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  1. Re: trying to create windows install disc using ubuntu

    so your question is ¨how do i install windows¨ ?

    ..on a linux forum ?

    oh.
  2. Thread: adobe f4f

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    [ubuntu] Re: adobe f4f

    hi.

    i have no solution, but as a workaround, i am using linux mint 32bit from a usb stick, to watch 4od programmes.

    everything plays fine & mint has added advantage of having flash...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need Emergency Logon Help

    try

    sudo apt-get install xorg-x11-server-Xorg

    then reboot
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need Emergency Logon Help

    try
    sudo startx
  5. Thread: adobe f4f

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    [ubuntu] Re: adobe f4f

    for anyone interested, things i have tried:

    1. works with artistx (thx for advice), but that is a dog of a os & should be avoided.

    2. works with puppy linux, both ubuntu based & slakware based...
  6. Thread: adobe f4f

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    [ubuntu] Re: adobe f4f

    bumping this has now the majority of 4OD content is unplayable

    ps never did hear back from them.

    website faq now states that ¨We're aware that some viewers are having issues trying to watch...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to fix VLC update

    does your currently installed version of vlc work ?

    if yes, just sit tight & it will be upgraded when everything is ready.

    if no, you will need to remove those ppa´s you added (google ¨remove...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to fix VLC update

    it would appear that it is being held back, probably because some dependencies cannot be met yet.

    to see what these are, locate this package in synaptic package manager & try to install from...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Decorate icons?

    hi

    they are called ¨emblems¨. i use thunar file manager in openbox/xfce, & they are still available there.
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    Re: Anyone able to overcome CPU Temp issues?

    how old is your laptop?

    i read the advice about clean the heat exchange for years & ignored it, until i opened up my laptop a few months ago (for the first time, its 6 years old) and it was like a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: White screen cutting off computer image

    ok back in terminal, try



    sudo apt-get remove gnome-shell-extensions-*


    then
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    [ubuntu] Re: White screen cutting off computer image

    ok, open a terminal (ctrl alt t)

    and type this in


    sudo remove /etc/X11/xorg.conf

    enter your password when prompted.

    reboot
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    [ubuntu] Re: White screen cutting off computer image

    i had something similar months ago, & for the life of me, cannot remember what it was ! sorry.

    however, it was an error pop up of some sort, with background & text in white & therefore unreadable....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Displays..

    to avoid this, open nvidia settings from a terminal:


    sudo nvidia-settings


    you will be prompted for your password, enter it.

    make alterations & save them.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: nvidia settings do not stick, until I launch the nvidia-settings tool

    have you got nvidia in your start up apps?

    if no, add it. command should be


    sh -c '/usr/bin/nvidia-settings --load-config-only'
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    [kubuntu] Re: nvidia-settings MetaMode error

    if you are saving to a conf, rather than applying, wont changes only come into effect on next boot ? error reoccurs then ?
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    [kubuntu] Re: nvidia-settings MetaMode error

    oh, go on & break it !

    kinda interested to find out what happens next :)

    ciao
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    [kubuntu] Re: nvidia-settings MetaMode error

    try deleting the .nvidia folder from your home folder, re-boot & try again.
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    [kubuntu] Re: nvidia-settings MetaMode error

    try opening nvidia settings from terminal, using sudo:


    sudo nvidia-settings

    make changes & see if error still occurs.
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Desperately need help with uninstall, help please

    some more considered thoughts...

    you have reinstalled win7 several times?

    wubi allows ubuntu to be run as any other app, within a windows environment.

    any reinstall of windows would have...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Desperately need help with uninstall, help please

    are you sure its there?

    ran a search for wubi.exe ?

    i haven't used windows in years, but is there still a free app called "revo uninstaller", give that a whizz.

    given your panicky tone, i...
  22. [all variants] Re: Application icon wont go away from menu?

    you can de-select it by using an app called "main menu". this should be already installed & from memory i think its in system tools / admin.

    find it, un-tick it.
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    [gnome] Re: Firefox videos not going fullscreen

    totally ignore this post.

    misread yours.

    :(
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    [SOLVED] Re: Youtube weird bug?

    +1 thanks

    falling out of love with firefox.

    back to chromium looking attractive option.
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    [all variants] Re: 12 year old laptop

    blank cd's cost pennies & booting from a live cd or installation are the only sure fire way to know if you like it & whether the os is compatible with your particular hardware config.

    i think you...
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