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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Error ICEauthority prevents login (12.04 LTS Encrypted HomeFolder)

    Update.

    I still do not know how to correctly fix this error but it seems to be working again at the moment.

    The initial error would not go away even after repeated re-boots.
    I did however...
  2. [ubuntu] Error ICEauthority prevents login (12.04 LTS Encrypted HomeFolder)

    I am getting an error when attempting to login

    This is leaving me unable to login to the sytem.

    I hope someone is able to help with this. I dont want to act too hastilly and risk losing a few...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: How to post a message on or reserve some space for a guest account

    Thanks both for the quick replies. I will leave this again for a while but at least I now have some solid ideas on where to start, so thanks.

    That's what I initially thought I may need to do. In...
  4. [SOLVED] How to post a message on or reserve some space for a guest account

    I keep thinking about this and half-heartedly try to look up how to do it but have not yet figured it out. I am hoping someone will point me in the correct direction.

    The guest account is useful I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Browser error Epiphany not working

    Epiphany / Web
    I have now discovered this confirmed but unasigned bug


    "Web" menu missing from Epiphany on Unity" https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/epiphany-browser/+bug/954603
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    [ubuntu] Re: Browser error Epiphany not working

    Ok then I guess that may be the problem, even though it has run in the past. DE is Unity and usually the 2D verson.

    Any method of checking depedancies,or would simply reinstalling possibly help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Browser error Epiphany not working

    Thanks for the reply.

    I do not see any option relating to proxy settings. Epiphany is only there as an aditional browser, mainly just in case the others do not work and I am not familiar with the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Browser error Epiphany not working

    Bump !

    Is anyone able to offer advice, or say what further information you may require in order to provide suggestions please.

    Thanks in advance.
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    [ubuntu] Browser error Epiphany not working

    I am still trying to fnd my feet with Ubuntu.

    Epiphany is a lightweight (is it or was it the default ) browser but it is not working. I do not see options for troubleshooting and fixing it.

    I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: no sound in bbc radio pop out player

    Maybe it would have been as easy to just start Firefox in safe-mode. Hold the shift key whilst launching Firefox, but do NOT use the reset option.

    Firefox also has a reset option from safe mode,...
  11. Re: Formatted Dell Factory Reset partition as swap partition

    Another thought is that Windows lets you create sytem backup disks on to CDs or DVDs, so as long as the Laptop has an internal drive you could create your own system image.

    See...
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    [ubuntu] Re: File name extension doubt

    As far as I know Ubuntu does not really care too much what extension you use. Although it may be a good idea to be consistent as it could confuse some applications. Also remember unlike early Windows...
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    Re: [solved] RSS feeds, I can not create new subscribiptions to live bookmarks.

    It turned out to be messed up/missing preferences. To work with live bookmarks as the feed the relevant prefs and settings are:


    Pref Value
    browser.feeds.handler bookmarks...
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    RSS feeds, I can not create new subscribiptions to live bookmarks.

    For a while now I have not been able to subscribe to new live bookmarks / RSS feeds,using the Firefox icon option "subscribe to ths page".
    Existing feeds continue to work ok.

    Has anyone got any...
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    Re: Firefox +1 Mega Thread

    One or two things are likely here, malware, or a more innocent explanation that causes a hang on exit. You mention Flash, and that could be important here. Firefox and Flash have been having problems...
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    Re: Firefox +1 Mega Thread

    Update, this has been resolved,the updates have now downloaded and will install. I guess it was just a temporary problem Solved

    Hi,
    Anyone any suggestions on what I should do with this problem...
  17. Thread: BBC iPLAYER

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    [ubuntu] Re: BBC iPLAYER

    Note many of the Firefox problems with Flash Player relate to WINDOWS and use of Adobe's protected mode. Flash 10.3 does not use protected mode, but it is possible to disable protected mode in later...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Amiga emulation on Ubuntu

    This may have some relavance to your problem.
    See for instance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floppy_disk_variants#Commodore_Amiga

    I used PCs with DOS & Xenix & also an Atari in the days of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to reposition Launcher items

    Someone asked above whether the icons were flat or collapsed. I have since seen them collapse as in rotating into a stack, although they are flat at present. I am guessing that is probably dependent...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to reposition Launcher items

    Has anyone got a link to the documentation for the documentation for the reset icons command ?

    I have now added back icons to the launcher and it continues to work, thanks everyone for the quick...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to reposition Launcher items

    Thanks both of you for the rapid respnses.

    Ok thanks. I will have to study this more closely but it seems to have worked.

    The icons now will move as expeced and can be dragged on and off of the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to reposition Launcher items

    I am not entirely certain I understand the question.

    The Rubbish bin is fixed. If I move my mouse pointer to the top or bottom of the launcher bar and there are hidden launcher icons then they...
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    [SOLVED] Unable to reposition Launcher items

    This is a minor problem, and possibly it will turn out it is me forgetting how it works rather than anything being broken.


    If it is something broken or interfering with the launcher then I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to copy long file path

    Thanks again for all the information.

    I had not noticed the tiny scroll tiny arrows at the end of the blobs|breadcrumbs, so although the displayed info was truncated it was in fact all still...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to copy long file path

    Thanks to everyone for the replies. This is not a subject I have had time to get back to yet. I was noticing some truncation, but have not had time to study and try the answers yet.
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