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  1. [ubuntu] Re: "W" key opens Nautilus every time it's pressed?

    Run gconf-editor and have a look in:
    apps > metacity > global_keybindings
    might be in there.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I check ubuntu download ?

    According to:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto
    A CD is preferable as DVD's require higher burn speed which might cause a problem, but might be fine.
    Have you got a USB key instead?
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with screen dimming on VAIO laptop

    Might be a screen EDID problem, see:
    http://www.linlap.com/wiki/sony+vaio+cw
  4. [other] Re: Looking to help my mate by switching him to windows

    Script to uglify (XP theme) your desktop (basically a collection of themes &c from GnomeLook):
    http://ubuntu.online02.com/node/14
    Comes with an undo script as well.

    There's a Win7 one too:...
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    Re: get_iplayer...very sad

    I don't see a listing for 'Tinga Tinga Tales - Why Porcupine Has Quills' on the HD site..

    'Tinga Tinga Tales - Why Lions Roar' is on there (currently) so try:

    get_iplayer -g --pid b00qtn10...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recent Updates

    In Synaptic > File > History
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Nicotine+ 1.2.12 Shutting Down Automatically After Search

    You need to update Nicotine to a newer version:
    http://www.nicotine-plus.org/ticket/589

    Get it from:
    http://www.nicotine-plus.org/
  8. Thread: Unetbootin

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    [ubuntu] Re: Unetbootin

    Doh! I've got too used to LiveCD's..
  9. Thread: Unetbootin

    by Greenwidth
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unetbootin

    There is the USB Startup Creator on:
    System > Admin > USB Startup
    That you could try, what's the error you get with Unetbootin?
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    [ubuntu] Re: New to Linux.

    You phrase it like a homework question [-X
  11. Thread: GoodSync

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    [ubuntu] Re: GoodSync

    Not sure about mobiles, but Backintime is pretty straightforward.

    edit: it's in the repos (Synaptic)
  12. [ubuntu] Re: OPEN WITH listed duplicated applications

    It depends how you installed them.
    Installed as root, they will appear in /usr/share/applications, installed as your username, your username's home.
  13. [kubuntu] Re: How to update skype Version 2.1.0.81 beta to 4.2?

    That's something you need to take up with Skype.
    Looks like WINE is not really an option either:
    http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=1592
  14. [ubuntu] Re: OPEN WITH listed duplicated applications

    Prob best to move them somewhere else, so you can put them back if you make a mistake / find you need them.
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    [all variants] Re: Best Desktop Environment For a Netbook

    You could try Crunchbang it is based on Ubuntu 9.04 and uses Openbox.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: OPEN WITH listed duplicated applications

    ls ~/.local/share/applications
    on my fairly recently installed Karmic produces:

    fusion-icon.desktop
    mimeapps.list
    mplayer.desktop
    ie not a lot.
    wheras ls /usr/share/applications gives:
    ...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: OPEN WITH listed duplicated applications

    The .desktop files should be the ones you're after, do you have several with the same name (or very similar).
    There might also be some in /usr/share/applications.

    NB I have double entries for...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: OPEN WITH listed duplicated applications

    Have a look for duplicate.desktop files in:
    ~/.local/share/applications

    Also for a particular filetype, click properties (of a file) > Open With Tab
  19. Thread: wireless

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    [SOLVED] Re: wireless

    Right click on Panel > Add to Panel > Notification Area
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Am I the Only One Without Issues With Karmic?

    I think it's useful to bear in mind that a lot people only come to this forum if they have a problem, and as such are not a balanced representation of Ubuntu users.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Failing at Getting My Feet Wet...

    Not massively useful but how about setting up a conky script for your desktop?
    Inspiration:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=281865&page=1227
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    [ubuntu] Re: Netgear WG311T Wireless Router

    Are you sure the file is lower case (it is case sensitive) - The links I posted refer to "WG311v3.INF".

    I was going to d/l and have a look at the zip, but it's going so slow it would take...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: HP Notebook Problems with Sound, Video Card, and Wireless Card :(

    Have you tried installing the backports to get the wireless working?

    sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-karmic
    and reboot.

    NB if you're not using karmic, change the ending to your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia Ion HDA problems

    Right click speaker icon > sound prefs

    Hardware tab > Profile > HDMI out
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Lenovo Ideapad S12 mic not working - Karmic Koala 9.10

    There are 2 versions of the S12, Intel/Atom & Via/Nano.
    I have the Intel/Atom version, and all works very well:...
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