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    Evolution issue with one email account

    I'm trying to use Evolution 3.16.0 (in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04) to access two Outlook.com email addresses. One account works flawlessly. The other will only load a portion of my emails and errors out. I...
  2. Ubuntu Gnome Onscreen Keyboard and Touch

    I'm trying to use Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on a tablet in touch mode, but having issues with the onscreen keyboard.

    The onscreen keyboard only reveals when typing in certain places, and can be brought...
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    KRename issues

    I attempted to rename several files using KRename. I'm not sure what I did wrong, but the files still show their old filename.

    If I search for the new filename in either Nautilus or Nemo, the old...
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    Re: Problem with Hardware Update

    Hi Jessie_James_A._At, this would have probably been the best solution, unfortunately the solution I found and tried was much more complicated and left my system unbootable.

    Rather than trying to...
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    Re: Problem with Hardware Update

    Additional Drivers wouldn't open, so I installed the NVIDIA driver from their website, and my computer became unbootable.

    Further reading suggested that installing from the Nvidia website isn't...
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    Problem with Hardware Update

    Software Update informed me of a hardware update, which I installed. On reboot, my computer is now sluggish, my GNOME 3 desktop looks like GNOME 2 (and Unity has lost all tweaks), my NVIDIA settings...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: User Account - Recommended or waste of time?

    Thank you everyone for your answers. When I install 14.04, I'll be creating just the initial user account, and I'll read the links posted to try and get a better grasp on Linux security.

    Thanks...
  8. [SOLVED] User Account - Recommended or waste of time?

    In Windows, it is standard practice to create a user account without administrative privileges for security reasons. I'm not sure what the standard is for Macintosh, I never created an account in OS9...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: iBook G3 Special Edition with dead hard drive

    Success! (Well, sort of...)


    I managed to get Lubuntu 12.04 to install on a USB key using the alternate install ISO on a second USB key (I could have used a CD but I hate to burn one every time.)...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: iBook G3 Special Edition with dead hard drive

    Tonight I checked the RAM, and it's the standard 64MB (although I truly remember being offered and accepting a RAM upgrade.) So I swapped in a 128MB module from my white dual-USB iBook and voila-...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: iBook G3 Special Edition with dead hard drive

    This is mine, a bit older than yours:
    http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/ibook/specs/ibook_se.html

    The current HD had OS9 on it, but I get a ? on startup, so probably it's dead, and I'm...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: iBook G3 Special Edition with dead hard drive

    Yes they are all PowerPC iso's:

    lubuntu-14.04-desktop-powerpc.iso
    lubuntu-12.04-desktop-powerpc.iso
    ubuntu-12.04-desktop-powerpc.iso
    ubuntu-10.04-desktop-powerpc.iso...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: iBook G3 Special Edition with dead hard drive

    Hi again,

    I hope I'm not being too much trouble? I really appreciate all your advice.

    I did check the md5sum against the following page and it matches in each instance:...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: iBook G3 Special Edition with dead hard drive

    After a bit of trial and error, I figured out that even though the terminal reports that the transfer to USB is complete, it really isn't and I needed to wait a few minutes longer. However, I'm still...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: iBook G3 Special Edition with dead hard drive

    EDIT: Never mind, I seemed to have fixed it!


    I'm stuck on this bit... clearly I'm doing something wrong. It took me a while to figure out how to become su. Here's what I've got so far:


    su...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: iBook G3 Special Edition with dead hard drive

    Wow, thank you so much for the detailed response! I'm excited to try this out, but wondering if I need to buy a new/old USB key? I really missed this machine, so nice to have it out of the box again!...
  17. [SOLVED] iBook G3 Special Edition with dead hard drive

    I have an iBook G3 Special Edition, and I'm pretty sure the hard drive is dead (on startup, it flashes a question mark.) I thought I might try the 12.04 PowerPC Live CD to see if I can recover...
  18. Re: Windows doesn't like to boot after Ubuntu

    So sorry I never came back to this! Since the problem seemed to be Windows-related instead of caused by Ubuntu, I posted over at Bleeping Computer, solved the problem with EasyBCD and it slipped my...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu is broken... any recommendations?

    Jonathan-

    Sorry I never revisited this, it was never really 'solved' and I forgot about it. I ended up temporarily installing Fedora as a dual-boot and used it for maybe a year. Ultimately I came...
  20. Empty Trash dialogue appears on wrong monitor

    I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 in a two-monitor setup; a laptop and a monitor. (The monitor is always plugged in but only occasionally used.)

    When I empty the trash, a confirmation dialogue appears on the...
  21. Windows doesn't like to boot after Ubuntu

    I dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows on my laptop. Originally the laptop came with Vista, but I've since installed Windows 7 over it. Both versions of Windows had the same issue.

    I can shutdown...
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    Re: Wordpress incompatibility?

    If it happens again, I'll try that. Hopefully this is a rare occurrence, however!
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    Re: Wordpress incompatibility?

    Thanks for the links, coffeecat. I never really found a solution, and didn't have time to mess with it. Hopefully it's some sort of glitch in WordPress that will get ironed out. It sounds like a lot...
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    Re: Wordpress incompatibility?

    Hi Mastablasta-

    The site is on 1&1 Linux hosting, and isn't on our home server.

    Michael
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    Wordpress incompatibility?

    My wife and I have been building and editing websites in Wordpress; she uses a Mac and I use Ubuntu 12.04. Until now I've had no problems using Wordpress with Ubuntu.

    On our current project, the...
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