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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Chromium browser tab drag and drop broken after upgrade to 12.04

    Same problem using fluxbox and chromium-browser on 12.04.
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    [kubuntu] Re: Can't mount external HDD (USB)

    If a device name isn't showing up in /dev/ (as sdb or sdc or something like that), then the problem is beyond the file system. You should have something show up in /dev/ right after plugging it in. ...
  3. Re: Canonical asks desktop users to "pay what you think Ubuntu is worth"

    * Those individuals with low/no revenues who otherwise believe Ubuntu is priceless won't be able to "pay what they think it is worth", unfortunately

    * This must only be for people who actually...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Can't mount external HDD (USB)

    Are you trying to mount it from the terminal? Paste the code. It should be something like:

    sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/<device> /<path>
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    [other] Re: Fluxbox Woes

    Thanks to mduck and andrew.46 , your information helped me solve the problem as well.

    And nonedrinkthewater for posting \o/
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Battery Drains While Laptop Off - HP Pavillion g6

    The problem could be the BIOS. It could have been specifically designed to work well with Windows and not well with Linux.

    Since the BIOS isn't open source, there really isn't a way to prove it...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Best Linux to run on an old 800mHz P3 as a CNC control?

    If the native CNC Linux doesn't work you could try DOSBox to run the cnc's DOS program on a version of Ubuntu, just install fluxbox or something on it so it's lightweight.
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    Re: How do you ask someone out?

    The better question probably is "How do you ask someone out without getting rejected?"

    The answer is "You probably can't".

    The likelihood of rejection occurring at some point in your life is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No Sound 12.04

    Are you sure the kernel module is loaded for your soundchip?

    This command should list a module under your soundchip.

    sudo lshw

    Also investigate driver modules with

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    Re: The start of a "new" Ubuntu CE

    You have the right idea with remastersys. I've used remastersys to make an iso, i'm pretty sure it's all you need. Here's a how to ...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Sound stops randomly for Toshiba U305

    Hey, did you ever find out anything on this? I have a u305 too, and wanted to sync up with you, maybe we can give each other info. Be well.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu not finding hp dvd1270i optical drive

    I checked with some folks on the IRC channel #ubuntu-beginners. If you don't get a response right away on the forum, you can head over to irc (either using an irc client like xchat/pidgin or by...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu not finding hp dvd1270i optical drive

    I'm not sure that i'll be able to help you. I believe the driver is compiled into the kernel (as i don't have any drivers listed in
    lsmod for my own optical drive or even the ide controllers).
  14. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu not finding hp dvd1270i optical drive

    What channel is the optical drive on? ide1 or ide0? Looks like your seagate hdd is on ide0, but it doesn't detect any other sata device.

    If it were me, at this point i'd be checking connectors...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu not finding hp dvd1270i optical drive

    My optical drive is on /dev/sr0 , so i thought to check /dev/sr* for it, just in case it was there, but not getting mounted.

    What about
    sudo lshw ?

    EDIT: is it an ATA device?
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Desktop is frozen, other apps working, but sloowww

    Have you tried running
    top to see what is eating cpu cycles?
  17. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu not finding hp dvd1270i optical drive

    Have you tried
    ls /dev/sr* ?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gnome Power Manager problem

    Have you tried going into another tty (ctrl-alt-f1) and killing gnome-power-manager instead of rebooting? It isn't a fix, but i believe it's a step in the right direction.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Android Ad Hoc Tether Netbook

    Have you considered looking for more help on IRC (

    I've never used an Optimus S, i assume you tried a basic ping test to test your connection for the hp to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: utorrent

    transmission is awesome! i seed the x64 desktop and server isos constantly (along with a ton of other stuff) and it works quite well. there's even a cli version in the repos if you want to run it...
  21. Poll: Re: What's the point of locking off the archives "from public view"?

    i also didn't read this forum in detail, so apologies if this was already said, and I'm reluctant to say it, but I would be surprised if a lot of the forum material is NOT duplicated on IRC which is...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: volume control on toshiba laptop broken

    you can try "alsamixer" in a terminal. i need to have frontmic to 50% in order for someone to hear me. unfortunately, pushing it above this causes distortion.

    i'm in #ubuntu-beginners on irc,...
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    Re: cant load natty from live usb

    i get the same error. natty alpha 3, created the liveusb in maverick.
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    Re: Where's our LoCo Team?

    Downey/LA here. Check out this link for Ubuntu Hours in your area:

    start your own and add it to the list.

    iheartubuntu is...
  25. Re: Making multiple computers get along

    i'm not sure what your question really is. but someone in #ubuntu-beginners did consider VNC might be a solution to your problem.
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