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  1. [ubuntu] Re: (Maverick) Severe lags in various applications

    I am having problems with a nVidia 8600GT card on 10.04. I have noticed lag. I cannot get it to run the recommended driver and cannot desktop effects enabled. I have not concluded if it is a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade from 8.04 to 10.04 borked Compiz

    I am also running a nVidia 8600GT video card. I recently upgraded to 10.04 from 9.10.

    I am having problems updating the video driver to the recommended one. I am away from that computer right...
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade errors on new install

    I was having problems getting 9.10 to mount SDA1. I had been contemplating moving to 10.04 and this was the extra push I needed. Do note that I think I am having some hardware problems because...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is 10.10 a polished turd?

    I have used the check disk utility on the last two LiveCDs I have burned. The first two disk went in the trash before I knew of the check disk utility. I am not sure if it is running correctly...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Headphones not working

    Type alsamixer at a terminal prompt. Check the headphone volume.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is 10.10 a polished turd?

    I have burned LiveCDs without issue with the same hardware in the past. Something is fuxored with this ISO.
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    [ubuntu] Is 10.10 a polished turd?

    I have been running Ubuntu for 2-1/2 years. I am far from an expert, but I do know my way around a little. I have 9.10 on a desktop and 10.04 on a laptop. I have not had issues in the past with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.10 has killed my machine?

    Can we officially say that 10.10 is a polished turd?

    I doubt I will ever get to see 10.10 run since it won't install. I keep getting a squashfs error. I have burned the ISO to four different...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Empathy Sounds Not Working

    I have it set to Ubuntu and not default and have Empathy sounds. I don't have sound-theme-freedesktop installed and have Empathy sounds.

    Go to the OS sound preferences menu and increase the...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo SL510 suspend (S3 sleep) is not working

    Sorry for the slight threadjack...

    I currently run a dual boot Lenovo IdeaPad Y510. The hinge for the cover to open and close the screen has sheet the bed on me. The laptop works fine, but I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite C655

    I am looking at a Toshiba L505 on TigerDirect. It is a Windows 7 64-bit that I would dual boot with either 9.10 or 10.04. Is the consensus to avoid Toshiba lappies?
  12. Thread: Read back app

    by finlost
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    [all variants] Re: Read back app

    I installed speechd-el and speechd-up along with the related dependencies. I have yet to figure out how to run them now that they are installed.
  13. Thread: Read back app

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    [all variants] Read back app

    I am working on a lengthy paper for a civic organization. My brain feels like mush from working on it that I cannot effectively proof read it.

    I am looking for an app that will read back my...
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    Re: When do you think HTML5 will replace Flash?

    Adobe is as much the devil as Microsoft. I am not anti-flash, just anti-Adobe.

    I welcome alternatives to Adobe Flash such as HTML5, WebM, Java-Script, etc.

    My laptop gets pretty hot watching...
  15. [xubuntu] Re: disc drive will read data DVDs, but not audio discs

    Have you tried multiple audio CDs?

    I am going to say "bad disk". To me, its seems there are a lot of poor quality disks in circulation. I am not sure if the tolerances on DVD players on...
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    Re: Trying new operating systems out

    Why?

    I am confused to your parameters for a different OS. Do you have an older machine? Are you limited on HDD space?
  17. [SOLVED] Re: How do I create a launcher with sudo priveliges?

    You are going to find that Ubuntu runs a whole lot lighter than Windows.
  18. Thread: Missing GRUB

    by finlost
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    [ubuntu] Re: Missing GRUB

    Should it be sda0 instead of sda?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empty Trash--Number of files deleted

    Why not look in the Trash before deleting?

    I don't have interest in a window telling me the number of files being deleted from the Trash and then having to click Ok or Cancel to confirm the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gettin the best from the box.

    hmmmm....Did you install Ubuntu restricted extras package? Not sure if that will help your online banking issues. Either way, it is a necessary package that doesn't come preloaded.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I accidently deleted my top panel YIKES

    bcbc - I am thinking the same.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I Can Hear My Microphone But Can't Record?!

    Does this YouTube help?
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    [ubuntu] Re: I Can Hear My Microphone But Can't Record?!

    What software are you trying to record in?
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    Re: recover deleted ntfs partition

    I will ask the obvious....Does booting with a Live CD allow you to see the deleted partition?
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    [ubuntu] Re: I accidently deleted my top panel YIKES

    Does right clicking on the panel and then checking the box "Lock To Panel" prohibit deleting a panel?
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