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    [ubuntu] Re: Automatically Starting programs?

    System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications

    ;)

    EDIT: Beaten =P

    Also forgot to mention that some programs (not Empathy though) can be configured from within the program itself to start...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu won't finish installing?

    This

    Although, it is possible that OP's Mac doesn't support virtualization - my first gen Intel iMac used a laptop CPU (on a $2k desktop mind you...) that refused to behave with any sort of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to boosting internet ? Lucid Lynx

    Quickest way to speed up your 'net is to sign up for a better/faster plan from your ISP (Internet Service Provider).

    It is also possible that your modem/router is causing a bottleneck if it's...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATABILITY List.

    Lappy - Acer 4741G
    OS - 10.10, doesn't work 100% due to no wireless and Nvidia drivers causing more trouble than they're worth

    OS1 - 10.04, W/L and GPU work fine with drivers.

    Quick note -...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Is VMtools really neccessary for Ubuntu 10.10?

    If your transferring files then its probably the way to go, but you could also use a USB flash drive or external HDD for the same purpose.

    Doesn't 'tools install by itself? Or is that just a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Icons changed on Docky

    Docky has been a massive pain for me lately, so much so that I've just uninstalled it. Heres a quick list of what happened;

    - '?' icons (same problem as you)
    - Icons vanishing after reboot
    -...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Updated Ubuntu and now things are acting up

    Funny you should mention Firefox, I've had the exact same thing happen to me?

    Not noticed any other menus being compact though, mind you I am currently using a low-res monitor =(
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    [ubuntu] Re: Down With The Real Darth Vader

    I second this motion

    Well played good sir, well played :D

    @ OP, one game that I really have to recommend is Battle For Wesnoth, kinda RPG kinda RTS. One of the better games for Linux IMO
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing ubuntu inside windows

    Clicking noises sounds like a mechanical fault rather than a software fault (although it could be). Only way Ubuntu could 'destroy' a hard drive is if the installation went wrong either by something...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network not identified

    Do you happen to know what network device your computer is using? Not so common with wired connections, but wireless cards are always a bit of fun...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 2 monitors makes comp lagg

    I second this, I tried the 'not recommended' driver once on my 5750, same symptoms WrathofTux is describing until I reverted to the 'recommended' drivers.
  12. [xubuntu] Re: Weird issue with NAT router and Windows PCs

    Quick question, DHCP?

    I had a similar problem (with Vista though), fairly sure I managed to solve it by giving the Vista-problem-child a static IP.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wireless disabled

    Do you know what model wireless card your lappy has?

    Most wireless problems in Ubuntu seem to come from driver issues, most of which have some sort of workaround/fix
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    [ubuntu] Re: Program removal

    Definitely try this.

    If that doesn't work, your best bet would be to create a new CD/USB boot device and repair using that
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can I run safari with ubuntu?

    Yeah gotta agree with this, better to fix a problem than skate over it.

    A quick solution you might try is installing a download manager addon for FF, this has fixed similar problems for me in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: RAID 5 booting question

    Yeah I've heard it can be a bit of fun, however I think I might install the server edition this time around (w/ GUI as I'm using it for VM's mainly) which seems to have a fairly straight forward RAID...
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    [ubuntu] Re: RAID 5 booting question

    Awesome thanks for the reply! Good to know I'm still a little bit clever :p

    Will post back once I get it all sorted and let you know how it went
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    [ubuntu] RAID 5 booting question

    Hey all

    Not sure if a question about multiple RAID's is classified as 'Beginner' but I'm an Ubuntu beginner ):P

    Anyways onto my question; I've got 3x500gb SATA drives that I'm looking at...
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    [ubuntu] Setting up Ubuntu rig, need some advice

    Hey all!

    Just wanting a bit of advice regarding a new computer I'm setting up next week; it's primary uses are as a low level server machine to use for my college course (network security if it's...
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    [ubuntu] GRUB startup troubles

    Hey all,

    Just a quick question - I have Ubuntu on one HDD and W7 on another, both OS's work perfectly however when I boot up GRUB loads itself first and gives me all the usual options. However as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual booting w/ 2 HDD's

    Haha damn your smart :D

    I was thinking I had to set /dev directories and all! But alas I always try to make things harder than they actually are...


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    Just got home and reinstall 9.10...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual booting w/ 2 HDD's

    Ugh sorry to post back again so soon, just wondering if anyone has a quick guide to using the 'Manual' option in the LiveCD's GUI? I can find tutorials on how to install with the 'Guided' options,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual booting w/ 2 HDD's

    Thanks everyone who posted!

    Just to clarify, I unplugged the main HDD before installation and after un-installing Wubi. And yeah I'm using 9.10

    I'll give a fresh install a go - only problem is...
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    [ubuntu] Dual booting w/ 2 HDD's

    Hey all, long time no post!

    Anyways I've just switched from a Wubi install of Karmic to a full install on a seperate HDD (40gb 2.5" Seagate). I figured I'd take no risks and unplug my main HDD...
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    [ubuntu] Re: COD MW2 capable Graphics Card?

    Yeah I'd stay away from a 9500gt, and the rest of the 9xxxgt series for that matter. They're old tech nowadays and pretty expensive for what you get.

    For Nvidia a GT250 or GTX260 is pretty awesome...
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