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    [ubuntu] Re: HOW TO get Chromium to work with HTML5

    And how do you do that?
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    [other] Constant static -- Affect on speakers?

    I want to leave my headphones permanently plugged in, but I have some rather strong background static for some reason. I am just wondering: is playing that static ultimately damaging to the speakers,...
  3. [ubuntu] Manually reducing Brasero burn speed below given options?

    I have a lot of DVDs I want to backup by burning to blanks and putting the originals away. I have successfully made ISOs of most of the discs ("successfully" being defined as "I can play them in...
  4. [all variants] Update and install with one apt-get command?

    Can I update and install new packages with a single apt-get command (I don't mean with "&&") like I can in aptitude or Synaptic?
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    [all variants] wget as apt downloader?

    I have an atrociously lousy Internet connection that will simply stop moving data after a short period of time (a full minute is a rare blessing), although the connection seems to remain open. I have...
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    [all variants] Re: New app does not launch during boot.

    miredo wants to start in rc3. Should I copy the link to rc2?
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    [all variants] Re: New app does not launch during boot.

    It needs to be launched as root, and should be launched as part of init/upstart/whatever
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    [all variants] New app does not launch during boot.

    I installed miredo for IPv6 functionality, but it does not launch during boot (it's in the init folders, though) It works fine if I launch it manually.
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    [all variants] Timeouts in apt?

    My ISP likes to kill transfers of large files, and my only option is to restart the download. I have moved all my repository listings to ftp, so the downloads pick up where they left off, but I still...
  10. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    Hardly any video editors, period. Cinelerra, Kino, and Blender come to mind, but not much else.

    Windows Movie Maker sucks, but it is used in at least one good project.
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    [all variants] Media server?

    I have a headless box that I would like to set up in such a way that I can play movies from across the network (it has much more HDD space than my laptop), preferably something easily accessible from...
  12. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    Oh, I didn't know that. I'll be sure to stop right away.

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    Ok, he wins that one. ;)

    I would like to know how burning works... Do music CDs have their own format? I once burned FLAC...
  13. [all variants] Re: Listing recently installed packages?

    Thank you very much...
    To bad I have mostly been using aptitude. :-[
  14. [all variants] [SOLVED] Listing recently installed packages?

    How can I list what packages I have installed (as opposed to those installed as dependencies), and if possible, in chronological order of installation?
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    [other] Re: CIDR and IPTables

    But it would not include the 10.1.x.x range or any value other than 0 in the second octet, right?
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    [other] CIDR and IPTables

    I have started playing around with IPTables, and could use some confirmation that I have a firm grasp on the behavior of CIDR. Currently, I have:


    ACCEPT all -- 192.168.0.0/16 ...
  17. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    I think CDs from Shipit are professional-looking. Also, you can buy some discs from the Ubuntu Store.
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    Re: Good editor for programming in?

    I would prefer not to mix DEs


    The Search button didn't turn up any results, and I didn't know how to rephrase my question.
    Maybe I'll be better off using "site:ubuntuforums.org" in Google?
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    Re: Good editor for programming in?

    Looks promising.



    C++. Currently not much more complex than hello_world.



    Pretty bulky, according to aptitude. I'll try it tomorrow.
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    [SOLVED] Good editor for programming in?

    Does anyone have any suggesions regarding what is a good editor for programming with? Something with a sidepanel for recent documents and the ability to minimize functions would be nice. Kate is...
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    Re: The BUMP Thread

    bump
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    Re: Six word computer stories

    All hail the might BOFH!
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    [SOLVED] Re: CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor

    Thanks. Any idea how I can change the setting and have it persist after reboots?
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    [SOLVED] CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor

    I have a questions about the CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor applet for gnome-panel: What does the "Conservative" setting do? "Powersave", "Performance", and "On Demand" are pretty obvious, but I can't...
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    [gnome] [SOLVED] Launch $app with hotkey?

    How can I assign a hotkey to launch an arbitrary application?
    System>>Preferences>>Keyboard Shortcuts doesn't have what I need (I can use that to assign a hotkey to Firefox or a terminal window, but...
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