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    [SOLVED] Re: Broken graphics drivers

    Anyone able to help with this? I've tried the solution in this thread but after I run the autogen script, it doesn't create a Makefile properly. It creates a Makefile.in and Makefile.am but not a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard Drive Issue

    You will need to create a partition, format it, then you can try mounting it manually and then add it to /etc/fstab. You can use gui tools to do this, else cli. So, you could just run fdisk /dev/sdb...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Weird graphics problems when playing video

    Bump. Even if someone wants to throw out some terms that I should research, I'm willing to investigate a bit myself.
  4. [ubuntu] Weird graphics problems when playing video

    So occasionally, I will be watching video in a media player (happens in both VLC, Movie Player etc) and the screen will go all fuzzy. It will then remain like this until I minimize the window to a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Improve sound?

    Thanks for the reply. Now that you mention it, I think I can notice a difference between rhythmbox and VLC. VLC seems to have more clarity and bitrate to it, even though it's playing the same file. I...
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    [ubuntu] Improve sound?

    So when i listen to audio through headphones on a 12.04 install, it sounds very bland and if I try the same music on a Windows machine, it sounds a lot better. What are the things I can try to do to...
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    [all variants] Re: Limit skype memory usage?

    I don't know about memory in particular, but you could look into using the 'nice' command. It will let you give priority to certain processes and thus you could give skype a lower priority to operate...
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    [ubuntu] View website on a particular server

    So I've been told there is a change i can perhaps make to etc/hosts to view websites on a particular server. eg. if I set up a serveralias in a vhost of "google.com" on a server, I would be ready to...
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    [ubuntu] Can't create bootable usb drive

    So I've been trying to create a bootable copy of gparted (http://gparted.sourceforge.net/download.php). This is driving me crazy but I don't know what I'm doing wrong. As root, I execute dd...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to log in with a certain user but can log in with a different user

    Login with the working user or root and try to su to the other user and see if that works? If it does, try resetting the other user's passwd and then trying to log in.
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    [ubuntu] Invisible right click menu

    So I've been experiencing this bug every now and then when I right click things and the actual menu is shown behind the window I have open. It's hard to explain, but if I have a full screen file...
  12. Thread: SSH query

    by ryanyeah
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    [ubuntu] SSH query

    In theory what would happen if you disabled password authentication to a server, put my SSH key in, and then my computer died and I had to generate another SSH key?

    Although I guess that would...
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    [ubuntu] wget in a loop?

    So I am looking to test my connection by constantly utilising bandwidth. I was looking to somehow loop a wget of a large file, and automatically delete it and redownload it until I wish to stop. Any...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How to umount?

    You need to unmount it from the location it is mounted to, rather than the device itself.

    ie. umount /mnt

    If the filesystem is busy and you want to force it to umount:

    umount -l /mnt
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    [ubuntu] Re: Become root in Terminal.

    Nice trolling. :D



    I guess that would be to act as the existing user, but just with root permissions? Rather than switching to proper root by 'sudo su -"?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Starting a program at boot

    Wow, that worked awesomely. Thanks.

    Now I feel guilty for using a gui tool haha.
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    [ubuntu] Starting a program at boot

    So I use screen dimming software called "redshift". Whenever I boot, I usually just open a terminal and type that in to run it. Is there an automated way to run this upon boot?

    Another question;...
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    [ubuntu] Re: virus in c: drive

    Anyone else find it weird that OP claims to have a virus and refers to his device file as c:, on a unix distribution? wtf?
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    [ubuntu] Unity buttons opening new session

    So unfortunately I removed my firefox button by mistake and then had to readd it. When I readded it, I found that it opens a new firefox instance whenever i click the button rather than just...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: dxdiag or command to output current computer specs?

    Thanks!!
  21. [ubuntu] dxdiag or command to output current computer specs?

    Dxdiag in windows does a good job of outputting amount of ram, CPU etc. of the current system. Is there an equivalent command similiar to this for linux systems? Ideally I guess it would be similar...
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    [ubuntu] Re: When computer locks up

    Sorry, I should have been more clear. I am referring to when it freezes and becomes unresponsive. I am just wondering what the best way to deal with this is, other than having to hard shut down.
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    [ubuntu] When computer locks up

    What do you do when your ubuntu locks up (freezes)? Just say you can still access tty and try to kill the gnome-panel and it still appears non responsive? Would the next step just be to start killing...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Restoring login screen

    It's under "User Accounts" if you are using 12.04
  25. Thread: rm -rf /

    by ryanyeah
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    [ubuntu] rm -rf /

    So what would realistically happen if someone ran sudo rm -rf / ?
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