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    [ubuntu] Re: help! Internet pages don't want to load

    Three bollocks! Cool! :D :D
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    [ubuntu] Re: help! Internet pages don't want to load

    The new box may not be configured correctly e.g. the DNS servers may be incorrect and the MTU settings may be wrong. Do you have instructions supplied by your ISP to configure the box or would you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: help! Internet pages don't want to load

    What did you upgrade re your internet connection?
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    [all variants] Re: CLI command to start minimized?

    The command to launch the two applications simultaneously would be...


    sh -c "evolution & empathy"

    To launch them minimised/iconified is more difficult. You'll have to try cariboo907's link...
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    Poll: Re: Chaos Rarely Breeds Order

    Er... isn't that what we have already? :confused:

    Speaking as a professional non-technical idiot, I have enjoyed the sometimes frustrating 5 year learning curve it has taken me to get comfortable...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: How do I associate a file-types with a program?

    Right-click any avi file. Select Properties. Set vlc in the Open With tab.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub2 Chainloading Windows Bootloader

    I'm not sure if this helps but in Grub Legacy if you booted sdb that would be hd0 and sda would be recognised as hd1.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding a mandriva installation to grub ?

    Gee, you're assuming I'm quite intelligent. ;)

    Does Mandriva use Grub Legacy? There's probably a conflict.

    Does this help?...

    http://forums.scotsnewsletter.com/index.php?showtopic=30224
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    [ubuntu] Re: Adding a mandriva installation to grub ?

    Have you run sudo update-grub? This should find other operating systems and put them in grub.cfg.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Download rate constatn

    Well yes and no. I suspect that IDM gave you the "illusion" that it was downloading at a constant rate. If any of the issues pointed out by lisati cropped up you wouldn't necessarily have got...
  11. Thread: Wallpapers

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    [ubuntu] Re: Wallpapers

    There's Drapes available via Synaptic. Once installed run drapes from a Terminal and it will put an icon in the notification area from which you can configure drapes.

    Edit... oops, perhaps this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: SOLVED Right Mouse Button menu error.

    Wow! you worked out the settings to change in your theme. I'm gonna have a go at that with my Human theme. Thanks. :grin:
  13. Thread: Windows 7 ISO

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    [lubuntu] Re: Windows 7 ISO

    Well I'm not sure if I can fathom Microsoft's licensing conditions but I think you have to install Windows 7 by the process mentioned in the link and then you can make a copy of the ISO. Does that...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Backing up keyboard shortcuts/gconf-editor tweaks?

    I'm not sure if there's a definitive list of what goes where but if your /root Home is pristine you could do...


    sudo ls -a /root

    This will give you a list of the basic configuration folders.
  15. Thread: Windows 7 ISO

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    [lubuntu] Re: Windows 7 ISO

    Yes, but doesn't the link explain how to make the ISO copy?
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Backing up keyboard shortcuts/gconf-editor tweaks?

    Backing up and restoring... such a big subject... so many solutions.

    Stuff like Keyboard settings and gconf tweaks are in your Home folder and the basic principle of replacing a newly installed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printer Driver - Canon

    I use a Canon Pixma and the open source drivers are not brilliant for photo work so I use this...

    http://www.turboprint.info/

    A months free trial then paid for.
  18. Re: How can I get permission to use the Ubuntu name and Logo from Ubuntu?

    http://www.ubuntu.com/aboutus/trademarkpolicy
  19. Thread: Windows 7 ISO

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    [lubuntu] Re: Windows 7 ISO

    http://store.microsoft.com/Help/ISO-Tool
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    [SOLVED] Re: Change default pdf reader

    Is it just Firefox with the problem? How does a pdf open from Nautilus?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Change default pdf reader

    Right click any pdf document. Select Properties. Choose and/or Add Foxit in the Open With tab.

    Edit... Er... I posted while you edited so my post is now irrelevant! :)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Right Mouse Button menu error.

    This behaviour does depend on your theme.

    For example the Human theme always highlights an item in a context menu whereas something like Traditional doesn't. If you don't release the mouse quick...
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    [ubuntu] Re: multiple software installation problem

    They won't always appear automatically in the Menus.

    If it's a command line application it generally won't appear in the Menu.

    Sometimes you have to Log out/Log in or reboot.

    You may have to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Right Mouse Button menu error.

    Well that's exactly the same as my current "mouseless "xorg.conf so it's not that causing your problem.

    Try running without 3D Visual Effects (Compiz) and see if that solves the problem.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Right Mouse Button menu error.

    I had a similar problem when I had my mouse unnecessarily configured in my xorg.conf file. Please post your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file.
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