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    [ubuntu] Re: External Hard Drive Troubles

    You haven't said what filesystem is on the disk, but by the folder structure I'm guessing it's NTFS.

    Did you move the files and folders while using Windows or while using Linux?

    It could have...
  2. Re: Compiz, PulseAudio and Latency; why Linux gaming sucks

    This is more of a distro or desktop environment problem than a "Linux" problem though.

    Try running your game under a different distro.

    I use openSUSE 11.0 with the latest KDE 4.2 beta (all...
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    Re: January 2009 screenshot thread (safe for work ONLY)

    OS - openSUSE 11.0
    DE - KDE 4.2 (beta something or other!)
    Wallpaper - dunno
    Weather - Google weather gadget (KDE 4.2 runs all google gadgets by default)
    RSS news - Google BBC gadget
    Main menu -...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Headphone jack not working ubuntu 7.10

    Hmm, ok....

    First just undo the editing I told you to do (remove the line), then open a terminal and type:

    lspci | grep udio

    That will tell what type of audio device you have.

    Then maybe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Headphone jack not working ubuntu 7.10

    For the headphone problem do this:

    open a terminal and type:


    sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base


    add this line at the bottom of the file:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Two final remaining problems with Ubuntu

    Hibernation works well under Windows because Microsoft demand that all the drivers that the hardware manufacturers produce are given to Microsoft "technicians" to analyse and make Windows work with...
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    [all variants] How do I update the init.d links?

    I downloaded and installed the latest version of ddclient, but can't find the command that adds it to the rc folders.

    Anyone know how?

    It seems Debian variants don't use chkconfig to add/update...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need advice for laptop

    I went out of my way, and out of my price bracket to buy an IBM thinkpad to use as my server (for various reasons, one being a built in UPS :).

    It's an old T23 which I picked up on ebay for 200,...
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    In Hong Kong tomorrow, help needed!

    I have an eight hour layover and I would love to go to the computer mega-store "Golden Computer Arcade".

    Any locals fancy guiding me?

    I'll buy you lunch ;)
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    [all variants] Re: Nvidia 9500GT a no-go

    Apparently there is a new driver about to be released to fix some issues with KDE4, so maybe that will have support.

    Hang in there, there's bound to be a solution just around the corner :).
    ...
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    [all variants] Re: Nvidia 9500GT a no-go

    lol

    Don't waste money on blow up ones, they have real life ones now:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_doll

    There's a company in the US that makes amazing ones, I'm saving up my pension right...
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    [all variants] Re: Nvidia 9500GT a no-go

    You are being punished because you have such a flashy video card!

    Give it to me, and get a cheaper one, that guarantees that it will work ;)

    Sorry, I know I'm no help, but I just couldn't...
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    Re: August 2008 Desktop Screenshot Thread

    Hahahaha,

    I laughed for well over 5 minutes when I saw your logo, so I just had to share my mirth :D.

    I think I'll keep a copy of that, it's very good!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot delete from samba share

    I didn't see any shared folders in your config file other than the printer ones!

    But a few things:

    1. Change security = user to security = share, then everybody can read/write, and you won't be...
  15. Re: Blizzard Asks Judge to Forbid Open Source

    Hmm, but what you are all missing is the fact that the US "legal" system is based on precedence.

    Which means that if one judge does it, it becomes accepted and "normal".

    Then guess what, along...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help opening DVD, please.

    You have to mount it after you insert the DVD in the drive.

    1. umount
    2. insert DVD disk
    3. mount

    If it still complains about already being mounted, then maybe the system is mounting it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help opening DVD, please.

    lol, you are right, I must have been tired :).

    Try unmounting it first, then mount it again.


    sudo umount /mnt/dvd

    or
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    [ubuntu] Re: Playing games on Virtual Machines?

    Wow, Nvidia Geforce 9600M GT 512mbDDR3 on a laptop?

    That is a monster!

    Lucky boy :D.
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    [ubuntu] Re: NFS space in directory name

    OK, last resort, try this:

    Use %20 instead of the space, like so:


    /home/<username>/Desktop/Users%20Shared%20Folders/<AnotherUserName>

    I hope that works :).
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    [ubuntu] Re: NFS space in directory name

    Oh well, I tried :(.

    Good luck!
  21. Re: Looking for a name suggestion for a download manager for Linux

    FilePig
    BitGobbler
    ScoffTheLot
    Pirates Parrot
    DataMuncher


    ...anything along the lines of eating data :D.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help opening DVD, please.

    OK, good progress.

    So your DVD drive is /dev/sr1

    Put the disk in the drive and issue the same command again (you got it right).

    If there WAS a disk in the drive, then I would suggest that it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NFS space in directory name

    OK, make a link to that folder but give it a Linux friendly name (without spaces) and use that instead :)

    You can do that easily with Nautilus (right click on the folder -> make link) or from the...
  24. [kubuntu] Re: Slow KDE With pathetic compatibility with Nvidia 8800 GT and Compiz

    KDE 4 is BETA software, but the KDE4 team and certain Distro makers insist on not informing you about that!

    It is NOT ready for general use, and has many problems!!!

    It has issues with Nvidia...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NFS space in directory name

    Put the quotes at the beginning and end of the path:


    "/home/<username>/Desktop/Users Shared Folders/<AnotherUserName>"

    or use the backslash:


    /home/<username>/Desktop/Users\ Shared\...
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