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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote file transfer?

    I can't think of an easy of doing this. It depends a lot on how your network is setup at home. You'll need to open a port on your router or two pointing at your winXP machine. Then you'll need to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Webcam not working on skype - ubuntu 12.04

    Um,

    Why are you using the sudo command? The sudo command is there when you want superuser priviledges. As in you want to edit system files. By using it on a file in your home folder and saving...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to force all cores to work

    That depends on if the programs you use are programmed for parallel processing. Some are, but that depends on what you're doing. Having multiple cores allows a process to run full speed on a core or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen Capture Utility

    Install compiz to take a screenshot, it's a bit much. There are a ton of packages to take screenshots. scrot, greenshot, shutter to name a few. I believe there is even something called...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Who's Connecting To My Router?

    I found this script a couple years back, it checks the network with a arp-scan and prints back the ips and some info about the computers found.

    To run it you need arp-scan, zenity


    ...
  6. [all variants] Re: unwanted logout when trying to play a video???

    What kind of graphic card do you have and what drivers do you have installed?

    Start Vlc go to Tools -> Preferences -> Video and try changing it from default to X11 or GLX and see if you can then...
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    Re: Textwrangler ubuntu alternative

    So you can sftp the files but you can't mount the folder locally? Why not give it a try, you can use nautilus or sshfs. Here's a thread of someone trying to get it to work.
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  8. Re: I would like to compare two different computers?

    I'd say it depends on what you want to do with the pcs. Gaming I'd sti
    ck with the AMD, mobility the I5. Desktop replacement AMD ...

    I'm also guessing but I think you'd probably get more for the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu just killed itself

    Not really much of a fix, with transfer everything over did you mean all the /home/$USER/.* files as well or just the normal folders? Creating an new user is kindof overkill. I think the better way...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Removing LUKS from an ubuntu install

    So you have partitions set up and you want to remove the encryption then repartition and encrypt again?

    It's not possible to just remove encryption and still have all your data intact. You have to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I continue?

    Could you edit the title and add [SOLVED] to the beginning.
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    [SOLVED] Re: rsync copies all files, every time

    It could be that it's not needed, I've always used it. Seems odd to have a specific option when it does it by default (maybe just for the update options). I'll have to test it out.
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    [SOLVED] Re: dual distro failure

    Removed reply
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    [SOLVED] Re: rsync copies all files, every time

    Have a look at the man pages. There's an option --update or -u.



    man rsync
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to get bash as default in terminal

    I don't know how it looked like before. Here's a guide which shows you how to customize your bash. The important part starts with



    PS1=...


    You can make it look all sorts of cool. There's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to get bash as default in terminal

    Take a look at this, by export PATH your overwriting the standard setting.

    http://askubuntu.com/questions/52611/i-think-i-accidently-deleted-the-path-variable

    To get what you want it should...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Opening Port 22

    Have you installed the SSH server and started it?

    https://help.ubuntu.com/10.10/serverguide/C/openssh-server.html

    Have a read here, it'll help you get ssh up and running. Once it's running you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: openSUSE USB stick

    This is the ubuntu forums, usually you should try to keep your questions to the proper forum. You can then get better support.

    http://forums.opensuse.org/

    I usually use unetbootin to get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SlowMP3

    Well first you need java, once you have it it should be simple enough to run the program. I think you should probably need to install the Sun Java version, it's all explained in the following...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Keeping Settings on 2 Computers

    Correct the easiest way to do this would be by either using unison or rsync. Unison would probably take longer but it has a nice GUI.
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    [ubuntu] Re: CPU Questions

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queueing_theory

    It all depends on what kind queueing system your using. A time slice is an alotted amount of time which is given to execute certain a command/process. ...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: How can I create a full system image backup within ubuntu ?

    I don't know if it's possible to do a backup of /root while it's running usually the best way is to start a live cd and then run the backup. Probably the best way to do what you want is to get a list...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Virtual Box the only way to open Ubuntu within Windows?

    I don't know if it's really feasible to install Virtualbox and Ubuntu within it only for gmail. How about installing some sort of sandbox and use your browser within it?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Stopping Ubuntu from booting ANYTHING GUI

    Glxgears isn't a good way to test graphics

    http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Glxgears_is_not_a_Benchmark

    What kind of graphics card do you have? Have you tried gnome classic without effects, you...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: I'm trying to understand my bios and this thing called acpi

    ACPI
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Configuration_and_Power_Interface

    DMI
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct_Media_Interface

    GREEN
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_computing

    I...
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