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  1. [ubuntu] Re: quick access to files using hierachical menu app or utlity?

    Thanks, both of you. I hadn't realized this, and this is a pretty fast way to get to a recently used file or folder. Since posting this query, I also found something similar in Gnome-shell - a...
  2. [ubuntu] quick access to files using hierachical menu app or utlity?

    I am trying to replicate something I have on my Mac that helps my workflow. It is provided by a piece of shareware called FinderPop. I can right-click on the desktop to gain quick access to my...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Difficulty logging into exchange server with Thunderbird or Evolution

    That's a thought. My university doesn't support Linux and the IT folks there aren't up on it, but they might be able to watch server traffic while I log on from home. (I never get the problem when I...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Difficulty logging into exchange server with Thunderbird or Evolution

    I tried ExQuilla originally on my Mac mini installation. It didn't seem to solve the problem so I removed it. But yes, I am connecting with IMAP.
  5. [ubuntu] Difficulty logging into exchange server with Thunderbird or Evolution

    The issue mainly occurs on my 2009 Mac mini running Ubuntu 15.04, but it also occurs on my PC laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, so I have not specifically listed it in the Mac section. My university moved...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: reboot mac Yosemite in mac which installed Ubuntu right now

    You can restore Yosemite from a Time Machine backup if you have one. Or if you have another Mac, you can connect your MBP to the other Mac using Firewire Target Drive, so that the drive of your MBP...
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    Re: macbook air can not activate wifi connection

    I'm no expert on this, but one thing you might try is to use different network software other than NetworkManager. I'm thinking of either KNetworkManager (KDE) or WICD. I seem to recall having...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Cloning a drive with MacOSX Yosemite and Ubuntu

    I managed to figure it out, and although this might not be the most efficient way, here is what worked:
    (1) Put SSD in external case
    (2) Use Clonezilla or any other Unix formatting utility to...
  9. Re: unable to install Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook pro (late 2013)

    I used the default partition scheme and had no problem with it. However, I installed Ubuntu version 15.04, not 14.04, though I doubt that this would cause you a problem. Also, I installed the default...
  10. Re: unable to install Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook pro (late 2013)

    If I recall correctly, the first time you boot after installing Ubuntu as a dual boot, you have to hold down the option key and then choose Ubuntu (or whatever the non-OSX option that appears is...
  11. [SOLVED] Cloning a drive with MacOSX Yosemite and Ubuntu

    I have a 2009 Mac mini set up as a dual boot with Yosemite and Ubuntu 15.04; the boot loader is rEFind. The internal drive is a 500 gb HD, and I bought a 500 gb SSD that I want to use to replace the...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 wont progress past the boot menu on any of my Macs (Mac Mini, Macboo

    Glad to hear it! Were you able to create a persistent usb (one that saves changes you make)?
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 wont progress past the boot menu on any of my Macs (Mac Mini, Macboo

    I am able to boot up a Ubuntu 12.10 live usb disk on my 13" MBA 2010, which I made on a PC running Ubuntu using unetbootin. Everything works fine except persistence (I have a thread started on this...
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    [ubuntu] persistent usb disk for MacBook Air (2010)

    I was able to create a Ubuntu 12.10 installation disk on a usb stick that will boot my 2010 MacBook Air. At the time I created it (with unetbootin), I made it persistent and included 5 gb storage. ...
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    Re: HOWTO: Grub Customizer

    That got it; thanks drs305. I had to run update-grub from Mint first. I then restarted and the multiple entries were there, but after running update-grub from Ubuntu, that cleared it up. It not...
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    Re: HOWTO: Grub Customizer

    Moderator Note: Post moved. Please do not post in multiple threads.

    I have a problem with multiple duplicate listings on my grub menu, and I mean duplicate (not different kernels or boot options)....
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    Re: Grub Customizer issue

    I have a similar problem, but it relates specifically to Mint 12, which I installed a few days ago. I now have Ubuntu 11.10 as my main OS (grub running from it), but also on my disk I have Windows...
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    [ubuntu] replace LibreOffice icons

    I am running Ubuntu 11.04 and I don't like the way the libreoffice writer and spreadsheet icons look in the Unity panel. I found some Faenza icons that look nicer, but I only want to change the...
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    Re: Ubuntu in your community.

    There is one tonight. Check it out at the Peterborough Linux User Group website.
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    Re: Ubuntu in your community.

    We have a Linux club in Peterborough, and most members of the club use Ubuntu or UNE. Linux has a bit of a presence at Trent University, but it's mostly the versions that come on netbooks.
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    Re: Issues with FN keys - Ubuntu 10.04

    Thanks everyone for contributing these potential fixes, but unfortunately, I still don't have backlight control (or if I do, I don't know how to implement it). I just bought a Toshiba NB305 netbook,...
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    Enabling multi-touch features on Toshiba NB305

    I just bought a Toshiba NB305 laptop and am testing it out with Ubuntu 10,04 netbook remix. (I would like to try 10.10 beta was have so far been unsuccessful in installing it.) Most things work well...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Spinning cursor after Firefox loads

    Maybe, but it could be a long time, as it has been around since at least 8.10.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Spinning cursor after Firefox loads

    Thanks, lovinglinux; this worked and now I have a solution to the mystery of the spinning cursor. Makes me like Firefox a whole lot more, but is there a way I can make this change permanent without...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Spinning cursor after Firefox loads

    Thanks, lovinglinux; this looks useful, but could you explain in more detail how I implement the first part. I found a firefox and firefox-3.5.8 executable files in /usr/lib. Is this what you mean...
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