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  1. [ubuntu] Installing adobe-flashplugin with Synaptic Package Manager

    Pandora won't work on my computer.

    I have installed "adobe-flashplugin" version 11 with Synaptic Package Manager. Under "Installed Version" it says "11.2.202.238-0natty1". But in the "Add-ons...
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    [ubuntu] Re: multiple file renaming on command line

    Thank you falcon. This is just what I was looking for.
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    [ubuntu] multiple file renaming on command line

    This is something I have to do quite often so I would really appreciate it if someone could help me with it.

    This is a question mostly about command line syntax which might be easy for someone to...
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    [ubuntu] help with multiple file renaming

    This is something I have to do quite often so I would really appreciate it if someone could help me with it.

    This is a question mostly about command line syntax which might be easy for someone to...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Reverting to older Gnome desktops without a side bar

    Has anyone come up with a way to add a "System" option to the taskbar and get the programs you normally get with it?
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Reverting to older Gnome desktops without a side bar

    Can you use Gnome 2 with Ubuntu version 12.04?
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Reverting to older Gnome desktops without a side bar

    Quote from above website:

    "gnome-fallback isn't exactly like the classic Gnome of 11.04 or earlier versions of Ubuntu"

    I'd like the Gnome of 11.04 or earlier versions of Ubuntu. Can someone...
  8. [ubuntu] Reverting to older Gnome desktops without a side bar

    I am using an older "narrow screen" ThinkPad T40p. I am using the SXGA+ (1400x1050) video standard.

    I am using Ubuntu version 11.04 with Gnome desktop version 2.32.1.

    I don't like the side bar...
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    [ubuntu] Website Data Download Estimatation

    A person can do a great deal of web-surfing from the cell phone data network, if they just stick to web-sites that transmit very little data.

    Is there some way to figure out how much data a...
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    [ubuntu] Tethering with iPhone

    I have my iPhone hooked up to my computer to the USB port. The network manager lists:


    Wired Networks (Apple iPhone)
    disconnected
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    Wired Network (Intel 82450EP...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: How to set a static IP address for my system

    Thank you so much for a quick reply.

    I guess I need more information:

    Static IP address
    Netmask
    Gateway
    DNS Server
    Search Domains
  12. [ubuntu] How to set a static IP address for my system

    If it seems like I don't know what I am doing, it is because I don't.

    I am not lazy or stupid though. I am reading Scott Mueller's "Upgrading and Repairing PCs" series. I haven't made it through...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to find the subnet of my router?

    Thank you for the quick response.

    If it seems like I don't know what I am doing, it's because I don't. I am trying to install firmware to my router and I'm just following the instructions. I...
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    [ubuntu] How to find the subnet of my router?

    Can someone tell me how to find the subnet of my router?
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to find wifi access signal strength?

    Thanks for all the response.

    I'm running 11.04 (natty).

    I just bought one of these USB wifi devices and I'm interested how it works and what these signal strengths are. I assume that the...
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    [ubuntu] How to find wifi access signal strength?

    When I put the cursor over icons in the system tray, sometimes a little yellow window comes up that displays information. Is there a name for those little yellow windows?

    There is a little...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Putting ogmrip in the background from terminal

    Thanks, that worked.
  18. [ubuntu] Putting ogmrip in the background from terminal

    Hi,

    I already have an instance of ogmrip running. I would like to start a new instance of ogmrip and execute a script after the new instance finishes. I have tried this:

    # ogmrip ; bash...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Reverting to single-boot Win7 after deleting Ubuntu Partition

    Hurrah!

    Thanks, you guys, that took care of it.
  20. [ubuntu] Reverting to single-boot Win7 after deleting Ubuntu Partition

    I have a ThinkPad Edge E420 which came with Win7 installed. I installed Ubuntu to it as a dual-boot system. It has a Lenovo recovery partition which I didn't do anything to. I don't have any Win7...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mouse acceleration still slow

    Had my "Sensitivity" set too high.
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    [SOLVED] Mouse acceleration still slow

    I have a ThinkPad T40p with a trackpoint cursor positioning device. I have set my mouse acceleration slider to as fast as the slider will go. Still, my mouse acceleration is still pretty slow. I am...
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    Re: Printer has only an ethernet port

    This printer has an odd kind of parallel port on it which can be used if you have the proper cable. I found out by taking it to a place that recycle ink cartridges and the guy there was able to tell...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Since 11.04 upgrade mounts USB devices intermittantly

    After some research I learned that flexing of the motherboard sometimes loosens the solder contacts to the chipset causing intermittent problems of this kind. Will try to reflow the board.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Using VLC player on iPhone with Ubuntu

    Unfortunately, there is no "VLC" folder in the location you mentioned. However, I have found that if I simply drag the video files to "Bob's iPhone" they show up when I open the VLC app. I have found...
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