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    [all variants] Re: Nice Color Schemes in Terminal

    in the same properties screen that lists the different color themes, there's a custom pallet, you can edit it to whatever colors you want
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to open a file browser through terminal

    in gnome its nautilus
    in kde i think its as simple as dolphin

    if you would like to continue using the terminal while still having the file browser/manager open, you can add an & after the...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Booting in xterm as opposed to ubuntu-desktop

    see this thread for ways to edit your gdm settings from the command line

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1555988

    its really as easy as a simple edit to a config file.
    sudo nano...
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    [kubuntu] Re: thinking of switching from Gnome to KDE

    I'm not a fan of desktop environments in general, but I did recently run KDE 4.5.1 for a while, and I would have to say if I was gonna run a desktop environment it would most definitely be KDE...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ext4 Filesystem driver for windows?

    i cant even get any of the more popular ext2/3 drivers to recognize my current ext3 partitions created with gparted... first i thought it was the 256 inode factor, but i've tried numerous drivers and...
  6. Thread: Performance

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    [SOLVED] Re: Performance

    yeah, there's really not much to clean up for performance increase... once you get more linux/ubuntu experience under your belt, you can mess with stopping or removing certain daemons and services if...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Terminal: Multiple files renameing / replaceing in filename

    ubuntu comes with a nifty command line tool called "rename"... does exactly what you want, with one fun command and a relatively simple regex
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can Linux programs be installed in Windows?

    http://www.cygwin.com/
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can Linux programs be installed in Windows?

    cygwin
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    [ubuntu] Re: GUI app to delte data permentantly

    permanently destroying as in... deleting without going to the trash first? or permanently destroying as in, "shredding" the data so it cant ever be recovered?
  11. Thread: System monitor

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    [ubuntu] Re: System monitor

    if you're talkin about that thing in the upper right hand corner, looks a lot like conky... you would have to browse one of hte many conky dedicated threads and read teh man page and all that jazz to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu File Names not Supported in Windows?

    I second this idea, like said, its a few steps, might take a little time on a large collection of files, but it's probably the most simple way to bulk rename and get rid of windows illegal...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using Ubuntu as a server?????

    Yes. Anything you can do with server you can do with desktop after installing the right packages.

    If you are really new to Ubuntu, I'd actually recommend using a GUI (ie the Desktop version) until...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Change update server from command line

    edit --

    lol, re-read that, was gonna tell ya to just edit sources.list by hand... which you're trying to avoid doing... thats about the only way i really do it, but the above mentioned
    aptitude...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Network XP wireless laptop to Ubuntu desktop

    samba... it will basically create a network share that windows can recognize, from there you can access/stream/copy/whatever depending on how you set it all up
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Monitor Dual Workspace

    this hasnt been answered yet?

    gkus nvidia-settings
    Xserver display configuration
    on the right... Configuration <configure>

    Seperate X screens is what you want... that will load each monitor...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Server and Desktop simultaneously

    ubuntu server is nothing more than ubuntu, without a gui, and the option to install certain server apps at install... and a very very few minor kernel tweaks that i dont even know if they're there...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Local Web-Server

    im with bodhi here... people cant access what they cant access, if there's no door in, and no one is there to answer the door, then chances are, somones not getting in (ok, bad analogy because...
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    [ubuntu] Re: phpbb3/unbuntu question

    oi, ya screwed up changing the persmissions somehow... a simple


    sudo chmod a+rw /path/to/config.php

    should really be all you need, and only during the installation, im sure afterwards it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: fluxbox question

    ok, when you boot your computer... before you log in, it will take you to a window where you select your username and put in your password... dont do that yet... just select your user... after...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Need to determine where an application installs itself

    synaptic will show you what files a program installs and where it installs them to
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    [kubuntu] Re: Ubuntu + Kubuntu Desktop = Kubuntu ?

    KDE 4.5 has been release, and can be obtained in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx by adding the Kubuntu backports ppa.


    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports


    I highly suggest anyone who's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Two hard drives?

    you can type


    sudo fdisk -l

    in a terminal to make sure that ubuntu knows you have the second drive.

    after that, does the second drive have a filesystem on it? if so, what filesystem e.g....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help writing to file system

    Whats the folder and what are you using for a file browser/manager?
    Very simply you could...


    gksu nautilus

    Either from a terminal or from alt+f2.
    That will get you pretty much...
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    [ubuntu] Re: not connecting to all XP computers

    so the


    nautilus smb://192.168.0.120

    still doesnt allow for connection to the machine? you weren't very specific if you tried and still couldnt retrieve the server list.

    everything i could...
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