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    [ubuntu] Re: wrong resolution

    Bump
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    [all variants] Re: [SOLVED] Installing maya

    did you install the package csh ?
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    [ubuntu] wrong resolution

    I have a 13inches laptop. At work I have a 19inches monitor, so today I attached the monitor to the laptop and used "screenresolution" to manage the double monitor. It really worked ok. BUT... Then I...
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    [all variants] Re: Installing maya

    Ok, it's easy. The software is distributed for installation with rpm, the red hat package manager. Of course, there is a debian port of rpm. I will describe the procedure, trying to make it as easy...
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    [all variants] [SOLVED] Installing maya

    I want to install autodesk maya 2009 software on Ubuntu 8.10, 64bit. The maya installer is suited for Red Hat/Fedora distros, but it should be possible to install it on Ubuntu. There are a lot of...
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    [other] Re: disk failure

    thanks. By the end, the disk had a physical crash, and needed to be replaced. Thank you BTW.
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    [other] Re: disk failure

    Thanks. It seems that the command debugfs described in the article may help. My main problem now is to let the system recognize the hard drive device. It did detect it during the boot (advising about...
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    [other] [SOLVED] disk failure

    A friend of mine has an iBook G4, and she has serious problems with her hard drive (a toshiba, 35Gb). During normal usage, the OS crashed and the disk was found corrupted. She could recover the data...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Intrepid on MacBook - impressions

    good for you, people. Intrepid seems to deliver better perfomance on my macbook, but multitouch tricks do not work anymore. any intrepid specific tip for this (the hardy tweaks do not work)?
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  10. Poll: Re: How many languages do you speak? (not programming languages)

    english, french, italian, japanese
  11. Thread: texlive2008

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    [all variants] Re: texlive2008

    thanks
  12. Thread: texlive2008

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    [all variants] texlive2008

    It is more than one month that texlive 2008 is out. BTW it seems that texlive 2007 is the only one in the repo (even for intrepid). I was wondering if any developer is considering this...
    thanks
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    Re: ubuntu turned into ads

    hey, you all. I did not say that is bad that canonical offers codecs. Still, it is weird to be redirected from ubuntu to a commercial offer in just one click. I would prefer to see the codecs...
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    Re: ubuntu turned into ads

    Thanks everybody for the discussion going on here. A few answers

    -I care about freedom, but I am not so ortodox to access and use only free content. I think this apply to the whole world. Even...
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    Re: ubuntu turned into ads

    OK. There are no ads in the OS itself; I would have formatted the harddisk otherwise. But still, linking to commercial services may mine the OS neutrality. Canonical helped ubuntu, and in change it...
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    Re: ubuntu turned into ads

    Thanks for your replies. I was on the multimedia page of a widespread italian newspaper. Most of the videos are in flash, but some of them use windows media plugin. I cannot find again the exact...
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    ubuntu turned into ads

    Today, I was surfing the net using the new 8.10 beta. As I accessed a page with a video plugin (I guess windows media), the video was properly displayed but... ubuntu warned me that I had not the...
  18. Re: Wireless and touchpad workaround do not work in 8.10

    Thanks for the replies. Any help for the wireless? Am I the only one with this problem?

    For the touchpad: thanks. my do you mean I should actually add that lines to my xorg.conf? At present, the...
  19. Wireless and touchpad workaround do not work in 8.10

    Hi
    I have just fresh-installed Intrepid Ibex beta on a macbook santarosa v3, as I do not use it as production machine. In the following I refer to workarounds explained here...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Desktop search in Kubuntu with KDE 4.1

    thanks, I ll give it a try
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    [kubuntu] Re: Desktop search in Kubuntu with KDE 4.1

    thanks for the answer dualpretop
    but I guess you did not get the problem. While Kfind can search for file names (and maybe for contents in textual files), search tools like tracker or strigi are...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Desktop search in Kubuntu with KDE 4.1

    I have exactly the same problem. I used tracker with GNOME, but there is not search tool in KDE4: neither tracker nor strigi work. Any suggestion?
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    Re: the program u cant live without

    terminal, either firefox or swiftweasel, emacs, wolfram mathematica, evince, gnome-volume-manager, htop.
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    [all variants] Re: macbook with linux?

    I have quite a different feeling than the guys above. That's probably due to the fact that I was not a mac fan and just got my macbook from my company. I have the latest macbook. You can get more or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: general apple usage

    Thanks for your answer. I made my mind about getting the mac. I will accept the freedom restrictions related to using a mac. By the end, getting window* implies similar (although slightly weaker)...
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