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    [SOLVED] Re: What to do... What to do... ?

    "the junk in there that ruined my desktop in the first place."

    There are other explanations for this. Don't assume it was something on your desktop that is causing problems. Sometimes problems...
  2. [kubuntu] Re: 12.04 LTS Runs hard drive like crazy, anyone else?

    I Thank You for the posted tips & hope your issues are solved.

    We'll bookmark this page + put it in the Linux folder.
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    Re: Multiple issues with new ubuntu

    If all else fails, do yourself a favor and revert back to version 10.10 (Maverick).
    I too thought that Ubuntu improved with each new release but this is NOT the case!
    I have had more trouble with...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: nvidia display driver update has caused boot to non functional desktop

    I don't know what you have for an nvidia card, but "version 173" sounds
    pretty old...you should get a new one from here:

    http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us


    ALSO (and you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 11.10 nvidia

    You should download the latest NVIDIA driver here:

    http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us


    You must install this as ROOT and you will have to turn
    off gnome. The command is gdm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Missing "Desktop" bar in Ubuntu 11.10

    Try resetting the Xorg server:

    sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

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    [ubuntu] Re: applets messed up on the top panel

    Alt + right-clicking on the icon (is that what you mean by applet?)

    should give you more options.
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Screen fade out, back in, everything but cursor freezes

    Thank you for posting that. I just might switch to KDE soon.

    Also:

    You mentioned a new power supply...this can only help
    provided that it was installed right. The only mistake people
    make is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I create a desktop shortcut?

    I Thank You for that...I just learned something...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting a choice in Desktops back!

    NVIDIA drivers are notorious for falling back to the old version when a new kernel is installed.

    Don't forget that you must log into the terminal as root in order to install the driver properly.
    ...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu slower after activating Nvidia drivers

    No, NVIDIA will do that for you...you should see a message box
    informing you of this.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu slower after activating Nvidia drivers

    Disregard recommended driver and go straght to Nvidia source:

    http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

    With all respect to Ubuntu,
    "Recommended" drivers are usually 1 or 2 steps...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.10 Gnome shell

    the -phigh flag selects default values for everything except resolution,
    though some posters in this thread vary a little:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=346138

    Sorry I didn't mean...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: how do you install themes in Ubuntu 11.10?

    Try:

    gksudo nautilus


    It's safer with graphical applications:
    http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/graphicalsudo
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Will additional desktop environments slow down my OS?

    System Monitor/Processes should give you a good idea about CPU usage
    and other specs but click the tab at top of memory column several times to
    make highest usage show at top of column.

    It's a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.10 Gnome shell

    try this:

    sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg


    Don't forget -phigh
  17. [SOLVED] Re: What's going on? No desktop icon, only wallpaper after update.

    sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg


    Try that...I too have an Nvidia card that will do wonders with linux
    but you have to learn how to install the drivers as root:
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  18. [ubuntu] Re: No Launcher, No dash after upgrade 11.10

    Go to a terminal and enter:

    sudo apt-get install gnome-panel

    and reboot after it finishes loading. Immediately before you enter pass-
    word upon reboot, select Gnome classic from options, or...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.10 Gnome panel (repeated) looking very strange

    Is'nt that the Unity panel?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gnome Classic

    Click the Applications tab and look for "other"...I found things in there.
    I just upgraded to 11.10 last night and have same issue.
    Right -clicking on "Applications" on upper left corner of
    screen...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Since 11.04 upgrade, can't rearrange task-items in Ubuntu Classic

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    [lubuntu] Re: Atom ION and nvidia drivers

    What happens when you try
    System/Administration/Hardware Drivers?


    Also: Nvidia drivers should be installed by becoming root.
    I use sudo -i to install them in a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + F1)
    but...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED]Re: Compiz dies after update

    After reinstalling the NVIDIA driver I tried to enable desktop effects + the gui seemed to "freeze up" when in fact it was actually functioning.

    Because of the perceived "freeze up" I prematurely...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz dies after update

    I just finished uninstalling/installing the new nvidia driver 256.44

    with no success......Thanks anyway for your help..
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz dies after update

    It's looking like the only alternative up to now.
    Thanks for the idea--- I'll try it...
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