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Old 01-27-2015, 06:05 PM   #31
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how do I get back to having LTS?
Unfortunately, "downgrading" is not easily possible. You'd have to reinstall as rokytnji said. I would not bother for the moment.
Right now your best bet is to do all the upgrades as they come along. Make sure that you don't click on the "upgrade to next release button" at a point in time where you need a running machine and have no time to fix potential issues. Do it at a time where you can afford spending some time on a broken system.

If something does go wrong, you can still reinstall an LTS. For the event where this happens you may already want to burn the current LTS iso on a CD. It will come in handy the day that you do break your system.
 
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Old 01-27-2015, 07:17 PM   #32
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Backup and Re-install. Simple. For some. Not for others.
I'd be no doubt the others! Thanks rokytnji
 
Old 01-27-2015, 07:21 PM   #33
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Unfortunately, "downgrading" is not easily possible. You'd have to reinstall as rokytnji said. I would not bother for the moment.
Right now your best bet is to do all the upgrades as they come along. Make sure that you don't click on the "upgrade to next release button" at a point in time where you need a running machine and have no time to fix potential issues. Do it at a time where you can afford spending some time on a broken system.
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If something does go wrong, you can still reinstall an LTS. For the event where this happens you may already want to burn the current LTS iso on a CD. It will come in handy the day that you do break your system.
I'll do that, but where am I going to find the current LTS iso? (Got a link?)

Thanks.
 
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Hey jross. Went and got the restricted extras (it wasn't installed). Thanks. I'm going to hold off on the Parole bug fix for now because it's looking like I might be going with the VLC player.
Glad to hear that you got your updates and versions all straightened out plus the success with VLC player.

However, just out of curiosity, does the Parole play the avi file now that you installed the restricted extras?
 
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Old 01-27-2015, 09:13 PM   #35
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Glad to hear that you got your updates and versions all straightened out plus the success with VLC player.

However, just out of curiosity, does the Parole play the avi file now that you installed the restricted extras?
Thanks jross. I just tested Parole and the avi. When I chose the avi file Parole brought it up in the side browser column but within seconds Parole crashed. Guess it doesn't like avi files with or without restricted extras.
 
Old 01-28-2015, 12:29 AM   #36
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Okay.



I'll do that, but where am I going to find the current LTS iso? (Got a link?)

Thanks.
Try this one
http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/

As a more general answer: You can always go to http://distrowatch.com to find distributions.
This site would also help if you were thinking about switching to another distro....
 
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Old 01-28-2015, 02:51 PM   #37
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Try this one
http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/

As a more general answer: You can always go to http://distrowatch.com to find distributions.
This site would also help if you were thinking about switching to another distro....
Joe, thanks. I saved the website with all the distros and downloaded the iso file for the LTS but couldn't burn it for some reason. Kept getting this window (see screenshot). And when I went to the cd icon on the desktop and unmounted it (and got the confirming window as well) and the went back to the cd icon again it said it was mounted. I made sure I had nothing else mounted but got the same results when I tried again. I'll try on another computer but if you happen to know why it happened please let me know. And I got the tumbler warning again (with the 13.10 stuff in it) when I opened the computer this morning. I'll post the error message in the other thread.Thanks.
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Old 01-29-2015, 03:21 PM   #38
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"This drive cannot be used for burning" sounds like this drive can only read... As an alternative to burning a CD you could create a bootable flash drive
if you have one lying around that you don't need for anything else.

If you need help with that I'd suggest to open another thread as we are getting off topic here...
 
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Old 01-29-2015, 03:47 PM   #39
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"This drive cannot be used for burning" sounds like this drive can only read... As an alternative to burning a CD you could create a bootable flash drive
if you have one lying around that you don't need for anything else.

If you need help with that I'd suggest to open another thread as we are getting off topic here...
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