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  1. [all variants] Why doesn't Ubuntu have decent power management?

    I've been using Ubuntu for quite a while now. It has been my main OS for 6 months. I understand a lot of the lesser-popular decisions made and I have a lot of respect for everyone involved. One...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Desktop icons position not being saved after upgrade to 13.04

    I don't know if that still works in 13.04 but right-click on desktop and uncheck "keep alligned" ?
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    [ubuntu] Re: "BusyBox" instead of Ubuntu?

    From an older thread (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1702818):

    Busybox is a simple "shell" included in the initramfs and is used as a fall back if your system does not boot. Busybox says...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LightDM is black and ugly

    First, the background of the login screen should look like the wallpaper of the user that is selected. If no user is selected, the default wallpaper is chosen.

    Are you sure you switched to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LightDM is black and ugly

    We cannot help you until you tell us what you mean by "installed Ubuntu through terminal". That's as specific as saying "I ate something blue and then my stomach hurt". Which packages did you...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Windows files only partially shown in Ubuntu + a few getting started questions

    Could you please give some screenshots of what you are seeing exactly? I have no idea what could be wrong but maybe I figure something out when I see what you're seeing.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with GUI

    I can't help you unless you tell me what the error is you're getting.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to remove menu integration in Unity?

    I tried the clean Ubuntu Gnome but it crashed a lot. I had the same problems with installing Gnome over normal Ubuntu and with Gnome on Fedora. I think it's a Gnome problem...
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    Re: Installing on EEE

    You can mark this post as "solved" by following these steps: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UnansweredPostsTeam/SolvedThreads
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    Re: Help spastic old clueless dude trying to install Ubuntu

    Oh, I forgot: If you don't have a ubuntu DVD or USB, look at these guides:

    Burn a ubuntu DVD on windows: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/burn-a-dvd-on-windows
    Make a ubuntu USB on windows:...
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    Re: Help spastic old clueless dude trying to install Ubuntu

    I think this is a really good guide on how to do a fresh install of ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-latest

    I suggest you do it that way for all your laptops, if you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with GUI

    You can try the startx command to start the GUI manually. However, you will have to do this every time, and if it really is a driver problem, startx will not work properly.

    You can remove the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to remove menu integration in Unity?

    Install classic gnome (old gnome interface): http://www.liberiangeek.net/2013/04/no-unity-here-enable-classic-gnome-in-ubuntu-13-04/

    Install Gnome shell (new gnome interface): sudo apt-get update...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to remove menu integration in Unity?

    Remove global menu in Libreoffice: http://askubuntu.com/questions/206448/how-do-i-disable-app-menu-in-libreoffice
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mate 1.6 Desktop Icons

    This might be a dumb answer, but have you tried logging off-on again?
  16. [SOLVED] Re: (13.04) How to rename mounted drives?

    add the noauto command to the line for the HP_TOOLS partition in /etc/fstab. More information here:...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Windows files only partially shown in Ubuntu + a few getting started questions

    I have no idea how skilled you are with a computer, but do you know that your personal files are located in [windows8]/users/[username]/ ? "my documents", "my pictures", "desktop", ... They're all in...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: program removal and....

    Most software you can remove using the software center. Just search for fotoxx in installed programs and click on the remove button.
  19. Re: Mass Effect 1 - how playable it should be?

    I cannot find any specific benchmarks about mass effect 1, but normally, it should not make a big difference. Remember Wine Is Not Emulation, it is a "native" implementation of the windows API.
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  20. Re: can i play high end games on ubuntu using wine ????

    You can play a lot of high end games in Linux with Wine. The easiest way to do that is to use "playonlinux". You can see the supported apps here: http://www.playonlinux.com/en/supported_apps-1-0.html...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cinnamon No Screen Lock

    It seems that it is a known issue, the workaround is to install gnome-screensaver. More information here:
    https://github.com/linuxmint/Cinnamon/issues/1984
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot stand desktop environment for 13.10

    if you really want the old interface back, there is something called "gnome classic". This is a very good blogpost on how to install it:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removing a package using the terminal.

    the autoremove command also removes packages that are installed but no longer needed.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Window Resizing

    I installed Ubuntu GNOME 13.04 when it came out and switched back to unity after a few days because of all the bugs. Windows freezing up, whole OS freezing, ..

    I had the same experience with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Change the Main DIsplay

    GNOME is a bundle of different pieces. Every distribution is free to add, remove, change different pieces.

    Then you have the different versions of GNOME: GNOME 2, GNOME 3, GNOME fallback... Then...
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