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    [ubuntu] Re: trouble with compiz

    CCSM is a pain in the rear in recent versions of Ubuntu. When I set it up most recently I just Googled one missing element at a time and figured out how to get it back, and after about five or ten I...
  2. [xubuntu] Re: dual monitors do not work in installed mode

    You need to run the setup utility with sudo.
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    [lubuntu] Re: Execute in Terminal

    Can you run it from the terminal with ./scriptname?

    Is the first line of the script

    #!/bin/bash

    (or, if it's a Python, Perl, Ruby, etc script, the appropriate interpreter)?

    If all that is...
  4. [ubuntu] Input Selection Not Respected by sndpeek

    Apparently I accidentally set the thread prefix on my earlier thread to "solved" when I was posting, so I'm going to have to post again since I can't change it. This is an exact duplicate of what I...
  5. [SOLVED] Selected input source does not work with 'sndpeek'

    I'm trying to get a program called 'sndpeek' to work so that I can analyze microphone input.

    I have gotten it to analyze what is currently playing on my speakers excellently, but no matter what I...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Perl C Libraries not in Standard Location?

    Thank you, that works. For future reference, the steps I took were:


    $ cd /usr/include/
    $ sudo mkdir asm
    $ sudo h2ph -d asm unistd.h
    unistd.h -> unistd.ph
    $ sudo cp -r asm /etc/perl
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    [all variants] Re: failed cups update in Lubuntu

    Glad it worked.

    Please mark this thread as solved from the "thread tools" link at the top of the page if your question has been answered.
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    [ubuntu] Re: browse as root disabled

    Can you please tell us what command you tried to use and what exact error is coming up?
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    [xubuntu] Re: Problem installing QT.

    The package won't be called just "qt." Run the Synaptic Package Manager instead and do a search for qt.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Gwibber seems to be missing the side menu

    All of your links give 404 errors. Could you recheck them? The problem seems to be that the forum's insertion of ... characters has actually damaged the links. If you can't get it to fix, you could...
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    [ubuntu] Re: sound from media players won't stop!!

    Recent versions of Ubuntu have made media players (at least Banshee, and Rhythmbox before Ubuntu switched) minimize to the tray instead of closing. If you take a close look at Banshee's file menu,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu partition acces from Live CD

    Choose Places --> Computer and double-click on the appropriate hard drive (if you have a recent version and the CD is running Unity instead of GNOME, substitute the appropriate path to open Computer...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Problem installing QT.

    As BC59 said, if the package is available from the Software Center/package manager, it is much easier to get the package from there, so try that first.

    If you read that and the package really...
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    [all variants] Re: failed cups update in Lubuntu

    Try looking at http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/debian-26/sub-process-usr-bin-dpkg-returned-an-error-code-1-a-171107/.

    Also, please post command output in \[CODE\] brackets in the future,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: terminal error

    Please mark this thread as solved from the "thread tools" link at the top of the page if you have no more questions.
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    [SOLVED] Re: terminal error

    I'll have to admit to not knowing exactly how myself. I know how to create a symbolic link (ln -s command), but I'm not entirely sure that'd work as expected on a device.

    But you should just be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: terminal error

    Does

    $ ls /dev | grep cdrom
    give any results? If not, the problem is that you don't have a symbolic link to the cdrom drive in /dev. (According to man eject, the argument to eject is simply the...
  18. [ubuntu] Perl C Libraries not in Standard Location?

    I'm trying to do something very unusual just for fun: get my computer to respond to whistle control. I have this tutorial page: http://www.mostlymaths.net/2009/09/whistle-control-your-computer.html....
  19. [ubuntu] Re: need help moving files from 1 partition to another in terminal

    For the record, your original problem was caused by not running fdisk with sudo.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fonts Mysteriously Changed In Browsers

    No, didn't work. I have been using Chrome for about 6 months on this installation of the OS with no problems whatsoever.
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    [ubuntu] Fonts Mysteriously Changed In Browsers

    So I'm happily working along, and at one point I restart Google Chrome. Kaboom, all my fonts have changed. They also don't match my system fonts or what is listed in the preferences. Changing the...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Brasero - Burning .iso files - Finalizing screen

    According to this thread (it's Fedora, but about the same program), the problem is likely with Brasero. There are several CD burning applications in the repository--try installing one of them:

    ...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: General questions about switching to ubuntu...

    Yes.

    During the installation process, you can partition the drive however you want. In your case you would want to shrink the C drive and leave the D drive unchanged.

    Put simply: it depends....
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 Now won't boot

    I would have also started a new thread, personally, it's just that you had already started discussing the problem in the other one. That's just likely to lead to duplication of effort.

    Go ahead...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't find Brother printer on network

    Sorry to reply to a solved thread, but completely out of curiosity, are you now able to access the CUPS server?
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