Newbie Lost... A few problems adjusting to Ubuntu.
Ok, so the first thing is everything seemed fine until I installed Rhythmbox. The program works just fine but at the point after I installed it, when I click on Places, and say documents or any other folder other than computer, it opens Rythmbox. To obtain access to any folder, I have to select computer first, then browse the folders. When I uninstall Rythmbox, everything back to normal. I cannot find an area in Rythmbox that makes it point to my drive or which files to access or whatever. I have my playlist (music) in a folder and have pointed it to open this only, not the entire drive but this weird thing happens. It also behaves like this when I install VLC.
Second. I have installed wine in order to access Kindle. I do not understand this program very well and can not get used to it as whenever I play with it or try to install something I get this error:
And yes I visited this site and just got lost. I am not familiar with the terminal at all.
I found in forums that perhaps my video card drivers needed updating because of slow flash problems, went to the ATI site but cannot understand how I am to execute the file I downloaded ( I asked it to find and install). I can see it when I go into wine but do not know how to 'execute' it.
I have Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat (stand alone: I was unsure whether or not I was to have windows on my system too but I don't and nor do I want to, I liken windows to having the plague), a sony laptop AMD Athlon II dual core 320gb hd. If you need to know anything else you will have to tell me how to find it.
I AM A NEWBIE. I do not understand fully the 'sudo' commands etc and I get lost in here very easily. I have installed things from the package center and the software center and cannot find where they went also.
PLEASE BE GENTLE..... and have patience.
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