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    Re: How to make symbolic that aren't broken

    Glad it helped!


    To moderators: If the thread title could be edited to read "How to make symbolic links that aren't broken" it would be appreciated :)
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    Re: Firefox optimization and troubleshooting thread

    I had a similar issue a couple of days ago - even after downloading and installing Flash 10 from Adobe the browser (Fx 3.6.8 ) still thought it was 9.something. To fix it I had to:
    1) rename a...
  3. Re: HOWTO: Automatically login to XFCE without a login manager

    Credit to "shallow thoughts" for this.

    First the bad news:
    The login files changed again in Karmic. The file to edit is now /etc/init/tty1.conf but the line is the same.

    The good news:
    You...
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    Re: HowTo Achieve "Ubuntu-Desktop-Minimal"

    Do you have an .xinitrc file in your home folder? If not, startx is presumably running your default window manager directly. What window manager or desktop environment are you using? If, for example,...
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    Re: HowTo Achieve "Ubuntu-Desktop-Minimal"

    You could try changing the line in .xinitrc that starts your desktop environment to:
    exec ck-launch-session yourstartupcommand
    ie precede whatever command you were using with ck-launch-session ....
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    Re: Howto: Install Ubuntu without a CD

    It sounds as if you've installed just the basic command-line-only system. Maybe you forgot to select one of the desktop setups during the installation process. Two options I'd say:
    1)go back and do...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Unetbootin problem (suggestion of other methods welcomed)

    It could be you don't have enough RAM to load the whole .iso file. The 9.10 netinstall option is available now.
  8. [ubuntu] Re: error unable to unmount /cdrom wile installing ubuntu from hard disk using unetbo

    Have you tried the "netinstall" option in unetbootin? It's worked for me a couple of times.
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    Re: There is not enough talk about XFCE 4.6

    Does that repo still work for you? I installed 4.6.1 off it some months ago, but now it seems to be dead. I'd love to find some way of putting xfce 4.6.1 on another Jaunty box...
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    Re: Howto: Install Ubuntu without a CD

    Have you tried the latest version from Unetbootin's site?
    http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    If you run
    sudo modprobe snd-hda-inteldo you still see
    "WARNING: /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.save line 4: ignoring bad line starting with 'grep'
    WARNING: /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.save line 5:...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    No guru here, but first, in case your alsa configuration files are messed up, you might try
    sudo apt-get purge alsa-basethen
    sudo apt-get install alsa-baseand see if anything has changed.
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    It looks suspiciously as if you might have some corrupted files in there. Did you try running:
    dmesg
    or alternatively:
    dmesg > $HOME/Desktop/dmesg.txt
    and looking for some hint? (It's a lot of...
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    [xubuntu] Re: How do I start Xfce without GDM?

    GDM might not take up a lot of resources once you're up and running, but it can add a few seconds to your bootup time on an older machine, if that bothers you.

    I've no idea why you're getting the...
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    Re: Dillo 2.1 released! CSS now supported!

    Thanks sertse, that does it!
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    Re: Dillo 2.1 released! CSS now supported!

    Yes, and it was great for browsing through some enormous folder of html documentation, or doing a quick web search. In fact, if I can't find a way to disable CSS in Dillo 2.1 I might well go back to...
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    Re: Comfort zones: Windows vs. Linux

    The comments to that post more or less go along with what you say.
  18. Re: make it easier to reconfigure x for noobs

    I haven't used either of them, but you might want to check out:
    lxrandr
    grandr
    -both in the Jaunty repositories.
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    Re: Howto: Install Ubuntu without a CD

    Well, of course there's no cast-iron guarantee, and you should definitely back up all important data before doing something major to your system like this, just in case. That said, I've done this a...
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    Re: Firefox optimization and troubleshooting thread

    I don't know about Sunbird, but my Thunderbird files are in a different folder called .mozilla-thunderbird. My .mozilla folder only contains Firefox material. They've always had separate folders on...
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    Re: Howto: Install Ubuntu without a CD

    I used Unetbootin to install Ubuntu in some spare disk space on a Win 98 machine with no problems. Ubuntu provides a disk partitioning tool, and installs GRUB to handle the boot options, so from...
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    [all variants] Re: Known Jaunty Jackalope bugs with workarounds

    Software packaged with Jaunty
    I'm not sure if this thread is suitable for problems caused by software in the repositories being updated, but as a result of moving to Jaunty two issues came up:
    ...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Xfce 4.6.1 repository/packages?

    Have a look at this page:
    http://jeromeg.blog.free.fr/index.php?post/2009/03/04/Installing-Xfce-4.6-on-Ubuntu-8.04-and-Ubuntu-8.10
    I think 4.6.1 is on that repository.
  24. Re: LXDE 0.3 - Lightwght and Fast Desktop Environment (apt repo is provided)

    That's the Openbox menu of course, which might come up with a right-click to your desktop, depending on what LXDE desktop setting you've chosen. You can tie it to a key in the...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    Running Firefox as root sounds like a terrifying idea. Just think what you might pick up from the net and which would have free access to your system!
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