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    Re: connecting to mysql from R

    Update in case it's useful for anyone.

    1. Given up on Rmysql for now, as everything I turned up in searches indicates it's a little problematic for linux.
    2. But did successfully connect through...
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    connecting to mysql from R

    Hello

    I've just installed R for the first time, along with DBI, Rmysql packages - all from package manager (using Kubuntu at the moment).

    I can't connect to mysql:



    con1...
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    [ubuntu] Re: created ntfs partition, but xp won't install

    I'm very sorry, I forgot to post back to thank everyone for their help. In the end I used the "double Vista install" method as XP would not work, even though it was SP2 (my hard disk is PATA).

    All...
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    [ubuntu] Re: created ntfs partition, but xp won't install

    Hello

    thanks for all the replies. I went away and tried again, unfortunately I've been unsuccessful.

    Each time I see the BSOD once Set Up has loaded the files and the 'starting windows' message...
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    [ubuntu] Re: created ntfs partition, but xp won't install

    Hi

    thanks for your help:

    Model: ATA TOSHIBA MK5055GS (scsi)
    Disk /dev/sda: 500GB
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
    Partition Table: msdos

    Number Start End Size Type ...
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    [ubuntu] created ntfs partition, but xp won't install

    Hi

    I used gparted to create 60GB free space which I then formatted as ntfs. However,when I go to install XP I get the blue screen of death.

    I know the XP installation disc is OK.

    The ntfs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: tv output - desktop background only

    Hi

    thanks very much for replying - that did the trick and all working now!

    Best wishes

    Dave S
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    [ubuntu] tv output - desktop background only

    Hi

    I linked to my tv using an HDMI cable but I only see the desktop background on the TV. Even if I open a window (which I see on my laptop monitor) I still see only the desktop background. I...
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    [all variants] is flv the best format for web videos?

    Hi

    I've installed winff. I've been looking around the web for the best format in which to create videos to put on web pages. I'm slightly confused! As I understand it:
    Ogg - the open-source...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Setting Up Virtual Host Is NOT that easy for me :(

    Hi

    thank you very much - that solved it!

    Best wishes

    Dave
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Setting Up Virtual Host Is NOT that easy for me :(

    Hi

    I am fumbling around trying to do this for the first time, I have the following code in these two files:

    /etc/apache2/sites-available/ioai-local
    NameVirtualHost *:80
    <VirtualHost *:80>...
  12. Re: How to Install Citrix ICA client (Xenapp) on Ubuntu netbook remix

    I had same problem, after reading

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=767222

    I replaced icedtea java with sun java and that solved it.
  13. [ubuntu] dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: Can't extract name and version from library nam

    Hi

    when I try to execute the command:

    make-googleearth-package --force

    I receive a long list of errors, starting with

    mv: cannot stat `libssl.so.0.9.8': No such file or directory
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    [ubuntu] Re: grub 'mislabels' windows partitions

    Hi

    thanks for your reply, hadn't noticed but the issue had been raised in an earlier thread here but not really solved there either.

    Dave
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    [ubuntu] grub 'mislabels' windows partitions

    Hi

    I have upgraded to 10.04. Everything works but unfortunately
    in grub the vista loader is shown as sda1 and the windows recovery environment as sda2 - in fact they are the other way around. As...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: 'disk read error' after resizing windows partitions

    Hi

    many thanks for all your replies. After looking around this and other forums some more, I installed testdisk.

    The log reported "Warning: incorrect number of heads/cylinder 240 (NTFS) != 255...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: 'disk read error' after resizing windows partitions

    Hello

    well, I can see the complete windows directory structure using nautilus and copy files from ntfs into ubuntu, so hopefully it is potentially fixable.

    Any suggestions please?

    Dave
  18. [ubuntu] Re: 'disk read error' after resizing windows partitions

    Thanks for the reply

    er, no I didn't defrag - by 'messed up' do you mean 'irretrievably wrecked' by any chance?

    Dave
  19. [ubuntu] 'disk read error' after resizing windows partitions

    Hi

    I just resized my XP hard drive to dual boot with Ubuntu 9.04; Ubuntu starts just fine, but when I select XP from the grub menu I receive a message 'disk read error'

    Not sure what to do - I...
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    [ubuntu_studio] remove nvidia drivers

    Hi

    I upgraded to 9.04 and all was well until I installed nvidia driver, now I have no GUI with the log reading "Fatal error: no screen found".

    I looked through the threads for info on removing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Eclipse installation not working

    Hi

    thank you both for answering.

    I installed it into my home directory as non-root user and it started but with the message "GCJ has been detected as the current Java virtual machine. Use of...
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    [ubuntu] Eclipse installation not working

    Hi

    I decided to try Eclipse 'Ganymede' so downloaded the archive file and unpacked it. I get the splash screen but it just hangs there, and in the processes list Eclipse is 'sleeping'. So I wonder...
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    [ubuntu] Re: starting coldfusion service at boot

    Hi

    that's up and running, thank you very much for help!

    Best wishes

    Dave S
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    [ubuntu] Re: starting coldfusion service at boot

    Hi

    it starts up the coldfusion server. To start from the command line I do:
    cd /opt/coldfusion8/bin
    ./coldfusion start

    Best wishes

    Dave S
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    [ubuntu] starting coldfusion service at boot

    Hi

    is there a way to start my coldfusion service when system starts, please? I thought it might appear in the services list once installed (as it does with a couple of other linux distros) but no...
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