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  1. [ubuntu] Re: microphone doesn't work on Inspiron 1545 after installing 9.10

    Thanks. I looked through comments there and followed one for my hardware, and I'm not sure how it worked, but it did and now my mic works.

    :)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gaining premission for a hard drive

    in terminal:


    sudo chown -hR $USER disk

    replacing "disk" with what your disk shows as. I think that'll work if it's ext3/ext4. Not sure about Windows filesystems, they're a bit of a pain with...
  3. [ubuntu] microphone doesn't work on Inspiron 1545 after installing 9.10

    I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 that came with Ubuntu 9.04 preinstalled. I decided to do a fresh install from the Ubuntu alternate install CD so that I could have full disk encryption. I think...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Jaunty creates viruses..??

    Disconnect the machine from the network (pull the ethernet cable out of the computer, or change your wireless settings to not automatically connect to any networks). Then, get rid of the files,...
  5. [ubuntu] ssh issue when I use the GUI (works with command line)

    This previously worked fine, and I don't know what happened. I am still able to use ssh to connect to my other computer via the command line. If I use Places > Connect to Server, I get an error,...
  6. [ubuntu] computer running 9.10 crashing and stuff

    I am running Ubuntu on two computers. One is happy as a clam. The other is...well, having some problems, and I am not sure what I ought to be doing right now to deal with this.

    A couple of days...
  7. [all variants] Re: Where are my Kate settings? Want to copy them to another computer

    Thanks. :D
  8. [all variants] Where are my Kate settings? Want to copy them to another computer

    I like the way I have Kate (the text editor) set up on this computer. I want my settings, mostly my color scheme, on another computer. How can I do this?
  9. [all variants] Nothing to see here

    Nevermind. Either I'll figure this out on my own, or I won't...

    edited before anybody replied. ):P
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Thinking about switching to Ubuntu- would like some advice

    If you want to keep your bookmarks and such in Firefox, you could try backing up your Firefox profile to bring it with you (see http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Backing+up+your+information ).

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: **** not again. static IP issue

    :lolflag:

    It works now. Thank you. I actually typed what was on the other computer on this one, rather than copy/pasting it because that computer had no internet connection. The typo was in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: **** not again. static IP issue

    Slightly more info. sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart gives

    Ignoring unknown interface eth0=eth0

    sudo ifdown eth0 && sudo ifup eth0

    ifdown: interface eth0 not configured
    Ignoring unknown...
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    [ubuntu] **** not again. static IP issue

    I set up my other computer to have a static IP just last week or so. It worked fine. Last night I decided to upgrade that computer to Ubuntu 9.10 and upgrading was a fiasco, but after failing to...
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    Re: linux + my dad = ...?

    Crunchbang is beautiful! My dad's asleep and I don't think he'd like it if I woke him up to tell him I've got the perfect Linux, but it's so tempting. It's like Ubuntu, but prettier, and probably...
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    Re: linux + my dad = ...?

    I'll suggest Quicken Online to him. :D

    Crunchbang looks really interesting. I'm downloading that now.


    I know. I think my dad's computer might seem more capable when it's not running...
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    linux + my dad = ...?

    My dad has an old-ish computer with Windows XP that's freakishly, mind-numbingly, headdeskingingly slow. Click on something, get up to make a cup of tea, and when you return it's still not loaded.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: need help with a static IP

    \\:D/

    It works now. Even after I tried it with the Open DNS ones, it still didn't work, and I realized I had a typo in the word nameserver. Thank you for your help. Yay!
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    [ubuntu] Re: need help with a static IP

    I am able to ping my router, but I can't ping the internet.

    I don't know what the name of my router is, I just ping it by its address. I think I must have resolv.conf set up wrong, but I don't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: need help with a static IP

    Sorry I didn't elaborate more. I tried using network manager. I thought I couldn't get it working again after that (when I posted), but I was able to get a connection after that, just not static....
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    [ubuntu] need help with a static IP

    I wanted to set it up so that one of my computers has a static IP, so that I can forward a port to it. I don't know what I did wrong, but now I can't even get it back to the way it was and can't get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: a couple of questions about SSH

    Thanks. :D

    And I think I found out part of the answer to my second question, which is that it is using the key. I don't know why I don't have to keep putting in my passphrase though, or what...
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    [ubuntu] a couple of questions about SSH

    I'd like to use SSH to transfer files to another computer. I am able to log into the other computer using it. I set up the public/private key as well, and changed the port that I use. All is well in...
  23. Thread: Paganitzu

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    [ubuntu] Re: Paganitzu

    It's an old DOS game that you can download (google to find a download site) and run with DOSbox. DOSbox is a DOS emulator that you can get through add/remove applications in Ubuntu.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: both monitors work when not logged in...

    I'm trying the 9.10 live CD and it seems...like it might work. :confused:

    I can't log out and back in while using the live CD, so I can't change the resolution, although it seems like a good thing...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: both monitors work when not logged in...

    Ok, thanks. I'm downloading 9.10 and I'll give it a try.
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