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  1. [SOLVED] Re: some commands do not function any longer

    Phew! I have just found the answer:
    Ubuntu 16.04 uses the apt package manager. To update from the terminal command line type in the following:

    sudo apt update
    sudo apt upgrade

    But I...
  2. [SOLVED] some commands do not function any longer

    Good morning fellow ubunters):P
    I am the grumpy type, I know I am. I regret upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04. When I try updating _ because you are not always informed of updates_ and the updater does...
  3. can no longer print_ Canon Pixma MG 3150

    Good evening fellow ubunters :)
    I have this all in one Canon printer (Pixma MG 3150) but I can no longer print anything. Well, the printer will only print the first four or five lines,then stops and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: upgrade simply just does not start

    Problem solved! But for other fellow ubunters like me who wonder how to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 and who just like me see that the upgrade does not start when you click 'Yes, upgrade' here is the...
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    [SOLVED] upgrade simply just does not start

    Hello fellow ubunters:)
    I confess to not being very patient. I just have tried at least five times to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 and this ****ing upgrade simply does not start. You get three...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Zorin just does not start

    Thank you so much for the tip. Yes, I have just created an account on the Zorin forum, and I have posted my message.
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    [SOLVED] Zorin just does not start

    Good morning fellow ubunters :)
    It's the second time I am posting this message:



    I have here three computers. One is a slim PC (cannot say what brand, it is one I have bought from...
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    [SOLVED] Usb audio devices

    Hi there fellow Ubunters :)
    I have a usb headset which used to function perfectly until ... this morning. The headset is not faulty I believe. Methinks it has everything to do with ALSA Mixer. What...
  9. Thread: Zorin _

    by christon74
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    [SOLVED] Zorin _

    Good afternoon fellow Ubunters ;)

    I have here three computers. One is a slim PC (cannot say what brand, it is one I have bought from Amazon)
    This slim PC is on dual boot : Zorin/Windows XP
    The...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Thunderbird _ address book backup

    Thank you Howefield;)
    I think I'll do the export to LIDF then.
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    [SOLVED] Thunderbird _ address book backup

    Hi there fellow ubunters :)

    I know there is still at present no equivalent of MozBackup for Ubuntu.
    I have not yet found the way to show hidden files and find the 'profiles.ini' but I really...
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    [SOLVED] Re: PDF shrinker

    Wow! smallpdf is truly awesome !!
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    [SOLVED] Re: PDF shrinker

    Thanks to both of you Ian Weisser and Like 555. No the documents are all text, no pictures at all.
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    [SOLVED] PDF shrinker

    Hello everyone :)

    I have two big pdf files, one is approximately 26 MB and the other a little less than 50. I have a dual boot on this machine (Vista/Ubuntu)
    I have Winrar installed but I perhaps...
  15. Thread: Yelp

    by christon74
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    [SOLVED] Re: Yelp

    Thank you Grahammechanical ;)
  16. Thread: Yelp

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    [SOLVED] Yelp

    Good morning fellow-ubunters_ long time no see:D

    I am wondering what on earth is "libcgmanager0 yelp-xsl" ?
    I have just run dpkg and there was this update with a warning that it is not...
  17. Re: CRITICAL Adobe Flash Player 0 day vulnerability and active exploit

    Many many thanks to all of you :)_ especially to Becky Ball and Cariboo. There is no me installing Chrome browser_ I hate it, I hate it, I hate it! All the more so because it has no bookmarks sidebar!
  18. Re: CRITICAL Adobe Flash Player 0 day vulnerability and active exploit

    Hello again fellow Ubunters :)
    Does anyone know what is the latest Adobe flash version?
    The one I am running here is : 11.2.202.481 (and again, the Mozilla foundation page says it IS up to...
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    [ubuntu] Adobe flash player update

    Good morning fellow ubunters :)

    I keep receiving warning about a flash plugin which allegedly has vulnerabilities. The thing is that each time I check it, the Mozilla foundation page says that my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cat biting cables

    Thank you Carl :)
    I will see what sort of conduits I can buy from my nearest DIY store.
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    [SOLVED] cat biting cables

    Good morning fellow Ubunters :)

    I know this reads like a very silly question but.... How do you protect your cables from cats munching them? :?
    I have two she cats here and just this morning I...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: How to tell which partition the Operating System is on?

    Good morning Grahame:)
    Many thanks for this info. I think problem is solved. I have found how to load Zorin. It is a bit strange but it is listed under 'Ubuntu 12.04', but I can log on to Zorin OK....
  23. [SOLVED] Re: How to tell which partition the Operating System is on?

    one thing I need add: When I try a normal boot after dpkg (repair broken packages) here is the message I get on the screen: Warning: Fake initctl called, doing nothing.

    Uuuuh?
  24. [SOLVED] How to tell which partition the Operating System is on?

    Good afternoon fellow ubunters :)
    I have two PCs and a laptop.
    This morning I have installed Linux Peppermint alongside Windows XP (not connected to the web) and Zorin on a slim PC (please do not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Next release due in November 2014

    Thank you Westie! Phew! I am really relieved to know that there is no new release due in November. Yet this is what the message in red seems to say: The next UOS will take place between the 12th and...
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