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  1. [ubuntu] Re: WNDA 4100 (NetGear N900) Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter

    Built a new system and wanted to place wireless internet on it.
    Was really stumped, not understanding the differences in the use of similar words.
    This thread made it a whole lot easier.
    When i...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Can't open files or forlders, can't open nautilus

    Problem fixed on this end as well.
    Removed Lucid Lynx entirely and wiped disc.
    Somehow there were a great many other issues along with not maintaining settings, histories for things like nettools,...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Can't open files or forlders, can't open nautilus

    Tried using the "rm -rf .gconf/apps/nautilus"
    and the rm -rf .conf/nautilus and re-installing nautilus and nautilus-data.
    It worked only temporarily. Once I tried to change the settings to list...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Can't open files or forlders, can't open nautilus

    I have a similar issue going on as well with 10.4.4LTS
    I was trying to rectify the en@shaw errors and must have hit something, or at least I'm willing to take the blame for the error.
    I can only...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Yelp Text: Terminal Commands in blocks

    Fixed this by editing the /usr/share/yelp/*.xml files.
    Edit consisted of doing a search in each of the xml files for "shaw."
    There was one line which contained "en@shaw" which was completely...
  6. Thread: Thunderbird 4

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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird 4

    Sorry, I was in error. Double checked this morning it's still 3.1.20.
    However Firefox 11 is available for Linux from a Ubuntuzilla repository.
    I installed it in 8.04LTS for a while but returned to...
  7. Thread: Thunderbird 4

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    [ubuntu] Re: Thunderbird 4

    Thunderbird 11 is in the Lucid 10.4.4 LTS repository
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    [ubuntu] Re: Yelp Text: Terminal Commands in blocks

    Found out the blocks in the titles were Shavian an alphabet named after George Bernard Shaw. Found the ttf-MPH 2B Damase supports it.
    It is a strictly phonetic sounding character set and has no...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Have been running no other OS but Ubuntu since Hoary Hedgehog.
    Have been dual booting versions of Ubuntu for 5 years or more.
    Currently running 8.04LTS on one drive and 10.04.4LTS on another drive....
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    [ubuntu] Yelp Text: Terminal Commands in blocks:FIXED

    Recent install of 10.04.04.
    Yelp search and display of everything so far seems appropriate however when moving to Advanced Topics the Headings are missing for Terminal Commands and GNU info Pages...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Safely Remove Pulseaudio?

    I tried to leave pulse on the system and it did work for a while but the interactivity with something else had it making large files (64MB) in the /dev/shm/folder. I think it was more my hardware...
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    [gnome] Pulse Creating suspect files

    Pulse is creating a list of files in /dev/shm folder.
    The files are 64 MB each and now there are 10 of them.
    I've tried to remove pulse to stop this but it wants to "gut" gnome including the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux Compatible Scanners

    I use an older HP 3400C. The Xsane scanner package has no issues in picking it up automatically. Been using it since Hoary for all sorts of scans. Each time Ubuntu changes version it seems Xsane gets...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't change Grub default menu in Karmic

    Same issue with me but I found probably the worst possible way to fix things. I dual boot Karmic 9.10 and Hardy 8.04. When I updated the kernel for Hardy 8.04 today there was no apparent easily...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    60 - Historical and hysterical research. Transcription, Astronomy, recordation and out of print book gathering.

    Education :D
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Dialup Modem Driver?

    Some what resolved regular dial up access for the 5610B following the wvdial suggestions.
    Used the "sudo wvdialconf" command then edited the wvdial.conf with the proper user name, phone number and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Still trying to get dialup working

    I'm dual booting with Hardy and replaced Feisty with Intrepid Ibex. Gnome not Kde. I tried again to re-install and also took a close look at the wvdial and wv folders. Everything seems to be the way...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Still trying to get dialup working

    Having the same difficulty with a dial up modem.

    What I've tried after first error message in Intrepid Ibex telling me I was not a member of the "dip" group.
    1.) used sudo adduser (myname) dip
    *...
  19. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    Old Gateway with Coppermine III, SB Live! EMU10k1, 5610 B 3com,

    Everything installed for the most part.I run dual harddrives and have been switching back and forth putting different Ubuntu...
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    Poll: Re: How many use Ubuntu rather than Tweak it?

    Kstars for astronomy - nice to be able to look up in the night sky and have a form of planisphere which is reasonably accurate.
    Open Office for the spread sheet and writing capability.
    Gedit for...
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    Re: The bet is on! Ubuntu vs. Microsoft

    Having been a long time early Dos and Windows user and now dual booting only Linux distributions, currently Dapper and Feisty on the same box I think this test is a good milestone, useless since...
  22. Thread: Astrolog 5.40-3

    by Oceola
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    Astrolog 5.40-3

    I recently downloaded this from the Debian archives and had some minor success installing it. It seems to work for some things and not others due to a partial install.
    Biggest issue is there is not...
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    Re: repository address not working????

    Thanks for this, it's been a week or more and I wasn't finished with the off-line box yet.

    SuSuntu - Thank you as well.

    =D>
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    Re: repository address not working????

    It's still the same this morning US E.S.T.
    Couple of things I noticed. I have both the US and Channel repositories for Breezy and there's a signal going out when you try and access both location's ...
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    Re: repository address not working????

    I've been updating and setting up an "off-line" system for the past month or so and the last few visits to the repositories have been inflicted with a DOS signal from what is identified as...
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