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    Re: Battery Replacement?

    Have you looked at the "My Account" part of the System76 web site? "From My Account you can .... Order accessories for your laptop, desktop, or server"
    I can't verify this personally because I don't...
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    Re: Cant edit mp3 tags in rhythmbox

    @buskerjoe:
    Terminal commands can be very useful. I definitely recommend getting familiar with some of the basic ones at least, such as 'cd' (change directory) or 'man' (short for 'manual'). The one...
  3. Thread: help python

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    Re: help python

    You might try the Programming Talk subforum :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blank screen (of death)

    When you see this blank screen, are you able to get to a textual login screen by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1?
  5. How to Rip a DTS "5.1 Music Disc" to FLAC and keep the surround sound

    This tutorial was written because I recently bought a surround sound copy of The Moody Blues' "Days of Future Passed" in the DTS 5.1 Music Disc format. I spent several hours Googling for...
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    Poll: Re: Are you a native speaker of English?

    US of A here, and I agree with coffeecat that "native speaker of English" is less ambiguous than "native English speaker".
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    Re: I have lots of duplicates of my music,

    I believe the program fdupes will work for you. You can install it using

    sudo apt-get install fdupes
    and run it using

    fdupes -r -d /home/mark/Music

    The -r option tells it to recurse through...
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    Re: Rename folders to music's id3 tags?

    Banshee does that for me. Check your preferences in Banshee (Edit->Preferences) and make sure that, on the General tab, the option "Update file and folder names" is selected.
    It may take a long...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Copy or move file from a .txt source

    Maybe this command line will help. I found it in this thread on linuxquestions.org:

    for i in `cat filename`;do mv "$i" destination; done

    Be sure to use "the right thingie": ` not '
    and replace...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: [lubuntu] Some notification area icons not showing up

    That did it, alright! Thanks.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox acting weird....

    Don't forget to mark this thread as 'solved' now that you've found the solution. :)
  12. [SOLVED] [lubuntu] Some notification area icons not showing up

    Anyone else have this problem?
    I'm running Lubuntu Natty. Some programs' icons in the notification area are only showing up as this generic icon.

    In the attached screenshot, the nonfunctioning...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox acting weird....

    Does the problem still occur if you start Firefox in safe mode? To start in safe mode, in a terminal window type:

    firefox -safe-mode

    What safe mode does is temporarily disable all your Firefox...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Two questions: Printer use and Hulu Desktop

    Did you download the latest printer driver from Brother's web site? Here's a link to where you can get it, you'll want both the cupswrapper and LPR drivers in deb format:...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Empathy not remembering changed password for Google Talk

    Solved this problem by:
    1) Closing Empathy
    2) Opening up "Passwords and Encryption Keys", a.k.a. Seahorse
    3) Deleting the stored passwords for my Gtalk account. For some reason there were two...
  16. [SOLVED] Empathy not remembering changed password for Google Talk

    I've been using Empathy to chat with friends on Google Talk for some time. The other day I switched on Google's new 2-factor authentication, and created an application-specific password for Empathy....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to edit repositories in Synaptic

    For some reason I had software-properties-kde installed instead of software-properties-gtk installed. Installing -gtk and removing -kde solved the problem. Thanks for the tip :)
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    [SOLVED] Unable to edit repositories in Synaptic

    Has anyone else had this problem? I open Synaptic, open the Settings menu, and choose Repositories. A new window is opened, but it is blank.

    I've also noticed - and this may or may not be related...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Thinking of buying Dell Inspiron 15R

    I'd suggest avoiding buying from Dell for now. As much as I want to support a company that sells Linux, especially Ubuntu, on their computers, Dell scored terribly on PC World's latest reliability...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Maverick, encrypting home directory after installation

    I'm looking for a way to do this too. I'll post here if I find anything.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to get GUI when booting normally

    Thanks, paul_in_london; reinstalling the driver worked.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unable to get GUI when booting normally

    Couple things I forgot to mention:
    1- I'm using an Nvidia card with the proprietary drivers
    2- I have tried "sudo service gdm restart" to start X; it makes no difference.
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    [SOLVED] Unable to get GUI when booting normally

    Hi all-

    I've recently upgraded my laptop from Ubuntu 10.04 to 10.10, and I'm having a problem booting up. When I attempt to boot up normally (not using recovery mode), the system appears to boot...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox ScrapBook vs ScrapBook Plus?

    If you click the 'Find Updates' button in the add-ons window, does it offer to update ScrapBook to a newer version?
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    [SOLVED] Re: ./configure not working

    Bash does that when a file doesn't have the necessary execute permissions. Try this after 'cd'ing into the directory:

    chmod u+x ./configure

    Then you should be able to run ./configure.
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