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  1. [SOLVED] Re: QtiPlot or other plotting software: how to assign symbol/marker style to a number

    I discovered a nice discussion of reading text tables for python recently:

    http://penandpants.com/2012/03/09/reading-text-tables-with-python/

    Currently I am trying the "pandas" python package...
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    [ubuntu] Re: support for 'suspend' on ThinkPad?

    BUMP. This is a real problem for everyday usage of my Thinkpad.
  3. [xubuntu] Re: networks not appearing after upgrade 13.10, 14.04

    Bump
  4. [xubuntu] networks not appearing after upgrade 13.10, 14.04

    Wireless used to work great, in the sense that if I opened ny Thinkpad in a new location, I could see all the available networks, and choose what to connect to. I could also easily switch from one...
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    [ubuntu] Re: support for 'suspend' on ThinkPad?

    I am having the same problem. If I close the lid, my Thinkpad (X220i) goes to sleep as expected. When I open, the screen is rally dark and nothing happens when I type my password.

    I have loads of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is Flickr slideshow working for you?

    I installed flickr for the first time yesterday, and am having the same problem. On Xubuntu 13.10 and Android (4.4) nexus 7.

    I tried clearing cache, and new Tab, but nothing changed, I see red...
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    [xubuntu] Re: LibreOffice don't open files

    Just solved my own problem. when I used synaptic, I could see that the meta-package libreoffice-calc wasn't installed. The "libreoffice" I got from the Xubuntu install seems to be just the...
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    [xubuntu] Re: LibreOffice don't open files

    I am having similar problems with a new installation of Xubuntu 13.04 (libreoffice 4.0.2.2). If I try libreoffice or libreoffice --calc I just get a menu asking for the type of file, with no sign...
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    Re: python methods for shapefiles?

    Thanks, I'll check it out too.
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    python methods for shapefiles?

    Hi!

    I would like to learn how to read shape-files from within python scripts, so that I can grab the coordinates (e.g. of country polygons) for plotting and some manipulation (e.g. with shapely)....
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    [xubuntu] [SOLVED] Re: software-updter won't show 13.10

    Now running 13.04 :-)

    Thanks!
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    [xubuntu] Re: software-updater won't show 13.10

    Thanks. That seems to work! (Started anyway.....)

    If all fails I'll do a clean install, but I enjoy the upgrade method :-)
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    [xubuntu] software-updater won't show 13.04

    I am running xubunto 12.10, and would like to do a dist-upgrade (to 13.04, not 13.10, sorry!). A month ago I was offered the chance to upgrade by the software-manager, but wanted to wait. Now I can't...
  14. Re: LaTeX/BibTeX Surname Preposition Capitalization

    I wonder if you need two almost identical entries in the bibtex file, one with {de Sitter} and the other with {De Sitter}?
  15. [SOLVED] Re: convert test1.eps test1.png makes checkerboards

    Hi NanakiXIII,

    Many thanks! Using -alpha off works great. Phew!
  16. convert test1.eps test1.png makes checkerboards

    Hi,

    I have a pile of scatter plots (postscript) which are essentially black crosses and lines on an empty background. I want to use imagemagick convert command to make .png files from these, e.g....
  17. Thread: Fortran

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    Re: Fortran

    Not sure what you want, but if you google fortran f90 tutorial you get some good links. Avoid f77 sites. There are some now dealing with f2003, but despite the 2003 label this variant is not 100%...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Embedded pdf viewer (adobe) in firefox has problem viewing pdfs

    I'm still being plagued by this problem. Did anyone find a good solution to this yet?

    I'm running a clean install of 12.04, 32bit.

    Why is such a basic combination (firefox+acroread) not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No folders in Thunderbird

    Found the solution to my problem here:

    https://amahanty.wordpress.com/2010/07/03/mozilla-thunderbird-nested-folders-subfolders/#comment-175

    Very simple once you know how.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No folders in Thunderbird

    Hi folks,

    I am having similar problems on a couple of PCs, one Ubuntu+xfce, the other linux mint 12, but I think the basic problem was some recent upgrade of Thunderbird.

    I am using IMAP...
  21. Re: superscript/subscript in the labels read from data file

    Just google matplotlib and gallery to see one way to do this, using python scripts. matplotlib has great support for tex-like text.
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    [SOLVED] Re: update manager notification flashing

    Thanks LewisTM,

    I did that gconf-editor trick, and the flashing seems to have disappeared. This is what I want, a non-obstrusive reminder when updates are available.
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    [SOLVED] Re: update manager notification flashing

    I prefer to open the update manager when I want to, not to be forced to stop what I am trying to do just to stop something flashing at me. I keep my computer up-to-date every day, but when buried in...
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    [SOLVED] [SOLVED] update manager notification flashing

    Hi,

    When there are upgrades available the update manager notice appears in my top-panel (which I like), but then keeps flashing, which is really annoying. Can I turn off the flashing behaviour...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Some questions about Ubuntu 11.10's desktop interface

    I am one of those that didn't like unity, so I switched to xfce, which made it much easier to configure things. As recommended to me on another post, I also installed synapse, which does pretty much...
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