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    [mythbuntu] Re: 12.04 xbox dvd dongle

    Where did you install lirc-modules-source from?
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Youtube Videos playing back with inverted colour under firefox!

    yes, the setting can ONLY BE CHANGED IN FULL SCREEN MODE. Thanks for the tip.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't start Eclipse after 12.04 upgrade

    I had the exact same problem. I ended up remove all of my java packages (except for a few "required" ones), then installing the eclipse package.

    This got past that error, but inside of eclipse,...
  4. Thread: missing icons

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    [ubuntu] Re: missing icons [SOLVED]

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11348154&postcount=5

    If that doesn't work, try installing gnome-icon-theme-full
  5. Thread: missing icons

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    [ubuntu] Re: missing icons

    +1 me too.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Aligning filesystems to an SSD’s erase block size

    What? :confused::confused:

    Don't run shred on an SSD. Any data you write will have to be erase later and tank the performance.

    Second, I also don't think you want to put a swap on an SSD....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Youtube fullscreen bug with dual monitors

    With HTML5 turned on, the full screen mode stays inside of the browser window. Is that what you get? Thanks for the tip.
  8. [ubuntu] Re: maverick 10.10 gnome + compiz : screen dims if bad keyboard input (ex: del key)

    I just want to say thanks for posting this solution
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    [ubuntu] Re: Howto Convert Read-Only Root FS to SquashFS

    Here is my script I came up with. I run this inside of a VirtualBox VM where I want to convert / to a squashfs image.



    mount --bind / /mnt
    mksquashfs /mnt /root.sqsh -noappend -nopad -e...
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    Re: [SOLVED] LIRC doesn't respond after resume

    Thanks for posting this. The module load/unload did not work for me. You can verify if its working by looking at /dev/lirc0 device. When it doesn't work, it comes back as /dev/lirc1.

    There is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: startx error: ddxSigGiveUp: Closing log

    Check the ownership of ~/.ICEAuthority file. It must be writable.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] No protocol specified cannot open display:

    Check the ownership of ~/.ICEAuthority file. It must be writable. I was seeing these error on the command line when X would not start.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu LTSP Blank Screen after PXE boot

    Having the same problem, but the last link did not help. I'll try and post a solution when I find it.
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    [SOLVED] Re: hard disks do not spin down

    RunSeven, I just want to clarify:


    apm_battery is irrelevant for desktop systems.


    apm = 255 disables the APM feature on the disk. I'm guessing the reason for this, is that enabling APM...
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    Re: how to change window border width??

    Changing the theme is a little drastic, I don't like the other window border themes.

    Q: How do I make my car drive better?
    A: Sell it and buy a BWM.
  16. [ubuntu] Exim4 Ignores .forward Mail Alias in Home Directory

    After I upgraded to Ubunt 10.04, I notice all my mail is trying to be delivered to my machine domain, instead of the alias I setup in my .forward file.

    This was working for years until now. I...
  17. [all variants] Re: Trying to create an udev rule to stop card reader from being initialized

    I am trying to do the same thing for a USB camera. I worked on this for a long time, and I believe this might no longer be possible in udev. I wrote up my findings over here:
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    [SOLVED] Date and Time from 'dmesg'

    I believe the dmesg format is in seconds from start of the system. You can covert it to your current "uptime" string using the following code:


    date -u -d @{DMESG TIME}

    For example:


    $...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mysql corrupt after upgrade to Lucid

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/+source/mysql-dfsg-5.1/+bug/551130

    I had success with the PPA link from post #15
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    [ubuntu] Re: mysql corrupt after upgrade to Lucid

    same here ... sometimes I just can't believe the stupidity of the bugs that are popping up in Ubuntu

    is there a bug number for this yet? workaround?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid Upgrade + HAL

    I figured out why HAL was still starting on my desktop. The mirror I used for my upgrade was out of date, so I ended up getting a beta release.
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    [ubuntu] Lucid Upgrade + HAL

    What is the state of HAL in Lucid. If it is depreciated, why is not uninstalled automatically, or at least reported as orphaned by 'deborphan'.

    On my desktop upgrade, HAL was still being started...
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    [ubuntu] Power Menu Options: Sleep vs Suspend

    About 4 or 5 months ago "suspend" stopped working on my desktop system. Now it seems to hang after syncing the disk and powering down my hard drives. The screen is blank, but the fans stay on, and I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Howto Convert Read-Only Root FS to SquashFS

    Bump ... I got all my hardware, so I really need to get this working now. Any pointers would be helpful.

    I partitioned a second drive like so:

    sdb1: /boot
    sdb2: squashfs image

    I installed...
  25. Thread: Grub 2 Basics

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    Re: Grub 2 Basics

    Zika, I don't see how grub-editenv will stop grub from writing to the partition. Is there a variable that will prevent this?
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