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  1. Re: Lenovo PCs ship with man-in-the-middle adware that breaks HTTPS connections - Ars

    More Ars coverage, it looks like this is a potentially massive story with lots of companies involved... including Comodo
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  2. Lenovo PCs ship with man-in-the-middle adware that breaks HTTPS connections - Ars T.

    Lenovo is selling computers that come preinstalled with adware that hijacks encrypted Web sessions and may make users vulnerable to HTTPS man-in-the-middle attacks that are trivial for attackers to...
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    Xorg hangs on login

    Hi all. I have a Lenovo Z50-70 (Intel i5-4210U, hybrid graphics with the intel integrated one and a NVidia Geforce 820M card too)

    I think i'm having problems with my graphics drivers. When i boot...
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    Re: Not a total n00b

    For me http://www.webupd8.org/ wins hands down, the author writes articles about new/ unusual/ useful software for Ubuntu & Linux generally. Great community.

    EDIT: it's more beginner friendly...
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    Re: Count to 200 - BEFORE MOD RESETS BACK TO ONE

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    Re: Count to 200 - BEFORE MOD RESETS BACK TO ONE

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  7. Re: Partitioning issues, can't boot ubuntu or Windows 7 after install (live boot work

    Thanks for your help oldfred.

    I didn't have my windows 7 pro dvd with me but (for information purposes, in case anyone else comes) I was able to repair the Windows boot partition with a Windows...
  8. Partitioning issues, can't boot ubuntu or Windows 7 after install (live boot works)

    I installed Ubuntu on my brother's computer (a Dell Vostro). However it had more than 4 primary partitions on an MBR partition table and I have got messed up, neither Windows 7 nor Ubuntu 14.04 will...
  9. Clubbing Seals: Exploring the Ecosystem of Third-party Security Seals

    Sites certified as secure often more vulnerable to hacking, scientists find
    I found the title of the paper hilarious.
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  10. Is it possible to save the state of all applications before shutting down?

    Hi all,

    I'm currently running a dual boot Windows 8.1 / Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is rosy. Haven"t used Windows for a month :)
    On my previous computer I ran XFCE, it had an option to save the...
  11. Re: is it possible to replace an optical disk drive with a HDD and a MSATA ssd togeth

    Yes, it does have SATA 3 for the normal hard drive.
    I was just curious if it would work, but you're right, mips, it's all pointlessly complicated. I was just curious (i would have to buy the ssd...
  12. Replace an optical disk drive with a HDD and a MSATA ssd together?

    Hi all,

    I've heard from many places that it is straightforward to replace an optical DVD drive with a standard hard drive and caddy case. However is it possible to fit a HDD AND a mSATA SSD (one...
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    You receive an email that Thunderbird thinks is empty for some mysterious reason and just dive into the source code and find the content anyway.
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    Re: Fully Installing Ubuntu.

    Why not just shrink the windows partition down to ~100GB (with the Windows partition tool, NOT GPARTED)? Then you'll have some extra space and avoid having to go through all the hassle of installing...
  15. Re: 12.04 -> 14.04 update fails with messages about failed to fetch translation files

    "This is usually some sort of network problem, please check your network connection and retry."

    (quoted from the terminal output)

    It's usualy less hassle to just burn 14.04 to a USB stick and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removing an old kernel

    As far as i know,
    sudo apt-get autoremove removes all unneeded packages INCLUDING old kernels all in one go. Can"t get much easier than that.
  17. Thread: Thank You

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    Re: Thank You

    Welcome!
  18. Re: Most compatible Laptop brand for using Linux (Ubuntu, Mint)

    i've had a HP Compaq laptop and a Lenovo. Everything worked perfectly except the Lenovo's NVIDIA geforce 820M graphics card which required a little bit of fiddling but works.
  19. Re: [Ubuntu] Trouble upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04.1 lts

    No Michael, you don't undeerstand: 12.04 to 14.04 is the standard LTS to LTS upgrade and is well supported and documented by Canonical. all releases in between are short-term support.
  20. Re: [LENOVO] NVidia graphics card does not work and Unity will no longer log in.

    Well thanks very much grahammechanical!! I'll try that. Long time since i was on this forum much (basically last time i got Ubuntu onto a computer, as a noob, and ironed out all the problems at the...
  21. Re: [LENOVO] NVidia graphics card does not work and Unity will no longer log in.

    I am currently on a live system. I'll post again in a few minutes when it finishes but the live system should be the same as the end result no?



    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 vga...
  22. [LENOVO] NVidia graphics card does not work and Unity will no longer log in.

    Hi,

    Typing from the horrors of Windows 8. Please help ;)
    I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Z50-70, everything went fine except that it did not pick up the NVidia GeForce 820M graphics card....
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATIBILITY List.

    @czgirb: I recently bought a new computer, but before that i had a similar one to yours (Compaq CQ56, Intel integrated graphics... Unity was terrible, I used XFCE and it was very happy. Be sure to...
  24. How do i move a Shotwell library from an Ubuntu 12.04 to a 14.04 install?

    Hi all

    I recently clean installed Ubuntu 14.04 (with an xfce desktop on top) on a separate partition of my hard drive. Everything works fine except when i tried to get Shotwell to recognise my...
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    Re: Your feelings on Ambiance theme?

    It has the advantage of being consistent everywhere... contrary to a lot of the others. I like the Zoncolor theme packs, especially with Xfce, but opening Thunderbird makes me reconsider every time,...
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