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  1. [ubuntu] Samsung 840 Pro 128GB | Asus U36JC slow speed?

    I just installed Elementary OS (Ubuntu 12.04 based) on my Samsung 840 Pro (128GB) using GPT and aligned all the partitions. After installing Ubuntu, I modified the Fstab to add noatime and discard.
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    [lubuntu] Re: 10.10 and New VLC 2.0

    have you tried running build-dep be for compiling your vlc source?


    sudo apt-get build-dep vlc

    should usually solve your problem. remember which other package it tells you you're missing, do a...
  3. [all variants] Re: Using DKMS to automagically build rr26xx after kernel update

    Did DKMS build work correctly? I haven't had a chance to give this a try since I last posted.
  4. [all variants] Re: Using DKMS to automagically build rr26xx after kernel update

    Have you been able to find a solution to this? I'm seeing the same errors with my install.
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    Re: [SOLVED] Thinking of getting a SSD.....

    I just bought an old samsung ssd for my latitude x1. the harddrive's model is MCAQE16G8APR for anyone curious. here is my results from running bonnie++ comparing the old 4200rpm harddrive vs. the...
  6. Re: How to: Xubuntu - Thunar Native Windows Network Browsing

    very useful thread!
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    Re: HOWTO: Set up AwesomeWM 2.1

    thanks for replying with devilspie. i actually found that but i can't seem to get it to work. i made a firefox.ds in the .devilspie directory. ran devilspie but it doesn't apply to current windows or...
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    Re: HOWTO: Set up AwesomeWM 2.1

    I'm using arial size 8 for my status bar. however, upon startup, the fonts look a lot bigger than size 8. it is only after restarting awesome with mod4+ctrl+r that i get the set font size of 8. i'm...
  9. Re: HOW TO: Access GetDeb.net apps via "apt-get" & Synaptic

    lol yea i found that on google a while back http://xubuntu.wordpress.com/2007/08/05/howto-access-getdebnet-packages-through-apt-getsynaptic/
  10. Re: HOWTO: Set your system up for Wake On LAN (WOL)

    another very easy method (for dd-wrt users) is to turn on WOL settings in your BIOS and add the MAC of the computer you want to invoke WOL to the DD-WRT Services panel. Invoking WOL is now as easy as...
  11. Re: December 2007 Desktops (Safe for work ONLY) - Please include theme details.

    They are png icons i found on deviant art. i'll link you. http://styrizo.deviantart.com/
  12. Re: December 2007 Desktops (Safe for work ONLY) - Please include theme details.

    http://foureight84.googlepages.com/Thumb.png
  13. Re: 2.6.24 Zen Ubuntu Kernel - Faster, Stable, More Hardware Support

    for some reason, apci fails to load for my latitude x1. i don't think i need this kernel since it's probably not geared toward my hardware spec.
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    Re: building a PC or buying one

    building is always better than buying. i have been a system builder for over 10 years. it's not as labrous as one might think. and like other members have stated, you can control what you want in the...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    how do you keep the text from moving around?
  16. Re: [Howto] Successfully install the svn mplayer + gmplayer + all the codecs.

    for anyone using compiz and you're getting blank video. then do the following:

    go into preference, and change the video driver to:

    X11 (XImage/Shm)

    then gedit ~/.mplayer/config and add:
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  17. Re: [Howto] Successfully install the svn mplayer + gmplayer + all the codecs.

    wait, so how do i compile the firefox plugin from svn? also, this is an awesome guide. works like a charm. awesome work from everyone who contributed.

    edit: i noticed that after a clean install of...
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    Re: Countdown to Gutsy!!!!11 11 1 1 one

    this is the reason why people need to opt for torrent downloads rather than using http or ftp. it's faster, and takes the strain off these servers.
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    Re: Countdown to Gutsy!!!!11 11 1 1 one

    also, is subpixel rendering included in gusty?
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    Re: Countdown to Gutsy!!!!11 11 1 1 one

    seems that hte repositories are being overloaded. i can't even do a apt-get update. i'll wait it out. gusty installation worked perfectly. anyway, the gusty image i downloaded was from the mit server...
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    Re: Countdown to Gutsy!!!!11 11 1 1 one

    I am having trouble installing gusty. during 82% progress where the installer is "configuring apt" it freezes. it seems to be stuck at "scanning the mirror...". Installer doesn't freeze when i don't...
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    Re: HowTo: Install gaim(NOT pidgin) in Gutsy

    i wish you could use adium. but i actually like the new pidgin. but yes this is personal preference. good tutorial nonetheless. could be useful later on.
  23. Re: September 2007 Desktops (Safe for work ONLY) - Please include theme details.

    dude! that's really cool how do you do that?
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    Re: Howto: Get a beautiful Conky 1.4.2 setup

    no problem =D
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    Re: Howto: Get a beautiful Conky 1.4.2 setup

    if you want conky to display your wireless essid, then you can just do

    ${exec iwconfig eth1 | grep "ESSID" | cut -c 25-50}

    the cut command depends on your output. but that's the general idea.
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