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Sep
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awarded  Autobiographer
Aug
19
awarded  Necromancer
Jul
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awarded  Yearling
Apr
20
answered How to install Neovim on Ubuntu?
Mar
20
comment can't finish generating ssh key
Or, simpler, just type "ssh-add ~/.ssh/id_rsa" instead of "ssh-add id_rsa" which points to a file that is not in your home directory!
Mar
6
revised How to install rgdal on Ubuntu 12.10?
updated hlink
Dec
3
comment How to switch from Lubuntu to Xubuntu
Hi Chester thanks for the hint and I think that could solve it. However, you need to be more specific/precise. Lubuntu 13.10 does not seem to have "system settings". Main Menu -> Preferences -> Desktop Session Settings is the closest I get but this contains no option to set Xubuntu as default. Think I'll just reinstall Xubuntu over the top of Lubuntu and be done with it.
Dec
3
comment How to switch from Lubuntu to Xubuntu
The answer was about Ubuntu 12.10 and does not work for me - get various messages along the lines of "E: Unable to locate package ..." - Lubuntu booted as normal after
Dec
3
asked How to switch from Lubuntu to Xubuntu
Nov
26
answered How to install rgdal on Ubuntu 12.10?
Oct
23
awarded  Editor
Oct
23
revised How do I share a folder to the public?
corrections
Oct
23
answered How do I share a folder to the public?
Oct
13
awarded  Revival
Sep
19
awarded  Teacher
Sep
1
answered Publish a file fails - cannot access web link (a file is no longer published)
Jun
19
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jun
19
comment How to update Kingsoft Office?
@carnendil I did 'try' removing it, but not very hard: couldn't find the package in synaptic (searched for "kingsoft" and "office"). Thanks for letting us know the package name: that allows it to be removed via synaptic (search for "wps") or via apt-get remove as you suggested. After that has been performed your top solution works perfectly. The question should definitely be re-opened IMO: many will have installed the old version and now want the new version installed.
Jun
19
comment How to update Kingsoft Office?
Thanks4 suggestion, but did not work for me
Apr
10
comment Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver
Finally, that fixed it (omitted "Start from scratch" stage - didn't fancy uninstalling xserver!) but did all the other steps and it works a treat. Many thanks!