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    Lumia 1020 USB connect

    I have gmtp / mtp-tools / mtpfs installed. Microsoft/Nokia are reported as using the standard MTP protocol for their Lumia devices, but something somewhere just doesn't work.
    I can connect the...
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    Re: Installing a lighter distro

    Try Elementary OS Luna before anything else. It's very good indeed.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Transmission Fails to Download Files in Torrent

    Same for me, with Deluge. I know my way around a router, and can forward ports with my eyes closed but Deluge stubbornly refuses to connect to anyone, ever. Even left all night it won't connect.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sony W Series mp3 Player

    It'll work out of the box. Also shows up as an MTP in Rhythmbox
  5. [other] Re: Cinnamon and Unity both break on 13.10 upgrade

    Cinnamon won't work alongside Unity, you can only have one or the other installed. http://m.theregister.co.uk/2013/10/29/cinnamon_2_0_review/
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    [SOLVED] Re: forum usage -beginner

    It's in 'Thread Tools', top right of your post.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub Bootup Question-Too many selections

    Wow, I always assumed autoremove removed old kernels, I never bothered to check. (I bypassed my grub menu so I don't have to select anything on boot.) I just looked on my system and found a couple...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub Bootup Question-Too many selections

    My first thought for this post was
    sudo apt-get autoremove Would that not have been successful/a good idea in this instance?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Broke Ubuntu Desktop?

    Everyone's done it. I was clearing out all of my unwanted DEs recently, and I removed gnome-session which, of course, killed unity. Next time I logged in I had a login to a recovery console and that...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox Banshee need to rescan library on 2nd hard drive every time

    Rhythmbox does that for my Vista partition as well (it has my music library on it). I have to open the Vista partition before running Rhythmbox and it finds everything it's looking for, so doesn't...
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    [SOLVED] Google Earth 6 Invalid HTTP Request fix

    The web service that Google Earth 6 uses has been turned off. I can't use Google Earth 7 (incompatible GFX - it won't display satellite images, only roads).

    Here's the fix:

    Rename...
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    [ubuntu] 'downloads' opens '.adobe/downloads'

    In Unity's sidebar if I right-click 'home folder' > downloads it opens ~/.adobe/downloads instead of ~/downloads

    How can I re-assign it?
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATIBILITY List.

    1)12.04 LTS
    2)MSI
    3)Wind U100

    Hard drive originally in an ADVENT 9515 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (dist-upgraded from 8.04) dual-booting with Vista. The Advent went bang. Put the HD in my MSI Wind, since...
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    Re: No Earth in my Google Earth

    Just for info:

    The version I was using (7x) hadn't signed into the maps server and I hadn't noticed, and when I tried to sign in I got 'unknown protocol error.'
    Going back to 6x via this link ...
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    Re: No Earth in my Google Earth

    I ran
    sudo apt-get purge google-earth-stable and then
    sudo apt-get autoremove Then deleted the ~/.googleearth folder, all of which I've tried before.
    I haven't got a ~/.settings folder so I...
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    No Earth in my Google Earth

    Odd problem I can live with but it's puzzling.
    As you can see from the screenshot below I have no terrain in Google Earth. No land, no sea. This happened after installing XFCE and KDE for testing,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Basic shell command

    Kind of related, is
    cat /etc/issue Ubuntu only, Debian only, Linux only or *nix only?
  18. Thread: Boot problem

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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot problem

    First, try typing
    startx and press enter. It could be as simple as that.
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    [ubuntu] Re: old kernels removed but still in grub

    In Synaptic, quick search for 'linux-image-generic' and click the 'installed version' tab twice to search for those in descending order.
    Right-click the ones you don't want and 'completely remove'....
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    [SOLVED] Re: MKV to Xbox 360 compatible mpeg-4

    I've used Devede to convert MKV to AVI, then put it on memory stick and watched it from that. As long as your 360 is hooked up to the net to download the necessary codecs (which it'll do...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Grub doesn't show correct Ubuntu version after upgrade

    All that should be taken care of with
    sudo update-grub in a terminal. Does that not work?
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Whats the difference between Ubuntu 10.04 CD or DVD

    The default installations themselves, whether installed from CD or DVD, are identical. The difference is the included software you can access offline post-install. The DVD is useful if you install on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Yea!!!! I did it!!

    Your teachers shouldn't be using incompatible software. Get them a copy of OpenOffice ;)
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    [all variants] Re: So... encrypting my drives was pointless?

    The cashpoint nearest my house runs XP. I saw a McAfee update error warning looking at me when I went to use it the other day
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    [SOLVED] Re: Curiosity about Forkbomb

    http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/understanding-bash-fork-bomb/

    You may want to remove that code from your post, it isn't necessary for the understanding of the question, and it can only do harm. I...
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