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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Left click on mouse unpredictably highlights whole words and sentences

    Thanks kpatz, the Deoxit is a good idea, but the cost of the Deoxit is also more than buying an old, but unused laser mouse. And the "new" mouse has (it appears) solved the problem.

    A.
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Left click on mouse unpredictably highlights whole words and sentences

    Thanks for everybody's replies. I have concluded it is a hardware problem. The mouse is a corded usb mouse. I opened the mouse and cleaned the dust out of the wheel and made sure the buttons are...
  3. [SOLVED] Left click on mouse unpredictably highlights whole words and sentences

    I have had a laser mouse for a number of years. In the last several weeks when I use the left click button on the mouse it unpredictably highlights whole words and sentences. In fact it has happened...
  4. Re: Is a virtualized Ubuntu with a Windows 10 host any more secure than Windows 10?

    Thanks Fu and Frogs Hair.

    A.
  5. Re: Is a virtualized Ubuntu with a Windows 10 host any more secure than Windows 10?

    Thanks Fu and Froghair for your opinions. So if I understand correctly what you are saying Fu, if you make your browser as secure as possible and don't click on suspicious emails, don't use any...
  6. Is a virtualized Ubuntu with a Windows 10 host any more secure than Windows 10?

    Is a virtualized Ubuntu with a Windows 10 host any more secure than Windows 10?

    In other words, if you browsing the internet e.g., with Ubuntu (or Mint or Lubuntu) that is virtualized using...
  7. Re: Can a pdf file be added to an already burned video DVD?

    Ok thanks so much Yancek. Looks like once the DVD is finalized you cannot add to it.

    A.
  8. Can a pdf file be added to an already burned video DVD?

    Hello,

    I burnt a new video DVD using Devede from the Repos onto a blank DVD-R. It is working fine, there are several items in the menu which can be clicked on and played and it seems to work well....
  9. Re: Which tablet computers are compatible with Ubuntu?

    Thanks to everybody for your replies. One of the reasons I was/am interested in Linux/Ubuntu as an Operating System for a tablet computer is the same reason I like Ubuntu for my laptop(s): I think it...
  10. Which tablet computers are compatible with Ubuntu?

    I'm thinking of buying a tablet computer for work or study and I would like it to be able to work with the latest, LTS forms of Ubuntu. It could be a new or used tablet. I want to be able to use it...
  11. What DVD burning software can I use?

    I would like to burn two videos to a single DVD if possible and have a DVD player be able to play the videos. Video #1 is an MPEG-4 video that is about 126 MB and plays fine on my PC using the GNOME...
  12. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    OK thanks Fred. I will take it from here and report back.

    Thanks again,

    A.
  13. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    Thank Fred,

    Do you or others have any suggestions as to whether I should: 1) just try to get my PC to boot into the current installed Lubuntu on the HDD that was installed using the "along side...
  14. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    Thanks Fred,

    I have made full Lubuntu usb bootable with persistenceinstalls using the something else option and specifying the size of partitions in the past. And I am pretty tech savvy, so I can...
  15. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    Howdy Herman,

    I also am presently virtualizing Windows XP using Virtualbox and Lubuntu on my old machine. But I sometimes have run into problems. For example, I could never get the local public...
  16. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    Thanks oldfred,

    As I said, I will have to plow through the links sent previously, as in your post #15. I am also educating myself about Secure Boot, trust and UEFI: ...
  17. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    UPDATE: To repeat: I have a new Acer Aspire E5-575 laptop. It has Windows 10 installed on the HDD. And I want to dual boot Lubuntu.

    I was a bad boy on two counts: I did not read or follow the...
  18. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    Thanks Cameron and oldFred,

    I will look into your recent suggestions.

    A.
  19. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    Thanks Cameron,

    My old PC recognizes a live boot USB with persistence made by the method below that you, Cameron, suggested in another post on this forum; see below. But my new PC cannot...
  20. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    Thanks C.S. Cameron,

    Do I need a PC serial number that has Windows 10 as an OEM feature to download the ISO file?

    I am interested in making a Lubuntu usb thumbdrive with persistence to boot...
  21. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    Thanks to everybody, I have installed Lubuntu a few years ago (after Windows was already installed) for dual booting. But it's been a while. So I don't want to make a miss step: it could be costly. ...
  22. Re: Boot manager in new PC does not see thumbdrive

    Hello everybody,

    I have disabled secure boot in my brand new PC. And I made a live boot Lubuntu 16.04.2 LTS thumbdrive using StartupDiskCreator and the PC recognizes the OS and boots into it. I...
  23. Re: Is there a GUI utility to merge two or more MPEG-4 video files into a single file

    Temüjin,

    Thanks, I checked the files with Mediainfo and the input files are similar, but the output file (combination file) appears different. I've attached mediainfo screenshots from the two...
  24. Re: Is there a GUI utility to merge two or more MPEG-4 video files into a single file

    Audacity is a great utility, but I think Audacity is strictly for audio files, not video.

    Thanks,

    A.
  25. Re: Is there a GUI utility to merge two or more MPEG-4 video files into a single file

    I was playing around with this last night and it appears that the main problem is the amount of time it takes to splice two separate videos together with OpenShot.The files are each about 250MB and...
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