working desktop environment

    $ cat /etc/resolv.conf
    nameserver 192.168.1.1
    options single-request timeout:1 attempts:5

    $ route -n
    Kernel IP routing table
    Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface

    $ arp -v...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: turning on wifi without a working desktop environment

    many thanks.

    now I'm a little further along, but I can't seem to get anything out of the connection.

    here's what it looks like


    raphael@Cottard:~$ sudo ifconfig wlan0 up
    sudo: unable to...
  6. [ubuntu] turning on wifi without a working desktop environment

    Problems arose when my Unity desktop (under Chrubuntu in an Acer 720P Chromebook) became non-functional -- neither the launcher nor the panel would start up. In my haste to fix this problem...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: How to downgrade Thunderbird to 24.6.0-0ubuntu1

    I am a little bit confused:

    My experience with Thunderbird 31 was disastrous, so I tried to downgrade. The version I now have (after quite a few failed attempts) is 24.6.0 -- however according to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ps3 media server under trusty

    thanks for the reply. mencoder is installed, the latest version.

    tsmuxer comes with PMS, and is marked executable (in the PMS install folder). I suspect its dependencies are unfulfilled -- running...
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    [ubuntu] ps3 media server under trusty

    when I run apt-get all of PS3 Media Server's dependencies seem to have have been resolved, but in fact tsmuxer and mencoder do NOT work here -- while ffmpeg DOES (maybe because I installed...
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    [SOLVED] Re: too many damned keys (I think)

    oops! I thought I'd posted, guess I was so relieved I passed over the important part.

    the problem was in fact too many GPG keys, so after disabling the sources didn't fix the problem, nor "sudo...
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    [SOLVED] Re: too many damned keys (I think)

    also, most worrisome of all, I am still getting


    WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!

    eg right now when I just tried to install k3b.
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    [SOLVED] Re: too many damned keys (I think)

    thank you -- I guess somehow I knew that's what I needed to do, just couldn't remember where to untick them all.

    apt-get upgrade now runs much more cleanly, except for this:


    W: GPG error:...
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    [SOLVED] too many damned keys (I think)

    Attempting to migrate from Quantal to the last Trusty beta a couple days ago, but the excess third-party crap I've brought along is causing me troubles. I first became aware something was wrong when...
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    [ubuntu] Re: filesystem funkiness?

    sbumpnk
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    [ubuntu] Re: filesystem funkiness?

    bunkmpt
  16. Re: Remastersys 3.0.4-1 for Ubuntu precise(12.04) and quantal(12.10) released

    Hooray!!!!

    thanks, Fragz
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    [ubuntu] filesystem funkiness?

    Something weird going on in my Precise install.

    I am actually deliriously happy using Quantal, especially since Compiz functions much more smoothly there for me, but since I want to commit to an...
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    Re: choosing default selection in grub

    It's late for a reply, but first off, let me thank you for the help.

    I am very uncomfortable messing with grub -- even Grub Customizer frightens me -- so although I have no doubt your advice was...
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    choosing default selection in grub

    Just installed Quantal a couple of days ago. Now on bootup, its grub entry is at the very bottom -- below 10.04 and 12.04, although at this point I would rather it boot by default.

    I tried Grub...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: help!! running out of diskspace (quantal)

    fixed it. had a bunch of rsnapshot bash scripts in my root crontab, which I thought would simply fail if the external drive was disconnected, but I guess I was wrong.
  21. [SOLVED] help!! running out of diskspace (quantal)

    Last week I started getting messages that my root filesystem was running out of free space. I thought it was some sort of weird glitch, until a day or two later when I was unable to get past the bad...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Thunderbird mail indicator icon...

    & this morning I came across a solution: the application Unsettings lets you choose and blacklist web apps...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cups seems broken under 12.04 LTS...

    it isn't supposed to be that hard. but somehow, for some reason, Canon makes it a nightmare -- believe me, I've wasted hours trying to make my old MP530 work, and now it prints about one in five...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Thunderbird mail indicator icon...

    I am wondering the same thing, as one of the first things I did upon installing Quantal was to unknowingly select Yahoo! Mail to be included in this indicator -- which in fact is the last thing I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: dosemu full-screen... and X?

    To give a little more detail: another problem is, often when returning from fullscreen dosemu, the resolution of the Unity desktop is degraded -- from 1920x1080 to something like 800x600. I have to...
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