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  1. Thread: Data loss

    by ainsworth
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    [ubuntu] Data loss

    While using Transmission to download a torrent it kept greying out and not responding. I used the Force Quit function from my panel without success and tried to kill the process using the system...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB Composite video

    I'm looking for something like the EasyCAP (available from amazon), s-video isn't important to me but most adaptors seem to have it as well. Needs to be usb as I use a laptop.

    EasyCAP is about the...
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    [ubuntu] USB Composite video

    I have a Sony Alpha 300 which came with a composite video cable, this allows what's displayed on the cameras screen to be displayed on a tv while allowing you to continuing shooting. I need to be...
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    [ubuntu] SSH while connected to two networks

    I have a laptop and desktop and frequently transfer large amounts of data between the two. The wireless connection isn't fast enough for this so I bought myself a Cat 5 crossover cable which works...
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    [all variants] Faulty screen?

    Not strictly a ubuntu issue but I can't find anyone with similar trouble and wondering if anyone on here has some experience of this problem. My girlfriends laptop on bootup had missing/wrong...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CDROM often refuses to eject and work

    I had a similar issue a while ago, this bug might be of interest to you: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/223780
    The fact that it only does it intermittently makes me think it...
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    [all variants] Re: Printing options

    Just found an option that seems to do what I want, but doesn't work on pdfs generated by openoffice.

    lp -o orientation-requested=6 filename.pdf

    I've tested it on other random files and it...
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    [all variants] Printing options

    Hi,

    This might seem an odd request but I have a pdf document and I'd like to print pages from it upside down (for duplex printing). Is there a command I can use to do this as well as only printing...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Compose key setting is lost after reboot

    Exact same problem here, I find that unticking the setting and then reticking gets it going again but only until I restart. Did you find a solution?

    EDIT: I'm on 8.04 AMD64 here and am also trying...
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    [all variants] Re: maintenance shell on boot

    Thanks a lot for that, working perfectly again! :)
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    [all variants] [SOLVED] maintenance shell on boot

    Recently my computer was scheduled to do the routine fschk on boot, however before it got a chance to do the scan on my second non-Ubuntu partition I installed another os on there and began dual...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cdrom problems

    bump
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    [ubuntu] cdrom problems

    Hi,

    A few days ago my cdrom messed up and stopped working (around the time I updated to Hardy). Since then I have a blank disc icon on my desktop permanently that I can't get rid of. Also the...
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