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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade completed by Ubuntu won't start

    I reformatted in the end. But I'm sure that, if I had had the time, it could have been fixed: Ubuntu/Linux is pretty much rock-solid.
  2. Thread: Lost Touchpad

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    [lubuntu] Re: Lost Touchpad

    It's a new laptop and, yes, I believe based on UEFI. I've looked in the BIOS and "EFI" is mentioned but I'm not sure how to check exactly.

    Today I reset the BIOS (or EFI?) to factory defaults but...
  3. Thread: Lost Touchpad

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    [lubuntu] Keyboard Shortcuts

    Keyboard shortcuts can be used with "Alt-F1".

    Here is an explanatory link ...

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KeyboardShortcuts
  4. Thread: Lost Touchpad

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    [lubuntu] Re: Lost Touchpad

    I have tried booting with all the live-DVDs that I could find in my cupboard but the touchpad remains stubburnly absent :-/

    I then went back to the shop (the laptop is very new) and we tested...
  5. Thread: Lost Touchpad

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    [lubuntu] Lost Touchpad

    Hi Everyone,

    I installed Lubuntu on a laptop yesterday and was happy that all hardware was recognised and worked immediately (Bravo Ubuntu!). This included the touchpad with all scrolling...
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    [SOLVED] Intel Centrino Wireless N 2230

    Question cancelled: I hadn't switched on wireless using the "hardswitch" on the keyboard.

    It works now.

    No need for a question.

    Yes, the old addage: Check that it's switched on !!!
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    Re: Sketchup not responding

    I had choosen the 64bit version. That was the problem. I switched to the 32bit version and Sketchup opened OK. But when I tried selecting menu options (e.g. "File") to do things like print or save...
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    Re: Sketchup not responding

    Hi Mark,

    Thanks for this tip. Yes, if it looks like being flakey, then I won't investigate too much but will, instead, install VirtualBox and get it running in a Windows environment.

    Thanks,...
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    Sketchup not responding

    Hi Everyone,

    I followed the instructions posted here ...

    http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/install-google-sketchup-ubuntu1404/

    ... to install Sketchup (2015) under Wine (1.7.31) on...
  10. [lubuntu] Solution ... but my Samsung Series 5 (NP535u3c) is very flakey :-(

    This solution (post #92) fixed the problem most of the time ...

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1286552

    ... but sometimes I still need to do ...

    sudo nmcli nm sleep...
  11. [lubuntu] Wireless disappearing after resuming from standby

    Hi Everyone,

    I have a Samsung Series 5 ultrabook (535u3c) which works pretty well but is currently giving me a very(!) irritating problem with wireless:

    When I am mobile I often switch wireless...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Memory recognition

    I think the memory-module is shot: I swapped the module with an identical unit and then everything was ok in the original but the other unit showed the problem (i.e. reduced memory).

    But it''s...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Memory recognition

    Many thanks.

    I ran the command, get this result.

    It's very curious that neither the 4Gb nor the 8Gb is displayed.

    Any ideas why the diagnostics get this number (3.4Gb)?

    Regards and...
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    [SOLVED] Memory recognition

    Hi Everyone,

    I have a Samsung Series 5 ultra-book running Lubuntu 14.04.

    The unit comes with 4Gb RAM onboard and I have added an extra 4Gb. Both RAM modules are recognised in BIOS.

    But when...
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    [lubuntu] Power-saving stops streaming audio

    I have set the following in my power-saving settings ...

    On battery:

    Standby ... on critical battery and closing lid
    Computer to sleep if inactive for 30 mins
    Monitor to reduce brightness...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Samsung N150: Wireless off and Screen Attach

    Hi Everyone,

    After many weeks with this problem it simply "went away" with me now able to fully switch off wireless (including the "active" indicator) by disabling wireless in network manager.
    ...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Samsung N150: Wireless off and Screen Attach

    This has really got me stumped. Has nobody got an idea why the wireless on/off works with an NC10 but not with an N150.

    Any tips would be a great help. If diagnostics are needed, I can post the...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Samsung N150: Wireless off and Screen Attach

    Many thanks for the Arandr tip! That looks promising and I am sure it will sort out my monitor problem.

    Regarding wireless settings, I have found a curious thing: I have installed Lubuntu 14.04...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Samsung N150: Wireless off and Screen Attach

    Just one extra thought: I have installed Lubuntu but if, for example, there is a problem connecting a screen (with Lubuntu) then, would it be possible to install Ubuntu and then work mostly with...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Samsung N150: Wireless off and Screen Attach

    Does this mean that I can never use Lubuntu with external monitors? (i.e. I should use Ubuntu or Kubuntu instead) Or does it just mean that I need to install some extra drivers/components?
    ...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Samsung N150: Wireless off and Screen Attach

    This works but the wireless light/indicator is still on so I am not sure whether it really is deactivated. And the strange thing is that, whatever I set in the BIO (including OFF) the wireless still...
  22. [SOLVED] Samsung N150: Wireless off and Screen Attach

    Hi Everyone,

    I have recently become a very big fan of Lubuntu: It is simple and fast and, for friends of mine who currently use Windows, the handling is remarkably similar and therefore easy for...
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    TeamDrive / Installation / .run file

    Hi Everyone,

    The recommendation to use TeamDrive and Open/Libre- Office for our collaboration tasks sounds perfect so now I am investigating the install.

    The install file has the following...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samsung Series 5: Dreadful WiFi

    Many thanks for the tip.

    And a quick question to everyone: Have I got it wrong? Are there things that I could have done to get my Series5 working efficiently?

    Has anyone had good experiences...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samsung Series 5: Dreadful WiFi

    Hi Everyone,

    WiFi sort of improved a little with various releases but my Samsung Series 5 never really worked well with Linux (I never tried it with MicroS**t Windows). Recently the unit "died": ...
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