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  1. Poll: Re: If you have, why have you stopped helping in the support forums?

    As an ex PC Tech, I basically get frustrated with the same old questions about installing a new os, breaking a previously installed windows os, blah, blah, blah...

    I help on some basic things and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Should I upgrade to 10.10? Your opinion

    I tried 10.10 and had lots of problems with external display working properly. It works just fine with my 10.04 xorg.conf but the same xorg.conf wouldn't work in 10.10. Using only laptops in our...
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    Re: LibreOffice PPA update?

    looks like someone updated the maverick version but not the lucid version yet
    you can check it out on the launchpad site

    https://launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/ppa?field.series_filter=
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    Re: Open Source Ati Driver Improvements

    They will be powered by turbo-hamsters right? :)

    http://img84.imageshack.us/img84/5923/cutehamster.jpg

    Happy Friday! Hee hee.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: What really happens? Rhymbox slow xfer to Sansa Fuze.

    Thanks tommcd.

    The Sansa Fuze is pretty cool though right? The only reason I got involved was because, it froze up, with an error: "free 90Mb for db or something".

    We couldn't delete files...
  6. [ubuntu] What really happens? Rhymbox slow xfer to Sansa Fuze.

    Hi all,

    So my son uses Rhythmbox (RB) with his 8GB Sansa Fuze. Got the Fuze USB set to MSC. Mounts fine, and RB sees it fine too. Both MTP and iPOD plugins activated in RB (default don't know...
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    [ubuntu] Re: add-apt-repository = bad command

    could be spelling? python-software-properties, not python-softwear-properties

    oops someone already posted about sp?
  8. Thread: Webcam Linux

    by brookie
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    [kubuntu] Re: Webcam Linux

    Hi,
    I don't have that camera but google came up with this thread on the forums and it's pretty recent. Good luck.
    brook
  9. Thread: MBR problem

    by brookie
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    [xubuntu] Re: MBR problem

    Hi there,
    I did a dual boot, linux first and xp later, and used this post to do it and recover grub. Read the whole post. The grub part comes last. It all worked out but I no longer dual boot, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: default desktop 10.04

    Hi,
    I was experimenting using the linux mint menu on a few of our machines, and decided that we like the default gnome panels instead. I found this site that showed me how to reset to default gnome...
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    Re: Full BTRFS support in grub

    Linux Mint 10 is using btrfs. Does that mean that they are already using btrfs for grub as well?
  12. Thread: Im back! :D

    by brookie
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    Re: Im back! :D

    I got your beans! :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing XP after Ubuntu?

    Hope you can get it all sorted but just an fyi, this site helped me out much when I did some dual boots, linux first then xp.
    cheers,
    brook
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to rename NTFS drives?

    Okay, I see. Thought you meant actual ntfs hard drives, like usb drives. I have changed labels on external usb drives and such.
    So, sda5 and sda6 are ntfs partitions (not actual drives) and...
  15. Poll: Re: When did you move to Linux as your Primary system

    moved the whole family over to ubuntu about 2008, hardy, jaunty, karmic, and now lucid.

    i wanted to play movies. windows media player always pixelated, not clear, needed codec packs, and our old...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to rename NTFS drives?

    +1 for this:


    gparted can do all this and it should be installed by default in 10.04. if not, install gparted
    start gparted (system>administration>gparted, or applications>system tools>gparted
    ...
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    [all variants] Re: Help me choose a printer?

    Brother printers are the way to go. They have Linux support and I have had no problems installing various models with their linux drivers.

    Here is their linux driver site:
    ...
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    Chromium BSU 1st Boss. Wow!

    I've been playing this game on 'fish in a barrel' setting and still can't beat the first boss. Check this guy out! He does it on 'impossible' setting. Dang. :o
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    Re: The last place trophy game

    Tigrinya. Bwat! :p
  20. [ubuntu] Re: On the hunt for an email client that doesn't suck...

    +1 for this ...with one exception.

    You need to get the latest version of Thunderbird (now 3.1.6) for the addons to be compatible. Regular ubuntu repos don't offer the latest versions of TB in a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: fully delete a program?

    linux programs usually have a config file in your home directory. hit ctrl + h in your home dir to see hidden files. delete all the banshee stuff. also do a search for banshee to find other left over...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I read the boot log?

    System>Administration>Log File Viewer, File>Open>boot.log
    done
    sweet! ;)
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    [gnome] SOLVED: webupd8 gtk2-eingines-murrine was the problem

    Okay, I got to the bottom of this. :P

    I'm running Lucid updated from Karmic. When I was in Karmic I had added the webupd8 ppa to use light themes in Karmic.

    Well, after upgrading to Lucid and...
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    [gnome] Re: Why do light-themes "menu radio button" look borked?

    Any of you guys and gals know why this looks borked on two of my machines?

    See attached png. Does it affect anything? Probably not.

    Does it look borked? Yes. Can I fix it?
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    [gnome] Ambiance & Radiance menu radio button

    Hello,

    Does anybody know why the Ambiance and Radiance "menu radio button" looks broken when I select System>Prefrences>Appearance?

    The themes work fine, but the radio button displays broken...
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