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    Re: Is Windows better than Ubuntu?

    After years of prodding my brother has finally given in and had Xubuntu put on his laptop after a hd crash and corrupted xp install. I think people dont use linux simply because it seems every pc...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to Mount Audio Disc

    Thanks for that fwallace99 great help. Also had to add

    ide-generic

    to /etc/modules

    then played OK

    cheers
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    [xubuntu] Re: screen resolution problem

    gksu displayconfig-gtk

    try using that

    Philj
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    [all variants] Canon Pixma 160 and xsane

    Hi all,
    I have a Canon pixma 160 working using Turboprint drivers. Xsane recognises the scanner half without any prompting and that works also. I have tried to get this to work under...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't receive files via bluetooth

    Nokia phone that did work under gutsy now under hardy doesnt. I CANNOT send a file from the phone to my pc 'no device sending failed' I CAN acess the phone from my pc using Nautilus but cannot...
  6. [xubuntu] Re: can't get my Phone to Pair with PC via Bluetooth

    deafault passkey is 1234 stored in hcid.conf I think sorry misread your message Phil bluetooth bluez-utils bluez-gnome have you all these installed? I have just paired a nokia with these I...
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    [xubuntu] bluetooth problem in xubuntu hardy

    Hi all, I can send a file to my mobile phone but I cannot send the other way. The phone and computer are paired. I have the bluetooth prefs icon in the systray but the browse device is greyed...
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    Re: BT advert trials were 'illegal'

    Come on we need more signatures on the petition. 2 more gets us up to 18,000 Philj
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    Re: BT advert trials were 'illegal'

    Thank you Smoker,
    come on you lot get your fingers out !


    Phil
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    Re: BT advert trials were 'illegal'

    Well they got away with it. City of London police have dropped the investigation because "there was no criminal intent". So next time you get nicked you know what to say.

    If you've been living...
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    [ubuntu] Hosts file or Moblock or even both ?

    Hi all,
    what's the forum thinking on this

    Host file
    or Host file + Moblock /IPlist or similar
    or just Moblock?
    Overkill?

    Phil,
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    Poll: Re: who in the uk will use webwise/phorm?

    Hi all, I believe your data will still go thru Phorm to check if you are opted out. So they still track you opted in or out. This is the biggest threat to privacy in Gt. Britain to date. It MUST be...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

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    I use ubuntu for everything ,surfing ,email,photo,printing,downloads,wordprocessing, If its by computer its by Ubuntu


    Philj
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    [ubuntu] Re: online streaming

    have you got the plugins installed in firefox ? I find that the Mplayer plugins are best for me . I use it to listen to the BBC audio streams. You should have Totem plugins installed by default. in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printing labels for jam

    Thanks guys,
    will take a look at glabels.

    Phil
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    [ubuntu] Printing labels for jam

    Hi all,
    strange request, I am trying to print some labels for jam jars (the Boss makes good home made jam) , using Kbarcode the only label printer I could find in the repos. I can add text and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Canon MP160 Printer (Does it work?)

    Ghost_Dog and everyone else,
    I just reinstalled Ubuntu 804 Hardy ( I was using Kubuntu 804 ) and the printer is working using the MP150 driver in Gutenprint . It is also working as scanner using...
  18. [kubuntu] Re: Anyone got an MP160 printer working in Hardy without turboprint?

    Hi all,
    just reinstalled Ubuntu804 in place of kubuntu804 and the MP160 is printing using the MP150 driver in Gutenprint. It is printing as I speak.
    What the $%^%!!!
    and scanning with xsane
    ...
  19. [kubuntu] Anyone got an MP160 printer working in Hardy without turboprint?

    Hi all,
    Got this printer working with turboprint driver. Tried the 150 driver from Gutenprint no joy. Also downloaded the rpm's from Canon and followed the all the threads in the forum for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Canon MP160 Printer (Does it work?)

    GhostDog ,
    check your private messages if you havent already

    Phil
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    Re: Moblock (peerguardian linux alternative)

    but for some reason nothing was being blocked until I altered blocklists.list adding all the lists. After this moblock updated the lists then started blocking. I'm no expert so I dont know why this...
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    Re: Moblock (peerguardian linux alternative)

    just downloaded the latest update. There are no blocklists in the /etc/moblock/blocklists.list except for one and all existing blocklists have gone after the update.
    In order to reload you will...
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    Re: HOWTO: Graphical IP Blocker

    Sorry tried this but it locks up, tells me ipchains exist, I cant connect to anything and I cant shut down the gui. done everything suggested here.
    back to Moblock

    Philj
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    Re: Welcome / You are not alone!

    Hello chaps,
    God Bless the UK and all who sail in her.

    Anyone know how to get Podcast.net to work or am I thick ? Tried Mediaplay connectivity and mplayer and cut and pasting into rythmbox but...
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    Re: When Linux bounces people back to Billy

    Please no more I read thru this thread and it's hurting my head.
    It's been said many times including in this thread LINUX is not WINDOWS. If you cant take the time to learn (like you did when you...
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