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  1. Unanswered posts should get no shrift with search engines

    Not sure how this would work technically, but doing a google search on the latest thorn-du-Jour in my side and getting a hit that is unanswered is most depressing -- well, ok a waste of time, at...
  2. [ubuntu] Impressive: connecting two monitors works first time

    I've had some bad experiences with display configurations with Ubuntu in the past, but I gotta say this time was different.

    Two monitors (an Acer G246HLAbd and a Samsung 244T) - the Acer is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot and Console scrambled screen/fonts

    In my case, the console was blank, but when you type you got a glimpse of what was going on for the line you're on... then it would disappear immediately.

    Your fix worked. There was no GFXPAYLOAD...
  4. Thread: Java - Hadoop

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    Re: Java - Hadoop

    Based on a tip I found here: http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-1010605.html (near the end of the thread), I installed the following in /etc/profile.d/set_java_home.sh:


    export...
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    [ubuntu] Is 3.2.0-36 a bust?

    *deleted*
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    [all variants] Re: Wifi not connecting to 802.11n 5ghz

    Same situation here, but with an Asus K53SV. I have the same router (RT-N66U) - I really like this router.

    The iDevices in the house connect to the 5GHz network just fine, so I know it's working....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tomboy fails to export to html

    sorry to say it doesn't work with 1.10.1, either.
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    [SOLVED] Re: No access to edit options

    FINALLY worked up to 50 beans.

    But... still no edit rights?

    Are my beans not good enough? <grin>
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    [lubuntu] Re: OS Downgrade - Can't find 2 packages

    I'm sure you know that you don't have to use Unity if you don't want?

    On the login screen, set your environment to Gnome shell and you should be lookin' like Maverick.

    12.04 works pretty well...
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    [SOLVED] W510 Display Brightness

    This is in several places on the web, here's a very concise one:

    http://www.ryanlothian.com/projects/linux/thinkpad_w510_ubuntu_12_04


    The upshot of which is to add this to your xorg.conf...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Date format in Pangolin changeable?

    Here's what I did. It is admittedly draconian, but I want everything on my system to use 24-hour time and to use Monday as day 1 of the week.

    So I modified en_US rather than my LC_ locale...
  12. [PPC] Re: Weird self-fixing problem booting G5 after kernel update

    Once had an Asus AMD motherboard that would occasionally hang after it was in use for a while. Sometimes it would reboot on reset, but more often than not it would hang on boot. Leave it off for a...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: "Save image as" window is too large and partially off the screen

    MetCom45 can do that by select 'mark thread solved' from the Thread Tools link. I presume the forum monitor/staff folks could do the same.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Discussion about syslinux

    http://www.syslinux.org/wiki/index.php/The_Syslinux_Project

    Is that helpful?
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    Re: Upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 disaster

    I've had some bad experiences with upgrades, as well. Especially moving ahead more than one revision would make me think twice about upgrading. Previous post is good advice: download 12.04 and make...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Permissions problem in Backup

    I like to use duplicity for backup of /home and dump to back up / (root). duplicity is the stuff under the hood of deja-dup. or... deja-dup is a front end for duplicty.

    I run both as root.
    ...
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    Re: Newbie question: Where's the menu???

    I had a little trouble getting used to Unity myself. And even though it's not the answer you are looking for: try pressing and holding the Super key.

    There's a menu for you ... but it's a Unity...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Disc drive UUID = xxx not ready yet or unavailable

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCD

    I suggest you use a USB flash drive if you have a 1GB USB drive laying around. Much faster to create and to boot, not to mention you can overwrite it when...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to remove Lubuntu?

    This is a guess... so beware.

    If uninstalling the packages listed here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Documentation/UpgradeToLubuntu and reinstalling ubuntu-desktop doesn't get it for...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: urgently need help. 90% system in chinese and keyboard not working after last upd

    If you don't already have a backup of /home, get one now (ctrl-alt-F1 if X is messed up).

    Once you've done that, you can at least relax a bit. The worst that could happen then is re-install the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No access to edit options

    Ah... thanks. That explains my post two minutes ago in a support forum earning me a bean (39! woot!). ehm... yeah.

    Ok; think I got it, thanks. While reading yesterday, I only managed to run...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: script to search for process and pause it

    I think the glue you're looking for is 'awk'. For example:



    bick-ubtu3:~$ ps aux | grep sleep
    root 12057 0.0 0.0 4300 352 ? SN 07:35 0:00 sleep 1744
    root 14411 0.0...
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    [SOLVED] Re: No access to edit options

    Huh... I posted quite a few times yesterday... still 38 beans for me.

    I think my bean machine is stuck.
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    [SOLVED] Re: No access to edit options

    Ok one more gripe, then I'll shut up and live with it. I saw the closed thread, so obviously I'm not the only one.


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  25. Re: Count to 200 before a Windows user resets back to One!

    drat.

    III?
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