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    Re: How to get started

    If that Rar icon is confusing, it can easily be changed by opening winRar, go into settings and uncheck the box next to .iso in file associations.

    screenshots:...
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    Re: Phasing out Google: alternatives to GMail

    Just to add a note: Mail.com uses GMX, same interface; which has just recently been updated.

    My 2 cents. I have Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, Zoho, GMX, Mail.com(my old "@linuxmail.org" addy), Icloud,...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Keyboard and mouse takes 2-3 minutes to detect on boot

    My mouse never gets detected. Once it boots up, I have to unplug it, then plug it back in and it works fine after that.
    Trackpad works fine. No issues at start up but have to use trackpad.

    Mouse...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nero Linux Problem

    Was trying to burn mp3's to audio cd.
    I have the 64 bit version too. Thought it might be an issue with the Ubuntu upgrade to 12.1.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Nero Linux Problem

    User666 Thank You! Was driving me crazy on my 64bit Ubuntu.
  6. Re: Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) will not have Ubuntu Classic Desktop

    Where's my "Like" button??? :)
  7. Thread: you know what

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    Re: you know what

    Plan to do that as soon as the final is released, but for now I'll keep my box of "Goody's' Powders" handy and play with the upgrade.

    Theoretically, an upgrade should work almost as well as a...
  8. Re: Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) will not have Ubuntu Classic Desktop

    Hope you didn't misinterpret my post there. That was pure sarcasm.
    The line above that you didn't quote is how I really feel:
    "Sounds like an ambitious goal, and probably the best way to go."
  9. Re: Natty beta 64 bit - LiveCD works great, install fails to install grub

    LOL, yeaaa, only been here since 2004 :P
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    Re: Boots to wallpaper and mouse

    yea, thanks for that. Something I haven't had to do in a long time, obviously.
  11. Re: Natty beta 64 bit - LiveCD works great, install fails to install grub

    My 64 bit laptop is my "production machine" so i won't beta test on it, but I did the LiveCD and it worked great. Hope this one gets sorted out before the 28th.
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    Re: Boots to wallpaper and mouse

    ESC is the key to get to the menu selection, need to change the display time on it and I'm not sure how. Maybe someone else knows right off the back.
    When you have a dual boot system GRUB will...
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    Re: Boots to wallpaper and mouse

    Could try booting into recovery mode. When you get a prompt do sudo apt-get update then sudo apt-get upgrade and see if you missed anything.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lightweight Ubuntu

    "trying to uninstall them on a clean install is a nightmare"

    I don't understand this. How are you uninstalling? Software center does that easily.

    You looked at Lubuntu or Xubuntu for...
  15. Re: Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) will not have Ubuntu Classic Desktop

    Sounds like an ambitious goal, and probably the best way to go.

    Hey who knows, maybe we'll see a true Gnome specific variant one day :P
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    Re: Boots to wallpaper and mouse

    alt-ctrl-del will let you restart. I had the same issue with an Acer Aspire One.
    Had to install the compiz-config-settings-manager and enable the unity plugin.
    You can do this by selecting "Classic...
  17. Thread: AcerAspire 1

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    [SOLVED] {Solved} AcerAspire 1

    I have an Acer Aspire One Model ZG5. Have been running 10.01 in desktop mode with no issues. Decided to test Natty, so I made a USB boot stick and fired it up live. Everything looked good, Unity...
  18. Thread: Webilder?

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    [ubuntu] Re: Webilder?

    get it here: http://www.webilder.org/

    Look in the preferences. It places the photos in a hidden folder by default.
    You can put your photos in there or point it to your photos.

    I use a Dropbox...
  19. Re: HOWTO: Automatically Get Most Interesting Flickr Photos as Wallpapers

    Thanks for this app. Got a use for my Webshots account now!
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    Re: How To: Mint Style Gnome Menu in Ubuntu

    Ok, it's somewhat similar.


    http://news.opensuse.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/gnome-desktop.png
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    Re: How To: Mint Style Gnome Menu in Ubuntu

    Thanks for the instructions. Isn't this similar to the menu in OpenSuse Gnome?
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    [ubuntu] Re: no "add computer" webpage

    Yes Joshua thanks, thats what I've been trying, but see my last post for how i solved it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: no "add computer" webpage

    OK solved it. There was no entry in my hosts file for "localhost" only the name of my machine, so I added 127.0.0.1 localhost, and when I retried it all worked.
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    [ubuntu] Re: no "add computer" webpage

    Only Adblock and I turned that off.

    OK, I get this in my FF error console.
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    [ubuntu] Re: no "add computer" webpage

    I'm having a problem with 1 machine getting authenticated.

    I get this when I select add this computer. "Firefox can't find the server at localhost."

    Thought it might be a firewall issue but...
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