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    [ubuntu] how can i remove ubuntu and its uefi ?

    I barely know what UEFI is, but someone it has mucked up my system. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 to an empty partition on my C drive, chose to also install bootloader there. Now my BIOS no longer...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Advice/Help needed Ubuntu->All-in-One ASUS PC

    Well sigh, I successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64 to my 100GB partition, chose to install the bootloader there, rebooted and sure enough GRUB had option to boot into Ubuntu or boot into Windows....
  3. [ubuntu] Advice/Help needed Ubuntu->All-in-One ASUS PC

    Hi, I have installed Ubuntu many times, but now I want to install it to a partition on an ASUS All-in-One PC and would appreciate any tips and how-tos so I do not screw this up. The PC has a single...
  4. [ubuntu] MAC spoof resets to actual MAC when connecting to wifi

    I can spoof my laptop's network wifi adapter (wlan0) MAC address using various common command line techniques, e.g.

    $ sudo ip link set dev wlan0 down
    $ sudo ip link set dev wlan0 address...
  5. [ubuntu_studio] best method to migrate ubuntu to larger drive ?

    So i have a nice ubuntu on a 128GB SSD (Windows 7 on its own 240GB SSD), but I rapidly am filling up that 128GB because I am going to give virtualbox a try with linux as the host, so I had to create...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Windows 7 x64 guest

    I have installed virtualbox'ed linux on a Windows 7 host before, no problem. How good is Windows 7 as a guest OS in an Ubuntu virtualbox host? Especially as regards audio, as my primary reason for...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    Music composing is a weakness of linux--- I can not find anything comparable to Sibelius on linux with the incredible Sibelius Sounds library that comes with Sibelius; MuseScore is interesting but...
  8. [ubuntu_studio] Openbox GUI windowmanager not showing menu.xml

    I installed the openbox window manager GUI, but when i use obmenu to add/create submenus and add apps (Firefox, Thunderbird, etc) and save the menu.xml I am not seeing the newly created (using...
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    ASUS Chromebook C300MA

    I decided NOT to try to put linux on the asus chromebook, looks like too little space for apps and data.
  10. [ubuntu] Noise in speakers when moving/scrolling mouse

    I can hear a very in-my-face (ears?) annoying humming and clicking sound when I move my wireless mouse or use its scroll wheel to scroll on a webpage. This happens with my (new) Creative Soundblaster...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Remove Unity sidebar launcher ?!? (how?)

    Thank you everybody! Solved. That gnome-session-flashback install did the trick.

    It would be nice if during the installation of Ubuntu desktop that the install process would ask the user what type...
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    [SOLVED] Remove Unity sidebar launcher ?!? (how?)

    How can i remove that gawd awful Unity sidebar launcher?!? I just installed Ubuntu desktop 14.04 and as before there is that sidebar launcher that aesthetically I want removed. Ubuntu used to have a...
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    [photography] Darktable crashing, how can i reset it?

    I have the current version of ArtistX installed on my PC (AMD64, 6 core, 16GB RAM). I want to reset Darktable, reset any settings I changed that might be causing it to crash immediately upon trying...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to play Blu Ray disc

    I actually had found that method a day ago, tried it, no joy. Tried it again just now but when I try to open a blu ray disc using VLC after following the above suggestion, VLC displays these errors...
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    [ubuntu] Unable to play Blu Ray disc

    Help needed!
    I am unable to play blu ray movie discs. I can play DVD movie discs using VLC, just not blu ray-- so I have the libdvdcss2 installed, I use /dev/sr0 to access the dvd/bluray drive.
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  16. [SOLVED] help needed: no sound coming out of sound card

    EDIT: Ignore this thread (or mod can delete it)-- too much hassle, I just yanked the soundcard and am going to stick with the onboard motherboard audio that works with both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10...
  17. [ubuntu] dvd::rip splitting track into several .vob files, why???

    Ripped a DVD movie I own, tripping only the main movie track (track#1). The thing it, dvd::rip created not one single resulting video file but four separate .vob files, split the track (movie) into...
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    Live Ubuntu on Macbook Air ?

    I use Ubuntu on my PC desktop+laptop, but my friend just bought a Macbook air (the larger model, not the 10") and I am wondering if anybody knows of if a version of Ubuntu exists that will boot live...
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    [ubuntu] Easiest way to get VPN ?

    What is the easiest (free or paid, free is always appreciated) way to get / setup VPN for ubuntu? I have used Goldenfrog's VyperVPN before, with Windows, but I am wondering about compatibility with...
  20. [ubuntu] genisoimage to make live USB of installed linux?

    I have a working ubuntu (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but now customized with xfce desktop so in some ways it is 'xubuntu') installed on a separate drive my daily use linux; because my goal is to take a nicely...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: existing install -> live bootable DVD/flashdrive ?

    Thank you. Sounds like there is hope. I followed all the steps in that Linux Format magazine how-to and produced the iso, burned it to a DVD, only to have it not work, a bit disillusioning....
  22. [ubuntu] existing install -> live bootable DVD/flashdrive ?

    So I want to figure out how to take an existing ubuntu 12.04 LTS install and make it into a live bootable DVD and/or flashdrive_usb. Any ideas how to do this? I bought a Linux Format magazine that...
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    [xubuntu] Re: excessive time to log out, why?

    Well i have up on any chance of a fix because i think the problem is inherent to the distro version. I tried a fresh install of xubuntu 13.10 AMD64 to a clearn sata hard drive, basic install, not...
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    [xubuntu] Re: excessive time to log out, why?

    So I just did fresh install on that external usb drive. Same issue, no different. Both before and after the fresh install asked to do xubuntu base and security updates (just a few files). Same issue,...
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    [xubuntu] Re: excessive time to log out, why?

    I have a great xubuntu 13.10 AMD64 on an SSD drive on my desktop PC, it logs out just fine (quick). The xubuntu giving me issues now is the second install on an external USB drive. What would happen...
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