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    [all variants] gxmessage always on top?

    Hi! I created a popup winow with gxmessage to remind me of a task. It goes off regularly via alarm-clock. What command do i add to make the window always on top? (For instance, it gets buried...
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    [all variants] Re: Thunderbird Virus Scan

    This thread is still helpful! I had an email mess up my T-bird settings (yes, in Linux, twice!!!) -- so the last two days i've beefed up security. This thread was great! I had to find the clamdrib...
  3. [lubuntu] ALPS TOUCHPAD ONLY WORKS w/ ACPI DISABLED

    This has been a loooong road. My Alps GlidePoint touchpad will ONLY work when i edit the boot parameters to acpi=off. I've tried nolapic, noapic, i've flashed my BIOS to the latest version,...
  4. [all variants] Re: Banshee fails to connect to Amazon--??!!??

    Yeah, fuggetabout pymazon as well. The only way is to use their stoopid cloud player and download one at a time. You don't have to wait for the first one to finish downloading before starting the...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Theme does not work for all apps

    Wow --

    I installed qtconfig and qtconfig-qt4 earlier today b/c i read that would solve the problem for qt and KDE apps running in LXDE. Even after a restart, nothing was different. Now that i...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Theme does not work for all apps

    Hmm - didn't see that typo in the title...

    The default theme makes no difference. It's dated July b/c i posted this back in July on the LXDE forum. I didn't get an answer there; it's not a...
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    [lubuntu] SOLVED: Theme does not work for all apps

    Hi! I'm using L'Ubuntu - using various themes (Elementary studio, NOX, whatever) - they work great for most applications (LibreOffice, Audacity, Gnome Commander, etc.) but refuse to work on some...
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    [SOLVED] Re: went wireless, lost printer

    Solved - thanks to a network specialist. It was NOT a Ubuntu problem. It turns out i was trying to use a wireless router as an access point. I went into the wireless router settings and disabled...
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    [SOLVED] went wireless, lost printer

    Hi! Running Lubuntu 12.04. It networked beautifully as ubuntu always does; it discovered all three "workgroups" here and easily added the office copier, which plugs directly into a switch upstream....
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    [lubuntu] open FILES with a wine APPLICATION

    Hi! I have Ubuntu -- this was easy under Gnome but i can't figure it out in LXDE (Lubuntu).

    I have a a WIndoze program called gradekeeper we use constantly at school. It basically produces...
  11. [all variants] Re: Banshee fails to connect to Amazon--??!!??

    I installed Pymazon -- works great. Still annoyed (and i DON'T blame Banshee!!)
  12. [all variants] Banshee fails to connect to Amazon--??!!??

    The title says it all. I try to download an album from Amazon.com thru Banshee and it just keeps trying to connect. This was never a problem before, even after upgrading to 12.04, although i only...
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    [SOLVED] Re: filesystem full or not?

    oh - THAT's how it's done!
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    [SOLVED] Re: filesystem full or not?

    Right on. 6.5 gigs is 5% of the total 135 GB partition. I found a hidden trash file at the highest level of /home, cleaned it out (21 MB!) and now everything is copacetic at 85% full. Still need...
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    [SOLVED] SOLVED: filesystem full or not?

    Hi! I keep getting notices that my /home folder is full. In terminal:

    dad@dad:~$ df -l
    Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
    /dev/sda1 8169144 4245512 3508656 ...
  16. [lubuntu] Re: make a different user root (or have two root users)

    Yeah, this certainly is confusing - BUT the lights are coming on....!!! https://empowering247.com/light-bulb36.png (Bkk -- thanks, that would explain the weird permission change.)

    The way things...
  17. [lubuntu] Re: make a different user root (or have two root users)

    OK - I try
    sudo useradd -g adm mr_dand it tells me
    user 'mr_d' already existsHow do I add an existing user to the admin group?
  18. [lubuntu] Re: make a different user root (or have two root users)

    Hmm -- there might be some misunderstandings going on here, perhaps I've not been clear.

    First -- I very much appreciate everyone's advice.

    Lisati & Cat Killer: Yeah, I already visudo'd the...
  19. [lubuntu] Re: make a different user root (or have two root users)

    Thanks, guys. Nothing much new on the page -- i'm neither expert nor newbie. I will see how things go, maybe try wiping everything in the home folder of user "dad," and copying some files from...
  20. [lubuntu] Re: make a different user root (or have two root users)

    Yeah i did change ownership but new downloads come in with root as owner and i can't open them 'til i change that. It's not just an inconvenience, i fear it could turn out to be a big problem later....
  21. [lubuntu] make a different user root (or have two root users)

    Hi! I really messed up my system, finally fixing it by a complete reinstall with my original username "dad" as the primary user and restoring my saved files. It still gave me problems (such as no...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: x only starts in guest account, not user accout

    Done.... :shock:

    Maybe 32 hours total....too little sleep, too much important stuff ignored, and sick with a cold!! :-({|=

    Long story short, i reformatted both the root and home partitions...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: x only starts in guest account, not user accout

    Ah - you are in Greece, which explains the time lag between our responses.

    You've been most helpful...alas, it's not going to work, as there are multitudinous problems. Creating a new account did...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Stopping System V runlevel compatibility

    NuclearJ -- any solutions? I am about to wipe and reinstall (groan)
  25. [SOLVED] Re: x only starts in guest account, not user accout

    OK -- i used Puppy to access my root folder and get some of the requested files to post here:

    this is /var/log/Xorg.0.log:

    [ 17.402]
    X.Org X Server 1.11.3
    Release Date: 2011-12-16
    [ ...
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