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    [lubuntu] menu borders for adwaita

    Ubuntu 12.04, 64bit, Gnome Classic.

    Is there a way to tweak (gtk3) Adwaita and give it menu borders?

    Please note that this question follows extensive googling, extensive trial and error:
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    [ubuntu] Re: kernel update failure

    While hoping for positive feedback, I unpacked initrd and looked at init (which resides in /sbin in binary form but is a script).

    Its line 331 is the last one and reads

    exec run-init ${rootmnt}...
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    [ubuntu] Re: kernel update failure

    You sound encouraging. Maybe you know what the death message

    /init: exec: line 331: run-init: Permission denied.

    refers to?

    Thanks.

    frank
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    [ubuntu] kernel update failure

    ubuntu 11.04 32-bit.

    An update from kernel 2.6.38-8-generic to kernel 2.6.38-10-generic
    has failed with a kernel panic at reboot:

    /init: exec: line 331: run-init: Permission denied.

    Using...
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    [ubuntu] framebuffer without grub2

    My ubuntu 11.04 boots from Windows using grub4dos. That's
    to say no grub2 and that is not going to be changed.

    (1) If 'nomodeset' is given as kernel option, KSE gives me a
    framebuffer which I...
  6. Thread: vga=xxx

    by frank_n
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    [ubuntu] Re: vga=xxx

    Thanks, Teo, but please note that I'm booting 11.04
    from Windows boot.ini through grub4dos - exactly as
    I did for 10.04 without problems.

    Since I got into trouble in the past de-installing...
  7. Thread: vga=xxx

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    [ubuntu] vga=xxx

    Under 10.04 vga=xxx as a kernel boot option allowed me to set the framebuffer resolution for the text console (note: text console means no desktop).

    The same option under 11.04 is accepted but has...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED} usb_modeswitch not installing

    Good point and thank you very much, chilli555. Here is the follow-up.

    I tried to install my two deb files with dpkg and was immediately deep in dependencies hell. Would I reboot into Windows and...
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    [ubuntu] usb_modeswitch not installing

    This machine used to have a DSL connection, it has currently
    mobile broadband only. The surf stick works well under
    Windows XP on same hardware. It is not even *recognized*
    under ubuntu 10.4 LTS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: xmodmap mistery

    No. We are referring to the desktop, not to the text console.
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    [ubuntu] xmodmap mistery

    From the desktop, I can change to the text console pressing
    Ctrl-Alt-F1 or Ctrl-Alt-F2 and so on, which proves that these
    keybindings are active.

    However, when I list the current keymap with

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    [ubuntu] X wandering from /dev/tty7 to /dev/tty10

    Ubuntu 10.04 updated to early November 2010.

    I switch from the desktop to a text console, e.g. alt-ctrl-f2.

    When I try to go back to the desktop, it is not in /dev/tty7,
    it has moved to...
  13. Thread: ytree

    by frank_n
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Re: ytree

    The newest version corrects the memory allocation error:

    http://www.han.de/~werner/ytree-1.96.tar.gz
  14. Thread: ytree

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    [ubuntu] Re: ytree

    I installed the packaged 1.93-2 from synaptics.

    I have not installed the self-compiled 1.94,
    I run it (i.e. I try to run it) from its own directory.

    Both bomb out with a malloc error.
  15. Thread: ytree

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    [ubuntu] ytree

    This concerns file manager ytree for the text console, no graphic terminal.

    The ytree version included in ubuntu 10.04 is 1.93-2 but the problem comes up
    also with the current version 1.94...
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    [ubuntu] installer and partition size

    When trying to install a command line system using an Ubuntu
    Alternate CD, I got the infamous debootstrap warning about
    corrupt deb libraries, which are not corrupt at all.

    Googling did not...
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    Re: [BUG] virtual terminal and kernel panic: further details

    I tried sundry assignments of SAK in the text console,
    e.g. even innocuous one like F12. They all lead to
    kernel panic.

    It does not seem it is a problem with my hardware since
    on the same...
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    [BUG] virtual terminal and kernel panic

    Ubuntu 8.10, 32-bits.

    First, switch to a text console, e.g. console_4,
    with <ctrl><alt><f4>. Login as root.

    Then use loadkeys and assign SAK to some key,
    e.g. <ctrl><alt><break>.

    Finally,...
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