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  1. [ubuntu] Re: where are folder sharing settings now? no longer in /etc/samba/smb.conf

    the settings are in /var/lib/samba/usershares/<name-of-share>
  2. [kubuntu] Re: Installing additional Software | Problems

    wine is an api stack built for unix systems so that windows executables can run in linux. It is not perfect with windows api yet so not all windows applications run but most can run.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Ipod and Removable Media desktop icons disapeared

    can access gnome configuration editor by hitting Alt+F2 and then typing gconf-editor.
  4. Thread: BIG lockup

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    [ubuntu] Re: BIG lockup

    sounds like it may be a flash problem. Does it freeze when you have a page in firefox open with flash content?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Delete Paritions

    please elaborate on what you mean by you can't restart.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Zboard MERC Escape Key Not Working in the Grub Bootloader

    glad i could help
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Zboard MERC Escape Key Not Working in the Grub Bootloader

    that's strange. i don't know the problem. Someone more skilled may be able to help. sorry.
    EDIT: Sounds like it may have been a problem in grub installation. Did you get any errors when you...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Zboard MERC Escape Key Not Working in the Grub Bootloader

    see if you can find something in your bios that states to enable usb for the bios.
    By the way, can you enter bios setup with the usb keyboard?
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Zboard MERC Escape Key Not Working in the Grub Bootloader

    did this happen before or did it start recently? if it has always been like this, some bios do not recognize usb keyboards or have an option to enable usb support. You might try using a ps/2...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Zboard MERC Escape Key Not Working in the Grub Bootloader

    usb keyboard, built-in or ps/2?
  11. Thread: upgrading

    by soccerboy
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    [ubuntu] Re: upgrading

    upgrading through update-manager should be fine short of a major reason for you to reinstall.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best Multimedia Programs as of 07/2008?

    it seems like you can run ms word 2003 in crossover linux and more importantly the free program Wine. There are loads of iTunes substitutes, Amarok, and Songbird come to mind along with Rhythmbox.
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    [ubuntu] Re: usb stick?????

    what is the output of
    fdisk -l after you insert usb stick.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Hardy v8.04 freezes when I click on the shutdown button

    since it is a known bug with acpi, switching distros probably won't help but you can try. The best would be to go to the already open bug report and post a confirmation of your problem along with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google earth.....No earth?

    under view it is the second to last menu item. I don't know about the fonts sorry.
  16. Thread: Partition

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition

    if that is the case, (same with me), i don't trust that to the auto partitioning system. I would pick manual and manually delete the OLD Ubuntu partitions. Be careful not to delete windows...
  17. Thread: Partition

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition

    yes. It asks which partition you want to install to in manual partitioning mode. If you select auto, you can tell it to use all free space or tell it to delete all partitions and use the entire...
  18. Thread: Partition

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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition

    Yes the software is a partition editor and a very good one in my opinion. If you already have ubuntu on a another disk (cd or hard disk? i don't understand).

    If it is on a cd (i assume the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Devices not showing up on desktop

    what is the output of
    cat /etc/fstab?
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    [all variants] Re: Really need help with mounting usb sticks

    that is impressive work identifying fstab errors from dmesg. dmesg logs are usually too much stuff for me to sort through but I see where you got it from.
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get problem

    try
    sudo apt-get install googleearth-package
    EDIT: strike that. that's not it.
  22. Thread: Partition

    by soccerboy
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition

    you can download a software called gparted from http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php

    Burn the iso that you download with a good cd burning software and boot into the livecd by editing your...
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    [all variants] Re: Really need help with mounting usb sticks

    what is in the output of
    cat /etc/fstab?
  24. Thread: Partition

    by soccerboy
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition

    can you just not boot into ubuntu and run
    update-manager -d from the terminal? This should upgrade you to the latest version.
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    [all variants] Re: Really need help with mounting usb sticks

    was your external plugged in when you ran that last mount?
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