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I think your best bet would be lshw, lspci, lspcmcia, and lsusb. These are all terminal-based, meaning you have to run them in a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T). These three commands (and their flags, see man <command> for more info) can tell you a lot about your system. However, most all of these tools are limited to only being able to see what your kernel ...


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If you ever logged in with two users on the same machine or started gui on another tty1 with startx, you'd notice something like this: $ who xieerqi tty1 2015-07-31 22:17 xieerqi :0 2015-07-31 22:18 (:0) xieerqi pts/7 2015-07-31 22:18 (:0) Here I have 3 ...


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Ubuntu Server does not come with a GUI. Its Headless, IE: Command Line Only. You would need to run an APT-GET command which requires internet. If you get network capabilities check out.. Install GUI on Ubuntu Server


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Even when @FreeSoftwareServers is true, there's a way to install a GUI, download a desktop version of ubuntu, i think xubuntu (xfce) is more suitable since it's an old computer (limited resources). Burn the cd and put it on the machine. Then you have to create a dir to mount the cd sudo mkdir -p /mnt/cdrom Mount the cd on that dir, and check it ( ...


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Not any more… It's pretty much all command-line stuff nowadays as per the official Ubuntu customisation documentation… Sorry to be the harbinger of bad news…


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sublime is a good choice and it is multi purpose editor.


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Shutdown: /usr/lib/indicator-session/gtk-logout-helper --shutdown Reboot /usr/lib/indicator-session/gtk-logout-helper --restart Logout /usr/lib/indicator-session/gtk-logout-helper --logout You can also use another dialog: gnome-session-quit --power-off


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Once you download Shoes from their website, you will get a files like shoes-3.2.23-gtk2-i686.install which is actually a shell script. You have to make it executable before you can run it. So open a terminal window by pressing Ctrl Alt T and navigate to the folder where you have downloaded the file. Normally it should be in the Downloads directory. So ...


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When the scrollbar shows under your pointer, you can clic on your mouse middle button (or both buttons in case you use a touchpad) to inmediatly go to the top, botton, the middle or any part of a document you point.



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