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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with bumblebee on 16.04 (Intel + GT850M)

    Well, I was hoping to avoid using PRIME because I use my discrete card quite often and I want to precisely avoid loging in/out to switch cards. I come from Arch Linux and they make it easier to use...
  2. [ubuntu] Problems with bumblebee on 16.04 (Intel + GT850M)

    Dear all: I installed Ubuntu on my HP Laptop and runs like a charm except for one thing: The NVidia card. The setup I have is the following:

    $ lspci -k | grep -A 2 -E "(VGA|3D)"
    00:02.0 VGA...
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    [ubuntu] Theming problems on Unity (Trusty)

    Hi all. I have a problem with the theming of my Unity desktop.

    A few days ago, I accidentally shutdown my laptop incorrectly (I was shutting down Ubuntu and I unplugged the power supply before it...
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    Re: Can't Install Skype on 14.04 LTS

    ^This!. Just make sure that you have the "Partners of Canonical" source enabled in the Software Sources window. Then you update and voilà.

    Best of luck!
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    Re: Installing Utorrent on 14.04 LTS?

    Hi there! :D

    I would highly recommend you to give a try to qBittorrent, it's in the default repos, it has a similar interface to µTorrent and it integrates very nicely with both Unity and KDE...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: 100% Waiting on headers? stuck on apt-get update also unable to empty trash can a

    Hi there! :)

    I had that issue yesterday. I cancelled the procedure by hitting Ctrl-C. Then I tried to hit a sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and there was no issues. The package databases update...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Can't install octave3.8 due to missing shared object error with libfltk

    Hi there! :)

    Maybe a shot in the dark...But have you tried to issue a sudo apt-get -f install ?

    Best of luck :D
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    Re: Completely frustrated with Ubuntu 14.04

    Hi there and welcome to the wonderful world of Linux and Ubuntu! :)

    I don't want to be mean or rude, but a post like this is more suitable for a blog or The Café section of the forum (just sayin'...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google Earth in 14.04

    I'm not entirely sure if I understood what this problem is. I have no issues with my Google Earth at all, it shows everything correctly. You could now try to run it from a terminal and see what the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google Earth in 14.04

    Hi there :)

    The 32-bit commands you say are, as explained in the WebUpd8 site, multiarch libraries that need to be installed in order to make the app work. It's strange, I just executed the exact...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Skype

    Hi there! :)

    There's also a version in the official repos, you can find it in the Ubuntu Software Centre and install it without having to download the package from the website. By using this...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: How can I hide the file extensions on Nautilus? (Trusty)

    Ok, I see. Thank you so much for all of that input guys! :). I'll stick with the default view instead. I guess it won't hurt to see the extension instead of the icon when I open up files.

  13. [SOLVED] Re: How can I hide the file extensions on Nautilus? (Trusty)

    Hmmm, it seems we're confused here. I'm using Trusty Tahr with Nautilus 3.10, the gear is shown only in the 3.8 version were there was not a full menu implemented yet. Herewith the image that shows...
  14. [SOLVED] How can I hide the file extensions on Nautilus? (Trusty)

    Hi there, dear forumers! :D

    As the thread title says, I'd like to hide the extensions of the files that I manage with Nautilus in Trusty, I personally prefer to see the icon instead of the...
  15. Re: Why are open source Radeon drivers worst than the official ones?

    I'd love to see this as well, but it may never happen unfortunately because a good part of the Catalyst code is based upon Microsoft's DirectX API, so if they open-source it, they could risk being...
  16. Thread: Why 14.04lts?

    by silex89

    Re: Why 14.04lts?

    Hi there! :)

    The main advantages of Trusty (14.04) are that you'll get tons of very useful updates and general polish of both the Unity desktop and the underlying components of the system. Your...
  17. Re: Steam linux games that work perfectly in Ubuntu?

    In a system with the specs you show, Team Fortress 2, Dota2, Left4Dead2, Counter Strike titles and Amnesia should work fine. I'm running Saucy in an AMD based laptop (A10 processor, quad core, AMD...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Gnome panel goes invisible when LibreOffice is on

    Strange....Are you using gnome panel with Compiz effects enabled? What happens if you switch to the Metacity WM in the Classic Session with no effects?

    Are you using proprietary driver for your...
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    Re: Good reason to install antivirus now!

    ^This. I completely agree with you. I couldn't say it better. I just learned about the Heartbleed bug on OpenSSL. The infrastructure implied in most bank's servers makes hard to see (or trust)...
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    Re: Good reason to install antivirus now!

    I had a few problems with my bank in the past concerning online services. They often asked me if I was doing my online banking in a "good" machine with a "good" antivirus. I said to them I was using...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Gnome panel goes invisible when LibreOffice is on

    Hi there!

    This happens whenever you open LibreOffice? Do you see any flickering before the items dissapear?. Have you tried running LO in an unmaximized window to see if there's any other weird...
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    Re: Nicest fonts...

    Thumbs up for ttf-droid-sans. Awesome fonts. Check out as well Artwiz Fonts and Frutiger. There are a couple of fonts in those packages that are marvelous.

    Best of Luck! :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to safely remove Unity?

    ...Or if you want an Ubuntu experience more tailored to your needs, you can try the Ubuntu Minimal Install HERE. The ISO contains a CLI wizard that will guide you to install the components, packages...
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    Re: Ardour freezing when trying to record

    Hi there! :)

    I use Linux to run my home studio with Ardour as my DAW and I wasn't completely satisfied with jack, so I switched gears to jack2 (which is a better option if you have a multi-core...
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    Re: Trusty beta..Who has it?

    I still don't upgrade the complete system. I'm running Saucy with Trusty's kernel and kicks butt!. I'll certainly make the upgrade once it's released :D
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