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    [ubuntu] Re: Viruses and Fork Bombs

    The usual security rules apply: don't go clicking on things randomly. Exercise intelligence when dealing with attachments & websites. Keep your system up-to-date.

    As for your specific question,...
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    [all variants] Re: Rhythmbox library duplicate songs

    Rhythmbox stores the library in rhythmdb.xml (+ playlists.xml), in the location you mentioned. Deleting these files should be sufficient.

    edit: an alternative is to force rhythmbox to use...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard Drive Woes!

    First off, I'd benchmark your greens against your black to see what performance differences there are. What sort of requirements do you have? Sequential read? Random read/write? hdparm -t /dev/sdX...
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    [ubuntu] Re: FGLRX Overscan / Force Monitor Type

    If you're looking to get rid of black borders around the image, then this is something I dealt with recently under Fedora, although the same will apply under Ubuntu. See the last point on my fixing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: update-manager kernel header issue

    This is Ubuntu on top of Chrome OS? Interesting.

    You haven't got any Linux kernels installed via your repositories. This means you either built 3.4 yourself, or there's an additional update...
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    [ubuntu] Re: update-manager kernel header issue

    To help clear up where this kernel's from from, can you post the output of the following:


    cat /etc/apt/sources.lst

    sudo dpkg -l linux-image-*

    ls -l /boot/
  7. [ubuntu] Re: How do I write a web crawler which applies for jobs?

    I don't usually try to put people off bold ideas, but I strongly suggest you don't try this.

    Starting from scratch, developing all the functionality you described, would probably take years, and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't Installing things with EULAs

    Interesting. I take it you mean a typical GUI window? It sounds like aptitude may be using another rendering library whose installation is corrupted. You really want it to use a normal curses-style...
  9. Thread: AMD and Ubuntu

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    [ubuntu] Re: AMD and Ubuntu

    Slightly off topic, but it'it may be worth my clarifying this for anybody else who's uncertain.

    AMD's *G terminology is used for on-core APU graphics. In my book, that counts as integrated...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can root discover other users passwords

    Generally speaking, wherever passwords are stored these days, they are encrypted before storage. The idea is that it should take an inordinately long length of time to "break" the encryption,...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: How to have Firefox controls on the right side

    If I'm understanding you correctly, you're referring to the window manager controls on the window titlebar. I'm not aware of an easy way to change their location on a per application basis, i.e. just...
  12. Thread: I broke my X

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    [SOLVED] Re: I broke my X

    File permissions perhaps? Try
    ls -al | grep root on your home dir and see what that turns up.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Loss of keyboard and mouse input

    It mightn't be awfully easy to work out what happened. Your best hope is that there are some pertinent log entries which give some indication what happened.

    Check /var/log/syslog and...
  14. Thread: I broke it

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    [ubuntu] Re: I broke it

    Ok, a couple of possibilities. First - hardware failure - but that's quite unlikely, so we'll stick that possibility out the way for the time being. Second, and most likely by the sounds of things -...
  15. Re: having trouble with A+ Cert 'cause linux is way too awesome

    I had a MS-oriented role at work for half a year. Sure, it wasn't what I liked doing - initially VS2010 felt much like trying to erect a piece of flatpack furniture with a sledgehammer. After a short...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Problem in test file operator on a ufsdump archive file mount nfs

    I'm a little confused - I can't say I've seen angle bracket syntax in the test command before, and I don't know that the -a flag is intended to be used like that... Also, why are you trying to check...
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    [ubuntu] Re: changing ip address?

    Assuming you're on a LAN, you can likely change your PC's LAN IP address (192.168.x.x, 10.x.x.x, etc) with ifconfig depending on how the gateway is configured, but this won't affect the fact that the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Curious about ubuntu

    Welcome

    Honestly, the best way to satisfy your curiosity in this respect is to give it a whirl and see what you think. It really depends what your background is, what you're looking for in an...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Trying to make an all in one program screen

    Hi Ra

    I should prefix this by saying I don't know if similar software projects already exist out there that you could use.

    In terms of creating it, it rather depends on what programming...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: How to run GUI programs from terminal correctly?

    metacity --replace should not have any problems running in a terminal window. What issues are you experiencing?

    Running Firefox etc inside a terminal is just as you say -


    firefox

    or
  21. Thread: Triple Monitors

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    [ubuntu] Re: Triple Monitors

    Assuming you get ATI's open source drivers running, my guess is that you'd then be looking to use Xinerama to run a 3 monitor setup.

    On Ubuntu, Compiz offers most/more/(& in some ways less) of...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Can someone translate this script? (malicious script)

    Your friend's hosting provider is quite correct - I would most probably do the same if I owned the server.

    Removing the code from the list of files your provider has given you is step 1, sure,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Too many updates!

    Insults... for some good starting places I'd recommend school playgrounds and the House of Commons. Good luck!
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Rookie. Really really rookie!! Need help with everything.

    Original Poster (i.e. the instigator of the thread).
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    Re: Ban The User Above You.

    Screw it, I'll just ban myself for that ridiculous bit of code.

    And now, for something completely different: *whistles and balances an egg on his nose*
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