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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable multitouch gestures?

    I'm encountering this problem too. When I need to click and highlight something (click and drag) on the touchpad, it sets off application switcher as well as the dash on Ubuntu-desktop's unity. ...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: How to burn music files (mp3, ogg...) according to a playlist (m3u, pls...)

    awesome thread.

    3 ways to do it, depending on your requirements.
    Tested the rhythmbox / brasero way, confirmed that the digital music list copies to the New Data Disc Project for Brasero, with...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Dell Vostro 1320 Default Hardware Button Behavious

    simply to leave an updated answer for this thread:

    You can use keyboard shortcuts.
    in 12.04, type 'keyboard' in the launcher.
    in keyboard window, click shortcuts tab
    click SOUND and MEDIA on...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox not syncing right with Android phone.

    you might also try checking if the id3 metadata of the songs got messed up.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Rhythmbox not syncing right with Android phone.

    Hi

    prefer rhythmbox myself (simply because of the app name) but you can try banshee to see if it works.

    as critical updates are provided for rhythmbox, you can apply updates as they come out to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can I remove Nepomuk Backup?

    hi

    nepomuk got installed when you installed a KDE application.

    It looks like KDE apps depend on it.

    If you didnt install KDE as your desktop environment, you can try uninstalling it and...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Network Manager will not give me an internet connection

    Have you tried connecting to internet using ethernet cable?

    if you get internet from the cable you can
    try the instructions here for reinstalling network manager:...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Software centre missing and issues 11.10

    go to terminal try sudo apt-get install software-center


    one other thing you can try is another flavor like xubuntu 11.10

    though if 11.04 works on your computer, 11.10 should work better.
    ...
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    Re: Internal player refuses

    I'm not a mythbuntu user,

    but by 12.04 you mean using ubuntu precise pangolin? If so, you would definitely expect bugs, as it's still in Alpha.

    you could now contribute by filing bugs of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How di I check SATA controller speed?

    dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/output.img bs=8k count=256k rm /tmp/output.img


    sample output:
    262144+0 records in 262144+0 records out 2147483648 bytes (2.1 GB) copied, 23.6472 seconds, 32.7 MB/s

    ...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: insert mode in Vi,arrow keys show A B C D without moving

    reach vim docs online at :
    http://vimdoc.sourceforge.net/htmldoc/help.html#help.txt


    what you're looking for is there. also pasted it below


    *help.txt* For Vim version 7.3. Last change:...
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    [mythbuntu] Re: correct folder location?

    might be case sensitive.

    if drive is ATLANTIS, type all caps.

    also
    the separate drive might not be mounted automatically
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    [ubuntu] Re: Software center not responding

    you can try updating it.

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade


    or instead of running above commands, which update everything that has an update, you can:
    if Update Manager works, you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Building first computer....need help

    You can actually play a number of current games on integrated video cards from intel. Saw one guy playing new online first person shooter with an integrated video card.

    and lots and lots of old...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to add subs within a video file?

    gnome-subtitles

    subtitleeditor

    both in repositories (among others), search 'subtitle' in software center

    it would also depend on whether your phone's video player supports subtitles.
    i...
  16. [xubuntu] Re: eject/unmount and external HD indicator lights

    bump.

    also for flash drive / mobile phone / card reader.

    i tried SAFE REMOVAL using Disk Utility 3.0.2 from repos on xubuntu 11.10.

    It does safely remove the drive and icons disappear from...
  17. Re: Can't log into Ubuntu 11.10 after upgrade.

    also since you did an upgrade from 11.04, you can try a fresh install of 11.10.

    Fresh installs are often more stable than upgrades.

    Basically you can:
    backup your data in another hard drive or...
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    Re: Health and Fitness

    keep it up. yup, keep it interesting.
    once it turns into a good habit, you'll find you're doing it regularly.

    Just need to get into it and think of the benefits.
  19. [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu faster than Windows XP on old computer?

    browsers (and the sites we visit) need so much memory these days.

    you can also try out a text-mode www browser like 'lynx'.
    available in repositories.

    windows XP with up to date updates plus...
  20. Re: Whats a good analogy for Open Source/Free Software?

    opensource = old time neigborliness, people help each other out, build things together according to one another's need. people improve stuff because they encounter bugs. and they squash bugs to...
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    Re: Window or Linux;

    doog chang! (drum and cymbal sound)




    the age-old question that in the end only you can answer.

    considerations:

    - budget
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    [all variants] Re: Repetitive Stress Issues?

    have you tried the "left hand" setting on MOUSE preferences.
    (in system->preferences->mouse, 10.04 lucid)

    then you could click with the right mouse button.
    and even use your (hopefully...
  23. Re: Maximum number of threads accesing global data at the same time

    side note: Don't you think your prof/instructor might see this thread?

    anyway, this is interesting stuff you bring to the table.

    good answers too :popcorn:
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    [xubuntu] Re: Still some active gnome processes

    you could always do a clean install of xubuntu on another partition. (freeing up a partition if you dont have one).

    remember to backup your important data first though.


    then when you're sure...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: How to boot Ubuntu once it's installed along side Windows 7?

    grub bootloader.

    might have gotten installed somewhere else.

    or an incomplete install. good thing your laptop still boots up.

    edit: make sure you install ubuntu AFTER windows.
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