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  1. Thread: Ms fonts

    by PhilGil

    Re: Ms fonts

    Is the multiverse repo activated? If not, activate, refresh and try installing again.
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Firefox extremely difficult to open in Ubuntu

    Have you tried opening Firefox in Safe Mode? Does it open right away?

    Open a terminal and enter
    firefox -safe-mode

    If Firefox open quickly and without errors in safe mode then your problems...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: UBUNTU GNOME 16.04: Disable horizontal scrolling

    Thank you. I've switched to Mate, but I'll try out the solution in the linked thread if I decide to go back to Gnome. My laptop only has 2GB of RAM so I'm trying out lighter DEs (even though Gnome is...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Mouse Pointer disappears in Lubuntu 16.04

    It's a known issue in Xubuntu and Lubuntu. A fix is in progress, but right now there's only a work-around:
  5. [SOLVED] Re: UBUNTU GNOME 16.04: Disable horizontal scrolling

    Thank you for changing the title, that's what I wanted. I did not see a way of doing it from the advanced editing page, I'll look more carefully next time now that I know it's possible.

    I don't...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Disable horizontal scrolling (16.04)

    Okay, just took a trip down the rabbit hole and found the answer to my own question (as well as discovering why synclient doesn't work). The short answer is that horizontal scrolling can't be...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Disable horizontal scrolling (16.04)

    ~$ xinput -list
    ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
    ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]
    ⎜ ↳ DLL0725:01...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Disable horizontal scrolling (16.04)

    Thank you for your reply, vasa1.

    So I ran the command the first time and got the following output:

    ~$ synclient | grep -i horiz
    HorizScrollDelta = 114
    HorizEdgeScroll =...
  9. [SOLVED] UBUNTU GNOME 16.04: Disable horizontal scrolling

    Hello, all. Just installed Ubuntu Gnome on a Dell Inspiron 11 3162. Everything works remarkably well, but there's one thing that's driving me crazy: I'm can't disable horizontal scrolling on the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No mouse pointer when waking up from suspend

    This is not actually fixed, is it? I have the same problem, which began after an update a couple of weeks ago. It's fine if I log out before I suspend the laptop, but if I suspend while still logged...
  11. Re: Serious Dilema. Graphic Designer about CorelDRAW X3 - X6 on WINE

    Sadly, I think QIII is right, you'll probably need to stay with Windows. Instead of dual booting, though, why not install Xubuntu in a VM? It will run acceptably on as little as one gig of RAM.
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    Re: How's your backup solution?

    Nightly backup to an external hard drive using Back in Time. Weekly rsync backup to a different external hard drive that I keep at my office.
  13. Re: Who is the best VPN provider - add your choise and why!

    I'll add my vote for PIA. Very reasonable rates, no logging, zero-knowledge.

    I had to set up manually, but it was easy with the step-by-step instructions.
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    [all variants] Re: xgamma alternative?

    Sorry to hear that didn't work. I'm out of ideas. Unless someone else on the forum can help you're probably right about your graphics being incompatible.
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    [all variants] Re: xgamma alternative?

    So you're saying that typing exactly what I posted previously ("xrandr --output LCD --gamma 0.9:0.9:0.9") didn't work?
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    [all variants] Re: xgamma alternative?

    Your output name is "LCD", so you'll want to type this

    xrandr --output LCD --gamma 0.9:0.9:0.9
    That should make your screen appear more contrasty. You can play around with the numbers to get the...
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    [all variants] Re: xgamma alternative?

    Not sure if this will work successfully on an ARM processor, but you can also set gamma using xrandr, i.e.

    xrandr --output output-name --gamma 1.0:1.0:1.0

    Find your output name with this...
  18. Re: What was your reaction the first time you used Linux/Ubuntu?

    The first live CD I tried was 6.06. Even back then, I was pretty impressed with all the free software it came with and how usable it was. At the time I didn't see any compelling reason to switch from...
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    Re: Remote Desktop Connection and RD Gateway

    Not sure what you mean. Your wife's work will have provided a domain and suffix for their RDP server (a .com, .edu. .org, or etc.). There may also be a separate domain for the gateway server.
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    Re: Remote Desktop Connection and RD Gateway

    Before I try to help please understand that I am in no way an RDP expert, just an ordinary user trying to figure this stuff out.

    The answer to your first question is, yes, I've always needed an...
  21. Re: vpn config with PIA (private internet access)

    Your passwords wouldn't be very secure if they were stored in plain text in a config file, would they? :)

    They're in your user password store, which is probably called "Passwords and Keys". Open...
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    Re: Best WYSIWYG html editor available for ubuntu?

    I don't have any personal experience with this, but here's another one you may want to try:
  23. Re: How to create a fast Windows virtual machine (for Outlook emails and Evernote)

    I've disabled all visual effects in my Win 7 VM. It looks like Windows 95 but it runs fine for day-to-day use. Because of that, I've never bothered to turn on 3D acceleration in VirtualBox since it...
  24. Re: Best Laptop at $300 price-point for installing Ubuntu?

    Used/refurbished Dell Latitude or Lenovo Thinkpad. Business laptops tend to be good Linux machines.

    Anecdotes<>evidence, but I haven't noticed any heat problems with my Latitude E4300 running...
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    [all variants] Re: Update to 15.10

    No, you can only update from the previous release to the next or from one LTS to the next, so 15.04 to 15.10 or 14.04 to 16.04 (when it is released). If you want to upgrade to 15.10 it would be...
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