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  1. Re: Shotwell lost my photos - not in Trash folder

    Thanks for replying to my post. Actually the post was rhetorical. I wasn't expecting anyone to respond, except possibly for the Ubuntu community- the author of Shotwell saying something like: 'oh...
  2. Shotwell lost my photos - not in Trash folder

    Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Shotwell 0.12.3.

    I lost my photos in Shotwell.... First off, Shotwell somehow imported all my photos off of my flash drive. Was not happy that it popped up in the...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: what's wrong with this 'case' stmnt? (Bourne Shell)

    The syntax you shared:
    case "$line" in
    *$ptt* )

    ..worked great. Thanks!
  4. [SOLVED] what's wrong with this 'case' stmnt? (Bourne Shell)

    I am messing around in Bourne Shell, in Ubuntu 12.04

    In the script, the following is the code so far:


    case "$ptt" in
    "$line" ) ...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Can Ubuntu Be Installed on a Dell D630 Laptop?

    Have an IBM Thinkpad X60s with 2GB of RAM Pics at:...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install 10.04 on Thinkpad x201

    Yes, 10.10 worked great for my X60s Thinkpad. Thanks for the tip. Saved me a LOT of work. Trying 12.04 just hung. Used both in a bootable USB to 'try UBUNTU'.</p><p>used this great video link as a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop not responding to mouse clicks

    Mouse is erratic. Touchpad buttons work no problemo, every time. Using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

    You probably already tried this... Found that switching USB ports (for the mouse) helps.
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Any performance improvement if I double ram?

    Had 2G, added 2G by discarding both 1Gs and buying 2 - 2Gs = 4G total. Problem is that XP and Linux both use 3G max.

    It looks to me like a BIOS limitation.... No BIOS sw updates to be had.
  9. Re: 20 threads per page / 10 posts per page ....

    As I mentioned, it's a great start...

    ...can anything be done about the threads per page constriction? If people have a slow connection, this should be an adjustable setting in the profile- so as...
  10. Re: 20 threads per page / 10 posts per page ....

    Joeb454, _outlawed_
    Thanks so much! Great start.
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    Re: Bump alternative

    ubunterooster wrote:
    ...and also programmed to only work - once a day / once every two days....

    This brings up the question- If the thread is not bumped, and there are no responses at all to the...
  12. 20 threads per page / 10 posts per page ....

    In this day of high-speed connectivity, I would prefer to see many more than twenty threads on a forum page :idea:, and many more than ten posts on a thread page :idea:..... please please please! Can...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: I deleted Volume Control from notification area. oops

    in Synaptics: asmix - display a volume knob.

    my installed Vrs: 1.5-4

    There are (at least) two other pkgs. I haven't used them, but they look cool:

    kmix - KMix is an...
  14. Re: How do I install apps to a second hard disc

    I've browsed several Linux distro forums... they all do that. It's normal.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot: best way to start over?

    specs from Dell:
    If you have the HD room, on your pc I would install Windows twice... once in a regular Dual Boot configuration, and also as a guest in a virtual machine. That way, if you need...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Can't format to Install XP, Virtual Box, Ubuntu

    Oh... another thing... If your Ubuntu install(s) are simmering nicely, and you want to install Windows in a different partition... You will not be able to boot Ubuntu after the Windows install....
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Can't format to Install XP, Virtual Box, Ubuntu

    If I'm reading your post correctly, you are saying that your XP portions of the HD are non-operative...

    Some things I learned... that may or may not be common knowledge. Bottom line- use NTFS for...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Installation of packages thru software centre in 10.04

    I don't know if this will help... my problem was solved by reviewing the documentation on the page given by the link in the above post for the Synaptic Package Manager.... accessible via: System |...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Installation of packages thru software centre in 10.04


    installing a calculator program (qalculate-kde) as a test-

    The message 'required to install non-trusted pkgs' did not appear.
    the two semi-circe green arrows revolved for...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Installation of packages thru software centre in 10.04

    Hi. I am having the same problem with the Software Center - install pkg panel. Pkgs start to install, then just abort. sw updates seem to work fine, but that's it.

    Installed Ubuntu 10.04...
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    [all variants] Re: Good enough for XP?

    What about Win 7 and XP Mode / XP Virtualization on top of Win 7? I need both to work in Virtual mode on Linux. Any suggestions? :popcorn:
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    [ubuntu] virtual box and windows 7 - XP mode

    Caveat: I love Linux. \\:D/ It's a great system. I consider it my primary OS system these days. I'm a newbie to Ubuntu however. I'm so new that I haven't installed it yet (using different distro).
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