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    [SOLVED] Re: installed wine, got nothing.

    I removed it and reinstalled using: apt install winehq-stable
    seems to be working now. will try playonlinux.

    thanks
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    [SOLVED] installed wine, got nothing.

    Im using Ubuntu Budgie 17.04. added the new ppa for wine and installed stable version via CLI. installation seemed to progress fine but no .wine folder was created and I cannot access wine anywhere....
  3. Thread: installing KDE

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    [kubuntu] Re: installing KDE

    Tried cinnamon per your suggestion when it loads icons are all "fractelated" and unreadable.

    HP pavillion Dv6
    AMD Phenom processor
  4. Thread: installing KDE

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    [kubuntu] installing KDE

    I'm new to 11.10. Dislike the Unity schmear and would like to install KDE instead. I know you could at one time install from the software center but I'll be darned if I can find it. Anyone have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: removing grub/ubuntu

    That seemed to do it. Fixed! Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Re: removing grub/ubuntu

    Thanks, however this is what happened: Deleted ubuntu partitions, rebooted using win 7 disk, tried to repair startup and it tells me that no problems were found and now will not boot at all. only...
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    [SOLVED] removing grub/ubuntu

    I am currently dual booting win 7 and maverick meerkat using grub. I would like to revert to only a win 7 machine and boot directly into that. Is it possible to remove grub and ubuntu and boot only...
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    10.04.1 and screen brightness-HP dv6z

    Updated to (reinstalled) 10.04.1 and lost my screen brightness control. Function key sliders worked great on 10.04. No longer. Any ideas?

    My system:

    HP Pavilion dv6zse
    ati radeon mobility...
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    Re: Issue with update manager and synaptic

    I am actually going through and removing some of these old software sources. Seeing if the core sources will cause any trouble. Stay tuned.
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    Re: Issue with update manager and synaptic

    Is there a command to generate the output of multiple files in a directory (noob here)?
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    Re: Issue with update manager and synaptic

    Yes and there are multiple files in it. This will take a while!
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    Re: Issue with update manager and synaptic

    Here's the output:

    # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 10.04 LTS _Lucid Lynx_ - Release amd64 (20100429)]/ lucid main restricted
    deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu lucid main restricted #Added by...
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    Issue with update manager and synaptic

    Whenever I run update manager or synaptic I get the following:

    Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/lucid/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Big 'Ol Dumb Question

    Thanks. Sometimes I amaze even myself...
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    [SOLVED] Big 'Ol Dumb Question

    Ok, Where are the application executable files? I thought it was usr/share/applications but I am obviously mistaken. I am trying to explain the thunderbird where I want it to find Firefox so it can...
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    [SOLVED] Re: understanding ubuntu forms

    Sondra, it is quite easy to customize Ubuntu. Go to System/preferences/appearance and that will allow you to customize windows and controls. As far as creating shortcuts just go to any menu and...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    1.) 10.04 LTS
    2.) net-top box
    3.) Asus
    4.) Eeebox PC EB1501

    Everything worked out of the box.
  18. Thread: VLC problem

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    [SOLVED] Re: VLC problem

    Got it working. Had to do a complete remove (sudo apt-get autoremove) through the term and re-installed and it now works.

    Thanks for all the tips.
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    [SOLVED] Re: VLC problem

    update: Did find the skins2 dir. Only a default skin in there. Still can't figure out what's going on. I have uninstalled and reinstalled VLC twice and it still does not launch or open only...
  20. Thread: VLC problem

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    [SOLVED] Re: VLC problem

    renamed the file as backup but the skins2 file does not exist in the vlc directory. Still no mojo.
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    [SOLVED] Re: File sharing went caput

    Bizzarooo! After restarting a few more times...things are back to normal. Don't know what that was all about.
  22. Thread: VLC problem

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    [SOLVED] VLC problem

    I installed a skin that did not work or is interfering with VLC somehow. It will only open minimized now and I cannot maximize it to get to the options to revert back to the default skin. Can...
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    [SOLVED] File sharing went caput

    Ok, had file sharing up and working no muss on my laptop, could see and get files from my other ubuntu box just fine. Then it all stopped working. I can see my laptop on my other box, just can't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid Lynx and playing dvd's?

    Nick_Jinn, Thanks. I'll keep Mint in mind. Ubuntu is working almost flawlessly right now (I got my dvd drive to work finally last night) and so don't really want to go down the install road again. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid Lynx and playing dvd's?

    Nick_Jinn, where did you get Mint?
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