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  1. [ubuntu] Trying (and failing) to use a Local Repository

    I've got a fresh install of Precise Pangolin. I was connected to the Internet during the installation but did not choose to download updates while installing. The computer is now offline and will...
  2. [ubuntu] Using debmirror to create repository mirror ERRORS!

    Hi,
    I've used this exact method in the past to create a local repo mirror. Here is the command I'm using:

    debmirror /home/cainram/ --nosource -m --passive --host=ftp.usf.edu --root=ubuntu/...
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    [PPC] Re: 10.04 live CD on Powermac G5

    Hey! I had the same issue with my G5. My monitor was an old NEC CRT (really sweet, expensive monitor... but older). I got a message on my monitor that the refresh rate was out of range so I hauled...
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    [other] Everything is hosed

    Wow. Every time I log in it is something different. I tried re-installing compiz and now even when I go into ubuntu classic I get the unity menus on the top and left. Huh. Looks like I'm going back...
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    [other] Re: No Menu bars in Compiz after Natty upgrade

    So, I lied about going to bed.
    I ran the commands you (CB) posted and rebooted, maybe not necessary but whatever. Switched over to Compiz using the Compiz Icon utility and everything was ok. Until I...
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    [other] Re: No Menu bars in Compiz after Natty upgrade

    Wow, ok now I can't move windows around by grabbing the title bar. Hmmmm...
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    [other] Re: No Menu bars in Compiz after Natty upgrade

    CB - First off, I'm in SE Wisconsin so MIDWEST 4 LIFE! Anyway, I'm not sure about the Emerald thing... I'm pretty sure that's something I've installed at some point. I use the old school Human theme...
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    [other] Re: No Menu bars in Compiz after Natty upgrade

    Hey, sorry! I'm usually really specific about these things. It is the Title bar NOT the menu bar. So what is the specific method for using the gconf tool to reset the situation... I've been using...
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    [other] No Menu bars in Compiz after Natty upgrade

    After upgrading to Natty from the previous version and switching to Ubuntu Classic my compiz settings were completely wiped out. No problem, I just re-entered them. The problem is that I don't get...
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    Re: can't run exe files

    Most .exe files that are self extracting executable zip files can be opened without Wine. Just open the file with the Ubuntu Archive Manager.
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    [ubuntu] Re: what application will open my download?

    Good luck and enjoy Ubuntu! Don't be a stranger to the forums, they are your greatest resource!
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    [ubuntu] Re: what application will open my download?

    Ok, slow down. There are some things you should know about Ubuntu.

    Ubuntu is not windows. When you download applications from the Internet you need to start paying attention to what platform or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't get a clean donwload! RRRGGHHH!

    Ok, now I'm getting somewhere. At least I know someone out there can get a good burn from the ISO. Thanks for the help, folks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't get a clean donwload! RRRGGHHH!

    Well, I appreciate everyone's input but I'd really like to see this bug duplicated - I guess I should post this on launchpad. As far as nothing being 100% bug free, I understand the sentiment but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't get a clean donwload! RRRGGHHH!

    @beew - Please read my post again and get all the way to the end this time. I appreciate the help and we all rely on forums for help but no one seems to be actually reading my post.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't get a clean donwload! RRRGGHHH!

    @CharlesA - again, I appreciate the help but as I posted origianally I've run hashes on every download and they're all perfect. As far as using a different brand of media I did - I've tried different...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't get a clean donwload! RRRGGHHH!

    I hear, ya - I could just use Clonezilla to get an image of the current M$ install (trying for a dual-boot) but this isn't my computer. I need this user's first experience with Ubuntu to be clean and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't get a clean donwload! RRRGGHHH!

    Thanks for the immediate help but as I posted, I've checked the sums, they come out perfect. I'd also like to think that this is something the Ubuntu Devs have tried and would have noticed...
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    [ubuntu] Can't get a clean download! RRRGGHHH!

    I've been using Ubuntu since 8.04 and have never had this kind of trouble. What's worse, I'm trying to get it installed on a friend's computer - she's hot to try Ubuntu and now it's two days into the...
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    [ubuntu] Compiz Setup Walkthrough

    Hey all! I've recently posted a short tutorial about setting up some of my favorite desktop effects in Ubuntu. It would be great if someone from the community or project could read through it once...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Xbox 360 Controller Problems in 8.10

    I'm having this same error.
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    Re: Your very 1st OS

    My first OS was the embedded QBASIC engine in an Apple ][ Plus. I also used DOS 5.something on that machine which booted from two 5.5" floppies. From then I moved on to a Tandy RSX 1000 running DOS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: unable to boot my comp

    I had a similar problem but it was obviously caused by a different problem.
    I booted my computer and experienced a problem I've had before: it seems that sometimes the drivers don't load properly...
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