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    Compiz sphere caps on different desktops

    I'm trying to get the solid-color image I place on the caps of the Cube/Cylinder/Sphere to center on the cap and cover it completely, something that always used to take place pretty automatically...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Password required to open Ubuntu 14 LTS

    Does your

    etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
    show autologin enabled?
    You might also try:
    http://askubuntu.com/questions/530072/how-to-auto-login-in-xubuntu
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    Re: Can't install from USB

    After you downloaded the iso file from torrent, how did you write the iso to your USB drive?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Format Junkie in 15.04

    If the reply was exactly as you posted it, I believe you are the victim of a typo, not that I haven't done the same thing a few hundred times, with the same result! :-)
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Dell XPS 15 L502X Ubuntu 14.04 Completely Freezing

    I can't help directly, but you might try searching this forum for Optimus and for Nvidia 331. I will say I had endless hassles on my desktop with Nvidia 331.
  6. Thread: Mousetweaks?

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    [UbuntuGnome] Re: Mousetweaks?

    I won't guarantee this, but I think you will find that it won't really remove gnome core, just the metapackage relating mousetweaks to gnome core. Same threat ("lubuntu desktop will be removed")...
  7. Re: Ubuntu 15.04 Nautilus Crashing when copying files

    I've seen similar things happen when I rush the rotating "wait-a-second" indicator. Let the window-drawing complete before you make the next move (might work - it did for me!)
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    [lubuntu] Re: Unwanted Abiword

    My advice to anyone running the Unity interface is to

    apt-get install synaptic
    That will give you the opportunity to add or remove practically anything - for example you could expunge Abiword...
  9. [kubuntu] Re: Cairo-dock and black screen after booting...:(

    Some general problems with the new Kubuntu are outlined here;
    http://www.tutorialgeek.net/2015/04/why-you-might-not-want-to-upgrade-to.html
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Some applications cause screen do go blank - firefox,chromium,thunderbird

    Some of the possible Kubuntu problems are outlined here:
    http://www.tutorialgeek.net/2015/04/why-you-might-not-want-to-upgrade-to.html
  11. Re: how to uninstall 15.04 and go back to an earlier version

    The safest way is to do a fresh install of an LTS version like 14.04 - save your data on removable media and plan on doing a fresh configuration of the newly installed system.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Precise and shellshock

    Would this help?
    http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/releases/
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Compiz Sphere had working on Ubuntu 10.10 now on 14.04

    The number and extent of the changes in Compiz from Ubuntu 10.10 to 14.04 are so great that I would recommend you simply start from scratch with no more than the images you want for your cube...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu upgrades comparisons

    Your 14.04 64-bit is supported until 2019 - it is already an LTS release. 14.04.1 and 14.04.2 are updates of 14.04, the difference being that 14.04.2 is based on a more recent kernel, and if you...
  15. [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu won't install: Errors and errors...

    The iso for current versions of Lubuntu is a hybrid, so it can be written directly by dd'ing to the USB drive. There is also a relatively new utility called mkusb that promises a safer version of...
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    Re: Xubuntu 14.04 - help on setting it up

    Most of the things you're looking for can be found in System > Settings > Settings manager. Poke around in there for a while and see what you can find (much better than specific instructions for one...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: gnome-terminal, xterm, overwrites and extraneous characters

    Do you have Synaptic Package Manager installed? If so, you can get the Xfce terminal, which is highly configurable and much more readable than xterm. You might even be able to install it from the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Error opening terminal: xterm.

    Try my favorite: the Xfce terminal. Copy-paste is easy, lot of customizing options.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Error opening terminal: xterm.

    Not all that familiar with the Unity system, but in Systems > Settings > Preferences, which terminal is set as preferred?
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    [SOLVED] Re: 14.10 will not shutdown

    Try this from a terminal:
    sudo shutdown now -h -P The -h is for halt, the -P is Power Down.
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Installed Xfce, and am now stuck with Xfce login manager

    Look in the upper right-hand corner, there's a power icon there. Either it or the icon next to it (can't remember what it looks like) will give you a drop-down where you can choose to go back to...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with xfce - can't log in!

    The log-on bar on the left of the desktop has a dot over it with the Ubuntu icon. Click on that and the choice of desktops will appear.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Xubuntu hangs frequently

    If you want real stability in just about any desktop of Ubuntu, it would be well to switch to the LTS version, and install it as 14.04.2, which has the 3.16 kernel. The interim versions between LTS...
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    Re: Ubuntu compatible modems

    Try http://www.hardware4linux.info/
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    [ubuntu] Re: System Hang Issue for version 14.04

    I assume you are using the Unity desktop - that uses a whole lot more resources than are necessary for the software you list. If you explore other Ubuntu versions - MATE, Xubuntu, Lubuntu for...
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