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    Re: Cinnamon Desktop Environment

    Once again I tried Mint with Cinnamon and it works fine for a day then locks and a restart is needed via the power key, it also seems to corrupt the win install somehow, I need Win to run cameras ...
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    Re: Cinnamon Desktop Environment

    I too tried Mint about six times OK for a day then froze, in two cases a blank screen [blue shades of ?] only Avant on the desktop no bars etc, on reboot after cutting power comes up again the same....
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    Re: Alternatives to Google?

    I like WOT safe search works for me, dont know what it does with my info if anything.
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    Handbooks or lack thereof !

    Dear All
    Am I the only person in the world who hates downloadable handbooks?
    these are OK if for a simple bit of kit.
    But for a high level piece of equipment are a pain, for instance I bought a...
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    Re: Android Tablets? Any owners here?

    I bought an Asus TF101 [16gb] a week ago and put a spare 32gb SDHC card in, and wonder how I did without it, when switched on and connected to wifi it at once updated Android 3.x to 4.x plus...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Network issues... network issues everywhere. / Possibly RTL8111 issue.

    For some reason this has now sorted itself out after the last set of updates.
    Q; Why is synaptic packafe manager missing on 12.04?
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Network issues... network issues everywhere. / Possibly RTL8111 issue.

    Hi all
    Same problem.
    Couple of months ago I bought a new laptop HP DV6 i3 6gb after a lot of try's I managed to get Ubuntu 12.04 up and running, however since doing so the ethernet cut in and out...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: No option to install Ubuntu Alongside Windows 7 (installing each OS on separate S

    Somewhat the same problem, new computer HP dv6 i3 6gb ram, loaded my disk of Ubuntu 11.10 32bit totally corrupted system and had to reload win 7 etc [twice] so downloaded a copy of 64 bit would not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: orange box randomly appears on desktop

    Yes this problem started intermittently some weeks ago but not every day, like others I had to switch desktops, and as I often work with three or four open, very annoying!
    Tried putting Compiz on...
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    Re: Why Ubuntu?

    Yes I still run win7 as a dual boot because so many of my gadgets need it for there software.
    One of the big things for me is being able to switch between 4 desktops at will, great for working.
  11. Re: How to crash ubuntu 11.04 within a minute of upgrading

    I have been using 11.04 since a late Alpha version on an old laptop for some time, with only the odd crash [expected], updated to my dual core laptop yesterday and no problems so far, mind you I do...
  12. Thread: Archos 5

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    [ubuntu] Re: Archos 5

    Now some time later two months? and somewhat less happy I got the GPS holder from an Amazon store, and it refused to load the DVD supplied also the supplied in-car power cable made listening to music...
  13. Thread: Archos 5

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    [ubuntu] Re: Archos 5

    Now some time later two months? and somewhat less happy I got the GPS holder from an Amazon store, and it refused to load the DVD supplied also the supplied in-car power cable made listening to music...
  14. Thread: Archos 5

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    [ubuntu] Re: Archos 5

    Yes I have had an Archos 5 for about two weeks now and so far am pleased, though still waiting for the GPS car mount from Amazon, I have never had any freezing problems [so far].
    I do find that some...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Sync app for Archos 5

    Just bought an Archos 5 500gb it works fine so far, though some of the Android app's don't.
    But does anyone know if you can run Ubuntu on it and if so will it support GPS etc.
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    [lubuntu] Re: Maverick 64 googleearth

    I have driven myself to the edge of madness trying to get this to work on a desktop, worked fine until a few days ago, works on a laptop no problems, but no matter what I try I get this

    click...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: HOWTO: Format a Western Digital USB hard drive as ext3, with automount

    Still no joy, the drive is still not recognized by Ubuntu plugged in to the Ethernet or USB just does not exist.
    Am going to try to remove the case and plug it in through my other external H/D case,...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Save all my home folder to external hard drive and work from there.

    Many Thanks now sorted.
  19. [SOLVED] Save all my home folder to external hard drive and work from there.

    Hi
    What I would like to do is save all my home folder to an external hard drive and work from there, i.e. if I want any doc/pic/music it is all stored on the external drive I have tried just moving...
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    Re: Win 7 and Ubuntu

    Windows came preloaded so no key, but problem solved itself due to me wiping the drive by accident!! so back to Ubuntu [hooray] and when I replace my laptop will do so with one from UK.
    ):P
  21. [ubuntu] Re: HOWTO: Format a Western Digital USB hard drive as ext3, with automount

    That looked really simple, and I would try it with my Compaq laptop and blue ring W/D drive, but for one problem.
    Unbuntu will not recognize the drive, I can access it via "window shares" but when I...
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    Win 7 and Ubuntu

    Couple of days ago I bought a new Acer computer 1Tb 4 gig, purely to get win 7 to run logitec, phone and other software updates, plus win media player, the only one that works for me.
    There is not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Guayadeque Music Player Test request

    Sorry it has taken so long to update, but I am going to get a new more powerful laptop and run win7 in a 70gb or so partition so I can use WMP as it is still the only one that really handles...
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    [SOLVED] Re: gnokii problem

    Thanks keraman, that did not work, I too had a look round the web with no luck, however I intend getting a new laptop within the next month so will do a fresh install on that and forget about gnokki
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    [SOLVED] gnokii problem

    Dear All
    I have been trying to get my Samsung mobile [Samsung B3310] connected to my laptop by trying out any and all phone sync programs, with no success.
    One of which was gnokii, now I cannot...
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