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  1. [ubuntu] 14.04 No audio following a clean install on an Emachines T5026

    Following a clean install of UBUNTU 14.04 on an Emachines T5026 there was no audio output. An installation of 12.04 yielded the same result... no audio. The audio was fine using Win XP. The audio...
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    [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Acer Aspire V5-573G and Ubuntu

    Hi go3d...

    Many thank yous for your post on the touchpad..... I was totally wrong in my own evaluation of the pad and based on what you said I revisited the device. You're right! It does have a...
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    [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Acer Aspire V5-573G and Ubuntu

    Hello again go3d.......

    I just booted the Acer from Linux Mint 14 on an external hard drive. The touchpad/mouse controls all work as they should. The problem with the pad seems to be the driver...
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    [ubuntu_mobile] Re: Acer Aspire V5-573G and Ubuntu

    Hello go3d,

    My operating system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I can easily identfy with your concerns as I have recently purchased an Acer v5-131-2887 notebook and share some of your problems as well. ...
  5. Re: Unable to update.... claims inadequate space on partition

    Hi again Impavidus,

    I'm really glad you suggested that in your follow up post. I wonder why only a few users have had this problem and why the old images are not removed during the update...
  6. Re: Unable to update.... claims inadequate space on partition

    Many thanks to Impavidus and all who posted suggestions. I finally got it working and those two images removed with the terminal. Everything seems to be working OK and I guess we can color the...
  7. Re: Unable to update.... claims inadequate space on partition

    Hi efflandt and thanks for your reply...

    I'm having trouble using this forum...... very confusing.

    I think you wanted me to enter df into the terminal....... here is the output.


    Sorry...
  8. Unable to update.... claims inadequate space on partition

    Lubuntu 12.10 Dell 5160 512 meg ram 80 gig hd

    I sure hope someone can help me out with this one. I've been running this version for a while now but after several successful updates, the update...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: White screen following 12.04 clean install

    Thank you so much for your reply. I'm not at all familiar with any of the other variants of Ubuntu but I've been very happy with the performance and functionality of Ubuntu in general. I tried...
  10. [ubuntu] White screen following 12.04 clean install

    I really need help with this one..... First it is a clean install of 12.04 on a Dell 5160 laptop. I'm using a known good CD which I've used before on other machines. The live CD feature works well...
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    [ubuntu] Video file question

    I've been running 12.04 LTS for just a week. I did a clean install on two desktops and an upgrade from 11.10 on a laptop. The move to 12.04 was a very smooth one and the OS seems to be operating...
  12. Re: The universe is flat like a plate, not sphere, obloid or egg shaped

    Hey Guys,

    Just read any of Sir Terry Pratchett's Diskworld series novels and you will get a clear picture of what a planar world is like. You'll also rot what's left of your mind just as I...
  13. Re: It is about time the government admitted they monitor internet use

    I believe that some of us forget the reason we adopted Ubuntu in the first place. One of the benefits which sells this excellent product is security and I for one have found that feature to be true....
  14. Re: It is about time the government admitted they monitor internet use

    Unfortunately these suggestions are offered sincerely and seriously. We tend not to take adequate precautions with our privacy and data security and the bad guys (perhaps including our own...
  15. Re: Record Player MP3 Megastation (Summer Project)

    Good luck with your project..... The cabinet looks good and almost as if it might have been a Webcor or Silvertone Hi-Fi console. As a kid in the 50's I worked part time in a radio and TV repair...
  16. Re: It is about time the government admitted they monitor internet use

    Here's some advice from a 70 yo geezer. Google is your number one threat to privacy. Use an alternative search engine such as Bing or as I do, Yippy. Get rid of Facebook altogether. You and your...
  17. Poll: Re: how many friends/relatives/families use linux?

    The Old Gray Wolf is absolutely right!!! What the heck was I thinking! The agonies and ecstasy of another upgrade are now officially forgotten and I can devote my entire mental process to the wild...
  18. Poll: Re: how many friends/relatives/families use linux?

    It's an interesting question and my best estimate would be 2 or 3 at the most. I have no one nearby who uses it and I live on an island of 4500 peeps or so. I often question why at age 70 I decided...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    Well, I'll turn 71 in May with a little luck. I'm actually trying to survive long enough to witness the apocalypse in December. The party has already been planned and some friends and myself will...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need Gnome Help Badly

    BC59 suggested that I might have Gnome as the default alternative in 11.04. That's exactly what I have. I like it as it is elegant in its simplicity and doesn't make my 70 year old brain explode...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need Gnome Help Badly

    cmcanulty asked if I had Gnome fallback installed... I didn't install that as an option. I simply set the login screen to UBUNTU Classic. It does not say Gnome on that login menu. I recall that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need Gnome Help Badly

    OK, I logged off and rebooted. Same problem as before. I used SYSTEM SETTINGS and set the LOGIN SCREEN from UBUNTU CLASSIC to UBUNTU. I rebooted and the UNITY desktop came up along with all of my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need Gnome Help Badly

    Thanks guys......

    I set the login screen for the Gnome login when I stopped trying to use Unity. Gnome has worked very well for me until now. My biggest concern is that I can no longer access...
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    [ubuntu] Need Gnome Help Badly

    In Need of Serious Help...

    I've lost my main menu at the top left of my Gnome desktop. It originally read APPLICATIONS, PLACES, and SYSTEM. I have no idea how I did it but the result is that I...
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    [ubuntu] Grabbing web screen with Libre Write

    Using Microsoft Word writer I was able to highlight and drag portions of a web page pictures and all. I can't do this using Libre Office writer. It seems to grab some kind of layout commands and...
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