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    [ubuntu] Re: screen capture

    Ditto that. As usual, when I want to do something new, I consult the Ubuntu Forums, to see what experience others may have, what works and may work well or not. So RecordMyDesktop appeared exactly...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I can't install Webcamstudio in 11.04-gn

    From:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1752243
    Config_video_v4l1_compat
    we see that:
    "I've realized that my kernel 2.6.38-9-generic-pae is compiled without CONFIG_VIDEO_V4L1_COMPAT."...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I can't install Webcamstudio in 11.04

    Here's the install listing:
    (Reading database ... 168913 files and directories currently installed.)
    Preparing to replace webcamstudio 0.56 (using webcamstudio_0.56_all.deb) ...
    Unpacking...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I can't install Webcamstudio in 11.04

    Ditto with the problem install. FYI, the deb wanted to open with Ubuntu Software Center, so OK to that, took some time trying to install, then I get an icon in my applications list, but no...
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    Re: Best CAD program?

    Not a question of best CAD but file conversion. I'm using LibreCAD, a branch of QCAD community version and recommend that. But I too have file conversion problems. I'd like to convert DWG (native...
  6. [gnome] Re: Gedit opens files in new window instead of new tab

    New Dell Inspiron 15R, fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04, same problem and I have not yet found a cure. As with others, I prefer one gedit session and all files displayed in tabs, rather than what is...
  7. Thread: Grub 2 Basics

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    Re: Grub 2 Basics

    So, you're here because maybe you tried doing what I did, which was a good idea, at first and at last, and should have worked, but didn't. Ahh, the best laid plans of mice and (well, linux makes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Howto: Configuring Touchpad

    See my reply at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1509049. GSynaptics is the answer!
  9. [SOLVED] Re: 10.04 Fixed problem with self-reenabling touchpad

    Thank you so very much! This works for me too. I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 and use a Logitech trackman for movement. Hence the touchpad is a real nuisance - I've had it turned off since 7.10, when...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: network manager applet missing in pane in 10.04

    This fix worked for me. I believe its a combination of making sure that the Notification Area is on the panel, as well setting "managed=true" in /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf file as...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Associating Listen Music Player with .pls

    You need to open Firefox, then
    Edit-->Preferences-->Applications tab-->Content type: MP3 Shoutcast Playlist
    The "Action" you want is "use totem"
    You may need to select "use other" first, to set...
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    Poll: Re: Fully functioning linux laptop?

    Have Dell Inspiron 1525n - the version that came preloaded, worked great out of the box. I since upgraded to 8.04. That upgrade caused certain problems - notably sound issues - that I subsequently...
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    [ubuntu] Re: logitech v10 laptop speakers not working

    Thanks for the tip on PulseAudio Device Chooser, which I installed via the Add/Remove application. I bought the jlabsaudio.com B-Flex USB speakers. This doesn't show up in the Output Devices tab. ...
  14. Re: Howto: Install and use projectM music visualizer with pulseaudio support on Hard

    Thanks to the folks working on this. I'm the kind of Ubuntu user that balks at 'programming' my machine - just want to reach into the repository and get what works. So I ditched MS Windows, bought...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Good experience with VLC

    Its worth noting that complete instructions for install VLC on Ubuntu can be found at:
    http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-ubuntu.html

    The sound strategy that worked for me is ALSA using...
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    [ubuntu] Good experience with VLC

    Some of us just must have http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ programs available to us with a few clicks of the browser. If you're like me, you encountered the difficulty that PBS NOVA only provide...
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    Poll: Re: Do you use Ekiga?

    Yes, I was using Jajah for a while until I started having problems with it. Now I use Ekiga and it works great! Setup was a bit long, but once configured, it worked flawlessly. FYI, my main use is...
  18. Re: HOWTO: change how Nautilus parses file types

    Likewise - thanks! I recently ported from Windows XP, so am very new to Ubuntu, and trying to get a handle. A lot of my ported files where showing up as mime-type x-vhdl, a very wierd file type...
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