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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on a netbook. Wait for 12.10?

    I am running Quantal (12.10) on several computers, some of them fairly old, and performance is a mixed bag.

    On two laptops (Dell C840 from 2002 with a Nvidia Geforce4 440 Go, DirectX 7), standard...
  2. Thread: Broken Desktop

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    [ubuntu] Re: Broken Desktop

    Download an install CD and try the repair function. If that doesn't help, save /home to a backup and reinstall.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Graphics problem with new llvm / Unity

    @JRV: Yes, Lubuntu might be a solution, but as I said in the first post - what do I sacrifice? Has at least the access to network drives gotten better?

    @grahammechanical: I know that Quantal is...
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    [ubuntu] Graphics problem with new llvm / Unity

    I have two really old (> 10 years) Dell Latitude C840 laptops which are still capable of running a modern OS - I am running a dual-boot installation, and until now, both OSes (Windows and Ubuntu) ran...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: network problems to external addresses only

    All the troubleshooting I did over the last days didn't show anything out of the ordinary.

    I tried to compare with another laptop in the house also running Ubuntu Quantal, but for the life of me,...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: network problems to external addresses only

    Yes, I have it on a couple of other computers, without any problems. Quantal has nothing to do with it. I had the same problem earlier when I played with TOR during my tryouts.

    At that time, I...
  7. [ubuntu] network problems to external addresses only

    During the update from Precise to the latest beta of Quantal, an age-old tryout of TOR obviously interfered with my upgrade.
    I de-installed TOR after the upgrade, but now I cannot connect to...
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    [all variants] Re: Kaivalagi's Python Scripts

    Thank you! I could have pointed myself to the previous version, but wanted confirmation from The Master to avoid exotic errors if something changed...;)

    EDIT: And now the install works like it...
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    [all variants] Re: Kaivalagi's Python Scripts

    Maybe I'm missing something, but if you use Oneiric, all you can install is conkyforecast since all the others are not in the Oneiric branch of the Conky Companions ppa repository?

    Is that true,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: X11VNC on 11.10 (was working with 11.04)

    "This" being what? It would help to exactly copy your x11vnc options here.

    For example, I made a mistake while copying from this forum, and I had a hard time finding the cause... Did you perhaps...
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    [SOLVED] Re: X11VNC on 11.10 - possible with SSL?

    Sorry, my post was misleading because I put the last CODE tags in.

    You are right, either copy it over or use

    x11vnc -storepasswd PaSsWoRd /etc/x11vnc.pass(assuming PaSsWoRd is your password) to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: X11VNC on 11.10 - possible with SSL?

    Just for completeness, I want to chime in with the report that I also got it to work (after a lengthy struggle because I omitted the space in "-display :0"). :)

    Just my 2 cents: I have now

    ...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: vncserver behavior changed under oneiric -- how to recover?

    If somebody else just wants to have a working vnc server, have a look at this blog (via Ubuntu forums).

    After being stuck here, I googled again, and finally found the answer in another thread in...
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    Re: grub boot problem on BTRFS + ZFS system

    You are much better off posting your questions in the discussion list zfs-discuss of zfsonlinux.org. The developers are there and answer most questions, and from personal experience, if it has to do...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Not the only way: (from Wikipedia - Unicode input)
    GTK+ has its own solution. Ctrl+⇧ Shift+u, then type the hex code (such as 2 1 7 d), then hit ↵ Enter. A simpler way to think of the starting...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    May be you should look forward to this then...http://www.hockenheim-historic.de/aggregator/header_2011.jpg
    OK, it's not Nurburgring, it's Hockenheimring - but should be breathtaking... There should...
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    Re: Calendar bonus extra thrown in...

    locale
    LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
    LANGUAGE=de_DE:de:en_GB:en
    LC_CTYPE="de_DE.UTF-8"
    LC_NUMERIC="de_DE.UTF-8"
    LC_TIME="de_DE.UTF-8"
    LC_COLLATE="de_DE.UTF-8"
    LC_MONETARY="de_DE.UTF-8"...
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    Re: Calendar bonus extra thrown in...

    Must be a difference in Natty. For me, it looks like:

    ncal -hbM
    Februar 2011
    Mo Di Mi Do Fr Sa So
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    7 8 9 10 11 12 13
    14 15 16 17 18 19 20
    21 22 23 24...
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    Re: Calendar bonus extra thrown in...

    The -b option makes ncal behave like cal, so it looks like cal with the week starting Monday. It's probably due to my Natty install that the locale is screwed up at the moment...

    But that means,...
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    Calendar bonus extra thrown in...

    My interest was triggered, and I think I can add a little bonus for all of us who are not really familiar with imperial units and calendars starting on Sunday.

    If you replace your "cal -h" calls...
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    Re: Need help w/ calendar... [SOLVED]

    [-o< I bow my head in silence and awe, Master. Forgive me for not making a stab at the cal manual myself, the arcane mysteries of the cal calculations being cloaked under the veil of my ignorance.
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    Need help w/ calendar...

    I'm using a version of VinDSL's conkyrc, slightly adapted to my tastes.

    Everything is OK, but the calendar refuses to highlight the actual date (see pic).

    Could somebody give me advice? It's...
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    Re: conkyrc example

    That ifup clause looks promising - I'll try that.

    And if you can can show some samples - please, by all means. I know the Conky objects page, this is where I started. I need to see some real-life...
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    Re: Help with broken calendar in conkyrc

    I would guess Crinos512 knows that quite well :P , but is really oldskool and follows the usage in Eric S. Raymonds "New Hacker Dictionary".

    Crinos512, are you THAT old? That's geek language from...
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    conkyrc example

    Obviously, there's a bug in 1.8.1 (see killerhippys post) - I wait for the fix.

    In case anybody is interested, here my Screenshot and my .conkyrc:



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