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    [ubuntu] Re: channel4 4od stream not working

    which version of flash do you have. Did you try my instructions? If so, what was the result?
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    [ubuntu] Re: channel4 4od stream not working

    I've tried reinstalling HAL, but this isn't helping anymore. I suspect it has something to do with the recent update to Flash.

    Following adobe support instructions at...
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    Unity file lens very slow

    Hello,
    I've been running 12.04 for a while now, and noticed the unity file lens had become very slow. Getting results for a file search was taking over 2 mins.

    Having a hunch, I ran a sqlite...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Last update corrupted my WeatherChannel screenlet

    It was using the ClearWeather Screenlet. After downloading and installing it, change the script ~/.screenlets/ClearWeather/ClearWeatherScreenlet.py by:

    1) Comment out the line "from Numeric...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Last update corrupted my WeatherChannel screenlet

    Still working here
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    [ubuntu] Re: Should users avoid Gnome Tweak Tool?

    I've noticed that the number of options available in gnome-tweak and ubuntu-tweak have dropped recently, probably due to the changes from gnome2 to gnome3. Although annoying, it is a good thing as...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Last update corrupted my WeatherChannel screenlet

    Not sure if this is related, but I found there was a python bug in the screenlet after installing 12.04. Something about a library that is now deprecated. It was easy enough to fix after googling the...
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    Re: DASH: Talk about dash improvements here

    I've given away my age range :) I don't have any objection to the keyboard, but don't see why any device that is primarily touchscreen or mouse based, should have to use a keystroke combination to...
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    Re: DASH: Talk about dash improvements here

    No, adding keystrokes to make up for a shortcoming in a non keyboard process is not good. You stating that I should by bypass Unity and use Keyboard shortcuts means I can go back to Gnome2,...
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    Re: DASH: Talk about dash improvements here

    We have a difference of definitions. I class the software you mention as part of the GUI; the windows start bar can be used via Keyboard or mouse. My point being that if you want to use a touch...
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    Re: DASH: Talk about dash improvements here

    You have not understood my point. The point of Unity and Dash is to provide a natural interface where a keyboard may not be the best solution. Your point means we could do away with a GUI at all,...
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    Re: DASH: Talk about dash improvements here

    3 clicks compared to 3 keystrokes. I accept CTRL+ALT+T is fast, but those of us who didn't grow up with vi or emacs prefer to use a mouse or a touchscreen, why should we have to use a keyboard?
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    Re: DASH: Talk about dash improvements here

    Dash may have a use but it should not replace a standard menu. Take the following example; To launch terminal, I can:

    1) Use the mouse to click Applications - Accessories - Terminal
    2) Use the...
  14. Thread: Netgear XE104

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    [SOLVED] Re: Netgear XE104

    OK thanks for clarifying that. So ubuntu is working directly with your verizon router. That proves the internet and your Ubuntu laptop are working :)

    This means the connection between the laptop...
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    [ubuntu] Re: SIlly Size question/problem

    If you want to resize your 17GB parition to use all of the 96GB you can install gparted and resize the partition.

    You are best doing this from a live cd as it is quite risky.
  16. Thread: Netgear XE104

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    [SOLVED] Re: Netgear XE104

    Hi,
    Can you be a bit more clear on your set up.

    Are you saying the Netgear XE104 is your router?

    Can you connect using a cable (wired) and see the internet and other computers

    Can you...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: dual booting distros. anyone know best out of box wifi

    Each distro will have differing support for the many wifi cards available. The best way to see which works for you is to try a live CD.

    Also, please take care when writing as your post was very...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Booting problem after XP reinstall

    I would repair your XP install again. This should reinstall the windows boot loader, then you can edit the boot.ini file to use Ubuntu.

    Dual booting between XP and Ubuntu is better handled using...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How To: Installing gdesklets in ubuntu 10.10 successfully.

    awesome. Simple, easy to do. Nice one!!!
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    [xubuntu] Re: intel graphics problem (?)

    There is a bug with the intel driver in Maverick, so the default install only gives you a basic vesa complient display. You can manually activate the driver, but performance will still be poor.
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    Re: Netbook Recommendation

    I'm running on a Dell mini 9 with Karmic without any problems. Performance is snappy and the netbook remix is a good start for the type of interface.
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    Re: Installing Citrix Receiver 11

    Worked perfectly. Thank you for a clear, well written guide.

    Peace
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    [ubuntu] Re: hangs after splash screen

    Is there an issue with i8xx cards? If so, why wasn't anything added to the compatibility notes for the release?
  24. [SOLVED] Update Manager stalls without message going from Jaunty to Karmic.

    Hi,
    Tried to use update manager to upgrade from Jaunty to Karmic, however, it would stop without any messages after it had asked for my password. Running through the terminal and doing some...
  25. [SOLVED] Karmic. Pluseaudio home folder is not ours - connection refused

    Hi,
    Running a 2 day old Karmic install when all my sound went.

    Installing paman showed the 'Connection refused' message and the message /home/xxxxxx is not ours

    Reading around, I found that...
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