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  1. [ubuntu] Re: How do I assign a custom Keyboard Shortcut?

    Thanks for that.

    Actually, it turns out I just needed to alter the command line stuff in the Custom box.

    I didn't realise that the commands for the custom box as for the same as those for the...
  2. [ubuntu] How do I assign a custom Keyboard Shortcut?

    Should be incredibly easy, I know!

    I want to use the inbuilt Keyboard Shortcuts (System>Preferences>Keyboard Shortcuts) to open files and folders.

    I don't know how to write the Custom Shortcut...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Persistent pen drive linux is slow

    Or maybe an SSD USB stick. I didn't know they existed.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Persistent pen drive linux is slow

    Tinycore is a new one on me. Will take a look.

    And I'm running Netbook Ubuntu right now. Doesn't seem to be much different.

    Would it help if I bought a more up-to-date USB stick? Do the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Persistent pen drive linux is slow

    Will USB 3.0 offer similar boot up speeds as SSDs?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Persistent pen drive linux is slow

    Hmm, thanks. Good advice!

    I'm trying Ubuntu Netbook to see if that makes a difference.
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    [ubuntu] Persistent pen drive linux is slow

    I've installed Maverick Meerkat on a USB stick. It works fine - but is really, really slow. Updates take an hour at least to install.

    Is running Ubuntu from a USB normally so slow? Or should I...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Update manager checks every day, not weekly

    Yes, I do seem to have an awful lot of updates. Thanks,
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Update manager checks every day, not weekly

    Thanks, I might do the same. It's not a big problem, just a little niggle I've come to resent (and *why* are the settings ignored? Bah humbug!).
  10. [ubuntu] Update manager checks every day, not weekly


    Simple one this: my Update Manager checks for updates every day, and since there's almost always something to update I have to authorise the update.

    Yet I have the setting at "Weekly". I...
  11. [ubuntu] Crashing at boot. No boot menu displayed. Help!


    I have a dual-boot machine. W7 and Jaunty. Works fine normally.

    Today I switch on.

    PC powers up, displays the boot splash screen as normal, but then fails to show the boot menu. Instead...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New to ubuntu and cannot get online

    Just confirm.... is the Wireless connected? You should see a radar icon, with semicirles indicating signal connection strength.
  13. [ubuntu] Simple question about installing an Edimax driver

    Hi, experts of the Ubuntu netherworld,

    I'm trying to install an Edimax wireless card. I've got a question relating to Step 5.3 in the official instructions from Edimax, which I can't figure out....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webcam not working

    The first step is to try another webcam to see if there is mechanical fault with your current one.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can See APs But Can't Connect!

    Same problem.

    I'm installing a Wifi PCI card, and Edimax 7727ln . It is supposed to work out the box.

    With it installed the radar shows all the wifi signals loud and clear. But it won't...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: xp/ubuntu boot issue going from 9.04 to 10.x

    I had this problem. Updated from 9.10 to 10.04 and lost access to Windows XP at boot, which was installed on a seperate hard drive. When I tried to boot Windows I just got a black screen with a...
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    [ubuntu] Asus P5QL motherboard rejects Ubuntu

    The Asus P5QL motherboard seems to struggle horribly with Ubuntu.

    I tried to install Jaunty on it and got a Kernel Panic. Same with Intrepid Ibex and Hardy Heron.

    By altering the Storage...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: basic help with the vista start button thing

    Pardon a total newbie (first post) but what is the name of that Vista-like theme the OP linked to?

    Is it hard to install?

    Even better - is there a guide for Ubuntu for total beginners? I've...
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