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    [ubuntu] Re: problem with asus N55SF

    I was also having this problem when the computer suspended. I have stopped the behaviour by disabling "Monitor power management control" in my XFCE power management options. Not ideal but better...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem with asus N55SF

    A thought for anyone installing dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu:

    My Ubuntu can read/write the Windows partition as standard and I installed Ext2Fsd http://www.ext2fsd.com/?page_id=25 which lets me...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem with asus N55SF

    On trying again I have had a couple of successful boots with kernel 3.0.0.17 and no failures so far. Very strange.
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem with asus N55SF

    I installed using the guide in this thread about 2 weeks ago. It all went very well - thanks!

    Yesterday I updated to kernel 3.0.0.17 and I get black and white bars when I try to boot. I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: update-grub failure - dpkg package failure

    Thanks to those that have gone before me. I had the same problem and this solution worked for me too.
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    [ubuntu] Re: does anyone have virmidi working with 11.04 Natty

    I got an answer to this at http://lau.linuxaudio.org/. There is a mailing list there and you can subscribe at http://lists.linuxaudio.org/listinfo/.

    I seems that the reason I couldn't make...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't get virmidi to work with 11.04 Natty

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    [ubuntu] does anyone have virmidi working with 11.04 Natty

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    [ubuntu] does anyone have virmidi working with 11.04 Natty

    I had virmidi working fine with 10.4 Lucid but since updating to 11.04 Natty I cannot make it work.

    I have followed the HOWTO http://tldp.org/HOWTO/MIDI-HOWTO-10.html which is the best and about...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printer problem HP4240

    Thanks Ubuntiac. The download from HP resolves all the dependency conflicts automagically and updates everything.

    Worked a treat for me.

    Tony
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    [ubuntu] Re: Turning the internet inside out

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/ carries a banner ad and other embedded ones and many, if not all, of the Watch videos have ads before you get to see the video.

    Tony
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    [ubuntu] Re: Turning the internet inside out

    I take your point about UK licence fees. I would be happy to pay them but that would not give me access to iPlayer. BTW, the BBC's web site carries advertising so maybe the licence fee isn't really...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Turning the internet inside out

    I live in Spain and can't get any of the online TV from UK, eg iPlayer.

    I set up Tor but that didn't help me. I suspect because the end IP wasn't in the UK either. I know that I can pay for a UK...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AviDemux to compress AVI ?

    Rykel, with the help of good people in this thread I am now able to reduce the size of videos easily using Avidemux; they all seemed to think that this is a better option than Kino.

    Here's what I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AviDemux to compress AVI ?

    Thanks, VertexPusher. You may not think it, but this is a huge step forward for me. I had my suspicions about what codecs were but had no idea about containers.

    Encouraged by this new...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AviDemux to compress AVI ?

    Thanks for your suggestion VertexPusher. I have looked at Avidemux _again_ and still can't make head nor tail of it. Is there a Getting Started guide somewhere? I looked at the web site and that is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AviDemux to compress AVI ?

    Hello again FakeOutdoorsman. I address you personally because you seem to be the most on the ball on this topic and many thanks for that.

    I have achieved what I wanted, which was to reduce the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AviDemux to compress AVI ?

    Thanks FakeOutdoorsman. I think I may be able to do what I want with Kino. It has an Export facility that gives a good range of formats and bitrates. If this doesn't work out for me I will take a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: AviDemux to compress AVI ?

    Many thanks for this insight. I have Hardy Heron installed along with ffmpeg from the Medibuntu package.

    When I try to run the command I get:-

    tony@ubuntu:~/video/sept2009/edit-them$ ffmpeg -i...
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    Re: Firefox optimization and troubleshooting thread

    I haven't tried that yet as I seem to have solved the Home Page issue by doing the file renaming bit in this
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    Re: Firefox optimization and troubleshooting thread

    I _do_ have "show my home page" and "warn me when closing multiple tabs" set.

    Just for the record, this all worked fine before I updated from Dapper Drake LTS to Hardy Heron LTS about 6 weeks ago....
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    Re: Firefox optimization and troubleshooting thread

    Thanks for your help "lovinglinux".

    Setting Browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash to false almost gave me what I wanted; no restored tabs but still no home page.

    Setting...
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    Re: Firefox optimization and troubleshooting thread

    I'm running Firefox 3.0.14 on Hardy Heron LTS. If Firefox is open when I Log Out or Shut Down the currently open web pages are automatically saved and next time I launch Firefox I get these tabs and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: kernel/cupsd error prevents printing

    I just installed the LTS kernel update:-

    Linux ubuntu 2.6.24-24-386 #1 Sat Aug 22 00:32:28 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux

    it didn't solve the problem.

    HOWEVER!

    I went to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: kernel/cupsd error prevents printing

    I am running a fully updated Hardy Heron LTS, obviously I wouldn't want to stray from the released version as this defeats the object of using LTS.

    Kernel I'm using is:-

    Linux ubuntu...
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