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  1. [ubuntu] Re: help with customizing my awesome desktop

    The easiest way is to just use Ubuntu Tweak to do it.

    https://launchpad.net/~tualatrix/+archive/ppa
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    [ubuntu] Re: What controls the LOGIN jingle ?

    How to Remove or Change the Ubuntu Startup Sound.


    Step 1:
    Go to System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications
    Look for “GNOME Login Sound” in the list. If you don’t want to hear anything at...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install songbird in Lucid

    You can get the deb file from getdeb:

    http://www.getdeb.net/updates/Ubuntu/10.04/?q=songbird

    and install it from the terminal. Put it in a folder, navigate to that folder and use this command:...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: other IM or mail client tie with "letter" icon

    This will show you two different ways to do just that:

    http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/05/how-to-add-thunderbird-to-messaging.html

    Regards,

    Didius
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Moving the minimize, restore, X from left to right..

    To move the window buttons back to the left, enter the
    following in a Terminal window WITHOUT sudo:


    gconftool-2 --type string --set /apps/metacity/general/button_layout...
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    [ubuntu] Re: rhymbox plugins

    If thee is a network problem, the terminal may not work either - you may need to just wait a few minutes or change servers. But to try it open the Terminal and type (or cut/paste):


    sudo apt-get...
  7. Re: using unetbootin

    The Daily Live are iso files created every day during testing - you want the final release - ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso for a 32 bit install or ubuntu-10.04-desktop-amd64.iso for a 64 bit install....
  8. Re: Any Alternative to "USB Startup Disk Creator"?

    I agree that it is probably just a temporary problem with the keyserver, but if you are in a hurry, you can download the *.deb file you need from here:
    ...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: is it normal for 74%/ "storing language" to take long time (in install)

    If it is downloading a lot of language files from the repositories, it can take quite a while, particularly right now, when there are tons of people installing, upgrading, updating, etc.

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I turn off this pop up

    Keeping in mind the above warning about problems running scripts, you can set it to simply open by opening Nautilus and going to Edit/Preferences then go to the Behavior tab.

    In the middle of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Whats the deal with Mediabuntu???

    You generally won't pull down much, if anything, from them, so I just leave well enough alone. There are the occasional updates to the codecs, etc., but for the most part, you are right.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 3 loosely related questions

    1. If you don't make massive changes to the system, you'd have the release version just by updating. Normally, at this stage, I"d say that unless you want to get involved with the final stage of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Whats the deal with Mediabuntu???

    It's not Canonical - Medibuntu is a 3rd party repository and Canonical have nothing to do with it.

    To fix your updates, you can:

    1. Follow the link I posted and try out the three mirrors for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Whats the deal with Mediabuntu???

    My pleasure!!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Whats the deal with Mediabuntu???

    Read this for answers/solutions:

    http://www.webupd8.org/2010/04/medibuntu-repository-down-what-to-do.html

    Regards,

    Didius
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to downgrade kernel in Lucid?

    I'm curious as to what appears on your Grub menu at boot. Have you been removing kernels as soon as new ones appear? If you haven't, I'm betting you already have more kernels than you realize...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: How do you make .ISO disks from driver CD's?

    it will if you either:

    A. Change to the Desktop in the Terminal before you start the command.

    B. Include the path in the command; ie


    dd if=/dev/cdrom of=~/Desktop/cd.iso
  18. [SOLVED] Re: How do you make .ISO disks from driver CD's?

    Message #3 has the easiest answer:


    dd if=/dev/cdrom of=cd.iso
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    [SOLVED] Re: Lighter install?

    You can probably get everything you'll need through the repositories, particularly for a minimal version.

    You can install the mini.iso from here:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Notification Area Popup Location?

    Glad you found the answer you were looking for! You should mark this thread "solved" so that others with the same problem can find the solution.

    Regards,

    Didius
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    [kubuntu] Re: mp3 player

    First, add the Medibuntu Repository to Update Manager by cut/pasting the following into the terminal:


    sudo wget --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: How to make step-by-step install on new BASKET NOTE PADS file

    You are very welcome!

    Mark this thread as solved, so anyone else having the same problem has a better chance at finding the solution.

    Regards,

    Didius
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    [ubuntu] Re: /proc folder question

    /proc is actually a virtual file system it's sort of a window into what the kernel sees - files, directories and hardware.

    If you were to boot with a Live CD and look at the /proc directory on the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: wxcam compiling error

    Better than just "not bad"!! I'll look forward to you helping me and others out in the future, with a start like that.

    Mark this thread solved, so if anyone else is having the same problem it'll...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: How to make step-by-step install on new BASKET NOTE PADS file

    the package basket 2.0~beta1-0ubuntu1 is available through the universe repository. It is a KDE file, though, so it's going to pull in quite a lot of Kubuntu files with it, unless you've already...
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