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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Laser Printer Ricoh Aficio SP C220N - No Linux Drivers

    This is a bit of an old thread, but I thought I'd update it as the printer isn't that old, and people are likely to find this pretty high up the google search results.

    As at 25/11/2012 I haven't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Problem with Sound Juicer (Audio CD Extractor)

    I ad the same issue. The fix above doesn't seem to work for me though. I'm using 10.04 Lucid

    For what it's worth, the "Retrieving tack listing...please wait" message in the status bar never goes...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Touchpad stopped working after updating to 11.10

    Just a note to say that the above solution did NOT work for me. A comment in a bug report turned up a solution however.

    Essentially, you need to use dconf Editor to toggle the "touchpad-enabled"...
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    [all variants] Re: Laptop with nVidia GT 540M and "Optimus"

    I just recently purchased an MSi GE620 notebook. It has an nVidia GE Force GT540M with 1 GB DDR3 RAM. The web site makes no mention of the "Optimus" feature for this model as far as I've noticed.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: NVIDIA-CURRENT driver activated but not in use???

    I have the same (or certainly related) issue, but with a new installation.

    Brand new MSi laptop with GT540M (1 GB)and 8GB regular RAM. 64 Bit Ubuntu 11.04

    I tried running "NVIDIA XSERVER...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: HOWTO (simple one) replace gnome-screensaver with xscreensaver.

    I just wanted to point out the "nospash" typo in that paragraph. If you copy and paste from the wrong section of the message, as I nearly did, you'll get unexpected results.

    Otherwise, great...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to fill screen on laptop monitor

    I suspect the OP has long since solved their problem or gone elsewhere, however, this thread showed up when I searched for a solotion to a similar problem, so I thought it would be worth posting...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] How to merge multiple PDFs into one PDF?

    Just a note which some may find convenient.

    A few people have recommended "pdftk". A companion for this, which is also in the repositories is "pdfchain" which is a nice simple GUI for merging and...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Error during install "Please insert disc labeled..."

    I had a similar issue.

    I'm using an i386 alternate CD to do the upgrade. I received the "insert disc labelled..." message, and thought "that's odd". I tried putting in the regular desktop CD,...
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    [all variants] Re: How do I get a network scanner (WiFi) working?

    Thank you olivers!

    I can confirm that this works with an Epson TX710W Multifunction Device.

    Ubuntu 9.10, 64 bit version.
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    Re: Mackenzie Morgan (maco)

    Good article. I like the profiles.

    However, am I the only one dumb enough not to have already known what the MOTU team is? I found out quickly enough, but a brief description or link in the...
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    [ubuntu] Choosing 64 or 32 bit for desktop use

    I'm presently building a new PC for my wife. It's an intel E6300 dual core system, and I'm wondering whether I should install the 32 bit or 64 bit version of Ubuntu.


    It's for general...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Brasero doesn't work!

    I'll add myself to the nlist of "Worked in 8.10, broken in 9.04"

    I'm not even trying to burn disks. I'm just creating ISOs of the kids DVDs to play on the other Ubuntu Media box.

    I have all...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Networked printer "Authentication Required"

    I haven't yet figured out how to skip the authentication step, however, you can release a job as follows:

    1. Bring up your printer list. ( System > Administration > Printing )
    2. Right click on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Converting flac to mp3.

    If you want a GUI app, I'd recommend Audacity. It's in the repositories. Simply open the FLAC file, and export as MP3.

    It gives you good control over the mp3 parameters, and is a great editor as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: login stuck in loop

    I too had been messaging with CUPS to connect to a network printer shortly before I had the problem. I was getting "unable to connect to localhost" sort of messages, IIRC. I could ping localhost,...
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    [all variants] Re: Acessing a mobile phone's storage via USB?

    It could be a (phone) driver specific thing, as you've said it works in a card reader.

    Have you tried booting to an older kernel and seeing if that makes any difference, as reported by snkiz? You...
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    [all variants] Re: Acessing a mobile phone's storage via USB?

    This made me think of something I've seen on portable hard disks and flash drives, but not on my phone, but it's essentially the same thing.

    If the disk is inserted on a windows machine, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mail servers available?

    Do you mean you're after another mail client?

    It's not usually your mail client that requires passwords (although that's an option, if you'd like to have youre client require a password before...
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    [all variants] Re: Acessing a mobile phone's storage via USB?

    FWIW, I have a Nokia 6230 which connects happily via USB.

    Mine uses the CA-53 cable IIRC.

    When you plug it in, does the phone ask you which mode to connect with? The choices I get are storage...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help some one any one please

    A little more information would be helpful.

    What is the actual problem, is it that you can't write to the parition?
    How did you format the drive?
    Is the drive mounting automatically on startup?...
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    [ubuntu] Re: login stuck in loop

    Interesting is one word ;)

    Some notes on things I've tried:
    1. Rebooting in recovery mode
    2. Rebooting to an earlier kernel (recovery and normal modes)
    3. Creating a new user account on the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: login stuck in loop

    I seem to have the same situation.

    Whichever console I attempt to log in at, I'm bounced straight back. It's not a password issue, as I get a proper error message if I get the password wrong.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Firefox taking up whole screen, covering docs and

    I've had similar issues.

    It seems to be that sometimes Firefox jumps in to full screen mode without warning. The thing is, it doesn't seem to be "true" full screen, it's just that firefox...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How Do i Get this xvod decoder

    I agree, it is almost certainly a 350 MB, 20 second advertisement for malware.

    VLC is playing it, the text you're reading is all that is in the movie itself. A real VLC codec problem wouldn't be...
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