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    Re: Mercurial with Nautilus

    I had the same problem, which is a result of using the intrepid package with a lucid version of nautilus and/or mercurial. This tutorial is now out of date - TortoiseHg is now included in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wired network breaks when idle

    Just an update:
    I tried using Ubuntu desktop; same results. I also tried a 2-year-old Knoppix CD, and it seemed to have the same problem.
    I'm using Fedora now, and it seems to be working. My best...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wired network breaks when idle

    I didn't see anything relevant to the network card and power management in the BIOS. I tried adding the boot parameter apic=off in Grub, but that didn't seem to have fixed anything. Is there...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to Install Inventor 2009 (Autodesk)

    When I last checked, Autodesk doesn't support Linux at all. Your choices are to try to install Inventor in Wine, or to use a Windows in a virtual machine.
    With Wine, your chances aren't good:...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Completely Deleting Files & Virtualbox OSX

    Most (if not all) of the configuration files for VirtualBox are in your home directory, under .VirtualBox. This directory is (intentionally) not removed when you remove the VirtualBox package, so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error upgrading VirtualBox 1.5.6 to 3.1

    First, you're probably better off using the apt source (describe on the VirtualBox download page under "Debian-based Linux distributions") rather than downloading the package itself. This will...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Irritating Bluefish Window Problem

    Assuming you haven't upgraded Bluefish, you might want to try deleting the .bluefish directory in your home directory. There may be something corrupted that's causing Bluefish to crash....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Install Network Manager

    Why can't you install it?

    If you don't have a network connection (or Ubuntu CD), you're not going to be able to download NetworkManager. In this case, it's probably easiest to use another...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 internet

    Sorry, we need a bit more information to point you in the right direction. The output from the commands below would be helpful.

    What network card(s) are you using?

    sudo lshw -class network
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Octave - plot errors

    Make sure you've got gnuplot installed.

    sudo apt-get install gnuplot
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    [ubuntu] Wired network breaks when idle

    I'm having a problem where the wired network wired network (eth0) disconnects when the connection is idle for a while (usually tens of minutes). It works fine every time I boot up, but eventually it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Connecting with VPN

    I've got the same problem.
    Maybe it's related to this bug? https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager-vpnc/+bug/360818

    EDIT:
    I've gotten it working by following the directions for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash: 32-bit vs. 64-bit

    EDIT:
    Duh, forgot the keyword "export". Works great now.

    ----
    No luck.
    Tried adding "GDK_NATIVE_WINDOWS=1" to both
    /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/noarch/npviewer
    and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash: 32-bit vs. 64-bit

    Doesn't work for me.

    I didn't run the script, since I prefer to use aptitude and install things manually so I have a better understanding of what I'm doing.
    However, I basically followed it...
  15. Re: Boot an existing XP (Physical HD) install with VirtualBox

    I have exactly the opposite problem. After installing the guest additions, the VM won't boot. When I hard-kill the VM and restart it, it goes to the "Windows did not shut down successfully" screen....
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    [ubuntu] Refresh compiz wallpaper

    I'm running Compiz with four workspaces, and have disabled nautilus so I can use a different wallpaper for each workspace. I use an auto-updating wallpaper script which replaces the wallpaper image...
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    Poll: Re: [C++} Brace Wars: K&R vs ANSI/ISO

    I generally use both, depending on what I feel it makes the code cleaner and easier to read. For example, I would likely do:


    while (j != 1)
    {
    i++;
    if (i == 100) {
    ...
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    Re: how do you make a dir in C/C++

    Try <sys/stat.h>.
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    Re: Beryl...

    Go into System>Preferences>Sessions, and click "New". Put something like "Beryl" for the name, and "beryl-manager" for the command, and click ok. That should be it!
  20. Re: Langauge advice and bindings? (warning: here there be novices)

    C/C++ and Python each have their own place, and they're different. I would suggest C++ first, but that's just me... C and C++ will give you a lower level, compiled view of programming, while Python...
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    Poll: Re: Interest in reviving PlanetPenguin Racer?

    It's a pain, but we were almost immediately having several spam bots register each day.


    We also need help with less technical work like documentation, translation and beta testing. And if...
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    Poll: Re: Interest in reviving PlanetPenguin Racer?

    It would be nice to keep the name TuxRacer or PlanetPenguin Racer. I've tried contacting both sets of devs, with no luck. If someone has contact with them, we'd love to hear about it. We're...
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    Re: HOWTO: Canon Pixma iP4200

    Use the alacarte menu editor to add it to your menu. It should be under Applications>Accesories>Alacarte Menu Editor or System>Preferences>Main Menu.
    If you can't find it, you can type "alacarte"...
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    Re: Gimp Tutorials

    Here's another one I just remembered:
    http://gimp-savvy.com/BOOK/
    It's using a somewhat older version of the GIMP, so a few things have changed. Most of it is still the same, however.
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    Re: Gimp Tutorials

    Have you looked here: http://www.gimp.org/tutorials/ ?
    What is it that you're having trouble doing?
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