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  1. Re: 13.10: dropbox and copy.com applet indicators missing

    I clean-installed again, this time with a clean /home. Updated the system and reinstalled dropbox and copy.com from scratch.

    The indicator icons are now present. The dropbox indicator works...
  2. 13.10: dropbox and copy.com applet indicators missing

    I clean-installed Ubuntu 13.10 Beta - 64bit, but kept the original /home partition from my previous install (13.04).

    The copy.com and Dropbox applet indicators on the Unity top panel used to work...
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    Re: Picasa_3.0-current_amd64.deb - Anyone?

    I was looking for Picasa too and found both versions:

    32bit
    http://tiny.cc/8j3alw
    64bit
    http://tiny.cc/al3alw

    Both links redirect to rapidshare.com.
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    [all variants] Re: Google Docs Sync

    http://code.google.com/p/google-docs-fs/

    you mount your google docs account as a file system, then you can rsync etc.
  5. Re: What Android Applications do you have installed on your Android Phone?

    Autolock: avoids having to continuously enter the graphic code to unlock the phone by setting a delay before the phone is locked.

    Spelldial: the best tool I've found to quickly look for contacts...
  6. [photography] Re: Need advice with photo tagging - share your experiences!

    I use the same folder naming, and add a short description after the date - for example:
    2010 03 25 Wedding Mark Jennie New York

    This way I can quickly locate the folder with Picasa, Google...
  7. Poll: Re: Have you clicked on the wrong thing since the window control switch?

    I never clicked the wrong thing, but after a while I switched to the old settings (right side, minimize-maximize-close).

    I didn't really care about the control buttons being on the left or right...
  8. Re: When is the release of next Ubuntu version?

    April 29th

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LucidReleaseSchedule
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    [ubuntu] Re: Too much real estate taken up by Ubuntu

    I've been using one panel since 2004.

    Just right click on the items, unlock them if needed, then move them to the other panel (the top one, in my case). Very quick and easy. :-)

    Also, you can...
  10. Thread: Sync apps

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    [all variants] Re: Sync apps

    rsync -av /source/path /dest/path/
    should do. Test it with caution, however. :-)

    Let me know if you need further help - I can post some simple scripts when I'm back home.
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    [all variants] Re: photo cropping - alternative to irfanview?

    To quickly crop an image in Gimp:
    - open the image
    - select the "rectangular selection tool" (not sure if that's the right translation, I'm using a different language)
    - select the area to crop
    -...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What is this?

    If all you want is to delete it, open the terminal and type

    gksudo nautilus
    navigate to the file, select it, hit the DEL key.
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    Re: Fake USB-sticks !!! tool ?

    Not sure about that. Some sticks have "smart" chipsets which will allow writing and reading up to the virtual size of the stick. So even a restore (i.e. copying back from the stick) will look...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Does my strange disk sda order matter ?

    One possibility is that you shrank your sda7 partition and then created two new partitions in the free space between sda7 and sda8.

    I'm not sure though.
  15. Re: Running Lucid Alpha 2 - it's looking great

    I understand you. It's frustrating seeing how many people feel the impulse to correct you without even bothering to *read* your post.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recommendations for laptops?

    I never said ATI cards don't work. I have an Ati card myself on the desktop.

    But if somebody asks for an opinion, I'd never suggest to deliberately choose ATI for a Linux laptop.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recommendations for laptops?

    If you think that suggesting an ATI card for a laptop which is going to run Linux makes sense, well... I don't know where you got that opinion from. :-)

    To the original poster: at this point, my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recommendations for laptops?

    - Go out, choose the laptops you like among the ones with an Nvidia graphics card.
    - When you have narrowed your choice to a few options, ask what wireless cards they have.
    - Run home, check if...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I extract audio from video ?

    As somebody else pointed out, are you sure that mencoder is installed?

    In the terminal, type

    mencoder
    and post the output here.
  20. Re: Ubuntu forum members joining in 2007 or before please respond!

    I'm still here too. :-)
  21. [other] Re: DD and cloning external harddrives of different sizes

    If you're going to make a bit-by-bit copy, you don't need to make any partition on the target drive, which will become an exact copy (also in "virtual" size) of the source.

    When you say "failing",...
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    Re: Old PC users, chat here!

    There's a very similar thread with plenty of information here:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=478237

    Maybe the two threads could be merged?
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    Re: How should I partition my hard drive?

    Since he said he wants to share files, there's no real need to partition the drive 50% win and 50% ubuntu. Also, no particular need to have a separate /home in this situation (he can just "tar" it...
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    Re: How should I partition my hard drive?

    There are several options. The easiest one is to have two partitions: one for Ubuntu (20gb should be enough) and the other one for win 7 and all your data.

    However, a third partition for data...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Schedule complete system shutdown/startup?

    And look into wake-on-lan for remote startup.
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