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  1. Re: Ubuntu 13.10 suddenly thinks my laptop is a phone

    Installed the last LTS 12.04.3 but my WLAN card was not recognised so had to go back to 13.10. So far so good as Ubuntu still considers my laptop a Desktop and not a phone. I am being extra vigilant...
  2. Re: Ubuntu 13.10 suddenly thinks my laptop is a phone

    The only thing I have added to the /etc/apt/sources.list was the following two lines:


    deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian saucy contrib
    deb http://repository.spotify.com...
  3. Ubuntu 13.10 suddenly thinks my laptop is a phone

    I really don't know what happened but when I tried looking up System Settings yesterday I found it was gone from the dock. When I searched for it I found a generic icon called system settings and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nautilus-image-converter preferences

    The current version 0.3.1 seems slightly different compared to what was mentioned here.
    There are two files under /usr/share/nautilus-image-converter

    nautilus-image-resize.ui
    ...
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    Re: No HDMI output on Lenovo (NVDIA) laptop

    OK. Late update here but I think it was to do with the nouveau linux driver not being good enough.
    I never bothered after that to fix the issue as using the laptop to watch films was not a...
  6. How to preserve image description when uploading to Facebook

    I came upon this problem when I wanted to edit/apply an exif image description and have that recognized by Facebook.
    As it has been mentioned FB does strip some exif data.
    I used to use the linux...
  7. Thread: Kies

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    [SOLVED] Re: Kies

    Just a footnote that Multisync is not longer mainateined and hasn't apparently been for a while. The guys working on it have opened a new project called OpenSync.
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Firefox address and search bar not working after update to FF 11

    Hi

    did not have access to the internet for the last few weeks and upgraded my Ubuntu last night. Apparently the xul-ext-bindwood package was still there and my Firefox did not work. Removing it...
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    Random processor bug crashing system

    Hi

    I have been using various versions of Ubuntu on this machine including 11.10. I have now switched to Mint (Lisa) but am getting the same problem (not really surprising). On any of the systems I...
  10. Updating iPhone 3G software from 3.1.3 to 4.2 using WinXP on Virtualbox

    Just wanted to record some of my experience with upgrading my iPhone's software and thought it might be useful.

    I have not had a Windows system on either of my two machines for a few months now so...
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    Re: No HDMI output on Lenovo (NVDIA) laptop

    Not sure myself. My card is listed in "Supported products" here: http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux-display-ia32-260.19.29-driver.html

    I might just give it a try. I am just worried what its going...
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    No HDMI output on Lenovo (NVDIA) laptop

    Hi

    I have been trying to connect my laptop to view films on my plasma TV using a brand new HDMI cable. My laptop is a Lenovo G550 with a nVidia graphic card GT218 (GeForce G210M) with Ubuntu 10.04...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu One Music Store & Paypal problem

    This seems to be down to a problem with Paypal:

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/11/01/paypal_titsup/
    http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/362413/uk-woes-continue-after-paypal-meltdown
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu One Music Store & Paypal problem

    Problems with purchasing from the Ubuntu One music store (UOMS) hrough Rhythmbox. Chose the album, went to checkout, chose Paypal, entered the details in Paypal, clicked continue and got a blank...
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    [SOLVED] Solved problem

    Thanks to everyone who contributed. After collaborating with the Amebis support we did come to a solution that worked. It actually had to do with an internal install configuration that demanded the...
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    [SOLVED] Crossover

    Just tried crossover and it unfortunately failed with the same error message as in Wine. :-(
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    [SOLVED] Re: If a program won't run under Wine

    I had no problems installing and running MS Office but thanks for the feedback.

    I have a problem running a 7-8 year old windows software that is a Slovene-English and English-Slovene legal...
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    [SOLVED] Re: If a program won't run under Wine

    Didn't know about Crossover. Will give it a try. Thanks.



    Will try that as well. Thanks.

    By the way, I experimented some more and as the program is in the Slovene language I tried running...
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    [SOLVED] Re: If a program won't run under Wine

    Thank you clhsharky. I will have to give it a try. It shouldn't be that bad then as the laptop is a brand new budget Lenovo. Do you know if you can start a program from a command that then runs...
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    [SOLVED] If a program won't run under Wine

    I did it. I finally got somebody else onto Ubuntu. OK, it is my mother but so far so good. I had to install MS Office :-( and then some dictionaries - all under Wine.

    Now I have got stuck, there...
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    Re: HOWTO: Editing /etc/hosts

    Should I add my static IP address in the hosts file as well as the one I use on my local network?

    Example:

    127.0.0.1 localhost
    127.0.1.1 mmpcubuntu
    192.168.0.5 mmpcubuntu
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    [gnome] Using wired and wireless with fixed IPs

    I used to use just wireless connection on DHCP 192.168.0.3
    I was able to enable wired as well, but if I had my other (WinXP) machine on there was a conflict with IP addresses. So I gave the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No OSD in Jaunty for Thinkpad T30

    I also noticed the OSD disappearing on my T43. The tpb package did enable some sort of OSD but its not the same as it was.

    Well, so far better something than nothing.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Why isn't Filezilla readily available in Ubuntu 9.04?

    I can confirm this as well, Add/Remove didn't work and command line through

    sudo apt-get install filezilla
    does.

    I have a 32-bit Ubuntu on a IBM Thinkpad T43.
  25. [SOLVED] Re: PDF printer not installed in 8.10 heres how to fix

    Hi

    I explicitly saw that CUPS PDF printer package was marked as obsolete so I wondered whether Ubuntu has introduced a new was of doing that. I let the installer remove it as I trust the Canonical...
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