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    [ubuntu] Re: Best way to upgrade from Hardy?

    OOps... Sorry!
    Yes, I have upgraded it a bit: (Don't remember the code for a list o my hardware.) But am running a 1 gig processor and 2 gigs of RAM. I know that's kinda old, but it's what I have!
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Best way to upgrade from Hardy?

    Yeah... sometimes I resist change...Except for Hardy, every install has been "head-achy". (Using a Dell Latitude D-610.)
  3. Thread: Secure emails

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    [SOLVED] Re: Secure emails

    Thanks to all who answered!

    I'll look at the links, and go from there.
  4. Thread: Secure emails

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    [SOLVED] Secure emails

    Becoming concerned with keeping my correspondence truly private. I would like to know if anyone has thoughts/suggestions on keeping e-mail messages secure.
    I'd be interested in some sort of program...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I REALLY empty a usb-stick?

    When I tried it, it wouldn't work... Thanks for the fix Sudodus!

    So, how long should it take to finish?
    OK... It took a minute, but is finished.

    Thanks to all!
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I REALLY empty a usb-stick?

    Thanks to all of you for the answers. I'll be able to try it soon, and I'll let you know how it goes. (I don't get much time on my computer each day. That is one of the biggest reasons I switched to...
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    [SOLVED] How do I REALLY empty a usb-stick?

    Hi folks.
    I am going to be using a 4GB stick to upgrade soon, but first need it to upgrade firmware on my T.V. I've looked everywhere at Hitachi's site, and they don't explain it anywhere. I need a...
  8. [ubuntu] How would I add "Good Search" to my browser? (FF3)

    This is a charity search engine that pays your selected charity $0.01 for each non-URL search.
    I've tried to add it within my Firefox browser, but it seems that something in my system may be...
  9. Thread: Thanks!

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    [ubuntu] Thanks!

    I just had to post this!

    My system has been alerting me for several weeks now that I have updates available. I had been REALLY hesitant to do those updates because of a particular scenario:

    In...
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    Poll: Re: Fully functioning linux laptop?

    I have a Dell Latitude D610. For the most part, Ubuntu was plug -n- play. This is a COMPLETELY DIFFERENT story compared to my older Latitude C610. That one almost had me give up on Ubuntu a half...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Help me restore my appearance settings, please!

    Thanks!
    I installed ccsm, and the change was simple...
    (I'd just like to know haw a rabbit changed a setting that I couldn't find! LOL)
  12. [SOLVED] Help me restore my appearance settings, please!

    Hi,
    I know this is going to seem really strange...
    I have attached a couple of screen-shots. The one named "slownet1.png" is the way it used to look. The one named "Screenshot.png" is what I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Newest kernel update broke my system

    How would I find out if I have any third party drivers?
    I know that I had to mess with some at initial setup, though I don't remember exactly what they were.

    Also, for learning purposes, how...
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    [ubuntu] Newest kernel update broke my system

    I ran update manager this morning. There was a new kernel included. I needed to re-boot to finish the installation, and it failed to fully boot. I booted to a completely blind grey screen.

    I am...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Infected Ubuntu System...

    The pings were inconclusive.

    What I have found is that each time I go to a page, I get this really quick message telling me that "This site is trying to re-direct you to another page or open a new...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Infected Ubuntu System...

    Yes, that is the gateway.
    OK. I'll update flash and look up some xserver solutions. Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Infected Ubuntu System...

    john@john-latitude:~$ cat /etc/resolv.conf
    ### BEGIN INFO
    #
    # Modified_by: NetworkManager
    # Process: /usr/bin/NetworkManager
    # Process_id: 4926
    #
    ### END INFO
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    [ubuntu] Re: Infected Ubuntu System...

    I wasn't asked for my password. (Wouldn't give it out anyways.)
    I checked out /etc/rc.local Here it is:

    #!/bin/sh -e
    #
    # rc.local
    #
    # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Infected Ubuntu System...

    Sorry...
    It wasn't any kind of system update or program update.
    It was one of the balloons that they have in the video that says the story has been updated.
    But, it was a story that plenty of...
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    [ubuntu] Infected Ubuntu System...

    I'm not sure exactly what happened, but something HAS changed.

    I was looking at YouTube videos. I was viewing one that was showing some US government atrocities during the Katrina aftermath. There...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Do 'D-Link' routers to work properly?

    Here's the info on the router:
    the router is a dlink di-624+ revision C

    OK... So is a "network controller" and a "wireless adapter" the same thing?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Do 'D-Link' routers work properly?

    Well, I'm not entirely sure... That's why I have to ask...
    I am trying to connect wirelessly. The first laptop I had was a Dell latitude C-610, and I couldn't get it to work wirelessly with the...
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    [ubuntu] Do 'D-Link' routers to work properly?

    When I first started using Ubuntu, I had a D-Link router that I could not make work, and the general consensus of the Ubuntu users I was talking with was that the best bet was to just get a Linksys...
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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless connection with no password

    Nothing like a bit of minor brain damage!:rolleyes:
    Sure makes ya feel stupid, tho! lol
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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless connection with no password

    Now I can mark it solved... Sometimes even an idiot can get things to go his way... LOL
    I had turned off the "Roaming mode" when I set up my connection at home...
    Turning that back on made all the...
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