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  1. Thread: Zen quotes

    by perspectoff
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    Zen quotes

    I just watched the season finale of a certain show where quotes are prominent. In that vein, I decided to post some of my own favourite zen quotes (from (K)Ubuntuguide --...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Need a Full PDF application to manipulate PDF's

    Some of these have been around a while and may not be up to what you need, but I use them a good deal:

    ...at UbuntuGuide:

    http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu_Saucy_Office#PDF_Files
  3. Re: Chose Gnome over KDE and im thinking i regret it.

    Most of the instructions on UbuntuGuide (Unity/Gnome) / KubuntuGuide (KDE) are oriented towards the command-line (which for some power users is often faster). Look at it as a potential reference:
    ...
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    Homonym with Tar

    It's a mistake to name an operating system something that is a homonym with Tar.

    That is bad luck, IMO, as tar is what most animals get stuck in, never to emerge, and die.

    One of the biggest...
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    [SOLVED] Re: can't playdvd movie

    https://www.videolan.org/developers/libdvdcss.html

    is the VideoLAN tutorial
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    Re: No sound when plugged HDMI cable.

    I use Pulse Audio, and for HDMI I do this:

    http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu_Raring_Hardware#HDMI_with_PulseAudio

    In brief, I made sure that PAVU Control was installed (PulseAudioVolume):

    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: can't playdvd movie

    Try one of these methods for installing libdvdcss instead:

    http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu_Precise_Audio_Video_Conversion#DVD_Playback_Capability

    The script you referenced (from libdvdread4)...
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    Re: Introducing the Floppy Diskette!

    Sorry. Fixed. See above.
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    Re: Guess the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS codename

    Thoughtful Tapir or Trusty Tiger

    "I gave my girl a coconut...
    she said: 'It's ok... but...
    there's only one thing that worries me:
    what good is the nut... without the tree?' "
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    Floppy Diskette T-Shirt

    Saw a guy on the bus (!) yesterday wearing this T-shirt. I want one!

    Introducing the Floppy Diskette:
    *Nearly Limitless 80 kilobytes of Storage
    *State-of-The-Art Cardboard Enclosure
    *Iron Oxide...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Office for Ubuntu

    Libre Office is a fork of Open Office, and I had few problems going back and forth to/from MS Office documents. Having said that, there are sometimes subtle formatting differences that I had to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 13.10

    Ubuntuguide uses cut-and-paste suggestions, though it may not suit you and is a bit outdated.. Still, it has lots of links to other sites.

    Kubuntu is much closer to what you're used to in Windows...
  13. Re: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    From Ubuntuguide:

    http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu_Raring_Packages#Repair_broken_packages

    Try rebuilding the headers:

    sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf
    sudo apt-get update
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    Re: Good email service

    Fastmail and Zoho are good alternatives.
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    Re: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs other Ubuntu flavors

    Most users don't realize that Kubuntu is smaller, faster, and lighter on system resources than is Ubuntu with Unity.

    IMO it is much nicer to use as well. I have it on all my laptops, servers, and...
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    Re: Netflix in Ubuntu

    There is a new Netflix-desktop app that runs under Wine in Ubuntu. It is available from a Launchpad repository here:

    https://launchpad.net/~ehoover/+archive/compholio
  17. [kde] Re: IMAP Email checker in taskbar / desktop widget

    mail-notification is a bloated, Gnome-only utility. It is not suitable for KDE (nor anything but a full Gnome environment).
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How to burn audio_ts & video_ts into DVD ?

    I have been having the same problem for some time (including in Oneiric), but the problem for me occurs at the 3.8 GB mark on regular DVDs (DVD-R type) as well, not just on D/L DVDs.

    I never had...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Copy DVD over 4gb in length

    I have been having the same problem for some time (including in Oneiric), but the problem for me occurs at the 3.8 GB mark on regular DVDs (DVD-R type) as well, not just on DL DVDs.

    I never had...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: how rip a DVD on to another DVD with menus?

    If you don't require shrinking, you can just copy the VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folders from the DVD to the hard drive and then burn them (using Brasero or K3b or Gnomebaker) to a new DVD.

    Well, you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Video Conversion For Mobile / PC

    I'm not sure why no one mentions mencoder.

    I love mencoder. It uses many ffmpeg libraries, but is far faster and more efficient, IMO. I tend to get some strange artifacts with ffmpeg from time to...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Start Virtualbox Always In Fullscreen Mode?

    If the Virtual Machine is name "Myvirtualmachine1" then you can start VirtualBox in fullscreen mode using the command (as a menu item, for example):

    VirtualBox -fullscreen -startvm...
  23. Re: Russia to fund Linux-Based Windows Alternative

    French Parliament went to Kubuntu in 2007.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 64 bit vs 32 bit

    To run some 32-bit packages on a 64-bit computer you will need 32-bit libraries, which can be installed:

    sudo apt-get install ia32-libs

    I don't have any apps any longer that come only in...
  25. Re: Out of patience with Ubuntu; help me pick my new OS?

    Try out Kubuntu Forums (kubuntuforums.net) and read all the folks who rave about Kubuntu Precise Pangolin -- the best Kubuntu incarnation ever!

    It blows Ubuntu out of the water (except on tablets,...
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