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    Calling all Kiwi's...

    Kia Ora!

    So now that Spark's LightBox has been launched, now is the time to email them with your request for them to provide a native Linux option.

    I've been emailing them, and they seem open...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: how to get wine1.4 installed in 14.04/mint17?

    Thanks for that guys!

    PlayOnLinux did the trick!
  3. [ubuntu] LibreOffice crashes on launch with Fatal Error...

    Hi all,

    I get this everytime I launch LibreOffice..

    The application cannot be started.
    [context="tmp"] caught unexpected a folder could not...
  4. [SOLVED] how to get wine1.4 installed in 14.04/mint17?

    Everytime I try to install wine 1.4 into Mint17, 1.6 wants to be installed as well. Unfortunately, 1.6 crashes my app whereas 1.4 runs smoothly.

    How can I install 1.4 only?

    Thanks in advance...
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    Re: Ubuntu 14.04?

    The truth is, it gets released when they are ready to release it. More often than not, around 10pm-12am NZT. Basically morning US Eastern.

    Hope that helps.
  6. [photography] Re: New Photoshop alternative for Linux - Pixeluvo...

    No you're not being dumb at all!

    If you click on the crop tool (left hand side of screen), you can choose the amount you wish to crop, in pixels, on from the bottom of the screen.

    However, It...
  7. [photography] New Photoshop alternative for Linux - Pixeluvo...

    As an avid photographer, I was somewhat dismayed that there is pretty much no commercial photo editing software for Linux.

    Gimp is awesome, but doesn't support RAW files natively. Many RAW editors...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Cinnamon continually freezes?

    I had the same issue when I installed Cinnamon on top of Gnome Shell earlier this week. I installed from the Ubuntu repos only to discover it's a really old version that basically just gets security...
  9. [ubuntu] Cinnamon: Huge icon problem - need help to resolve

    Hi all,

    I thought I'd try Cinnamon along side Gnome Shell 3.8. All goes well until I log out of Cinnamon and then either back into Cinnamon, or in/out of GS and back into Cinnamon.

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    [ubuntu] Dropbox - Delete, Remove, Purge!

    I'm really not sure where to put this, but mods feel free to move to the most appropriate place...

    If you have 'DropBox' installed on your PC, delete it immediately!

    My darling wife wanted to...
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    [gnome] Need help restoring Pulseaudio...

    Hi all,

    Up until I tried to upgrade GS3.8 to 3.10 and back to 3.8 (Ubuntu 13.10), I had no problems recording from my soundcard to Audacity. Now, when I playback a recorded work in Audacity from...
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    Re: Ubuntu Gnome bugs?

    Odd, I have the very same prob with Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. For me, as a work around, I drag the file to the desktop and rename then drag it back. Very strange bug indeed.
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    [ubuntu] audio streaming software options..

    Hi all,

    Just been googling for an alternative to the Windows Media Encoder (WME) without any success.

    About the only thing I can find is Icecast, but this looks horribly hard to implement. In...
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    [gnome] GS 3.10.xx testing ppa

    Hi all,

    Can anyone plse inform me what version of GS we are now upto in the testing ppas? I know about 3.10.0, but have there been any further updates?
    Hve we got to/passed 3.10.1 yet?

  15. Gimp 2.8.6: Need maximise button back, or...

    a .deb file for v.2.8.4 - please!

    I really don't know why the devs removed the maximise button in the first place. I'm sure they have thier reasons, but I use it all the time to help zoom in where...
  16. Re: How to get Wine Windows Program Loader to open a program automatically?

    Have you considered LibreOffice or Kingsoft ( as native alternatives to Office? Kingsoft is designed as a drop in...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Struggling to get empathy working again..


    The answer lies here...

    Tested on Ubuntu 13.04 (but the package is available also for 12.10 so it should work).

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install mcp-account-manager-goa...
  18. [SOLVED] Struggling to get empathy working again..

    When I first set 13.10 up, I got both gtalk and fb chat working fine through empathy. I decided I needed a break for a while so deleted my accounts from empathy. But now, I can't seem to activate...
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    [ubuntu] Getting 'Friends' app to work...

    Has anyone managed to get this to log into their facebook account?

    Whe I click on the Friends icon, I get a blue box saying I need to sign into the online accounts under system settings. When I do...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: ERROR updating to Saucy the battery will end up HELP

    Yep, you've somehow installed the development version.

    If you want the latest stable version, you'll need to download 13.10 from the main Ubuntu web page and do a fresh install.. Either that or...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox and pepperflash

    thanks guys. very sad. nevermind.
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    [SOLVED] Firefox and pepperflash

    Is there any way to get Firefox working with pepperflash? I have it working in Chromium fine, but I think Firefox would benefit from a later version of Flash. Currently version 11.2, pepperflash is...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: ERROR updating to Saucy the battery will end up HELP

    Looks like you are using Trusty repos, not saucy. Have you downloaded and installed the trusty daily image instead of saucy?

    Saucy is the latest stable Ubuntu release (13.10)
    Trusty is the next...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 13.10 - Gnome Desktop - [Main Menu] problem

    Yes! Have a look at this...

    Started using this a few days back - very satisfied!
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    [SOLVED] Re: 13.10 skype

    Great stuff!

    Almost at the top of the page under 'Thread Tools'. :-)
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