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  1. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: My thoughts on Natty

    Overall I think I'm with you, I actually like some of the look of Unity (I had been using AWN until this point) I'm still not convinced on Unity, and right now my biggest issue is the lack of...
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    Re: Replace Microsoft Money

    +1 gnucash, although may have to look into jgnash just for interest.
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    Re: My Gmail Account been jacked...

    Seriously recommend you give KeePassX a try, has the ability to generate the passwords, can specify length (I know the default length it has is 25 characters) can specify what types of characters to...
  4. Thread: Ripping software

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    [ubuntu] Re: RIpping software

    Nice, thanks that's pretty much what I was looking for, it seems very similar to RipperX but without the problem bug :)

    Thanks
  5. Thread: Ripping software

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    [ubuntu] Ripping software

    I've been trying to find good ripping software, I was using RipperX but have run into a bug that's currently going for it with regard to tracks over number 9, which sucks... so I'm wondering what...
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    [all variants] Re: Acer laptop backlight + KMS workaround

    Didn't work for me, Lenovo Y450, was hoping it might as it would resolve one of my two main issues with 10.10 (that and Suspend sometimes not working) I'm back to using nomodeset and...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: 10.10 Maverick backlight brightness adjustment problem

    I'll be interested to see, I know I can manually call setpci to change the brightness, but it's a clunky fix at best, yes it does work, but I think for the price I'll go back to 10.04 and wait for...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: 10.10 Maverick backlight brightness adjustment problem

    This was the bug, no clue what any of it really means (it's WAY over my head) but the implication is that it may not be fixed for a while, although the last comments from Robert Hooker also imply...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: 10.10 Maverick backlight brightness adjustment problem

    I'm having the same problem on my Lenovo (Y450), I'm torn right now on whether to revert to 10.04 since that worked properly, but I lose all the program updates :(

    There was a bug-report on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: partitioning and mounting

    So it really depends, I don't bother creating mount points for any of my windows stuff, and just mount it ad-hoc when I need it (very simple, just double click it in Nautilus) if you need it all the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Internet does not work!

    YOU BROKE THE INTERNET!!!! OMG!!!

    Okay sorry, just had to throw it out there, so starting the "easy" way, first off can you reacdh the internet with other computers/operating systems?

    Second,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Partitioning for running multiple Distros?

    Having a single home with multiple distros? Or my listed setup?

    I know something I am now running into, is having installed 10.10, decided it wasn't complete enough for me to actually run it as my...
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    [SOLVED] Partitioning for running multiple Distros?

    I'm interested in testing Maverick, (or the next release, or the one after that) but always run into a problem with testing that runs alone the lines of

    I have my current install (10.04) I have...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: reinstall ubuntu if data partition is logical drive together with ubuntu

    Not sure why your data partition would have been lost, perhaps you accidentally selected the "format" option?

    I've reinstalled with that same format (pretty much) many times, and never had an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Good financial management software??

    For credit cards/bank accounts I'd go with GNUcash.

    It's possibly a little more complex than Quicken (in that you may find yourself learning a bit more about double-accounting) but it's worth it,...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: What's your favorite Photo Editing software for Ubuntu?

    Digikam for minor editing and as album software, Gimp for serious editing (or 2 year old editing, which I also do a good line in (i.e. my pictures that look like a 2 year old did the drawing))
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox not showing flash plugin

    Maybe I'm missing something, but did you try installing the flashplugin-installer?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please, please, help me fix or get rid of ubuntu.

    HUZZAH! I'd call that a result.

    I guess there is something of windows (at least to me) if it's too borked to do much, REINSTALL!
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to access Linux partition files

    Unfortunately you would need to get an extended parition to put other logical partitions in (system limitation of at most, 4 primary & extended partitions (I think I got that right)) so you'd need to...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: How do I adjust brightness on Lenovo S10-3 ideapad?

    Are you comfortable editing the grub command line? If so, when grub menu comes up, try pressing e against the linux kernel and adding the following to the end of it


    acpi_backlight=vendor

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best way to manage and organize passwords??

    +2 - Works great and is cross-platform so I can use it at work on my windows PC as well as at home.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please, please, help me fix or get rid of ubuntu.

    Ubuntu (as standard) only requires a CD, I'd go for either the Ubuntu Desktop or Ubuntu netBook install, personally I think Ubuntu is better supported than Kubuntu, but that's just my opinion (you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please, please, help me fix or get rid of ubuntu.

    Probably to look at the x-wiki, because it's having some issue starting x (believe me, I had that issue recently and it was a bit of a pain, but my fault for trying beta software).

    Again, my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please, please, help me fix or get rid of ubuntu.

    The problem is, it depends entirely how the person you got it from set it up, YES it is possible that eventually through numerous posts people on this forum could figure out what's wrong and fix it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Please, please, help me fix or get rid of ubuntu.

    Let me put it another way, to get Windows on this PC is "simple" you need a windows disc (oh and a license), and you need a CD/DVD drive to boot from.

    You can/could use (K)Ubuntu in a similar...
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