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    [ubuntu] Re: purple screen, rect. = little man

    I just got the same thing when playing with my install of 10.4 LTS as a VM. I came to this thread, then I looked at the ISO file I'd downloaded. It was just 247 Mb (I did the MD5 checksum in my head...
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    [ubuntu] BisonCam Pro - problem / recompile module?

    Hi,

    I have a laptop with a built-in webcam which should work, but doesn't.

    It is marked as working here:

    http://linux-uvc.berlios.de/

    Its 'BisonCam' - USB ID is 5986:0241. dmesg shows
  3. Thread: Sound Quality

    by Xerp
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound Quality

    Yes, if PCM volume is at maximum then things really sound bad - its like putting your 100w stereo on 11 with 10w speakers :) I usually have mine set to about half way, using the volume controls from...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Total Linux nOOOOOOb, please help me change from windows

    Like Paqman I'd also advise against Frontpage. I use Bluefish -

    http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/

    and find it very good.

    For transferring files between two boxes I prefer simple scp over any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless / can't get ip adress

    Looks to me like you're not getting a signal at all. I had this until I changed the wireless channel - took a few attempts to get the best one.

    For me, it was down to interference from other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Rendering issue in Firefox 3

    Just pop into Synaptic, remove the flashplayer and then install Gnash.

    The only problem here is that you'll probably find sites that the Adobe flashplayer works better with than Gnash :/
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    [ubuntu] Re: Rendering issue in Firefox 3

    That bit is the Flash...

    It renders OK with Gnash, but flashplayer-nonfree gives it that box.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding/changing hardware

    It'll "just work" :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems changing password

    In terminal, try:


    sudo passwd username
  10. Thread: rdesktop

    by Xerp
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    [ubuntu] Re: rdesktop

    First your mum will need to enable remote desktop and then change her firewall and router to allow you through.

    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsXp/using/mobility/getstarted/Remoteintro.mspx...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Booting up ubuntu after boot-up

    Perhaps you need to set your BIOS to boot from the second drive, which I assume is where you also installed GRUB?
  12. Thread: Mouse Glitching?

    by Xerp
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse Glitching?

    Are you using a laptop? Is it a Dell?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Autoplay for ubuntu?

    Mine does autoplay for the things I use - like my camera, ipod and DVDs. Trying to get autoplay for something specific?
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing software from .tar.gz

    Normally:



    tar -zxvf file.tar.gz
    cd directoryname
    ./configure
    make
    make install
  15. Thread: where to go next

    by Xerp
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    [ubuntu] Re: where to go next

    I take it then that you've already played with Emerald, compiz fusion and the various icons themes :)

    If you want to get into development, then gcc is your friend...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Reconnecting to the internet after a reinstall

    Check your current network configuration from the Network Manager icon. If it is set to "roaming" you're good to go!

    Be interesting to know the glitches though as I've never had to reinstall...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Reconnecting to the internet after a reinstall

    Assuming your cable modem has a dhcp server and you connect to it via a nice ethernet cable, everything will "Just Work" :)
  18. Thread: Mounting

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    [ubuntu] Re: Mounting

    1. None really, especially as Windows doesn't boot! Just don't delete any system files ;-)

    2. My Windows drives mount automatically. GUI, cli... its all a matter of preference.
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    [all variants] Re: What is the Best E-Mail program for Ubuntu?

    I use mutt a lot :)

    http://www.mutt.org/
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    [all variants] Re: One Question About Linux in General.....

    With your own distro you'd have to manually make it update automatically :)

    http://www.t2-project.org/
  21. [ubuntu] Re: question about ssh server authentication

    If you didn't set a passphrase, then it won't ask you for one :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: 3d software dosen't work

    Yes, the Celeron will work just fine :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: 3d software dosen't work

    Hm. The NVIDIA OpenGL Driver requires CPUs with SSE. Yours just has mmx :( You'll need a driver that was released before they took out support for CPUs without SSE... sometime around 2006?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding software to a basic account

    Get an administrator (you) to install the software. That way you get to control what goes on :)

    It is also safe to surf from an account that has the administrator role - you'll need to enter your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Web Site Development Pkg in Ubuntu

    I use Nvu for making websites (as well as Apache, MySQL and PHP).
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