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  1. Please delete/deactivate my account and remove personal details

    I'll be switching to a new account, "Splooshie123"
  2. [ubuntu] Ubuntu is identified as Windows. How to change?

    I am dual-booting Ubuntu and OS X on my mac.

    I removed rEFIt because on another computer my mom nearly reformatted the hard drive by choosing the Windows recovery partition in GRUB (I was already...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Alternate Installer: How do I do Manual Partitioning?

    Thanks for pointing me there, mastablasta. I guess I assumed that the GRUB install settings would be somehow tied to the partition editor, <facepalm>.

    I installed GRUB onto the 3rd partition (ext4...
  4. [SOLVED] Alternate Installer: How do I do Manual Partitioning?

    How do I install GRUB onto the root partition using the alternate installer? I'm trying to do a net install of 64 bit 10.04 LTS on a mac

    I need GRUB on the root partition because the mac uses EFI...
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    Re: QUIZE: What IS your name?

    Yes, because I'm to lazy to assign shortcuts to my favorite programs!

    Would you believe me if I told you the ultimate cheat for StarCraft is Alt+F4?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing 32-bit ubuntu using wubi

    Personally, I recommend dual booting with windows because there's less risk (I think). I have seen too many threads about failed Wubi installations.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with Flash on Lucid

    Have you installed the ubuntu-restricted-extras (or something like that) package? I think that package has flash in it. You might also need to install openjdk (java) from the repositories.

    That...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Menu item error?

    Solved!
    Thanks, worked perfectly. Just had to logout and login again for changes to take effect.

    Thanks a lot!
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    [SOLVED] Menu item error?

    Whenever I install a game, then click it in the menu, it says it cannot find the file. I have to manually change the menu item's location from gamename to /usr/games/gamename.

    Does anyone know how...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Switch back to /usr/bin/perl after installing second perl?

    me@ubuntu-laptop:~$ which perl
    /usr/bin/perl


    Yes! Thanks! It worked. I never realized how simple the solution could be!

    Thanks again.:KS
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Switch back to /usr/bin/perl after installing second perl?

    I'll try it out. I'll back up the /usr/local/bin folder and then delete the original. If it works, I'll post the output of 'which perl'. If it doesn't, I'll can just restore the backup and then think...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Switch back to /usr/bin/perl after installing second perl?

    By the way, the /usr/local/bin directory is empty except for perl files. There are no other files there that belong to different software. Does that mean that I can delete the contents of...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Switch back to /usr/bin/perl after installing second perl?

    Here's how I installed the second perl:

    sudo cpan
    install B
    (got an error message saying I should use 'force install B')
    force install B
    The line in bold is what caused it to install a second...
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    [SOLVED] Smallest infinite loop in Perl

    might not be related but here's the smallest infinite loop in perl that actually prints something out:

    perl -e 'while(1){print '0'}'
  15. Re: Please share your programming technic with us

    Break the task down into steps
    write code for each step, no matter how crude
    debug it
    rewrite the crude code into a professional program
    debug it
    leave it on your HD to collect dust
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    Re: Rate the Signature above you

    8/10

    Nice idea, hiding text as white letters. Although it defeats the purpose of using the sig to tell people something at a glance
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    Re: The BUMP Thread

    as of now, 1 second bump!

    do I win?
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    Re: Are you a thread killer?

    There is a thread killer who is so good he even kills his own threads. How? By creating them!
    His name is: Puzzled Guy
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    [ubuntu] Re: should i get ubuntu 64 bit..?

    Just because you have a 64-bit capable computer doesn't mean you should install Ubuntu 64-bit. It could cause problems
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    [SOLVED] Re: . JPG to .jpg

    Another way is to right-click and choose "Rename"
  21. [SOLVED] Switch back to /usr/bin/perl after installing second perl?

    Hi,

    I recently reinstalled the B module for perl. Now I found out it didn't just do that, it installed a whole new copy of perl into /usr/local/bin/perl. When I type 'which perl' at the terminal,...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Problem upgrading from 8.04 LTS to 10.04 LTS

    I don't know about you, but some people prefer to do a fresh install.

    I can't say much else since this is just my second install of Ubuntu
    Jaunty -> Lucid
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    Re: STUPID things I've done

    rofl!

    I did something similar to that once. About a year ago, I was living in the school dormitory. The school has an encrypted network. I took a screenshot of the desktop and edited it in paint...
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    [SOLVED] How do I run Perl-CGI scripts?

    Hi.

    I know that you have to have a server first but that's about it. I have ABSOLUTELY NO KNOWLEDGE of this topic.

    But what I do know is that I'm itching to learn how to use perl cgi scripts.
    ...
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    Poll: Re: How hard is it to turn someone to Ubuntu?

    lol

    I think it's the other way 'round: Ubuntu is very user friendly, but they're as incompatible with Ubuntu as Ubuntu is to an mp3 player (although I think that a determined hacker could do it).
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