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    Poll: Re: gbrainy question

    To be fair it's the word questions that annoy me much more:

    Art is to gallery as drama is to ?

    Gbrainy would have one believe that the only acceptable answer is theatre, not. for example,...
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    Poll: Re: gbrainy question

    No - it would be like, in your example, saying that only by laughing, can you smile, but that laughing does not necessarily make you smile. The error is in your second statement.
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    Poll: Re: gbrainy question

    NO NO NO NO! ARGH!

    Sorry.

    It doesn't say 'you smile if you whistle', it says 'you only smile when you whistle'. This is VERY DIFFERENT!!!

    It does not mean you smile whenever you whistle; it...
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    Poll: Re: gbrainy question

    of course, it could be argued that the correct answer is c; people _do_ smile when they are happy (regardless of anything to do with whistling, or this question in particular)
    :-)
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    [ubuntu] sony vaio bx standby problem

    I have a new sony vaio bx series. Does anyone know if there is a way to make these laptops standby and hibernate? Hibernate works, except it doesn't turn off and I have to turn it off manually after...
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    Poll: Re: gbrainy question

    It's obviously A; the statement says if 'you whistle if you are happy'!

    Just stumbled across this, was going to make a few bug reports for gbrainy because it could be a great program, but it's...
  7. Thread: grub/lilo

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    [other] Re: grub/lilo

    Thanks for the quick reply... that worked. I was getting a device not found error. Why should that be fixed by a vga parameter? :shrug:
    but anyway, it works now. thanks!
  8. Thread: grub/lilo

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    [other] grub/lilo

    Hi, I currently have a multiboot system between kubuntu and zenwalk. I'm trying to move from using lilo to grub, but it's not working. At the moment I can boot into zenwalk by chainloading lilo (with...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Upgrade to 9.10 login problem

    The problem is related to the new kernel - 17 works fine it seems, but 30 doesn't.
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    [kubuntu] Upgrade to 9.10 login problem

    I've just upgraded to 9.10 (from 9.04, using the Kubuntu tool) and it's messed up my system! I can't login; when I login from the kdm greeter I get thrown back to the greeter screen after a few...
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    [kubuntu] upgrade questions

    When I try to upgrade to 9.10, my (kubuntu) system wants to download and install lots of gnome packages (such as gconf), and lots of gdm libraries. Is this normal? There's about 780 Mb of stuff it...
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    [kubuntu] Re: network problems

    can anyone help me?
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    [kubuntu] Re: network problems

    That's helped (changing the DNS - thanks), but the problem's not fixed. Web browsing mostly works now, but mail connections (imap) are almost always dropped still. Don't know if it's relevant, but...
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    [kubuntu] Re: network problems

    Turning off ipv6 system-wide has helped enormously, but hasn't fixed it. Which has made me even more confused why it's happening :-s
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    [kubuntu] Re: network problems

    I don't have physical access to the router, so I can't try a cable. Pings do still work ok. In fact, other connections to the same server can work ok still - I can have the same website open in two...
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    [kubuntu] Re: network problems

    [deleted - problem not fixed]
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    [kubuntu] network problems

    Right, I've tried everything I can think of and I'm completely baffled. I don't consider myself that new to linux or ubuntu but this has got me. I have considerable but intermittent network problems....
  18. [kubuntu] Automatically connect to wireless network

    Network manager doesn't connect to my network automatically when resuming from suspend (either to ram or disk). It does on boot. I have a script to stop network manager and unload the modules before...
  19. [kubuntu] Re: acpi suspend/switch off/hibernate problem

    Fixed, mostly, by unloading the wireless modules before suspending.
  20. [kubuntu] Re: acpi suspend/switch off/hibernate problem

    After trial and error, the problem is my usb wireless adaptor... how do I fix it?
  21. [kubuntu] acpi suspend/switch off/hibernate problem

    Hi,
    I've just installed Kubuntu 9.04. It won't shut down, hibernate or suspend to ram, and I'm guessing it's an acpi problem. With all 3, the system appears to shut down and the screen goes black,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: grub stopping access to my computer

    Great news - glad you got it working!

    I haven't tried ext4 yet but I've heard good things about it from others too :-)
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    [ubuntu] Re: grub stopping access to my computer

    Sorry, meant to reply earlier. Do you still need help?

    Ps. partitions - you can have up to 4 primary partitions on a disk, or 3 primary plus 1 extended. An extended partition contains logical...
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    [ubuntu] Re: grub stopping access to my computer

    Here is a brief guide to the steps needed to create a separate grub partition.

    1. Create the partition which will hold the grub files and nothing else (e.g. using GParted). I usually create an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: grub stopping access to my computer

    Yes, that's definitely a possibility. I don't have time to write a guide for it now, but I'm sure there's information out there - let me know if you can't find information on it. It basically...
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