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    Re: why is skype still available for Linux

    Why are people still using it!?

    http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Skype-with-care-Microsoft-is-reading-everything-you-write-1862870.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity broken after upgrade to 13.04

    Thanks Bogan that is good to know.

    Kinda annoying when you get messages about options being deprecated without any indication as to what has replaced it. Even the man page for unity specifies...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity broken after upgrade to 13.04

    3.8.0-19-generic


    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller [8086:0166] (rev 09)
    Subsystem: CLEVO/KAPOK Computer Device...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity broken after upgrade to 13.04

    If I run sudo su first then run unity-tweak-tool it works, but after that my desktop session is root. If I run as suggested in the earlier post I get an error

    [~]$ gksudo unity-teak-tool...
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    [lubuntu] Re: No Desktop After Upgrade

    Is this issue related to this thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2141007
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity broken after upgrade to 13.04

    Having the same issues after upgrade.
    The last post didn't fix it for me.

    Which package provides fallback-compiz and gksudo?

    This is on laptop with an Intel graphics card.
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    [ubuntu] Re: boot problem UEFI windows 8 and ubuntu

    @oldfred, BIOS/MBR mode I guess whilst I was working around the BIOS options for booting. I've now installed 12.10 and it Secure Boot is indeed working, but I need a driver for wifi which is in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: boot problem UEFI windows 8 and ubuntu

    Regarding Secure Boot, it won't boot Linux unless you have added UEFI key signatures. Also, kernel version 3.8 and above is required....
  9. Thread: nepenthes

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    [ubuntu] Re: nepenthes

    Try
    git clone git://git.carnivore.it/nepenthes.git
  10. Thread: wine 12.04.1 x64

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    Re: wine 12.04.1 x64

    I decided to try and build from source!

    http://wiki.winehq.org/WineOn64bit

    Hmmm


    chroot: failed to run command `/bin/bash': Exec format error
  11. Thread: wine 12.04.1 x64

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    wine 12.04.1 x64

    When ever I execute wine I get the following;


    bash: /usr/bin/wine: cannot execute binary file


    LSB...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 locking up with most kernels

    Can you switch to a console Virtual Terminal?

    <ctrl><alt><F1> etc?

    If not you may want to consider kernelnewbies.org/KernelHacking-HOWTO/Debugging_Kernel and using Magic SysRq key.
  13. Thread: X130e ThinkPad

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    [ubuntu] Re: X130e ThinkPad

    Are you confident that is the case here? He should at least explore the possibility that the config has changed.
  14. Thread: X130e ThinkPad

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    [ubuntu] Re: X130e ThinkPad

    Is it possible that your Grub menu is hidden?

    Take a look at the Hidden section here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2

    Try any key combination or if that doesn't work holding shift key...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot Windows/Ubuntu - free space not visible in Windows

    The space is there, you just need to allocate it to your filesystem.

    Depending on how your disk is partitioned this is reasonable straightforward.


    Gparted should allow you to see the free...
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    Re: HOW TO: Install fbcondecor

    Thanks for the reply, I really want to do a ppa for this to save having to go through the pain each time I do an install on a new machine.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fatal error: unable to install grub in dev sda

    Are you installing to lvm, crypto devices or raid?

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub-installer/+bugs?field.status:list=NEW
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem updating linux kernel

    It would appear that the latest kernel doesn't provide the realtek firmware.

    Debian have recognised it is a bug, http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=561309

    You could manually...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lucid and fbcondecor

    I finally got around to documenting it, but for Natty Narwal (11.04) This will also work for Lucid, only you do not need to create the symlink for klibc.
    ...
  20. Thread: messed up tty ??

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    [ubuntu] Re: messed up tty ??

    You can also switch tty by using sudo chvt 7
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    HOW TO: Install fbcondecor

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    If you have ever seen screen shots of Gentoo Linux then you may have wondered how the virtual terminals have graphical images in the background.

    This is possible using a Kernel...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Disabled Unity in compizconfig, now menu bar is gone

    From a console terminal try unity --reset
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    [kubuntu] Re: KMS / nouveau incorrectly detects TV-out

    Hmm, I'm trying to get terminal modes greater than 640x480. I've patched my kernel with spock's fbcondecor patch, which works fine on Intel. On any machines that have Nvidia the tty's always...
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    Re: [SOLVED] Increasing size of wubi partition?

    I would consider myself a reasonably experienced Linux user, I would have to agree that this thread is not solved.

    I'm using wubi because I wanted to do something quickly in Linux, but now I also...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB2 Install apparently fails on Alt. CD

    The /boot partition can not be encrypted!
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