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    [ubuntu] Re: How to Improve Boot Speed

    Oh geeeeze. Down the UEFI rabbit hole . . :frown::roll: That was a pain when I first had to install Ubu instead of Mint. I shiver at the thought of going through that again. Fortunately both...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to Improve Boot Speed

    Booting UEFI. My desktop is MATE.

    The only possibly unusual thing about my install is that I'm running MATE desktop on Ubu. In he past, I have run Mint MATE and would have on this (then) new...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to Improve Boot Speed

    Duckhook,

    I don't have any quiet splash statement in my grub. And -- I see a bunch of text text flying by as my machine boots (processes loading?) I can't really tell as they fly by so fast. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to Improve Boot Speed

    OK, big jumps here:

    [ 10.689033] EXT4-fs (sda2): recovery complete
    [ 10.699880] EXT4-fs (sda2): mounted filesystem with ordered data mode. Opts: (null)
    [ 28.837670] efivars: duplicate...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to Improve Boot Speed

    Hi Rob. I have already reviewed everything that's autostarting, both apps and services, so they aren't the problem.

    OldFred - "you only need to review those with long time stamp differences" ...
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    [ubuntu] How to Improve Boot Speed

    Hello, I've got a laptop running U14.04 LTS with 4 GB of ram, plenty of empty disk which takes 1:43 to boot to my login prompt. I've got bootchart installed, and generated the attached chart. ...
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    How to Upgrade a Specific Package

    Hello, I've running 14.04, and want to keep running it until a new LTS version comes out. But, I've discovered that I have a very old version of gparted installed (0.18.0), and I would like...
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    [kubuntu] How to upgrade Mesa Libraries

    So my question is how do I safely install Mesa 10.5.2 or at least something better than 10.1.3?

    I need to run a productivity application which needs the newer Mesa libraries than what I have...
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    [kubuntu] How to upgrade Mesa Libraries

    So my question is how do I safely install Mesa 10.5.2 or at least something better than 10.1.3?

    I need to run a productivity application which needs the newer Mesa libraries than what I have...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Canon Pixma MG5200 Series Printers and Ubuntu

    Benjamin, I experienced the same error. Have you been able to resolve? Can anyone help?

    greg@greg-laptop:~/Downloads/Cannon MG5225 Driver/cnijfilter-mg5200series-3.40-1-deb$ sudo ./install.sh...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: gnome-screensaver and cycling through a random list of screensavers?

    # s it in /usr/local/bin?

    No

    # What happens at terminal when you type screensaver (or whatever its name started with) and then hit tab a few times?

    Nothing, no command is populated in the...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: gnome-screensaver and cycling through a random list of screensavers?

    I installed the .deb package which I downloaded from http://xfx.net/utilities/sss/index.htm.

    But I cannot find it in any of my menues. I've tried invoking from Run Application with both...
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    Re: Psychocats Tutorials Updates

    Images at http://psychocats.s465.sureserver.com/ubuntu/separatehome are broken.

    Perhaps paths changed?
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Jaunty KDE Upgrade Went Bad, cannot reinstall install anything K

    :biggrin:

    SOLVED, baby! Using the detail that apt provides. Yee-haaaa!

    After reading the APT primer article on linux-mag.com, I tried ONE more time. Got this trying to install korganizer
    ...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Jaunty KDE Upgrade Went Bad, cannot reinstall install anything K

    Well it would appear that KDE / K-apps are hopelessly lost.

    Guess I'll just wait until 10.04 comes out and do a clean install on my system. Maybe that will resolve it.
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    [ubuntu] HOWTO for "Clean Upgrade" ?

    I anticipation of 10.04, I'm planning to upgrade from 9.04, which was my first Ubuntu install, which dual booted with Vista (and which I never went back to) :)

    I've done a lot of reading on...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Jaunty KDE Upgrade Went Bad, cannot reinstall install anything K

    Tried it out -- no luck.

    booted from live CD, copied the default /etc/apt/sources.list to into my production /etc/apt/ directory, and rebooted.

    Did sudo apt-get update, then sudo apt-get...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Jaunty KDE Upgrade Went Bad, cannot reinstall install anything K

    Sounds like a plan. I'll give it a try!
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Jaunty KDE Upgrade Went Bad, cannot reinstall install anything K

    Thanks for the help, Ozy. I've tried that before. See attached for results of sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

    This message at the top of apt-get install kubunto-desktop is probably...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Jaunty KDE Upgrade Went Bad, cannot reinstall install anything K

    Holy Cow! No ideas from the forum on how to repair a trashed KDE?

    I must be in a bad situation. Really?

    Thanks for any help.
  21. [SOLVED] Jaunty KDE Upgrade Went Bad, cannot reinstall install anything K

    Hello,

    I attempted to upgrade my Korganizer for some improved features, and attempted to use a KDE backport repository for Karmic. The progress window showed upgrading, but when it was done all...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: When will Firefox and Thunderbird be Updated??

    Wondered how people do that, solved. :) Done.
  23. [SOLVED] Re: When will Firefox and Thunderbird be Updated??

    Thanks! I went with the Ubuntuzilla solution. Worked well and I'm a the Mozilla latest stables.
  24. [SOLVED] Re: When will Firefox and Thunderbird be Updated??

    Thanks everyone for your replies. Had no idea that Ubuntu locked in versions of applications. Anddisables the end-users ability to manually upgrade (unless one goes through the methods provided.) ...
  25. [SOLVED] When will Firefox and Thunderbird be Updated??

    Mozilla.org offers the current versions of FF as 3.6 and TB as v3.0.1 But the versions on my system are 3.018 and 2.0.0.23 (20090817) respectively. They are MONTHS out of date. TB is a WHOLE...
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