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Apr
19
comment Unable to upgrade to 14.04
I was getting a similar message yesterday. Tried again today, the upgrade worked.
Dec
12
comment How can I convert a tex file to pdf on via the command line?
For people who see this QnA, do visit tex.stackexchange.com and a sample pdf question tex.stackexchange.com/questions/149649/…
Jan
13
comment How will Ubuntu affect the battery life of my Galaxy Nexus?
Should share this question with Ubuntu phone developers. Does anyone know their twitter ids? They will love these questions.
Nov
1
comment Ubuntu Software Center downloads something when installing from a .deb file
Dependencies it was. libwxbase2.8-0 & libwxgtk2.8-0 were being installed which are dependencies of winusb. Thanks!
Nov
15
comment Bind the windows key to Lubuntu start menu
I remember seeing Super_L when I was searching for a solution, but thought it referred to Win+L key. Ah! it refers to the left Windows key. Thanks.
Aug
15
comment How does one customize Kubuntu Search and Launch (with the Plasma-Netbook interface)?
@fossfreedom Wallpaper: "There is rain on the Table" by Riccardo laco nelli theme: seamless. Both available as updates from the theme manager and the configure option
Aug
13
comment Can you install ubuntu on xp and then uninstall xp? how?
Never thought of this.
Aug
13
comment Are PPA's safe to add to my system and what are some “red flags” to watch out for?
Is this true for the multitude of PPA's that you need to install to get themes like equinox, elementary etc?
Aug
13
comment Installed babl, but gimp2.7 still says No package 'babl' found
@ppb. That worked great. Thank you! Now I have to install gegl. Please post your comment as an answer.
Aug
13
comment Installed babl, but gimp2.7 still says No package 'babl' found
@ppb I get a prompt when I do that. and when I Ctrl C out of the prompt and try to configure again, I get the same No package error. I haven't closed the terminal yet, so the PATH variable should hopefully be ok.
Aug
13
comment Can you install ubuntu on xp and then uninstall xp? how?
There is a way to convert the WUBI installed Ubuntu into a dedicated partition Ubuntu installation via LVPM. However you might want to look at this askubuntu.com/questions/15327/…
Aug
13
comment Installed babl, but gimp2.7 still says No package 'babl' found
@fossfreedom I might have better luck installing the stable gimp to a different path. Thanks for the tip! Meanwhile, I will let the question stay just in case
Aug
13
comment Installed babl, but gimp2.7 still says No package 'babl' found
@fossfreedom I wanted to keep gimp 2.6 too.Doesn't the PPA version overwrite the stable gimp?
Aug
13
comment BABL: Recreate aclocal.m4 with macros from libtool 2.4
did that. thanks. However I am stuck at the next step. even after instal babl, the gimp configure step says. No package 'babl' found. Guess that is for another question.
Aug
8
comment GNOME 3 on 11.04: Doesn't work. How to troubleshoot?
@wojox I uninstalled GNOME3 using ajopaul.com/2011/04/26/… Guess GNOME 3 does not support Intel 945GME
Aug
8
comment Software Sources requires GTK 2 and won't run on 11.04
It runs! What was the problem with the libgirepository-1.0.* in the /usr/local/lib folder? Thank you.
Jul
25
comment Software Sources requires GTK 2 and won't run on 11.04
@Markud locate girepository-1.0 gives a list of locations pastie.org/2267942
Jul
24
comment GNOME 3 on 11.04: Doesn't work. How to troubleshoot?
How do I go about changing my video drivers?
Jul
24
comment GNOME 3 on 11.04: Doesn't work. How to troubleshoot?
stopped gdm, started X server and got a "Could not load session gnome" pop up box. I should try open source video drivers? I am currently on 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
Jul
24
comment GNOME 3 on 11.04: Doesn't work. How to troubleshoot?
@The Evil Am on a test system. It has already broken a few things I guess.