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  1. [SOLVED] How to prevent blackout of Firefox address bar.

    I realize this is a Firefox fix, not really a Lubuntu problem per se; however, it seems to happen, only sometimes, when I install Lubuntu 14.04 (Alternate CD image via Live USB stick) on older...
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    [lubuntu] Toshiba Satellite 1400-S151 ALI15x3

    Please help me get Lubuntu working on my friend's old laptop. He had XP on it and I told him XP needed to be replaced due to it no longer being supported with security updates. I've been struggling...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Old hardware brought back to life

    Thanks for your suggestions.

    Actually, what I think I'll do is test Lubuntu 14.04 beta, tweak and write scripts for automating tweaks, play around with cloning via fsarchiver, then upgrade my test...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Please help me decide what distro to use. +/-

    I agree that XFCE is more middle-weight these days; one of the issues is that, although it's modular, the available extras are very tempting and available to install (or uninstall) as one task. There...
  5. [lubuntu] Re: Backup my current setup as an iso file for multiple installs

    Besides hard-drive capacity, what is the danger of cloning to a machine that is different? I mean, let's say both are i386 but the source is a Toshiba laptop and the target's a Dell? Will the OS run...
  6. [lubuntu] Re: Backup my current setup as an iso file for multiple installs

    Hiyaah!

    I am definitely going to try this with my Lubuntu install. Much faster than dd, right? 'Been looking for something like this.

    Thanks.

    I'll get back to you to tell you how it went.
  7. [SOLVED] Re: GRUB menu garbled/distorted/wrong display settings?

    Thanks, Oldfred. O.k., so I have got the problem fixed. There is a way to fix it after Lubuntu Alternate CD install too. You fix it just like Oldfred said, but to do it before booting the installed...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: GRUB menu garbled/distorted/wrong display settings?

    Supposing that works, is there a way to set it right after the system installation finishes and before first boot?

    I'm thinking about the other volunteers whom I've got to pass a protocol down to...
  9. [SOLVED] GRUB menu garbled/distorted/wrong display settings?

    I successfully installed Lubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell Inspiron 8100 with 256mb of RAM and it's working quite well except for one issue.

    The Grub menu can't be read because the screen is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: transfer lxde configuration to new users

    "desktop_manager/wallpaper= <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<"

    Yes, I looked at it (see my previous post where I mention it.) I don't have a line like that in my desktop.conf file. I think I may just do...
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    [SOLVED] Re: transfer lxde configuration to new users

    Thanks for your response, Vasa1. I do know how to change the background for the desktop in an individual user's account. What I'm trying to do is to change the default background for all new users. I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: transfer lxde configuration to new users

    Well, I assume the gtk tool for managing Users and Groups is users-admin. It behaves a bit oddly for me; it acts as if it's removing users but then when I log out or even reboot, there they are...
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    [SOLVED] Re: transfer lxde configuration to new users

    Thanks. I'm on the lookout, Cap.
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    [SOLVED] transfer lxde configuration to new users

    Hello there.

    I am using Lubuntu and I made some desktop changes to my oem account that I want to be permanent for all new users. I tried putting the contents of my home folder in /etc/skel but...
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    [SOLVED] oem-config failure & solution

    I just want to share this little wisdom I've gained from an experiment that I just performed.

    I wanted to see if, contrary to popular wisdom, oem-config-prepare would work on a low-memory laptop....
  16. [ubuntu] Local apt-mirror: Please help with "Linux Neighbors" Install Fest

    We've started a LUG called "Linux Neighbors" to help new users familiarize themselves with Linux, especially Ubuntu.

    We're going to be having an Install Fest on the 23rd of March and we want to...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: How to force apt to install packages from my local repository

    'Didn't know about apt-offline. I might try that in the future, especially if I'm shipping a laptop overseas to a country where internet isn't very reliable or easily accessible.

    Thanks.
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-mirror problem 8.10

    Thanks everyone. The problem here wasn't solely to do with what yours turned out to be, but the reduction to 5 threads seemed sensible, so that's what I did. Also, I removed the forward slash from...
  19. [ubuntu_studio] Acroread, Okular, PDF Forms e-mail button

    Hello there.

    'Told a friend that if I worked on it I could get his PDF form to work properly in Ubuntu. The thing is that if I click on his "Send To Me" button in the form it won't work. If I try...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 4 GB RAM reported as 3895 MB

    Yes, that explains it. Thank you.

    Unfortunately, the memory is not the issue. Rather, it seems like there's a problem with the motherboard. :-(
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    [SOLVED] 4 GB RAM reported as 3895 MB

    Hello Ubuntuists.

    I am trying to revive a Dell Studio 1558 with Intel i3 Core processor. Trying to use Windows gave me a blue screen with an error message CONFIG_INITIALIZATION_FAILED and a STOP...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Karmic Koala fears the upgrade

    Thank you!

    That should work; I'll let you know if it does or not.
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    [SOLVED] Karmic Koala fears the upgrade

    Hi, everybody.

    I have a friend who has been using Karmic Koala, Ubuntu 9.10, on one of his computers for years. (He also uses Fedora on another computer, and I think he also uses Windows as well...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Disable Firefox Update

    I also have an issue with the new Firefox as my Zotero literature citation manager plugin is not yet working (is incompatible) with the new version of Firefox.

    Therefore I downgraded via Synaptic...
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    [xubuntu] IBM 390E PCMCIA wireless card

    Hello, I'm having a devil of a time with this old IBM laptop, a 390E. I'm using Xubuntu 10.10. I try to use my SMC Easy-connect wireless card, which worked on the same model of laptop using an old...
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