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    [ubuntu] Re: Empathy does not show Google Talk contacts

    don't give up. just my 2p.
  2. Thread: NetFlix?

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    Re: NetFlix?

    nope. why? what's up?
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    this whole linux windows saga sounds like arguments between hunts and heinz.
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Installed windows 7 now grub can't see ubuntu

    perhaps consider having one hard drive be the OS hard drive (partitioned for both systems) and the other drive be the "files" hard drive (partitioned with ntfs and ext4) instead of segregating.
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    Re: Too many people badmouthing Ubuntu and Unity

    just too many people bad mouthing period. and too many people throwing their hands up and giving up in general. it's not just about ubuntu, linux or computers, the baby boomers are getting old and...
  6. Thread: NetFlix?

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    Re: NetFlix?

    i thought linux users aren't suppose to spend money?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Multiple Desktops?

    i don't know if you check this site anymore but i asked this same question once and received the same response... usually something related to organized their "things" to particular windows. one...
  8. Re: First Time Ubuntu 10.04 installation - Laptop is Dying :'(

    before i want to think about whether an operating system is installed or not, go into the bios and make sure the computer reads a hard drive. you should see a model (maxtor, seagate, etc) and size...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia xconfig

    good job. next time, you can boot into safe mode and remove 'permission denied' files that way... and if it stills give you problems, you might need to chmod 755 and do some taking over.

    take...
  10. Re: First Time Ubuntu 10.04 installation - Laptop is Dying :'(

    i'm interested in this problem haha. what do you see? give me a picture of "nothing happened"

    also, check to make sure the voltage and amperage match your specific power supply. electronics...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia xconfig

    since you're in the mood, just try this one more time in this order:

    1. delete all xorg.conf, xorg.conf.backup, whatever is there, kill it all.

    2. reboot

    3. you'll end up in a terminal...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Installing dual boot on separate hard drive

    ubuntu live can install on top of windows. wasn't that one of your questions?

    it didn't feel right for me when i installed it in windows.

    you want to partition (make space) your hard drive...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dreadful support for my Lenovo x220

    both distributions you mentioned that work are lower end distros and the fact that you saw them working is a good sign. someone might have a better plan than me, but if i saw this problem i would...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to install NVIDIA driver on a Laptop

    you'll get a faster response if you start a new thread.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to install NVIDIA driver on a Laptop

    phz_swe had a great response but what sticks out with regard to your initial question is that you said it worked before you went through the additional drivers.

    that's all the clue i need to...
  16. Re: First Time Ubuntu 10.04 installation - Laptop is Dying :'(

    i've been fixing computers for 15 years and i haven't met a machine i couldn't fix. so it is possible to fix any computer and i don't promote unnecessary purchasing of new machines to my clients and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update manager not working

    i had an issue with updates, i kept getting errors. check your settings first.

    goto

    system/administration/software sources

    then goto the updates tab and make sure the "X" is on the first...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia xconfig

    i had this problem. i opened a terminal and typed this:

    sudo nvidia-xconfig

    the "sudo" means you run as root

    it'll ask you to type a password, then you either restartX or restart your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ugh. Just wanna watch a movie.

    i've done a ton of research on this. DRM is the problem. M$ being as proprietary as they are have this code that only works in silverlight (not moonlight).

    support isn't coming soon no matter...
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    Re: Application for Ubuntu membership

    interesting thread. great camaraderie.
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    Re: The Off Topic Game

    i'm looking at one dollar.
  22. Re: Do you think I should use ubuntu or windows on my new build HTPC?

    since you mentioned money, i haven't paid for a single program for linux and i can do personal, office, programming, audio/video production, it hooks up to my kindle, mp3 player, it loads windows...
  23. Re: Unity isn't terrible, but it's not that good either

    i like my footprint.
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    the question should be asked the other way. linux is so stable it runs airport systems. if M$ didn't have such a huge monopoly on things like netflix's DRM, linux could do absolutely anything. but...
  25. Thread: NetFlix?

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    Re: NetFlix?

    DRM is your answer. when there is a DRM available for any type of possible silverlight (moonlight) plugin, it needs the DRM netflix uses to ensure you can't copy the videos you watch.

    there's...
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