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    Re: How to: Nautilus transparent background patch

    11.04?
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    [ubuntu] Re: EHCI BIOS handoff failed

    ubuntu 10.10 still has the exact same problem on the intel dp45sg, dissapointing
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    [ubuntu] Re: problems with openarena w/ twinview

    go into the settings and turn fullscreen off
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    [ubuntu] Re: CD drive not working

    or use grep -i cd-rom to find both cd-rom and CD-ROM :p
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    [ubuntu] Re: tweaks in ubuntu dor ssd's?

    how to make this work even after kernel updates(update-grub)

    sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

    find the line which says:

    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"
    and replace it with:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HZ 1000 kernel for intrepid

    that isnt true in ubuntu 10.04(2.6.32-20-generic)


    grep HZ /boot/config-`uname -r`


    CONFIG_NO_HZ=y
    CONFIG_HZ_100=y
    # CONFIG_HZ_250 is not set
    # CONFIG_HZ_300 is not set
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    Re: How can I get a list of open windows?

    look into devilspie :guitar:
  8. Help [ubuntu 10.04 beta2]no working tty consoles and nvidia drivers not working

    i couldnt wait for ubuntu 10.04 and the 195 driver so i installed beta 2

    at first i couldnt even get Xorg to work so i had to use a tty(which WAS working) to apt-get update;apt-get upgrade which...
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    Re: HOWTO: Latest NVIDIA drivers

    i cant access any tty's so this is no help :(
  10. Bash script to tell you how many days until ubuntu X is released

    i have made a small bash script which assumes that ubuntu is released on the last day of April and October, it then works out the date and finds the difference and tells you if it will be LTS!!!
    ...
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    Re: nVidia latest Drivers - How to install - (180.xx - 185.xx - 190.xx)

    i finally got the 195 driver working :D thx
  12. [ubuntu] Re: karmic on dual screen, login is on wrong screen

    solution:

    xte 'mousemove 640 512'

    to move mouse to 640, 512 :p
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    [ubuntu] Re: open windows .url files in ubuntu!

    by the way this goes great with the firefox addon savelink:

    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/14019
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    Poll: Re: Challange: Speed up Ubuntu 8/9.xx booting

    nope! just run hdparm with all apps closed


    sudo hdparm -tT /dev/****

    :P
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    [ubuntu] Re: open windows .url files in ubuntu!

    #!/bin/bash
    cat "$@"|sed -n 's/^URL=\(.*\)$/\1/p'|while read link;do
    firefox -new-tab "$link";done

    tested and it allows multiple links with a terminal but the file browser only opens one of the...
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    [ubuntu] open windows .url files in ubuntu!

    Old version, no multiple links in command line

    #!/bin/bash
    # script: winlink
    # author: Alex Osborn(alex_osborn0@hotmail.com)
    # date: 10 Jan 2010
    # tested: Ubuntu 9.10 (amd64)
    #...
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    Re: How much RAM does your system use?

    total used free shared buffers cached
    Mem: 3959 3810 148 0 249 2760
    -/+ buffers/cache: 800 3159
    Swap: 4996 ...
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    [all variants] Re: When will Empathy support Webcam in MSN?

    http://cass.no-ip.com/~cassidy/blog/index.php/post/2009/09/14/MSN-audio/video-chat-in-Telepathy

    appearently some video support is possible but its rather blurry to when it will come in!

    just...
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    when you taught yourself bash at the age of 14 :P
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    Poll: Re: Challange: Speed up Ubuntu 8/9.xx booting

    ok ive gotten new kit 9.10 with 4gb's of DDR3-1333 and an intel core 2 duo 2.66GHZ @ 3.25GHZ

    the main drag for me is the 30 seconds that my bios + graphics go for :(

    but it loads the desktop...
  21. Thread: menu themes..?

    by alex_o
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    Re: menu themes..?

    no i want to make it so the menu is a different style/colour itself i know you can do this with system > preferences > appearence but that will change the windows etc. :confused:
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    [gnome] Re: find breaks on .gvfs directory

    i think this is because ONLY the user of the home directory of the .gvfs can actually acces this, i have the same problem:

    alex@alex-desktop:~$ df -h
    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use%...
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    Re: Test internet connection existence

    actually the line ping -c 64.233.169.103

    gives you the usage because you need to specify the limit of pings to the -c flag ie:
    ping -c 1 64.233.169.103

    so in total it should look like:

    #!...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: karmic on dual screen, login is on wrong screen

    this is because the cursor starts on the right, if you move the mouse left quickly it will be on the left where it should be

    this is annoying me to, i have auto login and firfox autostarts on the...
  25. Re: HOW-TO: Enable and Disable the Recently Used Menu in Gnome

    sudo chattr +i recently-used.xbel

    that worked a treat...

    to undo:
    sudo chattr -i .recently-used.xbel

    just install ubuntu-tweak and go to DESKTOP>GNOME and under history uncheck Enable...
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