I have Ubuntu dual-booted with Windows. But whenever I start-up the computer, linux is listed twice! D: Right after I installed it, I was told I needed 200+ MB worth of updates, so I got them, and since then, it's been listed twice in the start-up OS booter thingy. But selecting the one with lower numbers doesn't boot up anything, It just stops at a scary screen with a blinking cursor.
AND, since the beginning, I have never been able to browse folders from the places menu, OR access the Start-up Applications manager. Ubuntu also seems to slow down randomly, and then speed back up. Starting up applications makes it unusually laggy for the period of time that they're starting up, and I'd like to know if Ubuntu is usually so slow on machines like mine...
AMD Sempron 3000+ CPU @ 1.8 GHZ 811 Mib RAM ATI Xpress 200 Integrated graphics. I also get errors every time I try downloading anything.
I have an old computer and recently switched from Kubuntu to Xubuntu so it would run faster. I have noticed that Xubuntu has no menu editor. Is there a graphic interface for editing the menu? If not, could someone please explain to me how to edit the menu through the menu file?
Is it possible to somehow open Nautilus file manager, or favorites, or places items using hotkey(s)? Simply going to the launcher just to open the file manager is annoying, and I'd really find it convenient to somehow launch the Nautilus using hotkey(s)
Whenever i click on an icon in the Places pull down menu (except Computer, Network, Connect To Server and Search For Files) nothing happens except I get Ktorrent popping up and claiming it cant open the selected Drive or Folder because it is not a valid torrent file. Which is fair enough, 'cos its not a torrent. Its the entry for my Desktop in a pull down menu in my O/S, and it does this even when I haven't been near Ktorrent in the previous hundred clicks of the mouse, or if Ktorrent is not running. If i un-install Ktorrent, the error message changed, but the correct windows did not open when asked from the Places pull down, and the error returns when its re installed- well, tried it once, in a very basic fashion through the software center.
I think the problem has been caused by two containing folders of torrent data files that have become stuck as entrys in the Pllaces menu- cack handed off me folks, was playing with new mouse settings as I was playing with new mouse settings. Problem may also be something to do with the problems I have been having with Ktorrent- it refuses to accept torrent files unless through a magnet link, bringing up the same "parse error- not valid torrent file" error message as comes up from the Places menu, only of course citing the torrent i just tried, when I know for sure the file is valid and operational because Transmission has no problem with it.I really hope someone can help me fix this, as formatting and re-installing will be a real ball ache, as I'm a new user who's spent the last week learning and starting the customization process, and I was just getting to think about backing it all up.System is Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit, Pentium quad core, one 250Gb system drive and another larger drive called storage that appears under Media path both SATA2, no DVD drive as connector is in the post.
I installed digikam 1.4.0 I guess it's the last version on ubuntu 10.10. I can browse my photos but I cannot edit for example I have a jpg file, click edit all the menu like disabled, gray for example menu color, color balance is gray like curve /black and white and all the menu.
I went to open up my home folder from my places menu and it said file not found, it was working just fine yesterday...running 64bit maverick.i can still use all of my partitions and such but it seems to have broken the top half of my my places menu whatever 'it' is.
i tried to install some themes and after the installation, I'm having problems on my "Places" menu(from the upper left next to Applications). The thing is, when I try to(from up to my drive letters) select from the said menu, I'm always being redirected to the themes settings with an error "There was an error installing the selected file."
When i try to open a folder from the menu places,VLC starts. what happened?
also in terminal: pi@lot:~$ xdg-open ~pi VLC media player 1.1.4 The Luggage (revision exported) Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_ADDRESS") Blocked: call to unsetenv("DBUS_ACTIVATION_BUS_TYPE") Warning: call to signal(13, 0x1)
when i try open folders from desktop all opens correctly Ubuntu 10.10
I have two Xubuntu machines. On one I upgraded in place, no problem. But the other got messed up so I just installed Xubuntu 11.04 from scratch. I like the new Xubuntu, including changes they've made with this version, but...on the fresh install, the Places menu is missing (see attached).
Places is one really neat feature that my distro had the Windows doesn't; it makes/made life easier for me--I hate to see it just go away. Does anyone know how to bring it back? It doesn't seem to be available under Add New Items (to the panel).
does anyone know if it is possible to put the places menu in the cairo dock? there's an option for GnomeMenu or something that shows the applications and system menus, but I dont see anything for the Places menu.
Something very strange has happened to my system (Lucid / Gnome / 64 bit): when I try to open a location from Gnome Menu, message pops up saying: "Can't open location [file:///...]. No program is registered to open this type of file." Or something in this vein, I'm translating the message from Polish. So I can't open locations via the main menu, but the bookmarks work fine in an open Nautilus window. It looks like the system doesn't know it should open a location with Nautilus... I looked through file associations in Ubuntu Tweak, but couldn't find anything corresponding to "file:///..." or anything resembling opening a location (I'm not exactly a Linux guru). Also, the folder shortcuts in Cairo-Dock don't work, the same goes for the FolderView screenlets. However, in the MainMenu screenlet, the location shortcuts do work. There has to be some obvious explanation of this anomaly, but I lack a deeper knowledge of the system to work it out. I can't say at which point it started exactly, I think it was around the time I started dragging extra shortcuts to the Cairo-Dock shortcuts applet, but that may be a coincidence.
I'm having an issue with the "Places" menu in GNOME. There are a couple of folders in there that don't work any more since they have been deleted, but there's no way I can find of removing them from my menu.
I see this posted in several places in the past but no answers. If I use UUID in fstab to mount additional partitions I get duplicate entries for the partitions in the Places Menu. I can solve the problem by mounting the partitions by Label ( /dev/sdb2 /mountpoint ) but half of the time grub2 will not mount the drive correctly using this method and will change the volume ID (sdb2 becomes sdf2) .