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    [ubuntu] Re: bug keyboard eeepc

    Sorry to be bumping an ancient thread, but I encountered the same problem on my Eee PC and it made me EXTREMELY frustrated, but I managed to find a simple solution today. Therefore, I thought I'd...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: How to create exact HDD backup for upgrade to SSD?

    Ah, lovely :) I'll get the SSD tomorrow morning and try this out and tell you how it goes.

    Thanks a lot for your help so far. Very much appreciated! Learnt some new things.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: How to create exact HDD backup for upgrade to SSD?

    I like this idea. I never knew you could do this with the dpkg. Very nice, as I also believe in fresh installs.

    Have you actually done it this way before? So from what I can see it just goes...
  4. [ubuntu] How to create exact HDD backup for upgrade to SSD?

    Hey there. Just got a small question:

    I currently have been using 10.10 on my new netbook. I've been an Arch user for a while, but recently come back to ubuntu for my new netbook since it's a lot...
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    Re: GNOME vs. Unity

    To be honest, I don't mind Unity. I prefer the normal Gnome desktop, but Unity's come a long way even since where it was back when 10.04 was released.

    I really think they should just keep the...
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    Sticky: [other] Re: Laptop INCOMPATABILITY List.

    Version: 10.04, 10.10 beta (both 32bit)
    Maker: Acer
    Model: Aspire 4736
    Issue:
    Brightness adjustment doesn't work. Bluetooth isn't detected.
  7. What 'officially'(?) constitutes a linux distro?

    Hi guys. Just a small question:

    What actually makes a Linux distro a distro? As in, what makes Ubuntu "Ubuntu" and not just "heavily-modified Debian"?

    I mean, there are hundreds, if not...
  8. Re: broadcomm BCM4322 installing drivers from tarball

    Sorry for the late reply... got home last night from Uni only to realise my ISP had cut my connection due to insufficient funds... >_> heh...

    Anyway, I've moved the netbook to Uni and I tried to...
  9. broadcomm BCM4322 installing drivers from tarball

    Hi guys, just a quick question.

    I recently installed the Ubuntu 10.04 netbook remix on a friend's netbook (she pretty much killed XP) which has a Broadcom BCM4322 Wireless card according to lspci....
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    [other] Re: grub2 error with sabayon linux entry

    Ah, don't worry about this anymore. I worked-around it by putting the Sabayon disc back in and installing Sabayon's boot loader. It recognised all my OS's and works fine.
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    [other] grub2 error with sabayon linux entry

    Hello, yet another question from me.
    This time it's about grub2 and Sabayon:
    Alright, so I currently have Ubuntu 10.04, openSUSE 11.3 and Sabayon 5.3 installed (all 32 bit). I'm using grub2 (from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Reasons for certain partition schemes

    Alright, well after reading all of your posts, I've decided to stick with my standard linux partition scheme (since I've got my personal data separate from my systems anyway).

    Thanks a lot for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Reasons for certain partition schemes

    Ah, I see. So it'll probably be less trouble for me to just have separate /home partitions/directories with different linux distros.

    So are there any other advantages to having a specific...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Reasons for certain partition schemes

    Ah, right I'm starting to understand now. So there won't be a change in performance if the partitions are on the disk.

    But just an additional question on what Blackbird_13 said:
    Does that mean I...
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    [ubuntu] Reasons for certain partition schemes

    Hello there!
    Just got another quick question. Well I've always installed Ubuntu (and other linux distros, for that matter) on a single logical partition, mounting it as / and using a separate...
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    [ubuntu] Re: use of older ubuntu versions

    Ah, I see now. Well that satisfied my curiosity :) thanks for taking the time to reply and telling me the reasons for why you choose to stick with older versions.
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    [ubuntu] use of older ubuntu versions

    Hi, just a quick question I've been wondering for a while.

    Why do people still use older versions of Ubuntu? Is there a major reason, such as some new feature in the newer versions that restricts...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Oracle SQL Developer under ubuntu?

    Ah, crud. Managed to solve this problem with the help of another more-advanced-than-me linux user. Anyway, I'll write up how we got it sorted without needing to convert an rpm package to deb just so...
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    [ubuntu] Oracle SQL Developer under ubuntu?

    Hi guys, just got a quick question:

    I need to install Oracle's SQL Developer since I need to use the program for a database unit at Uni.
    Anyway, if you've tried to use it before you'd realise...
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    [other] Acer Aspire Battery Question

    G'day.

    Just want to ask a quick question about my Aspire's battery as I have no real knowledge of these things.

    Currently my Aspire 4736 has an Acer AS07A41 Li-on battery with a capacity of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Saving settings from a previous install

    Sorry, but I meant export settings such as my Ubuntu UI settings and all the settings under the System menu. Not with my individual app's settings. But thanks for your help, anyway :)
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    [ubuntu] Saving settings from a previous install

    Hello there. I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux.
    Over the last two months I've been trying out Ubuntu 10.04 32bit using Wubi under my current Windows 7 32bit OS, and I'm at the point where I want to...
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    [ubuntu] getting audio line in to work

    Hi guys. First off, I only installed Ubuntu this week for the first time, and I'm still a noob so please bear with me ;)

    Alright so here is my situation: I have my PS3's audio running through my...
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