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  1. [ubuntu] Re: cannot boot into OS, bios/hardware are fine

    Instead of booting into recovery mode, you should try booting into a older kernel, then you will be able to start fixing the problem, whatever it may be.

    You might want to try these commands:

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    Re: Why do you use linux?

    Linux is more customizable, so its willing to change to my needs, as often as my needs may change.

    Linux is also a better platform for development, IMO. Develop something for Linux and its simple...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox has slowed to a crawl

    Chromium(or chrome) is probably the better idea, Chrome uses webkit which is alot faster than Gecko, which is what Firefox uses. Also Chrome sandboxes all the plugins/extensions, making it more...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I Don't Get DNS

    probably just have to reconfigure what Nameserver's you're using. You'll just have to modify your DNS records to point at your new nameserver/s.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Got hacked , now what ?

    if you use more than just SSH for admin access like Webmin, FTP, or something then I'd recommend channeling all your admin tools over VPN using OpenVPN, then any admin tools are locked down in a VPN...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Optimization?

    If you're looking for optimization, then you're looking at NO graphical effects, probably logging into a shell/command prompt, tinkering and benchmarking harddrive configurations, disabling splash...
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    Re: Google's Programming Language?

    Nope. Google still creates APIs with python support and they have released nothing about adding Ruby to anything else. Ruby has less support all around than python so not many libraries and been...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Trap Computer Shutdown Signal

    Shell scripts are too high level to catch SIGTERM or SIGKILL. Maybe theres a way to do it, but I don't think trapping a signal will do it, seeing as the signal is sent to BASH/shell rather than your...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    17, I develop software, web design, and set up servers. I also play quite a few games, like Regnum and some others.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where is menu.lst in v10.04 LTS

    GRUB2 is out, however I still use GRUB1, because I have no need to install GRUB2, it offers nothing new for me..
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    [ubuntu] Re: shred or dd or any thing???

    Yeah this is called Zeroing out the drive, not as secure as a Guttman, but zeroing the disk will make it hard enough to read the data.

    Boot and Nuke, like other suggested will wipe the disk clean...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Setting Powermizer to Prefer Maximum Performance

    I think you have to set it as root, open it as root with this command:


    sudo nvidia-settings


    If that doesn't work to to the bottom that says "nvidia-settings configuration" or something of...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Is there somewhere In London I can take my machine and say "fix it".

    Sounds like there is a what dpkg calls a half installed package, or apt calls a broken package on your system. Basically something happened while a package or several packages were installing and...
  14. Re: Can you make money with Open-"Sourced" Hardware?

    Its still your licensed work you have rights to it still, there are still restrictions on it. However if you GPL it, yes someone else can also use the idea, as long as you are credited. However you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to make 8-bit music?

    Software synth to MIDI file?

    Theres a python library out there that makes MIDI Synth music.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Defragmenting an external storage device

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    Fragmentation is when the HD writes data scattered around in different locations on the disk, making it slow to read because the harddrive has to spin every where to get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Defragmenting an external storage device

    Fragmentation isn't an issue, especially since its flash based memory, so it won't fragment, and if it does, not a big deal.

    The music info was either Lost during a format conversion, or not...
  18. [other] Re: Does dual-booting operating systems slow down the computer?

    When gparted resizes a drive, if theres any fragments in the area that is being removed it will basically defragment them or move them closer in on the harddrive. So basically it might have defragged...
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    Re: 250GB HDD, only 232GB usable, why?

    They,the manufacture, used the gigabyte, which is 1000MB to make a gigabyte. Which isn't proper.

    What ever you're seeing is displaying in a base of 1074MB to the gigabyte, which is the proper way...
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    [New Game] Re: FOSS game 0 A.D. seeks more developers

    Sounds like nobody is a developer...

    I happen to be, I've previously programmed AI for more simple games. I really prefer to do AI in Python, but I can make an AI API in C/C++ the will be used by...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can you 'undo' a symbolic link?

    Actually, I'm not sure if thats true, what I posted before.

    Once I had python installed and I installed stackless python for development. Stackless redid the symlink of python in /usr/bin, and I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can you 'undo' a symbolic link?

    Seeing as you provided the -f flag, it has deleted the directory and overwritten it with a symlink. The data is gone, however you can use complicated methods of recovery if you cannot get those...
  23. Re: Python 3.1: Security Hole or Bug or Ignorance?

    My theory... you have some kind of process running in the background, it output, and it came up in IDLE's prompt, which is basically just a shell running in the background with python running in it....
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    [all variants] Re: How Do I Increase Fan Interval?

    There may be a BIOS option, but theres a way to do it from within the OS, but it doesn't work for all hardware.

    Theres to much to summarize so heres a link:...
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    Poll: Re: Will you buy Starcraft 2?

    funny that the second most voted thing is "I don't care".

    I don't like StarCraft, I'll leave it to the Koreans. xD
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