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    Re: hope it's ok to post a joke......

    - Holmes, how are you so familiar with those muons, protons, gluons?
    - It's elementary, my dear Watson!
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    [ubuntu] Re: 32 bit to 64 bit

    Hi!
    I'd suggest to back up your home directory (do not forget the hidden directories) to some external media (USB hard disk, DVD, whatever). This will back up the files and also your preferences...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Dual Booting problems

    Boot from LiveCD (you have one, once you've managed to install Ubuntu, don't you?), install GRUB afresh
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    by Pand5461
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot

    Looks like the bootloader is misconfigured.
    In a similar situation, I ran
    sudo update-grub and it found Windows loader and added it to the boot menu.
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    [ubuntu] Re: What does # before a linux command mean?

    Unix shells usually show $ in the end of command prompt for an ordinary user, and # for the root user (try "sudo su" and see for yourself). So, "# find " is "find" run by root.
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    [ubuntu] Re: GNU g++ compiler options

    Flags starting with -D tell preprocessor to Define a macro. -DSSE_SUPPORT means that SSE_SUPPORT will be defined. It is usually used for conditional compilation, e.g.

    #ifdef SSE_SUPPORT
    <some...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Calendar week starts monday

    Is it critical for you to use en_US locale? I remember I had week starting from Monday with en_GB.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Calendar week starts monday

    cal -m displays a calendar with Monday as the first day.

    To change it system-wide: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Locale#Setting_the_first_day_of_the_week
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    [SOLVED] Re: help in ls command

    total 0 - size in kilobytes (not sure if it's for loose files or including the files in folders)

    File permissions:

    first letter


    - for ordinary files
    d for directory
    c for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to input in Ubuntu Precise?

    It's all about the Compose Key. You can customize it through System Settings -> Keyboard -> Layout Settings -> Options -> Compose key position.

    Compose key allows you to enter complex characters...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unity m'a tuer

    Dash -> Applications lens -> 'Filter results' -> Multimedia
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    [ubuntu] Re: desktop and or Unity side bar links

    Here is a tutorial on .desktop files.
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    [ubuntu] Re: desktop and or Unity side bar links

    To make a desktop icon for Nautilus make a text file with the following contents:


    #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open
    [Desktop Entry]
    Version=1.0
    Name=Nautilus (root)
    GenericName=File Browser...
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    [ubuntu] Re: uninstall FANN library

    Also
    sudo make uninstall in the source directory.
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    [SOLVED] Mic does not work on Lifebook s7210 laptop

    Hi all!

    I'm having a microphone trouble on my Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook S7210. Neither internal nor external mic appear to work in Xubuntu 12.04. On Ubuntu 10.04 installed before everything worked...
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    Re: Problems with QtiPlot on Ubuntu 12.04

    Hi The_Lunatic!

    Did you launch QtiPlot from terminal? Some information about the error can be recovered from the terminal output.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Windows Partitions not available

    Hi!

    Can you see and mount your NTFS partitions in Disk Utility (can be launched from Dash)?
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    [other] Re: Help Cpu two cores running slow

    I think it's just power saving. I have Intel Core i5, and its clock speed is 1600 MHz while idle but it rises automatically to 3600 MHz when loaded.
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    Poll: Re: How many of you use vi editor?

    Use vim sometimes for "massive editing". Really love keyboard macros and commands like 10000@a (it's like "Do everything good" button).
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    [all variants] Reset X server in guest system

    Hi all!

    Does anyone know how to kill X server in guest system (VirtualBox) without interfering with the host OS? Ctrl+Alt+Backspace just kills host X server which I don't want to do.
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    [other] Re: kernel windows and kernel linux

    Yes, it does. MS doesn't distribute their kernels as separate products but kernel as architecture element is present in all OSes, of course.

    2 dzakil:
    There is an overview of technical details of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Broken packages error

    Hi!

    Have you changed your update server recently? Such a mess with dependencies can happen if you use one server and then jump to another which has only older version of packages.

    So, I suggest...
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    Re: Am I the only one using LTS?

    I'm with you guys ):P
    Have Lucid on my work laptop and Oneiric on home computer.
    I'm going to upgrade to Precise on release, primarily because of newer versions of gnuplot, qtiplot and TeXmaker...
  24. Thread: Try them all?

    by Pand5461
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    Re: Try them all?

    It's of course possible to use the same swap partition for all distros, just choose it on installation and do not format it.

    Moreover, I think it's possible to use one /home partition for sevral...
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    [all variants] Re: How to prevent opening a text file ?

    1. As mentioned above, it does need "read" permission at least to be executed as it's executed by reading it line by line by the interpreter.

    2. If a file cannot be read, it cannot be copied,...
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