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    Re: Do you use a proxy server ?

    I am also curious about this. I have used one in a browser, but many many programs in linux have options for a proxy in their config files. I have never done this however. For a browser proxy i have...
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    Re: current laptops that run ubuntu

    My Lenovo Ultrabook U510 Runs like a champ. Dual Booting windows 8 and Linux, and running backtrack in a VM on the SSD i5. Couldn't be happier. Got a sale at Staples selling it for $550.
  3. [all variants] Re: How to dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 on a UEFI GPT system?

    If you are trying to install 12.10 from a live usb or cd, select the "something other" option to install. Even if you don't plan on installing it manually, it should at least let you see how Ubuntu...
  4. Re: Partitioning "/boot" partition Ubuntu/Windows8

    Thank you oldFred. I finally got the dual boot configured. I am thinking of writing up a tutorial of what I learned in the process.

    There were some hiccups with the way my UEFI boot up was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu with Windows 8

    Don't know what kind of machine you are running but I would:

    1.Go into windows 8 and change the size of the windows partition until you have enough "free space" for Ubuntu.

    2. Get Ubuntu 12.10...
  6. Re: Partitioning "/boot" partition Ubuntu/Windows8

    Oldfred, I am doing as you suggested.

    I have one of the few machines that can't install from EFI mode. In fact, it will not even give me the option to boot from USB or CD unless I am in Legacy...
  7. Partitioning "/boot" partition Ubuntu/Windows8

    I just got a Lenovo IdeaPadU510 preinstalled with Windows8, and like many, am attempting to dual boot with 12.10

    To recap what I have done so far:

    -Allocated free space on HDD

    -Went in to...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Error with dpkg, dealing with JDK7 and OpenMPI

    Ok I just solved the problem. The following codes fixed it:


    sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/info/oracle-java7-installer*
    sudo apt-get purge oracle-java7-installer*
    sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*java*...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Broken packages on Ubuntu 12.04

    Just read through this thread and am having the same problem. It occurs when I try to upgrade and when I try to get pretty much anything from any repository, but specifically with java and OpenMPI....
  10. Thread: Minecraft

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    Poll: Re: Minecraft

    I play every once in a while but my three year old acer AMD athlonX2 2GB ram just can't handle the heat!!! :( :(

    My poor cpu overheats.
  11. [SOLVED] Error with dpkg, dealing with JDK7 and OpenMPI

    I am running 12.04, and am able to run java just fine. My programs which I write compile and run in java without error. Just in case it is needed the output to java -version is:


    java version...
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    The Sprawl part II- Arcade Fire
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    Re: question with java processing

    I use both Processing and Java. I haven't done what you are talking about, but I know that Processing is just a language that is really formed from java interfaces and classes, so you are pretty much...
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    [all variants] Re: Program for music composing

    I second musescore. It is quick and has a low learning curve. Although I will also say that rosegarden may be a bit more in depth if that is also what you are looking for.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hopefully a quick LAMP question....

    Don't worry too much about resource use from LAMP. I am running a small lamp server for the exact purposes you describe...learning php and sql and I am running it on 2GB ram, dual core and it runs...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Writing song title, artist, etc. to files.

    Ok so I decided to go the flac route and all of the metadata wrote very easily and flawlessly with avconv. I didn't even know avconv existed, but I guess it comes standard with 12.04.

    Thanks for...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Writing song title, artist, etc. to files.

    Thanks for all of the feedback.

    evilsoup, nickrout, shantiq- It seems that converting to FLAC for lossless compression is a suitable option. I am glad there is a quick command line solution for...
  18. [SOLVED] Writing song title, artist, etc. to files.

    So I have been searching high and low for a piece of software which will write the song title, artist, and album information to a .wav file.

    Basically what I am trying to do is post some of my own...
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    Re: Java on Linux

    I have used the book 'Objects First' which comes with the BlueJ IDE which is good for getting familiar with OOP. The example programs are great for learning the diverse capabilities of java.

    :p
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    [ubuntu] Re: Chown file in external HDD

    I am no expert in this area, but I know from experience that depending on the external device and how it may be formated, it sometimes will simply not allow you to change file permissions even as...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I need a solid C++ IDE

    Yeah I know I should really look in to learning vim or some text editor better. I think I will look to other methods for now, because I have an immediate project at hand. But I may learn vim for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I need a solid C++ IDE

    Thanks for the suggestions. I think this week I am just going to go on a spree and try them all out. Eclipse is what I know the most from java programming, but I was just a little worried about the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I need a solid C++ IDE

    Thank you for the suggestion. I think I will try this one out.
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    [SOLVED] I need a solid C++ IDE

    I need a solid IDE for doing some C++ work in. I know that I can write and compile from the command prompt but I am going to be working with a lot of classes and don't want to fool with a basic...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best IDE For Java

    I personally have to second the BluJ suggestion. It is easy to work with and I really like the debugger. :P
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