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    [xubuntu] NTFS external drives copying delayed

    When I copy paste to my 32GB NTFS formatted USB key, it copies really fast (60mbps). But the USB hasn't done anything yet. It copies "for real" slowly in the background, the 60mbps was just copying...
  2. [xubuntu] Re: Hangouts extension from Chrome doesn't integrate with desktop

    Anyone else having this issue/solved it?
  3. [xubuntu] Hangouts extension from Chrome doesn't integrate with desktop

    I have this issue where the Chrome Hangouts extension (allowing you to chat from desktop over Hangouts) integrates poorly with XFCE. It's fine when chats are opened, but when they minimise they don't...
  4. [all variants] Re: Sharing Spotify cache on a dual boot system

    buzz buzz
  5. [all variants] Sharing Spotify cache on a dual boot system

    Has anyone had success this with? I have a piddly 256GB SSD in my laptop and can't really afford to sync my Spotify library with it once on Windows and once on Xubuntu.

    If I set the cache...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mounting NTFS partition errors

    You are all gentlemen and/or scholars. That fixed it nicely. Thankyou!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mounting NTFS partition errors

    Thanks for the help - unfortunately I still get the error even with your change :( any other ideas?

    I've tried with UUID but get the same error.
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    [SOLVED] Mounting NTFS partition errors

    Trying to mount my NTFS hard drive, it fails with this error:


    andrew@andrewpc:~$ sudo mount -a
    [mntent]: line 1 in /etc/fstab is bad

    This is the contents of my fstab:

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Changing Live CD hostname

    Hi guys,

    I have a persistent live Ubuntu environment booting off a USB. I need to change the hostname but the usual method (editing /etc/hostname or something like that) does not work. On reboot,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Automatic Samba permissions

    Bump.. seems to be even more arbitrary than I thought - I copied over a whole bunch of movies to the server today (through Ubuntu itself, off a removable HDD), a small handful of them had permissions...
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    [ubuntu] Automatic Samba permissions

    Hi guys,

    I have a "dropbox" share on my Ubuntu powered server. When Windows copies a file to the share, the permissions are set so only that Windows user can edit or delete the file.

    How can I...
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    [ubuntu] Automating sudo commands at startup

    Hi guys,

    I have an Ubuntu file + print server on our network. It does everything fantastically, but after a reboot, to get printing working again, I need to run the following two commands:

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu server - sharing printers

    OK.. got the Mac printing.. adding a raw printer on OS X is ridiculously difficult.. but I still need to restart those two services to have the printers shared on reboot.

    Any ideas?
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu server - sharing printers

    Setting up an Ubuntu file/print server at home. Have this issue with seeing the networked printers. I need to run these commands before they are visible to other computers:

    family@svlamserver:~$...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting up home network with Ubuntu server

    I was concerned about running a webserver on the same box as a security thing - having all our personal files backed up to it as well and all.

    SMB is fine, but I've got it out for NetBIOS, which...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting up home network with Ubuntu server

    Hmm I was sort of hoping there was a protocol that was supported on all three platforms that I could use with ease. If I could mount NFS shares in Windows, would that be the way to go completely?
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    [ubuntu] Setting up home network with Ubuntu server

    Hi guys,

    I'm doing a massive re-setup of my home network (gigabit LAN/802.11n). Part of it will involve setting up an Ubuntu server that will backup our files and then also sync them with...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: OpenOffice.org font rendering without antialiasing

    Thanks for the reply - but if you looked over the thread, you'll see the exact same problem occurs with OpenOffice.org and Abiword. I'm fairly sure neither of those are running under Wine.. :P
  19. [ubuntu] Re: OpenOffice.org font rendering without antialiasing

    Hmm interesting. Garamond is antialiased for me too - but Calibri and Cambria still aren't. It happens in any application it seems:

    http://i.imgur.com/CXv0M.png
  20. [ubuntu] Re: OpenOffice.org font rendering without antialiasing

    I've been doing some investigations - these problems are replicated in Word 2007 running in Wine and somewhat in Abiword:

    http://i.imgur.com/RLNSS.png

    The aliased fonts are all OTF at sub <15...
  21. [ubuntu] OpenOffice.org font rendering without antialiasing

    Hi guys, but of a longshot, but I figured I'd try here. OpenOffice exhibits weird behaviour with some fonts (I believe otf may be the common factor here). As you can see in the sample shot, the text...
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    [SOLVED] Re: URGENT: Ubuntu no longer logging in

    Thanks SuaSwe, your post got me on the right track and I ended up solving the problem :) Ubuntu really needs a "safe mode" equivalent from Windows for when idiots like me screw **** up.

    For anyone...
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    [SOLVED] URGENT: Ubuntu no longer logging in

    Hi,

    Have a programming assignment due in 2h that I'm almost done - while procrastinating, I absentmindedly increased my workspace columns/rows from 2/2 to 16/16. Well, not quite, at 14/16, it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz Expo glitch

    Bzzump
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    [SOLVED] Re: X11 forwarding TO Ubuntu

    Ahh, just what I was after! And such a simple solution..

    Thanks!
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