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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Failed to retrieve share list from server (Cannot access Windows workgroup)

    Hey man thanks for this smb.conf file. I have been looking all over for a solution. yours was very helpful.
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    [ubuntu] Problem restoring Grub and boot.ini

    OK, first off I am pretty familar with ubuntu and I have restored grub before but this time its tricky.

    I have 1 sata hdd with ubuntu 8.10. 1 IDE hdd with XP pro. I installed XP and then ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: boot first from ubuntu...

    Thanks nakama85,

    what you said about sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst Actually helped me out with an issue ive been having with a ton of updates in the grub menu that i was too lazy to figure out....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Weired Message on Pidgin

    Yes its always nice being able to sleep peacefully without worrying about your machine.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Weired Message on Pidgin

    Viking007, I think that your machine is fine cus I get those too and its just spam IMs. It is weird tho that its not an IM account but I still wouldn't worry about it.
  6. Poll: Re: How many Computers do you have and what OS is on each one ?

    m_j_lyons You have too many windows machines. Need to convert family over to linux
  7. Poll: Re: How many Computers do you have and what OS is on each one ?

    Desktop 1. Ubuntu 8.04 / Windows XP SP3
    Desktop 2. Ubuntu 8.10 Beta / Windows XP SP3 / Windows server 2003 / Debian /Fedora 10 / Windows Server 2008 / Windows Vista
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    [ubuntu] Trouble with screen saver

    I am having trouble getting my screensaver to turn on. its set for 10mins but once 10 mins comes around the screen tries to activate the screan saver but then doesnt change from desktop. I am using...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which kernel comes with 8.04.1...

    I am trying out 8.10 Beta on one of my other machines. It seems to be alot better and have more support. i like it. I cant wait until they release the final 8.10 on oct 30th :)
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    nic2 are you sure you tried this. This is what the lower half of mine looks like incase urs is different.

    sudo gedit /etc/default/linux-restricted-modules-common

    # Use a space-separated list of...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    This is weird. after i install the video driver and then reboot. It trys to load load graphics and my res is 800X600. I am think its somthing with the xorg.conf file
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    Im also getting this

    desktop effects could not be enabled
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    No F-ing way it works. looks soo clear and nice now. when i try to run x server settings it says


    You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X configuration file (just...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    thanks for your help. im atleast glad im over that first hump. Ill let you know if i find anything.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    for some reason when i try to configure the card theres no Geforce 9 series. highest is 8
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    wow amazing. that worked. i rebooted but now my res is stuck on 800 x 600.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    I had the file executable. I have permission. im typing in the right path. i dont understand why in TTY i can't open it. I can open it in konsole but it says i have to run in TTY
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    Ya everytime I would get this

    smarks@smarks:~$ sudo sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.08.pkg1.run
    sh: Can't open NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.08.pkg1.run
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    the one i downloaded is called NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.08.pkg1.run.
    I got it here http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_display_ia32_173.08.html
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    smarks@smarks:~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential
    [sudo] password for smarks:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    build-essential...
  21. [ubuntu] Please Help!! Installing latest Nvidia 9600GT

    I am having trouble installing the latest driver for my video card. The file is saved on my desktop.The driver i have installed now is the 169. but i want the latest one which is the one im trying to...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I switched over to Linux really hardcore last month and im catching on fast. I love linux and i use it all the time except for when i want to play "one" of my games Counter-strike: Source. I did get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Automatically Mount other partitions

    smarks@smarks:~$ cd /home/smarks/desktop
    bash: cd: /home/smarks/desktop: No such file or directory
    smarks@smarks:~$ cd /desktop
    bash: cd: /desktop: No such file or directory
    also...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Automatically Mount other partitions

    yes permission are set to me Owner. I have looked all over the place. I have also tried /home/user/desktop sh /NVIDIA-blah blah. i get this

    smarks@smarks:~$ sudo sh...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Headphone & Speaker Issue

    just so i understand, You went to the preferences and under the tabs you selected your headset like how mine says USB Audio like in this pic.
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