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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (10.10, Maverik Meerkat)

    The solution still works on Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP dv6000 laptop. Thank you!
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    Re: What are spiders?

    Yes, if I remember correctly, it got its name from the old Webcrawler site which used a spider and web as its logo. As a Biology teacher, I would probably say something about an eight-legged...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Cores being over worked!

    Agreed, there are a few processes I am constantly having to kill. One is the Skyrocket screensaver after unlocking the desktop--it proceeds to take one of the cores up to 100% and stay there. (The...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Cores being over worked!

    Are you using xscreensaver? If so, does this occur after the screensaver has just been disengaged?
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Manual method for network proxy does not work for Chrome on Ubuntu 11.10

    Same issue from here as well.
  6. Poll: Re: Ubuntu 11.10 - no classic GNOME - what do you think?

    Agreed, on the desktop computer, my favorite is to install Ubuntu with the Unity Desktop, install the Xubuntu Desktop, and then personalize the XFCE. I use a mix of the two sets of applications. The...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Gnome Screensaver gone in 11.10...

    I ran into the same problem when looking for my favorite screensaver, the "Skyrocket". The following instructions worked for me on Oneiric 11.10.


    Problem

    The fine folks who consolidated the...
  8. Poll: Re: Ubuntu 11.10 - no classic GNOME - what do you think?

    Unity will let you do that. Just change the size of the windows and put them where you would like them.
  9. Poll: Re: Ubuntu 11.10 - no classic GNOME - what do you think?

    Sounds like something got messed up on the upgrade. With previous upgrades, I have experienced this. However for this distribution, I have updated three machines with three different configurations...
  10. Poll: Re: Ubuntu 11.10 - no classic GNOME - what do you think?

    In an educational office and classroom setting, being able to see the source and the project at the same time add an incredible amount to efficiency. Being able to see multiple windows at the same...
  11. Thread: Mouse problem

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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse problem

    Does this happen when you try other mouses?
  12. Poll: Re: Ubuntu 11.10 - no classic GNOME - what do you think?

    Agreed, it was...

    Actually, depending upon the machine and/or monitor in use, I tend the use the desktop which best suits that particular piece of equipment, even though I use mostly the same...
  13. Poll: Re: Ubuntu 11.10 - no classic GNOME - what do you think?

    For a desktop with some real estate on the monitor, my favorite is the "classic" Gnome shell. At first, I was opposed to the button move and Unity. However, I recently installed Ubuntu with the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi not working on my HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop.

    wildmanne39,

    I was searching for a solution to the same problem, found your post, followed the instructions and it fixed it. Your advice lives on!

    Thank you,

    Mark
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    [ubuntu] Re: How trustworthy are repository software?

    So far, the only time I have ever run into Malware on a Ubuntu system is when it is associated with WINE (not the beverage...) or a virtual machine.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Where can I get Ubuntu 9.10 theme for Ubuntu 10.04?

    From top panel:

    System --> Preferences --> Appearance --> Theme (tab) --> New Wave
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop effects could not be enabled

    I have the same problem here, and found a lot of information on this problem/bug at:

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Bugs/Lucidi8xxFreezes
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid proxy problem.

    This worked for me as well. Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid proxy problem.

    Same problem here. I am also having trouble getting it to work with:

    export http_proxy="http://username:password@my.proxy.org:port"

    It worked with previous releases.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot calculate upgrade error

    I gave up and did a fresh install on the two machines which were both giving me this error. On the Dell Precision 370, fresh install was perfect--just worked, right out of the box. On the Dell...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot calculate upgrade error

    Any suggestions on how to resolve this error? I am getting this same error, only I am attempting to upgrade to 10.04 LTS. This is the official, stable release.--Mark
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fan Speed Control

    OK, this is a bit more modern than the equipment I am used to. However, there should be someone here that can help you. Have you checked the hardware compatibility lists?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fan Speed Control

    Can you give us a little more information about your computer and its configuration? I have had this same trouble as you, but it was a number of years ago on an HP a305w--the fan sounded like it was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Font in FireFox is terrible.....

    Apparently the latest version of Firefox is getting its font hinting orders from the .fonts.conf file. You can find instructions on how to edit it at this link:
    ...
  25. Poll: Re: [RESEARCH] Where does your mouse pointer rest when not in use?

    Using a normal mouse, my mouse usually rests on or near the scrollbar which I use extensively when word processing or correcting eschool work.
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