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User of Ubuntu since 11.04. Currently running 14.10. Amateur CLI geek. Interested in Javascript and, to a lesser extent, Python and Java.

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Okay, so it seems like the problem is a great library for generating PDF files with PHP.
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-Alice and Wonderland


1h
comment Moving from Linux mint to Ubuntu
@danidee As practically none of us use Mint I'm not sure we can answer this here. It would probably be more appropriate over on Unix & Linux where they handle Mint questions. Is there a reason why you can't just install deja-dup and backup with that?
4h
comment How to escape @ symbol in enviroment file?
Have you tried changing the double quotes to single ones? Or am I misunderstanding? Another option might be adding a backslash (`\`) before the first @ character. If that doesn't work take a look here; serverfault.com/questions/506053/…
5h
comment Can't boot Ubuntu on Asus 1225B
Why were you installing 13.04? That's really old.
1d
comment Virtualbox 3D Acceleration does not work
Are you still looking for an answer to this question?
1d
comment Logging to Ubuntu Forums not working
We can't resolve issues with the Ubuntu Forums here. If you haven't already try contacting someone on the Ubuntu Forums team. It looks like your IP might have been blacklisted. If this is the case take a look here. Thanks.
1d
comment Ubuntu 14.04 dns resolution stopped working after minor update
@ElderGeek I do believe he is attempting to answer the question.
1d
comment I need help with installing things
Your question is completely unclear. Please edit your question to answer all the questions steeldriver asked above as well as the full error output when you run sudo. Thanks.
Mar
27
comment Ubuntu 14.04 won't download apps?
@Fabby This isn't really a thank you answer.. It's the only one, kinda summing up all the comments ;)
Mar
27
comment **PLEASE** Help with Password Recovery / “Authentication token manipulation error” / keyboard won't type
It's not freezing up, it just isn't showing any characters you type. See the question above for more details! :)
Mar
26
comment is 'dd' command taking too long?
You'll get the hang of it @ElderGeek :)
Mar
26
comment is 'dd' command taking too long?
@ElderGeek Comments are only auto generated by the system in the Low Quality Posts queue. If someone has already posted a comment that addresses the issue with the post no comment needed would be the appropriate choice :)
Mar
26
comment is 'dd' command taking too long?
@ElderGeek It is an attempt to answer the question, that comment is really no help hear. Thanks.
Mar
25
comment convert pdf images to text
Can you clarify what you mean by "images of a PDF"? Have you seen this question? askubuntu.com/questions/59389/…
Mar
24
comment telnet://IP from Firefox and Chrome
Pretty sure telnet comes standard.
Mar
24
comment telnet://IP from Firefox and Chrome
I second @ThomasW. Why can't you just use the included telnet command/program?
Mar
18
comment Screenshot Tools to Capture Scrolling Windows
@nuttyaboutnatty No, I don't believe there is any way to do that.
Mar
18
comment If I replace the OS on a liveUSB with persistence will it update the casper-rw partition?
Can you be more clear. Do you mean to upgrade the OS or re-flash the OS?
Mar
13
comment Windows scattered across virtual desktops after waking up from sleep
I'm sorry Raphael, your question is too old for me to migrate, you'll have to re-ask it on Unix & Linux.
Mar
13
comment Is it possible to have a shortcut to switch to the nth xfce-tasklist window in Xubuntu like in Windows?
Dmitry, can you confirm the above question solves your problem?
Mar
13
comment USB error is very odd
What are the disks formatted as? When you plug them in to the machine do they show up in lsblk?