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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 How to get back to the old interface??

    If you have Ubuntu set to go automatically to the desktop, then you won't get the login screen.

    If you have Ubuntu set to require a login, don't actually log in. Just click your account name when...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Add Gnome 3 traditional layout in Ubuntu 11.10

    Ubuntu Classic comes pre-installed alongside Unity. When you start up the computer and reach the login screen, click on your account name, then open the menu that appears at the bottom of the screen....
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    [gnome] Re: Gnome 3 did not install Mutter

    I suspect it has to do with your chosen theme, which appears to be different than the one used in the Gnome 3 demos. It's called Adwaita and should be available in the Appearence Preferences.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity Dash settings

    I have yet to find a way to remove the "Workspace Switcher" button. Its functionality is easily duplicated with some simple, built-in, pre-existing keyboard shortcuts.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with my HP Pavilion dv6500

    Broadcom adapters can be a bit tricky. Take a look here for details on how to work with them.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Audio Problems in 10.04 -- Can't run medibuntu

    Open up your system logs (System>Administration>Log File Viewer)and try to play an MP3 or other sound file. When you do that, your logs will record this attempt and log any errors. Then you can paste...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 will not install, live cd wants me to log in

    I burned my CD in K3B at 8x speed. But when I restarted my computer and went through the installation process, the installer crapped out at 45%. I put the disc in my other optical drive, and the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Replacing 8.10 Partition with 10.04

    You'll need to choose the option to manually partition, if you want to replace 8.10 but keep Vista. Otherwise, the installer will attempt to put 10.04 alongside whatever else is on the hard drive; it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google Chrome and Flash

    If you're talking 64-bit, I've gotten it working tolerably well using this, but there's still lots of tearing in full screen Youtube clips.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Moving root and /home to new hard drive

    Thanks for the quick and informative reply. I should have also added that I plan to remove the old drive, which is currently listed as SDA and is an old PATA. The drive I want to move everything to...
  11. [ubuntu] Moving root and /home to new hard drive

    I purchased a new hard drive, and I would like to move Ubuntu 9.10's root and /home partitions to it. But all the guides I've seen for this process seem to refer to GRUB Legacy, while I'm using...
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    Re: By far the ugliest Ubuntu ever!!!!!

    Hi, wayneleon. See this link: Started with Ubuntu

    And this link:

    Installing Ubuntu won't have any effect on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Accessing Grub with XP

    Is this NIC integrated into the motherboard? If so, I recommend temporarily disabling it in your motherboard's BIOS. If it's a discrete card, remove it from the computer and see if that clears the...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot extract .iso (win7 language pack)

    Just search for "UDF" in Synaptic and you'll find a few packages you can install to add UDF support. I believe the main one is "libudf0."
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't install?

    It fits on a CD, so you can just burn it on one of those (unless you only have DVDs).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installation Problem

    You can install Synaptic in KDE, it will just require additional libraries because the dependencies aren't in place. (Most folks I know who use KDE use Synaptic anyway.)

    Just do this in a terminal...
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    [ubuntu] Re: can't install?

    Wubi installs Ubuntu inside of Windows' NTFS partition, which is why you can't see it in a boot menu. As far as I know, a Wubi version of Ubuntu can only be used from within Windows. It's designed to...
  18. Thread: Firefox

    by Mercury_Alpha

    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox

    That option doesn't sync with the repositories. Shiretoko is the exact same thing, just with a different label.
  19. Poll: [ubuntu] Re: hi friends please tell the solutions

    These are the official steps:

    These are the official steps for creating your own Ubuntu installation CD:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Install from USB using old bios?

    If your BIOS doesn't support booting from USB, you can try the PLoP Boot Manager.
  21. Thread: Firefox

    by Mercury_Alpha

    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox

    You can just download "Shiretoko" from the repositories instead. It's Firefox 3.5.x, only without branding.

    Some sites will recognize the browser by its user agent string, so you'll want to grab...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.04 and OOo 3.1.1

    Official deb packages will check for dependencies and download them if necessary. Since you're justing updating OOo, it probably won't need any additional packages that you don't have already.
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading from Jaunty beta to RC and Final release.

    If you installed the beta and have downloaded all the updates that have been released since then, you're running the RC. In a couple days, the final version of Jaunty will be "released," and you'll...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Jaunty RC - Looking like the best ever Ubuntu

    I can finally use Compiz effects with hardware-based video playback without flickering, so I'm happy. Before, I had to disable Compiz every time I wanted to view a video file. Either that, or I...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 around the corner, some questions.

    You may want to consider installing 9.04 in a virtual machine (VM) like VirtualBox. I did that myself recently, so I could play around with the OS without worries. The "OSE" version of VirtualBox...
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