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  1. Thread: Google Earth

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    [ubuntu] Re: Google Earth

    I 've just installed this package.

    Do you have a nvdia graphics card? libGL.so.1 is installed in: nvidia-current package and in the libgl1-mesa-glx package. Try installing these packages to fix...
  2. Thread: Google Earth

    by kimda
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google Earth

    Google earth is in the repository multiverse. You can enable this by selecting the restricted sources in software center:
    start software center > select software sources from menu option edit and...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Big Question About Terminal (Command Line Interface)

    When I started with Linux I read a lot about everything. I bought a book from O'Reilly Running Linux which is a great book which covers most basics. But you do not need a book like this because...
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    [all variants] Re: download from terminal

    wget or you could also use a text browser like lynx, links or w3m.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where is my network directory?

    I would either make a nfs share or samba share. If your nas supports this (nfs).

    You can mount the nas directly for example on a folder in your home drive. Then each time when you startup your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What to do with old partitions?

    Yes you can also do this from Windows, but via Ubuntu its also a trivial task. If you feel more comfortable in Windows I would do it in Windows. You can do partitioning and formatting in the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Adding page numbers to PDF from terminal

    Hi. I think you can do this with pdftk. I found this tread talking about how to do it.

    http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?t=30598
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    [ubuntu] Re: What to do with old partitions?

    I would copy all data off the drive and in gparted remove all partitions and make one big partition and format as ntfs of ext3/4 if you use mainly Linux.
  9. Thread: Odd LDAP issue

    by kimda
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    [ubuntu] Re: Odd LDAP issue

    Did you setup pam to work with ldap (/etc/pam.d) ? And nsswitch.conf?
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu after 1.5 year is slower than the beginning

    Are you running the same Ubuntu version as 1.5 years ago? Fragmentation isn't a big problem like with Windows. Also you do not have to do this manually since it will automatically after a certain...
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    [ubuntu] Does your nas support rsync? I would setup a...

    Does your nas support rsync? I would setup a rsync script with cron to automatically sync files between ubuntu and your nas. This is how I backup my machines.

    Another way to backup your system is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Find all executable text files on my PC?

    Find all files beneath current directory and strip executable from user,group and other.

    find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 chmod ugo-x

    Of you could use this command to change rw to user and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Flash on Firefox on Wine

    It could be the version you are installing, According to this page the latest flashplayer isn't very stable so I would install the previous version if you want to run it under Wine.
    ...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Wiring a 5 port workgroup switch for sharing.

    I would connect the WIFI router(firewall) to your modem via the wan port on the router and connect the WIFI router (lan port - probably one of the four available ports), pc's and printer to the...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Copying data from old linux machine, permission denied!

    So basically you have your mom's drive in a usb drive and you want to read with the live cd. And then transfer the files to your harddrive?

    If you boot with the life cd and you plugin the usb...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Copying data from old linux machine, permission denied!

    You can do alt-f2 and enter

    gksudo nautilus

    Which starts nautilus with root permissions. This will alow you to copy/move files to the other drive. When you reboot to the other drive you want...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where to start...

    Here you can find the Ubuntu help manual.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/index.html

    http://ubuntu-manual.org

    Great resource for setting up certain tghings under Linux (like samba...
  18. Thread: backup

    by kimda
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    [gnome] Re: backup

    Have a look at the program dejadup. System settings > backup. You can backup to ubuntu one or external drives ansd schedule backups.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Urgent Help! Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade - Nautilus broken

    You can try deleting your nautilus folder.


    rm -rf .gconf/apps/nautilus/

    and


    rm -rf .config/nautilus/
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Urgent Help! Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade - Nautilus broken

    Look at all the installed nautilus packages.

    dpkg -l | grep nautilus
    Delete all the plugins (sudo apt-get remove pluginname). This should fix your problem since there are no plugins anymore...
  21. Thread: CLI print file

    by kimda
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    [SOLVED] Re: CLI print file

    Yes. You can also do lp -d printername filename For more info on this command look at the man page: man lp or the site you mentioned whcih is basically the man page of lp.
  22. Re: With 10 seconds to think, name 3 best movies you've watched.

    the shawshank redemption
    city of god
    reservoir dogs
  23. Re: Windows Vision - Anyone else see it this way?

    I used to feel the same way, but now I use Windows if I need it for something (mostly for playing games). But I use Ubuntu as my main OS on my PC and laptop just because I like it better.
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    Poll: Re: Fully functioning linux laptop?

    Everything works (Precise) on a Acer Aspire 1810T.
  25. Thread: CLI print file

    by kimda
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    [SOLVED] Re: CLI print file

    Have a look at the lp command. This allows you to print to the printer. Ex. lp filename.
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