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    [SOLVED] Re: How to use an unallocated space?

    I back Bucky Ball here that incorrect information leads to "funny" advise. Bucky Ball is a highly estimated and very active member of this forum, who generally gives good advise. And doesn't need to...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Installing Ubuntu onto an SSD partition

    Great. Congratulations.
    And thanks for reporting back that you now have had success.

    Topsiho
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Installing Ubuntu onto an SSD partition

    Yes, that's great advice, that I forgot to mention, sorry for that. After having done this in Windows itself, first restart Windows and see whether it does restart in the new situation, a situation...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Installing Ubuntu onto an SSD partition

    Hi,

    You write that you installed Ubuntu successfully on an external hard drive. So you know how to install Ubuntu. Installing it on the internal hard disk is not different, even if it is an SSD,...
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    Re: New and confused

    Just an idea: when updating, a lot of update files are downloaded, which remain on the computer after use. Same with updating the kernels.
    This goes on until there is not room enough anymore,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to avoid password request?

    Linux is very safe to use. We, who love using Linux, are quite happy with that, and want to keep it that way.

    A real threat is that new users, coming from another OS (welcome, welcome) may bring...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Intuos Draw (Small) doesn't works in Ubuntu 12.04LTS, help!

    +1 to mrgs, he is quite right!

    Ubuntu 12.04 is obsolete now and is not supported anymore. That means you can not get any updates anymore.

    Please install the latest point version of Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to delete old headers & images

    After every update, especially on my netbook, and after an install of another kernel, in the terminal I execute:

    sudo apt clear
    sudo apt autoremove

    using df -h I can monitor the results of...
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    Re: Acer Aspire One needs tlc

    It might also be due to the very little SSD (8GB) the (my) AA1 has. And the 1GB memory. It installs quite well from a USB-stick, but upgrading I never tried, that's quite another cup of tea.
    ...
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    Re: Acer Aspire One needs tlc

    I am confused: I possess an Acer Aspire One myself, and am not able to find any DVD or CDROM drive in it.
    I've never had any trouble booting from a bootable USB-stick, when installing a new version...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: WiFi drivers are missing for HP ProBook. No WiFi Connectivity !!!

    I assume your Probook is a laptop, and that it has wifi of course.
    If it's a brand new model maybe there is not a driver for it's wifi yet, otherwise Ubuntu would have recognized it, and loaded the...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Software installation issue

    Thanks to Bucky Ball for correcting me :)

    It seems that there exist some other "screen writing" programs (whatever they are), and that the one I found which is in the present repositories for...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Software installation issue

    According to Wikipedia Trelby is no longer actively developed anymore, and it now is not in the Ubuntu depositories any more. So probably you'll have to look around and find something else. Maybe...
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    Re: Ubuntu and Lubuntu 16.04.1 freezing

    You can use the utility Extra drivers to find extra drivers for your system. In my case: for the graphics card Geforce GT240 the standard driver after install is the open source Nouveau display...
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    Re: Ubuntu and Lubuntu 16.04.1 freezing

    It seems the problem is now solved for me by installing a non-free driver: both in 16.04 and in 14.04.5 the computer is running perfectly.
    I remember having had this same issue when upgrading from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Random Freezing (in 14.04.5 LTS)

    I am now running the computer with the Radeon videocard, and looked for the
    Extra Hardware, but it didn't suggest other graphics drivers. The two options given are quite something else.
    It's quite...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Random Freezing (in 14.04.5 LTS)

    I just saw you have an AMD Radeon processor:

    *-display
    description: VGA compatible controller
    product: Tahiti PRO [Radeon HD 7950/8950 OEM / R9 280]
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Random Freezing (in 14.04.5 LTS)

    I think you mean Extra Hardware, or else we are talking on different lines.

    I don't know about the options you get. I would try the different options until you get the right one.
    Sometimes the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Random Freezing (in 14.04.5 LTS)

    Hello Lightning Dragon,

    No need to go to AMD (?) website. Just start Extra Hardware, and choose the other driver ...
    That's all.

    My computer still runs as hoped for :)

    Topsiho
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    [ubuntu] Re: Random Freezing (in 14.04.5 LTS)

    Hi,

    I had the same problem, or such a problem, after install, first of 16.04, and then of 14.04.3, on one of my computers. Sudden and random freezes, not very frequent but still as if I were using...
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    Re: Ubuntu and Lubuntu 16.04.1 freezing

    I have exact this same problem on one of my computers, and for this reason I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 on it. It ran for years and years on ubuntu 10.04, 12.04 and 14.04 with no problems at all.
    I...
  22. Thread: Fortran

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    [ubuntu] Re: Fortran

    You could also try running qbasic in dosbox, which is a dos-emulator, and in the repositories.
    I can understand that you prefer using qbasic, if you already know it, and have documentation (read: a...
  23. Thread: Fortran

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    [ubuntu] Re: Fortran

    I agree with QIII.

    Qbasic is a closed source Microsoft product, which was (or is?) delivered together with Windows, so little chance to find this in the repositories of a Linux open source...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade to 16.04 on laptop failed badly

    I did two upgrades, and one clean install on a brand new laptop, which all went very smooth. Though, 14.04 is still the more stable system. When upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 this was quite the same....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrade to 16.04 on laptop failed badly

    Hi, I read your posts, as I am very much impressed by your mention that you've "been in computers since 1962", which is longer than most of us can say they are.
    In1962 I was still sailing the seas...
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