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    [lubuntu] Unable to find DVD on T41 laptop

    Hi.
    I am having a little difficulty with locating a DVD on a Thinkpad running Lubuntu. The disk spins inside, but it's not automounted, autoplayed, or displayed on fdisk. Nothing in /media either.
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    [lubuntu] Trying to play CD on remote desktop

    I am trying to play a CD on my grandpa's laptop (ThinkPad T42 with lubuntu), but nothing happens when the drive is closed. Apparently,
    * the LED goes on, and
    * the disc is spinning
    but there is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dependency - how do I fix it manually

    many thanks, once again, the ubutnu community is best.
    I had turned off those two update options, as I normally don't do updates. After enabling them, the installer script ran without a fail, and...
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    Re: How large is Linux compared to Windows?

    because people in Europe and Americas never use pirated software... :---)
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    Re: [rant]Ubuntu hipsters? Really?

    maybe we can make them all like each other, and live together in peace

    PS: not MS, that's too far out, maaan...
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    Re: [rant]Ubuntu hipsters? Really?

    SO, who wants to get together in my garage and run a few Ubuntu's together? (without the cops knowing, we'll just deny it if they catch us)
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    Re: What books are you reading right now?

    Halfway through Earth's Children.
    Also, a complete survival guide by the US Army
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dependency - how do I fix it manually

    I downloaded an sh script form HPLIP's website, and that gives me an error.
    I also found hplip in the software centre, that gives me the quote on post#1
    Ubuntu 12.04
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dependency - how do I fix it manually

    When I try instaling it manually, from sh, it gives an error(from hplip's website). When I try through the Software Centre, the quote is shown.

    Should I just install synaptic then? Would that...
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    [ubuntu] Dependency - how do I fix it manually

    I have never understood how to fix the dependency probems, when they happen.

    I have to install my printer software (even if it breaks something else - to force it). But I don't know how. This is...
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    Re: ubunutu 12.04 secret touchoad tap

    yeah, when I click on text that I'm editing with top left, the cursor doesn't go there. I wish I knew what it did.
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    Re: ubunutu 12.04 secret touchoad tap

    dude, and lower right is right click.
    i'm on fire!

    and why do i feel like everybody else knew these, just no one told us?
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    ubunutu 12.04 secret touchpad tap

    I discovered this completely by luck - when you mark a text, and you tap the upper right corner of the touch pad, it pastes it (eventough you havent copied it)

    where can i find more of these...
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    Re: ultralight laptop

    I've also heard a lot about lenovo's

    thinkpad X esries: http://shop.lenovo.com/ca/en/products/laptops/thinkpad/x-series/index.html

    ideapad U series:...
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    Re: Robotics for kids: suggestions?

    Also, they are kids. Make them interested in it, show them the cool side and they will like it.
    I mean, if you tell them they can make a home-beer-brewer with an arduino, you might not have so much...
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    Re: Robotics for kids: suggestions?

    of course there is a breadboard - always with more complex projects. Or shorter wires :p
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    Re: Robotics for kids: suggestions?

    Arduino is best - easy and cheap (worth the money).
    Pi and NXT are not needed.
    Are you going to come up north sometimes soon? I just finished a rubik's cube robot and have an arduino and 8 servos...
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    Re: Dell is back in the Ubuntu Linux game

    the price is ok, relative to the market, I think. But they should have a smaller version - 4GB RAM and 64GB SSD with an i5. Then they can play with other sub$1000 ultras.

    Inluding taxes, paying...
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    Re: ultralight laptop

    What is your criteria? Only weight? How much linux experience do you have?

    Toshiba Satellite Z930 13.3" Ultrabook - Silver (Intel Core i7-3667U / 256GB SSD /6GB RAM/Windows 8) - $999Samsung...
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    [ubuntu] Super W hot corner does not autostart

    I wanted to what Gnome3 and OSX have: a way to expose all open windows on one screen. (Super+W) But I wanted to make into a hot corner. And it doen't seem to work.

    I went to CCSM to enable...
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    [ubuntu] Re: See a damaged/recovered video file

    Really? Well, the video I'm looking for is like 10 seconds long. Is it some Windows program?

    I don't need to repair the whole video file - as long as I can see something from it, I'll be happy -...
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    [ubuntu] See a damaged/recovered video file

    I managed to recover some deleted files with PhotoRec. The problem is that some of them I can view with VLC (and to see their thumbnail) and some of them I can't (no thumbnail). VLC says
    Is it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Macbook Air trackpad -- highlighting

    yeah, it's suposed to do that.



    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookAir

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2039799


    the touchpad is fixed here :...
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    Re: Nvidia graphics update gone bad

    I always have problems with migrating from nouveau drivers to nvidia. Try booting int osafe mode (holding shift while booting), and then try to follow these:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Source code written in what language????

    Can you post a sample of it,s ince I'm too lazy to go find out what you're talking about?
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