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  1. [UbuntuGnome] Re: Files saved to data drive generate errors and cannot be opened again.

    So you are saying the drive is faulty?
    What is your reasoning? Seems unlikely to me as everything works fine an SMART checks are good.

    Edit: I ran fsck on that drive and it did find plenty of...
  2. [UbuntuGnome] Files saved to data drive generate errors and cannot be opened again.

    I have just encountered a problem saving files to a particular drive.
    My system (17.04) has 3 drives.The OS is on sda,data is on sdb and sdc is a backup of sdb.
    Just recently I have discovered that...
  3. Re: Brother scanner not detected in ubuntu 16.04

    I just installed 17.04.

    /lib/udev/rules.d/40-libsane.rules no longer exists.
    It is now:
    /lib/udev/rules.d/60-libsane.rules

    add

    # Brother scanners
    ATTRS{idVendor}=="04f9",...
  4. Re: Brother scanner not detected in ubuntu 16.04

    I had trouble with this in 16.10:

    dll] sane_get_devices
    [dll] load: searching backend `brother' in `/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/sane:/usr/lib/sane'
    [dll] load: trying to load...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dropbox slows down my system

    I dropped (lol) Dropbox when they gave Condoleezza Rice a position on their board.
    Use Copy.com (20 free GB)
    or MEGA (50 free GB)

    I use both.
  6. Re: How do I use the "free space" on Ubuntu live usb?

    Use MEGA - 50Gb of encrypted storage free.
    Until the US govt succeeds in their efforts to destroy the company
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    Re: unity filter result ?

    The key combination: Super + a will open the dash applications scope.
    (super + "windows key"
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    Re: a new browser VIvaldi

    I just tried it.Seems to work well.
    When the built in mail client eventuates,I will definitely switch from Opera.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Android, transfer files

    If you are happy with these results,Mark the thread "solved" using the Thread Tools at the top of the page.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Android, transfer files

    I use Wifi File Transfer app by Smarterdroid in the Google play store on a Samsung GT-S7390
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.smarterdroid.wififiletransfer&hl=en
  11. [SOLVED] Re: File Manager problem in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

    Open the Dash (The top button in the launcher or the super [windows] key.
    Type files
    the cabinet icon should be in the results.
    Open files ,the icon should appear in the launcher,right click on...
  12. Re: Hardware "Related", Bugs & Mites (Literally) Living Inside Hardware & Peripherals

    I had ants building a nest in my desktop.Next to and partially inside the DVD drive.After removal I sprayed residual insecticide to discourage further occupation.
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    Re: Printing Bank Statements

    Document Viewer in Ubuntu is Evince.
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    [lubuntu] Re: Install Opera in Lubuntu

    I'm using Opera 12.16.It is the previous version of Opera and has the integrated mail client.The new version has only just been released,it is based on Chromium and does not have the mail client.
    ...
  15. [xubuntu] Re: Panel icon for Dropbox loads and then disappears

    Can't help with dropbox - I dropped them when they started employing dodgey board members.
    But,MEGA.com have a nice linux application and 50 free GB.Also Copy.com is an alternative.
  16. Re: Share your 90s 80s (or even older) computing stories

    In the early '80s I used to work for the local Sanyo agent,in the business machine dept (mainly cash registers).We did have a few Sanyo computers interfaced with cash registers.They ran CP/M and had...
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    Re: GUI list of programs

    Super + A will open the dash applications scope and that can be maximimised to fill the screen.What more does one need?

    To call Unity cumbersome is merely to state that it's function is not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Install Opera

    Are you running Ubuntu Unity?
    The Dash is the gobal search window that opens when you tap the super key.
  19. Re: Move minimize/maximize/close buttons to the right

    You don't need the buttons in Unity.You can close and minimise/maximise from the launcher and drag the menu bar to maximise/de-maximise
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Install Opera

    There seems to be,let's say an "idiosyncrasy" with the Opera install.I have installed it into several Ubuntu fresh installs and I always encounter the following behaviour.
    Open the .deb file...
  21. Thread: scanners

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    [kubuntu] Re: scanners

    I recently got an Acer ScanPrisa working on 14.10.It is so old that it has a 'get ready for Windows 98' sticker on it.I also got a friend's HP scanner that was not supported on win7 to work for him...
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    Re: Why Mathematics is so hard to learn?

    Yes ,but was the ticket ever alive?If not how could it have expired?Or become an invalid?
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    Re: Why Mathematics is so hard to learn?

    Yes.Just imagine if English had to be precise,the whole internet would cease to exist.

    ....Yes,I'm looking at you,Mr Bad Speller/Bad Grammar :lolflag:
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    Re: Playonlinux vs Vine, also Wubi

    Both dual boot and wubi require you to reboot.Running windows in a Virtual machine within Ubuntu does not require a reboot.
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    Re: Playonlinux vs Vine, also Wubi

    I have no experience with those applications.Easiest option would be to install the windows version of Libre Office in windows and see if there are any formatting problems.
    There are Linux...
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