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  1. [ubuntu] How do I transfer files from Android phone to laptop?

    I have an Android phone (it tells me it's a Sony C1505, otherwise called a Sony Xperia E). There's a lot of files on the phone that I want to transfer to my computer (running Ubuntu 12.04). I've...
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    Laptop... tablet... chromebook... Arrgh!

    My laptop isn't quite dead yet, but it's only holding onto life by the skin of its teeth. I destroyed the screen and the keyboard, so now I have to use an external monitor and usb keyboard/mouse......
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    Gettint 'su' on Sony Xperia...

    How do I get to install Su on my Sony Xperia E, so I can run Barnacle? Online tuts are very
    vague, and half of them tell me rooting my phone is evil.

    I rooted an old Android ages ago, which let...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Accessing remote shell account via GUI

    I have now learnt how to do what I was wanting. If I go into Nautilus (file manager) I find the ability to connect to remote server under File > Connect to server. Opens a new window, into the file...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Accessing remote shell account via GUI

    Thanks for the response. I have no credentials on my Keyring. No bookmark in Nautilus as it seems to no longer have the Access Remote Server option it used to have before 12.04. Not sure where you...
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    [SOLVED] Accessing remote shell account via GUI

    I have a shell account on a remote server. Running 12.04, I can log into the account with ssh via terminal. Before 12.04 I was able to connect to the server using GUI (via file manager I think) and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire V3-122P Ubuntu dual-boot?

    Thanks for links, advice etc.
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    [ubuntu] Acer Aspire V3-122P Ubuntu dual-boot?

    I need a laptop soonish. Looking through the sales literature, I came across the Acer Aspire Model V3-112P touchscreen laptop, guide price 249. 500GB HDD, and an "Intel processor" (whatever that's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I can browse the web only if using a vpn

    Oh, and before anyone suggests this: /etc/resolv.conf says


    nameserver 8.8.8.8
    nameserver 8.8.4.4#

    so it ain't that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ping works, but www doesn't?

    Did that. No good. Sad.
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    [ubuntu] I can browse the web only if using a vpn

    I use a phone as a wifi hotspot in order to use the web. Recently, I have experienced a problem: the browser tells me it is "resolving host" but never connects me.

    If I open a terminal and try...
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    [ubuntu] Ping works, but www doesn't?

    I connect to the internet by tethering an Android phone. This evening, I can't connect to the web. The internet connection itself is working, as evidenced by my pinging:



    t0p@mars:~$ ping -c...
  13. Thread: Mars One colonies

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    Re: Mars One colonies

    Mars One looks like a variation on the Mars Direct programme first devised by Robert Zubrin and David Baker, which was apparently feasible in the 1990s, so it can only be more (or less?) feasible...
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    Re: Anyone else still on 12.04?

    Me too! I plan to buy a new computer in summer 2015 and will most likely install 14.04 on it; but til then I'm happy with what I've got. And I hate reinstalling, why can't computer users get elves...
  15. Re: Warning: 100 Mbit ethernet switches are still prevalent in small towns!

    Ah, don't go thinking that wired will make you safe and secure! Apparently the old "bounce a laser beam off a window pane" trick is so advanced now they can hear the click-clack of your keyboard and...
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    Re: Ubuntu in the wild sighting...

    It's not very long ago that I noticed that Sainsburys (Brit supermarket chain) were using Windows 2000! In fact they may still be doing so, I'll have to check when I go buy milk later.
  17. Re: Is it bad practice to use the same username/email in different sites/forums?

    Quite often a site will ask you for an email address as part of the registration process, so it can send you a "confirm" email that you respond to, "confirming" that you are you (and not a bot or...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Transfer files wirelessly from computer to xperia c1505

    Thanks for the responses, sotiris2 and Harsh_Parikh. For now, I am using a bluetooth dongle to transfer music to my phone. I will check out your suggestions though, as my computer doesn't have...
  19. Does Windows really stop transfer of "copyrighted" files?

    I've got a new phone, I downloaded a pdf of the manual and was browsing through it. I saw some stuff about transferring files (music, video etc) from a Windows computer to the phone and it said it...
  20. [ubuntu] Transfer files wirelessly from computer to xperia c1505

    Please don't shoot me down in flames for posting this, I have googled but can't find what I want, honest! I've been given a Sony Xperia C1505 android phone, no manual. I know I should be able to...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Having / on an SDHC card

    Thanks for the reply ajgreeny. I know I can boot a live session from the card reader. What I want to know is if it's possible to have / permanently on the card and /home on the SSD. I've posted...
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    [lubuntu] Having / on an SDHC card

    I have an EeePC; one of the oldies with a 4 GB SSD. It also has a SD card reader, so when I installed lubuntu on it I put /home on a 8 GB SDHC and everything else on the 4 GB SSD.

    Unfortunately...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't delete "nonexistant" files from Trash

    Oops never mind! I should have googled before posting. I found the solution - simply typing on command line
    cd ~/.local/share/Trash/files; rm -rf *Sorry for wasting anyone's time.
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    [SOLVED] Can't delete "nonexistant" files from Trash

    I'm using lubuntu on an original EeePC. I've got /home on an SD card, the rest on the 4GB(!!!) SSD.Update Manager wants to install some updates, but there isn't enough room on /. If I could empty...
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    [SOLVED] Re: "Serious problem" with Update Manager...

    Thanks ubudog that did the trick.
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