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    [all variants] Re: Which distribution for USB flash drives?

    Thanks to everyone for replying. I tried out all the distros mentioned in this thread and decided to go with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS with the persistence option at the moment. Puppy and Knoppix looked...
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    [all variants] Which distribution for USB flash drives?

    I have an old Thinkpad T61 laptop that I mostly use for writing documents.

    I'd like to remove the hard drive and run some lightweight GNU/Linux distribution from a tiny USB flash drive. I don't...
  3. Re: How to create a USB flash drive without the spyware?

    Ubuntu should NOT send users' personal information to anyone by default if they search for their own files! This is unbelievable.

    New users might not even know how to disable it right away. And if...
  4. Re: How to create a USB flash drive without the spyware?

    I had almost forgotten about Xubuntu and Lubuntu, thanks for reminding me. :)

    I'll try them. It looks like they aren't as bloated as Ubuntu, which is another bonus. I'll also give Debian a try...
  5. How to create a USB flash drive without the spyware?

    I tried to create an Ubuntu USB flash drive with the “persistence” option turned on with the Universal-USB-Installer, because I wanted to remove the spyware feature and not have to do it every single...
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    [ubuntu] Re: run dsl in ubuntu

    Have you tried Virtualbox?
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    [lubuntu] Re: Pcmanfm crashes frequently

    1. It's a normal clean installation on a logical partition.

    2. So far, yes.

    3. The CPU is: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+
    I have 2GB of RAM.

    I attached the entire output of "sudo lshw" to...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Pcmanfm crashes frequently

    I started PCmanFM from the terminal and kept the terminal window open. For some reason, starting it from the terminal every single time worked and it never crashed... until today. When it crashed,...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Pcmanfm crashes frequently

    If I type "pcmanfm" into the terminal, it accepts the command and launches the pcmanfm file browser, but the command prompt goes to the next line, as if I had never entered the command in the first...
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    [lubuntu] Pcmanfm crashes frequently

    If I navigate between folders, the PCManFM file manager crashes quite frequently. About 3 or 4 times per hour.

    There's no error messages or anything, the file manager window just dissapears and I...
  11. [ubuntu] How to disable the "Press Esc to exit full screen mode" message?

    Is there a way to disable the "Press Esc to exit full screen mode" message when watching flash videos in Ubuntu?

    http://img269.imageshack.us/img269/5163/pic1pa.jpg

    It just gets annoying after a...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Using the Super keys as Volume Up and Volume Down in Karmic possible?

    Ok, I've been using the following shortcuts In Karmic for the past two weeks:

    Volume Down: LeftSuperKey+Z
    Volume Up: LeftSuperKey+X

    ... and it has worked rather well so far. =)


    However,...
  13. [ubuntu] Using the Super keys as Volume Up and Volume Down in Karmic possible?

    Hi guys! :KS

    In Intrepid Ibex, I was using the left Super key as Volume Down and the right Super key as Volume Up, because it was just so convenient.

    However when I go to the "Keyboard...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Can't write to a partition that was created during installation

    Thanks for the replies! :KS

    I did a bit of googling and found out that I only needed to run the following command:



    sudo chown -R susanne:susanne /media/archives/


    Works like a charm...
  15. [SOLVED] Can't write to a partition that was created during installation

    Hi guys! :KS

    I just finished installing Karmic Koala on my computer a little while ago... and I chose to partition the drive manually.


    My computer has 2 hard drives:

    Here's the HDD which...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Why is one of the most important programs missing in Ubuntu?

    Thanks for the replies, but all those programs just seem to list the open files, no?

    However with FileMon in Windows you can filter out the files that are currently being written to HDD in real...
  17. [SOLVED] Why is one of the most important programs missing in Ubuntu?

    I'm trying to install Karmic Koala on a friend's laptop and the following has happened three times already:

    The installer goes up to 94% and says "Configuring Bootloader" or something similar......
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardware Drivers box is empty in Jaunty

    Tried it, but unfortunately it didn't change anything. I still can't change the refresh rate any higher than 75Hz.

    Jaunty looks like a great release! It's much faster, snappier and looks more...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardware Drivers box is empty in Jaunty

    Do you mean it's just not supported yet? It will be supported in the near future, no?

    I can't use the opensource driver, because then I'd have go through the xorg.conf-editing-hell again. :\
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardware Drivers box is empty in Jaunty

    That's strange. I can install the hardware drivers when booted off the LiveCD in Intrepid, so I assumed it would also work in Jaunty without installing it on the disk.



    I just installed Jaunty...
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    [ubuntu] Hardware Drivers box is empty in Jaunty

    If I boot off the Intrepid Live-CD, I can easily install the graphics drivers via the "Hardware Drivers" box. Everything works great.

    But when booting off the Jaunty Live-CD, the "Hardware...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: How to split a 2h mp3 file into 10min mp3 files?

    That worked great, thanks! =)
  23. [SOLVED] How to split a 2h mp3 file into 10min mp3 files?

    I have an mp3 file that is exactly 2 hours long. I would like to split it into 12 mp3 files that all last 10 minutes equally. What ways are there to accomplish this? :KS

    I know that Audacity could...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Automatically changing CPU frequency governors based on keyboard/mouse activity

    Still looking for a way to do this. Anyone? :)
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Does Ubuntu reorganize files and free space automatically?

    Yes, I was afraid of this being the only safe way of doing it with Ext3... oh well. Thanks for confirming it!

    Thanks everyone for helping me out! :)
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