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Old 04-16-2014, 06:36 PM   #31
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Hi Tron-0074 Its just me again. Not sure how anyone can have so much trouble. I have changed to "Lubuntu) 12.04. I am running side by side with win XP. I am able to open using file manager and oppening with Chromium browser. I get around with it fairly well. But i haven't been able to do anything with pictures. I haven't been able to install/use any browser except Chrome. I can't view a lot of things as i don't have "
flash Player" and i can't seem to download it. It offers something else but i get no info about it. I really can't dump windows till i can use pictures, see u tube and anything else with pictures. Any ideas. my present plan is to try and save everything to a thumb drive or ex hard drive. Then i can use the whole PC for linux. What do you think? It seems very hard to get info on how to use Chrome. Thanks.
Old 04-16-2014, 08:50 PM   #32
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Hi Bill3

I am wondering if you had the opportunity to use the command line yet? It is not very hard and that is the simplest way I can think of, for helping you.

First let try to install flash in your computer so the steps are:

Open a terminal (LXTerminal)
Menu -> Accessories -> LXTerminal

and type on there (copy it from here and paste it there)

sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
It will prompt you to type your password so go head type your password and hit enter. Note when typing your password you wont be able to see the characters, dont worry that is a Linux thing for security so nobody can see what you are typing.
Let it finish and you should be able to play youtube once that is done.

Next install Shotwell to manage your pictures
copy and paste this in terminal

sudo apt-get install shotwell
Next onto installing google Chrome

Download chrome for ubuntu 32 bit here is the link

then navigate to the downloaded file using the cd command replace the username with your username
cd /home/username/Downloads
then issue the command
dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb
if these commands starts working but suddenly stop issue the following command

sudo apt-get -f install
Here are some interesting link that you can check once you have a little bit of time

Let us know how it goes. Talk to you later


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