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  1. Re: Close lid on laptop and let external monitor stay on. Ubuntu 19.04

    1fallen, I tried adding Code:
    # <snip> ...

    ignoreLid=true

    # <snip> ...
    but didn't help.
    I am using a wireless mouse/keyboard and this might be some of the problems as well.
    This is not a...
  2. Re: Close lid on laptop and let external monitor stay on. Ubuntu 19.04

    I had Tweaks already installed. The switch Suspend when the Laptop lid is closed was on. So when I turn it off and closed the lid my mouse started jumping around and windows started opening and...
  3. Re: Close lid on laptop and let external monitor stay on. Ubuntu 19.04

    283471 I don't see one.
  4. Close lid on laptop and let external monitor stay on. Ubuntu 19.04

    I upgraded to Ubuntu 19.04 with Gnome desktop. When I use my laptop at home I just plug in an external monitor and shut off the screen on the laptop in the monitor setting. The problem is when I...
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    Re: Play video in chromium

    Yes, it is a DRM problem trying to use Chromium. I tried a few things, but no luck as yet. This is a shame that Google will not release the code for DRM to opensource so all browsers can have a clear...
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    Play video in chromium

    I have always used the Chrome Browser, but I am trying Chromium instead. The only problem I have found is I can't get videos to play.
    youtube tv, Netflix, Hulu, etc. I think I need a plugin but not...
  7. Re: Just Scratching my head, I guess I will never know.

    Once in a while, I will get a message from Hulu, or Netflix telling me someone is using my account down in Tim-Buck-To or someplace I have never heard of. And they ask me to change my password. With...
  8. Just Scratching my head, I guess I will never know.

    I'm thinking it has been about 17 years that I have been using Linux and have never had to worry about malware, virus' or anyone hacking into my computer. Let me tell you what happened the other day....
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    [SOLVED] Re: From Text to Speech: offline program.

    Thanks for all the input. I will mark the thread as solved.
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    [SOLVED] Re: From Text to Speech: offline program.

    Thanks a lot for all the help. When I find the right voice I will have to play around with all these commands. I have already made a script to read text from anywhere that I highlight it. But I still...
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    [SOLVED] Re: From Text to Speech: offline program.

    I have it set up to read the selected text but would like to pipe it to an mp3 file. How would I assign it to do this?

    xsel | festival --tts --pipe


    I created a sample audio file I would like...
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    [SOLVED] Re: From Text to Speech: offline program.

    Yes, that will work, but it is one of the worst digital voices I've ever heard. I create audiobooks, and that would be like listening to a robot.
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    [SOLVED] From Text to Speech: offline program.

    I use an online program called "From Text To Speech," that works great, that is when it is working. I find that their site is down or working slow when it is overused.
    Maybe I should not complain...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Software for Epson projectors.

    him610, I saw that and will give it a try next time I am down at the church. Thanks for the reply and advice.
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    [SOLVED] Software for Epson projectors.

    I have an Epson projector at church and can use a windows laptop running iprojection software to connect wireless to the projector. I have 4 laptops and three of them are running Ubuntu 18.04, is...
  16. Will a Brother MFC-L8900CDW Business Color Laser printer work with Ubuntu 18.04?

    I have been looking to purchase a Brothers MFC-L8900CDW Business Color Laser printer and I have 4 computers on my network. One Win 10 and 4 Ubuntu 18.04.
    By chance, does anyone have one, and is it...
  17. Thread: 31 cool games.

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    31 cool games.

    I am not a gamer, but my kids, grandkids and great-grandkids are.
    In case you are, and you missed this website here is a link to 31 cool Linux Games....
  18. [SOLVED] Re: After doing update this morning can not boot laptop.

    Thanks for all the info, I am going to mark this thread solved for now. Yes, it seems to be the same issue as the one posted above.
  19. [SOLVED] Re: After doing update this morning can not boot laptop.

    Okay, I got brave and tried a reboot. it was taking a long time to boot so I tried hitting the shift key and space bar and the enter key and then it came to the login screen. After getting back to...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: After doing update this morning can not boot laptop.

    I have been pounding my head trying to come up with something that works, then we had a storm move into our area. I had to run outside and put the umbrella down on the patio-table so it wouldn't blow...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: After doing update this morning can not boot laptop.

    Once in a while, it will hang on this Line.

    started Login Service Service.manger.dispatcher Service.....tem changes.pp link was shut down.....
  22. [SOLVED] After doing update this morning can not boot laptop.

    I was asked if I wanted to do an update this morning and I said yes. It updated in the background and everything seem to go well. Did not get any error messages and it did not ask me to reboot. I was...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Display not right in LibraOffice since upgrading to 18.04.

    This did the trick.
    I completely uninstalled both versions of Libreoffice and reinstalled it fresh and now I have one package and it is working the way it should.
    Here is a screenshot of the...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Display not right in LibraOffice since upgrading to 18.04.

    I think I just got to the bottom of the problem.
    First, I did an upgrade from 17.10.1 to 18.04 and for some reason, it didn't install Office suites. So it didn't have all the files it needed. I went...
  25. [SOLVED] Display not right in LibraOffice since upgrading to 18.04.

    Not sure if this is the right place to post this, it is sore of general. The display in the LibraOffice is not Right. Here is a Screenshot of the window.
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    No text displays in the top part of...
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