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    [ubuntu] install prior version ff

    Version 16 of FF is not compatible with a script I use playing Mafia Wars on FB. The script author says the script will work in version 15.

    Question: How do I remove FF ver 16 and install ver...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox not acting like window

    That Did the trick! First click FF filled the entire screen obscuring even its own menu bar and on second click everything went back to normal. Guess I better read up on the FF short cut keys.
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    [ubuntu] Firefox not acting like window

    Sometime last night while surfing, firefox stopping being a window. The control boxes disapeared from the top right corner and FF now fills the full screen obscuring the ubuntu menu bars at the top...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Log in screen problem

    I have the same problem... different equipment... same problem.

    Once logged on everything including advanced effects work great. The login screen is distorted no matter what screen resolution I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: GeForce 8600M GT Driver @Ubuntu 8.04

    To install the EnvyNG package goto Systems>Administration>Synaptic Package Manager and do a search. The package is in one of the universe or multiuniverse locations. There are three parts to...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: administration tasks or apps fail under 8.04

    Check System > Administration > System Log > auth.log right after you attempt to open one of the admin applications "tasks" you are having problems with.

    Look for a line that contains ":unable to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: terminal window is competely blank

    FAR OUT!!!! That fixed it! Not only that... it restored the title bar to windows with the action boxes in the rt corner that had disappeared somewhere alone the way.

    I can't THANK YOU two...
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    [ubuntu] Re: terminal window is competely blank

    That opens the blank white window. No error message.

    thedoorguy
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    [ubuntu] Re: terminal window is competely blank

    I've restarted many times since problem first appeared. It persists. How do you tell if fsck has run?

    Also, recently, I un-istalled the terminal thru Synaptic which also un-installed desktop. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: terminal window is competely blank

    Yes I do. Is that doing something weird?

    (man...what is going on with the forum site... I tried all day to get on and couldn't?)

    Thanks, thedoorguy
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    [ubuntu] Re: terminal window is competely blank

    Hey... that opened a terminal window with a black background. The other one still comes up blank white. (and the background and text colors are not the same,)

    But hey.... I've got a terminal......
  12. Re: How do you COMPLETELY un-install wubi install

    That worked! Thanks ago! You are a big help! Wish I could get your kind of help on a couple of other non-wubi related threads I've got going. One has received 1 reply, the other, 0. Where is one...
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    [ubuntu] Re: terminal window is competely blank

    I changed the setting in System > Appearance and that didn't fix it. I don't know how to text/background colors in just the terminal window. I just recently installed and haven't learned my way...
  14. Re: Mounting root disk fails after kernel upgrade.

    I didn't keep anything with the bug number and because I never received email about any reply, never went back.

    When I had the problem... which I recreated each of the three times I reinstalled...
  15. Re: How do you COMPLETELY un-install wubi install

    That Guide does not tell me how to get rid of the menu. I already uninstalled, removed ubuntu from windows.... only the menu remains. At that menu, selecting either windows or ubuntu, loads...
  16. How do you COMPLETELY in-install wubi install

    I un-installed wubi and it removed everything but the little menu right when I started the computer that asks you to select windows or ubuntu.

    How do I get rid of that menu??

    Now that I have...
  17. Re: Mounting root disk fails after kernel upgrade.

    just prior to dropping to shell... the updated -16 version runs a scrip that tries to load root... when it can't find it in the normal place it looks in /host/ubuntu/disks where the file were located...
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    [ubuntu] terminal window is competely blank

    I'm running ubuntu 7.10.

    When I open Terminal (application> Assessories) all I get is a white window with nothing in it.

    I tried to un-install terminal thinking maybe a reinstall would fix...
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    [ubuntu] Can't mount floppy drive.

    I'm running ubuntu 7.10 and when I click to mount the floppy drive I get the error message "Unable to Mount the Volume." the Details listed are , " Mount: /dev/fd0 is not a valid block device." The...
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    Re: Guidded Partioning... freeze

    ago... thanks for your help!

    I don't have the knowledge to extract relevant comments from the several files in the installations-logs.zip and have therefore attached the entire zip file to the...
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    Re: Guidded Partioning... freeze

    Ahhh ago..... the sweet smell of sucess....finally got the file!

    Thanks for hanging in there so long with me!
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    Re: Guidded Partioning... freeze

    Well ago, I got a bunch of feedback but no file.... below is what I copied from the screen..
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    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sh /cutom-installation/hooks/failure-command.sh
    + [ -e /host/ubutu ]...
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    Re: Guidded Partioning... freeze

    Once again got the "can't open" message for sh /custom-installation/hooks/finish-command.sh (I tried running without space after first sh and got message that the file doesn't exit)

    there are 4...
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    Re: Guidded Partioning... freeze

    Thanks for your response ago...

    I got the message "can't open" when I entered sh /custom-installation/finish-command.sh at the prompt."

    Anything else I can try?
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    Guidded Partioning... freeze

    Am trying to set up ubuntu to run inside windows 98se using Wubi. Running a Celeron D 2.93 GH with 512K ram.

    Load starts, get progress bar and box titled " Checking The Installation"
    Check gets...
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