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    [ubuntu] Re: My Fate in your hands ...

    You may be able to fix the MBR using Ubuntu.
    Boot into an Ubuntu desktop using your USB stick, and then open a terminal using ctrl+alt+t.

    then type

    sudo apt-get install liloand enter your...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: How to change the background color of terminal in Natty (Unity Layout)

    It should be next to the "File" button on the menubar (Screenshot 1).

    If you don't have a menubar, right-click anywhere in the terminal and click "Show menubar" (Screenshot 2).
  3. [ubuntu] Re: How to backup a 500gb disk with WINDOWS7 using LINUX?

    Clonezilla can clone an entire hard disk; when you boot into the Clonezilla LiveCD there will be a screen that lets you choose whether you want to clone a single partition or whether you want to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 Not recognizing blank DVDs

    Are you sure your DVD drive can read DVD+R's? Some drives will only read DVD-R discs, so check the label on the drive to see if it mentions anything about what types of discs it can read. If there...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't open JPG files - bad module?

    So how should I go about fixing this? From the output Filezilla gives, it seems like libjpeg may not be the only problem.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't open JPG files - bad module?

    My output looks fairly similar:

    ll /usr/lib/libjpeg.*
    -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1298934 2011-08-09 19:37 /usr/lib/libjpeg.a
    -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 914 2011-08-09 19:37 /usr/lib/libjpeg.la*...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't open JPG files - bad module?

    Okay, I downloaded libjpeg-8b from this site, and after installing it, I am getting this error:
    199689
    It seems to have done something related to the problem, but still didn't repair it completely.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't open JPG files - bad module?

    bump
  9. [all variants] Re: How to Do a Remote Shutdown for a PC on a LAN

    On the computer you want to shut down, install openssh-server.

    sudo apt-get install openssh-server

    To shut down the computer remotely:

    Open a terminal (ctrl+alt+t) and type:

    ssh...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't open JPG files - bad module?

    bump
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    [ubuntu] Re: Caps lock inverted

    Try installing the program "xdotool", which will invert the state of the caps lock key without affecting the light on your keyboard. To install it, open a terminal (Ctrl+alt+t) and run:

    sudo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't open JPG files - bad module?

    I am also finding that certain programs such as Filezilla and Ubuntu Software Center will not open because of this problem. If I type "filezilla" into the terminal, I get:

    filezilla: symbol...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't open JPG files - bad module?

    I'm fairly sure it's not a GIMP problem, since the images won't open with ANY image viewer/editor that I've tried.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't open JPG files - bad module?

    Thanks for the reply, but when I looked I saw that the module is actually still there - perhaps it's corrupted?

    EDIT: I obtained a copy of libpixbufloader-jpeg.so from the LiveCD and replaced the...
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    [ubuntu] Can't open JPG files - bad module?

    While trying to install Cinelerra on Ubuntu 10.10, I copied/moved around some of the .so modules located under /usr/lib. Now I find that I cannot open JPG images - Image Viewer will give me the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Connecting into Windows Remote Desktop ?

    Did you try using Terminal Server Client? It comes with Ubuntu by default, and should be under Applications-->Internet on the Gnome desktop. If you are using Unity, you can search for it in the...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Let the problems begin (no firmware for wi-fi)

    What happens if you try:

    sudo cp -r /home/bernardo/wireless/* /lib/firmware/
    (with a slash before "home")?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless vs KeyRing

    Keyrings come with Ubuntu by default; they encrypt passwords you want to store. If you remove the keyring password, then your computer will store the passwords in plain text, which may be unsecure.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Making a Boot Disk

    You can download Ubuntu here (the official Ubuntu website): http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download

    The latest version is 11.04, but 10.04 LTS has longer support and should be more stable.
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    Re: Looking for a couple of wallpapers

    For the second one: http://fondosnaturaleza.org.es/bosques/bosques-2/
    http://www.fonditos.com/paisajes/bosques/parque_verde-00833-1600x1200.php
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    Re: Dimension c521 Memory Question

    The maximum amount of RAM allowed should be a hardware limitation, so using a 64-bit OS shouldn't increase the max amount of RAM. According to crucial.com...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Activating a Partition

    now try:

    sudo chmod a+rw -R /mnt/*
    Then try to open the "131 GB Filesystem" icon and place a file in it.
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    [other] Re: Suggestions on how to access c:

    Try mounting the drive, open a terminal and run:

    sudo mount /dev/sda2 /mnt

    Then go to Places->Computer->File System and open the "mnt" folder, and you should be able to see your Windows files.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Activating a Partition

    First open a terminal, and run

    sudo fdisk -lFind the device (/dev/sdX) that corresponds to the partition you created to store data, and then run

    sudo mount /dev/sdX /mnt (replace X with the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lost ownership of my home directory

    try:

    sudo chown marc -R /home/marc/*The R means recursive, which means it will go to every subdirectory.
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