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    Re: cant install ubuntu

    What is the make and model of the PC you are using?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fresh Install of 11.10 problem

    I had a very similar problem upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 with an ATI Raedon card.
    In the end I dropped down to root terminal via Recover mode and removed fglrx


    sudo apt-get remove fglrx
    ...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: removing lines in a text document from the terminal

    The joys of linux, always more than one way to skin a cat.
    I'm not familiar with 'ed' but I will take a look. Cheers!
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    Re: photo dater for ubuntu

    Ok there is an Imagemagick script here that should do the job
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    Re: photo dater for ubuntu

    I'd look at using Imagemagick and a script myself.
    Let me have a look around and see what I can find.
  6. [SOLVED] Re: removing lines in a text document from the terminal

    sed is indeed the tool you need.

    In a terminal


    sed '/^$/d' textfile.txt > temptext
    mv temptext newtext.txt

    Line one will remove all empty text from the file specified and copy the output...
  7. Poll: Re: How many people use Ubuntu with Gnome-shell in stead of Unity?

    I use Gnome-Shell on my laptop, this is in use all day everyday as its one of my main work machines.
    My w/s runs Gnome Classic, it's got an ATI graphics card so Shell isnt an option.
    On the rest of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LibreOffice 3.4 - Fatal Error

    Had the same problem here, mine was a fresh 11.10 install.
    If I logged in under user created during setup it worked, but not when using an additional user created after setup.
    Tried removing and...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: [Boxee][Non-Local Video] Small Box in Upper Left Corner

    I get the same thing on my Acer Revo running 10.10.
    It also effects the iPlayer app, and any TV shows I try to watch through the TV Shows app.
    I can however use iPLayer and YouTube without any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mounting Netware Share - Rights Issues

    Glad the guide helped you mount the Netware share, I've not tried accessing files via WINE and Word, but will try and install Word tomorrow and have a play.
    What version of Word are you using?
  11. [ubuntu] Re: After recordmydesktop, how to convert ogv to avi (divx)?

    Excellent, I love a bit of bash in the afternoon.
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    [ubuntu] Re: hp Laserjet-1320 network printing

    I get the same problem printing to the following HP Models:

    HP LaserJet 4000
    HP LaserJet 4100
    HP LaserJet 4250
    HP LaserJet P4105

    I'm installing Adobe Reader at the moment to see if it makes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to build vmmon module - Please help!

    I had the same problem with VmWare Server running on Ubuntu 9.10 with and Linux headers 2.6.31-15.

    I used the script linked on this page and now all working.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mount Drive at Startup

    Silly question I know, but can your PC boot from CD ?
    Just trying to establish if its a hardware problem or a software problem.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Not having XMMS in the repository is BAD. Here's how to install it by packages!

    I've built on that guide and added in info on adding menu shortcut etc.

    http://tombott.com/install_xmms_on_ubuntu_8.04_8.10_9.04
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    Re: What was the first computer you ever got.

    Mine was a Sinclair Spectrum 48k, which I got for Christmas. Pretty sure it was 1984.
    It was bought at Dixons and came with Horizons, Survival, Make a Chip, Chequered Flag, Horace goes skiing Chess...
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    Re: HMR group possibly stealing the Ubuntu Logo

    cool your boots man, it was a joke!
    But after reading more of his posts its looking like a distinct possibility.
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    Re: HMR group possibly stealing the Ubuntu Logo

    Yeah they made a huge effort changing the colour scheme!

    I don't know if your for real or not, but your doing a good job of making me laugh.
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    Re: HMR group possibly stealing the Ubuntu Logo

    lol, are you on crack?

    Seriously it's a blatant rip-off of the Ubuntu logo.

    If I was to take Nike's tick logo, rotate it slightly and make it thinner would that be ok?
    No of course it...
  20. Thread: Pidgin Problem

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    [ubuntu] Re: Pidgin Problem

    OP states that he tried aMSN as well, but I agree that its good!

    As bruno9779 says, it sounds like a custom font issue.
    Just out of interest try highlighting the message next time and see if you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: write to and edit 2nd hard drive

    This guide should help you:

    http://tombott.com/Automatically_Mount_Additional_HD_in_Ubuntu_8.10

    It was written for 8.10 but applies to 9.04 as well.

    You will need to delete the existing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to reinstall Ubuntu 8.10

    Genius, I think I love you.

    Been trying to install 9.04 on a HP d330 for weeks now with no joy. Tried installing from 7.10 up, but various error messages.
    Took out all RAM except for original...
  23. Re: The Official Ubuntu 9.04 Release Countdown Thread

    http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/jaunty/release/
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    [ubuntu] Re: Saving You Tube videos

    Yeah always helps when you provide a little more information.

    The method does still work, only not with YouTube's newest video's which I was unaware of until now.
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    [other] Re: Want to mount windows drive in Linux

    Not played with Arch yet myself, but gparted is certainly available for it:

    http://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/i686/gparted/

    Let me know how you get on, and thanks for the FB.

    Tom.
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