How to determine what to delete in a partition to install Ubuntu,

Richard Barmann reb at barmannsbar.com
Mon Oct 5 21:17:26 UTC 2015



On 10/05/2015 04:47 PM, Colin Law wrote:
> On 5 October 2015 at 20:13, Richard Barmann <reb at barmannsbar.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 10/05/2015 03:03 PM, silver.bullet at zoho.com wrote:
>>> On Mon, 05 Oct 2015 13:12:24 -0400, Richard Barmann wrote:
>>>> When I open Xfce desktop all the files (pdf./img/data/volume are
>>>> blank with an X across them.
>>>> They will still open the file as usuall.
>>> "Xfce desktop" likely is "Thunar". If you open "Xfce desktop" is there
>>> a menu "Help > About"?
>>>
>>> If so, am I right that it says "Thunar"?
>> Yes it is, But the desktop I am refering to is when you first boot up Xfce
>> the screen shows some files and pictures before I go to the Desktop. Excuse
>> me for salling it wrong.
> I assume that you are talking about the screen that is seen after you
> login, or after the boot completes if you are automatically logging
> in.  The confusion here is that this screen is the "Desktop", and it
> seems that the screen you are talking about is the file explorer
> Thunar.  It is also possible to see the Desktop in Thunar as in fact
> it is just a folder.  In Thunar the view of this folder will be will
> be rather different but the files should be the same ones.
>
> Colin
>
> after I boot in I get a screen that says Applications in the top left corner. the screen has about 15 folders with an X in each.
They represent the same folders as when I go one step further and open 
Home/Dick/Desktop
the Home/Dick/Desktop has the help/about with the Thunar 1.6.6 showing.

>>> The issue you describe leads to an icon theme issue. This has got
>>> absolutely nothing to do with the graphics, it's driver, the kernel,
>>> printing.
>>>
>>> On Mon, 05 Oct 2015 13:51:27 -0400, Richard Barmann wrote:
>>>> On 10/05/2015 12:42 PM, silver.bullet at zoho.com wrote:
>>>>> Now we know the following about your set-up:
>>>>>
>>>>>      Graphics    : 1. An unknown on-board graphics
>>>>>                    2. Nvidia GeForce 6200
>>>>>      Printer     : HP Officejet 4630
>>>>>      Monitor     : Emprex LM2201
>>>>>      DE          : Xfce
>>>>>      Ubuntu      : 15.04
>>>>>      Architecture: i686
>>>>>      Linux       : 3.19.0-25-generic
>>>> The Kubuntu 15.10 uses a kernal that is much later than this.
>>> So what?
>>> I did not know if that had a bearing on the problem
>>>> dick at dick-desktop:~$ wmctrl -m
>>>> Name: Xfwm4
>>>> Class: xfwm4
>>>> PID: 1422
>>>> Window manager's "showing the desktop" mode: N/A
>>>> dick at dick-desktop:~$
>>>>
>>>>>      cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
>> What apps are you asking about.
>>
>>> *?*
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Ralf
>>>
>>>
>>
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