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    [all variants] Autocompleting dict aliases

    Hello all,

    I have a few aliases set up for dict corresponding to which dictionaries I would like to use:

    alias define='dict -d gcide'
    alias engfr='dict -d fd-eng-fra'
    alias freng='dict -d...
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    [ubuntu] grub-probe error on Ubuntu USB

    I am running Ubuntu 12.04 from a persistent USB drive. I am trying to set up Grub to boot automatically, but I need to generate a grub.cfg file. For some reason, update-grub and grub-mkconfig fail...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: How to recover only missing sectors with ddrescue log file?

    Ok, I won't worry about it then; 80 MB isn't worth it. Thanks!
  4. [SOLVED] How to recover only missing sectors with ddrescue log file?

    I'm recovering a hard drive that won't boot. I've recovered most of it to a 1 TB external drive, but ~80 MB remain to be recovered. I need to use the external drive for other purposes right now, so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Streaming media from Samba shares

    Also, when I play from a Windows computer (tested XP and 7), there is no skipping.
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    [ubuntu] Skipping Audio from Samba shares

    I have music on a server which I have mounted on my laptop. When I use Nautilus to mount the share and play music from Totem, there is no skipping. When I use /etc/fstab (CIFS) to mount the Samba...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: required virtual size does not fit available size

    I have the same problem, except my laptop has the ATI Radeon Xpress 200M graphics card.
    This code:

    xrandr -o VGA-0 --right-of LVDS
    lets me have dual screens, but the wallpaper get's messed up...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Getting Samba Started?

    You must be root to edit that file. You can do this by:

    sudo gedit /etc/samba/smb.confYou'll need to type in your password. You can replace gedit with any text editor (i.e. mousepad, nano, etc).
  9. Thread: CCV Error.

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    [ubuntu] Re: CCV Error.

    I'm having problems with CCV as well; the people at the CCV forum (nuigroup.com/forum) recommend compiling from the source. I'm having issues doing that, but I wish luck to you!
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    [ubuntu] /usr/lib/glib-2.0 does not exist

    I installed libglib2.0-dev, but when compiling a program in Code::Blocks, it cannot find glibconfig.h. I googled the problem and saw that I needed to add /usr/lib/glib-2.0 to the include directories,...
  11. [ubuntu] Install build-essentials and linux-header-generic on Ubuntu Server

    I have an old computer that I want to turn into a server. When I installed Ubuntu Server 11.10, my wireless card was recognized and was able to connect to my wireless network. After rebooting, I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Segmentation Fault on apt-get upgrade

    Sorry, for some reason I didn't get an email notification, so I'm not reading this until now. Unfortunately, I never solved the problem; the computer was transferred to a new case and installed with...
  13. [ubuntu] How to increase shared(video) memory on PowerPC G3?

    I'm installing Ubuntu an an old iMac(I think it's a G3, it's blue and white). Does anyone know how to increase the shared memory on a PowerPC? It currently has 8 MB. You can do it from the BIOS on an...
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    [ubuntu] Transmission UPnP/Port Forwarding

    Hey! Trying to get my torrents all set up for the big day tomorrow, :wink: but Transmission will only download at about 300 kbps(which isn't so bad, but my speed is 3.02 Mpbs) and will only upload at...
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    [ubuntu] Multiple Keyring Password entries

    Although all the passwords are under one Keyring folder, I have to type in the password 4 times. Is this the way the keyring is supposed to work? If so, can I help change this somehow(I'm not a...
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    [ubuntu] Segmentation Fault on apt-get upgrade

    My computer sporadically gets segmentation faults multiple times daily, but when I try to upgrade, it consistently faults on the download. I've run
    sudo rm /var/cache/apt/*.binbut it still faults....
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Keyboard Layout Switch Notification Bubble

    Now that the alpha for 11.04 is coming out, can I suggest this as a feature? If so, where would I put it?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network Serial Port

    Where's the fun in that?:P Besides, if we can figure this out, then it might be helpful to someone else along the way and I save money. ;)
    Can someone point me to how /dev/tty devices work or to how...
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    [ubuntu] Network Serial Port

    I have an old Palm device, and I wanted to set up a sync for it on my laptop(Ubuntu 10.10), but it doesn't have a serial port. My desktop(Windows) does. I was wondering if it was possible to create a...
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    [ubuntu] Compiz Problems

    I LOVE Compiz, but I'm having a few issues:

    1. When I try to enable the Wallpaper plugin, it doesn't do anything. I changed the apps>nautilus>preferences>show_desktop to false in gconf-editor,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Netopia 3-D Reach

    You could try getting the drivers from this website: http://www.fastaccess.drivers.bellsouth.net/#netopia, then try using ndiswrapper (a program that allows you to use Windows wireless drivers on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Netopia 3-D Reach

    You could try getting the drivers from this website: http://www.fastaccess.drivers.bellsouth.net/#netopia, then try using ndiswrapper (a program that allows you to use Windows wireless drivers on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Netopia 3-D Reach

    You could try getting the drivers from this website: http://www.fastaccess.drivers.bellsouth.net/#netopia, then try using ndiswrapper (a program that allows you to use Windows wireless drivers on...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Netopia 3-D Reach

    You could try getting the drivers from this website: http://www.fastaccess.drivers.bellsouth.net/#netopia, then try using ndiswrapper (a program that allows you to use Windows wireless drivers on...
  25. [ubuntu] Keyboard Layout Switch Notification Bubble

    I'm trying to learn Dvorak so I can type with one hand. I switch back and forth between QWERTY and Dvorak often, so I would like to have a notification bubble appear when I switch telling me which...
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