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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot move mouse after hitting a key.

    go to system ---> preferences ---> mouse and check if the 'disable touchpad while typing' option is enabled. if it is, try disabling it and see what happens.
  2. Thread: Folder Wallpaper

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    [ubuntu] Re: Folder Wallpaper

    you can use the 'backgrounds and emblems' functionality of nautilus to accomplish this. its located in the edit menu. have fun:popcorn:
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    [SOLVED] Re: too many boot choices

    PS: if you want to KEEP the different kernel versions and just don't want them LISTED as boot options during startup, you'll want to follow the suggestions made by everyone that posted before me. if...
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    [SOLVED] Re: too many boot choices

    here's how to do it manually:

    first, you need to find out which kernel version you are running. fire up a terminal and type
    uname -rthe output is going to be something like ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: shortcut for switch workplace

    PS: the default shortcut for show desktop seems to be ctrl+alt+d.
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    [SOLVED] Re: shortcut for switch workplace

    remove task bar by right clicking on it and choosing 'delete panel'. assuming you're using compiz, keyboard shortcuts for switching between workspaces can be set in the compiz settings manager (CCSM,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Holding down left mouse button has no effect

    bump
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    [ubuntu] Holding down left mouse button has no effect

    Hey everybody!

    About a week ago I did a fresh install of Maverick on somebody else's laptop. Everything was fine at first, but a couple of days ago the person contacted me saying that they...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems updating 7.04 to 7.10

    well, you definitely have the right attitude ;)
    glad we could help.

    ps: once you get to hardy you should be able to upgrade directly to lucid, so technically you're only two steps away from the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems updating 7.04 to 7.10

    you're welcome. :popcorn:

    let's see. what i think that command does is add some stuff to the prerequists-sources.list file. i'm not really familiar with perl, but if running that command didn't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems updating 7.04 to 7.10

    ok so if i'm not missing anything here all you need to do is substitute the name of the folder in the original command with the name of the folder that was created on your system by the sudo...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problems updating 7.04 to 7.10

    looks like the folder created by the dist upgrade process was either tmpqTZ3k3 or tmp5mSMPl (instead of tmpaIgInN). run the sudo do-release-upgrade command again and paste the exact output...
  13. Thread: Conky help

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    [ubuntu] Re: Conky help

    .conkyrc needs to be a text file, not a folder :]
  14. Thread: Conky help

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    [ubuntu] Re: Conky help

    hey there,

    you don't need to work with the examples that come with conky.
    just create the .conkyrc file in your home folder, then head over to the following thread:

    Post your .conkyrc files...
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    Re: Say a random song lyric!

    lol ... ew?! ;)

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    Yeah Yeah we can all grab at the chance and be handsome farmers
    Yeah you can have twenty one sons and be blood when they marry my daughters
    And the pain that we left at...
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    Re: Say a random song lyric!

    four ways
    to remove
    all the bad
    that we do
    from the heart and the soul
    of the city sad and cold
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    Re: Say a random song lyric!

    pull my ears
    back with words
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    Re: Count to 200 before a Windows user resets back to One!

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  19. [SOLVED] Re: Can you check this hash on the new LTS to make sure I have the right one?

    thanks! :popcorn:

    someone needs to update the UbuntuHashes page! ;)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Total beginner questions

    if you want to make sure your cd burned correctly you can also just choose 'check cd for defects' from the menu that comes up shortly after you boot from it.

    this is what the menu looks like
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    Re: Marvelous March 2010 Screenshots

    haha thx ;)
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    Re: Marvelous March 2010 Screenshots

    here's my march desktop :D
  23. [SOLVED] Re: installed karmic on usb, can only boot internal hd if stick is connected

    ok so in case anyone ever runs into the same problem - i fixed it by following the instructions in this thread:

    how to restore grub from the live cd

    took like SEVEN minutes. and that includes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: workspace separation problem

    i still have my money on compiz - try playing around with the wobbly windows plugin and settings. if you haven't already you could also install the package simple-ccsm; it's another settings manager...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with Terminal

    welcome to the forums.



    does that mean that the terminal doesn't come up at all when you try to open it? or do you at least get the title bar or something?



    which settings are you...
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