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    Re: Novel Writing Software for Linux - FOUND!

    I've looked at yWriter5 and Scrivener, both impressive pieces of software. It looks like Calligra hasn't done much with Author in the last couple of years, that I can tell.
  2. [kubuntu] Re: HDMI sound outage after upgrade to Kubuntu 14.04

    I'm don't have that pc plugged up at the moment so I can't type any BASH commands in, but I have the video card box it came in:
    It's a "PNY VERTO NVIDIA" GeForce 210 with 1024MB DDR3. It includes...
  3. [kubuntu] HDMI sound outage after upgrade to Kubuntu 14.04

    The HDMI sound worked fine before the "upgrade" -- nothing else changed with the hardware. I've gone into SYSTEM SETTINGS > MULTIMEDIA > AUDIO HARDWARE SETUP and fiddled around trying to get some...
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    [SOLVED] Re: FocusWriter Spell Check Dictionary?

    Thanks!!
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    [SOLVED] FocusWriter Spell Check Dictionary?

    Hi, I'd like to copy over the default spelling dictionary I used on one computer within FocusWriter 1.4.4 to another computer with FocusWriter 1.4.5. They both use Kubuntu. The first computer has...
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    Re: Novel Writing Software for Linux - FOUND!

    Unfortunately I have noticed any development in Calligra Author over the last couple of years.

    FocusWriter is definitly the best for writing your book.
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    [kubuntu] Re: USB VoIP Phones for Skype etc.

    I appreciate the insight. I'm hoping the Linux Kernel will recognize the usb phone I have ordered, then it will be a matter of running the software on Kubuntu. The closest software match is a...
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    [kubuntu] USB VoIP Phones for Skype etc.

    Will Kubuntu's kernel recognize a plugin USB VoIP phone, if I purchase one? I'd like to setup to use Skype to make phone calls to landlines and cellphones here in the USA. But need a little...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Thunderbird url links do not work

    Done. It works... Thank You! :KS
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    [SOLVED] Thunderbird url links do not work

    Hi, My Thunderbird urls do not pop open the default (or any other) web browser. Instead, the Launch Application dialog box pops open. desktop.rekong is an option, but when I select it, the Rekong...
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    [xubuntu] Re: new 2TB Hard Drive not found by system

    Temüjin

    Temujin, will do, Thanks! Thanks everyone that posted: SuperFreak, powder, oldfred, Temujin.
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    [xubuntu] Re: new 2TB Hard Drive not found by system

    Thanks powder.. will be using NTFS and GPT
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    [xubuntu] Re: new 2TB Hard Drive not found by system

    OLDFRED, what do you recommend for the File System?

    The drive is now mounted, FAT32, and still empty.

    It's connected directly to SATA again. I see it under Disk Utility and Gparted. It...
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    [xubuntu] new 2TB Hard Drive not found by system

    I connected a new SATA3 2TB Toshiba hard drive that's supposed to be compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux. The Bios did find the drive.

    Ubuntu 10.04 (SATA3) desktop and Xubuntu 12.04 laptop...
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    Re: Novel Writing Software for Linux - FOUND!

    Even for an all TEXT book, Scribus or another graphics program looks like the better approach to designing the front and back covers, that is if the writer wants anything other than TEXT, LINES or...
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    Re: Novel Writing Software for Linux - FOUND!

    Yes, but I also want to have a print version available for the novel as well. I'm discovering that LyX can output to PDF and HTML, and Calibre can easily convert HTML to Mobi and ePub. At any...
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    Re: Novel Writing Software for Linux - FOUND!

    I've used Xfce's Notes as well, finding them handy when I first bootup, reminding me what to work on now that a new day has arrived. It's a nice feature that they pop up on the desktop, and easily...
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    Re: Novel Writing Software for Linux - FOUND!

    There isn't anything better than Tomboy Notes for searching through dozens of notes within all notebooks, that I've been able to find. But there is no hierarchical file structure at all, besides...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How do I get Calligra Author on Ubuntu 12.04/and or upgrade ubuntu

    Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't have Calligra Author in its software repository, although they do have some of the Calligra Suite's applications available, for instance the spreadsheet, word-processor and a few...
  20. Re: Xubuntu and Ubuntu dual boot. How do I remove one of them?

    Thanks for the reply! I don't actually have Xubuntu and Ubuntu as individual choices on the login screen... just the standard Grub bootup of kernel choices. However, when I've switched to bootup to...
  21. Xubuntu and Ubuntu dual boot. How do I remove one of them?

    Hi, a while back I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Compaq laptop that had Xubuntu installed (before that Windows Vista was on it) It now boots to Grub, where I can select the Kernel to use. For a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to check mark files on Ubuntu One

    Thanks for letting me know that 10.04 Ubuntu needs to be upgraded. I like Unity and plan to stick with it on the laptop. it's about time that Linux has an interface that doesn't follow along behind...
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    [ubuntu] How to check mark files on Ubuntu One

    Hi, my main computer is a desktop with Ubuntu 10.04. I also have two laptops with Ubuntu 12.04. I just copied several updated files into a folder posted on Ubuntu One, using File Browser in Ubuntu...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Any other writers out there (as in self publishing) and what do you use?

    I also looked up BookWrite. It looks pretty good. There is a Table of Contents style bookmarks frame for easy access to different sections of your work. It could be branched into individual scenes...
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    Re: ClassicThesis in LyX

    I was also looking into using LyX with 12.04. It seemed to be exactly what I needed, except that I couldn't get any of the templates to work without warning messages instantly letting me know that...
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