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    [all variants] Re: Printer Recommendations, please!

    Thanks for your reply, Mike. You're right, that the decision is going to be entirely mine, and probably no two people have exactly the same requirements.



    I don't find the 'escputil' command...
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    Re: Blue colour cast removal?

    Thanks to both tgalati4 and mcduck.

    My version of Gimp has Colours -> Auto -> White Balance, that gave good results.

    I also tried the autowhite script suggested by mcduck. This gave a somewhat...
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    Blue colour cast removal?

    Hello, all.

    I went on a skiing trip and stupidly left my camera phone set to "indoor" or to "tungsten", or something similar, so all my photos of the trip have a strong blue colour cast.

    I've...
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    [all variants] Printer Recommendations

    I'm just about as annoyed as it is possible to be with a printer…

    My Epson Stylus Photo 890 has given many years of reasonably good service, but I am sick and tired of its quirks and irritations,...
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    Re: Stream Ubuntu to DLNA receiver

    Sony's manual is about as useful as a chocolate fireguard.



    If the Linux computer is switched on, then somebody is logged in. In any case, I don't really need to have a DLNA server running on...
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    Re: Stream Ubuntu to DLNA receiver

    I've been trying to get my son's Sony SA-NS310 speaker to work with a few devices other than his iPod Touch. The idea is to be able to use Android phones or our Linux computers to play music stored...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Solid black page when printing pdfs

    I also have this problem, with Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and an old Epson Stylus Photo 890.

    As usual, the problem occurs at exactly the wrong time; my daughter has to print a project she has done during...
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    [all variants] Really odd problem with Clementine

    I've been using Clementine with practically no problems for a really long time, and tonight it has for no obvious reason stopped working.

    I've not made any system changes, and the errors vary,...
  9. [all variants] Aiptek type graphics tablet: how to set up with 14.04 LTS?

    So I have this graphics tablet that I bought a couple of years ago, second hand. It looks very much like the Trust model shown below, right down to the little indentations on the mouse buttons.
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  10. [all variants] Periodically measure and log ink levels

    So, here's an old, old problem.

    I have an Epson Stylus Photo 890; it still works fine. Except that there's one problem with it that has been annoying me since I first bought it new, years ago.
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    Re: What's your glmark2 score?

    This is my system built in 2007, and with the graphics card updated today.

    CPU: Intel Q9650
    RAM: Mushkin 8GB DDR2-1066
    Graphics card: PNY nVidia Quadro K2000D

    Running windowed (800 600)
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  12. Re: OpenGL error #1285 [0x505] : [out of memory] makes Megaglest crash

    Well, I managed to get hold of a PNY Quadro K2000D card second-hand, for a very reasonable price, and put that in the computer in place of the GTX 9800 but Megaglest still crashes, with the same...
  13. Re: Microsoft sues Samsung for not paying Android royalties

    Possibly the worst piece of "writing" that I have read all year!

    There is no explanation of why Samsung would owe royalties to Microsoft for each Android device that Samsung sells, and then there...
  14. OpenGL error #1285 [0x505] : [out of memory] makes Megaglest crash

    If I start up Megaglest the game crashes after a few minutes. I tried reducing some graphics details (such as particles and rain) but this changes nothing.

    Here's what I see when I run the game...
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    [all variants] Re: Phone for use with Ubuntu

    Thanks for the info. I saw some of your responses in the other threads, and was hoping you'd give me some advice.

    So if I've understood: I would run Radicale on the computer, DAVdroid on the...
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    [all variants] Phone for use with Ubuntu

    After several years of great service my Nokia XM5800 is beginning to behave somewhat flakily and is showing its age.

    Here are examples of what's wrong.

    Not setting the clock to network time....
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    Re: Extracting firmware from an EXE file

    Thanks for that.

    The file sizes look like those that I got from WINE. If the image file is encrypted by some key, maybe the key is in the TV; then the TV can use the key to decrypt the image...
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    Re: Extracting firmware from an EXE file

    OK, I agree that the fact that it is Samsung firmware is not relevent. What is relevent is that this is a self-extracting archive for DOS or Windows.

    Neither you nor "sdowney717" seem to have...
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    Re: Extracting firmware from an EXE file

    :rolleyes:

    I'll call a few friends, then, and tell them that according to some random guy on a forum they should all have computer'se capable of unpacking my Samsung firmware, eh?
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    Re: Extracting firmware from an EXE file

    Thanks for the idea.

    I used WINE and got almost the same result, but not quite. Here's the list of the archive unpacked using WINE.



    total 48960
    drwx------ 2 xxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx 32768 Jun...
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    Extracting firmware from an EXE file

    I have a Samsung UA32C5000 and would like to update the firmware. Sadly, Samsung is one of those companies who supplies the firmware upgrade as a self-extracting EXE file that, for no good reason,...
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    [all variants] Re: Logitech MK300 wireless keyboard layout

    Thanks, this bit may well be of some help.


    from http://askubuntu.com/questions/153115/how-do-i-change-the-system-default-keyboard


    It doesn't fix my question of showing a specific physical...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Really Simple Keyboard Question

    Open the System Settings window; in the Personal section select Keyboard Layout.

    Select the Layouts tab.

    If there are several layout, for each layout in the list, select the layout and then...
  24. Re: Problem compiling xmlcopyeditor-1.2.0.10

    It's an idea… I'll try it in a couple of hours. But how could I have known from that message that missing libboost-dev might be the culprit? I would have expected the presence of required libraries...
  25. Problem compiling xmlcopyeditor-1.2.0.10

    The title says it all.

    The version of xmlcopyeditor in the repositories does not work. The most recent source code requires a library that is not available for 12.04LTS, so I downloaded the source...
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