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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Options to Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

    Thanks.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Options to Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

    The desktop environment is Cinnamon. It appears that the only items I would be gaining would be the Unity Desktop, a greater selection of choices in the Ubuntu repositories besides my familiarity...
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu Options to Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

    Purchased a used computer with LM 17.3 Rosa. Works just fine but certain things do not work the same as Ubuntu which I am more familiar with. If feasible would do a full install of Ubuntu.

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  4. Thread: Canon MX432

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    [ubuntu] Re: Canon MX432

    Thank you for the excellent instructions. Printer is installed and working beautifully. Also know I can count on this forum
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Second install created duplicate partitions

    thanks for the info. I am a minimal computer user - no fancy bells and whistles - and probably have enough disk space to either leave as is or delete the one partition. Appreciate your timely reply...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Second install created duplicate partitions

    I did the research and learned how to use GParted to delete the partitions using the LiveCD.

    Question remains -- what if I do nothing and leave install and partitions as is?
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Second install created duplicate partitions

    Or, you could just blow away sda4, sda5, sda6, and sda7 with Gparted and just re-install one more time from scratch and let it use the new free space.

    Am elementary Ubuntu student and in over my...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Second install created duplicate partitions

    No - am not sure I have a problem. After I posted, I installed GPart to check out the partitions and sizes. SDA1 is a Windows boot loader flagged as boot & diag. SDA2 Windows boot loader allows me to...
  9. [ubuntu] Second install created duplicate partitions

    Dual boot with Win7 installation. First install of 12.05LTS failed. Burned ISO at lower speed and second install completed successfully. I now have duplicate partitions for each install. Two Window...
  10. Thread: Canon MX432

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    [ubuntu] Re: Will I have problems?

    Much thanks for the prompt replies. Haven't used Ubuntu for a few years and may need help with the printer/scanner install but feel more confident about making the switch. Will order the DVD so I...
  11. Thread: Canon MX432

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    [ubuntu] Canon MX432

    Would like to return to Ubuntu, dual booting with Win7 as I need to keep Windows for work projects.
    From brief Wubi install to check things out, already know that printer compatibility is an issue...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Toshiba laptop vs Ubuntu

    Thanks for all your help so far. It appears from the www.linlap.com link that my laptop is compatible with Ubuntu 10.04 except for a headphone sound issue. Am still concerned about partioning issues...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Toshiba laptop vs Ubuntu

    Thanks itz-nsn - I've been reading similar posts re Toshiba laptops which is why I am reluctant to try it. Didn't think about using a virtual box. Will explore that option. My sig is wrong; I have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Toshiba laptop vs Ubuntu

    Don't mean to be dense but are you referring to Wubi or dual boot with Ubuntu 10.04?
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    [SOLVED] Toshiba laptop vs Ubuntu

    Am former Ubuntu user with a new Toshiba laptop. From research, it appears that Toshiba laptops do not take kindly to Ubuntu dual booting with Windows 7. Most of the issues concern booting, audio,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Permission? - unable to chg root to user

    Thanks to all for your willingness to help. I sure do miss the Thank You button. Not sure what I did where but could not access terminal or much of anything else. Had to do a clean install. I back...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Permission? - unable to chg root to user

    Sorry - I read the last entry first - will stop trying to change the permissions. Since I started using Linux, the File System folder has never been locked. Therefore I thought it should be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Permission? - unable to chg root to user

    Following is response from terminal:

    georgi@georgi-desktop:~$ sudo chown -R georgi:georgi "/georgi/File System"
    [sudo] password for georgi:
    chown: cannot access `/georgi/File System': No such...
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    [ubuntu] Permission? - unable to chg root to user

    Somehow my File System folder became locked as root. In terminal I've tried

    sudo chown -R georgi:georgi /georgi/File System

    I also tried the path /home/File System; using lower case and no...
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    Poll: Forum Color scheme

    Is it just me or did the Ubuntu Forum change its color scheme from beige & orange to hot pink? It's the first time I've logged on in two days. What gives?
  21. [ubuntu] Re: HPLIP install error; 2 printers on same system?

    This problem has been solved.
  22. [ubuntu] HPLIP install error; 2 printers on same system?

    Installed HPLIP 3.9.2 -- 1 error and 1 warning

    ERROR
    Checking SIP version...
    error: SIP not installed or version not found.

    ? Is this SIP4 in Synaptic that I should install ?

    WARNING:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HPLIP installation question

    Much thanks for your help. If all does not go well, I'll address the CUPS issue in another thread.

    G in UT
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    [ubuntu] Re: HPLIP installation question

    Thanks for your reply -- was getting nowhere!

    Should work, but HPLIP will install the printer into CUPS, so you have to fix that, first.

    What exactly do you mean by this: Will CUPS require...
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    [ubuntu] HPLIP installation question

    Am trying to install an HP DeskJet 697C (not sure how old). OpenSourePrinting says it is supported and should work well.

    I tried installing through System>Administration and that did not work....
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