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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with adding subtitles to an avi with mencoder; accents appearing as ?'s

    This French help page gives the solution http://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/mencoder. Adding the flag -utf8 makes sure the accents are properly rendered. In my case, the correct command line was as follows.
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  2. [SOLVED] Problem with adding subtitles to an avi with mencoder; accents appearing as ?'s

    Hi,

    Following this guide...
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    [SOLVED] Subtitles in Gnome Mplayer

    Hi. For some reason in GnomeMplayer the accents in the subtitles are displayed as '?', though in the normal video player the subtitles are shown correctly. Is there a way to fix this problem?
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    [SOLVED] Re: No splash screen

    I found the solution here. http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-to-Fix-the-Big-and-Ugly-Plymouth-Logo-in-Ubuntu-10-04-140810.shtml

    But thank you both for your help!
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    [SOLVED] Re: No splash screen

    I am sure that solution would have worked just fine, but I used http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-to-Fix-the-Big-and-Ugly-Plymouth-Logo-in-Ubuntu-10-04-140810.shtml.

    But thank you for your help!
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    [SOLVED] Re: No splash screen

    There's not much to see. The plymouth screen has been transformed into a low-resolution one, with the purple Ubuntu background, and without the elegant graphics I had before I installed the nVidia...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No splash screen

    Yes: nVidia. Is that the reason for the lack of splash screen?
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    [SOLVED] No splash screen

    My Ubuntu Maverick splash screen has disappeared. Instead I see a flashing "_", then a bad parody of the splash screen with clunky text and information about the system processes. I tried installing...
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    [ubuntu] Screen brightness

    Yesterday I adjusted the screen brightness of my desktop with the function key to a dim setting. This became the default for some reason. Even when I increase the brightness with the function key,...
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    [SOLVED] White screen of death - help!

    Ubuntu 10.10 had been working just fine, but on logging in again I got a white screen - and nothing else. No taskbar, no background - nothing! Yet Cairo dock still appeared when I put my cursor over...
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    [SOLVED] Help with Opera

    Hi.

    How do you add content-blocking lists (specifically ad-blocking ones) to Opera? That is, without adding each url one-by-one. I've tried following the instructions on the web, but with no...
  12. [ubuntu] Problems shutting down from live USB

    When I boot my desktop from the live USB there is only one option when I press the shut down option: Suspend. But this doesn't shut down my computer; rather the screen comes back as before. So how...
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    [SOLVED] Find out what driver I am using

    Is there a way of finding what driver I am using for wifi so that I may copy it to another Linux operating system and use it there?
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    [ubuntu] Help and Support Languages

    The Help and Support in System is half in French and half in English. How do I make it so that is entirely in the one language?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Creating a GRUB

    Thanks! That worked perfectly.

    There is only small matter of renaming 'Unknown Linux Operating system' to 'Puppy 5.1.1', but I am satisfied.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Creating a GRUB

    I clicked on both the links but couldn't find the information I need. But I downloaded the PDF and it will probably come in handy. So thank you.

    I should explain. At the moment I have both Ubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Creating a GRUB

    Hi.

    What is the easiest way of making a GRUB, so that I may choose between Ubuntu and Puppy on booting?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Creating a live usb of Lucid Puppy

    I realised the problem was with my computer, not Netbootin or the USB stick. After I made a change to the BIOS the problem was fixed.
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    [ubuntu] Windows too big for my screen

    Hi.

    My eeePC only has a small screen 1024X600; as a result of which many applications have windows that cannot fit on my desktop, even when both top and bottom bars are hidden or moved. This...
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    [ubuntu] Creating a live usb of Lucid Puppy

    Hi.

    I want to create a live USB for Lucid Puppy (5.1) in Ubuntu, but I can't figure out how.

    Acoording to the homepage of UNetbootin (http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/) the program can't...
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    [all variants] Adblocks in Chromium

    Hi,

    I've found the ad blocks in Chromium unimpressive so far. Adsweep doesn't seem to do anything at all. Adblock only sometimes works - though it wouldn't get rid of in-video ads - to get rid of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: graphics support for eeepc 1005pe

    I should prefer to avoid using ndiswrapper, if I can help it. Is there anywhere I can check for available drivers to support my graphics card? Many were promising, on other pages, that Lucid would...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Graphics driver for EeePC 1001PE

    So, there isn't any way of getting rid of the message on my start up saying that the graphics effect are degraded for lack of an optimal graphics driver? That is, I can't get my computer to work...
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    [ubuntu] graphics support for eeepc 1005pe

    Hi,

    I have a eeePC 1005PE with a GMA 3150 graphics card. Ubuntu says it doesn't support this card and no proprietary drivers are available. The default driver doesn't allow compiz effects to be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Graphics driver for EeePC 1001PE

    Yes, I am aware of the mistake. However, the forum wouldn't allow me to change the title once I committed the error.

    I tried opening Hardware drivers, as you suggested. After a search, the system...
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