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    [kubuntu] Re: Plasma crashing regularly

    I did the same path from LTS 14.04-->.10-->15.04. All was well until 15.04. It's probably Plasma 5, but dang, completely hosed my OS. Good thing I like distro hopping (and keep all my data on...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: What are pros/cons upgrading from 14.04.2 to 15.04?

    PROs: latest supported DE and kernel. Cool new looks. Kinda cool to install new distribution from scratch (see con)
    CONs: bricking your solid 14.10 install (which I did)
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    [kubuntu] Re: 15.04 automount drives on login

    This is still valid on 15.04 flavors.
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Virtualbox issues after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

    Just download the extension pack and add it. It will automatically upgrade the old version to the new version.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nvidia GTX660

    Maybe I'm missing something, but why are y'all pushing 3.04 (circa 2012) drivers? Is it because it's 'certified'? I'm not following here at all when the latest proprietary is 340.32. It's not like...
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    [kubuntu] KDE5 prime-time?

    I'm reading conflicting reports and articles. Is KDE5 live/prime-time/done with alpha-beta-rc? I'd rather get it as it released on ubuntu repository rather than neon. Just curious.
  7. [all variants] Re: Any reason to upgrade Kernel on LTS?

    I get that and have done it playing around with 13.04/13.10 - but now I just wanna do the LTS thing. I guess my better question is - does Ubuntu take into account of these fixes to the kernel and...
  8. [all variants] Any reason to upgrade Kernel on LTS?

    Now that 3.16 is out and has a goodly amount of improvements, is this a good reason to upgrade the kernel on LTS boxes? I just don't know how Ubuntu handles new kernel feature-sets and bug fixes.
  9. Re: What will Ubuntu 14.10 be like (6 years old thread)

    So, what you're saying is that Canonical forgot to feed the top 100, they all died a miserable, slow death ... hence, Unity was born out of panic? I'll take that as an answer! :KS Agreed, good,...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Does 14.04.1 provide TRIM in fstab for Intel SSDs / where's Nvidia driver

    I only point out that comment for those without Intel or Samsung drives (like my OCZ) and works fine on a cron.weekly.
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    Legacy is the old BIOS established in the 70's. UEFI is the latest and greatest popping up around 2010. The biggest advantage, from what I have found, is secure-boot. The old BIOS has security...
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    Re: USB Not Booting

    Check priority of what boots first in your UEFI. Put USB at top (or whatever you end up booting with). I've always had great luck using Unetbootin as the .iso installer onto my USB drive and double...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Installing in a VM under Windows: which virtualization software to use?

    If it were me, I'd just use VirtualBox and be done with it. The build will be fairly painless.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Truecrypt

    It's dead: TrueCrypt Encryption Software Shut Down, May Be Compromised ... and the wiki of course TrueCrypt, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    Re: Ubuntu turining into WINDOWS???

    Not being argumentative, but you know how this sounds? "...those dang young whipper-snappers and their fancy new typewriters..." There's so much development on new GUI and DE that advances (or...
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    Re: Back to Windows -- Yikes!

    Ditto on 3 monitors 14.04 DVI-I; DVI-D; HDMI. Attached a 4th to the (Haswell 4670k) Intel 4600 via HDMI and it worked flawless as well - the monitor, well, lets just say that when bigger dogs run,...
  17. Re: [xubuntu] Fstrim broken on 14.04 or not necessary anymore?

    "by default..." is the keyword; however, you could try to edit /etc/chron.weekly/fstrim with the last line:
    exec fstrim-all --no-model-check I have an OCZ Vertex2 120GB and the only issue I have...
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    Re: Desktop Icon Effects?

    I present you: Krapple -

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    Re: Desktop Icon Effects?

    I wanted to impress my Apple loving friends and create a similar looking DE. I got close and they were impressed (silly rabbit), but I eventually toned it down a bit back to more default. I kept...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: how to get alternative options for Unity ubuntu 14.04

    Why not just download existing built Ubuntu's with different DEs? Example: Want XFCE - Xubuntu ... Want KDE - Kubuntu ... Want LXDE Lubuntu...etc... All of these distro's are supported by the...
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    Re: I hope they haven't bailed on syncing Linux/KDE with Android

    Not sure if this will fix your complete solution, but I found KDEConnect (via Google Play for device, download for Kubuntu DE). I'm using it without issue on 14.04LTS. It is not integrating...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Running Intel GPU & Nvidia GPU triple monitor display

    I run the exact triple monitor setup - EXCEPT - I shut off the Intel 4600 graphics and run all 3 on the 660. My guess is that you cannot do that because one of your monitors has a VGA connector and...
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    [SOLVED] HDMI sound

    aplay -l**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
    card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC892 Analog [ALC892 Analog]
    Subdevices: 1/1
    Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
    card 0: PCH [HDA Intel...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: problem with nvidia desktop screen

    Per Samsung FAQ you have to turn off over-scanning on the TV itself. I had the same problem, turned off Just Scan - done. On old upconverted non-HD signals, you "might" get an irritating line at top...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Digital Camera not recognised after installing 14.04

    No issues with Nikon S8100

    Manufacturer: Nikon Corporation
    Model: S8100
    Version: COOLPIX S8100V1.1
    Serial Number: xxxxxxxxxxxxx
    Vendor Extension ID: 0xa (1.0)
    Vendor Extension...
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