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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Lost categories in Whisker Menu

    A bit more info may help, perhaps ? Shortly before this problem arose, I had (for the first time ever) added a program to the Whisker menu using the right click 'Edit Applications' which calls...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Thunderbird email encryption or easier solution...

    Hi, 1jarwolf - use the Thunderbird Enigmail plugin. This is based on gnupg which is already installed in Ubuntu operating systems (at least in all the ones I've used). Download enigmail from :...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Lost categories in Whisker Menu

    Using Whisker Menu "xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin 1.5.1" in UbuntuStudio 1604 LTS. [standard issue with 1604]

    I went to use font-manager today and couldn't find it in Whisker's drop down list. Then I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Corruption of grub ?

    Thanks for all the links. I'm now much better informed. My desktop is holding up ok and next time I WILL suspect Windows. Marking thread solved.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Corruption of grub ?

    Hi LostFarmer, I see that attribute is shared with sda2 and sda4 has a similar attribute 8000000000000001

    As for: /dev/sda1 ends after the last sector of /dev/sda

    this does not check with what...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Corruption of grub ?

    I'm struggling along here. Using the last link you provided [https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI], I checked from my running Ubuntu booted from the HDD using this code [ -d /sys/firmware/efi ] ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Corruption of grub ?

    Thank you for your comments. I have been trying to make sense of the Boot-info. I don't understand how I came to have a 'somewhat mixed install'. Originally The machine had only sda with Windows 7. I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Corruption of grub ?

    Hi Old Fred : done - the Boot Info is here

    http://paste2.org/c3GL34Fy

    Thanks.
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    [SOLVED] Corruption of grub ?

    For the past 3 years or so, I have dual booted my desktop to either Windows (7 originally and then 10 for the past year) or UbuntuStudio (by default), with no difficulty. If I wanted Ubuntu, I would...
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    [SOLVED] Re: qtqr will not read qr codes in 16.04.1

    I tracked this down (with some suggestions from Manfred Hamp) to a recently registered bug. See following link

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qr-tools/+bug/1589965

    I applied the...
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    [SOLVED] qtqr will not read qr codes in 16.04.1

    I posted a question about a week ago on launchpad/qr-tools but haven't had any reply as yet so maybe someone on the general forum here can help.

    On 16.04.1 (a clean install), qtqr will generate qr...
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    [SOLVED] Re: launching shell script from the panel

    Sorry about that ! All the stuff in the command box "exo-open --launch TerminalEmulator" when I added the TerminalEmulator to the panel1 new item caused me to concentrate on adding a parameter to...
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    [SOLVED] launching shell script from the panel

    I installed a shell script for backup of files onto the panel1 in UbuntuStudio1404. Unfortunately I did not record how I did it and now I cannot get the correct formulation on the launcher in...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Precautions to take before moving up from 14.04 to 16.04.1

    Just for the record : I've done the clean install of 16.04.1 and loaded my data back from my backup copy. I didn't do a restore or anything complicated - I just clicked and slid the stuff I wanted...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: question on option to select for clean install 16.04.1

    A bit of feedback - the job's done, I'm now running 16.04.1 UbuntuStudio from a clean install.

    For info in case others have the occasion to want to do the same : GParted won't do anything useful...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Precautions to take before moving up from 14.04 to 16.04.1

    Looking again at my post, I placed the emphasis in the wrong place. rsync was what showed me the problem with the backups but it wasn't the fault of rsync.
    When I've made a group of...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: question on option to select for clean install 16.04.1

    Hi grahammechanical - thanks for the response. I don't know about GPT but I guess it applies. GParted under my 14.04 installation doesn't show any efi_boot stuff but the info shown by the install...
  18. [SOLVED] question on option to select for clean install 16.04.1

    I have a dual installation Windows10 and Ubuntu14.04. Each os has its own 1TB hard disk. Gparted shows sda for the windows disk and sdb for the linux disk. The linux disk (sdb) currently uses LVM to...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Precautions to take before moving up from 14.04 to 16.04.1

    I've gathered everything together as backups that I think I'll need prior to a clean install of the new LTS. In so doing, I discovered a 'nasty'.

    I've got lots of collections of screenshots that...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Precautions to take before moving up from 14.04 to 16.04.1

    Thanks oldfred and yoshii. I'm going to have to take what precautions I can and then just go for it.

    I want to make a clean install of 16.04 because I tried and failed last year to use the...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Precautions to take before moving up from 14.04 to 16.04.1

    Thank you, oldfred. You've given me more than I can chew straight off. I think you've just delayed my upgrade by a week :-)
    I've noted down the possible extras to backup.

    I read your link about...
  22. [SOLVED] Precautions to take before moving up from 14.04 to 16.04.1

    I have a bootable usb version of 16.04.1 which seems to work ok so next step I want to do is make a clean install of 16.04.1 to replace my 14.04 [sole occupant of the hard drive].

    I am looking for...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: "The system network services are not compatible with this version"

    This problem has also affected me and many others. It was down to a regression caused by a 'defective' system update we probably all did yesterday. There are many defensive comments saying that this...
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    Re: speech recognition software for linux

    Thanks Herman but I don't agree with your longer answer. I know people who get very fast text input using Dragon NS on Windows especially with the versions of DNS 12 and higher where the training...
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    Re: speech recognition software for linux

    I've seen these in the repos listing but they're described in what is, to me, obscure terms like N-gram, DFA grammar, speech engines. Sounds more like research projects than functional, 'ready to...
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