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    Re: Dolphin in Lubuntu

    Many thanks Ann, I think that has fixed everything !

    : )))

    Tim
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    Re: Dolphin in Lubuntu

    Many thanks Ann, I think that has fixed everything !

    : )))

    Tim
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    Re: Just started with Lubuntu - Help !

    My mistake, Kate is my prefered text editor, Dolphin is like Files but has different (better in some tasks than Files).

    So how do I download them using Lubuntu ?

    Many thanks for replying.

    :...
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    Dolphin in Lubuntu

    I wanted to install dolphin (text editor)
    How do you go about that.
    xterminal stopped me and add programs only looked in what already existed.

    very much a newbie here...

    Any thoughts anyone ?...
  5. I'm trying to get comms running on Ubuntu 14.04 - HELP !

    I've gor Cutecom also Minicom installed. Also I Use Ubuntu 14.04 and XUbuntu (latest edition).

    Also Arduino IDE which works fine but just on 9600 baud.

    this is the module I'm using.
    ...
  6. Re: Using Ubuntu 14.04 - comms terminal - which is simple ?

    I think two contenders are minicom and cutecom, I'm sure there are others....

    Anyone got a favourite ?
  7. Using Ubuntu 14.04 - comms terminal - which is simple ?

    I'm communicating through a usb port to PIC chip and the application on it.

    I just need the simplest comms terminal that just works. As long as RX and TX are compatible I'll be fine but I'm very...
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    Re: Ubuntu 14.04 - recordmydesktop

    Many many thanks ! I was using my main computer. And the OS was getting corrupted. So I'm getting another hard drive and using that to continue my attempts to get simple desktoprecorder to work...
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    Re: Ubuntu 14.04 - recordmydesktop

    With a fresh install (I included the extra 32bit option) I got the same results plus a pile of OS errors.

    I used MP3 an rytham box for sound.

    I have a different symbol on preview for a...
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    Re: Ubuntu 14.04 - recordmydesktop

    With a fresh install (I included the extra 32bit option) I got the same results plus a pile of OS errors.

    I used MP3 an rytham box for sound.

    I have a different symbol on preview for a...
  11. Re: Ubuntu 14.04 file browser 'files' does not open

    Looks like the most certain solution with greatest integety is to buy a WD 1TB hard drive, put 14.04 on it and copy 100% of my home folder across to it.

    Cookies are lost and all the extra programs...
  12. Re: Ubuntu 14.04 file browser 'files' had died ! Help !

    It gave me for the second commad

    E: Invalid operation get

    Can I just update to 14.10 and maybe that would fix it ?

    Tim
  13. Re: Ubuntu 14.04 file browser 'files' had died ! Help !

    I was hoping to get a way to fix 'Files' as its currently very sick !

    earlier in the fascinating thread, it was suggested turning Samba on so......

    How do I turn samba on ?

    Many thanks,

    :...
  14. Re: Ubuntu 14.04 file browser 'files' had died ! Help !

    How do I turn samba on ?

    Many thanks,

    : )))

    Tim
  15. Re: Ubuntu 14.04 file browser 'files' had died ! Help !

    getting closer:-

    tim@tim-A880G:~$ nautilus
    Segmentation fault (core dumped)
    tim@tim-A880G:~$

    Not quite fixed yet.

    Many thanks for responding.
  16. Re: Ubuntu 14.04 file browser 'files' had died ! Help !

    880G:~$ nautilus
    Nautilus-Share-Message: Called "net usershare info" but it failed: 'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare: cannot open usershare directory /var/lib/samba/usershares....
  17. Ubuntu 14.04 file browser 'files' does not open

    Its on an AMD 64 bit desktop pc and suddenly it only opens its window for half a second and dies.

    How to I fix this ? I can't seem to uninstall it and reinstall it. as 'files' isn't recognised...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cloud Adrive 50GB on Ubunti 12.04

    Mega brilliant works a treat !!!!

    A very happy,

    Tim
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    [ubuntu] Cloud Adrive 50GB on Ubunti 12.04

    Has anyone got this to work ok ?

    I'm trying as they give a Basic version for free, and it seems a very good deal !

    But it needs Java to run before Firefox will run its upload/download...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Strange behaviour ; Desktop keeps fading

    Many thanks ! I'll try that brand.

    Greatly appreciate the tip !

    : )))

    Tim
  21. [SOLVED] Re: 12.04 how to (really) disable screensaver / screen blanker?

    I think the fix is to go to 'Brightness and Lock' in the 'system settings' and put 'Turn screen off' to 'never' and then turn 'Lock' to 'OFF'.

    This screen blanking Unix legacy has plagued me a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Strange behaviour ; Desktop keeps fading

    The BIOS has a SMART FACILITY, and it started to give me messages and the HD refused to boot ! RIP drive !

    Which may well explain all !

    It was an old 320GB Hitachi Deskstar, But the last dead...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 'Software Centre' has lost search

    it was

    "some mention of having the window too narrow"


    I feel a complete idiot ! *LOL*

    Many many many that for the posts !

    This Forum is the BEST !
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    [ubuntu] Re: Strange behaviour ; Desktop keeps fading

    Still occassional greys out, With Hard Disc light on.

    I'm guessing but its either creating an index or a restore point or something.

    As I've no idea how to use this Index / Restore Point or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Strange behaviour ; Desktop keeps fading

    The greying out applied to the whole screen.

    I now have System Monitor and Top running.

    Most impressed with both !

    Now I've got a chance to see what its doing !

    Many many thanks for the...
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