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  1. [lubuntu] Re: New to Lubuntu, question about docx and increasing size of things

    In libre office open any of the programs like writer and you can set the preferred way to save any file. So go to tools-options-load- save-general-then in the drop down box choose text document and...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: How can I change the aspect ratio of an image in ubuntu 18.04?

    I have had great luck with several HP laptops
  3. Re: Ubuntu 20.04 can't login with correct password - no .Xauthority folder

    This bug gets me once in a while try these 2 sites

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=togIj3hfbDs

    https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-ubuntu-login-loop/
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    Re: Life ubuntu mate 20.04

    yes I know it is 64 bit and as I said I can install xubuntu on it 20.04 64 bit with no problem and I made 2 dvds neither will install. It comes up with the life splash screen and sits a while then...
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    Re: Life ubuntu mate 20.04

    yes and I have 64 bit xubuntu 20.04 installed on it from a DVD
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    Re: Life ubuntu mate 20.04

    It is an ancient acer aspire and doesn't allow booting from USB
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    Life ubuntu mate 20.04

    I have burned the new DVD for linux for education mate edition based on ubuntu 20.04 twice

    https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/li-f-e-linux-for-education-20-04-is-out-now/17077

    from here
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  8. [ubuntu] Re: How to get Kindle downloads from 'Downloads' to my Kindle?

    Try installing pmount if you have gparted then open gparted and see if it is listed. If so type pmount dev/whatever

    pmount /dev/whatever like sdb1 sdc1 etc
  9. [ubuntu] Re: How to get Kindle downloads from 'Downloads' to my Kindle?

    A common Linux issue is doing that to attached USB devices when not safely removed. Try attaching to another computer, any operating system and safely removing it then reattach it to your machine and...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Server 20.04 on Core2 laptop dies if lid/display is closed

    those options are in power manager
  11. [ubuntu] Re: How to get Kindle downloads from 'Downloads' to my Kindle?

    You need to change the mounted kindle ownership to yourself and give it read & write permissions. I need to leave for work now but can explain how to do that later if someone doesn't tell you first.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi not enabled on startup

    This page may help you though it is several years old

    https://askubuntu.com/questions/119195/cannot-disable-airplane-mode
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Grub not loading most times (win10 + ubuntu 18.04)

    If you can boot into windows do it and then do a complete shutdown. That worked for me once.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading to 20.04: Cannot create space

    I stopped those errors by uninstalling "unanttended-upgrades" . If you try that route make sure you regularly manually update and upgrade.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gaming Advice

    Thank you, that is very helpful.
  16. Re: advice needed on grsync programme for backing up

    I've used grsync for years and love it. It is fast reliable and easy. The main thing is to set up the options for a particular backup the way you want and then save that backup by clicking the + in...
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    Re: File Browser?

    File Manager or File Browser is merely the list of every file and folder or directory on you computer. I has all the operating system files and all of your personal files. Your files are normally in...
  18. Re: Please solve the scroll bars for me....

    this works in xubuntu from a user at the xfce forums, mine works that way except I middle click the mouse

    Most desktops and apps scroll by one-screen, when you click in the scroll-lane above or...
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    Re: Instillation has no type windows 10

    I've had luck when the install crashes like this by doing the following.Click try ubuntu instead of install. When it is running click the install icon on desktop and it usually works.
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    Re: Unable to open Portable Hard Drive

    This sometimes works. Attach it to a windows machine and then safely remove it. Then try it again on Ubuntu. Good luck.
  21. Re: Prevent users from shutting down Ubuntu desktops

    don't know if this will help but in xubuntu you can right click on user name in top right,\, select properties and uncheck shutdown and any other entries.
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    [xubuntu] Re: shift+capslock

    As i said I did reprogram shift+caps lock and it still turns on caps lock. I had programmed it to left ctrl but after your reply I set it to prtrc but same thing the combo turns on caps lock, thank...
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    Re: Things that you dislike in Ubuntu

    HPLIP makes any HP product a breeze to set up.

    https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing
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    [xubuntu] shift+capslock

    I have reprogrammed caps lock successfully to prtsc but capslock still goes on when I hit shift+capslock. I also set that in settings manager-keyboard-to left ctrl but still shift+capslock locks the...
  25. Re: 16.04 dependancies issues cant upgrade

    I would simplify the issue. Since you would have to upgrade to 18.04 then 20.04 is coming out in a few months. I would just wait and go with a clean install of 20.04. Backup everything of course...
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