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    [SOLVED] request version change

    Please update my version to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

    Thx in advance
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    [gnome] Re: Disable thumbnail caching in nautilus

    Try using gconf-editor to adjust this setting, I think default is 180 days, maybe setting it to 0 will work.

    Or have a look a this thread for clean-up tools
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  3. [ubuntu] Re: Brasero stuck at "creating image checksum"

    If I understand correctly you have already verified the md5, so the iso is unchanged and now you just want to burn that iso to cd/dvd and then Brasero hangs-up on you. I think switching-off the md5...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution V outlook

    Indeed the OP said word. I'm just observing non-default behaviour in windows/office and trying to advice how to make evolution behave in a similar manner, just saving the message body, not all the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution V outlook

    In windows the default handler for .msg is outlook, not word. Maybe you could try to save the message body as a text file.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Evolution V outlook

    If you are trying to keep e-mail from getting lost, then why not use the back-up option in evolution. It creates a tar.gz file containing all your e-mails, setting, contacts and everything else in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Clean-up question

    Thanks wojox and oldsoundguy.

    I had a look at both bleach bit and ubuntu tweak. They each can do part of what I asked and together they can do all I ask. But still it would be nice to have just...
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    [SOLVED] Clean-up question

    I noticed some build-up of unwanted items:

    In my home folder .evolution/cache/http and .evolution/cache/tmp and .evolution/mail/pop/user@pop3.domain/cache, which I delete manually.

    In my home...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: I don't know where my deleted files go

    Did you ever log out the user you are using. I noticed that the bin only displays items when the user has logged out an then back in, after this first log out it usually works fine. I don't know if...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: What is the better update command between this two?

    I use aptitude because like Wardje said, aptitude handles dependencies better. But note that the graphical interface update manager still uses apt-get. When you update using aptitude and then check...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I am new to Ubuntu and need help

    The Ubuntu software is stored in repositories on the web, that is why software center needs to be on-line. You can make these repos available off-line. For that you can take a look at thread...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Shutdown/reboot problems

    Maybe you can find your answer in this thread
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1306789
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Nautilus slow to displaying large networked directory

    Maybe you can try to change nautilus preferences to never show preview for files on network.
  14. Thread: wireless

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    [ubuntu] Re: wireless

    You can try to find the type of wireless card by starting a terminal and entering

    lshw -C network
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to type

    You need to define a compose key. In 9.04 that can be done under system-preferences-keyboard-layouts tab-layout options button-compose key position.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Flash bugging out.

    Did you install the restricted extras? I used to have a lot of problems with flash in firefox before I did

    from a command line type:

    sudo aptitude install ubuntu-restricted-extras

    use the su...
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    [ubuntu] Re: port scanning

    Go to www.grc.com and use shieldsup. You can scan commom ports or use custom port probe.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gufw not available in repos

    You can't install when you are offline (unless you have setup off-line repositories, which I expect you didn't).

    Btw I like the graphical interface of firestarter better then gufw
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 won't fully shut down

    My shutdown problems appeared to be related to my wlan too. I have an acer aspire 1681wlmi with the ipw2200 driver.

    But I have wiped 9.10 and installed 9.04 again. I had enough of 9.10 trouble,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 won't fully shut down

    My laptop has a button to switch off wlan. I usually push that button and then shutdown the laptop, which then doesn't shutdown completely. Now I noticed that when I don't push the wlan button the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 and Can't Shutdown or Restart...

    Have a look at this http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1306789

    I doesn't work for my laptop, but maybe it works for you.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 won't fully shut down

    Still no luck, it doesn't work for me. I noticed that during the shutdown proces I sometimes get the message:

    init: sreadahead pre-stop process (1604) killed by TERM signal

    Does this mean...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 won't fully shut down

    I still does not work, no complete shutdown. I also tried apm=power-off in grub, it worked for the first time I shutdown the laptop, but the next time I had the same problem again.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 won't fully shut down

    I tried the acpi solution idea, but adjusted it to grub2. I edited the line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="" in /etc/default/grub and then ran sudo /usr/sbin/update-grub to generate a new grub.cfg

    I tried...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.10 won't fully shut down

    Hello,

    I am new to this forum and have been using ubuntu for about one year now. My laptop, an acer aspire 1681 wlmi, used to worked fine with 9.04. But an upgrade to 9.10 caused several problems...
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