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    [ubuntu] Re: How to Install Certain Applications

    hitting the print screen button will also automatically start gnome screenshot.


    about chmodding something executable, it's REALLY not recommended that you install software unless you know...
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    [ubuntu] Re: help i have a problem!!!!

    if you don't have any CDs and only have that USB drive, then follow these instructions (delete EVERYTHING on the usb drive)


    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick

    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I can't run my compiled code

    or put it in the correct file.

    ubuntu will check /bin /usr/bin /sbin (for admins) and /usr/sbin (for admins) when you type a command. if you wrote a program yourself and like it alot, you could...
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    [SOLVED] Re: cherry with a few questions

    use the slowest settings when you burn the CD, for some reason burning it quickly can cause problems on older machines.

    if the problem persists, reboot into the recovery console (you can choose it...
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    [ubuntu] Wicd drops connection after suspend

    Hey there. using ubuntu 9.10 with the wicd network manager. After I come out of suspend, wicd can no longer connect to my router. I've tried restarting the wicd daemon (/etc/init.d/wicd stop and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: request for help compiling Audacity

    ../ means parent directory
    ./ means current directory

    did you skip the step

    cd buildgtk
    ?

    EDIT: also, libwxgtk is available through synaptic. you shouldn't need to build it from source in...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Is there HDD Health check application for ubuntu

    ah. you are right...

    I just assume the hard drive is allright until fsck starts being unable to fix things ^_^ I keep backups of all of my important stuff, so getting another hard drive is not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Program Closing

    start them from the terminal and see what kind of errors they produce?
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's safest for SSH & VNC?

    thanks! :D
  10. Thread: http shortcuts

    by Tyke91
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    [SOLVED] Re: http shortcuts

    try going to preferences>Preferred Applications and making sure that Firefox is your default browser and that html pages are opened in firefox by default.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shields Up-failed?

    err. I'm thinking that you mean your firewall is letting you return packets when you are pinged instead of denying them or just dropping them silently...

    if you're really interested in hardening...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: hi two question how can i shut down a program when its craashed and im traped in

    like kyuubi said, it's different on all keyboards.

    Mine is right below the print screen button.

    ALTERNATELY: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/DontZap
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's safest for SSH & VNC?

    ubuntu desktop is just a metapackage. installing ubuntu desktop will install all the rest of those packages (vnc included), but removing ubuntu-desktop will not uninstall all of those programs (I...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Can't find installed programs?!?

    if you are in doubt, you should be able to start your program from ALT+F2 or the terminal, just type it's name. for instance, to start vlc you could just do ALT+F2 and type vlc, or open a terminal...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Is there HDD Health check application for ubuntu

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fsck

    note: it's run every 30-something mounts on ubuntu anyway. so you shouldn't really need to worry about it.

    NEVER RUN FSCK ON A MOUNTED HARD DRIVE. EVER. if...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's safest for SSH & VNC?

    1) please don't post in purple. it's quite offputting :)

    2) If you're not connecting to anything remotely, you can safely remove ssh and vnc. though i would just turn off the sshd daemon (and...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: hi two question how can i shut down a program when its craashed and im traped in

    press alt+sysrq+k and you will restart your x session (killing all programs (except daemons... aka crond, sshd, as well as anything started by other users))
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 New feature? Show All Workspaces

    ??? Desktop Wall effect from compiz will do that...

    also, if you have a cube, pressing control+alt+down_arrow will unfold it for you.
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    Re: Rhythmbox vs. Banshee

    +1 Exaile

    Although I use Audacious on my smaller box (used to use xmms2 and Abraca though)
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    [SOLVED] Re: creating a .hidden file

    +1 to peculiar penguin, most people looking for something would use a command like "ls -lah" anyway, so they would see your files.

    but yeah. if you want to make a file hidden, put a period in...
  21. Thread: XMMS in Karmic

    by Tyke91
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    [SOLVED] Re: XMMS in Karmic

    comsparks

    why not just use Audacious? It works the same as xmms (same playlists, even the same themes. Can also use winamp themes)
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu snap like winblows 7?

    err. that guide you posted makes the windows snap whenever you drag them within the trigger distance of the side for a time equal to the trigger delay in milliseconds. he set his to 0.4 seconds.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu interface

    I won't be on for very much longer. Please copy your private messages to me into this thread if you still need help ^_^
    (installing that pesky ATI x1600 driver)
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu snap like winblows 7?

    sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-managerthat will give you more control over your compiz window manager.

    Then just look through the settings manager(System>Preferences>CompizConfig...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu interface

    heh... writing an xorg.conf file can be a pain >.<

    glad you got it sorted!
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