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by FrankG
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sticking keys
Replies: 1
Views: 567

Re: Sticking keys

Hi Guys, This is an update to the sticking keys issue on my HP laptop. After trying damp sponging with mild detergent and Q-tips with rubbing alcohol I was still having the same issues. Keys in the center of the board the G, T, Y mostly were relentless, I was spending as much time going back retype ...
by FrankG
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: LInux How-to's, Linux Tutorials
Topic: Backups! Don't lose all of your work if your system crashes!
Replies: 0
Views: 339

Backups! Don't lose all of your work if your system crashes!

OK let me just say upfront that as a new Linux user I have tried several distro's and in every case just after getting everything just the way I like it I have ended up crashing and burning! Part of that may be that I almost never choose the easy option. When looking for a Linux OS I read quite a fe...
by FrankG
Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Linux
Topic: Follow my journey into the depths of linux
Replies: 0
Views: 333

Follow my journey into the depths of linux

Hi Guy's I am a new user on the Linux front and I am learning new things daily, so I thought I would start documenting what I learn in some how-to's hopefully you will find them interesting and useful. If you have any comments or tips on improving on what I came up with please let me know. Also if y...
by FrankG
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: LInux How-to's, Linux Tutorials
Topic: Command prompt changing
Replies: 0
Views: 242

Command prompt changing

It seems in Linux you are drawn to the command prompt quite frequently, I am discovering that many task can be accomplished quicker and easier by launching a terminal and typing a quick command. On my computer the default command prompt looks like this: defaultprompt.png While that is okay and total...
by FrankG
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sticking keys
Replies: 1
Views: 567

Sticking keys

Okay here's my problem, I have my shiny new Linux Ubuntu 17.10 operating system up and running and I am loving it. BUT I installed It on my laptop that I hadn't used recently because it didn't take to the Windows 10 creators update. So now that I am using it again I am having a problem with sticking...
by FrankG
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi Guys
Replies: 0
Views: 359

Hi Guys

I just joined this forum after taking the plunge and deleting Windows 10 creators update and installing Ubuntu 17.10. So far I am loving Linux and Ubuntu, it's fast secure and there seems to be free software for everything! My only problem has been a flickering display which you can find my post abo...
by FrankG
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Ubuntu
Topic: Flickering after update
Replies: 0
Views: 348

Flickering after update

Hi Guys My install of Ubuntu 17.10 was working perfectly on my HP Pavilion g7 until I did a update, then the screen started flickering. It is so bad that it is annoying to look at. As a temporary workaround I switched the display from the newer Wayland back to XORG and that seems to have stopped the...