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  1. [all variants] Re: mount error: could not resolve address for Diskstation: Unknown error

    I had the same error mounting a share on my NAS from command line using cifs - I installed winbind and edited /etc/nsswitch.conf like so... hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] wins...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Screen shuts off in 12.10 - can't find where to turn that off

    None of the standard ways of configuring the screen idle time worked. Period. Nada, nyet, zip - only DGINSD's script worked. Caffeine didn't work, either... nothing did... it was POSSESSED......
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Screen shuts off in 12.10 - can't find where to turn that off

    Half the fun of any Linux distro is getting there - and I love finding fixes, but the screen things drove me nuts. However, finally getting it resolved brought much joy... :) I have a brand new...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Screen shuts off in 12.10 - can't find where to turn that off

    Thank you for that solution the script worked...!!! Am using Ubuntu Gnome Remix 12.10.1 on a laptop and nothing, and I mean NOTHING, had stopped the screen from going dark. Not tinkering with any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I need to login twice to log in - odd

    I've had a few bouts of the same - 11.10 x64 using gnome shell. I think it has something to do with the display driver, or rather the hand off. Usually, just before the boot process gets handed off...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Yugma needs Java, but

    Superb...!!! Thanks so much...!!! Did the trick, just what I needed...!!! :o
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 Gnome Shell doesn't work properly

    That's sad to hear... but that's what OS's should be all about - freedom of choice. May you be happy with yours...!!! :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to migrate to a bigger hard drive

    Windows does get cranky, but *usually* you can reactivate it. I just moved a Server 2008 VM from one Ubuntu machine to another - different hardware on both, and was prompted to reactivate Windows,...
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    Re: What is the future for Gnome 3

    Choice is important - and even though I am a heavy desktop user, I like gnome shell - it is clean, uncluttered. I am a keyboard person, and gnome shell works well for me, even unity did (until I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to migrate to a bigger hard drive

    clonezilla works great but takes forever to clone a large HD - so, plan your time accordingly...!!!
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.10 Multi Display with ATI Graphics... please help!

    I just wanted to say I "feel your pain" - I have had the same problems on and off with ATI and dual monitors and Ubuntu. It was really unhappy in 11.04 when I last tried it. I have a clean install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox-bin not closing

    There's a nice little addon for Firefox I use called QuickJava - it has ability to add little buttons to your Firefox launcher to quickly enable/disable flash, java scipt, images, etc.
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    [SOLVED] Re: login problem 3d for 11.10

    Try a clean install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Brightness in 11.10?

    If that is a laptop, try looking in your BIOS - could well have separate settings for brightness defaults for AC and battery.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: mediatomb broken after upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10

    Have you tried reinstalling mediatomb...???
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing ati drivers from ubuntuI

    Non-proprietary ATI drivers work just fine with unity or gnome shell. Proprietary fglrx driver causes screen aberrations if you use gnome shell. I had same issue - I wiped machine since I hadn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Inconsistent themes in 11.10

    That's my understanding - I use gnome-tweak-tool for gnome-shell...

    You might want to try gnome-shell. It seems faster than unity and a lot less quirky...

    I used unity from 11.04 until...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 10.10 upgrade to 11.04 fail

    Is it still a black screen but with a prompt? Like it is not launching a desktop...??? But rather into a terminal screen...???
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 Panel icons flashing

    What interface do you use? Unity, gnome shell, etc?
  20. Thread: Login as root

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    [ubuntu] Re: Login as root

    Interesting - guess I should tell Canonical that I was able to log in as root, huh...???

    lol
  21. Thread: Login as root

    by masgeeks
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    [ubuntu] Re: Login as root

    Sudo doesn't work for you? gksudo nautilus ? If you do that from command line you can move files around all you like.

    Auto login is an evil thing. Have you done sudo passwd root and set a root...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Running python

    I think you are looking for IDLE...???

    Search the software center for it. You can also install python3 and IDLE for that as well... :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with file/multimedia server

    BTW - system-config-samba doesn't work as gui in gnome shell (at least it didn't for me) needs some other packages installed. If you try to run system-config-samba from command line, it will give...
  24. Thread: GNOME 3 Bugs

    by masgeeks
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    [gnome] Re: GNOME 3 Bugs

    I had same issues with ATI fglrx drivers and gnome shell - and since I was so early on in the setup of the machine, I bailed and started again - was quicker and cleaner. The non-proprietary drivers...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printer lost after 11.10 upgrade

    Can you do a clean install...???
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