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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic will only open if I 'gksudo synaptic' from terminal

    Well, after several more days of trying to find a simple and/or elegant solution, I gave up.
    I was an Administrator with the correct ownership and privileges; sudoer as well; PATH statement was...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic will only open if I 'gksudo synaptic' from terminal

    Buckey Ball,
    Thanks for your help!
    I didn't see any errors, but I'll post the output in case you see something as problem is still unresolved.
    I guess a better description of my problem is that...
  3. [SOLVED] Synaptic will only open if I 'gksudo synaptic' from terminal

    I recently got stuck in the lightdm login loop following an inplace update from 12.04 to 12.04.4.
    I almost resolved that from a shell by:

    sudo chown user:user .Xauthority
    That got me logged in...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Remove Synaptic "Not installed" packages?

    Thank you deadflowr,
    I wasn't sure if they resided on my hard drive or not -- hence my question.
  5. [SOLVED] Remove Synaptic "Not installed" packages?

    My Synaptic status filter shows 100's of 'Not installed' packages.
    Can I safely remove them (not even sure if they are on the hard drive)?
    Right clicking any one only shows 'install' or...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Can I return to automatic kernel updates?

    Thanks Bucky Ball,
    I got the 3.11 kernel I wanted and am happy with 12.04.
    Previously I installed every version since 5.04 I think.
    13 is the first version I skipped and I think I might skip 14 as...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Can I return to automatic kernel updates?

    kostkon,
    Thanks for the reply. I read through the instructions and went with the following:

    sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-saucy xserver-xorg-lts-saucy...
  8. [SOLVED] Can I return to automatic kernel updates?

    I recently noticed that the current kernel is 3.11.
    Checking my system I find that I'm still on kernel 3.2 which I apparently 'manually installed' at some point.
    I have been running Ubuntu 12.04...
  9. Re: FLASH-AID: remove conflicting plugins and install proper flash plugin version

    lovinglinux,
    Thanks again. I now have 11.1.102.62 being reported by Firefox!
    AC
  10. Re: FLASH-AID: remove conflicting plugins and install proper flash plugin version

    Thanks for the reply -- here's the script and Report.
    AC

    Script:


    #!/bin/bash

    sudo apt-get --yes purge adobe-flashplugin
    sudo apt-get update
  11. Re: FLASH-AID: remove conflicting plugins and install proper flash plugin version

    Using Flash-aid I have installed flash version 11.2.202.197 (latest beta) and it is giving me intermittant black screen w/sound and no video.
    I have tried to go back to 11.1.102.62 (latest stable)...
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    [all variants] Re: Oneiric known bugs and work arounds

    Thank you cariboo907.
    I was finally able to log in following your advice in post #22.
    AC
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 long pause during boot process

    As you can tell from my earlier posts this slow to boot and sometimes complete failure to boot has been bugging me for a long time. I have been running with pretty much all default settings in the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I upgraded, and now I have this error...

    Check boot settings and boot priority in your bios.
    My 11.04 installation messed this up for some unknown reason.
    Hope this helps.

    AC
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 long pause during boot process

    I'm going to have to recant as this didn't work for me.
    Went to boot this A.M. and I could not boot -- didn't matter how long I waited or if I pressed a key.
    I've had to go back to 'noapic'...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 long pause during boot process

    Just curious -- what is q'n'c ?

    C1E is explained here:
    http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/220297-stopping-c2d-multipliers-changing-windows.html
    It explains --
    C1E: This setting, though it may...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 long pause during boot process

    I've been going with the 'noapic' option to boot by editing /etc/default/grub.
    If I disable ACPI_APIC in bios I show only one processor core when I boot into Ubuntu 11.04.
    Initially to boot the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot boot from hard drive OR Live CD

    Been there done that very recently -- almost gave up on Ubu even though I've been using it since Dapper.
    I have the same MoBo with an AMD 4 core processor.
    To boot from the live CD hit F6 and...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Skype, Logitech webcam and Karmic video problem persists

    Thanks hiromomo
    sh -c 'export XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 && LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so /usr/bin/skype'
    your post #13 command and instructions worked for me.
    64 bit Lucid and Cairo...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    cheapodonuts,
    Flash on 10.04 Lucid wouldn't work for me either. All I could get on most sites was a black box w/o any video.
    I went to 10.1 r53 version of Flash and am now a happy camper with...
  21. Thread: Adobe Tools

    by ACGilbert
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    Re: Adobe Flash installer/uninstaller

    Carlee,
    Thanks for your Flash installer.
    My only problem following upgrading from Karmic to Lucid was the inability to view Flash videos from some sites -- others would work fine(?).
    Using your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 clean install vs. upgrade

    Lovinglinux,

    Would the technique you posted work if upgrading from 32-bit Karmic to 64-bit Karmic?

    Thanks for your time,
    AC



    > To replicate your packages selection on another machine (or
  23. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Vista virtualization reactivation of OEM copy

    This just seems to have solved itself.
    Vista (virtualized) never asked again about reactivating.


    FYI

    AC
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    Re: VirtualBox on Hardy Heron not working

    Thank you hardskinone & thezoid,
    An intermediate noob such as myself needed one more step.
    REBOOT
    DUH!
    Then I had the -17 kernel working. Was on the -16.
    Thanks again.
    AC
  25. [ubuntu] Re: OSX -> Virtualbox -> Ubuntu sound not working in ubuntu

    I switched from Alsa, which worked, to PulseAudio and that also works.
    AC
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