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  1. Re: What's the policy on locking necromanced threads?

    Here's an example: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=489196&page=2

    I can see no good reason for locking this thread. The old content is still valid and the new posts represent useful...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Pipe to clipboard

    For me, xclip is the solution.

    Read the man page for the difference between "primary", "secondary" and "clipboard" selections.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do you install Wunderlist

    Update - I've tested the installation in freshly installed Ubuntu vms. Apart from first having to install curl, in 64bit Maverick and Natty I get exactly the situation I've described.

    In 32 bit...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help with espeak

    I haven't used espeak, but it's installed on my system and runs fine.



    I don't have any espeak-data folder ... in fact I don't have any *espeak* files in my home folder. Perhaps the file...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do you install Wunderlist

    ClientAlive: I've tried installing it in /opt (and running chown -R me:me) on it; and in my home folder. Same results each time.

    Run with sudo, the first time it runs it puts up a licence...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do you install Wunderlist

    I'm finding that I can only run Wunderlist using sudo and this (of course) is unacceptable.

    Report posted here: Wunderlist | Unable to run Wunderlist on Linux without sudo
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    Re: Why does ReactOS claim copyright 1996-2010

    The whole point of ReactOS is that it's a "clean room" development with no Microsoft code.
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    Re: "check if typing" bash script needed

    It was me that was being unclear, not you - my last post was a joke. Obviously mouse activity should not disable the touchpad, but I haven't seen anything that detects keyboard activity and ignores...
  9. Re: What's the policy on locking necromanced threads?

    Interesting thread titles pop up in "new posts" ... and turn out to be locked. It's not very annoying, just a bit.

    A couple of vb forums I visit use a mod that marks old threads as old and...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: No tty Ctrl + F1 thru F6 Black Screen/Desktop Distorted Ctrl + F7

    Aha.

    It's a long time since I've used wubi. I can't think of a reason why wubi would interfere with access to the virtual terminals ... but it might.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cloud for virtualbox images?

    Beyond my expertise, but I think VirtualBox has, or will have in an imminent version, the ability to move a running vm from one box to another. I suggest asking at forums.virtualbox.org.

    Since...
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    Re: "check if typing" bash script needed

    I'm sure "disable the mouse when using the mouse" is a valid use case :D
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Use different profile for the same user when dual-booting.

    I think not. As I see it, having a common home folder is good for upgrading / reinstalling, but with dual boot, you'll get the problems you've found.

    What I suggest is creating separate /home...
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    Re: "check if typing" bash script needed

    Interesting ... this might help: detecting keyboard, mouse activity in linux - Stack Overflow
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to hide my windows 7 from ubuntu ?

    For sure, but what I'm saying is (not completely seriously), given the threats are this serious, to migrate as many apps as possible to Linux, retaining Windows only for things that don't have Linux...
  16. Thread: System Slow

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    [xubuntu] Re: System Slow

    Do you have any add-ons installed in Seamonkey? It might be worth investigating further what's causing it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Copying old hard drives to new ones

    What do the options look like? Extra kernel versions or different OSes on different partitions?
  18. Re: What's the policy on locking necromanced threads?

    Iowan, lisati - thanks, makes sense.

    Dr. C - I would agree - there are vBulletin mods that allow this kind of thing. But as I understand, ubuntuforums is on the verge of moving to a new version...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: No tty Ctrl + F1 thru F6 Black Screen/Desktop Distorted Ctrl + F7

    No definite recommendations, but I would be tempted to try eliminating things. Does it make any difference if you boot in an Ubuntu (Safe Mode) session?

    Most extreme: Do you have a partition that...
  20. Thread: System Slow

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    [xubuntu] Re: System Slow

    To get top information posted here, you could select all the text and press Edit > Copy or Shift-Ctrl-C ... but that's a bit fiddly.

    Better to run top in batch mode:

    top -b -n 1 | head -n 20
    ...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Compiz not installing.." Package dependencies cannot be resolved"

    I can't really read that ... copy the text from the terminal window and paste it into a reply here (between code tags).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cloud for virtualbox images?

    After reading your post a couple of times I'm not sure if you are referring to "cloud" as remote server sites hosted by someone else (which is what I would say the main usage is) - or hot-swappable...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to hide my windows 7 from ubuntu ?

    A thought: if you are prepared to install another OS to protect your Windows, then you are aware of quite a high level of danger from pen drives. You would be better off migrating to a Linux-based OS...
  24. What's the policy on locking necromanced threads?

    I'm seeing a lot of threads getting locked on account of necromancy ... ie, an old thread is bumped, gets maybe 1 or 2 replies, then a moderator locks it.

    What's the policy here? Is every old...
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    Re: Goodbye MySQL, Hello MariaDB.

    I believe he's referring to announcements by Oracle that new backup modules in MySQL will be closed source.
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