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  1. [xubuntu] Re: U10.04 32-bit to X11.04 64-bit - black screen result

    Delete all your 32-bit files or headers.

    If that doesn't work, do a fresh install.

    The black screen thing - when I boot I get a black screen with a flickering cursor for about 20 seconds,...
  2. [xubuntu] Re: U10.04 32-bit to X11.04 64-bit - black screen result

    Did you install the 64-bit server edition or the desktop edition?

    The server edition does not have the X window system. Did you back up everything that you wanted saved?
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Accessing/Unmounting External HD & Thumb Drives

    Why don't you just try it? When I do what you want to do, everything works fine. Mounting and unmounting refers to file systems.
  4. [xubuntu] Re: U10.04 32-bit to X11.04 64-bit - black screen result

    Greetings-

    Do you have a 32-bit system or a 64-bit system? If you have a 64-bit system (the hardware) then you can run a 32 bit application on it but you need to have 32-bit libraries. *If you...
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    Re: [C++] Console game, keypress, clear screen

    Look up a text by Deitel & Deitel on C++ programming. It's a pretty good book.Ihink that they actually address this.

    Patience & lots of luck.

    Regards
  6. Thread: what is tar

    by lumore22
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    [ubuntu] Re: what is tar

    Hi -
    tar stands for "tape archive" . The command options that I use to untar a file or pkg is:

    tar xvfz filename.tar.gz .

    Putting a dash in front of the options is optional. I usually...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot Ubuntu from GRUB2

    Hi-.
    You mentioned that you had 2 recovery modes. Did you upgrade to your current Ubuntu version from a previous version?

    When I upgraded from one Ubuntu version to another, the previous...
  8. Thread: Window fourm

    by lumore22
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    Re: Window fourm

    Hi-

    I sympathize with your desire not to use the Microsoft sites. But having had to resolve my own XP problems in the past, I found all the info that I needed on those Microsoft Docs and help...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Greetings all -

    Since I installed Ubuntu in May 2010, I've been using it for almost everything. Although I would prefer to use it exclusively for everything, the one reason I still have a dual...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unplugging usb hard drive

    Sorry forgot to give you the sequence of commands that I entered and which finally worked for me.

    1. create a mountpoint
    mkdir /media/external
    2. mount
    sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unplugging usb hard drive

    Greetings-

    I had a similar problem with my new ( now old) install of Lucid. When I tried to access it again, I did not get the icon on the desktop.

    My USB drive was previously used on a...
  12. Thread: new to ubuntu

    by lumore22
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    [ubuntu] Re: new to ubuntu

    Greetings-

    I currently have a dual boot system. I'm unhappy about having to have Windows alongside my Linux, but once in a while I need to use Windows, so I keep it. But I almost never use it. I...
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    Re: The computer guy, pain or gain?

    Greetings-

    You need a course in management/assertiveness.

    In one form or another, I've encountered all of your questions from various sources and not necessarily real newbies to the systems...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Compiz Question

    What exactly, and how, did you try to install?

    I have Lucid on my system, and before I could install compiz, I accessed the web page for compiz and followed the directions. Essentially I had...
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    [all variants] Re: Intrusion Detection

    Greetings-

    I am a newbie to Linux and security on a dual-boot AMD_x86 Gateway machine running Lucid Lynx, 2.6.32.24.

    1. I installed ossec and used the install.sh script. My installation is...
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    Poll: Re: Open Office vs. MS Office

    Greetings -

    I read all the posts with amusement. I prefer OpenOffice (now renamed LibreOffice to deal with the Oracle decisions on acquired open software).

    Here's why:
    --> Open Office uses...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: CD and DVD drives - nothing happens when I insert a disk

    Oops - forgot to mention something about the dvd movie player Totem. If you are using Totem, look up all the threads on totem. I use rhythmbox which always worked fine. BUt I also did have...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: CD and DduaVD drives - nothing happens when I insert a disk

    Greetings-

    I had a similar problem. I'm on Windows 7 dual boot w/ ubuntu Lucid Lynx. When I first loaded ubuntu on, all my devices worked. But as I installed additional software and upgrades,...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How to connect to a Wireless Internet Connection?

    Greetings-

    Read your original post and the replies. All good, but ...

    A simple ?: Did you enable your wireless device?

    I also have Windows 7 dual boot w/ubuntu Lucid 10.04 2.6.24....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't play DVD

    Jimmers-

    You didn't by any chance do some funky diagnostics on my system? I just ran "ps aux" and got a "?" for the tty col as well as 'rtkit' entry. Thanks though. Nice to have a high res dvd...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't play DVD

    Jimmers-

    You must really have good karma. A little while ago I hear my dvdplayer rumble. So I decided to test it with a dvd disc. Lo and behold ... it worked.

    Don't know why. If anyone can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't play DVD

    Jimmers -

    I installed the restricted extras and every other gstreamer related module/script.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't play DVD

    Greetings-

    I have the same problem.iI'm on Lucid v.10.04. But the error messages I get bounce between "Can't find location" and a "failed to create dbus-proxy . . . " message. I checked and it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution Print Work Week Calendar...

    Have you tried

    Applications--> Accessories-->Take Screenshot to a file ?

    Then print the screenshot.
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    [ubuntu] Re: locked out of nautilus & system

    Thanks. I tried that but couldn't . I think its because grub?? was seeing an already existing install of ubuntu. The cd was recognized only after I did the uninstall. And that was from Windows. I...
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