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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Recover files from corrupted windows hard drive

    You can download a recovery cd for your version of windows with a bittorrent client. Burn the iso to a cd and boot from it. There is no difference betweeen a live cd and the usb version of Ubuntu you...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Recover files from corrupted windows hard drive

    If you have a windows CD I would first try to boot to a command prompt and run checkdisk with the /R option.
    chkdsk /R May take hours to recover data from a corrupted disk but it can work.
    Gary
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best HTML editor

    Try Quanta, it has many features but the two I use most is to write the code in source then preview, has a vlp and links with cervisa, has more tools and checks available if you wish to use them. You...
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing ubuntu 11.04

    Are you using an ISO of the live cd or alt cd? You can press f6 to edit the boot parameters. Try adding a space and –xforcevesa to the end of the boot sequence and this will force safe graphics...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: [HOWTO] Fix common Gnome 3 install issues in 11.04

    I used the gnome3 repository
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 And have a stable gnome3 desktop. I have used tweak-advanced-settings to allow Nautilus to display the desktop and after...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: [HOWTO] Fix common Gnome 3 install issues in 11.04

    23dornot23d, I tried the 32 and 64 bit both. The 32 bit had multiple problems from no screens found to unable to find my profile. The 64 bit had the ICEAuthority problem, once fixed said it could not...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: [HOWTO] Fix common Gnome 3 install issues in 11.04

    The Icons are displayed in Fedora 15, If it works there should not be too difficult to get them to work in Ubuntu. I have downloaded the 23dornot23d I did download and burn, will not boot live or...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: [HOWTO] Fix common Gnome 3 install issues in 11.04

    Thank you jbicha! Nautilus does launch from the favorites bar now. Any ideas why the computer, home and Network icons are missing from the desktop?
    Thanks, Gary
  9. [ubuntu] Re: [HOWTO] Fix common Gnome 3 install issues in 11.04

    The only issues I have left is Nautilus not launching from the favorites bar, and no computer, network, or home icons on the desktop when file manager is set to handle the desktop. All else functions...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't install gnome3-session

    I have gnome3 shell up and running but it is buggy (see my post: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=10793683#post10793683). I have seen posts directing people to install gnome3-session (I do...
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    [ubuntu] Can't install gnome3-session

    Hello having problems with the gnome3 shell. when I try to install gnome3-session it says I have miising depends and broken packages. I have no broken packages and cant seem to get past the depends....
  12. [ubuntu] Re: [HOWTO] Fix common Gnome 3 install issues in 11.04

    Hello all, I am trying to solve multiple issues with my 64x natty install using gnome3 ppa( official ppa from gnome3). I have this setup on two machines, one is a fresh install the other is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: multiple problems with natty / gnome3

    Thanks, in gnome3/Natty there are one of these options for accessing the keyboard layout (that I can find). And I have tried numlockx with no success.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No weather widget in Natty?

    Simply install indicator-weather from repo

    http://www.webupd8.org/2010/07/install-weather-indicator-applet-with.html
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    [ubuntu] multiple problems with natty / gnome3

    Hello all, I am trying to solve multiple issues with my 64x natty install using gnome3 ppa( official ppa from gnome3). I have this setup on two machines, one is a fresh install the other is a...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Monitor "out of range" in

    You can also install startupmanager through synaptic and change the boot resolution from there. I still got the out of range message after editing grub by hand, but startupmanager worked??
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    I am using the same ppa on two different machines and both have the same problem. One was an upgrade the other a clean install. Both are buggy, from Nvidia driver issues, themes, background and...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    After the last round of updates that included Nautilus 3.0 I can no longer launch Nautilus from the favorites sidebar? It also does not run from a terminal unless I am root? It does launch from a...
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    [ubuntu] Why do updates include KDE packages

    I have Ubuntu desktop with Gnome3 ppa installed. When I do an update is there a way to stop KDE updates from downloading? Why do I need to update the KDE-window-manager if I do not use the KDE...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: NVIDIA-CURRENT driver activated but not in use???

    I had the same driver issue using Nvidia-current. I believe the bug is in reporting as the driver is being used. If you can launch the Nvidia settings manager it will confirm the driver version and...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    Thanks for the links, I will look through them tonight. I have found that selecting file manager to handle the desktop in gnome-tweak to work although a little buggy. On boot it does not draw the...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    I am finding the shell extension page you linked a little cryptic. Can someone give me direction with the extensions?
    Thanks, Gary
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    I am happy with gnome3 and have tweaked the icons and spacing, window controls, etc. The only two complaints I have are with the desktop.

    1) Is there a way to have icons (shortcuts to folders) on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recover Unity after Gnome3 PPA install?

    You can purge the ppa with


    ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 but it will likely break something else.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Restoring desktop settings from upgrade

    logout, select your user name and before you enter your password select Ubuntu classic desktop from the session menu drop down list.
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