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    [SOLVED] Re: nuatilus wont start with gksudo

    Interesting. I get the exact same messages, but Nautilus runs as root. So the problem isn't that Nautilus won't run as root, but just an understanding of the output messages? Not sure, but you could...
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    Re: Application for Ubuntu Membership - lechien73

    I haven't had the pleasure of receiving help from lechien73, but I have had the pleasure of reading his posts. I must commend him not only on his knowledge level, but also his kind candor.

    Good...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Error with Update Manager

    Try running the command located in the error message:


    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get -f install
    sudo apt-get upgrade

    That should fix broken packages. Lastly you can run:
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    [ubuntu] Re: New life to an old laptop

    Wow, awesome story. I have a latitude d610 with 1gig of ram and 1.73ghz m. Was just thinking tonight how it had become almost unbearably slow lately... I think I am inspired, thanks.
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacbookPro3,1 Fails to Boot

    Glad to hear you got it running. Everything working well so far?
  6. Thread: Active?

    by yugnip
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    Re: Active?

    Hi. Thanks for posting. I actually went to the IRC channel last night wondering the same. Channel was dead, but people were lurking.
  7. Re: Gnome Shell: how to reach applications list without using a mouse

    When you hit the windows key and see the Dash Window view, just begin typing which app, file, mp3, movie, etc that you want, and choose it in the list. You can use arrow keys to jump/scroll through...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux that just works

    Your friend may like Pinguy OS. It is based on Ubuntu 11.04 (Gnome 2) or 11.10 (Gnome Shell). And as much as Ubuntu is out-of-the-box ready, Pinguy OS is even moreso. It includes all codecs as well...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: After installing updates for 11.10, startup hangs at "Checking battery status"

    I may be incorrect, but I always assumed the 'battery check' was for the computer's internal battery (the one that runs the computers clock). Laptop (external) battery life itself shouldn't be an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Macbook 4,1 trackpad moving SLOW Ubuntu 11.10

    Did you install your graphics driver by running Additional Drivers? Also try running updates. You said you were 'extremely new' so just making sure.
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    Re: Jocular January Screen Shots

    Pinguy OS 11.10 using Zukini Shell theme, Faenza icons, and Cairo dock.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't Install Ubuntu 11.10

    Are you using a capital letter or number to start your user name? I believe the installer will fail if so. Same problem with encrypting the home folder.
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Noob just screwed up his unity desktop, HELP

    It tells you how to remove the plugin at the end of the tutorial, and it seems pretty standard.


    sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
    sudo ppa-purge ppa:paullo612/unityshell-rotated
    sudo apt-get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacbookPro3,1 Fails to Boot

    Hmm, are you certain Grub is on the partition and not the root? The three entries in rEfit would seem to indicate otherwise.

    To get rid of the third entry, in mac terminal run:


    sudo fdisk -u...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem performing updates

    Ah, gpg key issues. No worries, it's fixable. Install Y PPA Manager and use it to fix the key issue.


    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/y-ppa-manager
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Spotify Free without WINE

    Try cleaning out the .cache/spotify folder.
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacbookPro3,1 Fails to Boot

    Did you install Grub on the Ubuntu partition? If you install Grub to the root of the HD Ubuntu will not boot.

    For example:

    /sda - efi
    /sda1 -OSX
    /sda2 -Ubuntu

    You would install Grub to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Move top menu bar to bottom

    That shows how to move the Unity laucher (left side) to the bottom via compiz plugin. It does not tell how to move the upper panel to the bottom. As far as I know, there isn't yet a way to do that.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Software from a PPA

    Clonezilla would be the best route. But if you are using 11.10, you might try Deja Dup which is already installed (System Settings/Backup). It would allow you to backup your /home folder and all it's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Couple of Unity Questions

    You could try the compiz plugin to move the Unity launcher to the bottom rather than the left side. From what I understand it can be fairly problematic, and I cannot vouch for it as I have not tried...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I took the red pill.

    I could be wrong, but I believe Yahoo only allows imap and pop forwarding if you have a paid account, not a free one. That may the problem with Thunderbird.

    The best way to learn Ubuntu or any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Software from a PPA

    After adding the ppa, you then need to install the software, ie


    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install your_desired_software

    where your_desired_software is the software you wish to...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: update manager!!! problem(package catalog repair)

    The first two in bold are Bisigi. Place a # in from of them.
  24. Thread: update problem

    by yugnip
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    [SOLVED] Re: update problem

    No error. It's holiday season, always a slow time. If there were updates, you would now get them.
  25. [ubuntu] Re: update manager!!! problem(package catalog repair)

    Add a # to the Bisigi repo and that will eliminate the 404 errors. Next try Y PPA Manager ( I see it installed in your sources list) and click the 'advanced' button. There is an option there to fix...
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