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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Virtual Box - Failed to access the USB subsystem.

    sudo usermod -a -G vboxusers username

    didn't work for me. Is it possible that the group is not allowed to access my USB devices??


    sudo groups myuser
    myuser : myuser adm cdrom sudo dip...
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    Re: Trying to play Diablo iii PLEASE HELP!!!!

    I cannot get it to run in full screen as well. Help!

    Tried to go to Wine configuration -> tab Graphics and unticked "Allow the window manager to control the windows" to no avail.

    Also tried...
  3. [all variants] Re: Belkin Play Wireless N+N300 Dual Band USB Adapter (F7D4101 v1)

    Does this work without ndiswrapper? I'm looking at buying this adapter because it seems promising but a requirement for me is that it works in Ubuntu out of the box, otherwise it's a waste of time.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Belkin n300 wireless usb adapter

    Hi, I'm looking into buying this adapter as well and wondering if it will work in Ubuntu out of the box. Can you please let me know whether it works?

    Thanks!
  5. [ubuntu] Re: sendmail smarthost to send to gmail or my own server

    Thanks for the insight!
  6. [ubuntu] Re: sendmail smarthost to send to gmail or my own server

    This did the trick! Thanks so much! Also added a post to my blog so that I don't loose this info @ http://www.thheuer.com/2012/03/smtp-postfix-server-setup-for-your-home-development/.

    I ended up...
  7. [ubuntu] sendmail smarthost to send to gmail or my own server

    Hi,

    First of all, I apologise, because this seems like a well-discussed topic, but I am posting here anyway, because I couldn't get it working for quite a while now, even though there are lots of...
  8. [ubuntu] sudo service apache2 start - /bin/sh: Can't open /etc/init.d/apache2

    After upgrading to the latest Ubuntu on my workstation, I get the error message:

    $ sudo service apache2 start
    /bin/sh: Can't open /etc/init.d/apache2
    However, when I execute:

    $ sudo sh...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: firefox does not display the entire page source

    You will have to use your file name of course.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: firefox does not display the entire page source

    Yeah, make sure you executed the script with


    ./make_page > page.html
    If that gives you an error message or no valid html, try


    chmod +x make_page
    Of course you need to be in the correct...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: 10.10 disappearing wifi connection on custom laptop.

    For me this helped:

    Edit /etc/rc.local (e.g. sudo nano /etc/rc.local):


    iwconfig wlan0 power off
    which disables power management for the first wifi card (in my case a USB card) and voila it...
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    Re: HOWTO: change resolution/refresh rate in Xorg

    Thanks a lot! That worked! I just did the following:



    echo "#!/bin/sh
    xrandr --output CRT2 --auto" > ~/refresh_fix.sh
    Went to System->Preferences->Startup Applications, clicked Add, typed a...
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    Re: HOWTO: change resolution/refresh rate in Xorg

    Thanks for your reply and sorry, I had just dumped my question in here...

    Yes, it was regarding a monitor issue. I have a 2 monitor setup and every time I boot into Ubuntu, one of them has display...
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    Re: HOWTO: change resolution/refresh rate in Xorg

    Just a follow-up:

    If someone has the same problem, switching the monitors around physically seems to have fixed this issue at the root. Maybe something to consider testing for the next Ubuntu...
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    Re: HOWTO: change resolution/refresh rate in Xorg

    Hi, Thank you so much for replying so quickly!

    However, when I execute (with output):

    $ xrandr --rate 75
    $ xrandr
    Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 2560 x 1024, maximum 2560 x 1024
    DFP1...
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    Re: HOWTO: change resolution/refresh rate in Xorg

    Hi, After a long time without using Linux as my main OS, I decided to switch back to Ubuntu, because of its user friendliness...

    Anyway, it would be great if someone could help me with this weird...
  17. Re: HOWTO: Set up VNC server with resumable sessions - KUBUNTU VERSION

    This issue was still there for me. After a bit of googling and looking i found out that making your /etc/xinetd.d/Xvnc file look like this helps:

    service Xvnc
    {
    type = UNLISTED
    ...
  18. Re: CNN on (K)Ubuntu

    You can play CNN videos in Kubuntu using Kaffeine player, which is based on mplayer as far as I know. Just open the CNN video and copy the URL of the video into Kaffeine. Should work with all MPlayer...
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    Poll: Re: Linux sucks for most consumers

    Ubuntu makes Linux desktop use as easy as it can get with Free Linux based systems!

    I found that the installation is actually simpler than installing Windows, even if you install both. Windows has...
  20. Re: Howto Install 32 bit Firefox with Flash w/sound and Java for AMD64

    OK, think I fixed it by uncommenting some repos in /etc/apt/sources.list:


    deb http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper main restricted
    deb-src http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper...
  21. Re: Howto Install 32 bit Firefox with Flash w/sound and Java for AMD64

    # apt-get install ia32-libs ia32-libs-gtk gsfonts gsfonts-x11 linux32
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree... Done
    ia32-libs is already the newest version.
    Package ia32-libs-gtk...
  22. Re: HOWTO - Basic Network Troubleshooting / Understanding

    I thought I know quite a bit about networking and linux, but I cannot get the following to work like I want it to:

    I want to have a static local ip address for my Ubuntu 5.10 (custom kernel...
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    Re: HOWTO: Suspend2 in Breezy

    This doesn't seem to work. My partitions are not mounted. I even tried:

    OnResume 99 mount -a
    but did not help. Any ideas?
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    Re: Network Problem (Samba)

    Not sure about normal Ubuntu with gnome. But I think you want to open windows shares right? This, you can do with (Kubuntu) Konqueror and writing "smb://hostname" in the address bar. In gnome it...
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    Re: what to do with my thesis

    Are you a student? If yes, we could talk about you hosting your thesis for free at my host. I haven't got any clients yet. Probably, because I do not do any advertising and search-engine...
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