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  1. [xubuntu] Re: How to change default "open file" location away from "recently used"?

    This worked for me in Lubuntu 13.04. Thanks.
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    Re: I am looking for a small OS

    The 384MB is your RAM (random access memory).

    I would suggest Lubuntu.
  3. Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Antivirus & Firewall Do i need them!

    They aren't necessary but if you do want extra security see Basic Security and Security. A popular antivirus software is ClamAV.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Error while install/uninstall apps from software center

    I'm not sure on all of your issues but the dependency issues should be able to be fixed with

    sudo apt-get -f install

    It also looks like one of your devices it out of space so perhaps you could...
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    Re: Permissions problem

    Right click on a file and see who the owner is and who can change content. Also try removing a file with sudo using the terminal

    sudo rm <file path/file name>
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    Re: Security & Privacy Install

    You can use Off The Record for IM and VOIP. You'll also want to change some Firefox and Tor settings. For Tor, I suggest downloading the Tor Browser bundle. You'll want to turn off @font-face (if...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't run updates

    Make sure you type 'sudo' at the beginning of the commands so as to run them as a super user. Limited users don't have full access to updates, upgrades, installations, etc.

    sudo apt-get update &&...
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    [ubuntu] Re: security

    Ubuntu has no known backdoors and it would be very hard to hide one because Ubuntu is open source and worked on by many people and reviewed by many more. If you want to be as secure as possible, use...
  9. [kubuntu] Re: In 13.04 plasma-desktop does not load on start-up

    Not sure if you're having the same issue, but when I uninstalled some unneeded software and replaced nautilus with pcmanfm (default Ubuntu, not Kubuntu), the desktop icons and wallpaper disappeared,...
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    Re: Ubuntu as Second OS

    Installing Ubuntu second is pretty risk free. You'll still want to back up your Windows files, with partitioning and installing an OS you can never guarantee something won't go wrong. However, if you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 13.04 system requirments?

    If OP has minimal specs and wants something light Lubuntu would be a better option.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Someone is Hacking Into My System Ubuntu 12.04

    Assuming you are using Ubuntu, you can use ClamAV. Keyloggers are primarily an issue with Windows but that doesn't mean it's impossible. I would guess someone just brute forced the password or...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to safely remove hard drive

    If right clicking the device doesn't give you the option to unmount, you can unmount it in the terminal. Note that you should be right clicking it on the side bar of the file manager (under 'places'...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No sound - ubuntu 13.04

    I sometimes have issues with my headset working with my laptop due to the laptop being old and the ports being a little bit off/loose. There's a chance that this is the issue in which case you'd have...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: "Untitled Folder" keeps appearing in Trash bin

    When you say it keeps appearing and nothing happens when you delete it, do you mean that you successfully delete it but it comes back, or that you are unable to delete it? If you are unable to delete...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Desktop

    LXDE>XFCE

    But yeah, gnome-session-fallback will do the trick. After installing, at the login screen choose 'Gnome Classic (no effects)'
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Any senuti-like program for Ubuntu 12.04?

    Try doing a search at http://alternativeto.net/. For filetype conversions I think Audacity will work.
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    [ubuntu] Re: higlighting and editing pdf :-\

    I used PDFedit.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How to upgrade Libreoffice 3 to Libreoffice 4 and to have access to my external d

    To import files from Windows, you should be able to mount the Windows partition within Ubuntu, then navigate to whatever directory they are stored in. I believe you can mount it from 'Places' but...
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    [all variants] Re: Torrent management

    I think that Vuze lets you set your upload and download speeds (including an unlimited option). I'm not very familiar with torrents so no guarantees but Vuze has worked well for me.
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    Re: program can't find shared library

    If it's a shared file maybe it requires root? Did you try typing sudo at the beginning of the command?

    sudo Desktop/thomasLinuxStandalone/thomasWasAlone
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Someone is Hacking Into My System Ubuntu 12.04

    Two possible answers:
    1) Someone hacked your Yahoo.
    2) The email is fake.

    If the email is fake it's just a phishing scam. Delete and ignore it. If someone hacked your Yahoo, of course you have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 13.04 system requirments?

    Nevermind, beaten to it
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    [ubuntu] Re: No sound - ubuntu 13.04

    Did you make sure that your speakers are plugged in securely?
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Collabnet install error: "must be root to perform this action"

    Perhaps try sudo su?

    sudo su
    -E bin/csvn install
    (separate lines; type the second line after entering password)

    Note that you will now be using a terminal as root, so it as if you are doing...
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