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    [ubuntu] Sharing public folder via Bluetooth

    Hello, in Ubuntu Hardy I was able to select an option from the Bluetooth Applet to share my public folder. I could then browse this folder and transfer files to it from paired Bluetooth devices. In...
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    [ubuntu] SSH and SFTP do not work anymore

    Hello, I have an SSH/SFTP server running on my home computer. In Hardy (on the client machine), I had no problem connecting to my server using public key authentication. In Ibex, however, I am...
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    [all variants] Public key authentication with SSH

    Hello, I am running an SSH/SFTP server on a Windows machine and attempting to log into it from my Ubuntu laptop using keys rather than passwords. I generated the key pair using the Seahorse GUI,...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive constantly being written on laptop Hardy 64-bit

    Hi, have you tried removing the "relatime" options from /etc/fstab?
  5. Re: Howto: Simple kernel upgrade. Feisty to Gutsy's (2.6.22-8-generic)

    I think it would only be necessary to temporarily add the main and restricted Gutsty repositories, since all the kernel packages come from there. So you would add this line instead:

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    Re: Howto: ATI Mobility Beryl/XGL FGLRX in Edgy

    Add this to your XGL start script:

    cookie="$(xauth -i nextract - :0 | cut -d ' ' -f 9)"
    xauth -i add :1 . "$cookie"
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    Re: HOWTO: Lexmark Printers

    The instructions in the original post are somewhat dangerous. The "sudo tar....." steps change the user permissions in every directory the files extract into. For example, when I did these steps the...
  8. Problem with the flashplugin-nonfree package

    Yesterday the package reported to have an updated backport (7.0r68 I think it was) so I went ahead and installed it. During the installation a dialog box came up and asked me if I accepted the...
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    Re: Templates for Your "Create Document" Menu

    Thank you, I got it working. Instead of downloading more software I simply ran


    from the terminal.
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    Re: Templates for Your "Create Document" Menu

    I keep getting this error when trying to extract the zip, can anyone help me?

    End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not
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    Re: ATI XGL/Compiz Beta tester needed

    I am confused about the repositories. Why do they have aiglx in them, if the tutorial is for XGL? Shouldn't it just be:

    deb dapper main
  12. Poll: Re: What Is the Most Suitable Programming Language for a Beginner?

    Though PHP was the first language I learned, I would say Ruby is the best language to learn first.
  13. Re: How to: Set up Gmail with Thunderbird, Mozilla Mail, Evolution, and Kmail

    To redownload your messages, on Gmail's Settings > Forwarding and POP screen I would try setting POP download to disabled, then setting it to the "download all, even if it's already been downloaded"...
  14. Very basic Ruby and nil objects problem, can anyone help?

    I am rubbing Ruby 1.8.4 and Rails 1.1.2 on my Dapper box, and this Ruby code keeps returning "You have a nil object where you didn't expect it!" error, despite similar code working on my Windows XP...
  15. So are Apache and MySQL the de facto standards for web development?

    On my Windows box I have both programs installed for use with PHP and Rails. I am, however, interested in alternatives that supposedly offer better performance with lower memory requirements, such as...
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