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  1. [SOLVED] Re: dpkg hangs on "Reading database" when using apt-get

    Extracted virtualbox from the deb (couldn't use apt-get). Ran it, started a new virtual machine with live cd, and copied /var/lib/dpkg and /usr/bin/dpkg and it is working now. I will probably try it...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: dpkg hangs on "Reading database" when using apt-get

    I don't mean to bump the thread, but I also tried following the instructions on this thread for reconstructing the status file, but the hanging still continues. I wonder is it a deeper problem than...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: dpkg hangs on "Reading database" when using apt-get

    I've done this, but yet it is still not going any further than "Reading database..." is the database itself corrupt in some way? Or does the system require a restart before this takes effect?

    It...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: dpkg hangs on "Reading database" when using apt-get

    Thank you all for your replies.

    The problem still remains unfortunately! :(

    If there is any information that might make things clearer please ask!
  5. [SOLVED] dpkg hangs on "Reading database" when using apt-get

    When I am using apt-get or Synaptic Package Manager it hangs on "Reading database ..." without doing anything more.

    Has anyone had such an issue before, or does anyone know how to resolve it?
    ...
  6. [all variants] Re: Wireless rt2500 trying to set up kernel module on 8.04

    Thanks, however I got so frustrated with this I went back to Xubuntu 7.10 and I will be staying with it until it is fixed :)
  7. [all variants] Wireless rt2500 trying to set up kernel module on 8.04

    Right let me tell you my problem first and what I did.

    a) Downloaded the CVS hourly tarball from the rt2x00 site.
    b) added rt2500-pci, and rt2x00-pci to the blacklist.
    c) compiled the CVS...
  8. Thread: Quake 4

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    Re: Quake 4

    works grand when I don't use XGL and Beryl
  9. Thread: Quake 4

    by garethppls
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    Quake 4

    I'm having some problems getting the Linux binary of Quake 4 to play.. I'll post the output below


    can anyone help me in fixing this
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    Re: How much do you use Ubuntu?

    I use kubuntu on my computer the whole time, the rest of my family tend to prefer Windows. I might be getting a Macbook soon but I'd put Kubuntu on it if I did :)
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    Re: RTE audio / vido

    yeah same here :)
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    Re: If you have Windows XP, why do you use linux?

    I use it because it is much easier to set up servers for my PHP and MYSQL development and I like GNOME better than the windows environment. Ubuntu Dapper is a great OS for me anyway and it runs...
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    Re: Steam on Linux

    I installed the Transgaming ActiveX plugin and it still doesnt work :S
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    Steam on Linux

    I installed Steam successfully today but when it loads into the client (latest version) it appears with no text can anyone help me with finding out how to show the text on the steam client.
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