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  1. [xubuntu] Re: AT-SPI: Could not obtain desktop path or name

    Responding to my own post (a little disappointed that no one on Ubuntu Forums -- which used to be the most valuable go-to resource for Ubuntu users -- had any insight to offer). I compared packages...
  2. [xubuntu] AT-SPI: Could not obtain desktop path or name

    I've got a fresh install of Xubuntu 16.10 and every time I launch emacs the console window from which I run the editor fills up with (many times over) with dozens of the same warning message:


    **...
  3. Re: Upgraded from 16.04 to 16.10, now I have no internet

    Same thing happened to me. I was forced to upgrade from the LTS 16.04 when the Python paramiko package started spamming my cron job messages with "future" warnings, and I wasn't able to upgrade...
  4. [xubuntu] Random authentication challenges from Software Updater

    Mostly for curiosity -- does anyone know why sometimes Software Updater asks for a password and sometimes it doesn't? I'm pretty sure it's not one of those "we've already asked for your password...
  5. [xubuntu] Re: Tooltip show "0 bytes left (0 bytes total)"

    Am I really the only one who's seen this problem?
  6. [xubuntu] Tooltip show "0 bytes left (0 bytes total)"

    Anyone know why the desktop icon for a mounted external USB disk on Xubuntu 14.04 sometimes thinks the disk has a capacity of zero bytes (see attached screen shot). Doesn't happen all the time --...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: How long should it take for Ubuntu Software Center to post feedback?

    I found a bug report for this problem (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-center/+bug/790450). It appears that they thought they had fixed the bug as far back as natty, but it's...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: How long should it take for Ubuntu Software Center to post feedback?

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    Still submitting. Should I be expecting an answer (to my original question) in days instead of minutes or hours?
  9. [ubuntu] How long should it take for Ubuntu Software Center to post feedback?

    I brought up Ubuntu Software Center and looked at one of the apps listed, then went to read the posted reviews. I clicked "Yes" for "Was this review helpful?" on two of the reviews. USC is still...
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    [xubuntu] Re: rdesktop muddles capslock state [redux]

    Bump. I really would like an answer, please.
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Xubuntu 14.04 saves session even though configured not to

    I have a similar problem (pre-dating 14.04), except that an app doesn't actually need to have been running at the end of the previous session to pop up at the beginning of the next session. This is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dash Search of Mounted Partitions

    Make sure the other partitions are actually mounted. See http://askubuntu.com/questions/137882/cant-ubuntu-dash-search-files-from-every-partition-of-my-hard-drive
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    [xubuntu] Re: Desktop locked after upgrade to 14.04

    Try this:

    sudo apt-get install xscreensaver
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    [xubuntu] Re: Desktop locked after upgrade to 14.04

    You might try uninstalling light locker, the newly introduced variable. It's know to have bugs.
  15. Thread: php script

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    Re: php script

    It isn't necessary to have a mail server running on the same machine as Apache, but you do need a mail server somewhere which will take the messages you hand it and deliver them.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade problem: partition too small

    Is it possible you're experiencing the same issue described in this (invalid) bug report?

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-utils/+bug/922551
  17. Re: Databases - Does this violate first normal form?

    The language of the spec is ambiguous, but common usage considers this conformant to first normal form.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Desktop locked after upgrade to 14.04

    Thanks, Toz. I'll uninstall one of them. It would be nice if they didn't introduce these little surprises without prominent notification.
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    [xubuntu] Desktop locked after upgrade to 14.04

    I upgraded one of my workstations to Trusty and now all of a sudden after a certain amount of inactivity the desktop locks, even though I have the screensaver settings set to never do that. Has the...
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    [xubuntu] rdesktop muddles capslock state [redux]

    Some time back, I posted a message about a problem I've experienced with rdesktop under Ubuntu. The problem causes random characters I type to come out capitalized, as if I had the caps lock key on....
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade from 12.10 failed a while back. Synaptic also fails.

    I've done lots of Ubuntu upgrades over the years, and more often than not the update system gets confused and messes something up. When that happens, I back up my user data, install a fresh system...
  22. Re: trying to instal pepper flash, desktop netflix, and pipelight

    You'll find some advice for dealing with that problem here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/15433/how-do-i-fix-a-could-not-get-lock-var-lib-dpkg-lock-problem
  23. [xubuntu] Re: VirtualBox client additions broken by upgrade to 13.10

    I tried reinstalling the guest addons, but didn't have any success. It turns out that this is a documented bug:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/virtualbox/+bug/1239384
  24. [xubuntu] VirtualBox client additions broken by upgrade to 13.10

    The 13.10 release of Ubuntu is turning out to be an unlucky number, as several things are broken by the upgrade to it. The latest is that the shared folders I had between a VirtualBox client and the...
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    [xubuntu] Upgrade to 13.10 breaks drush

    I just upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and now drush is broken. The error message I get is



    So it looks like PHP has become more restrictive with this release of Ubuntu. However, attempts to...
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