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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Skype and Logitech quickcam express problem after recent skype update

    I have the same problem. I tried installing v4l2ucp as well as linux-backports-modules-input-maverick-generic
    linux-backports-modules-media-maverick-generic

    after installing those I was able to...
  2. Thread: KINO Publish?

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    [ubuntu] Re: KINO Publish?

    publish smil is a to publish your video to blip.tv without having to export it to a specific format. you need an account at blip to do this. It helps to save space on your HD since you are...
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    Re: ALSA Upgrade Script

    went back to default mint8 install. Pulse works fine. Will try upgrade script when pulse breaks.
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    Re: ALSA Upgrade Script

    after reinstalling mint8 and running the upgrade script (success) but no sound. Worse, if I boot up while my usb headset is plugged in it hangs with

    soft lockup cpu#0 stuck for 61secs

    over...
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    Re: ALSA Upgrade Script

    Thanks for the help. The install finished with no errors. I still do not have sound. Ran speaker-test -Dplughw:0,0 -c2 and alsamixer to make sure nothing was muted.

    also ran:
    cat...
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    Re: ALSA Upgrade Script

    Thanks, That was it. I installed libasound-2 via synaptic and the everything compiled.:)

    But ran -i and got this:
    configure: error: required curses helper header not found

    alsa-utils-1.0.22...
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    Re: ALSA Upgrade Script

    The last lines of the configure script. I checked and alsa base is installed. ver 1.0.20 according to synaptic. I ran the -s option before anything else. any ideas on how to fix this?

    checking...
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    [ubuntu] karmic locks up on application startup

    My karmic install locks up whenever I try to launch an application. Open office, firefox, doesn't really matter. about the only thing that works consistently is terminal.
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    [ubuntu] grub doesn't load

    Tried connecting a friends windows HD to pull data from it since it got impaired by a virus and something happened to the mbr and grub would not load. My computer just hung at a blinking curser...
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    [ubuntu] sound for multiple users?

    How do you get sound working for multiple users? It seems that only the first logged in user can use the sound card. I removed pulse because it is a PITA and installed esound. At least it is...
  11. Thread: 18 viruses??

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    [ubuntu] Re: 18 viruses??

    I would try in terminal
    sudo rm -r /usr/lib/erlang/erts-5.7.2/bin/beam
    sudo rm -r /usr/lib/erlang/lib/erts-5.7.2/ebin/prim_zip.beam

    be careful with the -r flag. it removes everything in the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: firefox not working properly

    It was cairo-dock. I killed cairo dock and it is fiixed.
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    [SOLVED] firefox not working properly

    The navigation buttons in firefox are not working and I can not access File, Edit, View, and History pull down menus. This just started today i think. I have 3.5.pre8 and 3.7 installed. both are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no space left on device!

    i deleted the original backup, also deleted .openoffice.org. things seem to be better. i am a little concerned that the openoffice folder filled up after using open office twice since reinstalling.
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    [ubuntu] Re: no space left on device!

    the move of /home/charlie/backup to /media/backup is finished and /home/charlie/openoffice.org/3/user is still at 98.9%. Should I delete the .openoffice.org folder and log in again?
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    [ubuntu] need help with /ect/fstab

    I would like to mount a partition on a second disk as /home. I have two hdds. one is 250gigs that I wish to use for the / of two or more os'. The other is 1TB that I would like to use as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no space left on device!

    Ok, as it turns out my backup folder in /home/charlie was over 193gigs. So I guess that was a problem. I will report back after the move is done.
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    [ubuntu] Re: no space left on device!

    sudo fdisk -l
    [sudo] password for charlie:

    Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Disk...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no space left on device!

    i made the / 20gb and /var 5gb to avoid the no space issue. i am not at home at the moment so i can't run disk analyzer. it is a very frustrating issue, an issue that should NOT be.
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    [ubuntu] no space left on device!

    just reinstalled because of this very issue. 20gb for the root partition 5gigs for /var. WTF IS UP WITH THE SPACE DEAL!
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Really, Really need help restoring a backup.

    well, I finally figured out that you can open the backup folder and explore the tarball. As it turns out sbackup only made a backup of the hidden folders in my home folder. All of my other data and...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Really, Really need help restoring a backup.

    the above command restored some hidden folders from the archive but did not restore all my data folders. I am trying the same command using /home/prisca to try to get my wifes data back.

    sudo...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Really, Really need help restoring a backup.

    after running sudo srestore.py /media/disk/2009-12-23_12.06.30.198497.charlie-desktop.ful /home

    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/sbin/srestore.py", line 157, in <module>
    ret =...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Really, Really need help restoring a backup.

    I don't think they are corrupt. it is about 4gigs. I read the tutorial and tried running sretore in terminal. Still all I get is a file named /home/tmpZLz0UC. It is owned by root. when I change...
  25. [ubuntu] Really, Really need help restoring a backup.

    I installed UUE2.5 karmic the other day only to get out of disk space errors. So I used sbackup to backup the home folder which includes two accounts. After reinstalling uue2.5 I tried restoring...
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