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    [SOLVED] Re: xfdesktop crashes on startup

    So... I ended up 'solving' it by deleting all the hidden folders and files in my home folder and replacing them with the hidden files and folders in a newly created user. Not elegant, and I don't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: xfdesktop crashes on startup

    @Isam715 -

    The only error is: Segmentation fault (core dumped)

    @Toz -

    All of the locations you mentioned belong to me (according to ls -al). I'm going to go through the thread you...
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    [SOLVED] xfdesktop crashes on startup

    It started yesterday after I ran the following .sh file...


    # Alloc's Minecraft Installer:

    # feel free to change, update, improve, and release this script
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    [ubuntu] Eclipse Freezes Frequently

    I installed Eclipse yesterday (on Lucid) and it will consistently freeze after a few minutes of use. I've tried a host of 'fixes' found on google (editing the .ini file, employing openJDK vs. sun...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dana Alphasmart Sync

    FINALLY!! I'll have to dig out my Dana and see if this works!! Thank you!! I had lost all hope.
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    [ubuntu] Dana Alphasmart Sync

    I have a Dana Alphasmart PalmOS and I'm a little lost trying to get it to hotsync. I'm using jPilot. (is there a better program for this operation?)

    When I run and then hotSync from my dana I...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: GRUB error 21, dual boot, two hard drives


    Ok, after my previous post, I ran super grub again and 'fixed' the linux partition once more. After that final fix, the computer now boots independently into both ubuntu and windows!!
  8. [ubuntu] Re: GRUB error 21, dual boot, two hard drives

    Ok, I did all of the above. The Grub4Dos installer was hardly user friendly but I think I got it right. There were two 'grldr' files. One was an MBR file, the other just plain. I put just the...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: GRUB error 21, dual boot, two hard drives

    Hmm... I guess I'm not sure what was supposed to happen, but the first command gave me a couple lines of code. It included a line that said it didn't recognise the filesystem I was pointing it to,...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: GRUB error 21, dual boot, two hard drives

    Ok, I finally got the Ubuntu partition to boot, but I can only boot it if I use the screen where you choose where to go (ubuntu or XP) with the super grub cd. I don't know what changed, because I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing Regnum

    If it's on your desktop, type in

    and then,

    Any time you see ~/something or ./something, it usually means you put in /home/username/wherever the file is/ etc.

    And you type all of that...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: is it posible to move a ubuntu installation from old hard drive to new hard drive

    I would just install ubuntu on the hd you're moving to, and then mount the old hd (from Places) and move all your files over. That's the easiest way I know to do it!
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    [ubuntu] Re: User opinions, best apps for...?

    As far as multi-media and DVD playing is concerned, I always just go straight for Xine. It's sleek and works like a charm.

    Also, if you're a note taker in any degree, Tomboy is a fabulous little...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: GRUB error 21, dual boot, two hard drives

    That's usually what's worked for me! I've installed XP/ubuntu on several single hd computers with no issues. I just assume the problem I'm having is due to installing on seperate hd's (rather than...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable scrolling between desktops

    There should be an option in System > Preferences > Keyboard Shortcuts. Scroll to the bottom. The shortcut options there have to do with scrolling between desktops. I hope that helps!

  16. [ubuntu] Re: should I install all updates before upgrading to 9.04?

    It shouldn't matter whether you run the normal updates first or not. It might take longer if you update your current version first and then upgrade to 9.04, but that's the only difference I foresee....
  17. [ubuntu] Re: GRUB error 21, dual boot, two hard drives

    Ok. in my BIOS I have the option of changing 'Primary Drive 1' from 'OFF' to 'auto' and it now reads 'Unknown Device.' (I'm assuming that's my ubuntu hd) However, in my Boot Sequence options I only...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: GRUB error 21, dual boot, two hard drives

    Thank you so much for the help on this!! Both to zvacet and caljohn.

    Ok, here are the results of Boot Info Script:

    ============================= Boot Info Summary:...
  19. [ubuntu] GRUB error 21, dual boot, two hard drives

    When I try to boot up I get:

    And there it stops.

    The computer is an old Dell Dimension 8200 desktop with two hard drives (40g and 30g). I have windows xp on the 40g and am trying to install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: share with windows

    Well, I'm having the same problem. Here are the errors I get when I run that command:

    Any ideas?
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    [xubuntu] Re: Change the promission or access to a file

    If the only problem is the permission, then use chmod (change mode) to manipulate permissions. You might need to use super-user-do (sudo) for this, I don't remember. To check the permission of a...
  22. Thread: mp4 player

    by didiercool

    [ubuntu] Re: mp4 player

    As far as I understand from your question, you want to use the zune with Ubuntu to sync music back and forth. Is that right? If so, I think this should help you along:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Restricted Wireless Driver Help

    k, for anyone else who struggles with b43 or b43legacy, I think I found a working and comprehensible howto:
    Still working on it but I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to dial in to internet under ubuntu

    Go to System, then Administration, and click on Network (not network tools). From there, click on 'Modem connection,' highlighting it, and then properties on the side. That will bring up the...
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    [ubuntu] Restricted Wireless Driver Help

    I've been trying to get my wireless to work after reformatting. In the past all I've had to do is go into the 'restricted drivers manager' and click on bcm43xx and it works. Now, it looks like b43...
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