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  1. Thread: No disk space

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    [ubuntu] Re: No disk space

    Actually, I ended up backing up all my data and wiping, then reinstalling and... was perfectly fine after that, until I "upgraded" to 9.04 and fragged my install. *sigh* (Had data backed up, wiped,...
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    Re: Free Beginners Guide

    Thanks. Looks like it will be useful. (The "cup half empty" part of me half *heh* wants to insert an mp3 of "Where Were You When I Needed You" but nah. :))
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    [ubuntu] Re: video color problem

    Exactly. The VMWare virtual implementation is better than the Ubuntu host'ss NATIVE implementation. That ought to speak volumes.



    Thanks, I recognize that and appreciate it. The hue issue is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: video color problem

    1.) No
    2.) No
    3.) Mobo: Asus M2N68-LA (HP Narra2-GL8E); AMD 64X2 5200+ processor; sound: nVidia onboard (since Ubuntu had trouble "remembering" the SBLive! PCI card *sigh*); Video: EVGA...
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    [ubuntu] Re: video color problem

    My repo list consists of the repos available for selection in the Admin>Software Sources list. If these are causing

    a. the repeated (though sporadic) sound issues
    b. the repeated (though slightly...
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    [ubuntu] Re: video color problem

    *sigh* I do tire of this kind of stuff. Months and months of inexplicable resets (to "No longer works" status) of various sound features, video driver--*poof!* some Ubuntu update decudes I no longer...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    Well, it was actually quite true that WinXP was much more secure than... Windows 98 or *shudder* Windows Muppet Edition (called by Me$$y$0ft, "Windows Me"). More secure than a fully patched Windows...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    Yeh, as I mentioned, I dislike having to reconfigure my video almost every time I update (nVidia card). Of course, I use EnvyNG (Available in one of the repos--don't recall offhand which), now, to...
  9. Thread: No disk space

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    [ubuntu] Re: No disk space

    Oh. Joy.

    *sigh*

    Something (hidden from me) is eating diskspace in the background, still. After deleting 33+GiB of data to gain a mere 3.9GiB of usable space, then walking away from the computer...
  10. Thread: No disk space

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    [ubuntu] Re: No disk space

    Thanks, Jim. Of the three suggestions, I'd already tried two ("clean" and "autoclean") and had used


    gksudo nautilus

    instead of


    gksu nautilus
  11. Thread: No disk space

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    [ubuntu] Re: No disk space

    New info following the suggestion to run


    locate .Trash

    I saw no results directly after running the code, but when I tried looking in the trash folder using a root session of Nautilus, here's...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    I don't think you were paying attention, Tomatz. I've found solutions and fixed problems over and over and over again. Some problems simply should not be. Heck, in 15 years of Windows use, I never...
  13. Thread: No disk space

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    [ubuntu] Re: No disk space

    Well, yes, I did. Backed up data files only. I ran the


    locate .Trash

    as suggested. What output were you expecting? I've seen none from it, whether run exactly as noted or with "sudo"...
  14. Thread: No disk space

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    [ubuntu] Re: No disk space

    Thanks, Slakkie. I could tell "/" was full, but running Nautilus in root mode (or superuser or whatever "gksudo nautilus") didn't reveal any big files. Tried the command you suggested. As suggested,...
  15. Thread: No disk space

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    [ubuntu] Re: No disk space

    Oh, I've found help in these forums, Treelvr, but jerks like "Taurus" chap my buns. I noticed that you faithfully posted the info he requested as needed in order to "help" you and then... bugged out...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    1. Updates frequently screw up either sound or video. Reinstalling the nVidia drivers, re-specifying my monitor--what's up with that?
    2. Updates, again--this a.m., for example, everything working...
  17. Thread: No disk space

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    [ubuntu] Re: No disk space

    Thanks, Treelvr. Nice to know you found a solution that works for you, despite "Taurus'" snubbing your compliance with his request for information. Since neither you nor I got anything useful from...
  18. Thread: No disk space

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    [ubuntu] Re: No disk space

    Oh, you mean exactly like the complete NON-reply you gave to someone earlier who followed your instructions, posted the info and got NO REPLY from you? If you want to act as though you were a...
  19. Thread: No disk space

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    [ubuntu] Re: No disk space

    I have a similar problem. Yesterday, Nautilus reported over 221GiB free space on my drive (out of a nominal 400gig drive with a little over 20gig reserved for swap file/extended. (GParted has never...
  20. Re: What is your killer Windows app/ app you simply can't be without in Linux?

    Encore music transcription software. But, since it does work under WINE, no problem. Unfortunately it takes an ENORMOUS amount of command line tweaking to get midi--including an interface with a...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    First, I do like Ubuntu a great deal. I've retired (or retasked for simpler uses) all my other machines and use this Ubuntu machine daily for over 90% of my computing use--apart from real music (more...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: opera browser problems , unresponsive

    I've been having a similar problem with Opera 9.6 (build 2444). Funny thing, though, Opera 9.6 (build 10447) for Windows running under WINE on the same box has no such issues.

    I hate to take the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 8.04 Sluggish Response

    AMD 64X2 5200
    4GiB RAM
    250GiB+ free disk space

    Similar problem here too. Hard drive thrashing. Amend that: hard drive activity simply never ceases. System monitor reports plenty of free RAM....
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    Re: HOWTO: MIDI in Hoary

    Works beautifully in Hardy (8.04). Funny thing... I had searched many times through the Ubuntu forums using variations of "set up midi" but only (finally!) found this via a search of the forums at...
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    Re: Nvidia drivers and up and down performance

    I'm on my third day of this Hardy install.

    I, too, have the nVidia GeForce 61XX series (GeForce 6150SE, nForce 430 onboard chipset on an HP/ASUS M2N68-LA mobo). The nVidia 169.12 driver mostly...
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