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  1. Re: Lame question of the day - what exactly is "focus"?

    Consider a situation where you have two windows open on a desktop and you want to "Focus" on one. This can be accomplished either by clicking on that window, or the desktop, or with Focus setup you...
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    Re: Xubuntu and nm-applet after today's update

    Yes, same thing here. No icon and no access to a GUI to see if it's working, BUT, if it isn't then this won't go through. LOL
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    Re: How often to do a fresh install

    In general terms there are not set rules for determining when you should upgrade. I have three main partitions on my HD, One is my daily use System, and I never touch it other than to update daily. ...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: any luck with installing adobe air 2.6 onto precise?

    I looked at it. It seems to want to remove fglrx, my graphic screen driver. Thanks anyway.
  5. [SOLVED] Re: any luck with installing adobe air 2.6 onto precise?

    Nope.
  6. Thread: Thunderbird

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    Thunderbird 11

    After the latest upgrade, Thunderbird 11 is back working on my computer. Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin system.
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    Re: Xfce/Thunar will not mount CDs

    Open VLC>Tools>Preferences>Input & Codecs Change the line reading /dev/dvd to read /dev/sr0 save and exit
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable Tap-to-Click

    Alt+F2 will open "Run" Type in gpointing-device-settings and when it starts disable touchpad. You can also put gpointing-device-settings in startup applications and have the option to make this...
  9. [other] Re: Error with "top" command in output screenlet

    Monitoring Command output, there are hints here about three items down.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/aix/library/au-monitorlogs/
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    [ubuntu] Re: flash on ubuntu 10.10

    Open Terminal and copy/paste the following;

    sudo apt-get install nspluginwrapper
  11. [SOLVED] Re: I cannot load Windows XP after installing Ubuntu Studio

    Open Terminal in Ubuntu and run

    sudo update-grub
    Then reboot.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Maveric - NO_PUBKEY on "extras" repository

    Actually that works on all pubkey not just Maverick. I keep a copy of that solution in my Documents and just add the numbers to run it in Terminal. Worked for many different distros for over a year...
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    [lubuntu] Re: DVD drive gone AWOL

    Probably missing codecs. Open Synaptic and search for "restricted" w/o quotes, then, according to which version you are using, install the restricted-extras
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    [lubuntu] Re: DVD drive gone AWOL

    No reason for it to show up in the file manager unless a disk is present. As for the command it works on my Dell laptop so it is the correct one. Have you tried to play a cd or a dvd?
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.10 64 and 32-bit serious problems

    Go to Liquorix site and get Repository http://liquorix.net/ Put it in your Software Sources. Open Synaptic and search 2.6.37, Install Linux headers and Linux image, reboot and enjoy your new...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.10 64 and 32-bit serious problems

    Ah, someone who agrees with me, thanks for coming forward.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 Instability

    Besides the Visible folders in Home, Documents, Music, Etc. I think if you look in /File System/Var/Cache you will find most of the packages you have installed. Sorry, been awhile since I looked...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.10 64 and 32-bit serious problems

    TGM4883, Re: 2.6.32 is much slower than 2.6.37 which is the current Kernel in some distros or with Liquorix upgrade.
    The Kernel has many of the presets for speed in the determining the way the CPUs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.10 64 and 32-bit serious problems

    Speed is a matter of the choice of desktops you use when it comes to scrolling and moving files etc. KDE is slow, but pretty. Gnome is a little faster, but bloated. When you get to Xfce you have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 Instability

    With all of the posts in all of the distros, there is one outstanding. Back up your Home folder and make a clean install. Also you should be informed 10.04 has been upgraded to 10.04-2 There are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with Samsung 55V monitor

    Is that 10.04 or 10.04-2? The newest download has fixes. Get it here:
    http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/10.04/release/
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    [ubuntu] Re: .exe trojan in Ubuntu

    Interesting, how it could get in there, since everything in my trash I put there and except for the user name the address is the same for that file on my system.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with Samsung 55V monitor

    Not clear which desktop you are using, each uses a different way to get to the mouse settings. Try to increase the size of the cursor before increasing the resolution. My resolution is 1920x1080...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Any good wireless sniffers for ubuntu?

    Try wifi-radar, it has a user friendly GUI and easy to set up.
  25. [all variants] Re: Low battery life and very hot Laptop with Ubuntu 10.10

    First check out the specs at the company who made the computer. Most will tell you to run the battery all the way down to get a full charge. If you are using it mostly like a desktop, run the...
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