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  1. Re: Desktop wallpaper and nothing else after upgrade

    I'm using 14.04 (with MATE UI). It was a regular update that automatically pops up when I'm using Ubuntu through Update Manager.
  2. Re: Update Problem

    Update: I ran the 4 commends above and tried again. With MATE it still had the same issue. If I selected to log in with Unity, my UI came back up. Anyone have any ideas on how to fix MATE? Or how to...
  3. Desktop wallpaper and nothing else after update

    I get my desktop background image but nothing else. I tried a couple of old kernels and they didn't work either. If I go into recovery mode and then select resume my UI comes back. The other...
  4. Re: Icon to switch networks missing after upgrade

    I've done some more searching. I think it might be called nm-applet. But still can't find any information on how to get it back.
  5. Icon to switch networks missing after upgrade

    This morning everything worked fine. Then I received an upgrade message so I upgraded. Now the icon that I used to be able to click on a select a different network is missing. I have no idea what...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Clearview Flightsim Graphics not working in Virtualbox running Win 7

    Thanks. It is working now in Wine. Unfortunately, I have no idea why which bites because that means this won't help anyone else. I just started it up and it works in Wine. Thanks for the help.
  7. [SOLVED] Re: How do I tell if virtualbox guest additions is installed and working correctly?

    OK, got it. And no, it isn't you. I'm just being a dunce today. One last question. Should I install the Direct 3D Support that says it is experimental? I ask because the main reason I'm trying to get...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: How do I tell if virtualbox guest additions is installed and working correctly?

    Sorry, I guess I'm being a bit dense here. When you say run the script for windows are you talking about this:

    lsmod | grep -io vboxguest | xargs modinfo | grep -iw version

    So I click on Start...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: How do I tell if virtualbox guest additions is installed and working correctly?

    When I ran
    lsmod | grep -io vboxguest | xargs modinfo | grep -iw version

    I got a "ERROR: missing module or filename" message. If I look under my CD devices it shows the Guest Additions ISO...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: How do I tell if virtualbox guest additions is installed and working correctly?

    Yes, I understand all of that. What I'm saying is that when I click on Insert Guest Additions CD image nothing happens. If I look in both Synaptic and Ubuntu Software Center both show Guest Additions...
  11. [SOLVED] How do I tell if virtualbox guest additions is installed and working correctly?

    I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 as my host and have Virtualbox version 4.3.10_ubuntu r93012 running with Win 7. How do I tell if Guest Additions in installed. When I try to load it (Devices/Insert Guest...
  12. [SOLVED] Clearview Flightsim Graphics not working in Virtualbox running Win 7

    I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 as my main OS. I have Virtualbox installed with Windows 7. I'm trying to get a flight simulator to work but all I get when I run the app is a black screen. The menu bar does...
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    [ubuntu] How to uninstall Libre Office Base

    I use Libre Office except for BASE. I use Kexi instead. I've tried to uninstall Base because I seem to get a great deal of updates due to Base security issues. I'm wondering if maybe I didn't...
  14. CRRCsim - What controller should I use?

    I'm just getting into RC flying and came across CRRCsim. There's not a lot of info out ther so I'm wondering what controllers (Transmitters) work with it. I'd like to stay away from my actual TX so I...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Dell Inspiron 17 Model 3721 - No option to boot from DVD in UEFI mode

    Found the directions on how to install to USB. I used Unetbootin. DVD still an issue but boot repait has run and fixed my issues.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Dell Inspiron 17 Model 3721 - No option to boot from DVD in UEFI mode

    OK, I've found a usb drive. How do I write the ISO to is? If I right click and select write to disk, the USB is not an option.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Dell Inspiron 17 Model 3721 - No option to boot from DVD in UEFI mode

    It's from a UEFI boot I believe. The grub message above shows up on both Ubuntu installs I have. Oddly enough, if I select Windows (ver 8 if it matters) it boots into windows just fine.

    I don't...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Dell Inspiron 17 Model 3721 - No option to boot from DVD in UEFI mode

    Sorry, me again:

    To understand what is happening, when I boot the laptop I get a black screen that says the following:
    ******************************************
    GNU Grub version 2.02~beta2-15
    ...
  19. [ubuntu] Dell Inspiron 17 Model 3721 - No option to boot from DVD in UEFI mode

    My tripple boot setup is hosed. Need help.

    I have a Dell Inspiron 17 model 3721 with Windows 8 and 2 Ubuntu 14.04 Mate's installed. Grub 2 is not working. I can't boot into any of them. I've...
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    [ubuntu] Re: grub-install Not Found

    Thanks. I'm going to close this thread. I have a Dell Inspiron and I can't figure out how to let me boot from the DVD when in UEFI mode. I use windows just for a fishing game and nothing else. I'm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: grub-install Not Found

    Windows is installed under UEFI but the 2 Ubuntu partitions are now. I really have this all mucked up now!
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    [ubuntu] grub-install Not Found

    I have 3 OS on my laptop. I have 1 windows 8, 1 Ubuntu 14.04 (sda9) and 1 Ubuntu 14.10 (sda7). Grub2 is installed and defaults to sda7. I want to have grub default to sda9. In the past, I thought all...
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    World Tour Fishing under Wine?

    Anyone able to get World Tour Fishing to work under wine? I just installed wine. I'm using Trusty 14.04. After installing I right clicked on the .exe file and selected to install with Wine (only way...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: How do you install Andriod OS on Ubuntu

    So I don't have a lot of experience here. Are you saying to just install the ISO to a flash drive and then you can boot the laptop off the USB stick right into the Android OS?
  25. [ubuntu] How do you install Andriod OS on Ubuntu

    It there an easy way yet to install the Andriod OS on Ubuntu? I use VirtualBox to run windows. Can I set up another virtual device with Android? I found a link that made you install Java JDK, android...
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