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    [gnome] Re: F-Keys not working in 10.10

    This was bothering me FOREVER. Nothing but F1 worked, and it popped up a black box with a blue icon saying "Power Information".

    Turns out there is a black key with black text that says "F Mode"...
  2. [ubuntu] Need better version of CTRL+ALT+DELETE

    I currently have mapped xkill to window key + Q, and that works for 99% of problems...

    However, randomly when moving tabs in Firefox (Plugin tree style tabs is probably to blame) the browser goes...
  3. Re: I am building my first Ubuntu PC! Any Suggestions?

    How do you update the Bios? Would I have to install Ubuntu 32 bit, or Windows? Would I need to get a floppy drive?

    Thanks.



    I don't want to use the same case cause this one is falling apart,...
  4. I am building my first Ubuntu PC! Any Suggestions?

    So with a little help from a co-worker and a little help from a friend, I have put together a list of parts that I am planning on purchasing for a new computer from NewEgg.

    But as a huge fan of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NEED Sony Ericsson Phone Manager

    I still haven't solved this completely, but I am currently looking at the following threads:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=861120&highlight=Sony+Ericsson+W580i&page=8

    and testing out...
  6. Re: HOW-TO: Convert a video on youtube to animated gif

    I would suggest the Phatch Photo Batch Processor for reducing size, changing resolution, etc.

    ^_^ Took me *forever to figure this out, thanks for the post!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Flying Windows Screensaver for Hardy

    I know this is an old post, but just in case other people find it while trying to install extra plug ins (Like me), here is what I found:
    Tips for using Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu
  8. [xubuntu] Re: What should I strip to make Xubuntu faster on old machines?

    These machines are so old that its almost worth buying "new" ones...
    The cheapest computers on Newegg trounce these by a factor of *scary*.

    Anywho, Boss wants as much work as I can get out of...
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    [all variants] Re: In-place / bootstrap install

    I am not a pro or anything, but I got some ideas...


    Could you show the output when you type the following:

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop


    Also, you might try...
  10. [xubuntu] What should I strip to make Xubuntu faster on old machines?

    Recap
    I am in the process of replacing windows 98 and 2000 on a group of older machines at work.

    These things range from 700Mhz Processor/128MB of ram all the way down to 200Mhz Processor/96MB...
  11. [all variants] Re: Booting from floppy to thumb drive (flash drive).

    Thanks, but I think the cd drive is broken.

    Its ok, I figured out how to do it I think.. just need some more floppies to try my idea.

    My game plan:

    1) Get the following programs:...
  12. [all variants] Booting from floppy to thumb drive (flash drive).

    Explination.
    So we have some old (OLD) computers that we were going to get rid of, and I decided to see if I could manage to scrap something useful out of them.

    They are Hatachi's, with a 450MHz...
  13. WARNING! Do NOT upgrade to 7.10 from inside Wubi!

    This error occured on March 19, 2008.
    Installed ubuntu 7.04 successfully with Wubi on an XP Mediacenter computer.
    However, when going to Settings and upgrade, and upgrading to the current OS...
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