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  1. Re: User's profile corrupts graphics for all users???

    Thank you for the response; sorry for delay

    so in /etc/lightdm there is no lightdm.conf; the only file is users.conf:


    :/etc/lightdm$ cat users.conf
    #
    # User accounts configuration
    #
    #...
  2. Re: User's profile corrupts graphics for all users???

    Thank you for this suggestion of running dmesg; that has helped to get a bit more info. So it appears the lightdm is segfaulting. Now to work out why...

    Ctrl-Alt-F1 on "Running in low graphics...
  3. Re: User's profile corrupts graphics for all users???

    That's exactly it. Including even if she herself logs back in.... Only solution (that I've found) is to restart machine
  4. Re: User's profile corrupts graphics for all users???

    Both her /home/username1 and my /home/username2 are owned by each of us respectively and each in the same group; I am a sudo user and she is not. She doesn't appear to have any problems saving or...
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    [ubuntu] Thunderbird corrupted

    So,

    Launching Thunderbird on my machine fails (before upgrade to 15.04, it worked fine....). If I launch from the command line, I get these errors:


    ~$ thunderbird

    (process:3622):...
  6. User's profile corrupts graphics for all users???

    So,

    I can log in to my Ubuntu 15.04 machine and use it no problem; I can log off and log in repeatedly and it works fine. It has the Nvidia closed-source graphics drivers and two monitors (one...
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    Re: Evolution cannot get Gmail contacts

    I suspect Google may have changed the way they handle requests to access contact lists. I use Evolution (from standard repos) on Ubuntu 15.04 and contacts were working fine until about last week. I...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Is there a way to authenticate to Active Directory without joining domain?

    Do you mean authenticating for the purposes of logging-in users to a linux session, or for other purposes?
    We use ActiveDirectory as an authentication source all the time in our custom-designed PHP...
  9. [ubuntu] StartTLS and OpenLDAP problems with certificates

    Hello

    Finally started using OpenLDAP for authentication in my small home network setup on a freshly installed 15.04 desktop acting as server and 15.04 clients. Followed the guide here:...
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    Re: Encrypt folder + unison --- good idea?

    Once this folder has been encrypted, what is the frequency of access going to be like? Is the encryption solely for the purposes of moving the files, or will you keep the 'local' copy on your...
  11. Ubuntu 14.04, Chromium Java: plugin not detected

    Hello

    Just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 (x64). Installed the Chromium direct from the repository. I followed this guide:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No good PDF editor

    Use inkscape:


    sudo apt-get install inkscape
  13. [ubuntu] Re: apt broken by packages from the repositories!

    I fixed this by getting the list of offending packages and then runnig

    sudo dpkg --purge packagename

    one-by-one (it would not take wildcard characters, which was my previous error).
  14. [ubuntu] apt broken by packages from the repositories!

    Hello

    I tried installing a Nintendo 64 emulator using the software centre. The mupen64plus-ui-console package installed OK, but didn't appear to do anything. Then I tried installing other similar...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu friendly video card?

    I think the nVidia cards are generally very easy to use and install. I put an nVidia GeForce 210 (1Gb) into my ubuntu 12.10 box. This is an older card now; it cost me about 20 online, and my...
  16. [all variants] Re: How can I add "quote symbols" before email text?

    Use regular expression searches in eg GEdit:

    With some text that spans several lines in Gedit, go to Search -> Replace (Ctrl-H)
    search for: \n
    replace with: \n>

    worked just fine when I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: chromium no tab panel on start

    Yes that has just happened to me too; would be interested in any solution.
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    [ubuntu] Re: powerline adaptors ubuntu 12.04

    This is an interesting set of posts. My powerline adaptor is plugged into a 6 socket extension and yet still runs lightning fast! Guess it's just the luck of the draw.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network mount to appear as a device

    That is a really smart idea - I'll give that a try. Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Network mount to appear as a device

    Hello

    I am interested in using either SAMBA or NFS to mount shared resources on a file server to be accessed from a pool of ubuntu clients. Previously I have just had this mount to a certain...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Enable Ctrl-Alt-F1 for new login prompt

    Ah, that is annoying. Thanks for the link.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Enable Ctrl-Alt-F1 for new login prompt

    Ctrl-Alt-t opens a terminal emulator window on my desktop
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    [ubuntu] Re: Enable Ctrl-Alt-F1 for new login prompt

    Nothing whatsoever happens - it just stays on the standard graphical desktop, with no indication it even registered...
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    [ubuntu] Enable Ctrl-Alt-F1 for new login prompt

    Hello

    Ctrl-Alt-F{1-5} always used to work to give a new login prompt for a terminal session. This seems not to be the case anymore! Is there a particular package I need to install or setting to...
  25. Thread: Nvidia issue

    by tornadof3
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia issue

    Possibly my bad, try


    sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

    instead of kernel-headers?? I can't quite remember the command.
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