Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Fwd: Logs and ubot

2010-08-24 Thread Phillip Whiteside
, Phill. On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 10:30 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Hi Phillip, Le lundi 23 août 2010 à 21:29 +0100, Phillip Whiteside a écrit : The couple of replies I got back were that it would be a good thing. Would you like to me to proceed to ask if we may have

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] How to know applications are lightweight or not?

2010-08-21 Thread Phillip Whiteside
for consideration to be included in Lubuntu. Regards, Phill. On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 9:30 AM, Leszek Lesner leszek.les...@web.de wrote: Am 21.08.2010 02:09, schrieb Phillip Whiteside: To have a application considered for inclusion it must be stable, use no disk space to install and use no RAM

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] How to know applications are lightweight or not?

2010-08-20 Thread Phillip Whiteside
To have a application considered for inclusion it must be stable, use no disk space to install and use no RAM or CPU time when running. If it meets all those of those, AND is in the official Ubuntu Repositories there will be a vote held. (yes, it really does seem like that when proposing a new

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Wiki area

2010-08-19 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Zach, do you remember . Sounds like a very good idea Phill...need any help drop me an email and let me know As you get time, could you start duplicating the general help documents over to there. I know it's a pain, but I'd really like to keep this on-track for 10.10.10 and time is

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Network icon in panel and blinking tab icon in Chromium

2010-08-17 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Hung, It is a known issue, and one of the kind people who help with documentation has put two methods to get around it onto https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DocumentationHelp/MinimalInstall#Unmanaged Wired Network Use which ever one you prefer :-) Regards, Phill. On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 9:58

[Lubuntu-desktop] kidnapping

2010-08-17 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi team, the more I learn about documentation the more I realise how much I do not know, Take a look at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UruguayTeam Now, that is one seriously good looking front page. I'm wondering if our art team could design some icons / have an idea in their head for how the front

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [lubuntu-desktop]

2010-08-16 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net Hi, Installing LAMP onto Lubuntu is not officially supported, but I run it on my system (as do others). The class I held *will* install LAMP to run 'offline' with lubuntu (or any other flavour). I wrote it and stand by it. When you are setting it up

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] A lightweight presentation application for Lubuntu?

2010-08-16 Thread Phillip Whiteside
a completely different issue, and that's what I thought this correspondence was about. Please accept my apologies if I did not make that clear. On Mon, 2010-08-16 at 06:34 +0100, Phillip Whiteside wrote: Hi, the devil is in the detail I use Lubuntu to escape the horrors of Windows XP

[Lubuntu-desktop] Bug Report

2010-08-16 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, would you be kind enough to assign the bug reported at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1553821highlight=lubuntu to yourself. (Yes, I know this is not the correct way of asking; but it does assure the bug reporter that they are not being ignored). Thanks, Phill.

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] A lightweight presentation application for Lubuntu?

2010-08-15 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, Hung, For making slides that are ppt (Microsoft Power-point) compliant, I had to install open office impress. Now, I get on fine with it, but this older posting may be able to help you http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4514399postcount=16 Regards, Phill. On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 7:30

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [lubuntu-desktop]

2010-08-15 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, Installing LAMP onto Lubuntu is not officially supported, but I run it on my system (as do others). The class I held *will* install LAMP to run 'offline' with lubuntu (or any other flavour). I wrote it and stand by it. When you are setting it up, it is really important you answer the

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] A lightweight presentation application for Lubuntu?

2010-08-15 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi John, Which is why I suggested just installing presenter. For Lubuntu the mission statement is: Lubuntu is targeted at normal PC users running on low-spec hardware. Such users may not know how to use command line tools, and in most cases they just don't have enough resources for all the

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] A lightweight presentation application for Lubuntu?

2010-08-15 Thread Phillip Whiteside
team. In any case, while I'm sure that porting Keynote to Linux would be relatively straightforward, I can't see Apple releasing the source code under the GPL or even making a paid version available. Regards John On Mon, 2010-08-16 at 04:41 +0100, Phillip Whiteside wrote: Hi John

[Lubuntu-desktop] Me

2010-08-14 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, I've just recently taken on running a pub (bar), as the establishment is in need of a bit care and attention,I will not be available for the amount of time I used to be. I can, and will pick up on lubuntu tags on the forum area and continue to receive e-mail updates. For people like szcuzr,

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] corrupted iso image

2010-08-14 Thread Phillip Whiteside
There is a bug in the self test of the CD. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DocumentationHelp/CheckCD https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DocumentationHelp/CheckCDcovers it, With a PII and only 256Mb RAM, you may be pushing what Ubiquity installer can do. On lower RAM machines, I would suggest you

[Lubuntu-desktop] Fwd: Lubuntu Docs

2010-08-12 Thread Phillip Whiteside
To: Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net Hi Phill, On Tue, 2010-08-10 at 08:44 +0100, Phillip Whiteside wrote: it was pointed out to me that : wiki.ubuntu.com is not a website for documentation, it's for Ubuntu team organisation and contributor information. We have

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] ubiquity crashes

2010-08-11 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, the usual first thing I ask ... Could you check your iso created cd https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Developers#Check downloaded image file and CD https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Developers#Check downloaded image file and CDRegards, Phill. On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 8:24 AM, Duy Hùng Trần

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Fwd: Call for testing: jobs-admin

2010-08-11 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Journal about how to slightly modify lubuntu for insanely great audio performance. On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net wrote: Hi, As a fan of the Google summer of Code projects, are there any objections to this being put in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] ubiquity crashes

2010-08-11 Thread Phillip Whiteside
, Phill. On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Duy Hùng Trần nguyentieu...@gmail.comwrote: On 11 August 2010 17:03, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net wrote: Hi, the usual first thing I ask ... Could you check your iso created cd https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Developers#Check downloaded image

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Custom Launcher.

2010-08-11 Thread Phillip Whiteside
lxshortcut looks good, now if someone would just tell us how to launch it :-) I've tried Menu -- Run lxshortcut and both lxshortcut and gksudo lxshrtcut from LXTerminal Thanks, Phill. On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le mardi 10 août 2010 à 15:24

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Custom Launcher.

2010-08-11 Thread Phillip Whiteside
yes, and even spelled it correctly with gksudo, unlike in my email. On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 2:31 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.netwrote: lxshortcut looks good, now if someone would just tell us how to launch it :-) I've tried Menu -- Run lxshortcut and both lxshortcut and gksudo

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] WARNING: X-server breakage coming soon to a computer near you

2010-08-11 Thread Phillip Whiteside
There are some solutions now being offered on http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1549195 for those still having problems. Regards, Phill. On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 2:33 PM, Bob Trevithick bob.trevith...@gmail.comwrote: The only warnings I saw were, Your system may break. So you either

[Lubuntu-desktop] Fwd: Call for testing: jobs-admin

2010-08-10 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, As a fan of the Google summer of Code projects, are there any objections to this being put in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DocumentationHelp#Expert users ? It's still to have an entry :) I think it would be an interesting one for Experts to have a look at, and may even provide a tool for

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] WARNING: X-server breakage coming soon to a computer near you

2010-08-10 Thread Phillip Whiteside
If it isn't broken, you have not tweaked it hard enough, (signature of http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=80744) these things happen. 200 lines of I will follow the warnings next time Regards, Phill. P.S. a seperate /home_testing partition (not your /home) is also suggested. I was

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Bug Jam

2010-08-09 Thread Phillip Whiteside
it on to the #lubuntu channel for us. Along with ubot5, I believe it is a welcome addition to the channel. Regards, Phill. On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 11:21 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le dimanche 08 août 2010 à 23:08 +0100, Phillip Whiteside a écrit : I have enquired about

[Lubuntu-desktop] Wiki area

2010-08-09 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Oooh, these wiki pages :-) It has been said that... wiki.ubuntu.com is not a website for documentation, it's for Ubuntu team organisation and contributor information. We have a central resource for documentation related to Ubuntu - it is help.ubuntu.com . I'd highly recommend that any

[Lubuntu-desktop] Forum area

2010-08-09 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, there's a lot going on for me at present, could someone take a quick look at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9699653#post9699653 and answer it. I'm pretty sure it is just a case of removing the CD from the software sources, but I've not seen the error before. If you're not forum

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Bug Jam

2010-08-08 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, I have enquired about the loan of a meeting bot, that will record the meetings if you do wish to hold it on #lubuntu, I could also ask for time on http://fridge.ubuntu.com/calendar if you would prefer. Regards, Phill. On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 10:18 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu Maverick Alpha 3

2010-08-07 Thread Phillip Whiteside
, Aug 6, 2010 at 10:25 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le vendredi 06 août 2010 à 20:56 +0100, Phillip Whiteside a écrit : As soon as I have the iso and have md5'd it, I'll get it put onto the server. I recall you said you can host it for 6 days? Yes. Is the self-test of the cd

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu Maverick Alpha 3

2010-08-06 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Julien, The link for the direct download reports back as broken in Chromium, it's downloading via Firefox okay though ??!! As soon as I have the iso and have md5'd it, I'll get it put onto the server. I recall you said you can host it for 6 days? Is the self-test of the cd now working, or

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu Maverick Alpha 3

2010-08-06 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Cancel the bit about Chromium, it's that annoying 'feature' it has of adding some additional text onto the end of an URL !! On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 8:56 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net wrote: Hi Julien, The link for the direct download reports back as broken in Chromium, it's

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu 10.10 Alpha 3 installer cashes

2010-08-06 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, Hung, Testing with VBox is useful, but not something that can be guaranteed to work during the test cycle. I'm not too sure what is happening with Ubiquity on this release cycle, but Vbox and full GUI install are two quite different things Regards, Phill. On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 5:27 AM,

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] LXDE PPA for packages from Lubuntu unstable version

2010-08-05 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Julien, I added the ppa to my 10.04 version, upon booting it just seems to display a dark screen. I can log onto the system via Crtl-Alt-F2, which reports that X is running. I've used ppa-purge to back the ppa out, but will be happy to give it another try if there are any things you'd like me

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] LXDE PPA for packages from Lubuntu unstable version

2010-08-05 Thread Phillip Whiteside
and running here with Gnome Firefox, would like to try Lubuntu Maverick Alpha3 when it's ready. Thanks, Jerry -Original Message- From: Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net To: Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com Cc: lubuntu-desktop lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Sent: Thu, Aug 5

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/GettingInvolved

2010-08-05 Thread Phillip Whiteside
, Phillip Whiteside a écrit : Translations (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/Lubuntu) is a non-existant page, would be okay to add that page and then split it into two parts; the lxde parts of lubuntu would point to the translations section at http://lxde.org/join_lxde_community

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

2010-08-03 Thread Phillip Whiteside
That's pretty awesome timing, I was pretty much all set to make a new partition and have a 'play' with the mini-iso :-) I'll put it on to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DocumentationHelp/MinimalInstall 'as is', it can always be edited if the need arises. Thanks, Phill. On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] modem 3g

2010-08-03 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, try the instructions at http://forum.phillw.net/viewtopic.php?f=18t=92 please let me know how you get on. Regards, Phill. On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 8:52 PM, Jean-Pierre Vidal Piesset jpx...@gmail.comwrote: Hi I've looked to several pages (the most complete is

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

2010-08-03 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Mikhail, Is the proposed change *gksudo leafpad /etc/network/interfaces* and edit it from *auto eth0* *iface eth0 inet dhcp* to *auto lo* *iface lo inet loopback* Save, quit reboot? Alternatively, if you have a different working solution, would you email it me so I can update the wiki page.

[Lubuntu-desktop] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/GettingInvolved

2010-08-03 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Julien, when we were looking at the reporting bugs coding, I had a further dig down that page. Under Contributing to the lubuntu project *Reporting bugs* (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/ReportingBugs) the page you were working on seems fine. *Translations*

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

2010-08-02 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, that certainly leaves me a bit puzzled, as the mini-iso requires a wired connection for it to work !! I'll set up a new partition and try it again (I'm the author of instructions you're referring to). You are the first person to say that you are having a problem when using them. Regards,

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

2010-08-02 Thread Phillip Whiteside
If I recall, the routine for testing the CD that is on the CD will report failure. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Developers https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DevelopersHas the work-around for it. Regards, Phill. On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 7:25 PM, Andrew Woodhead

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

2010-08-02 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Glad to be of help, at least the documents are read occasionally ;-) you may also want to check https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Developers#Missing key for lubuntu ppa As that is another known little gremlin in the system. Regards, Phill. P.S. on my email system, I use Reply to all On Tue, Aug

[Lubuntu-desktop] 10.10 alpha2 iso

2010-07-30 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, Julien has confirmed that the uploaded iso as passing its md5checksum test, so it is good for usage. I will endeavour to keep them updated as Julien releases them and update https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Developers as I get them uploaded. Regards, Phill.

[Lubuntu-desktop] hosting an iso

2010-07-29 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Julien, My permanent host system is not ready yet, so I asked the people who are looking after my hosting at present.. phill: hi, I just want to know if it is okay to host a 600MB cd image that would be downloaded by approximately 20 people ? Hamid H.: yes of course phill: thanks you ever so

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] hosting an iso

2010-07-29 Thread Phillip Whiteside
. On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 8:20 PM, Yorvyk yorvik.ubu...@googlemail.comwrote: On Thu, 29 Jul 2010 16:41:57 +0100 Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net wrote: Hi Julien, My permanent host system is not ready yet, so I asked the people who are looking after my hosting at present.. phill: hi

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Intro...

2010-07-29 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Zach, it's great to have a new slave to help me with documentation :p Seriously, yeah, great to have you along for this exciting project. Regards, Phill. On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 9:04 PM, Zach Kriesse zkrie...@ubuntu.com wrote: Hello all, just wanted to introduce myself to the team. Some

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Changes to the seed

2010-07-29 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Julien Hopefully by then I will have sorted out how this hosting the iso works :p My internet was having a bad hour and it failed the upload at 98.2 % (three hours that took, I'm on a pretty slow link out here in the contryside). At least once I get the iso ONTO the server I can have look /

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [lubuntu-desktop]

2010-07-28 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, I'm not sure how you installed LAMP, I use tasksel and it always works fine for me. I've just done a classroom on it. The slides haven't been posted up yet, but the tutorial can also be found at http://forum.phillw.net/viewtopic.php?f=5t=119

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Logs and ubot

2010-07-27 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Jerry, the ubot and (proposed) channel logging is for the #lubuntu IRC (Details at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DocumentationHelp#How to get help) Chromium Vs Chrome, http://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/ChromiumBrowserVsGoogleChrome Chromium is, afik, the version that does not track

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] wiki page

2010-07-23 Thread Phillip Whiteside
. On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 3:28 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le samedi 10 juillet 2010 à 02:13 +0100, Phillip Whiteside a écrit : 'https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DocumentationHelp#Applications and other Features' is moved to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/GettingInvolved I

[Lubuntu-desktop] Chromium and piglet.

2010-07-21 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, Good news and bad news As in the time honoured fashion, I'll do the bad news first. My hard disk on piglet is dying, quite rapidly. I have all my backups etc, but transferring all my various partitions on to a replacement hard drive is going to take a little while. I'm planning to kick

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Thoughts on installation

2010-07-17 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Heck Steve, you'll be suggesting https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu or even https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DocumentationHelp next ;-) Regards, Phill. On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 11:03 PM, Steve yorvik.ubu...@googlemail.comwrote: A couple of thoughts I had while installing Lubuntu for somebody

[Lubuntu-desktop] meta package

2010-07-17 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, (please do not hate me too much today) could you have a look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MetaPackages and phrase our lxde variant to it. Based on: *xfce*: This package is a meta-package; it depends on the core packages of the Xfce4 desktop environment and recommends some extra

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Server Download Available?

2010-07-15 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, head over to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu#Get Lubuntu The 1st 'get lubuntu' gives you a choice of server or torrent, the second is a server download only. Regards, Phill. On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 8:00 PM, Lane Lester lles...@info-fast.com wrote: I went to

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] 2.6.35-8 kernel won't start X?

2010-07-15 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hiya, if you have a minimal installation, you can just pop on the lubuntu desktop onto it. It's covered at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DocumentationHelp#Minimal Install https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DocumentationHelp#Minimal InstallRegards, Phill. On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 7:51 PM, Lane

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Server Download Available?

2010-07-15 Thread Phillip Whiteside
The ones here ? https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Developers https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/DevelopersRegards, Phill. On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 8:28 PM, Lane Lester lles...@info-fast.com wrote: On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 3:24 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.netwrote: head over to https

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Server Download Available?

2010-07-15 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Ahh, I will let Julien know. I'm _sure_ I got my download that way, but you are correct, it is now pointing a a torrent. Regards, Phill. On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 8:36 PM, Lane Lester lles...@info-fast.com wrote: On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 3:32 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.netwrote

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] 2.6.35-8 kernel won't start X?

2010-07-15 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, I think they would give you the 10.04 package on top of the newer kernel package. I'd need to ask where the 10.10 ppa is at. Regards, Phill. On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 8:36 PM, Lane Lester lles...@info-fast.com wrote: On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 3:28 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] first impression about lubuntu from lubuntu.net iso and it's netbook mode

2010-07-14 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, glad you like it :-) The styles, wallpaper, button order etc. etc. Can be found at Preferences -- Openbox Configuration. Gtk2 themes can be found with any search engine, a couple of good places to head for free ones are http://art.gnome.org/themes/gtk2 http://www.deviantart.com/ (search for

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Some suggestions

2010-07-14 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, If you need firefox, Open office etc., then maybe you should have a look at xubuntu? https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu that is the lower resource version of Ubuntu (gnome) that includes the most part of it. Lubuntu is a departure from open office, etc. There is nothing to stop you installing

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Some suggestions

2010-07-14 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, it's usually at this point I get shouted at. WICD is interesting, but we've had far more success with http://forum.phillw.net/viewtopic.php?f=18t=92 You must however understand that such postings cannot be supported by the team. A lot of the things over there are either on the Wiki area, or

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] IRC bots

2010-07-12 Thread Phillip Whiteside
will bring. Anyone wishing to help with adding lubuntu specific factoids to the ubot please do say :-) (Oh, I'd better explain, a factoid is when you type in *!lxterminal* and the bot tells you where to get information on lxterminal). Regards, Phill. On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 3:14 AM, Phillip Whiteside phi

[Lubuntu-desktop] IRC bots

2010-07-11 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi gang, *ubot2* in amongst my travels I've had a chat about the little room bots that live on rooms like #ubuntu-beginners that people can ask questions of (try entering !grub and !grub2 on that room). I have been informed that we can have the ubot2 added to #lubuntu if we wish. This would give

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] IRC bots

2010-07-11 Thread Phillip Whiteside
have a meeting:) Well, for the 10.10 maybe an idea? last meeting was in Feb when 10.04 was at alpha stage. Regards, Phill. On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 9:33 PM, Chow Loong Jin hyper...@ubuntu.com wrote: On Monday 12,July,2010 02:23 AM, Phillip Whiteside wrote: Hi gang, *_ubot2_

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] IRC bots

2010-07-11 Thread Phillip Whiteside
...@googlemail.com wrote: 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

[Lubuntu-desktop] wiki page

2010-07-09 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Julien, I apologise for the multiple messages coming from my editing the wiki area. I've got a couple of wiki people helping me with links etc. As they are not trivial edits, I feel uneasy to use that tag. Hi Gang, https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu

[Lubuntu-desktop] Fwd: Using Mallard for Ubuntu docs

2010-07-08 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi gang !! I'm on the documents mailing list and much is going on with the various formats. As such, does anyone have any preferences re: I think Xfce may be willing to adopt Mallard, but I'm not sure what the situation is with KDE. The others I have even less idea about. in [1] How much do

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Problema con el Ubuntu 10.04 en una laptop Compaq

2010-07-07 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Fransico, This being translated by google translation, so it will probably not read quite correctly. I appreciate you have a bug but I do not think the bug-squad can look into it, until you have registered it as bug using https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs_es while that happens

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Alpha2] Is it just me or the keyring for Lubuntu PPA is missing?

2010-07-07 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Julien, if the lubuntu key(s) are help on the MIT.edu server ( it (they) should be), I was told that keyserver is under far less strain than the ubuntu one. (It has been previously mentioned in the mailing list). Just a thought that may make life a little easier for you when you generate the

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Alpha2] Is it just me or the keyring for Lubuntu PPA is missing?

2010-07-07 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi gang, I'm sorry I'm a bit out of the loop on this one (I have the a2 iso, just like a couple of others, have not had chance to install it). Is the current work-around going to be: 1) wait for it to complain about the missing key when you update lubuntu 2) take a note of the key 3) use

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu Maverick Alpha 2

2010-07-05 Thread Phillip Whiteside
, 2010 at 7:41 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le dimanche 04 juillet 2010 à 23:46 +0100, Phillip Whiteside a écrit : are you happy for the alpha2 to be added to the testing lubuntu section at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu#Test Lubuntu This one should be fine, you can add

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

2010-07-04 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Bob, the 95% stall on install is a known 'bug'. I do not know how much RAM you have on the Dell, but a couple of pointers that may help from this problem... Then a perused through the bios setting and found the setting APIC Mode was set to Disabled. I changed it to Enabled and that seemed to

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu Maverick Alpha 2

2010-07-04 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Julien, are you happy for the alpha2 to be added to the testing lubuntu section at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu#Test Lubuntu https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu#Test LubuntuRegards, Phill. On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 9:44 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Hi, I just generated the

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

2010-07-04 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Re: md5checksum on CD There is a bug on testing the CD, again it has been noted and when Julien and Ian get some time it can be looked into. - If the person who gave me the quicker instructions rather than the one I have I will pop it onto the wiki. * * *Next, you can burn the cd (**

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

2010-07-04 Thread Phillip Whiteside
! Regards, Bob On Sun, Jul 4, 2010 at 7:32 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net wrote: dd if=/dev/cdrom bs=2048 count=266741 | md5sum ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to : lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net

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

2010-07-04 Thread Phillip Whiteside
, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net wrote: Those instructions are solely for the 10.04 disk, if you are using a different installation method then the check sum will be different. If you pop over to the thread http://forum.phillw.net/viewtopic.php?f=18t=94 that gives the 10.04 release, I

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

2010-07-04 Thread Phillip Whiteside
useful to you folks at this stage. Night, Bob On Sun, Jul 4, 2010 at 9:33 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net wrote: Hi Bob, If the CD is not burned at 4X speed, it can cause horrors. In 9.10 I could burn at that rate, in 10.04 I cannot. As a part of these 'funnies' that happen, one

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Using Mallard for Ubuntu docs

2010-07-01 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, as one who does not use gnome, my little two cents worth is that instructions should not be tied 100% to gnome. Whilst the vast majority use 'vanilla' ubuntu, there are other flavours. As ubuntu is ubuntu, should we be as aware of that as we are translations? Xubuntu, Kubuntu etc. Each of the

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] put back task bar(Window List) lxde

2010-06-30 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi andy, not only does it not work, but it does not work quite badly... As I did have to test it. Any one got any ideas as to how to rescue this? thanks, Phill. On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 10:59 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.netwrote: Thanks Andy, I just have to wait for the OP to come

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

2010-06-29 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Ahh, I was not aware of that, in gmail I just use Reply to All, but I do understand some of you dislike Gmail ;-) (No Flaming me, I'm just getting the education version set up !!! - lol) Regards, Phill. On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 7:45 PM, Steve yorvik.ubu...@googlemail.com wrote: On Tue, 29 Jun

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

2010-06-27 Thread Phillip Whiteside
at 7:27 AM, Goh Lip g@gmx.com wrote: On Sun, 27 Jun 2010 06:12:35 +0100 Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net wrote: Goh, I'm not quite sure how to explain this to you? Rule #1 You install *buntu it works, if it does not work it does not break anything. At present it can totally

[Lubuntu-desktop] Chromium Flash

2010-06-27 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi gang, I know the chromium team are working on in-built flash support, until that happens and lubuntu ships it, can I pop on the instructions from http://www.ubuntugeek.com/howto-enable-flash-support-for-google-chromium-browser.html over onto the wiki help area, i'm guessing 'Advanced Users'

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] FW: Another interesting music player

2010-06-27 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, I'm not quite sure how I got involved in this thread but http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1503749 does tell me something more that deadbeef can do, heck I'm really impressed :-) I do recall one of the provisos for using a programme is that it be in the ubuntu repo's - How does one

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Chromium Flash

2010-06-27 Thread Phillip Whiteside
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, Phill. On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 9:22 PM, Chow Loong Jin hyper...@ubuntu.com wrote: On Sun, 27 Jun 2010 21:04:08 +0100 Phillip Whiteside

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

2010-06-26 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Mario, there have been issues with grub and multiple hard drives, this affects all ubuntu's (and also debian). There is a bug fix out, but that had not been fully signed off (see Colin Watsons own comments). https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+bug/496435

[Lubuntu-desktop] put back task bar(Window List) lxde

2010-06-26 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, well, it had to happen :-) Remove Task Bar (Windows List) From Panel Once someone has done that, how do they get it back? (I'm too big a coward to try that on my system, so it's possibly one for the devs) Thanks, Phill. it reminds me of the Do NOT remove network manager warning I see on

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] put back task bar(Window List) lxde

2010-06-26 Thread Phillip Whiteside
/screenshots/lxpanel_pref.png You can then readd the task bar (window list) item all done On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 10:50 PM, Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.netwrote: Hi, well, it had to happen :-) Remove Task Bar (Windows List) From Panel Once someone has done that, how do they get

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

2010-06-26 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Goh, I'm not quite sure how to explain this to you? Rule #1 You install *buntu it works, if it does not work it does not break anything. At present it can totally break things. There is no point arguing over it, just go see the forum area for people for whom it has broken there is no point

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] FW: Another interesting music player

2010-06-23 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, My only enquiry for that would be what resources gnome-mplayer needs to play background music / streamed radio stations versus what DeadBeef uses? (I love music while I work :-) ) Regards, Phill. On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 10:44 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le jeudi 24 juin

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] FW: Another interesting music player

2010-06-23 Thread Phillip Whiteside
As ever, pcman, a good point. Yeah, we *need *to keep a music player. I like DeadBeef, it's low resource usage means that my laptop hardly knows it is running :-) Regards, Phill. On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 11:19 PM, PCMan pcman...@gmail.com wrote: 1. Given you have proper codecs and audio libs

[Lubuntu-desktop] key error

2010-06-23 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi gang, I have an OP on with a problem, the pastebin is due to expire, so I include it at the bottom. Any ideas? (23:26:47) xsaiddx: hello guys (23:26:55) *gilir left the room (quit: Quit: Ex-Chat).* (23:27:31) xsaiddx: how can i keep lubuntu updated cus i keep gettin those updates of ubuntu

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] lubuntu cpu scaling....

2010-06-22 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Bob, I don't have a dual core, can you have a look through the instructions, feel free to post it up as Dual Core work in progress on the baby area and leave a note on it to say you're still working on it. As I do not have dual core, I can not give any input at all. I'm sure Adam will be happy

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] lubuntu cpu scaling....

2010-06-22 Thread Phillip Whiteside
not need such things for alterations of the system, Gee, they are strict ;-) Thanks, Phill. On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 10:18 PM, Yorvyk yorvik.ubu...@googlemail.comwrote: On Tue, 22 Jun 2010 21:12:41 +0100 Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net wrote: Hi good people, those with such machines

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Changing PDF viewer by default

2010-06-20 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Bob, there are certainly people out there with 256K RAM machines, OPanyone here? ;d Me hoyas Me catching up with emails. Can I help ? OP nah, I just want to tell how happy I am that someone is doing a ubuntu for old computers Me thanks for popping on and saying so. The small team has really

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Ubuntu standard Theme

2010-06-18 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, Then how would I know which distro I was running? As I multi-boot between the various flavours (ubuntu lubuntu) and releases (stable testing), easily knowing which one I'm on by them having different desk-tops is a real plus for me :-) Regards, Phill. On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 11:45 AM, Max

[Lubuntu-desktop] Download Mirrors

2010-06-16 Thread Phillip Whiteside
HI, I got an email from Linux Questions this morning telling me that they host a lot of iso's. Lubuntu 10.04 is one of them, is it worth adding to the wiki? The link is http://iso.linuxquestions.org/lubuntu/lubuntu-10.04/ Regards, Phill. ___ Mailing

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Alpha 1 PAE Kernel

2010-06-14 Thread Phillip Whiteside
hi Steve, as of 10.04 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) Both the CD and DVD installer of Ubuntu 10.04 automatically installs the PAE enabled kernel if it detects more than 3 Gb of available memory. In the case of the liveCD, a working network connection is required, since the PAE enabled kernel

[Lubuntu-desktop] Fwd: Alpha 1 PAE Kernel

2010-06-14 Thread Phillip Whiteside
-- Forwarded message -- From: Phillip Whiteside phi...@phillw.net Date: Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 12:29 AM Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Alpha 1 PAE Kernel To: Yorvyk yorvik.ubu...@googlemail.com lol, I've not got the link still up, but it does seem to have been a request from OEM's

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu Maverick Alpha 1

2010-06-14 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi, as Julien says, Meerkat *will* get broken, can people please make a point of keeping http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=385 on their bookmarks? The X issue was, and is, flagged up on the 'stickies' area http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1503555 It is not as if it was a

[Lubuntu-desktop] Moving home

2010-06-13 Thread Phillip Whiteside
Hi Julien , I know you're busy but I am just getting together the logo for my little area on http://forum.phillw.net/viewforum.php?f=18 is it okay to point over to http://people.ubuntu.com/~gilir/lubuntu-10.04.iso ? Or would you prefer it point somewhere else? Thanks, Phill. P.S. yeah, we're

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