Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] How to Get Informative Boot/Install

2010-08-02 Thread Andrew Woodhead
: i915.modeset=0 xforcevesa but it stopped at the same place, although with a small font. Lane On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Andrew Woodhead wrote: On Mon, Aug 2

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] How to Get Informative Boot/Install

2010-08-02 Thread Andrew Woodhead wrote: On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 2:09 PM, Andrew Woodhead wrote: Did you MD5 test the ISO? No, but I just did, and it's correct. Did you burn as SLOWLY as you could? Yes, 8. Have you checked the CD for defects? No, don't know how

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] How to Get Informative Boot/Install

2010-08-02 Thread Andrew Woodhead
:// the work-around for it. Regards, Phill. On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 7:25 PM, Andrew Woodhead wrote: When you see the First boot screen, press pace and you will get the normal text

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] NetworkManager bug in Lubuntu?

2010-08-01 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Install wicd instead. On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 4:31 PM, Mikhail Maksimov wrote: Hi, list. Lubuntu Lucid installed from mini.iso seems to be affected by a bug in NetworkManager ( the wired network interface is not

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Changes to the seed

2010-07-30 Thread Andrew Woodhead
evince does a fine job, not too sure on its lightness but will review -Andy On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 10:55 PM, Julien Lavergne wrote: Hi, I made some changes to the lubuntu-desktop package (which was a bit broken recently) for Maverick : - Replacing epdfview by evince :

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Some suggestions

2010-07-14 Thread Andrew Woodhead
If you tweak openoffice to use less ram, simple On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 9:57 PM, John Zoidberg zohn.joidb...@gmail.comwrote: Slightly off-topic: 3. Gnome office is a light office suite but very poor, Open Office is heavier but is a real working tool. I do 95% of my 'office' work

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Only one password request?

2010-07-12 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Do you mean using gksudo or sudo in command line?? Remember sudo is ONLY for command line apps and gksudo is for X based apps. -Andy (actionParsnip) On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 9:43 PM, Yorvyk yorvik.ubu...@googlemail.comwrote: I noticed this before, but forgot about it. When you open any app

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Only one password request?

2010-07-12 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Yeah that is normal. Happens on my Ubuntu desktop too. -Andy On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 10:34 PM, Yorvyk yorvik.ubu...@googlemail.comwrote: On Mon, 12 Jul 2010 21:51:33 +0100 Andrew Woodhead wrote: On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 9:43 PM, Yorvyk yorvik.ubu

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] IRC bots

2010-07-11 Thread Andrew Woodhead
to add to ubottu (the bot in #ubuntu) run: !factoid is description e.g. !eggs is Eggs are laid by chickns and can be made into tasty omelettes etc. Run this in #ubuntu channel and it will be reviewed for addition. On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 7:23 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.netwrote:

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Opera browser on lubuntu

2010-07-04 Thread Andrew Woodhead
To install a deb file you can use: sudo dpkg -i file.deb And it will install, you can make apt attempt to satisfy dependancys (if they are needed) with: sudo apt-get -f install Should be fine -Andy On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 10:14 PM, Daniel Hallett dhallett2...@gmail.comwrote: How am I able

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Dell Mini-9 issues

2010-07-04 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Did you MD5 test the ISO? If you installed using a CD, did you check the CD for defects? -Andy On Sun, Jul 4, 2010 at 8:39 PM, Bob Trevithick bob.trevith...@gmail.comwrote: I just did the alpha-2 install on my Mini-9 Netbook, and there were various little issues that arose. I'm not sure what

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Dell Mini-9 issues

2010-07-04 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Burn as SLOWLY as you are allowed. Even 1x if you can. It will give a better image on the CD and will reduce errors by jitter and such. Using a USB device alleviates the need for moving CDs and such (assuming you can boot USB). If not definately burn slow, try another brand if you still get issues

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] usb sound

2010-06-30 Thread Andrew Woodhead
No I just use one that plugs into my already configured soundcard. Using USB for audio just over complicates things and I have no idea why the idea has taken on so much. We have audio in and out on the soundcards we use, even ones back i the ealy 90s had them. Why can't we just use those. So much

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Chromium Flash

2010-06-29 Thread Andrew Woodhead
wasted? --Bob On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 8:25 AM, Chow Loong Jin wrote: On Mon, 28 Jun 2010 11:19:17 +0100 Andrew Woodhead wrote: Just copy it to /usr/lib/chromium-browser/plugins And run chromium-browser with --enable

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Chromium Flash

2010-06-28 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Just copy it to /usr/lib/chromium-browser/plugins Simples On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 4:14 AM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.netwrote: Hi, Okay, I can leave that bit out, it is just I know that set of instructions work so am not to blame if it does not work for the next peron ;-) Regards,

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Fwd: Grub Install Bug @Lubuntu-10.04 (Distribution Release)

2010-06-27 Thread Andrew Woodhead
I'd just like to add one thing that EVERYBODY is forgettin GRUB IS NOT THE *ONLY* BOOTLOADER Try LILO, It is a perfectly fine bootloader, or am I just thinking outside the box here and being too radical. Just because Grub is default in Ubuntu doesn't mean it is the best solution. You could

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] key error

2010-06-23 Thread Andrew Woodhead
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver p --recv-keys ACC3E225CF57B0F4 Should be ok On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 12:25 AM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.netwrote: Hi gang, I have an OP on with a problem, the pastebin is due to expire, so I include it at the bottom.

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] key error

2010-06-23 Thread Andrew Woodhead
sure you know what I mean in that regard as keys are important. Regards, Phill. On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 1:18 AM, Andrew Woodhead wrote: Yeah that server gets swamped due to every man and his dog using it. If you use a different one then you will more than

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Alpha 1 PAE Kernel

2010-06-14 Thread Andrew Woodhead
You only need PAE on 3Gb+ RAM as stated. 32bit address registers can only hit ~3gb RAM so need special software to manage the memory addressing. This is what PAE does and allows up to 12Gb RAM for 32bit Linux. If you only have 1Gb RAM then weather or not the kernel has PAE or not will not affect

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Java/IcedTea not working in Chromium

2010-06-06 Thread Andrew Woodhead
try: cd /usr/lib/chromium-browser/plugins; sudo ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/lib/i386/ Should be ok. Personally I use the .bin file from as all the systems I'd need java on are 64bit. I then symlink the to the plugins folder and it works. Java

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Java/IcedTea not working in Chromium

2010-06-06 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Not sure, I dont install flash or java using the repos nowadays. Let us know how you get on On Sun, Jun 6, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Carsten Agger wrote: søn, 06 06 2010 kl. 11:56 +0100, skrev Steve: Maybe install another JVM? But this is supposed to work fine, I should think? It

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Java/IcedTea not working in Chromium

2010-06-06 Thread Andrew Woodhead
you! I'd suggest giving Midori a try - it's very quick and light on resources. It runs fine on my Samsung 6000 with 256 ram and Lubuntu. Link for it is: Rich On 06/06/10 12:11, Andrew Woodhead wrote: try: cd /usr/lib/chromium-browser/plugins; sudo ln -s /usr

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Java/IcedTea not working in Chromium

2010-06-06 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Never had an issue but I use java from the java people rather than some package. On Sun, Jun 6, 2010 at 12:52 PM, Carsten Agger wrote: søn, 06 06 2010 kl. 12:11 +0100, skrev Andrew Woodhead: Personally I use the .bin file from as all the systems I'd need

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] IRC and Help

2010-06-04 Thread Andrew Woodhead
I'm in #ubuntu quite a lot (remember to say yo yo yo to your friendly parsnip :D) and I do enforce the rules but am not an op. If people tell others to obey the rules / use !ops if they are not compliant then it helps keep things smoother. On Friday, June 4, 2010, Goh Lip wrote: On

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] 64-bit install?

2010-06-04 Thread Andrew Woodhead
The packages in the metapackage will be available in both 32bit and 64bit. On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 10:37 AM, M. Daub wrote: Hi Andrew, hello *, I know, that the packge manager pull down the 64-bit version, if they exist. But I assume, that the package manager will get the

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Ubuntu Desktop] Required

2010-06-02 Thread Andrew Woodhead
As Jaeic says, removing metapackages is harmless, they are hollow and empty and o not remove the packages they install so are fine to remove, this is the same with any metapackage On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 12:42 AM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.netwrote: Hi, I guess this is more a question

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Ubuntu Desktop] Required

2010-06-02 Thread Andrew Woodhead
will not, as has been reported as a bug cause any issues with updates / upgrading? Thabks, Phill. On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 8:15 AM, Andrew Woodhead wrote: As Jaeic says, removing metapackages is harmless, they are hollow and empty and o not remove the packages

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] great lubuntu with problem

2010-05-28 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Try: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nvidia-vdpau/ppa; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install nvidia-glx-185 Works perfectly for my onoard nvidia 6150 so will work with your 9800GT -Andy 2010/5/28 Radovan Suchánek Hello, Long time I use xubuntu and ubuntu linux, some

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] questions about lubuntu-10.04.iso

2010-05-24 Thread Andrew Woodhead
I'm kinda up for a Run the whole OS in RAM. like puppy has if its THAT small. Who's with me. There is a guide on this which I intend to use in my next system / this laptop if I get bored. On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 9:37 AM, Leszek Lesner wrote: Am 24.05.2010 07:06, schrieb

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] questions about lubuntu-10.04.iso

2010-05-23 Thread Andrew Woodhead 3.10.2-2ubuntu2 but it's easy enough to use the binary from the HPLIP site. If you have more than 2Gb RAM You can easily get away with no swap due to the size of Lubuntu but I have yet to install it myself due to

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] 64-bit install?

2010-05-22 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Yes thats on way to get 64bit Lubuntu. You want a minimal amount of stuff installing to then install the metapackage. Your networking will need to be workable from command line too. On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 1:19 PM, Bob Trevithick bob.trevith...@gmail.comwrote: If I were to use the Ubuntu 64-bit

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] 64-bit install?

2010-05-22 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Well if you want it now then the minimal ubuntu install is the way to go to get 64bit Lubuntu. Depends if you can wait or not :) On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 2:40 PM, Bob Trevithick bob.trevith...@gmail.comwrote: On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 9:34 AM, Andrew Woodhead

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] samba and windows

2010-05-19 Thread Andrew Woodhead
You can also create a credentials file in this format: username=yourusername password=youpass Then use this in samba: //server/share /media/samba cifs credentials=/path/to/file,uid=1000,gid=100,noperm 0 0 Having a username/password setup on samba is a very good idea as it keeps users out but

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Inclusion in 10.10 [Disk Mounting]

2010-05-18 Thread Andrew Woodhead
If you install a full ubuntu then install LXDE then automount is ok. Just my 2p worth On Tuesday, May 18, 2010, PCMan wrote: PCManFM2 actually can do automount on startup, unless your policykit is not working correctly, which happens frequently. However, which device to

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Inclusion in 10.10 [Disk Mounting]

2010-05-18 Thread Andrew Woodhead
in this case) you get all the applications associated with both Desktops. Where you to strip out the gnome desktop fully, then pysadm would go with it (along with things like OpenOffice etc. etc.). Regards, Phill. On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Andrew Woodhead andrew.woodhead

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Replacing Aqualung with Exaile [DISCUSSION]

2010-05-16 Thread Andrew Woodhead
If yuo want to test deadbeef: *sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexey-smirnov/deadbeef; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install deadbeef* On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 12:46 AM, PCMan wrote: Maybe we can take some time to do this and send the patch to its author. This should not be

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu application discussion for maverick

2010-05-13 Thread Andrew Woodhead
I always use gnome-mplayer mplayer is one of the oldest and most respected players out there -Andy 2010/5/13 神癒礁湖 ・ Well, LXMusic isi a good program, but remeber that it depends on libpango libraries and xmms2. Have anyone tested listening music music with

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] A Newbie Question about Autostarting

2010-05-12 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Make a symlink to the .desktop file in /usr/share/applications/name.desktop in ~/.config/autostart and it will run. On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Lane Lester wrote: I'm a long-time user of Ubuntu. Lately I've been using Openbox for my WM, so I decided to try Lubuntu

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Desktop icons

2010-05-12 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Open PCManFM and go to Edit Preferences Desktop. There is an option Manage the desktop and show icon files. Turning this off removes all icons from the desktop. You have to have it, or no icons at all. Your choice. -Andy On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 9:54 PM, Ted To wrote: Hi, Can

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu compressed ISO file?

2010-05-11 Thread Andrew Woodhead
ZIP doesn't do a fabulous job of compression, Bzip will get the data significantly smaller. Hosting both files will require more storage on the server side and essentially double the space needed to store the same info. If space is a luxury then I'd say do it, otherwise you may have to bite the

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu compressed ISO file?

2010-05-11 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Yes as you will only download what you need instead of the full OS which may contain files and apps you do not need On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 3:35 PM, T.Beemster wrote: On 05/11/2010 04:18 PM, Phillip Whiteside wrote: i was thinking possibly down-loading the minmal.iso, and

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Very nice looking

2010-05-10 Thread Andrew Woodhead
I agree but most users will want the full flash / java experience. The open source versions do not have the full capabilities of the proprietary versions but some form of option could be incorporated into starting the live cd etc etc to achieve the below without infringement of license etc. Glad


2010-04-25 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Thats a really bad idea and destroys system security completely. I strongly advise nobody to do this, its a REALLY bad idea. On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 4:11 PM, Chow Loong Jin wrote: On Sunday 25,April,2010 10:18 PM, Pierre Yahoo wrote: Visudo permissions do not work. I tried

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu documentation

2010-04-22 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Yes: sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude safe-upgrade is an appropriate way to upgrade your system at CLI the command: gksudo leafpad is the way to run leafpad as root, do NOT use sudo with GUI apps as you can damage file ownerships as sudo does not setup the environment correctly. Otherwise

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] memory leak

2010-04-16 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Firefox is notoriously bad with ram. It's one reason I dropped it long ago when chromium came out, prior to that i mainly used arora. 2010/4/16 ¤•thony•¤ Rulez I have the same problem installing firefox and check the memory usage, use firefox instead of chromium

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Testing report - network manager

2010-04-15 Thread Andrew Woodhead
If you then run: sudo iwlist scan Do you see the network? You may have to connect to it after you make it. On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 12:33 PM, Roger Dean rogeralexanderd...@gmail.comwrote: Hi there Congrats and thanks for all the hard work with Lubuntu! I've noticed that lubuntu B2

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] adding the ppa updating

2010-04-08 Thread Andrew Woodhead
why not use command line, so much easier than messing with stupid slow GUIs: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lubuntu-desktop/ppa; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade or whatever. Simple to describe in qan email rather than click this click that type this etc On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 10:19 PM,

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Lxde-list] about lubuntu...

2010-03-22 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Wicd also doesnt support 3g which users may need (as far as i remember) I prefer wicd personally, it is DE independant which is swt On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 4:04 AM, PCMan wrote: Wrong list. Please join and ask there. Besides,

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] samba

2010-03-17 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Why not just use /etc/samba/smb.conf ? simply add this sort of thing to share a folder: [DOWNLOADS] path = /home/andy comment = Some stuff browsable = yes read only = no writable = yes hide dot files = yes guest ok = no invalid users = root bin daemon nobody named sys tty disk mem valid users =

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Scanning and printing graphics, how?

2010-03-16 Thread Andrew Woodhead
install xsane from the repo and you will get it, you may have to setup drivers etc, similarly you can install gwenview or eog and view / print images. gwenview is the choice in fluxbuntu. HTH On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 8:41 PM, Steve wrote: Unless I’m missing

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] restricted-extras

2010-03-15 Thread Andrew Woodhead
As Lubuntu uses gstreamer like Ubuntu just use ubuntu-resricted-extras. kde uses something different so has its own thing, i believe xubuntu-restricted extras is the same as ubuntu-restricted-extras. Just need to copy the package and rename t on the repo afaics ;) Just my 2p worth -Andy On Mon,

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Nice comment. Let's make sure that we don't make the same mistakes.

2010-03-15 Thread Andrew Woodhead
Its only looks though. Like gaps in icons. I'd rather the devs concentrate on getting things working than minor graphical issues like this. I actually commented on the post to this effect. On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Phill Whiteside phi...@uk.vpolink.comwrote: Indeed, PCMan, if you get a

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] new logo

2010-03-08 Thread Andrew Woodhead
I liked both so did not vote. 2010/3/8 PCMan Maybe we can hold a vote on :-) 2010/3/8 神癒礁湖 I know we're freezed, so we don't need to change anything except the logos. PS. At the end of the day, both proposals are tied

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Post A3 Test: Encrypted home folder

2010-03-03 Thread Andrew Woodhead
No because it causes more bother than its worth. Too many users getting nonbootable systems then losing data as they can't/won't decrypt their drives. On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Leszek Lesner wrote: Hi, did anyone test the Alpha 3 with encrypted home folder ? On

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] 64-bit

2010-03-02 Thread Andrew Woodhead
You can install the 64bit minimal system or u-lite then install the lubuntu-desktop metapackage. It will then be 64bit On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 7:18 PM, Julien Lavergne wrote: Le mardi 02 mars 2010 à 08:22 +0100, M. Daub a écrit : I don't know anything about packaging, so

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] colours

2010-02-18 Thread Andrew Woodhead
How about a few screenshots in a few different colours to see what the consensus is? 2010/2/18 jo franz hm, ok, purple is a trendcolour. thats right, its in (even if some magazines say that grey is the new purple), but it will become out again. maybe one year,

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Default Browser

2010-01-31 Thread Andrew Woodhead
What about Kazehakase which is a stripped down Firefox. Firefox is a crappy browser once you try other stuff. The only thing I have seen people sa yits great about is plugins which other browsers are now ok with. You failed to mention Arora which is webkit based and fully supports scipts and

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] RAM and CPU Requierments

2009-11-22 Thread Andrew Woodhead
FeatherLinux, DSL, Puppy all work great on old rigs On Sun, 2009-11-22 at 00:38 -0500, Josh Embrey wrote: Although others have suggested other things, there are specific linux distributions that can really work well with old (I mean REALLY old) systems. The issue is that they're really

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] a suggestion

2009-11-16 Thread Andrew Woodhead
You'll find most users simply will not use anything else other than firefox (sad but true) So will more than likely install it anyway due to ignorance or some form of loyalty, despite its massive shortcomings (like ridiculous ram usage) I personally use Chromium and believe there is a time when

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu could end up like Xubuntu (Heavy Slow)

2009-06-29 Thread Andrew Woodhead
This is kinda surplus, the system is still ubuntu based so the standard repos can be used to install apps if they are needed. If the OS is going to be as it says below, you may as well install a minimal install then have a gui to select apps which can then be installed off the repos. This however