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  1. Thread: Shutdown timer

    by VQIF
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    [ubuntu] Re: Shutdown timer

    With respect, lucifer1, that's not exactly what the question was.

    On older versions of Ubuntu the computer would automatically shutdown after 60sec once you selected "shutdown" from the menu. On...
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    [ubuntu] Distro upgrades and Grub

    Does upgrading my distribution upgrade the Grub, where relevant? I just upgraded to Lucid and it appears I'm still using Grub Legacy; I thought that would upgrade to Grub2 automatically, but maybe I...
  3. Thread: Pidgin Problems

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    [ubuntu] Pidgin Problems

    Well, I upgraded to Karmic the other day, and it's generally been a massive headache, so I won't be putting myself through that again.

    But one particular problem that I haven't managed to solve...
  4. [ubuntu] Dual-booting with Vista (Vista installed first)

    Hi all

    Am trying to put Jaunty on my Vista machine, but when I try to shrink the primary partition using Vista's resizing majig, it tells me I only have 886MB available shrink space - which I...
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    [ubuntu] Assigning "Windows" Keys

    So. I put Jaunty on my old Windows laptop, and for a while my twin Windows keys were, quite naturally, not doing anything. Indeed I thought they would live out their days in peaceful irrelevance, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sibelius 3 under Wine (Jaunty)

    Well, I'll be damned. There was an alternative install.exe hiding there; I just didn't look carefully enough before. Still took right-clicking and specifying Wine to make it work, though, but now I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sibelius 3 under Wine (Jaunty)

    Another thought occurs... WineHQ did say that the version Sibelius 3 was tested under was 1.1.24, so perhaps I shouldn't be surprised that my version doesn't perform the same. So should I acquire...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sibelius 3 under Wine (Jaunty)

    Yeah, unfortunately even though I only need the core Sibelius functions (like, y'know, writing music) rather than all the scanning and educational faff they keep bolting on, I still don't find any of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sibelius 3 under Wine (Jaunty)

    Yup: I got a faux-XP dialog box saying "The program autorun.exe has encountered a serious problem and needs to close" etc.
    This results in a massive block of fail that I can post here if you really...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sibelius 3 under Wine (Jaunty)

    Have just tried this; same error, I'm afraid.
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    [ubuntu] Sibelius 3 under Wine (Jaunty)

    Sup guys, looks like my limited supply of Linux-fu has run out.

    Basically I am trying to make Sibelius 3 (that's a music notation/composition programme for those that don't know) work under Wine...
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