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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04.1 partial upgrade broke X

    Bloody useful, thanks Rich_S.

    I should add that although X itself seemed fixed, whenever I was logged in (either though an autologin or when it borked and asked me to enter a password at the X...
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    Re: Maverick ambiance color scheme for kde

    Nice work, thanks.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot suspend or hibernate Asus N61J Laptop

    And also on a G60JX, though, like Greeble in this thread, I have a craaaaazy flashing keyboard backlight when the laptop's suspended. Anybody else seen this?
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    [kubuntu] Re: Wireless: No autoconnect after 9.04 upgrade

    +1, thanks!
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    [kubuntu] Re: Ctrl+Win key = seeing stars?

    Awesome, thanks all.
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    [kubuntu] Ctrl+Win key = seeing stars?

    I've been trying to work this one out for some time. I don't suppose anyone knows the purpose of the stars that revolve around the mouse when you hold down CTRL+Win in KDE?

    Aside from being...
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    Re: How to use grub-reboot in KDE

    I don't know - I'm a bit of a KDE fan myself. Anyone else?
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    Re: which font in the ubuntu 6.06 LTS banner?

    I have the exact same problem. It's worth noting it worked in Breezy. Now when I set the font and restart X, it puts the default font (I think Bitstream Vera Sans) instead. :(
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    How to use grub-reboot in KDE

    Couldn't find this posted anywhere so I figure I'd better put it up - if only to remind myself next time I rebuild.

    The command 'grub-reboot' lets you boot into a specific option listed in the...
  10. Thread: Civilization IV

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    Re: Civilization IV

    Here's a long shot, but: I'm trying to use VMWare Server to run Civ 4 with their experimental DirectX implementation. I manage to install it okay but when I run, the OSD which says "Init XML" , etc...
  11. Thread: GUI vs. CLI

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    Poll: Re: Command Line and Ubuntu

    Oh let's not get started on vi vs emacs again. You may as well start up a debate about left vs right...
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    Re: In the spirit of a Flamewar.

    Active Directory.
    Global mouse gestures.
    Free trade with Australia.
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    In the latest Harry Potter book, there's a bit where he's practically tearing his hair out trying to find out what a corcrux is. You know you're a geek when you (seriously) think to yourself, "why...
  14. The saga continues, moving to show how KDE really...

    The saga continues, moving to show how KDE really can shine. In this week's episode, I'll take you through the first steps of mouse-gesturing in KDE.

    First I'll show how to set all KDE-based...
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    Poll: Re: Command Line and Ubuntu

    We hope. It is, however, entirely possible that some git will answer with some equivalent of 'rm -fr /' (almost as bad as 'format c:\') just for fun. Good practice is to read the man page, even...
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    Re: November 2005 Desktop Thread

    Dude that's an awesome background. Where'd you find it...?
  17. How to use KHotKeys (Input Actions in Breezy) PART 1

    (found in Settings->Regional & Accessibility)

    KHotKeys ranks very highly on my list of why KDE is great. It's a really powerful tool that brings together a lot of good features.

    Notes

    This...
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    Re: Strange Warcraft III problem

    Okeydizzle what seems to have worked for me is:

    Get a copy of msvcrt.dll from Windows (located in C:\Windows\System32)
    Copy it into the windows/system directory of your Wine install.
    Open a...
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    Re: November 2005 Desktop Thread

    I'll bite.

    Lazy bear: I was at the zoo about a year ago, and all the grizzlies were walking around like mad (apparently the females were on heat or something) - except this guy. He just sat in the...
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    Re: What are you reading (right now)?

    Re-reading Les Miserables, because it's one of my all-time favourites, The Republic (Plato) and Shantaram (Gregory David Roberts).
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    Re: Strange Warcraft III problem

    And you can follow what they're on about. They suggest quite a few different things to do, in amongst the technobabble. Do you get what needs to be done...?
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    Although this has been mentioned in a similar way, I actually did this one:
    You're reading the latest Harry Potter, and he's trying to find out what horcruxes are, and you think "Why doesn't he just...
  23. Thread: Civilization IV

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    Re: Civilization IV

    GRRRRRRR
    It's not even out down here yet! Another week, they told me. :mad: :mad: :mad:
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    Re: P2-350/ 256megs ram ready for inpute.

    No, they're all in the same repositories. They're just not installed by default on a 'server' install. To turn a server into a desktop, all you need to do is install $FLAVOUR-desktop, such as...
  25. Thread: Civilization IV

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    Re: Civilization IV

    I'm buying it, hopefully today. I'll give it a go and let you know it goes. Civ rocks!
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