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    Re: How to uninstall kubuntu

    Hi Mastablasta:

    Thanks. My hard drive is 80Gb. It is Win XP that I'm trying to install and I think there is something wrong with the disk. I tried using the disk which I used to install the OS on...
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    Re: How to uninstall kubuntu

    Hi Michael:

    I wouldn't have the first idea of how to do this (I don't really understand what a "virtual machine" is :-()

    The link you provided seems to be to another forum which I'll try if I...
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    Re: How to uninstall kubuntu

    Thanks for that. I see I have a couple of replies and will look into it to see if I can navigate my way through to a satisfactory conclusion. I appreciate everyone's assistance.

    Cheers,
    Mike
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    How to uninstall kubuntu

    I am currently running Kubuntu (I can't find out what version but it's beyond 11.10). I wish to uninstall Kubuntu so that I can temporarily install Windows to run some software that won't run on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't run my dvd

    I have successfully installed VLC from my Ubuntu Software Centre and it will happily play the copy DVD I mentioned but none of the commercial ones I've so far tried. I will try a few more before I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't run my dvd

    I have the Medibuntu Repository installed and am hoping someone can tell me where to look to check that libdvdnav4 is installed so that I can confirm I have it.

    I'm really floundering here and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't run my dvd

    Thanks, Chris. My main problem is that I am completely unfamiliar with Linux having only used it intermittently over the past year for fairly basic computing needs (e.g. internet access, writing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't run my dvd

    I have tried two more commercial DVD's and one that was provided by a friend who has copied it from a commercial one. I am not sure of the legal position with the copy so have not tried playing it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't run my dvd

    I installed from the VLC website, which is where I got the message shown in my earlier posting (9813753). The only thing I don't recall doing is installing libdvdnav4 anywhere. Where should this file...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't run my dvd

    Sir_Robert007 wrote:
    "First open Synaptic Package Manager and install Ubuntu-restricted-extras. Then open up a terminal and execute the following:

    sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't run my dvd

    I'm sure I haven't been to every forum but, as I said, I have visited numerous and followed any instructions that seemed relevant. It's quite likely I did't find and install everything I needed....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't run my dvd

    I have visited the VLC website and found the following information:
    Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 LTS
    VLC version 1.0.6 in Ubuntu 10.04 is out-of-date. We recommend you install VLC 1.1.x manually. If you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't run my dvd

    I tried installing VLC but got the following error message: "Package dependencies cannot be resolved. This error could be caused by additional software packages which are missing or not installable....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Movie Player won't run my dvd

    Yes, that contains details of one of the procedures I went through but it didn't solve the problem. I'm going to check out the other installation you suggest and I'll report back - thanks for the...
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    [ubuntu] Movie Player won't run my dvd

    I have recently installed Ubuntu 10.04, and am trying to play a DVD on my Toshiba Notebook NB100. Movie Player says it cannot find the plugins suitable to play the DVD. I have gone through procedures...
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    [ubuntu] Re: trouble with movie player

    Hi:

    I have a similar problem but I can't find the ubuntu-restricted-extras meta package anywhere so I can install it. I don't have libdvdread4 in the directory /usr/share/doc/ and am not sure how...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: How do access newly installed aplcations?

    Ah, I see now. I am migrating from Windows to Ubuntu and was hoping to find a programming language like Visual Basic that would enable me to write simple applications for Linux.

    The GUI is pretty...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How do access newly installed aplcations?

    Thanks - I did this and some process seemed to be going on in the terminal but the Python interpreter did not appear. I got a message to type in "help", "licence" or "copyright" but nothing else.
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  19. [ubuntu] How do access newly installed aplcations?

    I recently upgraded to V 10,04 LTS and think it is great. However, only a few of my aplications show up under my "Applications" menu on the task bar - none of those I recently installed from the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which version?

    Was the info provided in post #11 of any use?

    Mike
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which version?

    I've checked out the update info given on the links you provided and am totally confused. It all seems so complex. All I want to do is upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu suitable for my Toshiba...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which version?

    If you mean am I the youngest Premiership ref - no. I may well be the oldest ex-ref but certainly not the youngest :-)

    I have a Toshiba NB100 Notebook and had to do a re-install from the recovery...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which version?

    No, I don't think I'm getting regular updates. The terminal output reads:
    "mike@TOSHIBA-User:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
    deb http://netbook-remix.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy main universe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which version?

    For somebody who knows what they're doing, that is probably fine but I'm just a relatively new user & non-technical - shouldn't I be trying to find out why my Update Manager doesn't seem to be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which version?

    Thanks. I've checked and the system tells me I'm using Ubuntu 8,04 Hardy. I have run the Update Manager several times and it seems to download a package but I get no opportunity to install that...
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