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    [ubuntu] Gnome3 problems

    I'm using gnome3 from the ppa (gnome3-team) and recently it hasn't been starting--I get the sad computer icon with "something is wrong and you have to log out"--so specific, I know. Anyway I tried...
  2. [ubuntu] Tomboy Hotkeys--Is anyone else having trouble with these?

    I can't get Tomboy's hotkeys to work, either the default ones or the ones I've set. I've tried changing them to different keys, too, but no go. There's a workaround somewhere that suggests mapping ...
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    [ubuntu] Pimp my Command Line

    So I used Arch linux for a while and was really impressed and how colorful the commandline output was. Not only from ls, which I was able to emulate by adding "alias ls="ls --color"" to my .bashrc,...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Install 10.04 with "look" from 9.01/previous release

    Old post, I know, so you may have already solved this issue (or not?) but still, thought I'd contribute.
    Unless I'm mistaken, I think the bootup technologies for 10.04 changed dramatically from...
  5. [ubuntu] Multi-touch on the (multi-touch capable) sentelic trackpad (msi x350 notebook)

    I just bought an msi x350, which comes with a sentelic trackpad, which is capable of multi-touch. I haven't been able to get multi-touch to work in ubuntu, though, has anyone else?
  6. [ubuntu] Trackpad & other issues with 10.10 on a MB5,1

    So I have been trying to get 10.10 to work on a MacBook5,1 (Aluminum), and the trackpad hasn't been working properly. Clicking didn't work--only tapping, and dragging didn't work. I checked here:
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  7. [ubuntu] Re: Downloading package indexes failed (Hardware Drivers)

    Having the same issue trying to install drivers on a MacBook. Apt-get update works fine.
  8. [ubuntu] Re: GNOME Shell Installation on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick

    Any knowledgeable and charitable people out there who would be willing to put together a .deb of the latest snapshot for i386? That would be so awesome, and I bet would save hundreds of...
  9. [ubuntu] Command Line Question: Indexing a directory tree for better note-taking

    So I have a ~/Notes directory where I keep all my notes as text files, organized into many levels of sub-directories. I use vim to view and edit them.

    I read this post which suggests putting this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot resume from suspend Ubuntu 10.10

    This fix might work for you if you're using a Realtek card. Open a terminal and type
    gksu gedit /etc/pm/config.d/unload_module This will ask you for your password and open a text editor. In text...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot resume from suspend Ubuntu 10.10

    I think I figured it out, for my MSI Wind, at least. For me, the problem was probably the r8187se (realtek wireless) module. As a variation on the first suggested fix, I edited...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot resume from suspend Ubuntu 10.10

    I think this may be related to the Realtek wireless card. I've seen a lot of stuff about rtl modules and such in this thread.

    If people who have this problem could post the output of
    lspci |...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot resume from suspend Ubuntu 10.10

    Hi, MSI Wind U100 here. None of the above fixes worked for me, unfortunately. Also, as with bad_astronaut, my ability to resume from suspend is directly related to whether I'm running on AC power or...
  14. [ubuntu] Dropbox icon problems in Maverick Netbook anyone?

    I've been getting this persistent problem with the Dropbox icon displaying strangely in Maverick's Netbook Edition. Haven't had this problem on other editions or on Lucid, so I think the problem is...
  15. [ubuntu] Suspend and hibernate not working since update. :(

    Suspend and hibernate no longer work on my laptop, since upgrading to Maverick. It suspends OK but then it when it resumes I just get a blank screen. It's unresponsive and I have to hard-reset. Here...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: displaying a text file dynamically on my desktop--conky maybe?

    Cool, I just found this helpful guide:

    http://github.com/ginatrapani/todo.txt-cli/wiki/Linux-with-Conky
  17. [ubuntu] displaying a text file dynamically on my desktop--conky maybe?

    Hi, I use the awesome todo.txt cli tool for my todo list. I want to find a way to display this on my desktop, and have it update every time I update the file. Is there an easy way to do this? Does...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hard disk problems

    It was only connected to a Windows machine briefly, because the guy that sold me the HD enclosure wanted to show me that it worked. It didn't work, but I figured it was just because windows doesn't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hard disk problems

    The only partition is an ext4 partition, though. Does ntfs tools for for ext4?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hard disk problems

    Fsck doesn't seem to work. That might be the issue--it was in fact plugged into a windows computer recently. Is there a way to fix it using only ubuntu, though? I don't have access to a windows...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hard disk problems

    But the problem is that it's not recognizing any partitions on the device:


    jon@jon-laptop:~$ sudo fdisk -l
    [sudo] password for jon:

    Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes
    255 heads, 63...
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    [SOLVED] Hard disk problems

    So I'm traveling and I took out my desktop's 500G 3.5" SATA drive and brought it along with me. I just bought a enclosure for it to make it readable through USB, but something isn't working. Nautilus...
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    [ubuntu] VMWare not compiling in 10.10

    I haven't been able to get VMWare to work with Maverick. I downloaded the latest vmware player (3.1.2) and ran the installer, but every time it tries to compile the kernel modules it exits with this...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Using the new ubuntu font in LaTeX (texlive)

    That's great, thanks for the files! I'm going to get a lot of use out of this.
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    Re: Vim HTML templates/distribute changes

    That's so awesome, thanks.
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