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  1. [ubuntu] How Can One Set Up Unity Mail with Non-Gmail Accounts?

    I have multiple email accounts with my local isp, and need to access those instead of Gmail. I've searched this topic to no avail; is there a way to edit the Unity Mail settings to add a non-Gmail...
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    [ubuntu] Re: One Computer Updates, Another Won't

    Interesting. Both machines are all the same, with but one difference. The laptop includes:

    http://ppa.launchpad.net/mozillateam/firefox-stable/ubuntu

    but the desktop does not. However, when I...
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    [ubuntu] One Computer Updates, Another Won't

    I'm running 10.04 on both my desktop and laptop. When Firefox updated to version 17 on both machines, the discovery.com web site ceased to render correctly; it became all text with no graphics. Then,...
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    [ubuntu] Can't Save New Templates in Libreoffice

    I'm running 10.04 with Libreoffice 3.5.4.2. I'm trying to set up a custom default template. In Open Office, I set up a document the way I want and save it as a new template. Then I can go to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cairo Clock Bug on Unity?

    Cheesemill: thanks for your prompt reply! The answer seems good, but Gnome startup doesn't seem to see the "3" part, only the "sleep". Cairo clock doesn't open at all now at bootup.

    I first edited...
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    [ubuntu] Cairo Clock Bug on Unity?

    I'm running 12.04 with Unity on a test machine, and one of the things I'm fond of is an analog clock on the desktop. I've used Mac's Cairo Clock to good advantage, but if I put it into the Startup...
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    Gnome Terminal Won't in 12.04

    On a new, clean install of 12.04, I cannot get Gnome Terminal to accept typed anything. Nothing shows up in the terminal screen itself: no shell prompt, no user name, no machine name. I uninstalled...
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    Re: LibreOffice won't spellcheck

    Thankyouthankyouthankyou! That worked; for the record, one must also re-check "Check Grammar As You Type" in Tools/Options/Writing Aids. Now it works fine.
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    Re: ubuntu 10.04 - Suspend, Hibernate not working

    Thank you, Baobab33; your solution works on 10.04 as well!:D
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    Re: ubuntu 10.04 - Suspend, Hibernate not working

    I have the same problem with an Asus motherboard & Intel dual core. It worked fine after the original install, but one of the recent updates changed that. Mine will neither hibernate nor suspend; it...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: How to install program? (Sunbird calendar 0.9)

    Thanks for this post! Lightning currently won't run on AMD64 Thunderbird 3.1.11, so I was caught in a box. One last step: Sunbird automagically inserts a sunbird folder into /.mozilla, so one must...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Unity Won't Use Accelerated Nvidia Driver

    Mia: thanks for the links! I ran compiz-check, and it showed the latest Ubuntu recommended Nvidia driver as being blacklisted...????? So I clicked on ignore/yes, and ran compiz config. But the only...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Unity Won't Use Accelerated Nvidia Driver

    Joe: thanks for your response, but I've tried both nVidia drivers offered with the same (no) results. I'm also running a 6200 card on my P4 PC-BSD machine, and it composites just fine on that system....
  14. [ubuntu] Unity Won't Use Accelerated Nvidia Driver

    I've loaded 11.04 with Unity on a Dell GX260 test machine (2.4 GHz P4, 1 GB of RAM, 40 GB HD, GeForce 6200 video card). I've tried installing both accelerated video drivers, but Compiz won't start...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Xsane preview selection problem

    Works for me on 10.04 too, thanks so much. The weird thing is that it worked fine until just tonight. Maybe and update fouled it up?
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    [xubuntu] Re: Display problem with Trident Cyberblade Ai1

    Mike: all I can tell you is that I haven't had the xorg problem with MacPup on the machine I'm typing on now, and I did have that problem with Xubuntu on the same machine. I can't get any newer...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Display problem with Trident Cyberblade Ai1

    Did I mention that the newest 5.x versions of Puppy are binary-compatible with Ubuntu? Check out the Puppy Lucid repositories; you may yet get the educational packages to work.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Display problem with Trident Cyberblade Ai1

    Periodically, I found the Toshiba mentioned in the posting above running Xorg at 100% CPU for long periods. I never did figure out exactly what it was doing, but it led me to put Puppy Linux on that...
  19. [ubuntu_studio] New Install of Ubuntu Studio has Half Sound

    By that I mean that when I open System/Preferences/Sound/Devices, I can select multiple devices from the list (I have both a Soundblaster Audigy SE and on board audio), and the "auto detect"...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to install updates

    Hi, as an update, last night I ran:


    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade

    and the system successfully upgraded. Now, when I open Update Manager, it tells me that all the updates are...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to install updates

    I had exactly the same problem. I installed 10.10 on an older Dell 2.4 GHz P4 test machine this afternoon, and found that it would not successfully install updates, or software from the software...
  22. [ubuntu] HP 2420 Memory Error 20 with 64 MB of Printer RAM

    Hi, I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 on a 2 GHz Socket 775 mobo machine. I have an HP 2420DN Laserjet LAN printer connected to the network via a switch. I'm using the standard CUPS Postscript driver for this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Tomboy Filenames Don't Show

    sharm: it seems to be working now. I am missing the couple of notes that I made before "debugging"; even a full search doesn't show them, but it's not the end of the world.

    Thanks for the tip!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Tomboy Filenames Don't Show

    sharm: thanks for replying! I tried creating a new note, closed and reopened Tomboy, and found the new note immediately. So, just for fun, I ran:

    sudo tomboy --debug

    At the end of the run, I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Tomboy Filenames Don't Show

    Hi, thanks for replying! I get the small dialog box, but with only two notes: "Start Here" and "Using Links in Tomboy". If I search for my original note title, I get nothing.
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