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    [ubuntu] Kindle writing software

    Hi,
    I'm looking for some software to help me write in Kindle e-book format.
    I found a reference to a piece called Alkinea on these forums, but I don't know whether the pages are still active. Last...
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    [ubuntu] WiFi problem

    Hi,
    I have an Acer laptop set up as duel boot.

    Now, when I boot into Ubuntu, I experience no problems at all.

    BUT.

    If I boot into Windows I experience problems with the WiFi connection....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trackpad

    Hi, Now I'm getting this. I think I might give up before I make a huge mistake.

    E325: ATTENTION
    Found a swap file by the name "/etc/default/.grub.swp"
    owned by: root dated: Thu Jan...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trackpad

    Hi, I got stuck on "Save the new file".
    I could make the changes but couldn't see how to save them.
    Phil
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trackpad

    Hi, What do I do with that piece of code.
    It did nothing in Terminal.
    Phil
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    [ubuntu] Trackpad

    Hi,
    Acer Aspire V running Ubuntu 20.04

    I've recently noticed that the trackpad no longer works.
    I actually use a mouse but I'd like to use the trackpad.
    Strangely the touchscreen works.

    Any...
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    Re: Still trying to upgrade

    Genius.....that worked.

    I ran the instller from USB and it did give me the option to upgrade from 18.04.


    I expect I'll be back in touch around September 2022, assuming we all get there.
    ...
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    Still trying to upgrade

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/photos/share/DXlK0gQRufLSuYn5kpa6MiG7JXckY42Mjxp2zCMQNTpHi Everybody.
    Trying to upgrade to 20.04 from 18.04.
    Now and again my desktop shows a message to tell me that the...
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    Re: Upgrade to 20.04

    Thanks everybody..............maybe I shouldn't be in too much of a rush.
    I have 20.04 on a USB drive so I could do a fresh install.
    Is that easy to do on a duel boot machine?
    Phil
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    Re: Upgrade to 20.04

    Tried the full upgrade.

    No issues were found.
    I get this now.

    sudo do-release-upgrade -d -f DistUpgradeViewGtk3
    Checking for a new Ubuntu release
    Upgrades to the development release are only...
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    Re: Upgrade to 20.04

    64 bit
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    Upgrade to 20.04

    Hi Group,

    I'd like to upgrade my laptop from 18.04 to 20.04

    So far, I'm failing.

    I tried following the instructions on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Duel boot interrupt startup

    Thanks. Fixed
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    [ubuntu] Duel boot interrupt startup

    Hi,
    Tomorrow, I've been volunteered to show some friends how to run Ubuntu from a USB flash drive.
    Now, I'd like to demonstrate this on my Acer duel boot machine.....HOWEVER, I'd never noticed...
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    [ubuntu] Update to 20.04 query

    I keep waiting for my laptop to tell me that there is an update to 20.04 update available but so far nothing.
    Am I missing something?
    Phil
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video editing advice

    Thanks,
    That actually makes sense. Maybe one of those mini computers?

    Phil
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    [ubuntu] Video editing advice

    Hi,
    My daughter is a circus performer. She is an absolute whizz with hulahoops and can often be found dangling from a trapeze.

    She needs to be able to create video files to promote herself.
    ...
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    Rhythmbox view query

    Hi, is it possible to get Rhythmbox to look like this?
    Phil...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Rhythmbox menubar

    SMight need a switch off and on.

    Phil
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    [SOLVED] Re: Rhythmbox menubar

    Can't even see a menu button. This is what I'm seeing.
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    [SOLVED] Rhythmbox menubar

    Hi Group,

    Recently started using Ubuntu again.


    Everything is working just fine except for Rhythmbox.
    I haven't got a menubar.

    Any ideas on how to get it to show?
  22. [SOLVED] Re: HP Envy 5540 printer scanner problem

    Huge thanks. It works now.
    I did get stuck on this bit https://software.opensuse.org//downl...e=sane-airscan

    and download a suitable file, or use the provided repository.

    It downloaded a zip...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: HP Envy 5540 printer scanner problem

    First snippet of code gave this.

    + wlp4s0 IPv6 ENVY 5540 series Internet Printer local
    + wlp4s0 IPv4 ENVY 5540 series Internet...
  24. [SOLVED] HP Envy 5540 printer scanner problem

    Hi group,

    Two weeks after installing Ubuntu 18.04 onto my Acer Aspire V laptop, everything works with the exception of Simplescan.
    It fails to detect my HP Envy 5540 printer/scanner.

    Strangely...
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    Two weeks on

    Two weeks ago I bought a pre-loved Acer Aspire V laptop.
    I completed a duel boot installation.
    Instalation > worked perfectly.
    WiFi > worked perfectly.
    Adding a printer > worked perfectly....
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