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  1. Thread: server location

    by Riffer
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    [other] server location

    Hi I'm a Canadian teacher that uses cloud services to transfer files and marks between school and home. Recently we've been told that we can only use these services if they use Canadian servers. ...
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    Re: Ugh...sometimes I wonder...

    I'm actually just about falling on the floor laughing. I am a teacher and I know all about Teachers and their precious Macs and how easy they are.
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    Lining up icons on the desktop

    Hi folks. I am playing around with Docky to get a sort off unity feel. And I would like to have the dock on the left side but when it crowds the icons that I have on the desktop. I believe the...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Backup Solution for Ubuntu (Plus other distro's)

    check out rsync. There is a GUI for it. I've tried it and it allows for you to backup any and all folders that you want and schedule it. Having said that silly me never read the documentation so I...
  5. Thread: Proxy Help

    by Riffer
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    [ubuntu] Re: Proxy Help

    Top left on the panel where your drop down menus are, click on System, then Preference and then Network Proxy. In there you can configure your proxy settings, apply it to different protocols and...
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    Re: How do you see Apple/Mac hardware and software

    They're poorly built.

    (sorry just had to do it LOL)
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    [ubuntu] Inspiron 9300 no sound

    I'm in the process of setting up an old 9300 to run Maverick and the main stumbling block is there is no sound. It seems that the sound chip is found and recognized. I've checked that the speakers...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: GNOME Shell Installation on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick

    I really like Gnome Shell but a few things are just driving me up the wall. For one can you (and how do you) change the side panel (?) in the Activity window? I would like to add things to the app...
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    [SOLVED] Re: high CPU usage in Lucid

    Ok will do. Thank you. I'll mark this solved for now untill I get that info and then I'll repost.
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    [SOLVED] Re: high CPU usage in Lucid

    Hope this helps.



    riffraff@stupid1:~$ top

    top - 09:54:11 up 1 day, 16:45, 2 users, load average: 0.36, 0.40, 0.52
    Tasks: 182 total, 2 running, 180 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie...
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    [SOLVED] Re: high CPU usage in Lucid

    To the best of my knowledge it isn't. When I checked in System monitor Update wasn't running.
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    [SOLVED] high CPU usage in Lucid

    Every once in awhile, generally in the mornings, my machine suddenly starts using close to a 100% of the CPU. I've checked the System Monitor and can find nothing. I have a dual core and using the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installation help, partitions

    Thanks, kinda what I thought. Now to figure out how big I want partitions.
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    [SOLVED] Installation help, partitions

    I've taken my 300 gig HD and have partitioned it into 3 equal sizes. 1 is my present 10.04 install and 3 is my /home folder. I would like to install 10.10 onto 2.

    My questions is: how will...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wallpaper Search 1024 x 600?

    You can use GIMP, or in the repos theres a few photo editors. I happen to like Krita.
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    Re: The most basic Linux OS out there?

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/MinimalCD

    This installation gives a very basic CLI which you then install what ever packages you want over the net.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition Permissions... Help Needed

    I think WHAT you should have done is make your /data folder your /home folder. This what I have done and there are many HOWTO's out there that can show you how to do so.

    Off the top of my head a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: how do I merge openoffice documents?

    I would try http://www.openoffice.org you'll find tons of help there.
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    [SOLVED] Re: can't find Brother Print driver

    Have you enabled "Multiverse" in the repos? Go to the drop down menu "System > Administration > Software Sources" click on that and enter your root password. On the first tab (Ubuntu Software)...
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    [SOLVED] mixer applet gone from Notification area

    Was dumb and accidentally deleted my mixer and mail notification from the "Notification Applet". How can I get them back?

    I fixed it thanks.
  21. Re: What crazy food does your girlfriend/boyfriend/husband/wife make you eat?

    Sausage rolls rock. Still have a soft spot for Shepard's pie. I'm 54, nobody "MAKES" me anything, including broccoli.
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    Re: Need Some Distro suggestions

    Puppy. There's a new version out that uses Lucid's repos.
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Sound issues - again. The saga continues...

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsSoundCards

    Remember some generic cards (sound and video)use chipsets from the big manufacturers. I have a video card that isn't nVidia but has its...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Sound issues - again. The saga continues...

    Man oh man I feel for you, you've tried everything and now you find that right now theres no fix. I've googled and it seems that some other distros have the same problem with this chipset. All I...
  25. [all variants] Re: HOW TO: Install a LinuxWacom Kernel Driver for Tablet PC's

    Some interesting reading around the Genius tablets. Most owners seem to have positive things to say about their tablets, but a sizable minority report some form of issue. The issues run the gamet...
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