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  1. [ubuntu] Installed Wally, login screen problems

    I installed Wally as a wallpaper manager and afterward my login screen had reverted back to the style of 11.04.

    Its not a big deal, I just really liked the way the new screen looked over the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to update grub

    Well, a mod can delete this.
    I got it with the first thing I tried, not sure why I posted so hastily
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    [ubuntu] How to update grub

    So I recently did a fresh install of Karmic, and for some reason it came with an old version of grub.

    ste@ste-laptop:~$ grub-install -v
    grub-install (GNU GRUB 0.97)


    How do I get it to update...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help! Ubuntu won't install

    Your video card shouldnt be the issue, unless its actually about to crap out on you..

    It sounds to me like your discs may be of poor quality, I would try one more disk.

    Also, before you burn...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Batari emulator

    Looks to me like an its errors with the installation script provided by the website.


    ste@ste-laptop:~/Desktop/batari/source$ sudo make
    cc -O2 -o 2600basic 2600bas.c statements.c keywords.c...
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    [ubuntu] Batari emulator

    So for one of my classes we are making an atari game, using the Batari emulator.
    I have the install files, it just wont work.

    I tried cd'ing into the source dir and doing ./configure make make...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I reduce the swap file size?

    You can do this with a partition editor.
    Get gparted-live, and boot from it.
    This will allow you to resize your swap partition to whatever size you want, its really easy to figure out
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    [ubuntu] Re: menu.lst, ubuntu 9.10.....where is it ?

    I dont want to steal this thread, but what is the easiest way to just edit what the items in grub2 say?
    I looked at your thread, and I have looked at the files and the only was I see is to edit...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Thinking about switching to Ubuntu- would like some advice

    1. I'm currently using Vista 64 bit, OEM edition. I want to remove Vista completely, but keep all my programmes, like Firefox, anti-virus etc. Is this possible? I need some advice on how to do this....
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    [ubuntu] Pidgin question

    This one should be easy.

    After upgrading to karmic, I installed pidgin.
    It works fine, but the formatting on incoming texts is not the formatting I have selected.
    It shows up as black on white...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hibernation killed my install

    OK So I have no idea why it happened, but I wont be using hibernate anymore.

    I was able to edit my grub menu from the grub boot screen.
    After my UUID there was "ro quiet splash"
    I edited this to...
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    [ubuntu] Hibernation killed my install

    So I tried hibernation after a new install..
    It hibernated fine, I left it like that over night.
    This morning, it will turn on, go to grub, try to boot, and sit there with a blinking cursor...
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    [ubuntu] Brand new reinstall. No usplash

    Just reinstalled literally 2 hours ago.
    I was getting all my drivers and apps installed, and I decided to go with a new usplash.
    After downloading startup manager, usplash isnt showing at all.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help finding pidgin plugin

    Ok so I solved it, sorry for taking your time if you read this.
    Ill post the solution for it in case someone else searches this:

    Make sure pidgin is not running first. Then open up a terminal and...
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    [ubuntu] Help finding pidgin plugin

    Ok so I installed pidgin 2.6.1 on jaunty, and now it wont notify using the jaunty notification system.
    Its because the plugin for pidgin isnt installed, and I cannot seem to find it.
    It doesnt seem...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: can anyone recommend a no-BS Wireless Adapter?

    Seriously try ebay.
    I bought a $10 usb adapter on ebay and it has been plugged in and just works.
    Tried on Ubuntu, Suse, Fedora, and various windows.
    It didnt have a sticker or label on it, it was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Internet works, but not messengers

    Bump..
    Nothing?
    Pidgin works fine on my desktop, just not here.


    EDIT


    Well still no luck..
    I tried opening ports and forcing pidgin to use them, but nothing.
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    [ubuntu] Internet works, but not messengers

    So Im connected to the internet, and everything works fine.
    Apt can download packages, evolution email works, firefox is normal..
    But messengers dont connect at all.

    I have maybe 5 various...
  19. Thread: Kde

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    [ubuntu] Re: Kde

    Wow that did it.
    Thanks man:guitar:
  20. Thread: Kde

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    [ubuntu] Kde

    So I recently installed kde-desktop in ubuntu jaunty amd64.
    When I tried to log in with KDE, I get "Error 3, check your installation"

    I would like to fix this and play around with kde for a bit....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3.5 and Flash

    Iv already tried that package through synaptic, and it didnt work.

    I guess Ill just continue using 3.0.x

    How do I downgrade it?

    Synaptic seems to think I have 3.0.12 installed, im really not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3.5 and Flash

    Already did, didnt work.

    Im thinking that apt doesnt know that i installed the newer firefox, and I have been updating and installing flash over and over again on my older(partially non-existant)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3.5 and Flash

    @Big:
    Didnt work either :(

    Everything installed fine without error, but no flash still.


    @Loose:
    The only plugin on the list is default plugin.
    Nothing for flash or shockwave
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    [all variants] Re: Spam or Not

    its spam.
    If you really need to find out 100%, log into your yahoo account.
    If you can log in, your not suspended.

    You should reply with some obscene message in the username/pass fields:P
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    [ubuntu] Firefox 3.5 and Flash

    I cannot by any means seem to get flash to work after updating to firefox 3.5 via this guide:
    http://blog.kidkonia.com/2009/07/09/roll-your-own-firefox-35-package/

    I would like at all costs to...
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