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    [lubuntu] PyRenamer and Tahr

    Since upgrading to Tahr, Pyrenamer, formerly the best bulk file renaming tool I could find has stopped working entirely. It just hangs. Bugs in Tahr are too numerous to discuss but I've found...
  2. [SOLVED] bleachbit crash on freespace wipe recovery

    Running Bleachbit 1.2 on Ubuntu 14.04
    While doing a wipe freespace operation, system crashed due to overheating. Now I have a 35 GB file at home level that can only be from that. System appears to...
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    Re: Firefox zombie - config files won't wipe

    Thanks, that did it. I keep un-hiding files and forget it keeps reverting to hidden.
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    Firefox zombie - config files won't wipe

    I have tried many times to completely deinstall Firefox including all configuration files, bookmark files etc., but every time I reinstall, I get it back with all my old setup - addons, bookmarks...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Intergrate Pyrenamer into Nautilus

    Thanks DrTebi - that sounds like what I need (folder starting point is fine), but it seems nautilus-actions does not like Oneiric much. On every attempt to start it, it shows up blinking on the left...
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    [SOLVED] Re: AAC to MP3 conversion

    Ok, this seems to work so far. It employs ffmpeg.
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    [SOLVED] Re: AAC to MP3 conversion

    GNAC promises to do this, but is strictly for GNOME, so I am unclear how to install this under Oneiric. In attempting I get the following:
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    [SOLVED] Re: AAC to MP3 conversion

    thanx for replies -
    I have FFmppeg (the main point of the ref. askubuntu article) installed, presumably as part of other packages. It does not appear to be used normally as a standalone program....
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    [SOLVED] AAC to MP3 conversion

    I have Soundconverter and gstreamer installed (all versions listed in Synaptic, including "ugly" set), but all attempts to convert from AAC to MP3 get "cannot decode stream" errors. VLC can play the...
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    [ubuntu] Intergrate Pyrenamer into Nautilus

    Does anyone know how to integrate Pyrenamer into Nautilus such that Pyrenamer shows up as an option when right-clicking (cmd-clicking) a folder? "Open with" does not list Pyrenamer as a primary or...
  11. [ubuntu] Recovering bootloader after Windows install

    Just wiped and reinstalled my Windoze partition and need to get the bootmenu back to get back to the sane side of the machine.
    I know there is a good tutorial out there about how to do this with the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: firefox 9.0.1 restore tabs on restart

    Session-Manager sounds interesting and I may try it for other reasons, but it is meant for saving sessions, and my aim is to stop FF saving windows and restoring without my asking.
    Karlchen - hob's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: firefox 9.0.1 restore tabs on restart

    Added the "Tab control". This works (need to check the "save and quit warning" box on preferences) when I close each FF window, so that is progress, but not a total solution....
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    [ubuntu] Re: firefox 9.0.1 restore tabs on restart

    raja.genupula - thanks for taking the time to post a screen shot, but your and my startup section look the same, apart from a different homepage. I even tried going counterintuitive by using the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: firefox 9.0.1 restore tabs on restart

    I've been through all the preferences with a fine-toothed comb. Found nothing about restoring tabs.
    Homepage was set and defined. In previous versions of FF there was a preferences option for...
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    [ubuntu] firefox 9.0.1 restore tabs on restart

    Starting I think with the upgrade to 9.0.1 (for Ubunutu), FF always restores the last tabs I had open when I restart it, regardless of whether I closed normally or forced it closed (e.g. crash). It...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: filesearch pathnames/hidden files/unity/Nautilus

    Yes, I assume so as it looks nearly the same. I access it from the "home" function of the Unity panel and it pulls up a file manager that looks pretty much the same as Nautilus under Lucid did. So...
  18. [ubuntu] filesearch pathnames/hidden files/unity/Nautilus

    I am transferring from a reply to an indirectly related thread.
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    1. Under Lucid, when searching for a file/directory, I could right click and choose properties to get the location of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: best calendar programs in Oneiric

    Thanks, just installed and will try for a while.
    Can't get audio alarm on events to work so far.

    Dimly remember messing with Lightning about a year ago and having no success. Caveat: Software...
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    Re: Two things I find annoying about Unity

    thanks, moved here
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    [SOLVED] best calendar programs in Oneiric

    Any tips for best calendar programs in Oneiric? I used Korganizer for two years under Lucid. It was a little buggy, but reliable enough. I heard so many complaints about Evolution I did not want to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Doom3/Quake4 audio delay

    alexandrius - your solution is still working for Doom under Oneiric (HP Elitebok, Mobility Radeon HD 3650)
    Sound is a huge part of the atmosphere. Thanks!
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Pictures/Graphics not displaying properly in ubuntu 11.10

    The coarse color gradients looks like a low resolution/bad compression issue, but I can't tell whether this is an issue on your machine or one with the default resolution on your screen grab. Do high...
  24. Thread: Laptop Heat

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    [SOLVED] Re: Laptop Heat

    Marking solved. Still runs hot (CPU 50-70) but much more manageable - no longer in the crash range. Jupiter also helps. Thanks blackbird34. Tried a game with Jupiter on "max performance" and it went...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Activity Log Manager not working

    Finally got broken dependencies worked out, dash working again etc. and reinstalled Activity Log Manager, this time from Software Center.

    Tested with various text files. It seems to work in...
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