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    Re: Cannot change screen resolution 800X600

    The problems you are facing come from 3 areas:
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    You need the 173 Nvidia drivers for this card if you want to use Nvidia drivers.
    2.
    It appears your monitor is NOT reporting its EDID file...
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    [all variants] Re: [Q] Live usb creation

    My question to you is 'Why a Live install with more space when you can install it properly to the external USB drive and have as much space as the disk will afford ?'

    Also, if you really only want...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: How can I Open, View Apple Disk Images and Move Them?

    You may need to install hsfprogs via Synaptic to give you some tools that may help with the Mac file system.
    Sorry it is only a hint... I had to do this once to copy files from a (working) Mac to...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Can I use the Extendex/Swap Space partitions?

    My 2 cents... assuming you have a Win7 installation disk..

    First, ensure all your private data..letters music pictures email etc... is backed up to an external disk.

    Then: Read more .. ...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: keeping same grub although installing new distros

    When you install another distro make sure at install that you DO NOT install grub to the boot partition, but to the installation partition instead (even that may be unnecessary ). There will be an...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: No Times New Roman though mscorefonts is installed

    Try entering in a Terminal..

    sudo fc-cache -f -v

    This will rebuild the fonts cache..
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu on laptop with USB stick

    OK,
    Installing to a Flash Drive is usually a case of installing the distribution so that it behaves like a Live CD would. There are other scenarios but let's be uncomplicated for now.
    In order to...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Libre Office automation ideas wanted

    OK,
    Create your Name and address file - best solution from scratch is a spreadsheet with column headings containing field names for the Data eg, FULLNAME, ADDRESS1,ADDRESS2 etc.
    Save this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Booting USB drive from GRUB menu

    Thanks for the extra info..

    Boot up Precise, insert your USB drive, open a Terminal and issue command

    sudo update-grub

    and hopefully it will discover the install on the USB drive and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Booting USB drive from GRUB menu

    Need a bit more information on what partition/distribution GRUB is currently loaded on and also how you created the UbuntuLive USB.

    Normally, to boot a LIVE USB distro (created by something like...
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    [all variants] Re: Improving my backup script

    Replacing backuplog.txt with $(date +%Y%m%d)_backup.log
    in
    outputfile="/home/myname/backuplog.txt"

    would give you a dated logfile eg 20120912_backup.log .

    EDIT: provided you put it in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Out of Range error

    Ok, sorry for delay... went away for a few days..

    Long shot, but worked with completely black screen on Mrs Zimmer's Biostar trying to boot Mint XCFE.

    Boot the system, then:
    Edit the ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Out of Range error

    Can you elaborate on when you get the 'out of range message'? At boot , ie when GRUB starts, or after login to your Ubuntu System?

    (According to the logfie it appears you are using the NOUVEAU...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Out of Range error

    Have you looked at the xorg log file? What Errors or Warnings does it show ?.

    This is symptomatic of an earlier problem I had (may still have cos I do not use them any more )with two older ACER...
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    [ubuntu] Re: lost password and now trying to recover...

    http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword

    Always used this, myself. But the command to mount newer versions as read/write is new to me, but logic says you perform that command BEFORE you try...
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    Re: What games are people playing on Linux?

    http://www.oolite.org/

    OOlite :)

    And online with Quakelive ... using Firefox, of course..
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    [lubuntu] Re: Saving issue on external drives

    The simple solution I use (with external USB drives and enclosures) and it is not the 'correct' one.. involves opening Nautilus from a Terminal with gksudo nautilus , navigating to the drive and...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: I want to record expenses in ubuntu and android

    Have to agree with the above. Have tried a few 'Money' programs to keep track of home accounts. The best has been a simple (relatively) spreadsheet that I use to keep track of my elderly Mother's...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Converting and saving a PDF into JPEG

    Quick answer, open the pdf in GIMP and deal with the loaded layers as you wish, and save as... jpg, or any other GIMP supported export format.
    EDIT:
    from your error message, it could be as simple...
  20. Thread: Low Disk Space

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    [ubuntu] Re: Low Disk Space (again. sigh) Help! in laypersons terms

    Accessories>Disk Usage Analyser... to see where it is all going wrong...

    If your GRUB menu is overfull of old kernel entries then it is time to go to the Synaptic Package manager and mark the OLD...
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    [xubuntu] Re: blank screen on running live cd etc

    It may not be a display issue, but a hardware one . Your CD/player may be dirty, or the player may be faulty.

    If you still have 10.04 running why not create a Live USB install from one of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: line 6 guitarport xt

    In case you are still having problems... I currently use the PODXTLive in a virtual machine running XP, using 'ORACLE' VMware(version 3, I think, as I have not upgraded to version 4 )and the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Boot with 2 HDD's

    http://members.iinet.net/~herman546/

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DualBoot/WindowsFirst

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TitleIndex

    Sorry your post got missed, but I guess you were...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with changing from Windows to Ubuntu

    Examine your motives, to avoid disappointment and frustration..

    http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntucat/a-home-users-successful-migration-strategy-from-windows-to-ubuntu/
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    [xubuntu] Re: rsync to NAS results in 'failed to set times'

    -O, --omit-dir-times
    This tells rsync to omit directories when it is preserving modi‐
    fication times (see --times). If NFS is sharing the directories
    on...
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