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    [SOLVED] Re: Changed 14.04 password, now can't log in

    Thank you for your feedback, gentlement. KNowing that I could get a terminal without logging in by clicking Ctrl+Alt+F2 was especially useful. (I didn't know that.)

    Moving .Xauthority didn't...
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    [SOLVED] Changed 14.04 password, now can't log in

    I really hoping this is a silly beginner error. I have a new Ubuntu laptop running 14.04. After getting it from the store, I would have to log in. There were two option -- Log in as me, or as...
  3. [ubuntu] Computer hangs after "Loading intial Ramdisk" . . . . sometimes

    I'm looking for advice on how to diagnose this. I've owned this machine for almost exactly a year. What's strange is that this problem has been happening since I first installed Ubuntu, but I lived...
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    Re: Android Mounting problem Ubuntu 12.04

    Thanks for this comprehensive list. It seems I'm having package / dependency problems I'll need to resolve before I can try this.
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    Android Mounting problem Ubuntu 12.04

    I'm attempting to get my Android (4.1.2) to mount on Ubuntu 12.04. I've tried following tutorials (http://www.webupd8.org/2012/12/how-to-mount-android-40-ubuntu-go-mtpfs.html or...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    I've really been missing chess analysis software. Pychess and the generic chess game don't really allow for analysis of your games.
  7. Re: Kdenlive -- buzzing noise appears after editing

    Thanks for the reply. I actually did make that mistake initially, but then I tried separate video and audio lines. Eventually, I just found a different editor -- Avidemux. I did all my cutting...
  8. Kdenlive -- buzzing noise appears after editing

    I'm still somewhat new to Ubuntu and completely new to editing video with Ubuntu. (I'm an escapee from Windows Movie Maker.) Anyway, I was thrilled to see how straightforward and powerful Kdenlive...
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    Re: Adjusting to Life without Installers

    Great advice. Thank you!

    I installed the PPA using the advice from here: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/07/sublime-text-3-ubuntu-ppa-now-available.html

    Namely:


    Then I found the executable...
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    Adjusting to Life without Installers

    So, if I go to download some software, here (http://www.sublimetext.com/2), for example.

    I download a folder full of files. There's an executable that works as a stand-alone.

    Is there a...
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    Playing a Wav File

    I'm using Xubuntu 12.04. Is there a way to simply play a wav file?

    It seems to default to the GMusicBrowser as a player, but in the GMusicBrowser forums it says that they don't support .wavs...
  12. [xubuntu] Re: Getting a start-up script to run in Xubuntu 12.04

    erind, -- Perfect. Adding a 'sleep 8' line to my script worked. Thank you.
  13. [xubuntu] Re: Getting a start-up script to run in Xubuntu 12.04

    I've implemented your suggestions. Putting the line "xmodmap -e "keycode 94 = slash" in .bashrc causes the keymapping to happy only after I've opened a terminal.

    Putting it in .profile seems to...
  14. [xubuntu] Re: Getting a start-up script to run in Xubuntu 12.04

    JKyleOCK, that's a 98% solution and might be good enough. It seems that .bashrc only runs when a terminal executes. So after Xubuntu launches, I have to then open a terminal to make sure the change...
  15. Re: Keyboard hell -- my forward slash isn't working

    Okay. So there's a few ways to do this from the command line.

    1) xmodmap -e "keycode 94 = slash"

    If I wanted the key to be to represent something different, say, 'B' when Shift is pressed, I'd...
  16. [xubuntu] Getting a start-up script to run in Xubuntu 12.04

    So, I'm thrilled to have figured out how to map keys on my strange keyboard. Thanks for the help, guys (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2158261).

    My problem is now getting a script to...
  17. Re: Keyboard hell -- my forward slash isn't working

    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction with xmodmap. I found the clearest directions here: http://www.ehow.com/how_2180748_command-linux-swap-keyboard-keys.html

    Basically, you use...
  18. Re: executable file for "Notes" accessory on Xubuntu 12.04

    Thanks, JKyleOKC.

    Exec=xfce4-notes
    Icon=xfce4-notes-plugin
    Terminal=false

    I'm only a week into Ubuntu and really appreciate all the help. I'm learning fast with help from these forums.
  19. Re: executable file for "Notes" accessory on Xubuntu 12.04

    Thank you. I xfce4-notes seems to be a library file, but I found xfce4-notes.desktop in /usr/share/applications. That does it.

    EDIT: Let me amend that. In /usr/share/applications there's a...
  20. Keyboard hell -- my forward slash isn't working

    My forward slash doesn't work on Ubuntu. (Everything works fine when I connect the keyboard to my old XP laptop.)

    Here's a photo of the keyboard on my new Xubuntu 12.04 box:
    ...
  21. executable file for "Notes" accessory on Xubuntu 12.04

    A want to make a keyboard shortcut for this useful accessory, but I can't seem to find the executable. Searching for anything with the word "Notes" is also pretty difficult. :)

    Aside: I'm only...
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    Re: Double installing, and uninstalling

    Thanks, guys. Great info.

    Regarding the software center, I often can't find what I'm looking for there. I'm sure there's a way to install . . . what are they called? . . . . PPA's? But I often...
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    Double installing, and uninstalling

    I'm about 1 week into using my first Ubuntu box. I'm sure that I've accidentally installed (through apt-get) the same packages twice.

    Are there any negative consequences to this? It never...
  24. Re: 12.04 -- can't get any sounds from my new computer

    Thanks for the reply. Turns out that after much struggling and reading, I had speaker jacks confused. It was one of those days . . . .

    I appreciate the reply. I'll be back, I'm sure.
  25. 12.04 -- can't get any sounds from my new computer

    I'm an absolute beginner. Just bought a new machine and thought I'd try Linux. I can't make any sounds happen. Any help is appreciated. Here are the results of the commands "aplay -l", and "lspci...
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