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    Poll: Re: Raring Installation & Upgrade Experiences

    I installed 13.04 (64-bit) via USB--have for a long time now with other OS's. I always customize the partition layout and direct grub to a different hard drive, i.e. the one Ubuntu is installed. I'm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu

    You could try these two programs, but use with caution. Both can be installed via 'Software Center'.

    Preload:


    Prelink: Keep an eye on free disk space (via system monitor for example).
    Open a...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Hating Windows 8, NTFS, & Many other things. Looking for change.

    First of all. That's a very nice primary system--wow!

    I would suggest backing up your Win8 install; Clonezilla, Macrium Reflect, Windows System image, etc. You may want to do a secure wipe of the...
  4. Thread: Ubuntu 12.10

    by midfingr
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10

    Hello,
    A couple of questions if you don't mind.

    - have you successfully booted to the desktop?
    - have you installed any updates? ; i.e. software updater and/or video drivers...

    In my...
  5. Thread: Backing up

    by midfingr
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    [wubi] Re: Backing up

    Just a shot in the dark...

    Maybe take a look at Clonezilla ? http://clonezilla.org/ It's used for imaging partitions, then a complete restore if needed.

    @ ikt -- that's very cool, didn't know...
  6. Re: Restart options has been removed from indicator-session

    @ mc4man
    LOL ... 4 Pack :D

    Here's a bunch of gibberish you can paste into a terminal or make a script for it...



    dbus-send --session --dest=org.gnome.SessionManager --type=method_call...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: New Unity Panel nautilus Icon Contrite :)

    Oh good. I was wondering when that was going show up. :)
    What does that make now? Three new icons?--dash button, software updater and nautilus...
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    Re: Custom shortcuts stopped working

    Ah, I see. Strange behavior. I haven't lost any keyboard shortcuts 'yet'. Although I completely lost the date/time application and had to re-install it--lol!
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    Re: Custom shortcuts stopped working

    Hi,
    Do you mean custom launchers, sim links and specifically Gnome shell + fallback?

    I can no longer create a custom launcher in 13.04 alpha (Unity) due to nautilus. Drag and drop web links onto...
  10. Re: Sound problems (poor 5.1 sound, low mic volume)

    Wow. Ubuntu 12.10 and you still like Ubuntu? :D -- lol! I had problems with that release, crashes, horrible video driver installation. Wait until Ubuntu 13.04 is released. I'm using the alpha...
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    Re: raring runs youtube without flash-plugin

    Just some observations...

    I messed around last night with different browsers, opting in to the 'HTML 5 trial' and disabling Flash.

    Ubuntu 13.04 x64; Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera
    Win8 Pro x64;...
  12. Re: Sound problems (poor 5.1 sound, low mic volume)

    Smplayer, excellent media software. I use that as well.

    One movie notorious for that is Matrix. If you have a copy, try getting that balanced out.

    Congrats on your days with Ubuntu/Linux! So,...
  13. Re: Sound problems (poor 5.1 sound, low mic volume)

    No worries about the question. I saw that it was a daemon config file.

    That sounds like a common problem everyone has. It has to do with going from stereo to a surround mix and other variations....
  14. Re: Sound problems (poor 5.1 sound, low mic volume)

    Awesome!! :biggrin: Thank you for letting me know.

    I made some progress too. Turns out the connections at the back were incorrect; took hours to figure them out.

    Also. The script. Is that the...
  15. Re: Sound problems (poor 5.1 sound, low mic volume)

    Hi,
    It's good to see you've resolved the mic issue. Thank you for the update. :)

    I have problems with 5.1 surround; using onboard audio. The only time I can get it working is when using Arch...
  16. Re: Sound problems (poor 5.1 sound, low mic volume)

    Hi,
    With Skype you may be able to fix the issue by open a terminal and typing:

    gstreamer-properties

    A window will open with output and input options. Under input, select Plugin: ALSA --...
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    Re: Remove "AMD testing use only" script

    Excellent! Thank you very much. :)
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    Re: KDE sucks. Gnome shell sucks worse.

    I'm late on this, sorry.

    While can certainly appreciate the work put into both KDE and Gnome 3, neither one has been appealing to me. If I had to make a choice, then I would pick Gnome 3 out of...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    I don't know if this will help: http://www.webupd8.org/2011/03/disable-appmenu-global-menu-in-ubuntu.html

    And yeah, I thought the same thing; Windows 3.1 all over again.
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    Re: HOW TO: ATI Divers v0.2

    Thank you :)
    Your guide got my ATI 9800 PRO working!

    Much appreciated \\:D/

    ... now I have install some (cough) id titles.
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