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  1. [ubuntu] 14.04 Installation screen doesn't do anything

    I'm doing a fresh install of 14.04 on a Lenovo G780. I've previously installed 13.10 a few times (that's another problem) and that install goes quite fast from a USB stick. This one takes ages to get...
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    [ubuntu] Installing 14.04 from USB gets me nowhere

    I'm installing 14.04 on a Lenovo g780. The USB stick seems fine, I boot using it, and select the 'install Ubuntu' option, and land in an Ubuntu session with no applications, no sign of any...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: In 13.10 my tool bar and menu bar has gone missing

    Mmm, when I looked in /usr/bin gnome-terminal was missing. Which is very strange. But I copied it over from another machine using a thumb drive. Once I'd done that I could then open a terminal OK....
  4. [ubuntu] Re: In 13.10 my tool bar and menu bar has gone missing

    Good advice, but it didn't work, I get 'there was an error launching the application'.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: In 13.10 my tool bar and menu bar has gone missing

    Nope, I can't get a terminal. Sadly I didn't think to set things up to be able to ssh into the laptop, otherwise I'd go that route.

    The only things I can do is anything I can get to via right...
  6. [ubuntu] In 13.10 my tool bar and menu bar has gone missing

    I'm using 13.10, this morning after waking up from suspend mode the unity tool bar was missing and the top menu bar was missing. Which means I can't start any programmes and can't shutdown the system...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 13.10: switch-user does not always work

    I have the same problem. Does everyone using 13.10 have this problem?
  8. [ubuntu] mysql installation doesn't ask for root password

    I'm installing MySQL server on 12.04 and it doesn't ask for a root password. Which is awkward because I can't login and do anything.

    I've read the instructions for changing the root password in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: VBox: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)

    the above solution didn't work for me. Any ideas?
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    [ubuntu] 12.04 network connections menu is missing

    I'm running a new install of 12.04 in a virtual box. The networking is fine, but when I try the network menu there's nothing listed. I can access the 'edit connections' item and the 'connection...
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    [ubuntu] postgis installation problems on pangolin

    On pangolin if I install the postgis extension package for postgresql using apt-get install postgis then ;-

    1) I get the wrong package for the CPU, e.g. if I'm on an Intel machine I get the AMD...
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    [ubuntu] Moving Ubuntu to a new disk

    When I first installed Ubuntu I thought I'd be clever and put the system stuff on one partition and my home directory on another. I now realise that was a mistake because I get bad use of the space...
  13. Thread: update manager

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    [ubuntu] Re: update manager

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    Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux/linux-image-2.6.35-30-generic_2.6.35-30.59_i386.deb 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.167 80]
    Failed to fetch...
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    [ubuntu] Getting unity to work in Virtual Box

    I'm trying to get the Unity interface up and running in a Vbox guest system. I can install Natty OK, but it immediately says "you do not have the hardware required to run Unity, use Classic instead"....
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    [ubuntu] getting php to work from a subdirectory

    On 9.10. I've installed a LAMP stack, and I'm trying to get MantisBT running. I don't want it set up in /var/www but in a subdirectory which is simply a symbolic link to the real location.

    I can...
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    [ubuntu] ndiswrapper doesn't work in 9.10

    I've upgraded to 9.10 on my laptop and now the wireless network doesn't work properly. I tried starting with the troubleshooting guide ndiswrapper -l, installed ndiswrapper-common, and now...
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    [ubuntu] wi-fi not available after hibernate

    I've been using Ubuntu 9.04 on my ASUS X58 Series laptop for months. Everything works fine except for one thing....

    If I hibernate the laptop rather than closing it down, then when I restart it...
  18. Re: Is there something wrong with the Ubuntu distro of tidy?

    Ah! I've solved the problem. I had the options after the file to be processed. Now it nearly works, it does things like remove <tbody> tags from tables but I can live with that.
  19. Is there something wrong with the Ubuntu distro of tidy?

    I've installed tidy (to tidy up bad html) via the usual apt-get and now have version 6 Nov 2007 (odd that there's no version number) but it doesn't do what it says on the tin.

    I need it to do a...
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    [ubuntu] Auto setup extra IP addresses on startup

    I'm using 8.04 and I've edited my /etc/networks/interfaces file to add these lines

    >>> start of quote
    auto eth1:0 eth1:1
    iface eth1:0 inet static
    address 192.168.1.30
    netmask 255.255.255.0
    #...
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    [ubuntu] How I got my NVidia 6200 (a1) to work

    Seeing as the "Post how you got your NVidia card to work" thread is closed I thought I'd post a new thread in case someone else has my problems.

    I have a GeForce 6200 (a1) card. The result of...
  22. [ubuntu] 8.04 with NVidia GForce 6200 to Acer AL1913, is it possible?

    Well I'm having great fun with my first experience of Linux, if you can call spending days trying to get a decent resolution display working fun. At least I'm learning a bit about the internals of...
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