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    Re: HP mini card reader not recognized

    Any help on this would be fantastic, as basically the only reason I bought a netbook was to use as a SD backup system while on vacation. I'm leaving soon, so this is somewhat urgent. Otherwise I'll...
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    HP mini card reader not recognized

    I recently bought an HP mini 110-3018CA and am trying to get the internal card reader to be recognized (or get cards to be recognized). I tried booting with a card in, but that didn't seem to work....
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    [all variants] Re: Embedded Quicktime in Firefox Problems

    Ok, thanks for the advice. I guess I should research a bit first before I try things. :)
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    [all variants] Re: Embedded Quicktime in Firefox Problems

    Sorry, I must have missed your last post before I posted...
    How would I go about re-adding the Intrepid repos?
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    [all variants] Re: Embedded Quicktime in Firefox Problems

    By the way, I tried installing the dependencies required for the gnucash... but if I follow the errors down, I get to libgail18, which, if I do install it, will remove practically everything left on...
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    [all variants] Re: Embedded Quicktime in Firefox Problems

    Alright, I'll give that a shot in the future. First though, it says that I'm unable to install gnucash. When I try to install it, I get:


    >sudo apt-get install gnucash

    Reading package lists......
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    [all variants] Re: Embedded Quicktime in Firefox Problems

    Ok, so I tried ubuntu-freak's quicktime fix... and it seems to have sort of worked, with flickering video, so I don't know what's up with that. The real problem though, is that it seems to have...
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    Re: strange full screen game behaviors

    I have a similar/same problem in that Open Arena switches to a window after a bit of playing and I can't control anything, quit, or switch applications, so essentially my computer is frozen up. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: video streaming; audio but no video

    I'm hoping to get this problem fixed before the Olympics are over...
    Does anyone have a solution to the Quicktime problem that isn't solved by adding the text to the pluginreg.dat file?

    Ok, so I...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    -freeze repeatedly, crash repeatedly, implode, explode, and generally slow things down to an interminable crawl
    -catch viruses like a bacterium in a phage plate
    -destroy your wallet
    -exist in an...
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    [ubuntu] video streaming; audio but no video

    I've been trying to get streaming to work on my computer and I haven't had much success. I installed gecko and mplayer as advised by the comprehensive media/audio guide. I used to be able to play...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird can't delete messages

    To my knowledge, that didn't change anything...
    did you mean -uninstall thunderbird?
    Sorry if I'm misunderstanding. I guess what I'm wanting is to get rid of all my mail files and start with a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird can't delete messages

    Just an update on my problem. I'm able to delete messages generally, but when I send a message, it is unable to transfer the message to the Sent box and as a result, I am unsure if the message is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: "Movie Making" (Video Editing)

    I'm also looking for good video editing software. I used premier elements in windows previously, and I've had a quick look at Kino and Pitivi, though I haven't actually used them. It seems like these...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Sound works for some games, but nothing else

    Awesome!!!
    I went into the BIOS and disabled the on-board sound chip. And now I have sound!! I actually don't really know much about BIOS and jumpers and stuff, but I guess it all worked out, it was...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Sound works for some games, but nothing else

    Just to give some more information as I'm trying different things; it seems as though Ubuntu is still trying to use my on-board sound card, because the hardware testing application detected a sound...
  17. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Sound works for some games, but nothing else

    Hi, I'm new to Linux, and am having lots of problems with my sound. I tried the comprehensive sound guide when I wasn't getting any sound, and I'm not sure how much it helped, because I still don't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird can't delete messages

    Ok, so bizarrely all of a sudden I'm able to delete individual messages, and the only thing I changed was that I deleted a small sub-folder first.
    Though everything seems to be relatively ok now, I...
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    [ubuntu] Thunderbird can't delete messages

    Hi, I am new to Linux and am trying to set up Thunderbird with my mail from the Thunderbird I had set up in Windows XP. I burned the Mail folder from my profile onto a disk and overwrote the new Mail...
  20. Thread: Gui vs Terminal

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    Re: Gui vs Terminal

    I am very new to Linux and have only done a very little bit of command line and terminal stuff. I am really happy to learn to use the terminal over GUI because, as I understand it, it is faster and...
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    Re: Audiosurf + WINE

    Hi, I'm new to linux and wine, and I'm trying to play Audiosurf on steam. I've got steam and audiosurf installed fine, but when I try to run audiosurf, it closes immediately after starting. What...
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    Re: Wine Gecko Installer

    Thanks so much, got it working!
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    [gnome] Re: Can not enable visual effects [Hardy Heron]

    So I think I got it working on my own. I just went System > Administration > Hardware Drivers and Enabled the device driver that was unselected. I don't know that much about proprietary drivers, but...
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    Re: Comprehensive Sound Problem Solutions Guide

    An update on my problem. I was installing a game (tuxkartracer or something) and I noticed that I was getting sound effects, so obviously something is working, but I'm still not getting any music,...
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    [gnome] Re: Can not enable visual effects [Hardy Heron]

    I'm new to Ubuntu as well, and I'm not sure if my visual effects were ever enabled, but it says they can't be enabled.
    Apparently compizconfig-settings-manager is already the newest version, or...
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