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  1. Re: Get the bugs you want fixed faster - An idea

    So probably the best way for me to help is to join the bug squad and just financially contribute to Ubuntu via the official contribution page. Which option would be the best to vote for with my money...
  2. Re: Get the bugs you want fixed faster - An idea

    I came across this one a couple weeks ago https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager-openvpn/+bug/606365
  3. Get the bugs you want fixed faster - An idea

    I am not a programmer, and whenever I need to fix something in Ubuntu, I Google it and rely on those who have gone before me to find a solution. However, when I encounter a bug that has not been...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wanna get back to ubuntu but have doubts

    I have an older Canon Pixma that I could get installed in 32bit Ubuntu, but I couldn't get it installed in 64bit. I bought TurboPrint and it works well, but it won't help with the scanning if Simple...
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    Re: trackpad not working, system glitch

    Hmm, I am not familiar with System76's BIOS. In theory you should also be able to go into the BIOS and set the disc drive to be the first thing your computer boots from. However, if a password is...
  6. Re: external HDD stuck "scan and fix" windows issue

    My use of fdisk here is just to find the drive location. But yes, it wouldn't be very useful if there were two or more GPT drives connected and they were the same size.

    This would be a more...
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    Re: trackpad not working, system glitch

    Seems like quite the issue! I'm not too sure what would be going on here, but here is what I would do to troubleshoot.

    First, turn off and unplug the laptop, pull the battery out and press the...
  8. Re: external HDD stuck "scan and fix" windows issue

    Ok first we need to make an exact backup. You will need to install ddrescue in ubuntu and and have enough space to store an 80GB image, or another hard drive 80GB or more to be the backup.


    sudo...
  9. Thread: Computer slow

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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer slow

    The point is that the drive is failing, not that the spin retries are directly causing the problem. A failing drive often causes performance issues. It is possible that it might not be the cause...
  10. Re: external HDD stuck "scan and fix" windows issue

    Was this hard drive originally used with a Mac then reformatted using Windows?
  11. Thread: Computer slow

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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer slow

    One reallocated sector can be a sign that your hard drive is failing, but it could also be fine if the problem is just isolated to that one sector. However, Spin-up Retry is bad news, I always...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Format Corrupt SD Card

    I would try it in another adapter, or try another card in that adapter. If the adapter seems fine, I'd say you have a bad card.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer slow

    Maybe we should do a quick check of your hard drive. Sometimes an OS installation can bring to light hard drive problems that you weren't aware of before.
    Download Gsmartcontrol from the Ubuntu...
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