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    [ubuntu] reinstalling grub after installing grub2

    Firstly, I apologise for the length of this post, but I wanted to get all the details in in case they're important.

    I'm running ubuntu 8.04 (I know it's old, but it's a custom version from another...
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    Do you mean that pressing only the windows key opens the terminal? If so, how do you do that?

    Gnome will only allow me to use the windows key as a modifier key.
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    Been there, done that. Got bored the other day, and noticed it in the repos.
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    You try to install Windows XP on an ipod video, just to see whether it works.

    (It doesn't....messed it up so badly that itunes couldn't restore it. Had to take it back to the shop and play dumb to...
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    [kde] Re: How do I disable plasma?

    Thanks, but for whatever reason that hasn't had any effect on my system. I've changed it to double click, and clicking on an icon once still opens the corresponding program, document, or whatever the...
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    [kde] How do I disable plasma?

    I recently switched to using KDE4 on Ubuntu (I've been using ubuntu since june last year though, so I wouldn't call myself a new user). However, one thing i've found that I don't like, is plasma (or...
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    You add this to the bottom of your bashrc file (Extra points if you know what it does without looking at the image):


    dir='/usr/share/cowsay/cows/'
    file=`/bin/ls -1 "$dir" | sort...
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    When I was in primary school, my dad (who worked at the school) used to come and get me out of class when he needed help with the computers (Archimedes Computers running riscos) as I knew more about...
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    [ubuntu] Re: hide user account from logon screen

    Thanks. That worked:D
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    [ubuntu] hide user account from logon screen

    I've got a seperate account on my computer which is only used for running an ircd.

    I was wondering if there is any way to hide that account from the logon screen, as I only want my account showing.
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    [ubuntu] Re: cannot login via ssh

    I completely forgot usernames were case sensitive. Just tried connecting from my phone with my username spelt correctly, and it now works.

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] Re: cannot login via ssh

    The way i'm trying to connect is from the same machine at the moment....while i'm trying to get it working.

    I am entering ssh administrator@192.168.1.68 which is my username on the computer and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cannot login via ssh

    I hadn't thought of root logins to be honest. I've disabled it and restarted the ssh server now though.

    I've found the following in auth.log:


    Mar 8 20:55:35 Laptop sshd[26126]: Invalid user...
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    [ubuntu] cannot login via ssh

    I've installed the openssh server on my laptop so that I can access it remotely when i'm out. However, it always says that my password is incorrect despite me using the exact same password that works...
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    [ubuntu] Re: rythmbox randomly crashing

    Reinstalling it didn't seem to help earlier, but touch wood, it doesn't appear to be doing it now.

    I didn't think of it earlier, but I did have a virtual machine running in virtualbox earlier...
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    [ubuntu] rythmbox randomly crashing

    I'm running Ubuntu Ultimate 1.8 (based on Hardy Heron). I had to reinstall recently after replacing a failing HDD. I usually listen to music in rhythmbox while i'm doing other things on my laptop.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Moving Ubuntu to new drive

    Thanks for the replies. I'll give both of them a go once i've got the new drive. If they don't work, i'll backup all my data and do a fresh install on the new drive.

    I won't mark this as solved...
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    [ubuntu] Moving Ubuntu to new drive

    I've currently got my laptop configured in the following way:

    Vista Ultimate on internal drive
    MacOSX Kalyway on internal drive
    Ubuntu Ultimate on External USB Drive using approximately 119GB...
  19. [ubuntu] Ultimate Edition (based on Hardy Heron) crashes every few days at random

    I'm having a problem with ubuntu crashing every few days.

    It seems to be completely random as to when it will crash. I usually leave my laptop on 24 hours a day, and only reboot it if there's a...
  20. [all variants] suspected failing HDD. GParted log included

    I've currently got a dual boot setup on my laptop with both Windows Vista Ultimate, and also Ubuntu Ultimate Edition (Based on hardy heron (http://ultimateedition.info))

    I currently have Vista...
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    [ubuntu] cpu shows half speed after rebooting

    I'm running Ubuntu Ultimate Edition on my laptop which has a 1.6Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo (T5200) processor.

    When I first startup or reboot my laptop, it reports the cpu speed as being half of what it...
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    [other] Bitchx won't start after removing theme

    I'm currently running Ubuntu Ultimate Edition (http://www.ultimateedition.info/uu/) on my laptop as a dual boot setup.

    I installed bitchx on Ubuntu using the precompiled download from the bitchx...
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    [ubuntu] Move grub to different HD

    I'm running Ubuntu Ultimate Edition on my laptop in a dual boot configuration with Vista Ultimate.

    I've got Vista installed on the internal drive, and Ubuntu plus grub on an external USB drive....
  24. Re: [SOLVED] How can I register as a linux and ubuntu user?

    Oops....thanks for pointing it out....i've corrected it now.
  25. Re: [SOLVED] How can I register as a linux and ubuntu user?

    If you click on 'get counted' you can still register. I did earlier, and it works fine. Looks like only parts of the site are down.



    You could just register as using Ubuntu, then enter Mint in...
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