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  1. Thread: Bluefish

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    [SOLVED] Re: Bluefish

    A purge SHOULD get the necessary files, but may not. Often it will not delete config files in use or tha have contents for some reason. I think it has to do with the way the installation was written,...
  2. Thread: Bluefish

    by agillator
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    [SOLVED] Re: Bluefish

    First, make sure your two installations (14.04 and 16.04 I think you said) are not sharing anything bluefish uses. Second, when you uninstalled, how did you do it? Manually, apt-get remove or apt-get...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Cannot find a method to install Ubuntu as dual boot

    Just to alert you, the UEFI requirements make the procedure a little (?) different from the "old" way, so be sure whomever answers addresses Windows and UEFI or you could really screw things up. The...
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    [SOLVED] Re: HP Deskjet 9800 very slow printing

    How old is the printer? Have you recently upgraded your system? Are you connected to it by usb, ethernet or wireless? Are you using HPLIP or some other driver? What is your quality of print set to:...
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    Re: I'm in trouble for using linux at school?

    As to letting them look through your computer, do you really think that would accomplish anything considering the obvious mindset? And even if they did, would they have a clue what they were seeing?...
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    Re: I'm in trouble for using linux at school?

    Rafael, I have to ask: where are you parents in all this? I remember when something somewhat similar happened to my son. The teacher corrected her error (after pressure from other students) literally...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: black screen blinking white underscore after grub menu

    How long have you waited for the boot to finish? An unaltered installation of Ubuntu will go to a blank screen with a flashing cursor and remain there while it boots. This takes however long it...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Tired of Reinstalling Ubuntu - How Backup the whole system

    I have never tried it before but I suppose most any backup program would work. Personally I use rsnapshot. Whether that would give you the same LVM errors or not I don't know. However, my guess is...
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    Re: Driver Installation Help

    To determine your kernel version, use the command 'uname -r'. Then run the compile command they say. What directory the source file is in should't matter. It may be necessary to compile as root, i.e....
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    [lubuntu] Re: black screen when booting computer

    I can't speak for Lubuntu, but for xubuntu the blank screen after Grub is normal until just before the xubuntu/login screens. It can actually seem to last a long time. If that is the problem the...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Giving Ubuntu laptop to a friend - how to clear out all of my personal info

    I agree with DeadFlowr except I would go one step further. I would totally wipe the HD with Darik's Boot and Nuke, then reload Ubuntu or whatever. This is the only real way to be sure all your...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Gpg newbie - basic questions

    PGP is the original created by Zimmerman, is not open source and is copyrighted. Here's the story as I remember it. Some years ago PGP was only available for purchase/license. The government debated...
  13. Re: Computer Overheating Problem - TPL as solution?

    In my limited experience I have found laptops are designed one of two ways. First, and easiest to work with, is the type where the cpu and heat sink are accessible through the smaller cover that is...
  14. Re: Accidentally deleted Windows 8 and Ubuntu wouldn't install

    Don't feel bad. There are two kinds of people: those who will, and those who have. You have moved from the first to the second category. Congratulations. You probably won't make those mistakes again....
  15. Re: Computer Overheating Problem - TPL as solution??

    I know nothing of 'TPL', so someone else will have to help you there. However, what you describe sounds suspiciously like a case of old thermal grease. The grease between the cpu and heat sink does...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: How to find jdk, which is already installed

    What do you mean, start the JDK? The JDK is not a single program that you run. You create files that are then processed through a compiler or you use Netbeans or Eclipse or some other IDE to create a...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Trying to install Ubuntu, unable to unmount ISO file

    As I understand your situation you are simply trying to install ubuntu as the only OS and wipe/delete/lose everything else, i.e. start fresh. Correct? I also assume you are trying to install from a...
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    Re: Do Google tracking us?

    First, I would point out that no one knows who is being 'tracked' and by what means. Remember warrants served on Verizon, Google, AT&T, etc., include a clause that the organization being served is...
  19. [lubuntu] Re: Run bash display script after logon for correct resolution

    You should be able to set your display resolution through the settings manager so you don't have to use a script. However, if that doesn't work and/or you want to use a script anyway, put the script...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Have exec script - need to make exec icon on desktop

    I cannot speak for other distros, but in Ubuntu you can also right click on the desktop and select 'Create Launcher' on the menu.Then fill in the information asked for in the dialog. The 'Command'...
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    Re: Getting around new OS...

    I don't know about smartphones. Someone else will have to help you there. But . . . .

    Ubuntu is not an OS, it is a distribution. Linux is the operating system. Ubuntu packages that OS with other...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Postfix send through different ISP smtp servers

    It does look as though it will work. I'll actually try to set it up later. At least now I know where to look and have a starting point.

    Thanks again!
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Postfix send through different ISP smtp servers

    You're right, does sound promising. I will check it out. That's a 'duhhhh' thing, you'd think I could have found something obvious like that. Thanks a bunch.
  24. [SOLVED] Postfix send through different ISP smtp servers

    Posting here because I cannot find a specific postfix forum here or anywhere.

    What configuration is needed for postix to send email through a user's ISP smtp server? I see how to send ALL email...
  25. Thread: repositories

    by agillator
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    Re: repositories

    If you need a different repository the instructions for downloading the program on its web page will tell you, and will generally tell you how to add it. However, as several mentioned earlier,...
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