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  1. Re: GPG/PGP. Is it hazardous to download the public key as well as the signature from

    @Fire_Chief
    I believe I already understand what a GPG/PGP signature is used for(and that wasn't my original question) but I could be very wrong, so could you then please explain why Ubuntu provides...
  2. GPG/PGP. Is it hazardous to download the public key as well as the signature from the

    I want to check a file but the developer has not listed their public key with a host (like sks-keyservers.net or mit) but instead has provided all the needed files on the same web page. From what I...
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    Re: mouse compatibility

    Wacom drawing tablets are well supported in linux, they are nice but expensive(I don't have one though). In linux cheap generic tablets all seem to use the linux wacom drivers which work well on the...
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    Re: mouse compatibility

    I use a Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball and a (generic) drawing tablet, both work very well.
    Android is based on linux so it should work in Ubuntu as well.
  5. Re: suspicious "open action" in LibreOffice created PDF

    I think your right, this is why I don't like these office suites as they always seem to 'do stuff' which I don't want.
  6. Re: suspicious "open action" in LibreOffice created PDF

    @Buntu Bunny
    I think LO sets the zoom level of the pdf by using Open Action.

    Here
  7. [kubuntu] Re: Ran Kubuntu from a USB drive, everything too small??

    Umm...I haven't tried this myself but there's a startup bash script in /home/yourUserName/.kde/share/config/startupconfig. If OP wants to they could:

    change this line...
  8. [kubuntu] Re: Ran Kubuntu from a USB drive, everything too small??

    Yes it's to do with font DPI you can find it under Settings > Application Appearance > Fonts > tick the check box 'force fonts DPI'.
  9. [SOLVED] Re: For some reason my username in my profile was blank

    Thanks one and all for the replies/explanations.
    Ok cool
  10. [kubuntu] Re: battery widget says "No batteries available", works elsewhere

    I think your issue is a bug in KDE.
    Sometimes when my laptop is plugged into the power supply I get issues with the battery icon repeatedly switching between charging and fully charged which never...
  11. [SOLVED] For some reason my username in my profile was blank

    For some reason my username in my profile was blank(yesterday) and I could not login until I entered a new one, I haven't edited my profile since it was first created. Tried adding J_Me jme j_me but...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: 3TB external hard drive lost capacity, only shows 1TB.

    Update,
    @oldfred Thanks I was able to get all my files back :)

    @Habitual This link works
    http://www.admon.org/system-tuning/using-alternative-superblock-to-check-ext3/

    And for anyone...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: 3TB external hard drive lost capacity, only shows 1TB.

    Thanks for the reply,
    Just a quick question before I start, should I be working on this drive in or out of the enclosure as I seem to be getting different results from running the same tests.

    I'm...
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    Re: Recommendations for a second hand laptop

    If you can stretch your budget, replace the keyboard it really makes a difference.
  15. [SOLVED] 3TB external hard drive lost capacity, only shows 1TB.

    My computer crashed(kernel panic) while copying a file to a external hard drive and have now lost over half of the capacity of the external drive including a lot of files.
    In brief when I right...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu lts many vulnerabilities despite long term support

    Ok thank you.
  17. [ubuntu] ubuntu lts many vulnerabilities despite long term support

    I run updates regularly but it looks like that is pointless.1https://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/ubuntu-lts-many-vulnerabilities-despite-long-term-support.385386/ 1Run this command form a...
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    Re: Where do you go when you need cheering up?

    https://xkcd.com/ This comic can be funny. Or if you feel like you need to interact with people prepare a hot meal for someone living on the streets, just a tin of soup and bread will make a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: missing leters after opening sd card

    Do you mean the text on your desktop begins to lose characters only when you plug in the sd card or camera. Yeah that's a bit odd. My guess is that something is hogging your laptops resources, run...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Is qemu-system-arm broken in kubuntu 14.04

    @ rbacik Hey thanks for the reply. Yes that works for me also.
  21. [lubuntu] Re: Banana Pi running Lubuntu: What's the watchdog kernel module I'd need?

    I don't see why not but then again you really should be making periodic backup's of your original sdcard anyway, so you always have a known good state to work from if things go bad. I've been using...
  22. [lubuntu] Re: Banana Pi running Lubuntu: What's the watchdog kernel module I'd need?

    I'm not familiar with watchdog but this may help.1 1 To get a list of available modules run1 ~$ lsmod1 The third column will tell you the state of the module (Anything other than 0 means it's already...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Really old DVD ROM won't open

    You should only be using the paper clip when the computer is powered off, there's a lot of moving parts which can get stuck.1 1 This video may be a bit boring but worth watching as it explains what...
  24. [kubuntu] Re: Kubuntu recording DVD error with K3b and Brasero but no problem in Unity

    Can confirm1 1 I had similar issues as OP when burning files to dvd directly from my second hard drive, seems that I can only burn a dvd if I first move the files to my main hard drive.1 1 OP are the...
  25. [kubuntu] Re: pop up notification tells me to update a program that was removed/purged

    @* There's nothing flashplugin-installer to remove or purge.1 1 @SeijiSensei The only package on this PC I can think of that drags in a bunch of stuff with it is Wine. Otherwise I haven't...
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