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  1. Re: {16.10} does ubuntu actually INSTALL updates automatically? settings are set for

    If you go to System Settings>Software & Updates>Updates you will see that it is only security updates that can be automatically downloaded and installed. "Other Updates" would include bug fixes...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: {16.04} how to install gnome? like you do with chrome?

    It is confusing in another way. You say that you want to install Gnome but Ubuntu is built on top of the Gnome 3 desktop environment. Ubuntu uses the Unity shell instead of the Gnome 3 shell. So,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing Ubuntu and windows

    As part of a default installation of Ubuntu we get a default set of applications that suit most people's needs. Among other things there is a web browser and an office suite. There is a large range...
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    Re: Kernel 4.4.21 LTS

    My install of 16.04 is sitting on Linux kernel 4.4.0-38 generic

    Xenial (16.04) is still having daily ISO images built. So, you can either install 16.04.1 or the daily ISO image of 20160917...
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    Re: Audio not working

    On my yakkety system an update the other day reset the sound settings for audio output to Line Out - built in audio. I usually have it set to HDMI/DisplayPort2 to use the audio out of the Nvidia...
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    Re: 14.04 upgrade questions

    This is what the 14.04.5 release notes say.

    The system has upgraded the desktop to 14.04.5 by using the normnal update/upgrade system
  7. [lubuntu] Re: really need some help if anyone can give it :( (yoga 11s)

    It would have to be an OS that runs on ARM CPUs. I am not sure if there is a Lubuntu version that runs on ARM. There are Ubuntu versions for a few ARM processors but they tend to be server images.
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    [SOLVED] Re: graphics problem

    At the recovery menu we can select Network. That will do 2 things. It will set up an internet connection. Which we may need if we are going to download and install software such as a video driver or...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: ATI Video Card Problem on Ubuntu 16.04 (Can't play videos)

    When you installed Ubuntu did you tick the box labeled "Install third party software?" When we tick that box we get some very useful audio & video codecs that are free to download and use but are...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive not found by Live disk on crashed windows 8

    Are you dual booting Windows 8 with Ubuntu? If so, then Windows fast startup (hibernation) should be off. Otherwise even if ubuntu was detecting the hard disk it would not be able to access any...
  11. Re: Error trying to fix broken packages in 16.10 beta1

    We are also asuuming that you are running this update from Ubuntu 16.10 and not Linux Mint 18. You can open the file manager and browse to /usr/lib/grub/i386-pc/ and look for It will be a...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Creating space for partition on HDD

    Does not the Windows install disc have a partitioner that will shrink that partition to create unallocated space for new Windows partitions? See section 8 drive options>Advanced>Extend.
  13. Re: Latest headsup on what to look forward to in 16.10 unity

    If you had asked this question a couple of days ago I would have replied: We get a transparent top panel. But that bug was fixed by yesterday's update. Otherwise, it is more of the same. Newer Linux...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: How to install play on linux a wine

    If you have the universe repository enabled in System Settings>Software sources you should be able to install wine 1.4. But even Ubuntu 16.04 will only give you wine 1.6. To get wine 1.8 we have to...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Have a question on the amount of RAM and Ubuntu?

    The most important thing that I know about Red Hat is that it is a paid for version of Linux. What we could be seeing is a marketing ploy to get server users to upgrade to newer versions of Red Hat...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Have a question on the amount of RAM and Ubuntu?

    This refers to the CPU architecture.

    For Ubuntu there is this
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Minimal Black screen blinking curser after install.

    The splash screen we see when Ubuntu loads is the same screen we see when we shut down Ubuntu. And Crtl+Alt+Del = Reboot.

    You have not described how far into the boot process the loading goes....
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    Re: Need help migrating to Ubuntu

    This any good

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    Re: grub.cfg - which one?

    I assume that you only have one hard drive (sda). So, take your pick. Choose 12.04 or 16.04 and load into it and then run these two commands

    sudo grub-install /dev/sda
    sudo update-grub

  20. Re: problems after upgrade from 14.04LTS to 16.04LTS - software, uppgrade language su

    This is not a URL to a repository

    deb http// trusty main

    This is a URL to a repository

    deb trusty main
  21. Re: Issue with apt-get update on 10.04.4 LTS

    Support for Ubuntu 12.04 ends at the end of April 2017. So, if you do succeed in doing an online upgrade to 12.04 (the next supported version from 10.04) you will have to repeat the process again in...
  22. Re: get automaticaly notified machine needs reboot (after auto security updates)

    I believe that the Linux kernel developers have done a lot of work to make it possible to upgrade the kernel without requiring a restart. I am not sure if this function is active in the kernel...
  23. Re: Installing a commandline only distro for a layman

    You might also want to consider the Ubuntu mini ISO image. That will install Linux and nothing else if you so choose. Or it will also add a range of desktop environments. Some of which are very...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: New Laptop Install, WIFI permanently disabled

    hard blocked: yes = the WiFi adapter is switched off in hardware. It may be disabled in the BIOS. It may need a keyboard combination to switch it on. If Windows is installed and WiFi is turned off in...
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    Re: Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop is empty

    And CCSM is showing the Unity plugin to be disabled? This command should reset Compiz

    dconf reset -f /org/compiz/

    This command should restart Unity

    setsid unity
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