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    [ubuntu] Re: USB stick "Write Protect is on"

    Is there a tool available in ubuntu that can access the firmware on a usb drive? Or this is too esoteric (and I am at the mercy of PATRIOT)? I am only guessing that this is some firmware setting...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB stick "Write Protect is on"

    What is the meaning of "Mode Sense" in the dmesg output? I'm wondering if this is the culprit, and is there a way to disable it.

    The normal-functioning 16GB PATRIOT:


    [ 1052.894685] usb 1-2:...
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    [ubuntu] USB stick "Write Protect is on"

    I just purchased this PATRIOT 16GB Axle tonight. The first thing that I did was to change the fs label from "patriot" to "pinky" (because they come in black and pink, and I already have a black one,...
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    rooting my android phone

    So, I got this no-contract LG Optimus Q Android phone at Walmart. I am instantly fascinated (my first smartphone), but immensely annoyed with all of the trachphone crapware that runs in the...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: why clicking hyperlink twice speeds up page load

    Thank you, dcstar. Unfortunately, I don't understand networking well enough to make use of that information. (I've never even heard of UDP; thank god Ubuntu is strong in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: loss of keyboard input

    Thank you, nothingspecial.

    So, I suppose that I will just have to shutdown and restart occassionally (about once per week) ...

    Could it be that I just have a knack for choosing hardware that...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: why clicking hyperlink twice speeds up page load

    Thank you for the explanation, lovinglinux. I think that makes sense to me.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evince window size and position

    Olle, do you actually know how to make window maximized by default (for all new documents)? I saw the -f switch in the --help-all, but I would prefer to have it maximized rather than fullscreen. (I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: loss of keyboard inpu

    Is there a way to change this thread's tag from "lubuntu" to just plain "ubuntu"? I don't use LXDE (which I'm assuming is the "l" in "lubuntu".)
  10. [SOLVED] Re: why clicking hyperlink twice speeds up page load

    Thank you for the link, lovinglinux. I will try those "tweaks" one-at-a-time (which may take me a while).

    I still would like to have a better understanding of why I experience the particular...
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    [ubuntu] Re: loss of keyboard inpu

    Thank you very much for the reply, marinara.

    I certainly don't reset the keyboard layout on purpose, and I don't open any menus when this happens. I haven't figured out how to recreate the...
  12. [ubuntu] set evince to maximize window by default

    I run Lucid Live on a netbook. Is there a way to set Evince (pdf viewer) to always launch to maximized window by default? I tried to find a gconf setting, and looked around in the hidden folders...
  13. [SOLVED] why clicking hyperlink twice speeds up page load

    I run Lucid Live on a netbook. I use the standard Firefox web browser.

    Very often, when I click a hyperlink, the only thing that happens is that I see the status bar at the bottom right of the...
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    [ubuntu] loss of keyboard input

    I am running Ubuntu Lucid Live from an external flash storage. I use two different netbooks: toshiba mini nb505 and gateway lt2805u. Lucid usually runs fine with only various minor glitches (like...
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    jigdo first DVD

    Apparently, the first Debian Squeeze DVD is larger than 4 GB, and apparently this is a problem for various downloaders.

    I first tried wget, but it stopped at 4.0 GB.

    Then, I tried curl, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: firefox default pagestyle

    I'm not sure what you mean by "format", wildmanne, but probably that is what I'm talking about. There is apparently a style for webpages, maybe CSS or something; I don't claim to understand how that...
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    [ubuntu] bump

    bump
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    [ubuntu] bump

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    [ubuntu] Re: firefox default pagestyle

    Thanks, ysangkok. However, I should have clarified: I want Firefox to do less rather than more to load pages, so Greasemonkey is a bad solution for me. I've found that setting No Style helps a bit,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: battery critically low popup

    Thanks for responding, Temujin.

    I am having this issue on a Toshiba Mini NB505-N508 (a netbook).

    I do understand that there may be hardware driver issues. (Indeed I have already encountered,...
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    [ubuntu] firefox default pagestyle

    Does anyone know how to set (change) the default pagestyle in firefox?

    I can select my desired pagestyle from the View > Page Style menu; however, this is reset every time I launch a new instance...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Annoying password prompt on wifi reconnect

    This did not work for me. I already had these settings from the beginning. Every time I connect to my wireless router, I am asked for a password (not the key, but a password that I had to choose...
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    [ubuntu] battery critically low popup

    I'm running the Lucid release.

    When my battery is fully charged according to the power indicator and then the external power supply is disconnected, a message and dialog box both pop up claiming...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Indicator Applet Issues in 10.04 Lucid

    I found this thread in a google search for a related "feature", and it reminded me how much I also love the new "theme" of ubuntu. Shamefully, I also tried to remove the envelope and x bubble icons...
  25. Re: iostream behaving strangely (beginner)

    So a string is not the same as a pointer to a character array?

    Is there a (simple/buitlin) way to test the input stream to see if the first character is a newline? This seems kind of strange, but...
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