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    [ubuntu] Re: Xorg.conf file help

    Sorry I did not reply earlier. Yes I used a different xorg version. Unfortunately I cant remember which- it was in kubuntu and I remember in kpackagekit- at the bottom of the details there was a...
  2. [wubi] Re: The installer encountered an unrecoverable error and will now reboot

    Hi guys.
    I encountered the same error. I've been using ubuntu for the past 4 years with any problems like it, but 10.04 kept causing this. The problem seemed to be errors with MD5 sum.
    After...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Xorg.conf file help

    Hi
    I had exactly the same problem with kubuntu 10.04- squiggly and at times blocky display.
    I have an ATI radeon 9800 pro. The problem was xorg and I basically just installed it straight from...
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    Re: Android or webOS on prepay phone?

    Thanks. Im in the UK and can preorder any of the above phones unlocked from expansys. The main issue is really which os to use.
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    Android or webOS on prepay phone?

    I need a phone mainly for talk, text and its ability to sync well with Gmail and Google calender. I don't want a contract and am planning to buy the phone, then get a pre-pay sim card. I would prefer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restoring evolution without "backup file"

    I eventually reinstalled ubuntu on a new harddrive and was then able to access the "broken" drive. Then I copied the hidden .evolution folder and pasted it into the new install drive. Worked...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restoring evolution without "backup file"

    Thanks forestpixie.

    I will try that and see what happens- will let you know.
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    [ubuntu] Restoring evolution without "backup file"

    I stupidly decided to change my heatsink without backing up- I needed to remove the motherboard etc...
    Anyway- I have lost grub and access to my XP drive (not important). I am now running from a...
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    [ubuntu] New CPU overheating

    I have been running ubuntu for about a year with an Athlon 3700 939 cpu with no problems - dvd editing etc.
    I wanted something a bit faster and today installed an X2 3800 in the same motherboard- I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Reinstal OS with CPU upgrade?

    Thanks Jocko.
    I was expecting a more complicated answer but "no" makes it easy! :)
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    [ubuntu] Reinstal OS with CPU upgrade?

    I am upgrading my CPU from an Athlon 3500 to an Athlon X2 3800 on the same 939 motherboard. My Hardy Heron install is perfectly set up and I really dont want to reinstall. Do I have to??

    Thanks.
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    [ubuntu] Re: File encryption

    Thanks guys.
    I think I will give Truecrypt a go.:)
  13. Thread: File encryption

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    [ubuntu] Re: File encryption

    Thanks. I assume then that they are both equally easy to use/secure and that there are no other programs? They seem to the only ones I found.
  14. Thread: File encryption

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    [ubuntu] File encryption

    Any opinions on what is the best program for file encryption ie GPG, Truecrypt etc. I want to use it for my online backups and backup on an external harddrive.
    Thanks.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Inspiron Ubuntu

    I have an Dell XPS M1210 that runs Hardy beautifully with compiz and Avant WM - with a 2 ghz processor, 2gb ram (buy minimum ram then buy an upgrade from crucial- will probably be cheaper) and nvidia...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where do I find system specs in ubuntu.

    Thanks a lot Nightwish.
    Installed and its impressive all the info it give- times its been booted etc!
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    [ubuntu] Where do I find system specs in ubuntu.

    Anybody know where I can find a program to display system specs ie cpu type and speed, ram, etc.
    Ive looked at xchat but it does not seem to work for this.

    Thanks.
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    [gnome] GTubeclock nice clock for desktop

    I just wanted to recommend this program as a desktopclock that looks like the old Nixieclocks.
    Here is a pic of my desktop with it.

    http://www.bonnyswan.com/gtubeclock/
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hyperlinks in email

    Im getting exactly the same probelm. Everything else under Evolution is working fine. Rightclick gives me the option for opening but nothing happens.
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    [ubuntu] Re: E: Malformed line 58 in source list

    Thanks Y-lee.
    Updated as well.

    Wow I am really impressed with the fast replies on the ubuntu forum!!
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    [ubuntu] Re: E: Malformed line 58 in source list

    Thanks a lot Peter.
    I deleted it and everything is back to normal.
    Will look for another suppository.:)
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    [ubuntu] E: Malformed line 58 in source list

    Please help.
    I tried to install Defcon from these deb files : http://download.introversion.co.uk/defcon/linux/contrib/ubuntu-feisty/dists/feisty/main/binary-i386/ .
    Unfortunately I now get the...
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