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  1. [ubuntu] Re: The Main Menu/Toolbar in Nautilus is Missing

    Works fine, now. Should've known better to logout or restart, first. Thanks for helping!
  2. [ubuntu] The Main Menu/Toolbar in Nautilus is Missing

    Well, I kinda have to scratch the back of my head in embarrassment knowing I'll be lynched here because--out of curiosity--I tried the Macbuntu theme from GNOME-look. It was alright, but the...
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    [ubuntu] Maximized Window Chasing

    I've been able to overlook this for a while since it's only a minor annoyance, but something I've encountered in quite a few programs (Rhythmbox, F-Spot, CCSM) is when I maximize a window, the...
  4. [ubuntu] I Need Opinions More Informed Than My Own

    I've been trying to make the ends meet between Linux and WINE, and I can usually...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Grub Rescue after Installing Lubuntu to a USB drive

    Thank you so much! That worked perfectly--I'll definitely remember that next time I have grub issues.
  6. [ubuntu] Grub Rescue after Installing Lubuntu to a USB drive

    I tell you, I really am a sucker for linux distros that can fit on a flash drive. Problem is that installing Lubuntu to a USB gives me more headaches than Puppy originally did.

    After I installed...
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    [ubuntu] Cairo Dock is the Only Variable

    I just don't get it. I used to have terrible problems of "input/output error failed to initiate child process," random reboots, locks, booting in initramfs, and inevitably a complete format and...
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    Making a WAD and Prboom click

    Okay, I've got Prboom. All I did was download it from the Ubuntu Software Center. Next, I have the doom.wad file that I copied from my Doom95 folder from a flash drive. I just stuck it on the desktop...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Two For One Thread--Compiz and File Browsing

    Thanks--I'm still learning the ropes so I'll make separate threads for different problems. The address bar is a good start, but a persistent second pane could speed up my file management. I'm trying...
  10. [ubuntu] Two For One Thread--Compiz and File Browsing

    Rather than waste space by using two separate threads (unless that's preferred, in which case I will separate them henceforth) I have two questions.

    First is that I remember back in my wubi days...
  11. Re: What should I do with a 256mb and a 512mb flash drive?

    Darn, a few people have already said Puppy, DSL and SliTaz. There's MyWolfe-20, which is built from woof puppy linux builder. I will preach on the highest mountain, though, that Puppy 5.1.1 is a...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I'm twenty, and I use my Ubuntu largely for my writing, gaming, and general web purposes. It's a wonderful OS that I can do everything I did on Windows which presents me with the fact I might never...
  13. [ubuntu] Obstructed Window Objects and Glitchy Maximize

    Some things that bugged me for a while but I've never really bothered fixing are two window problems. First, there are windows elements which are obstructed by the bottom panel. Sometimes I can fix...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I love Windows XP, but after an automatic update I suffered from frequent crashing--something I had never experienced in XP. It got to the point where it was completely unreliable for long periods of...
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    [ubuntu] General Formatting Help

    I've had problems reinstalling Ubuntu--lots of crashes even in completely unmodified scenarios sans the provided updates. What I really want to do is just completely blank the drive to one one clean,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Maintaining Disks

    Great that I don't have to defrag, janitor sounds reliable, but the error checking reports some bad sectors. I really wouldn't know where to begin about elaborating what is wrong with the errors....
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    [ubuntu] Maintaining Disks

    Let's talk about disk maintenance, for a while. In Windows I had three basic tools--Disk Cleanup, Disk Defragmenter and Error Checking.

    Are there Ubuntu equivalents of these operations because I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wubi for 10.10

    Hey, excellent. Just tried it and it works. Thanks for your help, and I'll mark this as resolved.
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    [SOLVED] Wubi for 10.10

    I've always liked the Wubi method of installation since it's idiot proof for people like me who don't want to go near partitioning tools. And I'll admit that it's not always dependable (which...
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    Re: Mega Desktop Icons in GNOME session.

    Perhaps this problem needs bumped? Haven't found a solution yet.
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    Mega Desktop Icons in GNOME session.

    I have to type this up on the fly because I'm about to go to work, so hopefully I'll have some answers when I come home. I really can't explain how it happened because I don't know when or how it may...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wubi Uninstall Safe?

    Heh, yeah. I'm definitely a young Linux user considering I've only just heard about it a year ago--I'm really only twenty and I'm also a bit of an idiot about this stuff.

    I think I've gotten...
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    [SOLVED] Wubi Uninstall Safe?

    Well, this is my first thread in ubuntuforums, maybe the last unless I need critical help. What I have is a general question. I have used the Wubi installer to install 10.04 on my netbook (It's an...
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