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    startx at boot

    Hello,

    I had some problems with the hard disk, and have now replaced it

    I reinstalled Manjaro (17.1.7. x86-64) and then updated.

    When I boot up, I end up with the black screen. But when I...
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    Installing a Video Driver

    Hello,

    I am using manjaro

    Recently, I installed many updates and the system is now broke. Evidently the nvidea driver on my machine is now no longer supported, but a free driver is.

    I have...
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    But what is a Linux kernel. What characteristics...

    But what is a Linux kernel. What characteristics make it Linux and not say Windows or Mac.
    There must be aspects that define all Linux kernels and make them recognisable as such
  4. It looks like iwconfig controls the disconnects. ...

    It looks like iwconfig controls the disconnects.

    However, I am surprised that it disconnects in the livedvd when I am using the Net. I need to switch it off (in the livedvd). It is switched off...
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    What is Linux

    Hello,

    I am just wondering what are the criteria for defining an OS as Linux.

    I know that ubuntu's are essentially all the same, but there are many other flavours of Linux.

    So, what defines...
  6. Thank you. Out of interest, why should power...

    Thank you.

    Out of interest, why should power on tend to lead to the wi-fi connection disconnecting?
  7. I could try Fedora if they produce an iso file so...

    I could try Fedora if they produce an iso file so that I can create a livedvd, for test.

    You said that I would likely have problems with other flavours of ubuntu, but then said that mint tended to...
  8. Thank you for taking the time and trouble to have...

    Thank you for taking the time and trouble to have look at the code.

    I suppose the fact that you can't see anything obviously wrong is a good sign.

    I did not configure the wi-fi settings in the...
  9. andrew@andrew-Dell-DM061:~$ sudo cat...

    andrew@andrew-Dell-DM061:~$ sudo cat /var/log/syslog | grep -Ei 'net|wpa|dhc'
    [sudo] password for andrew:
    Mar 21 09:17:39 andrew-Dell-DM061 wpa_supplicant[1173]: wlan0: CTRL-EVENT-SCAN-STARTED ...
  10. Some data from kubuntu 14.04 installed OS ...

    Some data from kubuntu 14.04 installed OS

    andrew@andrew-Dell-DM061:~$ uname -rv
    4.4.0-116-generic #140~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Feb 16 09:25:49 UTC 2018
    andrew@andrew-Dell-DM061:~$ lspci -knn |...
  11. Live DVD Ubuntu-gnome Disconnects from the Internet

    Hi,

    I have made a live DVD -R running ubuntu-gnome 16.04.4

    I am having trouble connecting to the internet, and staying connected.

    Can anyone suggest a method that I can use with the...
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    I see the Edit Applications

    I see the Edit Applications
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    When I right click kicker, I do not see the...

    When I right click kicker, I do not see the option to change!



    When I right click I get the option to add the application to my favourites!
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    I don't see how this reduces the file size. I was...

    I don't see how this reduces the file size. I was hoping for a codec/filter that could be imported into kazam and produced a file of smaller size, such as flv.
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    kazam under kubuntu 14.04

    I can use kazam to create videos but the mp4 files are too large. I would like to produce files that are much smaller.

    Advice please.
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    Distrowatch and ratings

    Repeatedly, Linux Mint seems to be the most popular form of Linux.

    My question is: What makes Linux Mint better that other distributions. I realise that clicks in Distrowatch do not necessarily...
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    Icon Paths in kubuntu

    I have moved some icons to the desktop.

    I then changed the icons for some that I created and keep in a file on my hard-drive.

    If I click on the icons and look at the icon settings the original...
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    Which Linux

    I am using kubuntu on a pc.

    I intend to install a version of Linux on a laptop. I would like some variation but am having difficulty in deciding which versions of Linux to trial.

    I would like...
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    OZ, Thanks for responding. I have downloaded...

    OZ, Thanks for responding.

    I have downloaded abiword (portable) from the site that you recommended.

    I can't get it to run from the pendrive!

    The file is executable

    The permissions will...
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    Ubuntu 9.10 live CD + Abiword

    Hi,

    I use UBUNTU 9.1 from a live CD, but because I have only 512 MB of RAM I find the OpenOffice word processor difficult to use.

    I have downloaded Abiword to a pendrive (this pendrive contains...
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    Need Advice

    I am using a machine that has Vista installed. But Vista is broken.

    I had some success running Ubuntu 9.1 fro a liveCD, but it uses a lot of my memeory (512MB) and sometimes freezes. In addition,...
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