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  1. [ubuntu] Re: webpage highjacked.. Firefox only problem?

    It seems to be a Windows malware/scareware app, sort of like Antivirus Pro 2010. If you'd been running on Windows at the time, it could have been a threat if you'd downloaded and installed it(getting...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changing main menu icon

    OK
    Good to know it helped.

    Have fun :D
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changing main menu icon

    Ubuntu Tweak lets you change the icon via a simple GUI(in the 'GNOME Settings' section).
    Install with the downloadable .deb file...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox 4 beta 10 Flash plugin Ubuntu x64

    The problem is mainly due to the fact that the beta you downloaded is the x86-32 bit version of FF4(which is what you usually get from the default getfirefox beta download page).
    It's to do with FF...
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    [ubuntu] Re: launcher for Firefox 4

    try right clicking on the file> properties> permissions tab> make sure that the option 'allow executing file as a program' is enabled.
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    [ubuntu] Re: launcher for Firefox 4

    The executable you're looking for should be
    ~/Desktop/fox4/firefox/firefox

    assuming you've extracted the archive(which should contain a folder named firefox with some folders and a bunch of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I broke my FireFox fonts!

    1) try installing the firefox GNOME integration package

    sudo apt-get install firefox-gnome-support


    2) You can try resetting Firefox configuration with a terminal command

    sudo dpkg...
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    [ubuntu] WARNING: very long post :D

    File trees in UNIX- so called because of the tree like structure- '/' root is the tree trunk, and subfolders '/home' '/usr' '/etc' '/boot' are all branches, which again have sub-branches...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Some questions....about Ubuntu..

    The file tree is the way filesystems are arranged- on Windows as A:\, C:\, D:\ and on UNIX-like systems as root(/), /usr, /home, /media, /media/sda1 and so on. Linus based his new OS on MINIX, a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Some questions....about Ubuntu..

    About the Lucid-Maverick kernel upgrade stuff, that's not exactly how it works. I'll try my best to explain
    The kernel is the basic foundation of an OS, upon which you have a layer of tools(GNU...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Some questions....about Ubuntu..

    I'll try to answer your questions one by one
    1) No, it won't. dist-upgrade will tell APT(the package(software) management tool) to use 'smart' settings, where if any conflicts exist between the...
  12. Thread: ---Help me!

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    [ubuntu] Re: ---Help me!

    For Lucid Lynx
    http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/apt

    For Maverick Meerkat
    http://packages.ubuntu.com/maverick/apt

    If downloading and running the deb package doesn't work, maybe you could get...
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    Re: Modern days games:

    Ahhh... Caesar 3. Now that was such a great game(countless hours wasted playing the game as well as poor grades because I was planning city layouts and defensive startegies in class). Takes you from...
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    Re: Best free antivirus/internet security

    I agree with you that it's just plain dumb to use pirated copies of Windows, but down here it's surprising just how many people use cracked copies. Most people simply have no clue what an OS actually...
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    Re: Best free antivirus/internet security

    Seconded.
    Pros:
    It's low on system resources even though it has real time protection turned on, doesn't prolong system start up noticeably, pretty un-intrusive, easy to use and update. It also has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: oem installation

    This might be applicable to you
    http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/ucgi/~cjwatson/blosxom/debian/2010-08-28-windows-applications-making-grub2-unbootable.html




    Maybe you should contact the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Suckit Rootkit detected?

    From the second link I posted above, you could try these steps to check if you're really infected.
    http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-326062-highlight-suckit.html
    - The SucKIT rootkit allows an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MKV,AVI..etc. converter

    Try DeVeDe(available in Ubuntu Software Centre)

    http://www.rastersoft.com/programas/devede.html
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    [SOLVED] Re: Suckit Rootkit detected?

    It's likely a false positive.
    There's a known bug in chkrootkit
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chkrootkit/+bug/454566

    Further reading and instructions to figure out if you're really...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do i install bit defender for linux

    To remove bitdefender completely including configuration files use the purge command

    sudo apt-get purge bitdefender-scanner bitdefender-scanner-gui
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    Re: Themes like Windows 7

    AWN is pretty great(it's what I use), but I don't think it has an option to use multi-window previews.
    With DockbarX, you can get multi-window previews, but I think you may have to enable some...
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    Re: Themes like Windows 7

    The icons and preview thingy can be achieved by installing DockbarX or Talika.

    http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/DockbarX?content=101604...
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    Re: avi to dvd conversion

    I second that. Devede is probably the best app on Ubuntu for what you described.
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    [other] Re: Data Recovery of a Formatted Drive

    I second that.
    testdisk has helped me save quite a few friends' data after their hdds failed(and of course, they hadn't made any backups).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computerocalypse - HELP?!?!?

    Installing Ubuntu should help if it still recognizes your Windows install. It'll create a new MBR(Master Boot Record) and you should be able to boot from it.

    If Ubuntu doesn't detect your Windows...
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