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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 LTS is running slow on IBM ThinkPad

    It will run slowly because the Unity desktop will always run slowly on a 1.1GHz P3 w/ only half a gig of RAM. I strongly suggest Xubuntu or Lubuntu as alternative, lighter, faster versions of Ubuntu...
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    Re: Athlon XP: Choosing distro/version

    I've run Linux Mint/Gnome2, Xubuntu and Lubuntu on 1.4GHz machines w/ 1GB of RAM. All three of those are Ubuntu based, and anything you learn about Ubuntu (except for the Unity desktop) will work for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: firefox browser won;t connect to wireless

    And, if you install Chromium or some other browser, does the same problem occur?
  4. Re: The delight of logging in eight times before one can post

    :( Only took three logins to post this... still not fixed. :(
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    [ubuntu] Re: Study Basics Of Ubuntu

    Yes, the specs show your machine is adequate.
  6. Re: The delight of logging in eight times before one can post

    Well, I doubt my Fortune 100 employer is going to change their infosec policy for this one website. However, that does not explain why it fails at home, where I have a CLINK (err, CenturyLink)...
  7. [all variants] 64-bit 13.10 shows 1GB less RAM than 64-bit 13.04 did

    Multiple 64-bit versions (Kubuntu, Lubuntu and Xubuntu) once installed on my ThinkPad R60 show 3GB of RAM, not the correct 4GB of RAM. Last week with 13.04, I had 4GB of RAM (which matches the BIOS)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Study Basics Of Ubuntu

    mail.yahoo.ca is the quickest way to launch Yahoo! Mail.

    If you have paid Yahoo! Mail, then you can use Thunderbird or Claws Mail through POP3 access instead of the web based access required for...
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    Re: Suggestions for semi-old computer

    Xubuntu works like a champ on my six year old Thinkpad. Solid, reliable.
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    [all variants] UnbuntuGuide Fails

    http://ubuntuguide.org/images/UbuntuGuideSaucyPt1.epub is linked from http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu_Saucy_Repositories under 'eBook Version' above the list of contents at top of page,. However,...
  11. Poll: Re: Smart Scopes: Good or bad or just plain horrible

    I switched to Xubuntu and so did www.FreeGeek.org - every machine going out the door (including school and non-profit donations) is scope-free, Unity-free.
  12. Re: The delight of logging in eight times before one can post

    Failed again within 5 minutes of login.
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    [ubuntu] Re: improper language(URDU) format in browser

    What happens if you install Chromium or Chrome? Does the Urdu still appear?
  14. [ubuntu] Re: problem with internet connection and AES security system

    PPPoE is for DSL.
    You use a DSL type connection, right?

    Security systems often block DSL from working, since they are typically wired between the demarc (where the phone line enters the house or...
  15. Re: The delight of logging in eight times before one can post

    Does _not_ happen from my phone using Chrome. However, that ain't a viable solution. Help for this problem is requested; I've answered every query and provided all requested information, and surely...
  16. Re: The delight of logging in eight times before one can post

    Happens on three different machines as described in the original post.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Need to force specific resolution for GUI when I add it to server

    And, SSH connections to the server ain't permiso for this test case, _has_ to go through the Raritan, so back to papibe's suggestion.
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Need to force specific resolution for GUI when I add it to server

    So, I can install
    a) xauth and Firefox, or
    b) xorg, openbox and Firefox
    and not need a full GUI to use Firefox?

    And, when I launch that, everything remains in 800x600 mode?

    If so, perfect...
  19. Re: The delight of logging in eight times before one can post

    _coldraven_ Since I do not use WiFi, no.

    What cookie-related settings are required?

    And, even though I see my username in the orange bar at top, once again I am told I must refresh the page...
  20. [ubuntu] Need to force specific resolution for GUI when I add it to server

    Got a Ubuntu 13.04 server set up. Now I need to add a GUI so I can occasionally, at will (not every time) load a web browser to control a device. Problem is, it's in a rack in a lights-out server...
  21. The delight of logging in eight times before one can post

    go to http://ubuntuforums.org/
    Sign in with SSO
    Select a forum, I see my username in the orange ribbon at upper right.
    Click on Post New
    Prompted to sign in again
    Sign in again
    Return, not to...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Need to install away server w/ Open Stack from broadband - but how?

    Thank you, Bob Oscar Francis Howard. Hook 'em, horns!
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    [xubuntu] Re: How to change login screen?

    Better solution found: Just use The GIMP to edit the PNG file used. But, thank you anyway.
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Server install of kvm and openstack without broadband

    Need to practice this stuff for a behind-firewall install next week which will not permit connection to repositories.

    Cx wants 13.04, cx is always right, been around and around on the issue of LTS...
  25. [SOLVED] Need to install away server w/ Open Stack from broadband - but how?

    Here is what I believe to be an unusual question.

    I've always installed Ubuntu desktop (many versions and flavors) with a decent internet connection, but now I find myself preparing for my...
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