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    Re: Battery Replacement?

    Have you looked at the "My Account" part of the System76 web site? "From My Account you can .... Order accessories for your laptop, desktop, or server"
    I can't verify this personally because I don't...
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    Re: Cant edit mp3 tags in rhythmbox

    @buskerjoe:
    Terminal commands can be very useful. I definitely recommend getting familiar with some of the basic ones at least, such as 'cd' (change directory) or 'man' (short for 'manual'). The one...
  3. Thread: help python

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    Re: help python

    You might try the Programming Talk subforum :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blank screen (of death)

    When you see this blank screen, are you able to get to a textual login screen by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1?
  5. How to Rip a DTS "5.1 Music Disc" to FLAC and keep the surround sound

    This tutorial was written because I recently bought a surround sound copy of The Moody Blues' "Days of Future Passed" in the DTS 5.1 Music Disc format. I spent several hours Googling for...
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    Poll: Re: Are you a native speaker of English?

    US of A here, and I agree with coffeecat that "native speaker of English" is less ambiguous than "native English speaker".
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    Re: I have lots of duplicates of my music,

    I believe the program fdupes will work for you. You can install it using

    sudo apt-get install fdupes
    and run it using

    fdupes -r -d /home/mark/Music

    The -r option tells it to recurse through...
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    Re: Rename folders to music's id3 tags?

    Banshee does that for me. Check your preferences in Banshee (Edit->Preferences) and make sure that, on the General tab, the option "Update file and folder names" is selected.
    It may take a long...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Copy or move file from a .txt source

    Maybe this command line will help. I found it in this thread on linuxquestions.org:

    for i in `cat filename`;do mv "$i" destination; done

    Be sure to use "the right thingie": ` not '
    and replace...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox acting weird....

    Don't forget to mark this thread as 'solved' now that you've found the solution. :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox acting weird....

    Does the problem still occur if you start Firefox in safe mode? To start in safe mode, in a terminal window type:

    firefox -safe-mode

    What safe mode does is temporarily disable all your Firefox...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Two questions: Printer use and Hulu Desktop

    Did you download the latest printer driver from Brother's web site? Here's a link to where you can get it, you'll want both the cupswrapper and LPR drivers in deb format:...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Maverick, encrypting home directory after installation

    I'm looking for a way to do this too. I'll post here if I find anything.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Firefox ScrapBook vs ScrapBook Plus?

    If you click the 'Find Updates' button in the add-ons window, does it offer to update ScrapBook to a newer version?
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    [SOLVED] Re: ./configure not working

    Bash does that when a file doesn't have the necessary execute permissions. Try this after 'cd'ing into the directory:

    chmod u+x ./configure

    Then you should be able to run ./configure.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Jre jdk install

    I've read online that you need to replace those curly quotes with straight quotes when you enter that command.

    After you enter that command, assuming it works without any more errors, you enter...
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    Re: Favorite Film Scores?

    My favorites: John Williams' "Yoda's Theme" and "Princess Leia's Theme" from the Star Wars movies,
    the Farewell Suite from Free Willy (I love Basil Poledouris too :) )
    Alan Silvestri's "Forrest...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent freezing

    Hmm.. What I've found on Google suggests that this may be related to visual effects; do you have such effects enabled on your computer? Open System->Preference->Appearance and click on the Visual...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent freezing

    Ok, let's see if we can narrow things down a bit. Try running through System Testing (System->Administration->System Testing) a few times; see if it crashes at any consistent point during those tests.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intermittent freezing

    It's a way to reboot the system, safer than just holding down the power button. You hold down your Alt and SysRq (a.k.a. Print Screen) keys, and slowly type REISUB.
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    [SOLVED] Re: gparted - wrong partition sizes...

    Sounds to me like gparted is actually showing your partition sizes in gibibytes, and whatever you used to create the partitions used gigabytes. 120 gigabytes equals approximately 112 gibibytes...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Network error: Software caused connection abort.

    Perhaps you should try turning off keepalives. According to this page, "It can also occur if you are using keepalives in your connection. Other people have reported that keepalives fix this error for...
  23. Poll: Re: Am I the only person who doesn't use a smartphone?

    I use a dumbphone too. My reasons, in no particular order:
    5) Too expensive to buy an unsubsidized smartphone, and subsidized ones require contracts
    1) My music collection is almost entirely in the...
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    Re: What is your nerd test score?

    Nerd Test version 1:
    http://www.nerdtests.com/images/ft/nq/6b7343c290.gif

    version 2:
    http://www.nerdtests.com/images/badge/nt2/ccf9f8a57a0cfeb7.png
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow Wireless Download Speed

    1) Please don't bump so often; people do look at more than just the first page :).

    2) Do you have another type of connection you could try, perhaps one that's not wireless? If so, do you get the...
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