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  1. [SOLVED] Re: ttf-mscorefonts-installer installation failure 16.04 LTS

    That worked perfectly. Problem solved.
  2. [SOLVED] ttf-mscorefonts-installer installation failure 16.04 LTS

    ttf-mscorefonts-installer failed to completely install

    Synaptic messages are:
    ttf-mscorefonts-installer: downloading http://downloads.sourceforge.net/corefonts/andale32.exe
    Get:1...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox Very Glitchy and slow

    I decided to try it, and found this page http://help.ubuntu.com/community/FirefoxNewVersion/MozillaBuilds helpful. At a couple of points I got some really disturbing error messages and a required...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox Very Glitchy and slow

    No, I have not and I do not intend too. The same problem was happening on two different ubuntu machines, used by two different users with different profiles. I don't see the point, especially in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox Very Glitchy and slow

    Same here. I had assumed it was my internet connection, but after an extended period of monitoring, I realized it was only Firefox. Other web connected software such as games weren't affected....
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    [ubuntu] Re: I can print but can't scan

    The missing link here is the brsaneconfig# program. There currently 4 versions. If the Brother driver install worked correctly, the right one will be present. When I downloaded the installation for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: boinc manager won't start

    The problem went away without any action on my part. I guess it's solved.
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    [ubuntu] boinc manager won't start

    Today I applied updates that installed a new image 4.2.0-23.28 (among a lot of other things) and now the boinc manager won't start. I've used boinccmd to determine the boinc client is running and...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Shut down with invalid UPS low battery warning

    The only solution I found is to disconnect the UPS from USB altogether.

    I am currently experiencing a similar problem on a different PC. During upgrade to 15.10, it also shut down at a critical...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Shut down with invalid UPS low battery warning

    From /var/log/syslog

    Nov 2 14:54:21 desktop1 kernel: [ 6404.871752] usb usb4-port3: disabled by hub (EMI?), re-enabling...

    From -monitor-detail

    [14:54:04.577] device changed: ...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Shut down with invalid UPS low battery warning

    "Your log files may show a pattern of signalling states that correspond to a physical condition." Which log files should I examine.
    The physical connections appear to be OK.
    I have a file from...
  12. [ubuntu] Shut down with invalid UPS low battery warning

    Recently (last 3 months) I have been experiencing shut downs that start with a warning of a UPS Critical Low Battery when in actuality the battery is completely charged. This is occurring even after...
  13. Re: Discussion - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TransferVideosFromTIVOToUbuntuOrAn

    I am not familiar with wine, so I don't know what this is supposed to do: echo 'wine "$0".exe "$@"' > comskip

    It fails, the result is:

    [1] 5601
    wine "$0".exe "$@"
    gt: error: neither tool nor...
  14. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in one click

    If anyone has a Boot Repair Info file for a 14.04 Desktop with an LVM Encrypted root using GRUB that they would be willing to share please send me a private message with the link. I'm hoping a...
  15. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in one click

    I used boot-repair, but the link to the encrypted drive is broken. I'm not sure how to correct it. http://paste.ubuntu.com/7580948/
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    [ubuntu] 14.04 Can't make rt3070 driver

    I usually make and install the wireless usb driver following an update because the default driver is slow and erratic. After upgrading to 14.04 I can no longer make the driver due to the error:
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    [SOLVED] Re: 13.10 Need help with Login failure

    It was indeed an .Xauthority ownership issue. Added another tool to my linux kit. Thanks.

    P.S. This is NOT a good thing to have happen, especially if the user is new to computers or linux. Even...
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    [SOLVED] 13.10 Login failure

    Preliminary - This morning (04/12/2014) I woke up the PC and the browser wouldn't connect to internet.

    I disconnected and reconnected the wireless connection. This didn't help, so I decided to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia update fails

    Wierd...

    It's a 10.04 LTS installation and the problem began with a recent Nvidia file provided by the Update Manager.

    Any other suggestions?
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    [ubuntu] Nvidia update fails

    I receive the floowing messages executing Upgrade. Any suggestions on resolving this issue would be most welcome.

    error in Config-Version string '3.0.12-54655_Ubuntu_jaunty': invalid character...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Suddenly back at login screen

    See this post: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10775851&postcount=16
    Finding the Multimedia Systems Selector was a real struggle (and I still don't know how I did it) but applying the value X...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Suddenly back at login screen

    This has happened to me on numerous occasions since I upgraded to 12.04. It's always when I'm in Firefox but not necessarily watching a video. It returns to the normal login screen. I have always...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to 11.04 failed. Need help determining system state

    I had already done that and it failed, but I tried again and noticed an error I had missed before. The build ran out of space in my boot partition. Unfortunately that leaves the computer without an...
  24. [ubuntu] Upgrade to 11.04 failed. Need help determining system state

    I ran the 11.04 upgrade. At the end, it reported a failure, implied a recovery would occur and the upgrade then finished. The recovery was supposed to have run sudo dpkg --configure -a. That does...
  25. Maverick Meerkat 10.10 Upgrade broke Thunderbird Lightning

    Just upgraded and Thunderbird notified Lightning wasn't supported.

    I had to uninstall Thunderbird and Lightning.

    How did something this egregious get through testing?
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