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  1. [edubuntu] Re: Squid service needs to be restarted after reboot

    I was having this problem and so I looked on Ubuntu forums to look for a solution. However I've figured it out - it appears that as my computer is using wireless (I'm using a localhost squid server),...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox awesome or address bar

    No problem, glad to have been of help!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox awesome or address bar

    So when you click on Restore Defaults button - does this not fix it for the address bar? It should, but if it doesn't, let me know.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox awesome or address bar

    Going via your screenshot, above your address bar is the search box.

    In that search box, look at the icon to the left of the box, with a small "down" arrow in it. Click on the icon.

    It will...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Restricted Extras - do I need to manually update?

    nrundy - any packages that is updated in restricted/multiverse will be updated on your system automatically.

    Thus if Adobe release a new version of Flash - it won't update immediately on your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Login

    When you installed Ubuntu Tweak - did you do anything else with it? Or did you just install Ubuntu Tweak and then rebooted?

    Also for your computer - does it have a network connection to your...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Restricted Extras - do I need to manually update?

    I really don't like to use terminal commands as a guide when there are perfectly good GUI methods of doing the same thing. Let's make it more useful for normal users that don't want to see a terminal...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XP on Virtual Box - security

    Simply put - in Windows XP - IF you can browse the Internet (ie via IE) then it does have a connection to the Internet and thus can be infected - just treat it as if it is a separate machine to your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New user, new 10.10 locks up after login

    Can you try the following:

    In the Login screen, click on your username. Do not enter your password just yet.

    At bottom, some new texts will appear when you click on your username.

    They are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unwanted logout - help!!

    Even so, sorry that you had to reformat - it's not the ideal answer but if it's a fresh installation with no loss of data fair enough.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unwanted logout - help!!

    My first thought is that it's a problem with the graphics.

    Regarding your NVidia drivers - did you add any extra repos for graphics such as the X Update (which come with a more up to date drivers)...
  12. Thread: Slow machines

    by JGJones
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    [all variants] Re: Slow machines

    I've just gotten a spare laptop with a similar spec to yours - Celeron 1.2GHz with 256Mb.

    I installed Ubuntu on it, but I actually had a spare 512Mb SDRAM card so I installed that giving me 768Mb...
  13. Thread: Ubuntu font

    by JGJones
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    Ubuntu font

    I noticed this morning that the new Ubuntu font was one of the new update so I've switched my theme to using the font in order to notice anything wrong with it etc.

    IMHO I have to say that I...
  14. Re: Marvin Computers Site Launch - Ubuntu Systems :D

    You pretty much cover the range, however when I was looking at your systems, I was looking at the Marvin Graviton as the Dark Matter is a bit too expensive for me :(. One problem with it was that I...
  15. Re: Marvin Computers Site Launch - Ubuntu Systems :D

    I'm looking to purchase a new computer sometime in the near future (say in between 6-10 months) so have bookmarked your site.

    I especially like the bundled kit you have suggested such as the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: plants vs zombies in wine input not supported

    The first time the game starts it'll be in fullscreen mode - which does cause issues (ie very slow or show part of screen).

    Switching to a windowed mode solves this and work very well under wine...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 8.04 under XenServer

    This is probably a bit late for you since you posted this almost a year ago BUT...just in case :)

    http://community.citrix.com/blogs/citrite/anilma/2008/07/02/Installing+Ubuntu+on+XenServer
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    Re: How to: Install Network Manager 0.7 SVN on Hardy

    PPTP VPN is also something I'm after. In my company, we have mobile workers, all with laptops and using 3G mobile broadband to keep in touch with the home office. They all use Microsoft VPN.

    So...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Sony Vaio SZ series: compatibility and enhancements

    Many thanks, some good un's in there. For the webcam, I've since discovered that it's a bug where one cannot compile the r5u870 driver against the latest kernel in Ubuntu 8.10 - see bug report here -...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Sony Vaio SZ series: compatibility and enhancements

    I've just gotten a Sony VGN-SZ71E laptop.

    I have installed Ubuntu 8.10 on it and am glad to report that Ubuntu works well except for the following:

    Webcam - no drivers although supposely you...
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    Re: How to: Install Network Manager 0.7 SVN on Hardy

    Running Network-Manager in commandline just start the NM daemon :)

    To edit network connections (wired, wireless, VPN, mobile etc) - just use this command:

    nm-connection-editor

    (there are...
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    Re: How to: Install Network Manager 0.7 SVN on Hardy

    Confirming the same thing on my machine thanks!
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    Re: How to: Install Network Manager 0.7 SVN on Hardy

    The NetworkManager works utterly fantastic for me.

    One of the key issue for me is the ease of using a 3G connection.

    I have a Vodafone Mobile Connect (model- Huawei E172) this is recognised by...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy Compiz scale plugin bindings broken

    Seconded! I have actually reported this as a bug and it's also listed as a bug at Debian I think. I used Scale a LOT in Gutsy - but I absolutely hate using Screen binding as it's too easy to activate...
  25. Re: VIA based MythTV backend/frontend - suggestions?

    I've just noticed this article which might benefit anyone looking at building a low power PC (ideal for use as HTPC where you do want low power if using it for long times)
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