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    [SOLVED] Re: How to reset system to proper version?

    Thank you very much!!! :p

    Everything is back to normal now (at least I think it is)
    Programs are responding the way I think they should, so I really appreciate your help.
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    [SOLVED] How to reset system to proper version?

    I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 but I did install other desktops for a while to try them out.
    I uninstalled them after getting conflicts with the ubuntu-software-center.

    I'm still having difficulties with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: "apt" or "sudo apt-get" ?

    Thanks.

    Although it doesn't show up in the "alias" list, but I don't know much about Mint yet.

    I installed the Gnome 3 with Mint Gnome Shell Extensions and MATE as alternatives to Unity desktop...
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    [SOLVED] "apt" or "sudo apt-get" ?

    I've been looking into Linux Mint and discovered that I can use the command "apt" on its own without the need to type "sudo," it seems to work the same way, and it will still ask for a password.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu won't start :(

    I had a somewhat-maybe-not-so-similar experience when I first installed Ubuntu. It would not recognize my mouse or keyboard but it ran Windows just fine.

    I discovered that the BIOS was setup to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: network is unreachable

    Are you running the same operating system on both?
    Can you browse the internet from both?

    I have read many tutorials on setting-up Samba but they have never worked for me.
    However I do recommend...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu questions

    I tried out the live disc on my Laptop.
    Lubuntu is supposed to be fast.

    I had a similar problem, but I was unable to connect to my wireless router.
    For some reason it simply would not remember...
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    Re: 2010 FIFA World Cup Thread

    I totally expected France to dominate the match but Thumbs Up! to Uruguay for holding their own, I do like cheering the little guys - hoping for an upset.
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    Re: 2010 FIFA World Cup Thread

    heeeeeyyy macarena!!!!!
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to open documents from command line

    I will first admit that I am not familiar with the open command.

    The conventional way is to call up the program that will handle the file, then call the file.
    e.g.: $ gedit /path/to/file/file.txt...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Drapes Wallpaper management

    Open gedit (or your preferred text program) and then open the following file with it:

    home/yourdirectory/.config/autostart/drapes.desktop

    (Note the dot [.] in the .config, it's a hidden folder)...
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    Re: The BUMP Thread

    you@bump.org
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    [SOLVED] Re: Drapes Wallpaper management

    I found the answer.

    I added the following line to ~/.config/autostart/drapes.desktop :


    Type=Applicationsaved the file and DONE!!

    I found the answer in a bug report:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to see IP of networkprinter

    You can also find the info with "Windows Explorer"
    just navigate to the "Network" and find the printer,
    then select "Properties" for the printer, it should give you the info you need

    Or even...
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    [SOLVED] Drapes Wallpaper management

    Drapes 0.5.2 does not seem to (fully) work as intended.
    I am able to manually change wallpapers with it (but I don't need Drapes to do that).
    I wish to rotate my wallpaper every time I log-in.

    I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: [b]Bold Headings in Forum Threads[/b]

    Thanks, you're right!
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    [SOLVED] Re: [b]Bold Headings in Forum Threads[/b]

    so I don't need the BB code in the subject line?
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    [SOLVED] [b]Bold Headings in Forum Threads[/b]

    How do you make the subject line bold?
    I've tried many using the value as suggested in the "Help Post:"
    http://ubuntuforums.org/misc.php?do=bbcode

    But it never seems to work.

    How do you do...
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    [SOLVED] Re: [b]Arista Decoder has stopped working[/b]

    I kept wondering about the droid.xml file and how it was automatically created by Arista.

    I decided to to go back and do exactly as feline@mindless.com suggested.

    It works like a charm. Thanks...
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    [SOLVED] Re: [b]Arista Decoder has stopped working[/b]

    Thank you, thank you!

    I decided to try a combination of both suggestions.

    I went to ~/.arista/presets and copied droid.xml to droid.png (in case I needed the original back) then I renamed...
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    [SOLVED] [b]Arista Decoder has stopped working[/b]

    Arista Decoder has decided to simply not open.
    When called from the menu it shows a window in the Panel but will not open and then disappear.
    When called from the terminal I get the following:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Urgently need a DVD ripper that works

    "K9copy" works very similar to "Shrink DVD" and you can use "Arista Transcoder" to encode it to whichever format you'd like
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install webcam?

    This is the result I get:

    me@buntu:~$ LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so cheese
    libv4l2: error turning on stream: Input/output error


    These are my results from gstreamer-properties
    ...
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    [all variants] Re: Logitech Webcam

    Unfortunately I don't understand what this means

    Where should I look to "add" or "remove"?
    gstreamer-properties doesn't show these options and neither does Cheese.

    Can you be more specific?
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    [all variants] Re: Logitech Webcam

    my Logitech QuickCam shows up under "lsusb" but it is not available under "/dev/video0"
    How can I make the connection?

    gstreamer-properties test fails on my system.

    (Ubuntu 10.04, Gnome 2.30.0)
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