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    Re: Uses for a second router

    If your network is working fine and you're looking for a use for the router because you have it, rather than because you need to deploy it in some way, you could keep it as a backup in case you need...
  2. Thread: Xbox 360

    by squilookle
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    Re: Xbox 360

    I don't hate Microsoft. They're a company built up of many different departments and they may do things that are downright evil, but there are other parts of MS that do really good things. I'm sure...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Internet Access Drops intermittently Even when Network Connection is Act

    Hi bhopalino1

    Did you have the problems before you did your fresh install of 12.04?

    Can you tell us what wireless router and wireless card you are using?

    It sounds similar to issues I had...
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    [lubuntu] Re: KDE Partition Lubuntu 12.04

    A couple of things I'm not clear on from your post.

    You say GPart does not work... is it not running at all or is it failing during use? Have you any further information on what the failure is,...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: My internet connection disconnects regularly

    Hi johnpeter,

    Some more information would be helpful, because with internet connections there are an awful lot of things that can cause problems.

    What router/modem are you using?

    Do you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity application switcher delay!

    I agree. I always preferred KDE, so was considering going back to it for a while anyway, but this was the irritating thing that actually pushed me to go back.

    Otherwise, I like Unity, I feel the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu vs. Ubuntu Studio

    Hi Gabmuks,

    You can find a summary of the differences here, but basically, Ubuntu is a general purpose operating system, Ubuntu Studio is geared towards a certain purpose/set of purposes,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unwanted horizontal offset, 12.04

    It was annoying. In the end, I chose not to stay with Kubuntu and didn't have the same issue with vanilla Ubuntu.

    Not sure if it helps or is related, but I'm also using an NVidia GeForce card,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Unwanted horizontal offset, 12.04

    What flavour are you using, because i did hit a similar issue in Kubuntu 12.04 (Beta1) but not in Ubuntu or Xubuntu.

    I never solved it though, I just manually reset the monitor like you did and...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: High CPU usage streaming video with Firefox

    Same issue in Chromium. It's annoying.
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    [xubuntu] Re: How to reduce CPU usage?

    I take it you have looked at something like system monitor, top or htop to see CPU usage is at 100%, were you able to see if there was one process using the CPU? If you can isolate one, then you...
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    [all variants] Re: Which Ubuntu for a very basic machine?

    Sorry, mate, I only see a vague resemblance to OSX in the theme in that screenshot and stand by my original statement, Global menus and window buttons on the left and all... (Possibly a matter of...
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    [all variants] Re: Which Ubuntu for a very basic machine?

    You can find the system requirements for Ubuntu here.

    I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (using Unity 2D) on a machine with a P4 3ghz, 3GB RAM and an NVidia graphics card and it is reasonably quick,...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Xubuntu vs Kubuntu low fat vs Ubuntu Unity 2d

    I am also trying to determine which DE I want to run with when 12.04 is released (this is after about 18 months away from Linux and things have changed quite abit!)

    I used Kubuntu at Beta 1 (but...
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    Re: Transmission taking ages to start

    I've used it before in previous versons and never had the issue either, on the same hardware, which is why I'm stumped.

    I'll wait see if anyone else has noticed it.
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    Transmission taking ages to start

    I went to use transmission last night, but nothing appeared to happen when I started it. After a poke around, I could see the process transmission-gtk started running straight away, and then the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with connecting to Samsung Galaxy S2

    I'm afraid I don't have a direct solution to your problem, however, I transfer files between my Android phone and my Xubuntu box using DropBox. I'm sure Ubuntu One would work too.

    The downsides...
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    [ubuntu] Re: web site problem.

    It is working here too, Windows 7, Chrome 18. I don't have access to my Ubuntu computer to check there atm.
  19. Re: Unlock Keyring window pops up at login with Xubuntu 11.10

    Running Xubuntu 12.04 here and have not experienced this issue.

    Did this start when you first installed 12.04, or did it appear suddenly after some time? Have you recently (or before the issue...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Top bar menus

    Hi raysa,

    You are right, it leaves the underlying system in tact. Glad you find the answer, hope you're enjoying playing with and customizing the other desktops, and that you can get your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Top bar menus

    You can still customize to your hearts content, you just may have to install another deskttop to do so. This is easily done and is like installing any other software package.

    MS Windows does not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Top bar menus

    It depends on what you are used to and what you like. Personally, I don't like having the menu where it is in Unity (but I use other DEs so it does not affect me) but there are others that like...
  23. Thread: Disc drive

    by squilookle
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disc drive

    Hi hblankley

    Is this a DVD Drive or similar? When you say it won't open, do you mean you can't get a DVD or CD out of (or into) it because it physically won't open, or that your computer won't...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu redirects back to login screan after successful logon

    Most likely not the same issue, but I ran into something with similar symptoms on Kubuntu 12.04 last night. I logged in, the KDE splash screen appeared for a second, then the screen went black, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: From ubuntu to Debian

    Ubuntu is based on Debian

    Whether you want to go to Debian or Lubuntu depends on what you need.

    Lubuntu uses the Ubuntu base, meaning the respositories, commands, release schedule etc are the...
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