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    [ubuntu] Re: How to ASUS K50IJ - Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty

    @moosesoom:

    Thank you very much for your detailed response. I was concerned that when the WiFi indicator light stays on that the battery will drain very quickly.

    Is this the case with ASUS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to ASUS K50IJ - Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty

    In reference to the WiFi:

    Does the Wifi indicator light stay lit on the laptop itself?

    Does pressing Fn + F2 toggle the WiFi on and off? Does the indicator light itself also toggle on and off...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: 6.06 to 8.04 Upgrade Causes Locale Error (w/ solution)

    Thanks kadin,

    I had the same error after I went into Synaptic and removed ALL language packs. Now I was able to get the error fixed but I took many steps:

    1)
    sudo kwrite /etc/environment
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: K9copy crash ... Signal 11 error (possible Fix)

    I was using Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid and one day k9copy just stopped working. I remember that this happened soon after I had installed a very large system update.

    Basically I had my PC in storage for...
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    [all variants] How to install gCover program?

    Hi There,

    I cant find gCover in the repos.

    I cannot find a .deb package for it anywhere on the web. Only a .rpm package or the source.

    So I tried to install the source package but i...
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    [all variants] Re: Which Laptop is best with k/ubuntu.

    Also check out this site:

    http://www.linux-laptop.net/

    And you can see advice on a particular laptop model.

    I've had good luck with Dell laptops on Linux.

    And also if you have it...
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    Re: The Simple Brother MFC-240C Hardy How To

    When I had to reinstall Ubuntu 8.10 I ran int so em trouble with the scanner part.

    So what i did was remove the 2 brscan program via Synaptic and start over from scratch.

    This page was very...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Has anyone installed Kooka in Intrepid?

    Try the Gnome scan utility named FLEGITA as alternative to Kooka

    Flegita intend to be a simple but powerful standalone utility based
    on Gnome Scan Infrastructure. It allow to select scanner,...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Flash Player Installation

    This is a great tutorial on setting up flash and all your codecs:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to insert sudo into simple script?

    Thanks for the fast reply. Now its giving me the following error:


    daka@daRk-deSkTop:~$ mount /mnt
    Unprivileged user can not mount NTFS block devices using the external FUSE
    library. Either...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to insert sudo into simple script?

    I added this line to /etc/fstab/


    /dev/sda2 /mnt/ ntfs user,noauto,fmask=0111,dmask=0000 0 0


    Then i tried to mount the drive as a normal user and get this error:

    ...
  12. [all variants] Does not mounting a hdd save electricity?

    If I do not mount my second hard-drive will that save electricity? Or is the non-mounted hdd still drawing current from my PC's power supply?
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    [ubuntu] how to insert sudo into simple script?

    Hi,

    I want to create a simple script to mount my Windows hard-drive.

    Here is the script but I want to just be able to double click on the script and have it launch without asking for the sudo...
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    Re: The Simple Brother MFC-240C Hardy How To

    Just want to confirm that this works 100% on Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) as well.

    And here is the code to install the packages from the command line:



    sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    Thank You Ubuntu-Freak for this excellent How-To

    Everything works perfectly. Youre a genius.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Every time I eject a CD/DVD, the drive tray sucks the disc back in on its own

    Im sorry to hear of your trouble. Here is my

    /etc/udev/rules.d/60-persistent-storage.rules

    But this is after upgrading the udev package. Keep in mind the only thing I have ever done is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: good program to burn an iso image?

    This is very interesting. This method looks like its using a brning capability built right into Nautilus. Very cool.

    I currently use Gnomebaker and prefer it to Brasero.

    I know it will...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Every time I eject a CD/DVD, the drive tray sucks the disc back in on its own

    I was able to solve the problem by upgrading the package named "udev" from the old version 124-8 to the new version 124-9 that is available from the repository named "intrepid-proposed"

    Here are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: password manager like ai roboform

    Thanks Andre-D for this recommendation of lastpass

    Works well so far

    Of course I am not going to put my credit card number and SS# and so forth into ANY form filler program.

    But this is...
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    [xubuntu] Re: How to remove compiz and restore Xubuntu?

    Thanks Guys,

    I had never done the "purge compiz" that was probably what i was missing

    Sadly i did not read your replies in time and ended up saving my /home and personal files and then i...
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    [xubuntu] Re: How to remove compiz and restore Xubuntu?

    But what frustrates me to no end is that still i do not see a tutorial on the proper way to remove compiz fusion and revert back to standard Xubuntu.

    Has any human being alive ever successfully...
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    [xubuntu] Re: How to remove compiz and restore Xubuntu?

    I did not have the opportunity to do what you suggested.

    I had rebooted into Windows XP and then when I restarted my PC to boot into Xubuntu I ran into a big problem.

    I see all the verbose...
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    [xubuntu] How to remove compiz and restore Xubuntu?

    Hi,

    I have screwed up my Xubuntu real bad and have followed many different posts to get my window manager back to xfwm4 but I cannot.

    I cant drag windows anymore and even terminal wont let...
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    [ubuntu] Re: disable forced disk check

    Thank You very much Vivaldi Gloria, I was wondering how to turn that pesky disk check off!


    daka@daRk-desktop:~$ df -h
    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/sdb1 ...
  25. Re: Edit PDF files and add highlighting and comments

    I use Foxit PDF Editor which is a Windows application but it runs perfectly via WIne. I use it to add text to fill out forms on pdf files. Im pretty sure that it highlights things also.

    Widely...
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