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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu - Machine Uptime and Total Hours

    You are correct of course, however it will give me an indicative power usage which is all I need right now. I am planning to connect something like this in...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu - Machine Uptime and Total Hours

    Thank you - this is good info.

    However; I should establish what I am trying to understand. (I should have done this more clearly in the first place :( )

    I am trying to get an idea of how much...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: how do you import contacts list to skype

    I don't think the windows version is much better - last time I used it a couple of months ago it did not list any usefull contact resources online such as google or even hotmail! - I just got some...
  4. [ubuntu] Ubuntu - Machine Uptime and Total Hours

    Hi Guys,

    I need to know what hours my machine has been running. I'm assuming that there is some register of when the machine has been 'on' - if so can I get a report of maybe date/time it was...
  5. Re: [Stress/hurry!] Text is not recognised in pdf. How to convert to text-pdf?

    I want to introduce you to an amazing little program called pdf2svg!

    It's saved my *** many times.

    First of all get the program;

    sudo apt-get install pdf2svg
    sudo apt-get install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best Version of Ubuntu For My Laptop?

    The best version of Ubuntu is almost always the most recent one.

    For a better answer you should submit the details of your specific machine here - better yet look at the compatibility pages here
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I'm not a gamer, my gut instinct is that Linux would/could run your gaming better - BUT (and it's a big BUT; Linux still has to emulate so many drivers that key faming tech (like my Razer keyboards,...
  8. [all variants] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 not recognizing blank CD/DVDS

    I have had this problem loads of times, the only way I get round it is to use a ahh..chk..ah wiiinndows machine to write some small arbitrary file to them then load them back to linux- chmod them and...
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    [all variants] avi editor

    Hi everyone,

    I have an an .avi I created in Blender and a .wav file that I want to 'stitch' into it, I have tried all the most common suggestions to no avail.

    Obviously Blender can edit the...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Where did Rhythmbox put my purchased music?

    Have you tried the 'downloads' folder?

    next stop ...

    Have you tried the 'tmp' folder in root?

    open a folder view and select the up arrow on the window 'frame'. by default folders open in...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I was forced back to windows 7 a year ago when I got a new boss - it was far more problem free than any previous windows BUT, after the second virus knocked me out to two days my boss let me go back...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with using certain websites- Facebook, hotmail etc.

    Ok, Finally I think I have sorted it :

    This is an mtu problem, in system-network-network conections select your connection type from the tabs;

    Mine was wireless,

    Now select your actual...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with using certain websites- Facebook, hotmail etc.

    I have been battling this problem for ages - ever since Karmic came out. Some times you can get round it in the first instance by doing a crtl + delete to clear all your cookies but not always, It is...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with using certain websites- Facebook, hotmail etc.

    Ok, If this post goeas then the problem may be something to do with mtu (Maximum Transfer Unit)
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with using certain websites- Facebook, hotmail etc.

    This is a test because I just sent one post which went but I have a larger one which will not --- will this one go ....?
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    Re: Problem opening some websites

    I've had this problem since Karmic - I get this error consistently from a number of sites and many (Often including this site) wont let me POST data such as this post which may or may not do ... :(
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    Re: Can't Login Facebook Gmail Linkedin

    I have been battling this problem with Ubuntu since Karmic and now I am still having it with 10.10.
    I have disabled IPv6 (not that i thought that would help anyway) which I did by creating a file...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Architecture software?

    Great Link, I love Blender and use it all the time but this is a great list. One good thing with Blender is that it's a Python App so it has windows versions too, this means when I submit .blend...
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    Re: I Agree

    Screw it i'll do it now and post back in a bit....
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    I Agree

    I too have been having problems with flash and some other plugins. I also had a problem with a new install for a customer a few days ago where firefox would load and return search results...
  21. Please Sponsor my Paris Marathon 10th April 2010

    Hi Every-one,
    If anyone would like to sponsor my Paris Marathon please go to the link below and donate any amount you are happy with - all the proceeds will be going directly to Cancer Research -...
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    Re: Challenge for all you Microsoft haters!

    I agree! Microsoft mobile is far more robust than it's counterparts, What I would say is that what may-be wrong with MS Windows is an apharent lack of will to start again with things, too much seems...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I had dual boot with vista for about four-five months before completely deleting windows. Just one thing left now that I do on a Windows machine which is MT4 Metatrader, So many great apps for linux...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Cant open folders + desktop shortcuts disappeared.

    I think I may be having a similar problem ... my File Browser keeps crashing and then all the short-cuts on my desktop disappear. Not sure where to start with this problem either.
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Having a problem with MT4 under ~/.wine

    Thanks for that I had not found that before and it is good resource.
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