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  1. How do I change full name for an existing user, and display full name in the panel?

    I know it was possible in pre-16.04 releases, but I can't remember. In 16.04.1 (Unity), the System Settings/User Accounts applet allows for entry of a full name when creating a new account, but...
  2. [server] How do I force an external USB drive to mount in the same location on every reboot?

    I have a older desktop machine that I use as a fileserver and backup host for my family's laptops and netbooks. It's running 8.04 LTS (yes, I'm planning an upgrade). I've sucessfully used...
  3. Re: Gazelle Pro recent change in suspend/wake behavior

    Hmm, I thought the System76 folks monitored this forum.

    Re: driver config, theres a "System 76 Driver" icon in System Settings, but no options to configure.
  4. Gazelle Pro recent change in suspend/wake behavior

    I got my Gazelle Pro (model gazp9b) in October 2014. My typical setup at home has an external monitor connected via HDMI, and a mouse and keyboard attached via USB with the laptop's lid closed and...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Struggling to find a way to use my ipod with Ubuntu

    Thanks so much for the easy scripts! i'd been wanting to update GTKPod for over a year (when i was still on 10.10). After upgrading to 12.04.1 (64-bit) i was dismayed to read of teh troubles with the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Starling Update Broke Machine

    i'm having the same problem with my cute little starling. Sigh.

    UPDATE: i had to google boot error on my bootable flash drive (i used 10.10 to make a startup drive with 10.4 on it, and there's a...
  7. [gnome] Re: how to change terminal app for nautilus-open-terminal?

    Dang, that was too simple (and obvious).

    Thanks to both of you.
  8. [gnome] how to change terminal app for nautilus-open-terminal?


    i've fallen in love with Terminator as a replacement for the standard gnome-terminal app.

    However, i'm also very much in the habit of using the nautilus-open-terminal extension for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: jetty installation

    i was running into the same problems and am glad i found this thread before spending more than 40 min trying.

    Download, install, and run of the .zip distribution took under 5 min. i don't mind...
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    [all variants] Re: Screenlets side bar acting up

    ditto here, on both my machines. bummer. maybe it's time to really learn Python....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Pidgin can't connect to any Server

    i had the exact same problem on 64-bit 9.10 (with a dsl line, and using NetworkManager) - i couldn't connect to any of the 4 IM accounts i have, couldn't figure it out. My 32-bit 9.10 machine had no...
  12. [gnome] window content display problems, Intel video on DellD620

    i upgraded my Dell D620 laptop from Jaunty to Karmic (32-bit).

    Video hardware according to lspci is: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev...
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    [SOLVED] Re: imap gmail not working in karmic!

    well, it's all working for me now. i took the machine to another (wired) network, and had no problems. Just or laughs, i disbled ipv6 in firefox & thiunderbird, brought the machine home, and all is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: imap gmail not working in karmic!

    i'm having the same problem on karmic-64 after the Nov. 30 kernel upgrade. In addition to Thunderbird 3.0 not being able to connect to or, Firefox can't connect to...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: VPN - connects to VPN, no internet after connection

    i revisited this after upgrading to Karmic, and discovered that simply adding the DNS servers for the remote network took care of the issue mounting SMB shares.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: VPN - connects to VPN, no internet after connection

    i encountered the same issue - couldn't connect to anything EXCEPT the VPN's local resources when "Use this connection only for resources on its network" is unchecked - couldn't get to the internet...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to jaunty: root terminal no longer works

    thanks for the workaround!
  18. [ubuntu] Re: VPN - connects to VPN, no internet after connection

    For what it's worth, after upgrading from Intrepid to Jaunty with an existing VPN connection configuration, i suddenly had the problem described in the initial message on this thread - i could...
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