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  1. Re: Disable automatic disconnect from the Internet when inactive

    Your laptop is probably suspending when you close your lid. Go to System Settings, then select the Power icon.

    Make sure it says "Do nothing" next to the label "When the lid is closed" and it says...
  2. Re: Can't upgrade Trusty to Xenial - dependencies hell

    Just upgraded from 14.04.3 to 16.04.1 via software updates on a 7 wear old laptop that's been taking LTS upgrades in place since 8.04. Save myself a lot of problems by keeping /home on a separate...
  3. [lubuntu] Re: Installation of Lubuntu on old Laptop - remove hard drive?

    You need more RAM, if you can find it. Try Star Micro ( https://starmicroinc.net/ ), but it looks like your gear is too old even for them. Oldest laptop ram currently is DDR. You probably need SD...
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    [SOLVED] Re: What does this "Kernel Panic" mean?

    Please mark the thread "solved." Only the thread-starter can do this.
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    [SOLVED] Re: What does this "Kernel Panic" mean?

    Before you do anything else, try searching "kernel panic" on our forum, and see if someone has already answered your question.

    I assume you mean you are booting from an installed kernel on an ssd...
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    [SOLVED] Re: What does this "Kernel Panic" mean?

    I believe it means that the kernel is not compatible with your hardware. Are you getting this when trying to install, or on a system that's already installed (not as likely)? The only time I've seen...
  7. Re: Grub2 failure, says need to load kernel after uninstalling ubuntu 16.04

    Correct.

    "Shutdown" in Win 10 actually hibernates your windows session. Use "Reboot," to force Windows 10 to shut down like Windows 7. This also makes Windows wipe RAM. Using Win 10's "Reboot"...
  8. Re: Can't upgrade Trusty to Xenial - dependencies hell

    "You may want to postpone your upgrade until the upgrade from trusty to xenial is officially supported in about two months." - Impavidus

    Thank you for including the info in the lag for in-place...
  9. Re: i want to change the facebook corresponding mail adress - but this fails all the

    I have changed one of my accounts' email without cell-phone verification, but I have had it 5 years and have many friends and family connected to the account (obviously a real person). If you are...
  10. Re: which is the best friendfinder app in your opinion?

    I think dilbert_one means "friends with benefits."

    If that's what you want, there aren't any apps that don't pose significant risk to you and/or your computer's health.

    If you are trying to be...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Question: Moving from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

    Thanks for this. I was wondering why I wasn't getting a notice of the 14.04 upgrade on my old laptop with 12.04.

    As for frustrating, it's always been that way unless you're willing to pay someone...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Removing AppMenu without breaking everything

    This may not be exactly what you want, but I've managed to almost get (I think) what you seem to be after. I can't get gnome shell to work correctly at all, so I'm running Unity with the AppMenu...
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    Re: Which movie have you watched today?

    Unstoppable on HBO this month.

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0477080/
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost Default Nautilus Enviroment

    Did you log on to Gnome (Unity desktop) or Gnome Classic? If you just upgraded to 11.04 (natty), the default is the Unity desktop.

    If you're on the Unity desktop, the menu items are in the top...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Home Network Spying

    Just a thought about being confrontational. If this was me, I'd be getting all my money back and moving to a different place.

    This creep is invading your privacy. If he advertised the room to rent...
  16. Thread: Zeitgeist

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    [SOLVED] Re: Zeitgeist

    Why is Zeitgeist necessary? This is a real concern for the truly paranoid such as myself. I just removed it via Synaptic while logged into a classic Gnome session. So did I bork my Unity desktop by...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity launcher privacy issue

    My solution: complete removal of Zeitgeist via Synaptic, especially since I have no need for Unity either.

    Why do we need another tracking application? And is the end user the only one making use...
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    Re: Is Canonical copying Microsoft?

    What I'm trying to understand is the OP's willingness to invest in a 4G internet access portal, while insisting that a modern OS must run on what must be at least 10 year old hardware. I give away...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    That can happen when there's no more work to do for the moment. The servers can periodically run out of work units when running the uniprocessor client.

    On the other hand, there never seems to be...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    You can check the status of the server that you are uploading results to at
    http://fah-web.stanford.edu/serverstat.html
    Sometimes servers are down for maintenance or other issues.

    You can also...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    Congratulations to r_avital on reaching the 1,000,000 point milestone with Team Ubuntu. This team member has been with us since last February, after having contribted over 1,300,000 to another team....
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    After 3 days of Canadian air here in Kansas, my fingers are finally thawing. Temps finally near normal today.

    In answer to your question, I'm using the stock heatsink/fan combo. It's getting close...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    CORRECTION: I'm getting these units done in under 6.5 hours, including upload. I'm still trying to understand why some WUs, such as the 67XXs, seem to penalize, and if it's only on AMD CPUs that this...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    And we're being overtaken by 5 more teams within a few months.
    http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_summary.php?s=&t=45104

    Our points are down from our top production from about a year...
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