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  1. [all variants] Re: Wanted: software for accountance and duty scheduling in a co-housing scheme

    To rephrase the question:

    Can anyone recommend a piece of software that falls in somewhere between the "personal finances" and the "full-blown ERP" categories?

    It must handle simple money...
  2. [all variants] Wanted: software for accountance and duty scheduling in a co-housing scheme

    Hi everyone

    I am part of a co-housing scheme. We are some 20 families who live in separate houses, but we have some shared facilities, a kitchen and dining room, a big garden, a workshop and a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best way to secure yourself when torrenting

    I agree that the Tor network should not be abused for petty criminal activity like copyright infringement.

    However, I must question the statement
    I do not think the people running the Tor...
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    Re: What's the nerdiest joke you know?

    A fortune cookie:

    There was an old Indian belief that by making love on the hide of
    their favorite animal, one could guarantee the health and prosperity
    of the offspring conceived thereupon. ...
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    Re: What's the nerdiest joke you know?

    Q) Why do (US) computer scientists always have difficulties distinguishing between Halloween and Christmas?

    A) Because 31(OCT)==25(DEC).
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    [SOLVED] Re: "saveable sessions" - does this exist?

    I finally stumbled upon a program that can do most of what I want to.
    The program 'wmctrl' is a command line tool to manage positioning and properties of application windows across workspaces.
    I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: printer/scanner recommendation solicitation

    Not too costly in terms of purchasing price, or operating costs (cost per page printed)? Most often there is a strong inverse relationship here.
    Your total cost of ownership will depend heavily on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Basic C++ Calculator Works only 99.5% of Time

    Is that what you want it to do in your case?

    (...he asked rhetorically ;))
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    [SOLVED] Re: Basic C++ Calculator Works only 99.5% of Time

    Consider how C++ casts a double to an integer. Does it use rounding or truncate the decimals? Then consider what schauerlich wrote about the actual stored value of the doubles.
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    [SOLVED] Re: First attempts to use terminal

    You generally do not install single files with apt-get but rather "packages".
    Brasero complains about a missing file, so you have to install the package containing the file, not the file itself.
    ...
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    Re: Lynx / Grep command give command as output

    Welcome to the forums HighWire

    The -o option for grep means that only the matched expression (in this case "Storingen Internet") is printed.
    Remove the -o option and it should work.

    Sorry to...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Artificial Intelligence project (cooking recipe generator)

    @tbastian
    Exactly, well put.

    @RobikShrestha
    Everything your computer can ever "know" about cooking, is what you tell it. This is "training data" in the context of Artificial intelligence. In the...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Artificial Intelligence project (cooking recipe generator)

    I made a supplement to Tony Flury's post. The "ingredient substitution/omission problem" cannot be solved by a database search.

    I warn you though. If you want to implement a solution based on...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Artificial Intelligence project (cooking recipe generator)

    In supplement to Tony Flury:

    Story 2:
    Another person likes cooking trying out new exciting recipes, but often lacks one or more ingredients.
    He often asks himself questions like: "This recipe...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Artificial Intelligence project (cooking recipe generator)

    It is a fascinating topic. I understand your difficulty in defining a good problem statement, it lies in the nature of the subject that "in matters of taste there is no dispute".
    I do not know if...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: A command to restart everything network-related

    I have now done the test. The result is as foreseen:

    What works:
    1. Setting hardware switch to network adapter to "off".
    2. Reboot.
    3. Setting hardware switch to network adapter to "on".
    4....
  17. Thread: Ubuntu Scrabble

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    Re: Ubuntu Scrabble

    seeds
  18. [ubuntu] Re: A command to restart everything network-related

    Thanks for your answers.

    I tried the suggestions by Lars Noodén and nothingspecial, but none of them got the connection up and running.

    Then I realized that I left out some information that...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: A command to restart everything network-related

    Actually I do prefer a shell command.
    The equivalent GNOME applet also has "enable networking" and "enable wireless" checkboxes, but using those does not work in the situation i referred to in my...
  20. [ubuntu] A command to restart everything network-related

    I have a laptop with ubuntu 10.04 that I use in on several wired and wireless networks. I like to use the hibernate function, but more often than not I experience problems connecting to the network...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 LTS NVIDIA Graphics Drivers(best known working)

    I am using Ubuntu 10.04 (64bit version) on a Dell Precision M4300. The grapics card is a Quadro FX 360M. The NVIDIA Driver version 195.36.24 works fine for my needs (3D visualization, dual monitors,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ability to run Terminal Command as Batch File?

    Write a file with the content:


    #! /bin/bash
    sudo shutdown -P now

    The first line sets how the file is going to be interpreted, in this case with "bash" which is the default program that...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Checking an NTFS filesystem from Ubuntu 10.04

    Once I had what proved to be a corrupted NTFS file system, I spent too much time trying to find NTFS-diagnostics tools for ubuntu: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1605384
    I ran all tests...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: how do you grant file operation permissions by command line?

    Use the command

    chmod
    to set permissions on files and folders
    Examples:

    chmod +w file
    will give all users write access to the file.

    chmod u+w file
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to change date tag on pics

    If the date tag you are referring to is EXIF data, you should have a look at jhead.
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