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  1. [lubuntu] Open laptop from sleep and SD card folder always opens

    Been using Lubuntu 12.04 for a while, works great except for one small bug. Everytime I open the lid of my laptop from sleep, it automatically opens my SD Card folder. I have a dead harddrive, so I...
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    [all variants] Re: How do I make a limited account?

    Yeah, setting up the standard account will work. He is fine not having to worry about updates. I went and added GIMP and full Libre Office instead of the Abiword / Gnumeric and he should be fine.
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    [all variants] Re: How do I make a limited account?

    I will check and see if I did it right. Because I think I might have made his user account as Administrator too. So a normal user cannot install any applications? I will try and make another...
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    [all variants] [SOLVED] How do I make a limited account?

    I would like to set up a limited permission user account, similar to what a guest account has on a normal installation.

    My friend has a slim Compaq PC, with only 512MB RAM, so I am hoping to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recomended Ultra-portable laptop for Ubuntu

    Don't know if you are still looking.

    But one place to start would probably be Dell laptop, since they do offer some with Ubuntu preloaded. I would think that most would use the same components...
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    [all variants] Thinkpad X40 with 1366 x 768 HDTV

    I have a Thinkpad X40 dual booting Xubuntu 11.04 & Windows 7 and wanted to connect my laptop to my ViewSonic N3760w HDTV (1366 x 768 native). I don't have the money right now to build an HTPC, so I...
  7. Thread: Haiku OS

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    [SOLVED] Re: Haiku OS

    Just wanted to chime in about Haiku.

    It really is very nice little OS. I have it installed on a partition to play around and see how it is coming along. I have a soft spot for it since it is...
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    Re: Ubuntu vs Ubuntu Studio

    Hi, I just read the blog and it answered some of the questions I wanted to ask. :) I upgraded (via update panel) to Xubuntu 11.04 in my X40 Thinkpad and noticed a speed bump compared to the previous...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I'm 40, and a long time Mac user who is now about 50/50 Mac & Linux.

    I really like how well it works, and would not have a problem using it as my main OS if Apple gets crappy again when Steve...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad USB boot problem [ SOLVED ]

    OK,

    I went and asked the Thinkpad forum, http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=89692 , and checked to see if the laptop had all BIOS updates. I updated the laptop from BIOS 1.22 to BIOS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad USB boot problem

    Mods - please close this thread. I moved it to laptop & hardware because I think it might get better response.

    thanks
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    [ubuntu] Thinkpad USB boot problem

    I have a Thinkpad X40 (no optical drive) that I bought on eBay. It came preinstalled w/ windows XP and works fine. But I am having trouble getting it to boot off a USB stick.

    I tried both...
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    [ubuntu] Thinkpad USB boot problem

    I have a Thinkpad X40 (no optical drive) that I bought on eBay. It came preinstalled w/ windows XP and works fine. But I am having trouble getting it to boot off a USB stick.

    I tried both...
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    [ubuntu] Boot from CD-ROM using PCMCIA ?

    Buying a Linux friendly IBM X31 (no optical drive) soon.

    I know it will boot from USB stick & USB CD-ROM, but I have a question regarding PCMCIA cards. If I add a PCMCIA Firewire card and...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: HD partition question

    ---Hey, thanks for the info about the SSDs. I did not know they needed things like that, but it makes sense.

    Yes when I boot OS X, it first gives me Chameleon bootloader and then I choose the...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: HD partition question

    -Well, the HD does show up on the Chameleon screen with a Linux icon, just like the Mac & Windows icons. So I guess Chameleon can see it regardless of the blank space.

    Is there a difference to...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: HD partition question

    -Yeah, I still have it as a stock system. I already reinstalled once, I even formatted as FAT32 from the Mac OS X side to wipe it and then did this last install. But I still got an unallocated space....
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    [ubuntu_studio] HD partition question

    I had to reinstall my Ubuntu 10.04 system after some trouble trying to remove a FAT32 partition. I reinstalled using the Live Ubuntu CD (not Ubuntu Studio CD) and seems to work fine. I want to know...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Evolution file recovery - borked system

    Need help with a messed up system,

    I wanted to remove my FAT32 partition to give the extra space back to Ubuntu. The resizing got messed up and I couldn't fix the system. I also tried to add...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Ubuntu Studio on Mac PowerPC

    Ubuntu Studio is only available in Intel86 / AMD64, PowerPC. You can install a std version of Ubuntu PPC and then add the Ubuntu Studio pkg manually using Synaptic. (Not the add/remove from the...
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    [PPC] Re: Linux Mint Helena LXDE PowerPC

    LOL, maybe Steve Jobs has a point. Flash won't work on his old Macs. Yeah, its the 8MB video that does not help.

    I had Ubuntu running on my G5 dual 1.8GHz w/ a 128MB ATI video card. That was...
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    [PPC] Re: Linux Mint Helena LXDE PowerPC

    Hi,

    Just saw this post and like the idea of a Debian w/ Mint. I have previously used Debian Lenny since I have a G3 iMac & Pismo and of course they have the video problems. Does this work like...
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    [PPC] Re: iMac G3 will not boot from Live CD.

    I want to add some information for others that will find this thread trying to install Ubuntu PPC on their iMac G3. I have a iMac G3 400MHz and had Debian working on it. I currently have Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Ubuntu Studio on a mac? (intel)

    Just so other people know, you can also have Ubuntu Studio on a PPC Macintosh (sort-of). I used a Live Ubuntu 9.04 disc to install on my old PowerMac G5 1.8GHZ DP, it installed perfect. (only thing...
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    Re: Using Ubuntu Live CD to fix Windows ?

    ---Cool, does it have a virus-scanner built-in ? or would I drop in Avast or something like that ? I use it on my Windows in Virtual box, of course there if I mess up, I just go back a day :D I...
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