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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Error "JRE not installed/Java is disabled." after recent Firefox update

    Good thought. I'll keep an eye on that. Thanks!
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Error "JRE not installed/Java is disabled." after recent Firefox update

    Thanks to both of you for the quick replies. Halogen2, I'd not heard of Firefox ESR before but tried it and it was a quick and easy solution - thank you! Marking "solved"....
  3. [SOLVED] Error "JRE not installed/Java is disabled." after recent Firefox update

    Setup:
    Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit)
    Firefox 52.0 (32-bit)

    I have a client that uses Juniper Connect for their VPN, and after much trial-and-error a couple years ago I finally got it set up well with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 15.10 Server hangs on reboot

    After applying the fix I noted above and then waiting a couple days, both servers now reboot normally. Given that this was an intermittent problem I can't be sure there's not some bug lying in wait...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 15.10 Server hangs on reboot

    Update after 24 hours of server idle: yesterday I had applied the fix to the Grub file as described in my OP here, and waiting overnight before trying a reboot. Worked, on both machines.

    Given...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 15.10 Server hangs on reboot

    Since these are experimental systems I decided to got for it and follow the advice outlined in the URL I linked to above, adding "acpi=force reboot=acpi" to /etc/default/grub.

    So far the system...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 15.10 Server hangs on reboot

    Thanks for the reply, Darko. I fully agree about LTS, and would have preferred to use 14.04 but I found the installer wasn't recognizing my keyboard on those two machines, and 15.10 was the only...
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    [SOLVED] 15.10 Server hangs on reboot

    I have an issue with two servers: sometimes they will reboot, but sometimes they hang during the shutdown phase of reboot.

    I've tried using the following:
    sudo reboot
    sudo shutdown -r now
    sudo...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Global menu + certain applications menu bars show duplicate entries. (i.e. kdenli

    It may be an easy-to-fix bug in the app. My (admittedly limited) understanding of how the global menu bar works is that when an app defines its menus using the standard Qt or GTK methods, Unity will...
  10. Thread: Mozilla Firefox

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    Re: Mozilla Firefox

    Firefox has been super stable for me. I'd use it exclusively if I could run Netflix with it.
  11. Re: How 'well' does Ubuntu work for most of you guys?

    I've had periods of many years using mostly Mac, then mostly Windows, and in recent years mostly Ubuntu. For the last year I've been using Ubuntu almost exclusively. With the clean simplicity of...
  12. Re: How much time do you dedicate to learning to code (or anything)?

    Malcolm Gladwell suggests the distance between noobie and master in any field is about 10,000 hours. In some areas it's okay to be merely competent, so just a few hundred hours may suffice. But to...
  13. Thread: Create my own OS

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    Re: Create my own OS

    As entire OS is a lot of work. Perhaps you might start with one corner of it and see how that goes. A file manager would be relatively easy to do, and you could use high-level tools like Python,...
  14. Re: Troubles With Low Quality VPS...Any Suggestions?

    Ive been very pleased with InterServer, and their scalable pricing for VPS slices.
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    Re: Ubuntu Server instead of Debian?

    A little company called Dreamhost switched over the summer - with some 20,000 servers:

    http://www.linuxandlife.com/2013/06/dreamhost-now-uses-ubuntu-instead-of.html

    And I switched the...
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    Re: What does it mean?!!

    I don't know anything about the comic, but I believe the symbol is a Gankyil:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gankyil
  17. Re: disappointed that the world of linux remains so clunky

    Respectfully, I see nothing wrong in raising the bar with reasonable expectations. There's a place for WYSIWYG HTML editors, and the fact is that there isn't a single one in the Ubuntu Software...
  18. Re: Looking for members of a game changing Linux distro

    If you want a game changer, write apps. Any OS is ultimately just an app launcher; app define the scope of what we can do with an OS.

    There are many apps that are Win-only, and often a reason...
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    Re: Is Canonical trying to do too much too soon?

    The original question here was stated as: "Is Canonical trying to do too much too soon?"

    Perhaps a more relevant question might be: "Are other OS vendors trying to do too little too late?"

    The...
  20. Re: Marks Shuttleworth's message to all Ubuntu haters.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yV_8bGUdCd0


    I think that's what they're aiming for. So far, I like it. Makes better use of screen real estate than any other OS I've seen.
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    Re: Why Linux will never dominate the world!

    On the desktop, true, it's a Microsoft world. Has been for decades, and for all its wealth and power not even Apple has been able to get much beyond 10% there.

    But consider all the other types of...
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    Sticky: Re: Ubuntu Hours in California

    Pasadena Ubuntu Hour, Thursday, July 11

    We have a great turn out every month of 5-8 people and slowly expanding as more people find out about the UH.

    Meet up at the original Ubuntu Hour...
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    Sticky: Re: Ubuntu Hours in California

    Pasadena Ubuntu Hour, Thursday, June 13

    We have a great turn out every month of 5-8 people and slowly expanding as more people find out about the UH.

    Meet up at the original Ubuntu Hour...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System76 needs a new product or two very soon

    We could rearrange that to show the relationship between those elements:

    small market = low sales volumes, limited choices, lack of innovation, high prices

    Note that no major OEM offers much in...
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    Poll: Re: Your thoughts on Ubuntu.com without Community?

    I think it would be very helpful to have a link titled "Support" in the main menu. I believe this would be more meaningful to a greater number of users than one labeled "Community". It would bring...
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