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It can be a great learning experience - you can go into it as deeply as you want. If you just want to use Ubuntu for web browsing, writing emails and documents, or any other usual thing, then it is as easy to use as windows. But if you want to you can discover all sorts of things that are simply not available in windows - including the source code that ...


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the solution to your request is Input Method. what you have described is something familiar to most CJK language users. let's review how input method works in current Linux systems. Here's a simple architecture for a common input method system: NOTE: I snapshot this image from The X Input Method Protocol. some of the arrows are irelevant to following ...


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My mom, who's not even remotely tech-oriented, prefers Ubuntu to Windows. She runs Firefox and LibreOffice and that's pretty much it, but she likes it better than Windows.


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Welcome to the community Kiran. You can use Ubuntu without installing it, just follow the try before installing instructions. If a driver is missing from default Ubuntu, the OS will install it. This is known as proprietary drivers. To list the drivers use the lshw command in Terminal. When you install Ubuntu on a hard drive which is already occupied by ...


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Yes you can install and use it without any knowledge. The alluring aspect of Linux is its philosophy : In Linux you walk in a free world. There's no need to cracking, no need to a serial number, no need to prove that you've already bought a software and own it because you already own every softwares under Linux. There are some absolutely basic command that ...


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cryptsetup luksChangeKey <target device> -S <target key slot number> This will ask you first for a valid pass-phrase (in any enabled keyslot) then will prompt you fro the new passphrase in the target keyslot I'm sure this can be wrapped up in an applet got windows oriented lovers.


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Fear not, ;) - you can use Ubuntu without need of too much knowledge. You are on the safe side with that. But later you will feel that some knowledge cannot harm, and it is more fun, to use Linux with more tricks and else. In this sense - here a link for you for free books - which cannot harm. It is not a must, but you can save it for later - in case you ...


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Seems like the answer here is actually the easiest, specifically going to a file's properties, going to the "open with" tab, and then setting as default for that file type. Here's the picture:


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They are here, strangely enough: http://packages.ubuntu.com/ Be certain to get the package matching your version and architecture; either 32- or 64-bit. Find out from the terminal: lsb_release -d arch


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I do not understand why on each release upgrade you have to manually patch all the URLs of apt in order to make them point to the newer distribution. You do not have to do this. (Not typically, anyway.) Actually, in Ubuntu, manually changing release names in sources.list is not a supported way to upgrade, and may often not work. When the package ...


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Keyboard shortcuts used by Terminal are not available for programs running in the Terminal. That's why Terminal tries not to use shortcuts that are standard among command line programs. Ctrl+V is a standard for "Insert verbatim", i.e. you can use for example Ctrl+VReturn to insert a carriage return character (ASCII #13). It is used for example by Bash and ...


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Go to network settings: and Click the arrow next to the network name: then Click Forget Network


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You can certainly use Ubuntu without knowing anything about Linux. However, once you get into it, you're likely to want to learn more. It's like switching from an old mule that doesn't care much what you want to a vehicle that can be a pickup truck or an Indy racer or a jet ski as you see fit. Little by little, you'll learn to do what interests you most.


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I guess the easiest graphical way would be: Files (nautilus) >> select a file >> right click & Properties >> "Open With" tab >> select a program you fancy >> "Select as default". Done. This method comes from this post on HowToGeek: http://www.howtogeek.com/117709/how-to-change-your-default-applications-on-ubuntu-4-ways/ where they also talk about how ...


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Yes you can. use Ubuntu forums, preferably on a second machine, and eventually you will find all the answers. I personally did just this a month ago, and after crashing my systems a few times, frozen screens and seemingly impossible solutions, I found all the answers amongst the Ubuntu community. It is so refreshing not to have to pay for simple solutions, ...



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