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    [ubuntu] nautilus display slow

    I just started experiencing this problem today... even rebooted once.

    my folder, "/home/me/books/Writing", has 4 PDF's and one directory. When I navigate to the Writing directory, it displays...
  2. [all variants] can I use ubuntu to safely increase windows partition?

    Hi,
    I have windows on one disk, and ubuntu on a second disk. The first disk with windows xp has several partitions because I was trying opensuse. I no longer want opensuse, and I want to increase...
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    Re: Move networks petition to support Linux

    thanks.. I watch Lost online, but have recently switched all my computers to linux because of all the virus problems with windows.
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    [gnome] Re: no title bar for Kontact

    well, here's what I did:

    In the kontactrc file, there is this section...


    [MainWindow]
    Height 900=812...
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    [gnome] Re: no title bar for Kontact

    same here... if you could, please provide the details to the fix
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    [ubuntu] Re: need a good hex editor (not hexedit)

    actually, I miscommunicated when I said "hex editor"... ghex is what I am talking about. ghex won't let me do 16 columns. The least columns I can get is 19
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    [ubuntu] Re: need a good hex editor (not hexedit)

    hexedit and bless only display output dependent on how big the main window is. I can never get the main window small enough to display only 16 bytes per line (or 8 bytes or 4 bytes per line)
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    [ubuntu] need a good hex editor (not hexedit)

    looking for a hex editor where I can line up the output at 16 bytes or 8 bytes ( or whatever, as needed).

    I need it to work for gnome - I prefer not to pull in all the KDE libs just for the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: install winXP after ubuntu

    I am receiving some help at linuxquestions.org. Yet unresolved, but I thought it would be easier to refer this thread to the other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: install winXP after ubuntu

    thanks for the link.

    I did the expand command, but I still get the same error. I might mention, that I know I am at least getting to the boot.ini in windows, because I added a line in it (when...
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    [ubuntu] Re: install winXP after ubuntu

    bump
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    [ubuntu] Re: install winXP after ubuntu

    I'm having serious problems with this.

    I've started over from scratch several times, and don't know how to proceed.

    My latest attempt.

    1) install winxp on 1st sata drive
    2) install ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] install winXP after ubuntu

    Hello,
    I have ubuntu loaded on a machine with two drives. I put ubuntu on the 2nd drive, and if I recall correctly, I chose to have the master boot record installed on the second driver (though I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do I receive system mail

    thanks!....

    mailutils seems to be what I need. Will check into cron later.
  15. [ubuntu] sync calendars, mobile, google, evolution on 2 computers

    Hi,
    I've seen this post: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=540330&highlight=sync+calendars

    And I was wondering if anyone else has any input or advice on how to get all my calendars in...
  16. [ubuntu] how do I get wireless up before wired? - to affect gateway in 'route' table

    I have two networks at home. Wired is slower than wireless (I know, I'm in the stone ages).

    When my network cable is plugged in, it comes up automatically, and comes up before the wireless, which...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Using Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (rev 02). Help needed to connect to wireless

    what's the setup at the university? what kind of security, etc.

    What have you done so far?

    Give us something to go on! ;-)
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    [ubuntu] ubuntu, virtual box and vista client

    I'm looking for help or advice as to any "gotcha's" I may run into.

    I'm installing ubuntu on my sister's machine, because she has many virus problems in vista. She will need vista for one or two...
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    Re: Most Stable Linux Distro?

    I know this is old, but I'm currently exploring the same question. I have to disagree (politely) with the statement above. My Ubuntu 8.10 has all sorts of problems, just that they mostly go...
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    [ubuntu] how do I receive system mail

    I want to receive system mail, in case there is a system message that I should know about.

    But, I don't want or need to have my laptop be a mail server or be set up to access anything outside.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Soft Hang on startup

    what shows up in the log just before the nvrm xid errors? I'm having a similar problem where a cron job always shows up just before the nvrm xid errors - causing the monitor to blink
  22. [ubuntu] Places - Home Folder icons and name changes

    Hi my icons changed, as well as the name of the Home Folder off of the Places Menu in Gnome.

    The Home Folder use to be listed as my name, now it is explicitly "Home Folder".

    What programs are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: using gnome, want to try kde and xfce

    thank you dawynn for your very thorough response.

    I didn't even bother with trying to get to KDE 4.2 after seeing how bad kubuntu's KDE 4.1 is. I wanted to love it. I really did. It looks...
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    [ubuntu] Re: wireless takes a long time at startup

    I don't see any options for Roaming Mode, but I did enter the settings for my wireless, which was necessary due to the fact that it's hidden and uses authentication. There is an option in the GUI...
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    [ubuntu] wireless takes a long time at startup

    when i reboot 8.10, the network manager will show other wireless access points nearby my home, but takes a long time to connect to the hidden wireless network (my home wireless).

    It does...
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