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    [ubuntu] Re: FlightGear won't start

    Does your video card support OpenGL? Are you using open source drivers or the proprietary drivers?

    You also may want to check on the system requirements and the troubleshooting section here:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I can't find the packages I downloaded

    In a terminal: whereis ebox (although it may be eBox)

    As an executable, it'll either be in /usr/bin, /bin, or /sbin.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Banshee produces two songs when ripping CD

    Errrr...bump? :confused:
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    [other] Re: Can anyone help identify this hard disk?

    Did you check the jumper settings on the drives?
  5. Re: Anyone in the armed forces? Specifically the Navy?

    I spent 12 years in the US Navy.

    I hated it and I loved it. It's long days and low pay, but it's an experience that lasts a lifetime, and there's something to be said about the fraternity of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound Quality/ No Sound Erratic problems

    Hit <ALT><F2> and type in "gstreamer-properties" (without quotes).

    In the window that comes up, switch your output to ALSA or OSS and see if it changes the symptoms. If so, then it's probably a...
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    [ubuntu] Banshee produces two songs when ripping CD

    When ripping a CD, Banshee produces two songs in my library for each track on the CD.

    Both songs point to the same file in my Music folder (so just one actual file). Also of note, one of the songs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: CompilingEasyHowto

    Did you descend into the extracted source directory (i.e. cd comm-1.9.2) before running ./configure and make?

    "comm" probably stands for "cummunicator", which was the name of the old Netscape...
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    [other] Re: Can anyone help identify this hard disk?

    The adapter doesn't recognize your hard drive. Try <CTRL><M> and see if you can set it up to recognize the drive.
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    [SOLVED] Re: pulse audio hates me T_T...

    What is your laptop model and soundcard chip set?
  11. Re: Web developer builds nuclear reactor in Brooklyn warehouse

    Hmmm... while his efforts are noble, he has a long way to go. The amount of heat energy produced by his experiment is far less than the amount of energy required to initiate the experiment. Fusion is...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: After power failure, Ubuntu boots into a blank screen

    It's tough to say. I have issues at work occassionnaly when we have a power strike from a storm. If the electrical surge from a lightning strike hits nearby at just the right time (say when your hard...
  13. Re: What is the oldest working computer that you own?

    wHHOOOAH!?! :shock: Very cool... you guys are making me nostalgic!

    I've got an old PowerMac 6500 that can run an earlier version of Yellow Dog linux. Surfs great with Lynx! :)

    OT: I've often...
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    [SOLVED] Re: pulse audio hates me T_T...

    Maybe you've done this already, but have you tried this?

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshooting
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    [ubuntu] Re: Not getting any Updates

    I may be off-base here, but shouldn't he UNcheck the partners selections?

    EDIT: As in, ALL of them?
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I'm a long-time Windows user but I've always played around with Linux (in a strictly platonic manner I assure you...).

    Took the plunge and divorced myself from Windows this year and I don't regret...
  17. Thread: Linux for noobs

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    Re: Linux for noobs

    Part of being fluent in Linux is learning to not be afraid of the command line ("the terminal").

    I have a copy of "Ubuntu Unleashed" and it has a great "must know" chapter in it, but there are...
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    Re: Benefits to a Mac?

    Agreed. I've used Mac's for years and hardware-wise they are superior to PC's (IMO) for endurance (I have a PowerMac 6500 in the basement that just won't die!). However, their hardware is never...
  19. Poll: Re: What kind of user are you? simple or eye candy for everything

    Yikes! I'm the only default user so far....
  20. Poll: Re: What kind of user are you? simple or eye candy for everything

    I like it simple. While I prefer the smooth menu and window transitions, I feel that the revolving beast-box and the heavy metal stage explosions revealing the next web page or preference window is a...
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    [all variants] Re: importance of graphic cards

    Agreed. Not much point if you're not doing anything video-intensive.

    However, my wife has the same usage habits and uses a netbook with no video "card". While she doesn't game per se, she does a...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Oh dear. Updates installed, now 10.04 is FUBAR.

    Did you install your ATI driver by hand? If so, I seem to recall that certain updates could break your configuration and you then have to reinstall the driver by hand.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Have accidently disabled eth0 :( Help!

    Maybe this will help:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/WirelessTroubleShootingGuide

    While it may not be of much use to you now, to avoid situations like this, I always keep a notebook...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Have accidently disabled eth0 :( Help!

    I had a similar issue with eth0 just disappearing after a reboot. I realized it had started after a kernel update. After some digging on the internet, I found out that it was related to ACPI power...
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    [all variants] Re: Silly question - cat with grep

    Meowlf!
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