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  1. Thread: Cribbage

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    Re: Cribbage

    thanks those are text games, I was looking for something a tad more modern! Like these for Windows and Mac: http://cribbagecorner.com/free
  2. Thread: Cribbage

    by Rrory
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    Cribbage

    Hi dying to learn to play Cribbage and wondering if there was anything for Linux
    cheers
    Rory
  3. Thread: writing macrons

    by Rrory
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    writing macrons

    I write in ancient Latin and need to put macrons over long vowels. So far the Maori keyboard works great but unfortunately it doesn't do this for Y or even make a tied ae or oe. Someone with a mac...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 13.10 Screen flickers

    Oh gosh I downloaded the cuda toolkit and my screen is now black with a white x! I restarted and it's the same....what do I do, help please!
    rory
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    [ubuntu] embed audio in pdf?

    Is it possible using Ubuntu to embed audio files in a pdf.
  6. Thread: installing fonts

    by Rrory
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing fonts SOLVED

    You are a star :KS the code was extremely helpful as my font viewer was not installed, once I did that, then I did just what those excellent screenshots showed and the fonts were easy to install.
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  7. Thread: installing fonts

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    [ubuntu] Re: installing fonts

    Here we go it's Alegreya from Font Squirrel
    http://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/alegreya

    I appreciate your help:)
  8. Thread: installing fonts

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    [ubuntu] Re: installing fonts

    it's a zip file with 13 fonts (sorry maybe I should have said) and when I left double click; it wants to open and extract with archive manager.
  9. Thread: installing fonts

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    [ubuntu] installing fonts

    I'm just an author and I found a nice font over at Fontsquirrel which I downloaded but I don't know how to install it so I can use it on LibreOffice, can someone give me easy basic instructions...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do I listen to Audible?

    I appreciate the help! I've vaguely heard of Wine, never used it, so could you please tell me how do I install it and then get that app?
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do I listen to Audible?

    yes, I've a drm aa file from Amazon Audible, sorry to be so obscure.
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    [ubuntu] how do I listen to Audible?

    Ugh, I just downloaded an audible book and now I cannot open the aa sound files on my computer. Is there any easy solution (no I don't have an ipod or anything like that either or a phone to listen...
  13. Thread: 13.10 skype

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    [SOLVED] Re: 13.10 skype

    Philinux you're a doll. I did just as the link said, purged Skype from the terminal & did the rest, installing from the repository. Works perfectly. I don't know where the SOLVE button is, but this...
  14. Thread: 13.10 skype

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    [SOLVED] 13.10 skype

    I upgraded to 13.10 fine, youtube works great. Then today I tried to use Skype and there was this loud buzzing static sound. I checked sound in 'options' and Skype says i have Pulse Audio running and...
  15. Thread: 13.10 disaster

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    [ubuntu] 13.10 disaster

    I was upgrading my dad's computer to 13.10 (I'd done mine no problem) when I returned, the updater was grey and frozen, everything was frozen. So I pressed power 'off'...worst idea. I now have a...
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    how to restore unity desktop

    Hi, I got rid of Unity, but now I want to upgrade from 12.04 to 13.04 and think it's wise to restore the unity desktop first...can you tell me how to do this please? In simple terms; I can work at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I can't play a DVD film in Ubuntu

    Hi just want to say, I'm no tecchie expert. But I read this thread, installed the Ubuntu Restricted software, and also libdvdread4 command at the Terminal. It worked perfectly and now I can watch my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: new software for my Asus eee 900A netbook?

    That did the trick snowpine. It booted Lubuntu , I clicked on 'English' and then I got this message

    (initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system

    I got the same message with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: new software for my Asus eee 900A netbook?

    Okay, I made a bootable USB with Lubuntu, plugged in another empty 8G flashdrive into the netbook.
    When I pressed F2 & edited the Bios settings I got this:

    1.[removable device]
    2. [ATAPI...
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    [ubuntu] Re: new software for my Asus eee 900A netbook?

    Wow, I really appreciate the link as yeah I hadn't solved it at all. Off I go to install.
    thanks!
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    [ubuntu] doc won't open get ASCII filter options

    I bought a 'Libreoffice 3.4 Writer Guide' from Ubuntu, but when I try to open the doc I get "ASCII filter options' I checked for this in other threads and made sure to put 'UTF 8' but still my doc...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't move files error 'read-only file system'

    yeah, sorry I missed the space & I do like learning okay done but now I get:

    chown: cannot access '/home/username.gvfs' : Permission denied
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't move files error 'read-only file system'

    okay, did it, got:
    chown: missing operand after 'username/home/username'
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't move files error 'read-only file system'

    okay, just ran that code & got

    bash: username: no such file or directory

    & yeah I used my real username. But then I have it set so I don't have to log in but shouldn't a file...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't move files error 'read-only file system'

    arg; I don't have problems logging in; though my computer did freeze.Should I type the code in the terminal anyway?
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