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  1. [SOLVED] Re: HOWTO: Sony Vaio Pro 13 DualBoot (Win 8 + Ubuntu Trusty 14.04) SecureBoot Wifi LV

    Oh, and here's the screenshot of the partitions, in case it helps
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  2. [SOLVED] Re: HOWTO: Sony Vaio Pro 13 DualBoot (Win 8 + Ubuntu Trusty 14.04) SecureBoot Wifi LV

    Thanks! I got it to work with one extra step at the end: change the grub line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash libata.force=noncq" as explained...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Vaio Pro 11 - dualboot with Trusty and W8.1?

    Hiya,
    I bought a new Vaio Pro a month ago, and still haven't been able to install ubuntu. Multiple issues, with the firmware, the UEFI, and the SSD. There are people who managed to get it to work,...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: HOWTO: Sony Vaio Pro 13 DualBoot (Win 8 + Ubuntu Trusty 14.04) SecureBoot Wifi LV

    Hi vargax,
    I followed your steps but no success. I get the grub menu, but if I choose Ubuntu, I get a black screen that tells me "gave up waiting for the root device" I also tells me: "ALERT!...
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    Ubuntu on Mac Air?

    Hi,
    I'm a fan of ubuntu and I need to buy a new super light ultrabook - something that doesn't weight much more than a kilo. So I'm considering buying a Mac Air and put Ubuntu on it. Is it worth it?...
  6. Re: worth buying a mac air to install ubuntu?

    Thank you!
    Now I hope to get a reply from someone who's got ubuntu running on the latest Mac Air! :-)
    I'm sure I can handle the installation part, but I was wondering about the release of drivers...
  7. worth buying a mac air to install ubuntu?

    Hi,
    I'm a fan of ubuntu and I need to buy a new super light ultrabook - something that doesn't weight much more than a kilo. So I'm considering buying a Mac air and put Ubuntu on it. Is it worth it?...
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype chat window doesn't pop up

    According to the comments on the wmctrl installation page, wmctrl is not (yet) compatible with ubuntu 13.04.
    I also tried the solutions offered in this post:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype chat window doesn't pop up

    Thanks.
    But I would like skype to directly open the chat window in front of me when someone starts chatting, like it did before I upgraded.
    And I would also like application windows to open...
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    [ubuntu] Re: skype chat window doesn't pop up

    4.2.0.11
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    [SOLVED] Re: Disable Snapping Windows

    Open the CompizConfig Setting manager (install it from the software centre first, if you haven't installed it)
    Unclick 'Snapping Windows' in the Windows management settings. Check out the other...
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    [ubuntu] skype chat window doesn't pop up

    Hi,

    I've this annoying problem: when someone starts a skype chat with me, it doesn't open a window in front of me. It just puts a little triangle in the skype launcher - so most of the time I...
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    [gnome] Re: Optimising GUI workspace

    In 'properties, you can also click on 'autohide', so you only see them when you move the cursor over the space where they are supposed to be, and you can manually hide them by activating the 'show...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Recovering unallocated space...

    Anyone has a clever idea on this? Or do I have to follow Taurus suggestion to do the move&shrink process 3 times? Which I can do but it's a bit tedious.
    Thnx!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Recovering unallocated space...

    "Or maybe there is a way to by pass the first three partitions and "stick" the unallocated space to /dev/sda4 directly!"

    That's what I would like to know, how to do that!

    thnx!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Recovering unallocated space...

    Same problem here. Unallocated space which I would like to add to my SDA4 home partition? How do I do this?

    Screenshot of Gparted attached

    Thanks for any help
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen resolution

    I had de same problem, with Nvidia. When I try to change the screen resolution, the answer is:
    "The X Server does not support the XRandR extension. Runtime resolution changes to the display size...
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    [other] Screen doesn't work

    Hi, I installed Ubuntu last week, and all went OK since now. When I turn on the computer, the PC runs but then the screen doesn't show anything. When I press the menu button of the screen, a mesage...
  19. Thread: Skype

    by grainbarcelona
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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype

    When I dowloaded the file from the site you indicated, I got the following file on my desktop: skype-debian_2.0.0.72-1_i386.deb When I clicked on it, it started installing skype on my ubuntu.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Chaning login screen resolution

    Perhaps you could try something much more simple.
    - Install 'Start up manager' with 'Add/Remove programs'
    - Run it (it'll be in System > Administration.
    - Change the display resolution (under...
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