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    Re: Say Goodbye to Windows XP - StartUbuntu Project

    Good idea. It's just a few degrees, but if it gets intolerably hot I may do that.
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Wireless only works when Ethernet port has a cable in it

    To make it permanent:
    go to preferences
    default applications for lxsession
    autostart
    and in the box put: nm-applet
    click on: add
    Do a restart and it should be in the panel.
  3. Re: Bug for graphics cards from Silicon Integrated Systems / SIS solved in 14.04

    This is not working for me.
    "SIS...no compatible module..."
    On booting the Live DVD. Could get no working desktop with either Ubuntu or Xubuntu 14.04.
    BTW I'm using Linux Lite on the machine with...
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    Re: Say Goodbye to Windows XP - StartUbuntu Project

    Yes, I wonder if the newer kernel in Ubuntu helps. Wheezy is using the 3.2 kernel.
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    Re: Say Goodbye to Windows XP - StartUbuntu Project

    Same computer, same tabs open with one tab streaming music just like with Ubuntu.
    Debian 7 Wheezy Gnome desktop.
    http://imgur.com/cP2hzkg

    Adapter: Virtual device
    temp1: +26.8C (crit =...
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    Re: Say Goodbye to Windows XP - StartUbuntu Project

    Here it is with Ubuntu 14.04 Unity

    System: Host: karlton-Aspire-one Kernel: 3.13.0-24-generic i686 (32 bit) Desktop: Gnome Distro: Ubuntu 14.04 trusty
    Machine: Mobo: Acer model: Aspire one...
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    Re: Say Goodbye to Windows XP - StartUbuntu Project

    I didn't install Lubuntu because I thought it was missing my firmware, but found out later yesterday that Lubuntu had a nm-applet problem.
    I installed Xubuntu on my wife's netbook and it works like...
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    Re: Say Goodbye to Windows XP - StartUbuntu Project

    Lubuntu 14.04 has a bug with the nm-applet not showing up.
    Xubuntu 14.04 was excellent for me, no problems installing it.
    Same for main Ubuntu 14.04, worked great, and it might just be me, but...
  9. Poll: Re: Share with us your Trusty (14.04) Upgrade & Installation Experiences

    Same problem with Lubuntu today. I thought they had left out my wireless firmware, but the whole applet was missing. Big bug for an LTS release.
    Xubuntu--flawless install on my wife's computer....
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    [lubuntu] Re: Pentium 4, Nvidia GeForce4 MX 420

    I tried the following on that old machine: Debian Wheezy, worked out of the box, loaded Nouveau. Then I tried Xubuntu 12.04-weird artifacts, Lubuntu 12.04-weird artifacts, Peppermint-looked better,...
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    Re: Say Goodbye to Windows XP - StartUbuntu Project

    I agree KSO should support odt format. I wish someone who had influence with them would push them to do so.
    Getting back on topic--I see the Lubuntu download page has the new 14.04 listed, but...
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    Re: Say Goodbye to Windows XP - StartUbuntu Project

    Keep in mind many of these people, most of these people, already have a catalog of Doc files or Docx files, and the minute they see LO wants to save in odt they will be wary. And I continue to have...
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    Re: Google Drive and Insync - some problems with file names

    I like Google Drive. Copy.com has a nice Linux client for syncing files and I just started using it. So far so good.
    If you or anyone else is interested in trying out Copy.com use the link below...
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    Re: Say Goodbye to Windows XP - StartUbuntu Project

    I agree with you, and I like LibreOffice, but I think if Kingsoft helps to wean them off of MS even if with baby steps, let's do whatever it takes. Eventually they will get more comfortable and...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Pentium 4, Nvidia GeForce4 MX 420

    I was weighing in on Dave's issue because it sounded very familiar.
    Eric, yes, using the open source driver. I think I would need to go back to Ubuntu 10.04 to get the proprietary driver to load on...
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    [lubuntu] Re: How low (spec) can you go?

    I said Dell, but it was actually a HP with Nvidia card:
    GeForce4 MX440

    That one would only run on Linux Lite and Debian Wheezy without weird video artifacts. All the Buntus looked weird on it....
  17. Re: Bug for graphics cards from Silicon Integrated Systems / SIS solved in 14.04

    Great news about SIS. I've been using Linux Lite on that computer, I noticed Ubuntu quit working on it after 11.10.
    What is the Flash fix? Something for SSE I hope?
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    [lubuntu] Re: How low (spec) can you go?

    Good news about Sis, I lost support after Ubuntu 11.10 on one of my computers because of that and had to switch to Debian, but found that Linux Lite now works on that computer, I'm guessing a newer...
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    Re: New Cloud Sync service Copy.com

    I'm impressed with Copy.com so far. Great that they have a Linux client. Also using their Android client.

    Free 20 gig online storage using this link:
    https://copy.com?r=eVpEkJ
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    [lubuntu] Re: How low (spec) can you go?

    Also recently had an old Dell and the graphics were crap with Ubuntu. You have plenty of ram. I would try Debian or Linux Lite. Those both had good graphics on the old Dell I tried them on. It had a...
  21. Re: [elementaryOS] A quick glimpse of eOS Isis

    I used Luna for a bit. Will be checking out this new version when it's complete. One of the most impressive lightweight, yet fully functional and attractive OS's.
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    Re: Ubuntu One To Be Discontinued

    I think it is a shame it's closing. I bought some music and used the storage as extra back up. It worked good on android for me, and I kind of trusted them a bit more to watch out for my privacy than...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Color is goofy when I play old videos

    Glad I could help :-)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.04: End of Life?

    Really old hardware can be a problem for some people with the newer Ubuntu releases. I have a 10 year old desktop beast that nothing but Debian would run on without video issues until I tried Linux...
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    Re: rolling release debian based os

    Probably the easiest way is to install Solydxk and change sources directly to Debian Testing or to Sid/Unstable if you want to live a bit more dangerously. Or you could grab a snapshot of Debian...
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