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  1. [lubuntu] program crash error detail window flashes

    lubuntu 18.04 64 bit on Acer 5515 laptop

    Occasionally a program crashes, and the error screen offers the option of seeing the details. Selection of that option flashes the detail window too...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Why two Blank CD-R icons on desktop?

    [EXPLAINED] Thanks for the answer.
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    [lubuntu] Why two Blank CD-R icons on desktop?

    Running Lubuntu 18.04 64 bit on Acer Aspire 5515 laptop.

    It is nowhere near a show stopper, just annoying. Duplicate desktop icons appear when a blank CD-R disk is inserted, and a single icon...
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    login email address is no longer valid

    How can I change the login email I use? Th subject says it all.
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    [lubuntu] Random cursor vanishing

    Dell Inspiron B120
    $ uname -a
    Linux username-ME051 4.4.0-36-generic #55~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Aug 12 11:49:08 UTC 2016 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux

    The title above is concise and correct. There...
  6. [SOLVED] SOLVED Re: How to identify alleged Duplicates in /etc/apt/sources.list

    As suggested, I commented out the one line I found, and re-ran the update.

    All the "Duplicate" entries vanished.

    I take it that means I had four entries in sources.list which were duplicated by...
  7. [SOLVED] How to identify alleged Duplicates in /etc/apt/sources.list

    Since the only foolish question is the unasked one, here is my query - others may decide if it is foolish or not.


    uname -a

    Linux hanraoi-ME051 3.19.0-58-generic #64~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar...
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    ... you read a whole bunch of the responses to a thread called "You know you're a geek when........" --- and add another response to the thousand-odd responses already there.
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    [lubuntu] [RESOLVED] question on sudo apt-get autoremove

    First, thanks to all who looked and responded.

    I quickly realized that the query should have been about "upgrade", and not "autoremove". When I came back, there were three replies already. I...
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    [lubuntu] question on sudo apt-get autoremove

    The command sudo apt-get autoremove reports a number of packages with three different prefixes.

    man apt-get doesn't explain the meaning of these three prefixes.

    Examples of the three prefixes...
  11. [lubuntu] [SOLVED} Re: Software Updater persists suggesting unneeded update

    Thank you, Dennis N. Your answer was exactly what I needed.
  12. [lubuntu] Software Updater persists suggesting unneeded update

    This is an annoyance item. The Software Updater displays its window in the lower taskbar, telling me that it has an update. Usually, I take what is offered. However, it always suggests a German...
  13. Re: Dell Inspiron B120: a poor upgrade choice or a stupid move

    I really appreciate the suggestions given - they helped to direct and concentrate my thinking. What I finally did was to label the several existing partitions - /, /usr, /var, /tmp, & /home and...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu 15.10 - post-install restart hung

    Well, I bit the bullet, powered down, and booted. After a few tries, I got the password correct, and logged in. There is a problem with Opera browser crashing, but that is another story. Thanks to...
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    [lubuntu] Lubuntu 15.10 - post-install restart hung

    I installed Lubuntu 15.10 (64) on HP Pavilion zv6000 from USB. Re-partitioned 50 GiB disk: /, /boot, /home, swap.
    The Pavilion was previously running Lubuntu 14.?? (32) with no problems.

    Near...
  16. Re: Try Ubuntu (Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, ...) before installing it

    I installed Lubuntu 14.04.2 (persistent) to a USB flash drive, and it boots perfectly but slowly. I suppose that is because a USB drive is slower than a hard drive.

    I also had no wireless ...
  17. Re: Try Ubuntu (Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, ...) before installing it

    Part of the instructions on installing Ubuntu to a USB drive says, "Make sure that you install the bootloader into the head of the target pendrive (not into the internal drive or the source...
  18. Re: Dell Inspiron B120: a poor upgrade choice or a stupid move

    For mrgs:

    lshw.txt follows -



    computer
    description: Portable Computer
    product: ME051
    vendor: Dell Inc.
  19. Dell Inspiron B120: a poor upgrade choice or a stupid move

    I was running Ubuntu 9.04 on a Dell Inspiron B120 as a single user.

    I was using a 250GiB hard drive with six partitions: /boot, swap, /, /home, /var, and /tmp, but I was seeing slow performance,...
  20. [ubuntu] USB Wireless adapter - not working on 10.04

    The only stupid question is the one you don't ask, so here is mine.

    First - the situation:
    The wireless adapter is a Buffalo WLI-U2-KG125S. It works with <whisper> Windows Vista</whisper> on an...
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