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    Re: Does Gnome/XFCE need to modernise?

    I already have changed it, just asking do people feel it's time they freshed the default GUI up for WS, and especially the move towards 16:9
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    Does Gnome/XFCE need to modernise?

    With more monitors being developed using the 16:9 aspect ratio will desktop environments such as Gnome and XFCE need to modernise the default layout to use valuable screen space better?

    The two...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing Windows fonts

    http://andrewblock.net/?p=516

    Followed the above blog post.
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    [SOLVED] Installing Windows fonts

    Hi,

    Firstly I tried the livecd last night and am pleased to say font rendering was 100% better in FF than it is on openSuse 11.2 KDE. I found a link on these forums yesterday about how to copy my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with M3N78-VM and spdif sound

    I'm just this minute downloading 9.10 so will report back with my 9.10 findings.

    As for windows 7 i have SDIF working, the option is just exceptionally well hidden within the Asus sound (realtek?)...
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    [other] Re: How to find usb stick in terminal?

    hhmmm, it appears it isn't mounted, how does one mount a usb stick in terminal?
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    [other] How to find usb stick in terminal?

    Hi,

    What is the command to see where my usb stick is mounted?


    Regards

    Oxy
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Not in sudo file, haven't got root password. Need help! :)

    Thanks for that link, it solved it!
  9. [SOLVED] Not in sudo file, haven't got root password. Need help! :)

    Hi,

    I bought my first netbook this afternoon, got it home and wiped ubuntu 8.04 from it and installed the atom optimized version of 9.04.

    All went smoothly until I tried to use update manager....
  10. [ubuntu] Mediatomb: HDD permission problems, making me cry

    Hello,

    Well 12 months on and another attempt at a linux homeserver! The only barrier now is mediatomb!!

    I am having a real headache with permissions. I have mounted 2 hdd to mnt/storage1 and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Autostarting mediatomb

    I had this problem, converting to debian lenny on my server fixed it though! I just think its a bug in ubuntu, maybe a new release will fix it.
  12. Ubuntu Server Edition - Most simple OS for home server?

    Hi,

    Posted here last week about a linux home server. Ok, so searched around the interwebs and have came to the conclusion that ubuntu server will be the easiest to setup, mainly because of the...
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    Simple home server - Upnp, SMB, FTP

    Hi,

    I'm looking resurrect some old hardware in the loft to create a linux home server.

    I think its an Asus K8N-E, can anyone recall if its gonna be problematic?

    Anyway, I have been playing...
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    [all variants] Re: Dual Monitors need to 'just work'...

    darn, thats the limit of my knoweldge. I have to post and read like you. Maybe some learned linux user can help. nvidia settings is a god send for tv/pc monitor combo.

    Sorry I cant help anymore :(
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    [all variants] Re: Dual Monitors need to 'just work'...

    got this working last night after borking my xorg.conf manually, try this:

    Assuming you have an Nvidia card & the restricted driver is already installed.

    Code:

    sudo apt-get install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Streaming Media to a PS3

    yeh mediatomb is ace!
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    [all variants] powerdvd 7.3 under wine?

    Hi,

    Just about to re-install ubuntu after a HDD failure, but am thinking I could install powerdvd 7.3 under wine, then I can delete my windows partition.

    Has anyone got powerdvd 7.3 working...
  18. [ubuntu] Mediatomb: how do I get it to see my HDD outside of filesystem?

    Hi,

    this is doing my head in. How can I get mediatomb to see my hdd outside of "filesystem"?

    The hdd is totally seperate its called "big storage", also do I have to have it auto mounted each...
  19. [ubuntu] /etc/modprobe.d/ "custom file" how do I make one in a terminal?

    hI,

    Im trying to install my hvr-3000 Tv card. Im using the guide below:

    http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-HVR-3000


    Single Frontend Diff (sfe)

    Now all you need to do...
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    Re: Dual Boot on Two Drives

    This boot from bios option is exactly what i have been after!

    I just need something clarified b4 i try it. My second drive is my data storage & i will still need to partition this drive for...
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