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    Re: How to convert pesky .m4a to .mp3

    Near the bottom of the http://gnormalize.sourceforge.net/ page there is:



    To install gnormalize, with root privilege, execute the bash script command:
    tar zxvf gnormalize-version.tar.gz
    cd...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Picture slideshow for DVD software?

    Oh yee of little cache size.

    (same with me).
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    [all variants] Re: HOWTO: Installing svn2git

    If you're an apt-get kind of person, instead of


    sudo aptitude install rubygems

    of course you will run:


    sudo apt-get install rubygems
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    [ubuntu] Re: File dates across machines

    Can you elaborate on where you're seeing the time in each case? I can see a 4-way chart at least, and maybe one will shed more light:

    Create File
    Server | Client...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: I can't set 1024x768 resolution on Ubuntu 10.04

    Sorry @Sseo it's not working out.

    Yes I was thinking the modeline from the log file might be worth trying with xrandr since we can reasonably assume it is correct.

    @BicyclerBoy sounds like he...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: I can't set 1024x768 resolution on Ubuntu 10.04

    This looks like good information:

    http://openchrome.org/trac/wiki/SupportedHardware
  7. [SOLVED] Re: I can't set 1024x768 resolution on Ubuntu 10.04

    There's your mode line from the 9.10 Xorg.0.log:


    [ 277.060] (II) CHROME(0): Modeline "1024x768"x60.0 65.00 1024 1048 1184 1344 768 771 777 806 -hsync -vsync (48.4 kHz)


    The...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: I can't set 1024x768 resolution on Ubuntu 10.04

    Ooops I meant to write


    sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-openchrome
  9. [SOLVED] Re: I can't set 1024x768 resolution on Ubuntu 10.04

    Googling for "CN700/P4M800 X11 support" I see this bug https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-unichrome/+question/122572 which suggests you have poorly supported hardware. ...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: I can't set 1024x768 resolution on Ubuntu 10.04

    For the first error, try using a different name for the mode.

    See http://stackoverflow.com/questions/851704/xrandr-errors-badname-named-color-or-font-does-not-exist

    For the second, your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Canon PIXMA MX350 Install problem

    Might want to read some of the threads like this one:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1518751&highlight=mx350
    --
    Quentin

    P.S. I tried finding the driver on the US support site,...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Canon MX350 not printing in B&W in Ubuntu 10.10

    Not sure if you're 64bit or 32, but did you see

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=9919990&postcount=16
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    Re: How to format a new hard disk.

    Are you running as root?

    Any messages from the kernel? (use "dmesg | tail")

    Try using "hdparm -I ..." to talk to the drive (type "man hdparm" to learn more)

    Try plain fdisk instead of cfdisk...
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    [ubuntu] Re: (initramfs) Prompt with 8.10 and 9.04 Upgrade

    I'm fighting a similar problem, except it's a "General error mounting filesystems", e.g. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1336988



    @toastermm, @nixguru is listing kernel parameters to...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Update 8.10-9.04 problem with boot: initramfs, busybox

    Most likely related to https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/360378
    --
    Quentin
  16. [ubuntu] Re: "General error mounting filesystems" After Crash 9.10

    Most likely related to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/360378
    --
    Quentin
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    [ubuntu] Re: general error mounting filesystems

    Sometimes it is in /grub, depending on how you partitioned your disk - see http://tr.im/HAqu

    If you can get a shell running with Live CD booted or busybox, you can use this brute force command to...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: "General error mounting filesystems" After Crash 9.10

    Bump.

    I'm having the same problem after a 9.4 -> 9.10 dist upgrade.

    You can view the kernel startup messages from the maintenance shell with "dmesg". What's missing is the output from the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Second JFS partitions no longer mounting

    Can I change the thread title with a reply?
    I guess technically only the JFS partitions weren't mounting.
    --
    Quentin
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    [SOLVED] Re: Some JFS partitions no longer mounting

    Scared the crap out of me.
    This must be a record for the following quotient

    COST_OF_DATA_LOSS * FEAR_ANXIETY
    --------------------------------
    (SPEED_OF_SOLUTION + TIME_TO_FOLLOWUP_POST)
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Some JFS partitions no longer mounting

    I have a second internal HD, previously mounted and working.
    This morning I find the PC unresponsive, doesn't answer pings, blank screen (was running gnome), nothing on the virtual terminals...
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    Re: Accessing Ubuntu remotely

    In this case I needed it for an X11 app (running on a box at work). Instead of installing an XServer in my winders box and trying one of the old LBX or other compression schemes, I found NX and gave...
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    Re: Accessing Ubuntu remotely

    Man, I don't know. I just apt-got the NX server, installed the win client, and in a matter of 5 minutes had a full Gnome desktop running in a window on Vista over a VPN. I'm no beginner, but that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No upgrade button in Upgrade Manager

    @rsgrimes, you aren't crazy, I did the same thing, only after the second time that I ran "update-manager -d" did I get a button.
    I'm wondering if some cached files were refreshed the first time or...
  25. Re: need help with ruby: navigating to /home/[user]

    Note that the "~" mechanism you are using above is not ruby itself performing the expansion, it is the bash shell invoked by the back ticks ``. To get ruby to do it (and to avoid some of the...
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