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    [ubuntu] Question on Themes

    One of the reasons I decided to give Ubuntu a try is that I heard that it was very easy to customize the look. I saw a couple of themes that made Linux look like Windows or OSX. I just went and...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Issue getting selection bar to show up in Grub when Dual-booting

    One last bump before I give up on it. :(
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Issue getting selection bar to show up in Grub when Dual-booting

    Any help is appreciated, I will have to look at this screen every time I boot my computer. :(
  4. [ubuntu] Issue getting selection bar to show up in Grub when Dual-booting

    I recently set my computer to dual-boot Windows XP and Ubuntu Linux. For some reason, the boot-up menu is glitched out so that the only way to tell which boot-up option I am choosing is that it has a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 dual boot install issues

    Can anyone tell me how to edit that boot menu when I start my computer? Right now it lists it like:

    Ubuntu
    Ubuntu (safe)
    some other ubuntu
    Other OS:
    Windows

    And I want it to look like:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 dual boot install issues

    I tried it a few more times and Found a "Safe Graphics Mode" option. Thanks for the reply!
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 9.04 dual boot install issues

    I just re-installed windows, and partitioned most of my hard drive for it. I left about 20% for ubuntu, and I tried installing 9.04 from the cd. When I start up my computer, then start the ubuntu...
  8. [xubuntu] Re: External hard drive writing permissions issue

    I added the line
    /dev/sda1 /media/external ntfs-3g defaults,auto,rw,umask=007 0 1

    to the end of my fstab file, then it displayed the message
    [mntent]: warning: no final newline at...
  9. [xubuntu] External hard drive writing permissions issue

    So I am having trouble writing files and deleting files on my external hard drive which I am connection through USB to my toshiba satellite. I posted a while back about it and someone helped me edit...
  10. [xubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Unable to write to external hard drive

    Ok, I tried to mount my hard drive again but this time it isn't coming up. It displays an error saying "only root can do that". Can I stick a gksudo somewhere in that "/dev/sda1 /media/external...
  11. [xubuntu] Re: Unable to write to external hard drive

    That worked like a charm! You guys are miracle workers. :)
  12. [xubuntu] Re: Unable to write to external hard drive

    The first thing said it wouldn't work because the device was busy. Though I could still find them in media/device, finding the files wasn't the problem it was writing to the drive that was giving me...
  13. [xubuntu] Re: Unable to write to external hard drive

    Sorry, I knew that I just had a brain fart. -_-


    Disk /dev/hda: 20.0 GB, 20003880960 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2432 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Disk...
  14. [xubuntu] Unable to write to external hard drive

    I have a 1TB NTSC hard drive that I use on my main computer. I'm trying to use it with my xubuntu install but for some reason I can't write files to the drive. Is there some permissions I should set?...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Image viewer not working well

    Thanks, that's much better.
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    [xubuntu] [SOLVED] Image viewer not working well

    Hi all, I know I've posted a topic almost every day but I need help a lot. -_- Anyway the issue I am having is that when I try to view images I have with Ristretto when the folder has a couple of...
  17. [xubuntu] Re: Can my computer run intense themes like Linista?

    Thanks for the help!
  18. [xubuntu] Re: Can my computer run intense themes like Linista?

    How would I install ones like the one you listed once I've downloaded them? I tried dropping it in the "themes" folder but that didn't seem to populate it on the User Interface menu.

    Also thanks...
  19. [xubuntu] Can my computer run intense themes like Linista?

    Hi all. I have a toshiba satellite and I was interested in installing some interesting themes like Linista. I heart you need compiz and emerald to do full-OS face-lifts. I had to install xubuntu...
  20. [xubuntu] Re: Screen size and display size not matching up

    Ooooh, thanks for the help! I typed in
    sudo displayconfig-gtk and it was just as simple as my graphics card wasn't set to the right card. I changed it to the "Tridentblade Cyber Blade" graphics...
  21. [xubuntu] Re: Screen size and display size not matching up

    Roger, where did you find drivers for your laptop? In the screen preferences it is still limiting me to 800x600 and I can't find a way to get drivers to load for my Toshiba Satellite 1805-S207. Is...
  22. [xubuntu] How do I set permissions to copy files?

    I downloaded some themes and I am trying to add them to the themes folder, but the folder won't let me copy a files to it. I think it has something to do with permissions, but I'm not sure how to...
  23. [xubuntu] Re: Screen size and display size not matching up

    Thanks for the suggestion, I will give that a try later. Sounds like the problem I had.
  24. [xubuntu] Re: Screen size and display size not matching up

    Also, I can't figure out how to get permissions set so that I can copy some files into my 'themes' folder.
  25. [xubuntu] Re: Screen size and display size not matching up

    I believe it's 1024X768, the 800X600 is the current max and it is too small on the screen.
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