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    [other] Re: Trouble loading & installing Ubuntu

    This sounds like the problem I had when I loaded Ubuntu on to my dell. If you have installed a new graphics card you have to use the built in one at first. For way to activate and use the new one...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compactflash revocery software?

    You can try PhotoRec. I think it is in the repos, but if not, it is here http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Download. I have heard good things about it from others on the forum.
  3. [gnome] cursor will not change after Ultimate Edition 2.24 theme install

    I used to package installer for the UE2.24 theme and now i am not able to make any changes to my cursors. I am stuck with the ubuntu default cursor at a large size and no matter what cursor theme i...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: where do i enter the wpa/psk password in the network manager?

    Linux requires a minimum 8 character WPA password to connect to a network. I do not know of a work around. If you know the owner of the hotspot you could ask them to add one more character to the...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Default open with VLC - Default Movie Player is broken.

    You shouldn't have to uninstall totem, follow the last poster's instructions about opening synaptic package manager and finding totem. When you click on the box to the left of the package name you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 Random System Crashes

    I am having a similar problem. At random times my laptop (running dual boot Jaunty and Vista) will just stop responding to any input. Unfortunately i cannot post anything from the logs as i am...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do i connect to another router?

    Yes it is possible to connect to a router across the internet, but the option must be enabled on the router first. Most routers ship with this option disabled by default for security reasons. Have...
  8. Thread: Help~!

    by john183
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help~!

    No problem. Just remember to check for things like that when you are copying code from webpages or other documents. And make sure that you have some idea of what the code is supposed to do before you...
  9. Thread: Help~!

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    [ubuntu] Re: Help~!

    Just a quick note based on the output you posted.


    you should change "username" to your actual username.
  10. Thread: USB boot

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    [ubuntu] Re: USB boot

    My apologies, i thought you were asking if there was a way to do it. My preffered way of creating bootable USB drives is the built in program in 8.10. I have tried a few others, but none really...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Help with onboard network controllers on Abit in9-32x-max-wi-fi motherboard

    Bump

    I hate to do this since obviously people have been reading this (the forum shows 40 views), but I am in a crunch.
  12. [ubuntu] Help with onboard network controllers on Abit in9-32x-max-wi-fi motherboard

    Here's the issue, i managed to convince a friend of mine to boot his new custom built (by us, he ordered the parts, we put it together) computer with Ubuntu. I wish i could give you full specs, but i...
  13. [ubuntu] tty terminal (CTRL+ALT+F2) results in screen being shut off

    Ok, so this is not a showstopper, i am just looking for a way to fix it if possible.

    Some background on the situation. I installed Ubuntu 8.10 (32bit) to an external hard drive for use with...
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    [all variants] Re: NTFS on Linux vs Ext3 on Windows

    There is a windows kernel level driver that allows windows to read and write ext3. http://www.fs-driver.org/ I used it without any problems when i was dual booting my computer.
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB external Hard Drive

    $USER:$USER : The first "$USER" is your user name. The second is actually the group, but in most cases the group name is the same as the user name. if your user name was "aaa" then the command would...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sources.lst needed

    you could also boot from a livecd and copy the sources list from there to your hard drive.
  17. Thread: Ban-Game

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    [ubuntu] Re: Ban-Game

    I'd ban XxXLinexLordXxX for starting this topic in the wrong part of the forum. especially since I believe there is already a ban-game thread started in the appropriate area.
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    [all variants] Re: Boot Livecd Without hard disk at all

    Most computers nowadays will not boot, even from a cd, with out a harddrive. I had the same issue when i was trying to install Ubuntu to an external harddrive, the tutorial said to remove the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: machine won't boot ubuntu pressed discs!

    i have to agree with Yashiro, SP3 won't make any changes to your hardware. especially before windows has booted. the only advice i can give you is to try using the boot menu (what key to press to...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: file type unknown (application/octet-stream) is not suppo

    Try saving the PDF to your HD first. It sounds like there is a disconnect between your web browser and the PDF software.

    On another note, I am not sure that a PDF file should be being identified...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HDD seen as Photo CD

    YOu most likely have a directory named Pictures or Photos at the root of the drive. I had problems with that and one of my external HDD's. Rename the Pictures/Photos directory and that should solve...
  22. [other] Re: Dropped harddrive and possibly scratched a platter, any recovery software on ubun

    So... long story short, the drive survived the fall, no damage. I ended up copying everything to a new drive directory by directory. Then used dd_rescue to move it all back. Unfortunately, i forgot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virus alert with fresh install of ibex

    It's under the thread tool menu at the top of the page.

    (My mistake, it's not there. I guess they moved it recently. I found it there last time i closed out one of my threads.)
  24. Thread: dll files

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    [ubuntu] Re: dll files

    for most dll file you will need a hex editor, as they are binary code. i wish i could give you the name of a hex editor, but i haven't had the need to install one yet. I am sure that if you search...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I am 26 and use Ubuntu to do everything except photo manipulation, I run Photoshop CS3 on winXP in VMware for that. I just haven't gotten comfortable enough with gimp to totally switch over. I am a...
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