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    [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom BCM4311, Ubuntu 12.04 / 13.04

    I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Dell 1501, Broadcom 14e4:4311. I did not have wire or wireless connection. I ran the remove purge command. The install nonfree command would not run. (Duh-no...
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    Re: Backup - What to Exclude.

    Many thanks to all. I have attached a file that contains a screen shot from CrashPlan. I didn't include the hidden files because I don't know how to get the long list into this forum. My backup...
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    Re: Backup - What to Exclude.

    I am using the GUI.

    Under
    Settings
    Backup
    Filename Exclusions -> Configure

    This opens a Tab
    Backup Exclusions:
    It has "Regular Expression" that is unchecked and blank.
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    Backup - What to Exclude.

    I am using CrashPlan to backup Ubuntu 12.04. CrashPlan is a file backup. I am most concerned about my configuration files and packages that I have installed over the last year and one-half.

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backup Software for Ubuntu

    I have been using CrashPlan for 2 years on Windows XP and now Windows 7 (main computer). I tried to set up a Ubuntu file server to use for backups, but was soon consumed by Samba and "permissions"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [B]Which V.Box configuration is better?[/B]

    Great info here!

    I have 1 box set up with Ubuntu as Host. I don't know of a good way to backup the root configuration - like Virtualbox installation, change ownership of partitions, automount,...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox backups - Ubuntu/Windows 7/Windows XP

    Thanks for the quick response.

    It looks like Deja Dup or Back In Time either one will backup the Home folder automatically. Back In Time seems like it has a more user friendly and flexible gui....
  8. [ubuntu] Virtualbox backups - Ubuntu/Windows 7/Windows XP

    Looking for backup software:

    I have been running a dual boot (on 3 computers) of XP and Ubuntu 12.04 for about 5 years. On 2 of these computers Ubuntu is the OS of choice. The main computer runs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hangs on Shutdown... acpi?

    I am having a similar problem. It occurred with the latest updates. IMO, the new kernels have a bug. Go back to -2.6.32-32. It will shutdown most of the time.

    Ron
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu 10.04.3 Brasero vs K3b

    I have 4 computers. All are dual boot Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu 10.04.

    I have been using Brasero for burning .iso images to a CD. Brasero works fine on 3 of the 4 computers. On the 4th...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Networking always 'disabled' after reboot/resume from sleep

    This worked for me. I created a file suspend-resume.conf in /etc/pm/config.d.

    In the file I put the following
    SUSPEND_MODULES=r8169

    Works every time.

    I have a dual boot with Windows XP. ...
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    Re: Ubuntu + WINE + Overdrive Media Console

    Has anyone been able to get Overdrive to work in Ubuntu? I have an ereader and I would like to be able to download books from my local library.
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    [ubuntu] Re: eBooks via (Android / Overdrive / Calibre)

    Did you get this to work?
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    Re: ubuntu 10.04 - Suspend, Hibernate not working

    I tried everything on the last 8 pages. I can now Suspend and Hibernate. BUT when I resume,

    1. There is no mouse cursor.
    2. The screen is very dim.
    3. The network does not reconnect.

    The...
  15. Thread: Hibernate Mode

    by hashky
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hibernate Mode

    An update:

    Ubuntu 9.10 on Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop.
    I finally got Suspend to work. Sometimes the brightness has to be adjusted on return from the Suspend Mode. Hibernate does not work.
    ...
  16. Thread: Hibernate Mode

    by hashky
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hibernate Mode

    I found out that to get the commands to work you have to type
    Sudo -s

    Enter your password and then you have root permissions. The commands will now work.

    This did not work for me.

    My...
  17. Thread: Hibernate Mode

    by hashky
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hibernate Mode

    I have the same problem. So I tried to change the permissions so that the commands would run. I can change the permissions to allow read/write for the owner but the permissions do not stay.

    And,...
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