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    Re: Can't Edit or Add Startup Programs

    I've experienced this problem too. The way to fix it is to change the ~/.config/autostart folder from root permissions to user permissions.

    Open a terminal an type


    sudo chown -R $USERNAME...
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    Re: Things you hate about Society?

    Oprah
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Torrent Client

    qBittorrent. I run it on my server and control it through the web UI. It also has RSS support.
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    Re: linux + my dad = ...?

    I just installed jaunty on my netbook, removed all the crap that I don't need (including gnome), got the install to less than 2GB and then installed e17. It is incredibly fast and light. They system...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Going from Beta to Stable

    The beta version will update to the standard version as you normally update your system. To the user it will just seem like regular software updates. I did this a few versions back and I remember...
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    Re: Comment on my resume!

    IMO:

    Your resume should only be one page.

    Your resume is not your interview. It's only a piece of paper that is used to get you the interview. It should act as enticing bate to the potential...
  7. Poll: Re: What do you think is the best way to say "digitally-manipulated photo".

    I agree. 'shopped. It has dual meaning. Photoshopped and also "put through the shop" like a photo chop shop.

    Also, "Gimped" is already a word with a completely different denotation. I would have...
  8. Re: Is UF your only connection to the Linux world?

    I use Linux at work, along with most of my coworkers. I know several full and/or part time "at home" Linux users. When I was in college the number of users I knew was much higher, and I wasn't in a...
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    Re: Communication through Social Networks

    You can use a gmail account to send and recieve mass texts.

    You have to enable SMS in your account, but then you just put everyone's number in the account and when you want to send a mass text you...
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    Re: Wiping a drive securely

    type "man shred" in the terminal to read up on it, but essentially it overwrites your data 25 times in 1's and 0's and randomly. Then I always have it write with the '-z' option to hide the fact that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where do I get BASH tutorials ??

    I learned it from IMB and good old trial 'n' error

    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-bash.html#main
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    Re: Wiping a drive securely

    i use the shred command
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    [SOLVED] Re: Install Windows - Less than 20 GB?

    I have XP on less than 5GB, granted I don't have any games installed.
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    Re: What do you do when bored?

    make soap and watch the sopranos
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    Re: Best recent film you've seen?

    +1 for slumdog

    i just saw it for the second time and i *never* go see movies twice. the last one i did that with was sin city.
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    Re: How many processes are you running?

    laptop - 72

    desktop - 159

    server - 223
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    Re: Top 5 Apps You Can't Live Without

    links2
    nano
    cplay
    rtorrent
    midnight commander
  18. Re: [Help] Need ideas for programs to make.

    There is a very simple program (~200k) called DNA Strider. It is a DNA sequence manipulation program. To be honest it is little more than a glorified text editor; however, I've been unable to find a...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How can i go to guestOS directly?

    I'm not sure about that either, but you could set up another user on your system and when that user profile loads you could have it automatically load your virtualbox session fullscreen.
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    [other] Re: DVD burner in WINE

    I'm not sure about that particular application, but my burner programs work fine. You have to add the dvd/cd drive in the 'Wine configuration' (get there by typing winecfg in the terminal or by...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: How to Create a Menu Item to run Terminal as Root

    run 'alacarte' and you can add 'root terminal' to the 'system tools' menu
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    Re: What to do with an old laptop?

    http://lifehacker.com/398343/turn-your-broken-laptop-into-an-arcade-cocktail-cabinet
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    [ubuntu] Re: setting up a ubuntu server

    http://www.bit-tech.net/bits/2007/06/05/build_your_own_server/1

    I've used this site to set up a server before. I never access mine from outside my own network though, and I don't bother with a...
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    Re: How do you backup photos?

    rsync script in crontab to a headless server or another hard drive (external or another internal)
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrade from 8.04 to 8.10

    gksu update-manager -d
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