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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu Won't Boot

    Hi everybody,

    Maverick Meerkat won't boot. I have tried removing the option of quiet boot and after a whirl of text flies by the splash screen is reached, after a few seconds just blackness...
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    [ubuntu] new users don't have bash history

    Hi all!

    I just installed Ubuntu Server Edition and I've found that my first user has a bash history and I can turn on a coloured prompt by editing my .bashrc etc but new users don't have that!
    ...
  3. Remote distributing of arbitrary multi-process tasks

    Hi all!

    Say I have remote (admin) ssh access to a number of computers and have a big number crunching operation to carry out. Is there any simple way that I can take an arbitrary program that I...
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    PyPy with SageMath and/or IPython

    Hi all!

    Does anybody know how to make Ipython and Sagemath work with PyPy?
  5. [ubuntu] Re: ASUS T91MT - Unity, Netbook Desktop does not load

    Hey,

    There is a guide here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1595220 on the progress made so far in getting Meerkat on the T91mt to work but nobody has worked out how to get compositing to...
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    Re: Octave / Matlab - scaling axes query

    Yeah that sounds about right, I guess I will just have to fill up x and y with 0:0.1:n

    Thanks for help.
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    Re: Octave / Matlab - scaling axes query

    Ah sorry, "Res" is just a variable in my program.

    Concrete Example:

    I wish to plot how a measurement varies in 2-dimensional space. I have a 2d matrix representing measurements taken every 0.1...
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    Octave / Matlab - scaling axes query

    Hi all!

    I am plotting some data with Surf in Octave, I want to set each unit in the x and y axes to "Res" instead of just the index of the matrix containing said data.

    Does anybody know how?...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Asus EeePC T91MT multitouch touchscreen [Lucid 10.04]

    10.10 support you say? Does that mean that 10.10 on T91mt will "just work" or will I be able to make it work as if it were 10.04 or will I have to do crazy experiments and hackery?
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    [SOLVED] Re: BTRFS quick questions

    Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Question About UNE

    Oh! How interesting! That sounds really good.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Question About UNE

    A desktop, for my netbook but I thought that it would be a good idea to make full use of the 64 bit capable processor but UNE doesn't come as a 64 bit image.
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    [SOLVED] BTRFS quick questions

    Hi all!

    Does anybody know:

    1) Why ext2 or 3 is recommended over ext4 for /boot in a an otherwise BTRFS install of Maverick here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/btrfs#Fresh Install on 10.10...
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    [SOLVED] Question About UNE

    Hi all!
    2 Questions, sort-of.

    I would appreciate some clarification as to what exactly the differences are between the different Ubuntu Flavours. Are all flavours essentially the server edition...
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    [other] Software to administrate LAN?

    Hi everybody!

    I live in a house with 9 people in it all of whom like connecting to the internet and torrenting. Needless to say, this slows down the internet considerably, I am setting up a...
  16. Thread: Which Kernel?

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    [ubuntu] Which Kernel?

    Hi all!

    I am in need of the Radeon power management improvements in linux 2.6.35 and want advice on which I should install into my Lucid?

    Here: http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/
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    Re: Problem installing Spotify under WINE

    do "chmod a+x spotify.exe"

    this makes the installer executable, to learn more about what is going on here:

    http://www.zzee.com/solutions/linux-permissions.shtml
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    Changing the "from" field in emails

    Hi all!

    I have purchased a domain and got gmail to set the "from" field in my sent messages so as to appear to be sent from my purchased domain. Unfortunately, it actually only says "from:...
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    Re: distro recomendation for 42MB PowerPC MAC

    Wow thanks for the response guys!

    I think I will probably give the Debian install a go, I am quite excited about the possibility of getting the mighty Debian rolling on this hunk of iron. Thanks...
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    distro recomendation for 42MB PowerPC MAC

    Hi guys!

    I am looking for a reasonably simple to get up and running GNU or BSDish distro that will work on an ancient PowerBook 1400CS (42 MB RAM).

    I have looked around and seen Puppy Linux as...
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    [SOLVED] Re: make commands run on terminal start-up

    Thanks a lot guys! I am enjoying the cow goodness now,

    I stumbled upon this alternate script to randomize the animals if this is of interest to anybody..

    ...
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    [SOLVED] make commands run on terminal start-up

    Hi all!

    I added this:



    clear
    fortune | cowsay | echo
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    Re: Transparent panel menus with opaque text

    Thanks for the replies chaps!

    Unfortunately. a transparent background image doesn't actually render as transparent, when set as the menu background, the panel can be set as transparent but not the...
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    Transparent panel menus with opaque text

    Hi,

    I know that with compiz you can make the panels semi-transparent but this makes the text transparent and unreadable, has anybody come across a good way to have transparent panels with opaque...
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    Re: Nvidia slowed my boot?

    As ever, thanks for your time :)
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