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  1. [SOLVED] Re: how to set up private web proxy - Ubuntu 10.04 server

    Glad it worked. Just FYI with putty it also isn't that difficult.

    putty.exe -D 9853 username@sshhost
  2. [SOLVED] Re: how to set up private web proxy - Ubuntu 10.04 server

    It's very simple. Just use ssh socks proxy.

    Ssh -D 8080 username@sshserverip

    Then just use localhost:8080 proxy. Tip: I use proxy switchy extension for google chrome, when one can choose for...
  3. Thread: Deja Dup with S3

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    [ubuntu] Re: Deja Dup with S3

    I'm also considering deja-dup + s3 solution, but there's one thing I want to know. How's deja-dup working? I want to backup all my photos - it has something around 40GB. It doesn't grow very fast -...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: keyboard layout and sound properties (gnome panel icons)

    Maybe you can read through this thread. I think it affects only users who upgraded and didn't do the clean install...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: keyboard layout and sound properties (gnome panel icons)

    What do you mean by the sound properties icon? Do you mean this icon?
    http://www.ubuntu-pics.de/thumb/56071/selection_001_0YWiig.png
    It's there - at least for me.

    And about the keyboard...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Is mplayer in Lucid repos outdated?

    I think I'm not using the correct PPA as mc4man stated. I'm using the ppa:rvm/ppa. When I add this ppa and run aptitude install mplayer It wants to install the nvidia drivers.


    The following NEW...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Is mplayer in Lucid repos outdated?

    Is this a response to my post? I didn't get it. What earlier posts? I'm just saying that the current mplayer package in the ppa isn't packaged correctly. It depends upon nvidia-current...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Is mplayer in Lucid repos outdated?

    The package (mplayer) dependancy in rvm's ppa isn't setup correctly. If you're not using nvidia GPU it may break your system.
    The mplayer from the ppa requests to install nvidia-current package...
  9. Re: WindowsXP compatibility mode through VirtualBox

    Thank you very much. I'm going to try it.
  10. WindowsXP compatibility mode through VirtualBox

    Hi,
    recently I've read some articles on Windows XP compatibility mode in Windows 7. I was just wondering if the same thing cannot be possible in ubuntu through virtualbox. I'm linux only since...
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    Re: New UNR Netbook Launcher Interface

    +1

    It may look better now, but everything is at least one click / scroll more away than before. It looks better but the usability is lower...
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    Who are you following on twitter?

    I'm interested in who're you following on twitter to get some news about ubuntu, gnome-shell etc. Are there some interesting people to follow?
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    Re: Karmic human window decorator feels awful

    I also dislike the brown look. I was hoping we'll get rid of the brown - according to Mark's statements - Brown served as well etc..
    When I showed the new theme to my girlfriend (she's also ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] How is ubuntu estimating battery life?

    Hi,
    I've bought second spare laptop battery. Now when I plug in the new battery the ubuntu is estimating the exactly same remaining time as with the old one. How is ubuntu estimating battery life? ...
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    Re: New UNR Netbook Launcher Interface

    I'm also not very happy about the new interface. It does look more polished but the places in the right column were definitely better. Now it's hidden, one more click away.... I hope there will be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Locale vs language

    Thank you very much, I'll definitely try that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Locale vs language

    I know I can set my preferred language in Firefox as in many other applications. I just wanted to set by default all the default and newly installed language specific part of applications to Slovak,...
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    [ubuntu] Locale vs language

    Hi,
    I've always preferred English language when it comes to OS. But at the same time I want to have Slovak locales. So basically what I want - I want to have all the text in English, but I want my...
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    How do you manage your passwords?

    I try to use different password for every different account, page etc. From time to time I want to change all these passwords etc. I'm starting to get a bit lost with all my passwords :) How do you...
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    Re: Java vs Mono on desktop

    Ok, I must admit I forget about one thing - memory management. How does memory management work in mono? Do you have to "guess" the heap size as in Java or is the memory footprint stretching and...
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    Re: Java vs Mono on desktop

    Thank you for your answers :)
    Regarding the point you guys mentioned about the size of the jre. I don't think it's issue for end users, but it's issue for distributions - they want to fit all...
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    Re: Unofficial Human theme update: "Humanity"

    Hi,
    I really like your changes to the human theme. I even started using your theme and I've never before used the human theme - I always switched to another after few days of trying to using it. ...
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    Java vs Mono on desktop

    Hi,
    I was just wondering. Why desktop apps for gnome are written in Mono and there's no default app written in Java? Why is Mono better than Java in desktop enviroment? Or is it just because Novell...
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    Deciding my future career

    Hi,
    I graduated few months ago. My language of choice was always Java, but last 3 months I work as a ABAP(SAP) developer. I don't mind programming in ABAP, but I'm not very passionate about it. I...
  25. Re: Google Chrome Development Release Debs (Not Chromium)

    I love it so far - the speed overall is just incredible comparing to firefox. Btw I don't know if somebody mentioned that but you can make the window border dissapear and it will look exactly like on...
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