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  1. Re: Prevent flashplugin-installer from installing?

    Might I suggest that you install "Flashblock" in Firefox add on extensions. That will prevent flash from running automatically if it gets installed again without your knowledge. I use that on my...
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    Re: Kernel Update Failed?

    Well, looks like this problem has been fixed by my ISP?? When it first started it was limited to the kernel update but when that Firefox download failed multiple times on different systems I kinda...
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    Re: Kernel Update Failed?

    Time Out! Last night I tried to download the new version of Firefox via HTTP on my Windows system and it failed at 20.6MB of 39MB?? Later I tried again from a different system after changing the IP...
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    Re: Kernel Update Failed?

    Tried again this afternoon but it was a no go even after running your "clean" command. I did manage to download and install the new version of Firefox 36 though so I guess one could "assume" that...
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    Re: Kernel Update Failed?

    xxx@xxxxxxx:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
    [sudo] password for xxx:
    xxx@xxxxxxx:~$


    After this first one it again downloaded 75% of the file then quit? Which is the same thing it's been doing....
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    Kernel Update Failed?

    Ubuntu 14.04 Mate

    Got a failed download during a kernel update and can't get it to finish it?? I've changed download servers trying to get one that will complete this download to no avail as it...
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    Re: Ubuntu Update Problems

    Yeah but it just doesn't make sense since I'm on a metered service anyway and I never run over my monthly allocation?? Looks to me like it would make sense for them to make it as fast as possible so...
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    Re: Ubuntu Update Problems

    UPDATE: On the 9th of July I noticed that my internet connection was doing very well. Updates to Ubuntu around 3am were showing data throughput up around 370kbps and that is screaming fast for a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How To Move Ubuntu 14.04?

    Well, no one else has commented on this one but I did get it done today. I will say I didn't find a "simple" way to do this though as it took me the better part of 4+ hours of trial and error before...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How To Move Ubuntu 14.04?

    @ dragonfly41, That link seems to be a little more "in depth" than I'm accustomed to doing, ie, I'm not really that good at command line stuff and was hoping for something that was simple, like Ghost...
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    [SOLVED] How To Move Ubuntu 14.04?

    I've got a multi-boot system that has Ubuntu 14.04 on an old 40GB IDE hard drive. Along with an IDE connector that computer has 4 SATA connectors on the motherboard of which 2 are occupied by...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network applet/icon missing 13.04

    I see this problem is not new and goes back a few years but there doesn't seem to be any solution that works? Reason I bring that up is because I've been searching over the past couple of days and...
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    Re: Exede Satellite Internet Serivce?

    Hey thanks for the reply.

    Yeah, I'm aware of the rain fade thingie as satellite TV does the same thing. From what I've read, Exede is using the "latest" technology and is probably far better...
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    Exede Satellite Internet Serivce?

    Anyone on here using this satellite internet service successfully with Ubuntu? Reason I ask is because my Ntelos mobile broadband service really sux and I'm looking for something different and don't...
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    Re: Ubuntu Update Problems

    Thanks for your reply and for moving this thread. I started to put it here but wasn't sure so I just stuck it in "General".

    OK I see. MTR is a traceroute program and I've tried to run...
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    Ubuntu Update Problems

    I don't know where to put this so I decided to just post it here. If there's a better section for it then please move it.

    I've got an internet connection problem that seems to mostly involve...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ntfs-config error

    Samba and ntfs-config problems are no more! I spent the better part of 3 days this week fooling with that thing so today I finally got p&%$@# enough that I cloned mint17 over it and moved on. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ntfs-config error

    Thanks for the info but I've got even more problems with samba, ie, it's installed but can't open it via >System>Administrator>Samba. Click on that and nothing happens, not even an error message?? ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ntfs-config error

    FYI, when I say GUI that means (Graphic User Interface) and that I've gone to System>Administration>NTFS Configuration Tool to try to open it.

    I've got two computers that are very near the same...
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    [ubuntu] ntfs-config error

    Installed ntfs-config on this new install of 14.04 and whenever I try to run it from the GUI I get this error? So I did a "reinstallation" and still got the same error?



    I am able to run it...
  21. Thread: Swap

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    [xubuntu] Re: Swap

    @LastDino, it's done and working fine so thanks for your help!!! I had done this several years back but had forgotten what was involved or where I got the info to complete it.

    One word of...
  22. Thread: Swap

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    [xubuntu] Re: Swap

    Since my question is similar to the OP I'm going to add this on. If it needs to be in it's own thread then please separate it off and make another.

    I too have gone to an SSD and Ubuntu 14.04 only...
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    Re: Single Core To Quad Core Upgrade?

    The 3.6 I took out is a Cedar Mill not a Prescott. The Xeon I replaced it with is an X5460 @135 TDP (I think) not an E5450 as noted in post #5.

    Got an additional 4GB of memory today and...
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    Re: Single Core To Quad Core Upgrade?

    Heat doesn't seem to be a problem with mine.......yet, but then again, I haven't done anything to really work the system either. Have some video to convert though so I'll give'em a workout then.. ...
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    Re: Single Core To Quad Core Upgrade?

    Final Update:

    Didn't run any benchmarks on either system prior to swapping out these CPUs but did look at the Windows 7 OS on'em (multiboot systems) to see what the performance index was on each...
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