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    [ubuntu] How do I rip a dvd to mpeg?

    Hello,

    I have a DVD of which has been created for me, I want to rip the content so I can play bits of it on my website.

    How do I go about ripping the DVD to mpeg format?

    I have tried using...
  2. Thread: itunes

    by keenboy
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    Re: itunes

    The lack of iTunes for Ubuntu or any other Linux distro is worrying. It is a well documented fact that users who are used to using iTunes will dislike using anything else which makes the migration to...
  3. [ubuntu] Ubuntu 7.10 - How to upgrade OpenOffice to 2.3.1

    Hi,

    I have got some bugs with OpenOffice which people say are fixed by upgrading to OpenOffice 2.3.1 (I am running 2.3.0).

    I would like to upgrade using apt if I can because it is an ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to install webcam Logitech quickcam e2500

    Great how to. Works for me.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to encrypt a string of text?

    Thanks scragar.



    That has done the trick!
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    [ubuntu] How to encrypt a string of text?

    Hello,

    I used to have access to a server (gentoo) which had a tool called mkcrypt. We could run:


    mkcrypt stringoftext

    and it would output the encrypted version of the that string. We used...
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    [ubuntu] LTSP5 Local USB devices

    Hello,

    I am trying to get a digital camera to work with my LTSP thin clients. I have followed the tutorial here:

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/EnableLTSP5LocalDevices

    But it will not work. The...
  8. [ubuntu] Firefox 3.0.7 (Ubuntu 8.04) 100% CPU problem

    Hello,

    Recently, probably after an update I noticed a performance issue with Firefox. Sometimes Firefox will freeze for no apparent reason. The problem continued and became quite annoying so I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 7.10 Flash Player

    OK. If flash player can't be installed can something so that we can view youtube videos embedded in a web page??

    I have tried gnash - no joy!
  10. Thread: Nfs

    by keenboy
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nfs

    Have you got the nfs-common tools installed on the nfs client machine?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 7.10 Flash Player

    Unfortunately this .deb relies on ubuntu 8.04 and has a lot of dependencies. The other method I have already tried.

    This is quite annoying. The installation doesn't output any errors and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to format second hard disk

    First of all be careful formatting it, especially if you wish to keep the data!

    Is the drive from a windows PC i.e ntsf?
  13. Thread: Nfs

    by keenboy
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nfs

    1.Check that portmapper is running on the server.

    2.Check /etc/exports to make sure the networking rules are correct.

    3.Run exportfs -a if you edited the above.

    4.Then finally run...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 7.10 Flash Player

    Does anybody know of a way of getting flash player to work with Firefox on Ubuntu 7.10? I can't watch embedded YouTube videos which is annoying.

    I have a laptop running 8.04 and that works fine. I...
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    [ubuntu] iTunes for Ubuntu

    Hello,

    Just a question. I don't suppose anybody knows if Apple are ever going to port iTunes to Ubuntu?

    I realise there are other application available which do similar things as iTunes on the...
  16. Thread: DVD playback

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    [xubuntu] Re: DVD playback

    Great post, thanks.

    Now why don't Canonical include these packages into a script which can be installed as an option easily by a non technical Ubuntu user?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Totem Movie Player DVD problems

    Thanks For your reply. I am indeed aware of the points you have made.

    I try to post with a newbies hat on somebody that doesn't know of these things, somebody who perhaps buys a Dell Ubuntu Laptop...
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    [ubuntu] Totem Movie Player - Slow video playback

    I have noticed that Totem plays video (avi and mpeg) extremely slowly when firefox is running. Why is this?

    This is particularly annoying when viewing video clips from the internet.
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    [ubuntu] Totem Movie Player DVD problems

    For some reason the default movie player (Totem) won't play DVDs authored with chapters, it'll play the first chapter but not the rest.

    I have installed Ogle which does, perfectly. I'm just...
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    [all variants] Re: IPCop auto-restart DHCP connection addon

    I am also looking for this add on! Sorry it's not an answer!
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    [kubuntu] Package Archives

    I have a small network of 8.04 machines and don't wish to upgrade when the new releases come out. I will need to install some more of these machines at a later date perhaps when this version is no...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Amarok + iPod Palylists

    ](*,)
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    [kubuntu] Amarok + iPod Palylists

    Hello,

    Has anybody managed to create a playlist in amarok and then successfully transfer it to their iPod and play it?

    Surely this is possible?

    Here is where I am with it:

    I am using...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Kubuntu 8.04 Package Support

    Thanks.

    But isn't there two options when downloading Kubuntu Hardy? One is kde3 the other kde4. It would be nice to give the same LTS as ubuntu but like you say they share the same repositories so...
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    [kubuntu] Kubuntu 8.04 Package Support

    Hello,

    Can somebody tell me when Kubuntu 8.04 LTS packages will no longer be supported? I read somewhere that Kubuntu 8.04 is supported until 2009. If this is the case does this mean that apt will...
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