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    [ubuntu] Re: "This script must be run as root"

    You are probably not located in the same working directory as the script you are attempting to run. Instead of
    sudo ./install try entering the full path to the script, starting at the root...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 How do I easily change default applications?

    Isn't there an "add" option at the bottom of the "Open With" menu?

    You can manually change your associations, as this link shows, to set .cbr files to open with Comix.

    How to manually add .cbr...
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    [ubuntu] Using w3m to browse the internets

    Hi, I'm learning how to effectively use w3m. I'm not seeing much information about it so I've resorted to transcribing useful scripts for Lynx.
    w3m -dump -T text/html...
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    Re: Do college students use Linux?

    Just finished college. My school is a mix of all systems. I'm the only person I know in the liberal arts using Linux full-time. Carried a netbook with Arch in my backpack for taking notes and ran...
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    Re: What is Ubuntu based on?

    Ubuntu is based off Debian. Linux itself is a kernel. Check out In the Beginning There was the Command Line for a nice introduction.
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    [SOLVED] Re: music player error

    Do you (the user) have permissions for audio and video? Also, you should install proper codecs. A quick google/synaptic search will get you on the right track.

    As someone else mentioned already...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't mount NTSF disk

    Googling...
    Do you have ntfs-3g installed on 10.10? Have you tried unmounting the drive in Nautilus? Try opening a terminal and running
    man fuser to learn how to force your system to unmount the...
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    [all variants] Re: Lenovo Ideapad S10-3t

    What are your thoughts on the state of this tablet with Linux. I've found one for $150, but just want to know if the touchscreen is up to snuff. I'm a heavy writer/traveler who could use a...
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    [ubuntu] 10.04 installation problems

    Thanks for reading. I'm currently having trouble getting a desktop to run Ubuntu. Booting up the Ubuntu Live disk delivers the error (There was an unresolvable error. Dropping you into a live...
  10. Thread: BRUG boot

    by MedianMajik
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    [SOLVED] Re: BRUG boot

    Could you please give more details of what you are trying to do and how your system is laid out
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    [ubuntu] Re: Set Google Docs as default

    Are you running Google Docs through some linux app or just in a web browser?
  12. [ubuntu] Re: tutorial on customizing fluxbox needed

    A quick Google search of the term Fluxbox Config will give you a thousand more ideas just in case. :p
  13. [ubuntu] Re: giving new life to an old computer, ran into problems

    One big problem you have right now is with memory. 200mb is under the requirements for standard Ubuntu, which uses Gnome to create the user interface (it asks for 512mb or more). It is for this...
  14. Thread: Steam

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    Re: Steam

    Also check out WineHQ as it is the place for sharing your experiences.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote access of Linux server

    You have the right idea.

    example: Running an SSH server on your home desktop allows you connect to it through an SSH Client on your portable laptop. You use putty as a client, but I'm not sure...
  16. Re: What are other SCi-Fi author in addition to Arthur C Clark and Isaac Asimov?

    Here is a link to read my favorite sci-fi short story by a man named Harlan Ellison
  17. Thread: Alias help

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    [ubuntu] Re: Alias help

    posting your bashrc would be helpful ;)
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    Re: Is Arch REALLY worth installing?

    Ouch, you guys are cold as hell. Let me rephrase and walk away with what little dignity I have.

    Arch has fantastic documentation and will become whatever you make it. Just give it a shot.
    ...
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    Re: What's on your desk?

    Not a lot as I'm following 5S. outside of the computer and milk crate "monitor stand" ...
    just two paperbacks left out and a sticky note

    I'd say I'm trying to work the second step
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ethernet Dies After 10.4

    Please post the output of
    ifconfig -a

    Trying running
    dmesg to see what your pc is outputting for those thirty minutes. Are you running DHCP for your wired ethernet (I'm assuming so)? Trying...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Removing unwanted entries in the GRUB Menu

    /boot/grub/grub.cfg is where your grub configuration file is located. Open it in an editor to view/change whatever you want.

    Be sure to read up on Grub2 here.
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    [ubuntu] Re: gettins samba to work properly

    Check out this to see how to resolve your problem.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error after Install before reboot

    You should run a md5sum of the Ubuntu image you're using as it might be bad.
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    [other] Re: Delete files on flash drive "locked"

    Another way to run your filemanager as admin is by running
    gksudo nautilus and browsing to the directory. The reason to not do it is in order to prevent destroying data, which it sounds like you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: audio stuttering when playing mp3

    Do a forum search for sound problems as we have a fantastic, comprehensive thread on just that. Clearly the problems lies in not having properly configured your sound (yet).
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