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  1. Thread: Giving up

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    Giving up

    Another reason I'm giving up on linux. My scanner, which I've used for 3 years under various updates of Ubuntu, is a brick now. Two days of working on it and I'm still getting "scanner busy" or...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    Thanks. I'll try your suggestions. As I said in my original post, the problem is with all browsers (chromium, firefox, google chrome, but NOT opera) but NOT all websites. NYTimes a/v and Google...
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    [all variants] Re: Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto

    I am having an unusual problem, I think. Since upgrading to 11.10, I notice that the sound played on certain websites is garbled and echo-y. This happens in all browsers (firefox and chromium) but...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Logitech Illuminated Ultrathin Keyboard comaptible?

    Did anyone ever figure how to get this keyboard to work to access bios? I cannot do so on my dual-boot velocity micro.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mediatomb - Could not list directory

    I'm getting the same error when trying to use mediatomb to access something in my home folder. Why would it not be able to access the home folder for gods sake?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Windows won't boot after upgrade to 10.4

    Thanks for the quick response.

    After looking in /boot/grub/ I see that there is NO file called menu.lst. A search finds no file in my file system. How can I have deleted this and how can I be...
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    [ubuntu] Windows won't boot after upgrade to 10.4

    Hi,

    I upgraded my ubuntu to 10.4 the other night. Everything went well and 10.4 worked great. However, I tried to boot up Windows this morning and found that after selecting XP from the grub...
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    [ubuntu] computer bricked after virtualbox install

    This morning when I try to turn on my computer...nothing. The bios screen flashes then the computer speaker beeps,beeps, beeps repeatedly as if something is hanging up. I've tried booting from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] cnn.com live video wont play

    I have flash 10 installed. No luck playing any cnn video even after following the main a/v sticky.
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    Re: University Professor Tries to Hammer Ubuntu

    I'm a university professor (humanities) and I often say things I don't agree with just to force my students to sort through their own thoughts and come up with a solid counter argument. Maybe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mount FTP folders

    Have you tried samba and cifs? I have a simpleshare NAS which is also a print server. My problem was that I had not configured the NAS to require a userID and password. In addition to being security...
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    Re: HOW TO: Install and configure lm-sensors

    I really appreciate the ubuntu community for all of its kind efforts to help people. But it is really ridiculous that it takes such canoodling to get something as simple as temp sensors to work. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nVidia 6600 Fan noise problem

    I have the same card and the same problem. I have found myself using my windows laptop more and more because the fan noise is so distracting. This is really ridiculous and makes me think I'm going...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox 3.0 crashes and freezes

    Anybody ever figure this out? Same exact thing for me. Firefox 3 crashes when I close a tab with gmail. Why did ubuntu include such a flakey beta version with the latest release, anyway?
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    Re: USB 2.0 support in virtualbox 1.5.4

    Neither of these worked; I followed them to the letter, twice, and no go; there is no closed edition that is downloadable. I give up. Going back to vmware.
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    Re: HowTo: Encode Video for iPod Video

    Temporarily lost all sound on Ubuntu until removing Vive and ffmpeg folder created in home folder. What?
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    Re: HowTo: Encode Video for iPod Video

    The audio codec options do not show aac or mp3 as choices. Am I doing something wrong?
    Thanks!
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    Re: How-to for crontab

    I don't think its a permissions thing. The crontab executes the script as root.
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    Re: How-to for crontab

    Great how-to. Thanks.

    But I have a question. I have a script that backs up several directories into individual tgz files.

    tar cvpjf BackupA.bz2 DirectoryA/
    tar cvpjf BackupB.bz2...
  20. Re: Create your own udev rules to control removable devices

    I haven't tried this yet, but I'm curious to know if it will work with more than one usb drive. I have four (yes 4, i'm ashamed to say) Cruzer Minis from SanDisk that I use for various things. ...
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    Re: HowTo: Windows (XP) on Ubuntu with VMWare Server

    Oh yes,

    I am never asked for the serial number.

    thanks
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    Re: HowTo: Windows (XP) on Ubuntu with VMWare Server

    Thanks for the easy to follow guide. I have a problem, however. As I'm going through the vmware installalation/creation of directories I get a message saying

    "Unable to get the access rights of...
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