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    [xubuntu] Re: Excessive Wireless Password Popups

    This happens in Ubuntu 12.04 running Unity also.
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    [ubuntu] Re: My Entire Os Disappeared... dafaq?

    You should remove 'dafaq' before a mod does it for you.

    To the point, you clearly have data corruption. Where is this "self-test" that you are running? If a full surface scan passes, you should...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Can I use Virtual Box to create a Virtual Drive/Partition on my Android device?

    In the future you should just edit your original post instead of adding posts...

    Also, I have no idea what you are actually asking... You need to write it out with more specifics. What does...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing multiple Linux distros

    People don't need to use multiple OS's. For the majority of people out there (Not tech "nerds") they just need the OS to get to the programs they use and stay out of the way. Over the course of two...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Copy pictures from Samsung Galaxy S2 to computer?

    I believe internet pass-through is just an HTC option...

    I still always thought that mass storage mode was the proper way for copying files on/off Android devices. As I haven't used ICS much, I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: RAM size mismatch

    PAE just allows 32-bit kernels to access 4GB's of RAM and higher... Your install of Ubuntu still may not show more than 3.6GB's, as part of your RAM is taken up for graphics memory automatically....
  7. [all variants] Re: How linux distros are derived from other distros?

    If you're just doing it for your own use, it'd take longer to set up a PXE server than to just use a USB drive... How many people still burn cd's?
  8. [SOLVED] Re: I used boot-repair. Now my laptop is stuck on the grub screen. How do I boot?

    In the future, instead of trying to repair a bootloader or data on a disk that is on its way out, you are best accessing it from a livecd, preferably mounted manually set as read-only, as any...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu doesn't recognize onboard Realtek HD

    It recognizes your onboard realtek card, but you are getting a crash... It's hard to say because you've tried to overwrite the default drivers. Does sound work when you boot off a Live CD/USB of...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: I used boot-repair. Now my laptop is stuck on the grub screen. How do I boot?

    You dropped your computer from 3.5 feet in the air. Your HDD is shot and you're lucky nothing else is broken. You need to get a new...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu doesn't recognize onboard Realtek HD

    That particular Realtek chipset is supported already so no need to start messing with installing a replacement ALSA driver. Most likely things aren't being routed right. To give us a better idea of...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Apire one D250 goes to Hibernate when power cord unplugged

    You can't apply the BIOS update in DOSBox. You will need to make a bootable USB.

    I worked for 2 years at Acer's refurbishing center here in the US, and the AOD250 is known for this to happen and...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: How do I add a custom launcher to the menu in Ubuntu 12.04?

    Create an entry with Alacarte, it's pre-installed. Just press the super key and type alacarte.
  14. [all variants] Re: use /dev/sdb1 as /home ext4 without formatting?

    You just have to choose the option to manually configure partitions while doing a clean install, and choose ext4 as the partition type and make sure that 'format partition' is NOT checked, and set it...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Will upgrading to 12.04 from 11 cause my files to be erased?

    It shouldn't, but you should make sure that you have a current data backup.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: hard drive 22gb available but can't move 4gb file onto system.

    Is there actually that much free space on the partition that whatever 'software folder' is mounted to?
  17. [ubuntu] Re: HELP...Ubuntu CD vs DVD..What is the difference ?

    Unless you're going to be using it on systems that doesn't have internet, best using the cd as the dvd installs the languages and everything else even if you don't need 'em.
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    [SOLVED] Re: No sound in Ubuntu 12.04 (HDA VIA VT82xx)

    The jack detection is in the kernel (A lot of which was back ported from kernel 3.3) so you should file a bug report against it.
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    Re: To the point comments about Pangolia

    It's a LiveCD. Installing apps is on thing, but an entire DE requires you to log out/log in which just isn't going to work within the way LiveCD's are designed.

    There exists a live CD of an ubuntu...
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    Re: Contemplating 64 bit clean install

    64bit was decided to be the default for 12.04, but I must have missed when they changed it back to 32bit. I understand (l/x)buntu being 32bit, but ubuntu 12.04 really is meant for newer hardware...
  21. Thread: Grub 2.0?

    by xyzzyman

    Re: Grub 2.0?

    1.98/1.99 were really both grub2. Off the top of my head I can't remember why the decision was made to # like this, but if they ever bump up it won't be like a huge release.

    It recently happened...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Random reboots since 3.0 kernel

    Download the two headers and the kernel image from the link I gave, then install the DEB's.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 Extremely Slow

    Whichever drive is sdc (Is it possibly an external HDD or an sd reader) is hanging up the system.
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    Re: Contemplating 64 bit clean install

    The only downsides left to someone using 64bit is processes on average tend to use 10-25% more RAM. Unless you are using all of your RAM, the performance increase of 64bit is worth it. Drivers aren't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 Extremely Slow

    You're need to post the contents of a dmesg so we can see where it's really hanging up.
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