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  1. Thread: Save Opera Unite

    by larry
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    Save Opera Unite

    Dear All,
    I hope this is not too off-topic. If so, I do not mind if the moderator will (re)move this post.
    I am using Opera and I recently discovered opera unite, which can turn your browser into a...
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    Embedding movies in pdf file

    Dear All,
    I would like to be able to embed movies in a latex presentation (i.e. to play a movie within a pdf file). This should be doable if I look at
    http://electron.mit.edu/~gsteele/ffmpeg/
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: After upgrade to 10.04 flash not working

    Dear All,
    I do not know if this other problem is related: my girlfriend has just pointed me out that this page (online shop of a site)

    http://www.freitag.ch/shop/FREITAG/shop.jsf


    correctly...
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    Re: Latex font problem

    Well, by miracle I found a workaround
    http://bit.ly/afYvWH
    Indeed running the command
    sudo updmap-sys --enable Map=ua1.map
    sorted out the problem.

    larry
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    Latex font problem

    Dear All,
    For reasons it would take long to explain, I need to write a document (well, to be honest I need to generate a figure, but that is changed into a latex document) using Arial. It is the...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Wireless Not Working

    Hi there,
    Now I have fixed the problem: I had to update the bios (new driver available from manufacturer's website).
    Now I can drop all the external usb sticks, wireless connectivity just works...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Wireless Not Working

    Hello,
    And thanks for helping. Below is the output of the commands you requested.
    I am not that experienced about networks, but the problem looks to me more about enabling the wireless network than...
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    [xubuntu] Wireless Not Working

    Dear All,
    I made a fresh xubuntu 9.10 installation on my laptop (amilo pa 3553 fujitsu-siemens,amd64 architecture).
    The problem is that the network manager applet does not allow me to enable...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Conflicts after Upgrading

    OK, thanks for your suggestions, but it does not work.
    I am rather annoyed: my laptop is still up and running, but so many little things ended up broken after this upgrade...
    Hope I will be able to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Conflicts after Upgrading

    I am a bit puzzled: skype is failing as well
    From the guide
    http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Karmic#Skype

    $ wget -O skype_ubuntu-2.0.0.72-1_amd64.deb...
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    [ubuntu] Conflicts after Upgrading

    Dear All,
    I have just upgraded to 9.10, but I am experiencing some problems.

    I cannot watch youtube videos any longer. Firefox says that either I have javascript turned off or an old version of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade 9.04-->9.10 Suggestion Request

    Hi,
    This is what I did

    $ ecryptfs-wrap-passphrase encryption
    Passphrase to wrap:
    Wrapping passphrase:
    Warning: Using default salt value (undefined in ~/.ecryptfsrc)

    and then saved the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade 9.04-->9.10 Suggestion Request

    Thanks a lot for your suggestions.
    I am a bit ignorant --encryption just sounded good to me-- so: where do I find the my ecryptfs recovery keys?
    Cheers

    larry
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade 9.04-->9.10 Suggestion Request

    Dear All,
    I am currently running Ubuntu 9.04 on my laptop. I would like to upgrade to 9.10 via apt-get and terminal.
    I have a few questions
    (1) See my source list at the end of this post. Should I...
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    [all variants] Blackboard Chalk Latex Fonts

    Dear All,
    While googling for Python, I stumbled upon the following presentation
    http://www.aleax.it/goo_py4prog.pdf
    and fell in love with its layout.
    Now, I supposed it was created using a Mac,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to enlarge swap partition?

    See the link for the fact that you have to be careful when creating the swap file (not any file will do). There they mention holes.
    Fundamentally, my problem is that partedmagic or parted itself...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to enlarge swap partition?

    You see, I tried your suggestion , but I cannot resize \home since I am told that the partition has an incompatible feature (is it the fact that it is encrypted?). Otherwise, I would be happy with a...
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    [ubuntu] Resizing an Encrypted Partition

    Dear All,
    I am having a bit of a problem here. I installed ubuntu on my laptop (fujitsu-simens amilo pa 3553) from the minimal ubuntu CD. The live CD would not work due to some graphic driver...
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    [ubuntu] How to enlarge swap partition?

    Dear All,
    My laptop seems rather slow to me when doing number crunching.
    If I look at
    $ swapon -s
    Filename Type Size Used Priority
    /dev/sda5 ...
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    [ubuntu] Duplicate Support Warning

    Dear All,
    When I try to update my system (sudo apt-get update) I usually get these warnings

    Fetched 398kB in 3s (102kB/s)
    Reading package lists... Done
    W: GPG error:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on amilo pa 3553

    Hello,
    To be honest, I am not so interested in the wireless connection. It is usually a pain and I use my laptop mainly as a desktop replacement.
    I installed ubuntu 9.04 from the minimal install CD...
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    [ubuntu] How to relocate repository

    Dear All,
    This must be a one-liner, but I cannot do this myself.
    Say you use subversion (http://subversion.tigris.org/) to keep some files under version control.
    You had your own project directory...
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    [ubuntu] Brightness in Amilo pa 3553

    Dear All,
    I installed ubuntu 9.04 on my fujitsu-siemens laptop amilo pa 3553.
    The hotkeys for adjusting the brightness do not work, but I came across this post
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to Remove Encryption from Home Directory

    Mmmhhhh....so, in other words, could I simply (in case of necessity) backup my data to an external hard disk and then do the part I quote below



    so that I can move the data back? Why is it...
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    [ubuntu] How to Remove Encryption from Home Directory

    Dear All,
    I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.04 on my new laptop.
    Only one question (for now ;-): during the installation, I chose to have my /home encrypted. It looks a safe choice...but what if...
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