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  1. [ubuntu] Re: I can see the wireless networks but it will never connect.

    I had this problem for a long time a while back, shortly after karmic was released.
    I managed ot fix it by changing the security protocol in my router settings.

    It seemed to constantly ask for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no makefile found???

    In the readme file it says:

    =======================
    Create a New Extension
    =======================

    Simply run:

    ./create-extension Foo Have you tried that?
    eg:
  3. [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Karmic: Firefox 3.6.8 breaks after Upgrade to 9.10 from 9.04

    Try reinstalling libpng; Open a terminal and run:

    sudo apt-get install libpng12-0
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    [ubuntu] Re: enable transparency in xfce

    Try enabling compositing in:

    Settings > Xfce 4 Settings Manager > Window Manager Tweaks
    go to the compositor tab, and enable display compositing.

    I think that should do the trick.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot splash garbage

    Wow that looks pretty strange. Does the system still boot though?

    Try modifying the GRUB_GFXMODE entry in /etc/default/grub with an appropriate resolution for your computer.

    Then;

    $ sudo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: lucid 64 unable to shutdown

    Try open tty1 (ctrl+alt+f1) and login with your user, then in the console:

    $ sudo poweroff
    or

    $ sudo halt

    Just a temporary way to make sure your computer shuts down properly until you find...
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    [all variants] Re: Fluxbox theme question/issue!

    Bump, does anyone know? I've been googling for the past few days and cannot find a how-to.
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    [ubuntu] Re: view history in terminal?

    $ cat $HOME/.bash_history

    Works a charm.
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    [all variants] Fluxbox theme question/issue!

    Hey, been using fluxbox on karmic for past few weeks, and im really loving the experience, so dammmm fast.

    However, i recently found out 2 weeks back how to set gtk themes via...
  10. Re: fluxbox how-to (compiling from source the latest version) plus tips & tricks

    First off, old post... but deserves a bump. Tutorial helped me out alot in trying to find out why the fluxbox package (in the karmic repo's) seems to take ages to load up (almost 40 seconds!),
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please Help with Java!

    Heres a really nice guide for a manual install:
    http://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/java

    Its pretty simple and ensures you are using the latest version even if the repositories are...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need HELP! (lost ubuntu from grub)

    Okay i just tried your advice with super grub disk, and used the auto command. But it doesn't do anything but list the same entries as the installed grub. ;(

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    Debian...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need HELP! (lost ubuntu from grub)

    hi, thanks for the reply, i have just booted into my livecd of ubuntu, and went to

    /media/blah/usr/bin

    (where blah is my partition serial/hash/sid)
    and ran

    grub-mkrescue...
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    [SOLVED] Need HELP! (lost ubuntu from grub)

    EDIT: SOLVED
    Thanks to louieb for suggesting super grub disk.
    1. downloaded http://prdownload.berlios.de/supergrub/sgd_cdrom_1.30.iso
    2. burnt to disc using other computer
    3. booted the cd, chose...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Brasero Disc Write Error (ISO Burning)

    Thanks for reply, i am using GNOME desktop yes. I'll have a look into it though. Thanks for pointing out the problem.
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    [SOLVED] Re: random "freezes" or pauses

    This might not help in your case, but it did for me.
    Some applications that spike the cpu usage temporarily cause the screen not to update for some odd reason... in most cases the culprit is compiz....
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    [SOLVED] Brasero Disc Write Error (ISO Burning)

    Heres a first for me:

    Been using Ubuntu since 8.10 currently running Karmic(64bit), all upto date etc. Anyway, i downloaded Debian, always been wanting to test it out.

    I downloaded the iso via...
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    [SOLVED] Re: unable to torrent d

    Thats odd, none of the files listed there would work for me. managed to get from a mirror though. Thansk.
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    [SOLVED] unable to torrent d

    Edit: nevermind
    http://se.archive.ubuntu.com/mirror/cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/9.10/release/xubuntu-9.10-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent

    this ones working.
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    [SOLVED] The following packages have been kept back:

    EDIT: restart fixed it, not sure why, but is now letting me install them.
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    demo@foxy:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree ...
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    [ubuntu] Can't Upgrade from 9.04?

    As far as i can tell, my internet is working perfectly... I have started to download the latest ISO image, but still wondering why this is happening:

    http://i33.tinypic.com/10you9y.png

    Friend...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Ripping CD's (Software for autonaming tracks?)

    thank you very much
    This application is awesome, exactly what i was looking for.
  23. [SOLVED] Ripping CD's (Software for autonaming tracks?)

    Before i copy off some music CD's to my home folder, is their any application which can automatically name the tracks/artist etc by grabbing the details from the internet.

    I do not want to copy...
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    [ubuntu] Re: IPv6 Broker / DNS resolution?

    Bump: anyone???
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    [ubuntu] IPv6 Broker / DNS resolution?

    Hi there, i am trying to enable hostmasking w/ vhost for irc usage/anonymity. So far i have installed and setup tspc and registered an account with freenet6. I have also made an account on afraid.org...
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