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  1. Asus N550JV laptop: SD card reader does not detect cards

    Hi,

    I've recently bought an Asus N550jv laptop but I cannot get the SD card reader to detect any cards in Ubuntu 12.04. I know it uses the RTS5139 module but even with this loaded (and it is...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: bash-completion + mount = failure to complete directories

    No response whatsoever? Quite a few times now my support questions have been met with a wall of silence. The support on these forums is quite poor I have to say. Disappointing.
  3. [ubuntu] bash-completion + mount = failure to complete directories

    I've spent some time searching for answers to this and I haven't found much at all. Please feel free to post pointers to other threads that discuss this particular problem, if you find any.

    The...
  4. Re: How to ... turn your linux box into an alarm clock by writing your own init scrip

    Any comments from anyone? Do you find any of this useful?
  5. Re: Simple question about tutorial and tips forum

    Thanks for letting me know. After not seeing my tutorial in the forum after a few hours, I started to doubt whether I submitted it properly. So maybe I'm not losing it after all.

    Thanks,
    John.
  6. Simple question about tutorial and tips forum

    How long does it take for a tutorial to be approved?

    Thanks,
    John.
  7. How to ... turn your linux box into an alarm clock by writing your own init script

    How to ... turn your linux box into an alarm clock by writing your own init script

    Problem
    You would like to implement an alarm clock that wakes you up by playing your favourite music or radio...
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    [gnome] k3b maximised window

    I've installed k3b in gnome because brasero is poor in comparison, however I have the problem that k3b always runs in full-screen mode and I can't get it to be a normal sized window. In full-screen...
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    Re: Count to 1000000 in binary before mod resets!

    110001
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    Re: Count to 1000000 in binary before mod resets!

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    Re: Cannot install 10.4 on new computer build

    To run diagnostics, install checkbox (it may already be installed) and run it by calling checkbox-gtk. It may already be under the menus somewhere called 'System Testing'.

    To create a bootable...
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    Re: Why GRUB and FSTAB has become so complicated?

    I don't understand your complaints. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 and there is not a single UUID in my /etc/fstab file as I use labels, besides, the blkid command is not exactly very difficult to use. ...
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    Re: Cannot install 10.4 on new computer build

    Interesting problem. Do you get the same behaviour (error messages) every time you try to load the Ubuntu 10.04 CD? Do you have any USB devices plugged in? Try to eliminate the possibility of...
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    Re: Possible hardware failure?

    Thanks for the suggestions. I had a look under /var/crash and there's absolutely nothing there, and I also ran a full memtest86 run with no failures (took nearly two hours).

    Any other ideas?
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    Possible hardware failure?

    I'm at a loss in trying to debug a problem I have with my media centre. Basically I'm getting random system hangs and when I say hang I mean proper hang - processor stops dead. No animation, not...
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    Poll: Re: Ext4: How do you feel?

    I used it for quite a while (6 months to a year), and it was faster than ext3 but I encountered 'that' bug and lost some data. Now I'm back to ext3. I would strongly advise against using it unless...
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    Re: block private calls on land line

    If you can't get rid of them, then have some fun with them. Google "Tom Mabe" for ideas - hilarious stuff!

    One I've used is to say that you've got something in the oven and you'll just go turn it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Replacing crap in files

    # delete all leading blank lines at top of file
    sed '/./,$!d'

    # delete all trailing blank lines at end of file
    sed -e :a -e '/^\n*$/{$d;N;ba' -e '}'


    Taken from here:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is there a console task-manager, no X ?

    I was about to suggest htop, but wrong type of task ...
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    Re: Fast CD Drive for LiveCDs

    Why do you want to test different distros? If your answer is more to do with hardware compatibility then you can probably safely ignore the rest of this post and stick to USB installs. However if...
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    Re: Dear Ubuntu'ers. Please learn from my mistake.

    I did it intentionally on a test system to see what would happen. I thought something along the lines of "Well, what harm can it do anyway?". Actually, quite a lot!
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    Poll: Re: Do you participate in random polls?

    Everyone who voted 'No' is a liar. That includes me, so if I'm a liar then not everyone who voted 'No' is a liar. I'm so confused right now.

    This sentence is not true.
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    Re: Linux Equivilent to MS OneNote

    I've used OneNote a little and it looks very good but I've yet to find good use for it. Maybe I'm just stuck in my ways.

    As for the Linux equivalent, BasKet looks ok (thanks for the link to the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: tell me if this is complete nonsense ...

    I know. I shouldn't have done that.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Shell script not working in cron

    You have the logfile specified in the transfield user, but the processed files in the trans user. The paths are different - is that what you want?

    Does the directory /home/trans/mou exist?

    Can...
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