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    [gnome] Re: Name the Panels

    Unfortunately my system is down at present so I cannot check and see if this is possible, but the Hardy Heron has a number of applets which can be uploaded to the panels at your choice, e.g time...
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    [ubuntu] Disaster Recovery

    I am running Hardy Heron. It was all working last night and, as far as I know powered down normally. This morning, my husband powered up the computer and it produced some kind of error. I used...
  3. Thread: Sun Java 6

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    [ubuntu] Re: Sun Java 6

    Thank you very much, Kostkon. I did as you said and everything works perfectly.
  4. Thread: Sun Java 6

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    [ubuntu] Sun Java 6

    My system is Hardy Heron and I am very happy with it on the whole. However, the last couple of weeks I have found that it is not up to some webinars I attend, in particular those which use a lot of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Meta Packages

    Thanks very much both of you. So a meta package is basically a "To Do" list for the system, so presumably the warning is designed for geeks who think they might be able to design their own "To do"...
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    [all variants] Re: Synaptics Program Manager - Key

    Thanks so much, you too. I feel awfully silly. Such an obvious answer!:redface:
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    [all variants] Synaptics Program Manager - Key

    I am not an absolute beginner, but I have an absolute beginner question.

    I understand that, in Synaptics Program Manager, a package x-referenced with an empty box is not installed and that a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Meta Packages

    Thanks for your input, Arbraxas334. I realise that the green box means I already have it installed, but do not know what the yellow star means. There is at least one other upgrade package I have...
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    [ubuntu] Meta Packages

    I received a download this morning, linux-image-2.6.24-23-generic which, in the description says that I probably do not want to install the download but the linux-generic meta package, as this will...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    What a great guide! :KS

    I was at the end of my tether with all the times I had tried to get Adobe flash working. It did not even function after the system upgrade download:o

    So I came to this...
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    [ubuntu] Latest Cups Printer update

    I have had my Ubuntu system around nine months and am absolutely delighted with it. :P All the system upgrades have gone like clockwork, no problem, until today> :(

    A set of patches to the cups...
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    [other] Re: Gnucash.docs - gnucash manual

    Thank you Tonyn99. I took your advice, using the Synaptic Package Manager. I now not only have the GnuCash manual set up, but also understand much better how to use the SPM, which I had not...
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    [SOLVED] Security, spyware etc

    I have been busily reading up all I can find on the net about Linux and Firefox security. I think I understand the concept of the operating system not being visible to the Internet, provided no user...
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    [other] [SOLVED] Gnucash.docs - gnucash manual

    I attempted to download Gnucash from the internet onto my new Ubuntu 8.4 and was advised by the computer that the software was available through the software channels. So I went to Add/Remove and...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: How do I remove a non-existent duplicate GDebi package installer session?

    I re-ran the purge and then allowed it to de-install ubuntu-desktop. I still got the following error message:

    E: I wasn't able to locate a file for the sun-java6-bin package. This might mean you...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: How do I remove a non-existent duplicate GDebi package installer session?

    Thank you very much for all your help on this thread, DRS305.

    I used the sudo commands as follows and got the following responses.

    administrator@Our-Desktop:~$ dpkg --configure -a
    dpkg:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installation of Equonomize

    Thank you C!oud. I think my problems with this program have been caused by my pulling the power plug when an attempted installation of P2P Accounts stalled while loading dependencies and I could not...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] SOS - Disaster Recovery Required

    You are so right. I think various central parts of the system are not working as they should, and it has just instructed me to reinstall!
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Does Ubuntu have a system restore?

    I am more of a newbie than you are, so do not take notice of this unless you get confirmation from someone more experienced than I.

    Boot the system as normal and it should give you the option to...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: How do I remove a non-existent duplicate GDebi package installer session?

    But, DRS305, how do I get on as root? The system will not let me log in as root at the places where everyone else logs in.

    Should I have done the original system installation as root? Is that...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: How do I remove a non-existent duplicate GDebi package installer session?

    I would like to try your option, Jim (Caribou907), but I am too much of a newbie to know how to set about it.

    For example, I have not yet worked out how to get a directory tree and have no idea...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: How do I remove a non-existent duplicate GDebi package installer session?

    Thanks very much, DRS305. I cannot deinstall Gdebi, which I had already tried. I did try your second option, but got the message that the dpkg process was interrupted and I must run command: 'dpkg...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Installation of Equonomize

    I attempted to install Eqonomize using Add/Install. I got the message: "dpkg --configure -a" had to be run in the command line. I went to the command line and attempted to run it, whereupon I got...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: How do I remove a non-existent duplicate GDebi package installer session?

    I did, both before and after receiving your message, MasterSander. But, with all other applications not running, the only running process was the Gnome desktop itself. There were lots of sleeping...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: How do I remove a non-existent duplicate GDebi package installer session?

    I did, both before and after receiving your message, MasterSander. But, with all other applications not running, the only running process was the Gnome desktop itself. There were lots of sleeping...
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