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    [xubuntu] Re: double to open executable text file

    dear original poster, i think the last post does not apply to your question.
    frogshair already admitted to being wrong, so it comes down to what i said originally.

    this is a difference between...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Widescreen Display issue Ubuntu 12.04

    it truly looks like there's no straightforward way to set your tv to its highest resolution, if xrandr does not recognize it.
    but i remember having read of a possibility to set a screen to...
  3. Thread: Lost all files

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    Re: Lost all files

    is this the "get data back" windows utility mark phelps was talking about?
    and the other one, windows or linux?

    i once managed to recover a LOT from an ext4 (=linux) filesystem with...
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    Re: Toshiba Satellite that boils water

    i did a web search "linux toshiba satellite overheat solved"
    and this came up:
    http://www.linlap.com/toshiba_satellite_u500

    ...and this:...
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    Re: Toshiba Satellite that boils water

    ok, but ithink it's good we ruled that one out...

    so you put in the extra fan just now, or was it there from before your problem started?
    that might explain why linux is having a hard time...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Memory/RAM usage in Ubuntu Studio

    you could halve the partition and install both ubuntu studio & avlinux. actually avlinux should be happy with much less than 10GB.
    ...
    i don't know what amd a4 vision is. i was asking for actual...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Widescreen Display issue Ubuntu 12.04

    so ubuntu recognizes the tv but won't let you set the resolution?
    you have no other screen, the tv is the one and only?
    what does typing 'xrandr' in a terminal return?
  8. Re: Permanently change screen resolution from command line

    with arandr, you can save your settings to a script that can be called at login (with: startup applications -> create new entry).
    you might have to install arandr first.

    please call back if that...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Unable to find DVD on T41 laptop

    i think VLC is able to access the drive directly, with 'open disk' -> /dev/sr0
    (i don't have it installed right now but that's how i remember it)
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    Re: Toshiba Satellite that boils water

    before we go into sudo savviness, 2 things:

    - my laptop sucks air from its underside, so if i actually have it on my lap (or mattress), it can't suck air. there should be a law against calling...
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    [xubuntu] Re: double to open executable text file

    you can't. if it's executable, double-click will execute it. you can always right-click -> open with. if going down a submenu is too much, you can assign a thunar custom action, e.g. "Edit", so you...
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    Re: make all deletions goto Trash?

    seems we were both barking up a non-existant tree...

    transmission irc channel, just now:
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    Re: make all deletions goto Trash?

    yes, that's pretty much what i thought.
    i really don't know about transmission (and other programs).
    i sent a question to #transmission irc channel...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Can I Safely Rmove or Inactivate Plymouth?

    re-reading your first post, it's probably not plymouth you are talking about.
    plymouth generates the boot-up screen (usually with some progress bar).
    after that it goes to the display manager.
    i...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Memory/RAM usage in Ubuntu Studio

    about your screenshot:
    since you are worried about memory consumption, you have to make it visible in the task manager. in preferences there must be sth like choose columns, there you should choose...
  16. Thread: Lost all files

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    Re: Lost all files

    +1 to mark phelps answer.
    i'd just like to point out that it is not opposed to what i recommended earlier!

    "Word of advice -- when you're having filesystem problems with NTFS partitions, NEVER...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual screen doesn't work in 13.04

    try it! there's no harm in it.
    of course, even if it helps, it would be good to know what caused the trouble.

    btw, i have several linux installations on my computer, but they all got hteir own...
  18. Re: [gazp9] Touchpad settings revert, won't respond to changes

    aren't those two basically the same?

    i can understand your frustration, but please keep in mind that you are getting a GREAT operating system for free, one that is 100% transparent, never tries to...
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    Re: Lost all files

    i would not recommend running any windows tools that might affect your linux partitions.

    to get things clear:
    you have both windows and ubuntu installed on an ssd, and your data/files is on a...
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    Re: make all deletions goto Trash?

    i've had the same problem over and over and have been wondering myself.
    i think not, but it would be good.
    what is this command line program you mention?
    if transmission and other programs use...
  21. Re: lubuntu - make natilus the default file manager for all users

    i don't understand how the first sentence relates to the second.
    can you elaborate?
    if you had posted only the second sentence, the answer to the question would be:
    yes there is. it's not hard but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Preventing USB disks auto-mounting

    i think the link you gave does not apply.
    comment out everything in your fstab that is related to those external drives (whether you added it or it was already there), reboot and see if you get the...
  23. Re: [gazp9] Touchpad settings revert, won't respond to changes

    here's 2 similar threads:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2150332
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147844
    does any of this help?
  24. Thread: Lost all files

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    Re: Lost all files

    try to boot from a live cd/usb.
    can you still access the ubuntu partition?
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Only wall paper after install ubuntu 13.04 on a Dell Inspiron 8500

    so you installed ubuntu as your only os? from a cd or usb?
    are you describing the process of installation? i'm not quite sure what means, can you elaborate?

    possibly unity doesn't like your...
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