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  1. Thread: Install Updates

    by gmseed
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    Install Updates

    1) Select "About this Computer" and the dialog titled "Details" appears.
    2) Initially the "Install Updates" button is greyed out while it performs a check for updates.
    3) Let's say there are...
  2. hcitool and BlueCove bluetooth detection of Android device

    Initially I thought the problem I've been having was restricted to my Raspberry Pi unit but I can replicate it on Ubuntu 14.04 also and was wondering if anyone knows the answer.

    1) I have an...
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    Re: UK Keyboard for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

    "ajgreeny" - do you have set of steps to make my keyboard a UK keyboard?

    "grahammechanical":

    "I do not understand by "no longer works." Is the UK keyboard layout present? Was this upgrade from...
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    UK Keyboard for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

    I recently upgraded our version of Ubuntu from 12 to 14 and the UK keyboard no longer works.

    Does anyone know how to resolve this issue?

    I've just tried one thing posted online about deleting...
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    Uk Keyboard with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

    I recently upgraded our version of Ubuntu from 12 to 14 and the UK keyboard no longer works.

    Does anyone know how to resolve this issue?

    I've just tried one thing posted online about deleting...
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    [ubuntu] Laptop Fan Not Turning Off

    Installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on a Toshiba Satellite laptop and for the first 1/2hour aftering booting up the laptop fan can't be heard and functions as expected.

    After ~1/2hour the fan comes on and...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 12.10/64bit failing to load

    Hi

    I've been using Ubuntu 12.10/64bit for a couple of weeks and it's been ok.

    When I boot up now I just get a purple screen.

    I'm sure this is a direct result of doing an update yesterday.
    ...
  8. Thread: Laptop heat

    by gmseed
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    [ubuntu] Re: Laptop heat

    Hi

    Several months ago I had the same problem with my Sony VAIO laptop with a AMD HD 5650 Mobility graphics card. I installed the proprietary graphics driver and it is better although it does still...
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    [ubuntu] Chromium failing to start

    Hi

    I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 / 64bit and been using the Chromium Broswer for a couple of weeks and today it's failing to start by clicking on the icon on the left-hand-side panel.

    It was installed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ripping a CD using Rhythmbox

    Hi

    I'm able to copy the file from the CD, which is in .wav format and ~48MB on disc.

    Ripping such files allows them to be reformatted to .mp3, etc and reduces the file size by 1/10th to ~4MB.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ripping a CD using Rhythmbox

    The filenames of the file and the before/after tracks all look ok.
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    [ubuntu] Ripping a CD using Rhythmbox

    Hi

    I have a CD that I've tried ripping on 2 laptops: 1) a 12.04LTS 32bit Ubuntu and 2) a 12.10 64bit Ubuntu.

    In both cases the ripping gets stuck at the same track [track 13] on the CD. At...
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    [ubuntu] IntelliJ free in 12.10?

    Hi

    I just tried installing IntelliJ in Ubuntu 12.10 via the software centre but although it states they are free [eg text in IntelliJ: "Free and open source..."] there is a "buy" button on the...
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    [ubuntu] Java and Chromium

    Hi

    Just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and immediately installed Chromium and Java 1.7_u9.

    A way to test Java is by typing the following in a browser:

    http://www.java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp
    ...
  15. [ubuntu] Installing Ubuntu on a Samsung Series 7 Chronos Laptop

    Hi

    I'm following the installation instructions at:

    http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/install-ubuntu-with-windows

    and trying to install Ubuntu 12.04LTS on a Samsung Series 7 Chronos Laptop...
  16. Thread: copying files

    by gmseed
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    [ubuntu] Re: copying files

    Hi

    Yes, I have icons down the left side.

    The Syste Monitor states:

    Release 12.04 (precise) 32-bit
    Kernel Linux 3.2.0-32-generic pae
    GNOME 3.4.2
  17. Thread: copying files

    by gmseed
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    [ubuntu] Re: copying files

    Hi

    Thanks for your prompt reply.

    I'm using the desktop version 12.04 of Ubuntu, downloaded a few weeks ago.

    Graham
  18. Thread: copying files

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    [ubuntu] copying files

    Hi

    I have a general question regarding copying files.

    If I open the Home Folder file explorer and then open a 2nd tab in the same window I can select files from 1 tab and paste them into the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Battery Indicator

    Hi

    Thanks for your reply.

    It's a Sony VAIO laptop, VPCEC3SOE.

    Graham
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    [ubuntu] Battery Indicator

    Hi

    I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and the battery charge indicator always reads "Battery (0:03 to charge)" when charging.

    Is there a way to get the indicator to give a...
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    [ubuntu] Screen Brightness Resets to Max

    Hi

    Each time I restart my laptop the screen brightness resets to the maximum brightness.

    Is there a simple way to permanently set it?

    I see others have had similar problems:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Java JDK on Ubuntu 12.04

    Hi

    Thanks for your reply. Following your instructions installed the latest jdk fine.

    Graham
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    [ubuntu] Installing Java JDK on Ubuntu 12.04

    Hi

    I downloaded the latest 32bit jdk v7u4 from:

    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk-7u4-downloads-1591156.html

    which is a .rpm file; ie:

    jdk-7u4-linux-i586.rpm
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    [ubuntu] Installing Google Chrome

    Hi

    I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and tried installing Chrome via the link:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Laptop Fan Running Continually

    Hi

    Thanks again for your reply.

    After sudo -s and entering my password I now get "No such file or directory".

    Indeed, if I browse to /sys/kernel/debug I don't see a directory called...
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