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    [ubuntu] Re: Custom Firefox launcher not working?

    Thanks for the reply, but it is widely NOT recommended to enabled the Intel based hardware acceleration system wide for 2 reasons as I understand it. First off, it conflicts with Nvidia drivers if...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hide Firefox Open Menu Button?

    Thanks for the tip vasa!

    Am I wrong to assume though that this manual change will get overwritten every time I update Firefox in the future? Specifically if any changes are made to user profile...
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    [ubuntu] Hide Firefox Open Menu Button?

    Hey guys, I took the leap of faith and upgraded to Firefox 29 which includes the new UI. I was pleasantly surprised because I actually like it and I have been able to restore the previous layout I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub not updating?

    Indeed, 14.04 users are complaining about this as well as can be seen in THIS bug report. I have found a workaround that I can confirm works for me. I have commented out the GRUB_HIDDEN* fields like...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub not updating?

    Removed the [SOLVED] tag because I still have not found a permanent solution to this....

    My temporary solution is to set "set timeout=5" directly because "GRUB_TIMEOUT" is apparently broken under...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Battery Life?

    Fixed! I knew there had to be a way.....

    Anyway, I went ahead and installed laptop-mode-tools according to THIS guide and I am now getting 3-4 hours of battery life under Ubuntu :) Didn't require...
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    Re: Static IP and DNS from DHCP?

    Sorry, why is that exactly necessary?

    Isn't it just easier to set the DNS on the server to point to your router, which in term you can change DNS servers in 1 place across all devices (on your...
  8. [server] Re: How to access Ubuntu server from outside the network?

    OpenVPN is not needed and will most likely make things even more difficult. All he wants is to be able to remotely access files from the RAID drive?

    A simple FTP server would handle that, with the...
  9. Re: Making my firewall / router Ubuntu 12 server connect to a VPN service

    So you have access to a VPN service from that company, and you want to route all internet-bound traffic from your server THROUGH your VPN connection?

    Is it a physical server you have at home, or?
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Why aren't outgoing emails sending? (Ubuntu Server on static Comcast line)

    Short of getting access to a linux machine hosted outside your network (such as a VPS mentioned above), often ISPs will have outgoing relay servers that you can use so maybe you should ask?

    For...
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    Re: Ubuntu on MacBook Pro 9,2

    Yah....Unfortunately you won't get the 7 hours most likely. Most people running Ubuntu on their MBP's get between 2-4 hours. Some get 4-5 apparently, I get 2-3 hours with wifi enabled, light...
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    Re: NVIDIA Driver Freezes Desktop on 12.04

    Can you take a screenshot of the "Additional Drivers" window for us? Search for it within the Unity windows (accessible via the Windows key most often).

    From what branch are you pulling your...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub not updating?

    Nope, but I just fixed my own issue by making the following edit to /boot/grub/grub.cfg;


    set timeout_style=menu
    if [ "${timeout}" = 0 ]; then
    set timeout=5
    fi

    Seems like you need to set...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub not updating?

    Weird....We actually have the same...But you have a much newer kernel, so maybe that makes a difference?


    damir@damir-macbook:~$ grub-install -v
    grub-install (GRUB) 1.99-21ubuntu3.14...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub not updating?

    You tell me :) There are multiple "timeouts" in that file and I can't distinguish which are related....And no, only 1 Ubuntu install (and only 1 instance of GRUB installed).


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    # DO NOT EDIT...
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    [SOLVED] Grub not updating?

    Hey guys, having a weird problem...

    I have a dual-booted laptop and I want to change the GRUB time from the default 10 seconds to 5. By GRUB time I mean "GRUB_TIMEOUT=10" which is used to set how...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Battery Life?

    Thanks for the tips guys and I'll try out laptop-mode-tools I guess. FYI, bluetooth and basically most other things are already disabled and my brightness is usually at 30-40% only and I was still...
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu Battery Life?

    Hey guys, I am sure I am not the only one having this problem....Unfortunately, I feel like this is more "as designed" than a "bug" or something I can fix. Basically, I have a triple booted laptop...
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    Re: A General Question about Linux on Mac

    Harddrives are one of the pieces of hardware that OS X does not care about really. Any will run with it. But if you won't be running OS X anyway, you don't need to worry about any of this :)
  20. [SOLVED] Re: How to install in BIOS emulation mode instead of EFI?

    1) Lots of reasons NOT to have a swap partition when installing Ubuntu on a Macbook so I'd advise against it. The main reason being the 4 logical NTFS partition limitation. Also, you will get better...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype video calls always crashing.

    Sucks to hear....Do you have the same light problem I described with your Logitech webcam under Ubuntu?

    I too got tired pretty quickly of having to boot into Windows 7 just to use Skype.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype video calls always crashing.

    Even after all this...I still normally recommend Logitech. If you want to try another brand, Microsoft actually make decent and cheap webcams (lifecams?) too but no idea if they are supported under...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype video calls always crashing.

    My theory is the HDD/version of Ubuntu won't matter and your Skype video calls with still crash if using the Logitech USB webcam but try and let us know :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Skype video calls always crashing.

    I am 90% sure this issue is caused by using Skype with a Logitech USB webcam.....Watch the "on" light while on a Skype call, it will blink off and on randomly while on the call and it usually stays...
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    [ubuntu] Re: OpenVPN on 12.04?

    Any other suggestions on how to correct this?
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