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    Re: Installed Ubuntu, but cannot access OS

    Yep, that worked, thanks so much!
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    Installed Ubuntu, but cannot access OS

    Hi all,

    I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 using on my laptop alongside Windows 7. However, upon restarting the computer following the installation Windows 7 loads immediately and the grub menu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ndiswrapper help Hardy Heron

    Try the link:

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/Ndiswrapper

    I found the link really useful for installing Ndiswrapper. If you need more help, feel free to post back, and myself,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trouble with Dock

    Open a terminal by clicking the ubuntu icon in the top right, go to accessories and try the command:


    Hopefully that should install the program. If not, try the link
    ...
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    [other] Re: Dangerous commands script.

    Sounds like a quite good idea MaddnessRed. However, it overlaps a bit with man command, which shows info on what the command does, and how it is used. The descrption is probably good enough for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi help needed

    Dark Figure,

    You might find https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/Ndiswrapper useful if you get stuck.

    You did correctly for searching for ndiswrapper in the package manager....
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    [ubuntu] Re: will using the ubuntu disk partitioner

    I think you should really listen-in if you havent heard of Wubi. If you look on the link I sent you, you will find out that its a windows installer for Ubuntu. It works by creating a virtual drive,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Testing Other Window Managers

    So where does Compiz (which I think is the default in Ubuntu), or Compiz-Fusion get into all this, is it some form of DE?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Testing Other Window Managers

    I think if you use:


    # apt-get purge X

    and then:


    # apt-get autoremove
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    [ubuntu] Re: will using the ubuntu disk partitioner

    I do not have any previous experience partitioning a drive with the Ubuntu tool, but I can say that that partitioning a drive needs some form of backup at the very least.

    If the partition is made...
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    Re: Severe annoyance at malicious users

    Actually, I was using Windows at the time. However, yes, I had incorrect judegement, and should be a lot more careful. Thanks for the tip, its my first experience of something like this; my Linux...
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    Severe annoyance at malicious users

    Just recently, I was conversing with someone who was a Linux user, but masked himself as an ignorant Windows user. He got in a fake argument with me about how IE8 is better then the new Firefox....
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    Re: General MoBlock thread

    Great, I now understand what you meant, and how the second post is better.

    Thanks a lot for your explanation, and also for Moblock, its a great program!
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    Re: General MoBlock thread

    Oddly enough, after a system restart and uninstalling Firestarter, Moblock now works. However, I don't know why. The output of "status" was after restarting Moblock, and I don't recall there being...
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    Re: General MoBlock thread

    Sadly, moblock-control restart didn't make any difference.

    Here is the output of moblock-control status:



    $ sudo moblock-control status
    Current iptables rules (this may take awhile):
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    Re: General MoBlock thread

    I installed Moblock recently, and now it doesn't work for some reason. I removed all whitelist IPs from the list in moblock.conf, and for some reason, I can still access the internet, when I should...
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    [ubuntu] Re: detects wifi but won't connect

    I had a similar problem recently.
    If you have an IP blocker, such as Moblock installed, then you may find your router could be blocked by default.
    That was the problem with my system, and some...
  18. Thread: Sound Drivers

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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound Drivers

    Update:

    I've tried all devices, but sound only comes out of two speakers. The rear and centre/subwoofer speakers aren't utilised. I think I need a more AC97 specific driver..., which I will look...
  19. Thread: Sound Drivers

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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound Drivers

    I put that code in the terminal, and then I went to Volume Control > Preferences as you said to do.
    Here are the option I get:
    VIA 8236 (Alsa Mixer)
    Realtek ALC655 rev 0 (OSS Mixer)

    However, I...
  20. Thread: Sound Drivers

    by ApUUbunU
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound Drivers

    Incientally, I am doing the same thing. Here is the output for my audio card:

    00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 60)

    Now...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Transferring iTunes Library between Windows and Ubuntu

    Great, that sounds like it shall work. Much eaiser (it seems) than it would be.
    I'll see how that goes, and I'll post any progress here.
    Thanks a bunch!
  22. [ubuntu] Transferring iTunes Library between Windows and Ubuntu

    Hi!

    I am currently a new user to Ubuntu, and have just started to configure the system for what I want it to do. This includes playing music off my Windows partition.

    I have iTunes on my XP,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Live CD doesn't boot!

    Well, I have some progress of this. If any oneelse is having similar problems, this might help:

    Initially, I tried to open the Ubuntu CD through Windows - it wouldn't load, probably an error in...
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    Re: Wubi and Ubuntu

    So then, is there any real need to upgrade to the CD version of Ubuntu, with seperate paritions from my XP?

    Creating a parition seems like a daunting task - reqiring backup - but I would not like...
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    Wubi and Ubuntu

    I have installed Wubi, after not being able to try Ubuntu Hardy Heron on a Live CD. Wubi seems to have installed Hardy Heron fine.

    On the Wubi site, it says Wubi is just for trying or Ubuntu....
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