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    [ubuntu] Re: updating firefox

    Yes, but actually the latest version is 33.1.
    Nothing bad, packagers take some time and test it.
    There exists a nice video on youtube:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oLon1m3vl0
    That video...
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    Re: no disk space; ubuntu on chromebook

    I searched 'crouton disk space requirements' and found this link:


    https://github.com/dnschneid/crouton/issues/403

    Depending on what you installed earlier it seems that on a 16 GB machine you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Someone is accesing my pc

    Do they have physical access to that hardware? I mean, shut down your pc and put it in a locked closet when you're away, that should eliminate one problem at least...
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    Re: Ubuntu server 14.04 partition? help me!?

    Yes, depending on space you put everything on one drive, the C: (it will be /dev/sda or something like it) and make partitions on the other drive for the data. After you assign them and mount them it...
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    Re: Ubuntu server 14.04 partition? help me!?

    You might want to reconsider this because boot and swap partitions tend to be very small and in essence you put everything on the second drive you call D:. The linux way would be (given that there is...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Is this the right way to fix the mess I've made?

    sdb1 is an ntfs partition. Can you expand it while keeping data? Well, according to this link http://www.disk-partition.com/resource/resize-NTFS-partition-windows.html the answer is yes but I would...
  7. Re: I upgraded 12.04 to 14.04 buut its showing following message.Please help me solve

    This error message seems to indicate that there is a problem with the file system. Look at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=12268329#post12268329 they had the same problem and give a solution.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installation of Ubuntu 14.04 fails

    You most probably burned the iso file as a file to the dvd. That's not the way to go, if you burn it correctly the content of the iso is on the dvd, not an iso file you can look into. It's not...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: downloadedapps appear in task bar on left of desktop,but no GUI appears!

    If I understand main question correctly, the answer - to get icons on the desktop - is http://askubuntu.com/questions/450266/an-easy-way-to-create-a-desktop-shortcut
  10. Re: Virtual machine with ubuntu 14.04 is crashing very frequently

    Win 7 works fine with 2 GB RAM. Try 1 GB for Ubuntu.
  11. Re: 14.04 why is 64bit kernel lagging behing 32bit?

    It's no problem if you follow methods on sites like yourownlinux (or other), and it's no problem if you want to experiment with your system. But gradually, with each change you make and even more...
  12. Re: 14.04 why is 64bit kernel lagging behing 32bit?

    The code coffeecat published shows his system to be on version -29 and it is the same on my system. Furthermore, if the GUI update manager asked to reboot then it is likely a new kernel was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't access IDE drive

    I'm sorry, but could you explain what a EXE file format is? Or is this a typo?
  14. Re: 14.04 why is 64bit kernel lagging behing 32bit?

    I'm wondering... don't shoot me, but did you reboot? Kernels tend to remain the same until a reboot.
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    [ubuntu] Re: removing updates

    Actually Debian has (from release to the end of security updates) a total lifetime of about 3 years. source: https://wiki.debian.org/DebianReleases
    So the advice to upgrade has nothing to do with...
  16. Thread: Ubuntu DVD

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    Re: Ubuntu DVD

    To start with the last, yes, a DVD can be used multiple times and yes, with a live image you can repair things. The first part is more or less answered: you don't have to open an iso file, only burn...
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    Re: new to ubuntu14.04... errors in browser(s)

    It's not so difficult to disable a plugin but on the screenshot you added it seems that the flash plugin is already disabled. You can troubleshoot flash:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: alternative for libreoffice

    Right. OpenOffice can hardly be an alternative since both versions are still very comparable.
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    [lubuntu] Re: Can't start phpmyadmin in any way

    In essence, phpmyadmin (mind the capitals) is a php script. You can download it from the website as a zip file (phpMyAdmin-4.2.2-all-languages.zip) and copy its content under phpmyadmin to...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: xampp installation and errors (or not errors)

    That's not a problem of xampp but one with sudo. See: http://askubuntu.com/questions/452860/usr-bin-sudo-must-be-owned-by-uid-0-and-have-the-setuid-bit-set I don't know how you managed to do that,...
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    Re: New Ubuntu Version Necessary

    The benefits of a dual boot system are:
    - you paid for Windows 8, why throw money away?
    - software made for Windows will always run best on Windows. And you might encounter hardware that only works...
  22. Thread: Dissappointed

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    Re: Dissappointed

    The main complaint seems to be that file copy doesn't work. Strange, but I must agree this is very disappointing. I wouldn't advocate the use of an OS that doesn't support file copy so the OP has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sharing files between Windows & Ubuntu

    Perhaps less obvious in setup, but very platform independent since it uses https is Owncloud. I use an Owncloud server and accessing it from Windows is either like Dropbox or via a browser. It's...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Installed Virtual Box - Now Ubuntu won't load properly

    Virtualbox is in the standard Ubuntu repositories (v 4.3.10) and if you have no pressing reason to install the latest (4.3.12) that installation is the safest - and I know 'it works for me is not a...
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    Re: Installing VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 14.04

    I'm sorry but this is as far as I can help.
    Two remarks: on my system dmesg there are no lines like

    [ 0.000000] *BAD*gran_size: 1M chunk_size: 2G num_reg: 10 lose cover RAM: -1G...
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