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  1. Re: Microsoft Office equivalent for new linux users using zorin, elementary

    LibreOffice has equivalents for all of the standard MS Office applications -- and can open and save to the MS formats, too!
    Word Processor = Writer
    Spreadsheets = Calc
    Presentations = Impress...
  2. Re: IMac won't recognize flashdrive containing Ubuntu

    If you haven't done this already, you will need to create a special version of a bootable USB drive for use with the iMac. Instructions are here:...
  3. [other] Re: installing without removing my file just deleting windows 7

    jamespoo

    I think your best bet is to backup your home folder. Install Xubuntu or Linux Mint www.linuxmint.com The desktop for each of them is much more like the old Ubuntu. You can even choose to...
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    Re: Podcast recommendations

    try the Linux Link Tech Show. They also have a liast of other podcasts you might like.
    www.thelinuxlink.net
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Volsnap.sys bluescreen issue after installing ubuntu

    It turns out that volsnap.sys is a Windows system file that can become infected backdoor. Since you still have Windows on the sda1 partition, it is possible that the drive is infected with malware....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Conky in Cinnamon

    I got around this by using this in the conky.rc file:


    alignment top_left
    gap_x 1120
    gap_y 10

    Adjust the horizontal and vertical gap from the top left until things are at the right place on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Flaky boot Ubuntu 11.10 single boot laptop

    Hardware, huh?

    I read through your post here, then Google searched for "Linux Presario R3200-PM008UA-ABA" I found just one other post, also from the Ubuntu forums where someone (with an R3000)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting rid of Windows

    Acer is notorious for locking the BIOS so you can't boot from USB. You may need to fix that before you can install, replacing Windows 7.
  9. [ubuntu] Re: i know another menu bar post but i have be searching and searching for over an ho

    What happens when you type
    gnome-panel& then type
    exitin the terminal? Does the panel stay visible?
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.04 Invert 2 finger scrolling

    You may be right. I'm not sure this is possible.
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    Re: How many of you use an Android phone?

    Just switched from Motorola Backflip with 2.1. (Ran very slowly) Now I have an HTC H2 hacked to run an HTC Desire ROM Android 2.2. Huge screen and very fast!
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    [ubuntu] Re: empty grub ?

    In later versions (9.10 and later) /boot/grub/menu.lst has been replaced by /boot/grub/grub.cfg.

    This link will help: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Uninstalling programs installed via terminal mode?

    Something else you might try:

    I have noticed that with the Software Center, not every installed .deb package appears in the list if you click on "Installed Software". On the other hand, if you use...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Uninstalling programs installed via terminal mode?

    Assuming you used apt-get install <package> to do the installation, you can use the following to uninstall:

    sudo apt-get remove <package>
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom 4313 on HP dm4 not finding wireless connection

    I have the dm4-1063cl, which does not come with a bluetooth adapter installed. I don't have any bluetooth accessories, so I really have no experience with this on the dm4.
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    [other] Re: # ! doesn't see any wifis

    I have not used crunchbang (other than to try it once) but it is quite possible that it does not have the right driver for the atheros card in your eeePC.

    If you don't mind me asking, why did you...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom 4313 on HP dm4 not finding wireless connection

    Thanks for the suggestion. the driver would not compile because of one missing component or another. I even spent time (rare for me) walking step-by-step through each instruction to ensure that I...
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    [all variants] Re: Broadcom 43224 drivers

    OK, now I'm just frustrated. I'm still working on getting the drivers working that are available from the repository before I try compiling brcm80211. Since the topic is really different from the one...
  19. [SOLVED] Broadcom 4313 on HP dm4 not finding wireless connection

    OK, now I'm just frustrated!

    My HP Pavilion dm4 notebook has the Broadcom bcm4313 and worked with the proprietary Broadcom driver provided with Ubuntu 10.04 but did not work with the...
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    [all variants] Re: Broadcom 43224 drivers

    I did not try the brcm80211 driver. However, my wireless stopped working again after using PCCMOSCleaner to reset the factory-set password. (I did not retrieve the password before I blew away the...
  21. Thread: HP Dm4t

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    [ubuntu] Re: HP Dm4t

    jediborger,

    When I installed Ubuntu 10.10 my monitor was shut off as well. I noticed that I could see a "shadow" of the objects on the screen. On a hunch, I tapped the button that turns the screen...
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    [all variants] Re: Broadcom 43224 drivers

    My HP Pavilion dm4 notebook has the bcm4313 and worked with the proprietary driver provided with Ubuntu 10.04 but did not work with the corresponding driver provided with Ubuntu 10.10. The solution...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New router causing problems

    If you haven't tried this already, you might try connecting by using the server's IP address rather than the server name.

    In Nautilus, press ctrl+l to display the location bar.
    Type the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: .mp3 question

    You could try this website: http://www.convertfiles.com/
  25. [SOLVED] Re: how pro are you? solve this little problem

    The easiest thing to do is turn the screensaver off manually when you are playing the game.

    System > Preferences > Screensaver

    Then uncheck "Activate screen saver when computer is idle"

    You...
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