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  1. [ubuntu] HFS+ problem: creating new files in Linux adds unwanted flag attributes

    I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 on a Macbook Pro, set up in the usual multiboot way. I work back and forth between OSX and Ubuntu a lot, so keep many documents on the HFS+ partition (non-journaled) and...
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    [ubuntu] Fixing permission issues in OSX

    I'm jotting down some notes for future reference as I work through fixing a bunch of file permission problems on my HFS+ partition. These are files that I've created while in Ubuntu - I store a lot...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Maya 2012 and Maya 2013 Issues

    Hi, sorry, haven't checked back in a while - I ran into this problem too and solved it by upgrading my nvidia driver. For me, I could always open 1 scene initially in Maya, but then attempting to...
  4. [ubuntu] HFS+, limit on number of files in directory, and photorec

    Does linux HFS+ put a limit on the number of files you can create in a directory?

    I'm using photorec to try and recover documents off the HFS+ partition on my triple-boot macbook. I'm storing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do you install Wunderlist

    I had the same problem in Kubuntu 12.04 - I can run Wunderlist using sudo, but not as a regular user. I solved it by launching once with sudo, then copying the preferences directory over to my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Maya 2012 and Maya 2013 Issues

    And it turns out that link led me to a solution :) Thanks Archlinux Community!

    Short solution:

    1. edit the maya launcher script


    sudo pico /usr/autodesk/maya2012-x64/bin/maya
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    [SOLVED] Re: Maya 2012 and Maya 2013 Issues

    You're doing better than I am, I can't even make Maya 2013 run at all - it just hangs, never even gets to the splash screen. But anyway ...

    I looked in the Maya launch script...
  8. Thread: Activities

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    [kubuntu] Activities

    I've just started playing around with the Activities feature in KDE, which seems really brilliant. I have two questions that are probably pretty simple about the "Search and Launch Activity".

    1....
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    CMake and Boost_DIR

    I'm trying to build libRocket, but I can't get it to build the Python bindings. CMake can't find Boost, apparently:



    Variable Name: Boost_DIR
    Description: The directory containing a CMake...
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    [SOLVED] Maya 2012 and Maya 2013 Issues

    I have Maya 2012 installed and it's been working fine for a while now.

    Today I upgraded to Precise Pangolin, and now Maya crashes whenever I try to import an image file to use as a texture.
    ...
  11. [kde] Re: Stereo Rendering Problems - nVidia geForce GTX 260M

    I thought you needed a Quadro to get a stereo quad buffer - are you saying you used to be able to do it on a GeForce!? If so, then probably what happened is nvidia got wise and disabled that in the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Run 3d Studio Max 2012 with Wine

    I know everyone says this, but the new version of Blender really is awesome. Do check it out - good interface, powerful tools, really nice. And that's from a lifetime Maya user :)

    Maya,...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Weird GIMP Problems with window refresh

    Thanks - I'm installing 2.8 right now. It looks like it has the three major featuress I've been waiting for for years - layer groups, in-window text editing, and single-window mode - brilliant!
    ...
  14. [SOLVED] Weird GIMP Problems with window refresh

    I recently upgraded to 12.04 and now I'm having all kinds of bizarre problems with Gimp 2.6. I removed and re-installed GIMP, and wiped the .gimp-2.6 directory, and the problems remain. Here are a...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Very old purple imac......with mac OS9 (yes I know.....)

    I have an older mac, a beige G3 tower, running Ubuntu. Works great. But I don't remember exactly how I did it :p

    your iMac should be a little easier - mine is an 'old world' mac which meant...
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    [SOLVED] [SOLVED] Re: GPT and MBR partitioning confusion

    Fixed it!

    - Used gdisk to remove GPT partitions (4) and (5), and changed the type of partition 1 back to EFI

    - Created a new partition (4) as NTFS

    - Used fdisk to manually write the MBR...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GPT and MBR partitioning confusion

    Oh nos, it got worse.

    While working out a plan for rebuilding the MBR, I figured one step I should do anyway is zero and reformat the NTFS partition (currently Windows XP, named "BOOTCAMP",...
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    [SOLVED] GPT and MBR partitioning confusion

    I'm having some issues with the partitioning on my triple-boot Macbook Pro and could use some help massaging the GPT and MBR partition tables.

    Now full disclosure, the end goal that I need to...
  19. Re: new xf86-input for macbooks and other multitouch-touchpads.

    the binaries link for Ubuntu is broken on github (dev.fatalmachine.org).

    I tried getting the source and compiling but got this error:



    configure.ac:21: error: must install xorg-macros 1.8 or...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Re: How to re-install GRUB on a Macbook Pro?

    After re-installing ubuntu, I still couldn't boot. Using the Partition sync tool in Refit, (aka gptsync), I got this error:



    Analysis inconclusive, will not touch this disk.


    From here I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to re-install GRUB on a Macbook Pro?

    I re-installed Ubuntu, and still can't boot it ... I still just get a black screen with a blinking cursor before GRUB loads :(
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Need help recovering lost files from corrupt Macbook hard drive

    Seconded. Disk Utility is pretty weak and gives up very easily so don't be discouraged just because it can't handle its job.

    Diskwarrior is a good next thing to try. I've used it to recover...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to re-install GRUB on a Macbook Pro?

    I tried it again. And also tried installing GRUB2 to the MBR, just for kicks. Now my two options in refit are worse.

    Boot Linux from HD just gives me a black screen with blinking cursor (i think...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to re-install GRUB on a Macbook Pro?

    still struggling with this one ...

    I booted to the 11.10 live cd and did this:



    sudo mkdir /mnt/sda3
    sudo mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/sda3
    sudo grub-install --force --root-directory=/mnt/sda3...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] How to re-install GRUB on a Macbook Pro?

    I have a Macbook Pro (6,2) set up to triple boot OSX, Ubuntu, and Windows XP. I use the windows partition rarely, but naturally I eventually got a rootkit trojan on it and the repair utility had to...
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