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    [all variants] Re: What are .fr- hidden directories?

    Sounds like an initial backup and then some incremental backups following-on. I am unaware of a backup program by default running - I don't have them with 12.04 for example.

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    Re: Cant get cronjob to work

    I don't think you can sudo remote. We always have to log in remote, SU, then edit our cron jobs. We are coming from a windows world so maybe from anther GNU/L it is different, but I don't thinks so....
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    [ubuntu] Re: trying to create ramdisk

    Starting to get the feeling you cannot get that Icon. Check out this discussion.
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1687103

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    Re: VLC prevents the screen to turn off

    Worked for me too. Thanks.
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    [ubuntu] Re: trying to create ramdisk

    Also note that the directory you created is not the same spelling as the mount command is using.
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    [ubuntu] Re: trying to create ramdisk

    Did you try the -L label option for the mount command? Is that what you are looking for?
  7. Re: how to display USB label on UBUNTU desktop

    I'm running 12.04 LTS and my 4GB thumb pops right up with the proper name, and also shows in devices named.
  8. Re: Anyone want to recommend some software for Linux?

    Gimp for drawing
    VLC media player for movies
    Thunderbird for email
    Solfege for studying music
    GParted for hard drives
    Mono for developing
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    Sticky: Re: Linux Command Line Learning Resources

    Has anyone ever made a prioritized list? Most common or most useful commands first? That could be an effective learning tool.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Booting problem

    I know that the people who are about to come along and solve this for you are going to ask:
    1) How did you install? Was it a CD that prompted you for installation as an option? A new install from a...
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    Re: 12.10 new install not connecting to wifi

    This thread got my 1501 wireless working for me. Good luck!

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1975503
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to hibernate in Ubuntu 12.10 / system not responding after hibernation

    We regularly turn off hibernation in our WIndows systems also. It just is not that reliable.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Email client for pst

    Thunderbird makes a good default for me in non-windows systems.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Weaning off of Update Manager in favor of apt-get

    We are using CentOS 5 in dev (RH in production) and mix and match YUM and apt-get with no issues to report.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Server sends me a text

    You'll want to work through cron to schedule things like this. Eventually it will be an administrative nightmare and you can minimize that by having a central location to work on changes and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Icons are not shown correctly.

    I would bet it is installation. I have several Gnu/linux boxes running off a VM-farm right now. The way that makes it always work for me is to load the virtual CD's from the remote session. Only...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Resizing partitions after uninstalling Ubuntu from Win dual boot

    Very easily, yes. You do have the option of telling explorer (I think its in tools | folder options | views, then find the checkbox options in "hidden files and folders") that you want to stop hiding...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install

    You may also find it helpful to read some of the problem / solution threads here re: WIndows 8. I did that for my first install on my Dell and it helped me avoid some issues.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How do I find out what App just connected to internet?

    Hah! Learned something new!
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    [ubuntu] Re: gvfsd-http What does this actually do?

    Gnome Virtual File System Daemon - part of the file system and your GUI. You may have your package manager reporting your usage (system|Admin|update manager|settings tab), or some other program...
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    Re: NASA scientist working on "Warp" drive.

    Will they still have sandwiches?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting really bad packet loss

    Just some thoughts ...
    Are they both using inet 4 or is Windows running ipv6?
    Is the radio being set up the same in both OS systems? The default gain in Ubuntu may be lower perhaps - something...
  23. Thread: Unzip .uu

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    [ubuntu] Re: Unzip .uu

    You'll need a uudecode utility first. Most likely that will give you a tarball to work with.

    Nothing I've seen in the way of graphical interfaces for these. Terminal still rules.
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    Poll: Re: Should I buy PS3 or Xbox 360?

    I keep a PC just for games. The only thing I can't get is Forza - which is a total bummer ...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Resizing partitions after uninstalling Ubuntu from Win dual boot

    I've not had much luck with repartitioning Windows. Lot's of stuff hidden under the hood. I am told by my peers that the best bet is "partition magic" but I think you have to pay for it , and you...
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