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    Gcalctool 5.28.2

    38 plus 41 divided by 2 equals 58.5? Did I miss a memo? Have mathematic operations changed? Does this program not support chain calculations? I was looking for $4.71 in my checking account. This...
  2. Re: HowTo: Speed up ubuntu boot process - the way you can feel it.

    The CONCURRENCY trick may work for some but on my AMD 6 core it makes absolutely no difference.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: 'network error in weather' wont stop coming up

    This is the one. After ignoring this problem for a couple months I finally sat down today and decided to do something about it. The other fixes didn't work for me but this one did. Now the weather...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    Give Unity time. It and Natty 11.04 are still in beta. It will get better. Personally I'm waiting for 12.04.1. Then I'll upgrade.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: backintime error: failed to take snapshot

    That would explain why the snapshots failed on either of my flash drives since I have them both formatted to FAT. I guess I can re-format them to NTFS as I would still like the backup info to be...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: How to confrim syncing and should I stick with Ubuntu One?

    Did I get a free upgrade somehow? I'm on the free 2GB plan and I just synced 584.5MB and am showing 11.4% used. The percentage showing used was correct up until now. But hey at least I didn't get any...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: backintime error: failed to take snapshot

    Yup same story here. :confused: I had it working fine and don't even know why I upgraded it. I tried backing up to two different flash drives and same story on each. Hundreds and hundreds of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Canon PIXMA MP250

    I got the MP250 working fine on 32bit 10.04 from info on this website: http://ubuntica.com/pixma-mp250-on-ubuntu.html but I haven't checked it out lately and not sure if any of the info pertains to...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: package update error -- "awoken-icon-theme"

    Yup that does seem to have worked. Guess I should have tried that to begin with but didn't want to make things any worse than they already were. Thx.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: package update error -- "awoken-icon-theme"

    I guess I might as well sign up to this thread. I have the same problem. My error seems to be just the "science" icon. I also notice when I browse through /usr/share/icons/AwOken/clear/128x128/places...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Canon PIXMA mp 250 Printer Driver

    This link http://ubuntica.com/pixma-mp250-on-ubuntu.html did the job for me. Printing and scanning functions seem to work quite well on my system running Lucid 10.04. I'm not sure if the links to the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Change Menu Bar Icon?

    Yes but what's the trick to get it to change with Tweak? After I change the graphic and choose 'yes' to make the changes take effect immediately my panels disappear and don't come back until I reboot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to Lucid Graphics Problem?

    Haven't tried the official work-around but after two months I finally changed the theme from Lucid's Ambiance back to a Shiki colors theme I had been using with Karmic and guess what? I opened up...
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    Re: ATi Open drivers are coming of age... :)

    Ok after reading through this voluminous thread I believe this post comes closest to addressing my problem. I'm running an ATI x1650 graphics card and upon upgrading from Karmic to Lucid I seem to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to Lucid Graphics Problem?

    I have the same graphics card and have the exact same problem with Lucid. Karmic worked just fine with all effects enabled but Lucid is unusable unless all effects are disabled. I enjoy a little eye...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Canon PIXMA MP250

    Just installed the drivers for this printer yesterday (haven't installed the scanner drivers yet) but it seems to work flawlessly. One thing I haven't figured out (maybe I'm just not paying...
  17. Re: easy access to Ubnutu linux cumminty support documentation

    I think I have better luck with Google really. Most of the hits bring me right here to the forums but when I try to use the same search parameters from a forum page it's usually just a big 'ol mess....
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    [ubuntu] Re: pending problems after lts upgrade

    I just upgraded from 9.10 to 10.04. I have the same problem with the password thing. It's quite annoying considering I have my system set up for no login password at all. But on the bright side from...
  19. Re: HOW TO: Change Ubuntu 10.04 WM buttons to 9.10 placement/order

    Yes but Ubuntu Tweak sucks.
  20. Re: HOWTO: Cleaning up all those unnecessary junk files...

    Good posts by all and I personally I agree on erring on the side of caution. I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu but have been using Windows for close to 20 years although I'm Windows-free now and I have yet to...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager-How much of this stuff do I actually need?

    I see your reason for trying to simplify things for me and thanks but please don't judge me by my "beans". Although I am actually a complete Linux noob I've have had a computer in the house for...
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    Re: Should schools be using linux?

    "The only dumb questions are the ones not asked."

    Great sig, I completely agree...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager-How much of this stuff do I actually need?

    Will post screenshots of error messages. It will be a few...relatives in this weekend for visit and am distracted. :(
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager-How much of this stuff do I actually need?

    Thanks for a few useful tips. Saving hard drive space is always good even if you have a terabyte or two (which I certainly don't). I view saving disk space the same way I look at saving money...Just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Empathy IRC

    Wow...first time I've ever goofed around with Empathy. Tried to connect to IRC and all I can say is I believe Empathy is one large p.o.s. Got to add it to my un-install list.
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