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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I install Java?

    Thanks

    They're the instructions I thought are complicated.

    Anyway I just tried installing the icetea and it didn't work at first while using chrome but just tried it in firefox and it seems to...
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    [ubuntu] How do I install Java?

    Can somebody please tell me how to install Java?

    The Java website has the linux downloads but they are not debian packages.
    They are RPM and tar.gz files and I don't have a clue what to do with...
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    Re: 64bit Linux with only 3GB RAM

    Thanks
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    Re: 64bit Linux with only 3GB RAM

    Thanks for the replies. I'll stick with 32bit. It seems to be working fine and am not having any problems.

    Is there an easy way to resize the partition Ubuntu uses?
    When installing I only gave it...
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    64bit Linux with only 3GB RAM

    I recently got fed up with windows freezing and taking ages to boot up so installed Ubuntu as a dual boot setup.

    After installing I realised I had installed the 32bit version.

    Are there any...
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    [lubuntu] popping sound from speakers in chrome

    I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 with wubi on my Acer Aspire 5551-A.

    I have also installed google chrome as that is apparently the only way to get an up to date version of flash on linux after...
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    [ubuntu] installing a printer?

    I have a canon Pixma iP1900 printer.
    Problem is I can't work out how to install a driver for it.
    I go to system->administration->printing and try to add the printer but there is no driver listed...
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    [ubuntu] Need to fully reset Ubuntu one

    I accidentally deleted the computer i'm using from the Ubunto one devices screen on the website.

    Now my computer won't sync and it is impossible to add it to the devices because the machine is now...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Numerical pad doesn't work

    Ok nevermind. Solved it.

    Mouse keys was switched on in the keyboard settings.
    Switched mouse keys off now it works fine.
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    [ubuntu] Numerical pad doesn't work

    I've installed Ubuntu 10.10.
    I've just realised that the numerical pad on the right side of my keyboard doesn't work. Even after pressing Num lock.
    A few of the buttons there seem to act like a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wubi without using bit torrent.

    Must depend on your exchange. On my exchange they are throttled every evening and all weekend.
    The FUP even says they throttle bit torrents
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wubi without using bit torrent.

    Thanks for those links. I'll check them out.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wubi without using bit torrent.

    This is the second time i've tried Ubuntu.
    It didn't work well on my old laptop so tried different linux distros.
    That computer had a windows disc so I was using partitions. At one point I ended up...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wubi without using bit torrent.

    Unfortunately I did. The Wubi installer uses bit torrent to download the ISO. And my ISP which is probably one of the most popular in the UK throttles bit torrent to speeds similar to dial-up.
    So...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wubi without using bit torrent.

    Thanks.

    Burned them earlier. I still prefered it when computers came with actual windows discs. Could format and partition the hard drive as much as I like back then.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wubi without using bit torrent.

    Thanks.

    I had the ISO for 10.10 so that's probably why it doesn't work.
    I'll download 10.04.

    Partitioning is not an option. I don't want to mess with the partitions in case I mess it up. My...
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    [ubuntu] Wubi without using bit torrent.

    Is there a way to get Wubi to not use bit torrent?

    My ISP(BT Broadband) hates bit torrent and throttles them to below dial-up speed.

    Every time I try running Wubi it tries to get the iso...
  18. Thread: Google Earth

    by Malacath
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google Earth

    Thanks everyone.

    I followed the suggestion in one of the links about installing 32bit libraries and then entered the command that was in the first reply and now it's installed and working.
  19. Thread: Google Earth

    by Malacath
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google Earth

    Thanks.

    I checked off the partner repo but google earth still isn't showing in the software centre.

    Am I supposed to do something else to get it to show?
  20. Thread: Google Earth

    by Malacath
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    [ubuntu] Google Earth

    Can anyone please tell me how to install programs?

    I'm a total beginner with linux and have just downloaded google earth.
    The file that was downloaded has the filename GoogleEarthLinux.bin....
  21. Thread: Anti-virus

    by Malacath
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    [ubuntu] Re: Anti-virus

    Thanks everyone.

    It's good to know that I don't have to slow the computer down by running anti-virus.
  22. Thread: Anti-virus

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    [ubuntu] Anti-virus

    I'm a new user to Linux. Just installed it using wubi.exe after seeing a video about it on youtube.
    Anyway what I need to know is can linux catch viruses?

    Do I need anti-virus?

    I've search...
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