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    Re: Nerve Damage and the Use of Ubuntu

    History:
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    Dragon has a long history. First it was developed by Dragon Systems, then it was purchased by Lernout & Hauspie.

    Lernout & Hauspie did develop a Linux SDK but they went out of...
  2. [ubuntu] Limiting results while recursively listing subdirectories

    I would like to exclude sub-directories whose file names are just numbers from a recursive list.


    ls -R

    Is too verbose listing all sub-directories and


    ls -R | egrep "regex"
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    [all variants] Monitoring USB Ports

    Is there a good tool for monitoring the current and\or voltage usage of a USB device at any given time?

    lsusb is great but isn't good enough for watching these numbers.

    Thanks,

    Jon
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    [kubuntu] Re: missing window controls

    It sounds like you need to restart your window manager.

    I don't know a lot about KDE but running something like:

    kde-window-manager --replace

    should do the trick...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Using ffmpeg to convert .MTS to .MOV

    Try something like:


    ffmpeg -i [input.mts] -vcodec dnxhd -acodec pcm_s16be [output.mov]

    Edit:

    hmmmm...

    If you want the input and output to be scriptable you could just set them as $VARs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Two or more proccess of Skype.

    Hmm...

    You could kill all skype processes from a terminal:


    sudo killall skype

    Or list the running skype processes and kill just one of them:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with hard disc when i use linux!!!

    This is a pretty typical problem. Windows doesn't expect the file system to change between boots.

    This stinks, but I don't know if there is much that can be done.

    You can make sure that the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: My delete key is now insert. HELP!!!

    Check this out:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=100590
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    [ubuntu] VLC Freezing Up During Playback

    I recently started having some trouble with VLC. It seems to lose the audio and freeze after 15 or 20 minutes of decoding (mostly xvid\mp3). I have to kill the pid and restart the player.

    Is...
  10. [ubuntu] Padre won't start after distro upgrade (lib missing?)

    Padre (the Perl IDE) won't open now that I have upgraded to 11.04.
    Clearly there is a problem with a Wx library but I haven't been able to clear it up.

    All the dependencies seem to be accounted...
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    [ubuntu] Parsing XML with Python?

    I'm interested in processing some large XML documents with a Python script. I want to apply some regexes to the input file and generate a new XML file as output.

    I've been doing some reading on...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: XML Close Tag (RegEx) Substitution (using sed?)

    As I continue to study, it is becoming clear that I need to use something a little more complex than sed to solve my XML issues.

    I think I can see myself writing some Perl scripts in the near...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: XML Close Tag (RegEx) Substitution (using sed?)

    Wonderful!

    Now implicitly,


    's:</pagenum>:&</p>' old.xml

    would only apply to the first </pagenum> in the file?

    That would be useful for other things.
  14. [ubuntu] XML Close Tag (RegEx) Substitution (using sed?)

    Hi everyone,

    This makes me feel like a total n00b but I'm trying to figure out how to replace an XML close tag (such as </pagenum> ) with the same XML close tag followed by yet another close tag....
  15. Thread: Why Ubuntu?

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    [ubuntu] Re: Why Ubuntu?

    First off stability, LFS could be as stable, less stable or more stable than other distros. That depends how you go about building it. Both Debian and Ubuntu have large teams, that work to produce a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I install ia32-libs in Ubuntu 8.10?

    Make sure you have the universe repository enabled then try

    sudo apt-get update
    before the:

    sudo apt-get install ia32-libs

    if that doesn't work here is a link to the package:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting Permissions for USB HD

    This doesn't help anyone, please don't waste peoples time.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting Permissions for USB HD

    Assuming its mounted, you can use chmod to change file permissions.


    man chmod

    should explain the usage of chmod.

    sudo chmod +x foo.sh

    makes foo.sh executable and so forth.
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    Poll: Re: SABnzbd for Linux

    Martje, Any chance of a 0.4.5 build being posted soon? I could easily build it myself but my laziness is prevailing.
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    Poll: Re: Do you brush in the shower?

    No, but maybe I should start. I always run out of time in the morning.
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    [all variants] merging cells in openoffice spreadsheet

    I have a csv file with e-mail addresses in it. But the cells as scattered throughout the spreadsheet. How do I merge all of the cells into one column?
    Order does not matter.

    Thanks,

    - Jon
  22. Re: Howto: Use BlueProximity and your cellphone for security

    My Blackberry 8330 is pairing and seems to keep distance correctly. But BlueProximity seems to not want to lock the screen. It has said it is in simulation mode (locking disabled).

    How can I...
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    Re: HOWTO: hellaNZB integration with conky

    Problems 1 & 2 Its the same problem in both cases.

    in hellanzb.conf:


    # Password for the XML RPC server. You might probably never use this, but the
    # command line XML RPC calls do -- it...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Parallels on Ubuntu

    you can tether your blackberry in linux with xmblackberry and a modem script.

    http://xmblackberry.sourceforge.net/

    you don't need VZAccess.

    FYI: VZW has a new data plan too. Not all reps....
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    Re: HOWTO: hellaNZB integration with conky

    I am having problems with the ETA feature. I think it is a bottleneck issue. I just had my bandwidth boosted. (getting about 9,000 - 10,000kbps) So I think its downloading the rest of a file before...
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