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    [ubuntu] opening password fails

    We had a power spike two evenings ago, then the power was reduced to half its normal voltage for most of the night. It was two hours before I realized the computer was still on. My machine was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard to "grab" window resize corner

    By far the easiest solution, IMHO. A little note on the bottom of yr screen might help at first (there's nothing intuitive about that key combo...)
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    [gnome] Re: view all running applications?

    There is an excellent Ubuntu app that will display every running application for each workspace you've got going. Until recently I had the icon at the bottom of my screen, but accidentally lost it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz doesn't work?

    Compiz is another Ubuntu application written by people for their own computers, who neglected to consider that there is a large range of other machines in common use with major variations in core...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Rename mp3 files from ID3 tag

    There's no help file and the tagging system is not designed for the faint-of-heart (if you're not a programmer you can get into serious trouble). Too bad; looks like fun for techies.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Folder misplaced into /media

    Thank you for your quick responses.

    I backup up the entire HP machine to a 2 TB external drive, then booted the computer with LiveCD and ran Gparted. What it displays doesn't agree with the...
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    [ubuntu] Folder misplaced into /media

    This is re: Ubuntu 10.04. I inadvertently destroyed the boot record on the hard drive of a new HP machine (following some advice on a Ubuntu site, actually; evidently I mis-typed a command somewhere...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Deja Dup restore failure

    It appears that I have literally lost some years of work thanks to DEJA DUP.

    The hard drive on my main computer (a 2 year old HP) failed spectacularly this morning. There's a 2TB Acer external...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Giver cannot give whole folders

    You can drag and drop folders also, easier than compressing them first.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Dell Laptop - Unable to Correctly Install NVIDIA Drivers

    I have the same problem, same Dell laptop. Did you solve it? This is driving me crazy.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Places menu items no file association

    Just for the record -- that solved my problem. Thank you.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I go back to 10.x?

    HOW did you do it? For god's sake let the rest of us know how your got rid of these awful, amateurish screens in ubuntu 11.10.
    ... Okay, I just saw the "classic desktop" button on the sign in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Something better than open office

    Re: Symphony 3.
    I'm a heavy user of word processor formatting and graphics capabilities, and OpenOffice (which I've learned pretty thoroughly) is driving me crazy -- there are far too many...
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    [SOLVED] Re: numberpad stopped working

    That was it. There REALLY needs to be a warning on "System Preferences -> Keyboard Preferences -> Mouse Keys -> Pointer can be controlled..." It can create a sudden disaster.
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    [ubuntu] Re: nautilus search problem

    It doesn't matter what I look for, the "Search" facility in Nautilus (Ubuntu 10.04) simply doesn't find it.

    For example, right now I have a text file called "EarthlyDelights.doc" open. It's in...
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