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    Re: Debian based closest to Debian?

    +1 for Linux Mint Debian Edition. It's Debian Testing with some Mint overlay stuff, and it will work out of the box. If you then want just plain Debian, you can remove the Mint stuff. Debian...
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    Re: USA turbo tax alternative

    I've been doing it online with Firefox in Linux for several years, never a problem.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution crashing

    Actually, I solved the problem by removing Ubuntu. I've been running Debian Testing for some time, and everything works as it should.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Looking for software for cd burning,music organization, and actually making your

    Does your school not teach punctuation? :rolleyes: Trying to read that much runon with no capitalization and no punctuation is very difficult, and I just gave up.
  5. Re: Accessing Buttons In Evolution Mail Settings

    Hold down the Alt key while dragging the window, from anywhere in the window, you don't have to grab the top border. You only have to move the window a little way.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Removing old kernels

    ~/.bashrc is read (executed, if you will) every time you open a terminal. If you want to see changes immediately without closing the terminal you're in, use
    source .bashrc.
  7. Thread: e-reader

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    Re: e-reader

    Most e-readers should accept .pdf files without issue. I've converted some .pdf files to .epub for my nook, and find the .pdf is better, especially if there are non-western fonts involved. The .pdf...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot resume from suspend Ubuntu 10.10

    Well, I give up. I have no idea how you got to your current status, nor how to get you out of it. Good luck.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot resume from suspend Ubuntu 10.10

    Grub should also be in /usr/share/grub/default/. As far as I can tell it's just a dummy file, but you can copy it to /etc/default and have a working grub file. After you modify it, you have to run...
  10. Poll: Re: Do you put filter paper in your French press/cafetiere?

    I've never even considered using filter paper. It sounds like much more trouble than it would be worth, and I'm not even sure how that would work. Cutting paper to the right size, and trying to...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: How Can I block people from using my wireless network

    If he has physical access to the router, and the proper knowledge, you can't keep him out. But it sounds like neither of you knows much about how routers work, so a new password and MAC filtering...
  12. Re: Why we cant assemble laptop pcs like desktop pcs?

    You can certainly assemble a laptop from parts, if you can find a case exactly the right size and shape, a motherboard that fits it perfectly, and all the other parts and pieces. Getting the LCD...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: How do I create an nfts partition with gpart?

    Where do you want to install Windows? On a USB drive or your internal HDD? If you want to install on your HDD, you need to boot from a liveUSB image, then run gparted and partition the HDD as you...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: How to change where "Pictures" menu points to

    Bookmarks/Edit Bookmarks in Nautilus is the way to go.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot resume from suspend Ubuntu 10.10

    What do you get from
    whereis grub I see grub is also in /usr/share/grub/default/grub on my system, for some reason. Not sure how it got there, but I'm running Linux Mint Debian Edition, FWIW.
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to install untrusted packages

    If you have a problem with the software center, use Synaptic. There are instructions for installing repository keys in the wiki and on numerous threads on the forums. I no longer use Ubuntu, so I'm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to install untrusted packages

    Just install them. It's just a warning, not a fatal error. Ignore the warning and install the packages. Or you can add the key for the repository, if you want, and the warnings will go away,
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Sun JRE via Command Line

    I got that from a couple of sites via Google. If that won't work, add the part in double quotes to your /etc/apt/sources.list file and then do the rest. I'm running Debian, so I can't check that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Sun JRE via Command Line

    Sun doesn't have a universe repository, AFAIK. Open terminal and run the following commands

    Add partner repository using the following command


    sudo add-apt-repository “deb...
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    Re: Wireless music player

    There are a number of bluetooth options if the network isn't available. Several companies make cheap bluetooth transmitters and receivers that will connect through standard 1/8" stereo plugs. They...
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    [ubuntu] Re: will this printer work??

    Almost all printer manufacturers use the Gillette model - give the razor away very cheaply, or even free, and make the money on the blades. In this case, on the cartridges. You can get refill ink...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to syncronize an mp3 player?

    What mode is the mp3 player set to? MSC or MTP? It probably needs to be in MTP for Linux players. You should be able to read the manual for the player to find out how to change the mode.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Looking For Password Management Solution

    LastPass will work, as will KeePassX. KeePassX doesn't sync, but you can use the same database across different OSs. I sync it by putting the password database in my Dropbox folder, so that it's...
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    Re: Anyone use devices like Nook or Kindle?

    The standard Nook wifi is $149 retail. It has a web browser and mp3/ogg player, and while it has no color, it's great for reading books. You can put your own ebooks on it, as well as any .pdf file....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot resume from suspend Ubuntu 10.10

    If you don't have grub, how are you booting? What happens if you run
    gksu gedit /etc/default/grub Do you get a text file, or a blank file?
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