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  1. Thread: pure-ftpd

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    [ubuntu] pure-ftpd

    Sigh, I installed VirtualBox on my 10.04 laptop and created a XP Pro virtual machine. I tried to ght the shared folders to work, many, many how-to's and videos later I decided to simply install a ftp...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to disable auto-maximize in 11.04

    Thanks! 53 and still learning.

    Ed
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to disable auto-maximize in 11.04

    I hate to sound like an idiot but what is a Super key?

    I doesn't really matter. I have gone back to 10.10 for now. It was just way to frustrating.

    Ed
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to disable auto-maximize in 11.04

    That seems to the the $64 question (showing my age). I am trying to have 2 spreadsheets open, each one filling 50% of the screen. As soon as I get either one of the real close to the top of the...
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    How do I turn off the Maximize when you move a window to the top edge

    This is beyond irritating! If I want a window maximized and am perfectly capable of double clicking it menu bar or heaven forbid use the maximize widget.

    Grrrrr

    Ed
  6. [ubuntu] bash how to make ls show location of links

    I might be nuts but I swear when I used to do
    ls -l
    symbolic links would show in green with a -> pointing to the linked file
    Now I see a green name with an asterisk next to it

    This is a very...
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    [ubuntu] Possesed screens

    I have plugged my new hard drive in for another 5 hour session of torment.

    I had a brilliant idea, connect my old HD to a USB adapter and compare my various configuration files with the default...
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    Re: New ubuntu 11.04 GUI SUCKS

    If I could figure out how to do it I would give it a shot. In my humble opinion, 11.04 GUI does indeed suck. I have no idea what OS they are trying to emulate but it is not one I am familiar with.
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    Re: New ubuntu 11.04 GUI SUCKS

    Ah, old hard drive back in, everything works, no more palm typing, minimize, maximize, close where it belongs, no bar on the top and lastly no ICONS FOR THE BLIND down the left side of my screen.
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    Re: New ubuntu 11.04 GUI SUCKS

    Frustration abounds.

    I simply hate the bar across the top and the one down the left.
    I can not change the sensitivity of my touchpad
    I need to turn off the 'scroll' areas on the side and bottom...
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    Where is the proper place for 10 to 11 rants?

    Man, talk about upgrade shock!

    Hate the new tool bar on the left
    The new software center sucks, want the old package manager back
    Window buttons on the 'wrong' side (gotta look that one back up)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backups for mere mortals

    I was hoping for a graphical interface so I could check various directories/files and a destination with full/incremental/differential options. I guess I'll just mount an external drive and drag and...
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    [ubuntu] Backups for mere mortals

    I am looking for a SIMPLE point and click backup solution for Ubuntu.

    At work I manage a rather large Net Backup installation so I am not a complete idiot. Just very graphically dependent. I knew...
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    [ubuntu] rsync (or anyting else) ext3 to ntfs

    I have searched and read, and read and searched, tested and retested and will be more then happy to appoligize to the other users here if it leads to a working solution.

    Source HP Laptop with...
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    Re: Problems with php and apache on Ubuntu

    I too came looking for help getting Eclipse PDT working. I have numerous sites running on my box and wanted to move to Eclipse. I get the same error. Tried looking on the Eclipse site. Your basic...
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    Re: working 99 cent bluetooth dongle!

    Thanks, this will be my last public service message, but the dongle is really cool.

    Ed
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    Re: working 99 cent bluetooth dongle!

    I did not think I was spamming, I thought I was passing on an incredible deal for a piece of hardware that works well with the OS.

    Perhaps I posted in the wrong forum?

    Ed
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    working 99 cent bluetooth dongle!

    First, I am not the seller nor am I associated with them in any way.

    I spent a whopping 99 cents on a bluetooth dongle just to see if it would work. It did!

    It took 12 days to get from China...
  19. [ubuntu] Dual monitors with ATI FireMV 220 128M

    It appears I have tried everything but the correct solution. The second monitor duplicates what is on the first one. I am looking to have my desktop span the 2 screens.
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    ATI FireMV...
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    [SOLVED] Re: for loop giving me fits

    I thought I had it, but...

    I am trying to map the coordinates of a grid, one cell at a time, left to right, top to bottom.


    R=7 # number of rows (lines)
    C=6 # number of columns
    X=200...
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    [SOLVED] Re: for loop giving me fits

    Thank you so very much! I have to admit I would have never figured out the syntax on my own.

    Ed
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    [SOLVED] for loop giving me fits

    I feel like an idiot. I am simply trying to iterate an inner loop for a number of times determined by the outer loop

    Instead of seeing the value incremented, all I see is "{299..507..26}
    "
    It...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Photo Slideshow app with comment ability

    I am looking to do something similar. We had a shed built out back. I set up a camera and took a shot every 30 seconds. I would now like to dump them all on a time line, add some music and make a...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    HP Pavillion dv6000
    Intel Centrino Duo T5200 @1.6Ghz
    2.0 GiB Ram

    Seemless install (upgrade from 9.?). Only issue was Netbeans would not work from the Repository. The package...
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    [ubuntu] Dell 760 - Nothing but black screen

    Subject says it all. I have tried to boot a 760 with both the x86 and AMD64 cd's. All I get is a black screen with a cursor in the upper left hand corner.

    Same CD's boot Dell 280's and 520's with...
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