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  1. [ubuntu] selected nef file is all white in Raw Studio

    I open a directory full of NEF (+JPEG) in Raw Studio 2.0. The thumbnails shows up just fine. When I select a a file, it shows up in the big panel on the bottom as one big white picture. I downloaded...
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    Re: HOWTO Fix A Buggy DSDT File

    For my DSDT file, when recompiling, at first I get a series of error like this:


    dsdt.dsl 8236: Name (_PLD, Buffer (0x10)
    Error 4080 - Invalid object...
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    [ubuntu] virtualbox-4.0 usb-2.0 pass through grey out

    I have installed Virtualbox-4.0 as well as the extension pack using the instruction here: http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads

    I have also put my user in the 'vboxusers' group. But the...
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    [all variants] file system block size for SDHC card

    I have an 8G SDHC Card that I want to use mainly for back up my work folder and don't expect to share in other non-Linux environment. Since I often use links for files within the work folder, I want...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keystroke overlay display for screencasting?

    I come across this thread when I am searching to do the same thing. This script looks interesting, but it depends on HAL, which are no longer used in newer version of X.
  6. [ubuntu] serial wacom tablet works in Ubuntu...how?

    Hi, I am dual-booting Ubuntu and Gentoo in my new x201 tablet. The touch screen works in Ubuntu, but not in Gentoo when they are both using xorg-1.8.

    But even without X, if I do

    xxd /dev/ttyS0...
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    [gnome] evolution contact with title

    I have noticed a strange problem with evolution. I am using Lucid.

    If I have a contact with title, say

    Dr. John Smith <jsmith@host.com>

    When I use address completion during composing a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no plymouth theme after lucid upgrade

    Actually I reinstalled/re-removed ubuntu-studio and it worked!

    As for the login screen, all I have to do is run change background as gdm using

    gksu -u gdm dbus-launch gnome-control-center

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: gnome-panel won't show with autohide

    I was investigating this problem when I found this thread.

    Seems to me edge-flip-pointer hijacks all four edges, but not the corners. So I can make my bottom panel show by using lower left/lower...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu's x-cursor-theme selection

    I just apt-get comixcursor X cursor theme and set it to the small green one using gnome-appearance-properties. However, I found that it uses the one I set to only appearance when it's over some apps...
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    [ubuntu] no plymouth theme after lucid upgrade

    Upgrade to lucid (by running update-manager -d) succeeded with no major error. But when I reboot the computer, the boot splash screen is "Ubuntu Studio" and the login screen's background is a...
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    [gnome] Re: add folder to Places menu

    Is it possible to associate new user-dirs? For example, can I make something like ~/Works have the same icon as ~/Documents, which is XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR?
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    [gnome] Re: add folder to Places menu

    I see, so the Place menu is not automatically populated by the system but manually populated by the user?
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    [gnome] add folder to Places menu

    By default, xdg-user-dirs defines the following directories:

    cat /etc/xdg/user-dirs.defaults
    # Default settings for user directories
    #
    # The values are relative pathnames from the home...
  15. Re: Ability to Change the "Me" Icon in GDM is Hidden

    Didn't work for me.
    I wanted to test what gnome-about-me do. So I removed ~/.face and ~/.face.icon, ran gnome-about-me, set the face.

    It created a new ~/.face, but when I logout, the face browser...
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    [ubuntu] cannot set cpufreq governor to ondemand

    I cannot set cpufreq to ondemand. dmesg return the following error:

    [151769.367171] ondemand governor failed, too long transition latency of HW, fallback to performance governor

    It was working...
  17. Thread: Using apt-p2p

    by mathfeel
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using apt-p2p

    This is a line in source.list:


    deb http://localhost:9977/us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ karmic restricted main


    And 9977 is open.
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    [ubuntu] laucher auto minimizes window

    I have an eeepc, though I did not particularly cared for the netbook remix and installed regular ubuntu long ago. After recent upgrading to Karmic, I automatically got this app that sits above the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Users Can't Use Ubuntu!

    Before ssh-ing, you should check if the said student account can login locally. If not, check your local /etc/passwd for hints (paste relevant lines here if that's the case)

    If local login works,...
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    [kubuntu] akonadiserver problem..

    It does not start successfully:

    $ akonadiserver
    Database "akonadi" opened using driver "QMYSQL"
    DbInitializer::run()
    checking table "SchemaVersionTable"
    checking table "ResourceTable" ...
  21. Thread: Using apt-p2p

    by mathfeel
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    [ubuntu] Using apt-p2p

    I upgraded to Karmic using the alternative CD (Yesterday's server load was atrocious). Now I want to run dist-upgrade on my system. Meanwhile I decided to try out apt-p2p and see if it's faster in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading from CD

    On the Alternative CD, there is a command on the root has a script called cdromupgrade. So (as root, or use sudo):


    $ mount -t iso9660 -o loop /path/to/alternative.iso /cdrom
    $ sh...
  23. [ubuntu] not all input method shows up with update-alternative --config xinput-all_ALL

    I want to switch on ibus for occational CJK input, but only default shows up:

    $ sudo update-alternatives --config xinput-all_ALL

    There are 3 alternatives which provide `xinput-all_ALL'.

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to use samba share with Simple Backup

    MY BAD. CIFS (common internet file system) is the file system used in SAMBA. Suppose you have a SAMBA share at \\REMOTECOMPUTERNAME\SHARENAME, then you can issue the command:

    mount -t cifs -o...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to use samba share with Simple Backup

    use cifs to mount a SMB somewhere, then use cron??
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