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    [ubuntu] Re: Error when backing up using Backups

    Thank you, Mastablasta. I'm trying back in time right now. I've always had minor issues with Deja Dup, where it wouldn't backup certain files, but everything else would back up so I continued to use...
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    [ubuntu] Error when backing up using Backups

    My backups keep failing. I'm backing up to a USB hard drive, and I'm getting the following error. Can anyone tell me what might be causing this? I'm only trying to back up my home folder, not any...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 14.04 randomly logs out

    I mean that it freezes up for a second, and then logs off when I'm in the middle of doing things. I could be looking at email or watching a video or browsing the web or anything. It just kills...
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu 14.04 randomly logs out

    I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series laptop (5558 series to be exact), and I'm having an issue where Ubuntu just randomly logs off. It doesn't matter what program is...
  5. Thread: Rhythmbox

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    Re: Rhythmbox

    In my opinion, what you did wrong was to install RhythmBox. Have you tried Banshee? It is a much superior media player. You can go to the website at http://www.banshee.fm to check it out.

    To...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    To everyone who tried to help, thank you very much! I just stumbled across the fix. I found the bad entry in my Gnome Main Menu settings. I selected the 'Restore System Configuration' option at the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    I just tried uninstalling chrome and all related files and folders that I could find in /usr/share and in /home/<username>/.config, and then rebooted and reinstalled, and I still have the same issue.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    Here is the whole file:


    [Default Applications]
    x-scheme-handler/mailto=thunderbird.desktop
    message/rfc822=userapp-Thunderbird-QD6RDX.desktop...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    There was alot of information in there, but I think these are the lines that have to do with the browser:

    text/html=google-chrome.desktop
    x-scheme-handler/http=google-chrome.desktop...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    When I chose the option 0 for auto mode, it still doesn't work.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    Here is what returns:

    nmyrick@Aquarius2:~$ ls -al /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 32 Oct 21 20:59 /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable -> /opt/google/chrome/google-chrome
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    FYI: My Chrome updates are coming from the repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/stable main', not from the ubuntu software center. This way I always get the latest stable updates for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    I just tried switching to '0 /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable 200 auto mode' in the terminal, and it still shows the wrong info in the default applicatons drop-down.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    Here is what I get when entering sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser

    There are 2 choices for the alternative x-www-browser (providing /usr/bin/x-www-browser).


    Selection Path ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    In my troubleshooting, when I completely remove chrome using the synaptic package manager, the information in the drop-down menu goes away. But then when I reinstall chrome, the same bad information...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    Thank you, but the whole issue is that Google Chrome is not what is showing up in my details section. It shows the chrome icon, but the wrong information.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    I figure the drop down menu must pull information from a file somewhere that I need to edit, but I don't know what file.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    Thank you for your reply. I've already tried that and it didn't work. I even tried uninstalling and reinstalling chrome. There must be a config text file somewhere that contains this information, but...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot edit default browser

    Thanks, but since this post is listed under general help what I'm looking for is an answer to my issue, not whether or not it works for everyone else. Do you know how I can fix this?
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    [SOLVED] Cannot edit default browser

    I would like to use Google Chrome as my default browser, but it keeps showing up incorrectly in the default applications screen, and therefore no links will open properly. I have tried uninstalling,...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Bluetooth a2dp not working (connection logs incl)

    When installing 'Sound', among other packages, it also installs the following two packages which I believe are what actually fixes the issue. Sound also puts a nice front-end to the processes.
    ...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Bluetooth a2dp not working (connection logs incl)

    I had the same issue, until I installed an application from the software center called 'Sound', which as a recall now, I had installed this app on 13.10 and my bluetooth audio was working before the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: connect Android MTP to ubuntu

    Well, if the issues were resolved in 13.04, they re-appeared in 13.10. I've tried several of the supposed solutions and they do not work. I've tried installing go-mtpfs, and mtp-tools, and neither...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    @ Rachel - I just found a much easier way to download Adobe Digital Editions. Go to your software center and install 'Winetricks'. In Winetricks, you will see where you can select 'Install an App'. ...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    If you cant find libdvdcss2 on the VideoLan website, libdvdcss should also work. It worked for me and I am running Ubuntu 13.10.
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