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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Can't install or update software in VirtualBox Ubuntu

    Found this in another thread -


    sudo dpkg --configure -a && sudo apt-get install -f

    Fixed it for me.

    Not too impressed. Vanilla install of 11.10 and this happens almost immediately. QC pls.
  2. [ubuntu] Permissions issues with Lucid fresh install

    Hey all,

    This is doing my head in. I keep having permissions issues shortly after a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04.

    After the install and first boot everything seems fine. However after the next...
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    Re: HOWTO: Linux Software Raid using mdadm

    Never mind - I'm an idiot. I was trying to partition the raid device rather than just formatting it.
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    Re: HOWTO: Linux Software Raid using mdadm

    This is doing my head in. I created my array and can see it in mdstat but I can't get any partitions created on it. When I fdisk /dev/md0, create the partition and write I get the following -

    ...
  5. [gnome] Binding key to home screen applet on Netbook Remix

    Hey all,

    I just got an Acer Aspire One and put Ubuntu 8.04.1+Netbook Remix on it. Itś working well so far.

    What I would like to do is bind a key to the Home Screen applet which serves as the...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire One laptop wireless configuration issues.

    link?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire One Laptop & My Options..

    Does anyone know if Intrepid is going to include support for the Aspire One? I just got mine yesterday and would love to go ubuntu netbook remix but not with all the issues currently being...
  8. Thread: GRUB Error 15

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    [all variants] Re: GRUB Error 15

    Got it working. Instead of
    setup (hd1) I had to
    setup (hd0) and set hd0 as the first boot drive in BIOS.

    Bear in mind the /boot/ directory is still on hd1,0 aka sdb1. For some reason GRUB...
  9. Thread: GRUB Error 15

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    [all variants] GRUB Error 15

    Hey all,

    This is doing my head in. One of the drives in my pc died. Luckily it was not the root/boot drive, however, thanks to SATA drives being listed before PATA, it did screw up the ordering of...
  10. Re: VirtualBox - How can I Increase Screen Resolution??

    This is doing my head in. I've got a Hardy guest running on a Hardy host and nothing I have tried has provided me any resolution other than 640x480 and 800x600.

    I have tried just about every...
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    Re: Dawn of War DLL problem

    I usually cd into the directory containing the exe first.
  12. Re: Trying to play DoW and Civ4 with wine having lots of dll problems since

    Have a look on this page (http://appdb.winehq.org/appview.php?iVersionId=6051) in the section named 'Glitches'. It shows how to compile and install another version of wine without borking the version...
  13. Re: HOWTO: Auto transcode MYTHTV recorded shows to DVD, XVID or DIVX cutting out the

    Touch wood, seems to be running fine now. Here's a snapshot while both tuners are recording, a nuvexport job is running, I am ssh'ing from my desktop and have mythweb and uTorrent webUI open in a...
  14. Re: HOWTO: Auto transcode MYTHTV recorded shows to DVD, XVID or DIVX cutting out the

    I've switched to fluxbox and turned down the number of apache processes so hopefully that will help.

    Here is my nuvexportrc -


    <nuvexport>


    #export_prog=ffmpeg
    # mode=divx
  15. Re: HOWTO: Auto transcode MYTHTV recorded shows to DVD, XVID or DIVX cutting out the

    I'm using the mencoder medium setting you recommended. I will post my nuvexportrc and user jobs when I get home tonight.

    Yeah I thought 384MB was a bit low. I keep an eye out locally for larger...
  16. Re: HOWTO: Auto transcode MYTHTV recorded shows to DVD, XVID or DIVX cutting out the

    Great howto thanks.

    I have just one intermittent problem - every now and then the output xvid has recurring 'scratches' where a loud high frequency scratching noise is emitted every few seconds...
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    Re: Edgy Howto: Brother Printer MFC-215c complete

    Excellent howto! I just set up a MFC-215C on Feisty with no problems. The only quirk was that there was no line for the MFC-210 in 45-libsane.rules but I just copied and pasted your example for the...
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    Re: How I got Guild Wars working in Wine 0.9.23

    While in the directory where you did the build -


    sudo make uninstall

    Allan
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    Re: How I got Guild Wars working in Wine 0.9.23

    Just tried your mouse patch but no luck. Mouse disappears first time I mouseover a link.

    Allan
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    Re: How I got Guild Wars working in Wine 0.9.23

    I thought I'd try flyser's mouse patch and noticed a problem when running ./configure - my system (recent edgy build) was missing a couple of key packages (flex and bison). The same error probably...
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    Re: How I got Guild Wars working in Wine 0.9.23

    Care to point us to the thread? I just trawled through the games forum with no luck.

    Allan
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    Re: How I got Guild Wars working in Wine 0.9.23

    Yes please. The patch never worked for me.

    Allan
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    Re: How I got Guild Wars working in Wine 0.9.23

    Easiest way to reference those folders is to put a \ character before each space.

    Allan
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    Re: How I got Guild Wars working in Wine 0.9.23

    I got the 0.9.31 update today. No change. I'll wait for the updated patch.

    Quick question - I looked at the patch file in the winestuff directory - should it have that html wrapper?


    <!DOCTYPE...
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    Re: How I got Guild Wars working in Wine 0.9.23

    Progress!

    The CRC error isn't happening anymore. Not sure what changed - I rebooted a couple of times since I last tried and GW downloaded a few more updates.

    Bad news is the mouse still...
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