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    Re: Anyone only use LTS Releases of Ubuntu

    Main desktop broke after to a routine update - graphic completely screwed - I will only use LTS from now on. I'm excited by all the features added to each release but I'm increasing asking myself...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: .RXX/.RAR files not extracting correctly

    I'm guessing it's because they all have the same filename.

    You could script the process of unrar:


    unrar foo foo-bar.rar
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moving media

    CP

    :-P

    You can also use the NAS box as a TimeMachine to backup the Mac. \\:D/
    (FreeNAS anyway)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Free Book on Ubuntu on Kindle

    BUMP

    Thanks guys!

    *(till 13 Jan 2013)
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    [ubuntu] Re: "sudo apt-add-repository ppa"

    Same results with another PPA? ie ppa:webapps/preview

    Also use the "Network" application to apply the proxy system wide. I've had to reboot in the past to apply these settings.
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP mini laptop

    I have the same netbook and found only Xubuntu or Lubuntu were the best. Ubuntu was sluggish.

    I eventually settled on Arch Linux (DWM) to get the most performance out of it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Don't know how to 'agree'

    Can you attach a screenshot?
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    [all variants] Re: Printer recommendation for 10.04 please

    A good place to start? http://www.openprinting.org/printers

    Have a look at what printers are available in his price range and check for Linux support using openprinting.org

    Also have a look at...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Facebook and Twitter Apps

    To install web apps in Precise and Quantal:


    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webapps/preview
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-preview

    Browse to Twitter or Facebook using...
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    Poll: Re: How old is your main home PC in 2013

    MBA (2012) running OS X.

    BUT...

    I spend most of my time in three virtual machine: Precise Pangolin, Quantal Quetzal & Raring Ringtail (testing)
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    Re: The last place trophy game

    Lobster wasn't cooked properly..

    Cooked in a pot of green paint *make's your tummy feel weird*.

    You vomit onto the trophy an rush off to bathroom. Trophy is MINE whilst I bind myself back...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Enable desktop sharing from terminal?

    Take a look at NX - http://www.nomachine.com/
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    [ubuntu] Re: purge gnome classic

    Or try LXDE or XFCE sessions.
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    [lubuntu] Re: Facebook and Twitter Apps

    Facebook & Twitter can run as web app's in Quantal.

    http://www.webupd8.org/2012/09/unity-webapps-available-in-ubuntu-1210.html
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=L2YNR1KU1Xs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: new to ubuntu

    My best suggestion would be to install VirtualBox and a virtual instance of Ubuntu (same flovour). When following any 3rd party guides run them in the virtual machine first, so you don't damage the...
  16. [lubuntu] Re: nomachine NX player 4 not working on lubuntu

    Excellent. +1 NX

    Mark the thread as solved if your problem is resolved.
  17. [xubuntu] Can you please port a screenshot of Xubuntu on...

    Can you please port a screenshot of Xubuntu on Retina. Sounds AWESOME.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Preferred Yahoo chat client?

    +1 Pidgin
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    [ubuntu] Re: slow shutdown.

    Check the logs and tell us what the fail message was please.

    Looking through the forum theres a few threads on this:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2070963...
  20. Re: Anyone finding Ubuntu 12 somewhat slow when loaded with a few apps?

    12.04 or 12.10?
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Cross-computer Music Synchronisation

    I'd suggest installing SubSonic on a server. It will stream your music library to a web browser from any computer. Kinda like Spotify but self hosted content.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Completely new to Ubuntu

    If you are completely new to Ubuntu I wouldn't recommend duel booting yet.

    Instead use VirtualBox to run x64 instance whilst you explore what's on offer.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Download suggestions for a newbie?

    Spent some time surfing OMG Ubuntu they review the latest apps.

    i.e http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/12/top-10-ubuntu-apps-of-2012

    Enjoy :D
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    You have rack mounted servers in the garage :(
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Connect to a network that requires username and password from command line

    WiFiHowTo - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/WiFiHowTo

    WifiDocs/WirelessPCMCIATroubleshooting -...
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