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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 14.04.2 (latest updated trusty) to 16.4.1 is not smooth

    I was a little fast when I said I thought it was done. Even after removing dnsmasq and even editing nsswitch.conf to "hosts: hosts: files dns" I still have problems with the userswitch and then it...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 14.04.2 (latest updated trusty) to 16.4.1 is not smooth

    Yes. I do this before upgrading to a new distribution:



    apt-get update
    apt-get dist-upgrade
    shutdown -r now
    # enter CLI again
    apt-get autoremove
    apt-get clean
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 14.04.2 (latest updated trusty) to 16.4.1 is not smooth

    @Bucky Ball
    Sorry. The from version must be a type then since I did update all packages and reboot before I started the distribution upgrade. It must have been 14.04.5.

    @Skaperen
    My desktop...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 14.04.2 (latest updated trusty) to 16.4.1 is not smooth

    I think I have managed to fix the delay in user switch/login/logout considerably by turing off dnsmasq in /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf (just commenting it out)
    I know DNS i crucial for a...
  5. [ubuntu] Upgrade from 14.04.2 (latest updated trusty) to 16.4.1 is not smooth

    I'm using nvidia drivers, but the very same version as under Trusty so it hasn't changed.

    I am having a very sluggish machine after upgrading from 14.4 to 16.4.1. It's slow logging in, it's slow...
  6. [ubuntu] Lost many files in /etc after dist-upgrade

    I got a brand new laptop which I dual boot with Win7 and use Win7 boot loader with full disk encryption on both systems. For Ubuntu I followed a how-to since i couldn't use the whole disk. I like a...
  7. [ubuntu] lightdm doesn't always show up when switching user or logout

    So I have a machine which there are 3 users. We had a problem with lightdm-zombies, but it seems to be fixed now. However, sometimes lightdm doesn't appear after logout/userswitch to non-active user...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is it right to upgrade to 11.10 now

    I usually download the iso (write it to a thumbdrive) and test with that before upgrading anything.

    My experience so far is that there are speed issues with gnome3 or that some of my oldest...
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    [all variants] Some applications won't start up because of non-conventional /home-location

    After upgrade firefox never started up when chosen from menu. This was due to me having home directories in an other location than /home/ (Actually, /home on my system is soft linked to somewhere...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: installing Ubuntu 9.10 on HP Z400 fails black screen

    I had huge problems with this while som other with same machine and same install cd made it work. I found out that you cannot have anything plugged into display port 2. Then NV driver will work.

    I...
  11. Re: HowTo Change Default GNOME Text Editor or Any Other Default Program

    So far all of above changes the behaviour for one user. I wanted to set smplayer as system wide multimedia player instead of totem. I did this to get the desired effect:



    sudo perl -pi.old -e...
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