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  1. [SOLVED] How do I delete 32-bit 12.10 from 32/64-bit dual boot system?

    You might as well have the whole story :(

    I usually build my own boxes but decided to treat myself to a ready-built system to replace my two-year old Ubuntu self-build.

    I duly installed 20.10,...
  2. [ubuntu] Upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 - a rocky road to success (sort of)

    Having downloaded 12.10 and burned the .ISO to disk, I did the necessary - a full backup of all personal, music, email, bookmarks, video files etc. I then tried to boot with the 12.10 but it would...
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrade to 12.10

    If you have another box available, you could put the failed upgrade disk into that as a second drive and suck the files across to the first drive.
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrade to 12.10

    You might have done this prior to attempting the upgrade, of course :(

    You should be able to boot from the installation DVD to locate personal files and copy them to an external drive (dunno about...
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    [SOLVED] Re: IPv6 - is it okay to enable it?

    Thanks responders - I will leave IPv6 disabled for the time being.
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    [SOLVED] IPv6 - is it okay to enable it?

    Ubuntu 11.10

    I disabled IPv6 in the previous version of Ubuntu in order to obviate Internet connection/traffic problems I was having (in common with other users and as suggested in this forum).
    ...
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    [ubuntu] WEP key demanded on every startup

    Ubuntu 11.10

    I have my WiFi connection set to automatic logon and, up until recently, could logon using my keyring password only. Recently, though, the system has demanded the WEP code as well...
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    [gnome] Re: Unity vs Gnome 3

    The previews of Gnome3 (iGnome?) got me really excited and I was looking forward to using it - then, this Unity thing turned up.

    Well, to be fair, I have never been more productive since the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity launcher privacy issue

    Thank you for the pointer - I have installed the manager module which satisfies my needs.
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    [SOLVED] Unity launcher privacy issue

    I quite like Unity, although I didn't expect that I would.

    The launcher, however, has me a little concerned at present.

    It functions perfectly well, but the Files & Folders object has as a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with 11.04 Natty Narwhal

    Unity is clearly a break with the past.

    I was looking forward to Gnome 3 and I didn't think that I would like Unity, but I do.

    Unity is not about eye candy - it's about productivity, speed and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Multiple keyring logon dialogues

    Yes

    Ubuntu 10.10 by the way.
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    [SOLVED] Multiple keyring logon dialogues

    I would happily do without having to logon to my wireless connection but, apparently, one can either have automatic logon at boot or automatic logon to the network - but not both.

    Anyway, of late...
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    [SOLVED] Re: That damned red triangle again

    Found my previous thread on the same issue and fixed it in the same way.
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    [SOLVED] That damned red triangle again

    Been a while since I had the 'update information is outdated' irritant, but it is back with me now.

    I have searched the forum for fixes but to no avail (can't recall how I fixed it last time, it...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Update download not functional (that little red tringle in the menu bar)

    Thank you - that fixed it.
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Update download not functional (that little red tringle in the menu bar)

    Output:

    tony@MusicMachine:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
    # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 10.10 _Maverick Meerkat_ - Release Candidate i386 (20100928)]/ maverick main restricted
    # See...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Update download not functional (that little red tringle in the menu bar)

    Code:
    tony@MusicMachine:~$ sudo apt-get update
    [sudo] password for tony:
    Hit http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com maverick Release.gpg
    Ign http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ maverick/main...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Keep losing title bar from windows

    Naughty me - I didn't first check if there were other threads on this issue, and there are.

    Hope that there is a fix/fixes in them.

    Thanks for looking.
  20. [SOLVED] Update download not functional (that little red tringle in the menu bar)

    I am getting a red triangle with exclamation mark 'warning' in the menu bar (relating to update repositories) which has been reported but no 'fixes' seem to work for me.

    When I click on the...
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    [SOLVED] Keep losing title bar from windows

    Every now and then (that is two or three times a day) the title bar (the one with the exit/minimise/maximise icons on it) disappears from all open windows and any I subsequently open.

    The only way...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Amarok broken by new Ubuntu upgrade again?

    More or less fixed.

    Under 'Tools' menu there is an option 'Update Collection' which I have invoked on a number of occasions to try and fix the problems of track times not being displayed in the...
  23. [SOLVED] Amarok broken by new Ubuntu upgrade again?

    Ever since I upgraded to 10.04 LTS Amarok has behaved badly in that a playlisted tracks that were added to my Music folder before the upgrade do not display the track time whilst tracks added after...
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    [all variants] Re: The state of open source music managers

    An odd response.

    If we were all be so easily satisfied we would all be running Windows?
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    [all variants] Re: The state of open source music managers

    Me too.

    I would agree that Amarok is the best of pretty poor bunch.

    Say what you like about Apple (and most people have), their products may well be overhyped, overpriced and underfeatured -...
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