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  1. Re: Give me one reason why Mac OS X is better than Ubuntu...

    I have to agree with Skara Brae, program install & uninstall is just so hassle free.
    No dependency problems, its all contained in the app.

    Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying OS X is better than...
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    [all variants] Re: thinkpad T530

    Hi ehor08,

    Here is the status on the Thinkpad T530
    http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201205-11132/
    Seems to be certified to work with Ubuntu 11.10 32 bit, so I would think it will be...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Partition Advice - 1 TB Seagate External HD

    Personally I only use 2GB of Swap to allow hibernating.
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    [ubuntu] Re: premissions for samba share

    have you added rutorrent to a group that has permissions on the share?

    Running


    ls -l share_name

    will display the permissions for share_name
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    Re: Why is LibreOffice such an insanely nasty peice of cwap?

    Hold 'Alt' & type 'F', that will open the file menu

    Hope that helps.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Recover grub after deleting some partition

    Hey, sometimes it's just quicker to start again! At least we don't have to worry about 25 digit keys and activation ;)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Autostarting conky not working in 12.04

    I changed the delay in the script from 10 to 15 then to 20 - Conky now starts up as expected.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Autostarting conky not working in 12.04

    Didn't work for me :(

    I'm running conky version 1.9.0
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    [ubuntu] Re: No_pubkey db141e2302fdf932

    That solved it for me, thanks Ann
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Freemind

    This worked for me! ;-)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu ATI Radeon X300

    @savebart
    No, I'm afraid I am no further on either. Still have the same problems - the Koala is looking ever more enticing! :)

    If I come across a solution I will post it here.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu ATI Radeon X300

    I have to report exactly the same activity as 'savebart'.
    My Ubuntu boot up logo has a green aura around it and the thunderbird3 is unusable with any visual effects enabled.
    I'm would consider a...
  13. [all variants] Re: dell inspiron 6000 issues -Karmic_plain/Mint 8

    Just adding my 2 cents, no solution for you from me though I'm afraid.
    I'm using a Dell Inspiron 6000 also, but running clean installed 10.04 "Lucid Lynx".
    On boot up the Ubuntu logo as a green...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Empathy, People Nearby and the welcome window

    I would also be interested in the last posters question. Will Windows machines on the LAN appear in the People Nearby list if they are running Pidgin instead of Empathy, and for that matter will it...
  15. Re: HOWTO : ipod touch 3G sync over USB without jailbraking

    [ apologies, double posted the above post ] :redface:
  16. Re: HOWTO : ipod touch 3G sync over USB without jailbraking

    This may sound like (and indeed may be) a stupid question, but have you switched off your iPod and turned it on again.
    I ask this because mine only mounted (as Apple intended) as a Digital Camera...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I'm 26 and I use Ubuntu for anything I can really. I love perusing the repos for something to suit whatever task I'm looking done.
    I like to mess about with as much as I can, but sadly don't have as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: wireless keyboard and mouse

    I have a Technika Wireless Keyboard & Mouse and they work 100%, even the media buttons. (Model: H38FE2 - Tesco 14.99).
    What I did notice however was that whilst pairing the Keyboard & Mouse to the...
  19. Re: HOWTO : ipod touch 3G sync over USB without jailbraking

    I'm using the latest 3.1.2 firmware with no problems.
  20. Re: HOWTO : ipod touch 3G sync over USB without jailbraking

    I had the same problem, so I used:


    chown username:fuse /mnt/ipod/

    to change the ownership of /mnt/ipod/ from root to me.
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    [all variants] Re: Ubuntu Support for LG KP500 Cookie?

    Thanks for the update koussoulos,
    I have bought my GF one for Christmas, so its good to know I can use my *nix box to transfer some stuff onto it for her. I will try contact/calendar transfer &...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Totem, Rhythmbox, Gstreamer won't load: Error scanning registry

    I have had the same problem, Movie Player (totem) & RhythmBox not opening. Another Symptom was when I right clicked on a video file and chose 'Properties' the folder window would crash out, the rest...
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