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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Minimum video/graphics card requirements for dual display with 3D effects

    Thanks for the response. I feel a bit more optimistic that the graphics card I've ordered will support two 1080p monitors. I should have the card by Monday, so I'll post back with the results.
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  2. [ubuntu] Minimum video/graphics card requirements for dual display with 3D effects

    Hello,

    I am working on building a new system from the ground up and I have purchased two monitors to setup dual display. The monitors are Asus 24" LED monitors with a native resolution of...
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    Re: Why don't people use Linux

    Here's a tip to help out with 'misconfiguration' of you system:

    1. When doing the OS install, make a username that will be used as a "System Administrator"
    a. You call call it anything you...
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    Re: Why don't people use Linux

    Try this out:


    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras^Give you all the goodies that Canonical cannot release with the distro for legal reasons.

    If you're just worried about getting...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Does an ext4 filesystem being used only for data storage require a swap space?

    Thanks for the speedy response. I think we can mark this one as SOLVED. I didn't know that GParted could resize, but I'm taking your word.

    Thanks again everybody!
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Does an ext4 filesystem being used only for data storage require a swap space?

    Sorry guys for the delayed response. I lost the aforementioned PC in an electrical storm. Needless to say, I no longer have that filesystem configuration anymore.

    However, there is still one...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Packages Not Updating

    In case anyone is still having problems, I believe I have a sure-fire way to take care of security updates (on either Server or Desktop editions); whether at a login shell, a virtual terminal, or a...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I am 26 and I use Ubuntu for everything that I can. I started using Ubuntu about two years ago and have zero regret.

    I still use MS-Win7/WinXP for TurboTax and thats about it. I keep access to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Packages Not Updating

    I have the same problem. I'm running Ubuntu Server 10.04.2 LTS (x86). I updated the list of repositories, then tried both upgrade and dist-upgrade. I know the packages didn't install, because there...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Does an ext4 filesystem being used only for data storage require a swap space?

    Thanks for the help guys. I should have been more specific about the location of the swap partition that is in use by Ubuntu.

    The Ubuntu OS is on /dev/sdb1 and its swap space is located at...
  11. [SOLVED] Does an ext4 filesystem being used only for data storage require a swap space?

    Hello,

    I am running a dual boot system with Win7 on /dev/sda and Ubuntu 10.10 on /dev/sdb

    I also have a 250 GB disk I use for storing backup data, /dev/sdc

    The two logical partitions on...
  12. [ubuntu] ;1 file extention inside .ISO files created using "dd"

    I am in the process of backing up a bunch of CDs. I have been using the following command to do so:


    dd if=/dev/cdrom of=/media/sdb/filename.isoI've noticed that in most of the .ISO images...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I've been using Ubuntu Linux since version 9.04. At first, I ran a dual boot with Win XP. About three months ago, I switched completely to Ubuntu and haven't looked back.

    I use my computer for...
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    [ubuntu] Using wget to backup a website

    I am trying to backup my sisters myspace website, mainly to save all of the pictures that were uploaded. She somehow lost the orignals.

    I read up on using wget and gave it a try, but no success. I...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Automount Internal Disk w/ ext4 Filesystem (on boot)

    Kind of answering my own question here, but I thought this would be helpful to anyone else who is doing the same.

    If you don't want the mounted disk (in /media/*) to show as an icon on your...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Automount Internal Disk w/ ext4 Filesystem (on boot)

    amauk: thanx for the info. i don't know why i didn't think of that. durgh! its always the simple solutions that get overlooked.

    - Slim Biggins
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Automount Internal Disk w/ ext4 Filesystem (on boot)

    i did have one other question. its not really important, but it never hurts to ask. is there any way i can go about having the disk icon not appear on the desktop. it just seems useless to have....
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Automount Internal Disk w/ ext4 Filesystem (on boot)

    Thank you, MooPi. Works just fine. =)
  19. [SOLVED] Automount Internal Disk w/ ext4 Filesystem (on boot)

    I have two internal hard disks in my computer, one 20gb for Linux, and an 80gb for storage.

    I am trying to automatically mount the 80gb on startup so that certain applications may access them...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Problems with K3b and Brasero after upgrading to Karmic 9.10

    madverb: You hit the nail right on the head. Thanks so much.

    I can add .mp3 format, in both k3b and brasero, and convert/burn them with no problems whatsoever. Seems like a legal issue with the...
  21. [SOLVED] Problems with K3b and Brasero after upgrading to Karmic 9.10

    Hello. I've been usuing Ubuntu for about three or so months now. I started running Jaunty Jackalope 9.04. I haven't had any major problems until now.

    That being said, I just put on the new...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Security: Blocked Connections in Firestarter. Who are they? Am I really secure?

    I love this forum. I'm new to the whole forum thing, but still amazed at all the responses I get in such a short amount of time. I definitely will take this thread to heart and read up on everything....
  23. [ubuntu] Security: Blocked Connections in Firestarter. Who are they? Am I really secure?

    I've been running Ubuntu for about three weeks now. Previously I was an XP user. I've read alot of threads, but this is the second one I've posted. From what I understand, there is no way to to...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: No Sound from Logitech USB Audio Speakers

    erikthedrink: I have tried the asoundconf approach before and had no luck. Still thanks for the response.

    drnoelkelly: The BIOS approach worked PERFECT! Thank you so much. I've been going nuts...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: No Sound from Logitech USB Audio Speakers

    drnoelkelly & ericthedrink: This is my first reply to my first thread in the Ubuntu Forum. I haven't even tried to config anything from a reply thread yet, (except reading others'), and I would like...
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