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    Re: Advice needed to setup drives

    I would have the SSD as one partition and install the OS to that, including /home, alternatively have a 5GB swap partition too if you feel it is necessary. Keep the bulk of your media files (music,...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Is there something available for my problem ???

    Fair enough. I respect that.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Is there something available for my problem ???

    I bet you have? uget
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    [ubuntu] Re: Battery not charging

    As a freelancer myself I would complete any project you are in the midst of before tinkering with a mission critical machine if you are concerned. Lenovo does provide 'Power Management software' that...
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    Re: Ubuntu Menu Questions

    In the Launcher click the top icon then in the search box that opens type Gedit then when the icon appears in the search results click it to open Gedit (NB: Gedit's icon will show labelled as 'Text...
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    Re: Ubuntu Menu Questions

    If you are talking about the Unity Launcher on the left of the desktop it can be made to auto-hide by opening System Settings > Appearance > then choose the 'Behaviour' tab and checking the...
  7. [ubuntu_mate] Re: Install Kompozer or Blue Griffon web editors

    I would recommend you give 'Bluefish Editor' a look over. I think it will accomplish everything you require and is available in the Ubuntu Software Centre.
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    Re: Deleted items not in trash

    Your deleted files should show in the directory:

    /home/your_username/.local/share/Trash/files

    ... unless you are logged in as root.
  9. Re: windows 10 laptop with external hd. ubuntu 14.4

    Windows doesn't natively read ext3, ext4 file systems. You could try using Ext2Read, Ext2fsd or a similar third party tool.
  10. Re: Test gnome software - replacement for USC

    I also read the OMGubuntu post. I got itchy trigger fingered and took the plunge by adding the PPA. I ran the downloaded shell script with:


    sudo sh appstream.sh

    Although it doesn't seem to...
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    Re: Unity 8 desktop

    Flashbacks to 10.10 Netbook remix! and my first experience of Unity DE. I can certainly wait for Ubuntu Personal to mature. I have kind of become to rely on Ubuntu LTS being reliable.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dropbox not working 14.04 LTS

    You should also be able to find your Dropbox folder inside your 'Home' user folder. This can be found in file manager that can be accessed from the 'Files' icon in the Unity launcher on the left of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dropbox not working 14.04 LTS

    The Dropbox tray icon is showing right there in the top panel. Can you not access your Dropbox folder from the menu when you click on the icon?
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Just installed 16 GB RAM on Vivid B2..... 32 GB swap? WHAT

    Yeah! that's pretty much my experience of hibernate with linux. I've always employed the 2X RAM to SWAP approach, out of habit more than reason.
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu Touch Vivid on a 7" tablet

    Duly noted. I've appended that post to such effect. ;)
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu Touch Vivid on a 7" tablet

    How to root RCT6773W22 (rca voyager) - XDA Developers

    Sounds like someone else having fun with Black Friday mechandise.
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    Re: Installing Ubuntu Touch Vivid on a 7" tablet

    I think it may be a little more involved than that. The adb and phablet route.


    How to install Ubuntu Touch on your Android phone or tablet - Tech Advisor

    Install Ubuntu for devices on a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: AMD processor upgrade

    Yep! what oldfred said are wise words. Max out the available 4GB RAM and run Lubuntu or Xubuntu and you should have found a new lease of life to your hardware.
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    [SOLVED] Re: AMD processor upgrade

    A quick search suggests the Asus A8AE-LE Mo-board would support an AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ which is 2.4Ghz
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is 14.10 really worth upgrading from 14.04?

    It's a purely personal decision.

    My main work station is now going to always be an LTS release (unless there is an absolute must have addition), for no other reason than the convienience of long...
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    [UbuntuGnome] Re: My gnome-3 experience

    Not intending to stray any further off topic but isn't the basic argument usability. Gnome 3 isn't currently used in our household. But Ubuntu, Lubuntu, Mac OSX, Android and Windows are. My wife and...
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    Re: Opinion more than tech support...

    I'd back-up and reinstall from scratch before I immediately assumed hardware as the downgrade route you mentioned would be very messy.

    A 'stupid' question: is the new RAM you installed seated OK?
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    Re: Opinion more than tech support...

    I run a Acer One netbook (circa. 2008) albeit with only 1GB RAM and I switched from Ubuntu to Lubuntu at 12.04 and it gave it a new lease of life. Ubuntu does run but in an everyday scenario it's...
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    Re: Vivid repositories are open

    Yes. I guess 'remove Lubuntu desktop' and ' Network manager' changes should have rang some bells for me :-)
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    Re: Vivid repositories are open

    That would explain why the initial upgrade after adding proposed went OK. On your page now.

    No worries, all part of the learning curve. I thought some of the updates looked dodgy. I could have...
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