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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't save large files to external hdd

    Thanks very much everyone. Have reformatted to ReiserFS and everything is working fine.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't save large files to external hdd

    It will most likely only be shared over a network, so I'm thinking RieserFS. My understanding is that's the best file system to use. Am I right in that assumption?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't save large files to external hdd

    Thanks for that Taurus,

    Guess I might even change it to ext3, probably a better option. I should have thought of that myself, just too tired I guess lol.
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    [ubuntu] Can't save large files to external hdd

    Hi all,

    I know that I'm missing something really simple here, but just can't figure it out. Bought a new WD Elements 1T external hdd, but can't seem to be able to save large files (eg., .iso...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] usb install on Aspire One

    Ok, loading Hardy was an absolute no go. Wanted to go with that version because I found it easier to get my NextG wireless working, or so I thought. Ended up loading Intrepid on my Acer One and...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] usb install on Aspire One

    I'm trying to load Hardy on an Aspire One, so need to do it by way of a usb key. Have use the Create Usb Startup Disk on an Intrepid install on a pc, put usb in Aspire One, everything worked well...
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    [ubuntu] UNR and Ubuntu-desktop

    Hi all,

    This might be a stupid question, but I'd just like to make sure. I've install the UNR packages over 8.04 on an Aspire One and was wondering if I could now remove the Ubuntu-desktop to...
  8. [all variants] Re: How to make impossible "copy to usb" but possible "copy from usb"?

    I think the OP is trying to figure out how to restrict write access to a usb device while allowing read access. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Anyway, wouldn't changing the permissions do that for...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Samba alternative

    Hi,
    I'm running 8.04 server, command line only, with Seagate external HDD attached. External drive is NTFS format which I'm not in a position to change. I want to be able to access the external...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Server and torrent downloads

    Thanks for that, do those have the scheduling function as well though?
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    [ubuntu] Server and torrent downloads

    I have a desktop setup with a standard Hardy install that is operating as a basic file and print server. I would like to change it to a server install with limited if any graphics. The problem that...
  12. Thread: VOIP phones

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    [all variants] VOIP phones

    Hi all,

    Not sure if this is the right area, but it is a hardware question I suppose. I'm looking at going into VOIP for outgoing calls, but would prefer not to have to use the whole...
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    [all variants] Re: Good Ubuntu Laptops?

    I bought a Toshiba Satellite A200 installed with vista. Had all sorts of problems with it. I wanted a laptop without NVIDIA graphics because I'd always had trouble getting them to work properly in...
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    Re: Xfce is so perfect.

    Thank you, worked that time. Your help was very much appreciated. Now I'll say that Xfce is great for me.

    Griz
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    Re: Xfce is so perfect.

    Unfortunately, it doesn't give that option.

    Griz
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    Re: Xfce is so perfect.

    I have to admit that I've only been using Xfce for a very short period of time (like1 day), but so far am very impressed. My Satellite A200 laptop seems to run cooler and the whole desktop just...
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    [other] Re: Ktorrent and lost torrent file

    Thanks for the reply. I never thought of that. Will try it out later.

    Griz.
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    [other] Ktorrent and lost torrent file

    Hi all,
    I've started downloading a large collection of public domain movies, about 30G worth, on Vista, have now dual booted my laptop and thought that I'd finish the download off with Ktorrent. ...
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    [ubuntu] Installing on Toshiba Satellite

    Hi all,

    I've got a Toshiba Satellite that I'm going to put 8.04 onto. I'm still going to need a small Vista load onto, unless someone can suggest a workaround fo my Navman GPS software? I've...
  20. Thread: Feisty repos

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    Re: Feisty repos

    Thanks people. I've tried the iinet repos and they seem to work a lot better than the default ones.

    Griz
  21. Thread: Feisty repos

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    Feisty repos

    Hi all,

    Can anyone recommend a good repository list for Feisty. I'm in Australia so, should I use Australian repos or not have any country specific codes in the list?

    Thanks in advance

    Griz.
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    Re: Have any of you pros completely dumped Win OS?

    I'm definately not a guru (a big thanks to all of you on this forum who've helped me in the past :p ) but this computer has never had a windows os on it. I Started with Redhat, Mandrake, Fedora then...
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