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  1. 4.12.0.13 kernel update leaves xubuntu with black screen upon boot.

    Today's update to my thinkpad t60 test machine running 17.10.
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    Re: Best desktop environment?

    Like many others, I started with Unity then went to gnome and now use XFCE on xubuntu. I have always used an application docks; AWN, Cairo and now Plank. Personally, I like XFCE since it is very...
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    Re: Any other ooma users

    I am sorry but it's very difficult to understand your post and your configuration. Typically, the shotgun approach to problem solving creates more problems than it solves.

    My Ooma gets a red...
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    Re: As an IT Professional.....

    I had the same question about 8 years ago, worked in an exclusive Windows environment but felt bored technically. So, I started looking at linux, starting with Debian and finally settling on Ubuntu...
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    Re: My Xubuntu 16.04 experience

    I am running a highly customized xubuntu 16.04 on several machines and for the most part its a very solid release. However, I did have a problem with my laptop that I just could not get around...
  6. [UbuntuGnome] Can't add wireless HP printer - gnome-control-center printer

    Ubuntu gnome, 16.10 updated; when selecting Printers and then trying to install a wireless printer, its found but errors out "Failed to add new printer" is displayed.

    However, if one installs...
  7. Thread: .gtkrc-2.0

    by makitso
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    [xubuntu] Re: .gtkrc-2.0

    This has to do with desktop icon text. On 14.04 the below works and removes shadows and increases display width and wrap. However, on 16.10 it has no effect.

    style "xfdesktop-icon-view" {
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    [xubuntu] Re: Thinkpad 450S Video Driver

    Tried both 4.5 and 4.6 kernels but they still use the Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics (rev 09). What I want is to use the Intel Corporation HD Graphics 5500 (rev 09). How do I do...
  9. Thread: .gtkrc-2.0

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    [xubuntu] .gtkrc-2.0

    I have some custom style changes in the .gtkrc-2.0 for 16.04. When using 16.10, some of these changes are no longer recognized. Has the desktop been changed to gtk3?
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    [xubuntu] Thinkpad 450S Video Driver

    Currently on 16.04 and having just a lot of video issues with Libreoffice. However, there is a strange thing; On 16.04, a lspci shows the following for the video driver with a clean install.
    ...
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    Re: Ubuntu Gnome - why not more popular ??

    > Not as easy to customize as others...

    I was a big UG user for many years. I think its a really good distro and IMHO much better than unity. However, in my case, there were a small set of...
  12. Re: Others Have Slow Experience with Ubuntu Xenial?

    Perhaps this is the issue?
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/+Itsfoss/posts/gph8pRRNrXm
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    Re: +1 for Canonical & Xubuntu

    I also have been a solid ubuntu fan since the 10.04 days. Around the unity release, switched to using the gnome shell and then ubuntu gnome for most of my home systems. However, gnome always...
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    Re: And a BIG THANK YOU for 16.04

    I have been using ubuntu since the 8.04. This release seems to be better than any other LTS that I have used in the past. Have 4 machines on xubuntu and they have been very solid for weeks now.
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    [all variants] Re: VirtualBox and 16.04

    I am confused, happens a lot :-)

    For a long time I have always downloaded VB from the VB site. However, on 16.04 it would not install due to some library comparability problem. So, I installed...
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    Re: 16.04 LTS Reviews

    I am running a highly customized version of xubuntu 16.04 on 4 machines and its very solid. One system, my desktop, is used for web development. It is loaded with applications. Everything works. ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: php5-gd obsoleted

    I installed my LAMP server with the same commands that I used for ubuntu 15.10. Turns out that a recent update changed the packages. Where I was installing php5, it is now referenced as php.
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    [SOLVED] Re: php5-gd obsoleted

    Yes, I saw that. But, unless it's in another library I can't find it.
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    [SOLVED] php5-gd obsoleted

    So, a recent update obsoleted php5-gd. My software requires this for Apache2/mysql/php. Any ideas on where to find the replacement?
  20. Thread: firefox sync

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    [SOLVED] firefox sync

    I get so frustrated with Firefox :( I never have a problem with chrome syncing but I just can't get FF to do the same. I have validated an account using FF on ubuntu. I can log in correctly with...
  21. [xubuntu] Re: LightDM and Use wallpaper if available not working

    So, I did a clean install on a Thinkpad T60 of the daily build xubuntu 16.04. The problem I see with the LightDM Gtk+ Greeter is that on this install when you log out you get the blue screen even if...
  22. [xubuntu] LightDM and Use wallpaper if available not working

    OK, so I have 4 systems that are running xubuntu 16.04 and all configured about the same, and all use the Variety wallpaper changer.
    So, I want the LightDM login screen to use the wallpaper that the...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Gedit and Whiskers

    Well, I have 4 systems on xubuntu 16.04 and only one has the problem. On that system the whiskers menu shows run gedit. I have reinstalled gedit on that system and nothing changes. Oh well, it...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Gedit and Whiskers

    > I presume you are aware that 16.04 is still only in beta form...

    Yes, I understand that.

    > Look at the gedit desktop file in /usr/share/applications....

    There are no issues with the...
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    [xubuntu] Gedit and Whiskers

    Xubuntu 16.04 and have installed gedit. However, it does not appear in the Whiskers menu?
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