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  1. [ubuntu] Re: how do I access the bios on Acer AXC600 EB19?!?

    Update:

    It occurs to me that maybe there's an issue with the keyboard: the keyboard is a straight USB cable/plug... might the bootloader/BIOS not recognize signals comming through USB port, early...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: how do I access the bios on Acer AXC600 EB19?!?

    Update:

    NOTHING...seems to work.

    I've tried:

    F1
    F2
    DEL
    ESC
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    [SOLVED] Re: Bookmarks file from Firefox?!?

    Solved! Thanks!
  4. [ubuntu] how do I access the bios on Acer AXC600 EB19?!?

    Looking to install on an Acer mini-tower, the Acer AXC600 EB19.

    Problem is, it boots so fast to Win8 that I don't even see any "access BIOS" or bootloader message like we saw on older...
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    [SOLVED] Bookmarks file from Firefox?!?

    Wantin to back up a copy of my Firefox bookmarks onto a thumb drive... what file am I looking for?!

    A LONG time ago it was just an HTML page titled "Bookmarks" in one of the earlier browsers......
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freezes in mid shutdown?

    I will try that, thank you!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Freezes in mid shutdown?

    You guys want any more info?

    Mid afternoon bump...
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    [ubuntu] Freezes in mid shutdown?

    10.04LTS, older Toshiba laptop, Bought in 2007?


    Everything seems to be working fine except that for the last month, when I go to shutdown my laptop, it gets to the "ubuntu" with the red/white...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: map "street view" not working in FireF Midori or Chromium!

    I did try checking over at Google help for Maps...and I'm not having luck finding a solution, or explanation.
  10. [ubuntu] map "street view" not working in FireF Midori or Chromium!

    Maddening...

    So about a month ago I had been using "Google Maps" in "Street view" mode, no problems. However, when I tried a week ago, whenever I dragged the little yellow figure onto a road...
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    [other] Re: Problems with Firefox

    It would seem the culprit is

    Easy Youtube Video Downloader 5.7

    and there are seemingly no "updates" for it.

    Any ideas?

    Maybe an alternative downloading program for such streaming vids?
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    [other] Problems with Firefox

    Normally I love Firefox browsers.

    In the last week or so, mine is not acting well though:

    -It frequently fails to load a page,

    -Keeps forgetting my function/icon preferences (I want History...
  13. [all variants] Re: Avoid Microsoft Office when working with Windows users?

    Thank you! :D
  14. [all variants] Re: Avoid Microsoft Office when working with Windows users?

    Just for clarification, will Office2010 not work in a Virtual Machine?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Windows user moving to Ubuntu

    OpenOffice also provides a quality alternative to WindowsOffice, and supports the same formats for Excel Word and PowerPoint.

    I made the switch 8 months ago from Windows, I chose Ubuntu 10.04...
  16. [all variants] Re: General questions about upgrades & switching

    The guy who inspired me to try Linux had written two software programs for his boss' small business, and one day we visited him: he had 6 computers, all running various Linux OS's! Don't ask me which...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Requires installation of untrusted packages?!?

    Thank you! That seems to have fixed the problem!

    I'm guessing that the original server mine was connected to, wasn't up to date with all the latest updates? I wish I'd taken note of which server...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Requires installation of untrusted packages?!?

    right after running that I got this message:



    :confused:

    It didn't prompt me for a password like I expected...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Requires installation of untrusted packages?!?

    Sure:



    And secondly:



    Thanks! :D
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Requires installation of untrusted packages?!?

    Tried the other solutions/thread, and it did not seem to work.



    I'd like to, but I've no idea how to change this...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Requires installation of untrusted packages?!?

    Oh, I forgot: I"m using Ubuntu 10.04LTS


    Ok, have a look at this:
  22. [SOLVED] Requires installation of untrusted packages?!?

    Requires installation of untrusted packages?!?

    I'm wanting to install a couple of image editing software packages, from the Ubuntu Software Center, like GIMP and Xara, but I get this message pop...
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    Why burning CD's for install???

    I'm curious as to why many of these Ubuntu versions and PuppyLinux, and maybe other versions of Linux too, require us to burn a CD in order to create a bootable USB?

    I ask because for me, and I'll...
  24. [ubuntu] GoogleEarth "Street view" not work in Ubuntu/linux?

    Hi, Ubuntu 10.04LTS,

    I first installed "googleearth-package" from the software center.

    Then I installed the latest stable Debian GoogleEarth version. ...should I have done that BEFORE...
  25. [ubuntu] Firewall...Ubuntu have one already or do I need one?

    Was just browsing throught the Software Center looking for browsers, and found:

    "Firestarter - desktop firewall tool"

    Which got me thinking: Does Ubuntu come with a firewall already, that I...
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