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    [xfce] Re: BasKet Notepad archive glitch

    Worth and update, folks, for anybody else who get stuck:

    When the archive gets unpacked from the .tar, there will be a folder called "baskets." This folder needs to be put into the subdirectory...
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    [xfce] BasKet Notepad archive glitch

    I've been using BasKet Notepad for about two years now on a Dellbuntu Mini-9. I just installed Mint8 Xfce and finished installing all my preferred apps this morning, including Basket.
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  3. Thread: Thunderbird

    by SlayBeau
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird

    Gosh, scouser. That sure is easier (and more permanent) that mine! :P
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird

    When using the update manager, there should be an option to view available updates before agreeing to download. This should open a list from which you can deselect updates you don't want.
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    [ubuntu] booting from USB

    I know there are scores of install threads, but I haven't seen this posted yet, so here gos, with one caveat: I think this probably proves that I am too dumb to run linux, but I've been using...
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    [ubuntu] Re: /proc folder question

    Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] /proc folder question

    I have been spending the morning cleaning my 16GB netbook of unwanted/unneeded files in preparation for summer fieldwork. I need the space.

    So I autocleaned, cleared out the orphaned files, etc.,...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: OK, I'm a thickie...Upgrade help: 8.04 to 8.10

    No, they certainly don't. but since Linux is a user supported and developed OS, why would they even try. If they are going to offer it as an option, do so with a caveat emptor clause and leave it...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: OK, I'm a thickie...Upgrade help: 8.04 to 8.10

    Yargh! Once upon a time I swore I would never use Dell again, but the dang Mini was just what I needed for fieldwork and the deal was just too good (my wife swears by Dell and needed a new laptop...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: OK, I'm a thickie...Upgrade help: 8.04 to 8.10

    OK, I'm more than a little lost now. I see my mistake, but given the tiny size of the mini's screen i can hardly fault myself for mistaking a = for a -. But as for the editing...

    I'm tinkering...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: OK, I'm a thickie...Upgrade help: 8.04 to 8.10

    Once I typed in sudo update-manager I got a parsing error. Can you still lend a hand to a doofus? Sorry for the scrolling below:

    root@root:-~$ sudo update-manager
    Traceback (most recent call...
  12. [ubuntu] OK, I'm a thickie...Upgrade help: 8.04 to 8.10

    I am running Heron on a Dell Mini that I bought last year for fieldwork duty in south India. I mostly love it, but enough issues have presented themselves that I wish to upgrade to Ibex, then to...
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