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    [ubuntu] Black screen o death - user switching

    BACKGROUND:
    With Ubuntu 8.04 I have 2 user accounts. My account (account1) and my wife's account (account2). Account1 is set up so a screensaver starts after 10 minutes and is password protected....
  2. [ubuntu] Re: amarok - ratings stored where?

    I hadn't. I'm still trying to de-windows-ize myself and the location of such data is a big challenge for me.

    I asked on launchpad and got the following answeer, which took care of this.
    ...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: amarok - ratings stored where?

    *bimp*
  4. [ubuntu] Re: OpenOffice wont start - user interface language issue?

    just did a full reinstall, works fine now
  5. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] OpenOffice wont start - user interface language issue?

    Hi
    When I try to open any OpenOffice app (spreadsheet, word, etc) I get the following error msg:

    "The application cannot be started. The user interface language cannot be determined"

    I was...
  6. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] amarok - ratings stored where?

    When i rate a song in Amarok, I don't believe it tags the file with it. Rather I think its saved in a different location. I had to do a fresh install of ubuntu b/c I mucked things up trying...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy won't start

    Did you ever get this resolved? I just installed 8.04 and got the same problem. I had to select 'failsafe GNOME' to bypass it
    thx
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    [ubuntu] Re: Log on Loop

    I have the same problem. I have to select failsafe GNOME to bypass it
  9. [all variants] Re: Don't have full access as admin

    Thanks. I'll take your advice re: clamav

    Regarding the other - I've always been able to download files from the internet, email, etc and place them in whatever folder I like. My wife's account,...
  10. [all variants] [SOLVED] Don't have full access as admin

    My account is an admin account. I'm able to add/remove programs and browse throughout the file structure. However, today I received several error messages that seem to indicate I don't have full...
  11. [all variants] Re: Sound problem - worked fine after upgrading then...

    Sorry to say but nothing worked so i took advantage of having my /home in a separate partition and did a fresh install of hardy.

    Seems like this is a prevalent problem, one that doesn't appear to...
  12. [all variants] Re: Sound problem - worked fine after upgrading then...

    Here's what I got, which was unexpected:

    brett@office:~$ sudo modprobe snd
    .adobe/ .gconfd/ Pictures/
    .bash_history .gnome2/ ...
  13. [all variants] Re: Sound problem - worked fine after upgrading then...

    lol - I was wondering about that but am willing to try anything! I'll retry tonight after work. Thanks for the followup
  14. [all variants] Re: Sound problem - worked fine after upgrading then...

    Here's my results from the below code:
    FATAL: Module snd_hda_intel not found.


    I posted this elsewhere, but JohnDorian, try this:
    sudo modprobe snd-hda-intel[/QUOTE]
  15. [all variants] Re: Sound problem - worked fine after upgrading then...

    hansdown - tried it, no luck.

    Montgoss - I have the same results as you: "cat /proc/asound/cards" says "--- no soundcards ---"
  16. [all variants] [SOLVED] Sound problem - worked fine after upgrading then...

    Hi,
    I upgraded to Hardy with no problems. Then last week I got the icon indicating there were updates for me to apply. Given that I've never had a compatibility issue resulting from such updates...
  17. [all variants] Re: Your user name is unknown to Sudo!

    Thanks for the lightning fast responses! I figured I'd be waiting for a while. I found a solution that worked lighting fast. Not sure if this is a bug in the gui. I checked group membership via...
  18. [all variants] [SOLVED] Your user name is unknown to Sudo!

    I just created a new user account, set permissions to enable this user to administer the system. Using this new account, whenever I try to do something that requires a sudo password I get a window...
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