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    [ubuntu] Re: HP Folio 13 Compatibility

    It looks like it's calling my wireless connection eth0. And power management is off.
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    [ubuntu] Re: HP Folio 13 Compatibility

    Thanks to the good people of this thread, I've successfully installed 12.04 and resolved the screen brightness issue! I've set it to max brightness at boot and mapped the keys to CTRL-F2/F3. Not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual booting on a Folio 13

    Ugh, apparently there are already 4 primary partitions and one extended. How does a brand new PC have these partitions already? There is only one recovery partition, one system partition, one data...
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    [ubuntu] Dual booting on a Folio 13

    Hello, I'm having difficulty setting up a brand new HP Folio 13 to dual-boot with Windows (I know, I know...). Using both GParted from an Ubuntu 12.04 live USB and Windows' disk utility, when...
  5. [all variants] Re: Chromium/Chrome "resolving host" issue and WINS

    I am connecting via Nautilus - both "Connect to Server" and navigating through the network fail unless I have the above installed/enabled. When navigating I can -see- the network share name, but...
  6. [all variants] Re: Chromium/Chrome "resolving host" issue and WINS

    I started with a fresh install of Maverick Meerkat. Trying to connect to the share failed. Adding winbind and wins to /etc/nsswitch.conf allowed me to connect to the share.

    Any idea why this might...
  7. [all variants] Re: Chromium/Chrome "resolving host" issue and WINS

    The weird thing is, I am not actually using WINS on my network. The network shares in question are a Windows drive being shared and a Drobo NAS shared through a Droboshare box - it's actually running...
  8. [all variants] Re: Chromium/Chrome "resolving host" issue and WINS

    Hello, if I put WINS before DNS, chrome has noticeable problems. However, if I put DNS before WINS, as you suggest, while Chrome is faster, I can no longer connect to Windows shares on my network.
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  9. Open Source party tonight in San Francisco

    Hello, I know it is short notice, but we're having an Open-Source celebration tonight in the SOMA area of San Francisco. It was originally intended to be a 10.10 release party, but we shifted the...
  10. [all variants] Re: Chromium/Chrome "resolving host" issue and WINS

    Hello, does anyone have any suggestions for me? :)
  11. [all variants] Chromium/Chrome "resolving host" issue and WINS

    Hello, I have been having the dreaded "resolving host" issue in the Google Chrome and Chromium web browsers. After reading the following I suspect I know what the problem is:
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  12. Re: Trying out video reviews, what do you think?

    My focus is on getting information to people who aren't familiar with Ubuntu, or Linux in general, so I'm not sure how much time I will spend on that. I am planning a new series of tutorials as well,...
  13. Re: Trying out video reviews, what do you think?

    Thank you for contributing, everyone.


    I appreciate the help, this is exactly the type of feedback I was hoping for.
  14. Trying out video reviews, what do you think?

    I had been doing a few video tutorials, but I thought I might try my hand at reviews. This is my review of Lucid Lynx. What do you think?

    Suggestions, comments, constructive criticism?

    Thanks!...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant write on samba share from windows

    I have found that creating directories or copying/moving files to the share from Ubuntu sometimes creates restrictive permissions, when doing the same from Windows does not. So on my Ubuntu file...
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    Re: Ever Consider Going Back to WIndows?

    To be fair, you don't have to -buy- those things to get decent solutions. There are free solutions available.

    Combined with good computer hygiene, you should remain virus-free on any operating...
  17. Poll: Re: Am I the only person who doesn't use a smartphone?

    I don't think I could survive without my Android phone..
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    Re: Ever Consider Going Back to WIndows?

    Why go back? Dual boot if you have to!

    I do...
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    Re: What's going on with YouTube?

    I think, reading the thread, that you're referring to FireFox's auto-complete, yes? What this does is bring up a list of bookmarked and recently visited sites as you begin typing.

    This list will...
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    Re: What's the best open-source phone?

    The Motorola Droid is nice, but I love my HTC Droid Eris!
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    Re: nVidia latest Drivers - How to install - (180.xx - 185.xx - 190.xx)

    First I wanted to thank you. This guide is very valuable and helped me quite a bit!

    I have been having a problem with the Nvidia drivers - it seems that they are giving me problems with color...
  22. [ubuntu] How to batch convert .jpgs to files with sRGB color profile?

    Hello, I have a group of 4500 .jpgs which were created with a custom color profile, meaning I can't import them into a video without color problems. I understand from some multimedia folk that I need...
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    [ubuntu] Basic bash scripting help?

    Hi, I'm trying to use imagemagick to convert a bunch of .jpg files with custom color profiles to .png files without the pesky custom profiles. I believe the command I want is convert x.jpg x.png...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install and use the latest FFmpeg and x264

    I just wanted to thank FakeOutdoorsman for this excellent, well-maintained guide. It really is valuable and well done, I keep coming back to it whenever I make a new install or have problems.
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  25. [ubuntu] Re: Youtube video controls don't work for me in Karmic?

    Thanks, that worked like a charm!

    Thanks for the kind words, I appreciate it.
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