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    [SOLVED] request version change

    Please update my version to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

    Thx in advance
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    [gnome] Re: Disable thumbnail caching in nautilus

    Try using gconf-editor to adjust this setting, I think default is 180 days, maybe setting it to 0 will work.

    Or have a look a this thread for clean-up tools
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Brasero stuck at "creating image checksum"

    If I understand correctly you have already verified the md5, so the iso is unchanged and now you just want to burn that iso to cd/dvd and then Brasero hangs-up on you. I think switching-off the md5...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution V outlook

    Indeed the OP said word. I'm just observing non-default behaviour in windows/office and trying to advice how to make evolution behave in a similar manner, just saving the message body, not all the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution V outlook

    In windows the default handler for .msg is outlook, not word. Maybe you could try to save the message body as a text file.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution V outlook

    If you are trying to keep e-mail from getting lost, then why not use the back-up option in evolution. It creates a tar.gz file containing all your e-mails, setting, contacts and everything else in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean-up question

    Thanks wojox and oldsoundguy.

    I had a look at both bleach bit and ubuntu tweak. They each can do part of what I asked and together they can do all I ask. But still it would be nice to have just...
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    [SOLVED] Clean-up question

    I noticed some build-up of unwanted items:

    In my home folder .evolution/cache/http and .evolution/cache/tmp and .evolution/mail/pop/user@pop3.domain/cache, which I delete manually.

    In my home...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: I don't know where my deleted files go

    Did you ever log out the user you are using. I noticed that the bin only displays items when the user has logged out an then back in, after this first log out it usually works fine. I don't know if...
  10. Re: 10.04 beta 1 wireless and other questions

    I noticed that even with wlan disabled in bios the led is still always on in linux. Hope the bug is fixed before the final release of 10.04.
  11. [ubuntu] Re: What is the better update command between this two?

    I use aptitude because like Wardje said, aptitude handles dependencies better. But note that the graphical interface update manager still uses apt-get. When you update using aptitude and then check...
  12. Re: 10.04 beta 1 wireless and other questions

    I found another known bug relating to the led

    Now I just have to see if there is one for wlan being always on at boot.

    Anyone got an...
  13. Re: 10.04 beta 1 wireless and other questions

    I found out that the connection isn't all that bad. I have been testing large downloads with firefox that reach 1.2 MB/s which is as it should be, but during such a download both gnome networkmanager...
  14. Re: 10.04 beta 1 wireless and other questions

    Thanks, I didn't know about ndiswrapper. But will it solve the led being always on and wlan starting on boot or only the connection being bad?

    Do I have to blacklist all modules that try to use...
  15. Re: 10.04 beta 1 wireless and other questions

    I noticed that bug, it is not exactly the same, but close enough. However, this was reported a month ago and has not been assigned, so I do not know if someone is paying attention to it.
  16. Re: 10.04 beta 1 wireless and other questions

    You presume correctly.
  17. Re: 10.04 beta 1 wireless and other questions

    For the first point I tried installing driver from compat wireless and tried blacklisting ath9k, but this didn't have the desired result.

  18. 10.04 beta 1 wireless and other questions

    On my new laptop, which came with windows 7, I wanted to give 10.04 beta 1 a try. I downloaded the amd64 alternate (alternate, because I wanted to encrypt home). Pc is an asus k52j laptop with core...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I am new to Ubuntu and need help

    The Ubuntu software is stored in repositories on the web, that is why software center needs to be on-line. You can make these repos available off-line. For that you can take a look at thread...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Shutdown/reboot problems

    Maybe you can find your answer in this thread
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Nautilus slow to displaying large networked directory

    Maybe you can try to change nautilus preferences to never show preview for files on network.
  22. Thread: wireless

    by neednewlaptop

    [ubuntu] Re: wireless

    You can try to find the type of wireless card by starting a terminal and entering

    lshw -C network
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to type

    You need to define a compose key. In 9.04 that can be done under system-preferences-keyboard-layouts tab-layout options button-compose key position.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash bugging out.

    Did you install the restricted extras? I used to have a lot of problems with flash in firefox before I did

    from a command line type:

    sudo aptitude install ubuntu-restricted-extras

    use the su...
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    [ubuntu] Re: port scanning

    Go to and use shieldsup. You can scan commom ports or use custom port probe.
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