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    Re: 5 reasons Chromebooks beat Linux

    Upon closer inspection, when one actually reads a title "5 reasons chromebooks beat linux netbooks" there is a realization that a comparison between two products is made. When one device can only be...
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    Re: Issues with Google, firefox.

    Have you tried to delete firefox and reinstall firefox? Perhaps it is an addon that is faulty or maybe the preferences for firefox got jumbled?
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    Re: how to install Linux Mint 32 bit ?

    I think he just copied the file over to thumb drive and not making a 'bootable' usb thumb drive. Another thing is that he can only use a computer at the library. I do not know if the library will...
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    Re: 5 reasons Chromebooks beat Linux

    Usually I'm a nice guy but bloggers who misrepresent the truth need to get put down. This VAR guy is nothing but a joke. I feel sorry for the poor soul who reads this article and thinks he needs to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: G++/GCC programming/compiling

    This makes more sense. Next time it would be easier if you mentioned you are running ubuntu as guest in virtualbox.

    Your ubuntu does not have internet access. In virtualbox, click on (settings)....
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    [ubuntu] Re: G++/GCC programming/compiling

    install synaptic
    sudo apt-get install synaptic

    then try to install build-essential again

    sudo apt-get install build-essential
    if it fails to locate again, run
    in search box search for
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Pro's amd Con's of LXDE DE on Ubuntu 12.10 and Lubuntu 12.10

    I agree with snowpine.

    A new linux user should not be downloading ubuntu and sudo apt-get install xfce4 or other DE.

    That just installs a vanilla pack for a DE. A beginner should stick to 1)...
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    [other] Re: installing linux mint 13 Cinnamon

    I would recommend stop making new threads everyday about this. We respond to your post. Then you read our posts, and reply to the original thread. Do not reiterate onto a new post as this is...
  9. Re: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Freezing on Acer Aspire One 722-BZ454

    Let's monitor the processes. Install htop.

    sudo apt-get install htop

    Start htop. alt+f2, type "htop". Or write "htop" in terminal.

    Press f6 (sort by). Select cpu%

    When it starts to get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adobe- can't download it

    Does flash work now?

    If not:
    Which browser are you using?
    What is the website you are trying to watch video in flash?
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Pro's amd Con's of LXDE DE on Ubuntu 12.10 and Lubuntu 12.10

    Last time I installed xubuntu it came with network manager....
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    Re: linux mint 13

    Linuxmint 13 isn't Ubuntu, although they are very similar as Linux Mint builds upon Ubuntu. That being said, the linux mint forums is at http://forums.linuxmint.com

    What OS is your "other"...
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    Re: What apps make ubuntu home for you?

    I was intrigued by pithos. I was thinking, "I remember pandora! Great app and great music." I went to install pithos then launched it. Went to login and greeted with the "we are unavailable in...
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    Re: Name your favorite linux RSS feeds!

    nice feeds guys, really liking LXer Linux News. Thanks for that and to everyone else.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nothing after admin login

    Just realized you are doing a wubi installation? I hear it is a bit finicky. If you don't want to dualboot and are looking to test the waters, perhaps installing virtualbox in windows and then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OS won't mount. Please help!

    Ok so give us an idea of what is happening. When you power on your computer, does it show the grub menu? Or does it go straight to booting ubuntu? In the grub menu, does it show ubuntu? If you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't move a file from 1 folder to another

    use nautilus as root. to do so you can do it in a few ways.

    1) press alt+f2 then enter "sudo nautilus"

    or

    2) open terminal, ctrl+alt+t, type in "sudo nautilus"

    Now you should be able to...
  18. Re: All the sudden can't connect to 1 wireless network in particular

    That error just means the brcmwl driver wasn't in your kernel source. I would just ignore it as it isn't blocking you from getting online. If you aren't happy with 2 bars of wifi signal, or you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Display text rendering problem

    Hello, seems to be an old bug that hasn't been fixed according to https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/659434

    Comment #39's solution to changing your font to verdana seems to be...
  20. Re: All the sudden can't connect to 1 wireless network in particular

    You have a BCM4313 wifi adapter. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2067185 This guy does too, and his issue was solved.

    First page of the thread = got wifi up but slow speeds (fix does not...
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    [other] Re: System Development

    That question does indeed sound like a homework question. If it is not, please expand your question. Currently, it has very little to do with installing or using ubuntu and therefore has very...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Assistance needed to reinstall ubuntu

    Let's do two things at once. 1) test if the lock up is due to faulty hard drive/overheating, 2) reinstall ubuntu.

    First of all, we need to download ubuntu. I recommend 12.04 LTS 32bit desktop for...
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    Re: Dell 8400 Won't Boot To Windows Now?

    Just to confirm you have two physical hard drives. The first one has winxp installed and the second has ubuntu installed. You want to reformat/partition the first hard drive that has winxp on it...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Blank desktop after installing nvidia drivers

    If you already had nvidia-current installed, it is in your computer. I'm assuming you updated the nvidia driver from another website. This means the package for nvidia-current is there to reinstall...
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    [ubuntu] Re: error message help

    Not sure if this is a related issue but it has a similar error output as the one you provided. http://askubuntu.com/questions/206955/update-manager-wont-open-error-related-to-pythonverbose
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