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  1. [kubuntu] Re: kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(0,0)

    I started up my computer and got this message during boot, with the lights on my keyboard flashing:

    So I booted up with an earlier linux images, which worked fine and tried to update the computer...
  2. Re: I thought 14.04 was supported for 5 years so why am I getting HWE stack message?

    I just installed the 4.4.0 kernel by clicking "Install". My PC booted up fine after the restart, and so far everything seems to be working. Clicking "Install" did not upgrade my Ubuntu installation...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: ssh: connect to host localhost port 22: Connection refused

    I am testing out Ubuntu 12.04.1 on a VirtualBox, this is how I managed to SSH into it after installing:


    In the client (virtual) Ubuntu, install OpenSSH with
    sudo apt-get install...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Managing a Font Archive

    It's a great program, I wrote up how to install it here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=12324599#post12324599
  5. Thread: Font Viewer

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    [ubuntu] Re: Font Viewer

    Opcion Font Viewer is a great little program, thanks guys :)

    How to install a .jar file like Opcion_v1.1.1.jar and create a shortcut to it:

    Download the file to your desktop from here:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: prototyping and mindmapping tools

    I just installed FreeMind through the Ubuntu Software Center, and from what I have seen so far, it seems to be a great mind mapping tool.
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    [ubuntu] Re: optimize and compress pdf

    Thanks @nilarimogard, I just compressed a 17.7 MB PDF into (drumroll + scary violins) 666 KB, I'm not kidding!
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    [SOLVED] Re: [Ubuntu] PokerTH

    Thanks dak0, installation went smoothly. You can download the latest version of PokerTH here: http://www.pokerth.net/download.html

    To connect to an Internet Game you might need to change the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 'locate' 'updatedb' bash: command not found

    Thanks guys, sudo apt-get install mlocate got me updatedb :-)
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    [all variants] Re: "sudo: foo: command not found"

    Logging out and in fixed it, thanks Monicker!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to print pdf files Ubuntu 10.10

    I was facing the same problem. I got blank pages and an error message when I tried to print a PDF file. I tried to print it from the command line, as described here, which worked fine.

    I noticed...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: how to reinstall so that php.ini gets restored

    Thanks a bunch, it was driving me mad! Restoring my php.ini from php.ini-development fixed it for me as well.

    These settings worked, after I inserted them in my brand new php.ini:

    ...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: FAT32 format for USB external disk - what do I lose?

    I formatted my 4GB USB flash drive with FAT32, to swap files between Ubuntu and Windows XP, but Ubuntu had problems handling it: the writing of bigger files seemed to go on forever and sometimes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MySQL backup in cron

    This cron job example will back up all localhost MySQL databases 11.34 every day, and a specific remote database at 11.38, to a folder you create (.mysql-backup) in your user directory. Next day gzip...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Opera 10.60 very slow ubuntu 10.04

    I had the same problem with Opera 10.62, but after setting the Start page ("Home page") to nothing, it seems to open up a lot faster. If it stays like this after a reboot is another question.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't install Adobe AIR 1.5

    I installed balsamiq mockups for desktop Version 1.8.12, but am also getting the 'Error:BrokenCount > 0' message. I

    In Synaptic there is a broken package: balsamiqmockupsfordesktop
  17. [SOLVED] Possible fix for no network connection in 10.04

    EDIT: Tweaking Network Manager in Startup Applications only seemed to worked -- today it didn't...
    Using a network card, not the one integrated in the motherboard, did!

    My fresh 10.04 64-bit...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Guake: Fake transparency when run as startup app

    Perfect, thanks! Audacious wouldn't start up in 10.04, this fixed it:

    bash -c 'sleep 5; audacious'
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    [ubuntu] updated and now working

    After upgrading to 9.10 the above stopped working, so I tried the "official" way of doing it and it doesn't seem to work either...

    I tried running
    sudo ifconfig eth0 down and noticed that it...
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    [all variants] Re: Random freezing in 9.10 karmic

    I also get a randomly freeze on my laptop, but perhaps more when opening nautilus or firefox...? It started during the last week. I can still move the mouse, but the rest is solid frozen.

    Anyway,...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Mount error when trying to upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10

    I also got the problem after upgrading to 9.10 (Karmic Koala); The computer crashed during boot with the error message: "One or more of the mounts..." and "swap: waiting for UUID: 62265758-9845..."...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Sound gets lost in Firefox flash applications over time

    I got the same problem with Firefox in Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) -- after a while sound stops working, while watching a Flash movie. I have audacious running in the background, but paused.
    ...
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    Re: Clean out Nautilus Metafiles

    A simpler solution is to just delete all files in the .nautilus/metafiles folder, except the Desktop settings files. Search for "desktop" to find them. Set the permissions for the owner of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Macchanger pre-up script not working (9.04)

    For some reason it now works. I only changed --another to -a

    Open this file:

    sudo gedit /etc/rc.local

    and add:

    ifconfig eth0 down
    macchanger -a eth0
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    [ubuntu] Re: Macchanger pre-up script not working (9.04)

    It seems like nobody knows how to make it work, so I wrote the author of the instructions. I will post here if I get a reply.
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