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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 wont progress past the boot menu on any of my Macs (Mac Mini, Macboo

    Glad to hear it! Were you able to create a persistent usb (one that saves changes you make)?
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 wont progress past the boot menu on any of my Macs (Mac Mini, Macboo

    I am able to boot up a Ubuntu 12.10 live usb disk on my 13" MBA 2010, which I made on a PC running Ubuntu using unetbootin. Everything works fine except persistence (I have a thread started on this...
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    [ubuntu] persistent usb disk for MacBook Air (2010)

    I was able to create a Ubuntu 12.10 installation disk on a usb stick that will boot my 2010 MacBook Air. At the time I created it (with unetbootin), I made it persistent and included 5 gb storage. ...
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    Re: HOWTO: Grub Customizer

    That got it; thanks drs305. I had to run update-grub from Mint first. I then restarted and the multiple entries were there, but after running update-grub from Ubuntu, that cleared it up. It not...
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    Re: HOWTO: Grub Customizer

    Moderator Note: Post moved. Please do not post in multiple threads.

    I have a problem with multiple duplicate listings on my grub menu, and I mean duplicate (not different kernels or boot options)....
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    Re: Grub Customizer issue

    I have a similar problem, but it relates specifically to Mint 12, which I installed a few days ago. I now have Ubuntu 11.10 as my main OS (grub running from it), but also on my disk I have Windows...
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    [ubuntu] replace LibreOffice icons

    I am running Ubuntu 11.04 and I don't like the way the libreoffice writer and spreadsheet icons look in the Unity panel. I found some Faenza icons that look nicer, but I only want to change the...
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    Re: Ubuntu in your community.

    There is one tonight. Check it out at the Peterborough Linux User Group website.
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    Re: Ubuntu in your community.

    We have a Linux club in Peterborough, and most members of the club use Ubuntu or UNE. Linux has a bit of a presence at Trent University, but it's mostly the versions that come on netbooks.
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    Re: Issues with FN keys - Ubuntu 10.04

    Thanks everyone for contributing these potential fixes, but unfortunately, I still don't have backlight control (or if I do, I don't know how to implement it). I just bought a Toshiba NB305 netbook,...
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    Enabling multi-touch features on Toshiba NB305

    I just bought a Toshiba NB305 laptop and am testing it out with Ubuntu 10,04 netbook remix. (I would like to try 10.10 beta was have so far been unsuccessful in installing it.) Most things work well...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Spinning cursor after Firefox loads

    Maybe, but it could be a long time, as it has been around since at least 8.10.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Spinning cursor after Firefox loads

    Thanks, lovinglinux; this worked and now I have a solution to the mystery of the spinning cursor. Makes me like Firefox a whole lot more, but is there a way I can make this change permanent without...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Spinning cursor after Firefox loads

    Thanks, lovinglinux; this looks useful, but could you explain in more detail how I implement the first part. I found a firefox and firefox-3.5.8 executable files in /usr/lib. Is this what you mean...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MOL on Hardy Heron

    I don't know if this helps any, but I never did get MOL to work on Ubuntu back in 2008. In the end, I gave up on PPC Ubuntu for that reason, and found two other distros that it worked on: Debian...
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    [SOLVED] Spinning cursor after Firefox loads

    What I have noticed on several versions of Ubuntu, both 32 and 64 bit (including 9.10, 10.04 b2 and UNR 9.10) is that after the launch of Firefox (including the current 3.6.3 version), I continue to...
  17. Thread: clone to ssd

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    [all variants] clone to ssd

    I have a multi-boot system in my netbook that includes Win xp home, Ubuntu, and another Linux distro. The internal HD is 160gb, but most of it isn't used. I just bought a 60gb SSD, and would like...
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    [SOLVED] Re: accessing free space on cloned drive

    Stupid me! I couldn't do anything with the unallocated space because I kept trying to incorporate it into the logical partitions that were part of the one extended partition. Once I clicked on the...
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    [SOLVED] accessing free space on cloned drive

    I have an MSI Wind with Windows, Ubuntu Netbook Remix and another Ubuntu derivative installed on my 80gb drive. I recently acquired a 160gb drive, which I plan to put into the Wind. I cloned the...
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    Re: VMWare Tools (Fusion) ruin X

    The problem seems to be fixed in Karmic RC, at least when I run the tools and don't let it create a new xorg.conf. I didn't try letting it do so; that might now be OK.
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    Karmic RC installation on VMware Fusion - tools

    Here is a bit of information that might help Mac users with a Karmic virtual machine installed with VMware Fusion. I did two such installations since RC came out. The first was with VMware Fusion...
  22. Re: Karmic RC fresh install - Why 15 minutes of "Language Pack" downloads?

    Actually, you can choose the mirror if you install from the live image. Choose System -> Administration -> Software Sources. If you are from North America, the default seems to be a U.S. source. ...
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    Re: VMWare Tools (Fusion) ruin X

    Unfortunately, your solution did not work for me. I was using Fusion 2.0.6 on a 1,83 ghz core 2 duo mac mini running Snow Leopard 10.6.1. I tried installing the 9.10 beta several different ways:...
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    Re: audio problems after 9.04 to 9.10 upgrade

    Well, it turned out that my slow-motion sound problem went on and off in VirtualBox with further Ubuntu 9.10 updates, and deleting pulseaudio wasn't fixing the problem in the beta. I finally tried...
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    Re: audio problems after 9.04 to 9.10 upgrade

    Today's updates solved my sound problems on my VirtualBox vm. I continued to have the "slow-motion" sound before the updates. After the updates, all mp3's and mp4's played at the correct speed. I...
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