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    [ubuntu] 12.10 boot speed very slow

    i have a macbook pro with a i7 in it. installed 12.10 which i really like, but it takes like 75s to boot! i installed bootchart and it appears that the hard drive speed is a limiting factor. is...
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    [ubuntu] slow boot to grub

    i have a macbook pro 3,1 and installed a single-boot ubuntu, and then blessed the drive using a mac cd.

    however, the efi/bios boot stage still takes a long time (like 15s) to even get to grub....
  3. [all variants] Re: running rsync automatically (need a 'smart' delete)

    after some more research it doesnt seem like rsync has this capability.

    the main problem is that a there needs to be a way to determine if a file was created since the last synchronization, and...
  4. [all variants] running rsync automatically (need a 'smart' delete)

    i want to keep two directories in sync automatically using rsync.

    i know how to use rsync to push up changes and pull down changes, but there is a problem when i delete a file, and it gets pushed...
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    [ubuntu] upgrade mactel from 10.04 to 10.10

    i have 64bit 10.04 installed on a macbook pro 3,1. i still have refit installed which i use to dual-boot osx. can i simply upgrade online to 10.10? or will i have to install a new version using a...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to resolve function glXQueryExtension in HyperView

    i used this bash command to determine which executables where using libGL and whether the link was good or not. the funny thing is, they all look good.
    could this be a 32/64 bit issue?

    [CODE]...
  7. Thread: chkconfig

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    [SOLVED] Re: chkconfig

    i thought this command was semi-clever way to find which executables link to the libGL, and determine if its missing, so i posted it. they all seem fine.

    could this be a 64/32 bit issue?

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  8. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to resolve function glXQueryExtension in HyperView

    thanks, that advice is very helpful. from the output show at the bottom, it seems like the hfss doesnt work with ubuntu's new linking system. because the main executable is missing a bunch of...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to resolve function glXQueryExtension in HyperView

    i am actually trying to get this to work on two machines one has a nvidia driver and the other the mesa driver. i used teh ubuntu driver installer for the nvdia i believe,

    note, this glx problem...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to resolve function glXQueryExtension in HyperView

    i have a similar problem with a different program. the program is HFSS, and uses mainwin to provide the windows interface.

    either way, the program runs but i get an error which indicates that i...
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    [ubuntu] Re: "pcl xl error" in Gimp

    i also have the same problem, but occurs when i print a certain pdf, only on one page, which contains pictures.

    i found a fix, although its not perfect. changing the driver to
    Brother HL-2140...
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    [ubuntu] Re: external hd unmounts sparadically

    update:
    i took out the drive and just use it as an internal. works fine, so it must have been the enclosure driver.
    once again it was a

    Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus 750G on 2.6.31-14-generic
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    [ubuntu] Re: external hd unmounts sparadically

    i have also tried manual mounting, and the same behavior occurs. i noticed this exactly when i changed to 9.10 (maybe a different hd controller driver?). the drive is a Maxtor OneTouch 750 GB.
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    [ubuntu] usb hard drive spontaneously unmounts

    DELETE ME.
    sorry, i made a double post error
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    [ubuntu] external hd unmounts sparadically

    i have a external maxtor usb hard drive, which used to work perfectly. i installed ubuntu 9.10, and now it sparadically unmounts. i have to unplug and re-plug the power to get it to re-mount.
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    [all variants] toggle screen rotation, xrandr

    i wrote a tiny script which will toggle screen rotation for my monitor. thought it might be helpful for someone else who needed it. would be good to assign it to a hotkey.





    #!/bin/bash
    if...
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