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    [all variants] Re: How to install from package list?

    Thanks, rickycodie.

    I tried your suggestion but the shell seemed to lock up when fed 1200 install commands strung together!

    Afer googling some more, I found out that after the

    dpkg...
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    [all variants] How to install from package list?

    Before I wiped out Ubuntu 7.10 and installed 9.04 on my son's computer, I ran:

    sudo dpkg --get-selections>installed_package_list
    and it generated a list of installed packages that looks like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too many toolbar icons- Thanks!

    Thanks- that's what I was looking for. I'm going to save my settings right now!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too many toolbar icons

    OK, I finally right-clicked enough of the icons to get rid of them.
    Never did find the toolbar config file.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too many toolbar icons

    Thanks, but there's no open space to right-click on,
    and the System/Places/Applications icons are no longer visible.

    Anyone know the name of the configuration file for the toolbar?
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    [ubuntu] Too many toolbar icons

    I was working too late & dozing off. Seems that I added an icon to the toolbar over 100 times.
    I've tried right-clicking and choosing "Remove from Panel" over 100 times but there are too many of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost all my groups!

    Thank you both. I will check /etc/group and see which of those are listed.
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    [ubuntu] Lost all my groups!

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

    I created a new group 'common" and wanted to add myself to it.

    usermod -G common john
    I didn't use the -a option, so I lost all my groups.

    I would...
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