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    [ubuntu] Re: firefox ui freeze (unity, 11.04)

    Having the same problem. I'm not really sure when it started, but dragging the window down and back up again does the trick.

    The window is registering clicks and changing state.. for example, in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Redshift won't start in Natty

    You can start it via the command line.

    Open up a terminal, CTRL + ALT + t and type


    redshift -l LAT:LON

    where LAT:LON are your latitude and longitude.

    If you need more configuration...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Need to remove ubuntu along with partitions and Grub

    I'm a little out of my depth here, but anyway.

    Try hitting ESC when you see the live USB starting up (from this thread - http://ubuntu-ky.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9273980 )

    If you can...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Need to remove ubuntu along with partitions and Grub

    Are you sure the Live CD won't boot? Whe the BIOS flashes up at the start can you choose to go into a 'boot menu' or setup and make sure that booting is set to USB?

    No matter what you've done to...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Sorry Guys but Im going back to windows...can anyone show me the way?

    Ok, so the options here are;

    Get an external CD/DVD drive

    or

    Create a Windows XP virtual machine and use it to prep a USB stick so Windows can be installed from it.


    One's free but is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: new upgrade to 10.4 no desktop

    If you are unable to open a terminal as indicated in the above post, try hitting CTRL+ALT+F2 and you should be brought to a login terminal. If you can log in from here, let us know and we'll hopfully...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Need to remove ubuntu along with partitions and Grub

    Most definitely the XP cd solution is better, but the user doesn't have access to a CD drive, so I provided a possible solution. I should have put in a disclaimer of course, but I'd be in favour of...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Need to remove ubuntu along with partitions and Grub

    This thread has some information that may help. There are 'boot cd's' that you can put onto a USB drive that have MBR tools that will help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Manually installed programs

    The mistake you made here was installing from the website. The first thing you should always do is check is the program in the repositories. Netbeans is. Some programs aren't in the repositories, but...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Unstable system - how do I check if the correct kernel is loaded

    If you want to use a 64bit kernel, you'll need to install the 64bit version of Ubuntu, just download and install the 64 bit version from http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download (click alternate...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Need to remove ubuntu along with partitions and Grub

    As I said in a previous post, you now need to fix your MBR. You will need to create a USB drive that contains a recovery tool, something like Hirens Boot CD will do this, it can be found here -...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Need to remove ubuntu along with partitions and Grub

    The best thing to do is to create a GParted live USB and boot from that and use it to modify your partitions. Takes a while, but less chance of anything going wrong as you're booting from a live USB
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    [ubuntu] Re: Won't Suspend!

    Post these outputs and lets get as much info as we can about the problem
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    [ubuntu] Re: Won't Suspend!

    Are you running 64 or 32 bit?
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Need to remove ubuntu along with partitions and Grub

    You need to delete the Ubuntu partitions with something like GParted.

    This will mess up your boot, so you'll need to fix the MBR so that Windows can boot again. The easist way to do this is using...
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    [all variants] Re: SSH back to client?

    It's likely there's a firewall restriction that is blockling you from SSH'ing back to the client. Can you check is port 22 open on your end and that the Netbook IP address is visible to the cluster?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is Ext4 ready?

    Yeah, BtrFS looks like it'll be cool. I'd be surprised if we see it in Maverick though, I don't think it'll be stable enough by then. It may be an option, but it likely won't be the default, the same...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Should I partition manually when I install?

    If you click on the bit that is labeled as "free space" and the add button should become clickable.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't adjust volume in videos in Firefox

    This is a problem with clicking on flash videos. There's a workaround listed here - http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1314910

    If that doesn't work, try this -...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is Ext4 ready?

    Wait till you get some of the Reiser4 goodness...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=reiser4_benchmarks&num=3
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    [ubuntu] Re: Should I partition manually when I install?

    Make the new partitions inside Windows?? No! Make the new partitions when you are installing Ubuntu through the built in Ubuntu partition manager, Make them when you see the window shown in the image...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OpenGL question

    It's possible that you're right and the frame rates are higher in Windows.

    Phoronix did some testing of OpenGL on the 3 big OS's and found that in many cases, Windows performed better.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video codec problems in Ubuntu 9.10

    Have you got Ubuntu Resticted Extras installed?

    ("sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras" if you don't)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is Ext4 ready?

    4 server installs, 6 laptop installs, all ext4, no problems so far.

    There were a few bugs near the beginning, but they appear to be a thing of the past. I'd recommend it, it's much quicker that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Should I partition manually when I install?

    It's been suggested by another poster that you should only resize Windows with Windows own tools. I've always just used the Ubuntu ones, but maybe it's a good idea to use the built in (into Vista and...
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