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    [ubuntu] Re: MP3 player not recognized

    Fedora 13 exhibits the same issue for me. I'd say it's a Gnome problem as Kubuntu 10.04.1 recognizes my player just fine.
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    [ubuntu] Re: MP3 player not recognized

    There is a bug filed against gvfs for this problem. I installed kubuntu-desktop from the repos and am using it to drag and drop files to my player. I don't know how wide-spread the problem is, you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MP3 player not recognized

    I have the same issue with a Phillips GoGear

    code: dmesg |tail
    [ 41.070186] usb 1-3: usbfs: USBDEVFS_CONTROL failed cmd gvfs-gphoto2-vo rqt 192 rq 1 len 1000 ret -110
    [ 44.250182] usb 1-3:...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: evolution "fetching mail" causes internet disconnect

    The problem does not exist with thunderbird.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: evolution "fetching mail" causes internet disconnect

    I should also add that I scanned my home directory with clamav and found nothing.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: evolution "fetching mail" causes internet disconnect

    Thunderbird doesn't have the straight forward backup and restore that Evolution does. I have observed that my laptop is also doing the same thing now. It is the same OS as my desktop.
  7. [ubuntu] evolution "fetching mail" causes internet disconnect

    I am using Ubuntu 8.10 amd64. When I use Evolution to check my email it causes my DSL connection to drop out. Sometimes it causes the modem to reset itself. I have Ubuntu on several other boxes in...
  8. [kubuntu] folder view widget has poor scrolling w/nvidia

    I am using Kubuntu 8.10 32bit. I have an nvidia 8600GT using the nvidia drivers Ubuntu provides. All the kwin effects work just fine except scrolling inside the folder view widget. The scrolling...
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    [ubuntu] ubuntu eee desktop on Ubuntu standard

    Hello, I want to use a simple stripped down desktop. I installed ubuntu eee just for a test drive and I like the way the desktop works. Is there a way to use that desktop setup in Ubuntu standard?
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    [all variants] Linpus like desktop in xubuntu

    I use Xubuntu 8.04 on an older desktop for my kids. I would like to make the desktop work/look similar to the Linpus desktop. I think the interface works great on desktops for kids but Linpus is a...
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    [kubuntu] Re: 8.04 KDE4 Remix Error

    Hello, I have the same problem and would like to fix kde4.
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    Re: How do I compile a kernel (Linux Newb)

    Hello, use synaptic and look for the low latency kernel, the google things like "speed up Feisty" "configure feisty for speed" and how to speed feisty up." there are some basic tweaks that work very...
  13. Thread: 20" iMac G5

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    20" iMac G5

    Hello, I have an early 20" iMac G5 that I want to sell or trade for a Linux compatible laptop. 1.8 G5 1gig ram 160 gig hd OS 10.4.10 with retail box. Airport extreme and Mighty Mouse. Looking to...
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    Re: Ubuntu's position on patent deals

    Sorta like letting a child thats throwing a fit tire itself out before trying to reason with it. Very nice, thank you.
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    Ubuntu's position on patent deals

    Hello, I am just looking for Ubuntu's position on the Microsoft patent nightmare. I think I can guess the answer but I would like to know for sure.
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    Re: hundreds of paypal user names/emails

    no passwords but, the address is services@paypal.com and the subject line is "restore your account" and access to my account is currently restricted. And, the email doesn't contain any links or ask...
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    hundreds of paypal user names/emails

    Hello, I received and email from paypal today that was supposed to have information about my account. It instead contained hundreds of usernames and or emails. I have contacted paypal about this...
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    Re: switch to linux maximumpc cover story

    hello, I have an email from ZDnet that claims Dell is planning on selling Ubuntu computers at the end of May. Feisty is superb, its really an achievement, here is the link I have.


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    Re: software engineering

    Ok, first how do I ask a mod to move this to the above mentioned sub forum? Second thanks for the good info. I am still curious how satisfied people who do it for a living are?
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    software engineering

    Hello, I am considering software engineering as a career. I am curious about what education it takes and what a person could expect to earn and how satisfying a career people who do it find it to be....
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Hello, I followed this howto and it worked great. The only problem I am having is that the harddrive on the Ubuntu server box runs constantly. What is causing this and how do I fix this?
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    Poll: Re: Our own community needs a change of attitude

    Slackware is easy as pie to install and works nicely. It with Slackbook 2.0 is a great way to learn the core of Linux.

    Back to the topic at hand, some people just need a little nudge to round the...
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    Poll: Re: Our own community needs a change of attitude

    Good point, I should probably post on a little more sleep. I don't have Windows anymore but If I remember you can click on an archive file and Winrar will open it and let you view and extract part...
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    Poll: Re: Our own community needs a change of attitude

    I would like to suggest that maybe a quick howto on burning iso's with the more popular Windows programs be included on the install cd. Isn't there already some small Windows programs included on...
  25. Age of Empires II on vmware player = poor mouse performance

    I am using Dapper with the latest repo k7 kernel, Gnome, Copmiz from the repos, Vmware player with vmware tools installed, AOE installs and starts ok but the mouse is jekry, slow and unpredictable. ...
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