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    [ubuntu] Re: Move or rearange Partitions?

    Assuming that
    - the new drive is the boot drive, sda
    - your original system was the boot drive, originally sda, but now has become sdb
    - you've "cloned" the original system, which was boot drive,...
  2. Re: Search apps that support hidden folders and files

    Catfish
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse stops clicking; reccuring problem

    Your symptoms are very similar to those that appeared on my wife's PC (12.04 Unity). My wife's USB mouse buttons stopped working occasionally. The mouse pointer was fine, but there was no response...
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    Re: 12.04 - kjournald keeping my harddrive busy

    The questions are asked occasionally, and have been asked for years with various Linux distributions. I am not technically savvy, but I can read, mostly, and the answers seem to be...
    - Opinions...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: share a folder with r/w access by two local users

    This thread contains valuable information that I needed to know. Yep, the magic "2" is the key for me too, along with the way that the explanation was segregated in its own paragraph (that even I...
  6. Thread: My 8 GB USB

    by chocklet
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    [ubuntu] Re: My 8 GB USB

    Although I'd personally need more space for a satisfying Ubuntu installation, I'm surprised that you can't make it work in 8GB if you are careful, and not a gamer. If you store many large data files...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox has been hijacked

    If you can't do anything with Firefox, then use Synaptic or Ubuntu Software Center to uninstall/remove it. If ininstalling does not remove the .mozilla directory, then do as Frogs Hair recommends...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox has been hijacked

    sorry for my post, rapattack1. On my first reading I failed to see that you could no longer start Firefox, so you can't export your bookmarks.
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    [xubuntu] Re: check installed ram

    swap - if you have 512mb RAM & plenty of storage space, probably 1 GB

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwapFaq/
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    [xubuntu] Re: check installed ram

    sudo dmidecode --type memory

    The output will show what is actually installed. On my PC, top & system monitor will show different numbers, which represent the amount of memory to which the OS has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity right-click menu problem

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1966158&page=2

    As per manney's post, #19...

    "Disabling the Firefox extension Global Menu Bar Integration 3.2.3 gave me back full functionality."

    This...
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    Re: Classic menu for Ubuntu 12.04

    aimwin, many of your sentiments are dear to me. In my own perfect world I'd be 100% behind you. Unfortunately, the world seems to go its own way, heading for a future that completely ignores my...
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    [other] Re: Live Linux Cd's with testdisk

    Knoppix 7.0.3 DVD has testdisk, photorec, and dd_rescue.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Constant Hard Drive Access

    steeldriver - Thanks for the very cool one-liner :) I've stashed it on my Linux cheat-sheet and will surely put it to good use.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where can I find more ubuntu resources?

    Process to expand fu:

    1. Go through "Getting Started with Ubuntu 12.04"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Constant Hard Drive Access

    I'm hoping that steeldriver or someone else with solid technical expertise will help you.

    In the meantime you should *backup your fstab*. Open up a terminal, enter "gksudo nautilus", navigate to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Constant Hard Drive Access

    Your question has been asked for years, across a wide sampling of Linux releases. In fact, over the years with other distros, unexpected activity has been common. Once upon a time when I tried to...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Banking Accounts Compromised - Bootable USB for Security?

    For maximum security put Linux on an SD card (sudodus' option #1, no persistence) and write protect the card. You won't be able to save configuration, but if your only activity is banking and...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Distribution that allows creation of desktop shortcuts like Ubuntu 11.04

    wpshooter, sorry if I pressed your buttons. Actually, I'm just as annoyed as many, but I've found that I can make no impact... although I haven't tried insults :).



    You might create a...
  20. [all variants] Re: How do I Change the "Author" in a LibreOffice Writer Document I Create?

    The author is shown at...
    File > Properties > Created

    if the name is inserted at...
    Tools > Options > LibreOffice > User Data > First/Last name/Initials

    AND

    if the box...
    File >...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Distribution that allows creation of desktop shortcuts like Ubuntu 11.04

    It takes little effort to clutter up a Unity desktop with
    - scripts that were created by right clicking, creating a new document, editing the document, and making executable.
    - programs that were...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Libre Office Question/ Using Find

    click the "Find All" box in the "Find & Replace" window.

    Edit > Find & Replace > Find All

    With no option selected, "Find All" will highlight all occurances of a search term. "More options"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems on an Acer Netbook

    You can find Ubuntu 11.10 here...

    http://releases.ubuntu.com/

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    I don't understand the hard drive error message. Perhaps the first thing to do is determine whether the hard drive is sound....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Libre Office Question/ Using Find

    In LibreOffice 3.5.3, you can select...

    Edit > Find & Replace > Find All

    In the Find & Replace window , there is a "More Options" box in the lower left corner
  25. Re: Fedora will pay for a a digital signature from Microsoft.

    My crystal ball can't seem to get such a clear read on the future as some of those here. Mine evidently needs more hard information about the details of how things will work.

    Some worthy FOSS...
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