Tag Archives: Lucid

Reporting a bug in Ubuntu using apport-bug or ubuntu-bug

I was experiencing some system freezes and I really didn’t know what to do, I found this tool – which was there for a pretty long time, but I wasn’t using it – to gather data from your system and … Continue reading

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Install Gnome 3 on Ubuntu Lucid

This is not for production usage, take extreme care! However, Gnome 3 installation will not affect your Gnome 2.* files. Here are the steps: “sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/testing“ “sudo apt-get update“ “sudo apt-get install gnome-shell“ “gnome-shell –replace“ You can use the … Continue reading

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At last, permanent solution to the problem of Ubuntu Lucid Network Manager – sometimes – not able to recognize 3G modem

At last, and after a long wait and suffering each time I need to use my 3G modem (plug in, plug out, use another USB port, switch two modems …etc), and the worst was that I didn’t know why it … Continue reading

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Uninstalling Adobe AIR Applications on Ubuntu Lucid

Today, I installed the “adobeair” package to have the Adobe AIR runtime on my Ubuntu Lucid to be able to install Adobe Air Apps, and installed the Tweetdeck application afterwards, the problem is that I didn’t like the application as … Continue reading

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Solution to Not Able to import PDF files on OpenOffice.org Lucid

Don’t manually download the extension from the website, install it from the repos instead “sudo apt-get install openoffice.org-pdfimport” That’s it! Enjoy!

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