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    Re: shell scripting books

    Thanks for all these suggestions! I've got some research cut out for me it seems.
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    shell scripting books

    I was thinking of improving upon my Linux skills and want to invest in a shell scripting book but there are quite a few out there.
    Ubuntu uses Bash so I suppose that would be the best point to...
  3. Re: new to ubuntu14.04... errors in browser(s)

    Could you post the content of about:plugins from Firefox?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wine Sound Problems on Ubuntu 12.04

    I think you should start a new thread and supply the readers with some hardware information. I can't really help you, I'm not very good at trouble shooting hardware issues under Linux.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wine Sound Problems on Ubuntu 12.04

    Did you make sure that Wine has been fully updated?
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Wine shortcut for Hearts of Iron III does not work

    Thanks a lot for the help!

    I've been writing a step-by-step guide on how to get Hearts of Iron III to work with Wine and the problem of not having a functioning shortcut has had me doing research...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Wine shortcut for Hearts of Iron III does not work

    Thanks for the hints! I learnt more about the problem but nothing has lead to a fix.
    I give up on trying to launch it from the shortcut printed above, I have tried installing it in a different...
  8. [SOLVED] Wine shortcut for Hearts of Iron III does not work

    I can't for the life of me get the below shortcut to work (13.04 Gnome 3)


    [Desktop Entry]
    Name=Hearts of Iron III Collection
    Exec=env WINEPREFIX="/home/user/.wine_hoi3_32bit" wine...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Equal signs not allowed, yet present. Can I add escape characters?

    Thanks for the clarification! It seems that Wine also generates shortcuts with an equal sign present in the environment variables.
  10. [SOLVED] Equal signs not allowed, yet present. Can I add escape characters?

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EnvironmentVariables



    http://standards.freedesktop.org/desktop-entry-spec/desktop-entry-spec-latest.html

    Do I have to add escape characters (and if so,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CPU Temp ~90oC while just browsing

    Then it is probably not the video chipset causing the temperature.

    Does the laptop actually feel really hot when it's at 90c? You should be able to feel it through the keyboard if it really does...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CPU Temp ~90oC while just browsing

    Sorry, I haven't been keeping an eye out on the forum lately.

    Try
    sudo echo low > /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_profile

    Does that lower the temperature?
  13. Thread: GnuCash

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    GnuCash

    Any experienced GnuCash users here?
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    [SOLVED] Re: new pc built. assistance?

    Depending on the thermal paste you used, it might have to settle in for X amount of hours and temperatures can drop a few degrees after that period.

    Also, Ubuntu seems to run hotter than Windows...
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    Re: Which laptop to buy?

    You can't "permanently" damage your hard drive by dual booting. Hard drives are only damaged by wear and tear. And abuse.
    What happens when dual booting goes wrong is that one of the operating...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: how do I know which version of Linux is installed on computer?

    Not under Ubuntu.
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    Re: Change my forum name

    Why thank you!
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    [all variants] Re: Editing a template in LibreOffice

    I was using LibreOffice under Windows, which is why I'm surprised it doesn't work here. I'll just edit a copy and then save it as the template, I guess! Thanks.
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    Re: Change my forum name

    I probably should have looked a little harder, sorry.

    Here's the three requested names in no particular order of desire: ubuntu_user; user_of_gnomes; crazy_train
    All taken? Surprise me!
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Version for Dell inspiron 1525 core 2 duo T5550

    Did you make Vista recovery DVD's before you decided to go on this bold excursion? I'd heartily recommend that because you might end up destroying the recovery partition.

    You should double the...
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    [all variants] Editing a template in LibreOffice

    Under Windows, I could force a template to not spawn a new copy by right clicking on it and then opening it with LibreOffice Writer.

    However, if I do that under Ubuntu, it spawns a new copy. When...
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    Re: SATA drive with errors

    S.M.A.R.T triggers are based on manufacturer's standards. Sometimes they set wholly unrealistic tresholds or no tresholds at all.

    Bad sectors Might explain the slowness. Doesn't explain why it...
  23. Re: high ping while playing multiplayer fps

    I think that's your problem there. 140ms really isn't that high, though.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Total nubee to Ubuntu needs help

    http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-latest
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    Change my forum name

    Is there a way to change your forum name? I don't see the option to do so anywhere.
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