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    [ubuntu] Re: about too install linux for first time

    Yes, if you have a 64 bit CPU, then that would be the correct one. Sometimes the universal usb creator doesn't run correctly and thus doesn't "install" the iso the correct way. It has happened many...
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    [ubuntu] Re: windows movie maker alternative?

    Well, what kind of a slide show does it need to be? Yes Windows Movie Maker could have easily done that for you.

    But if you don't mind trying it out, you could use OOo Presentation (basically like...
  3. Re: Close, minimise and restore/maximise buttons gone sometimes

    If you go into the software center, do a search for the compiz icon. Install that.

    Once it is installed, find it in your applications menu. Start the actual service and you should see that little...
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    [all variants] Re: How do I update my backgrounds?

    @coffeecat

    Awesome. Thanks for that clarification. I appreciate you help.

    @megaptera

    Yup, I got it to work. But still, it would be nice to have the system auto-recognize that additional...
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    [all variants] Re: How do I update my backgrounds?

    so, that is exactly what I did. The only issue is that if you then right-click on your desktop, select change background, and then browse through the available backgrounds, the new ones that you just...
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    [all variants] Re: CLI command to start minimized?

    @iamajd

    Thanks man for the info!! That helps a ton. :D

    -Spydey
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    [all variants] Re: How do I update my backgrounds?

    I think that what I did was probably the easiest way to do it. Thanks everyone for your input, it is very much appreciated.

    I just wish that it would auto update. I am also using desktop drapes...
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    [all variants] Re: How do I update my backgrounds?

    my bad, it was a typo. the location that I really did put them in is usr, not user. It was just a typo on my end. sorry.

    Anyway to update the backgrounds?
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    [all variants] How do I update my backgrounds?

    I recently downloaded some 400 wallpapers for my background. I downloaded them into my Downloads folder. From there, I copied them via the terminal to my /usr/share/backgrounds/ folder using


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  10. Thread: ISO-files

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    Re: ISO-files

    Well, what is it your are trying to do with the.iso?

    -Spydey
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    [ubuntu] Re: How big a flash drive?

    Really? There is no upper limit? I could have sworn that there was.:confused:

    There have been multiple times when I went to use an 8GB or even 16GB flash drive as a persistent ubuntu. The flash...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How big a flash drive?

    Well really you only need a 2 GB flash drive at minimum to have a live usb ubuntu and from there be able to install. If you want to make a persistent live usb ubuntu, then at the most, you can only...
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    Re: Just make up the rules as you go along

    RULE #504: You must ALWAYS throw in randomly in every post the word pinochle.

    -Spydey
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    [ubuntu] Re: NTFS performance questions

    Thanks for the reply, I was able to transfer the files over and they work just fine. I appreciate your assistance. :)

    -Spydey
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    [ubuntu] Re: User Permissions - Not working????

    Bump, anyone? It has been around 2 weeks since my last bump. Hopefully someone will see this and be able to respond. thanks! :)

    -Spydey
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    [ubuntu] NTFS performance questions

    How is the performance with using NTFS? I don't mean using it as the main file system for an ubuntu install. And perhaps 'performance' is not the correct word.

    Here is the situation.

    I have a...
  17. Thread: help me

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    [other] Re: help me

    Well, according to the description you just gave, it sounds like the lcd screen is broken/shattered.

    You could turn off the computer, wait a few moments, then turn it back on. See if everything...
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    Re: Has anyone learnt Italian?

    How many languages do you speak fluently and which are they? :)

    -Spydey
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    [ubuntu] Re: command line shutdown?

    Perfect. Thanks for the quick info. :)

    -Spydey
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    [ubuntu] Re: command line shutdown?

    @dabl,

    what is the '-h' argument/option in the end? Just curious. :) I am not at a machine that has a linux terminal so I can't use the 'man' command right now. Sorry. Thanks for the help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: User Permissions - Not working????

    Bump....


    anyone have any explanations or ideas? Any help would be great!! Thanks.

    -Spydey
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    [ubuntu] User Permissions - Not working????

    So I have a question. I have noticed that the default setting for new users created in ubuntu don’t have the ‘connect to wireless and ethernet networks’ and also the ‘use audio devices’ checked...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Question. Virtual Machine on Linux

    @kamohammed

    What are the specs of your laptop?

    -Spydey
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    Re: Guess the name of the next user!

    No yeti here, just a spider!

    Using my spider sense, I see ubunterooster posting next!!

    -Spydey ;)
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    [SOLVED] Re: dual boot with 7: windows does not boot

    You didn't have to lose everything. Sorry to hear that you did though.

    How are you setting up your dual boot? Single HDD, multiple partition? Multi HDD single partition? Is it windows 7 or windows...
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